The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 77 76 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -30
Contract jobs citing SOA 70 49 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.41% 1.91% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.38% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 46
Average daily rate £500 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.35
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -0.99%
SOA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2341 2063 1718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.56% 80.43% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1405 1014
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 49 35
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.72 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.64% -7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Yorkshire region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Yorkshire region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +13 67 £508 +32.24% 13
South Yorkshire -6 3 £429 - 4
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA.

1 72 (42.11%) Java
2 61 (35.67%) Oracle
3 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (26.90%) Web Services
5 43 (25.15%) .NET
6 39 (22.81%) Finance
6 39 (22.81%) JavaScript
6 39 (22.81%) SQL
7 33 (19.30%) C#
7 33 (19.30%) Middleware
7 33 (19.30%) Microservices
8 32 (18.71%) Git (software)
9 31 (18.13%) XML
9 31 (18.13%) Maven
10 30 (17.54%) Oracle Database
11 29 (16.96%) Oracle Fusion
11 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
12 27 (15.79%) JUnit
12 27 (15.79%) Puppet
12 27 (15.79%) DevOps
12 27 (15.79%) REST
13 26 (15.20%) Data Protection
14 25 (14.62%) Jenkins
15 24 (14.04%) Oracle Service Bus
15 24 (14.04%) JIRA
15 24 (14.04%) CSS
16 23 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
17 22 (12.87%) Confluence
18 21 (12.28%) yum
18 21 (12.28%) Analytics

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SOA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (14.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (12.87%) Confluence
3 12 (7.02%) Node.js
4 11 (6.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (5.85%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.68%) CMS
7 6 (3.51%) IIS
7 6 (3.51%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.92%) JBoss
9 4 (2.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.75%) SAS
10 3 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (1.17%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (7.60%) Oracle Retail
2 10 (5.85%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.92%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.75%) IaaS
5 2 (1.17%) GitHub
5 2 (1.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Heroku
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) LAN
1 10 (5.85%) WAN
2 9 (5.26%) H.323
2 9 (5.26%) VoIP
3 7 (4.09%) CTI
4 4 (2.34%) Extranet
4 4 (2.34%) Intranet
5 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.54%) Oracle Database
2 29 (16.96%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.92%) OLTP
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.34%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.34%) OLAP
7 2 (1.17%) Big Data
7 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.58%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 31 (18.13%) Maven
3 27 (15.79%) JUnit
4 25 (14.62%) Jenkins
5 24 (14.04%) JIRA
6 21 (12.28%) Liquibase
6 21 (12.28%) SonarQube
6 21 (12.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (4.09%) NUnit
8 6 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.51%) Selenium
9 4 (2.34%) Babel
9 4 (2.34%) Subversion
10 3 (1.75%) Bundler
10 3 (1.75%) Firebug
10 3 (1.75%) Gemnasium
10 3 (1.75%) JDeveloper
11 2 (1.17%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.17%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (22.81%) Finance
2 19 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (2.34%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.17%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (46.20%) Architect
2 45 (26.32%) Solutions Architect
3 41 (23.98%) Developer
4 17 (9.94%) DevOps Architect
4 17 (9.94%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Analyst
6 12 (7.02%) Oracle Architect
6 12 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (5.85%) Consultant
7 10 (5.85%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.68%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (4.09%) Oracle Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Designer
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Web Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Web Test Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.90%) Web Services
2 43 (25.15%) .NET
3 33 (19.30%) Middleware
4 31 (18.13%) XML
5 29 (16.96%) Oracle Fusion
6 27 (15.79%) REST
7 24 (14.04%) CSS
8 17 (9.94%) SOAP
9 16 (9.36%) ASP.NET
9 16 (9.36%) HTML
10 13 (7.60%) AngularJS
11 12 (7.02%) XSLT
12 11 (6.43%) XSD
13 9 (5.26%) WCF
14 7 (4.09%) HTML5
14 7 (4.09%) WSDL
15 6 (3.51%) Ajax
15 6 (3.51%) JSON
15 6 (3.51%) PhoneGap
15 6 (3.51%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.92%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.75%) DataPower
7 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) IVR
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.43%) Android
2 9 (5.26%) Linux
3 8 (4.68%) Windows
4 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.92%) Unix
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.30%) Microservices
3 27 (15.79%) DevOps
4 26 (15.20%) Data Protection
5 21 (12.28%) Analytics
5 21 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (11.70%) TDD
7 18 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.36%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.19%) ERP
11 13 (7.60%) Identity Management
12 12 (7.02%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.43%) Integration Testing
13 11 (6.43%) OO
13 11 (6.43%) Open Source
14 10 (5.85%) B2B
14 10 (5.85%) Performance Testing
14 10 (5.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (42.11%) Java
2 39 (22.81%) JavaScript
2 39 (22.81%) SQL
3 33 (19.30%) C#
4 14 (8.19%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.51%) Python
5 6 (3.51%) Ruby
5 6 (3.51%) Scala
6 5 (2.92%) Perl
7 4 (2.34%) Ada
7 4 (2.34%) PHP
7 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.75%) XPath
9 2 (1.17%) Clojure
9 2 (1.17%) Groovy
10 1 (0.58%) C++
10 1 (0.58%) R
10 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (11.70%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.09%) Degree
3 7 (4.09%) ISEB
4 6 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) WCAG
4 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.75%) vCloud
3 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (15.79%) Puppet
2 21 (12.28%) Bareos
2 21 (12.28%) yum
3 12 (7.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 12 (7.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.17%) logstash
5 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.58%) Piwik
6 1 (0.58%) StatsD
Vendors
1 61 (35.67%) Oracle
2 12 (7.02%) Retalix
3 11 (6.43%) Avaya
3 11 (6.43%) Google
4 9 (5.26%) Citrix
5 8 (4.68%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.09%) Genesys
7 6 (3.51%) IBM
8 5 (2.92%) Dynatrace
8 5 (2.92%) Software AG
8 5 (2.92%) Splunk
8 5 (2.92%) webMethods
9 4 (2.34%) Informatica
9 4 (2.34%) VMware
10 3 (1.75%) Kony
10 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.75%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.75%) Sonatype
11 2 (1.17%) Capita
11 2 (1.17%) TIBCO
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
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Rate: £350 - £378 per day
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