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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 58 74 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs citing SOA 99 46 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.11% 1.91% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 2.50% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 24 58
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£388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% +22.88%
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
2506 1839 1687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.68% 76.43% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1754 1145 923
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 53 76
Average hourly rate £15.36 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £10.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 0 65 £328 -27.22% 15
North Yorkshire +10 16 £388 -
South Yorkshire 0 12 £500 +11.11% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 56 (38.36%) .NET
2 51 (34.93%) JavaScript
3 49 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (32.88%) XML
5 45 (30.82%) Finance
6 42 (28.77%) Java
7 38 (26.03%) Oracle
8 35 (23.97%) SQL Server
8 35 (23.97%) SQL
8 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (23.29%) C#
9 34 (23.29%) CSS
10 30 (20.55%) ASP.NET
10 30 (20.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 29 (19.86%) Web Services
12 27 (18.49%) SOAP
13 25 (17.12%) E-Commerce
14 24 (16.44%) Waterfall
15 23 (15.75%) Middleware
15 23 (15.75%) T-SQL
16 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
17 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (13.01%) Test Automation
18 19 (13.01%) HTML
19 18 (12.33%) ISEB
19 18 (12.33%) ISTQB
20 17 (11.64%) VMware
20 17 (11.64%) JBoss
21 16 (10.96%) Software Testing
21 16 (10.96%) SoapUI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 30 (20.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (11.64%) JBoss
3 13 (8.90%) CMS
4 12 (8.22%) IIS
5 10 (6.85%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (6.16%) WebSphere
7 8 (5.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (4.79%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (2.74%) Apache Solr
9 4 (2.74%) Umbraco
9 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (2.05%) SAS
10 3 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.37%) Node.js
12 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.68%) SAP EP
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.11%) SAP CRM
1 6 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.11%) GoldMine
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.68%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) SAN
1 3 (2.05%) Intranet
1 3 (2.05%) Extranet
2 2 (1.37%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.37%) AMQP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.97%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (6.16%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.11%) Big Data
6 5 (3.42%) DB2
6 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.74%) MySQL
7 4 (2.74%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.74%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.05%) OLTP
8 3 (2.05%) OLAP
9 2 (1.37%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (10.96%) SoapUI
2 11 (7.53%) JMeter
3 9 (6.16%) Maven
4 5 (3.42%) Eclipse
4 5 (3.42%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.74%) Yeoman
6 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.05%) JUnit
6 3 (2.05%) Build Forge
7 2 (1.37%) ERwin
7 2 (1.37%) JIRA
7 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.37%) JConsole
General
1 45 (30.82%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Retail
3 4 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (28.77%) Architect
2 35 (23.97%) Analyst
3 26 (17.81%) Developer
4 24 (16.44%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (15.07%) Test Analyst
6 20 (13.70%) Tester
7 12 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.22%) Applications Support
7 12 (8.22%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (6.16%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.16%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.79%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) CRM Project Manager
10 6 (4.11%) CRM Manager
10 6 (4.11%) .NET Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) SOA Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.36%) .NET
2 48 (32.88%) XML
3 34 (23.29%) CSS
4 30 (20.55%) ASP.NET
5 29 (19.86%) Web Services
6 27 (18.49%) SOAP
7 23 (15.75%) Middleware
8 19 (13.01%) HTML
9 15 (10.27%) XSLT
10 13 (8.90%) J2EE
10 13 (8.90%) Ajax
10 13 (8.90%) REST
11 11 (7.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 11 (7.53%) Spring
11 11 (7.53%) JMS
12 10 (6.85%) jQuery
13 9 (6.16%) XHTML
14 8 (5.48%) Struts
14 8 (5.48%) Hibernate
14 8 (5.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.05%) Clustering
4 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.68%) DataPower
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) AS400
5 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.42%) Windows
1 5 (3.42%) Linux
2 2 (1.37%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) Android
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.12%) E-Commerce
3 24 (16.44%) Waterfall
4 19 (13.01%) Test Automation
5 16 (10.96%) Analytics
5 16 (10.96%) Software Testing
6 15 (10.27%) MVC
6 15 (10.27%) SDLC
7 14 (9.59%) Project Management
7 14 (9.59%) RAD
7 14 (9.59%) Web Analytics
7 14 (9.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (8.90%) TOGAF
8 13 (8.90%) Validation
9 12 (8.22%) TDD
9 12 (8.22%) Problem Management
9 12 (8.22%) Change Control
10 11 (7.53%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (7.53%) Scrum
11 10 (6.85%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.93%) JavaScript
2 42 (28.77%) Java
3 35 (23.97%) SQL
4 34 (23.29%) C#
5 23 (15.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.42%) XPath
7 4 (2.74%) Ada
7 4 (2.74%) Scala
8 3 (2.05%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Python
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (12.33%) ISEB
1 18 (12.33%) ISTQB
2 12 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (2.05%) Degree
5 2 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) SLA
2 9 (6.16%) QA
3 3 (2.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (4.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.68%) StatsD
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (26.03%) Oracle
2 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.64%) VMware
4 12 (8.22%) webMethods
5 11 (7.53%) Software AG
5 11 (7.53%) Google
6 8 (5.48%) Sitecore
6 8 (5.48%) IBM
7 7 (4.79%) SAP
8 6 (4.11%) Sage
8 6 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.11%) NetSuite
8 6 (4.11%) Splunk
9 5 (3.42%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.42%) HP
10 4 (2.74%) Cisco
10 4 (2.74%) Informatica
10 4 (2.74%) EPiServer
11 3 (2.05%) Kony
12 2 (1.37%) F5
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