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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 72 45 91
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +46
Contract jobs citing SOA 46 83 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.91% 3.72% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 4.98% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 15
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£425 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
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
1802 1666 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.90% 74.57% 73.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 911 1062
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 52
Average hourly rate £15.39 £38.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.03% +123.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -7 38 £450 +22.44% 12
North Yorkshire +5 2 - -
South Yorkshire -8 1 £450 +16.12% 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 37 (47.44%) Oracle
2 25 (32.05%) Finance
3 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 22 (28.21%) Web Services
5 21 (26.92%) .NET
6 20 (25.64%) XML
7 18 (23.08%) Java
8 17 (21.79%) IBM
9 16 (20.51%) C#
9 16 (20.51%) DB2
9 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
9 16 (20.51%) WCF
10 15 (19.23%) SQL
11 13 (16.67%) PL/SQL
11 13 (16.67%) Middleware
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
11 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 12 (15.38%) UNIX
13 10 (12.82%) Perforce
13 10 (12.82%) CSS
13 10 (12.82%) J2EE
13 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (12.82%) Data Modelling
14 9 (11.54%) COBOL
14 9 (11.54%) XSLT
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (11.54%) Oracle ADF
14 9 (11.54%) Data Management
14 9 (11.54%) MVC

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.13%) CMS
2 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.28%) Mule
4 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 1 (1.28%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) CloudFront
1 3 (3.85%) Route 53
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) FTP
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.51%) DB2
3 13 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.85%) MySQL
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.85%) Maven
3 3 (3.85%) Ant
4 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Automotive
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (14.10%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (12.82%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Data Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Designer
10 3 (3.85%) SOA Designer
10 3 (3.85%) Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) Web Services
2 21 (26.92%) .NET
3 20 (25.64%) XML
4 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.51%) WCF
5 13 (16.67%) Middleware
6 10 (12.82%) J2EE
6 10 (12.82%) CSS
7 9 (11.54%) Oracle ADF
7 9 (11.54%) XSLT
8 6 (7.69%) XHTML
8 6 (7.69%) HTML
8 6 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (5.13%) jQuery
10 4 (5.13%) NHibernate
10 4 (5.13%) XSD
11 3 (3.85%) JMS
11 3 (3.85%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) DataPower
2 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) UNIX
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) MVS
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.28%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Data Modelling
1 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (11.54%) MVC
2 9 (11.54%) Data Management
2 9 (11.54%) Unit Testing
2 9 (11.54%) Master Data Management
3 7 (8.97%) Data Security
3 7 (8.97%) Migration
3 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
4 6 (7.69%) Data Stewardship
4 6 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 4 (5.13%) UML
5 4 (5.13%) CRM
6 3 (3.85%) ITIL
6 3 (3.85%) Project Management
6 3 (3.85%) Refactoring
6 3 (3.85%) Validation
6 3 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) Java
2 16 (20.51%) C#
3 15 (19.23%) SQL
4 13 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.54%) COBOL
6 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) VB
7 3 (3.85%) VB6
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.28%) OpenView
3 1 (1.28%) MOM
3 1 (1.28%) OVSD
3 1 (1.28%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Oracle
2 17 (21.79%) IBM
3 10 (12.82%) Perforce
4 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.85%) Telerik
6 2 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.28%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.28%) JBoss
7 1 (1.28%) Siebel
7 1 (1.28%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.28%) Unica
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago