The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 75 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 69 109 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.41% 3.39% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 4.15% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 82 31
Median daily rate £470 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.36% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £435
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
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
2339 2628 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.61% 81.77% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1833 1156
Median daily rate £420 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 81 56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -26 36 £475 +35.71% 7
North Yorkshire +5 19 £450 +16.12%
South Yorkshire -5 5 £275 -45.00% 3
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 75 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (44.31%) Java
3 57 (34.13%) TDD
4 48 (28.74%) RESTful
5 45 (26.95%) Microservices
6 42 (25.15%) Git (software)
7 41 (24.55%) Spring
8 39 (23.35%) JavaScript
9 38 (22.75%) Scrum
10 37 (22.16%) HTML
11 32 (19.16%) .NET
11 32 (19.16%) OO
12 31 (18.56%) Open Source
13 29 (17.37%) Web Services
13 29 (17.37%) XML
14 28 (16.77%) Oracle
14 28 (16.77%) SQL
14 28 (16.77%) HTML5
14 28 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (16.17%) CSS
16 26 (15.57%) Hibernate
17 25 (14.97%) C#
18 24 (14.37%) Maven
19 23 (13.77%) Pair Programming
19 23 (13.77%) OOP
20 22 (13.17%) SOAP
20 22 (13.17%) Retail
20 22 (13.17%) Scala
20 22 (13.17%) CSS3
20 22 (13.17%) Software Delivery

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (10.78%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (8.98%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.79%) CMS
3 8 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (4.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (4.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.79%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.99%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.40%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.40%) Confluence
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.80%) Mule
7 3 (1.80%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (8.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.79%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.57%) GitHub
2 17 (10.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.59%) Extranet
1 6 (3.59%) Intranet
2 4 (2.40%) HTTP
3 2 (1.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) Oracle Database
2 17 (10.18%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.19%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (5.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.19%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.59%) OLAP
7 6 (3.59%) OLTP
8 5 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.20%) MarkLogic
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.60%) Big Data
12 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.60%) MySQL
12 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 42 (25.15%) Git (software)
2 24 (14.37%) Maven
3 21 (12.57%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.57%) JIRA
4 19 (11.38%) Mercurial
5 11 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (5.39%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.19%) JUnit
8 3 (1.80%) Babel
8 3 (1.80%) Liquibase
8 3 (1.80%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.80%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.80%) webpack
9 2 (1.20%) Gradle
9 2 (1.20%) gulp
9 2 (1.20%) Mockito
9 2 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.20%) Selenium
10 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (13.17%) Retail
2 19 (11.38%) Finance
3 9 (5.39%) Local Government
4 8 (4.79%) Banking
5 7 (4.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.20%) Automotive
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.60%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (48.50%) Developer
2 47 (28.14%) Architect
3 34 (20.36%) Java Developer
4 31 (18.56%) Senior Developer
4 31 (18.56%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (17.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (12.57%) Oracle Developer
7 20 (11.98%) Scala Developer
8 19 (11.38%) Java Scala Developer
8 19 (11.38%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 19 (11.38%) Senior Scala Developer
8 19 (11.38%) Technical Leader
9 16 (9.58%) SOA Developer
10 15 (8.98%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 9 (5.39%) Analyst
11 9 (5.39%) Consultant
12 8 (4.79%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.79%) C# Developer
12 8 (4.79%) Lead Architect
12 8 (4.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.74%) RESTful
2 41 (24.55%) Spring
3 37 (22.16%) HTML
4 32 (19.16%) .NET
5 29 (17.37%) Web Services
5 29 (17.37%) XML
6 28 (16.77%) HTML5
7 27 (16.17%) CSS
8 26 (15.57%) Hibernate
9 22 (13.17%) CSS3
9 22 (13.17%) SOAP
10 19 (11.38%) JSON
11 18 (10.78%) Middleware
12 17 (10.18%) Oracle Fusion
13 16 (9.58%) Spring Boot
14 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET
14 15 (8.98%) WSDL
15 14 (8.38%) REST
16 13 (7.78%) .NET Framework
16 13 (7.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.98%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.99%) N-Tier
3 9 (5.39%) Clustering
4 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.79%) Social Network
5 7 (4.19%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.40%) User Experience
7 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.80%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (1.20%) Social Media
8 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.78%) Linux
2 9 (5.39%) Android
3 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.59%) Windows
5 2 (1.20%) Unix
5 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.13%) TDD
3 45 (26.95%) Microservices
4 38 (22.75%) Scrum
5 32 (19.16%) OO
6 31 (18.56%) Open Source
7 28 (16.77%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (13.77%) OOP
8 23 (13.77%) Pair Programming
9 22 (13.17%) Software Delivery
10 16 (9.58%) CRM
10 16 (9.58%) MVC
11 15 (8.98%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 12 (7.19%) TOGAF
13 11 (6.59%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (5.99%) BPEL
14 10 (5.99%) Content Management
14 10 (5.99%) Front End Development
14 10 (5.99%) Unit Testing
14 10 (5.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.31%) Java
2 39 (23.35%) JavaScript
3 28 (16.77%) SQL
4 25 (14.97%) C#
5 22 (13.17%) Scala
6 20 (11.98%) Clojure
6 20 (11.98%) Groovy
7 8 (4.79%) PHP
7 8 (4.79%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.19%) Python
8 7 (4.19%) Ruby
9 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.40%) XQuery
11 2 (1.20%) XPath
12 1 (0.60%) F#
12 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) ISEB
2 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.20%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (11.98%) Docker
1 20 (11.98%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (4.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (12.57%) Puppet
2 3 (1.80%) Bareos
2 3 (1.80%) yum
3 1 (0.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (16.77%) Oracle
2 21 (12.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.59%) Splunk
3 6 (3.59%) Xamarin
4 4 (2.40%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.40%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.20%) Facebook
5 2 (1.20%) Google
5 2 (1.20%) Twitter
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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