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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 103 88 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -25
Contract jobs citing SOA 35 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.20% 1.31% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.75% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £296 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £29.71
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +36.31%
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
2372 1710 1489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.34% 74.74% 73.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1113 817
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 50 58
Average hourly rate £15.45 £15.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -20 26 £425 +41.66% 20
North Yorkshire -4 3 £400 -27.27%
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 35 (32.71%) Finance
2 32 (29.91%) Oracle
2 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.10%) .NET
4 27 (25.23%) Java
5 26 (24.30%) XML
6 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
6 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
6 22 (20.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (19.63%) C#
7 21 (19.63%) Web Services
7 21 (19.63%) Middleware
8 20 (18.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET
10 18 (16.82%) CSS
11 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
11 17 (15.89%) TOGAF
12 15 (14.02%) SQL
12 15 (14.02%) ISEB
12 15 (14.02%) MVC
13 14 (13.08%) HTML
13 14 (13.08%) Waterfall
14 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database
15 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (10.28%) ISTQB
17 10 (9.35%) QA
17 10 (9.35%) Use Case
18 9 (8.41%) jQuery
18 9 (8.41%) Android

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (18.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.61%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.67%) JBoss
4 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.87%) CMS
6 2 (1.87%) SAP EP
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.87%) GoldMine
3 2 (1.87%) SAP SRM
3 2 (1.87%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.87%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.93%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) SAN
2 2 (1.87%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.87%) AMQP
3 1 (0.93%) DMZ
3 1 (0.93%) CTI
3 1 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.61%) DB2
5 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.80%) Big Data
7 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.87%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) SoapUI
2 8 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.67%) Jasmine
3 5 (4.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.74%) JMeter
5 3 (2.80%) LoadUI
6 2 (1.87%) JConsole
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) Calabash
General
1 35 (32.71%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Retail
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Architect
2 25 (23.36%) Developer
3 24 (22.43%) Analyst
4 22 (20.56%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (16.82%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Tester
6 7 (6.54%) SOA Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Principal Developer
7 6 (5.61%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Java Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.67%) Test Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.67%) DBA
8 5 (4.67%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) .NET
2 26 (24.30%) XML
3 21 (19.63%) Web Services
3 21 (19.63%) Middleware
4 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET
5 18 (16.82%) CSS
6 14 (13.08%) HTML
7 9 (8.41%) jQuery
8 8 (7.48%) Spring MVC
8 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (7.48%) J2EE
8 8 (7.48%) SOAP
8 8 (7.48%) Struts
8 8 (7.48%) Hibernate
8 8 (7.48%) Spring
8 8 (7.48%) Ajax
9 7 (6.54%) JMS
9 7 (6.54%) REST
9 7 (6.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (5.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.61%) Clustering
4 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) Social Media
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Android
1 9 (8.41%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.48%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 17 (15.89%) TOGAF
4 15 (14.02%) MVC
5 14 (13.08%) Waterfall
6 10 (9.35%) Use Case
7 9 (8.41%) Scrum
8 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.48%) Project Management
9 7 (6.54%) ITIL
9 7 (6.54%) UML
9 7 (6.54%) CRM
9 7 (6.54%) Load Balancing
9 7 (6.54%) BPEL
9 7 (6.54%) Change Control
9 7 (6.54%) SDLC
10 6 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (5.61%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.61%) Supplier Management
10 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.23%) Java
2 21 (19.63%) C#
3 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.02%) SQL
5 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.67%) XPath
7 3 (2.80%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) ISEB
2 11 (10.28%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Oracle
2 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.41%) VMware
4 7 (6.54%) SolarWinds
4 7 (6.54%) SAP
4 7 (6.54%) IBM
5 6 (5.61%) HP
6 4 (3.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.87%) EMC
7 2 (1.87%) F5
7 2 (1.87%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.87%) Sage
7 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) webMethods
8 1 (0.93%) Perforce
8 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.93%) Intel
8 1 (0.93%) Software AG
8 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
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