The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 78 61 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +39
Contract jobs citing SOA 34 60 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.47% 2.83% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 3.93% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 40 8
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -8.09%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1709 1525 1806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.73% 71.83% 70.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 831 988
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £38.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.03% +123.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
SOA
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -9 29 £463 +15.62% 16
North Yorkshire +1 3 £550 +83.33% 1
South Yorkshire -1 2 £375 - 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 35 (49.30%) Oracle
2 26 (36.62%) Web Services
3 25 (35.21%) Finance
4 23 (32.39%) XML
5 18 (25.35%) Java
5 18 (25.35%) IBM
6 15 (21.13%) SQL
7 14 (19.72%) .NET
8 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
8 13 (18.31%) DB2
8 13 (18.31%) UNIX
9 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
10 11 (15.49%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (15.49%) PL/SQL
10 11 (15.49%) C#
10 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
10 11 (15.49%) Middleware
11 10 (14.08%) Workflow
11 10 (14.08%) Perforce
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
11 10 (14.08%) WCF
12 9 (12.68%) Oracle EDQ
12 9 (12.68%) Data Quality
12 9 (12.68%) COBOL
12 9 (12.68%) EAI
12 9 (12.68%) Siebel
12 9 (12.68%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (12.68%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (12.68%) Oracle ADF
12 9 (12.68%) Project Management

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.23%) CMS
4 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.41%) AquaLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (1.41%) Mule
6 1 (1.41%) SAP Portal
6 1 (1.41%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
1 8 (11.27%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) FTP
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
1 13 (18.31%) DB2
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.68%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (35.21%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Architect
3 10 (14.08%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (12.68%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (12.68%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Siebel Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) Web Services
2 23 (32.39%) XML
3 14 (19.72%) .NET
4 11 (15.49%) Middleware
5 10 (14.08%) WCF
5 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.68%) Oracle ADF
7 7 (9.86%) CSS
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (8.45%) J2EE
8 6 (8.45%) XSLT
9 5 (7.04%) HTML
10 4 (5.63%) XSD
11 3 (4.23%) XHTML
11 3 (4.23%) JMS
11 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (4.23%) jQuery
11 3 (4.23%) Java EE
12 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) DataPower
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.82%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) UNIX
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) AIX
2 2 (2.82%) HPUX
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) MVS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) Data Modelling
2 10 (14.08%) Workflow
3 9 (12.68%) EAI
3 9 (12.68%) Project Management
4 8 (11.27%) Performance Testing
4 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.86%) MVC
6 6 (8.45%) Change Management
7 5 (7.04%) UML
7 5 (7.04%) Data Management
7 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Master Data Management
8 4 (5.63%) Migration
8 4 (5.63%) Data Security
9 3 (4.23%) ITIL
9 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.23%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) Java
2 15 (21.13%) SQL
3 11 (15.49%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.68%) COBOL
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) ABAP
6 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.41%) VB6
6 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.41%) OpenView
3 1 (1.41%) MOM
3 1 (1.41%) OVSD
3 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) Oracle
2 18 (25.35%) IBM
3 10 (14.08%) Perforce
4 9 (12.68%) Siebel
5 3 (4.23%) HP
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.41%) Telerik
7 1 (1.41%) Unica
7 1 (1.41%) Pega
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) JBoss
7 1 (1.41%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Initial 3 month contract + extension
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £475.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago