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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 92 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +13
Contract jobs citing SOA 38 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.48% 3.80% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 5.33% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 29
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +4.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1464 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.09% 71.31% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 759 941
Average daily rate £345 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.44 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -36 36 £350 -12.50% 13
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (50.86%) Oracle
2 54 (46.55%) Web Services
3 49 (42.24%) .NET
4 45 (38.79%) C#
5 41 (35.34%) XML
6 39 (33.62%) SQL
7 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
8 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
9 30 (25.86%) Java
10 28 (24.14%) Finance
11 23 (19.83%) Workflow
11 23 (19.83%) PL/SQL
12 22 (18.97%) WCF
13 20 (17.24%) Middleware
14 19 (16.38%) SharePoint
14 19 (16.38%) Oracle Fusion
14 19 (16.38%) Oracle BPM
14 19 (16.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (15.52%) UNIX
15 18 (15.52%) WebLogic
15 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
15 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database
16 17 (14.66%) Project Management
16 17 (14.66%) J2EE
17 16 (13.79%) ITIL
17 16 (13.79%) IBM
18 15 (12.93%) MVC
18 15 (12.93%) UML
18 15 (12.93%) XSD
19 14 (12.07%) MS Excel

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (16.38%) SharePoint
1 19 (16.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (15.52%) WebLogic
3 11 (9.48%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.72%) CMS
8 2 (1.72%) NetWeaver
8 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.72%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.72%) SAP Portal
8 2 (1.72%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 1 (0.86%) Mule
9 1 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.21%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.62%) InfoPath
4 8 (6.90%) MS Office
4 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.31%) FTP
2 4 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.52%) Oracle Database
3 13 (11.21%) DB2
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
5 11 (9.48%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.62%) OLAP
6 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (8.62%) Oracle OLAP
6 10 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.17%) MySQL
8 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.59%) Ant
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.72%) JConsole
6 1 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 4 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (2.59%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
4 1 (0.86%) Local Government
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.86%) Automotive
4 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (43.10%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Architect
4 12 (10.34%) Administrator
4 12 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Applications Manager
7 9 (7.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.90%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Consultant
10 6 (5.17%) Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Siebel Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.31%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (4.31%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (46.55%) Web Services
2 49 (42.24%) .NET
3 41 (35.34%) XML
4 35 (30.17%) ASP.NET
5 22 (18.97%) WCF
6 20 (17.24%) Middleware
7 19 (16.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 17 (14.66%) J2EE
9 15 (12.93%) XSD
10 12 (10.34%) Oracle ADF
11 10 (8.62%) SOAP
11 10 (8.62%) CSS
11 10 (8.62%) JDBC
11 10 (8.62%) JMS
12 9 (7.76%) REST
12 9 (7.76%) HTML
13 8 (6.90%) Java EE
13 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (6.03%) Hibernate
14 7 (6.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Clustering
2 7 (6.03%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.72%) DataPower
3 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.86%) NHS
4 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) UNIX
2 10 (8.62%) Linux
2 10 (8.62%) Windows
3 7 (6.03%) AIX
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.72%) HPUX
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Workflow
2 17 (14.66%) Project Management
3 16 (13.79%) ITIL
4 15 (12.93%) MVC
4 15 (12.93%) UML
5 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.21%) Unit Testing
7 10 (8.62%) EAI
7 10 (8.62%) ETL
7 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.62%) RDF
7 10 (8.62%) BPEL
7 10 (8.62%) Performance Testing
8 9 (7.76%) Scrum
8 9 (7.76%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.90%) Service Management
9 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (6.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.17%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) C#
2 39 (33.62%) SQL
3 30 (25.86%) Java
4 23 (19.83%) PL/SQL
5 12 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.34%) COBOL
6 11 (9.48%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (2.59%) Jython
8 3 (2.59%) VB
9 2 (1.72%) ABAP
9 2 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.72%) VB6
10 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 6 (5.17%) SLA
3 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 59 (50.86%) Oracle
2 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.79%) IBM
4 14 (12.07%) Siebel
4 14 (12.07%) Perforce
5 7 (6.03%) JBoss
6 6 (5.17%) HP
7 2 (1.72%) SAP
7 2 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.86%) Pega
8 1 (0.86%) Lagan
8 1 (0.86%) Mercator
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago