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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 91 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing SOA 49 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.66% 1.58% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 2.08% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
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
2357 1782 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.71% 75.86% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1114 851
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 53 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.50% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 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 28 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -19 30 £315 -31.89% 16
North Yorkshire -1 8 £400 -27.27%
South Yorkshire -7 4 £475 +15.15% 4
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 40 (31.75%) Finance
1 40 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.37%) Oracle
3 35 (27.78%) .NET
4 33 (26.19%) Java
5 29 (23.02%) XML
6 27 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
8 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
8 22 (17.46%) Enterprise Architecture
9 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 21 (16.67%) Middleware
10 20 (15.87%) C#
11 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET
11 19 (15.08%) CSS
11 19 (15.08%) Waterfall
11 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (14.29%) HTML
12 18 (14.29%) ISEB
13 17 (13.49%) MVC
14 16 (12.70%) SQL
14 16 (12.70%) SOAP
14 16 (12.70%) Web Services
14 16 (12.70%) TOGAF
15 15 (11.90%) ISTQB
16 14 (11.11%) Test Automation
17 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (10.32%) E-Commerce
17 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
18 12 (9.52%) SoapUI

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 27 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (7.14%) JBoss
3 6 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.76%) CMS
4 5 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.17%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.17%) IIS
6 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) SAP CRM
1 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (4.76%) GoldMine
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.79%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.79%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) SAN
1 3 (2.38%) Intranet
1 3 (2.38%) Extranet
2 2 (1.59%) BIG-IP
2 2 (1.59%) AMQP
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) DMZ
3 1 (0.79%) CTI
3 1 (0.79%) LAN
3 1 (0.79%) WAN
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.76%) DB2
5 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.17%) Big Data
6 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.38%) OLTP
7 3 (2.38%) OLAP
7 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.59%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) SoapUI
2 8 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.97%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.97%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.17%) JMeter
5 3 (2.38%) Maven
5 3 (2.38%) Build Forge
5 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.38%) JUnit
6 2 (1.59%) JConsole
7 1 (0.79%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.79%) LoadUI
General
1 40 (31.75%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Retail
3 4 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (31.75%) Architect
2 30 (23.81%) Developer
3 27 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (20.63%) Analyst
5 16 (12.70%) Test Analyst
6 12 (9.52%) Tester
7 9 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.35%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.35%) SOA Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Principal Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.97%) CRM Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (3.97%) CRM Project Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 4 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
12 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.17%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.78%) .NET
2 29 (23.02%) XML
3 21 (16.67%) Middleware
4 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET
4 19 (15.08%) CSS
5 18 (14.29%) HTML
6 16 (12.70%) Web Services
6 16 (12.70%) SOAP
7 12 (9.52%) jQuery
8 11 (8.73%) Spring
8 11 (8.73%) Ajax
9 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (7.14%) J2EE
11 8 (6.35%) Struts
11 8 (6.35%) Hibernate
11 8 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (6.35%) REST
11 8 (6.35%) Spring MVC
12 7 (5.56%) JMS
13 6 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.97%) Clustering
4 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
5 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Android
1 7 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 6 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.46%) Enterprise Architecture
3 19 (15.08%) Waterfall
4 17 (13.49%) MVC
5 16 (12.70%) TOGAF
6 14 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.32%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (9.52%) Scrum
8 12 (9.52%) Project Management
9 10 (7.94%) Use Case
9 10 (7.94%) Change Control
10 9 (7.14%) SDLC
10 9 (7.14%) TDD
11 8 (6.35%) CRM
11 8 (6.35%) Software Testing
11 8 (6.35%) Analytics
12 7 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
12 7 (5.56%) Microservices
12 7 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.19%) Java
2 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 20 (15.87%) C#
4 16 (12.70%) SQL
5 9 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.97%) XPath
7 3 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) Scala
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) ISEB
2 15 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.59%) Degree
7 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (29.37%) Oracle
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.14%) VMware
4 8 (6.35%) SAP
5 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.76%) IBM
6 6 (4.76%) NetSuite
6 6 (4.76%) Sage
6 6 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.97%) HP
7 5 (3.97%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.17%) Cisco
8 4 (3.17%) Software AG
8 4 (3.17%) webMethods
9 3 (2.38%) Google
10 2 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.59%) F5
11 1 (0.79%) Apple
11 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
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