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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 60 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -6
Contract jobs citing SOA 98 43 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.48% 1.46% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 1.77% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 25 19
Median daily rate £470 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
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
2407 2430 1854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.51% 82.68% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1699 1226
Median daily rate £425 £365 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 57
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.39 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +43 79 £475 +10.14% 16
South Yorkshire +7 10 £475 -8.43% 2
North Yorkshire +7 7 £450 +12.50%
East Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 82 (42.93%) Java
2 74 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (25.13%) TDD
4 46 (24.08%) Microservices
5 45 (23.56%) Git (software)
5 45 (23.56%) Finance
6 44 (23.04%) RESTful
7 35 (18.32%) TOGAF
8 34 (17.80%) Spring
8 34 (17.80%) Scrum
8 34 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (17.28%) Banking
10 32 (16.75%) Maven
10 32 (16.75%) .NET
10 32 (16.75%) Web Services
11 31 (16.23%) HTML
11 31 (16.23%) JIRA
12 30 (15.71%) Retail
12 30 (15.71%) Content Management
12 30 (15.71%) JavaScript
12 30 (15.71%) Oracle
12 30 (15.71%) Jenkins
13 29 (15.18%) Puppet
14 28 (14.66%) XML
15 27 (14.14%) OO
15 27 (14.14%) Open Source
16 24 (12.57%) Middleware
16 24 (12.57%) CSS
16 24 (12.57%) HTML5
17 23 (12.04%) SQL

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 (9.42%) Oracle Service Bus
2 10 (5.24%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.71%) Confluence
3 9 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.66%) CMS
4 7 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.62%) Apache Solr
5 5 (2.62%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.38%) GitHub
1 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Extranet
1 6 (3.14%) Intranet
2 4 (2.09%) H.323
2 4 (2.09%) LAN
2 4 (2.09%) VoIP
2 4 (2.09%) WAN
3 3 (1.57%) FTP
3 3 (1.57%) HTTP
4 2 (1.05%) CTI
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.24%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.14%) OLAP
5 6 (3.14%) OLTP
6 5 (2.62%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.05%) Big Data
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 45 (23.56%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.75%) Maven
3 31 (16.23%) JIRA
4 30 (15.71%) Jenkins
5 14 (7.33%) Mercurial
6 12 (6.28%) JUnit
7 10 (5.24%) JDeveloper
8 9 (4.71%) Liquibase
8 9 (4.71%) SonarQube
8 9 (4.71%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (3.66%) Subversion
9 7 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.62%) Ant
11 4 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.09%) ClearCase
11 4 (2.09%) CruiseControl
11 4 (2.09%) Hudson
11 4 (2.09%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (1.57%) webpack
General
1 45 (23.56%) Finance
2 33 (17.28%) Banking
3 30 (15.71%) Retail
4 10 (5.24%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Billing
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (45.55%) Architect
2 66 (34.55%) Developer
3 60 (31.41%) Solutions Architect
4 28 (14.66%) Java Developer
5 26 (13.61%) Senior Developer
6 25 (13.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Java Scala Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Scala Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 14 (7.33%) Senior Scala Developer
8 12 (6.28%) Technical Leader
9 11 (5.76%) Consultant
9 11 (5.76%) Lead Architect
9 11 (5.76%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Digital Architect
10 9 (4.71%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.71%) Integration Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Java Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Ruby Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.04%) RESTful
2 34 (17.80%) Spring
3 32 (16.75%) .NET
3 32 (16.75%) Web Services
4 31 (16.23%) HTML
5 28 (14.66%) XML
6 24 (12.57%) CSS
6 24 (12.57%) HTML5
6 24 (12.57%) Middleware
7 21 (10.99%) Oracle Fusion
8 19 (9.95%) CSS3
9 18 (9.42%) ASP.NET
9 18 (9.42%) Hibernate
10 16 (8.38%) Spring Boot
11 14 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (6.81%) WCF
13 12 (6.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (6.28%) JSON
14 10 (5.24%) AngularJS
14 10 (5.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.71%) Virtual Team
3 6 (3.14%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.62%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.62%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.57%) User Experience
7 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.05%) Social Media
7 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.52%) DataPower
8 1 (0.52%) FMCG
8 1 (0.52%) IVR
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.95%) Linux
2 10 (5.24%) Windows
3 8 (4.19%) Android
3 8 (4.19%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.57%) Unix
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.74%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.13%) TDD
3 46 (24.08%) Microservices
4 35 (18.32%) TOGAF
5 34 (17.80%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (17.80%) Scrum
6 30 (15.71%) Content Management
7 27 (14.14%) OO
7 27 (14.14%) Open Source
8 21 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.47%) OOP
10 17 (8.90%) MVC
11 16 (8.38%) Pair Programming
12 15 (7.85%) Software Delivery
13 14 (7.33%) ERP
13 14 (7.33%) Service Design
14 13 (6.81%) Data Protection
14 13 (6.81%) DevOps
15 11 (5.76%) Coaching
15 11 (5.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 82 (42.93%) Java
2 30 (15.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.04%) SQL
4 20 (10.47%) C#
5 15 (7.85%) Scala
6 14 (7.33%) Clojure
6 14 (7.33%) Groovy
6 14 (7.33%) Python
6 14 (7.33%) Ruby
7 12 (6.28%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.71%) PHP
9 8 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.14%) XPath
11 5 (2.62%) Perl
12 4 (2.09%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.09%) Degree
3 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (9.95%) Docker
2 14 (7.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (15.18%) Puppet
2 9 (4.71%) Bareos
2 9 (4.71%) yum
3 4 (2.09%) logstash
3 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (15.71%) Oracle
2 13 (6.81%) Splunk
3 9 (4.71%) IBM
4 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.14%) Avaya
5 6 (3.14%) Retalix
5 6 (3.14%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.14%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.09%) CA
6 4 (2.09%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.57%) Citrix
8 2 (1.05%) Capita
8 2 (1.05%) Facebook
8 2 (1.05%) Genesys
8 2 (1.05%) Google
8 2 (1.05%) Twitter
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (0.52%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.52%) VMware
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