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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 75 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +19
Contract jobs citing SOA 49 86 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.00% 3.87% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 5.21% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 44 31
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£380 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1894 1651 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.50% 74.37% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 980 760
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 33 73
Average hourly rate £15.76 £17.25 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -22 42 £378 +0.66% 18
North Yorkshire +3 3 - -
South Yorkshire -10 1 - - 1
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (52.54%) Oracle
2 45 (38.14%) .NET
3 44 (37.29%) Finance
4 35 (29.66%) C#
4 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
5 29 (24.58%) XML
6 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
7 27 (22.88%) Web Services
8 25 (21.19%) Middleware
8 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
10 22 (18.64%) Java
11 21 (17.80%) Linux
12 18 (15.25%) Data Modelling
13 17 (14.41%) Waterfall
14 16 (13.56%) WCF
15 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database
16 14 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (11.86%) CSS
16 14 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (11.86%) Oracle Fusion
17 13 (11.02%) SQL
18 12 (10.17%) HTML
18 12 (10.17%) UML
18 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
18 12 (10.17%) MVC
19 11 (9.32%) Oracle EBS
19 11 (9.32%) SOAP
19 11 (9.32%) Windows
19 11 (9.32%) Oracle EBS R12

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle BPEL
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
6 1 (0.85%) CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
2 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (8.47%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon S3
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.39%) CloudFront
1 4 (3.39%) Amazon ELB
1 4 (3.39%) Route 53
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) DMZ
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (29.66%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.71%) Oracle Database
3 14 (11.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (3.39%) MySQL
7 4 (3.39%) DB2
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) Redis
10 1 (0.85%) Riak
10 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.85%) MS Access
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.39%) RSpec
2 4 (3.39%) Maven
2 4 (3.39%) Ant
3 3 (2.54%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.69%) NUnit
4 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.85%) Calabash
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (37.29%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Retail
3 4 (3.39%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Back Office
4 3 (2.54%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (28.81%) Developer
2 32 (27.12%) Architect
3 26 (22.03%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (16.95%) Analyst
5 16 (13.56%) Test Analyst
6 14 (11.86%) Designer
7 11 (9.32%) SOA Developer
7 11 (9.32%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Solutions Designer
8 10 (8.47%) Tester
9 8 (6.78%) SOA Designer
10 6 (5.08%) Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Oracle Developer
12 4 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 4 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle Architect
12 4 (3.39%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.14%) .NET
2 29 (24.58%) XML
3 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET
4 27 (22.88%) Web Services
5 25 (21.19%) Middleware
6 16 (13.56%) WCF
7 14 (11.86%) CSS
7 14 (11.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (10.17%) HTML
9 11 (9.32%) SOAP
10 10 (8.47%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.47%) J2EE
10 10 (8.47%) WSDL
11 5 (4.24%) REST
11 5 (4.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (3.39%) jQuery
12 4 (3.39%) WPF
12 4 (3.39%) Java EE
12 4 (3.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.54%) Clustering
4 2 (1.69%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) IVR
5 1 (0.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.80%) Linux
2 11 (9.32%) Windows
3 6 (5.08%) Android
4 5 (4.24%) UNIX
4 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.25%) Data Modelling
3 17 (14.41%) Waterfall
4 14 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (10.17%) UML
5 12 (10.17%) MVC
6 8 (6.78%) TOGAF
6 8 (6.78%) CRM
7 7 (5.93%) Coaching
7 7 (5.93%) RAD
7 7 (5.93%) Migration
7 7 (5.93%) BPEL
7 7 (5.93%) Change Control
8 6 (5.08%) Data Management
8 6 (5.08%) Zachman Framework
8 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (5.08%) Master Data Management
9 5 (4.24%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.24%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.66%) C#
2 22 (18.64%) Java
3 13 (11.02%) SQL
4 8 (6.78%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.24%) Ruby
6 3 (2.54%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.85%) VBA
7 1 (0.85%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) COBOL
7 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) ISEB
2 5 (4.24%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.39%) Puppet
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (52.54%) Oracle
2 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.39%) Pega
3 4 (3.39%) SAP
3 4 (3.39%) IBM
3 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (0.85%) Facebook
5 1 (0.85%) Software AG
5 1 (0.85%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.85%) Apple
5 1 (0.85%) HP
5 1 (0.85%) EMC
5 1 (0.85%) Intel
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago