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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 44 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +2
Contract jobs citing SOA 118 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.11% 1.75% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 2.11% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 32 20
Median daily rate £475 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £49.25
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -26.39%
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
2389 2413 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.12% 82.86% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1662 1285
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 53
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +47 90 £475 +5.55% 12
South Yorkshire +13 21 £475 -8.43% 2
North Yorkshire +6 7 £450 +9.09%
East Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 2
SOA
England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 87 (47.54%) Java
2 78 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (28.42%) Git (software)
3 52 (28.42%) Microservices
4 42 (22.95%) Finance
5 41 (22.40%) RESTful
5 41 (22.40%) TDD
6 40 (21.86%) Maven
7 39 (21.31%) JIRA
7 39 (21.31%) Jenkins
8 37 (20.22%) Puppet
9 35 (19.13%) TOGAF
9 35 (19.13%) Oracle
9 35 (19.13%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (18.03%) Banking
11 31 (16.94%) Spring
12 30 (16.39%) Content Management
13 29 (15.85%) .NET
13 29 (15.85%) Scrum
14 28 (15.30%) XML
15 27 (14.75%) HTML
15 27 (14.75%) Middleware
15 27 (14.75%) Retail
16 26 (14.21%) JavaScript
16 26 (14.21%) Web Services
17 24 (13.11%) Oracle Fusion
18 23 (12.57%) Open Source
19 22 (12.02%) CSS
19 22 (12.02%) OO
19 22 (12.02%) 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 21 (11.48%) Oracle Service Bus
2 17 (9.29%) Confluence
3 11 (6.01%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.92%) Node.js
4 9 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.28%) CMS
5 6 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.19%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.19%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Oracle Retail
2 7 (3.83%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.83%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.10%) GitHub
2 11 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.09%) SaaS
5 1 (0.55%) Heroku
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) H.323
1 4 (2.19%) LAN
1 4 (2.19%) VoIP
1 4 (2.19%) WAN
2 3 (1.64%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) CTI
3 2 (1.09%) FTP
4 1 (0.55%) LDAP
4 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.56%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.37%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.09%) Big Data
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 40 (21.86%) Maven
3 39 (21.31%) Jenkins
3 39 (21.31%) JIRA
4 22 (12.02%) JUnit
5 17 (9.29%) Liquibase
5 17 (9.29%) SonarQube
5 17 (9.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (6.01%) Mercurial
7 10 (5.46%) JDeveloper
8 7 (3.83%) Subversion
8 7 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.73%) Ant
10 4 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.19%) ClearCase
10 4 (2.19%) CruiseControl
10 4 (2.19%) Hudson
10 4 (2.19%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (22.95%) Finance
2 33 (18.03%) Banking
3 27 (14.75%) Retail
4 10 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Local Government
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (47.54%) Architect
2 60 (32.79%) Developer
3 52 (28.42%) Solutions Architect
4 25 (13.66%) Java Developer
5 23 (12.57%) Senior Developer
6 22 (12.02%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (6.56%) DevOps Architect
7 12 (6.56%) Technical Leader
8 11 (6.01%) Java Scala Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Scala Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Senior Java Scala Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Senior Scala Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Consultant
9 10 (5.46%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Digital Architect
10 9 (4.92%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.37%) Designer
11 8 (4.37%) Oracle Architect
11 8 (4.37%) Ruby Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (22.40%) RESTful
2 31 (16.94%) Spring
3 29 (15.85%) .NET
4 28 (15.30%) XML
5 27 (14.75%) HTML
5 27 (14.75%) Middleware
6 26 (14.21%) Web Services
7 24 (13.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 22 (12.02%) CSS
9 20 (10.93%) HTML5
10 17 (9.29%) CSS3
11 16 (8.74%) Spring Boot
12 15 (8.20%) ASP.NET
12 15 (8.20%) Hibernate
13 12 (6.56%) JSON
14 11 (6.01%) AngularJS
14 11 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (5.46%) REST
15 10 (5.46%) SOAP
16 9 (4.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.73%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.19%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.09%) Social Media
5 2 (1.09%) User Experience
5 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) DataPower
6 1 (0.55%) IVR
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.48%) Linux
2 10 (5.46%) Windows
3 8 (4.37%) Android
4 6 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.19%) Unix
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.55%) AIX
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.42%) Microservices
3 41 (22.40%) TDD
4 35 (19.13%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (19.13%) TOGAF
5 30 (16.39%) Content Management
6 29 (15.85%) Scrum
7 23 (12.57%) Open Source
8 22 (12.02%) OO
8 22 (12.02%) Service Design
9 21 (11.48%) DevOps
10 17 (9.29%) Data Protection
10 17 (9.29%) ERP
11 16 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (8.74%) OOP
12 14 (7.65%) MVC
13 12 (6.56%) Software Delivery
14 11 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (6.01%) Pair Programming
15 10 (5.46%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 87 (47.54%) Java
2 26 (14.21%) JavaScript
3 22 (12.02%) SQL
4 19 (10.38%) C#
5 14 (7.65%) Ruby
6 13 (7.10%) Python
7 12 (6.56%) PL/SQL
7 12 (6.56%) Scala
8 11 (6.01%) Clojure
8 11 (6.01%) Groovy
9 7 (3.83%) PHP
9 7 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.28%) XPath
11 5 (2.73%) Perl
12 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.64%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.19%) Degree
4 2 (1.09%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (9.29%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (20.22%) Puppet
2 17 (9.29%) Bareos
2 17 (9.29%) yum
3 4 (2.19%) logstash
3 4 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (19.13%) Oracle
2 12 (6.56%) Splunk
3 9 (4.92%) IBM
3 9 (4.92%) Retalix
4 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.28%) Avaya
6 5 (2.73%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.19%) CA
7 4 (2.19%) Google
7 4 (2.19%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.19%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.64%) Citrix
9 2 (1.09%) Capita
9 2 (1.09%) Facebook
9 2 (1.09%) Genesys
9 2 (1.09%) Twitter
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Sterling
10 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.55%) VMware
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