The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 14 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +19  
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 2.20% 8.00% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 8.89% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £536 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.37%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79 135 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 86.81% 90.00% 86.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 86 102
Median daily rate £425 £450 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +32.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £98.38 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.21% +360.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Bradford

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for SOA.

1 6 (54.55%) Domain Models
2 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) B2B
3 3 (27.27%) B2C
3 3 (27.27%) OLTP
3 3 (27.27%) Intranet
3 3 (27.27%) Extranet
3 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 3 (27.27%) Docker
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) Swagger
3 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) SOAP

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Extranet
1 3 (27.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) OLAP
1 3 (27.27%) OLTP
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Architect
1 11 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Dropwizard
1 3 (27.27%) Node.js
1 3 (27.27%) Swagger
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WF
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Domain Models
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) B2B
2 3 (27.27%) B2C
2 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft