Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 31 25
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing SOA 9 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 4.55% 3.73% 6.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 4.45% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 16
Bradford median daily rate £488 £544 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +55.36% -22.22%
10th Percentile £463 £440 £305
90th Percentile £511 £848 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 167 247 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 84.34% 83.73% 83.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 141 233
Bradford median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £231 £230 £263
90th Percentile £545 £538 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 20
Bradford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +34.36% +7.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £19.60 £94.70 £40.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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 24 November 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 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
3 3 (33.33%) Domain Models
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) OLAP
3 3 (33.33%) OLTP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
4 2 (22.22%) Extranet
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) PaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Extranet
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) OLAP
1 3 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
1 9 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) WF
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Domain Models
1 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) B2C
2 2 (22.22%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GCP
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat