Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 23 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 > Halifax
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - +38 -3
Contract jobs citing SOA 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.76% - 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median daily rate - - -
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
Halifax 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 Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 84 173 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 80.00% 80.47% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 142 166
Halifax median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.34% -13.70%
10th Percentile £285 £283 £259
90th Percentile £527 £450 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 - £13.00
10th Percentile £9.10 - £9.90
90th Percentile £15.10 - £17.85
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 Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Halifax

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 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 Halifax region with a requirement for SOA.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) DataPower
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) IBM Certification
3 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LDAP
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Portal Developer
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) DataPower
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM