Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 85 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +15
Contract jobs citing SOA 50 60 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.23% 2.32% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.64% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 78
Leeds median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £334 £250
90th Percentile £484 £529 £541
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
Leeds 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1925 2273 2832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.01% 87.79% 87.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1536 1988
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Leeds

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Leeds

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Leeds

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SOA.

1 34 (68.00%) MVC
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) TDD
2 28 (56.00%) Microservices
3 24 (48.00%) Scrum
4 21 (42.00%) .NET
5 20 (40.00%) C#
6 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (30.00%) HTML
8 15 (30.00%) RESTful
9 14 (28.00%) Java
9 14 (28.00%) IT Strategy
10 13 (26.00%) SaaS
10 13 (26.00%) PaaS
10 13 (26.00%) IaaS
11 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
11 12 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (24.00%) HTML5
12 10 (20.00%) SQL
13 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
13 9 (18.00%) CSS
13 9 (18.00%) UML
13 9 (18.00%) OOP
13 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (18.00%) Apache Solr
1 9 (18.00%) CMS
1 9 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (18.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.00%) Mule
3 2 (4.00%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) IaaS
1 13 (26.00%) PaaS
1 13 (26.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (6.00%) jMock
3 3 (6.00%) JUnit
3 3 (6.00%) Mockito
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.00%) Architect
3 16 (32.00%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (24.00%) Lead Developer
5 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 7 (14.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
7 7 (14.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Technical Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Technical Leader
9 4 (8.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Principal Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Principal Java Developer
10 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Senior Architect
10 3 (6.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
2 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (30.00%) HTML
3 15 (30.00%) RESTful
4 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (24.00%) HTML5
4 12 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (18.00%) Ajax
5 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Core
5 9 (18.00%) CSS
5 9 (18.00%) CSS3
5 9 (18.00%) jQuery
5 9 (18.00%) Sass
5 9 (18.00%) Spring
5 9 (18.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (16.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 6 (12.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (14.00%) User Experience
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Fintech
6 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) MVC
2 28 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Microservices
2 28 (56.00%) TDD
3 24 (48.00%) Scrum
4 14 (28.00%) IT Strategy
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.00%) Front End Development
5 9 (18.00%) OOP
5 9 (18.00%) SOLID
5 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (18.00%) UML
5 9 (18.00%) Web Development
6 8 (16.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (16.00%) Financial Modelling
6 8 (16.00%) Information Architecture
7 6 (12.00%) Coaching
7 6 (12.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) Java
4 10 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) Clojure
7 1 (2.00%) Elixir
7 1 (2.00%) Erlang
7 1 (2.00%) Haskell
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (18.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.00%) Apigee
3 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle