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 3 months to 26 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)
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 55 90
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35  
Contract jobs citing SOA 11 57 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.01% 3.87% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 4.35% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 11
Median daily rate £338 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
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 £45.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.11% +10.83%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 966 1310 1337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.38% 88.87% 86.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 931 992
Median daily rate £403 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SOA.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (43.48%) MVC
4 9 (39.13%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) SOAP
4 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) REST
6 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (30.43%) CMS
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) C#
7 6 (26.09%) Microservices
8 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (21.74%) Open Source
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
8 5 (21.74%) OOP
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) Ajax
8 5 (21.74%) SOLID
9 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team

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 7 (30.43%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (17.39%) Apache Solr
3 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Mule
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) jMock
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Mockito
1 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Digital Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) SOAP
3 8 (34.78%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 3 (13.04%) Struts
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) J2EE
7 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.35%) Akka
8 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Microservices
6 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
6 5 (21.74%) OOP
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) SOLID
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (13.04%) UML
9 2 (8.70%) Content Management
9 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) OO
9 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
9 2 (8.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Clojure
5 1 (4.35%) Elixir
5 1 (4.35%) Erlang
5 1 (4.35%) Haskell
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
Leeds
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago