The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 25 38 29
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9  
Contract jobs citing SOA 4 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.31% 0.47% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 0.61% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £363 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £56.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year -24.10% +57.19%  

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 142 164 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 82.08% 77.00% 77.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 87 124
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.07% +85.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £13.81 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.10 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in North Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in North Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York - 1 £400 - 1
SOA
Yorkshire

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (12.50%) Mockito
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 3 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Android Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SOA Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Material Design
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft