The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 27 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)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.84% 2.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £463 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -  
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 £44.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -9.09% +8.37%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 212 322 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 89.08% 84.29% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 247 145
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +12.00%  
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Sheffield

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Sheffield over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SOA.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Dojo
3 1 (25.00%) JSR 170
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (25.00%) Drupal
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) Documentum
2 1 (25.00%) Drupal
2 1 (25.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) Liferay
2 1 (25.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (25.00%) LiveLink
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Avro
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Dojo
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) JSR 170
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) OAuth
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SAML
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Process Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
2 1 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (25.00%) OpenText
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (25.00%) Vignette
2 1 (25.00%) Xerox