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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 48 42 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.53% 2.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 2.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £54.07 £35.63
% change year-on-year -21.39% +51.77%  

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 301 345 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 80.05% 80.80% 80.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 230 129
Median daily rate £445 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -38.79%  
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) OCP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL

SOA
Top Related 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Alfresco
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (16.67%) Documentum
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) FileNet
3 1 (16.67%) Liferay
3 1 (16.67%) LiveCycle
3 1 (16.67%) LiveLink
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) CouchDB
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
3 1 (16.67%) Redis
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Pentaho Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SOA Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Avro
2 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SAML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Complex Event Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Personalization
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) OCP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Interwoven
3 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) OpenText
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) Vignette
3 1 (16.67%) Xerox