Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 72 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 -13
Contract jobs citing SOA 2 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.30% 0.63% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.77% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Sheffield median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +45.99%
10th Percentile £340 £425 £388
90th Percentile £585 £475 £595
South Yorkshire median daily rate £575 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +27.78% -10.00% +45.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 562 779 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.51% 81.74% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 528 481
Sheffield median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £394
% change year-on-year - +7.94% +17.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 20
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +140.00% -18.75%
10th Percentile £16.88 £13.15 £9.93
90th Percentile £41.49 £49.25 £15.10
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
% change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -9.81%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

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 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle