The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 55 98
Rank change year-on-year -31 +43  
Contract jobs citing SOA 14 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.98% 3.60% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 4.10% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 53 14
Median daily rate £356 £465 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.38% +7.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £523 £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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1236 1782 1822
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.80% 87.83% 86.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 1238 1287
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 34
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -25.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in West Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in West Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in West Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Leeds -28 12 £356 -20.83% 12
Bradford +1 2 - - 7
SOA
Yorkshire

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

1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 13 (30.95%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) .NET
3 13 (30.95%) Retail
4 12 (28.57%) SQL
5 11 (26.19%) SOAP
6 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (23.81%) MVC
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
6 10 (23.81%) REST
7 9 (21.43%) Microservices
7 9 (21.43%) Domain Models
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 8 (19.05%) TDD
9 7 (16.67%) UML
9 7 (16.67%) Web Services
9 7 (16.67%) CMS
9 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
10 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
10 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 6 (14.29%) C#
11 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
11 5 (11.90%) OOP
11 5 (11.90%) Ajax
11 5 (11.90%) Spring
11 5 (11.90%) jQuery
11 5 (11.90%) Open Source

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 7 (16.67%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Mule
5 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Extranet
1 4 (9.52%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 6 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.52%) OLAP
3 4 (9.52%) OLTP
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) QlikView
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) jMock
1 2 (4.76%) JUnit
1 2 (4.76%) Mockito
1 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (30.95%) Retail
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Architect
2 18 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (28.57%) Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Architect
5 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Digital Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 11 (26.19%) SOAP
3 10 (23.81%) REST
4 7 (16.67%) Web Services
5 5 (11.90%) Ajax
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (11.90%) jQuery
5 5 (11.90%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (11.90%) Spring
6 4 (9.52%) Dropwizard
6 4 (9.52%) Node.js
6 4 (9.52%) Swagger
7 3 (7.14%) Struts
8 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.76%) HTML
8 2 (4.76%) J2EE
8 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
8 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.76%) FMCG
3 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) MVC
3 9 (21.43%) Domain Models
3 9 (21.43%) Microservices
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
5 7 (16.67%) UML
6 5 (11.90%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.90%) OOP
6 5 (11.90%) Open Source
6 5 (11.90%) SOLID
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
7 4 (9.52%) B2B
7 4 (9.52%) B2C
7 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) DevOps
7 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.52%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (7.14%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Clojure
7 1 (2.38%) Elixir
7 1 (2.38%) Erlang
7 1 (2.38%) Haskell
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Sitecore
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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