Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 94 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 74 83 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.42% 2.30% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 2.67% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 97
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £266
90th Percentile £529 £553 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -7.63% +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2588 3108 3727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.74% 86.29% 85.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2039 2565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 108
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.50 £40.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 53 £400 -15.79% 6
Bradford +15 9 £488 -10.34%
Halifax - 5 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £425 - 1
SOA
Yorkshire

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

1 38 (51.35%) Microservices
2 35 (47.30%) MVC
3 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (44.59%) TDD
4 29 (39.19%) Scrum
5 25 (33.78%) Java
6 24 (32.43%) .NET
7 21 (28.38%) C#
8 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
9 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
9 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (25.68%) RESTful
9 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
11 16 (21.62%) HTML
11 16 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (20.27%) IT Strategy
13 14 (18.92%) PaaS
13 14 (18.92%) SQL
13 14 (18.92%) OOP
14 13 (17.57%) SaaS
14 13 (17.57%) HTML5
14 13 (17.57%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (17.57%) IaaS
15 12 (16.22%) NoSQL
15 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
15 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.22%) Finance
16 11 (14.86%) Spring
17 10 (13.51%) Ajax

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 10 (13.51%) Apache Solr
1 10 (13.51%) CMS
1 10 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (13.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (8.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.05%) JBoss
3 3 (4.05%) Mule
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.05%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.70%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.35%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) PaaS
2 13 (17.57%) IaaS
2 13 (17.57%) SaaS
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.41%) GitHub
5 2 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) SSL
2 2 (2.70%) Extranet
2 2 (2.70%) Intranet
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.70%) SSH
3 1 (1.35%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) NoSQL
3 10 (13.51%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (12.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) Big Data
5 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.05%) OLAP
5 3 (4.05%) OLTP
5 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.11%) JIRA
3 6 (8.11%) Maven
4 3 (4.05%) jMock
4 3 (4.05%) JUnit
4 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.05%) Mockito
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) Architect
3 27 (36.49%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (27.03%) .NET Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Lead Developer
5 12 (16.22%) Senior Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
7 9 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (12.16%) C# Developer
8 8 (10.81%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (10.81%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Technical Leader
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Architect
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 5 (6.76%) Technical Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Principal Developer
12 4 (5.41%) Principal Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.43%) .NET
2 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
2 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET Web API
2 19 (25.68%) RESTful
3 16 (21.62%) HTML
4 13 (17.57%) HTML5
4 13 (17.57%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (16.22%) AngularJS
6 11 (14.86%) Spring
7 10 (13.51%) Ajax
7 10 (13.51%) CSS
7 10 (13.51%) CSS3
7 10 (13.51%) jQuery
8 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
8 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Core
8 9 (12.16%) Sass
8 9 (12.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (12.16%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 6 (8.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.81%) User Experience
4 6 (8.11%) Virtual Team
5 5 (6.76%) DataPower
6 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.70%) Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.35%) Fintech
8 1 (1.35%) FMCG
8 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.35%) Android
2 1 (1.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Microservices
2 35 (47.30%) MVC
3 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (44.59%) TDD
4 29 (39.19%) Scrum
5 15 (20.27%) IT Strategy
6 14 (18.92%) OOP
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (13.51%) Front End Development
7 10 (13.51%) SOLID
8 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
8 9 (12.16%) UML
8 9 (12.16%) Web Development
9 8 (10.81%) Business Process Modelling
9 8 (10.81%) Coaching
9 8 (10.81%) Financial Modelling
9 8 (10.81%) Information Architecture
10 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) Java
2 21 (28.38%) C#
3 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.92%) SQL
5 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.41%) Scala
7 1 (1.35%) Clojure
7 1 (1.35%) Elixir
7 1 (1.35%) Erlang
7 1 (1.35%) Haskell
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) IBM Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) GCP
1 1 (1.35%) GDPR
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Sitecore
3 9 (12.16%) IBM
4 3 (4.05%) MuleSoft
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Apigee
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) Dell
6 1 (1.35%) Dynatrace
6 1 (1.35%) EMC
6 1 (1.35%) F5
6 1 (1.35%) NetApp
6 1 (1.35%) New Relic
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) Splunk
6 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.35%) VMware