Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 12 December 2018 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 78 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 +19 -32
Contract jobs citing SOA 113 105 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.27% 2.36% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.76% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 67 64
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -7.37% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £320
90th Percentile £575 £580 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year - -12.09% +7.06%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,334 3,803 4,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.99% 85.50% 85.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,948 2,513 2,962
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £261 £260
90th Percentile £556 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 101 143
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.85% +0.45%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.50 £10.54
90th Percentile £41.50 £40.00 £34.71
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year -12.00% +9.48% +3.80%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SOA in Yorkshire

SOA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA in Yorkshire

SOA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -25 65 £481 +20.31% 21
South Yorkshire +8 20 £431 -25.00% 2
North Yorkshire +13 18 £425 -12.82% 1
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.94%) Java
2 44 (38.94%) Microservices
3 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
4 26 (23.01%) TDD
4 26 (23.01%) Oracle
4 26 (23.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (19.47%) Web Services
5 22 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (18.58%) OOP
6 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
6 21 (18.58%) SQL
6 21 (18.58%) .NET
6 21 (18.58%) Middleware
6 21 (18.58%) Scrum
7 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
8 19 (16.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (15.93%) AngularJS
9 18 (15.93%) Spring
9 18 (15.93%) MVC
9 18 (15.93%) E-Commerce
9 18 (15.93%) C#
10 17 (15.04%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (14.16%) RESTful
11 16 (14.16%) Oracle Service Bus
11 16 (14.16%) Finance
12 15 (13.27%) Retail
12 15 (13.27%) OO
12 15 (13.27%) jQuery
12 15 (13.27%) React

SOA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (23.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (14.16%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (10.62%) CMS
4 11 (9.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.65%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.65%) Confluence
5 3 (2.65%) Documentum
5 3 (2.65%) Drupal
5 3 (2.65%) FileNet
5 3 (2.65%) Liferay
5 3 (2.65%) LiveCycle
5 3 (2.65%) LiveLink
5 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.50%) GitHub
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.77%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Apigee
5 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.88%) Boomi
5 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) Extranet
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
3 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.65%) SQLite
7 2 (1.77%) Big Data
7 2 (1.77%) DB2
7 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.88%) OLAP
8 1 (0.88%) OLTP
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.96%) gulp
3 9 (7.96%) webpack
4 8 (7.08%) JIRA
4 8 (7.08%) Maven
4 8 (7.08%) Mercurial
4 8 (7.08%) Subversion
5 6 (5.31%) JMeter
6 5 (4.42%) Ant
6 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.42%) Selenium
7 4 (3.54%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.65%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.65%) Xcode
9 2 (1.77%) Gatling
9 2 (1.77%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.88%) Gradle
10 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (14.16%) Finance
2 15 (13.27%) Retail
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (45.13%) Developer
2 32 (28.32%) Architect
3 24 (21.24%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (13.27%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Consultant
5 12 (10.62%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (10.62%) Security Consultant
6 11 (9.73%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.08%) SOA Developer
8 7 (6.19%) IT Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) IT Security Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (3.54%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.47%) Web Services
2 21 (18.58%) .NET
2 21 (18.58%) Middleware
3 18 (15.93%) AngularJS
3 18 (15.93%) Spring
4 17 (15.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (14.16%) RESTful
6 15 (13.27%) jQuery
6 15 (13.27%) React
7 14 (12.39%) ASP.NET
7 14 (12.39%) REST
7 14 (12.39%) Spring Boot
8 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (11.50%) HTML
8 13 (11.50%) Node.js
9 12 (10.62%) CSS
9 12 (10.62%) SOAP
9 12 (10.62%) Vue.js
10 9 (7.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) User Experience
2 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.96%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.31%) DataPower
4 5 (4.42%) NHS
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.65%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
7 2 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Unix
2 5 (4.42%) Linux
3 4 (3.54%) Android
4 3 (2.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.77%) AIX
5 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.94%) Microservices
3 26 (23.01%) TDD
4 22 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (18.58%) OOP
5 21 (18.58%) Scrum
6 19 (16.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (15.93%) E-Commerce
7 18 (15.93%) MVC
8 15 (13.27%) OO
9 14 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (12.39%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.62%) Information Security
10 12 (10.62%) SDLC
10 12 (10.62%) Security Architecture
10 12 (10.62%) SOLID
11 11 (9.73%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (8.85%) BDD
12 10 (8.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 9 (7.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.94%) Java
2 32 (28.32%) JavaScript
3 21 (18.58%) SQL
4 18 (15.93%) C#
5 12 (10.62%) Java 8
6 11 (9.73%) Groovy
6 11 (9.73%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.08%) Clojure
7 8 (7.08%) Scala
8 5 (4.42%) Python
9 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.88%) ES6
10 1 (0.88%) Jython
10 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) CISM
1 9 (7.96%) CISSP
2 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.88%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (9.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (6.19%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.65%) PMO
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) Docker
2 8 (7.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) Kubernetes
2 6 (5.31%) Ansible
2 6 (5.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (23.01%) Oracle
2 14 (12.39%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.96%) IBM
4 3 (2.65%) Adobe
4 3 (2.65%) FatWire
4 3 (2.65%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.65%) OpenText
4 3 (2.65%) Sencha
4 3 (2.65%) Vignette
4 3 (2.65%) Xerox
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.88%) Dell
6 1 (0.88%) Informatica
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Software AG
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.88%) Xamarin