Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 106 107
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1 -40
Contract jobs citing SOA 60 98 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 2.08% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.44% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 65 51
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -7.03% -2.63%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £356
90th Percentile £586 £575 £575
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 £41.50 - £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 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 4,053 4,022 3,792
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.49% 85.48% 84.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,759 2,642 2,444
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £540 £556
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 128 106
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.38 £20.25 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +38.75% -2.70%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.68 £9.93
90th Percentile £42.70 £43.23 £32.00
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% - +11.11%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 35 £544 +35.94% 23
North Yorkshire +6 14 £425 -12.82% 2
South Yorkshire -14 5 £456 -20.65% 7
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (33.33%) Microservices
3 18 (30.00%) Finance
3 18 (30.00%) SQL
4 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (25.00%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) .NET
5 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 14 (23.33%) Node.js
7 13 (21.67%) MVC
8 12 (20.00%) HTML
8 12 (20.00%) Java
8 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.33%) Coaching
9 11 (18.33%) User Experience
9 11 (18.33%) OOP
9 11 (18.33%) Middleware
10 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 9 (15.00%) React
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (15.00%) Web Services
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
12 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
12 8 (13.33%) TDD
12 8 (13.33%) CMS
12 8 (13.33%) Scrum

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 9 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (13.33%) CMS
3 7 (11.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.33%) AquaLogic
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.33%) Tuxedo
4 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.67%) Jetty
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Akamai
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
3 2 (3.33%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Serverless
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) BGP
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.67%) LAN
2 1 (1.67%) MPLS
2 1 (1.67%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.67%) OSPF
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.67%) VoIP
2 1 (1.67%) VPLS
2 1 (1.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.67%) Big Data
3 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) gulp
1 7 (11.67%) webpack
2 5 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (5.00%) Maven
4 2 (3.33%) Ant
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.67%) Gradle
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) JUnit
5 1 (1.67%) Mockito
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Architect
2 22 (36.67%) Developer
3 19 (31.67%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) IT Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) Node.js
3 12 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (18.33%) Middleware
5 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (15.00%) React
5 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (11.67%) jQuery
7 7 (11.67%) Vue.js
8 6 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.33%) Ajax
9 5 (8.33%) GraphQL
9 5 (8.33%) HTML5
9 5 (8.33%) RESTful
10 4 (6.67%) J2EE
10 4 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) User Experience
2 8 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Android
2 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
5 2 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) Microservices
3 17 (28.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 13 (21.67%) MVC
6 11 (18.33%) Coaching
6 11 (18.33%) OOP
7 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.33%) Scrum
8 8 (13.33%) SOLID
8 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (10.00%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (8.33%) OO
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (6.67%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.00%) C#
4 12 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Java 8
8 1 (1.67%) Jython
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) CCIE
1 1 (1.67%) CCNP
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.67%) CISM
1 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) OpenView
2 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Sitecore
3 5 (8.33%) Micro Focus
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.33%) BEA
5 2 (3.33%) F5
5 2 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft