Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 96 76
Rank change year-on-year +21 -20 +10
Contract jobs citing SOA 133 80 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.68% 1.95% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.28% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 50 112
Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £423 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -10.11% +17.50%
10th Percentile £373 £313 £326
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -9.09% +8.37%

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 4,324 3,506 4,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.11% 85.24% 86.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,901 2,310 3,269
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.24%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 94 114
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.35 £14.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -2.10% +5.64%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.89 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £33.24 £40.68
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.14 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.25% +1.34% +4.99%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +8 83 £475 +26.67% 12
South Yorkshire +15 28 £438 +12.18% 5
North Yorkshire +11 15 £440 -7.37%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.11%) Java
2 60 (45.11%) Microservices
3 45 (33.83%) TDD
4 36 (27.07%) Web Services
5 32 (24.06%) OOP
6 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
6 31 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (22.56%) REST
8 29 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (21.05%) RESTful
10 26 (19.55%) Spring
10 26 (19.55%) Oracle
10 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
10 26 (19.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 25 (18.80%) Scrum
12 24 (18.05%) OO
13 23 (17.29%) SOAP
14 22 (16.54%) Finance
15 21 (15.79%) Jenkins
15 21 (15.79%) Java 8
15 21 (15.79%) Spring Boot
16 20 (15.04%) Kubernetes
17 19 (14.29%) .NET
17 19 (14.29%) Middleware
17 19 (14.29%) Docker
17 19 (14.29%) Groovy
17 19 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
18 18 (13.53%) jQuery
18 18 (13.53%) SQL

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 (19.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (12.03%) Oracle Service Bus
3 14 (10.53%) CMS
4 12 (9.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.26%) Alfresco
6 3 (2.26%) Confluence
6 3 (2.26%) Documentum
6 3 (2.26%) Drupal
6 3 (2.26%) FileNet
6 3 (2.26%) Liferay
6 3 (2.26%) LiveCycle
6 3 (2.26%) LiveLink
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.50%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.75%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) GitHub
2 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.01%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Boomi
5 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) Extranet
2 1 (0.75%) FTP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.26%) SQLite
8 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.75%) OLAP
9 1 (0.75%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 21 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.53%) Mercurial
4 9 (6.77%) gulp
4 9 (6.77%) Subversion
4 9 (6.77%) webpack
5 8 (6.02%) JIRA
6 7 (5.26%) JMeter
6 7 (5.26%) Maven
7 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.76%) Selenium
8 3 (2.26%) Ant
8 3 (2.26%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.26%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.26%) Xcode
9 2 (1.50%) Gatling
9 2 (1.50%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 16 (12.03%) Retail
3 4 (3.01%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Publishing
4 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (48.12%) Developer
2 34 (25.56%) Architect
3 27 (20.30%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (15.04%) Java Developer
5 14 (10.53%) Consultant
6 11 (8.27%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Python Developer
6 11 (8.27%) Security Consultant
7 9 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (6.02%) SOA Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.51%) Administrator
10 6 (4.51%) IT Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) IT Security Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) E-Commerce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.07%) Web Services
2 30 (22.56%) REST
3 28 (21.05%) RESTful
4 26 (19.55%) Spring
5 23 (17.29%) SOAP
6 21 (15.79%) Spring Boot
7 19 (14.29%) .NET
7 19 (14.29%) Middleware
8 18 (13.53%) jQuery
9 16 (12.03%) AngularJS
9 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (12.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 16 (12.03%) React
10 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET
10 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (11.28%) CSS
10 15 (11.28%) Vue.js
11 13 (9.77%) HTML
12 12 (9.02%) HTML5
12 12 (9.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (7.52%) DataPower
1 10 (7.52%) N-Tier
1 10 (7.52%) User Experience
2 6 (4.51%) NHS
3 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.50%) Clustering
5 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Linux
2 3 (2.26%) Android
2 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.11%) Microservices
3 45 (33.83%) TDD
4 32 (24.06%) OOP
5 31 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (21.80%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (18.80%) Scrum
8 24 (18.05%) OO
9 19 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
10 17 (12.78%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.03%) MVC
12 15 (11.28%) BDD
12 15 (11.28%) Mentoring
13 14 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 14 (10.53%) SDLC
13 14 (10.53%) SOLID
14 13 (9.77%) Test Automation
15 12 (9.02%) Data Modelling
16 11 (8.27%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.11%) Java
2 31 (23.31%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.79%) Java 8
4 19 (14.29%) Groovy
5 18 (13.53%) SQL
6 17 (12.78%) Scala
7 16 (12.03%) C#
8 14 (10.53%) Python
9 13 (9.77%) Clojure
9 13 (9.77%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.26%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.50%) ABAP
12 1 (0.75%) ES6
12 1 (0.75%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) CISM
1 9 (6.77%) CISSP
2 8 (6.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.26%) Degree
3 3 (2.26%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (7.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 6 (4.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.26%) PMO
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (14.29%) Docker
2 17 (12.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.77%) Ansible
2 13 (9.77%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Oracle
2 16 (12.03%) Sitecore
3 13 (9.77%) IBM
4 3 (2.26%) Adobe
4 3 (2.26%) FatWire
4 3 (2.26%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.26%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.26%) OpenText
4 3 (2.26%) SAP
4 3 (2.26%) Sencha
4 3 (2.26%) Vignette
4 3 (2.26%) Xerox
5 1 (0.75%) Apigee
5 1 (0.75%) Dell
5 1 (0.75%) Informatica
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.75%) Software AG
5 1 (0.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.75%) VMware