Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 96 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing SOA 93 119 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.13% 2.17% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.58% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 73 129
Yorkshire median daily rate £431 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £328 £293
90th Percentile £588 £556 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.53% +6.25%

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 3644 4610 5171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.44% 84.19% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2425 3014 3558
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 177
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £35.07
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
West Yorkshire +2 69 £400 -20.00% 9
South Yorkshire +18 9 £575 +27.78%
North Yorkshire -13 1 £475 +2.70%
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SOA.

1 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.16%) Microservices
3 36 (38.71%) TDD
4 35 (37.63%) MVC
5 34 (36.56%) Java
6 32 (34.41%) Scrum
7 23 (24.73%) .NET
8 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.58%) Finance
8 21 (22.58%) RESTful
9 20 (21.51%) C#
10 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
11 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
11 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (18.28%) HTML
12 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.20%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (16.13%) IT Strategy
15 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (15.05%) PaaS
15 14 (15.05%) SQL
15 14 (15.05%) OOP
15 14 (15.05%) Spring
16 13 (13.98%) HTML5
16 13 (13.98%) SaaS
16 13 (13.98%) AngularJS
16 13 (13.98%) IaaS
17 12 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (12.90%) NoSQL

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 10 (10.75%) CMS
2 9 (9.68%) Apache Solr
2 9 (9.68%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.23%) Mule
4 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.15%) JBoss
5 2 (2.15%) Mule ESB
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.05%) PaaS
2 13 (13.98%) IaaS
2 13 (13.98%) SaaS
3 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.30%) GitHub
6 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Extranet
1 6 (6.45%) Intranet
2 5 (5.38%) DNS
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) SSL
4 2 (2.15%) LDAP
4 2 (2.15%) SSH
5 1 (1.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
4 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) OLAP
5 6 (6.45%) OLTP
6 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.23%) Big Data
6 3 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.53%) Maven
4 6 (6.45%) JIRA
5 5 (5.38%) JUnit
6 4 (4.30%) jMock
6 4 (4.30%) Mockito
7 3 (3.23%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.08%) Gradle
8 1 (1.08%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Architect
2 41 (44.09%) Developer
3 39 (41.94%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (20.43%) .NET Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Senior Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.60%) C# Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Lead .NET Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.38%) Digital Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Technical Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.73%) .NET
2 21 (22.58%) RESTful
3 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (18.28%) HTML
5 14 (15.05%) Spring
6 13 (13.98%) AngularJS
6 13 (13.98%) HTML5
7 12 (12.90%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (11.83%) SOAP
9 10 (10.75%) CSS
9 10 (10.75%) CSS3
10 9 (9.68%) .NET Framework
10 9 (9.68%) Ajax
10 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET Core
10 9 (9.68%) jQuery
10 9 (9.68%) REST
10 9 (9.68%) Sass
10 9 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.53%) User Experience
5 6 (6.45%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.23%) DataPower
7 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.15%) Clustering
8 2 (2.15%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.08%) Fintech
9 1 (1.08%) FMCG
9 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.16%) Microservices
3 36 (38.71%) TDD
4 35 (37.63%) MVC
5 32 (34.41%) Scrum
6 15 (16.13%) IT Strategy
7 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.05%) OOP
8 12 (12.90%) TOGAF
9 11 (11.83%) Coaching
10 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (10.75%) UML
11 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
11 9 (9.68%) Front End Development
11 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.68%) SOLID
11 9 (9.68%) Web Development
12 8 (8.60%) Business Process Modelling
12 8 (8.60%) Financial Modelling
12 8 (8.60%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) Java
2 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.51%) C#
4 14 (15.05%) SQL
5 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.30%) Scala
7 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.08%) Clojure
8 1 (1.08%) Elixir
8 1 (1.08%) Erlang
8 1 (1.08%) Groovy
8 1 (1.08%) Haskell
8 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) MCSD
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) GCP
1 1 (1.08%) GDPR
1 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.08%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (6.45%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.68%) Sitecore
3 8 (8.60%) Oracle
4 7 (7.53%) IBM
5 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.30%) VMware
7 3 (3.23%) MuleSoft
7 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.15%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.15%) Google
9 1 (1.08%) Adobe
9 1 (1.08%) Apigee