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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 55 69
Rank change year-on-year -23 +14  
Contract jobs citing SOA 44 94 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.07% 3.27% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.03% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 36
Median daily rate £380 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.20 £35.63
% change year-on-year -15.33% +40.89%  

SOA is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1759 2332 2198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.85% 81.11% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 1595 1422
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 65 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £37.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing SOA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -36 24 £500 +5.26% 7
South Yorkshire +1 12 £380 -20.00% 1
North Yorkshire +9 4 £363 - 2
SOA
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 40 (47.06%) Java
2 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.88%) Middleware
4 21 (24.71%) SOAP
5 20 (23.53%) Web Services
5 20 (23.53%) Oracle
5 20 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (21.18%) OO
7 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.00%) SQL
7 17 (20.00%) MuleSoft
8 16 (18.82%) TDD
9 15 (17.65%) Mule
10 14 (16.47%) Retail
10 14 (16.47%) .NET
10 14 (16.47%) Mule ESB
11 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
12 12 (14.12%) Finance
12 12 (14.12%) J2EE
12 12 (14.12%) REST
12 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
12 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
12 12 (14.12%) SDLC
13 11 (12.94%) XML
13 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
13 11 (12.94%) Spring
14 10 (11.76%) B2B
14 10 (11.76%) Open Source
14 10 (11.76%) JSON
14 10 (11.76%) Domain Models

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 20 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (17.65%) Mule
3 14 (16.47%) Mule ESB
4 6 (7.06%) Confluence
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (4.71%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.71%) CMS
5 4 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.18%) Documentum
8 1 (1.18%) Drupal
8 1 (1.18%) FileNet
8 1 (1.18%) IIS
8 1 (1.18%) Liferay
8 1 (1.18%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.18%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) SaaS
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.53%) IaaS
3 3 (3.53%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.18%) G Suite
5 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Extranet
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
1 4 (4.71%) Intranet
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.41%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.71%) MySQL
7 4 (4.71%) OLAP
7 4 (4.71%) OLTP
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.53%) Big Data
8 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.53%) QlikView
9 2 (2.35%) Redis
9 2 (2.35%) Riak
10 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) JIRA
2 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.71%) Maven
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.18%) Babel
4 1 (1.18%) Gradle
4 1 (1.18%) Mockito
4 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
4 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 14 (16.47%) Retail
2 12 (14.12%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (48.24%) Developer
2 36 (42.35%) Architect
3 25 (29.41%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (15.29%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Senior Architect
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.24%) Integration Developer
7 7 (8.24%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (7.06%) MuleSoft Developer
9 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) SOA Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 3 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.88%) Middleware
2 21 (24.71%) SOAP
3 20 (23.53%) Web Services
4 14 (16.47%) .NET
5 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
5 12 (14.12%) J2EE
5 12 (14.12%) REST
6 11 (12.94%) Spring
6 11 (12.94%) XML
7 10 (11.76%) JSON
8 9 (10.59%) RESTful
9 8 (9.41%) HTML
10 7 (8.24%) Node.js
11 6 (7.06%) EJB
11 6 (7.06%) JMS
11 6 (7.06%) Servlets
12 5 (5.88%) Java EE
13 4 (4.71%) Ajax
13 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
13 4 (4.71%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) FMCG
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.18%) RIA
7 1 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) OO
3 16 (18.82%) TDD
4 12 (14.12%) SDLC
5 11 (12.94%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.76%) B2B
6 10 (11.76%) Domain Models
6 10 (11.76%) Open Source
7 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.59%) Data Management
7 9 (10.59%) EAI
7 9 (10.59%) Microservices
8 8 (9.41%) Analytics
8 8 (9.41%) MVC
8 8 (9.41%) UML
9 7 (8.24%) SOLID
10 6 (7.06%) API Development
10 6 (7.06%) DevOps
10 6 (7.06%) OOD
10 6 (7.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) Java
2 17 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.06%) C#
5 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.53%) PHP
6 3 (3.53%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) Scala
7 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Degree
1 2 (2.35%) OCP
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Ansible
1 4 (4.71%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle
2 17 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.18%) OpenText
7 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.18%) Vignette
7 1 (1.18%) Xerox
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday