The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Architect
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £475 £426
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SOA Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA Architect in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SOA Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA Architect across the East of England region.

SOA Architect Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SOA Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA Architect across the East of England region.

SOA Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SOA Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited SOA Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SOA Architect in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Budget Control
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited SOA Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SOA Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Budget Control
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java