The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Designer
Rank 567 - 568
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 11 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% - 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% - 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate
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£463 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SOA Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47067 45362 49291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.11% 92.86% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29105 27599 28304
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1980 2447
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

SOA Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SOA Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SOA Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SOA Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

SOA Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SOA Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SOA Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire - - - -
SOA Designer
UK

SOA Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SOA Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (58.82%) UML
3 9 (52.94%) Middleware
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) webMethods
5 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) Time Management
7 4 (23.53%) QMS
7 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (23.53%) Budget Control
7 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 4 (23.53%) JMS
7 4 (23.53%) Software AG
7 4 (23.53%) HTTP
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) IBM
8 3 (17.65%) XMLSpy
8 3 (17.65%) BPEL
8 3 (17.65%) XSLT
9 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
9 2 (11.76%) FTP
9 2 (11.76%) C
9 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM

SOA Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SOA Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MQSeries
1 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Middleware
2 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) XML
3 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 4 (23.53%) JMS
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) WSDL
6 1 (5.88%) Java EE
6 1 (5.88%) SOAP
6 1 (5.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (58.82%) UML
3 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) QMS
5 4 (23.53%) Budget Control
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) BPEL
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) webMethods
2 4 (23.53%) Software AG
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.88%) JBoss