The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Designer
Rank 542 544 545
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 11 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.005% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
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£450 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £355
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44352 42929 48944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.62% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25712 27833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1800 1990 2512
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.22 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
SOA Designer
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

SOA Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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 - 2 - -
SOA Designer
UK

SOA Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Middleware
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (30.77%) webMethods
5 4 (30.77%) BPEL
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) QMS
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (15.38%) Complex Event Processing
7 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
7 2 (15.38%) XML
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
7 2 (15.38%) FTP
7 2 (15.38%) HTTP
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (15.38%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) Software AG
7 2 (15.38%) XMLSpy
7 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (15.38%) WebSphere

SOA Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
5 2 (15.38%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) JMS
6 1 (7.69%) Java EE
6 1 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (7.69%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) BPEL
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) QMS
5 2 (15.38%) Complex Event Processing
5 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) webMethods
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Software AG
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) JBoss