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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Designer
Rank 594 585 584
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 27 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.028% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.029% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate £465 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +21.62%
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -4 16 £465 +3.33%
East of England +12 6 £569 +22.97%
London -12 5 £413 -25.00%
SOA Designer
UK

SOA Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) SOA
2 25 (65.79%) SOAP
3 22 (57.89%) Data Modelling
4 20 (52.63%) WSDL
4 20 (52.63%) Oracle
4 20 (52.63%) XSD
5 19 (50.00%) XML
6 17 (44.74%) SoapUI
7 15 (39.47%) Test Strategy
8 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
11 6 (15.79%) REST
11 6 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
11 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
11 6 (15.79%) Java
11 6 (15.79%) J2EE
12 5 (13.16%) .NET
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
13 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 4 (10.53%) C#
13 4 (10.53%) OO
13 4 (10.53%) Microservices
13 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
13 4 (10.53%) User Stories

SOA Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
1 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.89%) VisualAge
2 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) SOAP
2 20 (52.63%) WSDL
2 20 (52.63%) XSD
3 19 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (15.79%) J2EE
4 6 (15.79%) REST
5 5 (13.16%) .NET
6 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.89%) Middleware
8 2 (5.26%) Java EE
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (5.26%) Web Services
8 2 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) SOA
2 22 (57.89%) Data Modelling
3 15 (39.47%) Test Strategy
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) Microservices
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Reverse Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) User Stories
7 3 (7.89%) AOP
7 3 (7.89%) BPEL
7 3 (7.89%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) UML
7 3 (7.89%) Use Case
8 1 (2.63%) Network Design
8 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 3 (7.89%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.26%) webMethods
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat