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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Designer
Rank 569 562 510
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -52
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.002% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£481 £300 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.41% -31.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £300 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SOA Designer
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
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 £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) SOA
2 12 (85.71%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) BPEL
5 6 (42.86%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (28.57%) Release Management
7 4 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPEL
7 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) UML
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 2 (14.29%) BDD
9 2 (14.29%) TDD
9 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (14.29%) SOAP
9 2 (14.29%) OO
10 1 (7.14%) J2ME
10 1 (7.14%) J2SE
10 1 (7.14%) XSLT
10 1 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (7.14%) WebLogic

SOA Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPEL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) J2ME
4 1 (7.14%) J2SE
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) Java ME
4 1 (7.14%) Java SE
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (42.86%) BPEL
3 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Software AG
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods