The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Architect
Rank 51 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £606 £375 £565
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.66% -33.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £575 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SOA Architect
East of 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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
531 623 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.51% 96.74% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 326 327
Average daily rate £380 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 46 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £6.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SOA Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SOA Architect Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) GIS
3 3 (50.00%) ESRI
3 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Maximo
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Legal
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) .NET

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) ETL
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) B2B
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Product Management
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) ESRI
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Apigee
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Mashery
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat