The first table below looks at the demand for the SOA Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Designer
Rank 411 386 420
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.015% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SOA Designer
England

SOA Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SOA Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

SOA Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SOA Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

SOA Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

SOA Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) JAXB
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods