The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Developer
Rank 421 402 384
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.049% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.053% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
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£375 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
SOA Developer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

SOA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SOA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

SOA Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SOA Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

SOA Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
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SOA Developer
England

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited SOA Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle
3 9 (69.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) WSDL
5 3 (23.08%) Mercator
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) XSD
5 3 (23.08%) REST
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) XSL
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) JDBC

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited SOA Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.69%) AquaLogic BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
2 1 (7.69%) Hudson
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) WSDL
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) XSD
1 3 (23.08%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (15.38%) XSL
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) JDBC
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Use Case
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) BPEL
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Mercator
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) BEA
4 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.69%) CollabNet
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