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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Developer
Rank 394 395 393
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 14 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.094% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.100% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 9
Average daily rate £450 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £361 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.38 - £41.00
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) SOA
2 16 (61.54%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) SQL
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle
5 13 (50.00%) Oracle Database
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (42.31%) XML
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (30.77%) BPEL
8 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
8 8 (30.77%) RESTful
8 8 (30.77%) Middleware
8 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
8 8 (30.77%) OO
9 7 (26.92%) XSLT
9 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
9 7 (26.92%) SOAP
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (26.92%) SDLC
10 6 (23.08%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 6 (23.08%) WCF
10 6 (23.08%) .NET
10 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 6 (23.08%) C#
10 6 (23.08%) XSD
10 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (42.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (30.77%) WebLogic
3 4 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (15.38%) IIS
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Apache
5 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) JDeveloper
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.85%) JMeter
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) XML
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) Middleware
3 8 (30.77%) RESTful
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (26.92%) SOAP
4 7 (26.92%) XSLT
5 6 (23.08%) .NET
5 6 (23.08%) WCF
5 6 (23.08%) XSD
6 5 (19.23%) WSDL
7 4 (15.38%) Ajax
7 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 4 (15.38%) HTML
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) JSF
7 4 (15.38%) Spring
7 4 (15.38%) Struts
8 3 (11.54%) CSS
8 3 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
1 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (30.77%) BPEL
2 8 (30.77%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Process Management
5 4 (15.38%) SOLID
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (11.54%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) E-business
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) OOD
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
8 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
4 6 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) XPath
6 2 (7.69%) XQuery
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) CTC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) DevExpress