The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Developer
Rank 400 381 419
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +38
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.037% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.040% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate £250 £430 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £372 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £575 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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 Developer
England

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 18 April 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 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 14 (70.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (45.00%) Middleware
6 9 (45.00%) Java
6 9 (45.00%) Scrum
7 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
8 7 (35.00%) BPEL
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle BPEL
9 6 (30.00%) Complex Event Processing
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 5 (25.00%) REST
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (25.00%) Subversion
10 5 (25.00%) Change Management
10 5 (25.00%) Finance
10 5 (25.00%) UML
11 4 (20.00%) WSDL
11 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (20.00%) Python
11 4 (20.00%) CRM
11 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (20.00%) JDeveloper

SOA Developer
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 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 12 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (15.00%) LiveLink
4 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) JDeveloper
3 4 (20.00%) Ant
3 4 (20.00%) Hudson
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (45.00%) Middleware
4 5 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) WSDL
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) XSD
5 4 (20.00%) XSL
5 4 (20.00%) XSLT
5 4 (20.00%) J2EE
5 4 (20.00%) JDBC
6 3 (15.00%) JPA
6 3 (15.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) Java EE
6 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.00%) JAXB
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) RESTful
7 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) BPEL
4 6 (30.00%) Complex Event Processing
5 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 5 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) Use Case
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) CMMI
7 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (15.00%) RUP
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
9 1 (5.00%) Release Management
9 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (20.00%) CollabNet
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft