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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Developer
Rank 380 384 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 11 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.044% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £488 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.97% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
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 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SOA Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (90.91%) Oracle
3 16 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (45.45%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Java
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 5 (22.73%) REST
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Advertising
7 5 (22.73%) Maven
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Middleware
8 4 (18.18%) J2EE
8 4 (18.18%) WSDL
8 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (18.18%) XSD
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (18.18%) Hudson
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (18.18%) Data Extraction
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
9 3 (13.64%) JMS

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (9.09%) AquaLogic
3 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (9.09%) AquaLogic BPM
2 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Hudson
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.09%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Advertising
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (18.18%) WSDL
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE
2 4 (18.18%) XSD
3 3 (13.64%) XSLT
3 3 (13.64%) JMS
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 2 (9.09%) JDBC
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) XSL
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) BPEL
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) EAI
4 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
4 2 (9.09%) Use Case
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Mercator
3 2 (9.09%) BEA
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) CollabNet