The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Developer
Rank 131 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +3.44%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2998 2581 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.22% 90.94% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1291 1392
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 186 213
Average hourly rate £15.72 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.24 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SOA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SOA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SOA Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SOA Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SOA Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - - - -
SOA Developer
England

SOA Developer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) BPEL
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) WSDL
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Middleware
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Solaris
3 5 (45.45%) J2ME
3 5 (45.45%) J2SE
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Advertising
3 5 (45.45%) Java ME
3 5 (45.45%) Java SE
3 5 (45.45%) Java EE
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) WSDL
2 5 (45.45%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) J2ME
2 5 (45.45%) J2SE
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) Java ME
2 5 (45.45%) Java SE
2 5 (45.45%) Java EE
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
1 5 (45.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) BPEL
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
2 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
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