The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Architect
Rank - 115 106
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.041% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.044% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £525 £426
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +44.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2628 2295 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.99% 93.25% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1365 1112 1179
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 90 119
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.28 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £32.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SOA Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SOA Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SOA Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
Edinburgh - - - -
SOA Architect
UK

SOA Architect
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SOA Architect 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 Architect in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (75.00%) BPEL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SOA Architect 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 Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) BPEL
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware