The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had SOA Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Architect
Rank 254 258 243
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 9 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.12% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Median daily rate £464 £483 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +13.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £438 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £510 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £506 £438
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SOA Architect
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8423 8943 8664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 95.02% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 5113 4698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 431 445
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured SOA Architect in the job title.

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SOA Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SOA Architect Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SOA Architect
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 6 £464 -10.81%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £500 +11.11%
Surrey - 1 £425 -
SOA Architect
England

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, SOA Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring SOA Architect in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (65.00%) SOAP
3 12 (60.00%) SoapUI
3 12 (60.00%) XML
3 12 (60.00%) XSD
3 12 (60.00%) WSDL
4 11 (55.00%) Data Modelling
5 10 (50.00%) Oracle
6 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 3 (15.00%) UML
8 3 (15.00%) Middleware
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
9 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
9 2 (10.00%) Marketing
9 2 (10.00%) EAI
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) CRM
9 2 (10.00%) Unix
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 1 (5.00%) ITIL
10 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.00%) Windows
10 1 (5.00%) Linux
10 1 (5.00%) Web Services

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (65.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 12 (60.00%) WSDL
2 12 (60.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) XSD
3 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) DataPower
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (55.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) UML
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) EAI
5 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Open Source
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) VMware