The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Architect
Rank 261 - 231
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% - 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% - 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£563 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £475 £426
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
9141 7850 7972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 92.58% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5055 4213 3787
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 470 632
Average hourly rate £15.38 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £36.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
Hampshire - 1 - -
SOA Architect
England

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) EAI
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSL
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
1 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) EAI
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) SAP