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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SOA Architect
England / South East
Rank 235 250 250
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.024% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.026% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £625 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £563 £575
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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
6771 7819 8709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.29% 94.24% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3909 4585 4713
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 405 424
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SOA Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SOA Architect
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA Architect across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SOA Architect Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +14 1 £625 -
SOA Architect
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
4 2 (15.38%) EAI
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB

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 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) ClearCase
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) EAI
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
3 2 (15.38%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Presales
4 1 (7.69%) Process Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Scala
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP