The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Architect
Rank 239 226 234
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.047% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.051% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £483 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.91% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £449 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £517 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £483 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +28.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8445 7813 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.67% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4591 4020 4129
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.37 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
SOA Architect
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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 24 July 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 -13 2 £425 -19.04% 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
SOA Architect
England

SOA Architect
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) TIBCO
3 4 (36.36%) EAI
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (9.09%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Java EE
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) B2B
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO iProcess
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) EAI
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) TIBCO
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SAP