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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Architect
Rank 245 252 231
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 1 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Average daily rate - £513 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £575 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +12.19%
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
8053 8945 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.06% 93.74% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4857 4786 4155
Average daily rate £385 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 436 470
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Sussex - 1 - -
SOA Architect
England

SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) webMethods
5 2 (18.18%) Software AG
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
5 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (9.09%) AppFabric
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) AppFabric
4 1 (9.09%) EDI
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) MDX
4 1 (9.09%) MSMQ
4 1 (9.09%) Rendezvous
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) WF
4 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Project Governance
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) API Integration
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) B2C
4 1 (9.09%) BPEL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Case Management
4 1 (9.09%) EAI
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Ab Initio
2 2 (18.18%) Software AG
2 2 (18.18%) webMethods
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) TIBCO