The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Designer 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 Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Designer
Rank 243 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
8417 8152 9228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 93.00% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4713 4321 4285
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 501 605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SOA Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SOA Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SOA Designer
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 Designer across the South East region.

SOA Designer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SOA Designer
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 Designer across the South East region.

SOA Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SOA Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited SOA Designer 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 Designer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) webMethods
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Software AG
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) XMLSpy
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited SOA Designer 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Complex Event Processing
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) webMethods
2 3 (42.86%) Software AG
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss