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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Designer
Rank - 234 239
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.035% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.038% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £450
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
8982 7890 8105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.53% 92.76% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4974 4223 3848
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 482 619
Average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) webMethods
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Software AG
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
5 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) webMethods
2 3 (50.00%) Software AG
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) TIBCO