The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Developer
Rank 261 229 230
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.059% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.064% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
SOA Developer
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
9054 7831 7769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.29% 92.00% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 4144 3762
Average daily rate £375 £359 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 453 660
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

SOA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SOA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SOA Developer
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 Developer across the South East region.

SOA Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SOA Developer
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 Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
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Job
Vacancies
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SOA Developer
England

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) XQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (60.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) JSF
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services

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

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) XSLT
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JSF
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) XQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft