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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Developer
Rank 267 238 225
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% 0.054% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.058% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£356 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £465 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
9090 8596 7730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.99% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5037 4774 3874
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 456 605
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SOA Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £425 -
Hampshire -14 1 £288 -42.50%
SOA Developer
England

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Software AG
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Swing
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) Java RMI
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Axis
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPMN
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Software AG
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods