The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SOA Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Architect
Rank 614 565 575
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +10
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 32 73 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.14% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 24
Median daily rate £483 £550 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SOA Architect in the job title.

SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA Architect within the UK.

SOA Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SOA Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

SOA Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SOA Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA Architect within the UK.

SOA Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SOA Architect
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 31 £483 -10.23% 12
London -15 14 £588 -2.08% 7
South East -9 9 £465 -3.62% 1
Hampshire +16 7 £465 -10.57%
Hook - 7 £465 -
Birmingham -2 3 £413 -25.00%
North West -5 3 £438 -2.77% 2
West Midlands -31 3 £413 -26.66%
East of England +2 2 £613 +8.40%
Merseyside - 2 £450 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £450 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £613 -
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £500 +11.11%
Milton Keynes +7 1 £500 +11.11%
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 £425 -5.55% 1
Scotland -21 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £425 -

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, SOA Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SOA Architect in the job title.

1 72 (100.00%) SOA
2 30 (41.67%) Oracle
3 24 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 17 (23.61%) SOAP
5 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
6 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (19.44%) CRM
6 14 (19.44%) WSDL
7 13 (18.06%) XML
8 12 (16.67%) XSD
8 12 (16.67%) SoapUI
9 11 (15.28%) Java
9 11 (15.28%) Web Services
9 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.28%) Finance
10 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
10 10 (13.89%) Middleware
11 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
12 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 8 (11.11%) EAI
12 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (9.72%) UML
13 7 (9.72%) .NET
13 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
13 7 (9.72%) Open Source
14 6 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
14 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (8.33%) Project Management

SOA Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) JBoss
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.78%) MQSI
4 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.39%) Confluence
5 1 (1.39%) Mule
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) SaaS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.78%) IaaS
3 2 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (5.56%) Big Data
4 4 (5.56%) CouchDB
4 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.56%) HPCC
4 4 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.78%) OLTP
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.78%) ERwin
2 2 (2.78%) Toad
3 1 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 15 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.28%) Finance
3 6 (8.33%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Law
5 4 (5.56%) Retail
6 3 (4.17%) Banking
6 3 (4.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.39%) Electronics
7 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) SOAP
2 14 (19.44%) WSDL
3 13 (18.06%) XML
4 12 (16.67%) XSD
5 11 (15.28%) Web Services
6 10 (13.89%) Middleware
7 7 (9.72%) .NET
8 3 (4.17%) Apache CXF
8 3 (4.17%) J2EE
8 3 (4.17%) REST
9 2 (2.78%) Apache Camel
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.78%) CSS
9 2 (2.78%) CSS3
9 2 (2.78%) Drools
9 2 (2.78%) HTML
9 2 (2.78%) HTML5
9 2 (2.78%) JPA
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Algorithms
1 5 (6.94%) Data Structures
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) DataPower
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (100.00%) SOA
2 24 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) CRM
4 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
5 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 8 (11.11%) EAI
6 8 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.72%) Open Source
7 7 (9.72%) UML
8 6 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
8 6 (8.33%) Project Management
9 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.94%) Microservices
9 5 (6.94%) TDD
9 5 (6.94%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (5.56%) B2B
10 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
10 4 (5.56%) DevOps
10 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.28%) Java
2 3 (4.17%) C#
2 3 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
1 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.39%) XenApp
1 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) DBAmp
2 1 (1.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (41.67%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.17%) SAP
5 2 (2.78%) Pega
5 2 (2.78%) WSO2
6 1 (1.39%) Apigee
6 1 (1.39%) Citrix
6 1 (1.39%) hybris
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Mashery
6 1 (1.39%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.39%) Retalix
6 1 (1.39%) Siebel
6 1 (1.39%) Talend
6 1 (1.39%) VMware
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