The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Designer
Rank 620 579 563
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -16
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 9 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.004% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

SOA Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SOA Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

SOA Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SOA Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SOA Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SOA Designer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -23 7 £475 +5.55% 2
London +14 1 - -
Hayes - - - -

SOA Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) UML
3 10 (45.45%) Java
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) Middleware
5 7 (31.82%) webMethods
6 6 (27.27%) BPEL
7 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
7 5 (22.73%) XML
7 5 (22.73%) J2EE
7 5 (22.73%) Time Management
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (18.18%) Budget Control
8 4 (18.18%) QMS
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (18.18%) SOAP
8 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 4 (18.18%) JMS
8 4 (18.18%) HTTP
8 4 (18.18%) Software AG
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
9 3 (13.64%) XMLSpy
9 3 (13.64%) IBM
9 3 (13.64%) XSLT
9 3 (13.64%) WebLogic

SOA Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 5 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
1 9 (40.91%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) XML
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
3 4 (18.18%) JMS
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (13.64%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) XSLT
5 2 (9.09%) XSD
6 1 (4.55%) WSDL
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (4.55%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (50.00%) UML
3 6 (27.27%) BPEL
4 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) QMS
5 4 (18.18%) Budget Control
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) ERP
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) Complex Event Processing
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) webMethods
3 4 (18.18%) Software AG
4 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
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Parallel Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago