The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SOA Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Developer
Rank 620 607 576
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -31
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 41 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.094% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.099% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 28
Median daily rate £450 £413 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £303 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £463
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -16.75%
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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

SOA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SOA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SOA Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

SOA Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SOA Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

SOA Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SOA Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SOA Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SOA Developer
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 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 -12 40 £450 +9.09% 6
North West +16 11 £425 -15.00%
Yorkshire +5 11 £450 +50.00%
London +4 10 £438 - 2
Liverpool - 9 £425 -
Merseyside - 9 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £463 -
Ripon - 4 - -
South East +10 3 £450 +29.49% 1
Essex +9 3 £450 -
East of England +2 3 £450 +16.88% 3
City of London - 3 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Berkshire +7 1 £435 -17.14%
Manchester -13 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 £550 -
South Wales - 1 £550 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £325 -
Reading - 1 £435 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £550 -

SOA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, SOA Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) SOA
2 59 (71.95%) Oracle
3 35 (42.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 32 (39.02%) XML
5 31 (37.80%) Java
6 29 (35.37%) SOAP
7 28 (34.15%) Web Services
8 26 (31.71%) Oracle Database
9 24 (29.27%) BPEL
10 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (25.61%) Middleware
11 21 (25.61%) REST
12 20 (24.39%) Oracle Fusion
13 18 (21.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (21.95%) Apache Camel
14 17 (20.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (19.51%) JSON
15 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
15 16 (19.51%) JMS
15 16 (19.51%) SQL
16 14 (17.07%) Oracle EBS
16 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
17 13 (15.85%) .NET
18 12 (14.63%) XSD
18 12 (14.63%) Scrum
18 12 (14.63%) TDD
19 11 (13.41%) Spring
19 11 (13.41%) Business Activity Monitoring
20 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL

SOA Developer 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 35 (42.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 17 (20.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 8 (9.76%) JBoss
5 6 (7.32%) Mule
6 4 (4.88%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.66%) Apache
8 2 (2.44%) IIS
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.22%) JCAPS
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (12.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.22%) GitHub
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) HTTP
2 3 (3.66%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) AMQP
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (31.71%) Oracle Database
2 18 (21.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL
6 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JUnit
1 7 (8.54%) Subversion
2 6 (7.32%) JIRA
3 5 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.10%) Selenium
4 4 (4.88%) Artifactory
4 4 (4.88%) Checkstyle
4 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.88%) EasyMock
4 4 (4.88%) FindBugs
4 4 (4.88%) Gradle
4 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.88%) Mockito
4 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.22%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.22%) GitLab
7 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Advertising
2 1 (1.22%) Back Office
2 1 (1.22%) Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Electronics
2 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.22%) Marketing
2 1 (1.22%) Retail
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) XML
2 29 (35.37%) SOAP
3 28 (34.15%) Web Services
4 21 (25.61%) Middleware
4 21 (25.61%) REST
5 20 (24.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 18 (21.95%) Apache Camel
7 16 (19.51%) JMS
7 16 (19.51%) JSON
8 13 (15.85%) .NET
9 12 (14.63%) XSD
10 11 (13.41%) Spring
11 10 (12.20%) WSDL
12 8 (9.76%) Apache CXF
13 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
14 6 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
14 6 (7.32%) UDDI
15 5 (6.10%) RESTful
15 5 (6.10%) WCF
15 5 (6.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.66%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.22%) DataPower
2 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.22%) User Experience
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) SOA
2 24 (29.27%) BPEL
3 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (14.63%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) TDD
6 11 (13.41%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 10 (12.20%) B2B
7 10 (12.20%) Open Source
8 9 (10.98%) Migration
9 8 (9.76%) Microservices
10 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.32%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.10%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.88%) Functional Testing
13 4 (4.88%) MVC
14 3 (3.66%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) Java
2 16 (19.51%) SQL
3 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.54%) C#
5 2 (2.44%) Ruby
5 2 (2.44%) XPath
6 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.22%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 59 (71.95%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) WSO2
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.88%) Google
4 4 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 2 (2.44%) VMware
5 2 (2.44%) webMethods
6 1 (1.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.22%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.22%) Siebel
6 1 (1.22%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) Talend