The table below looks at the statistics for the SOA Developer 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Developer
Rank 594 568 572
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 26 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.057% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.062% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 8
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£500 £481 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £481 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +37.50%
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
53327 52003 49532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.33% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33998 31446 29411
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1974 1998 2145
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

SOA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 27 August 2015.

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 20 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -31 25 £500 - 4
North West -21 8 £500 +8.10% 1
Yorkshire -22 5 £300 -
London +7 4 £625 +47.05% 2
South East -15 4 £575 +43.75% 1
West Yorkshire -21 4 £300 -
Manchester - 4 £500 -
Leeds -28 3 £300 -
Cumbria - 3 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 -
Southampton 0 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Hampshire -4 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £450 -
Berkshire - 1 £525 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 -

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (100.00%) SOA
2 31 (83.78%) Oracle
3 22 (59.46%) Oracle Service Bus
4 19 (51.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database
6 17 (45.95%) XML
7 16 (43.24%) Middleware
8 15 (40.54%) Web Services
8 15 (40.54%) Java
9 13 (35.14%) SOAP
9 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (29.73%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (29.73%) BPEL
11 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (24.32%) Spring
12 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
12 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
12 9 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (24.32%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) JMS
12 9 (24.32%) WSDL
12 9 (24.32%) XSLT
13 8 (21.62%) XSD
14 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
14 7 (18.92%) Scrum
14 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
15 6 (16.22%) Finance
15 6 (16.22%) J2EE
16 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (59.46%) Oracle Service Bus
2 19 (51.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.81%) JBoss
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle Database
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Mockito
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) XML
2 16 (43.24%) Middleware
3 15 (40.54%) Web Services
4 13 (35.14%) SOAP
5 11 (29.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (24.32%) XSLT
6 9 (24.32%) JMS
6 9 (24.32%) WSDL
6 9 (24.32%) Spring
7 8 (21.62%) XSD
8 6 (16.22%) J2EE
9 5 (13.51%) HTML
9 5 (13.51%) REST
10 4 (10.81%) CSS3
10 4 (10.81%) Apache Camel
10 4 (10.81%) RESTful
10 4 (10.81%) HTML5
10 4 (10.81%) CSS
11 3 (8.11%) JSON
12 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (29.73%) BPEL
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) BDD
5 3 (8.11%) MVC
5 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 2 (5.41%) EAI
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) B2B
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) Content Management
7 1 (2.70%) Kanban
7 1 (2.70%) Open Source
7 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 5 (13.51%) XQuery
3 5 (13.51%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) SC Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Retek
5 1 (2.70%) ATG
5 1 (2.70%) Stellent
5 1 (2.70%) Endeca
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