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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Developer
Rank 589 605 601
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 35 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.074% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.078% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 23
Median daily rate £413 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £365 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £473 £475
% change year-on-year
-12.69% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £40.00

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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +2 33 £413 -13.15% 8
London +4 20 £413 -13.15% 3
South East +16 4 £453 +13.12% 3
Hammersmith - 4 £365 -
Hampshire +21 2 £413 +3.12%
South West +12 2 £475 -
North West +4 2 £388 -29.54%
Yorkshire +17 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £510 -
Scotland +13 1 £275 -21.42%
West Sussex +12 1 £493 - 3
Essex +4 1 £493 -1.50% 1
East of England +4 1 £493 -1.50% 2
West Midlands -12 1 £300 -38.46%
North East -27 1 £380 +44.76%
Tyne and Wear -37 1 £380 +44.76%
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 1 £380 +44.76%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £510 -
Glasgow - 1 £275 -

SOA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 75 (100.00%) SOA
2 47 (62.67%) Oracle
2 47 (62.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (42.67%) Java
4 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (34.67%) Web Services
5 26 (34.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 22 (29.33%) XML
6 22 (29.33%) TDD
6 22 (29.33%) BPEL
7 21 (28.00%) Middleware
7 21 (28.00%) Oracle Database
8 20 (26.67%) Finance
9 19 (25.33%) SOAP
9 19 (25.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 17 (22.67%) SQL
11 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (20.00%) SAP
13 14 (18.67%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
13 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.00%) JSON
14 12 (16.00%) JMS
15 11 (14.67%) WSDL
15 11 (14.67%) .NET
15 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
15 11 (14.67%) Apache Camel
15 11 (14.67%) REST
15 11 (14.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
16 10 (13.33%) XPath

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 47 (62.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (34.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 11 (14.67%) WebLogic
4 8 (10.67%) Mule
5 3 (4.00%) IIS
5 3 (4.00%) JBoss
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.33%) Confluence
7 1 (1.33%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (12.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) FTP
1 2 (2.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (8.00%) Pentaho
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Maven
2 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
3 3 (4.00%) JUnit
3 3 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
4 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.33%) Ant
5 1 (1.33%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.33%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.33%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) Toad
5 1 (1.33%) XMLUnit
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Electronics
2 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.00%) Marketing
2 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Back Office
4 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) Web Services
2 22 (29.33%) XML
3 21 (28.00%) Middleware
4 19 (25.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (25.33%) SOAP
5 12 (16.00%) JMS
5 12 (16.00%) JSON
6 11 (14.67%) .NET
6 11 (14.67%) Apache Camel
6 11 (14.67%) REST
6 11 (14.67%) WSDL
7 10 (13.33%) XSD
8 9 (12.00%) UDDI
8 9 (12.00%) WCF
9 8 (10.67%) Spring
9 8 (10.67%) XSLT
10 6 (8.00%) Swagger
10 6 (8.00%) WireMock
11 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 5 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Fintech
2 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.33%) DataPower
3 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) SOA
2 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) BPEL
3 22 (29.33%) TDD
4 11 (14.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (12.00%) Programme Management
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 7 (9.33%) B2B
6 7 (9.33%) Migration
6 7 (9.33%) MVC
7 6 (8.00%) BDD
7 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.00%) ETL
7 6 (8.00%) Pair Programming
7 6 (8.00%) SDLC
8 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) Java
2 17 (22.67%) SQL
3 10 (13.33%) XPath
4 8 (10.67%) C#
4 8 (10.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) XAML
6 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (62.67%) Oracle
2 15 (20.00%) SAP
3 8 (10.67%) WSO2
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 3 (4.00%) Sybase
6 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 2 (2.67%) webMethods
7 1 (1.33%) Adobe
7 1 (1.33%) Apigee
7 1 (1.33%) Axway
7 1 (1.33%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.33%) Mercator
7 1 (1.33%) Remedy
7 1 (1.33%) Solace
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
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Essex
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West Sussex
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