The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Developer
Rank 569 552 560
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 24 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.031% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.034% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £463 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £470
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 2014.

SOA Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SOA Developer
Top 8 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 25 July 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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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 -20 22 £500 +8.10% 4
London -2 4 £475 -2.56% 3
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
City of London - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 51 (100.00%) SOA
2 45 (88.24%) Oracle
3 28 (54.90%) Oracle Fusion
4 27 (52.94%) Middleware
5 20 (39.22%) Web Services
6 19 (37.25%) Java
7 16 (31.37%) Finance
7 16 (31.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (29.41%) BPEL
9 13 (25.49%) Oracle Service Bus
9 13 (25.49%) UNIX
10 12 (23.53%) Integration Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Oracle BPM
11 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.61%) .NET
12 10 (19.61%) Linux
12 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
12 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
12 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
12 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
12 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
13 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
13 9 (17.65%) Manufacturing
14 8 (15.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 8 (15.69%) Tuxedo
14 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
15 7 (13.73%) SQL
16 6 (11.76%) Ant

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (31.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
4 8 (15.69%) Tuxedo
5 6 (11.76%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (5.88%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (3.92%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.96%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
2 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Ant
2 3 (5.88%) Hudson
2 3 (5.88%) JDeveloper
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) Maven
4 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.84%) Advertising
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 27 (52.94%) Middleware
3 20 (39.22%) Web Services
4 10 (19.61%) .NET
5 5 (9.80%) XML
6 4 (7.84%) WebCenter
6 4 (7.84%) REST
7 3 (5.88%) WSDL
7 3 (5.88%) Apache Camel
7 3 (5.88%) XSD
7 3 (5.88%) XSLT
8 2 (3.92%) EDI
8 2 (3.92%) JMS
8 2 (3.92%) XSL
8 2 (3.92%) J2EE
8 2 (3.92%) JDBC
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.96%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) UNIX
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (29.41%) BPEL
3 12 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.76%) Complex Event Processing
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) UML
8 2 (3.92%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) Use Case
8 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Manual Testing
9 1 (1.96%) BPMN
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.96%) Wealth Management
9 1 (1.96%) RUP
9 1 (1.96%) CRM
9 1 (1.96%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) XQuery
5 1 (1.96%) XPath
5 1 (1.96%) Groovy
5 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (88.24%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
4 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.92%) webMethods
4 2 (3.92%) CollabNet
5 1 (1.96%) Mercator
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Software AG
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