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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Developer
Rank 555 507 571
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +64
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 32 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.078% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.084% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 13
Average daily rate £300 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.58% -
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
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

SOA Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SOA Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -93 30 £300 -29.41%
South East -23 5 £500 +17.64%
Hampshire - 3 £500 -

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 45 (100.00%) SOA
2 32 (71.11%) Oracle
3 26 (57.78%) Java
4 22 (48.89%) Oracle Fusion
5 21 (46.67%) Middleware
6 19 (42.22%) Web Services
7 15 (33.33%) Finance
7 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 14 (31.11%) Integration Testing
8 14 (31.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (26.67%) Oracle Service Bus
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
9 12 (26.67%) .NET
10 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
10 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (22.22%) BPEL
12 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
12 9 (20.00%) Scrum
12 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
12 9 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (20.00%) UNIX
12 9 (20.00%) TIBCO
13 8 (17.78%) Tuxedo

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (31.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (17.78%) Tuxedo
5 6 (13.33%) Oracle BPEL
6 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
8 3 (6.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (6.67%) LiveLink
9 1 (2.22%) Apache
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
1 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Ant
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) JDeveloper
3 5 (11.11%) Subversion
4 4 (8.89%) Hudson
5 3 (6.67%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Log4j
6 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 21 (46.67%) Middleware
3 19 (42.22%) Web Services
4 12 (26.67%) .NET
5 8 (17.78%) XML
6 6 (13.33%) J2EE
6 6 (13.33%) XSLT
7 5 (11.11%) REST
7 5 (11.11%) JDBC
7 5 (11.11%) Java EE
8 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.89%) Spring
8 4 (8.89%) JPA
8 4 (8.89%) RESTful
8 4 (8.89%) SOAP
8 4 (8.89%) XSD
8 4 (8.89%) XSL
8 4 (8.89%) WSDL
8 4 (8.89%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.67%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 9 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) SOA
2 14 (31.11%) Integration Testing
3 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 10 (22.22%) BPEL
4 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (13.33%) Complex Event Processing
6 5 (11.11%) Change Management
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.89%) Use Case
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma
8 3 (6.67%) RUP
8 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.67%) CMMI
9 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 2 (4.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.89%) CollabNet
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.44%) WSO2
6 1 (2.22%) webMethods
6 1 (2.22%) Software AG