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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Developer
Rank 608 616 589
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 40 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.076% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.080% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 24
Median daily rate £450 £400 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £314 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £475
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -18.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 25 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 28 September 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 +17 39 £450 +12.50% 6
London -5 13 £450 +2.85% 5
Yorkshire +16 11 £450 +50.00%
North Yorkshire - 6 £450 -
South East +14 5 £450 +12.50%
Liverpool +12 5 £425 -
Merseyside +10 5 £425 -
North West +8 5 £425 -22.72% 1
Ripon - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +28 3 £450 -
South West +13 3 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £450 -
Hampshire +12 1 £413 +3.12%
Berkshire +9 1 £435 -17.14%
North East -16 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £575 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £435 -
High Wycombe - 1 £510 -

SOA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 85 (100.00%) SOA
2 60 (70.59%) Oracle
3 35 (41.18%) Oracle Service Bus
4 30 (35.29%) Java
5 29 (34.12%) Oracle Database
6 28 (32.94%) XML
6 28 (32.94%) BPEL
7 27 (31.76%) Web Services
8 25 (29.41%) SOAP
9 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (25.88%) Middleware
10 22 (25.88%) Oracle Fusion
11 21 (24.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
13 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
14 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 16 (18.82%) TDD
15 16 (18.82%) SQL
15 16 (18.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (18.82%) Apache Camel
16 15 (17.65%) REST
17 14 (16.47%) JMS
17 14 (16.47%) Scrum
18 13 (15.29%) WebLogic
18 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (15.29%) Spring
19 12 (14.12%) JSON
20 11 (12.94%) Oracle EBS R12
20 11 (12.94%) .NET
20 11 (12.94%) WSDL

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 (41.18%) Oracle Service Bus
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (15.29%) WebLogic
4 8 (9.41%) JBoss
5 7 (8.24%) Mule
6 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.53%) Apache
7 3 (3.53%) IIS
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.18%) JCAPS
9 1 (1.18%) LiveCycle
9 1 (1.18%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) FTP
2 2 (2.35%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) AMQP
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) Oracle Database
2 21 (24.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.53%) Pentaho
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JUnit
1 7 (8.24%) Subversion
2 6 (7.06%) JIRA
3 5 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (5.88%) Selenium
4 4 (4.71%) Artifactory
4 4 (4.71%) Checkstyle
4 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.71%) FindBugs
4 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.71%) Gradle
4 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.35%) Maven
6 2 (2.35%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.18%) GitLab
7 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.18%) Mockito
General
1 10 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Electronics
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Marketing
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) XML
2 27 (31.76%) Web Services
3 25 (29.41%) SOAP
4 22 (25.88%) Middleware
4 22 (25.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 16 (18.82%) Apache Camel
6 15 (17.65%) REST
7 14 (16.47%) JMS
8 13 (15.29%) Spring
9 12 (14.12%) JSON
10 11 (12.94%) .NET
10 11 (12.94%) WSDL
11 10 (11.76%) XSD
12 9 (10.59%) UDDI
13 8 (9.41%) Apache CXF
13 8 (9.41%) Hibernate
14 7 (8.24%) WCF
15 6 (7.06%) ActiveMQ
16 5 (5.88%) RESTful
17 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
1 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.18%) DataPower
2 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.18%) Fintech
2 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) SOA
2 28 (32.94%) BPEL
3 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.82%) TDD
5 14 (16.47%) Scrum
6 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.94%) B2B
7 11 (12.94%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 9 (10.59%) Migration
8 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.24%) Open Source
10 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.88%) MVC
11 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.71%) BDD
12 4 (4.71%) ETL
12 4 (4.71%) Functional Testing
12 4 (4.71%) Microservices
12 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) Java
2 16 (18.82%) SQL
3 8 (9.41%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.06%) C#
5 3 (3.53%) XPath
6 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) Scala
6 1 (1.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (21.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) OCP
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) WSO2
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.35%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Sybase
4 2 (2.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
5 1 (1.18%) Apigee
5 1 (1.18%) Axway
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.18%) Siebel
5 1 (1.18%) Talend
5 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.18%) webMethods
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