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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SOA Developer
Rank 568 555 560
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 26 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.029% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.032% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.57%
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
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
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 £41.00
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 31 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 31 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 -16 24 £500 +17.64% 2
London +17 6 £475 +11.76% 2
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 31 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 44 (100.00%) SOA
2 38 (86.36%) Oracle
3 20 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 19 (43.18%) Middleware
5 18 (40.91%) Web Services
6 16 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (29.55%) BPEL
7 13 (29.55%) Java
8 11 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (22.73%) Finance
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (15.91%) SQL
11 7 (15.91%) UNIX
12 6 (13.64%) Ant
12 6 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (11.36%) XML
13 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
14 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
14 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
14 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPEL
14 4 (9.09%) WebCenter
14 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
14 4 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
14 4 (9.09%) REST
14 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
14 4 (9.09%) .NET
14 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle BPEL
4 3 (6.82%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (4.55%) Tuxedo
5 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.27%) LiveLink
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Ant
2 3 (6.82%) Hudson
2 3 (6.82%) JDeveloper
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Advertising
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (43.18%) Middleware
3 18 (40.91%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) XML
5 4 (9.09%) .NET
5 4 (9.09%) WebCenter
5 4 (9.09%) REST
6 3 (6.82%) WSDL
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.82%) XSD
6 3 (6.82%) XSLT
7 2 (4.55%) EDI
7 2 (4.55%) JMS
7 2 (4.55%) XSL
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE
7 2 (4.55%) JDBC
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Clustering
1 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) UNIX
2 4 (9.09%) Solaris
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) SOA
2 13 (29.55%) BPEL
3 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.09%) Complex Event Processing
5 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.55%) UML
6 2 (4.55%) OO
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum
6 2 (4.55%) Use Case
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.27%) BPMN
7 1 (2.27%) RUP
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) ERP
7 1 (2.27%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) XQuery
5 1 (2.27%) XPath
5 1 (2.27%) Groovy
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) JBoss
2 4 (9.09%) TIBCO
2 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.55%) webMethods
3 2 (4.55%) Mercator
3 2 (4.55%) CollabNet
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Software AG
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