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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SOA Developer
UK
Rank 580 573 552
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 28 55 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 34
Median daily rate £463 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £379 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.38 -

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 15 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +11 28 £463 -2.63% 5
London +31 18 £425 -5.55% 3
South East +22 6 £513 +34.42% 1
Hertfordshire +1 3 £463 -
East of England -15 3 £463 -7.50% 1
Worthing - 3 £513 -
Berkshire - 3 £315 -
West Sussex - 3 £513 -
Reading - 2 - -
St Albans +6 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £463 - 2
Newbury - 1 £315 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

SOA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 66 (100.00%) SOA
2 45 (68.18%) Java
3 43 (65.15%) Oracle
3 43 (65.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (56.06%) Middleware
6 29 (43.94%) TDD
7 28 (42.42%) Finance
7 28 (42.42%) Oracle Service Bus
8 25 (37.88%) SAP
9 24 (36.36%) XSLT
10 23 (34.85%) JSON
11 22 (33.33%) Web Services
12 21 (31.82%) Maven
13 20 (30.30%) XML
14 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (28.79%) Programme Management
14 19 (28.79%) Manufacturing
14 19 (28.79%) Electronics
14 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
14 19 (28.79%) Marketing
14 19 (28.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 19 (28.79%) XPath
14 19 (28.79%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (27.27%) Apache Camel
15 18 (27.27%) SOAP
16 17 (25.76%) Swagger
16 17 (25.76%) WireMock
16 17 (25.76%) WSO2
16 17 (25.76%) Mule

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 43 (65.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (42.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 17 (25.76%) Mule
4 15 (22.73%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
7 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.52%) Confluence
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) JBoss
8 1 (1.52%) LiveCycle
8 1 (1.52%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (28.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.52%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) IaaS
1 2 (3.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 14 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.09%) Pentaho
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Maven
2 8 (12.12%) SoapUI
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 2 (3.03%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.03%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.03%) JUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Selenium
7 1 (1.52%) Checkstyle
7 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) Hudson
7 1 (1.52%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.52%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 28 (42.42%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Electronics
2 19 (28.79%) Manufacturing
2 19 (28.79%) Marketing
2 19 (28.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.06%) Middleware
2 24 (36.36%) XSLT
3 23 (34.85%) JSON
4 22 (33.33%) Web Services
5 20 (30.30%) XML
6 18 (27.27%) Apache Camel
6 18 (27.27%) SOAP
7 17 (25.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 17 (25.76%) Swagger
7 17 (25.76%) WireMock
8 15 (22.73%) REST
9 10 (15.15%) Spring
9 10 (15.15%) WSDL
9 10 (15.15%) XSD
10 9 (13.64%) JMS
11 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (9.09%) HTML
12 6 (9.09%) J2EE
13 4 (6.06%) .NET
13 4 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.55%) Fintech
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
1 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) SOA
2 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.94%) TDD
4 19 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (28.79%) Digital Marketing
4 19 (28.79%) Programme Management
5 14 (21.21%) BPEL
6 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.12%) SDLC
8 7 (10.61%) BDD
9 6 (9.09%) ETL
9 6 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (7.58%) MVC
10 5 (7.58%) Workflow
11 4 (6.06%) Business Activity Monitoring
11 4 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.06%) OOP
11 4 (6.06%) Pair Programming
11 4 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (68.18%) Java
2 19 (28.79%) XPath
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) C#
6 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.03%) XQuery
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Scala
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.58%) Puppet
2 1 (1.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (65.15%) Oracle
2 25 (37.88%) SAP
3 17 (25.76%) WSO2
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe
5 2 (3.03%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) Sybase
5 2 (3.03%) webMethods
6 1 (1.52%) Apigee
6 1 (1.52%) Axway
6 1 (1.52%) Mercator
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.52%) Remedy
6 1 (1.52%) Solace
6 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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