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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SOA Developer
Rank 598 591 586
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 45 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.089% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.094% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 25
Median daily rate £450 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 30 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 26 June 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 +9 44 £450 +5.88% 10
East of England +12 9 £450 +28.57%
London +16 8 £438 -14.21% 5
Essex +12 8 £450 -
North West -11 8 £347 -30.70% 2
South East -1 7 £450 +12.50% 2
Liverpool - 6 £368 - 1
Merseyside - 6 £368 - 1
Hampshire +1 5 £450 +38.46%
Yorkshire -1 5 £470 +7.42% 1
Winchester +4 4 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £463 -
City of London +43 2 £358 -20.55% 1
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
South Wales +18 1 £550 +56.02%
Wales +17 1 £550 +59.42%
Oxfordshire +9 1 £540 -13.60% 1
West Yorkshire +6 1 £465 -
Oxford +3 1 £540 -16.92% 1
Manchester -16 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Cardiff - 1 £550 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £325 -

SOA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 95 (100.00%) SOA
2 64 (67.37%) Oracle
3 51 (53.68%) Java
4 44 (46.32%) XML
5 42 (44.21%) Oracle Service Bus
6 41 (43.16%) Web Services
7 40 (42.11%) SOAP
8 37 (38.95%) REST
9 29 (30.53%) Oracle Database
10 28 (29.47%) Apache Camel
10 28 (29.47%) JSON
10 28 (29.47%) Middleware
11 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (25.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
14 20 (21.05%) XSD
15 19 (20.00%) BPEL
16 18 (18.95%) SQL
16 18 (18.95%) WSO2
17 17 (17.89%) .NET
17 17 (17.89%) Scrum
18 16 (16.84%) Open Source
18 16 (16.84%) Oracle Fusion
19 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
19 15 (15.79%) XSLT
20 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
21 13 (13.68%) JMS
21 13 (13.68%) MySQL

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 42 (44.21%) Oracle Service Bus
2 24 (25.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (15.79%) WebLogic
4 10 (10.53%) Apache ServiceMix
4 10 (10.53%) JBoss
5 7 (7.37%) Apache
5 7 (7.37%) Tomcat
6 6 (6.32%) Mule
7 5 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (4.21%) WebSphere
9 3 (3.16%) IIS
10 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.05%) JCAPS
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.05%) GitHub
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) FTP
3 2 (2.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.05%) AMQP
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (13.68%) MySQL
4 10 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.21%) PowerCenter
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) EasyMock
1 10 (10.53%) Mockito
1 10 (10.53%) Subversion
2 9 (9.47%) JIRA
2 9 (9.47%) JUnit
3 8 (8.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (8.42%) Selenium
4 7 (7.37%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.37%) Gradle
5 6 (6.32%) Artifactory
5 6 (6.32%) Checkstyle
5 6 (6.32%) FindBugs
6 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.26%) JDeveloper
6 5 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.11%) git-flow
8 2 (2.11%) Hudson
8 2 (2.11%) Maven
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (46.32%) XML
2 41 (43.16%) Web Services
3 40 (42.11%) SOAP
4 37 (38.95%) REST
5 28 (29.47%) Apache Camel
5 28 (29.47%) JSON
5 28 (29.47%) Middleware
6 20 (21.05%) XSD
7 17 (17.89%) .NET
8 16 (16.84%) Oracle Fusion
9 15 (15.79%) XSLT
10 13 (13.68%) JMS
10 13 (13.68%) Spring
11 12 (12.63%) WireMock
12 10 (10.53%) WSDL
13 9 (9.47%) Hibernate
13 9 (9.47%) WCF
14 8 (8.42%) ActiveMQ
15 7 (7.37%) Apache CXF
15 7 (7.37%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.16%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.05%) DataPower
3 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.05%) User Experience
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.05%) Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (100.00%) SOA
2 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.00%) BPEL
5 17 (17.89%) Scrum
6 16 (16.84%) Open Source
7 12 (12.63%) TDD
8 11 (11.58%) Microservices
8 11 (11.58%) OO
9 10 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.42%) BPMN
11 8 (8.42%) MVC
11 8 (8.42%) Unit Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Functional Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.32%) B2B
14 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
14 5 (5.26%) ETL
14 5 (5.26%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.68%) Java
2 18 (18.95%) SQL
3 13 (13.68%) C#
4 8 (8.42%) XQuery
5 7 (7.37%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.32%) XPath
7 2 (2.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Ansible
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 64 (67.37%) Oracle
2 18 (18.95%) WSO2
3 12 (12.63%) Google
4 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.32%) DevExpress
6 5 (5.26%) webMethods
7 4 (4.21%) Informatica
8 3 (3.16%) IBM
9 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
10 1 (1.05%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.05%) SAP
10 1 (1.05%) Siebel
10 1 (1.05%) Talend
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