The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SOA Developer
Rank 584 576 556
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 27 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.044% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.047% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 6
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£450 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1998 2143
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 22 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 29 July 2015. 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 -11 23 £500 - 4
North West -17 6 £500 +8.10% 1
Yorkshire -19 5 £300 -
London +6 4 £625 +31.57% 2
South East -19 4 £525 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -19 4 £300 -
Manchester - 4 £500 -
Wales - 4 £310 -
Leeds -23 3 £300 -
Cumbria - 2 £500 - 1
East of England - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £625 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 -
Hampshire +1 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Southampton +1 1 £325 -18.75% 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Newport - 1 £275 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £300 -

SOA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) SOA
2 34 (85.00%) Oracle
3 21 (52.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (52.50%) Oracle Database
4 20 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 18 (45.00%) XML
6 17 (42.50%) Java
6 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (40.00%) Web Services
8 14 (35.00%) Middleware
9 13 (32.50%) BPEL
10 12 (30.00%) SOAP
10 12 (30.00%) XSD
11 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (27.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
12 10 (25.00%) XSLT
12 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
12 10 (25.00%) WSDL
13 9 (22.50%) JMS
14 8 (20.00%) Finance
14 8 (20.00%) Spring
15 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
15 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
15 7 (17.50%) Scrum
15 7 (17.50%) SQL
15 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (15.00%) J2EE
16 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
17 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

SOA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 21 (52.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (5.00%) AquaLogic
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.00%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) Oracle Database
2 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 3 (7.50%) JIRA
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Subversion
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) Mockito
5 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) XML
2 16 (40.00%) Web Services
3 14 (35.00%) Middleware
4 12 (30.00%) SOAP
4 12 (30.00%) XSD
5 11 (27.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (25.00%) XSLT
6 10 (25.00%) WSDL
7 9 (22.50%) JMS
8 8 (20.00%) Spring
9 6 (15.00%) J2EE
10 4 (10.00%) CSS
10 4 (10.00%) HTML
10 4 (10.00%) HTML5
10 4 (10.00%) REST
10 4 (10.00%) CSS3
10 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
11 3 (7.50%) RESTful
11 3 (7.50%) .NET
12 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) SOA
2 13 (32.50%) BPEL
3 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) BDD
5 3 (7.50%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) EAI
6 2 (5.00%) B2B
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Kanban
7 1 (2.50%) BPMN
7 1 (2.50%) Open Source
7 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) XQuery
3 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) BEA
5 1 (2.50%) Retek
5 1 (2.50%) webMethods
5 1 (2.50%) ATG
5 1 (2.50%) Stellent
5 1 (2.50%) Endeca
5 1 (2.50%) Software AG
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