Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an SOA Tester was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SOA Tester
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +298
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.015% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median daily rate £450 - -
Central London median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,525 5,961 6,276
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 95.99% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,145 4,581 5,013
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £294
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 70 86
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.39 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.56% -11.95% +0.70%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.25 £30.07 £42.66
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.96 £19.99
% change year-on-year +10.26% -15.17% +3.49%

SOA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured SOA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SOA Tester in the City of London

SOA Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA Tester in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA Tester in the City of London

SOA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, SOA Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring SOA Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 20022

SOA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Monetization
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 20022
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle