The median contractor rate for a SOA Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SOA Designer
UK / England
Rank 576 594 577
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17  
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 1 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% 0.037% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.039% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 8
Median daily rate - £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £468 £463
% change year-on-year - +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SOA Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured SOA Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SOA Designer in England

SOA Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA Designer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA Designer in England

SOA Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London +14 1 - -
SOA Designer
UK

SOA Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SOA Designer 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 across the England region featuring SOA Designer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (33.33%) Case Management
4 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Document Management
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Maven
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ

SOA Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Case Management
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) EAI
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Service Design
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM