The median contractor rate for an SOA Designer was £481 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

SOA Designer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 621 600
Rank change year-on-year +40 -21  
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 9 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.032% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.034% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 18
Median daily rate £481 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £463 £432
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £483 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +3.49% +3.33%  
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 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 22 June 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
South East +12 3 £481 +3.49%
SOA Designer
UK

SOA Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 10 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (60.00%) BPEL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) WSDL
4 2 (20.00%) XMLSpy
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) EAI
5 1 (10.00%) Ant
5 1 (10.00%) JUnit
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

SOA Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 8 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (20.00%) XMLSpy
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) WSDL
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (60.00%) BPEL
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM