The median contractor rate for a SOA Designer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
Rank 401 415 408
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Designer 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.018% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.019% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.81%  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA Designer in London

SOA Designer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA Designer in London

SOA Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region featuring SOA Designer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere

SOA Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM