The median contractor rate for a SOA Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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.

SOA Developer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 422 393
Rank change year-on-year +35 -29  
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 15 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.018% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.019% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £415 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -

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 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £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 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

SOA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA Developer in London

SOA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA Developer in London

SOA Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOA Developer in London

SOA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, SOA Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) SOA
2 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (82.86%) Java
4 25 (71.43%) Oracle
4 25 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 24 (68.57%) TDD
6 23 (65.71%) Finance
7 22 (62.86%) Middleware
7 22 (62.86%) Maven
8 21 (60.00%) SAP
9 20 (57.14%) XPath
9 20 (57.14%) JSON
9 20 (57.14%) Apache Camel
10 19 (54.29%) WSO2
10 19 (54.29%) Oracle Service Bus
10 19 (54.29%) Mule
10 19 (54.29%) XSLT
10 19 (54.29%) Swagger
10 19 (54.29%) WireMock
11 18 (51.43%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
11 18 (51.43%) Electronics
11 18 (51.43%) Telecoms
11 18 (51.43%) Programme Management
11 18 (51.43%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (51.43%) Marketing
11 18 (51.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (22.86%) XML
13 5 (14.29%) Spring
13 5 (14.29%) REST

SOA Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 25 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (54.29%) Mule
2 19 (54.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 18 (51.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) IaaS
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Ant
2 2 (5.71%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) JUnit
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) Checkstyle
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) XMLUnit
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Electronics
2 18 (51.43%) Manufacturing
2 18 (51.43%) Marketing
2 18 (51.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Games
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) Middleware
2 20 (57.14%) Apache Camel
2 20 (57.14%) JSON
3 19 (54.29%) Swagger
3 19 (54.29%) WireMock
3 19 (54.29%) XSLT
4 8 (22.86%) XML
5 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 5 (14.29%) REST
5 5 (14.29%) Spring
6 4 (11.43%) J2EE
7 3 (8.57%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) HTML5
7 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 2 (5.71%) CSS
8 2 (5.71%) CSS3
8 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.71%) XSD
9 1 (2.86%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Fintech
1 2 (5.71%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) SOA
2 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (68.57%) TDD
4 18 (51.43%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (51.43%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (51.43%) Programme Management
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) ETL
6 3 (8.57%) OOP
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.71%) MVC
7 2 (5.71%) MVVM
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) XPath
3 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) HL7
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Oracle
2 21 (60.00%) SAP
3 19 (54.29%) WSO2
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Infoflex
5 1 (2.86%) Mercator
5 1 (2.86%) Solace
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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