The median contractor rate for an SOA Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 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 Developer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 416 419 426
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 8 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.039% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £463 £438 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -14.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £358 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £488 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +19.44% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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 19752 20748 21808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 14071 15056 15231
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 228 364
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -8.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London -2 1 £498 +39.16%
SOA Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (81.82%) Java
4 17 (77.27%) Finance
5 16 (72.73%) Oracle
5 16 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 15 (68.18%) JSON
6 15 (68.18%) Middleware
6 15 (68.18%) TDD
7 14 (63.64%) Maven
8 13 (59.09%) XSLT
8 13 (59.09%) Apache Camel
9 12 (54.55%) WSO2
9 12 (54.55%) Swagger
9 12 (54.55%) WireMock
9 12 (54.55%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (54.55%) XPath
9 12 (54.55%) Mule
9 12 (54.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (50.00%) SAP
10 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (50.00%) Marketing
10 11 (50.00%) Manufacturing
10 11 (50.00%) Electronics
10 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
10 11 (50.00%) Programme Management
11 8 (36.36%) XML
12 6 (27.27%) Web Services

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 16 (72.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (54.55%) Mule
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.64%) JBoss
4 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SNMP
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
1 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Maven
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Axure RP
4 2 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Ant
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Electronics
2 11 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (50.00%) Marketing
2 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) JSON
1 15 (68.18%) Middleware
2 13 (59.09%) Apache Camel
2 13 (59.09%) XSLT
3 12 (54.55%) Swagger
3 12 (54.55%) WireMock
4 8 (36.36%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 5 (22.73%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) Spring Boot
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) Java EE
8 3 (13.64%) Node.js
8 3 (13.64%) OAuth
8 3 (13.64%) REST
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful
8 3 (13.64%) SAML
9 2 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (18.18%) PKI
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) TDD
4 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
4 11 (50.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) Cryptography
5 4 (18.18%) High Availability
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
6 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) MVVM
8 1 (4.55%) EAI
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) XPath
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 12 (54.55%) WSO2
3 11 (50.00%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) Infoflex