Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an SOA Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 577 577
Rank change year-on-year -37 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 20 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.067% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.070% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 15
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £468 £363 £346
90th Percentile £583 £575 £615
England median daily rate £538 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
London median hourly rate - £42.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -8.05% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

SOA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured SOA Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOA Developer in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -5 5 £498 +24.38%
SOA Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (75.00%) Web Services
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) Banking
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (40.00%) Workflow
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle
6 8 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle Workflow
7 7 (35.00%) Retail
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) MVC
8 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (30.00%) Microservices
9 5 (25.00%) User Experience
9 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
9 5 (25.00%) MVVM
9 5 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (25.00%) Axure RP
9 5 (25.00%) Selenium

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 8 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Axure RP
1 5 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Ant
2 3 (15.00%) Checkstyle
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.00%) XMLUnit
General
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Law
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
3 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.00%) JavaBeans
4 3 (15.00%) JDBC
4 3 (15.00%) JMS
4 3 (15.00%) XSD
4 3 (15.00%) XSL
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Workflow
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (30.00%) Microservices
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 5 (25.00%) MVVM
7 4 (20.00%) EAI
8 3 (15.00%) BDD
8 3 (15.00%) Code Coverage
8 3 (15.00%) Fund Management
8 3 (15.00%) Sequence Diagram
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) UML
8 3 (15.00%) Use Case
8 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.00%) Data Management
10 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com