Period
to 20 September 2017

The median contractor rate for an SOA Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 September 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 218 220
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2 -29
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Developer 1 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.017% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
North West median daily rate £500 £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -21.43% +15.07%
10th Percentile £475 £340 £453
90th Percentile £525 £464 £575
England median daily rate £538 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +19.44% +12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5512 6979 7653
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.76% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3367 4366 4517
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £239
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 257 409
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -9.33% +10.82%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.16
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.39 £47.71
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -1.58% +6.92% +4.53%

SOA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA Developer in the North West

SOA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA Developer in the North West

SOA Developer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 North West region featuring SOA Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

SOA Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle