The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 121 120 138
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.083% 0.032%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£300 £415 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 £470
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
421 413 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.81% 17.16% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 196 211
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -34.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £8.77 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Oracle SOA Suite
South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite across the Berkshire region.

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 1 £300 -27.71%
Oracle SOA Suite
South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle SOA Suite.

1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Mercator
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Complex Event Processing

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle SOA Suite. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Mercator