The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 35 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.88% 0.46% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.56% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle SOA Suite
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
59 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.85% 11.87% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 19
Average daily rate £313 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £169 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.38% -10.52%

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Liverpool -6 8 £500 - 1
Oracle SOA Suite
North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (83.33%) Middleware
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) SDLC
6 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
7 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (27.78%) Java
10 4 (22.22%) XML
10 4 (22.22%) XQuery
11 3 (16.67%) BEA
11 3 (16.67%) AquaLogic
11 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.11%) UNIX
12 2 (11.11%) BPEL
12 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (5.56%) WSDL
13 1 (5.56%) XSD

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (16.67%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) Middleware
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (22.22%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XSD
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) SDLC
4 8 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (11.11%) BPEL
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) XQuery
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) BEA