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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.41% 0.54% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.77% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
52 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.33% 9.78% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 11
Average daily rate £313 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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 +3 16 £625 +25.00% 2
Oracle SOA Suite
North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 ODI
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
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%) Microsoft
11 3 (16.67%) Web Services
11 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (16.67%) AquaLogic
11 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 2 (11.11%) BPEL
12 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (11.11%) UNIX
13 1 (5.56%) WSDL
13 1 (5.56%) XSD
13 1 (5.56%) XSLT

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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