The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 151 119 131
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 3.17% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
692 505 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.76% 16.36% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 258 239
Average daily rate £414 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.32 £36.28 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Merseyside - 6 £535 - 1
Manchester -14 5 £500 -4.76%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 27 (100.00%) Oracle
1 27 (100.00%) SOA
2 21 (77.78%) Middleware
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle Service Bus
3 19 (70.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (51.85%) WebLogic
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
5 13 (48.15%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (44.44%) XML
6 12 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) Oracle BPM
7 11 (40.74%) SDLC
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
9 7 (25.93%) Java
9 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (22.22%) BPEL
10 6 (22.22%) XSD
10 6 (22.22%) XSLT
10 6 (22.22%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) WSDL
10 6 (22.22%) JMS
11 5 (18.52%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (18.52%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
12 4 (14.81%) TOGAF

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 21 (77.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 14 (51.85%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.81%) AquaLogic
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (7.41%) CMS
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (3.70%) Mule
5 1 (3.70%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle TCA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 5 (18.52%) SOA Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SOA Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) Middleware
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (44.44%) XML
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) SOAP
5 6 (22.22%) XSD
5 6 (22.22%) XSLT
5 6 (22.22%) JMS
5 6 (22.22%) WSDL
6 2 (7.41%) WebCenter
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (3.70%) WSRP
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) JavaBeans
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) EJB
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) SOA
2 13 (48.15%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) SDLC
5 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 6 (22.22%) BPEL
7 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
8 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) Content Management
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) ERP
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.70%) B2B
10 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
10 1 (3.70%) Process Management
10 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) Java
1 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) PeopleSoft
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) BEA
4 2 (7.41%) Retek
4 2 (7.41%) ATG
4 2 (7.41%) Stellent
4 2 (7.41%) Endeca
5 1 (3.70%) Eloqua
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
WEX Europe Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Merseyside
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago