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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 129 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 28 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.88% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.39% 5.79% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 6
Median daily rate £550 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -50.90%
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
519 639 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.30% 15.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 362 275
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 34
Median hourly rate £14.88 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.90 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -9.70%

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle SOA Suite Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -11 11 £383 -23.50%
Cheshire +22 8 £625 +42.85%
Manchester +3 3 £638 +15.90%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 56 (100.00%) Oracle
1 56 (100.00%) SOA
2 32 (57.14%) Middleware
3 22 (39.29%) Oracle Service Bus
3 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database
4 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 19 (33.93%) Oracle Fusion
6 19 (33.93%) SQL
7 17 (30.36%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (30.36%) BPEL
8 16 (28.57%) Web Services
8 16 (28.57%) XML
9 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (23.21%) JMS
10 13 (23.21%) Linux
10 13 (23.21%) Windows
10 13 (23.21%) Microservices
11 12 (21.43%) Unix
11 12 (21.43%) Java
11 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.64%) JSON
13 10 (17.86%) B2B
13 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.86%) J2EE
14 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
14 9 (16.07%) DB2
14 9 (16.07%) AIX
14 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS R12
14 9 (16.07%) MongoDB

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related 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 22 (39.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.79%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.79%) HFM
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) Oracle Database
2 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (16.07%) Big Data
3 9 (16.07%) DB2
3 9 (16.07%) MongoDB
3 9 (16.07%) NoSQL
3 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) GIS
7 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.79%) MySQL
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
1 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
1 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Architect
3 14 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (23.21%) SOA Developer
5 11 (19.64%) DBA
5 11 (19.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Applications Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (8.93%) Principal Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Domain Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) SOA Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Head of Development
8 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared DBA
8 3 (5.36%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) Middleware
2 19 (33.93%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (28.57%) Web Services
3 16 (28.57%) XML
4 13 (23.21%) JMS
5 11 (19.64%) JSON
6 10 (17.86%) J2EE
7 4 (7.14%) .NET
7 4 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (5.36%) XML Messaging
9 2 (3.57%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.57%) EDIFACT
9 2 (3.57%) JDBC
9 2 (3.57%) REST
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.57%) Spring
9 2 (3.57%) WebCenter
9 2 (3.57%) WSDL
9 2 (3.57%) XSLT
10 1 (1.79%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Unix
3 9 (16.07%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (100.00%) SOA
2 17 (30.36%) BPEL
3 13 (23.21%) Microservices
4 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (17.86%) B2B
6 8 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.93%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (5.36%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.57%) DevOps
10 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.57%) SDLC
10 2 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) Java
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) COBOL
6 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.79%) XPath
6 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Hyperion
2 3 (5.36%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (1.79%) ESRI
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Xamarin