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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 146 129 116
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 7 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.24% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.10% 1.57% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
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£375 £456 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
638 445 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.24% 15.39% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 236 209
Average daily rate £375 £342 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 43
Average hourly rate £16.17 £29.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.24% +48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £15.05 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.57 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

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 March 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 March 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
Manchester -13 2 £375 -17.80% 1
Merseyside -15 2 £388 - 1
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 14 (70.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (45.00%) BPEL
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (35.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (35.00%) XML
6 7 (35.00%) Middleware
6 7 (35.00%) WSDL
7 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (30.00%) Java EE
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Maven
8 5 (25.00%) Java ME
8 5 (25.00%) Java SE
8 5 (25.00%) J2ME
8 5 (25.00%) J2SE
8 5 (25.00%) J2EE
8 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) JDeveloper
9 4 (20.00%) Spring
9 4 (20.00%) JPA
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 7 (35.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (10.00%) JCAPS
4 1 (5.00%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 7 (35.00%) SOA Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
1 7 (35.00%) WSDL
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (30.00%) Java EE
3 5 (25.00%) Java ME
3 5 (25.00%) Java SE
3 5 (25.00%) J2ME
3 5 (25.00%) J2SE
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) Spring
4 4 (20.00%) JPA
5 2 (10.00%) JavaBeans
5 2 (10.00%) EJB
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) XSD
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (45.00%) BPEL
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) BEA
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat