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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle SOA Suite
England / North West
Rank 108 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 27 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.92% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.18% 5.79% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 10
Median daily rate £425 £489 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% +13.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £450 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £501 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.00 -

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
437 604 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.76% 15.88% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 341 262
Median daily rate £375 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 42 29
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +2 14 £400 -20.00%
Lancashire -4 6 £550 +14.28%
Cheshire +28 3 £425 -
Manchester +11 2 £600 +9.09%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 62 (100.00%) Oracle
1 62 (100.00%) SOA
2 43 (69.35%) Middleware
3 27 (43.55%) SQL
4 25 (40.32%) XML
5 23 (37.10%) Web Services
5 23 (37.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 21 (33.87%) Windows
7 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
8 18 (29.03%) Microservices
9 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
9 17 (27.42%) Unix
9 17 (27.42%) J2EE
9 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
9 17 (27.42%) Linux
10 16 (25.81%) DB2
10 16 (25.81%) JSON
10 16 (25.81%) Relational Database
10 16 (25.81%) Big Data
11 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
11 15 (24.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
11 15 (24.19%) NoSQL
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
11 15 (24.19%) AIX
12 14 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
12 14 (22.58%) Performance Management
13 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (20.97%) Java

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 14 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.84%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
5 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.61%) HFM
4 1 (1.61%) Magento
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.61%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) Big Data
1 16 (25.81%) DB2
1 16 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
2 15 (24.19%) NoSQL
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle Database
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.61%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
2 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.61%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.61%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Architect
2 17 (27.42%) DBA
3 13 (20.97%) Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (14.52%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared DBA
6 6 (9.68%) SOA Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Applications Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Principal Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Domain Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Administrator
9 3 (4.84%) Head of Development
9 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 3 (4.84%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (69.35%) Middleware
2 25 (40.32%) XML
3 23 (37.10%) Oracle Fusion
3 23 (37.10%) Web Services
4 17 (27.42%) J2EE
5 16 (25.81%) JSON
6 7 (11.29%) JMS
7 5 (8.06%) REST
8 4 (6.45%) .NET
9 3 (4.84%) SOAP
9 3 (4.84%) XML Messaging
10 2 (3.23%) EDIFACT
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (3.23%) Spring
10 2 (3.23%) WebCenter
10 2 (3.23%) XSD
11 1 (1.61%) SAML
11 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (1.61%) WSDL
11 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.61%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) DataPower
3 1 (1.61%) Derivative
3 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Linux
2 17 (27.42%) Unix
3 15 (24.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) SOA
2 18 (29.03%) Microservices
3 14 (22.58%) Performance Management
4 13 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.74%) BPEL
6 6 (9.68%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 4 (6.45%) B2B
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Business Transformation
8 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.23%) DevOps
9 2 (3.23%) ETL
9 2 (3.23%) Logistics
9 2 (3.23%) Scrum
9 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.97%) Java
4 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.23%) Perl
5 2 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) C
6 1 (1.61%) COBOL
6 1 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.61%) XPath
6 1 (1.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 12 (19.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (4.84%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.84%) IBM
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Software AG
3 2 (3.23%) webMethods
4 1 (1.61%) ATG
4 1 (1.61%) ESRI
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) hybris
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) Kony
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase
4 1 (1.61%) Teradata
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.61%) Yahoo!