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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 126 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 0.035% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.46% 0.21% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+22.48% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £58.40 -
% change year-on-year
-27.22% -
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
529 479 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.47% 16.91% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 245 273
Average daily rate £351 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £150 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 33
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +11.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.07 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -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
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 24 December 2014. 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
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
4 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (33.33%) Middleware
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (25.93%) BPEL
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) Advertising
6 7 (25.93%) WSDL
7 6 (22.22%) UNIX
7 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) Java EE
7 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 5 (18.52%) Java ME
8 5 (18.52%) Java SE
8 5 (18.52%) Maven
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
8 5 (18.52%) J2EE
8 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
8 5 (18.52%) Solaris
8 5 (18.52%) J2ME
8 5 (18.52%) J2SE
9 4 (14.81%) EAI
9 4 (14.81%) JDeveloper

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (11.11%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) JDeveloper
3 1 (3.70%) Ant
3 1 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.70%) Hudson
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
1 7 (25.93%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 11 (40.74%) SOA Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (3.70%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) XML
1 9 (33.33%) Middleware
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (25.93%) WSDL
3 6 (22.22%) Java EE
4 5 (18.52%) Java ME
4 5 (18.52%) Java SE
4 5 (18.52%) J2ME
4 5 (18.52%) J2SE
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE
5 4 (14.81%) EJB
5 4 (14.81%) SOAP
5 4 (14.81%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) JPA
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) XSD
7 1 (3.70%) XSLT
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 5 (18.52%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) BPEL
3 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
3 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) EAI
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) XQuery
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) BEA
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Sun
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