The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 205 209 234
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 53 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.22% 0.061%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.09% 1.30% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 4
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£518 £425 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £415
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1716 1460 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.45% 17.11% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 782 724
Average daily rate £375 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 91
Average hourly rate £19.38 £14.50 £19.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.05 £35.00
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 South East

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

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle SOA Suite Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Oxfordshire +3 26 £538 +2.38% 1
Hampshire -9 19 £355 -16.47%
Surrey - - - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 88 (100.00%) Oracle
1 88 (100.00%) SOA
2 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (67.05%) WebLogic
4 58 (65.91%) Java
5 44 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 42 (47.73%) Oracle ADF
7 37 (42.05%) SQL
8 36 (40.91%) Middleware
9 35 (39.77%) Linux
10 31 (35.23%) Oracle Identity Management
11 30 (34.09%) Scrum
12 29 (32.95%) Oracle BPM
13 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (30.68%) XQuery
13 27 (30.68%) XML
13 27 (30.68%) XSLT
14 26 (29.55%) XPath
15 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
16 24 (27.27%) Configuration Management
17 20 (22.73%) JMS
17 20 (22.73%) J2EE
18 19 (21.59%) Ajax
18 19 (21.59%) Spring
18 19 (21.59%) JSF
19 18 (20.45%) TDD
20 17 (19.32%) Maven
20 17 (19.32%) Oracle RAC
20 17 (19.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
20 17 (19.32%) Enterprise Software

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 59 (67.05%) WebLogic
2 12 (13.64%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 29 (32.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) SAN
1 2 (2.27%) NAS
2 1 (1.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.27%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Maven
2 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 16 (18.18%) Ant
3 15 (17.05%) Subversion
4 10 (11.36%) NUnit
4 10 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.82%) Selenium
6 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (13.64%) Publishing
2 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Developer
2 26 (29.55%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.86%) Software Engineer
4 16 (18.18%) Lead Developer
5 12 (13.64%) UNIX Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Lead Software Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Technical Leader
9 6 (6.82%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) Middleware Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
11 4 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 4 (4.55%) SOA Developer
11 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.41%) Architect
12 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 42 (47.73%) Oracle ADF
3 36 (40.91%) Middleware
4 27 (30.68%) XML
4 27 (30.68%) XSLT
5 20 (22.73%) JMS
5 20 (22.73%) J2EE
6 19 (21.59%) Spring
6 19 (21.59%) JSF
6 19 (21.59%) Ajax
7 14 (15.91%) Web Services
8 10 (11.36%) WCF
8 10 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.82%) .NET
10 4 (4.55%) RESTful
11 3 (3.41%) SOAP
12 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.27%) Spring MVC
12 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.36%) Digital Media
3 7 (7.95%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.55%) CMDB
4 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) Oracle Linux
3 12 (13.64%) UNIX
3 12 (13.64%) Solaris
4 1 (1.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (100.00%) SOA
2 62 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.09%) Scrum
4 27 (30.68%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (28.41%) Software Engineering
6 24 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 18 (20.45%) TDD
8 14 (15.91%) BPEL
8 14 (15.91%) Test Automation
9 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
9 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
10 8 (9.09%) User Stories
11 7 (7.95%) DevOps
11 7 (7.95%) OO
12 6 (6.82%) Release Management
13 4 (4.55%) Coaching
14 2 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (2.27%) Kanban
14 2 (2.27%) ITIL
14 2 (2.27%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 58 (65.91%) Java
2 37 (42.05%) SQL
3 27 (30.68%) XQuery
4 26 (29.55%) XPath
5 16 (18.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (6.82%) PHP
7 5 (5.68%) C#
8 4 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (35.23%) Oracle Identity Management
2 17 (19.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 16 (18.18%) Puppet
3 16 (18.18%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.55%) SCCM
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (1.14%) FatWire
4 1 (1.14%) IBM