The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 233 208 232
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 12 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.71% 2.02% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £328 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1694 1388 1641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.42% 16.32% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 758 804
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 92 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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
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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -7 4 £338 -35.71%
Berkshire +5 1 £300 -27.71%
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (52.63%) Scrum
3 19 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (44.74%) Middleware
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle Database
5 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
5 15 (39.47%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (39.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (36.84%) TDD
6 14 (36.84%) Linux
6 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 13 (34.21%) OO
7 13 (34.21%) C#
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 13 (34.21%) NUnit
7 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
7 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 12 (31.58%) WCF
9 11 (28.95%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (28.95%) .NET
10 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle Applications
11 9 (23.68%) SCCM
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (10.53%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.63%) Kentico
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) Content Management Server
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle Database
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (18.42%) SQLPlus
5 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Visual Studio
2 13 (34.21%) NUnit
2 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) JDeveloper
4 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (13.16%) DBA
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (7.89%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Middleware
2 12 (31.58%) WCF
2 12 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 11 (28.95%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (28.95%) .NET
4 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.26%) WebCenter
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) XSD
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE
8 1 (2.63%) Velocity
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (52.63%) Scrum
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (36.84%) TDD
5 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
6 13 (34.21%) OO
6 13 (34.21%) Automated Testing
7 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (21.05%) High Availability
7 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (15.79%) DevOps
9 6 (15.79%) BPEL
10 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 4 (10.53%) User Stories
11 3 (7.89%) ERP
12 2 (5.26%) MVC
13 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C#
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 5 (13.16%) C
4 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) OCP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
2 6 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Mercator
4 1 (2.63%) Primavera
4 1 (2.63%) FatWire