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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 243 233 205
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 22 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.33% 0.64% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 19
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£500 £339 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.60% -28.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £309 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £403 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1652 1707 1413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.29% 18.60% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 917 770
Average daily rate £366 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 95
Average hourly rate £18.68 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £47.50 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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
Hampshire +5 8 £450 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £500 -
Berkshire +11 6 £500 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 £425 +8.97%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Oracle
1 48 (100.00%) SOA
2 34 (70.83%) Java
3 27 (56.25%) Middleware
4 23 (47.92%) Oracle Fusion
5 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (43.75%) Web Services
7 19 (39.58%) SOAP
8 18 (37.50%) Linux
8 18 (37.50%) WebLogic
8 18 (37.50%) J2EE
8 18 (37.50%) Scrum
8 18 (37.50%) Oracle Database
9 17 (35.42%) Oracle ADF
9 17 (35.42%) Oracle Service Bus
10 16 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
10 16 (33.33%) UML
11 15 (31.25%) Windows
11 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (29.17%) XML
13 12 (25.00%) BPEL
14 11 (22.92%) XQuery
15 10 (20.83%) SQL
15 10 (20.83%) XSLT
15 10 (20.83%) JMS
15 10 (20.83%) REST
15 10 (20.83%) Spring
15 10 (20.83%) Maven
16 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (18.75%) XPath

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 18 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.17%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.08%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.08%) Apache TomEE
Business Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (18.75%) MySQL
3 9 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Maven
2 9 (18.75%) Ant
3 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (4.17%) Hudson
4 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) Toad
5 1 (2.08%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (2.08%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Designer
3 11 (22.92%) SOA Designer
3 11 (22.92%) Java Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (16.67%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Technical Leader
7 4 (8.33%) Middleware Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 2 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SOA Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SOA Consultant
10 1 (2.08%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) Middleware
2 23 (47.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 21 (43.75%) Web Services
4 19 (39.58%) SOAP
5 18 (37.50%) J2EE
6 17 (35.42%) Oracle ADF
7 14 (29.17%) XML
8 10 (20.83%) XSLT
8 10 (20.83%) JMS
8 10 (20.83%) Spring
8 10 (20.83%) REST
9 8 (16.67%) JSF
9 8 (16.67%) Ajax
9 8 (16.67%) JSP
10 7 (14.58%) EJB
11 6 (12.50%) WebCenter
12 5 (10.42%) XSD
12 5 (10.42%) WSDL
13 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
14 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 15 (31.25%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) AIX
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) SOA
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Scrum
4 16 (33.33%) UML
5 12 (25.00%) BPEL
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Process Management
8 4 (8.33%) Identity Management
8 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
9 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.17%) EAI
10 2 (4.17%) MVC
10 2 (4.17%) OOP
10 2 (4.17%) CRM
10 2 (4.17%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) XQuery
3 10 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (18.75%) XPath
5 8 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (4.17%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) COBOL
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) IBM
2 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.17%) Talend
3 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.08%) BEA
3 1 (2.08%) Siebel