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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 231 201 230
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +29
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 11 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.66% 1.98% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 12
Average daily rate
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£359 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1661 1415 1574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.54% 16.96% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 766 748
Average daily rate £350 £355 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +4.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 99 83
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £37.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 11 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 -5 8 £338 -35.71%
Berkshire -4 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 11 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 23 (60.53%) Scrum
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (55.26%) Oracle Database
5 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 18 (47.37%) Visual Studio
8 17 (44.74%) TDD
9 16 (42.11%) NUnit
9 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
9 16 (42.11%) Oracle RAC
9 16 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (42.11%) C#
9 16 (42.11%) OO
9 16 (42.11%) Middleware
10 15 (39.47%) WebLogic
10 15 (39.47%) .NET
11 14 (36.84%) Linux
11 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
12 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
12 13 (34.21%) SQL
13 12 (31.58%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 12 (31.58%) WCF
14 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
14 9 (23.68%) SCCM
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle Applications
14 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 15 (39.47%) WebLogic
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (10.53%) Kentico
3 4 (10.53%) Content Management Server
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
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 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle Database
2 19 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (18.42%) SQLPlus
5 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 16 (42.11%) NUnit
2 16 (42.11%) 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 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (13.16%) DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.53%) ScrumMaster
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Middleware
2 15 (39.47%) .NET
3 12 (31.58%) WCF
3 12 (31.58%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) Velocity
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.89%) WebCenter
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) XML
8 1 (2.63%) XSD
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) SOA
2 23 (60.53%) Scrum
3 22 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (44.74%) TDD
6 16 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 16 (42.11%) OO
7 14 (36.84%) Configuration Management
8 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.05%) High Availability
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 7 (18.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (15.79%) DevOps
10 6 (15.79%) BPEL
11 4 (10.53%) Content Management
11 4 (10.53%) Project Management
11 4 (10.53%) User Stories
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.16%) C
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 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 16 (42.11%) 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 2 (5.26%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Mercator
4 1 (2.63%) Primavera
4 1 (2.63%) FatWire