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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 225 204 236
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +32
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 17 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.32% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.00% 1.89% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 14
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£343 £488 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.74% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £533 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1705 1479 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.64% 16.72% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 819 838
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 69 90
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 27 August 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 -12 2 £425 -19.04% 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (100.00%) Oracle
1 42 (100.00%) SOA
2 25 (59.52%) WebLogic
3 20 (47.62%) Scrum
4 18 (42.86%) Middleware
4 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 15 (35.71%) Visual Studio
8 14 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (33.33%) TDD
9 13 (30.95%) NUnit
9 13 (30.95%) Automated Testing
9 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (30.95%) C#
9 13 (30.95%) UNIX
9 13 (30.95%) OO
10 12 (28.57%) Solaris
10 12 (28.57%) Linux
10 12 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (28.57%) WCF
10 12 (28.57%) GlassFish
11 10 (23.81%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 9 (21.43%) N-Tier
12 9 (21.43%) .NET
12 9 (21.43%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (59.52%) WebLogic
2 12 (28.57%) GlassFish
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.38%) Kentico
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Content Management Server
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
1 2 (4.76%) NAS
1 2 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 16 (38.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (11.90%) SQLPlus
5 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Visual Studio
2 13 (30.95%) NUnit
2 13 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) JDeveloper
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (9.52%) DBA
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) Middleware
2 12 (28.57%) WCF
2 12 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (23.81%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (21.43%) .NET
5 6 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.90%) Web Services
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.14%) WebCenter
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.38%) XML
8 1 (2.38%) XSD
8 1 (2.38%) Velocity
8 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) UNIX
2 12 (28.57%) Solaris
2 12 (28.57%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (47.62%) Scrum
3 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 14 (33.33%) TDD
7 13 (30.95%) Automated Testing
7 13 (30.95%) OO
8 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) BPEL
9 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (14.29%) High Availability
9 6 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) DevOps
10 4 (9.52%) User Stories
10 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (4.76%) ITSM
11 2 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) C#
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) OCP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (14.29%) Puppet
3 6 (14.29%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) FatWire
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Primavera