The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 135 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.95% 0.41% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£600 £485 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% +21.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
525 486 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.45% 19.82% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 293 277
Average daily rate £375 £374 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% +14.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 13
Average hourly rate £23.22 £19.30 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £29.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (16.67%) JCAPS
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) JCAPS
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (33.33%) SOA Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) EJB
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft