The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 18 April 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 Southampton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 40 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.52% 2.24% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.90% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
69 56 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.06% 20.90% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 10
Average daily rate £315 £390 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +29.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% -27.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle SOA Suite
Hampshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (60.00%) BPEL
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSD
4 2 (40.00%) XSLT
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) BPEL
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) OCP
1 1 (20.00%) OCA
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle