The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle SOA Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle SOA Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle SOA Architect
Rank 621 605 573
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle SOA Architect 5 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.014% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 14
Average daily rate £469 £725 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.34% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £725 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £725 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate - £725 £475
% change year-on-year
- +52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Oracle SOA Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle SOA Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle SOA Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Architect within the UK.

Oracle SOA Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle SOA Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Oracle SOA Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle SOA Architect
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -5 5 £469 -35.34%
London +9 3 £469 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
City of London - 1 £388 -

Oracle SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle SOA Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle SOA Architect in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 14 (63.64%) Middleware
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (36.36%) BPEL
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) ERP
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) SOAP
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (18.18%) B2B
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
8 4 (18.18%) Process Management
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (18.18%) SDLC
9 3 (13.64%) API Integration
9 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.64%) Control-M
9 3 (13.64%) Shell Script

Oracle SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle SOA Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle SOA Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Apache
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Fredhopper
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) Middleware
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (18.18%) SOAP
4 3 (13.64%) AppFabric
4 3 (13.64%) EDI
4 3 (13.64%) MDX
4 3 (13.64%) MSMQ
4 3 (13.64%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) WCF
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) WF
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) EJB
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) TopLink
6 1 (4.55%) Apache CXF
6 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) JMS
6 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (36.36%) BPEL
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) B2B
4 4 (18.18%) Process Management
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) API Integration
5 3 (13.64%) B2C
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
7 1 (4.55%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Retalix
4 1 (4.55%) ATG
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) WorldPay