The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Architect
Rank 578 563 578
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle SOA Architect 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.015% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £513 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -10.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £575
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 2014.

Oracle SOA Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle SOA Architect
Top 15 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 31 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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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 -17 15 £500 -2.43%
London +18 3 £356 -28.75%
South East -7 2 £400 -23.80%
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire -10 1 £400 -23.80%
City of London - 1 £288 -
Southampton - 1 £400 -
Worthing - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Oracle SOA Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (45.45%) BPEL
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) Middleware
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) FTP
8 3 (13.64%) XML
8 3 (13.64%) JDeveloper
8 3 (13.64%) ERP
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Complex Event Processing
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 2 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) Spring
9 2 (9.09%) XPath
9 2 (9.09%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) BPMN
9 2 (9.09%) Groovy
9 2 (9.09%) IBM
9 2 (9.09%) JMS
9 2 (9.09%) EAI

Oracle SOA Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JDeveloper
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 9 (40.91%) Middleware
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) XSD
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) EDI
5 2 (9.09%) JMS
5 2 (9.09%) WSDL
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (45.45%) BPEL
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Complex Event Processing
3 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) EAI
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
4 2 (9.09%) BPMN
4 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) E-business
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) XQuery
2 2 (9.09%) XPath
2 2 (9.09%) Groovy
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) VMware