The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 619 593 528
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -65
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 33 80 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.77% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 45 61
Median daily rate £475 £408 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -11.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £463
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10035 10362 10208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.83% 17.90% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6556 6608 6143
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 310 405
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +21.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +21.12%

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the UK.

Oracle SOA Suite Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 33 £475 +14.45% 5
London +25 16 £475 -26.92% 2
North West +11 7 - - 2
Yorkshire +2 6 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
Merseyside +6 4 - -
Ripon - 4 - -
South West +16 3 £475 -5.66%
City of London - 3 - - 1
Liverpool +8 2 - -
Hampshire +1 1 £450 -8.16%
Havant -5 1 £450 -9.09%
South East -8 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 98 (100.00%) Oracle
1 98 (100.00%) SOA
2 51 (52.04%) Oracle Fusion
3 48 (48.98%) Oracle Database
4 44 (44.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 41 (41.84%) Java
6 40 (40.82%) Middleware
7 37 (37.76%) WebLogic
8 31 (31.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 29 (29.59%) XML
10 27 (27.55%) Linux
10 27 (27.55%) Web Services
10 27 (27.55%) Oracle EBS
11 25 (25.51%) SOAP
12 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (22.45%) BPEL
14 20 (20.41%) Oracle Database 12c
15 19 (19.39%) SQL
16 18 (18.37%) .NET
16 18 (18.37%) UML
16 18 (18.37%) Oracle EBS R12
17 17 (17.35%) Oracle BI EE
18 16 (16.33%) Oracle ODI
18 16 (16.33%) Windows
18 16 (16.33%) ETL
18 16 (16.33%) Migration
19 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (14.29%) PL/SQL
19 14 (14.29%) WebCenter
19 14 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (44.90%) Oracle Service Bus
2 37 (37.76%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.22%) JBoss
4 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.10%) CICS
6 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.06%) JCAPS
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle BPEL
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.04%) Apache
7 2 (2.04%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.04%) Liferay
7 2 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.02%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (1.02%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (27.55%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (18.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (11.22%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (10.20%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (5.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (4.08%) Maximo
7 3 (3.06%) Eloqua
8 2 (2.04%) Documaker
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) SAN
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.98%) Oracle Database
2 31 (31.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (20.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 17 (17.35%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (16.33%) Oracle ODI
6 10 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (5.10%) Big Data
7 5 (5.10%) DB2
7 5 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.08%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.02%) MySQL
11 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.06%) JDeveloper
3 3 (3.06%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.04%) Introscope
5 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.02%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.02%) Mockito
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 6 (6.12%) Billing
2 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.10%) Advertising
3 5 (5.10%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Architect
2 30 (30.61%) Developer
3 19 (19.39%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (18.37%) Oracle Architect
5 16 (16.33%) SOA Developer
6 15 (15.31%) DBA
6 15 (15.31%) Oracle DBA
7 14 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 14 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (12.24%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 11 (11.22%) Consultant
10 10 (10.20%) Oracle Consultant
11 9 (9.18%) SOA Consultant
12 8 (8.16%) Integration Architect
12 8 (8.16%) Integration Developer
12 8 (8.16%) Oracle SOA Consultant
13 7 (7.14%) Administrator
14 6 (6.12%) Lead Architect
15 5 (5.10%) Analyst Developer
15 5 (5.10%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (52.04%) Oracle Fusion
2 40 (40.82%) Middleware
3 29 (29.59%) XML
4 27 (27.55%) Web Services
5 25 (25.51%) SOAP
6 18 (18.37%) .NET
7 14 (14.29%) WebCenter
8 13 (13.27%) XSD
9 12 (12.24%) J2EE
9 12 (12.24%) Spring
9 12 (12.24%) WSDL
10 10 (10.20%) Apache Camel
11 9 (9.18%) RESTful
11 9 (9.18%) UDDI
11 9 (9.18%) XML Schema
12 8 (8.16%) Apache CXF
12 8 (8.16%) Hibernate
12 8 (8.16%) JPA
13 7 (7.14%) JMS
14 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Clustering
2 7 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 6 (6.12%) Algorithms
3 6 (6.12%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (5.10%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.08%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.04%) LPAR
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Linux
2 16 (16.33%) Windows
3 12 (12.24%) Unix
4 10 (10.20%) AIX
5 2 (2.04%) HPUX
5 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Solaris
5 2 (2.04%) SUSE
5 2 (2.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (100.00%) SOA
2 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) BPEL
4 18 (18.37%) UML
5 16 (16.33%) ETL
5 16 (16.33%) Migration
6 14 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 14 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.24%) DevOps
8 10 (10.20%) CRM
8 10 (10.20%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.18%) High Availability
9 9 (9.18%) Integration Testing
9 9 (9.18%) TOGAF
10 8 (8.16%) ITIL
10 8 (8.16%) Open Source
10 8 (8.16%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) Java
2 19 (19.39%) SQL
3 14 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 10 (10.20%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.10%) COBOL
6 4 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.04%) Jython
7 2 (2.04%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) vSphere
4 2 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (2.04%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.04%) nmon
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.04%) Puppet
3 2 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.24%) IBM
3 11 (11.22%) Endeca
3 11 (11.22%) Talend
4 10 (10.20%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.18%) FatWire
6 8 (8.16%) Hyperion
6 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.16%) NetApp
6 8 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (7.14%) HP
7 7 (7.14%) VMware
8 5 (5.10%) Citrix
8 5 (5.10%) Siebel
9 3 (3.06%) SAP
10 2 (2.04%) CA
11 1 (1.02%) Progress
11 1 (1.02%) Teradata
11 1 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.02%) webMethods