The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle SOA Suite skills 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 Suite over the 3 months to 28 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 of the Application Platforms category.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 513 470 527
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +57
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 91 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.94% 1.09% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 59 27
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£438 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £329 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9633 8711 9863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.62% 17.04% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5680 4970 5582
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 438 451
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.51 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 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 Suite within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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 -19 80 £450 +1.40% 14
London +21 42 £400 -15.78% 4
City of London +11 13 £413 -13.15% 1
North West 0 12 £500 +17.64% 2
South East -41 12 £338 -28.94% 1
Cheshire - 8 £500 - 1
Scotland - 5 £381 - 1
Hampshire -10 4 £338 -35.71%
South West -28 4 - - 5
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
Southampton - 3 £338 -
Yorkshire -13 2 £550 +46.66%
Edinburgh - 2 £425 -
Glasgow - 2 £300 - 1
Reading +6 1 £300 -27.71%
Berkshire +4 1 £300 -27.71%
West Yorkshire +3 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Oracle
1 176 (100.00%) SOA
2 83 (47.16%) Oracle Database
3 82 (46.59%) Middleware
4 79 (44.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 77 (43.75%) WebLogic
6 66 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 65 (36.93%) Web Services
8 62 (35.23%) Java
9 57 (32.39%) Oracle Service Bus
10 48 (27.27%) SQL
11 46 (26.14%) XML
12 41 (23.30%) BPEL
13 37 (21.02%) Scrum
14 35 (19.89%) Linux
15 34 (19.32%) SOAP
16 32 (18.18%) PL/SQL
17 30 (17.05%) XSD
18 29 (16.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 29 (16.48%) Finance
18 29 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (15.91%) .NET
20 27 (15.34%) XSLT
20 27 (15.34%) ERP
20 27 (15.34%) WSDL
20 27 (15.34%) Oracle RAC
20 27 (15.34%) Oracle EBS
20 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (14.77%) WebSphere
21 26 (14.77%) IBM

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 77 (43.75%) WebLogic
2 57 (32.39%) Oracle Service Bus
3 26 (14.77%) WebSphere
4 19 (10.80%) AquaLogic
5 11 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 10 (5.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (4.55%) Oracle BPEL
8 6 (3.41%) Liferay
9 5 (2.84%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.70%) SAS
10 3 (1.70%) Apache
11 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.57%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.57%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.57%) Kentico
11 1 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (15.34%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (14.77%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (7.95%) Workday HCM
5 12 (6.82%) SAP HR
6 7 (3.98%) Documaker
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.57%) HFM
9 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.11%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (5.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.80%) HTTP
2 9 (5.11%) Internet
2 9 (5.11%) SSL
3 8 (4.55%) FTP
4 7 (3.98%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.14%) Firewall
5 2 (1.14%) SAN
5 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.57%) SSH
6 1 (0.57%) Network Security
6 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (47.16%) Oracle Database
2 79 (44.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (11.36%) Oracle BI EE
4 17 (9.66%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (5.68%) MySQL
6 10 (5.68%) SQL Server
7 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.55%) SQLPlus
8 8 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.14%) Siebel EIM
12 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.57%) DataStage
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (10.80%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.23%) Ant
4 17 (9.66%) JIRA
5 16 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 15 (8.52%) Visual Studio
7 13 (7.39%) NUnit
7 13 (7.39%) Subversion
8 12 (6.82%) Maven
9 11 (6.25%) JDeveloper
10 9 (5.11%) Mercurial
10 9 (5.11%) AnthillPro
10 9 (5.11%) TeamCity
10 9 (5.11%) Gerrit
11 8 (4.55%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.27%) Hudson
13 3 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.70%) ClearCase
14 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
15 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 29 (16.48%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Retail
3 9 (5.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.55%) Billing
5 6 (3.41%) Advertising
6 4 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (23.30%) Architect
2 38 (21.59%) Developer
3 25 (14.20%) Consultant
4 23 (13.07%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (11.93%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (11.36%) Oracle Architect
7 16 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
8 15 (8.52%) SOA Developer
9 14 (7.95%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 13 (7.39%) SOA Architect
11 12 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Architect
12 11 (6.25%) Senior Developer
13 9 (5.11%) Deployment Manager
14 7 (3.98%) Oracle DBA
14 7 (3.98%) DBA
14 7 (3.98%) Administrator
14 7 (3.98%) Software Developer
14 7 (3.98%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.98%) Senior Architect
14 7 (3.98%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (46.59%) Middleware
2 66 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 65 (36.93%) Web Services
4 46 (26.14%) XML
5 34 (19.32%) SOAP
6 30 (17.05%) XSD
7 28 (15.91%) .NET
8 27 (15.34%) XSLT
8 27 (15.34%) WSDL
9 22 (12.50%) J2EE
10 18 (10.23%) WebCenter
11 17 (9.66%) JMS
12 16 (9.09%) JAX-WS
13 15 (8.52%) jQuery
13 15 (8.52%) Apache Axis
13 15 (8.52%) UDDI
14 14 (7.95%) REST
15 13 (7.39%) Oracle ADF
15 13 (7.39%) Spring
16 12 (6.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) N-Tier
2 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
2 6 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (1.70%) Clustering
4 3 (1.70%) Open Source
5 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.57%) DataPower
6 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.89%) Linux
2 24 (13.64%) UNIX
3 10 (5.68%) Solaris
4 8 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.84%) AIX
7 3 (1.70%) Windows
7 3 (1.70%) zOS
8 2 (1.14%) CentOS
8 2 (1.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (100.00%) SOA
2 41 (23.30%) BPEL
3 37 (21.02%) Scrum
4 29 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.34%) ERP
6 19 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (9.66%) Configuration Management
8 16 (9.09%) EAI
9 15 (8.52%) ITIL
9 15 (8.52%) OO
9 15 (8.52%) Migration
9 15 (8.52%) BPMN
9 15 (8.52%) Data Migration
10 14 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (7.95%) DevOps
10 14 (7.95%) TDD
10 14 (7.95%) UML
11 13 (7.39%) E-business
11 13 (7.39%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.23%) Java
2 48 (27.27%) SQL
3 32 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 25 (14.20%) XPath
5 20 (11.36%) Python
6 17 (9.66%) Bash Shell
7 14 (7.95%) XQuery
8 13 (7.39%) C#
9 12 (6.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 10 (5.68%) Jython
11 9 (5.11%) Groovy
12 7 (3.98%) JavaScript
13 6 (3.41%) C
14 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.14%) Degree
5 1 (0.57%) OCP
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (15.34%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (5.11%) vCloud
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (16.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (10.23%) Puppet
3 9 (5.11%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (5.11%) SCCM
4 7 (3.98%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.27%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 176 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (14.77%) IBM
3 19 (10.80%) BEA
4 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.95%) SAP
6 12 (6.82%) PeopleSoft
6 12 (6.82%) VMware
7 8 (4.55%) Siebel
7 8 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.98%) Remedy
9 4 (2.27%) HP
10 3 (1.70%) Informatica
11 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.14%) Sun
11 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.14%) Mercator
11 2 (1.14%) CollabNet
11 2 (1.14%) FatWire
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London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on skills
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago