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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 491 471 535
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +64
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 81 95 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.87% 1.09% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 28
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £329 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £615 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -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
9349 8698 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.61% 17.10% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5537 4928 5476
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 440 444
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.45 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.41% +7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

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 22 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 22 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 -27 72 £463 +4.22% 16
London +22 40 £388 -18.42% 4
City of London +25 14 £450 -5.26% 3
North West -2 11 £500 +19.04% 3
South East -28 7 £359 -22.43% 2
Cheshire - 7 £500 - 1
Scotland - 6 £363 - 3
Hampshire -7 4 £338 -35.71%
South West -26 4 - - 4
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
Southampton - 3 £338 -
Yorkshire -16 2 £550 +46.66% 1
Edinburgh - 2 £425 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £300 - 1
Reading +3 1 £300 -27.71%
West Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
Berkshire 0 1 £300 -27.71%
Uxbridge - - - -
Worthing - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Linlithgow - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 4
West Midlands - - - -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Oracle
1 175 (100.00%) SOA
2 83 (47.43%) Oracle Database
3 81 (46.29%) Middleware
4 78 (44.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 67 (38.29%) WebLogic
5 67 (38.29%) Java
5 67 (38.29%) Web Services
6 63 (36.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 61 (34.86%) Oracle Service Bus
8 50 (28.57%) SQL
9 48 (27.43%) XML
10 45 (25.71%) BPEL
11 44 (25.14%) Scrum
12 35 (20.00%) Linux
13 34 (19.43%) SOAP
14 33 (18.86%) PL/SQL
15 32 (18.29%) .NET
15 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (17.71%) XSD
16 31 (17.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 28 (16.00%) IBM
17 28 (16.00%) WSDL
17 28 (16.00%) XSLT
18 27 (15.43%) ERP
18 27 (15.43%) Finance
18 27 (15.43%) WebSphere
18 27 (15.43%) Oracle BPM
19 25 (14.29%) XPath

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 67 (38.29%) WebLogic
2 61 (34.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 27 (15.43%) WebSphere
4 19 (10.86%) AquaLogic
5 12 (6.86%) Oracle BPEL
6 11 (6.29%) Tomcat
7 9 (5.14%) Liferay
8 5 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (1.71%) SAS
11 2 (1.14%) Content Management Server
11 2 (1.14%) Apache
11 2 (1.14%) LiveLink
11 2 (1.14%) Kentico
12 1 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (15.43%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (13.71%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (9.14%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (8.00%) Workday HCM
5 12 (6.86%) SAP HR
6 5 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (2.29%) Documaker
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.57%) HFM
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) HTTP
2 9 (5.14%) Internet
3 8 (4.57%) FTP
4 5 (2.86%) SSL
5 4 (2.29%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.71%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.71%) Firewall
7 2 (1.14%) SAN
8 1 (0.57%) SSH
8 1 (0.57%) Network Security
8 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (47.43%) Oracle Database
2 78 (44.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (9.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (8.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (8.57%) Oracle ODI
5 11 (6.29%) MySQL
5 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (4.57%) SQLPlus
9 5 (2.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.29%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.14%) Siebel EIM
13 1 (0.57%) Essbase
13 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (11.43%) Ant
4 17 (9.71%) Git (software)
5 16 (9.14%) Visual Studio
6 15 (8.57%) Subversion
6 15 (8.57%) JIRA
7 14 (8.00%) NUnit
8 13 (7.43%) Maven
9 12 (6.86%) JDeveloper
10 10 (5.71%) Gerrit
10 10 (5.71%) AnthillPro
10 10 (5.71%) TeamCity
10 10 (5.71%) Mercurial
11 8 (4.57%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.86%) Hudson
13 3 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.71%) ClearCase
14 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (1.14%) Apache Ivy
General
1 27 (15.43%) Finance
2 10 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.71%) Retail
3 5 (2.86%) Advertising
4 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (26.86%) Architect
2 41 (23.43%) Developer
3 26 (14.86%) Oracle Developer
4 25 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (12.57%) Oracle Architect
6 19 (10.86%) Consultant
7 18 (10.29%) SOA Developer
8 17 (9.71%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 14 (8.00%) SOA Architect
10 13 (7.43%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.43%) Oracle SOA Architect
11 10 (5.71%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.71%) Deployment Manager
11 10 (5.71%) Oracle Consultant
11 10 (5.71%) Senior Architect
12 7 (4.00%) Designer
12 7 (4.00%) Workday Consultant
12 7 (4.00%) Administrator
12 7 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (46.29%) Middleware
2 67 (38.29%) Web Services
3 63 (36.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 48 (27.43%) XML
5 34 (19.43%) SOAP
6 32 (18.29%) .NET
7 31 (17.71%) XSD
8 28 (16.00%) WSDL
8 28 (16.00%) XSLT
9 23 (13.14%) J2EE
10 16 (9.14%) JAX-WS
11 15 (8.57%) UDDI
11 15 (8.57%) jQuery
11 15 (8.57%) Apache Axis
11 15 (8.57%) REST
12 14 (8.00%) JMS
13 13 (7.43%) Oracle ADF
13 13 (7.43%) Spring
14 12 (6.86%) WebCenter
14 12 (6.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.57%) N-Tier
2 7 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
2 7 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.71%) Open Source
4 3 (1.71%) Clustering
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 (20.00%) Linux
2 20 (11.43%) UNIX
3 8 (4.57%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (3.43%) AIX
5 5 (2.86%) Solaris
6 4 (2.29%) zOS
7 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.71%) Windows
8 2 (1.14%) HPUX
8 2 (1.14%) Debian
8 2 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (100.00%) SOA
2 45 (25.71%) BPEL
3 44 (25.14%) Scrum
4 32 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (15.43%) ERP
7 18 (10.29%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (10.29%) UML
8 17 (9.71%) Configuration Management
9 16 (9.14%) TOGAF
9 16 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (9.14%) OO
9 16 (9.14%) EAI
10 15 (8.57%) ITIL
10 15 (8.57%) TDD
10 15 (8.57%) Migration
10 15 (8.57%) BPMN
10 15 (8.57%) Data Migration
11 14 (8.00%) DevOps
11 14 (8.00%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.29%) Java
2 50 (28.57%) SQL
3 33 (18.86%) PL/SQL
4 25 (14.29%) XPath
5 17 (9.71%) Python
6 15 (8.57%) Bash Shell
7 14 (8.00%) XQuery
7 14 (8.00%) C#
8 9 (5.14%) Groovy
9 8 (4.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 7 (4.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (3.43%) C
11 6 (3.43%) Jython
12 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.14%) Degree
5 1 (0.57%) OCP
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.71%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (5.71%) vCloud
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 31 (17.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 19 (10.86%) Puppet
3 8 (4.57%) SCCM
4 7 (4.00%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Management
5 5 (2.86%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 175 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (16.00%) IBM
3 19 (10.86%) BEA
4 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.00%) SAP
6 13 (7.43%) VMware
7 12 (6.86%) PeopleSoft
8 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.86%) Siebel
10 4 (2.29%) HP
10 4 (2.29%) Remedy
11 3 (1.71%) CollabNet
11 3 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.71%) Informatica
12 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.14%) Sun
12 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.14%) Mercator
12 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.14%) FatWire
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on skills
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: Excellent!
Posted: 24 days ago