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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 603 535 523
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 53 92 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 0.92% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 61 41
Median daily rate £493 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £394 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50

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
10574 10007 9248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.39% 18.39% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7045 6196 5747
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.97% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 358 314
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.91% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.20 £20.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +20.58%

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
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 27 May 2016.

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 28 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 27 May 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 -64 46 £485 +7.77% 16
South East -30 19 £513 +13.88% 2
East of England +15 9 £475 +5.55%
Oxfordshire +4 8 £513 -2.38%
Oxford -4 6 £519 -1.19%
Scotland -12 6 £500 +11.11%
London -33 6 £550 +22.22% 6
Berkshire -6 5 £556 +23.61% 1
Hampshire -16 5 £463 +8.82%
Essex - 5 - -
Hertfordshire +7 4 £475 +5.55%
West Midlands -9 4 £365 -26.07%
Bracknell - 4 £563 -
Hook - 4 £463 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £463 +2.77% 3
Warwickshire -2 3 £365 -16.57%
South West - 3 £363 - 2
North Yorkshire +8 2 £450 +2.85%
North West -19 2 £450 -40.00% 3
Warwick - 2 £365 -
Exeter - 2 £300 - 1
Devon - 2 £300 - 1
Aldershot +5 1 - -
Manchester -15 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Street - 1 £425 -
Somerset - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Oracle
1 125 (100.00%) SOA
2 57 (45.60%) Java
3 53 (42.40%) Oracle Database
4 52 (41.60%) SOAP
5 51 (40.80%) Middleware
6 49 (39.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 48 (38.40%) Web Services
8 46 (36.80%) XML
9 44 (35.20%) Oracle Fusion
10 40 (32.00%) WebLogic
11 32 (25.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 31 (24.80%) Linux
13 29 (23.20%) Oracle BPM
13 29 (23.20%) REST
14 27 (21.60%) Apache Camel
14 27 (21.60%) XSD
15 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (20.00%) SQL
16 25 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
17 24 (19.20%) MySQL
18 23 (18.40%) XSLT
19 22 (17.60%) Windows
19 22 (17.60%) Open Source
20 21 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (16.00%) Unix
22 19 (15.20%) BPEL
22 19 (15.20%) JSON
23 18 (14.40%) Google
23 18 (14.40%) Apache ServiceMix

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 49 (39.20%) Oracle Service Bus
2 40 (32.00%) WebLogic
3 18 (14.40%) Apache ServiceMix
4 10 (8.00%) JBoss
5 9 (7.20%) JCAPS
6 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.00%) Apache
7 5 (4.00%) CICS
7 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
8 4 (3.20%) Mule
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (2.40%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.80%) Liferay
11 1 (0.80%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (23.20%) Oracle BPM
2 15 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (6.40%) Maximo
3 8 (6.40%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (2.40%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) FTP
2 2 (1.60%) Internet
2 2 (1.60%) SSL
3 1 (0.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (42.40%) Oracle Database
2 32 (25.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 25 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 24 (19.20%) MySQL
5 13 (10.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (8.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (6.40%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (6.40%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
11 5 (4.00%) DB2
12 4 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 1 (0.80%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) JIRA
2 10 (8.00%) EasyMock
2 10 (8.00%) Mockito
3 8 (6.40%) SoapUI
3 8 (6.40%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (5.60%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.80%) Ant
5 6 (4.80%) Maven
6 5 (4.00%) JDeveloper
6 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.20%) Gerrit
7 4 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (3.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (3.20%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.40%) Subversion
9 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.60%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (0.80%) Introscope
10 1 (0.80%) Toad
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Advertising
3 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.20%) Billing
5 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (44.80%) Developer
2 29 (23.20%) SOA Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Architect
3 26 (20.80%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (16.80%) Java Developer
5 20 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 18 (14.40%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (13.60%) Consultant
8 12 (9.60%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (8.80%) Designer
10 9 (7.20%) Oracle SOA Consultant
10 9 (7.20%) SOA Consultant
11 8 (6.40%) Integration Developer
11 8 (6.40%) Oracle Architect
11 8 (6.40%) SOA Designer
11 8 (6.40%) Solutions Designer
12 7 (5.60%) SOA Solution Designer
12 7 (5.60%) XML Developer
13 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 5 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (41.60%) SOAP
2 51 (40.80%) Middleware
3 48 (38.40%) Web Services
4 46 (36.80%) XML
5 44 (35.20%) Oracle Fusion
6 29 (23.20%) REST
7 27 (21.60%) Apache Camel
7 27 (21.60%) XSD
8 23 (18.40%) XSLT
9 19 (15.20%) JSON
10 15 (12.00%) J2EE
11 14 (11.20%) Spring
12 11 (8.80%) EJB
12 11 (8.80%) JPA
12 11 (8.80%) WebCenter
13 10 (8.00%) RESTful
13 10 (8.00%) WSDL
14 9 (7.20%) Hibernate
14 9 (7.20%) XML Schema
15 8 (6.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (4.80%) Clustering
3 5 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.40%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Fintech
7 1 (0.80%) iPad
7 1 (0.80%) LPAR
7 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.80%) Linux
2 22 (17.60%) Windows
3 20 (16.00%) Unix
4 7 (5.60%) AIX
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.80%) HPUX
6 1 (0.80%) Solaris
6 1 (0.80%) SUSE
6 1 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (100.00%) SOA
2 26 (20.80%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.60%) Open Source
4 21 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (15.20%) BPEL
6 17 (13.60%) ETL
7 16 (12.80%) Scrum
8 13 (10.40%) Integration Testing
8 13 (10.40%) Migration
8 13 (10.40%) TOGAF
8 13 (10.40%) UML
9 12 (9.60%) Business Activity Monitoring
9 12 (9.60%) Process Management
10 11 (8.80%) SDLC
11 9 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (7.20%) DevOps
11 9 (7.20%) ERP
11 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.40%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.40%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.60%) Java
2 25 (20.00%) SQL
3 17 (13.60%) PL/SQL
4 7 (5.60%) Python
5 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.00%) COBOL
7 4 (3.20%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.20%) XPath
8 3 (2.40%) Perl
9 2 (1.60%) C
9 2 (1.60%) C#
10 1 (0.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.80%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) ISEB
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.60%) Degree
4 2 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.60%) OCP
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.80%) QA
1 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.00%) vSphere
3 4 (3.20%) vCloud
4 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (3.20%) Data Guard
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.80%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.80%) nmon
4 1 (0.80%) Puppet
4 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (14.40%) Google
2 18 (14.40%) WSO2
3 17 (13.60%) IBM
4 10 (8.00%) VMware
5 8 (6.40%) Talend
6 6 (4.80%) Endeca
6 6 (4.80%) HP
6 6 (4.80%) Siebel
7 5 (4.00%) Citrix
7 5 (4.00%) FatWire
7 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.20%) Informatica
8 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.20%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.40%) SAP
9 3 (2.40%) webMethods
10 2 (1.60%) F5
10 2 (1.60%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.80%) Green Hat