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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 488 507 518
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 104 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 0.69% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 27
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£500 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £608 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £423 £418
% change year-on-year
+22.48% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £58.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £58.40 -
% change year-on-year
-27.22% -

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
9845 9126 8714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.15% 17.83% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6369 5531 4914
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 373 434
Average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.12 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +15 101 £500 +17.64% 10
South East +4 53 £518 +21.76% 1
Oxfordshire +3 26 £538 +2.38% 1
Oxford +1 25 £538 - 1
Hampshire -9 19 £355 -16.47%
London +15 18 £450 -14.28% 5
North West +2 13 £438 - 2
Yorkshire -16 8 £406 -4.41% 2
City of London +4 5 - - 3
West Yorkshire -18 5 £406 -4.41% 2
East Midlands - 5 £425 -
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
South West -25 4 £600 +60.00%
Leeds -14 2 £413 -8.58% 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Havant -5 1 - -
Bradford -10 1 £400 -8.57%
Bristol - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £550 -
East of England - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Oracle
1 216 (100.00%) SOA
2 116 (53.70%) WebLogic
3 102 (47.22%) Java
4 97 (44.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 95 (43.98%) Middleware
6 75 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (34.26%) Oracle Database
8 68 (31.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 61 (28.24%) Oracle BPM
10 54 (25.00%) XML
11 51 (23.61%) Finance
11 51 (23.61%) Oracle Identity Management
12 50 (23.15%) Linux
13 48 (22.22%) SQL
14 47 (21.76%) Oracle ADF
15 44 (20.37%) Oracle Service Bus
16 41 (18.98%) Scrum
16 41 (18.98%) JMS
17 39 (18.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 39 (18.06%) XSLT
17 39 (18.06%) Web Services
18 37 (17.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 37 (17.13%) Oracle RAC
19 33 (15.28%) J2EE
20 32 (14.81%) UNIX
20 32 (14.81%) XPath
20 32 (14.81%) BPEL
20 32 (14.81%) Software Engineering
21 31 (14.35%) Continuous Integration

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 116 (53.70%) WebLogic
2 44 (20.37%) Oracle Service Bus
3 22 (10.19%) WebLogic Portal
4 20 (9.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 14 (6.48%) GlassFish
6 10 (4.63%) AquaLogic
7 6 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.85%) Apache
9 3 (1.39%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.46%) SAS
11 1 (0.46%) IIS
11 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.46%) MS Office
1 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 61 (28.24%) Oracle BPM
2 24 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (8.80%) Documaker
4 10 (4.63%) Oracle FAH
5 6 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (2.31%) SAP HR
7 4 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (1.85%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.93%) AquaLogic BPM
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.46%) HFM
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle BRM
9 1 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.57%) SSL
2 21 (9.72%) HTTP
3 20 (9.26%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.39%) NAS
4 3 (1.39%) SAN
5 1 (0.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.46%) SSH
5 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.46%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (34.26%) Oracle Database
2 68 (31.48%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 27 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
4 19 (8.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (3.24%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.39%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.39%) Essbase
8 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.93%) MySQL
10 1 (0.46%) DataStage
10 1 (0.46%) MS Access
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (12.50%) Maven
2 23 (10.65%) Ant
2 23 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 21 (9.72%) JIRA
4 18 (8.33%) Subversion
5 11 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.63%) JDeveloper
6 10 (4.63%) NUnit
7 7 (3.24%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.78%) Selenium
9 5 (2.31%) Hudson
10 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.39%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
13 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
General
1 51 (23.61%) Finance
2 23 (10.65%) Billing
3 13 (6.02%) Publishing
4 11 (5.09%) Advertising
5 9 (4.17%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.24%) Retail
7 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
9 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 100 (46.30%) Developer
2 53 (24.54%) Oracle Developer
3 40 (18.52%) SOA Developer
4 36 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 33 (15.28%) Consultant
6 31 (14.35%) Java Developer
7 25 (11.57%) Oracle Consultant
8 21 (9.72%) Software Engineer
9 20 (9.26%) Architect
10 17 (7.87%) Lead Developer
11 12 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
12 10 (4.63%) Lead Software Engineer
12 10 (4.63%) Java Software Engineer
13 9 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
13 9 (4.17%) Technical Leader
13 9 (4.17%) Oracle Architect
14 8 (3.70%) Middleware Consultant
15 6 (2.78%) Designer
15 6 (2.78%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (44.91%) Oracle Fusion
2 95 (43.98%) Middleware
3 54 (25.00%) XML
4 47 (21.76%) Oracle ADF
5 41 (18.98%) JMS
6 39 (18.06%) XSLT
6 39 (18.06%) Web Services
7 33 (15.28%) J2EE
8 28 (12.96%) WebCenter
9 27 (12.50%) Spring
10 22 (10.19%) JDBC
11 21 (9.72%) JSF
11 21 (9.72%) WSDL
12 20 (9.26%) Ajax
13 19 (8.80%) SOAP
14 16 (7.41%) XSD
15 11 (5.09%) Java EE
16 10 (4.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (4.63%) WCF
17 9 (4.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.63%) Digital Media
4 9 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 8 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.78%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.85%) Clustering
7 4 (1.85%) CMDB
8 3 (1.39%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.39%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.46%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.46%) DataPower
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.15%) Linux
2 32 (14.81%) UNIX
3 20 (9.26%) Solaris
4 14 (6.48%) Oracle Linux
5 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.39%) Windows
7 2 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.46%) zOS
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (100.00%) SOA
2 75 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.98%) Scrum
4 32 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 32 (14.81%) BPEL
5 31 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (11.57%) Configuration Management
8 23 (10.65%) Revenue Management
9 19 (8.80%) Content Management
10 18 (8.33%) TDD
11 14 (6.48%) Test Automation
12 12 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 10 (4.63%) Automated Testing
13 10 (4.63%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.63%) EAI
14 9 (4.17%) OO
14 9 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.17%) DevOps
15 8 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 102 (47.22%) Java
2 48 (22.22%) SQL
3 39 (18.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 32 (14.81%) XPath
5 31 (14.35%) XQuery
6 22 (10.19%) Python
6 22 (10.19%) Jython
6 22 (10.19%) Bash Shell
7 11 (5.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.78%) PHP
9 5 (2.31%) C#
10 4 (1.85%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.93%) Groovy
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.31%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.46%) Degree
3 1 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 37 (17.13%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) NFS
2 1 (0.46%) Samba
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 51 (23.61%) Oracle Identity Management
2 37 (17.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (8.33%) Puppet
4 16 (7.41%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.85%) SCCM
5 4 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 216 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (9.26%) Remedy
3 15 (6.94%) Siebel
4 13 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.63%) BEA
5 10 (4.63%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.70%) IBM
7 5 (2.31%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (2.31%) SAP
8 3 (1.39%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.39%) Sun
8 3 (1.39%) Mercator
9 2 (0.93%) Twitter
9 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.46%) FatWire
10 1 (0.46%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.46%) VMware
10 1 (0.46%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.46%) Citrix
10 1 (0.46%) Informatica
London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago