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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 494 471 519
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +48
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 90 92 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.97% 1.05% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 58 25
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£450 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £425 £470
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9282 8726 9503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.60% 17.42% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5524 4935 5272
Average daily rate £375 £370 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
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% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 377 456 441
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.14 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £38.75
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 10 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 10 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 -29 79 £463 +5.71% 11
London +21 44 £450 -5.26% 3
City of London +30 15 £475 - 3
South East -21 12 £380 -15.55%
North West +4 9 £500 +20.48% 1
Hampshire -2 8 £338 -35.71%
Scotland - 6 £363 -
Cheshire - 5 £500 -
South West -28 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
Southampton - 3 £338 -
Yorkshire -13 2 £550 +46.66% 5
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
Berkshire +2 1 £300 -27.71%
Reading -1 1 £300 -27.71%
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 5
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Fareham - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 2
Oxford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leeds - - - - 5
Linlithgow - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Croydon - - - -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Oracle
1 181 (100.00%) SOA
2 90 (49.72%) Oracle Database
3 84 (46.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 83 (45.86%) Middleware
5 69 (38.12%) WebLogic
5 69 (38.12%) Java
6 68 (37.57%) Web Services
7 65 (35.91%) Oracle Fusion
7 65 (35.91%) Oracle Service Bus
8 52 (28.73%) XML
8 52 (28.73%) SQL
9 46 (25.41%) Scrum
9 46 (25.41%) BPEL
10 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (19.34%) .NET
12 34 (18.78%) Linux
12 34 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (18.23%) XSD
14 32 (17.68%) SOAP
14 32 (17.68%) PL/SQL
14 32 (17.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 30 (16.57%) WSDL
15 30 (16.57%) XSLT
16 29 (16.02%) IBM
17 28 (15.47%) Finance
17 28 (15.47%) Oracle BPM
18 27 (14.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 27 (14.92%) WebSphere
18 27 (14.92%) ERP

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 69 (38.12%) WebLogic
2 65 (35.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 27 (14.92%) WebSphere
4 19 (10.50%) AquaLogic
5 12 (6.63%) Oracle BPEL
6 11 (6.08%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.97%) Liferay
8 5 (2.76%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (2.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (2.21%) Content Management Server
9 4 (2.21%) Kentico
10 3 (1.66%) SAS
10 3 (1.66%) LiveLink
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.10%) Apache
12 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (15.47%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (12.71%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (8.29%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (7.73%) Workday HCM
5 12 (6.63%) SAP HR
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (2.21%) Documaker
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.55%) HFM
8 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (5.52%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.18%) HTTP
2 9 (4.97%) Internet
3 8 (4.42%) FTP
4 5 (2.76%) SSL
5 4 (2.21%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.66%) Firewall
6 3 (1.66%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.10%) SAN
8 1 (0.55%) SSH
8 1 (0.55%) Network Security
8 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (49.72%) Oracle Database
2 84 (46.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (8.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 15 (8.29%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (8.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (6.08%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.52%) MySQL
7 9 (4.97%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (4.42%) SQLPlus
9 5 (2.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.10%) Siebel EIM
12 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.55%) DataStage
13 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 27 (14.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (12.15%) Ant
2 22 (12.15%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio
4 17 (9.39%) NUnit
4 17 (9.39%) Git (software)
5 16 (8.84%) Subversion
6 15 (8.29%) JIRA
7 13 (7.18%) Maven
7 13 (7.18%) JDeveloper
8 10 (5.52%) AnthillPro
8 10 (5.52%) TeamCity
8 10 (5.52%) Mercurial
8 10 (5.52%) Gerrit
9 8 (4.42%) Eclipse
10 6 (3.31%) Hudson
11 3 (1.66%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.10%) Apache Ivy
General
1 28 (15.47%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.52%) Retail
4 4 (2.21%) Billing
4 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (24.86%) Architect
2 42 (23.20%) Developer
3 27 (14.92%) Oracle Developer
4 24 (13.26%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (12.15%) Consultant
5 22 (12.15%) Oracle Architect
6 19 (10.50%) SOA Developer
7 18 (9.94%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 14 (7.73%) SOA Architect
8 14 (7.73%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.18%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 13 (7.18%) Oracle Consultant
10 10 (5.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 10 (5.52%) Senior Architect
10 10 (5.52%) Deployment Manager
11 9 (4.97%) SOA Consultant
12 8 (4.42%) Administrator
12 8 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Consultant
13 7 (3.87%) Workday Consultant
13 7 (3.87%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (45.86%) Middleware
2 68 (37.57%) Web Services
3 65 (35.91%) Oracle Fusion
4 52 (28.73%) XML
5 35 (19.34%) .NET
6 33 (18.23%) XSD
7 32 (17.68%) SOAP
8 30 (16.57%) XSLT
8 30 (16.57%) WSDL
9 23 (12.71%) J2EE
10 17 (9.39%) REST
11 16 (8.84%) JAX-WS
11 16 (8.84%) JMS
12 15 (8.29%) UDDI
12 15 (8.29%) Apache Axis
13 14 (7.73%) jQuery
13 14 (7.73%) JDBC
14 13 (7.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 13 (7.18%) WebCenter
14 13 (7.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.97%) N-Tier
2 7 (3.87%) Mainframe
2 7 (3.87%) Mobile Payment
3 5 (2.76%) Clustering
4 4 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.66%) Open Source
6 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.55%) DataPower
7 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.78%) Linux
2 21 (11.60%) UNIX
3 9 (4.97%) Oracle Linux
4 7 (3.87%) AIX
5 4 (2.21%) zOS
6 3 (1.66%) HPUX
6 3 (1.66%) Solaris
6 3 (1.66%) Windows
6 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.10%) Debian
7 2 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (100.00%) SOA
2 46 (25.41%) Scrum
2 46 (25.41%) BPEL
3 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (14.92%) ERP
6 20 (11.05%) UML
7 19 (10.50%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (9.94%) OO
8 18 (9.94%) Configuration Management
8 18 (9.94%) TDD
9 17 (9.39%) Automated Testing
9 17 (9.39%) ITIL
10 16 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (8.84%) TOGAF
11 15 (8.29%) Migration
11 15 (8.29%) BPMN
11 15 (8.29%) Data Migration
12 14 (7.73%) Complex Event Processing
12 14 (7.73%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 69 (38.12%) Java
2 52 (28.73%) SQL
3 32 (17.68%) PL/SQL
4 25 (13.81%) XPath
5 19 (10.50%) Python
6 17 (9.39%) C#
7 15 (8.29%) Bash Shell
8 14 (7.73%) XQuery
9 8 (4.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (4.42%) Groovy
10 6 (3.31%) C
10 6 (3.31%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.76%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.76%) Jython
12 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.10%) Degree
5 1 (0.55%) OCP
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.26%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (5.52%) vCloud
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (17.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 19 (10.50%) Puppet
3 9 (4.97%) SCCM
4 7 (3.87%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.76%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (2.21%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 181 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (16.02%) IBM
3 19 (10.50%) BEA
4 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.73%) SAP
6 13 (7.18%) VMware
7 12 (6.63%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (3.31%) HP
8 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.76%) Siebel
10 4 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.21%) Remedy
10 4 (2.21%) CollabNet
11 3 (1.66%) Informatica
12 2 (1.10%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
12 2 (1.10%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.10%) Sun
12 2 (1.10%) FatWire
12 2 (1.10%) Mercator
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