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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 541 510 490
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 84 107 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.76% 1.05% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 56
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
11091 10235 9072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.94% 18.40% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7076 6050 5272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 August 2015.

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 August 2015. 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 -34 69 £444 -1.38% 19
Yorkshire - 27 £250 - 3
West Yorkshire - 26 £250 - 3
Leeds - 24 £250 - 3
North West -33 14 £500 - 3
Glasgow +10 12 £450 +12.50%
Scotland 0 12 £450 +12.50% 1
South East -27 9 £513 +49.63% 3
London -21 7 £650 +36.84% 8
Bradford - 6 - -
Liverpool - 6 £535 -
Merseyside - 6 £535 - 1
Manchester -17 5 £500 -4.76%
Berkshire - 4 £575 -
Hampshire -7 3 £525 +23.52% 2
South West -11 2 £504 -
West Midlands - 2 £400 -
East of England - 2 £500 - 1
Bristol - 2 £504 -
Warwickshire - 2 £400 -
North East - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £500 -
Warwick - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 - 1
Milton Keynes -10 1 £415 +3.75%
Buckinghamshire -13 1 £415 +3.75%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £550 -
Belfast - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Oracle
1 178 (100.00%) SOA
2 110 (61.80%) Middleware
3 95 (53.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 91 (51.12%) Oracle Database
5 86 (48.31%) WebLogic
6 80 (44.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 78 (43.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 68 (38.20%) Java
9 65 (36.52%) Web Services
10 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (30.90%) XML
11 55 (30.90%) SOAP
12 49 (27.53%) Oracle BPM
13 47 (26.40%) BPEL
14 34 (19.10%) Linux
15 31 (17.42%) SoapUI
16 28 (15.73%) JMS
17 26 (14.61%) Finance
17 26 (14.61%) SDLC
18 25 (14.04%) SQL
18 25 (14.04%) WebCenter
18 25 (14.04%) Oracle ADF
19 24 (13.48%) UML
20 23 (12.92%) J2EE
20 23 (12.92%) XSLT
21 21 (11.80%) Unit Testing
21 21 (11.80%) WSDL
22 20 (11.24%) XSD
22 20 (11.24%) Performance Tuning

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 86 (48.31%) WebLogic
2 80 (44.94%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (5.06%) JBoss
4 8 (4.49%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.93%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.81%) Oracle BPEL
6 5 (2.81%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.25%) Apache
7 4 (2.25%) AquaLogic
8 2 (1.12%) JCAPS
8 2 (1.12%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) Apache TomEE
9 1 (0.56%) Mule
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 49 (27.53%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (10.11%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (8.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (5.06%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.56%) Documaker
6 1 (0.56%) Maximo
6 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.62%) SAN
2 7 (3.93%) SSL
3 4 (2.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.12%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) DNS
5 1 (0.56%) NAS
5 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (51.12%) Oracle Database
2 78 (43.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (8.43%) Oracle ODI
3 15 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (5.06%) MySQL
5 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) MS Access
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 31 (17.42%) SoapUI
2 18 (10.11%) Ant
3 16 (8.99%) Maven
4 9 (5.06%) JIRA
5 8 (4.49%) JUnit
5 8 (4.49%) Hudson
6 7 (3.93%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.93%) Selenium
6 7 (3.93%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.37%) Subversion
8 4 (2.25%) JDeveloper
8 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.69%) Toad
9 3 (1.69%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (1.69%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.56%) JConsole
General
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
4 2 (1.12%) Billing
4 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Danish Language
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (28.09%) Developer
2 34 (19.10%) Architect
3 33 (18.54%) Designer
4 32 (17.98%) SOA Designer
5 24 (13.48%) Consultant
6 23 (12.92%) Oracle Developer
7 22 (12.36%) Oracle Consultant
8 19 (10.67%) SOA Developer
9 17 (9.55%) Oracle Architect
10 16 (8.99%) SOA Consultant
10 16 (8.99%) Tester
11 15 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Consultant
12 14 (7.87%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 14 (7.87%) Solutions Designer
13 13 (7.30%) Java Developer
14 9 (5.06%) Oracle DBA
14 9 (5.06%) DBA
14 9 (5.06%) Middleware Architect
15 8 (4.49%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (61.80%) Middleware
2 95 (53.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 65 (36.52%) Web Services
4 55 (30.90%) XML
4 55 (30.90%) SOAP
5 28 (15.73%) JMS
6 25 (14.04%) WebCenter
6 25 (14.04%) Oracle ADF
7 23 (12.92%) XSLT
7 23 (12.92%) J2EE
8 21 (11.80%) WSDL
9 20 (11.24%) XSD
10 16 (8.99%) REST
11 11 (6.18%) HTML
11 11 (6.18%) Spring
11 11 (6.18%) JSF
12 9 (5.06%) EJB
13 8 (4.49%) JSP
13 8 (4.49%) Ajax
13 8 (4.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.74%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.62%) Clustering
4 5 (2.81%) iPad
5 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.12%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.56%) DTV
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.10%) Linux
2 19 (10.67%) Windows
3 9 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.06%) UNIX
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (100.00%) SOA
2 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (26.40%) BPEL
4 26 (14.61%) SDLC
5 24 (13.48%) UML
6 21 (11.80%) Unit Testing
7 20 (11.24%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (10.11%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (9.55%) Test Automation
9 17 (9.55%) Scrum
10 15 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.87%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.30%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (7.30%) RAD
13 12 (6.74%) ERP
13 12 (6.74%) Software Testing
14 10 (5.62%) Process Management
14 10 (5.62%) Change Control
14 10 (5.62%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (38.20%) Java
2 25 (14.04%) SQL
3 15 (8.43%) XQuery
4 13 (7.30%) PL/SQL
5 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.62%) Python
7 9 (5.06%) XPath
7 9 (5.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 8 (4.49%) Ruby
9 5 (2.81%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.69%) Groovy
11 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.12%) COBOL
12 1 (0.56%) VBA
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 17 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.87%) ISEB
2 14 (7.87%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.56%) Degree
6 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.62%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) NFS
3 1 (0.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 19 (10.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (5.62%) Oracle Identity Management
3 9 (5.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 178 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (4.49%) IBM
2 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
3 7 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.93%) Talend
4 5 (2.81%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (2.81%) BEA
5 4 (2.25%) NetApp
6 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.69%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.12%) ATG
7 2 (1.12%) Stellent
7 2 (1.12%) VMware
7 2 (1.12%) Endeca
7 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.12%) Remedy
7 2 (1.12%) Retek
7 2 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
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Rate: Market Rate
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Leeds
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Rate: £200 - £220 per day
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Leeds
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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