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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 499 509 523
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 113 78 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.07% 0.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 21
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£475 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £373 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £58.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.40 -
% change year-on-year
-5.82% -

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
10601 9398 9522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 17.96% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6699 5702 5377
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 390 468
Average hourly rate £19.19 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -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 31 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Oracle SOA Suite Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 October 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 -9 102 £475 +18.75% 10
South East -1 53 £488 +15.38% 3
London +15 33 £425 +3.03% 2
Oxfordshire -5 26 £518 +21.76% 1
Oxford -6 19 £538 +11.97% 1
Hampshire -14 16 £345 -18.82% 2
City of London +22 8 £425 - 1
Surrey -4 7 £345 -37.27%
North West - 6 £450 - 1
Scotland - 4 £400 - 1
West Midlands -6 3 £425 -
Yorkshire -9 3 - - 2
Glasgow - 3 £400 - 1
South West -28 1 - - 2
Liverpool - 1 £425 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £425 - 1
Manchester - 1 £525 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - - 2
Bristol - - - - 2
Edinburgh - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 204 (100.00%) Oracle
1 204 (100.00%) SOA
2 102 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 96 (47.06%) Middleware
4 93 (45.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 84 (41.18%) Java
6 71 (34.80%) Oracle Database
7 69 (33.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 67 (32.84%) XML
9 65 (31.86%) Web Services
10 61 (29.90%) Oracle BPM
11 54 (26.47%) SQL
12 51 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
13 47 (23.04%) XSLT
13 47 (23.04%) Linux
13 47 (23.04%) JMS
14 46 (22.55%) Oracle Identity Management
15 45 (22.06%) Finance
16 42 (20.59%) XPath
16 42 (20.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 41 (20.10%) SOAP
17 41 (20.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 38 (18.63%) BPEL
18 38 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (17.65%) XSD
20 35 (17.16%) Scrum
21 34 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
22 32 (15.69%) Oracle RAC
22 32 (15.69%) WSDL

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 102 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 51 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 25 (12.25%) WebLogic Portal
4 22 (10.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 21 (10.29%) AquaLogic
6 19 (9.31%) WebSphere
7 14 (6.86%) GlassFish
8 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.96%) Oracle BPEL
9 4 (1.96%) Apache
10 2 (0.98%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.49%) Kentico
11 1 (0.49%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 61 (29.90%) Oracle BPM
2 30 (14.71%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (9.31%) Documaker
4 14 (6.86%) Workday HCM
5 13 (6.37%) SAP HR
6 11 (5.39%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.49%) HFM
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle BRM
10 1 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.49%) AquaLogic BPM
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.20%) HTTP
2 24 (11.76%) SSL
3 20 (9.80%) HTTPS
4 9 (4.41%) Internet
5 8 (3.92%) FTP
6 2 (0.98%) Firewall
6 2 (0.98%) SAN
6 2 (0.98%) NAS
7 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.49%) SSH
7 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (34.80%) Oracle Database
2 69 (33.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 29 (14.22%) Oracle ODI
4 26 (12.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 23 (11.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.47%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.47%) MySQL
8 3 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.47%) Essbase
9 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
9 2 (0.98%) Siebel EIM
9 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.49%) DataStage
10 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (12.25%) Ant
2 22 (10.78%) JIRA
3 21 (10.29%) Maven
4 20 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.86%) Subversion
6 11 (5.39%) JDeveloper
7 9 (4.41%) Git (software)
8 8 (3.92%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.94%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.94%) NUnit
11 5 (2.45%) Hudson
12 4 (1.96%) ClearCase
12 4 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
14 1 (0.49%) AnthillPro
14 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.49%) Gerrit
General
1 45 (22.06%) Finance
2 23 (11.27%) Billing
3 9 (4.41%) Advertising
3 9 (4.41%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.94%) Retail
6 5 (2.45%) Publishing
7 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 67 (32.84%) Developer
2 42 (20.59%) Oracle Developer
3 38 (18.63%) Consultant
4 29 (14.22%) SOA Developer
5 28 (13.73%) Oracle Consultant
6 27 (13.24%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 24 (11.76%) Architect
8 15 (7.35%) Software Engineer
9 14 (6.86%) Technical Leader
10 12 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
10 12 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.41%) Middleware Consultant
13 7 (3.43%) Middleware Engineer
13 7 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Architect
13 7 (3.43%) Designer
13 7 (3.43%) SOA Architect
13 7 (3.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (47.06%) Middleware
2 93 (45.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 67 (32.84%) XML
4 65 (31.86%) Web Services
5 47 (23.04%) XSLT
5 47 (23.04%) JMS
6 41 (20.10%) SOAP
7 36 (17.65%) XSD
8 34 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
9 32 (15.69%) WSDL
10 30 (14.71%) J2EE
11 29 (14.22%) Spring
12 28 (13.73%) WebCenter
13 22 (10.78%) JDBC
14 19 (9.31%) JSF
15 18 (8.82%) Ajax
16 17 (8.33%) jQuery
17 16 (7.84%) JAX-WS
17 16 (7.84%) UDDI
18 15 (7.35%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.63%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.41%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.43%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.45%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.47%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.47%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.98%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.98%) User Experience
7 2 (0.98%) Open Source
8 1 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.04%) Linux
2 29 (14.22%) UNIX
3 18 (8.82%) Solaris
4 10 (4.90%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.47%) CentOS
7 2 (0.98%) Windows
7 2 (0.98%) AIX
8 1 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (100.00%) SOA
2 51 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.63%) BPEL
4 35 (17.16%) Scrum
5 29 (14.22%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.27%) Revenue Management
7 23 (11.27%) ERP
7 23 (11.27%) Content Management
8 21 (10.29%) EAI
9 17 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.33%) BPMN
10 16 (7.84%) Software Engineering
10 16 (7.84%) Migration
11 15 (7.35%) Data Migration
12 14 (6.86%) TDD
13 13 (6.37%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.88%) E-business
15 10 (4.90%) Test Automation
15 10 (4.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 84 (41.18%) Java
2 54 (26.47%) SQL
3 42 (20.59%) XPath
3 42 (20.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 32 (15.69%) XQuery
5 27 (13.24%) Python
6 26 (12.75%) Jython
7 22 (10.78%) Bash Shell
8 19 (9.31%) PL/SQL
9 10 (4.90%) Groovy
9 10 (4.90%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.94%) C#
11 3 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (15.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) vSphere
2 1 (0.49%) vCloud
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 46 (22.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 41 (20.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (8.33%) Puppet
4 12 (5.88%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.45%) SCCM
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.98%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 204 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (10.29%) BEA
3 20 (9.80%) IBM
3 20 (9.80%) Remedy
4 18 (8.82%) Siebel
5 15 (7.35%) SAP
6 13 (6.37%) PeopleSoft
7 10 (4.90%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.96%) Mercator
9 4 (1.96%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.47%) Sun
11 2 (0.98%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.98%) VMware
11 2 (0.98%) Twitter
12 1 (0.49%) CollabNet
12 1 (0.49%) FatWire
12 1 (0.49%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
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