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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 517 497 467
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -30
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 96 92 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.96% 1.01% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 50
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£450 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
10040 9142 8230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 17.34% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6217 5675 4622
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 308 441
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.96 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -18 91 £450 +13.92% 19
South East -7 35 £450 +18.42% 3
London -1 32 £450 +2.85% 7
Hampshire +11 18 £425 +4.61%
North West -16 13 £625 +36.98% 6
Merseyside -1 12 £625 - 5
Liverpool -1 12 £625 - 5
Oxfordshire - 12 £525 -
Oxford - 12 £525 -
Southampton -1 9 £390 +20.46%
City of London -8 6 £400 +3.22% 1
Berkshire +3 4 £450 +50.00% 2
Yorkshire -19 4 £450 -18.18% 2
Glasgow -1 3 £450 - 1
Scotland -4 3 £450 +24.13% 1
North Yorkshire +2 2 £438 -20.45%
Reading -2 2 £450 +50.00% 1
Milton Keynes -4 2 £425 +11.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £425 +11.84% 1
West Midlands -10 2 £494 +6.75%
East of England - 2 £450 -
Newbury - 2 £475 -
Basingstoke - 2 £475 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Birmingham -8 1 £550 +18.91%
Manchester -8 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -15 1 - - 2
Bradford -16 1 - -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Oracle
1 202 (100.00%) SOA
2 111 (54.95%) WebLogic
3 109 (53.96%) Java
4 91 (45.05%) Oracle Database
5 87 (43.07%) Middleware
6 85 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (41.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 78 (38.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 58 (28.71%) Oracle BPM
10 57 (28.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 55 (27.23%) XML
12 50 (24.75%) Linux
13 47 (23.27%) Web Services
14 46 (22.77%) UML
15 41 (20.30%) BPEL
16 38 (18.81%) Software Engineering
17 36 (17.82%) Unit Testing
17 36 (17.82%) Ant
18 35 (17.33%) Oracle ADF
19 33 (16.34%) Finance
20 32 (15.84%) Scrum
20 32 (15.84%) JavaScript
20 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
21 31 (15.35%) Git (software)
21 31 (15.35%) J2EE
22 30 (14.85%) JIRA
23 29 (14.36%) jQuery
23 29 (14.36%) SQL
23 29 (14.36%) CSS

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 111 (54.95%) WebLogic
2 57 (28.22%) Oracle Service Bus
3 24 (11.88%) JBoss
3 24 (11.88%) MQSeries
4 22 (10.89%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.96%) AquaLogic
6 6 (2.97%) Oracle BPEL
7 5 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (2.48%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.98%) JCAPS
8 4 (1.98%) Apache
9 3 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.50%) Confluence
11 1 (0.50%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 58 (28.71%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (9.41%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (6.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (6.44%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (2.97%) Documaker
5 6 (2.97%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) SSL
2 9 (4.46%) SAN
3 8 (3.96%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (45.05%) Oracle Database
2 83 (41.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (11.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 21 (10.40%) Relational Database
5 20 (9.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 18 (8.91%) Oracle ODI
7 14 (6.93%) MySQL
8 9 (4.46%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.48%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.99%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 36 (17.82%) Ant
2 31 (15.35%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.85%) JIRA
4 26 (12.87%) Selenium
4 26 (12.87%) JUnit
5 24 (11.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 23 (11.39%) Maven
7 14 (6.93%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.96%) Hudson
9 7 (3.47%) Subversion
9 7 (3.47%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.98%) JDeveloper
12 3 (1.49%) Toad
12 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.49%) Apache Continuum
12 3 (1.49%) Rational Application Developer
13 2 (0.99%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.99%) WebLOAD
General
1 33 (16.34%) Finance
2 21 (10.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.47%) Advertising
3 7 (3.47%) Billing
4 4 (1.98%) Publishing
4 4 (1.98%) Legal
4 4 (1.98%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (40.59%) Developer
2 31 (15.35%) Oracle Developer
3 26 (12.87%) Java Developer
3 26 (12.87%) Software Engineer
3 26 (12.87%) SOA Developer
4 24 (11.88%) Architect
5 23 (11.39%) Java Software Engineer
6 19 (9.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 19 (9.41%) Designer
7 16 (7.92%) Consultant
8 13 (6.44%) Solutions Designer
8 13 (6.44%) Oracle Consultant
9 12 (5.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 12 (5.94%) Oracle DBA
9 12 (5.94%) DBA
9 12 (5.94%) Oracle Architect
9 12 (5.94%) SOA Designer
10 10 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.46%) Lead Software Engineer
12 8 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (43.07%) Middleware
2 78 (38.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 55 (27.23%) XML
4 47 (23.27%) Web Services
5 35 (17.33%) Oracle ADF
6 31 (15.35%) J2EE
7 29 (14.36%) CSS
7 29 (14.36%) jQuery
8 27 (13.37%) HTML
9 25 (12.38%) JMS
9 25 (12.38%) AngularJS
10 24 (11.88%) Apache Camel
10 24 (11.88%) PhoneGap
10 24 (11.88%) JSON
11 23 (11.39%) HTML5
11 23 (11.39%) CSS3
11 23 (11.39%) SOAP
12 21 (10.40%) XSLT
13 19 (9.41%) WebCenter
14 18 (8.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.45%) Clustering
2 10 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.98%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
7 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.75%) Linux
2 16 (7.92%) UNIX
2 16 (7.92%) Windows
3 8 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) SOA
2 85 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.77%) UML
4 41 (20.30%) BPEL
5 38 (18.81%) Software Engineering
6 36 (17.82%) Unit Testing
7 32 (15.84%) Scrum
8 24 (11.88%) MVC
8 24 (11.88%) OOP
8 24 (11.88%) Mobile Development
9 23 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (10.89%) Mentoring
11 19 (9.41%) SDLC
12 17 (8.42%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (7.92%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (4.95%) Process Management
16 9 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (4.46%) Waterfall
17 8 (3.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (53.96%) Java
2 32 (15.84%) JavaScript
3 29 (14.36%) SQL
4 27 (13.37%) Python
5 24 (11.88%) Ruby
6 17 (8.42%) XQuery
7 14 (6.93%) PL/SQL
8 13 (6.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 12 (5.94%) XPath
10 7 (3.47%) Jython
10 7 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.48%) Groovy
13 2 (0.99%) COBOL
13 2 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 24 (11.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (10.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (7.92%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (5.45%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.97%) Puppet
5 5 (2.48%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 202 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (11.88%) Talend
3 14 (6.93%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.96%) BEA
5 7 (3.47%) Remedy
6 6 (2.97%) IBM
7 5 (2.48%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.98%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.98%) NetApp
9 3 (1.49%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.50%) Siebel
10 1 (0.50%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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