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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 475 474 499
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 102 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.13% 0.98% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 27
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£488 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £295 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £603 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £509 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+19.70% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £58.40 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £58.40 -

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
9056 8586 8325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.63% 18.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5678 5082 4677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 311 324 438
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.86%

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 January 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 26 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 January 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 -6 93 £489 +13.33% 17
South East -11 36 £518 +13.11% 8
London -11 23 £450 -18.18% 3
Oxfordshire -3 20 £534 +1.66% 3
Oxford 0 19 £534 -0.69% 3
North West +1 14 £438 - 2
Hampshire -23 8 £355 -9.55% 1
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 1
East of England - 6 - - 1
City of London +15 5 - - 2
West Yorkshire -6 5 £406 -5.79%
Yorkshire -13 5 £406 -4.41%
South West -14 5 £600 - 2
Cheshire - 5 £450 -
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Leeds -3 2 £413 -8.58%
Nottingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Bradford -12 1 £400 -11.11%
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Havant - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Oracle
1 212 (100.00%) SOA
2 119 (56.13%) WebLogic
3 116 (54.72%) Java
4 90 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (40.57%) Oracle Fusion
6 83 (39.15%) Middleware
7 68 (32.08%) Oracle Database
8 65 (30.66%) XML
9 62 (29.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 59 (27.83%) Oracle BPM
11 51 (24.06%) Linux
12 49 (23.11%) SQL
13 48 (22.64%) Oracle Identity Management
14 47 (22.17%) Finance
14 47 (22.17%) Oracle ADF
15 45 (21.23%) JMS
16 44 (20.75%) Software Engineering
17 43 (20.28%) Oracle Service Bus
18 41 (19.34%) Scrum
19 38 (17.92%) XSLT
20 37 (17.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
21 36 (16.98%) J2EE
21 36 (16.98%) Oracle RAC
22 35 (16.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
22 35 (16.51%) Web Services
23 34 (16.04%) Ant
24 33 (15.57%) JIRA
25 31 (14.62%) BPEL
25 31 (14.62%) Maven

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 119 (56.13%) WebLogic
2 43 (20.28%) Oracle Service Bus
3 17 (8.02%) WebSphere
3 17 (8.02%) WebLogic Portal
4 15 (7.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (5.66%) MQSeries
5 12 (5.66%) JBoss
5 12 (5.66%) GlassFish
5 12 (5.66%) AquaLogic
6 3 (1.42%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (0.94%) Apache
7 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.47%) JCAPS
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 59 (27.83%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (8.96%) Documaker
2 19 (8.96%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.77%) Oracle FAH
4 5 (2.36%) SAP HR
4 5 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.89%) AquaLogic BPM
5 4 (1.89%) Workday HCM
5 4 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.85%) SSL
2 20 (9.43%) HTTPS
3 15 (7.08%) HTTP
4 3 (1.42%) SAN
4 3 (1.42%) NAS
5 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.47%) DNS
5 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.08%) Oracle Database
2 62 (29.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 27 (12.74%) Oracle ODI
4 26 (12.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 17 (8.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 12 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.77%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.89%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.42%) MySQL
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.94%) Essbase
11 2 (0.94%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.47%) MS Access
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (16.04%) Ant
2 33 (15.57%) JIRA
3 31 (14.62%) Maven
4 24 (11.32%) Jenkins
5 20 (9.43%) Git (software)
6 18 (8.49%) Selenium
6 18 (8.49%) Subversion
7 15 (7.08%) JUnit
8 12 (5.66%) Talend Open Studio
9 10 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (4.25%) NUnit
11 8 (3.77%) Hudson
12 6 (2.83%) JDeveloper
13 4 (1.89%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (0.94%) ClearCase
16 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
16 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
General
1 47 (22.17%) Finance
2 23 (10.85%) Billing
3 16 (7.55%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.66%) Publishing
5 9 (4.25%) Advertising
6 8 (3.77%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.36%) Retail
8 2 (0.94%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.94%) Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (46.70%) Developer
2 51 (24.06%) Oracle Developer
3 40 (18.87%) SOA Developer
4 36 (16.98%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 33 (15.57%) Software Engineer
6 32 (15.09%) Java Developer
7 31 (14.62%) Consultant
8 23 (10.85%) Oracle Consultant
9 22 (10.38%) Java Software Engineer
10 17 (8.02%) Lead Developer
11 14 (6.60%) Lead Software Engineer
12 12 (5.66%) Architect
13 9 (4.25%) Technical Leader
13 9 (4.25%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) UNIX Engineer
14 8 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
15 7 (3.30%) Team Leader
15 7 (3.30%) Designer
16 6 (2.83%) Middleware Developer
16 6 (2.83%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (40.57%) Oracle Fusion
2 83 (39.15%) Middleware
3 65 (30.66%) XML
4 47 (22.17%) Oracle ADF
5 45 (21.23%) JMS
6 38 (17.92%) XSLT
7 36 (16.98%) J2EE
8 35 (16.51%) Web Services
9 29 (13.68%) Spring
10 23 (10.85%) WebCenter
11 22 (10.38%) JDBC
12 21 (9.91%) WSDL
13 19 (8.96%) JSF
13 19 (8.96%) Ajax
13 19 (8.96%) CSS
14 18 (8.49%) jQuery
15 16 (7.55%) HTML
15 16 (7.55%) XSD
16 14 (6.60%) SOAP
17 13 (6.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.85%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.72%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.77%) Hedge funds
5 7 (3.30%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.36%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.89%) CMDB
7 4 (1.89%) Clustering
8 3 (1.42%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.42%) User Experience
9 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.06%) Linux
2 26 (12.26%) UNIX
3 14 (6.60%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (6.13%) Solaris
5 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.47%) zOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows
6 1 (0.47%) AIX
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (100.00%) SOA
2 90 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 41 (19.34%) Scrum
5 31 (14.62%) BPEL
5 31 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (11.32%) Unit Testing
7 23 (10.85%) Revenue Management
7 23 (10.85%) Configuration Management
8 20 (9.43%) UML
9 17 (8.02%) TDD
10 16 (7.55%) Content Management
11 14 (6.60%) MVC
11 14 (6.60%) Test Automation
12 12 (5.66%) OOP
12 12 (5.66%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.19%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.25%) DevOps
14 9 (4.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 116 (54.72%) Java
2 49 (23.11%) SQL
3 35 (16.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 31 (14.62%) XPath
4 31 (14.62%) XQuery
4 31 (14.62%) Python
5 22 (10.38%) Bash Shell
6 20 (9.43%) Jython
7 18 (8.49%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.66%) Ruby
10 6 (2.83%) PHP
11 4 (1.89%) C#
12 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.42%) Groovy
13 1 (0.47%) C
13 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.96%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 36 (16.98%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.47%) Samba
2 1 (0.47%) NFS
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (22.64%) Oracle Identity Management
2 37 (17.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 18 (8.49%) Puppet
4 16 (7.55%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.42%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.42%) SCCM
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 212 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (9.43%) Remedy
3 12 (5.66%) Siebel
3 12 (5.66%) BEA
3 12 (5.66%) Talend
4 10 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.30%) IBM
5 7 (3.30%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.36%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.36%) SAP
7 3 (1.42%) Mercator
8 2 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.94%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.94%) Sun
9 1 (0.47%) FatWire
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.47%) CollabNet
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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