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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 515 501 468
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 94 90 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.93% 0.95% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 52
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£475 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
10115 9460 8626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.43% 17.88% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6403 5686 4835
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 367 438
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -12 79 £490 +8.88% 15
South East -3 23 £465 +24.83% 2
North West -2 22 £500 - 2
Merseyside +3 16 £625 +25.00% 2
Liverpool +3 16 £625 +25.00% 2
London -25 14 £513 +13.88% 7
Glasgow +11 11 £438 +45.83% 1
Scotland +6 11 £438 +20.68% 1
Hampshire +1 10 £450 +33.33%
Yorkshire -15 9 £263 -52.27% 2
West Yorkshire -13 8 £225 - 1
Manchester -5 6 £500 -
Leeds - 6 £225 -
Oxford - 6 £500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £500 -
Berkshire +8 5 £500 +66.66% 1
Newbury - 4 £500 -
North East - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £425 +11.84%
Milton Keynes -2 2 £425 +11.84%
Southampton -4 2 £425 +25.92%
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 - 1
South Wales - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £450 - 1
Bradford - 2 - - 1
Cardiff - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £494 -
Reading +5 1 - -
South West -10 1 £500 -

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
2 112 (55.45%) WebLogic
3 108 (53.47%) Oracle Database
4 105 (51.98%) Java
4 105 (51.98%) Middleware
5 97 (48.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 87 (43.07%) Oracle Fusion
7 77 (38.12%) Oracle Service Bus
8 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (32.18%) Web Services
10 63 (31.19%) XML
11 58 (28.71%) Oracle BPM
12 44 (21.78%) BPEL
13 43 (21.29%) Linux
14 42 (20.79%) UML
15 38 (18.81%) SOAP
16 35 (17.33%) Ant
16 35 (17.33%) Unit Testing
17 32 (15.84%) Oracle ADF
18 31 (15.35%) Security Cleared
18 31 (15.35%) SQL
19 30 (14.85%) Finance
20 29 (14.36%) JavaScript
20 29 (14.36%) J2EE
21 28 (13.86%) SDLC
22 27 (13.37%) Git (software)
23 26 (12.87%) JMS
23 26 (12.87%) Performance Tuning
24 25 (12.38%) WebCenter

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 112 (55.45%) WebLogic
2 77 (38.12%) Oracle Service Bus
3 21 (10.40%) JBoss
3 21 (10.40%) MQSeries
4 19 (9.41%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.46%) AquaLogic
6 7 (3.47%) Oracle BPEL
7 5 (2.48%) GlassFish
7 5 (2.48%) JCAPS
7 5 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.98%) Apache
9 3 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.99%) CMS
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.50%) IIS
11 1 (0.50%) Confluence
11 1 (0.50%) Mule
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 58 (28.71%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (10.40%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (5.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (5.45%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (2.48%) AquaLogic BPM
6 2 (0.99%) Documaker
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) SAN
2 8 (3.96%) SSL
3 4 (1.98%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) NAS
4 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (53.47%) Oracle Database
2 97 (48.02%) Oracle Database 11g
3 22 (10.89%) Relational Database
4 20 (9.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (7.92%) Oracle ODI
6 14 (6.93%) MySQL
7 13 (6.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (4.95%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (1.98%) SQL Server
11 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.99%) SQLPlus
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
14 1 (0.50%) MS Access
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 35 (17.33%) Ant
2 27 (13.37%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.39%) JIRA
4 22 (10.89%) JUnit
4 22 (10.89%) Maven
5 21 (10.40%) Talend Open Studio
5 21 (10.40%) Selenium
6 19 (9.41%) SoapUI
7 9 (4.46%) Hudson
7 9 (4.46%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.96%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (2.48%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (2.48%) Subversion
11 4 (1.98%) JDeveloper
12 3 (1.49%) Toad
12 3 (1.49%) Apache Continuum
12 3 (1.49%) Rational Application Developer
13 2 (0.99%) WebLOAD
14 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (14.85%) Finance
2 19 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.98%) Legal
3 4 (1.98%) Billing
4 3 (1.49%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Advertising
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (34.16%) Developer
2 33 (16.34%) Architect
3 31 (15.35%) Designer
4 26 (12.87%) Oracle Developer
5 25 (12.38%) SOA Designer
6 22 (10.89%) Consultant
7 21 (10.40%) SOA Developer
8 20 (9.90%) Oracle Consultant
9 18 (8.91%) Java Developer
10 17 (8.42%) Solutions Designer
10 17 (8.42%) Software Engineer
10 17 (8.42%) Oracle Architect
11 16 (7.92%) Java Software Engineer
12 14 (6.93%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (6.93%) Oracle SOA Developer
13 12 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Consultant
13 12 (5.94%) SOA Consultant
14 11 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
14 11 (5.45%) DBA
15 10 (4.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (51.98%) Middleware
2 87 (43.07%) Oracle Fusion
3 65 (32.18%) Web Services
4 63 (31.19%) XML
5 38 (18.81%) SOAP
6 32 (15.84%) Oracle ADF
7 29 (14.36%) J2EE
8 26 (12.87%) JMS
9 25 (12.38%) CSS
9 25 (12.38%) WebCenter
9 25 (12.38%) jQuery
10 23 (11.39%) HTML
11 22 (10.89%) XSLT
11 22 (10.89%) AngularJS
12 21 (10.40%) Apache Camel
12 21 (10.40%) PhoneGap
13 20 (9.90%) CSS3
13 20 (9.90%) JSON
13 20 (9.90%) HTML5
13 20 (9.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.45%) Clustering
1 11 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.98%) iPad
3 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
4 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.50%) User Experience
5 1 (0.50%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.50%) DTV
5 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.29%) Linux
2 18 (8.91%) Windows
3 15 (7.43%) UNIX
4 9 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) AIX
6 1 (0.50%) Solaris
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) SOA
2 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.78%) BPEL
4 42 (20.79%) UML
5 35 (17.33%) Unit Testing
6 28 (13.86%) SDLC
7 26 (12.87%) Performance Tuning
8 24 (11.88%) Scrum
9 23 (11.39%) Software Engineering
10 21 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (10.40%) MVC
10 21 (10.40%) OOP
10 21 (10.40%) Mentoring
10 21 (10.40%) Mobile Development
11 19 (9.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 18 (8.91%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (5.45%) ERP
13 11 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.95%) Process Management
14 10 (4.95%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 105 (51.98%) Java
2 31 (15.35%) SQL
3 29 (14.36%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.88%) Python
5 22 (10.89%) Ruby
6 20 (9.90%) PL/SQL
7 16 (7.92%) XQuery
8 12 (5.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 9 (4.46%) XPath
10 7 (3.47%) Groovy
10 7 (3.47%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.97%) Jython
12 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.99%) COBOL
14 1 (0.50%) VBA
14 1 (0.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) PHP
14 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (15.35%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.97%) ISEB
3 6 (2.97%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.98%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) Degree
6 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.44%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) NFS
3 1 (0.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (8.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (5.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (4.95%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 202 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (10.40%) Talend
3 10 (4.95%) BEA
4 9 (4.46%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.47%) IBM
5 7 (3.47%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.98%) NetApp
8 3 (1.49%) Remedy
8 3 (1.49%) Micro Focus
8 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.99%) ATG
9 2 (0.99%) Stellent
9 2 (0.99%) VMware
9 2 (0.99%) Endeca
9 2 (0.99%) Retek
9 2 (0.99%) HP
10 1 (0.50%) Citrix
10 1 (0.50%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) Siebel
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