The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle Solutions Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Solution Architect
Rank 587 572 528
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Solutions Architect 20 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.019% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.021% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
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£575 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £363 £550
% change year-on-year
+55.17% -34.09%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Oracle Solutions Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Solutions Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle Solutions Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Solutions Architect within the UK.

Oracle Solutions Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Solutions Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Oracle Solutions Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Solutions Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -14 18 £575 -
South East -9 6 £675 -
North West - 5 £563 -
Berkshire -3 4 £675 -
Manchester - 4 £575 -
Reading - 3 £675 -
London -7 2 £650 +18.18%
West Midlands -10 2 £494 -
North East - 2 £675 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Birmingham -9 1 £550 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
City of London - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 £500 -

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (27.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (27.50%) SOA
5 10 (25.00%) Middleware
5 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (22.50%) Retail
6 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (17.50%) Java
8 7 (17.50%) ERP
8 7 (17.50%) Migration
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
10 5 (12.50%) SQL
11 4 (10.00%) J2EE
11 4 (10.00%) BPEL
11 4 (10.00%) PLM
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (10.00%) Cash Management
11 4 (10.00%) Life Science
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle Receivables

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle Solutions Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.50%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (2.50%) SAP HCM
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.50%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (25.00%) Middleware
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
5 2 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (5.00%) XSD
5 2 (5.00%) XSL
5 2 (5.00%) JDBC
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) WSDL
5 2 (5.00%) Java EE
6 1 (2.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Life Science
2 2 (5.00%) GIS
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) SOA
2 7 (17.50%) ERP
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.00%) BPEL
4 4 (10.00%) PLM
4 4 (10.00%) Cash Management
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.50%) E-business
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Strategic Management
6 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) JDA