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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Solution Architect
Rank 581 574 559
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Solutions Architect 22 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.024% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 8
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£550 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £363 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £529 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £363 £550
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 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 0 22 £550 -8.33%
North West - 8 £550 -
London +5 5 £550 -
South East -20 5 £700 -
Manchester - 5 £575 -
Berkshire +8 3 £700 -
West Midlands +3 2 £494 -
North East - 2 £675 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £500 -
Preston - 2 £500 -
Reading - 2 £700 -
Birmingham -4 1 £550 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £475 -
Warwickshire - 1 £438 -
City of London - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £475 -

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (51.43%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
5 11 (31.43%) SOA
6 10 (28.57%) Middleware
6 10 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
7 9 (25.71%) ERP
7 9 (25.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (22.86%) Retail
9 7 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 6 (17.14%) Java
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (11.43%) Cash Management
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (8.57%) E-business
13 3 (8.57%) BPEL
13 3 (8.57%) General Ledger

Oracle Solutions Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (8.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (2.86%) JCAPS
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (17.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (14.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (5.71%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Utilities
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
2 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Middleware
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) XSD
4 2 (5.71%) XSL
4 2 (5.71%) WSDL
4 2 (5.71%) Java EE
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE
4 2 (5.71%) JDBC
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) GIS
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) SOA
2 9 (25.71%) ERP
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 4 (11.43%) Cash Management
6 3 (8.57%) BPEL
6 3 (8.57%) E-business
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.71%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (5.71%) Strategic Management
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.86%) Data Governance
8 1 (2.86%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.86%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) JDA
2 2 (5.71%) Retek
3 1 (2.86%) SAP