The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle SOA Suite
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 118 125
Rank change year-on-year +42 +7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 21 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.16% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.98% 1.87% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
Median daily rate £400 £480 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +37.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £390 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £506 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +2.77% +3.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -

Oracle SOA Suite is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 263 428 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.52% 17.39% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 257 263
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -59.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Berkshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Berkshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in Berkshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +27 6 £400 -11.11% 3
Newbury - 5 £315 -
Oracle SOA Suite
South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
1 30 (100.00%) SOA
2 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 15 (50.00%) Web Services
4 14 (46.67%) XML
5 13 (43.33%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Data Security
6 11 (36.67%) Security Management
6 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
7 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (33.33%) Java
7 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (26.67%) Middleware
10 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (23.33%) Data Architecture
11 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
12 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
12 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.67%) .NET
12 5 (16.67%) C#
12 5 (16.67%) Unix
12 5 (16.67%) ETL
12 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 5 (16.67%) CRM
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) LAN
1 3 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) DSL
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (3.33%) Billing
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Integration Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Integration Developer
4 5 (16.67%) IT Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) SOA Developer
7 2 (6.67%) BPM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Web Services
2 14 (46.67%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) Middleware
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (13.33%) Java EE
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (6.67%) JSON
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (6.67%) SAML
7 2 (6.67%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) WSDL
7 2 (6.67%) XSD
7 2 (6.67%) XSLT
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) IPTV
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) SOA
2 11 (36.67%) Data Security
2 11 (36.67%) Security Management
3 7 (23.33%) Data Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) CRM
4 5 (16.67%) ETL
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) High Availability
6 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (16.67%) C#
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Talend
3 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Siebel