The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 April 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.

Oracle SOA Suite
South West / Bristol
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.83% 2.50% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £600 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +60.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.00%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 109 120 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.33% 13.41% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 110
Median daily rate £381 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +3.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Spring
3 5 (71.43%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) JSP
5 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (42.86%) EJB
5 3 (42.86%) J2EE
5 3 (42.86%) JMS
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
6 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
6 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) DB2
6 2 (28.57%) Ant
6 2 (28.57%) DHTML

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Artifactory
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) BPM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) EJB
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) JSP
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) DHTML
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Akka
5 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
5 1 (14.29%) Flash
5 1 (14.29%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Scala
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) ATG
2 1 (14.29%) BEA
2 1 (14.29%) IBM