Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 6 months to 28 July 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 109
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 2 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 1.33% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 7.20% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 3
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £344 £409 £253
90th Percentile £453 £610 £600
North West median daily rate £363 £476 £525
% change year-on-year -23.88% -9.29% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £57.75 £55.75
% change year-on-year - +3.59% -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 188 347 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.08% 18.43% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 229 110
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £501
North West median daily rate £375 £385 £388
% change year-on-year -2.60% -0.65% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -11.58% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.77 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £35.25 £37.50
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +16.67%

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Oracle SOA Suite as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Cheshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Cheshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in Cheshire over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in Cheshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +26 1 £363 -36.40%
Chester +19 1 £500 +53.85%
Widnes - 1 £363 -
Oracle SOA Suite
North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) PegaRULES
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (50.00%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (50.00%) Pega PRPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FxCop
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) T4 Templates
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Pega