The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 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.

Oracle SOA Suite
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 149 173
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 7 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.21% 1.80% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £550 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £438 £433
% change year-on-year +6.85% +1.07%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 578 557 849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.82% 16.45% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 416 627
Median daily rate £475 £438 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 21
Median hourly rate £28.67 £26.00 £21.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +22.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £17.30 £14.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 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 City of London region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 19 (86.36%) Finance
3 15 (68.18%) Banking
3 15 (68.18%) IBM
4 12 (54.55%) MOM
4 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 12 (54.55%) REST
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (45.45%) MuleSoft
6 10 (45.45%) Service Design
6 10 (45.45%) Anypoint
6 10 (45.45%) Java
7 9 (40.91%) Middleware
7 9 (40.91%) API Integration
7 9 (40.91%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 9 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (27.27%) .NET
10 6 (27.27%) B2B
10 6 (27.27%) B2C
11 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (22.73%) Unix
11 5 (22.73%) Windows
11 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
11 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
11 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 5 (22.73%) Waterfall

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 10 (45.45%) Anypoint
2 5 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) Mule
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.09%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Endeca
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 15 (68.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Architect
2 12 (54.55%) Lead Architect
3 10 (45.45%) Integration Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Payments Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Java Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.55%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) REST
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (40.91%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (40.91%) Middleware
4 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) JSON
5 4 (18.18%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) CSS
6 3 (13.64%) J2EE
6 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) Struts
7 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
7 2 (9.09%) GWT
7 2 (9.09%) Spring
7 2 (9.09%) Visualforce
7 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) SWIFT
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (45.45%) Service Design
3 9 (40.91%) API Integration
3 9 (40.91%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) B2B
6 6 (27.27%) B2C
7 5 (22.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
7 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
9 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 2 (9.09%) EAI
9 2 (9.09%) ERD
9 2 (9.09%) UML
9 2 (9.09%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Apex Code
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) SOQL
2 2 (9.09%) SOSL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (68.18%) IBM
3 10 (45.45%) MuleSoft
4 2 (9.09%) ATG
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) Tableau
4 2 (9.09%) TIBCO