The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 101 132
Rank change year-on-year +19 +31  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 51 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.18% 1.22% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.18% 7.49% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 13 17
Median daily rate £538 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £245 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £487 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year -27.27% -1.34%  

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 East of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 456 414 606
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.49% 16.30% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 254 368
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 43
Median hourly rate £18.98 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.10% -14.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the East of England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in the East of England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the East of England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Essex +23 46 £538 +19.44% 2
Bedfordshire -13 2 £558 +59.28% 1
Suffolk +12 1 - -
Hertfordshire -14 1 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 93 (100.00%) Oracle
1 93 (100.00%) SOA
2 80 (86.02%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (75.27%) Middleware
4 66 (70.97%) TDD
5 65 (69.89%) WSO2
6 43 (46.24%) XML
6 43 (46.24%) Maven
7 41 (44.09%) Finance
7 41 (44.09%) XSLT
7 41 (44.09%) Oracle Service Bus
8 39 (41.94%) SAP
9 37 (39.78%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (37.63%) Electronics
10 35 (37.63%) Telecoms
10 35 (37.63%) Manufacturing
10 35 (37.63%) Programme Management
10 35 (37.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 35 (37.63%) Marketing
10 35 (37.63%) XPath
10 35 (37.63%) JSON
10 35 (37.63%) Digital Marketing
10 35 (37.63%) Mule
10 35 (37.63%) Apache Camel
10 35 (37.63%) Swagger
10 35 (37.63%) WireMock
10 35 (37.63%) Greenfield Project
11 33 (35.48%) Scrum
12 32 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (33.33%) Microservices

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 41 (44.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 35 (37.63%) Mule
3 30 (32.26%) Apache
3 30 (32.26%) JBoss
4 12 (12.90%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
6 1 (1.08%) Jetty
6 1 (1.08%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (37.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.08%) Maximo
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.08%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (33.33%) SSL
2 28 (30.11%) HTTP
2 28 (30.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) DHCP
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) FTP
3 1 (1.08%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle Database
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.15%) QlikView
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 43 (46.24%) Maven
2 31 (33.33%) Subversion
3 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
4 28 (30.11%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (44.09%) Finance
2 35 (37.63%) Electronics
2 35 (37.63%) Manufacturing
2 35 (37.63%) Marketing
2 35 (37.63%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (49.46%) Developer
2 35 (37.63%) SOA Developer
3 32 (34.41%) Agile Developer
4 30 (32.26%) Integration Developer
5 20 (21.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) Architect
7 10 (10.75%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Lead Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Agile Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Middleware Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Oracle Architect
12 4 (4.30%) Lead DevOps
12 4 (4.30%) Oracle Solutions Architect
13 3 (3.23%) Consultant
13 3 (3.23%) Digital Developer
13 3 (3.23%) Lead DevOps Engineer
14 2 (2.15%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (75.27%) Middleware
2 43 (46.24%) XML
3 41 (44.09%) XSLT
4 35 (37.63%) Apache Camel
4 35 (37.63%) JSON
4 35 (37.63%) Swagger
4 35 (37.63%) WireMock
5 29 (31.18%) J2EE
6 13 (13.98%) SOAP
7 11 (11.83%) Web Services
8 8 (8.60%) JMS
9 6 (6.45%) XSD
10 5 (5.38%) REST
10 5 (5.38%) RESTful
11 4 (4.30%) .NET
11 4 (4.30%) JPA
11 4 (4.30%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (4.30%) Spring
12 3 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
12 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.08%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Linux
2 23 (24.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (100.00%) SOA
2 80 (86.02%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (70.97%) TDD
4 37 (39.78%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (37.63%) Digital Marketing
5 35 (37.63%) Programme Management
6 33 (35.48%) Scrum
7 32 (34.41%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (33.33%) Microservices
9 30 (32.26%) DevOps
9 30 (32.26%) Kanban
10 29 (31.18%) Configuration Management
10 29 (31.18%) Test Automation
11 28 (30.11%) Open Source
12 26 (27.96%) API Design
12 26 (27.96%) Mentoring
13 24 (25.81%) Coaching
14 23 (24.73%) Software Engineering
15 22 (23.66%) User Stories
16 16 (17.20%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) XPath
2 23 (24.73%) Perl
3 14 (15.05%) C
3 14 (15.05%) Java
4 5 (5.38%) Python
4 5 (5.38%) SQL
5 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.15%) C#
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) MiFID
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 30 (32.26%) Docker
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (24.73%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (24.73%) Puppet
2 5 (5.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (69.89%) WSO2
3 39 (41.94%) SAP
4 8 (8.60%) JDA
5 7 (7.53%) VMware
6 3 (3.23%) Lumesse
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.23%) Splunk
6 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.08%) Google
8 1 (1.08%) ReadSoft
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
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