The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 354 325
Rank change year-on-year -9 -29  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 234 308 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.54% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 3.46% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 187 217
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £355 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £57.75 -
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 England with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7404 8892 9024
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.04% 17.27% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4793 5839 5490
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 197 352
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in England

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
London +18 89 £475 +5.55% 25
South East +5 52 £473 - 7
East of England +12 40 £525 +23.52% 9
North West -13 15 £363 -27.50% 2
Yorkshire +15 13 £380 -26.21% 1
West Midlands +18 10 £484 +17.33% 4
South West -3 5 £450 -14.28% 1
East Midlands -15 4 £395 -
North East +10 2 £600 +65.51% 1
Midlands +6 2 £525 -
Oracle SOA Suite
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 472 (100.00%) Oracle
1 472 (100.00%) SOA
2 243 (51.48%) Java
3 240 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (34.53%) Web Services
5 157 (33.26%) SQL
6 153 (32.42%) Middleware
7 139 (29.45%) XML
8 132 (27.97%) J2EE
9 131 (27.75%) Spring
10 123 (26.06%) Oracle Database
11 110 (23.31%) Finance
12 109 (23.09%) TDD
13 98 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
13 98 (20.76%) WebLogic
14 93 (19.70%) REST
15 89 (18.86%) Oracle Fusion
16 86 (18.22%) PL/SQL
17 80 (16.95%) SQL Server
18 79 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
19 77 (16.31%) JSON
20 76 (16.10%) Linux
21 71 (15.04%) SOAP
21 71 (15.04%) XSLT
22 70 (14.83%) Oracle Service Bus
23 69 (14.62%) Unix
23 69 (14.62%) Hibernate
24 68 (14.41%) Git (software)
24 68 (14.41%) Microservices
25 67 (14.19%) Maven

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 98 (20.76%) WebLogic
2 70 (14.83%) Oracle Service Bus
3 47 (9.96%) JBoss
4 41 (8.69%) Confluence
5 35 (7.42%) Apache
6 31 (6.57%) Mule
6 31 (6.57%) WebSphere
7 29 (6.14%) Tomcat
8 21 (4.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 15 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (2.97%) Oracle Coherence
11 13 (2.75%) Anypoint
12 12 (2.54%) WebLogic Portal
13 9 (1.91%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (1.69%) SharePoint
15 7 (1.48%) IIS
16 5 (1.06%) Apache Solr
16 5 (1.06%) Skype for Business
17 4 (0.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Simulink
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (11.23%) Oracle BPM
2 33 (6.99%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (6.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 23 (4.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (3.39%) Payment Gateway
6 13 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (2.12%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 8 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Utilities
10 4 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle ASCP
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
12 2 (0.42%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.42%) Magento
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.57%) PaaS
2 24 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.87%) IaaS
4 16 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (2.75%) SaaS
6 10 (2.12%) Oracle CX
7 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.27%) Office 365
8 5 (1.06%) Yammer
9 3 (0.64%) GitHub
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.42%) Google Checkout
10 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.20%) SSL
2 30 (6.36%) HTTP
3 24 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.54%) Internet
5 11 (2.33%) IPsec
6 8 (1.69%) LDAP
7 5 (1.06%) FTP
7 5 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.06%) SAN
7 5 (1.06%) X.509
8 4 (0.85%) LAN
8 4 (0.85%) WAN
9 3 (0.64%) Firewall
10 2 (0.42%) SMTP
11 1 (0.21%) DHCP
11 1 (0.21%) DNS
11 1 (0.21%) DSL
11 1 (0.21%) VoIP
11 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (26.06%) Oracle Database
2 80 (16.95%) SQL Server
3 65 (13.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 48 (10.17%) Relational Database
5 44 (9.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 30 (6.36%) Oracle ODI
7 28 (5.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (5.08%) DB2
10 21 (4.45%) MongoDB
11 20 (4.24%) MySQL
11 20 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (4.03%) NoSQL
13 18 (3.81%) Endeca
14 17 (3.60%) Big Data
15 15 (3.18%) Oracle BI EE
16 9 (1.91%) QlikView
16 9 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (1.48%) Hadoop
17 7 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 67 (14.19%) Maven
3 66 (13.98%) Jenkins
4 59 (12.50%) Subversion
5 56 (11.86%) JIRA
6 33 (6.99%) JUnit
7 23 (4.87%) Selenium
8 22 (4.66%) Gradle
9 21 (4.45%) Mockito
10 18 (3.81%) Eclipse
10 18 (3.81%) SoapUI
11 17 (3.60%) Spock
12 14 (2.97%) Ant
12 14 (2.97%) Bitbucket
12 14 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (2.33%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.27%) ERwin
General
1 110 (23.31%) Finance
2 57 (12.08%) Retail
3 40 (8.47%) Banking
4 31 (6.57%) Telecoms
5 30 (6.36%) Electronics
5 30 (6.36%) Marketing
6 29 (6.14%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.75%) Back Office
8 7 (1.48%) Advertising
9 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (0.42%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (47.67%) Developer
2 134 (28.39%) Architect
3 107 (22.67%) Java Developer
4 63 (13.35%) Oracle Developer
5 50 (10.59%) SOA Developer
6 44 (9.32%) Senior Developer
7 40 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
8 36 (7.63%) DBA
9 29 (6.14%) Middleware Developer
10 28 (5.93%) Oracle DBA
11 27 (5.72%) Consultant
11 27 (5.72%) Oracle Architect
12 26 (5.51%) Technical Architect
13 25 (5.30%) Agile Developer
13 25 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (5.08%) Integration Architect
15 23 (4.87%) Java Architect
16 22 (4.66%) Integration Developer
16 22 (4.66%) Oracle SOA Developer
17 16 (3.39%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (34.53%) Web Services
2 153 (32.42%) Middleware
3 139 (29.45%) XML
4 132 (27.97%) J2EE
5 131 (27.75%) Spring
6 93 (19.70%) REST
7 89 (18.86%) Oracle Fusion
8 77 (16.31%) JSON
9 71 (15.04%) SOAP
9 71 (15.04%) XSLT
10 69 (14.62%) Hibernate
11 60 (12.71%) JMS
12 53 (11.23%) RESTful
13 41 (8.69%) Apache Camel
14 40 (8.47%) .NET
14 40 (8.47%) XSD
15 37 (7.84%) AngularJS
15 37 (7.84%) EJB
15 37 (7.84%) HTML
15 37 (7.84%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.24%) iPad
4 20 (4.24%) Social Media
5 12 (2.54%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.33%) Clustering
7 10 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.48%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.48%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.27%) User Experience
11 5 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.85%) DataPower
12 4 (0.85%) Derivative
13 3 (0.64%) Equities
13 3 (0.64%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 76 (16.10%) Linux
2 69 (14.62%) Unix
3 53 (11.23%) Windows
4 16 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.97%) AIX
6 12 (2.54%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.06%) Solaris
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) VMS
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) HPUX
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) MVS
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (100.00%) SOA
2 240 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (23.09%) TDD
4 98 (20.76%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
6 68 (14.41%) Microservices
7 65 (13.77%) Scrum
8 64 (13.56%) SDLC
9 50 (10.59%) DevOps
9 50 (10.59%) OO
10 44 (9.32%) Data Modelling
11 42 (8.90%) Open Source
12 41 (8.69%) UML
13 40 (8.47%) MVC
14 38 (8.05%) Configuration Management
15 37 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
16 35 (7.42%) BDD
16 35 (7.42%) E-Commerce
16 35 (7.42%) Programme Management
17 32 (6.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 243 (51.48%) Java
2 157 (33.26%) SQL
3 86 (18.22%) PL/SQL
4 65 (13.77%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.51%) C#
5 26 (5.51%) XPath
6 25 (5.30%) Perl
7 20 (4.24%) C
8 16 (3.39%) Python
9 15 (3.18%) ActionScript
10 12 (2.54%) Scala
11 7 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.85%) C++
14 3 (0.64%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.64%) PHP
14 3 (0.64%) SOQL
14 3 (0.64%) SOSL
14 3 (0.64%) VB
15 2 (0.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 49 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 38 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.60%) Sun Certification
4 10 (2.12%) ISEB
4 10 (2.12%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.48%) Degree
6 6 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.06%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.85%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.42%) OCP
10 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.12%) SLA
2 8 (1.69%) QA
3 5 (1.06%) SEPA
4 3 (0.64%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.42%) HL7
5 2 (0.42%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) MiFID
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (9.11%) Docker
2 18 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (5.51%) Ansible
2 21 (4.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 18 (3.81%) Puppet
4 16 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (3.18%) MOM
6 12 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (1.48%) Data Guard
7 7 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.21%) Control-M
9 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.21%) SCOM
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 472 (100.00%) Oracle
2 50 (10.59%) SAP
3 47 (9.96%) WSO2
4 45 (9.53%) IBM
5 33 (6.99%) Microsoft
6 21 (4.45%) ATG
6 21 (4.45%) Sybase
7 18 (3.81%) MuleSoft
8 17 (3.60%) TIBCO
9 16 (3.39%) JDA
10 15 (3.18%) Adobe
11 14 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (2.33%) BEA
12 11 (2.33%) Kronos
13 9 (1.91%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.91%) Informatica
13 9 (1.91%) Red Hat
14 8 (1.69%) VMware
15 7 (1.48%) Infor
15 7 (1.48%) Siebel
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