Period
to 17 July 2018

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 6 months to 17 July 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 486 424 382
Rank change year-on-year -62 -42 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 406 459 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.52% 0.62%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.58% 3.08% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 263 392
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £351 £310
90th Percentile £600 £624 £636
UK median daily rate £485 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -0.51% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
England median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -27.27% -
10th Percentile £26.50 £40.00 £47.70
90th Percentile £29.50 £40.00 £57.75
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -27.27% -

Oracle SOA Suite is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15,732 14,914 18,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.64% 17.05% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,434 9,664 12,022
England median daily rate £450 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% +7.59%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £256
90th Percentile £625 £601 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 375 428
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.43% +3.78%
10th Percentile £12.10 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £52.50 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
London -76 124 £488 +2.63% 29
South East -10 107 £485 - 12
East of England -20 70 £525 -2.33% 9
North of England -3 55 £425 +13.33% 15
Midlands -27 26 £475 -5.85% 5
Yorkshire -8 24 £481 +28.33% 8
South West +10 23 £425 -17.07% 1
North West -14 23 £419 +15.52% 4
West Midlands -43 13 £525 -0.94% 4
East Midlands +7 12 £475 +20.25% 1
North East -1 8 £388 -35.42% 3
Oracle SOA Suite
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 406 (100.00%) Oracle
2 404 (99.51%) SOA
3 217 (53.45%) Java
4 173 (42.61%) Web Services
5 172 (42.36%) Middleware
6 161 (39.66%) SOAP
7 149 (36.70%) XML
8 143 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
9 135 (33.25%) Oracle Database
10 127 (31.28%) Oracle Service Bus
11 116 (28.57%) REST
12 112 (27.59%) Linux
13 109 (26.85%) Finance
14 106 (26.11%) SQL
15 100 (24.63%) JSON
16 94 (23.15%) Maven
16 94 (23.15%) Oracle Fusion
17 93 (22.91%) TDD
18 90 (22.17%) RESTful
19 77 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
20 74 (18.23%) SAP
21 72 (17.73%) Spring
22 70 (17.24%) WebLogic
22 70 (17.24%) PL/SQL
22 70 (17.24%) XSLT
23 66 (16.26%) Unix
23 66 (16.26%) Telecoms
24 65 (16.01%) J2EE
24 65 (16.01%) Git (software)
25 63 (15.52%) JMS

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
1 127 (31.28%) Oracle Service Bus
2 70 (17.24%) WebLogic
3 55 (13.55%) Mule
4 28 (6.90%) Apache
5 26 (6.40%) Confluence
6 25 (6.16%) WebSphere
7 21 (5.17%) JBoss
8 20 (4.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 20 (4.93%) Tomcat
9 14 (3.45%) Oracle BPEL
10 11 (2.71%) Liferay
11 10 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (2.46%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (1.23%) NetWeaver
12 5 (1.23%) WebLogic Integration
13 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.74%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) CATIA
2 2 (0.49%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (6.65%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (5.67%) Siebel CRM
4 21 (5.17%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (4.93%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (4.43%) Oracle Utilities
7 17 (4.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (2.96%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (2.46%) Payment Gateway
10 9 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (1.97%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
12 7 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (1.72%) SAP ERP
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 5 (1.23%) Oracle TCA
14 4 (0.99%) Maximo
15 3 (0.74%) DELMIA
15 3 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 28 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.20%) Boomi
3 11 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.71%) PaaS
4 10 (2.46%) SaaS
5 8 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.97%) iPaaS
5 8 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (1.72%) IaaS
7 6 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.48%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.49%) npm
9 2 (0.49%) Serverless
10 1 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.69%) HTTP
2 10 (2.46%) Firewall
2 10 (2.46%) FTP
2 10 (2.46%) SSL
3 8 (1.97%) MPLS
4 7 (1.72%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.72%) Internet
4 7 (1.72%) Wireless
5 6 (1.48%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.48%) OpenLDAP
5 6 (1.48%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.23%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.74%) SAN
8 2 (0.49%) VPN
9 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.25%) Network Security
9 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (33.25%) Oracle Database
2 77 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 49 (12.07%) SQL Server
4 43 (10.59%) Relational Database
5 41 (10.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 40 (9.85%) Oracle ODI
7 32 (7.88%) Oracle BI EE
8 31 (7.64%) Oracle Reports
9 29 (7.14%) MySQL
9 29 (7.14%) RDBMS
10 20 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (3.94%) DB2
12 10 (2.46%) NoSQL
12 10 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (2.22%) Endeca
14 8 (1.97%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.97%) MongoDB
15 7 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 94 (23.15%) Maven
2 65 (16.01%) Git (software)
3 54 (13.30%) Jenkins
4 37 (9.11%) Oracle Forms
5 35 (8.62%) JIRA
6 34 (8.37%) Subversion
7 32 (7.88%) JUnit
8 29 (7.14%) Eclipse
9 27 (6.65%) JDeveloper
9 27 (6.65%) SoapUI
10 22 (5.42%) Ant
11 17 (4.19%) Cucumber
12 16 (3.94%) Selenium
13 14 (3.45%) IntelliJ
13 14 (3.45%) XMLSpy
14 13 (3.20%) Mockito
15 11 (2.71%) SonarQube
15 11 (2.71%) TeamCity
16 10 (2.46%) Artifactory
16 10 (2.46%) Gradle
General
1 109 (26.85%) Finance
2 66 (16.26%) Telecoms
3 50 (12.32%) Electronics
4 49 (12.07%) Manufacturing
4 49 (12.07%) Marketing
5 25 (6.16%) Banking
6 14 (3.45%) Retail
7 10 (2.46%) General Ledger
8 7 (1.72%) Back Office
9 5 (1.23%) Publishing
10 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
11 2 (0.49%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (44.58%) Developer
2 93 (22.91%) Architect
3 59 (14.53%) Java Developer
4 58 (14.29%) SOA Developer
5 57 (14.04%) Senior Developer
6 55 (13.55%) Integration Developer
7 53 (13.05%) Oracle Developer
8 43 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (6.40%) DBA
9 26 (6.40%) Oracle DBA
10 23 (5.67%) Consultant
11 22 (5.42%) Lead Developer
12 20 (4.93%) Technical Architect
13 19 (4.68%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 18 (4.43%) Lead Java Developer
14 18 (4.43%) Oracle SOA Developer
15 17 (4.19%) Agile Developer
16 16 (3.94%) Middleware Developer
16 16 (3.94%) Oracle Architect
16 16 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (42.61%) Web Services
2 172 (42.36%) Middleware
3 161 (39.66%) SOAP
4 149 (36.70%) XML
5 116 (28.57%) REST
6 100 (24.63%) JSON
7 94 (23.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 90 (22.17%) RESTful
9 72 (17.73%) Spring
10 70 (17.24%) XSLT
11 65 (16.01%) J2EE
12 63 (15.52%) JMS
13 57 (14.04%) Apache Camel
14 45 (11.08%) Java EE
15 40 (9.85%) Swagger
15 40 (9.85%) WireMock
16 37 (9.11%) XSD
17 34 (8.37%) HTML
18 31 (7.64%) .NET
18 31 (7.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.32%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (6.40%) Clustering
4 12 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.46%) Social Media
6 9 (2.22%) iPad
7 8 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.97%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.99%) e-Learning
8 4 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.74%) Animation
9 3 (0.74%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.74%) DataPower
9 3 (0.74%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) PKI
10 2 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (27.59%) Linux
2 66 (16.26%) Unix
3 31 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (6.65%) AIX
5 19 (4.68%) Windows
6 8 (1.97%) CentOS
7 5 (1.23%) HPUX
7 5 (1.23%) SUSE
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.74%) Android
8 3 (0.74%) Solaris
8 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.49%) Fedora
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (99.51%) SOA
2 143 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (22.91%) TDD
4 63 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (12.81%) Microservices
5 52 (12.81%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (12.32%) DevOps
7 49 (12.07%) Digital Marketing
7 49 (12.07%) Programme Management
8 37 (9.11%) ERP
9 35 (8.62%) CRM
9 35 (8.62%) Scrum
9 35 (8.62%) SDLC
10 34 (8.37%) BPEL
11 32 (7.88%) BDD
12 29 (7.14%) OO
13 27 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (6.65%) Workflow
14 25 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
15 23 (5.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (53.45%) Java
2 106 (26.11%) SQL
3 70 (17.24%) PL/SQL
4 61 (15.02%) XPath
5 43 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 35 (8.62%) Java 8
7 23 (5.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 22 (5.42%) Python
9 18 (4.43%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.94%) C#
11 15 (3.69%) XQuery
12 9 (2.22%) VB
13 8 (1.97%) C++
14 7 (1.72%) Perl
15 6 (1.48%) Java 9
16 5 (1.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 4 (0.99%) C
18 3 (0.74%) PHP
18 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.16%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.19%) Degree
4 5 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.99%) ISEB
6 3 (0.74%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.49%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.49%) OCP
8 1 (0.25%) CISM
8 1 (0.25%) CISSP
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) OSCP
8 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.68%) QA
2 9 (2.22%) PSD2
2 9 (2.22%) SLA
3 3 (0.74%) GDPR
3 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (7.64%) Docker
2 7 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.48%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) IAG
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (6.90%) Ansible
2 26 (6.40%) Puppet
3 13 (3.20%) ZABBIX
4 10 (2.46%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.22%) Terraform
6 8 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.72%) Packer
7 7 (1.72%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
8 5 (1.23%) Consul
8 5 (1.23%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.99%) Ambari
9 4 (0.99%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (0.74%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.49%) Rancher
11 2 (0.49%) Trend Micro Deep Security
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 406 (100.00%) Oracle
2 74 (18.23%) SAP
3 62 (15.27%) WSO2
4 29 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 26 (6.40%) Siebel
6 25 (6.16%) Red Hat
7 22 (5.42%) IBM
8 16 (3.94%) Microsoft
9 13 (3.20%) Dell
10 10 (2.46%) VMware
11 9 (2.22%) ATG
11 9 (2.22%) HP
11 9 (2.22%) Talend
12 8 (1.97%) Splunk
13 7 (1.72%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.48%) ForeScout
14 6 (1.48%) Lumesse
14 6 (1.48%) Thycotic
15 5 (1.23%) Remedy
16 4 (0.99%) webMethods