Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 441 400 358
Rank change year-on-year -41 -42 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 465 499 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.55% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.06% 3.05% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 302 401
England median daily rate £500 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £600 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £460 £475
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
England median hourly rate £40.00 - £41.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - £41.25

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 15,213 16,378 17,413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.62% 18.21% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,229 10,621 11,100
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £266 £258 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 508
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.99
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £19.53 £21.00
% change year-on-year -0.15% -7.00% +16.67%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -80 168 £500 +5.26% 33
East of England +43 104 £513 +10.81% 14
South East -4 103 £485 +2.11% 19
Midlands +28 42 £470 +25.33% 11
North of England -33 33 £475 +5.56% 15
West Midlands +36 28 £470 +25.33% 6
East Midlands +10 14 £385 +2.67% 5
Yorkshire +2 13 £550 +22.22% 1
North West -44 12 £450 +4.65% 10
South West -5 8 £625 +49.25% 9
North East +41 5 £463 +36.03% 4
Oracle SOA Suite
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 465 (100.00%) Oracle
1 465 (100.00%) SOA
2 245 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (46.45%) Java
4 180 (38.71%) Web Services
5 175 (37.63%) XML
6 157 (33.76%) SQL
7 152 (32.69%) Maven
8 148 (31.83%) Middleware
9 144 (30.97%) TDD
10 125 (26.88%) Linux
11 114 (24.52%) Finance
12 113 (24.30%) Oracle Database
13 110 (23.66%) SOAP
14 108 (23.23%) Spring
14 108 (23.23%) XPath
15 106 (22.80%) Oracle Service Bus
16 98 (21.08%) Jenkins
16 98 (21.08%) RESTful
17 94 (20.22%) Git (software)
18 93 (20.00%) JIRA
19 87 (18.71%) JSON
20 85 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
21 84 (18.06%) PL/SQL
21 84 (18.06%) JavaScript
21 84 (18.06%) J2EE
22 81 (17.42%) Apache Camel
23 77 (16.56%) WSO2
23 77 (16.56%) Confluence
24 75 (16.13%) XSLT

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
1 106 (22.80%) Oracle Service Bus
2 77 (16.56%) Confluence
3 73 (15.70%) WebLogic
4 64 (13.76%) Mule
5 50 (10.75%) JBoss
6 29 (6.24%) Oracle Workflow
7 23 (4.95%) Apache
7 23 (4.95%) WebSphere
8 22 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (4.52%) Tomcat
10 14 (3.01%) OpenStack
11 10 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (1.08%) CMS
14 4 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (0.86%) Liferay
15 3 (0.65%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.65%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 53 (11.40%) Oracle BPM
2 46 (9.89%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (5.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (4.95%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (4.95%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (3.01%) Siebel CRM
6 13 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
6 13 (2.80%) Oracle Utilities
7 7 (1.51%) Oracle TCA
8 6 (1.29%) BusinessWorks
8 6 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (1.29%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
10 3 (0.65%) Lawson
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (7.96%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (5.59%) OpenShift
4 19 (4.09%) SaaS
5 12 (2.58%) PaaS
6 11 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (1.94%) Boomi
8 6 (1.29%) IaaS
9 5 (1.08%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.08%) Google Checkout
10 4 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.86%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.86%) Taleo
11 3 (0.65%) GitHub
12 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.43%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.43%) Heroku
12 2 (0.43%) Office 365
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.73%) SSL
2 16 (3.44%) HTTP
3 13 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.37%) FTP
5 6 (1.29%) Internet
6 5 (1.08%) Firewall
7 3 (0.65%) Intranet
8 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.43%) MPLS
8 2 (0.43%) Network Security
8 2 (0.43%) SAN
8 2 (0.43%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) LAN
9 1 (0.22%) NAS
9 1 (0.22%) SNMP
9 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (24.30%) Oracle Database
2 39 (8.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 35 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.02%) Endeca
5 25 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
5 25 (5.38%) SQL Server
6 24 (5.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 23 (4.95%) Oracle ODI
8 22 (4.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (4.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 19 (4.09%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (3.87%) Hadoop
12 15 (3.23%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.80%) NoSQL
13 13 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (2.37%) MySQL
15 7 (1.51%) DB2
15 7 (1.51%) MongoDB
16 6 (1.29%) Big Data
17 4 (0.86%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 152 (32.69%) Maven
2 98 (21.08%) Jenkins
3 94 (20.22%) Git (software)
4 93 (20.00%) JIRA
5 73 (15.70%) JUnit
6 58 (12.47%) Subversion
7 48 (10.32%) Mockito
8 42 (9.03%) Ant
9 35 (7.53%) Selenium
9 35 (7.53%) SoapUI
10 28 (6.02%) Gradle
11 27 (5.81%) Eclipse
12 25 (5.38%) Bitbucket
13 24 (5.16%) Oracle Forms
14 23 (4.95%) Spock
15 20 (4.30%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (3.01%) TeamCity
17 12 (2.58%) IntelliJ
17 12 (2.58%) JDeveloper
17 12 (2.58%) Mercurial
General
1 114 (24.52%) Finance
2 65 (13.98%) Telecoms
3 62 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 60 (12.90%) Marketing
5 58 (12.47%) Electronics
6 28 (6.02%) Retail
7 22 (4.73%) Banking
8 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.65%) Publishing
9 2 (0.43%) Billing
9 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 230 (49.46%) Developer
2 76 (16.34%) Architect
2 76 (16.34%) Java Developer
3 58 (12.47%) Senior Developer
4 56 (12.04%) Integration Developer
5 54 (11.61%) SOA Developer
6 51 (10.97%) Oracle Developer
7 50 (10.75%) Agile Developer
8 35 (7.53%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (6.24%) Consultant
10 27 (5.81%) DBA
10 27 (5.81%) Lead Developer
11 26 (5.59%) Oracle DBA
12 23 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
12 23 (4.95%) Senior Agile Developer
13 22 (4.73%) Designer
14 17 (3.66%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 16 (3.44%) Oracle Consultant
16 14 (3.01%) Solutions Designer
16 14 (3.01%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (38.71%) Web Services
2 175 (37.63%) XML
3 148 (31.83%) Middleware
4 110 (23.66%) SOAP
5 108 (23.23%) Spring
6 98 (21.08%) RESTful
7 87 (18.71%) JSON
8 84 (18.06%) J2EE
9 81 (17.42%) Apache Camel
10 75 (16.13%) XSLT
11 73 (15.70%) REST
12 62 (13.33%) Swagger
12 62 (13.33%) WireMock
13 54 (11.61%) Oracle Fusion
14 51 (10.97%) Hibernate
15 48 (10.32%) JMS
16 46 (9.89%) .NET
16 46 (9.89%) jQuery
17 41 (8.82%) XSD
18 40 (8.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.76%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 26 (5.59%) iPad
4 23 (4.95%) Social Media
5 17 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.15%) Clustering
7 7 (1.51%) User Experience
8 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.86%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.65%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.65%) DataPower
10 3 (0.65%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.65%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Equities
11 2 (0.43%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 125 (26.88%) Linux
2 55 (11.83%) Unix
3 33 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (6.02%) Windows
5 15 (3.23%) AIX
6 4 (0.86%) Solaris
6 4 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.65%) HPUX
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (100.00%) SOA
2 245 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (30.97%) TDD
4 85 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (15.27%) Microservices
6 70 (15.05%) Scrum
7 67 (14.41%) DevOps
8 64 (13.76%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (12.26%) Digital Marketing
9 57 (12.26%) Programme Management
10 48 (10.32%) Configuration Management
11 45 (9.68%) BDD
11 45 (9.68%) Kanban
11 45 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 42 (9.03%) Unit Testing
13 41 (8.82%) MVC
14 39 (8.39%) ERP
15 38 (8.17%) SDLC
16 37 (7.96%) Open Source
17 36 (7.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 216 (46.45%) Java
2 157 (33.76%) SQL
3 108 (23.23%) XPath
4 84 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 84 (18.06%) PL/SQL
5 35 (7.53%) Python
6 19 (4.09%) Perl
7 18 (3.87%) C#
8 16 (3.44%) C++
9 15 (3.23%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 9 (1.94%) XQuery
12 7 (1.51%) C
12 7 (1.51%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.65%) Groovy
14 2 (0.43%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.43%) NATURAL
14 2 (0.43%) Ruby
15 1 (0.22%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (6.88%) Degree
2 25 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.08%) ISEB
5 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) CISM
7 2 (0.43%) CISSP
7 2 (0.43%) MCSD
7 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.43%) OSCP
7 2 (0.43%) SANS
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.22%) PMP
8 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.09%) QA
2 6 (1.29%) GDPR
3 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 49 (10.54%) Docker
2 12 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.43%) IAG
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.43%) vSphere
6 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (11.83%) Puppet
2 49 (10.54%) Ansible
3 31 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.73%) ZABBIX
5 18 (3.87%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (2.58%) Kubernetes
7 10 (2.15%) Ambari
8 8 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.43%) MOM
12 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
12 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.22%) Nagios
12 1 (0.22%) Oozie
12 1 (0.22%) Salt
12 1 (0.22%) Terraform
12 1 (0.22%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 465 (100.00%) Oracle
2 77 (16.56%) WSO2
3 70 (15.05%) SAP
4 39 (8.39%) Red Hat
5 35 (7.53%) IBM
6 25 (5.38%) Microsoft
7 24 (5.16%) ATG
8 21 (4.52%) Atlassian
9 18 (3.87%) Sybase
10 15 (3.23%) Siebel
11 14 (3.01%) TIBCO
12 12 (2.58%) MuleSoft
12 12 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (2.37%) Dell
14 10 (2.15%) Google
14 10 (2.15%) Solace
14 10 (2.15%) webMethods
15 8 (1.72%) hybris
16 7 (1.51%) Cisco
16 7 (1.51%) VMware