The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 46 67
Rank change year-on-year -13 +21  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 2 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.32% 1.71% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.77% 10.09% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 12
Median daily rate £600 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.44% +8.88%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 113 109 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.91% 16.90% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 61 79
Median daily rate £400 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -54.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £29.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Hertfordshire

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
St Albans +4 1 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (64.29%) Retail
3 8 (57.14%) JDA
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (35.71%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
7 4 (28.57%) BPEL
7 4 (28.57%) JMS
8 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 3 (21.43%) E-business
8 3 (21.43%) SOAP
8 3 (21.43%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) XSD
8 3 (21.43%) XSLT
8 3 (21.43%) ERP
8 3 (21.43%) WSDL
8 3 (21.43%) SSL
9 2 (14.29%) Advertising
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (7.14%) REST
10 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Oracle Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Developer
5 3 (21.43%) SOA Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) SOA Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 1 (7.14%) SOA Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) WSDL
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) XSD
3 3 (21.43%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) BPEL
4 3 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) E-business
4 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) WFM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) JDA
3 1 (7.14%) IBM