The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle SOA Suite
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 27 34 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.70% 1.20% 1.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.73% 5.88% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.32% +14.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £421 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £431
% change year-on-year +1.11% +4.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Liverpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 51 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 21.24% 20.48% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 23
Median daily rate £350 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.91% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.00%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Liverpool

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in Liverpool

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 17 (85.00%) Middleware
2 17 (85.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (65.00%) Performance Management
3 13 (65.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 11 (55.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (15.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) XSD
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) Software AG
10 2 (10.00%) webMethods
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (10.00%) REST
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (5.00%) DevOps
11 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) DBA
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) Middleware
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XSD
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 13 (65.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) BPEL
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Software AG
2 2 (10.00%) webMethods