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 28 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 2 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.72% 7.42% 6.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.70% 29.69% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Median daily rate £363 £400 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -14.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £343 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £555 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +16.66% -4.25%  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 74 64 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 26.62% 25.00% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 28
Median daily rate £325 £350 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -19.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £283 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £545 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.34 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.83% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) XSD
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) webMethods
5 2 (22.22%) Software AG
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) BPEL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring 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 4 (44.44%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
4 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) BPEL
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Software AG
2 2 (22.22%) webMethods