Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 28 July 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 13 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.04% 3.59% 2.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.97% 15.44% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -6.25% -12.00%
10th Percentile £322 £350 £380
90th Percentile £491 £538 £600
North West median daily rate £363 £476 £525
% change year-on-year -23.88% -9.29% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £57.75 £55.75
% change year-on-year - +3.59% -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 145 149 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 22.73% 23.28% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 50
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £254 £283 £208
90th Percentile £553 £525 £544
North West median daily rate £375 £385 £388
% change year-on-year -2.60% -0.65% +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £14.17 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.79% -0.56% -5.00%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.90 £13.58
90th Percentile £15.55 £14.67 £14.73
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £20.39 £21.00
% change year-on-year -21.53% -2.90% +16.67%

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Merseyside

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Merseyside

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in Merseyside over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in Merseyside

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Liverpool -18 7 £363 -12.12% 1
Prescot - 1 £270 - 1
St Helens - 1 £363 -
Oracle SOA Suite
North West

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

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (84.62%) Middleware
4 10 (76.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (53.85%) SDLC
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
7 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (46.15%) BPEL
7 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
8 5 (38.46%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (30.77%) High Availability
9 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (30.77%) Java
10 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
11 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 2 (15.38%) SQL
11 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
11 2 (15.38%) Windows
11 2 (15.38%) JMS
11 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
12 1 (7.69%) RESTful

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 10 (76.92%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) DBA
5 2 (15.38%) Java Middleware Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (84.62%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
4 6 (46.15%) BPEL
4 6 (46.15%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) B2B
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) Microservices
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle