Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 30 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 7 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.53% 5.10% 3.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.33% 25.00% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 13
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £313 £333 £432
90th Percentile £438 £474 £526
North West median daily rate £425 £440 £500
% change year-on-year -3.41% -12.00% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 75 116 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.34% 20.39% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 64 76
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £284 £313 £156
90th Percentile £580 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £18.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.51% +10.61% +26.92%
10th Percentile £9.88 £17.63 £14.85
90th Percentile £21.85 £18.88 £96.00
North West median hourly rate £14.46 £14.86 £19.25
% change year-on-year -2.69% -22.81% +14.31%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 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
Liverpool -13 5 £425 +6.12% 4
Prescot - 1 £270 -
Oracle SOA Suite
North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) LDAP
4 3 (42.86%) JDeveloper
4 3 (42.86%) SAML
5 2 (28.57%) JMS
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XSD
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (28.57%) FTP
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 3 (42.86%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JDeveloper
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) SAML
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) WSDL
3 2 (28.57%) XSD
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (28.57%) Service Design
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) High Availability
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle