The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 103 105
Rank change year-on-year -30 +2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 6 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.20% 1.48% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.40% 9.02% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 35 26
Median daily rate £363 £475 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.68% -15.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £55.75
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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 429 621 543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.57% 16.36% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 377 320
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.57% -24.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.49 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.25 £36.00 £55.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.76% +23.80%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester 0 3 - - 2
Merseyside -21 2 £363 -9.37%
Cheshire +8 1 £363 -32.24% 2
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
1 23 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (65.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (52.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 12 (52.17%) Middleware
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) BPEL
4 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (26.09%) SDLC
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (21.74%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) JMS
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) REST
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (17.39%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 3 (13.04%) Microservices
10 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (13.04%) High Availability

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (52.17%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (30.43%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
4 1 (4.35%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle Database
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) JDeveloper
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Prime Brokerage
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (13.04%) DBA
4 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Development Director
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) E-Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (52.17%) Middleware
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) JMS
5 4 (17.39%) REST
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE
6 2 (8.70%) XSD
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) EJB
7 1 (4.35%) HTML
7 1 (4.35%) JPA
7 1 (4.35%) JSP
7 1 (4.35%) SAML
7 1 (4.35%) Servlets
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (4.35%) Struts
7 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) DataPower
1 1 (4.35%) Derivative
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) BPEL
3 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
3 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 3 (13.04%) Microservices
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.70%) B2B
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) DRM
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Software AG
3 2 (8.70%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Kony
4 1 (4.35%) Kronos
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Yahoo!
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