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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle SOA Suite
England / North West
Rank 111 125 126
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 17 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.83% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.25% 4.72% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 13
Median daily rate £400 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.09% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £404 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £538 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +2.77% +3.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £57.75 -
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 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 400 678 595
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.59% 17.67% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 372 292
Median daily rate £360 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 32
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.74% -12.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year -5.55% +11.52%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Merseyside +10 12 £400 -12.32% 1
Cheshire +23 2 £394 -20.25% 2
Manchester +6 1 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
1 51 (100.00%) SOA
2 41 (80.39%) Middleware
3 32 (62.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 20 (39.22%) Windows
5 19 (37.25%) SQL
6 18 (35.29%) XML
7 17 (33.33%) Web Services
7 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 16 (31.37%) Performance Management
8 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
9 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
9 14 (27.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (27.45%) Unix
9 14 (27.45%) J2EE
10 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
10 13 (25.49%) DB2
10 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
10 13 (25.49%) Big Data
11 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
11 12 (23.53%) NoSQL
11 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 12 (23.53%) AIX
11 12 (23.53%) Linux
11 12 (23.53%) JSON
12 11 (21.57%) Microservices
13 10 (19.61%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (17.65%) Java
14 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related 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 9 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.92%) JBoss
3 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Drupal
4 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Magento
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.96%) SAP MDG
5 1 (1.96%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) LDAP
1 1 (1.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) Big Data
1 13 (25.49%) DB2
1 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
2 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 12 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.92%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.96%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) DBA
2 17 (33.33%) Architect
3 10 (19.61%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (15.69%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Middleware Developer
6 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) Domain Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Principal Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Java Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.92%) Middleware Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (80.39%) Middleware
2 32 (62.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (35.29%) XML
4 17 (33.33%) Web Services
5 14 (27.45%) J2EE
6 12 (23.53%) JSON
7 4 (7.84%) REST
8 3 (5.88%) JMS
9 2 (3.92%) .NET
9 2 (3.92%) SOAP
9 2 (3.92%) WebCenter
9 2 (3.92%) XSD
10 1 (1.96%) CSS
10 1 (1.96%) EJB
10 1 (1.96%) HTML
10 1 (1.96%) JPA
10 1 (1.96%) Struts
10 1 (1.96%) Struts2
10 1 (1.96%) UIKit
10 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Clustering
2 1 (1.96%) DataPower
2 1 (1.96%) Derivative
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Unix
3 12 (23.53%) AIX
3 12 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (100.00%) SOA
2 16 (31.37%) Performance Management
3 11 (21.57%) Microservices
4 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) BPEL
5 6 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.80%) SDLC
7 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.88%) High Availability
7 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) ETL
9 1 (1.96%) Business Process Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) DevOps
9 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.96%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.96%) XPath
6 1 (1.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.92%) Software AG
3 2 (3.92%) webMethods
4 1 (1.96%) ATG
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
4 1 (1.96%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) Kony
4 1 (1.96%) Kronos
4 1 (1.96%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) Siebel
4 1 (1.96%) Sybase
4 1 (1.96%) Yahoo!