The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 68 65
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% 1.59% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £438 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -5.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +16.66% -5.26%  
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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 101 126 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.44% 14.75% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 82 62
Median daily rate £368 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £19.66 £25.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% -25.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.39 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +19.04%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Reading

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

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) Talend
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security
5 2 (28.57%) Security Management
6 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) PLM
6 1 (14.29%) Billing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) WSDL

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (14.29%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Designer
2 1 (14.29%) SOA Solution Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) PLM
3 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Talend
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel