The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 29 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
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 123 106
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 2 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.091% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.58% 4.35% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 10
Scotland median daily rate £330 £350 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -24.73%  
10th Percentile £315 £229 £311
90th Percentile £345 £401 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +7.52% -2.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 343 644 523
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.56% 21.77% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 639 406
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.18%  
10th Percentile £150 £223 £180
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 32 25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.38% +157.14%  
10th Percentile £15.48 £14.12 £10.50
90th Percentile £22.90 £42.00 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Scotland

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Scotland

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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
Edinburgh +4 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £330 -
Oracle SOA Suite
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 10 (83.33%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (58.33%) REST
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 7 (58.33%) Java EE
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
6 5 (41.67%) SOAP
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) SDLC
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (33.33%) JPA
7 4 (33.33%) Drools
7 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (33.33%) Middleware
7 4 (33.33%) JBoss
7 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (33.33%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) jBPM
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (16.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Java Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Lead Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Technology Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Database Designer
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Java EE
1 7 (58.33%) REST
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) Drools
3 4 (33.33%) jBPM
3 4 (33.33%) JPA
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) JMS
4 3 (25.00%) JSON
4 3 (25.00%) JSP
4 3 (25.00%) XSD
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Content Management
6 2 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (8.33%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Groovy
4 2 (16.67%) Jython
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) Adobe