The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 April 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 / South East
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 211 208
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 46 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.56% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.24% 3.97% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 63 48
Median daily rate £473 £465 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +10.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1419 1764 1665
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.14% 18.09% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1167 938
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 80
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £44.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -17.50%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in the South East over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in the South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the South East

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Berkshire +19 13 £375 -16.66% 1
West Sussex - 10 £512 - 2
Surrey -2 8 £474 -5.25% 1
Hampshire -6 7 £485 +7.77%
Buckinghamshire -9 6 £423 -21.39% 1
Oxfordshire -18 2 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 81 (100.00%) Oracle
1 81 (100.00%) SOA
2 47 (58.02%) Java
3 42 (51.85%) Web Services
4 39 (48.15%) SQL
5 35 (43.21%) Oracle Database
6 30 (37.04%) XML
7 29 (35.80%) REST
8 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
9 22 (27.16%) Spring
10 21 (25.93%) Linux
11 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
12 19 (23.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (22.22%) Maven
13 18 (22.22%) SOAP
13 18 (22.22%) JMS
13 18 (22.22%) Middleware
14 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (20.99%) Oracle BPM
15 16 (19.75%) Unix
15 16 (19.75%) PL/SQL
16 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
16 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
16 15 (18.52%) SDLC
17 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database 12c
18 13 (16.05%) XSD
19 12 (14.81%) Subversion
19 12 (14.81%) Relational Database

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (27.16%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (7.41%) Confluence
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.70%) JBoss
5 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (2.47%) SAS
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) nginx
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (7.41%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Utilities
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BRM
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.47%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.47%) Google Checkout
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) LAN
1 3 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) DSL
2 1 (1.23%) VoIP
2 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.21%) Oracle Database
2 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
3 19 (23.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (17.28%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
6 10 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.47%) Adabas
9 2 (2.47%) Endeca
9 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.47%) OLAP
9 2 (2.47%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.23%) MySQL
10 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.23%) Redis
10 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Maven
2 15 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.81%) Subversion
4 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
4 10 (12.35%) JUnit
5 8 (9.88%) Eclipse
5 8 (9.88%) JIRA
6 6 (7.41%) ANTLR
6 6 (7.41%) SoapUI
7 4 (4.94%) Ant
8 3 (3.70%) Mockito
8 3 (3.70%) Selenium
8 3 (3.70%) XMLSpy
9 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.47%) CA Gen
9 2 (2.47%) Gradle
9 2 (2.47%) Hudson
9 2 (2.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.23%) Bower
10 1 (1.23%) JSHint
General
1 9 (11.11%) Retail
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Back Office
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Developer
2 25 (30.86%) Java Developer
3 24 (29.63%) Architect
4 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 14 (17.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (9.88%) SOA Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 6 (7.41%) DBA
8 6 (7.41%) Integration Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Integration Architect
9 5 (6.17%) IT Architect
9 5 (6.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.85%) Web Services
2 30 (37.04%) XML
3 29 (35.80%) REST
4 22 (27.16%) Spring
5 18 (22.22%) JMS
5 18 (22.22%) Middleware
5 18 (22.22%) SOAP
6 15 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 13 (16.05%) XSD
8 11 (13.58%) EJB
8 11 (13.58%) J2EE
8 11 (13.58%) Java EE
8 11 (13.58%) XSLT
9 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
9 10 (12.35%) JPA
10 9 (11.11%) .NET
10 9 (11.11%) EJB 3.0
11 8 (9.88%) Drools
12 7 (8.64%) Apache Thrift
12 7 (8.64%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Social Media
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.47%) SCADA
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) IPTV
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.93%) Linux
2 16 (19.75%) Unix
3 8 (9.88%) Windows
4 6 (7.41%) AIX
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.47%) Solaris
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) SOA
2 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.52%) SDLC
5 11 (13.58%) CRM
5 11 (13.58%) Data Security
5 11 (13.58%) Security Management
6 10 (12.35%) Technical Architecture
7 9 (11.11%) Scrum
8 8 (9.88%) BPMN
8 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.88%) TDD
9 7 (8.64%) Data Architecture
9 7 (8.64%) Data Management
9 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.64%) OO
10 6 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (7.41%) Information Security
10 6 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) Java
2 39 (48.15%) SQL
3 16 (19.75%) PL/SQL
4 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.88%) C#
6 6 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) XPath
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) C++
8 1 (1.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle Identity Management
1 4 (4.94%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.88%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.17%) Siebel
5 4 (4.94%) Veritas
6 3 (3.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.47%) CA
7 2 (2.47%) Coremetrics
7 2 (2.47%) Google
7 2 (2.47%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.47%) hybris
7 2 (2.47%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.47%) PayPal
7 2 (2.47%) Pega
7 2 (2.47%) Talend
8 1 (1.23%) ATG
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.23%) HP