The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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 West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 125 135
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.08% 2.23% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £435 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.52% +5.55%  
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 West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 461 493 526
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.54% 16.55% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 344 317
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 19
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.19% +4.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £9.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in the South West over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Gloucestershire +6 2 £400 -
Bristol +1 2 £475 -20.83% 1
Dorset +9 1 £525 +16.66%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

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

1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) SOA
2 13 (76.47%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) SOAP
4 10 (58.82%) Spring
4 10 (58.82%) REST
5 9 (52.94%) CSS
5 9 (52.94%) Web Services
5 9 (52.94%) XML
5 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (52.94%) HTML
5 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
6 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
6 8 (47.06%) JMS
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (41.18%) Ajax
7 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
8 6 (35.29%) Unix
8 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) jQuery
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) J2EE
10 4 (23.53%) MySQL
10 4 (23.53%) JBoss
10 4 (23.53%) EJB

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
2 7 (41.18%) Tomcat
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
4 4 (23.53%) JBoss
5 3 (17.65%) Apache
6 2 (11.76%) Confluence
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Fredhopper
2 1 (5.88%) Magento
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 3 (17.65%) DB2
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Essbase
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.88%) Informix
6 1 (5.88%) OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) OLTP
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (5.88%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) ERwin
3 1 (5.88%) MagicDraw
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) BPM Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) REST
1 10 (58.82%) SOAP
1 10 (58.82%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) Web Services
2 9 (52.94%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) JMS
4 7 (41.18%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 4 (23.53%) EJB
7 4 (23.53%) J2EE
7 4 (23.53%) JSP
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (23.53%) Struts
8 3 (17.65%) Middleware
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Information Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Microservices
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BPEL
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Metadata Management
6 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) COBOL
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) ATG
2 2 (11.76%) BEA
3 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Informatica
3 1 (5.88%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) VeriFone
3 1 (5.88%) WorldPay