Period
to 3 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 3 March 2021 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
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 492 544 575
Rank change year-on-year +52 +31 -116
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 142 184 317
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 1.92% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 121 216
Median daily rate £525 £515 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £394 £400 £413
90th Percentile £600 £725 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £524 £508 £525
% change year-on-year +3.20% -3.33% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £55.50 £51.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £51.03 £49.25 £37.25
90th Percentile £60.58 £53.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.50 £51.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.25% +15.00% -

Oracle SOA Suite is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 6,778 9,586 15,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.04% 14.32% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,607 6,325 10,344
Median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £280 £255 £280
90th Percentile £650 £640 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 196 304
Median hourly rate £28.48 £19.47 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.28% +5.24% -0.34%
10th Percentile £13.51 £11.56 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £53.38 £47.73
Median hourly rate £23.72 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +28.19% +8.82% -2.86%

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite.

Daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 3 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 118 £550 +4.76% 14
London +65 67 £550 -2.22% 6
UK excluding London +69 46 £524 +3.20% 9
Work from Home -197 34 £600 -7.69% 2
South East +79 14 £493 -1.50% 5
North of England +54 9 £538 +9.69% 3
Midlands +41 8 £575 +12.75%
West Midlands +39 7 £550 +5.77%
North West +29 7 £550 +12.24% 1
East of England +58 5 £473 -5.50%
Wales +3 5 £410 -8.89%
South West +65 3 £615 +17.14%
Yorkshire +44 1 £525 - 1
North East +31 1 £338 -48.08% 1
Scotland +26 1 £388 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £424 -

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 142 (100.00%) Oracle
1 142 (100.00%) SOA
2 51 (35.92%) Java
3 49 (34.51%) Web Services
3 49 (34.51%) Middleware
4 45 (31.69%) Finance
4 45 (31.69%) SQL
5 40 (28.17%) Oracle Database
6 39 (27.46%) XML
7 37 (26.06%) Linux
8 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (23.94%) Oracle Service Bus
10 32 (22.54%) AWS
11 30 (21.13%) WebLogic
12 29 (20.42%) SOAP
12 29 (20.42%) Oracle Fusion
13 28 (19.72%) Oracle Database 12c
14 27 (19.01%) Security Cleared
15 25 (17.61%) Unix
16 24 (16.90%) Oracle Applications
17 23 (16.20%) Oracle BI EE
17 23 (16.20%) JSON
17 23 (16.20%) Red Hat Fuse
18 22 (15.49%) XSLT
19 21 (14.79%) Public Sector
19 21 (14.79%) REST
20 20 (14.08%) HTTP
20 20 (14.08%) SC Cleared
20 20 (14.08%) TDD
21 19 (13.38%) PL/SQL

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 34 (23.94%) Oracle Service Bus
2 30 (21.13%) WebLogic
3 23 (16.20%) Red Hat Fuse
4 13 (9.15%) Mule
5 11 (7.75%) Confluence
6 10 (7.04%) JBoss
6 10 (7.04%) WebSphere
7 9 (6.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (5.63%) Apache
8 8 (5.63%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (4.93%) SugarCRM
10 5 (3.52%) MQSeries
11 4 (2.82%) SAS
12 3 (2.11%) IIS
12 3 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.41%) Anypoint
13 2 (1.41%) Appian
13 2 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.70%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (16.90%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (11.97%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (9.86%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle iSupplier
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.70%) Maximo
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.70%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.54%) AWS
2 18 (12.68%) Azure
3 15 (10.56%) SaaS
4 11 (7.75%) GitHub
5 10 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (7.04%) PaaS
5 10 (7.04%) Serverless
6 7 (4.93%) Boomi
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 2 (1.41%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (1.41%) Apigee
8 2 (1.41%) IaaS
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.70%) GCP
9 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.08%) HTTP
2 10 (7.04%) CTI
2 10 (7.04%) Softphone
3 4 (2.82%) SAN
3 4 (2.82%) SSL
3 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.11%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.41%) Internet
5 2 (1.41%) SSH
6 1 (0.70%) DMZ
6 1 (0.70%) DNS
6 1 (0.70%) Firewall
6 1 (0.70%) FTP
6 1 (0.70%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.17%) Oracle Database
2 28 (19.72%) Oracle Database 12c
3 23 (16.20%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (13.38%) MySQL
4 19 (13.38%) Oracle ODI
5 17 (11.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (7.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (7.75%) SQL Server
7 8 (5.63%) DB2
8 5 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.15%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.15%) JIRA
3 8 (5.63%) Maven
3 8 (5.63%) SoapUI
4 7 (4.93%) Toad
5 4 (2.82%) Ant
5 4 (2.82%) Artifactory
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.82%) Selenium
5 4 (2.82%) Subversion
6 3 (2.11%) JUnit
6 3 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.41%) GitLab
7 2 (1.41%) JDeveloper
7 2 (1.41%) JMeter
7 2 (1.41%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.41%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (31.69%) Finance
2 21 (14.79%) Public Sector
3 14 (9.86%) Marketing
3 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 13 (9.15%) Electronics
4 13 (9.15%) Manufacturing
5 10 (7.04%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.82%) Banking
7 3 (2.11%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.11%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (30.99%) Developer
2 37 (26.06%) Architect
3 25 (17.61%) DBA
3 25 (17.61%) Oracle DBA
4 19 (13.38%) Java Developer
4 19 (13.38%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 16 (11.27%) Oracle Developer
6 15 (10.56%) Integration Developer
7 12 (8.45%) Consultant
7 12 (8.45%) SOA Developer
8 10 (7.04%) Integration Architect
8 10 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Administrator
9 9 (6.34%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.34%) Lead Java Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Oracle Architect
10 8 (5.63%) Oracle Consultant
11 7 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (4.93%) CRM Architect
11 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (34.51%) Middleware
1 49 (34.51%) Web Services
2 39 (27.46%) XML
3 29 (20.42%) Oracle Fusion
3 29 (20.42%) SOAP
4 23 (16.20%) JSON
5 22 (15.49%) XSLT
6 21 (14.79%) REST
7 17 (11.97%) RESTful
8 11 (7.75%) .NET
9 7 (4.93%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (4.93%) HTML
9 7 (4.93%) XSD
10 6 (4.23%) Apache Camel
10 6 (4.23%) Hibernate
10 6 (4.23%) J2EE
10 6 (4.23%) Java EE
10 6 (4.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 6 (4.23%) Spring
11 5 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.04%) IVR
3 8 (5.63%) Clustering
4 5 (3.52%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.06%) Linux
2 25 (17.61%) Unix
3 6 (4.23%) Windows
4 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.52%) zOS
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.82%) Solaris
6 3 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (100.00%) SOA
2 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.08%) TDD
4 18 (12.68%) ERP
4 18 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (12.68%) Technical Leadership
5 17 (11.97%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (9.86%) ETL
6 14 (9.86%) Scrum
6 14 (9.86%) TOGAF
7 13 (9.15%) E-business
7 13 (9.15%) Migration
7 13 (9.15%) Programme Management
7 13 (9.15%) Release Management
8 12 (8.45%) Kanban
9 11 (7.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.75%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (7.04%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.92%) Java
2 45 (31.69%) SQL
3 19 (13.38%) PL/SQL
4 15 (10.56%) XPath
5 9 (6.34%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.23%) Perl
7 5 (3.52%) C
7 5 (3.52%) Java 8
7 5 (3.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 3 (2.11%) Groovy
9 3 (2.11%) Python
10 2 (1.41%) C++
11 1 (0.70%) C#
11 1 (0.70%) Go
11 1 (0.70%) PHP
11 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.34%) Degree
4 6 (4.23%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.70%) HND
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB
7 1 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) SLA
2 9 (6.34%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (5.63%) Docker
3 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (5.63%) Puppet
3 6 (4.23%) Kubernetes
4 5 (3.52%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.82%) Ansible
6 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.11%) Terraform
7 2 (1.41%) Ambari
7 2 (1.41%) Graylog
7 2 (1.41%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.41%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.70%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (11.27%) SAP
2 16 (11.27%) WSO2
3 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.63%) MuleSoft
4 7 (4.93%) Dell
4 7 (4.93%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.93%) Talend
4 7 (4.93%) TIBCO
5 6 (4.23%) Google
5 6 (4.23%) IBM
5 6 (4.23%) VMware
6 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.52%) webMethods
7 4 (2.82%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.11%) Splunk
8 3 (2.11%) Workday
9 2 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.41%) Axway
10 1 (0.70%) Teradata