Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 552 571 452
Rank change year-on-year +19 -119 -32
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 172 322 509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.76% 2.01% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 216 320
UK median daily rate £518 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £400 £413 £350
90th Percentile £675 £649 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
UK median hourly rate £51.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.76% +6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.76% +6.25% -

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 9,770 16,016 16,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.36% 16.27% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,264 10,348 10,990
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 342 394
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.18%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £47.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.30
% change year-on-year +8.57% -4.38% -6.14%

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 15 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 16 February 2020. 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 +11 159 £518 -1.43% 71
UK excluding London +24 116 £500 -4.76% 58
London +62 52 £588 +6.82% 25
South East +59 40 £500 - 11
North of England +60 28 £490 - 17
North West +61 23 £483 -1.03% 6
South West +27 14 £525 -0.94% 4
Midlands +26 14 £510 -1.92% 8
East of England -5 11 £488 -7.14% 4
East Midlands +31 9 £508 -2.40% 3
Wales +33 8 £460 -0.54% 9
West Midlands +31 5 £520 -0.91% 5
Yorkshire +43 4 £525 +27.27% 10
Scotland +25 2 - - 5
North East +15 1 £650 +30.13% 1

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Oracle
1 172 (100.00%) SOA
2 76 (44.19%) Java
3 62 (36.05%) XML
4 59 (34.30%) Linux
4 59 (34.30%) Middleware
4 59 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (33.72%) Oracle Fusion
6 57 (33.14%) Oracle Database
7 56 (32.56%) SQL
8 50 (29.07%) Oracle Service Bus
9 47 (27.33%) WebLogic
10 43 (25.00%) SOAP
11 42 (24.42%) Oracle ODI
12 41 (23.84%) JSON
13 39 (22.67%) Git (software)
14 37 (21.51%) Web Services
15 34 (19.77%) Unix
15 34 (19.77%) REST
15 34 (19.77%) Performance Tuning
16 32 (18.60%) Jenkins
17 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
17 31 (18.02%) SQL Server
18 30 (17.44%) PL/SQL
18 30 (17.44%) DevOps
19 29 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
20 28 (16.28%) Finance
21 27 (15.70%) XSLT
21 27 (15.70%) CSS
21 27 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 50 (29.07%) Oracle Service Bus
2 47 (27.33%) WebLogic
3 19 (11.05%) Tomcat
4 17 (9.88%) Apache
5 15 (8.72%) Red Hat Fuse
6 12 (6.98%) JBoss
7 11 (6.40%) Confluence
8 10 (5.81%) Mule
9 7 (4.07%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (4.07%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (2.33%) CMS
12 3 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (1.16%) Appian
13 2 (1.16%) IIS
14 1 (0.58%) Smallworld
Business Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (9.30%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (9.30%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.33%) Maximo
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.21%) AWS
2 13 (7.56%) Azure
3 10 (5.81%) Boomi
4 5 (2.91%) GCP
5 4 (2.33%) IaaS
5 4 (2.33%) PaaS
5 4 (2.33%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.74%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.74%) SaaS
7 2 (1.16%) GitHub
7 2 (1.16%) Serverless
8 1 (0.58%) Apigee
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.58%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.47%) Firewall
2 13 (7.56%) HTTP
3 6 (3.49%) SSL
4 4 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.74%) DNS
5 3 (1.74%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.16%) DHCP
6 2 (1.16%) FTP
6 2 (1.16%) SMTP
7 1 (0.58%) Broadband
7 1 (0.58%) DMZ
7 1 (0.58%) IMAP
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) Network Security
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.58%) SSH
7 1 (0.58%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) WAN
7 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (33.14%) Oracle Database
2 42 (24.42%) Oracle ODI
3 31 (18.02%) SQL Server
4 26 (15.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (8.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.23%) MySQL
8 8 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.49%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.33%) Power BI
11 3 (1.74%) Big Data
12 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.16%) SAP HANA
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (22.67%) Git (software)
2 32 (18.60%) Jenkins
3 18 (10.47%) Subversion
4 17 (9.88%) JIRA
5 15 (8.72%) SoapUI
6 14 (8.14%) Maven
7 13 (7.56%) Postman
8 12 (6.98%) Eclipse
9 11 (6.40%) TeamCity
10 10 (5.81%) Selenium
11 7 (4.07%) Moq
11 7 (4.07%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (2.91%) JUnit
13 4 (2.33%) Grunt
13 4 (2.33%) IntelliJ
13 4 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (2.33%) webpack
14 3 (1.74%) Cucumber
14 3 (1.74%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (16.28%) Finance
2 14 (8.14%) Public Sector
3 11 (6.40%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.23%) Electronics
4 9 (5.23%) Marketing
4 9 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.07%) Front Office
6 4 (2.33%) Retail
7 2 (1.16%) Banking
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 69 (40.12%) Developer
2 34 (19.77%) Oracle Developer
3 31 (18.02%) Architect
4 28 (16.28%) Java Developer
5 14 (8.14%) Consultant
6 11 (6.40%) Integration Developer
6 11 (6.40%) SOA Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Oracle Architect
7 9 (5.23%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (4.65%) DBA
8 8 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (4.65%) Middleware Developer
8 8 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
8 8 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
8 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.07%) UI Developer
9 7 (4.07%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (36.05%) XML
2 59 (34.30%) Middleware
3 58 (33.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 43 (25.00%) SOAP
5 41 (23.84%) JSON
6 37 (21.51%) Web Services
7 34 (19.77%) REST
8 27 (15.70%) CSS
8 27 (15.70%) XSLT
9 25 (14.53%) HTML
10 21 (12.21%) Spring
11 19 (11.05%) XSD
12 14 (8.14%) .NET
12 14 (8.14%) XSL
13 13 (7.56%) AngularJS
13 13 (7.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 13 (7.56%) RESTful
14 11 (6.40%) Java EE
15 10 (5.81%) Apache Camel
16 9 (5.23%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.72%) Replication
2 13 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.07%) Fixed Income
4 7 (4.07%) PKI
4 7 (4.07%) User Experience
5 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.16%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) AS400
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) DataPower
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.30%) Linux
2 34 (19.77%) Unix
3 27 (15.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (13.95%) Windows
5 10 (5.81%) AIX
6 5 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.16%) Android
7 2 (1.16%) HPUX
7 2 (1.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.58%) VMS
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (100.00%) SOA
2 59 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.77%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (17.44%) DevOps
5 29 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (13.37%) Migration
7 23 (13.37%) TDD
8 18 (10.47%) SDLC
9 17 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.72%) Scrum
11 14 (8.14%) ERP
12 13 (7.56%) Project Delivery
12 13 (7.56%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.56%) UML
12 13 (7.56%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.40%) EAI
14 10 (5.81%) BPEL
14 10 (5.81%) Microservices
14 10 (5.81%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (44.19%) Java
2 56 (32.56%) SQL
3 31 (18.02%) JavaScript
4 30 (17.44%) PL/SQL
5 20 (11.63%) XPath
6 18 (10.47%) Python
7 16 (9.30%) Perl
7 16 (9.30%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.72%) XQuery
9 8 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.07%) C#
10 7 (4.07%) Java 8
11 3 (1.74%) C++
12 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.58%) Erlang
13 1 (0.58%) Go
13 1 (0.58%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.98%) Degree
4 10 (5.81%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.74%) ISEB
7 2 (1.16%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.16%) MCSE
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) CCIE
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.58%) HND
8 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) QA
2 9 (5.23%) SLA
3 4 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.33%) RMADS
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.58%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (7.56%) Hyper-V
2 11 (6.40%) Docker
3 7 (4.07%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.58%) iptables
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.58%) NFS
7 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.58%) vSphere
7 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (8.72%) Ansible
2 12 (6.98%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (6.98%) Puppet
3 7 (4.07%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.33%) HP ALM
4 4 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.74%) Kibana
5 3 (1.74%) logstash
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.16%) Mesos
6 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.16%) Terraform
7 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (15.12%) Red Hat
3 21 (12.21%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.56%) Dell
4 13 (7.56%) SAP
4 13 (7.56%) WSO2
5 10 (5.81%) Google
6 8 (4.65%) VMware
7 7 (4.07%) DevExpress
7 7 (4.07%) RedGate
8 6 (3.49%) IBM
9 4 (2.33%) Cisco
9 4 (2.33%) Citrix
9 4 (2.33%) HP
9 4 (2.33%) Informatica
9 4 (2.33%) Talend
10 3 (1.74%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.74%) Remedy
11 2 (1.16%) BMC
11 2 (1.16%) NetApp