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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 734 582 405
Rank change year-on-year -152 -177 +199
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 97 115 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 1.47% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 77 172
10th Percentile £446 £450 £401
25th Percentile £500 £495 £481
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £710 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £60.25 £49.25
Median hourly rate - £61.00 £51.75
Median % change year-on-year - +17.87% -
75th Percentile - £61.75 £53.00
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £61.00 £51.75
% change year-on-year - +17.87% -

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 10,836 7,825 7,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.37% 13.38% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,419 5,325 4,670
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
25th Percentile £420 £400 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
75th Percentile £631 £575 £563
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £448 £450
% change year-on-year +6.15% -0.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 168 149
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.25 £12.93
25th Percentile £17.13 £16.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £20.11
Median % change year-on-year +37.25% +26.80% +14.91%
75th Percentile £59.00 £56.50 £36.00
90th Percentile £75.34 £65.68 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £24.75 £19.90
% change year-on-year -10.10% +24.37% +23.56%

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 22 May 2022.

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 10 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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -171 68 £590 +7.27% 13
Work from Home -116 54 £540 -1.82% 5
London -131 51 £590 +2.61% 8
UK excluding London -60 27 £500 - 6
South East -41 13 £550 +1.15% 1
Wales - 6 £550 -
Scotland -10 4 £490 +22.50% 1
Northern Ireland -1 3 £475 +10.47%
North West -43 1 - -
North of England -46 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 97 (100.00%) Oracle
1 97 (100.00%) SOA
2 43 (44.33%) Agile
3 42 (43.30%) Java
3 42 (43.30%) Oracle Database
4 41 (42.27%) SQL
5 35 (36.08%) Social Skills
6 27 (27.84%) Web Services
6 27 (27.84%) DevOps
7 25 (25.77%) Azure
8 23 (23.71%) AWS
9 22 (22.68%) WebLogic
10 21 (21.65%) Oracle Fusion
10 21 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (19.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 18 (18.56%) Microservices
12 18 (18.56%) SOAP
12 18 (18.56%) Finance
13 17 (17.53%) XML
13 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
13 17 (17.53%) Linux
13 17 (17.53%) JSON
13 17 (17.53%) REST
14 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
14 16 (16.49%) PL/SQL
14 16 (16.49%) J2EE
15 15 (15.46%) Oracle EBS
15 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
16 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
16 14 (14.43%) Relational Database

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 22 (22.68%) WebLogic
2 12 (12.37%) JBoss
3 10 (10.31%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (9.28%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.22%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (5.15%) IIS
7 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.12%) Apache Spark
8 4 (4.12%) Confluence
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (3.09%) Apache
9 3 (3.09%) nginx
10 2 (2.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (2.06%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (2.06%) SugarCRM
11 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
11 1 (1.03%) Jetty
11 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (15.46%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.09%) WebTrends
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (1.03%) Misys Midas
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.77%) Azure
2 23 (23.71%) AWS
3 8 (8.25%) PaaS
4 6 (6.19%) SaaS
5 5 (5.15%) IaaS
6 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.12%) Power Platform
7 3 (3.09%) iPaaS
8 2 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (2.06%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (2.06%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (2.06%) GCP
8 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.06%) Serverless
9 1 (1.03%) Azure App Service
9 1 (1.03%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.03%) Azure Service Fabric
9 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (1.03%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 2 (2.06%) FTP
3 1 (1.03%) NAS
3 1 (1.03%) SAN
3 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (43.30%) Oracle Database
2 19 (19.59%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
4 14 (14.43%) Relational Database
5 13 (13.40%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (10.31%) MySQL
6 10 (10.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
7 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (6.19%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (6.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (6.19%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
11 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (3.09%) Big Data
12 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
12 3 (3.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (3.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.28%) Postman
3 7 (7.22%) JIRA
3 7 (7.22%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.19%) Ant
4 6 (6.19%) Flyway
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (5.15%) Subversion
6 4 (4.12%) JUnit
7 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.09%) Crucible
7 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.09%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.09%) Log4j
7 3 (3.09%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.09%) Mockito
7 3 (3.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.03%) Katalon Studio
General
1 35 (36.08%) Social Skills
2 18 (18.56%) Finance
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
4 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.22%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (6.19%) Public Sector
7 4 (4.12%) Investment Banking
8 2 (2.06%) Back Office
8 2 (2.06%) Billing
8 2 (2.06%) Front Office
8 2 (2.06%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.06%) Publishing
8 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (1.03%) Law
9 1 (1.03%) Legal
9 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.03%) Police
9 1 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) Architect
3 15 (15.46%) DBA
3 15 (15.46%) Oracle DBA
4 12 (12.37%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.34%) Consultant
6 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Oracle Consultant
8 6 (6.19%) Integration Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.15%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (5.15%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Oracle Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Integration Consultant
11 3 (3.09%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) Web Services
2 21 (21.65%) Oracle Fusion
3 18 (18.56%) SOAP
4 17 (17.53%) JSON
4 17 (17.53%) REST
4 17 (17.53%) XML
5 16 (16.49%) J2EE
6 13 (13.40%) .NET
7 12 (12.37%) Middleware
8 11 (11.34%) Spring
9 10 (10.31%) CSS
9 10 (10.31%) HTML
10 8 (8.25%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.22%) Java EE
11 7 (7.22%) React
11 7 (7.22%) RESTful
11 7 (7.22%) WSDL
11 7 (7.22%) XSLT
12 6 (6.19%) Hibernate
12 6 (6.19%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 6 (6.19%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.15%) User Experience
5 4 (4.12%) CMDB
5 4 (4.12%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.12%) SWIFT
5 4 (4.12%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.09%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.09%) DataPower
6 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.06%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Unix
3 6 (6.19%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) SUSE
5 3 (3.09%) AIX
6 1 (1.03%) HPUX
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (100.00%) SOA
2 43 (44.33%) Agile
3 27 (27.84%) DevOps
4 21 (21.65%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (18.56%) Microservices
6 13 (13.40%) CI/CD
7 11 (11.34%) MVC
7 11 (11.34%) Scrum
7 11 (11.34%) SDLC
8 10 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (9.28%) ERP
9 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (8.25%) ETL
10 8 (8.25%) TOGAF
11 7 (7.22%) Coaching
11 7 (7.22%) Integration Testing
11 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.22%) OO
11 7 (7.22%) Task Automation
11 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.30%) Java
2 41 (42.27%) SQL
3 16 (16.49%) PL/SQL
4 13 (13.40%) C#
5 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.28%) C++
7 8 (8.25%) Python
8 7 (7.22%) C
8 7 (7.22%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) Korn
9 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.09%) VBA
10 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.06%) R
10 2 (2.06%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.03%) Go
11 1 (1.03%) Groovy
11 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.09%) Sun Certification
5 3 (3.09%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (2.06%) ISEB
7 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) GDPR
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.03%) NIST
3 1 (1.03%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.03%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Docker
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.19%) Ansible
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (4.12%) Data Guard
3 4 (4.12%) Puppet
3 4 (4.12%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (4.12%) Terraform
4 3 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
5 1 (1.03%) Ambari
5 1 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.03%) Grafana
5 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.03%) SCCM
5 1 (1.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (6.19%) Informatica
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.19%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.15%) Google
5 4 (4.12%) IBM
5 4 (4.12%) MuleSoft
5 4 (4.12%) SnapLogic
6 3 (3.09%) Green Hat
6 3 (3.09%) Perforce
7 2 (2.06%) Adobe
7 2 (2.06%) Amdocs
7 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) Cognos
8 1 (1.03%) ILOG
8 1 (1.03%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.03%) TIBCO