Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 573 478 419
Rank change year-on-year -95 -59 -50
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 286 470 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.01% 2.88% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 303 299
UK median daily rate £525 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +3.71%
10th Percentile £413 £363 £349
90th Percentile £632 £600 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £523 £485 £485
% change year-on-year +7.73% - +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 14,252 16,308 15,540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 16.35% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,097 10,779 10,059
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.92% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 365 365
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -7.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.54 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.28 £49.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year - -6.32% -8.88%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 -61 270 £525 +5.00% 4
UK excluding London -93 196 £523 +7.73% 4
London -1 84 £538 +7.50% 1
East of England +10 75 £525 -
South East -23 67 £483 -0.52%
Midlands +7 20 £475 -
North of England -1 17 £490 +13.62% 3
Wales +9 9 £450 +5.88%
West Midlands 0 9 £550 -
North West -1 8 £490 +15.29%
South West -41 7 £486 +14.41%
North East +16 4 £649 +67.42% 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £375 -25.00% 2
East Midlands +16 2 £535 +12.63%
Scotland 0 2 £425 -2.86% 1

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Oracle
1 286 (100.00%) SOA
2 163 (56.99%) Java
3 160 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (48.95%) Middleware
5 117 (40.91%) Web Services
6 103 (36.01%) TDD
7 101 (35.31%) Finance
8 100 (34.97%) SOAP
8 100 (34.97%) Oracle Service Bus
9 86 (30.07%) SQL
10 85 (29.72%) Telecoms
11 83 (29.02%) RESTful
12 81 (28.32%) Business Intelligence
13 76 (26.57%) XML
14 75 (26.22%) Apache Camel
15 74 (25.87%) SAP
16 71 (24.83%) Manufacturing
16 71 (24.83%) Programme Management
16 71 (24.83%) Mule
17 70 (24.48%) Marketing
17 70 (24.48%) Digital Marketing
17 70 (24.48%) WSO2
17 70 (24.48%) Electronics
18 61 (21.33%) Java 8
19 53 (18.53%) Oracle Database
20 51 (17.83%) JSON
20 51 (17.83%) Greenfield Project
21 47 (16.43%) WebLogic
21 47 (16.43%) Oracle Fusion

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
1 100 (34.97%) Oracle Service Bus
2 71 (24.83%) Mule
3 47 (16.43%) WebLogic
4 23 (8.04%) WebSphere
5 21 (7.34%) Tomcat
6 18 (6.29%) JBoss
7 10 (3.50%) Confluence
8 9 (3.15%) Apache
8 9 (3.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 9 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.45%) Mendix
10 4 (1.40%) Apache ServiceMix
10 4 (1.40%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.40%) JRun
10 4 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.05%) IIS
11 3 (1.05%) Jetty
11 3 (1.05%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (12.94%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (4.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (3.50%) BusinessWorks
6 8 (2.80%) Oracle TCA
7 7 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (2.10%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (2.10%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (1.05%) Primavera
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle Utilities
10 2 (0.70%) Siebel CRM
11 1 (0.35%) Maximo
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle BRM
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle FAH
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.55%) Apigee
4 12 (4.20%) SaaS
5 11 (3.85%) PaaS
6 10 (3.50%) IBM Blueworks
7 9 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.45%) Office 365
9 6 (2.10%) GitHub
9 6 (2.10%) OpenShift
10 5 (1.75%) IaaS
11 4 (1.40%) Boomi
11 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.70%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 2 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 1 (0.35%) BPaaS
14 1 (0.35%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.50%) SSH
2 5 (1.75%) HTTP
3 4 (1.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.05%) FTP
4 3 (1.05%) Internet
4 3 (1.05%) SMTP
5 2 (0.70%) Network Security
5 2 (0.70%) SAN
5 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.35%) MPLS
6 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) VLAN
6 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (18.53%) Oracle Database
2 31 (10.84%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.74%) Oracle Database 12c
3 25 (8.74%) Oracle ODI
4 20 (6.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (6.29%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.15%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (3.15%) MySQL
9 9 (3.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (2.10%) Big Data
11 6 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (15.73%) Maven
2 30 (10.49%) Git (software)
3 26 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 22 (7.69%) JIRA
5 18 (6.29%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (5.59%) Subversion
7 15 (5.24%) TeamCity
8 12 (4.20%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.85%) Moq
10 8 (2.80%) JDeveloper
11 7 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.75%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.40%) Ant
14 4 (1.40%) JUnit
15 2 (0.70%) Grunt
15 2 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
15 2 (0.70%) Rational Rose
15 2 (0.70%) Selenium
15 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 101 (35.31%) Finance
2 85 (29.72%) Telecoms
3 71 (24.83%) Manufacturing
4 70 (24.48%) Electronics
4 70 (24.48%) Marketing
5 20 (6.99%) Front Office
6 12 (4.20%) Retail
7 11 (3.85%) Banking
7 11 (3.85%) Billing
8 3 (1.05%) Back Office
8 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.05%) German Language
8 3 (1.05%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) French Language
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (47.20%) Developer
2 96 (33.57%) Java Developer
3 66 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 61 (21.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 51 (17.83%) Architect
6 21 (7.34%) Integration Architect
7 20 (6.99%) Integration Developer
7 20 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (6.64%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.29%) UI Developer
10 17 (5.94%) Consultant
10 17 (5.94%) Front Office Developer
10 17 (5.94%) SOA Developer
11 15 (5.24%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (4.90%) Oracle Consultant
13 11 (3.85%) Administrator
13 11 (3.85%) Technical Leader
14 10 (3.50%) DBA
14 10 (3.50%) Lead Developer
14 10 (3.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (48.95%) Middleware
2 117 (40.91%) Web Services
3 100 (34.97%) SOAP
4 83 (29.02%) RESTful
5 76 (26.57%) XML
6 75 (26.22%) Apache Camel
7 51 (17.83%) JSON
8 47 (16.43%) Oracle Fusion
9 37 (12.94%) Swagger
10 28 (9.79%) XSLT
11 27 (9.44%) .NET
12 26 (9.09%) WireMock
13 23 (8.04%) REST
14 21 (7.34%) Spring
15 19 (6.64%) HTML
16 18 (6.29%) J2EE
17 17 (5.94%) CSS
18 15 (5.24%) HTML5
19 12 (4.20%) Java EE
19 12 (4.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.83%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.90%) User Experience
3 10 (3.50%) Fixed Income
4 9 (3.15%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (3.15%) Smart Meter
5 8 (2.80%) Derivative
5 8 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.80%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (2.10%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.75%) Clustering
7 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.05%) Mashup
8 3 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.38%) Linux
2 42 (14.69%) Unix
3 19 (6.64%) Windows
4 8 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (1.40%) AIX
7 2 (0.70%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.35%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (100.00%) SOA
2 160 (55.94%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (36.01%) TDD
4 81 (28.32%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (24.83%) Programme Management
6 70 (24.48%) Digital Marketing
7 38 (13.29%) Scrum
8 33 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (11.19%) DevOps
10 30 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (10.49%) SDLC
11 22 (7.69%) ERP
12 21 (7.34%) Microservices
12 21 (7.34%) Migration
12 21 (7.34%) UML
13 19 (6.64%) Unit Testing
14 18 (6.29%) Technical Leadership
15 17 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (5.24%) High Availability
16 15 (5.24%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 163 (56.99%) Java
2 86 (30.07%) SQL
3 61 (21.33%) Java 8
4 36 (12.59%) XPath
5 31 (10.84%) C#
5 31 (10.84%) PL/SQL
6 20 (6.99%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.99%) Shell Script
7 19 (6.64%) Python
8 12 (4.20%) XQuery
9 10 (3.50%) PHP
10 9 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.10%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (1.40%) Perl
13 2 (0.70%) C
13 2 (0.70%) Groovy
14 1 (0.35%) R
14 1 (0.35%) Ruby
14 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.50%) Degree
4 7 (2.45%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.75%) MOS
6 4 (1.40%) CCIE
6 4 (1.40%) CCNA
6 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.70%) HNC
7 2 (0.70%) OCA
7 2 (0.70%) OCAJ
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.55%) QA
2 6 (2.10%) SLA
3 5 (1.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (3.50%) Docker
2 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.70%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (6.99%) Ansible
2 10 (3.50%) Puppet
3 7 (2.45%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (2.10%) MOM
4 6 (2.10%) ZABBIX
5 5 (1.75%) Ambari
5 5 (1.75%) Automic
6 4 (1.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.70%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.70%) OpenView
8 2 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.35%) Nagios
9 1 (0.35%) Packer
9 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 286 (100.00%) Oracle
2 74 (25.87%) SAP
3 70 (24.48%) WSO2
4 37 (12.94%) Microsoft
4 37 (12.94%) Talend
5 35 (12.24%) IBM
6 18 (6.29%) TIBCO
7 10 (3.50%) DevExpress
7 10 (3.50%) RedGate
8 9 (3.15%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.75%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.40%) Dell
10 4 (1.40%) VMware
10 4 (1.40%) webMethods
11 2 (0.70%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.70%) BEA
11 2 (0.70%) HP
11 2 (0.70%) NetCracker
11 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.70%) Software AG