Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 2018 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 498 453 372
Rank change year-on-year -45 -81 +32
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 450 474 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 2.88% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 255 416
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £358 £288
90th Percentile £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £513 £450
% change year-on-year -4.88% +13.89% -2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -27.27% +22.22%

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 17,237 16,473 19,715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.76% 16.77% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,287 10,683 13,009
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 418 496
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.88 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +2.50% -3.52% +3.65%

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 25 September 2018.

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 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 25 September 2018. 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 -46 403 £500 - 73
UK excluding London -34 300 £488 -4.88% 38
London -9 138 £488 -1.52% 35
South East -5 95 £475 -2.06% 10
East of England -33 77 £525 - 6
North of England +5 50 £451 +20.33% 11
Yorkshire -8 26 £439 +17.00% 7
Midlands -44 25 £475 -13.64% 10
Wales - 17 £425 -
South West -13 16 £425 -22.73% 1
North West -22 16 £525 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -54 14 £350 -36.36% 7
Northern Ireland +47 10 £431 +7.75%
East Midlands +8 10 £475 -5.00% 3
Scotland -38 10 £475 +30.58%
North East - 7 £675 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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.

1 450 (100.00%) Oracle
2 448 (99.56%) SOA
3 248 (55.11%) Java
4 199 (44.22%) Middleware
5 165 (36.67%) Web Services
6 164 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
7 157 (34.89%) SOAP
8 153 (34.00%) Oracle Database
9 146 (32.44%) Oracle Service Bus
10 140 (31.11%) XML
11 134 (29.78%) Finance
12 110 (24.44%) SQL
13 106 (23.56%) REST
14 104 (23.11%) Oracle Fusion
15 86 (19.11%) TDD
16 85 (18.89%) WebLogic
17 84 (18.67%) RESTful
18 82 (18.22%) Linux
19 79 (17.56%) Oracle Database 11g
19 79 (17.56%) JSON
20 76 (16.89%) Maven
21 75 (16.67%) SAP
22 73 (16.22%) Spring
23 70 (15.56%) XSLT
24 67 (14.89%) Telecoms
24 67 (14.89%) Apache Camel
24 67 (14.89%) Oracle Database 12c
25 66 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
26 64 (14.22%) Microservices
26 64 (14.22%) WSO2

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
1 146 (32.44%) Oracle Service Bus
2 85 (18.89%) WebLogic
3 60 (13.33%) Mule
4 24 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 23 (5.11%) Confluence
6 20 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 18 (4.00%) JBoss
8 15 (3.33%) Apache
8 15 (3.33%) Tomcat
9 14 (3.11%) Oracle BPEL
10 12 (2.67%) WebLogic Portal
11 11 (2.44%) Liferay
12 10 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
14 5 (1.11%) NetWeaver
14 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.67%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.22%) CATIA
2 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (7.11%) Oracle BPM
2 29 (6.44%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (5.33%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (4.00%) Siebel CRM
5 17 (3.78%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (3.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (3.11%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (3.11%) Oracle Utilities
8 13 (2.89%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (1.78%) SAP ERP
10 7 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (1.11%) Maximo
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
12 3 (0.67%) SAP MII
12 3 (0.67%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.33%) PaaS
3 11 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.44%) IaaS
4 10 (2.22%) Boomi
5 9 (2.00%) SaaS
6 7 (1.56%) GitHub
7 5 (1.11%) iPaaS
8 4 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (0.89%) Office 365
8 4 (0.89%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.44%) npm
11 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.67%) Firewall
2 11 (2.44%) MPLS
3 7 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.56%) Wireless
4 6 (1.33%) FTP
4 6 (1.33%) SSL
4 6 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.11%) HTTP
5 5 (1.11%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.11%) Internet
5 5 (1.11%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.11%) VPN
6 3 (0.67%) Network Security
6 3 (0.67%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.22%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.22%) SAN
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (34.00%) Oracle Database
2 79 (17.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 67 (14.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 59 (13.11%) SQL Server
5 44 (9.78%) Oracle ODI
6 38 (8.44%) Relational Database
7 32 (7.11%) Oracle Reports
8 31 (6.89%) MySQL
9 26 (5.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 21 (4.67%) MongoDB
11 20 (4.44%) RDBMS
12 18 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (3.78%) DB2
14 14 (3.11%) NoSQL
15 11 (2.44%) Hadoop
16 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (1.78%) Big Data
17 8 (1.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 6 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
19 5 (1.11%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 76 (16.89%) Maven
2 54 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 44 (9.78%) JIRA
4 43 (9.56%) Jenkins
5 41 (9.11%) JDeveloper
6 35 (7.78%) Oracle Forms
7 31 (6.89%) Subversion
8 20 (4.44%) Ant
8 20 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 18 (4.00%) JUnit
10 15 (3.33%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.67%) Selenium
12 10 (2.22%) SonarQube
13 9 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (2.00%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.78%) Artifactory
14 8 (1.78%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.78%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.33%) Mockito
16 5 (1.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 134 (29.78%) Finance
2 67 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 55 (12.22%) Marketing
4 52 (11.56%) Electronics
5 51 (11.33%) Manufacturing
6 36 (8.00%) Banking
7 26 (5.78%) Retail
8 15 (3.33%) General Ledger
9 9 (2.00%) Back Office
10 6 (1.33%) Publishing
11 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.67%) Front Office
13 2 (0.44%) Billing
13 2 (0.44%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 2 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 215 (47.78%) Developer
2 106 (23.56%) Architect
3 78 (17.33%) Java Developer
4 73 (16.22%) Senior Developer
5 67 (14.89%) Oracle Developer
6 60 (13.33%) SOA Developer
7 52 (11.56%) Integration Developer
8 36 (8.00%) Technical Architect
9 35 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 29 (6.44%) DBA
12 28 (6.22%) Consultant
12 28 (6.22%) Oracle DBA
13 24 (5.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
14 23 (5.11%) Agile Developer
15 18 (4.00%) Oracle Architect
16 17 (3.78%) Oracle Consultant
17 16 (3.56%) Senior Agile Developer
18 15 (3.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
19 13 (2.89%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (44.22%) Middleware
2 165 (36.67%) Web Services
3 157 (34.89%) SOAP
4 140 (31.11%) XML
5 106 (23.56%) REST
6 104 (23.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 84 (18.67%) RESTful
8 79 (17.56%) JSON
9 73 (16.22%) Spring
10 70 (15.56%) XSLT
11 67 (14.89%) Apache Camel
12 62 (13.78%) JMS
13 60 (13.33%) J2EE
14 44 (9.78%) .NET
15 42 (9.33%) Hibernate
15 42 (9.33%) Java EE
16 34 (7.56%) HTML
16 34 (7.56%) Swagger
16 34 (7.56%) WireMock
17 29 (6.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.78%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.00%) Clustering
4 15 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.67%) iPad
6 9 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.11%) Social Media
9 4 (0.89%) e-Learning
9 4 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.67%) Derivative
10 3 (0.67%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.67%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (0.67%) User Experience
11 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.44%) DataPower
11 2 (0.44%) Fintech
11 2 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (18.22%) Linux
2 59 (13.11%) Unix
3 27 (6.00%) AIX
4 23 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (4.67%) Windows
6 6 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.11%) CentOS
8 3 (0.67%) Solaris
9 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Android
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Fedora
10 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (99.56%) SOA
2 164 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (19.11%) TDD
4 66 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (14.22%) Microservices
6 58 (12.89%) DevOps
7 55 (12.22%) Programme Management
8 51 (11.33%) Digital Marketing
9 43 (9.56%) Scrum
10 42 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (8.89%) BPEL
11 40 (8.89%) ERP
11 40 (8.89%) SDLC
12 37 (8.22%) Unit Testing
13 35 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (7.56%) Workflow
15 29 (6.44%) CRM
16 28 (6.22%) MVC
16 28 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
17 25 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 248 (55.11%) Java
2 110 (24.44%) SQL
3 61 (13.56%) Java 8
4 59 (13.11%) JavaScript
5 54 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 48 (10.67%) XPath
7 27 (6.00%) C#
8 25 (5.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 17 (3.78%) Python
10 14 (3.11%) Shell Script
11 13 (2.89%) XQuery
12 12 (2.67%) Java 9
13 10 (2.22%) C++
14 7 (1.56%) C
14 7 (1.56%) Perl
15 4 (0.89%) Scala
15 4 (0.89%) VB
16 3 (0.67%) ABAP
16 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (6.89%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.67%) Degree
4 3 (0.67%) A+ Certification
4 3 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) OCP
6 1 (0.22%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.78%) QA
2 12 (2.67%) PSD2
3 8 (1.78%) SLA
4 3 (0.67%) GDPR
4 3 (0.67%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (7.33%) Docker
2 5 (1.11%) vSphere
3 4 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (4.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 20 (4.44%) Puppet
3 17 (3.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 16 (3.56%) Ansible
5 13 (2.89%) Kubernetes
6 11 (2.44%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 9 (2.00%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.33%) Terraform
9 4 (0.89%) Ambari
10 3 (0.67%) MOM
10 3 (0.67%) Packer
10 3 (0.67%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.44%) Consul
11 2 (0.44%) SCOM
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.22%) Rancher
Vendors
1 450 (100.00%) Oracle
2 75 (16.67%) SAP
3 64 (14.22%) WSO2
4 28 (6.22%) IBM
5 23 (5.11%) Red Hat
6 21 (4.67%) TIBCO
7 20 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 20 (4.44%) Siebel
8 17 (3.78%) Okta
9 9 (2.00%) Dell
9 9 (2.00%) Talend
10 8 (1.78%) hybris
10 8 (1.78%) Informatica
10 8 (1.78%) VMware
11 7 (1.56%) Citrix
11 7 (1.56%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.33%) Remedy
13 5 (1.11%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.11%) Cisco
13 5 (1.11%) Splunk