Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 660 336 609
Rank change year-on-year -324 +273 -101
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 129 177 228
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.61% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.24% 4.01% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 116 128
10th Percentile £450 £363 £405
25th Percentile £493 £447 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £684 £575 £553
90th Percentile £750 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.00 -

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 10,388 4,415 13,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.14% 15.14% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,088 2,965 8,671
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £406 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £451
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.32% +0.22%
75th Percentile £590 £563 £556
90th Percentile £675 £656 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 110 310
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.63 £11.00
25th Percentile £16.57 £15.97 £14.06
Median hourly rate £24.75 £21.50 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +15.12% +3.09% +4.28%
75th Percentile £53.75 £40.13 £38.83
90th Percentile £68.15 £60.45 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +10.90% -2.44% +5.13%

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 20 September 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 13 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 20 September 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 -296 110 £550 +4.76% 24
London -191 65 £650 +18.18% 11
UK excluding London -192 48 £525 - 12
Work from Home -232 25 £495 +24.53% 2
Midlands -63 19 £550 +5.77%
West Midlands - 14 £550 -
North West -62 10 £493 -10.45% 1
North of England -89 10 £493 -10.45% 6
South East -108 9 £555 +38.75% 5
Northern Ireland -2 5 £430 +1.42%
East Midlands -31 5 £508 -2.40%
East of England -52 4 £506 -3.57% 1
Scotland -85 1 £650 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Oracle
1 129 (100.00%) SOA
2 68 (52.71%) SQL
3 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (32.56%) Social Skills
5 38 (29.46%) .NET
5 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
6 37 (28.68%) Java
6 37 (28.68%) TDD
6 37 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (27.13%) Oracle Database
8 33 (25.58%) Azure
9 32 (24.81%) Git (software)
9 32 (24.81%) PL/SQL
9 32 (24.81%) HTML
9 32 (24.81%) Web Services
9 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
10 31 (24.03%) SQL Server
11 29 (22.48%) WebLogic
12 28 (21.71%) Scrum
12 28 (21.71%) AWS
12 28 (21.71%) DevOps
13 27 (20.93%) TeamCity
13 27 (20.93%) C#
14 25 (19.38%) Finance
14 25 (19.38%) Banking
15 24 (18.60%) Unit Testing
15 24 (18.60%) Jenkins
16 23 (17.83%) HTML5
16 23 (17.83%) Microservices

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 29 (22.48%) WebLogic
2 20 (15.50%) Tomcat
3 19 (14.73%) Apache
4 8 (6.20%) JBoss
4 8 (6.20%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (5.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (3.88%) Confluence
6 5 (3.88%) IIS
6 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.33%) Anypoint
7 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Integration
7 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.55%) Camunda
8 2 (1.55%) CMS
8 2 (1.55%) Mule
8 2 (1.55%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Fuse
8 2 (1.55%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Oracle ERP
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (5.43%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.78%) Maximo
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.58%) Azure
2 28 (21.71%) AWS
3 16 (12.40%) PaaS
3 16 (12.40%) SaaS
4 10 (7.75%) GitHub
5 8 (6.20%) OpenShift
6 7 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (5.43%) GCP
6 7 (5.43%) IaaS
7 6 (4.65%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (4.65%) AWS CodePipeline
7 6 (4.65%) Azure Pipelines
8 5 (3.88%) AWS CodeCommit
9 3 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.33%) Power Platform
9 3 (2.33%) Serverless
10 2 (1.55%) Slack
11 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.78%) Apigee
11 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) VoIP
2 6 (4.65%) LAN
2 6 (4.65%) WAN
3 5 (3.88%) Firewall
3 5 (3.88%) HTTP
3 5 (3.88%) IPv4
4 3 (2.33%) FTP
5 2 (1.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.55%) WebEx
6 1 (0.78%) CTI
6 1 (0.78%) DKIM
6 1 (0.78%) DMARC
6 1 (0.78%) DNS
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
6 1 (0.78%) MQTT
6 1 (0.78%) Softphone
6 1 (0.78%) SSL
6 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) Oracle Database
2 31 (24.03%) SQL Server
3 20 (15.50%) MySQL
4 15 (11.63%) Relational Database
5 14 (10.85%) RDBMS
6 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (8.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (7.75%) MongoDB
8 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (6.20%) Hazelcast
10 7 (5.43%) Apache Ignite
10 7 (5.43%) NoSQL
11 6 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (3.88%) Big Data
13 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 3 (2.33%) DB2
13 3 (2.33%) MS Access
13 3 (2.33%) Power BI
13 3 (2.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 32 (24.81%) Git (software)
2 27 (20.93%) TeamCity
3 24 (18.60%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.40%) JIRA
5 12 (9.30%) Subversion
6 9 (6.98%) Moq
7 8 (6.20%) GitLab
8 7 (5.43%) Jasmine
8 7 (5.43%) JSUnit
8 7 (5.43%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (5.43%) LINQPad
9 6 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (4.65%) Postman
9 6 (4.65%) Vagrant
10 5 (3.88%) Ant
11 4 (3.10%) Maven
11 4 (3.10%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.33%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.33%) Log4j
13 2 (1.55%) JUnit
General
1 42 (32.56%) Social Skills
2 25 (19.38%) Banking
2 25 (19.38%) Finance
3 19 (14.73%) Front Office
4 17 (13.18%) Investment Banking
5 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.43%) Public Sector
7 4 (3.10%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.10%) Retail
8 3 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.55%) Automotive
10 1 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 1 (0.78%) Legal
10 1 (0.78%) Marketing
10 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (48.84%) Developer
2 28 (21.71%) Architect
3 20 (15.50%) .NET Developer
4 16 (12.40%) C# Developer
5 15 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (10.85%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (10.08%) Consultant
7 13 (10.08%) Oracle Developer
7 13 (10.08%) SOA Developer
8 12 (9.30%) Java Developer
9 11 (8.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (7.75%) WPF Developer
11 9 (6.98%) C# WPF Developer
11 9 (6.98%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 9 (6.98%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (6.20%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
12 8 (6.20%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 8 (6.20%) Front Office Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Senior Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.46%) .NET
2 32 (24.81%) HTML
2 32 (24.81%) Web Services
3 23 (17.83%) HTML5
4 22 (17.05%) AngularJS
5 21 (16.28%) Kafka
5 21 (16.28%) Oracle Fusion
6 20 (15.50%) Spring
7 17 (13.18%) Middleware
8 16 (12.40%) WPF
8 16 (12.40%) XML
9 15 (11.63%) CSS
9 15 (11.63%) J2EE
9 15 (11.63%) REST
9 15 (11.63%) SOAP
10 13 (10.08%) .NET Framework
10 13 (10.08%) RESTful
11 11 (8.53%) ASP.NET
11 11 (8.53%) Node.js
11 11 (8.53%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.75%) PKI
2 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (6.98%) Fixed Income
3 8 (6.20%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.65%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Windows
2 22 (17.05%) Linux
3 13 (10.08%) Unix
4 3 (2.33%) HPUX
4 3 (2.33%) SUSE
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (100.00%) SOA
2 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.68%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (28.68%) TDD
4 28 (21.71%) DevOps
4 28 (21.71%) Scrum
5 24 (18.60%) Unit Testing
6 23 (17.83%) Microservices
7 18 (13.95%) ETL
8 17 (13.18%) MVC
8 17 (13.18%) Test Automation
9 16 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (10.08%) ERP
11 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
11 12 (9.30%) SDLC
11 12 (9.30%) TOGAF
12 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (7.75%) Data Modelling
12 10 (7.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 68 (52.71%) SQL
2 38 (29.46%) JavaScript
3 37 (28.68%) Java
4 32 (24.81%) PL/SQL
5 27 (20.93%) C#
6 16 (12.40%) Python
7 15 (11.63%) PowerShell
8 11 (8.53%) C
9 8 (6.20%) VB
10 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.43%) TypeScript
11 6 (4.65%) Perl
11 6 (4.65%) PHP
11 6 (4.65%) Ruby
11 6 (4.65%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.88%) C++
12 5 (3.88%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.33%) ABAP
13 3 (2.33%) ES6
13 3 (2.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.85%) Degree
4 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.33%) ISEB
5 3 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.78%) CEH
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) GDPR
2 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.33%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (12.40%) Docker
2 10 (7.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (15.50%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.53%) Ansible
3 9 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.98%) Puppet
4 6 (4.65%) SCCM
4 6 (4.65%) Terraform
5 2 (1.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.78%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.78%) Salt
6 1 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (24.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.30%) IBM
4 9 (6.98%) DevExpress
4 9 (6.98%) RedGate
5 7 (5.43%) Nimble Storage
5 7 (5.43%) Veeam
5 7 (5.43%) VMware
6 6 (4.65%) Alibaba
7 5 (3.88%) SAP
8 4 (3.10%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.10%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.33%) Informatica
9 3 (2.33%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.78%) Adobe
10 1 (0.78%) Google
10 1 (0.78%) HP
10 1 (0.78%) Okta
10 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com