Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 590 515 444
Rank change year-on-year -75 -71 -18
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 202 408 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.68% 2.33% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 260 295
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £378 £400 £350
90th Percentile £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £520 £513
% change year-on-year -5.77% +1.46% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
UK median hourly rate £51.75 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.00% -6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +38.00% -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 12,052 17,481 17,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.72% 16.71% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,744 11,273 11,294
UK median daily rate £450 £456 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +1.27% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 397 425
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50% -
10th Percentile £11.23 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -2.44%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -45 179 £500 -3.85% 32
UK excluding London -47 122 £490 -5.77% 24
London +35 71 £525 +5.00% 10
South East +24 49 £498 +4.74% 6
North of England +26 32 £490 +7.40% 9
North West +32 24 £490 +8.89% 5
East of England -14 17 £475 -9.52% 2
Wales +28 14 £475 +10.14%
Midlands +23 5 £550 +6.80% 4
Yorkshire +17 4 £525 +23.53% 4
North East +11 4 £375 -24.92%
West Midlands +18 3 £550 +10.06% 4
South West -9 3 £325 -38.10% 1
East Midlands +23 2 - -
Scotland +22 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Oracle
1 202 (100.00%) SOA
2 87 (43.07%) Oracle Fusion
3 81 (40.10%) Oracle Database
4 77 (38.12%) SQL
5 72 (35.64%) Middleware
6 61 (30.20%) XML
7 59 (29.21%) WebLogic
8 57 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (27.72%) Java
9 56 (27.72%) Oracle ODI
10 54 (26.73%) PL/SQL
10 54 (26.73%) Linux
11 45 (22.28%) Oracle Service Bus
12 41 (20.30%) Jenkins
13 40 (19.80%) Git (software)
13 40 (19.80%) Security Cleared
13 40 (19.80%) Unix
13 40 (19.80%) Web Services
14 38 (18.81%) Performance Tuning
15 32 (15.84%) SC Cleared
16 31 (15.35%) Oracle Database 12c
16 31 (15.35%) Finance
16 31 (15.35%) SQL Server
16 31 (15.35%) Python
17 30 (14.85%) JavaScript
17 30 (14.85%) Migration
17 30 (14.85%) Oracle EBS
17 30 (14.85%) AWS
18 29 (14.36%) REST

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 59 (29.21%) WebLogic
2 45 (22.28%) Oracle Service Bus
3 22 (10.89%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.92%) Apache
5 15 (7.43%) JBoss
5 15 (7.43%) WebSphere
6 12 (5.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (3.96%) Confluence
9 5 (2.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.49%) Appian
11 3 (1.49%) IIS
12 2 (0.99%) CMS
12 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.99%) JCAPS
13 1 (0.50%) Jetty
13 1 (0.50%) Mule
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.50%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (14.85%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (13.86%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (7.92%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (7.43%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (6.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (6.93%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (4.95%) Oracle TCA
7 6 (2.97%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle FAH
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 1 (0.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.85%) AWS
2 25 (12.38%) Azure
3 11 (5.45%) PaaS
4 7 (3.47%) SaaS
5 6 (2.97%) Apigee
5 6 (2.97%) OpenShift
6 5 (2.48%) IaaS
7 4 (1.98%) GCP
8 3 (1.49%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.99%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.99%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Serverless
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.50%) npm
10 1 (0.50%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.91%) HTTP
2 15 (7.43%) Firewall
3 10 (4.95%) SSL
4 7 (3.47%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.48%) SMTP
6 3 (1.49%) IMAP
6 3 (1.49%) SSH
7 2 (0.99%) VPN
8 1 (0.50%) 2G
8 1 (0.50%) 3G
8 1 (0.50%) DMZ
8 1 (0.50%) DNS
8 1 (0.50%) FTP
8 1 (0.50%) IPsec
8 1 (0.50%) MPLS
8 1 (0.50%) Network Security
8 1 (0.50%) SAN
8 1 (0.50%) SMS
8 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (40.10%) Oracle Database
2 56 (27.72%) Oracle ODI
3 31 (15.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 31 (15.35%) SQL Server
4 19 (9.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (9.41%) Relational Database
5 18 (8.91%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (7.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 14 (6.93%) MySQL
8 5 (2.48%) Big Data
8 5 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (20.30%) Jenkins
2 40 (19.80%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.42%) Oracle Forms
4 15 (7.43%) Selenium
5 13 (6.44%) SoapUI
6 12 (5.94%) JIRA
6 12 (5.94%) Maven
6 12 (5.94%) Subversion
7 9 (4.46%) Grunt
7 9 (4.46%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (4.46%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.46%) webpack
8 7 (3.47%) Ant
9 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.97%) JUnit
10 5 (2.48%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.98%) JDeveloper
11 4 (1.98%) JMeter
11 4 (1.98%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.49%) Gradle
General
1 31 (15.35%) Finance
2 10 (4.95%) Billing
3 9 (4.46%) Banking
4 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) International Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (42.57%) Developer
2 53 (26.24%) Oracle Developer
3 36 (17.82%) Architect
4 25 (12.38%) Consultant
5 19 (9.41%) Java Developer
6 18 (8.91%) Oracle Consultant
7 17 (8.42%) SOA Developer
8 15 (7.43%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 11 (5.45%) Oracle Architect
9 11 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (4.95%) Middleware Developer
11 9 (4.46%) Analyst
11 9 (4.46%) Angular Developer
11 9 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (3.47%) Applications Support
13 7 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (2.97%) Administrator
14 6 (2.97%) Oracle Technical Consultant
14 6 (2.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (43.07%) Oracle Fusion
2 72 (35.64%) Middleware
3 61 (30.20%) XML
4 40 (19.80%) Web Services
5 29 (14.36%) REST
6 28 (13.86%) CSS
7 27 (13.37%) Spring
8 26 (12.87%) HTML
8 26 (12.87%) SOAP
9 24 (11.88%) JSON
10 18 (8.91%) AngularJS
10 18 (8.91%) XSLT
11 16 (7.92%) Oracle ADF
12 15 (7.43%) J2EE
12 15 (7.43%) OAuth
13 14 (6.93%) XSD
14 13 (6.44%) JMS
15 12 (5.94%) .NET
16 11 (5.45%) Java EE
16 11 (5.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.44%) Replication
3 8 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.48%) PKI
4 5 (2.48%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.49%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.99%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) AS400
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.50%) Mashup
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.73%) Linux
2 40 (19.80%) Unix
3 22 (10.89%) Windows
4 21 (10.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.95%) AIX
6 2 (0.99%) Android
6 2 (0.99%) HPUX
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) VMS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (100.00%) SOA
2 57 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.81%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (14.85%) Migration
5 29 (14.36%) DevOps
5 29 (14.36%) ERP
6 26 (12.87%) Data Modelling
6 26 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.39%) Microservices
7 23 (11.39%) Scrum
8 18 (8.91%) SDLC
9 16 (7.92%) TDD
10 15 (7.43%) Project Delivery
11 13 (6.44%) BPEL
11 13 (6.44%) Infrastructure Automation
11 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.45%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.45%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 77 (38.12%) SQL
2 56 (27.72%) Java
3 54 (26.73%) PL/SQL
4 31 (15.35%) Python
5 30 (14.85%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.90%) Shell Script
7 19 (9.41%) Perl
8 11 (5.45%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.46%) XPath
9 9 (4.46%) XQuery
10 4 (1.98%) Java 8
11 3 (1.49%) C++
12 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.50%) COBOL
13 1 (0.50%) Go
13 1 (0.50%) Groovy
13 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (19.80%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.44%) Degree
4 9 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.47%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) ISEB
6 3 (1.49%) MCSE
6 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.99%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.99%) CCIE
7 2 (0.99%) CCNA
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.99%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.99%) GDPR
3 2 (0.99%) HL7
3 2 (0.99%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Docker
2 10 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) iptables
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.50%) NFS
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (12.38%) Ansible
1 25 (12.38%) Puppet
2 8 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.48%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (1.49%) Terraform
5 2 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.99%) Kibana
5 2 (0.99%) logstash
5 2 (0.99%) Mesos
5 2 (0.99%) Packer
6 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.50%) Nagios
6 1 (0.50%) Opsview
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 202 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (10.40%) IBM
3 16 (7.92%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.46%) Google
6 7 (3.47%) WSO2
7 6 (2.97%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.98%) Citrix
8 4 (1.98%) SAP
8 4 (1.98%) VMware
9 3 (1.49%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco
10 2 (0.99%) F5
10 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.99%) Informatica
10 2 (0.99%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.99%) NetApp
10 2 (0.99%) Remedy
10 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.99%) Sparx