Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 418 583
Rank change year-on-year -136 +165 -94
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 121 241 282
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.47% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.60% 3.24% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 178 187
10th Percentile £450 £400 £413
25th Percentile £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £613 £600 £578
90th Percentile £750 £725 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
10th Percentile £51.03 " £37.25
25th Percentile £52.56 £49.25 £40.63
Median hourly rate £55.50 £51.75 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +7.25% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £58.81 £53.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £60.58 " "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.50 £51.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.25% +15.00% -

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 7,560 7,437 14,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.51% 14.44% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,151 4,908 9,478
10th Percentile £300 £263 £281
25th Percentile £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £473 £475
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% -0.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £575
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +1.71% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 170 279
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.95
25th Percentile £17.13 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +27.50% +11.11% +2.86%
75th Percentile £54.06 £35.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £65.50 £53.75 £48.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £19.00 £16.36
% change year-on-year +27.63% +16.17% -6.54%

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 11 May 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 11 May 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 -93 99 £558 +6.19% 34
London -25 65 £575 - 19
Work from Home -234 32 £525 +31.66% 7
UK excluding London -61 30 £525 - 16
South East +5 12 £523 +2.45% 6
Midlands 0 8 £550 +5.77% 3
West Midlands -5 7 £550 +3.29%
North of England +24 5 £510 -7.27% 1
North West +9 3 £495 +4.21% 1
Scotland -10 3 £400 -
Yorkshire +27 2 £531 -18.27%
East of England +25 1 £450 -14.29% 3
South West +12 1 £615 +17.14% 2

For the 6 months to 11 May 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Oracle
1 121 (100.00%) SOA
2 58 (47.93%) SQL
3 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (32.23%) Web Services
5 37 (30.58%) Java
6 32 (26.45%) Linux
6 32 (26.45%) Social Skills
7 30 (24.79%) Finance
8 28 (23.14%) Oracle Database
9 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
10 25 (20.66%) Scrum
10 25 (20.66%) TDD
11 24 (19.83%) XML
11 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
12 23 (19.01%) AWS
12 23 (19.01%) Jenkins
13 22 (18.18%) REST
13 22 (18.18%) .NET
13 22 (18.18%) SOAP
13 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 21 (17.36%) PL/SQL
14 21 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (16.53%) Azure
16 19 (15.70%) TeamCity
16 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
16 19 (15.70%) WebLogic
16 19 (15.70%) Unix
17 17 (14.05%) Middleware
17 17 (14.05%) PaaS

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 19 (15.70%) WebLogic
2 17 (14.05%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (13.22%) Apache
4 13 (10.74%) Confluence
4 13 (10.74%) JBoss
5 11 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
6 8 (6.61%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.79%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (4.96%) IIS
8 6 (4.96%) SugarCRM
8 6 (4.96%) WebSphere
9 5 (4.13%) Red Hat Fuse
9 5 (4.13%) SAS
9 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (2.48%) Anypoint
11 3 (2.48%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.65%) Camunda
12 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (7.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (6.61%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (1.65%) Maximo
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.83%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.83%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.01%) AWS
2 20 (16.53%) Azure
3 17 (14.05%) PaaS
4 16 (13.22%) GitHub
5 13 (10.74%) SaaS
6 7 (5.79%) Serverless
7 6 (4.96%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (3.31%) IaaS
9 3 (2.48%) Apigee
9 3 (2.48%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.65%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.83%) AWS CodeCommit
11 1 (0.83%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.83%) Boomi
11 1 (0.83%) GCP
11 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) HTTP
2 6 (4.96%) CTI
2 6 (4.96%) HTTPS
2 6 (4.96%) Softphone
3 4 (3.31%) SAN
3 4 (3.31%) SSL
3 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.48%) FTP
5 2 (1.65%) DNS
5 2 (1.65%) Internet
5 2 (1.65%) LAN
5 2 (1.65%) SSH
5 2 (1.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.83%) DMZ
6 1 (0.83%) Firewall
6 1 (0.83%) IPv4
6 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) Oracle Database
2 26 (21.49%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (12.40%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (10.74%) MySQL
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (9.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (8.26%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (7.44%) DB2
7 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
8 7 (5.79%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
10 5 (4.13%) Apache Ignite
11 4 (3.31%) Big Data
11 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
12 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 23 (19.01%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.70%) TeamCity
4 13 (10.74%) SoapUI
5 12 (9.92%) JIRA
6 11 (9.09%) Subversion
7 7 (5.79%) LINQPad
8 6 (4.96%) Moq
9 5 (4.13%) Maven
9 5 (4.13%) Postman
10 4 (3.31%) GitLab
10 4 (3.31%) Jasmine
10 4 (3.31%) JSUnit
10 4 (3.31%) JUnit
10 4 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (3.31%) Selenium
10 4 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.48%) Artifactory
11 3 (2.48%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (26.45%) Social Skills
2 30 (24.79%) Finance
3 13 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.92%) Banking
4 12 (9.92%) Front Office
5 7 (5.79%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.96%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.48%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.48%) Publishing
7 3 (2.48%) Retail
8 2 (1.65%) Automotive
8 2 (1.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.83%) Electronics
9 1 (0.83%) Local Government
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (38.84%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) Architect
3 16 (13.22%) Consultant
4 13 (10.74%) DBA
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (10.74%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (9.92%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.92%) C# Developer
5 12 (9.92%) SOA Developer
6 11 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 10 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (7.44%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (6.61%) Integration Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 7 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.79%) WPF Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (4.96%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (4.96%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (32.23%) Web Services
2 24 (19.83%) XML
3 22 (18.18%) .NET
3 22 (18.18%) REST
3 22 (18.18%) SOAP
4 17 (14.05%) Middleware
5 16 (13.22%) HTML
5 16 (13.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (10.74%) WPF
7 11 (9.09%) HTML5
7 11 (9.09%) JSON
7 11 (9.09%) XSLT
8 10 (8.26%) CSS
9 8 (6.61%) .NET Framework
9 8 (6.61%) Node.js
9 8 (6.61%) React
9 8 (6.61%) RESTful
10 7 (5.79%) Java EE
10 7 (5.79%) Spring
11 6 (4.96%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Clustering
2 7 (5.79%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.96%) IVR
3 6 (4.96%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.31%) User Experience
5 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) DataPower
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Linux
2 19 (15.70%) Unix
3 8 (6.61%) Windows
4 5 (4.13%) zOS
5 2 (1.65%) HPUX
5 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.65%) SUSE
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (100.00%) SOA
2 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (20.66%) Scrum
3 25 (20.66%) TDD
4 21 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (11.57%) Mentoring
5 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (10.74%) Kanban
6 13 (10.74%) TOGAF
7 12 (9.92%) Coaching
7 12 (9.92%) ETL
7 12 (9.92%) Microservices
7 12 (9.92%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (9.09%) CRM
8 11 (9.09%) ERP
8 11 (9.09%) OO
8 11 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) SQL
2 37 (30.58%) Java
3 21 (17.36%) PL/SQL
4 19 (15.70%) JavaScript
5 16 (13.22%) C#
6 13 (10.74%) Python
7 10 (8.26%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.13%) C
8 5 (4.13%) Groovy
8 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.31%) Perl
9 4 (3.31%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.48%) ABAP
10 3 (2.48%) Java 8
10 3 (2.48%) VB
10 3 (2.48%) XPath
11 2 (1.65%) C++
11 2 (1.65%) PHP
11 2 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.44%) Degree
3 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.31%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) ISEB
6 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CEH
7 1 (0.83%) HND
7 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Docker
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (4.96%) Ansible
2 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.96%) Puppet
3 4 (3.31%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.65%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.83%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Salt
5 1 (0.83%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.09%) SAP
4 10 (8.26%) IBM
5 6 (4.96%) DevExpress
5 6 (4.96%) RedGate
5 6 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (4.13%) Google
6 5 (4.13%) VMware
7 4 (3.31%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.31%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.31%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.31%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.48%) Workday
8 3 (2.48%) WSO2
9 2 (1.65%) Informatica
9 2 (1.65%) Splunk
9 2 (1.65%) Syclo
9 2 (1.65%) Talend