Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 372 589 509
Rank change year-on-year +217 -80 -68
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 159 214 428
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.25% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.38% 1.70% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 116 273
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £328 £411 £388
90th Percentile £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £38.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £35.00

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 4,707 12,592 17,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.63% 14.93% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,914 8,116 11,336
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +0.67%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £272
90th Percentile £650 £634 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.65% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 322 402
Median hourly rate £30.77 £21.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.47% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.23 £48.63
Median hourly rate £23.43 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.57% - +5.98%

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 26 October 2020.

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 14 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 26 October 2020. 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 +227 142 £525 - 21
London +199 73 £550 +4.76% 8
UK excluding London +188 66 £525 +5.00% 13
South East +151 18 £450 -10.00% 5
South West +131 17 £525 +11.11% 2
Work from Home -81 16 £525 +10.53% 4
North of England +108 14 £550 +12.24% 2
North West +73 12 £550 +12.24% 2
East of England +69 9 £499 -2.68% 1
Wales +31 6 £410 -13.68%
Yorkshire +78 1 - -
Scotland +74 1 - -
North East +33 1 £338 -33.33%
Northern Ireland - 1 £424 -

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Oracle
1 159 (100.00%) SOA
2 73 (45.91%) Middleware
3 68 (42.77%) Java
4 67 (42.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 63 (39.62%) Security Cleared
6 58 (36.48%) WebLogic
7 57 (35.85%) SOAP
8 56 (35.22%) Web Services
9 55 (34.59%) SC Cleared
10 51 (32.08%) XML
11 50 (31.45%) Oracle Database
12 47 (29.56%) Finance
13 46 (28.93%) Linux
14 43 (27.04%) SQL
15 42 (26.42%) Oracle Service Bus
16 39 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (23.90%) XSLT
17 38 (23.90%) Oracle ODI
18 37 (23.27%) Public Sector
19 36 (22.64%) Oracle Database 12c
20 34 (21.38%) JSON
21 33 (20.75%) Red Hat Fuse
22 32 (20.13%) REST
23 31 (19.50%) Maven
23 31 (19.50%) RESTful
24 30 (18.87%) SaaS
25 29 (18.24%) PaaS
25 29 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
26 27 (16.98%) SAP

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 58 (36.48%) WebLogic
2 42 (26.42%) Oracle Service Bus
3 33 (20.75%) Red Hat Fuse
4 22 (13.84%) Mule
5 15 (9.43%) Confluence
6 14 (8.81%) Apache
7 12 (7.55%) Tomcat
8 9 (5.66%) JBoss
9 6 (3.77%) CMS
9 6 (3.77%) WebSphere
10 5 (3.14%) Appian
10 5 (3.14%) IIS
10 5 (3.14%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (1.89%) Headless CMS
11 3 (1.89%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle BPEL
12 2 (1.26%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.63%) Anypoint
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (13.84%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (10.06%) Oracle ERP
3 12 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle iSupplier
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.89%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.87%) SaaS
2 29 (18.24%) PaaS
3 26 (16.35%) Azure
4 22 (13.84%) AWS
5 9 (5.66%) GitHub
6 4 (2.52%) Boomi
7 3 (1.89%) GCP
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.63%) Apigee
8 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.63%) Route 53
8 1 (0.63%) Serverless
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.69%) DMZ
1 17 (10.69%) DNS
1 17 (10.69%) HTTP
2 16 (10.06%) VPN
3 7 (4.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) FTP
6 1 (0.63%) Internet
6 1 (0.63%) LAN
6 1 (0.63%) Network Security
6 1 (0.63%) OSPF
6 1 (0.63%) SNMP
6 1 (0.63%) TACACS
6 1 (0.63%) WAN
6 1 (0.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (31.45%) Oracle Database
2 38 (23.90%) Oracle ODI
3 36 (22.64%) Oracle Database 12c
4 25 (15.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (11.95%) Oracle BI EE
6 15 (9.43%) MySQL
7 7 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.26%) DB2
10 2 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.26%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (19.50%) Maven
2 26 (16.35%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.95%) Jenkins
4 18 (11.32%) JIRA
5 17 (10.69%) Ant
6 13 (8.18%) Subversion
7 8 (5.03%) Toad
8 7 (4.40%) Artifactory
9 6 (3.77%) JDeveloper
9 6 (3.77%) Postman
10 5 (3.14%) Hudson
10 5 (3.14%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.52%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.52%) JMeter
11 4 (2.52%) JUnit
11 4 (2.52%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (1.26%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 47 (29.56%) Finance
2 37 (23.27%) Public Sector
3 26 (16.35%) Telecoms
4 24 (15.09%) Electronics
4 24 (15.09%) Manufacturing
4 24 (15.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.89%) Banking
5 3 (1.89%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.26%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
7 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 76 (47.80%) Developer
2 36 (22.64%) Java Developer
3 25 (15.72%) DBA
3 25 (15.72%) Oracle DBA
4 24 (15.09%) Senior Developer
5 21 (13.21%) Architect
6 20 (12.58%) Integration Developer
7 18 (11.32%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 18 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Senior Integration Developer
9 12 (7.55%) Cloud Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Technical Architect
11 9 (5.66%) Administrator
11 9 (5.66%) Oracle Architect
12 8 (5.03%) Consultant
13 7 (4.40%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (4.40%) Lead Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Middleware Administrator
13 7 (4.40%) Oracle Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (45.91%) Middleware
2 67 (42.14%) Oracle Fusion
3 57 (35.85%) SOAP
4 56 (35.22%) Web Services
5 51 (32.08%) XML
6 38 (23.90%) XSLT
7 34 (21.38%) JSON
8 32 (20.13%) REST
9 31 (19.50%) RESTful
10 22 (13.84%) HTML
11 18 (11.32%) SAML
12 16 (10.06%) Apache Camel
12 16 (10.06%) Spring
13 15 (9.43%) CSS
14 13 (8.18%) Java EE
14 13 (8.18%) WireMock
15 12 (7.55%) Swagger
16 10 (6.29%) JMS
17 8 (5.03%) Hibernate
17 8 (5.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.63%) Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.93%) Linux
2 26 (16.35%) Unix
2 26 (16.35%) Windows
3 14 (8.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.92%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (3.14%) Solaris
6 3 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (100.00%) SOA
2 39 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (16.35%) TDD
5 24 (15.09%) Digital Marketing
5 24 (15.09%) Programme Management
6 22 (13.84%) ERP
7 18 (11.32%) DevOps
7 18 (11.32%) E-business
8 17 (10.69%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (10.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 16 (10.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 15 (9.43%) BPEL
10 15 (9.43%) Dashboard Development
10 15 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (9.43%) Release Management
11 14 (8.81%) Microservices
11 14 (8.81%) Migration
12 13 (8.18%) ETL
12 13 (8.18%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 68 (42.77%) Java
2 43 (27.04%) SQL
3 27 (16.98%) PL/SQL
3 27 (16.98%) Shell Script
4 25 (15.72%) XPath
5 24 (15.09%) C
6 15 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.92%) Java 8
8 10 (6.29%) Perl
8 10 (6.29%) Python
8 10 (6.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.14%) VBScript
10 4 (2.52%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.26%) AWK
11 2 (1.26%) Jython
11 2 (1.26%) sed
12 1 (0.63%) C++
12 1 (0.63%) IronPython
12 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 55 (34.59%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.43%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.14%) Degree
5 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB
6 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) SLA
2 11 (6.92%) QA
3 2 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (13.21%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (10.69%) Docker
3 4 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.89%) NFS
5 1 (0.63%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 16 (10.06%) Single Sign-On
2 15 (9.43%) Kubernetes
3 10 (6.29%) Data Guard
4 7 (4.40%) Puppet
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.52%) Ansible
7 3 (1.89%) Terraform
8 2 (1.26%) Ambari
8 2 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.63%) Graylog
9 1 (0.63%) Kibana
9 1 (0.63%) logstash
9 1 (0.63%) Nagios
9 1 (0.63%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (16.98%) SAP
3 26 (16.35%) WSO2
4 17 (10.69%) Talend
5 9 (5.66%) MuleSoft
6 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.52%) Dell
7 4 (2.52%) IBM
7 4 (2.52%) Splunk
7 4 (2.52%) Spotify
7 4 (2.52%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.89%) Google
8 3 (1.89%) Northgate
8 3 (1.89%) webMethods
9 2 (1.26%) Infor
9 2 (1.26%) Informatica
9 2 (1.26%) NetApp
10 1 (0.63%) Axway
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.63%) Sparx