Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 591 497 455
Rank change year-on-year -94 -42 -69
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 224 446 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.70% 2.62% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 290 255
UK median daily rate £525 £486 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.97% -2.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £410 £375 £360
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £486 £513
% change year-on-year +2.83% -5.12% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -27.27%

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 13,204 17,021 16,546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.12% 16.70% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,409 11,137 10,735
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 426 421
UK median hourly rate £21.10 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.33 £51.25 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -3.52%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -85 203 £525 +5.00% 27
UK excluding London -85 140 £500 +2.83% 15
London +26 77 £525 +7.69% 13
East of England +2 48 £525 - 1
South East -31 45 £500 +5.26% 4
North of England -2 19 £490 +8.59% 4
Wales +23 14 £455 +7.06%
North West +17 12 £490 -6.67% 3
Midlands +30 10 £450 -5.26% 1
North East +24 5 £506 -25.00%
South West -30 4 £473 +11.18% 4
West Midlands +24 3 £583 +66.43% 1
East Midlands +12 2 - -
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 1
Scotland +27 1 £425 -10.53% 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Oracle
1 224 (100.00%) SOA
2 102 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (45.09%) Middleware
4 98 (43.75%) Java
5 87 (38.84%) Web Services
6 83 (37.05%) SQL
7 71 (31.70%) XML
8 66 (29.46%) Oracle Fusion
8 66 (29.46%) Oracle Database
9 64 (28.57%) SOAP
10 61 (27.23%) PL/SQL
11 58 (25.89%) Finance
12 56 (25.00%) TDD
12 56 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
13 48 (21.43%) Linux
14 47 (20.98%) WebLogic
15 46 (20.54%) Telecoms
16 43 (19.20%) Security Cleared
17 42 (18.75%) RESTful
17 42 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
18 40 (17.86%) Apache Camel
18 40 (17.86%) WSO2
19 39 (17.41%) Public Sector
20 38 (16.96%) SAP
21 36 (16.07%) Mule
22 35 (15.63%) Jenkins
22 35 (15.63%) Oracle ODI
22 35 (15.63%) JSON
22 35 (15.63%) Manufacturing

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 56 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 47 (20.98%) WebLogic
3 36 (16.07%) Mule
4 25 (11.16%) JBoss
5 17 (7.59%) Apache
5 17 (7.59%) WebSphere
6 15 (6.70%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (2.23%) IIS
9 5 (2.23%) Mendix
10 4 (1.79%) Appian
10 4 (1.79%) Confluence
10 4 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.34%) Jetty
12 2 (0.89%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.89%) JCAPS
12 2 (0.89%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (15.18%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (10.27%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (8.04%) Oracle ERP
3 18 (8.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 17 (7.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (5.80%) Oracle TCA
6 11 (4.91%) BusinessWorks
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle FAH
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (1.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (1.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 3 (1.34%) Primavera
8 3 (1.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.50%) AWS
2 27 (12.05%) Azure
3 15 (6.70%) Apigee
4 13 (5.80%) PaaS
5 12 (5.36%) OpenShift
6 10 (4.46%) IBM Blueworks
7 8 (3.57%) SaaS
8 7 (3.13%) IaaS
9 5 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.23%) GitHub
10 3 (1.34%) Boomi
10 3 (1.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (1.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.89%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.89%) Serverless
12 1 (0.45%) BPaaS
12 1 (0.45%) GCP
12 1 (0.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.04%) HTTP
2 9 (4.02%) SSL
3 7 (3.13%) SSH
4 6 (2.68%) SMTP
5 5 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.79%) Firewall
7 3 (1.34%) IMAP
7 3 (1.34%) Internet
8 2 (0.89%) FTP
8 2 (0.89%) VPN
9 1 (0.45%) 3G
9 1 (0.45%) 4G
9 1 (0.45%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.45%) IPsec
9 1 (0.45%) MPLS
9 1 (0.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.45%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.45%) SMS
9 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (29.46%) Oracle Database
2 35 (15.63%) Oracle ODI
3 30 (13.39%) SQL Server
4 28 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 19 (8.48%) Relational Database
6 18 (8.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 17 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (7.14%) MySQL
9 11 (4.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (3.57%) Big Data
12 6 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (2.23%) MongoDB
13 5 (2.23%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (1.34%) DB2
15 3 (1.34%) Essbase
15 3 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
15 3 (1.34%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 35 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 34 (15.18%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.93%) Oracle Forms
4 18 (8.04%) Maven
5 13 (5.80%) Eclipse
6 12 (5.36%) Selenium
7 9 (4.02%) Grunt
7 9 (4.02%) JIRA
7 9 (4.02%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (4.02%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.02%) webpack
8 8 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.13%) JUnit
9 7 (3.13%) Subversion
10 6 (2.68%) JDeveloper
11 4 (1.79%) Ant
11 4 (1.79%) JMeter
11 4 (1.79%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.34%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.34%) Gradle
General
1 58 (25.89%) Finance
2 46 (20.54%) Telecoms
3 39 (17.41%) Public Sector
4 35 (15.63%) Manufacturing
5 34 (15.18%) Electronics
5 34 (15.18%) Marketing
6 13 (5.80%) Billing
7 8 (3.57%) Banking
8 4 (1.79%) Retail
9 3 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.34%) International Banking
9 3 (1.34%) Publishing
10 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (46.88%) Developer
2 54 (24.11%) Java Developer
3 40 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 37 (16.52%) Architect
4 37 (16.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 30 (13.39%) Oracle Developer
6 25 (11.16%) Consultant
7 19 (8.48%) Oracle Consultant
8 15 (6.70%) Integration Architect
9 13 (5.80%) SOA Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Integration Developer
10 11 (4.91%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (4.46%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 10 (4.46%) Oracle Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.02%) Administrator
12 9 (4.02%) Angular Developer
12 9 (4.02%) Oracle Architect
13 8 (3.57%) DBA
13 8 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
14 7 (3.13%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (45.09%) Middleware
2 87 (38.84%) Web Services
3 71 (31.70%) XML
4 66 (29.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 64 (28.57%) SOAP
6 42 (18.75%) RESTful
7 40 (17.86%) Apache Camel
8 35 (15.63%) JSON
9 26 (11.61%) Spring
10 23 (10.27%) REST
11 22 (9.82%) CSS
11 22 (9.82%) HTML
12 19 (8.48%) Swagger
12 19 (8.48%) XSD
13 17 (7.59%) J2EE
13 17 (7.59%) XSLT
14 16 (7.14%) JMS
15 14 (6.25%) Java EE
16 13 (5.80%) Oracle ADF
17 12 (5.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.16%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.02%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.57%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.68%) PKI
6 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.23%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.23%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.79%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.34%) Mashup
9 2 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) NHS
9 2 (0.89%) Replication
9 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.45%) DataPower
10 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (21.43%) Linux
2 35 (15.63%) Unix
3 19 (8.48%) Windows
4 13 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) Android
5 1 (0.45%) CentOS
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (100.00%) SOA
2 102 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (25.00%) TDD
4 42 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (15.18%) Digital Marketing
5 34 (15.18%) Programme Management
6 32 (14.29%) DevOps
6 32 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (13.84%) ERP
8 27 (12.05%) Project Delivery
9 26 (11.61%) Microservices
9 26 (11.61%) Scrum
10 25 (11.16%) Data Modelling
11 22 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (9.82%) Migration
12 19 (8.48%) SDLC
13 18 (8.04%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.59%) UML
15 16 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 98 (43.75%) Java
2 83 (37.05%) SQL
3 61 (27.23%) PL/SQL
4 31 (13.84%) Java 8
5 26 (11.61%) Python
6 24 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 24 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 19 (8.48%) XPath
8 15 (6.70%) XQuery
9 11 (4.91%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.13%) Perl
11 5 (2.23%) C#
11 5 (2.23%) PHP
11 5 (2.23%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.89%) Groovy
13 1 (0.45%) C
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (19.20%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.36%) Degree
4 8 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) HNC
6 2 (0.89%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.45%) CCIE
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.45%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.14%) QA
2 6 (2.68%) SLA
3 2 (0.89%) HL7
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (8.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (10.71%) Ansible
2 19 (8.48%) Puppet
3 9 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.13%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (1.34%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.34%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.34%) Packer
6 3 (1.34%) Terraform
7 2 (0.89%) Kibana
7 2 (0.89%) logstash
7 2 (0.89%) Mesos
7 2 (0.89%) MOM
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.45%) Automic
8 1 (0.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 224 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (17.86%) WSO2
3 38 (16.96%) SAP
4 30 (13.39%) IBM
5 27 (12.05%) Talend
6 19 (8.48%) TIBCO
7 11 (4.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (4.02%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.68%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.34%) CA
10 3 (1.34%) Dell
10 3 (1.34%) Mashery
10 3 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.34%) Sparx
11 2 (0.89%) Cisco
11 2 (0.89%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.89%) Google
11 2 (0.89%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.89%) Software AG
11 2 (0.89%) webMethods