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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 310 359
Rank change year-on-year -96 +49  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 198 383 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.58% 3.95% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 247 200
Median daily rate £500 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% -2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £312 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £642 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +16.66% -2.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £55.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -1.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year -27.27% -1.34%  

Oracle SOA Suite is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7666 9702 9993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.04% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4894 6463 6228
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 236 343
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -78 192 £505 +6.31% 32
London -47 59 £463 -5.70% 17
East of England +16 52 £538 +24.63% 3
Essex +24 46 £538 +19.44% 2
South East -13 29 £485 +0.51% 2
West Midlands +34 22 £550 +33.33% 2
Hampshire +3 12 £485 +4.86%
Shropshire - 10 £550 -
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £500 -
Telford - 10 £550 -
Yorkshire +23 9 £425 -8.60% 3
South West -10 7 £550 -8.33% 1
City of London -10 7 £644 +35.52% 4
Wiltshire +4 6 £550 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 6 - - 1
North West -28 6 £363 -24.67% 2
West Sussex +22 5 £500 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -7 5 - - 1
Worthing - 5 £500 -
Swindon +3 4 £550 - 1
Havant +3 4 £485 +7.77%
Berkshire +8 3 £385 -14.44% 1
Manchester -4 3 - - 1
Scotland +21 2 £330 -5.71%
Warwickshire +6 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +5 2 - -
Warwick +4 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +3 2 £480 -
Portsmouth 0 2 - -
Corsham -5 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 476 (100.00%) Oracle
1 476 (100.00%) SOA
2 284 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (48.53%) Java
4 178 (37.39%) Middleware
5 156 (32.77%) SQL
6 155 (32.56%) TDD
7 149 (31.30%) XML
8 141 (29.62%) Web Services
9 131 (27.52%) Finance
10 126 (26.47%) Oracle Database
11 113 (23.74%) Spring
12 112 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (22.06%) J2EE
14 104 (21.85%) Scrum
15 102 (21.43%) Maven
16 99 (20.80%) Linux
16 99 (20.80%) Git (software)
17 93 (19.54%) WebLogic
17 93 (19.54%) JSON
17 93 (19.54%) Oracle Service Bus
18 90 (18.91%) XSLT
19 88 (18.49%) Jenkins
20 87 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
21 86 (18.07%) Subversion
22 83 (17.44%) SQL Server
23 82 (17.23%) WSO2
24 80 (16.81%) REST
24 80 (16.81%) PL/SQL
25 77 (16.18%) 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 93 (19.54%) Oracle Service Bus
1 93 (19.54%) WebLogic
2 67 (14.08%) JBoss
3 56 (11.76%) Confluence
4 51 (10.71%) Mule
5 46 (9.66%) Apache
6 29 (6.09%) WebSphere
7 24 (5.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 23 (4.83%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.10%) Liferay
10 9 (1.89%) CMS
11 8 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (1.68%) Drupal
11 8 (1.68%) GlassFish
11 8 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (1.47%) Alfresco
12 7 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.84%) IIS
14 4 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Simulink
4 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 54 (11.34%) Oracle BPM
2 46 (9.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
4 18 (3.78%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (3.15%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (2.10%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 10 (2.10%) Oracle Utilities
8 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (1.05%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (1.05%) Siebel CRM
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
13 1 (0.21%) Magento
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (6.09%) PaaS
3 18 (3.78%) IaaS
4 12 (2.52%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 12 (2.52%) SaaS
5 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.10%) Oracle CX
6 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.05%) GitHub
8 3 (0.63%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.42%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.42%) Google Checkout
9 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.21%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.21%) Office 365
10 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (9.87%) SSL
2 42 (8.82%) HTTP
3 34 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.31%) IPsec
5 10 (2.10%) LDAP
6 7 (1.47%) SAN
7 6 (1.26%) Internet
8 5 (1.05%) FTP
9 2 (0.42%) SMTP
10 1 (0.21%) DHCP
10 1 (0.21%) DNS
10 1 (0.21%) DSL
10 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.21%) Intranet
10 1 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.21%) VoIP
10 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (26.47%) Oracle Database
2 83 (17.44%) SQL Server
3 75 (15.76%) Relational Database
4 67 (14.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (9.03%) Oracle Database 12c
6 29 (6.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 29 (6.09%) Oracle ODI
7 25 (5.25%) MySQL
8 21 (4.41%) Endeca
9 18 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (3.78%) MongoDB
10 15 (3.15%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (2.94%) DB2
11 14 (2.94%) NoSQL
12 12 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (2.31%) Big Data
13 11 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (2.31%) RDBMS
14 10 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (2.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 102 (21.43%) Maven
2 99 (20.80%) Git (software)
3 88 (18.49%) Jenkins
4 86 (18.07%) Subversion
5 68 (14.29%) JIRA
6 36 (7.56%) JUnit
7 23 (4.83%) Selenium
8 22 (4.62%) Eclipse
9 21 (4.41%) Gradle
10 20 (4.20%) Mockito
11 18 (3.78%) Spock
12 17 (3.57%) SoapUI
13 12 (2.52%) Bitbucket
13 12 (2.52%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (2.31%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (2.10%) Ant
16 8 (1.68%) Hudson
16 8 (1.68%) TeamCity
17 7 (1.47%) ERwin
18 6 (1.26%) JDeveloper
General
1 131 (27.52%) Finance
2 53 (11.13%) Telecoms
3 47 (9.87%) Electronics
3 47 (9.87%) Marketing
3 47 (9.87%) Retail
4 46 (9.66%) Manufacturing
5 40 (8.40%) Banking
6 11 (2.31%) Front Office
7 5 (1.05%) Advertising
8 4 (0.84%) Back Office
9 3 (0.63%) Billing
9 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.42%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (51.89%) Developer
2 101 (21.22%) Architect
3 97 (20.38%) Java Developer
4 69 (14.50%) SOA Developer
5 55 (11.55%) Oracle Developer
6 48 (10.08%) Senior Developer
7 45 (9.45%) Integration Developer
8 44 (9.24%) Agile Developer
9 35 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
10 33 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 25 (5.25%) DBA
11 25 (5.25%) Technical Architect
12 23 (4.83%) Oracle DBA
13 22 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (4.20%) Oracle Architect
15 18 (3.78%) Middleware Developer
16 17 (3.57%) Lead Developer
16 17 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
17 16 (3.36%) C# Developer
18 15 (3.15%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (37.39%) Middleware
2 149 (31.30%) XML
3 141 (29.62%) Web Services
4 113 (23.74%) Spring
5 105 (22.06%) J2EE
6 93 (19.54%) JSON
7 90 (18.91%) XSLT
8 80 (16.81%) REST
9 74 (15.55%) SOAP
10 65 (13.66%) Oracle Fusion
11 64 (13.45%) Apache Camel
12 63 (13.24%) Hibernate
13 61 (12.82%) JMS
14 55 (11.55%) RESTful
15 50 (10.50%) WireMock
16 49 (10.29%) Swagger
17 44 (9.24%) .NET
17 44 (9.24%) JPA
17 44 (9.24%) XSD
18 40 (8.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.08%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (4.41%) Social Media
6 18 (3.78%) iPad
7 15 (3.15%) Algorithms
8 14 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.31%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.10%) Clustering
11 8 (1.68%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.47%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.47%) SWIFT
13 5 (1.05%) DataPower
13 5 (1.05%) RIA
14 4 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.84%) User Experience
14 4 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
15 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 99 (20.80%) Linux
2 66 (13.87%) Unix
3 44 (9.24%) Windows
4 35 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.15%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.68%) AIX
7 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.84%) Android
8 4 (0.84%) Solaris
9 3 (0.63%) VMS
10 2 (0.42%) HPUX
10 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) SUSE
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (100.00%) SOA
2 284 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (32.56%) TDD
4 112 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (21.85%) Scrum
6 87 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
7 77 (16.18%) Microservices
8 73 (15.34%) DevOps
8 73 (15.34%) SDLC
9 67 (14.08%) Open Source
10 58 (12.18%) Configuration Management
11 54 (11.34%) Test Automation
12 53 (11.13%) Kanban
13 50 (10.50%) OO
14 49 (10.29%) Programme Management
15 47 (9.87%) Data Modelling
16 46 (9.66%) Digital Marketing
17 44 (9.24%) Coaching
18 39 (8.19%) Mentoring
19 37 (7.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 231 (48.53%) Java
2 156 (32.77%) SQL
3 80 (16.81%) PL/SQL
4 65 (13.66%) JavaScript
5 49 (10.29%) XPath
6 45 (9.45%) Perl
7 29 (6.09%) Python
8 28 (5.88%) C#
9 22 (4.62%) C
10 13 (2.73%) Scala
11 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.26%) VB
13 5 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.84%) Ruby
14 4 (0.84%) XQuery
15 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.63%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.63%) C++
15 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.63%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 42 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 30 (6.30%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.78%) Degree
4 11 (2.31%) Sun Certification
5 10 (2.10%) ISEB
6 8 (1.68%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.26%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.26%) OCPJP
8 5 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.84%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) CBAP
10 2 (0.42%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.47%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) GDPR
2 5 (1.05%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.05%) SEPA
3 4 (0.84%) HL7
3 4 (0.84%) SLA
4 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 61 (12.82%) Docker
2 16 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.63%) Xen
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.21%) RACF
5 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (7.56%) Puppet
2 25 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (5.04%) Ansible
4 10 (2.10%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 7 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (1.47%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.84%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.63%) MOM
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 476 (100.00%) Oracle
2 82 (17.23%) WSO2
3 62 (13.03%) SAP
4 37 (7.77%) IBM
5 35 (7.35%) Microsoft
6 23 (4.83%) Red Hat
7 22 (4.62%) ATG
8 21 (4.41%) Sybase
9 15 (3.15%) TIBCO
10 11 (2.31%) Atlassian
10 11 (2.31%) Kronos
11 10 (2.10%) JDA
12 9 (1.89%) VMware
13 8 (1.68%) hybris
13 8 (1.68%) Informatica
14 7 (1.47%) OpenText
14 7 (1.47%) Pega
14 7 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.47%) Siebel
14 7 (1.47%) Veritas
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,000 to £42,700 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 8 days ago