Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 440 420
Rank change year-on-year -92 -20 -31
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 394 524 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.24% 3.06% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 293 344
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £405 £350 £313
90th Percentile £600 £600 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £513 £425
% change year-on-year +1.46% +20.59% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 0
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 17,605 17,131 18,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.78% 16.59% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,344 11,374 12,228
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 417 445
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.15 £12.19
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £20.73
% change year-on-year +1.23% -3.52% +12.05%

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 14 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite in the UK

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 16 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 14 December 2018. 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 -60 366 £525 +5.00% 48
UK excluding London -97 253 £520 +1.46% 36
London -10 131 £500 - 14
South East -26 75 £469 -3.35% 8
East of England -47 63 £525 +2.44% 6
North of England -3 40 £463 -7.04% 7
Midlands -33 37 £515 +0.49% 8
Yorkshire -1 24 £425 -22.73% 5
West Midlands -41 24 £500 +6.38% 4
South West -20 17 £525 -16.00% 5
Wales - 15 £438 - 1
East Midlands +11 13 £518 -1.43% 4
North East +6 11 £500 +8.00% 1
Scotland -51 5 £475 +28.38% 1
North West -21 4 £600 +21.21% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 394 (100.00%) Oracle
1 394 (100.00%) SOA
2 207 (52.54%) Java
3 183 (46.45%) Middleware
4 169 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (33.76%) Web Services
6 125 (31.73%) Oracle Service Bus
7 121 (30.71%) XML
8 119 (30.20%) Finance
9 118 (29.95%) SOAP
10 117 (29.70%) Oracle Database
11 90 (22.84%) SQL
12 84 (21.32%) TDD
13 82 (20.81%) WebLogic
13 82 (20.81%) Linux
14 80 (20.30%) Oracle Fusion
15 73 (18.53%) RESTful
15 73 (18.53%) Apache Camel
16 70 (17.77%) Maven
17 68 (17.26%) REST
17 68 (17.26%) Scrum
18 65 (16.50%) SAP
19 62 (15.74%) Git (software)
20 61 (15.48%) JSON
20 61 (15.48%) DevOps
20 61 (15.48%) Greenfield Project
21 60 (15.23%) SQL Server
21 60 (15.23%) Telecoms
22 59 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
23 57 (14.47%) Java 8

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
1 125 (31.73%) Oracle Service Bus
2 82 (20.81%) WebLogic
3 55 (13.96%) Mule
4 27 (6.85%) Confluence
4 27 (6.85%) WebSphere
5 19 (4.82%) Apache
6 18 (4.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 17 (4.31%) JBoss
8 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.03%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.78%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (1.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (1.52%) Anypoint
11 6 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.52%) NetWeaver
11 6 (1.52%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.27%) Oracle BPEL
13 4 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) CATIA
2 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (7.87%) Oracle BPM
2 28 (7.11%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (4.57%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (4.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (3.55%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (3.05%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (2.54%) Oracle Utilities
8 10 (2.54%) Siebel CRM
9 8 (2.03%) Maximo
10 5 (1.27%) HFM
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle TCA
10 5 (1.27%) SAP ERP
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
13 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
13 1 (0.25%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (4.06%) PaaS
5 15 (3.81%) GitHub
6 13 (3.30%) OpenShift
7 12 (3.05%) IaaS
8 11 (2.79%) Boomi
9 7 (1.78%) SaaS
10 3 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.76%) Office 365
10 3 (0.76%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.51%) iPaaS
11 2 (0.51%) npm
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.25%) Apigee
12 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.85%) Firewall
2 13 (3.30%) VLAN
3 11 (2.79%) FTP
3 11 (2.79%) MPLS
4 10 (2.54%) HTTP
5 6 (1.52%) Ethernet
5 6 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.52%) Wireless
6 5 (1.27%) Network Security
6 5 (1.27%) SSL
6 5 (1.27%) VPN
7 2 (0.51%) DNS
7 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.51%) Internet
7 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.51%) SAN
7 2 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.25%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.25%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (29.70%) Oracle Database
2 60 (15.23%) SQL Server
3 47 (11.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 46 (11.68%) Oracle Database 12c
5 32 (8.12%) Relational Database
6 28 (7.11%) Oracle Reports
7 25 (6.35%) MongoDB
7 25 (6.35%) Oracle ODI
8 24 (6.09%) Big Data
9 23 (5.84%) MySQL
10 18 (4.57%) NoSQL
11 17 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
12 16 (4.06%) RDBMS
13 11 (2.79%) DB2
14 8 (2.03%) Hadoop
14 8 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (17.77%) Maven
2 62 (15.74%) Git (software)
3 47 (11.93%) JIRA
4 45 (11.42%) Jenkins
5 34 (8.63%) Subversion
6 29 (7.36%) JDeveloper
7 27 (6.85%) SoapUI
8 24 (6.09%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (5.84%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (2.28%) Ant
10 9 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 8 (2.03%) Moq
12 7 (1.78%) IntelliJ
12 7 (1.78%) Selenium
13 6 (1.52%) Checkstyle
13 6 (1.52%) JUnit
14 4 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 119 (30.20%) Finance
2 60 (15.23%) Telecoms
3 52 (13.20%) Marketing
4 48 (12.18%) Manufacturing
5 44 (11.17%) Banking
5 44 (11.17%) Electronics
6 27 (6.85%) Retail
7 14 (3.55%) General Ledger
8 12 (3.05%) Back Office
9 9 (2.28%) Front Office
10 5 (1.27%) Publishing
11 4 (1.02%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.51%) Billing
12 2 (0.51%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.51%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 180 (45.69%) Developer
2 91 (23.10%) Architect
3 74 (18.78%) Java Developer
4 59 (14.97%) Senior Developer
5 47 (11.93%) Oracle Developer
6 46 (11.68%) Integration Developer
6 46 (11.68%) SOA Developer
7 33 (8.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 31 (7.87%) Technical Architect
9 30 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (6.09%) DBA
11 23 (5.84%) Oracle DBA
12 22 (5.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (5.33%) Consultant
14 20 (5.08%) Agile Developer
15 18 (4.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
16 15 (3.81%) Administrator
16 15 (3.81%) Lead Architect
17 14 (3.55%) Oracle Consultant
18 13 (3.30%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (46.45%) Middleware
2 133 (33.76%) Web Services
3 121 (30.71%) XML
4 118 (29.95%) SOAP
5 80 (20.30%) Oracle Fusion
6 73 (18.53%) Apache Camel
6 73 (18.53%) RESTful
7 68 (17.26%) REST
8 61 (15.48%) JSON
9 56 (14.21%) Spring
10 52 (13.20%) XSLT
11 39 (9.90%) JMS
12 38 (9.64%) J2EE
13 34 (8.63%) .NET
14 31 (7.87%) HTML
15 26 (6.60%) Java EE
16 25 (6.35%) Swagger
16 25 (6.35%) WireMock
17 24 (6.09%) HTML5
18 23 (5.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.48%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (4.31%) User Experience
4 13 (3.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.05%) Clustering
6 9 (2.28%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.78%) iPad
7 7 (1.78%) Market Risk
7 7 (1.78%) Online Banking
7 7 (1.78%) PKI
8 6 (1.52%) Derivative
8 6 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (1.02%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.76%) Replication
11 2 (0.51%) Fintech
11 2 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.81%) Linux
2 43 (10.91%) Windows
3 41 (10.41%) Unix
4 33 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.31%) AIX
6 16 (4.06%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.78%) Solaris
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (100.00%) SOA
2 169 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (21.32%) TDD
4 68 (17.26%) Scrum
5 61 (15.48%) DevOps
6 59 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (13.71%) Microservices
9 52 (13.20%) Programme Management
10 45 (11.42%) SDLC
11 44 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
11 44 (11.17%) Digital Marketing
11 44 (11.17%) Kanban
12 40 (10.15%) Unit Testing
13 33 (8.38%) Test Automation
14 32 (8.12%) ERP
15 29 (7.36%) BPEL
16 27 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
17 26 (6.60%) CRM
17 26 (6.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 207 (52.54%) Java
2 90 (22.84%) SQL
3 57 (14.47%) Java 8
4 49 (12.44%) JavaScript
5 34 (8.63%) PL/SQL
6 33 (8.38%) Python
6 33 (8.38%) XPath
7 21 (5.33%) Perl
8 20 (5.08%) C#
8 20 (5.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 13 (3.30%) Ruby
10 12 (3.05%) Java 9
11 10 (2.54%) ABAP
12 8 (2.03%) Scala
13 7 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.78%) XQuery
14 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.52%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.27%) C
16 3 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.79%) Degree
4 5 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.25%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.57%) QA
2 8 (2.03%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) GDPR
3 4 (1.02%) PMO
4 3 (0.76%) PSD2
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 53 (13.45%) Docker
2 12 (3.05%) vSphere
3 7 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (8.12%) Ansible
2 24 (6.09%) Puppet
3 20 (5.08%) Kubernetes
4 19 (4.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 19 (4.82%) ZABBIX
5 15 (3.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 13 (3.30%) Docker Swarm
6 13 (3.30%) Nagios
7 8 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.02%) MOM
9 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
10 2 (0.51%) Ambari
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.25%) Kibana
11 1 (0.25%) logstash
11 1 (0.25%) Mesos
11 1 (0.25%) Oozie
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 394 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (16.50%) SAP
3 57 (14.47%) WSO2
4 30 (7.61%) Red Hat
5 27 (6.85%) IBM
6 20 (5.08%) Microsoft
7 19 (4.82%) VMware
8 15 (3.81%) Okta
9 13 (3.30%) Riverbed
10 11 (2.79%) Dell
10 11 (2.79%) Siebel
11 10 (2.54%) hybris
11 10 (2.54%) TIBCO
12 9 (2.28%) Talend
13 8 (2.03%) Citrix
13 8 (2.03%) Informatica
13 8 (2.03%) MuleSoft
13 8 (2.03%) Sun
14 7 (1.78%) Sybase
15 6 (1.52%) Hyperion