Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 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
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 367 403
Rank change year-on-year -91 +36 -107
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 469 675 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.88% 3.41% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 418 402
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £360 £288 £310
90th Percentile £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +13.89% -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% -14.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% -14.29%

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 16293 19800 20539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.74% 18.56% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10568 13056 12926
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 498 674
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £42.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 24 September 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 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 24 September 2017. 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 -62 425 £503 +8.65% 25
UK excluding London -36 306 £513 +13.89% 13
London -85 136 £495 +4.21% 13
East of England +42 106 £525 +6.06% 5
South East -37 71 £485 +4.30% 3
Midlands +49 51 £550 +32.13% 1
West Midlands +58 46 £550 +41.48% 1
North of England -28 32 £375 -16.67% 3
Scotland 0 31 £364 +7.06% 1
North West -40 17 £394 -17.11% 1
South West -5 13 £550 +15.79%
Yorkshire +25 12 £375 -18.92% 1
East Midlands -3 5 £500 +17.65%
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 469 (100.00%) Oracle
1 469 (100.00%) SOA
2 283 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (45.84%) Java
4 180 (38.38%) TDD
5 173 (36.89%) Middleware
6 164 (34.97%) XML
7 159 (33.90%) Finance
8 141 (30.06%) Web Services
9 136 (29.00%) SQL
10 130 (27.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 124 (26.44%) Maven
12 115 (24.52%) Business Intelligence
13 110 (23.45%) JSON
14 109 (23.24%) Spring
15 107 (22.81%) Linux
16 105 (22.39%) J2EE
17 102 (21.75%) Jenkins
17 102 (21.75%) WSO2
18 101 (21.54%) Apache Camel
19 96 (20.47%) XSLT
20 95 (20.26%) Oracle Database
21 93 (19.83%) Scrum
22 92 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
23 90 (19.19%) SAP
24 89 (18.98%) Microservices
25 88 (18.76%) WireMock
25 88 (18.76%) Git (software)
26 87 (18.55%) Telecoms
27 86 (18.34%) XPath

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
1 130 (27.72%) Oracle Service Bus
2 80 (17.06%) Mule
3 74 (15.78%) WebLogic
4 63 (13.43%) JBoss
5 56 (11.94%) Confluence
6 34 (7.25%) Apache
7 25 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 20 (4.26%) Tomcat
9 15 (3.20%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.99%) Liferay
11 13 (2.77%) Alfresco
11 13 (2.77%) CMS
11 13 (2.77%) Drupal
12 12 (2.56%) Apache Spark
12 12 (2.56%) GlassFish
13 11 (2.35%) WildFly
14 10 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 46 (9.81%) Oracle BPM
2 35 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (7.04%) Payment Gateway
4 21 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 18 (3.84%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (3.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 15 (3.20%) Oracle Utilities
7 10 (2.13%) Siebel CRM
8 8 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
9 7 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
11 5 (1.07%) SAP Hybris
12 4 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.64%) Lawson
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.20%) GitHub
3 13 (2.77%) SaaS
4 8 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.28%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.85%) PaaS
7 3 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.64%) IaaS
8 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.43%) npm
8 2 (0.43%) Office 365
9 1 (0.21%) Boomi
9 1 (0.21%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.18%) LDAP
2 26 (5.54%) SSL
3 23 (4.90%) HTTP
4 17 (3.62%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.49%) Internet
5 7 (1.49%) SAN
6 4 (0.85%) Firewall
6 4 (0.85%) FTP
6 4 (0.85%) Intranet
7 2 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.43%) LAN
7 2 (0.43%) NAS
7 2 (0.43%) Network Security
7 2 (0.43%) WAN
8 1 (0.21%) AMQP
8 1 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (20.26%) Oracle Database
2 53 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 48 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 36 (7.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 30 (6.40%) MySQL
6 28 (5.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 26 (5.54%) MongoDB
8 22 (4.69%) Endeca
9 21 (4.48%) Hadoop
9 21 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (4.26%) NoSQL
11 19 (4.05%) Oracle ODI
12 17 (3.62%) Big Data
13 16 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (2.99%) RDBMS
15 13 (2.77%) DB2
15 13 (2.77%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 124 (26.44%) Maven
2 102 (21.75%) Jenkins
3 88 (18.76%) Git (software)
4 63 (13.43%) Subversion
5 61 (13.01%) JIRA
6 51 (10.87%) JUnit
7 34 (7.25%) Mockito
8 29 (6.18%) Selenium
9 25 (5.33%) Gradle
10 21 (4.48%) Spock
11 20 (4.26%) Eclipse
12 16 (3.41%) Cucumber
12 16 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (3.41%) SoapUI
13 14 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (2.77%) Hudson
14 13 (2.77%) JBehave
14 13 (2.77%) JDeveloper
15 12 (2.56%) GitLab
15 12 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 159 (33.90%) Finance
2 87 (18.55%) Telecoms
3 77 (16.42%) Manufacturing
3 77 (16.42%) Marketing
4 76 (16.20%) Electronics
5 31 (6.61%) Retail
6 26 (5.54%) Banking
7 4 (0.85%) Back Office
7 4 (0.85%) Billing
8 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.64%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 233 (49.68%) Developer
2 84 (17.91%) SOA Developer
3 77 (16.42%) Architect
4 68 (14.50%) Integration Developer
5 67 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 62 (13.22%) Senior Developer
7 55 (11.73%) Java Developer
7 55 (11.73%) Oracle Developer
8 32 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (6.40%) DBA
9 30 (6.40%) Designer
10 29 (6.18%) Lead Developer
10 29 (6.18%) Oracle DBA
11 27 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 24 (5.12%) Consultant
13 21 (4.48%) SOA Designer
13 21 (4.48%) Solutions Designer
14 20 (4.26%) Senior Agile Developer
15 19 (4.05%) SOA Solution Designer
16 16 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (36.89%) Middleware
2 164 (34.97%) XML
3 141 (30.06%) Web Services
4 110 (23.45%) JSON
5 109 (23.24%) Spring
6 105 (22.39%) J2EE
7 101 (21.54%) Apache Camel
8 96 (20.47%) XSLT
9 88 (18.76%) WireMock
10 84 (17.91%) RESTful
11 79 (16.84%) Swagger
12 71 (15.14%) Hibernate
13 55 (11.73%) SOAP
14 53 (11.30%) REST
15 51 (10.87%) Oracle Fusion
16 45 (9.59%) JMS
17 39 (8.32%) .NET
18 34 (7.25%) XSD
19 28 (5.97%) Java EE
20 24 (5.12%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.84%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 35 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (5.33%) iPad
5 22 (4.69%) Social Media
6 18 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.77%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.28%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.07%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.07%) DataPower
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Exalytics
9 5 (1.07%) PKI
9 5 (1.07%) RIA
10 4 (0.85%) Equities
10 4 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.64%) Clustering
11 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 107 (22.81%) Linux
2 57 (12.15%) Unix
3 45 (9.59%) Windows
4 37 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.99%) Android
6 13 (2.77%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.35%) AIX
7 11 (2.35%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.85%) HPUX
9 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Solaris
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (100.00%) SOA
2 283 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (38.38%) TDD
4 115 (24.52%) Business Intelligence
5 93 (19.83%) Scrum
6 92 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
7 89 (18.98%) Microservices
8 75 (15.99%) Digital Marketing
8 75 (15.99%) Programme Management
9 61 (13.01%) DevOps
10 55 (11.73%) Data Modelling
11 53 (11.30%) Kanban
11 53 (11.30%) Open Source
12 52 (11.09%) Test Automation
13 45 (9.59%) Configuration Management
14 44 (9.38%) OO
15 42 (8.96%) Software Engineering
16 37 (7.89%) BPEL
17 36 (7.68%) ERP
18 35 (7.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 215 (45.84%) Java
2 136 (29.00%) SQL
3 86 (18.34%) XPath
4 68 (14.50%) PL/SQL
5 55 (11.73%) JavaScript
6 28 (5.97%) Perl
7 27 (5.76%) Python
8 24 (5.12%) C#
9 16 (3.41%) Scala
10 10 (2.13%) C
11 8 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.07%) VB
14 3 (0.64%) Ruby
15 2 (0.43%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.43%) R
15 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (10.87%) Degree
2 17 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.77%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.56%) ISEB
5 9 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.64%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.43%) CISM
8 2 (0.43%) CISSP
8 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.43%) OSCP
8 2 (0.43%) SANS
9 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 18 (3.84%) GDPR
3 10 (2.13%) QA
4 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.43%) HL7
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 67 (14.29%) Docker
2 18 (3.84%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.43%) IAG
6 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.43%) Xen
7 1 (0.21%) RACF
Systems Management
1 41 (8.74%) Puppet
2 25 (5.33%) Ansible
3 21 (4.48%) Oracle Identity Management
4 15 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.35%) ZABBIX
6 8 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (0.85%) Ambari
8 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.64%) TIBCO Hawk
9 2 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.43%) MOM
9 2 (0.43%) Nagios
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.43%) Terraform
10 1 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.21%) Oozie
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 469 (100.00%) Oracle
2 102 (21.75%) WSO2
3 90 (19.19%) SAP
4 48 (10.23%) IBM
5 40 (8.53%) Microsoft
6 25 (5.33%) ATG
7 24 (5.12%) Red Hat
8 22 (4.69%) Sybase
9 14 (2.99%) Atlassian
10 13 (2.77%) OpenText
11 11 (2.35%) Siebel
11 11 (2.35%) TIBCO
11 11 (2.35%) Veritas
12 9 (1.92%) webMethods
13 8 (1.71%) DevExpress
13 8 (1.71%) hybris
13 8 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.71%) Syncfusion
13 8 (1.71%) Telerik
14 7 (1.49%) MuleSoft