Period
to 12 August 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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 334 582 488
Rank change year-on-year +248 -94 -51
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 203 275 481
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.93% 1.95% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 159 305
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £386 £412 £363
90th Percentile £653 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 - £28.00

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 5,160 14,107 17,167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.93% 15.53% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,198 8,927 11,223
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £633 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 321 404
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £20.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.83% +3.72%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.91 £53.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.86 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.70% +4.28% +3.65%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 +227 175 £525 - 9
UK excluding London +163 110 £525 +5.00% 7
London +210 79 £550 +4.76% 3
South East +138 29 £531 +11.84% 2
South West +118 28 £525 +11.11% 2
Wales +46 18 £450 -1.10%
North of England +110 16 £550 +12.24% 2
North West +85 13 £550 +12.24%
Midlands +88 10 £545 +21.11%
East of England +28 9 £525 -
East Midlands +65 7 £535 -
Work from Home -13 6 £398 -26.39% 1
Yorkshire +85 3 £650 - 2
West Midlands +79 3 £545 -3.75%

For the 6 months to 12 August 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.

1 203 (100.00%) Oracle
1 203 (100.00%) SOA
2 93 (45.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 85 (41.87%) Middleware
4 84 (41.38%) WebLogic
5 82 (40.39%) Java
5 82 (40.39%) Linux
6 76 (37.44%) SOAP
6 76 (37.44%) XML
7 69 (33.99%) Web Services
7 69 (33.99%) Oracle Database
8 67 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (31.53%) Finance
9 64 (31.53%) SQL
10 61 (30.05%) Security Cleared
11 57 (28.08%) Oracle Service Bus
12 56 (27.59%) SC Cleared
12 56 (27.59%) XSLT
13 52 (25.62%) JSON
14 50 (24.63%) Oracle ODI
15 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
16 44 (21.67%) Oracle Database 12c
17 43 (21.18%) REST
18 39 (19.21%) TDD
19 38 (18.72%) ERP
19 38 (18.72%) Public Sector
19 38 (18.72%) Red Hat Fuse
20 37 (18.23%) Shell Script
20 37 (18.23%) Maven
20 37 (18.23%) SaaS

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 84 (41.38%) WebLogic
2 57 (28.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 38 (18.72%) Red Hat Fuse
4 26 (12.81%) Mule
5 23 (11.33%) Confluence
6 20 (9.85%) Apache
7 19 (9.36%) Tomcat
8 18 (8.87%) JBoss
9 12 (5.91%) WebSphere
10 10 (4.93%) WebLogic Portal
11 6 (2.96%) CMS
12 5 (2.46%) IIS
13 4 (1.97%) Appian
14 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.99%) Drupal
15 2 (0.99%) Oracle BPEL
15 2 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.99%) SAS
16 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (13.79%) Oracle Applications
2 22 (10.84%) Oracle ERP
3 19 (9.36%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (3.45%) Documaker
6 3 (1.48%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (0.99%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (18.23%) SaaS
2 36 (17.73%) PaaS
3 22 (10.84%) Azure
4 17 (8.37%) GitHub
5 13 (6.40%) AWS
6 6 (2.96%) Boomi
7 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.48%) GCP
8 3 (1.48%) IaaS
8 3 (1.48%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.99%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.99%) Route 53
9 2 (0.99%) Serverless
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.49%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.85%) DNS
2 17 (8.37%) DMZ
3 16 (7.88%) VPN
4 14 (6.90%) SSL
5 6 (2.96%) Firewall
5 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.46%) HTTP
7 3 (1.48%) SNMP
8 2 (0.99%) SMTP
8 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.99%) VLAN
9 1 (0.49%) Broadband
9 1 (0.49%) FTP
9 1 (0.49%) Internet
9 1 (0.49%) LAN
9 1 (0.49%) Network Security
9 1 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.49%) OSPF
9 1 (0.49%) TACACS
9 1 (0.49%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (33.99%) Oracle Database
2 50 (24.63%) Oracle ODI
3 44 (21.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 27 (13.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (9.36%) Oracle BI EE
6 14 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 10 (4.93%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.94%) MySQL
9 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.46%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.48%) Power BI
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.99%) DB2
11 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 45 (22.17%) Git (software)
2 37 (18.23%) Maven
3 34 (16.75%) JIRA
4 24 (11.82%) Subversion
5 23 (11.33%) Jenkins
6 18 (8.87%) Ant
7 15 (7.39%) Postman
7 15 (7.39%) SoapUI
8 10 (4.93%) TeamCity
9 9 (4.43%) Eclipse
10 8 (3.94%) Moq
11 7 (3.45%) Toad
12 6 (2.96%) JDeveloper
12 6 (2.96%) JMeter
13 5 (2.46%) Hudson
13 5 (2.46%) IntelliJ
13 5 (2.46%) Selenium
14 4 (1.97%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (1.48%) JUnit
General
1 64 (31.53%) Finance
2 38 (18.72%) Public Sector
3 28 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 27 (13.30%) Electronics
4 27 (13.30%) Manufacturing
4 27 (13.30%) Marketing
5 8 (3.94%) Front Office
6 4 (1.97%) Banking
7 3 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.48%) Retail
8 2 (0.99%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (40.39%) Developer
2 33 (16.26%) Java Developer
3 29 (14.29%) DBA
3 29 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 28 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 23 (11.33%) Architect
6 22 (10.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (10.34%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 20 (9.85%) Consultant
9 17 (8.37%) Oracle Developer
10 16 (7.88%) Integration Developer
11 15 (7.39%) Senior Integration Developer
12 13 (6.40%) Oracle Consultant
13 12 (5.91%) Cloud Developer
14 10 (4.93%) Oracle Specialist
15 8 (3.94%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
15 8 (3.94%) C# WPF Developer
15 8 (3.94%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 8 (3.94%) Integration Specialist
15 8 (3.94%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (45.81%) Oracle Fusion
2 85 (41.87%) Middleware
3 76 (37.44%) SOAP
3 76 (37.44%) XML
4 69 (33.99%) Web Services
5 56 (27.59%) XSLT
6 52 (25.62%) JSON
7 43 (21.18%) REST
8 30 (14.78%) RESTful
9 28 (13.79%) HTML
10 25 (12.32%) Apache Camel
10 25 (12.32%) WireMock
11 24 (11.82%) Swagger
12 23 (11.33%) CSS
12 23 (11.33%) SAML
13 18 (8.87%) .NET
14 15 (7.39%) Spring
15 12 (5.91%) XSL
16 11 (5.42%) WebCenter
16 11 (5.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.43%) User Experience
2 8 (3.94%) Fixed Income
3 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.97%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) AS400
7 1 (0.49%) Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
7 1 (0.49%) iPhone
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (40.39%) Linux
2 36 (17.73%) Windows
3 34 (16.75%) Unix
4 19 (9.36%) Oracle Linux
5 14 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.99%) VMS
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) HPUX
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (100.00%) SOA
2 67 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (19.21%) TDD
4 38 (18.72%) ERP
5 36 (17.73%) Business Intelligence
6 33 (16.26%) DevOps
7 29 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (13.30%) Digital Marketing
8 27 (13.30%) Programme Management
9 25 (12.32%) Unit Testing
10 23 (11.33%) Release Management
11 21 (10.34%) BPEL
12 19 (9.36%) Scrum
13 17 (8.37%) E-business
14 16 (7.88%) Microservices
14 16 (7.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 16 (7.88%) Test Automation
14 16 (7.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 15 (7.39%) Dashboard Development
16 14 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 82 (40.39%) Java
2 64 (31.53%) SQL
3 37 (18.23%) Shell Script
4 36 (17.73%) PL/SQL
5 35 (17.24%) XPath
6 25 (12.32%) C
7 24 (11.82%) JavaScript
8 17 (8.37%) Python
9 16 (7.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 14 (6.90%) Perl
11 11 (5.42%) XQuery
12 9 (4.43%) C#
13 8 (3.94%) Bash Shell
14 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.96%) Java 8
16 5 (2.46%) VBScript
17 4 (1.97%) AWK
17 4 (1.97%) Jython
17 4 (1.97%) sed
18 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (30.05%) Security Cleared
2 56 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.88%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.97%) ISEB
5 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.99%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.99%) Degree
7 1 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.85%) SLA
2 14 (6.90%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (8.37%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (4.43%) Docker
3 8 (3.94%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.46%) NFS
6 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.49%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (8.37%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (5.91%) Ansible
3 11 (5.42%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.42%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (3.45%) Data Guard
4 7 (3.45%) Puppet
5 4 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (1.48%) Terraform
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.49%) Graylog
8 1 (0.49%) Kibana
8 1 (0.49%) logstash
8 1 (0.49%) Nagios
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 203 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (16.26%) SAP
3 32 (15.76%) WSO2
4 24 (11.82%) Talend
5 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.93%) Dell
7 8 (3.94%) DevExpress
7 8 (3.94%) RedGate
8 7 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.96%) Informatica
10 4 (1.97%) Cisco
10 4 (1.97%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.97%) NetApp
11 3 (1.48%) Google
11 3 (1.48%) Northgate
11 3 (1.48%) Okta
11 3 (1.48%) Siebel
12 2 (0.99%) Infor
12 2 (0.99%) VMware
13 1 (0.49%) Apple