Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 471 577 468
Rank change year-on-year +106 -109 -60
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 228 312 485
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.54% 1.99% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 208 302
Median daily rate £530 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £404 £413 £350
90th Percentile £750 £609 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £51.75 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.75 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -

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 8,970 15,670 16,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.29% 16.10% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,641 10,127 11,085
Median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £285 £263
90th Percentile £644 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 314 367
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.73 £18.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.16% +0.48% -1.92%
10th Percentile £11.89 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.90 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.06% -2.86% -4.58%

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 30 March 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 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 30 March 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 +69 200 £543 +3.33% 31
UK excluding London +75 146 £525 - 19
London +129 77 £588 +3.07% 12
South East +61 43 £543 +10.71% 2
North of England +67 28 £525 +7.14% 7
Wales +48 23 £450 -
Midlands +48 23 £520 +0.97% 6
North West +49 21 £483 -1.53% 3
South West +30 21 £525 -0.47% 2
East Midlands +36 15 £515 -0.96%
West Midlands +43 8 £533 +1.48% 6
East of England -4 7 £575 +9.52% 2
Yorkshire +46 6 £598 +44.85% 3
Work from Home +16 4 £650 +7.44% 2
Scotland +18 2 - -
North East +7 1 £650 +30.13% 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Oracle
1 228 (100.00%) SOA
2 92 (40.35%) Java
3 81 (35.53%) Linux
3 81 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (35.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 79 (34.65%) XML
6 78 (34.21%) SQL
7 77 (33.77%) Middleware
8 74 (32.46%) WebLogic
8 74 (32.46%) Oracle Database
9 69 (30.26%) Oracle Service Bus
10 63 (27.63%) SOAP
11 54 (23.68%) Web Services
11 54 (23.68%) JSON
12 52 (22.81%) Oracle ODI
13 51 (22.37%) Finance
14 48 (21.05%) DevOps
15 45 (19.74%) Unix
16 44 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (19.30%) Git (software)
17 43 (18.86%) REST
18 42 (18.42%) XSLT
19 39 (17.11%) JIRA
20 38 (16.67%) PL/SQL
21 34 (14.91%) TDD
22 32 (14.04%) XPath
23 31 (13.60%) Microsoft
24 30 (13.16%) SQL Server
24 30 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g

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 74 (32.46%) WebLogic
2 69 (30.26%) Oracle Service Bus
3 30 (13.16%) Red Hat Fuse
4 24 (10.53%) Confluence
5 21 (9.21%) Tomcat
6 18 (7.89%) Mule
7 16 (7.02%) JBoss
7 16 (7.02%) WebSphere
8 14 (6.14%) Apache
9 11 (4.82%) WebLogic Portal
10 7 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (2.63%) CMS
11 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
12 5 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (1.32%) IIS
14 2 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.88%) Appian
14 2 (0.88%) Drupal
14 2 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (9.65%) Oracle Applications
2 21 (9.21%) Oracle BPM
3 20 (8.77%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (3.07%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (2.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (2.19%) Oracle TCA
6 4 (1.75%) Maximo
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.21%) AWS
2 15 (6.58%) Boomi
3 14 (6.14%) Azure
4 10 (4.39%) GitHub
5 8 (3.51%) GCP
5 8 (3.51%) SaaS
6 6 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.63%) PaaS
7 4 (1.75%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.32%) IaaS
9 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.88%) NuGet
9 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon SageMaker
10 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.46%) Firewall
2 13 (5.70%) SSL
3 8 (3.51%) HTTP
4 5 (2.19%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.75%) DNS
5 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.88%) Broadband
6 2 (0.88%) DHCP
6 2 (0.88%) FTP
7 1 (0.44%) DMZ
7 1 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.44%) SAN
7 1 (0.44%) SMTP
7 1 (0.44%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.44%) SSH
7 1 (0.44%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.46%) Oracle Database
2 52 (22.81%) Oracle ODI
3 30 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 30 (13.16%) SQL Server
4 23 (10.09%) Oracle Database 12c
5 16 (7.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (3.95%) MySQL
7 8 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.75%) Power BI
10 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.88%) DB2
11 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.88%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (19.30%) Git (software)
2 39 (17.11%) JIRA
3 28 (12.28%) Jenkins
4 25 (10.96%) Subversion
5 22 (9.65%) Maven
6 18 (7.89%) Eclipse
7 17 (7.46%) SoapUI
8 16 (7.02%) Postman
8 16 (7.02%) TeamCity
9 14 (6.14%) Moq
10 7 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.63%) Ant
11 6 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (2.63%) Selenium
12 5 (2.19%) eggPlant
13 4 (1.75%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.75%) Rational Functional Tester
13 4 (1.75%) SilkTest
14 3 (1.32%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 51 (22.37%) Finance
2 21 (9.21%) Public Sector
3 17 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 16 (7.02%) Electronics
4 16 (7.02%) Marketing
4 16 (7.02%) Telecoms
5 14 (6.14%) Front Office
6 5 (2.19%) Banking
6 5 (2.19%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 79 (34.65%) Developer
2 36 (15.79%) Architect
3 32 (14.04%) Oracle Developer
4 28 (12.28%) Java Developer
5 26 (11.40%) Consultant
6 17 (7.46%) DBA
6 17 (7.46%) Oracle DBA
7 15 (6.58%) Oracle Consultant
8 14 (6.14%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.14%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
8 14 (6.14%) C# WPF Developer
8 14 (6.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 14 (6.14%) Front Office Developer
8 14 (6.14%) UI Developer
8 14 (6.14%) WPF Developer
9 13 (5.70%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 13 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.70%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.70%) SOA Developer
9 13 (5.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (35.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 79 (34.65%) XML
3 77 (33.77%) Middleware
4 63 (27.63%) SOAP
5 54 (23.68%) JSON
5 54 (23.68%) Web Services
6 43 (18.86%) REST
7 42 (18.42%) XSLT
8 26 (11.40%) HTML
8 26 (11.40%) XSD
9 24 (10.53%) CSS
10 22 (9.65%) .NET
11 19 (8.33%) RESTful
11 19 (8.33%) Spring
11 19 (8.33%) XSL
12 17 (7.46%) Apache Camel
13 16 (7.02%) WPF
14 14 (6.14%) Reactive Extensions
15 13 (5.70%) Swagger
16 12 (5.26%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.14%) Fixed Income
1 14 (6.14%) User Experience
2 13 (5.70%) Replication
3 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.75%) PKI
7 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.88%) AS400
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
8 2 (0.88%) CMDB
8 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.44%) DataPower
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (35.53%) Linux
2 45 (19.74%) Unix
3 28 (12.28%) Windows
4 25 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.14%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (3.51%) AIX
7 3 (1.32%) HPUX
7 3 (1.32%) Solaris
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.88%) zOS
9 1 (0.44%) VMS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (100.00%) SOA
2 81 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (21.05%) DevOps
4 44 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (14.91%) TDD
6 30 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (12.28%) ERP
8 26 (11.40%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (10.09%) Scrum
11 22 (9.65%) Migration
12 20 (8.77%) SDLC
12 20 (8.77%) Unit Testing
13 17 (7.46%) Release Management
13 17 (7.46%) UML
14 16 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (7.02%) EAI
14 16 (7.02%) Programme Management
15 15 (6.58%) OOA/OOD
15 15 (6.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (40.35%) Java
2 78 (34.21%) SQL
3 38 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 32 (14.04%) XPath
5 29 (12.72%) JavaScript
6 23 (10.09%) Shell Script
7 22 (9.65%) XQuery
8 16 (7.02%) Python
9 15 (6.58%) C#
9 15 (6.58%) Perl
10 9 (3.95%) Java 8
11 6 (2.63%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.19%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.32%) C
14 3 (1.32%) C++
14 3 (1.32%) Groovy
15 2 (0.88%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.88%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.70%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.95%) Degree
5 6 (2.63%) ISEB
6 5 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.88%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) CCIE
9 1 (0.44%) CCNA
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.44%) HND
9 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.21%) QA
2 20 (8.77%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.75%) RMADS
4 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (7.02%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (5.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.07%) Docker
3 7 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.44%) iptables
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.44%) NFS
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (9.21%) Oracle Identity Management
2 14 (6.14%) Kubernetes
3 12 (5.26%) Ansible
4 10 (4.39%) Puppet
5 4 (1.75%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (1.32%) Terraform
7 2 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.44%) Kibana
8 1 (0.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 228 (100.00%) Oracle
2 31 (13.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.84%) Red Hat
4 23 (10.09%) SAP
5 21 (9.21%) WSO2
6 20 (8.77%) Dell
7 14 (6.14%) DevExpress
7 14 (6.14%) RedGate
8 12 (5.26%) Google
9 10 (4.39%) Talend
10 9 (3.95%) VMware
11 5 (2.19%) Cisco
11 5 (2.19%) IBM
11 5 (2.19%) MuleSoft
12 4 (1.75%) HP
12 4 (1.75%) Informatica
13 3 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (1.32%) Citrix
13 3 (1.32%) Remedy
14 2 (0.88%) Sun