Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 473 416 366
Rank change year-on-year -57 -50 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 463 516 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.56% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.78% 3.26% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 333 432
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -0.54% +3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £325
90th Percentile £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £465
% change year-on-year +13.89% -3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
UK median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £56.88

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 16,674 15,852 18,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 17.10% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,051 10,218 11,748
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +5.91% -0.13% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 327 460
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -3.70% +9.46%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.55 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +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 20 April 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
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 20 April 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 -82 398 £513 +7.89% 82
UK excluding London 0 318 £513 +13.89% 53
London -121 129 £475 - 34
South East -5 97 £485 - 18
East of England +20 84 £525 +5.00% 11
North of England -47 38 £438 +6.00% 13
Midlands +8 36 £475 +5.56% 6
Scotland -21 33 £500 +33.33% 3
West Midlands +5 20 £550 +22.15% 2
Yorkshire -21 19 £525 +23.53% 6
Northern Ireland +5 17 £431 +14.93% 2
East Midlands +16 16 £400 +1.27% 4
South West +3 14 £425 -
North West -48 12 £408 +1.75% 1
North East +32 7 £425 -29.17% 6
Wales -15 2 £425 +23.19%

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 463 (100.00%) Oracle
1 463 (100.00%) SOA
2 230 (49.68%) Java
3 217 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
4 179 (38.66%) Web Services
5 163 (35.21%) Middleware
6 159 (34.34%) Linux
7 157 (33.91%) XML
8 150 (32.40%) SOAP
9 144 (31.10%) Oracle Database
10 142 (30.67%) SQL
11 129 (27.86%) Maven
12 118 (25.49%) Finance
13 117 (25.27%) TDD
14 116 (25.05%) RESTful
15 115 (24.84%) REST
16 109 (23.54%) Oracle Service Bus
17 100 (21.60%) Git (software)
18 98 (21.17%) Spring
19 96 (20.73%) JSON
20 88 (19.01%) XPath
21 83 (17.93%) Jenkins
22 79 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
23 77 (16.63%) PL/SQL
24 76 (16.41%) Oracle Fusion
25 74 (15.98%) DevOps
26 73 (15.77%) JIRA
27 71 (15.33%) Microservices
28 69 (14.90%) Oracle Database 11g
29 68 (14.69%) SAP

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
1 109 (23.54%) Oracle Service Bus
2 59 (12.74%) WebLogic
3 56 (12.10%) Confluence
4 54 (11.66%) Mule
5 40 (8.64%) JBoss
6 36 (7.78%) Apache
7 30 (6.48%) WebSphere
8 20 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (4.10%) Tomcat
10 15 (3.24%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle BPEL
11 5 (1.08%) WebLogic Integration
12 4 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
12 4 (0.86%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.65%) Apache Synapse
13 3 (0.65%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.65%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) CATIA
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 38 (8.21%) Oracle BPM
2 35 (7.56%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (6.05%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (4.75%) Siebel CRM
5 20 (4.32%) Payment Gateway
6 18 (3.89%) Oracle Utilities
7 14 (3.02%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
9 9 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (0.65%) DELMIA
12 3 (0.65%) ENOVIA
12 3 (0.65%) Teamcenter
12 3 (0.65%) TIBCO iProcess
13 2 (0.43%) Maximo
13 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM for Utilities
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (4.97%) OpenShift
4 14 (3.02%) Boomi
4 14 (3.02%) PaaS
5 13 (2.81%) SaaS
6 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (1.94%) IaaS
8 6 (1.30%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.43%) GitHub
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.43%) Taleo
12 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.97%) HTTP
2 18 (3.89%) SSL
3 13 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.59%) FTP
5 7 (1.51%) Internet
6 6 (1.30%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.65%) Firewall
7 3 (0.65%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (0.65%) SAN
8 2 (0.43%) MPLS
8 2 (0.43%) VPN
9 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.22%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (31.10%) Oracle Database
2 69 (14.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 68 (14.69%) Relational Database
4 44 (9.50%) RDBMS
5 42 (9.07%) SQL Server
6 35 (7.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 34 (7.34%) Oracle BI EE
8 32 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
9 30 (6.48%) Hadoop
10 25 (5.40%) MySQL
10 25 (5.40%) Oracle ODI
11 20 (4.32%) Endeca
12 15 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (2.81%) Big Data
14 13 (2.81%) MongoDB
15 11 (2.38%) DB2
15 11 (2.38%) NoSQL
16 10 (2.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 129 (27.86%) Maven
2 100 (21.60%) Git (software)
3 83 (17.93%) Jenkins
4 73 (15.77%) JIRA
5 58 (12.53%) JUnit
6 49 (10.58%) Subversion
7 39 (8.42%) Mockito
8 35 (7.56%) Oracle Forms
9 34 (7.34%) Ant
10 31 (6.70%) Eclipse
11 28 (6.05%) Selenium
12 26 (5.62%) SoapUI
13 23 (4.97%) Bitbucket
14 22 (4.75%) Gradle
15 20 (4.32%) Spock
16 19 (4.10%) Cucumber
17 18 (3.89%) Mercurial
18 17 (3.67%) IntelliJ
18 17 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
19 13 (2.81%) XMLSpy
General
1 118 (25.49%) Finance
2 56 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 49 (10.58%) Manufacturing
3 49 (10.58%) Marketing
4 46 (9.94%) Electronics
5 32 (6.91%) Banking
6 16 (3.46%) Retail
7 6 (1.30%) Front Office
8 4 (0.86%) Billing
9 3 (0.65%) Local Government
9 3 (0.65%) Publishing
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.43%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (42.76%) Developer
2 90 (19.44%) Architect
3 63 (13.61%) Java Developer
4 62 (13.39%) Senior Developer
5 57 (12.31%) Integration Developer
6 48 (10.37%) Solutions Architect
7 41 (8.86%) Oracle Developer
8 33 (7.13%) SOA Developer
9 28 (6.05%) DBA
10 27 (5.83%) Consultant
10 27 (5.83%) Lead Developer
10 27 (5.83%) Oracle DBA
11 26 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
12 22 (4.75%) Technical Architect
13 21 (4.54%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 20 (4.32%) Agile Developer
15 19 (4.10%) Oracle Consultant
16 17 (3.67%) Designer
17 16 (3.46%) C# Developer
18 15 (3.24%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (38.66%) Web Services
2 163 (35.21%) Middleware
3 157 (33.91%) XML
4 150 (32.40%) SOAP
5 116 (25.05%) RESTful
6 115 (24.84%) REST
7 98 (21.17%) Spring
8 96 (20.73%) JSON
9 76 (16.41%) Oracle Fusion
10 67 (14.47%) J2EE
11 65 (14.04%) XSLT
12 59 (12.74%) Apache Camel
13 56 (12.10%) JMS
14 46 (9.94%) Swagger
14 46 (9.94%) WireMock
15 45 (9.72%) .NET
15 45 (9.72%) Hibernate
15 45 (9.72%) XSD
16 42 (9.07%) Java EE
17 34 (7.34%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.74%) Enterprise Software
2 53 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (5.83%) iPad
4 25 (5.40%) Clustering
5 22 (4.75%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.32%) Social Media
7 10 (2.16%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.73%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.73%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.51%) User Experience
10 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.30%) TM Forum
11 3 (0.65%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.65%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 159 (34.34%) Linux
2 65 (14.04%) Unix
3 49 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (4.97%) AIX
5 19 (4.10%) Windows
6 6 (1.30%) Solaris
7 5 (1.08%) CentOS
7 5 (1.08%) HPUX
7 5 (1.08%) SUSE
7 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.43%) Android
9 2 (0.43%) Fedora
9 2 (0.43%) zOS
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (100.00%) SOA
2 217 (46.87%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (25.27%) TDD
4 79 (17.06%) Problem-Solving
5 74 (15.98%) DevOps
6 71 (15.33%) Microservices
7 63 (13.61%) Scrum
8 62 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
9 46 (9.94%) Digital Marketing
9 46 (9.94%) Programme Management
10 45 (9.72%) BDD
10 45 (9.72%) OO
11 43 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (9.29%) MVC
12 42 (9.07%) ERP
13 41 (8.86%) Configuration Management
13 41 (8.86%) Open Source
14 40 (8.64%) SDLC
15 36 (7.78%) Test Automation
16 35 (7.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 230 (49.68%) Java
2 142 (30.67%) SQL
3 88 (19.01%) XPath
4 77 (16.63%) PL/SQL
5 52 (11.23%) JavaScript
6 40 (8.64%) Python
7 26 (5.62%) C#
8 23 (4.97%) C++
9 22 (4.75%) Java 8
9 22 (4.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 20 (4.32%) Shell Script
11 19 (4.10%) Perl
12 13 (2.81%) XQuery
13 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.30%) C
14 6 (1.30%) VB
15 5 (1.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 4 (0.86%) Ruby
17 2 (0.43%) Natural
18 1 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (7.13%) Degree
2 27 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.54%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.51%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.86%) ISEB
8 3 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) MCSD
9 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.43%) OCP
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) OSCP
10 1 (0.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.75%) QA
2 7 (1.51%) GDPR
3 6 (1.30%) SLA
4 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (7.99%) Docker
2 8 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.08%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.22%) IAG
Systems Management
1 53 (11.45%) Puppet
2 48 (10.37%) Ansible
3 28 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (4.75%) ZABBIX
5 19 (4.10%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.73%) Ambari
6 8 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (1.08%) HP ALM
7 5 (1.08%) Terraform
8 4 (0.86%) Packer
9 3 (0.65%) Consul
9 3 (0.65%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.65%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.43%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.43%) OpenView
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.43%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 463 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (14.69%) SAP
3 67 (14.47%) WSO2
4 57 (12.31%) Red Hat
5 28 (6.05%) TIBCO
6 26 (5.62%) IBM
7 24 (5.18%) Siebel
8 20 (4.32%) ATG
8 20 (4.32%) Microsoft
9 16 (3.46%) Dell
10 12 (2.59%) Sybase
10 12 (2.59%) VMware
11 10 (2.16%) HP
11 10 (2.16%) Splunk
12 6 (1.30%) Lumesse
12 6 (1.30%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.30%) NetApp
12 6 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.30%) Thycotic
12 6 (1.30%) webMethods