Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 435 410 348
Rank change year-on-year -25 -62 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 504 531 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.56% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.10% 3.13% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 341 448
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.98% +1.78%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £600 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
UK median hourly rate - - £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50

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 16,261 16,970 18,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.28% 17.82% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,862 10,931 11,752
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 360 507
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.05 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.99% - +8.82%

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 18 February 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 15 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 18 February 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 -44 440 £500 +5.26% 84
UK excluding London +30 337 £500 +11.11% 63
London -109 146 £500 +5.26% 26
South East -12 105 £485 +2.11% 21
East of England +21 94 £513 +10.81% 16
Scotland 0 48 £400 +19.40% 4
Midlands +28 44 £470 +13.94% 5
North of England -11 36 £475 +5.56% 13
West Midlands +21 27 £510 +16.50% 2
East Midlands +6 17 £400 +1.27% 3
Yorkshire -4 15 £550 +25.71% 6
North West -24 14 £425 -5.56% 3
South West +4 13 £500 +11.11% 3
North East +43 6 £450 +15.38% 4
Wales - 1 £475 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 504 (100.00%) Oracle
1 504 (100.00%) SOA
2 254 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (49.60%) Java
4 203 (40.28%) Web Services
5 179 (35.52%) SQL
6 158 (31.35%) XML
7 154 (30.56%) Middleware
8 153 (30.36%) Linux
9 148 (29.37%) Maven
10 139 (27.58%) Oracle Database
11 123 (24.40%) TDD
12 120 (23.81%) SOAP
12 120 (23.81%) Finance
13 119 (23.61%) Spring
14 117 (23.21%) Jenkins
15 115 (22.82%) Git (software)
15 115 (22.82%) RESTful
16 100 (19.84%) PL/SQL
17 94 (18.65%) JIRA
18 93 (18.45%) Oracle Service Bus
19 92 (18.25%) REST
19 92 (18.25%) XPath
20 90 (17.86%) JSON
20 90 (17.86%) Scrum
21 84 (16.67%) Microservices
22 80 (15.87%) JavaScript
23 77 (15.28%) J2EE
23 77 (15.28%) DevOps
23 77 (15.28%) Puppet

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 93 (18.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 74 (14.68%) Confluence
3 70 (13.89%) WebLogic
4 62 (12.30%) JBoss
5 49 (9.72%) Mule
6 27 (5.36%) Apache
7 26 (5.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 25 (4.96%) Tomcat
8 25 (4.96%) WebSphere
9 23 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (2.78%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.79%) WebLogic Integration
14 3 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.60%) Apache Synapse
14 3 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.60%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 64 (12.70%) Oracle BPM
2 45 (8.93%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (6.75%) Payment Gateway
4 27 (5.36%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (4.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (3.37%) Siebel CRM
7 15 (2.98%) Oracle Utilities
8 10 (1.98%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (0.60%) Lawson
12 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
14 1 (0.20%) Infor M3
14 1 (0.20%) Maximo
14 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HCM
14 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
14 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM for Utilities
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (7.54%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (5.16%) OpenShift
4 22 (4.37%) SaaS
5 15 (2.98%) GitHub
5 15 (2.98%) PaaS
6 12 (2.38%) Boomi
6 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (1.59%) IaaS
8 6 (1.19%) iPaaS
9 5 (0.99%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.99%) Google Checkout
10 4 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.79%) Taleo
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.40%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.37%) SSL
2 16 (3.17%) HTTP
3 14 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.58%) FTP
5 6 (1.19%) Internet
6 4 (0.79%) Firewall
6 4 (0.79%) SAN
7 3 (0.60%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.60%) Intranet
8 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.40%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.40%) MPLS
8 2 (0.40%) Network Security
8 2 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.40%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) AMQP
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (27.58%) Oracle Database
2 50 (9.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 43 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.15%) Hadoop
5 27 (5.36%) Endeca
5 27 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 26 (5.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 26 (5.16%) Oracle Reports
7 24 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 23 (4.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 22 (4.37%) Oracle ODI
9 22 (4.37%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 14 (2.78%) MySQL
13 11 (2.18%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.99%) DB2
14 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 148 (29.37%) Maven
2 117 (23.21%) Jenkins
3 115 (22.82%) Git (software)
4 94 (18.65%) JIRA
5 68 (13.49%) JUnit
6 62 (12.30%) Subversion
7 59 (11.71%) Mockito
8 44 (8.73%) Ant
9 35 (6.94%) Selenium
10 33 (6.55%) SoapUI
11 30 (5.95%) Bitbucket
12 28 (5.56%) Eclipse
13 26 (5.16%) Gradle
14 25 (4.96%) Oracle Forms
15 23 (4.56%) Cucumber
16 22 (4.37%) GitLab
16 22 (4.37%) Sonatype Nexus
16 22 (4.37%) Spock
17 14 (2.78%) Mercurial
17 14 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 120 (23.81%) Finance
2 51 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 46 (9.13%) Manufacturing
4 45 (8.93%) Marketing
5 42 (8.33%) Electronics
6 24 (4.76%) Banking
7 23 (4.56%) Retail
8 4 (0.79%) Billing
8 4 (0.79%) Local Government
9 3 (0.60%) Legal
9 3 (0.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 217 (43.06%) Developer
2 85 (16.87%) Architect
3 80 (15.87%) Java Developer
4 49 (9.72%) Integration Developer
5 48 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
6 47 (9.33%) Senior Developer
7 46 (9.13%) SOA Developer
8 45 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
9 36 (7.14%) Agile Developer
10 32 (6.35%) DBA
11 31 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (5.95%) Consultant
12 30 (5.95%) Oracle DBA
13 26 (5.16%) Designer
14 22 (4.37%) Senior Agile Developer
15 21 (4.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
16 20 (3.97%) Lead Developer
17 17 (3.37%) Technical Architect
18 16 (3.17%) Java Engineer
19 15 (2.98%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (40.28%) Web Services
2 158 (31.35%) XML
3 154 (30.56%) Middleware
4 120 (23.81%) SOAP
5 119 (23.61%) Spring
6 115 (22.82%) RESTful
7 92 (18.25%) REST
8 90 (17.86%) JSON
9 77 (15.28%) J2EE
10 67 (13.29%) Apache Camel
11 63 (12.50%) Hibernate
12 62 (12.30%) Oracle Fusion
13 61 (12.10%) XSLT
14 52 (10.32%) JMS
15 47 (9.33%) jQuery
16 46 (9.13%) Swagger
16 46 (9.13%) WireMock
17 45 (8.93%) .NET
18 44 (8.73%) Java EE
18 44 (8.73%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.71%) Enterprise Software
2 49 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.56%) iPad
6 22 (4.37%) Social Media
7 17 (3.37%) Clustering
8 9 (1.79%) User Experience
9 7 (1.39%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.19%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.19%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.19%) TM Forum
11 4 (0.79%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.60%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.60%) Derivative
12 3 (0.60%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.40%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.40%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 153 (30.36%) Linux
2 59 (11.71%) Unix
3 54 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (5.16%) Windows
5 19 (3.77%) AIX
6 6 (1.19%) HPUX
6 6 (1.19%) Solaris
7 4 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.60%) SUSE
9 2 (0.40%) CentOS
9 2 (0.40%) zOS
10 1 (0.20%) Android
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (100.00%) SOA
2 254 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (24.40%) TDD
4 90 (17.86%) Scrum
5 84 (16.67%) Microservices
6 77 (15.28%) DevOps
7 76 (15.08%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (13.29%) Configuration Management
9 65 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 55 (10.91%) Test Automation
11 50 (9.92%) Data Modelling
12 49 (9.72%) Open Source
12 49 (9.72%) UML
13 44 (8.73%) Kanban
13 44 (8.73%) MVC
13 44 (8.73%) SDLC
14 43 (8.53%) BDD
14 43 (8.53%) ERP
15 42 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
15 42 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 250 (49.60%) Java
2 179 (35.52%) SQL
3 100 (19.84%) PL/SQL
4 92 (18.25%) XPath
5 80 (15.87%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.33%) Python
7 21 (4.17%) C++
7 21 (4.17%) Perl
8 17 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.98%) C#
10 13 (2.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 12 (2.38%) XQuery
12 11 (2.18%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.98%) C
14 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.79%) VB
15 3 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (0.40%) Groovy
16 2 (0.40%) NATURAL
16 2 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (7.94%) Degree
2 34 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (4.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.79%) ISEB
7 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CISM
8 2 (0.40%) CISSP
8 2 (0.40%) MCSD
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.40%) OSCP
8 2 (0.40%) SANS
9 1 (0.20%) OCP
9 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.17%) QA
2 19 (3.77%) GDPR
3 15 (2.98%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.60%) SLA
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 46 (9.13%) Docker
2 9 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.40%) IAG
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (15.28%) Puppet
2 51 (10.12%) Ansible
3 34 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (5.75%) ZABBIX
5 16 (3.17%) Kubernetes
6 13 (2.58%) Ambari
7 9 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
7 9 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.60%) Terraform
10 2 (0.40%) Consul
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.40%) Packer
11 1 (0.20%) Salt
11 1 (0.20%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 504 (100.00%) Oracle
2 64 (12.70%) Red Hat
2 64 (12.70%) WSO2
3 59 (11.71%) SAP
4 28 (5.56%) IBM
5 26 (5.16%) Microsoft
6 22 (4.37%) ATG
7 18 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 17 (3.37%) Siebel
9 16 (3.17%) Atlassian
10 15 (2.98%) Dell
11 13 (2.58%) Sybase
12 11 (2.18%) MuleSoft
13 10 (1.98%) Google
13 10 (1.98%) HP
14 9 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.59%) Cisco
15 8 (1.59%) Solace
15 8 (1.59%) Splunk
16 7 (1.39%) VMware