Period
to 20 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 479 425 372
Rank change year-on-year -54 -53 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 487 494 704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 3.06% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 288 435
UK median daily rate £478 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £293
90th Percentile £600 £619 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -27.27% -
10th Percentile £26.50 £40.00 £47.70
90th Percentile £29.50 £40.00 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% -27.27% -

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 17,276 16,135 19,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.58% 16.94% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,359 10,413 12,836
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 393 472
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.20
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.92% +9.16%

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 July 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 July 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 -57 412 £488 -2.50% 71
UK excluding London -20 344 £475 -2.56% 42
London -66 129 £488 +2.63% 32
South East -8 102 £475 - 12
East of England -32 70 £525 -2.23% 7
North of England -4 61 £438 +16.67% 11
Scotland -31 28 £475 +26.67% 3
Yorkshire -16 27 £481 +28.33% 5
Midlands -31 26 £475 -1.86% 7
North West -10 24 £425 +17.24% 4
South West +18 23 £425 -19.05% 2
Northern Ireland +27 19 £431 +11.23%
Wales +3 16 £413 +19.57%
West Midlands -48 14 £525 -0.47% 6
East Midlands +8 11 £475 +20.25% 1
North East +3 9 £394 -34.38% 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 487 (100.00%) Oracle
2 485 (99.59%) SOA
3 255 (52.36%) Java
4 206 (42.30%) Middleware
5 189 (38.81%) Web Services
6 183 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (35.93%) SOAP
8 165 (33.88%) Oracle Database
9 158 (32.44%) XML
10 140 (28.75%) Oracle Service Bus
11 136 (27.93%) Finance
12 131 (26.90%) SQL
12 131 (26.90%) REST
13 116 (23.82%) Linux
14 110 (22.59%) Oracle Fusion
15 107 (21.97%) JSON
16 98 (20.12%) RESTful
16 98 (20.12%) Maven
17 92 (18.89%) TDD
18 89 (18.28%) Oracle Database 11g
19 85 (17.45%) Spring
19 85 (17.45%) WebLogic
20 78 (16.02%) PL/SQL
21 77 (15.81%) J2EE
22 75 (15.40%) SAP
23 73 (14.99%) XSLT
24 71 (14.58%) Git (software)
25 70 (14.37%) Unix
25 70 (14.37%) Microservices
26 69 (14.17%) Problem-Solving

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
1 140 (28.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 85 (17.45%) WebLogic
3 54 (11.09%) Mule
4 37 (7.60%) Confluence
5 29 (5.95%) Apache
6 28 (5.75%) WebSphere
7 25 (5.13%) JBoss
8 22 (4.52%) Tomcat
9 21 (4.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (3.08%) Oracle BPEL
11 12 (2.46%) WebLogic Portal
12 11 (2.26%) Liferay
13 9 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.03%) NetWeaver
14 5 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
14 5 (1.03%) WebLogic Integration
15 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.82%) SharePoint
16 3 (0.62%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (0.62%) CATIA
2 2 (0.41%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (7.19%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (6.57%) Oracle BPM
3 25 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (4.52%) Siebel CRM
5 20 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (3.49%) Oracle Receivables
6 17 (3.49%) Oracle Utilities
7 13 (2.67%) Oracle General Ledger
8 10 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (2.05%) Payment Gateway
9 8 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
10 7 (1.44%) SAP ERP
11 5 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 5 (1.03%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 5 (1.03%) Oracle TCA
12 4 (0.82%) Maximo
13 3 (0.62%) ENOVIA
13 3 (0.62%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.46%) Boomi
2 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.05%) PaaS
4 9 (1.85%) SaaS
5 8 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (1.44%) IaaS
6 7 (1.44%) iPaaS
7 6 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (1.23%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) GitHub
9 3 (0.62%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.41%) npm
10 2 (0.41%) Serverless
11 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.29%) HTTP
2 10 (2.05%) Firewall
2 10 (2.05%) FTP
2 10 (2.05%) SSL
3 8 (1.64%) Internet
3 8 (1.64%) MPLS
4 7 (1.44%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.44%) Wireless
5 6 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.23%) OpenLDAP
5 6 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.03%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.62%) SAN
8 2 (0.41%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.41%) Network Security
8 2 (0.41%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (33.88%) Oracle Database
2 89 (18.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 61 (12.53%) Relational Database
3 61 (12.53%) SQL Server
4 55 (11.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 41 (8.42%) Oracle ODI
6 37 (7.60%) RDBMS
7 33 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
8 32 (6.57%) MySQL
9 31 (6.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (5.13%) Hadoop
11 21 (4.31%) MongoDB
12 20 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (3.70%) DB2
14 15 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 14 (2.87%) Big Data
16 12 (2.46%) NoSQL
17 10 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 10 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
18 9 (1.85%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 98 (20.12%) Maven
2 71 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.32%) Jenkins
4 52 (10.68%) JIRA
5 40 (8.21%) Oracle Forms
6 37 (7.60%) Subversion
7 32 (6.57%) JUnit
8 31 (6.37%) JDeveloper
9 29 (5.95%) Eclipse
10 27 (5.54%) SoapUI
11 24 (4.93%) Ant
12 18 (3.70%) Cucumber
13 17 (3.49%) Selenium
14 14 (2.87%) IntelliJ
14 14 (2.87%) XMLSpy
15 13 (2.67%) Mockito
16 12 (2.46%) SonarQube
16 12 (2.46%) TeamCity
17 11 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (2.05%) Gradle
General
1 136 (27.93%) Finance
2 65 (13.35%) Telecoms
3 49 (10.06%) Electronics
4 48 (9.86%) Manufacturing
4 48 (9.86%) Marketing
5 39 (8.01%) Banking
6 16 (3.29%) Retail
7 11 (2.26%) General Ledger
8 8 (1.64%) Back Office
9 7 (1.44%) Front Office
10 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.82%) Publishing
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.41%) French Language
12 2 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Portuguese Language
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 215 (44.15%) Developer
2 117 (24.02%) Architect
3 68 (13.96%) Oracle Developer
4 66 (13.55%) Senior Developer
5 60 (12.32%) SOA Developer
6 59 (12.11%) Java Developer
7 54 (11.09%) Integration Developer
8 51 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
9 34 (6.98%) Technical Architect
10 26 (5.34%) Consultant
11 25 (5.13%) Oracle Architect
12 24 (4.93%) DBA
12 24 (4.93%) Oracle DBA
13 22 (4.52%) Lead Developer
14 21 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Developer
15 20 (4.11%) C# Developer
16 19 (3.90%) Java Architect
17 18 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
18 17 (3.49%) Oracle Applications DBA
19 16 (3.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (42.30%) Middleware
2 189 (38.81%) Web Services
3 175 (35.93%) SOAP
4 158 (32.44%) XML
5 131 (26.90%) REST
6 110 (22.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 107 (21.97%) JSON
8 98 (20.12%) RESTful
9 85 (17.45%) Spring
10 77 (15.81%) J2EE
11 73 (14.99%) XSLT
12 65 (13.35%) JMS
13 56 (11.50%) Apache Camel
14 53 (10.88%) .NET
15 47 (9.65%) Hibernate
15 47 (9.65%) Java EE
16 39 (8.01%) Swagger
16 39 (8.01%) WireMock
17 37 (7.60%) XSD
18 36 (7.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (11.09%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (8.01%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (5.13%) Clustering
4 19 (3.90%) iPad
5 18 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.46%) Social Media
8 10 (2.05%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.85%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.64%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.03%) Derivative
11 5 (1.03%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.03%) OTC Derivatives
11 5 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.82%) Market Risk
13 3 (0.62%) Animation
13 3 (0.62%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.62%) DataPower
13 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (23.82%) Linux
2 70 (14.37%) Unix
3 33 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (5.95%) AIX
5 21 (4.31%) Windows
6 8 (1.64%) CentOS
7 5 (1.03%) HPUX
7 5 (1.03%) SUSE
7 5 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.62%) Android
8 3 (0.62%) Solaris
8 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.41%) Fedora
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (99.59%) SOA
2 183 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (18.89%) TDD
4 70 (14.37%) Microservices
5 69 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (12.94%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (12.53%) DevOps
8 49 (10.06%) Scrum
9 48 (9.86%) Digital Marketing
9 48 (9.86%) OO
9 48 (9.86%) Programme Management
10 43 (8.83%) SDLC
11 40 (8.21%) ERP
12 36 (7.39%) BPEL
12 36 (7.39%) CRM
13 34 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (6.78%) BDD
15 30 (6.16%) Technical Architecture
16 28 (5.75%) Workflow
17 27 (5.54%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 255 (52.36%) Java
2 131 (26.90%) SQL
3 78 (16.02%) PL/SQL
4 58 (11.91%) XPath
5 48 (9.86%) JavaScript
6 40 (8.21%) Java 8
7 36 (7.39%) C#
8 29 (5.95%) Python
9 24 (4.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 19 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.49%) C++
12 15 (3.08%) XQuery
13 10 (2.05%) C
13 10 (2.05%) Perl
14 9 (1.85%) VB
15 6 (1.23%) Java 9
16 5 (1.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 3 (0.62%) PHP
17 3 (0.62%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.70%) Degree
4 5 (1.03%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.82%) ISEB
5 4 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.62%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) OCP
8 1 (0.21%) CISM
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) OSCP
8 1 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.54%) QA
2 11 (2.26%) SLA
3 9 (1.85%) PSD2
4 3 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.62%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (6.57%) Docker
2 7 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.23%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.41%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) IAG
6 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (5.75%) Ansible
1 28 (5.75%) Puppet
2 13 (2.67%) ZABBIX
3 11 (2.26%) Oracle Identity Management
4 10 (2.05%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (1.85%) Terraform
6 8 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 7 (1.44%) Packer
7 7 (1.44%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
8 5 (1.03%) Consul
8 5 (1.03%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.82%) Ambari
9 4 (0.82%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (0.62%) TIBCO Hawk
11 2 (0.41%) PingFederate
11 2 (0.41%) Rancher
11 2 (0.41%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 487 (100.00%) Oracle
2 75 (15.40%) SAP
3 62 (12.73%) WSO2
4 32 (6.57%) Red Hat
4 32 (6.57%) TIBCO
5 28 (5.75%) IBM
6 25 (5.13%) Siebel
7 18 (3.70%) Microsoft
8 12 (2.46%) Dell
9 10 (2.05%) Splunk
9 10 (2.05%) Sybase
9 10 (2.05%) VMware
10 9 (1.85%) ATG
10 9 (1.85%) Talend
11 8 (1.64%) Atlassian
11 8 (1.64%) HP
11 8 (1.64%) MuleSoft
12 7 (1.44%) Okta
13 6 (1.23%) ForeScout
13 6 (1.23%) Thycotic