Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 407 379
Rank change year-on-year -26 -28 -56
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 527 601 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 3.09% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 360 405
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £350 £290 £312
90th Percentile £600 £626 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £425 £480
% change year-on-year +20.59% -11.46% +11.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +33.33% -11.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% -15.84%

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 17146 19447 20002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.47% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12594 12563
UK median daily rate £450 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.26% +5.88% +5.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £607 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 481 606
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +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 23 November 2017.

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 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 23 November 2017. 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 -38 473 £505 +9.19% 39
UK excluding London +39 343 £513 +20.59% 26
London -104 156 £500 +5.26% 15
East of England +53 123 £513 +12.33% 3
South East +3 95 £485 +2.11% 3
Midlands +56 49 £525 +50.00% 5
West Midlands +61 39 £498 +53.08% 5
Scotland -12 38 £364 +8.66% 2
North of England -24 30 £500 +17.65% 9
North West -27 14 £495 +16.47% 3
East Midlands -3 10 £525 +40.00%
South West -6 10 £625 +38.89% 4
Yorkshire +2 9 £550 +22.22% 2
North East +41 4 £475 +88.12% 4

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 527 (100.00%) Oracle
1 527 (100.00%) SOA
2 311 (59.01%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (50.85%) Java
4 191 (36.24%) Web Services
5 185 (35.10%) XML
6 182 (34.54%) TDD
7 177 (33.59%) SQL
8 172 (32.64%) Middleware
9 163 (30.93%) Maven
10 159 (30.17%) Finance
11 138 (26.19%) Jenkins
12 131 (24.86%) Spring
13 125 (23.72%) Oracle Database
14 120 (22.77%) Linux
14 120 (22.77%) Business Intelligence
15 119 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
16 114 (21.63%) JSON
17 109 (20.68%) Git (software)
18 107 (20.30%) Scrum
19 105 (19.92%) J2EE
19 105 (19.92%) XPath
20 103 (19.54%) Apache Camel
21 102 (19.35%) WSO2
21 102 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
22 101 (19.17%) JIRA
22 101 (19.17%) Microservices
22 101 (19.17%) RESTful
23 96 (18.22%) PL/SQL
24 93 (17.65%) XSLT

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
1 119 (22.58%) Oracle Service Bus
2 83 (15.75%) Confluence
3 78 (14.80%) Mule
4 76 (14.42%) WebLogic
5 75 (14.23%) JBoss
6 32 (6.07%) Apache
7 30 (5.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 26 (4.93%) Tomcat
9 18 (3.42%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.66%) Liferay
11 13 (2.47%) Alfresco
11 13 (2.47%) CMS
11 13 (2.47%) Drupal
11 13 (2.47%) GlassFish
12 12 (2.28%) Apache Spark
13 11 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (1.90%) WildFly
15 9 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
17 5 (0.95%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 61 (11.57%) Oracle BPM
2 47 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (7.02%) Payment Gateway
4 21 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (2.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 11 (2.09%) Oracle Utilities
8 9 (1.71%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (1.52%) Siebel CRM
10 6 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
10 6 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
11 4 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.57%) Lawson
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.57%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.87%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.93%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (3.23%) GitHub
4 15 (2.85%) OpenShift
4 15 (2.85%) SaaS
5 8 (1.52%) PaaS
6 7 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.95%) Boomi
7 5 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.95%) Google Checkout
8 4 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.57%) IaaS
9 3 (0.57%) Office 365
9 3 (0.57%) Taleo
10 2 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.38%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.31%) LDAP
2 25 (4.74%) SSL
3 23 (4.36%) HTTP
4 19 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.90%) FTP
6 6 (1.14%) Internet
7 5 (0.95%) Firewall
8 4 (0.76%) Intranet
8 4 (0.76%) SAN
9 3 (0.57%) WAN
10 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.38%) LAN
10 2 (0.38%) NAS
10 2 (0.38%) Network Security
11 1 (0.19%) AMQP
11 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.19%) MPLS
11 1 (0.19%) SNMP
11 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (23.72%) Oracle Database
2 47 (8.92%) Relational Database
3 40 (7.59%) SQL Server
4 37 (7.02%) Hadoop
5 34 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (5.88%) Endeca
7 25 (4.74%) MySQL
8 23 (4.36%) NoSQL
9 21 (3.98%) MongoDB
9 21 (3.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 17 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
11 16 (3.04%) Big Data
11 16 (3.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 15 (2.85%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.66%) Oracle BI EE
13 14 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 163 (30.93%) Maven
2 138 (26.19%) Jenkins
3 109 (20.68%) Git (software)
4 101 (19.17%) JIRA
5 79 (14.99%) JUnit
5 79 (14.99%) Subversion
6 51 (9.68%) Mockito
7 36 (6.83%) Selenium
8 35 (6.64%) SoapUI
9 31 (5.88%) Ant
9 31 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 28 (5.31%) Gradle
11 25 (4.74%) Spock
12 22 (4.17%) Bitbucket
13 19 (3.61%) Cucumber
13 19 (3.61%) Hudson
14 17 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
15 15 (2.85%) GitLab
16 13 (2.47%) IntelliJ
16 13 (2.47%) JBehave
General
1 159 (30.17%) Finance
2 84 (15.94%) Telecoms
3 74 (14.04%) Manufacturing
3 74 (14.04%) Marketing
4 73 (13.85%) Electronics
5 31 (5.88%) Banking
6 29 (5.50%) Retail
7 3 (0.57%) Billing
7 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.57%) Local Government
7 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.19%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 269 (51.04%) Developer
2 83 (15.75%) Java Developer
3 79 (14.99%) SOA Developer
4 75 (14.23%) Architect
4 75 (14.23%) Senior Developer
5 70 (13.28%) Agile Developer
6 67 (12.71%) Integration Developer
7 58 (11.01%) Oracle Developer
8 34 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
9 31 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 31 (5.88%) Senior Agile Developer
10 30 (5.69%) DBA
11 28 (5.31%) Consultant
12 27 (5.12%) Designer
12 27 (5.12%) Oracle DBA
13 26 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.04%) SOA Designer
14 16 (3.04%) Solutions Designer
14 16 (3.04%) Technical Architect
15 14 (2.66%) Oracle SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (36.24%) Web Services
2 185 (35.10%) XML
3 172 (32.64%) Middleware
4 131 (24.86%) Spring
5 114 (21.63%) JSON
6 105 (19.92%) J2EE
7 103 (19.54%) Apache Camel
8 101 (19.17%) RESTful
9 93 (17.65%) XSLT
10 88 (16.70%) SOAP
11 86 (16.32%) Hibernate
11 86 (16.32%) WireMock
12 78 (14.80%) Swagger
13 75 (14.23%) REST
14 58 (11.01%) JMS
15 51 (9.68%) .NET
16 48 (9.11%) Oracle Fusion
17 47 (8.92%) Java EE
18 45 (8.54%) XSD
19 37 (7.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.99%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (6.83%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.50%) iPad
5 26 (4.93%) Social Media
6 23 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.04%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.95%) DataPower
9 5 (0.95%) Oracle Exalytics
10 4 (0.76%) User Experience
11 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.57%) Equities
11 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.57%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.57%) RIA
12 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.38%) NHS
12 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 120 (22.77%) Linux
2 69 (13.09%) Unix
3 47 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (7.78%) Windows
5 13 (2.47%) Android
6 12 (2.28%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.90%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.71%) AIX
9 3 (0.57%) HPUX
9 3 (0.57%) Solaris
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (100.00%) SOA
2 311 (59.01%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (34.54%) TDD
4 120 (22.77%) Business Intelligence
5 107 (20.30%) Scrum
6 102 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 101 (19.17%) Microservices
8 78 (14.80%) DevOps
9 72 (13.66%) Digital Marketing
9 72 (13.66%) Programme Management
10 64 (12.14%) Kanban
11 61 (11.57%) Configuration Management
11 61 (11.57%) Open Source
12 59 (11.20%) Test Automation
13 52 (9.87%) Data Modelling
14 45 (8.54%) Software Engineering
15 43 (8.16%) Migration
15 43 (8.16%) OO
15 43 (8.16%) UML
16 42 (7.97%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 268 (50.85%) Java
2 177 (33.59%) SQL
3 105 (19.92%) XPath
4 96 (18.22%) PL/SQL
5 79 (14.99%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.88%) Python
7 29 (5.50%) Perl
8 23 (4.36%) C#
9 12 (2.28%) Scala
10 11 (2.09%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.90%) C
11 10 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.52%) C++
13 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.95%) VB
15 4 (0.76%) XQuery
16 3 (0.57%) Ruby
17 2 (0.38%) COBOL
17 2 (0.38%) Groovy
17 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (10.06%) Degree
2 27 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (2.09%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.90%) ISEB
7 3 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) CISM
8 2 (0.38%) CISSP
8 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.38%) MCSD
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.38%) OSCP
8 2 (0.38%) SANS
9 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.61%) QA
2 16 (3.04%) GDPR
2 16 (3.04%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.38%) HL7
4 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 69 (13.09%) Docker
2 15 (2.85%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (2.66%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.38%) IAG
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.38%) Xen
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (13.09%) Puppet
2 40 (7.59%) Ansible
3 27 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (4.93%) ZABBIX
5 22 (4.17%) Oracle Identity Management
6 16 (3.04%) Ambari
7 8 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.57%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.57%) TIBCO Hawk
10 2 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.38%) MOM
10 2 (0.38%) Nagios
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.38%) Terraform
11 1 (0.19%) Oozie
11 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 527 (100.00%) Oracle
2 102 (19.35%) WSO2
3 79 (14.99%) SAP
4 53 (10.06%) IBM
5 41 (7.78%) Microsoft
6 38 (7.21%) Red Hat
7 26 (4.93%) ATG
8 25 (4.74%) Sybase
9 24 (4.55%) Atlassian
10 14 (2.66%) MuleSoft
11 13 (2.47%) OpenText
11 13 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (2.28%) TIBCO
13 11 (2.09%) Solace
14 10 (1.90%) Google
15 9 (1.71%) Siebel
15 9 (1.71%) Veritas
15 9 (1.71%) webMethods
16 8 (1.52%) hybris
16 8 (1.52%) VMware