The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 25 June 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 / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 54 68
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.20% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +16.66% -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year -27.27% -1.34%  

Oracle SOA Suite is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 114 91 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 18.51% 16.52% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 135
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.43% -5.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.37 £21.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Wales

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Thunderhead
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) CBAP
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Use Case
1 3 (100.00%) User Stories
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CBAP
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Thunderhead