The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Merseyside region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 28 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.52% - 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.76% - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.99% 12.14% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 18
Average daily rate £288 £425 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £305 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle SOA Suite
North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle SOA Suite.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) BEA
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle SOA Suite. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) BEA