The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 17 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 North West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 129 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 6 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% - 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate £456 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 - £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
476 456 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.04% 18.91% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 202 316
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 44
Average hourly rate £25.77 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle SOA Suite
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - - - - 1
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Retail
3 6 (75.00%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle ADF
4 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (25.00%) XQuery
7 2 (25.00%) BEA
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (25.00%) Velocity
7 2 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (25.00%) AquaLogic
8 1 (12.50%) BPEL
8 1 (12.50%) BPMN
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 1 (12.50%) Ant

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) AquaLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (75.00%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (25.00%) Velocity
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) BPMN
3 1 (12.50%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) XQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) BEA
North West
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