The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 23 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 West Midlands 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SOA Suite
Rank 115 96 103
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% 0.66% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £463 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £388 £475
% change year-on-year
+19.35% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
379 301 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 16.53% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 133 165
Average daily rate £330 £290 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £55.97 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle SOA Suite Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle SOA Suite
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle SOA Suite Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle