The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle SOA Suite skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle SOA Suite
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 105 82
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 7 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.85% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 4.59% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 21
Median daily rate £467 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £412 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £508 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.88 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
306 479 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.90% 18.47% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 263 206
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 26
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.40 £19.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%

Oracle SOA Suite
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 3 £484 +16.62%
Solihull - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 £451 -
Worcestershire - 1 £375 -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) JDA
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (41.67%) Back Office
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) E-business
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (25.00%) JPA
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) SOLID
6 2 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Infor
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion

Oracle SOA Suite
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Back Office
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Project Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) E-Business Manager
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Manager
3 2 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) JDE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SOA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JPA
2 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) SOAP
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XSD
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (8.33%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) E-business
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SOLID
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) BPMN
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Use Case
6 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) JDA
3 2 (16.67%) Infor
4 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards