The first table below looks at the demand for WebLogic 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 WebLogic over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle WebLogic Server
Rank 86 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing WebLogic 32 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.61% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.49% 3.76% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £425 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-25.92% -26.36%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
427 319 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.64% 16.25% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 168 185
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 21 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.47% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.12 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
WebLogic
England

WebLogic
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebLogic
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebLogic Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebLogic
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebLogic across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

WebLogic Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WebLogic
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebLogic across the West Midlands region.

WebLogic Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebLogic
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebLogic within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +3 12 £280 -34.11% 1
Birmingham - 6 £363 -
Solihull +1 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £530 -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
WebLogic
England

WebLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing WebLogic 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 WebLogic.

1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 27 (54.00%) Java
3 19 (38.00%) UNIX
4 18 (36.00%) XML
5 16 (32.00%) Solaris
5 16 (32.00%) Linux
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
6 15 (30.00%) J2EE
7 14 (28.00%) Windows
8 13 (26.00%) Apache
8 13 (26.00%) Oracle Database
9 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
9 11 (22.00%) Hibernate
9 11 (22.00%) Spring
10 10 (20.00%) SUSE
10 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (20.00%) webMethods
10 10 (20.00%) Migration
10 10 (20.00%) AIX
11 9 (18.00%) JSP
11 9 (18.00%) Web Services
12 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
12 8 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (14.00%) JBoss
13 7 (14.00%) Sun
13 7 (14.00%) BEA
13 7 (14.00%) HTML
13 7 (14.00%) Firewall

WebLogic
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing WebLogic 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 WebLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (26.00%) Apache
2 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (12.00%) CMS
5 2 (4.00%) Documentum
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 6 (12.00%) FTP
2 6 (12.00%) Internet
3 4 (8.00%) LDAP
3 4 (8.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (4.00%) Essbase
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) CA Gen
2 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (8.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) DBA
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Software Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) XML
2 15 (30.00%) J2EE
3 11 (22.00%) Hibernate
3 11 (22.00%) Spring
4 9 (18.00%) Web Services
4 9 (18.00%) JSP
5 7 (14.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) Servlets
6 6 (12.00%) SOAP
6 6 (12.00%) Struts
6 6 (12.00%) JDBC
6 6 (12.00%) XSLT
6 6 (12.00%) JMS
6 6 (12.00%) JMX
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) Middleware
7 3 (6.00%) J2SE
7 3 (6.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) .NET
8 2 (4.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) iPad
2 5 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) LPAR
4 2 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) UNIX
2 16 (32.00%) Solaris
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
4 10 (20.00%) AIX
4 10 (20.00%) SUSE
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) VME
6 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) Migration
2 8 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.00%) Software Architecture
3 6 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (12.00%) Content Management
3 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (12.00%) B2C
3 6 (12.00%) Load Testing
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
4 5 (10.00%) SOA
4 5 (10.00%) RUP
4 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (8.00%) OO
5 4 (8.00%) Web Development
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.00%) Wealth Management
5 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.00%) OOD
6 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) COBOL
8 1 (2.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (4.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (6.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (4.00%) MOM
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) webMethods
3 7 (14.00%) JBoss
3 7 (14.00%) Sun
3 7 (14.00%) BEA
4 6 (12.00%) ATG
4 6 (12.00%) Endeca
5 5 (10.00%) Informatica
5 5 (10.00%) IBM
5 5 (10.00%) Pega
6 4 (8.00%) CA
7 3 (6.00%) NetApp
7 3 (6.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.00%) Hyperion
9 1 (2.00%) HP
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.00%) Atlassian