The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WebLogic skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebLogic over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle WebLogic Server
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 76 81
Rank change year-on-year +23 +5  
Contract jobs citing WebLogic 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.71% 1.09% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 4.88% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +18.75% -2.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year - -30.37%  

WebLogic is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 70 246 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.48% 22.26% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 153 61
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £570 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.39% +21.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  

WebLogic
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing WebLogic as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebLogic in Cheshire

WebLogic
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebLogic in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebLogic in Cheshire

WebLogic
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebLogic in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebLogic 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebLogic.

1 7 (77.78%) JBoss
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 4 (44.44%) Struts
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) RUP
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) DB2
5 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 2 (22.22%) Servlets
5 2 (22.22%) EJB

WebLogic
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (77.78%) JBoss
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) nginx
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) Struts
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) JSTL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (22.22%) Servlets
3 2 (22.22%) Struts2
3 2 (22.22%) WebCenter
3 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) RUP
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) RAD
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Kony
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) Yahoo!