Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle SOA Suite over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 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 SOA Suite
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 135 194
Rank change year-on-year -53 +59 -28
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 13 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 1.05% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.54% 6.48% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 8
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £550 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +41.48% -40.19%
10th Percentile £350 £393 £271
90th Percentile £575 £750 £511
England median daily rate £500 £513 £463
% change year-on-year -2.44% +10.81% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -27.27% +22.22%

Oracle SOA Suite is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 846 725 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.52% 16.20% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 446 659
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +5.06% +7.48%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £242
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.52% -18.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.59
90th Percentile £26.83 £39.73 £25.43
England median hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle SOA Suite as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the West Midlands

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle SOA Suite in the West Midlands

Oracle SOA Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle SOA Suite 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 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 5 £350 -12.55% 4
Shropshire -45 5 £500 -10.39% 1
Coventry -15 2 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle SOA Suite.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) SOAP
3 6 (46.15%) XSLT
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) WSDL
4 5 (38.46%) XSD
4 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
4 5 (38.46%) Maven
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Confluence
4 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) ERP
6 3 (23.08%) JMS

Oracle SOA Suite
Co-occurring 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 5 (38.46%) Confluence
1 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (23.08%) SAP MII
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (7.69%) IaaS
5 1 (7.69%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) SOA Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) SOAP
2 6 (46.15%) XSLT
3 5 (38.46%) WSDL
3 5 (38.46%) XSD
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 3 (23.08%) EclipseLink
5 3 (23.08%) EJB
5 3 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) JMS
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 3 (23.08%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (15.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) BPEL
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Open Source
5 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Java 8
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) XPath
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Tripwire