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 3 months to 27 March 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 SOA Suite
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 119 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 -24  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 4 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.48% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 2.56% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 21
Median daily rate £484 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -13.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +2.77% +3.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -

Oracle SOA Suite 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 305 508 505
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.57% 18.87% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 260 274
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 £285 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 25
Median hourly rate £20.75 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.33% +1.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.20 £27.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Oracle SOA Suite
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Oracle SOA Suite as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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
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 27 March 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 +1 4 £484 +17.33%
Oracle SOA Suite
England

Oracle SOA Suite
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) JDA
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (38.46%) Back Office
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) E-business
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) SOLID
6 2 (15.38%) Java EE
6 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
6 2 (15.38%) Spring
6 2 (15.38%) Infor
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion

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 2 (15.38%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle ASCP
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle Project Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) E-Business Manager
4 2 (15.38%) ERP Manager
4 2 (15.38%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ERP Implementation Manager
5 1 (7.69%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Finance Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) JDE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Supply Chain Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SOA Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) SOA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) Java EE
2 2 (15.38%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XSD
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
4 3 (23.08%) E-business
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Refactoring
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) SOLID
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) BPMN
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source Development
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) JDA
3 2 (15.38%) Infor
4 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards