Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 156 174
Rank change year-on-year -18 +18 -37
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 16 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.11% 3.46% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £530 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +28.48% -19.51%
10th Percentile £350 £425 £333
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
England median daily rate £500 £484 £465
% change year-on-year +3.31% +4.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year - -28.57% +0.45%

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 760 664 1,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.55% 15.42% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 381 575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -5.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £257 £213 £244
90th Percentile £575 £558 £525
England median daily rate £450 £437 £422
% change year-on-year +2.92% +3.70% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +44.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.20 £32.55 £20.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.83 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.86% -0.85% +5.26%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -12 8 £475 -1.86% 1
Shropshire -21 4 £550 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) SOA
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (50.00%) Middleware
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Open Source
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) ZABBIX
6 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Confluence
6 5 (31.25%) Puppet
6 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Kanban
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (31.25%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (31.25%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) TDD

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 (31.25%) Confluence
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (18.75%) SAP MII
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
1 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 3 (18.75%) GitLab
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Lead DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) SOA Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SOA Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 5 (31.25%) WSDL
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) WCF
3 3 (18.75%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Basis
4 2 (12.50%) XSD
4 2 (12.50%) XSL
5 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.25%) Kafka
5 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Kanban
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) BPEL
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Server Hardening
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
1 5 (31.25%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) XPath
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) ZABBIX
2 2 (12.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.25%) VMware