Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 203 156
Rank change year-on-year +55 -47 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 40 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.46% 1.12% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 32
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £325 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.54% -50.00% +52.94%
10th Percentile £400 £225 £421
90th Percentile £750 £475 £700
England median daily rate £513 £463 £500
% change year-on-year +10.81% -7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% -8.60%

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 732 1068 773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.13% 17.24% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 621 424
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £209 £238 £237
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -
10th Percentile £13.04 £10.60 £11.04
90th Percentile £42.20 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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
Shropshire - 12 £540 - 1
Warwickshire - 8 £550 -
Birmingham +7 5 £401 -5.76% 1
Coventry - 5 - -
Kingswinford - 3 £460 -
Solihull - 3 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 40 (100.00%) Oracle
1 40 (100.00%) SOA
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) TDD
3 22 (55.00%) Scrum
3 22 (55.00%) Kanban
3 22 (55.00%) Jenkins
4 20 (50.00%) Linux
5 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database
6 14 (35.00%) Windows
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) Middleware
6 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (35.00%) Subversion
7 12 (30.00%) Maven
7 12 (30.00%) JIRA
7 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (30.00%) Puppet
7 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
7 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
7 12 (30.00%) Perl
7 12 (30.00%) Python
7 12 (30.00%) Confluence
7 12 (30.00%) DevOps
7 12 (30.00%) SDLC
7 12 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 11 (27.50%) Docker

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 12 (30.00%) Confluence
2 11 (27.50%) JBoss
3 10 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 10 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 10 (25.00%) WildFly
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (25.00%) Big Data
2 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (25.00%) MySQL
2 10 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (35.00%) Subversion
3 12 (30.00%) JIRA
3 12 (30.00%) Maven
3 12 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (25.00%) Hudson
4 10 (25.00%) JBehave
4 10 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) GitLab
6 1 (2.50%) ERwin
6 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Architect
3 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Digital Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.00%) IT Change Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) SOA Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Middleware
2 10 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (25.00%) HornetQ
2 10 (25.00%) Java EE
2 10 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 10 (25.00%) JMS
2 10 (25.00%) RESTEasy
2 10 (25.00%) RESTful
2 10 (25.00%) Spring
2 10 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 10 (25.00%) WireMock
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (10.00%) WCF
4 4 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) WSDL
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (25.00%) Android
4 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) SOA
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) Kanban
3 22 (55.00%) Scrum
3 22 (55.00%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (30.00%) DevOps
4 12 (30.00%) SDLC
4 12 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 10 (25.00%) Analytics
6 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 10 (25.00%) Personalization
6 10 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
6 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Perl
2 12 (30.00%) Python
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 10 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.50%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.00%) WSO2
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp
5 1 (2.50%) Solace
5 1 (2.50%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) webMethods