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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 126 113
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 22 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.10% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.16% 2.79% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 6
Median daily rate £550 £413 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -16.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £510 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +16.66% -2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year -27.27% -1.34%  

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 357 502 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.79% 16.83% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 320 242
Median daily rate £375 £397 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.54% +13.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.85 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £24.00 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

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
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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Shropshire - 10 £550 -
Warwickshire +7 2 - - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) TDD
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) SDLC
5 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
5 12 (46.15%) Kanban
6 11 (42.31%) Subversion
6 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
7 10 (38.46%) Middleware
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 10 (38.46%) Perl
8 9 (34.62%) Python
8 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
8 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
8 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
8 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (34.62%) Puppet
8 9 (34.62%) Confluence
8 9 (34.62%) Maven
8 9 (34.62%) JIRA
8 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
8 9 (34.62%) DevOps
8 9 (34.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (34.62%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (30.77%) Case Management
10 7 (26.92%) Open Source

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 9 (34.62%) Confluence
2 6 (23.08%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
3 3 (11.54%) GlassFish
3 3 (11.54%) WildFly
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (3.85%) Mule
5 1 (3.85%) Mule ESB
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 11 (42.31%) Subversion
3 9 (34.62%) JIRA
3 9 (34.62%) Maven
3 9 (34.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 3 (11.54%) JBehave
4 3 (11.54%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) BPM Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 6 (23.08%) SOA Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Digital Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) ERP Manager
7 1 (3.85%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Procurement Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Manager
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) Middleware
2 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
2 5 (19.23%) Java EE
2 5 (19.23%) Spring
3 4 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) XSLT
4 3 (11.54%) HornetQ
4 3 (11.54%) JAX-RS
4 3 (11.54%) JMS
4 3 (11.54%) JPA
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) RESTEasy
4 3 (11.54%) RESTful
4 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
4 3 (11.54%) WireMock
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XSD
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) HPUX
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) SOA
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) TDD
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) SDLC
5 12 (46.15%) Kanban
6 9 (34.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 9 (34.62%) Server Virtualisation
6 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
7 8 (30.77%) Case Management
8 7 (26.92%) Open Source
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (19.23%) Task Automation
10 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (11.54%) Personalization
10 3 (11.54%) Predictive Analytics
10 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
10 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Perl
2 9 (34.62%) Python
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Scala
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) JDA
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
4 1 (3.85%) WSO2
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