Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 161 183
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 -39
Contract jobs citing Oracle SOA Suite 25 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.26% 4.17% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 5
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.02% +25.33% -42.31%
10th Percentile £396 £373 £225
90th Percentile £578 £575 £445
England median daily rate £525 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -

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 767 648 829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.58% 13.83% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 431 439
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £268 £206 £224
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 22
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.25 £12.55 £10.84
90th Percentile £23.00 £47.00 £29.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -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 22 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -47 10 £525 +4.95% 1
Birmingham +16 5 £375 -31.82%
Staffordshire - 5 £400 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Oracle SOA Suite
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 25 (100.00%) Oracle
1 25 (100.00%) SOA
2 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 16 (64.00%) SDLC
4 15 (60.00%) DevOps
5 14 (56.00%) JIRA
5 14 (56.00%) Kanban
5 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (52.00%) Confluence
6 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
6 13 (52.00%) Docker
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (52.00%) Maven
7 12 (48.00%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (44.00%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (44.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
8 11 (44.00%) Python
8 11 (44.00%) Perl
8 11 (44.00%) Puppet
8 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (44.00%) ZABBIX
9 10 (40.00%) SQL
9 10 (40.00%) XML
10 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
10 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 13 (52.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (12.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.00%) GitHub
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
1 8 (32.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (12.00%) MySQL
6 2 (8.00%) Big Data
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) JIRA
2 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (52.00%) Maven
3 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (44.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Military
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Hybris Architect
5 3 (12.00%) SAP Architect
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) XML
2 8 (32.00%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) YAML
3 7 (28.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.00%) Spring
5 4 (16.00%) Middleware
6 3 (12.00%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (12.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (12.00%) Apache CXF
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) J2EE
6 3 (12.00%) XHTML
7 2 (8.00%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (8.00%) JMS
7 2 (8.00%) JPA
7 2 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (20.00%) User Experience
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) SOA
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Scrum
3 16 (64.00%) SDLC
4 15 (60.00%) DevOps
5 14 (56.00%) Kanban
5 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (48.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (44.00%) Configuration Management
7 11 (44.00%) Deployment Automation
8 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (32.00%) Task Automation
9 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (16.00%) Analytics
11 4 (16.00%) Change Management
11 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
11 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Perl
1 11 (44.00%) Python
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Ruby
4 6 (24.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) Java 8
6 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Puppet
1 11 (44.00%) ZABBIX
2 9 (36.00%) Ansible
3 8 (32.00%) Docker Swarm
3 8 (32.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (32.00%) Riverbed
4 5 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) hybris
5 3 (12.00%) SAP