The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 43 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 15 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.24% 0.65% 3.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.62% 3.85% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
Average daily rate £388 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £327 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £339 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +48.43%
Oracle Database
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
156 104 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.28% 16.99% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 63 78
Average daily rate £388 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £281 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database across the Birmingham region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Birmingham region.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database.

1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 10 (35.71%) Unix
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 5 (17.86%) Linux
9 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (17.86%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
10 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (14.29%) Subversion
10 4 (14.29%) Data Mart
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Scrum
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (14.29%) Change Management

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
6 4 (14.29%) Data Mart
7 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (10.71%) Data Mining
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.57%) OLAP
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Toad
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) DBA
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (10.71%) Ajax
2 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) LPAR
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Unix
2 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) AIX
6 1 (3.57%) HPUX
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Database Security
5 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.86%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (14.29%) VBScript
5 3 (10.71%) C
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) OCP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) NFS
1 3 (10.71%) Samba
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) Cognos
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat