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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 48 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 15 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.96% 2.27% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.64% 9.32% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Average daily rate
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£340 £280 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £393 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +31.48%
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
141 161 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.43% 24.39% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 116 90
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.21% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (54.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Finance
5 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Data Mart
6 9 (37.50%) Toad
7 7 (29.17%) UNIX
8 6 (25.00%) Java
8 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
9 5 (20.83%) C
9 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (16.67%) AIX
10 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (16.67%) ETL
11 3 (12.50%) Solaris
11 3 (12.50%) C++
11 3 (12.50%) ProC
11 3 (12.50%) Java EE
11 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
12 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
12 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 2 (8.33%) Change Control
12 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (37.50%) Data Mart
5 6 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (8.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (8.33%) Base SAS
7 2 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (4.17%) MS Access
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Toad
2 3 (12.50%) ProC
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) ETL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Java EE
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Ajax
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) UNIX
2 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (12.50%) Data Mapping
4 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Data Security
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Release Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PL/SQL
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica