The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Birmingham region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 49 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 8 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 2.81% 1.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.84% 11.49% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £255 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -31.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £238 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.48% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +16.40%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
117 148 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.88% 24.42% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 82 96
Average daily rate £300 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +64.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
Oracle Database
West Midlands

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (25.00%) C
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
6 4 (20.00%) AIX
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 3 (15.00%) Toad
7 3 (15.00%) ProC
7 3 (15.00%) Solaris
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Data Mart
7 3 (15.00%) Retail
7 3 (15.00%) Java EE
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
8 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (10.00%) Ajax

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) e-Work
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (15.00%) Data Mart
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
1 3 (15.00%) ProC
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (15.00%) DBA
3 3 (15.00%) C Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Java EE
2 2 (10.00%) WPF
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) JSP
2 2 (10.00%) Servlets
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) AS400
1 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ETL
1 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Data Security
3 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
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