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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 42 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 23 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.00% 0.74% 1.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.67% 3.68% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 9
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £45.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.43%
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
138 163 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.99% 20.17% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 103 96
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -40.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £24.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) Unix
4 15 (41.67%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) PL/SQL
6 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
7 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 8 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (22.22%) Toad
8 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 6 (16.67%) ITIL
10 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (13.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 5 (13.89%) JIRA
11 5 (13.89%) ClearQuest
11 5 (13.89%) XML
11 5 (13.89%) PVCS

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
2 9 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.56%) Data Mart
8 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.78%) OLAP
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.78%) Pentaho
8 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Toad
2 5 (13.89%) ClearQuest
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) PVCS
3 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) JUnit
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (8.33%) Ant
4 3 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) DBA
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) ASP Developer
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) J2EE
2 4 (11.11%) JSP
2 4 (11.11%) Servlets
2 4 (11.11%) Spring
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) Apache CXF
3 3 (8.33%) OC4J
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Unix
2 15 (41.67%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
4 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.11%) AIX
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) HPUX
8 1 (2.78%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Database Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 3 (8.33%) OO
5 3 (8.33%) OOP
5 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) PL/SQL
3 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
4 5 (13.89%) C++
4 5 (13.89%) Java
5 4 (11.11%) C
5 4 (11.11%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (11.11%) VB
5 4 (11.11%) VBScript
6 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.56%) Korn
8 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
4 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.78%) OCP
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) NFS
1 3 (8.33%) Samba
2 1 (2.78%) PowerHA
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk
4 1 (2.78%) VMware