The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 31 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 15 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 66 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.51% 6.78% 8.00%
As % of the Vendors category 17.01% 15.20% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 17 27
Median daily rate £400 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £585 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% +1.33%
Oracle
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
388 329 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.00% 44.58% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 165 208
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 22
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 88 (59.46%) SQL
2 77 (52.03%) Java
3 59 (39.86%) Web Services
4 52 (35.14%) SQL Server
5 51 (34.46%) XML
6 49 (33.11%) Oracle Database
7 47 (31.76%) HTML
8 46 (31.08%) WebLogic
9 43 (29.05%) JSP
10 38 (25.68%) JBoss
10 38 (25.68%) Finance
11 36 (24.32%) Tomcat
12 35 (23.65%) JMS
12 35 (23.65%) CSS
12 35 (23.65%) PL/SQL
13 34 (22.97%) IBM
13 34 (22.97%) Relational Database
14 32 (21.62%) DB2
15 31 (20.95%) TDD
15 31 (20.95%) Web Development
15 31 (20.95%) Java EE
16 27 (18.24%) Log4j
16 27 (18.24%) Back Office
16 27 (18.24%) WebSphere
16 27 (18.24%) Windows
16 27 (18.24%) Misys
16 27 (18.24%) WebLogic Portal
16 27 (18.24%) Security Cleared
17 24 (16.22%) RDBMS
18 22 (14.86%) Oracle Reports

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 46 (31.08%) WebLogic
2 38 (25.68%) JBoss
3 36 (24.32%) Tomcat
4 27 (18.24%) WebLogic Portal
4 27 (18.24%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.73%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (3.38%) Apache
6 5 (3.38%) IIS
6 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.03%) SAS
9 2 (1.35%) WildFly
10 1 (0.68%) Documentum
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.68%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) GIMP
2 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (9.46%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (7.43%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (4.05%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (3.38%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.68%) Primavera
9 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) BIG-IP
1 4 (2.70%) SSH
1 4 (2.70%) SSL
2 3 (2.03%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) LDAP
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 49 (33.11%) Oracle Database
3 34 (22.97%) Relational Database
4 32 (21.62%) DB2
5 24 (16.22%) RDBMS
6 22 (14.86%) Oracle Reports
7 16 (10.81%) Oracle OWB
8 14 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (8.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (7.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.38%) MySQL
11 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 2 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Log4j
2 22 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 20 (13.51%) JIRA
4 18 (12.16%) ClearQuest
4 18 (12.16%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (11.49%) Eclipse
6 16 (10.81%) JUnit
7 15 (10.14%) Toad
8 13 (8.78%) Ant
9 12 (8.11%) Maven
10 11 (7.43%) Artifactory
10 11 (7.43%) Visual Studio
11 10 (6.76%) PVCS
12 7 (4.73%) Git (software)
13 5 (3.38%) Subversion
14 3 (2.03%) JMeter
14 3 (2.03%) SonarQube
15 2 (1.35%) Checkstyle
15 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
15 2 (1.35%) QUnit
General
1 38 (25.68%) Finance
2 27 (18.24%) Back Office
3 16 (10.81%) Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Law
5 5 (3.38%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.70%) Billing
7 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (43.92%) Developer
2 35 (23.65%) Consultant
3 30 (20.27%) Oracle Developer
4 22 (14.86%) Java Developer
5 19 (12.84%) Technical Consultant
6 16 (10.81%) SQL Developer
7 14 (9.46%) Architect
8 13 (8.78%) .NET Developer
9 11 (7.43%) Java Consultant
10 9 (6.08%) Analyst
10 9 (6.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (6.08%) C# Developer
10 9 (6.08%) PL/SQL Developer
11 8 (5.41%) Oracle Architect
12 7 (4.73%) Business Developer
12 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.05%) J2EE Developer
13 6 (4.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (4.05%) Oracle Consultant
14 5 (3.38%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (39.86%) Web Services
2 51 (34.46%) XML
3 47 (31.76%) HTML
4 43 (29.05%) JSP
5 35 (23.65%) CSS
5 35 (23.65%) JMS
6 31 (20.95%) Java EE
7 21 (14.19%) Spring
8 18 (12.16%) Hibernate
9 17 (11.49%) .NET
9 17 (11.49%) J2EE
9 17 (11.49%) Servlets
10 16 (10.81%) Struts
11 15 (10.14%) Apache CXF
11 15 (10.14%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (6.08%) Middleware
13 7 (4.73%) SOAP
14 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET
15 5 (3.38%) .NET Framework
15 5 (3.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
1 9 (6.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.35%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.35%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.35%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.24%) Windows
2 21 (14.19%) Unix
3 11 (7.43%) Linux
4 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) HPUX
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.95%) TDD
1 31 (20.95%) Web Development
2 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.19%) OO
3 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (13.51%) Migration
4 19 (12.84%) Defect Tracking
5 18 (12.16%) ITIL
5 18 (12.16%) OOP
6 16 (10.81%) MVC
7 15 (10.14%) ETL
7 15 (10.14%) UML
8 13 (8.78%) Data Migration
9 12 (8.11%) CRM
9 12 (8.11%) SOA
10 11 (7.43%) Workflow
11 10 (6.76%) ITSM
11 10 (6.76%) Service Management
12 9 (6.08%) Scrum
13 8 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (59.46%) SQL
2 77 (52.03%) Java
3 35 (23.65%) PL/SQL
4 16 (10.81%) C#
5 14 (9.46%) C++
6 13 (8.78%) VB
7 12 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.73%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.05%) C
10 4 (2.70%) R
10 4 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.03%) PHP
12 2 (1.35%) Korn
12 2 (1.35%) VBA
13 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.68%) COBOL
13 1 (0.68%) JCL
13 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.68%) XPath
13 1 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (18.24%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.43%) Degree
4 10 (6.76%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (6.08%) Sun Certification
6 8 (5.41%) OCPJP
7 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.35%) CISA
7 2 (1.35%) CISM
7 2 (1.35%) CISSP
7 2 (1.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.35%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.35%) ISO27005
4 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.35%) QA
4 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.68%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.68%) Control-M
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.68%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 34 (22.97%) IBM
2 27 (18.24%) Misys
3 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.38%) Informatica
5 4 (2.70%) BEA
5 4 (2.70%) EMC
5 4 (2.70%) F5
5 4 (2.70%) Pega
5 4 (2.70%) Sybase
5 4 (2.70%) Vitria
6 3 (2.03%) SAP
6 3 (2.03%) Trillium
7 2 (1.35%) Cisco
7 2 (1.35%) Endeca
7 2 (1.35%) hybris
7 2 (1.35%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.35%) Sun
7 2 (1.35%) Tripwire
7 2 (1.35%) VMware