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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 19 December 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.

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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 34 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 25 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.86% 9.24% 7.75%
As % of the Vendors category 9.51% 18.10% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 37 15
Average daily rate
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£345 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £228 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.98% -11.75%
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
263 315 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.65% 51.05% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 164 97
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Oracle 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.

1 30 (36.14%) SC Cleared
1 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
2 28 (33.73%) Oracle Database
2 28 (33.73%) SQL
3 26 (31.33%) Finance
4 22 (26.51%) PL/SQL
5 16 (19.28%) Business Objects
5 16 (19.28%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
6 15 (18.07%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
8 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
8 12 (14.46%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (13.25%) UNIX
9 11 (13.25%) Windows
10 10 (12.05%) Migration
10 10 (12.05%) Toad
10 10 (12.05%) Linux
10 10 (12.05%) Java
11 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (10.84%) Data Mart
12 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
12 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (8.43%) ERP
13 7 (8.43%) Oracle Payroll
13 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.43%) Middleware
13 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.02%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.20%) CICS
6 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 16 (19.28%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.41%) e-Work
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.20%) Maximo
6 1 (1.20%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) ATM
2 1 (1.20%) LAN
2 1 (1.20%) VoIP
2 1 (1.20%) WAN
2 1 (1.20%) FTP
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.73%) Oracle Database
2 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (14.46%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.84%) Data Mart
5 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (4.82%) Oracle Discoverer
8 3 (3.61%) MySQL
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.41%) Essbase
9 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.41%) Informix
9 2 (2.41%) DB2
10 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (12.05%) Toad
2 2 (2.41%) Maven
2 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.41%) JMeter
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 26 (31.33%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Front Office
5 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (32.53%) Developer
2 15 (18.07%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Consultant
4 12 (14.46%) Oracle Consultant
5 11 (13.25%) Functional Consultant
5 11 (13.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) DBA
8 7 (8.43%) Architect
8 7 (8.43%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
9 6 (7.23%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (7.23%) Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 5 (6.02%) Java Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
10 5 (6.02%) Payroll Consultant
11 4 (4.82%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.43%) Middleware
2 6 (7.23%) XML
3 4 (4.82%) REST
3 4 (4.82%) WSDL
3 4 (4.82%) XSD
3 4 (4.82%) SOAP
3 4 (4.82%) .NET
3 4 (4.82%) J2EE
4 2 (2.41%) Java EE
4 2 (2.41%) Spring
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) EJB
5 1 (1.20%) CSS
5 1 (1.20%) JSP
5 1 (1.20%) Servlets
5 1 (1.20%) Flash
5 1 (1.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) IVR
3 4 (4.82%) Kindle
4 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.61%) Statistics
5 2 (2.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
6 1 (1.20%) W3C
6 1 (1.20%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) UNIX
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Solaris
4 1 (1.20%) HPUX
4 1 (1.20%) VMS
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (12.05%) Migration
3 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.43%) ERP
5 7 (8.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.23%) Project Management
7 5 (6.02%) ITIL
7 5 (6.02%) CRM
7 5 (6.02%) SOA
7 5 (6.02%) Service Management
7 5 (6.02%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.82%) EAI
9 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.61%) Workflow
9 3 (3.61%) Data Mapping
9 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) SQL
2 22 (26.51%) PL/SQL
3 10 (12.05%) Java
4 6 (7.23%) Perl
5 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.41%) VB
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) C
7 1 (1.20%) COBOL
7 1 (1.20%) Delphi
7 1 (1.20%) Python
7 1 (1.20%) Pascal
7 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (36.14%) SC Cleared
1 30 (36.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Business Objects
2 6 (7.23%) Citrix
3 5 (6.02%) Sun
4 4 (4.82%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 3 (3.61%) Sybase
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.61%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.41%) Metastorm
6 2 (2.41%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Cognos
7 1 (1.20%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.20%) CA
7 1 (1.20%) Informatica
7 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.20%) Stellent
7 1 (1.20%) Wonderware
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Rate: competitive
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