The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Vendors 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 16 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 55 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.70% 6.91% 6.88%
As % of the Vendors category 15.85% 13.46% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 18
Average daily rate
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£410 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £516 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
347 312 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.60% 51.32% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 142 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £20.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Oracle
West Midlands

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 23 (21.50%) UNIX
2 23 (21.50%) Security Cleared
3 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
4 21 (19.63%) SQL
5 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database
6 18 (16.82%) Migration
7 17 (15.89%) Telecoms
8 16 (14.95%) Java
8 16 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (14.02%) ERP
9 15 (14.02%) Project Management
9 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
10 13 (12.15%) Sybase
10 13 (12.15%) XML
11 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.28%) SAP
12 11 (10.28%) SOA
12 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
13 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
13 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
13 10 (9.35%) Oracle EBS
14 9 (8.41%) Banking
14 9 (8.41%) J2EE
14 9 (8.41%) HTML
14 9 (8.41%) Business Objects
14 9 (8.41%) CRM
15 8 (7.48%) Cognos
15 8 (7.48%) Linux

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 6 (5.61%) Oracle UPK
2 4 (3.74%) SAS
2 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.93%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.93%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Assets
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.87%) Agresso
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.87%) Magento
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.93%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.93%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.93%) e-Work
5 1 (0.93%) Maximo
5 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) FTP
1 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle Database
2 16 (14.95%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.54%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.54%) MySQL
6 6 (5.61%) Informix
6 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.74%) Data Mart
8 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.80%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.80%) MS Access
8 3 (2.80%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.87%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Toad
2 4 (3.74%) ProC
3 2 (1.87%) Subversion
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 17 (15.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.41%) Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Retail
5 3 (2.80%) Front Office
6 2 (1.87%) Billing
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (30.84%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) Architect
3 15 (14.02%) Project Manager
4 13 (12.15%) Consultant
4 13 (12.15%) Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Integration Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (4.67%) UNIX Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Integration Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Applications Manager
9 4 (3.74%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) XML
2 9 (8.41%) HTML
2 9 (8.41%) J2EE
3 8 (7.48%) JSP
3 8 (7.48%) Ajax
4 7 (6.54%) .NET
5 5 (4.67%) CGI
5 5 (4.67%) Middleware
6 4 (3.74%) XSD
6 4 (3.74%) SOAP
6 4 (3.74%) REST
6 4 (3.74%) WSDL
7 3 (2.80%) Java EE
7 3 (2.80%) CSS
8 2 (1.87%) Servlets
9 1 (0.93%) Web Services
9 1 (0.93%) Flash
9 1 (0.93%) XHTML
9 1 (0.93%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.93%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.67%) Web 2.0
2 4 (3.74%) Kindle
2 4 (3.74%) E-Learning
3 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.87%) Equities
4 2 (1.87%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
5 1 (0.93%) DTV
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) UNIX
2 8 (7.48%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) AIX
4 3 (2.80%) Solaris
5 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) HPUX
6 1 (0.93%) Windows
6 1 (0.93%) VMS
6 1 (0.93%) zOS
6 1 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.82%) Migration
2 16 (14.95%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (14.02%) Project Management
3 15 (14.02%) ERP
4 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (10.28%) SOA
6 9 (8.41%) CRM
7 7 (6.54%) ITIL
7 7 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
8 6 (5.61%) Release Management
8 6 (5.61%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.61%) ETL
9 5 (4.67%) Change Management
9 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.67%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (3.74%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.74%) Test Scripting
10 4 (3.74%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 16 (14.95%) Java
3 10 (9.35%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.48%) PHP
4 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.61%) Perl
5 6 (5.61%) C
5 6 (5.61%) C++
6 4 (3.74%) C#
7 2 (1.87%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) ABAP
8 1 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (0.93%) Pascal
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
8 1 (0.93%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.87%) Degree
5 2 (1.87%) ISEB
5 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.93%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) Control-M
2 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) Sybase
2 11 (10.28%) SAP
2 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.41%) Business Objects
4 8 (7.48%) Cognos
5 7 (6.54%) IBM
6 5 (4.67%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.74%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.74%) JBoss
8 3 (2.80%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.87%) Adobe
9 2 (1.87%) HP
10 1 (0.93%) EMC
10 1 (0.93%) Citrix
10 1 (0.93%) BEA
10 1 (0.93%) CA
10 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.93%) Informatica
10 1 (0.93%) Lotus
10 1 (0.93%) Siebel
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