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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 38 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 26 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.35% 8.65% 5.99%
As % of the Vendors category 6.99% 17.03% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £245 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £650 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £37.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.64% +7.11%
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
372 323 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.00% 50.79% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 175 87
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £168 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.30 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015, 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 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
3 24 (34.78%) ETL
4 16 (23.19%) UNIX
5 13 (18.84%) Finance
6 12 (17.39%) Ab Initio
6 12 (17.39%) Netezza
6 12 (17.39%) Web Services
6 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database
8 10 (14.49%) Migration
8 10 (14.49%) .NET
8 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
8 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
9 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.04%) Data Migration
9 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 9 (13.04%) Data Extraction
10 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
11 7 (10.14%) Middleware
11 7 (10.14%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (8.70%) SOA
12 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
12 6 (8.70%) HTML
12 6 (8.70%) XML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (8.70%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.80%) SAS
4 3 (4.35%) Mule
5 2 (2.90%) JBoss
5 2 (2.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.45%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.45%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) FTP
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.45%) VLAN
2 1 (1.45%) NAS
2 1 (1.45%) SSH
2 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.70%) MySQL
5 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (5.80%) DB2
8 3 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (4.35%) QlikView
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.90%) Big Data
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
1 3 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.90%) ERwin
3 1 (1.45%) FishEye
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) NUnit
3 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.45%) JMeter
3 1 (1.45%) Toad
3 1 (1.45%) Ant
3 1 (1.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Developer
2 14 (20.29%) Consultant
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle Consultant
4 10 (14.49%) Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Functional Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Ab Initio Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Systems Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) DBA
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Data Modeller
9 2 (2.90%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Web Services
2 10 (14.49%) .NET
3 7 (10.14%) Middleware
4 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 6 (8.70%) XML
4 6 (8.70%) CSS
5 5 (7.25%) SOAP
6 4 (5.80%) jQuery
6 4 (5.80%) REST
7 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.35%) WCF
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.35%) XSD
7 3 (4.35%) XSLT
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.90%) WPF
8 2 (2.90%) JSON
8 2 (2.90%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Data Extraction
2 6 (8.70%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.80%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) W3C
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.19%) UNIX
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
2 5 (7.25%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Solaris
3 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) SUSE
4 1 (1.45%) Tru64
4 1 (1.45%) zOS
4 1 (1.45%) MVS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) ETL
2 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 10 (14.49%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.70%) SOA
6 6 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.25%) ERP
8 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.35%) SDLC
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.35%) Workflow
9 3 (4.35%) MVC
10 2 (2.90%) OO
10 2 (2.90%) UML
10 2 (2.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) PL/SQL
3 9 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.25%) Java
5 5 (7.25%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) C
7 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) R
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.45%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) PowerHA
3 1 (1.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.45%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Ab Initio
1 12 (17.39%) Netezza
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.70%) IBM
4 4 (5.80%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.80%) Informatica
4 4 (5.80%) Akamai
5 3 (4.35%) Talend
5 3 (4.35%) Pega
5 3 (4.35%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.90%) SAP
6 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.90%) Tableau
7 1 (1.45%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.45%) SnapLogic
7 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.45%) Brocade