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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 18 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 49 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.07% 7.10% 6.99%
As % of the Vendors category 14.50% 14.01% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 19
Average daily rate
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£418 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £516 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.00%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 307 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.77% 50.66% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 137 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £11.85 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £28.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 23 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 23 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 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (22.86%) UNIX
3 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
4 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
5 21 (20.00%) SQL
6 20 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 19 (18.10%) Migration
8 18 (17.14%) Java
8 18 (17.14%) Project Management
9 15 (14.29%) ERP
9 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 14 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (13.33%) Sybase
10 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 12 (11.43%) XML
11 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.48%) SOA
13 10 (9.52%) SAP
13 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
14 9 (8.57%) HTML
14 9 (8.57%) .NET
14 9 (8.57%) J2EE
14 9 (8.57%) CRM
14 9 (8.57%) Banking
15 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
15 8 (7.62%) Ajax
15 8 (7.62%) Cognos
15 8 (7.62%) ITIL

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (5.71%) Oracle UPK
2 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.81%) SAS
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
4 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.95%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.95%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.95%) Confluence
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.90%) Agresso
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.90%) Magento
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.95%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.95%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.95%) Maximo
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) FTP
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 14 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.67%) MySQL
5 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.71%) Informix
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.86%) Data Mart
8 3 (2.86%) MS Access
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.90%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) ProC
2 3 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.86%) Toad
3 2 (1.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.57%) Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.81%) Retail
6 3 (2.86%) Front Office
7 2 (1.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.95%) Billing
8 1 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) Developer
2 17 (16.19%) Project Manager
3 16 (15.24%) Architect
4 13 (12.38%) Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Consultant
6 7 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Integration Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Technical Manager
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (4.76%) UNIX Developer
9 4 (3.81%) C Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Integration Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Technical Project Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Applications Manager
9 4 (3.81%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) XML
2 9 (8.57%) HTML
2 9 (8.57%) .NET
2 9 (8.57%) J2EE
3 8 (7.62%) JSP
3 8 (7.62%) Ajax
4 6 (5.71%) Middleware
5 5 (4.76%) CGI
6 4 (3.81%) XSD
6 4 (3.81%) SOAP
6 4 (3.81%) REST
6 4 (3.81%) WSDL
7 3 (2.86%) Java EE
7 3 (2.86%) CSS
8 2 (1.90%) Servlets
8 2 (1.90%) WPF
9 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.95%) jQuery
9 1 (0.95%) Mason
9 1 (0.95%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.76%) Web 2.0
3 4 (3.81%) E-Learning
3 4 (3.81%) Kindle
4 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.90%) Equities
5 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.90%) AS400
6 1 (0.95%) Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.95%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) UNIX
2 8 (7.62%) Linux
3 5 (4.76%) AIX
4 3 (2.86%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.95%) HPUX
6 1 (0.95%) VMS
6 1 (0.95%) zOS
6 1 (0.95%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) Migration
2 18 (17.14%) Project Management
3 15 (14.29%) ERP
4 14 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.48%) SOA
7 9 (8.57%) CRM
8 8 (7.62%) ITIL
8 8 (7.62%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Data Migration
9 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.71%) ETL
10 6 (5.71%) Release Management
10 6 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (4.76%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (4.76%) Change Management
11 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (3.81%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) SQL
2 18 (17.14%) Java
3 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.62%) PHP
3 8 (7.62%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
4 6 (5.71%) Perl
4 6 (5.71%) C
4 6 (5.71%) C++
5 5 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (1.90%) VB
7 1 (0.95%) ABAP
7 1 (0.95%) Python
7 1 (0.95%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.95%) Pascal
7 1 (0.95%) VBScript
7 1 (0.95%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.90%) ISEB
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
6 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.86%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.95%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) Control-M
2 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Sybase
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.52%) SAP
4 8 (7.62%) Cognos
5 7 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 7 (6.67%) IBM
6 5 (4.76%) TIBCO
7 4 (3.81%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.81%) JBoss
8 3 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.90%) Adobe
9 2 (1.90%) HP
10 1 (0.95%) EMC
10 1 (0.95%) Citrix
10 1 (0.95%) BEA
10 1 (0.95%) CA
10 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.95%) Informatica
10 1 (0.95%) Lotus
10 1 (0.95%) Siebel
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