The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 20 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 2 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.35% 3.39% 5.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.45% 21.43% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£365 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+48.90% -29.11%
Oracle Database
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
31 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 20.95% 15.82% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) E-business
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (20.00%) JMS
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) JDBC
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) Logistics
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSD
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) E-business
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) RedPrairie