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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 22 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.72% 1.22% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.64% 4.65% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
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
22 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.64% 26.22% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 28
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 26 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) RedPrairie