The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 12 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 66 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.23% 11.18% 13.11%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 18.81% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 11
Median daily rate £460 £495 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £540 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -23.33%
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 Shropshire region.

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
220 101 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 60.77% 59.41% 56.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 30
Median daily rate £380 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £248 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £25.12 £17.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -50.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 57 £460 -7.07% 3
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 135 (90.00%) SQL
2 103 (68.67%) Unix
3 74 (49.33%) Java
3 74 (49.33%) PL/SQL
4 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 60 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
6 59 (39.33%) Informatica
7 58 (38.67%) Test Strategy
8 53 (35.33%) Pega
9 50 (33.33%) Waterfall
10 49 (32.67%) RUP
11 48 (32.00%) WebLogic
12 44 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (28.67%) J2EE
14 42 (28.00%) JIRA
15 41 (27.33%) Linux
15 41 (27.33%) Confluence
16 39 (26.00%) Scrum
17 37 (24.67%) webMethods
18 34 (22.67%) Data Modelling
19 32 (21.33%) ClearCase
19 32 (21.33%) Software Architecture
20 31 (20.67%) Pentaho
20 31 (20.67%) Hadoop
21 28 (18.67%) OO
22 27 (18.00%) Spring
22 27 (18.00%) Maven
22 27 (18.00%) MongoDB
23 26 (17.33%) Puppet

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 41 (27.33%) Confluence
3 12 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.33%) Documentum
5 4 (2.67%) SAS
6 3 (2.00%) JBoss
6 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.33%) Captiva
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MS Project
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) Firewall
1 1 (0.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 31 (20.67%) Hadoop
2 31 (20.67%) Pentaho
3 27 (18.00%) MongoDB
4 24 (16.00%) Oracle OWB
5 20 (13.33%) Big Data
6 13 (8.67%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 42 (28.00%) JIRA
2 32 (21.33%) ClearCase
3 27 (18.00%) Maven
4 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 21 (14.00%) ClearQuest
6 15 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (7.33%) CA Gen
8 7 (4.67%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.67%) PVCS
10 2 (1.33%) Toad
11 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.67%) Gatling
11 1 (0.67%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (48.00%) Developer
2 43 (28.67%) Architect
3 33 (22.00%) Software Architect
4 21 (14.00%) Lead Developer
5 20 (13.33%) Java Architect
5 20 (13.33%) Java Software Architect
6 19 (12.67%) Analyst
7 18 (12.00%) Hadoop Developer
8 16 (10.67%) Test Analyst
9 15 (10.00%) Senior Architect
10 12 (8.00%) Monitoring Engineer
10 12 (8.00%) Senior Software Architect
11 10 (6.67%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.67%) Big Data Developer
12 7 (4.67%) Senior Java Architect
12 7 (4.67%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
13 5 (3.33%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.67%) J2EE
2 27 (18.00%) Spring
3 26 (17.33%) ELK Stack
3 26 (17.33%) Spring Boot
4 25 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (10.00%) Hystrix
5 15 (10.00%) Swagger
5 15 (10.00%) XML
6 7 (4.67%) SOAP
7 2 (1.33%) Java EE
7 2 (1.33%) XBRL
8 1 (0.67%) Ajax
8 1 (0.67%) CSS
8 1 (0.67%) HTML
8 1 (0.67%) HTML5
8 1 (0.67%) Java SE
8 1 (0.67%) Middleware
8 1 (0.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.67%) HP Storage
3 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (68.67%) Unix
2 41 (27.33%) Linux
3 20 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) AIX
4 1 (0.67%) HPUX
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Solaris
4 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (38.67%) Test Strategy
3 50 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 49 (32.67%) RUP
5 44 (29.33%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (26.00%) Scrum
7 34 (22.67%) Data Modelling
8 32 (21.33%) Software Architecture
9 28 (18.67%) OO
10 22 (14.67%) Configuration Management
11 21 (14.00%) Project Planning
12 19 (12.67%) Analytics
12 19 (12.67%) Problem Management
13 17 (11.33%) User Stories
14 13 (8.67%) Process Improvement
14 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
15 12 (8.00%) SDLC
16 11 (7.33%) Service Management
17 9 (6.00%) Test Scripting
18 8 (5.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 135 (90.00%) SQL
2 74 (49.33%) Java
2 74 (49.33%) PL/SQL
3 60 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 25 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.67%) Scala
5 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.00%) ISEB
2 8 (5.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.67%) Degree
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.67%) PowerHA
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (17.33%) Puppet
2 15 (10.00%) Graphite
3 14 (9.33%) Grafana
4 12 (8.00%) BMC PATROL
4 12 (8.00%) Kibana
4 12 (8.00%) logstash
4 12 (8.00%) OPNET
4 12 (8.00%) SCOM
5 4 (2.67%) Opsview
6 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (39.33%) Informatica
2 53 (35.33%) Pega
3 37 (24.67%) webMethods
4 14 (9.33%) BEA
5 12 (8.00%) BMC
5 12 (8.00%) Digital Fuel
6 11 (7.33%) WSO2
7 10 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.67%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.67%) VMware
10 3 (2.00%) EMC
10 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.33%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.33%) HP
12 1 (0.67%) CA
12 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint