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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 32 67 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.68% 22.41% 23.08%
As % of the Vendors category 32.32% 40.36% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 15
Median daily rate £451 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £454 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +3.70%

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
99 166 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 54.70% 55.52% 68.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 52
Median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £365 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Median hourly rate £10.62 £13.90 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +0.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +1 28 £451 -4.04% 4
Shrewsbury - 1 - -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 66 (75.86%) SQL
2 43 (49.43%) Java
3 42 (48.28%) Unix
4 38 (43.68%) PL/SQL
5 31 (35.63%) webMethods
6 28 (32.18%) XML
7 27 (31.03%) Test Strategy
8 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.44%) WebLogic
10 20 (22.99%) J2EE
10 20 (22.99%) Finance
10 20 (22.99%) Waterfall
11 19 (21.84%) Process Improvement
12 18 (20.69%) Pega
13 17 (19.54%) RUP
14 16 (18.39%) Windows
14 16 (18.39%) Informatica
14 16 (18.39%) Shell Script
14 16 (18.39%) JIRA
14 16 (18.39%) Confluence
15 15 (17.24%) OO
15 15 (17.24%) COBOL
16 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
16 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (12.64%) Puppet
17 11 (12.64%) CA Gen
17 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
17 11 (12.64%) Test Scripting
18 10 (11.49%) ISEB

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 23 (26.44%) WebLogic
2 16 (18.39%) Confluence
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (5.75%) Documentum
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.15%) JBoss
6 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (3.45%) assyst
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (3.45%) SAP HR
5 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) OSPF
2 4 (4.60%) BGP
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
2 4 (4.60%) WAN
3 3 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (5.75%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.75%) HBase
3 5 (5.75%) IDMS
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.45%) MySQL
5 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.30%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.15%) Essbase
7 1 (1.15%) MS Access
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) JIRA
2 11 (12.64%) CA Gen
3 8 (9.20%) Toad
4 6 (6.90%) ClearQuest
5 5 (5.75%) Maven
6 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (4.60%) PVCS
7 3 (3.45%) ClearCase
7 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.30%) Gatling
8 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.30%) Selenium
8 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.30%) Subversion
9 1 (1.15%) Ant
9 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) COBOL Developer
4 9 (10.34%) webMethods Developer
5 6 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Software Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
6 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) XML
2 20 (22.99%) J2EE
3 7 (8.05%) EDIFACT
4 5 (5.75%) JSON
4 5 (5.75%) SOAP
5 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.45%) Spring
5 3 (3.45%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.30%) Drools
6 2 (2.30%) iXBRL
6 2 (2.30%) XBRL
7 1 (1.15%) .NET
7 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) MDX
7 1 (1.15%) Middleware
7 1 (1.15%) RESTful
7 1 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) CMDB
3 2 (2.30%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.15%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (48.28%) Unix
2 16 (18.39%) Windows
3 7 (8.05%) VME
4 5 (5.75%) AIX
4 5 (5.75%) Linux
5 2 (2.30%) HPUX
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Test Strategy
2 26 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.99%) Waterfall
4 19 (21.84%) Process Improvement
5 17 (19.54%) RUP
6 15 (17.24%) OO
7 11 (12.64%) Problem Management
7 11 (12.64%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.34%) Migration
9 8 (9.20%) DevOps
9 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.20%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Workflow
10 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.05%) Scrum
11 6 (6.90%) Cash Management
11 6 (6.90%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
12 5 (5.75%) Open Source
12 5 (5.75%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) SQL
2 43 (49.43%) Java
3 38 (43.68%) PL/SQL
4 16 (18.39%) Shell Script
5 15 (17.24%) COBOL
6 10 (11.49%) Perl
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.45%) ABAP
8 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.45%) Python
9 2 (2.30%) R
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) ISEB
1 10 (11.49%) ISTQB
1 10 (11.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) CCIE
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.30%) HDFS
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Terraform
3 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.15%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.15%) logstash
4 1 (1.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) webMethods
2 18 (20.69%) Pega
3 16 (18.39%) Informatica
4 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.34%) BEA
7 7 (8.05%) Aruba
7 7 (8.05%) Cisco
7 7 (8.05%) Fortinet
7 7 (8.05%) ICL
8 5 (5.75%) Cloudera
8 5 (5.75%) SAP
9 4 (4.60%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.45%) HP
10 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.45%) Remedy
10 3 (3.45%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.45%) WSO2
11 1 (1.15%) IBM
11 1 (1.15%) Micro Focus
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