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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 79 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.08% 14.78% 15.91%
As % of the Vendors category 29.70% 24.79% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 13
Average daily rate £470 £495 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £539 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -12.50%
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
266 121 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 64.25% 59.61% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 60 42
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.28 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -4 71 £470 -5.05% 7
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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.

1 137 (86.16%) SQL
2 115 (72.33%) Unix
3 76 (47.80%) Java
4 73 (45.91%) PL/SQL
5 71 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (42.77%) Shell Script
7 64 (40.25%) BusinessObjects
8 63 (39.62%) Informatica
8 63 (39.62%) Pega
9 58 (36.48%) Test Strategy
10 55 (34.59%) WebLogic
11 54 (33.96%) Waterfall
12 52 (32.70%) RUP
13 48 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
14 46 (28.93%) J2EE
15 43 (27.04%) Linux
15 43 (27.04%) webMethods
16 41 (25.79%) JIRA
17 40 (25.16%) Confluence
18 37 (23.27%) Scrum
19 36 (22.64%) Data Modelling
20 34 (21.38%) ClearCase
21 31 (19.50%) Pentaho
21 31 (19.50%) Hadoop
22 30 (18.87%) Software Architecture
23 29 (18.24%) OO
23 29 (18.24%) Perl
24 26 (16.35%) Windows
24 26 (16.35%) Oracle OWB
25 24 (15.09%) Spring

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 55 (34.59%) WebLogic
2 40 (25.16%) Confluence
3 12 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (6.92%) Documentum
5 5 (3.14%) JBoss
5 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.52%) Captiva
6 4 (2.52%) SAS
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) MS Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (40.25%) BusinessObjects
2 31 (19.50%) Hadoop
2 31 (19.50%) Pentaho
3 26 (16.35%) Oracle OWB
4 24 (15.09%) MongoDB
5 20 (12.58%) Big Data
6 14 (8.81%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.63%) HBase
9 1 (0.63%) MySQL
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 41 (25.79%) JIRA
2 34 (21.38%) ClearCase
3 24 (15.09%) Maven
4 23 (14.47%) ClearQuest
4 23 (14.47%) Git (software)
5 15 (9.43%) CA Gen
6 13 (8.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (3.14%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.52%) PVCS
9 2 (1.26%) Toad
10 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.63%) Gatling
10 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 4 (2.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 75 (47.17%) Developer
2 47 (29.56%) Architect
3 30 (18.87%) Software Architect
4 25 (15.72%) Lead Developer
5 19 (11.95%) Analyst
5 19 (11.95%) Java Architect
5 19 (11.95%) Java Software Architect
6 18 (11.32%) Hadoop Developer
7 16 (10.06%) Test Analyst
8 14 (8.81%) Senior Architect
9 12 (7.55%) Monitoring Engineer
10 11 (6.92%) Senior Software Architect
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Big Data Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Senior Java Architect
12 7 (4.40%) Team Leader
13 5 (3.14%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (3.14%) PL/SQL Developer
13 5 (3.14%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.52%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.93%) J2EE
2 24 (15.09%) ELK Stack
2 24 (15.09%) Spring
3 23 (14.47%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (14.47%) Spring Boot
4 15 (9.43%) XML
5 13 (8.18%) Swagger
6 5 (3.14%) SOAP
7 2 (1.26%) Java EE
7 2 (1.26%) XBRL
8 1 (0.63%) CSS
8 1 (0.63%) HTML
8 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.63%) HP Storage
3 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 115 (72.33%) Unix
2 43 (27.04%) Linux
3 26 (16.35%) Windows
4 2 (1.26%) AIX
4 2 (1.26%) Solaris
4 2 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) HPUX
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.65%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.48%) Test Strategy
3 54 (33.96%) Waterfall
4 52 (32.70%) RUP
5 48 (30.19%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (23.27%) Scrum
7 36 (22.64%) Data Modelling
8 30 (18.87%) Software Architecture
9 29 (18.24%) OO
10 23 (14.47%) Configuration Management
10 23 (14.47%) Project Planning
11 20 (12.58%) Analytics
11 20 (12.58%) Problem Management
12 18 (11.32%) User Stories
13 16 (10.06%) Software Engineering
14 13 (8.18%) Process Improvement
15 12 (7.55%) SDLC
16 11 (6.92%) Service Management
17 9 (5.66%) Functional Testing
17 9 (5.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 137 (86.16%) SQL
2 76 (47.80%) Java
3 73 (45.91%) PL/SQL
4 68 (42.77%) Shell Script
5 29 (18.24%) Perl
6 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) ISEB
2 8 (5.03%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.63%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.18%) Docker
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.26%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 24 (15.09%) Puppet
2 13 (8.18%) Graphite
3 12 (7.55%) BMC PATROL
3 12 (7.55%) Grafana
3 12 (7.55%) Kibana
3 12 (7.55%) logstash
3 12 (7.55%) OPNET
3 12 (7.55%) SCOM
4 4 (2.52%) Opsview
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (39.62%) Informatica
1 63 (39.62%) Pega
2 43 (27.04%) webMethods
3 17 (10.69%) BEA
4 12 (7.55%) BMC
4 12 (7.55%) Digital Fuel
5 11 (6.92%) WSO2
6 10 (6.29%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.29%) VMware
7 9 (5.66%) EMC
8 7 (4.40%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.89%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.26%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.26%) HP
11 1 (0.63%) CA
11 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.63%) Cognos
11 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.63%) SAP
11 1 (0.63%) Teradata
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