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 31 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 12 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.38% 14.84% 21.98%
As % of the Vendors category 23.17% 30.16% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £270 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.47%
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 £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
82 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 49.10% 49.22% 63.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 22
Average daily rate £425 £315 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -25.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £172 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £392 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.50 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.65% +34.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 31 August 2015. 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
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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 -7 18 £450 +53.84%
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 22 (57.89%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) UNIX
3 17 (44.74%) WebLogic
3 17 (44.74%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) Informatica
4 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Pega
5 13 (34.21%) Open Source
6 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 12 (31.58%) Windows
6 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
7 11 (28.95%) Firewall
8 10 (26.32%) XML
8 10 (26.32%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) Perl
9 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.68%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (21.05%) CGI
10 8 (21.05%) webMethods
10 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
10 8 (21.05%) Ruby
10 8 (21.05%) MySQL
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.05%) Analytics
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
10 8 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (21.05%) Internet
11 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (44.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.53%) Documentum
3 2 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Captiva
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MFGPRO
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) Internet
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Czech Language
2 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) DBA
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (10.53%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Project Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.63%) Documentum Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Informatica Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Documentum Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Functional Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) XML
2 8 (21.05%) CGI
2 8 (21.05%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (18.42%) J2EE
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) Ajax
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) XHTML
5 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Linux
4 7 (18.42%) SUSE
4 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.89%) AIX
5 3 (7.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Open Source
3 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
5 7 (18.42%) Test Strategy
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) RUP
7 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.89%) ETL
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
10 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
4 9 (23.68%) Perl
4 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
5 8 (21.05%) Ruby
6 4 (10.53%) COBOL
7 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Informatica
1 14 (36.84%) Pega
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) webMethods
4 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.16%) BEA
6 2 (5.26%) WSO2
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.63%) QAD
7 1 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.63%) Infor