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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 33 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.18% 15.67% 18.33%
As % of the Vendors category 26.40% 25.93% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 10
Average daily rate
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£495 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £260 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £512 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
125 81 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 61.27% 60.45% 64.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 43
Average daily rate £450 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 0 31 £495 +20.00%
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 58 (86.57%) Java
2 43 (64.18%) UNIX
3 39 (58.21%) WebLogic
4 34 (50.75%) SQL
5 33 (49.25%) Windows
6 32 (47.76%) J2EE
7 26 (38.81%) webMethods
8 24 (35.82%) Open Source
9 23 (34.33%) Pega
9 23 (34.33%) Oracle Database
9 23 (34.33%) Linux
10 22 (32.84%) Perl
10 22 (32.84%) BEA
10 22 (32.84%) Waterfall
11 20 (29.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
11 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
11 20 (29.85%) RUP
12 17 (25.37%) Informatica
13 15 (22.39%) Apache
13 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
13 15 (22.39%) JBoss
13 15 (22.39%) Puppet
13 15 (22.39%) Hudson
13 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
13 15 (22.39%) Subversion
13 15 (22.39%) Maven
14 14 (20.90%) XML
14 14 (20.90%) Data Modelling

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 39 (58.21%) WebLogic
2 15 (22.39%) JBoss
2 15 (22.39%) Apache
3 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
3 11 (16.42%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
1 8 (11.94%) Internet
1 8 (11.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.49%) SSH
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.94%) MySQL
4 7 (10.45%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Subversion
1 15 (22.39%) Maven
1 15 (22.39%) Hudson
1 15 (22.39%) Jenkins
2 11 (16.42%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) Toad
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.49%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (2.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 13 (19.40%) Platform Architect
4 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.45%) DBA
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Project Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) webMethods Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Administrator
8 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
10 2 (2.99%) AWS Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Senior Tester
11 1 (1.49%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (47.76%) J2EE
2 14 (20.90%) XML
3 13 (19.40%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (16.42%) SAX
5 8 (11.94%) CGI
5 8 (11.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (4.48%) HTML
7 2 (2.99%) CSS
7 2 (2.99%) Ajax
7 2 (2.99%) XHTML
8 1 (1.49%) Java EE
8 1 (1.49%) JSP
8 1 (1.49%) SOAP
8 1 (1.49%) Struts
8 1 (1.49%) .NET
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Open Source
2 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) UNIX
2 33 (49.25%) Windows
3 23 (34.33%) Linux
4 20 (29.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (19.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 13 (19.40%) AIX
5 13 (19.40%) Solaris
6 7 (10.45%) SUSE
7 1 (1.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Waterfall
2 20 (29.85%) RUP
3 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (22.39%) Configuration Management
4 14 (20.90%) Data Modelling
5 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.40%) DevOps
6 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (11.94%) OO
8 7 (10.45%) Analytics
9 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.46%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.49%) ITIL
12 1 (1.49%) Change Management
12 1 (1.49%) Risk Management
12 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (86.57%) Java
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 22 (32.84%) Perl
4 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
5 11 (16.42%) Shell Script
6 8 (11.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
8 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Squid
2 4 (5.97%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Puppet
2 4 (5.97%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) webMethods
2 23 (34.33%) Pega
3 22 (32.84%) BEA
4 20 (29.85%) Red Hat
5 17 (25.37%) Informatica
6 7 (10.45%) Business Objects
6 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.99%) WSO2
8 1 (1.49%) Fujitsu