The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 23 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.78% 2.24% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.83% 6.52% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £15.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
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 Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 53.33% 34.33% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 27 20
Average daily rate £400 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.75 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.80 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £21.92 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £319 -
Stafford - 2 £425 -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
1 10 (66.67%) SOA
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) i2
4 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) DataStage
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
4 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Law
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (6.67%) J2EE
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DataPower
2 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (6.67%) zOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) EAI
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) i2
3 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Pegasus