The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank - 18 13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 0 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 4.21% 9.43%
As % of the Vendors category - 10.26% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £15.41 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 39 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 45.31% 41.05% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 39
Average daily rate £288 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £115 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 17
Average hourly rate £17.03 £15.31 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -12.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.13 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.55 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
West Midlands

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cannock - - - - 1
Stafford - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) UML
3 4 (40.00%) MS Access
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) BPR
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) Local Government
3 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) Siebel
5 2 (20.00%) Capita
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) WinForms
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (40.00%) BPR
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Volume Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Siebel
2 2 (20.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) Endeca
3 1 (10.00%) KANA
3 1 (10.00%) ATG
3 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (10.00%) SAP