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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank - 20 19
Contract jobs citing Oracle 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 3.52% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category - 9.43% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
61 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.31% 37.32% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 21
Average daily rate £350 £300 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +44.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
5 6 (46.15%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) i2
5 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) OO
7 4 (30.77%) Migration
7 4 (30.77%) Subversion
7 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (46.15%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) DataStage
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.69%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) OOD
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
1 6 (46.15%) i2
2 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.69%) HP