The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 74 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 48 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.40% 1.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.43% 6.49% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 21
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £380 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +11.11%
Oracle Database
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
460 447 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.07% 21.51% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 259 267
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £227 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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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
Birmingham +11 22 £400 +23.07% 5
Shropshire -9 5 £325 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £325 - 1
Coventry -10 3 £300 -4.76% 6
Solihull +6 2 - - 1
Worcestershire -5 2 £350 - 2
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 41 (60.29%) SQL
3 32 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 32 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (33.82%) UNIX
5 21 (30.88%) Finance
6 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 18 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.06%) Java
10 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 14 (20.59%) Business Objects
12 13 (19.12%) Linux
12 13 (19.12%) Windows
12 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
12 13 (19.12%) Migration
13 12 (17.65%) Solaris
13 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
14 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
14 11 (16.18%) Toad
15 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
15 10 (14.71%) Data Mart
16 9 (13.24%) Oracle EBS
17 8 (11.76%) Sun
17 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
17 8 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
18 7 (10.29%) Data Guard
18 7 (10.29%) Data Migration

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.82%) Apache
2 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (7.35%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) SAS
5 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (5.88%) Agresso
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.47%) e-Work
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.47%) ENOVIA
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 18 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 10 (14.71%) Data Mart
7 8 (11.76%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.35%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (2.94%) Big Data
10 2 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.94%) Base SAS
10 2 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (2.94%) Essbase
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.94%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Toad
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.94%) ProC
4 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.47%) ERwin
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (48.53%) Developer
2 20 (29.41%) DBA
3 18 (26.47%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (22.06%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL Developer
8 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.41%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 3 (4.41%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (2.94%) C Developer
11 2 (2.94%) ETL Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Administrator
11 2 (2.94%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) J2EE
1 5 (7.35%) JSP
1 5 (7.35%) Servlets
2 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) CSS
3 2 (2.94%) Ajax
3 2 (2.94%) Java EE
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) XSLT
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) Spring.NET
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (1.47%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) IVR
1 6 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) AS400
4 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.94%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) UNIX
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 12 (17.65%) Solaris
4 4 (5.88%) AIX
5 2 (2.94%) HPUX
6 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) Migration
3 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (10.29%) Data Migration
5 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.35%) ETL
6 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.41%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.41%) SOA
9 2 (2.94%) Data Security
9 2 (2.94%) ITIL
9 2 (2.94%) Change Control
9 2 (2.94%) Time Management
9 2 (2.94%) Workflow
9 2 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (1.47%) Coaching
10 1 (1.47%) Dimensional Modelling
10 1 (1.47%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) SQL
2 32 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 15 (22.06%) Java
4 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.29%) C
6 6 (8.82%) Perl
6 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.41%) COBOL
7 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) OCP
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (20.59%) Business Objects
3 8 (11.76%) Sun
4 2 (2.94%) EMC
4 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.94%) NetApp
4 2 (2.94%) ICL
5 1 (1.47%) Veeam
5 1 (1.47%) Metastorm
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Informatica
5 1 (1.47%) CA
5 1 (1.47%) Siebel
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
Shropshire
Roc Search
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago