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 31 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 63 90 67
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 57 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.37% 1.18% 1.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.42% 6.73% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 13
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£344 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -12.00%
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
499 431 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.76% 17.60% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 265 248
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £21.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.84 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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
Warwickshire - 11 £400 -
Birmingham +1 9 £375 +20.96% 6
Coventry +3 6 £270 +8.00% 2
Shropshire 0 6 £463 -
Solihull +2 3 £375 -
Walsall - 1 £475 -
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 37 (33.04%) Web Services
4 31 (27.68%) C#
5 30 (26.79%) XML
6 28 (25.00%) SQL
7 27 (24.11%) Java
8 22 (19.64%) .NET
8 22 (19.64%) Finance
9 20 (17.86%) UNIX
10 18 (16.07%) WebLogic
10 18 (16.07%) COBOL
10 18 (16.07%) ETL
10 18 (16.07%) Migration
10 18 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (15.18%) Micro Focus
11 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (15.18%) Data Modelling
11 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
11 17 (15.18%) Visual Studio
11 17 (15.18%) Linux
12 16 (14.29%) Pega
12 16 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 15 (13.39%) Windows
13 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET
13 15 (13.39%) PL/SQL
13 15 (13.39%) RDBMS
14 14 (12.50%) Eclipse
14 14 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
14 14 (12.50%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (16.07%) WebLogic
2 8 (7.14%) Documentum
3 5 (4.46%) SAS
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (2.68%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.89%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (6.25%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle TCA
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 15 (13.39%) RDBMS
5 11 (9.82%) IBM InfoSphere
6 10 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (8.93%) DataStage
7 8 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Discoverer
9 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.79%) Big Data
12 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Visual Studio
2 14 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 14 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
3 11 (9.82%) Talend Open Studio
4 8 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.46%) Subversion
6 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.79%) Toad
7 1 (0.89%) JIRA
7 1 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.89%) FishEye
7 1 (0.89%) Liquibase
7 1 (0.89%) Flyway
General
1 22 (19.64%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Billing
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (50.00%) Developer
2 32 (28.57%) Architect
3 20 (17.86%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (16.07%) COBOL Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Consultant
5 11 (9.82%) DBA
6 10 (8.93%) .NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Project Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Requirements Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
10 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.04%) Web Services
2 30 (26.79%) XML
3 22 (19.64%) .NET
4 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET
5 12 (10.71%) XSLT
5 12 (10.71%) HTML
5 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.04%) Ajax
6 9 (8.04%) jQuery
7 7 (6.25%) EJB
7 7 (6.25%) JSP
7 7 (6.25%) Servlets
8 5 (4.46%) CSS
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (4.46%) Middleware
8 5 (4.46%) JSTL
8 5 (4.46%) Silverlight
9 4 (3.57%) RESTful
10 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.68%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.71%) Data Integration
2 7 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) UNIX
2 17 (15.18%) Linux
3 15 (13.39%) Windows
4 14 (12.50%) SUSE
5 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) ETL
1 18 (16.07%) Migration
1 18 (16.07%) Technical Architecture
2 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.18%) Data Modelling
3 13 (11.61%) Scrum
4 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (9.82%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.82%) MVC
6 10 (8.93%) SOA
6 10 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.04%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.14%) Information Management
8 8 (7.14%) Web Development
9 6 (5.36%) TDD
9 6 (5.36%) RUP
9 6 (5.36%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.36%) SDLC
10 5 (4.46%) OO
10 5 (4.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) C#
2 28 (25.00%) SQL
3 27 (24.11%) Java
4 18 (16.07%) COBOL
5 15 (13.39%) PL/SQL
6 14 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) R
9 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 112 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (15.18%) Micro Focus
3 16 (14.29%) Pega
4 12 (10.71%) IBM
5 11 (9.82%) Talend
6 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.57%) Informatica
8 3 (2.68%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.68%) Netezza
8 3 (2.68%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.79%) HP
10 1 (0.89%) Dell
10 1 (0.89%) Intel
10 1 (0.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.89%) Sage
10 1 (0.89%) Cognos
10 1 (0.89%) VMware
10 1 (0.89%) FatWire