The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 93 62 86
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 23 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 2.27% 1.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.44% 10.37% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £343 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +6.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £37.00 £32.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £37.00 £36.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.38% -0.66%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
423 405 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.92% 21.84% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 208 252
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £238 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 17
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +59.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £23.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
Oracle Database
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -16 8 £245 -3.92% 2
Coventry - 5 £250 - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (40.00%) UNIX
3 25 (35.71%) SQL
4 21 (30.00%) AIX
5 19 (27.14%) Finance
6 18 (25.71%) RDBMS
6 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
7 17 (24.29%) Shell Script
8 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
8 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (20.00%) Java
9 14 (20.00%) Windows
9 14 (20.00%) Solaris
9 14 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
10 13 (18.57%) C
11 12 (17.14%) Linux
11 12 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.71%) WebLogic
13 10 (14.29%) Migration
14 9 (12.86%) C#
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (10.00%) C++
16 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 7 (10.00%) HTML
16 7 (10.00%) CSS
16 7 (10.00%) ProC
16 7 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (10.00%) Data Guard

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 (15.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.86%) e-Work
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.43%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) FTP
1 6 (8.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) RDBMS
1 18 (25.71%) Relational Database
2 16 (22.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (15.71%) SQL Server
5 8 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.86%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.86%) OLTP
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.43%) MS Access
10 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (10.00%) ProC
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) DBA
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (12.86%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) C Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Designer
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.29%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) HTML
1 7 (10.00%) CSS
2 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) Java EE
2 6 (8.57%) WPF
3 5 (7.14%) J2EE
3 5 (7.14%) JSP
3 5 (7.14%) Servlets
4 4 (5.71%) XML
4 4 (5.71%) Ajax
5 3 (4.29%) NHibernate
5 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.29%) XSLT
5 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (4.29%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (4.29%) SAP PI
5 3 (4.29%) Spring.NET
5 3 (4.29%) WinForms
6 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Replication
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) LPAR
3 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.86%) AS400
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.00%) UNIX
2 21 (30.00%) AIX
3 14 (20.00%) Windows
3 14 (20.00%) Solaris
4 12 (17.14%) Linux
5 6 (8.57%) SUSE
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL
3 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.71%) Project Management
3 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (4.29%) ETL
4 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.29%) TDD
4 3 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (4.29%) AOP
4 3 (4.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (4.29%) IT Governance
5 2 (2.86%) Web Development
5 2 (2.86%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
5 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.86%) Change Control
5 2 (2.86%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) Shell Script
3 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
4 14 (20.00%) Java
5 13 (18.57%) C
6 9 (12.86%) C#
7 7 (10.00%) C++
7 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.71%) COBOL
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) VBScript
10 1 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
2 5 (7.14%) JBoss
2 5 (7.14%) IBM
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.29%) EMC
4 3 (4.29%) Sun
4 3 (4.29%) NetApp
4 3 (4.29%) ICL
5 2 (2.86%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.43%) Open Text
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.43%) Veeam
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) CA