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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 73 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 52 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.93% 1.92% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.83% 9.48% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £38.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.43% +19.21%
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
589 485 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.86% 20.29% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 300 210
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 16
Average hourly rate £27.18 £20.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.56% -44.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.65 £53.73 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 10 £419 +19.64% 3
Coventry +4 7 £363 - 4
Birmingham -6 6 £350 - 1
Shropshire -11 6 - - 1
Wolverhampton +9 5 £400 +6.66% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £317 -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (32.67%) UNIX
3 32 (31.68%) WebLogic
4 30 (29.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 29 (28.71%) Windows
5 29 (28.71%) Java
6 26 (25.74%) SQL
7 24 (23.76%) .NET
7 24 (23.76%) XML
7 24 (23.76%) Finance
8 23 (22.77%) Linux
9 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
10 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.81%) C#
11 19 (18.81%) Web Services
12 18 (17.82%) Subversion
13 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
13 17 (16.83%) PL/SQL
13 17 (16.83%) Solaris
14 16 (15.84%) XSLT
14 16 (15.84%) AIX
14 16 (15.84%) Scrum
15 15 (14.85%) J2EE
16 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
16 14 (13.86%) Pega
16 14 (13.86%) JBoss
17 13 (12.87%) Apache
17 13 (12.87%) SOA
17 13 (12.87%) HTML
17 13 (12.87%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (31.68%) WebLogic
2 14 (13.86%) JBoss
3 13 (12.87%) Apache
4 11 (10.89%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.89%) Confluence
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 7 (6.93%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (5.94%) Documentum
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (3.96%) Oracle BPEL
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.98%) SAS
10 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (8.91%) Oracle HRMS
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle TCA
3 7 (6.93%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) SAN
1 1 (0.99%) LAN
1 1 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (20.79%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (6.93%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
8 5 (4.95%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.98%) Big Data
11 2 (1.98%) DB2
12 1 (0.99%) PowerCenter
12 1 (0.99%) DataStage
12 1 (0.99%) MS Access
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Subversion
2 13 (12.87%) Hudson
2 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
2 13 (12.87%) Maven
3 12 (11.88%) JIRA
4 9 (8.91%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.99%) JMeter
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Architect
2 35 (34.65%) Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (11.88%) Consultant
4 12 (11.88%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (10.89%) DBA
5 11 (10.89%) Platform Architect
6 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.91%) C# Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Oracle Consultant
7 8 (7.92%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (7.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Project Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Requirements Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle HR Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) .NET
1 24 (23.76%) XML
2 19 (18.81%) Web Services
3 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
4 16 (15.84%) XSLT
5 15 (14.85%) J2EE
6 14 (13.86%) .NET Framework
7 13 (12.87%) HTML
7 13 (12.87%) RabbitMQ
8 11 (10.89%) Ajax
8 11 (10.89%) jQuery
9 8 (7.92%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (7.92%) Middleware
10 5 (4.95%) Silverlight
11 4 (3.96%) RESTful
11 4 (3.96%) XSD
12 3 (2.97%) CSS
12 3 (2.97%) WebCenter
13 2 (1.98%) NHibernate
13 2 (1.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.89%) Open Source
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.98%) Replication
3 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.99%) GIS
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.67%) UNIX
2 29 (28.71%) Windows
3 23 (22.77%) Linux
4 17 (16.83%) Solaris
5 16 (15.84%) AIX
6 13 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (12.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.97%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) Scrum
3 13 (12.87%) SOA
3 13 (12.87%) MVC
4 11 (10.89%) Migration
4 11 (10.89%) Web Development
4 11 (10.89%) DevOps
5 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (8.91%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (6.93%) RUP
7 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.94%) Workflow
8 5 (4.95%) ETL
8 5 (4.95%) OO
8 5 (4.95%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.95%) TDD
9 4 (3.96%) Logistics
9 4 (3.96%) BPEL
9 4 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) Java
2 26 (25.74%) SQL
3 19 (18.81%) C#
4 17 (16.83%) PL/SQL
5 12 (11.88%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.88%) VB.NET
6 11 (10.89%) Perl
7 3 (2.97%) COBOL
8 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.95%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.99%) OCP
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Squid
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) Puppet
2 5 (4.95%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (13.86%) Pega
3 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.89%) BEA
4 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.96%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) Informatica
6 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.98%) Netezza
7 2 (1.98%) Talend
7 2 (1.98%) SAP
7 2 (1.98%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.99%) ESRI
8 1 (0.99%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.99%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.99%) FatWire
8 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.99%) IBM
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