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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 61 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 51 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.23% 2.67% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.58% 12.82% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 15
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£400 £325 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £229 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.80 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+33.70% +1.44%
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
482 468 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.06% 20.84% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 257 239
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 18
Average hourly rate £28.69 £17.48 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Shropshire -2 12 £438 -1.68%
Warwickshire +1 9 £450 -5.26%
Coventry +8 8 £325 - 2
Staffordshire - 4 £317 -
Birmingham -22 3 - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (39.60%) UNIX
3 39 (38.61%) WebLogic
4 33 (32.67%) Windows
5 31 (30.69%) Java
6 30 (29.70%) SQL
6 30 (29.70%) Linux
7 28 (27.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 24 (23.76%) PL/SQL
9 23 (22.77%) Solaris
10 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (18.81%) Finance
11 19 (18.81%) Apache
11 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
12 18 (17.82%) Subversion
13 17 (16.83%) XML
13 17 (16.83%) Perl
13 17 (16.83%) Tomcat
14 16 (15.84%) AIX
14 16 (15.84%) J2EE
14 16 (15.84%) Migration
15 15 (14.85%) JBoss
15 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
16 14 (13.86%) C#
16 14 (13.86%) .NET
17 13 (12.87%) Oracle Applications
17 13 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (12.87%) Puppet
17 13 (12.87%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (12.87%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 39 (38.61%) WebLogic
2 19 (18.81%) Apache
3 17 (16.83%) Tomcat
4 15 (14.85%) JBoss
5 11 (10.89%) Confluence
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (4.95%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (3.96%) Documentum
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle BPEL
10 1 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Office
2 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle HRMS
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (6.93%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (3.96%) Agresso
6 3 (2.97%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) LAN
1 1 (0.99%) DNS
1 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) Oracle Database 11g
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (9.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (7.92%) 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
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.99%) QlikView
11 1 (0.99%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.99%) MS Access
11 1 (0.99%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Subversion
2 13 (12.87%) Maven
2 13 (12.87%) Hudson
2 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
3 12 (11.88%) JIRA
4 11 (10.89%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.99%) JMeter
7 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) General Ledger
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Architect
2 25 (24.75%) Developer
3 20 (19.80%) DBA
4 17 (16.83%) Oracle DBA
5 13 (12.87%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (10.89%) Platform Architect
7 9 (8.91%) Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Project Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
11 4 (3.96%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Developer
12 3 (2.97%) SOA Developer
12 3 (2.97%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) XML
2 16 (15.84%) J2EE
3 14 (13.86%) .NET
4 13 (12.87%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET
6 11 (10.89%) XSLT
6 11 (10.89%) Web Services
7 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
7 8 (7.92%) HTML
8 6 (5.94%) Middleware
8 6 (5.94%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (4.95%) jQuery
9 5 (4.95%) Ajax
10 4 (3.96%) RESTful
11 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.98%) WebCenter
11 2 (1.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (1.98%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (1.98%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Open Source
2 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.94%) IVR
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) UNIX
2 33 (32.67%) Windows
3 30 (29.70%) Linux
4 23 (22.77%) Solaris
5 16 (15.84%) AIX
6 13 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (12.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.84%) Migration
3 11 (10.89%) DevOps
4 10 (9.90%) SOA
5 9 (8.91%) Scrum
5 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (7.92%) Data Migration
7 7 (6.93%) Waterfall
7 7 (6.93%) MVC
7 7 (6.93%) Workflow
8 6 (5.94%) RUP
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (4.95%) Web Development
9 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.95%) TDD
10 3 (2.97%) Data Modelling
10 3 (2.97%) ITIL
10 3 (2.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.69%) Java
2 30 (29.70%) SQL
3 24 (23.76%) PL/SQL
4 17 (16.83%) Perl
5 14 (13.86%) C#
6 7 (6.93%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.96%) COBOL
8 4 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.98%) C
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 3 (2.97%) OCP
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (7.92%) Squid
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) Puppet
2 7 (6.93%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) BEA
2 11 (10.89%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.90%) Pega
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) Sun
5 4 (3.96%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.98%) Metastorm
7 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.98%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) Siebel
8 1 (0.99%) Informatica
8 1 (0.99%) ICL
8 1 (0.99%) Talend
8 1 (0.99%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.99%) ESRI
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago