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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 93 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 25 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.04% 1.93% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.92% 8.60% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 13
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +22.13%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
422 442 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.55% 22.47% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 237 254
Average daily rate £315 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £23.00 £37.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £23.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £42.20 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 24 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 24 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 9 £305 +19.60% 2
Coventry -6 6 £250 -19.35% 3
Solihull +1 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton +3 1 - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (44.12%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) PL/SQL
4 21 (30.88%) UNIX
5 20 (29.41%) Finance
5 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 16 (23.53%) AIX
8 14 (20.59%) Solaris
8 14 (20.59%) Linux
8 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
8 14 (20.59%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (19.12%) WebLogic
9 13 (19.12%) Windows
9 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
10 12 (17.65%) Migration
10 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (14.71%) Java
12 9 (13.24%) C
12 9 (13.24%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (11.76%) Business Objects
13 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (10.29%) CSS
14 7 (10.29%) C#
14 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.29%) HTML
14 7 (10.29%) Data Guard
15 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (8.82%) Oracle Forms

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 13 (19.12%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.94%) e-Work
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.47%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) FTP
1 6 (8.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
4 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (7.35%) Data Mart
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.41%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.94%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.88%) Toad
2 4 (5.88%) ProC
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.47%) ERwin
General
1 20 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) DBA
2 17 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (13.24%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Designer
8 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Web Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (2.94%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) CSS
1 7 (10.29%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 5 (7.35%) J2EE
2 5 (7.35%) JSP
2 5 (7.35%) Servlets
2 5 (7.35%) WPF
3 4 (5.88%) Ajax
3 4 (5.88%) Java EE
4 3 (4.41%) WinForms
4 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.41%) XML
4 3 (4.41%) SAP PI
4 3 (4.41%) Spring.NET
4 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (4.41%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.41%) NHibernate
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Replication
2 3 (4.41%) LPAR
2 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) UNIX
2 16 (23.53%) AIX
3 14 (20.59%) Solaris
3 14 (20.59%) Linux
4 13 (19.12%) Windows
5 6 (8.82%) SUSE
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Migration
2 6 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
3 5 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (5.88%) ITIL
4 4 (5.88%) ETL
4 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.88%) Project Management
5 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.41%) TDD
5 3 (4.41%) SOA
5 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (4.41%) IT Governance
5 3 (4.41%) AOP
6 2 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.94%) Web Development
6 2 (2.94%) Change Control
6 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) SQL
2 22 (32.35%) PL/SQL
3 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.71%) Java
5 9 (13.24%) C
6 7 (10.29%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) COBOL
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) VBScript
9 1 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.35%) JBoss
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) Sun
4 3 (4.41%) EMC
4 3 (4.41%) NetApp
4 3 (4.41%) ICL
5 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.94%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.47%) Open Text
6 1 (1.47%) HP
6 1 (1.47%) CA
6 1 (1.47%) Veeam
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