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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 69 62 94
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +32
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 78 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.48% 2.41% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.56% 11.18% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 12
Median daily rate £425 £344 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £150 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +58.73%
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
675 519 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.43% 21.54% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 326 279
Median daily rate £400 £370 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £33.55 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 30 £480 +28.00%
Solihull +3 20 £485 +29.33% 1
Warwickshire 0 11 £343 -14.37%
Coventry -11 6 £363 +34.25% 1
Staffordshire -1 3 - - 1
Shropshire -36 2 - - 2
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
Worcestershire - 1 £338 -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 149 (100.00%) Oracle
2 60 (40.27%) Windows
3 57 (38.26%) SQL
4 56 (37.58%) Oracle Database 11g
5 53 (35.57%) WebLogic
6 50 (33.56%) Security Cleared
7 49 (32.89%) Unix
8 48 (32.21%) SC Cleared
9 45 (30.20%) Linux
9 45 (30.20%) PL/SQL
10 44 (29.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 40 (26.85%) Java
12 38 (25.50%) Relational Database
13 36 (24.16%) Web Services
13 36 (24.16%) RDBMS
14 35 (23.49%) Oracle EBS
15 34 (22.82%) Oracle Forms
15 34 (22.82%) Oracle RAC
16 33 (22.15%) Performance Tuning
16 33 (22.15%) Oracle EBS R12
17 31 (20.81%) Oracle Reports
18 29 (19.46%) Data Guard
19 28 (18.79%) Oracle Applications
20 27 (18.12%) Oracle Application Server
20 27 (18.12%) Shell Script
20 27 (18.12%) Oracle Database 12c
21 26 (17.45%) Defect Tracking
21 26 (17.45%) ClearQuest
21 26 (17.45%) BusinessObjects
21 26 (17.45%) JIRA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (35.57%) WebLogic
2 27 (18.12%) Oracle Application Server
3 13 (8.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (4.03%) Liferay
5 4 (2.68%) JBoss
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.01%) JCAPS
6 3 (2.01%) SAS
7 2 (1.34%) Apache
7 2 (1.34%) IIS
7 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 35 (23.49%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (22.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (18.79%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (16.11%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.67%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Internet
1 6 (4.03%) VLAN
2 4 (2.68%) SAN
3 2 (1.34%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
4 1 (0.67%) Network Security
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (37.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 44 (29.53%) Oracle Database 10g
3 38 (25.50%) Relational Database
4 36 (24.16%) RDBMS
5 31 (20.81%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (18.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 26 (17.45%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (16.78%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (15.44%) Oracle Discoverer
9 23 (15.44%) Oracle OWB
10 17 (11.41%) SQL Server
11 15 (10.07%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (2.01%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
13 3 (2.01%) Pentaho
13 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.34%) Redis
14 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (22.82%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (17.45%) ClearQuest
2 26 (17.45%) JIRA
3 24 (16.11%) Jenkins
4 23 (15.44%) Toad
5 19 (12.75%) Eclipse
6 17 (11.41%) JUnit
7 16 (10.74%) PVCS
8 15 (10.07%) Ant
8 15 (10.07%) Maven
9 14 (9.40%) Artifactory
10 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
10 9 (6.04%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.01%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (1.34%) JMeter
14 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 19 (12.75%) Finance
2 3 (2.01%) Law
3 2 (1.34%) Automotive
3 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.34%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (50.34%) Developer
2 43 (28.86%) DBA
3 38 (25.50%) Oracle DBA
3 38 (25.50%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (12.75%) SC Cleared DBA
5 18 (12.08%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 16 (10.74%) Java Developer
7 15 (10.07%) SQL Developer
8 13 (8.72%) Administrator
8 13 (8.72%) PL/SQL Developer
9 12 (8.05%) .NET Developer
10 9 (6.04%) Consultant
11 8 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (5.37%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.37%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.70%) Architect
13 6 (4.03%) Business Developer
13 6 (4.03%) Business Objects Developer
13 6 (4.03%) ETL Developer
13 6 (4.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.16%) Web Services
2 25 (16.78%) XML
3 22 (14.77%) Apache CXF
4 19 (12.75%) HTML
5 17 (11.41%) Hibernate
5 17 (11.41%) Spring
6 16 (10.74%) J2EE
6 16 (10.74%) JSP
6 16 (10.74%) Servlets
7 15 (10.07%) .NET
8 11 (7.38%) Struts
9 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET
9 9 (6.04%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (5.37%) Oracle ADF
11 7 (4.70%) Middleware
12 5 (3.36%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.36%) WebCenter
13 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (2.68%) XSLT
14 3 (2.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.34%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.34%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.67%) Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.67%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 60 (40.27%) Windows
2 49 (32.89%) Unix
3 45 (30.20%) Linux
4 11 (7.38%) AIX
4 11 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.01%) SUSE
7 2 (1.34%) HPUX
7 2 (1.34%) Solaris
8 1 (0.67%) CentOS
8 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.15%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (17.45%) Defect Tracking
3 25 (16.78%) Database Tuning
3 25 (16.78%) OOP
4 24 (16.11%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (16.11%) OO
5 22 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.77%) UML
6 19 (12.75%) ETL
7 15 (10.07%) Service Management
8 14 (9.40%) ITIL
9 13 (8.72%) ITSM
9 13 (8.72%) MVC
9 13 (8.72%) Workflow
10 10 (6.71%) Automated Testing
11 8 (5.37%) Open Source
12 6 (4.03%) Data Analysis
12 6 (4.03%) Data Architecture
12 6 (4.03%) Presales
12 6 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.26%) SQL
2 45 (30.20%) PL/SQL
3 40 (26.85%) Java
4 27 (18.12%) Shell Script
5 19 (12.75%) C#
6 16 (10.74%) C++
7 15 (10.07%) VB
8 11 (7.38%) C
9 8 (5.37%) R
10 6 (4.03%) Korn
11 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.68%) COBOL
13 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
14 2 (1.34%) VBA
15 1 (0.67%) JCL
15 1 (0.67%) PHP
15 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (33.56%) Security Cleared
2 48 (32.21%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.77%) Oracle Certification
4 13 (8.72%) Sun Certification
5 11 (7.38%) Degree
6 10 (6.71%) OCP
6 10 (6.71%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (22.82%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (16.11%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.34%) NFS
4 2 (1.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 29 (19.46%) Data Guard
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.34%) Simpana
5 1 (0.67%) Ansible
5 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.67%) Puppet
5 1 (0.67%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 149 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) Red Hat
3 6 (4.03%) MuleSoft
4 5 (3.36%) SAP
4 5 (3.36%) VMware
5 4 (2.68%) Informatica
6 3 (2.01%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.01%) Netezza
7 2 (1.34%) BMC
7 2 (1.34%) CommVault
7 2 (1.34%) IBM
7 2 (1.34%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.34%) NetApp
7 2 (1.34%) Sun
7 2 (1.34%) Veritas
8 1 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.67%) Serena
8 1 (0.67%) Sybase
8 1 (0.67%) TIBCO