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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 90 69 76
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 33 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.54% 1.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.37% 6.92% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 17
Average daily rate
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£330 £303 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +33.94%
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
448 477 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.63% 22.25% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 287 253
Average daily rate £330 £333 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +3 15 £340 +30.76% 3
Coventry -9 5 £250 -18.69% 3
Solihull +3 2 - -
Shropshire -5 2 - -
Worcestershire -6 2 £350 - 1
Warwickshire -7 1 £350 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 28 (41.18%) PL/SQL
4 27 (39.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (33.82%) UNIX
6 19 (27.94%) Finance
7 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 16 (23.53%) Relational Database
9 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
9 15 (22.06%) Business Objects
9 15 (22.06%) Linux
9 15 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (20.59%) AIX
10 14 (20.59%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (19.12%) Solaris
12 12 (17.65%) Migration
12 12 (17.65%) RDBMS
12 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (16.18%) Toad
13 11 (16.18%) Windows
13 11 (16.18%) WebLogic
13 11 (16.18%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (14.71%) Java
14 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (14.71%) Data Mart
15 9 (13.24%) C
16 8 (11.76%) Data Guard
17 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
18 6 (8.82%) Replication
18 6 (8.82%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.94%) SAS
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.47%) ENOVIA
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.47%) e-Work
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) FTP
1 5 (7.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 15 (22.06%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (14.71%) Data Mart
7 6 (8.82%) BusinessObjects XI
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (5.88%) OLTP
9 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (2.94%) Essbase
11 2 (2.94%) Big Data
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Toad
2 4 (5.88%) ProC
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.47%) ERwin
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) DBA
3 16 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (19.12%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (10.29%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) C Developer
9 3 (4.41%) COBOL Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.41%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (4.41%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) J2EE
1 5 (7.35%) JSP
1 5 (7.35%) Servlets
2 4 (5.88%) CSS
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) Java EE
3 3 (4.41%) SAP PI
3 3 (4.41%) Ajax
3 3 (4.41%) .NET
4 2 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Streams
4 2 (2.94%) WPF
5 1 (1.47%) WCF
5 1 (1.47%) jQuery
5 1 (1.47%) Spring.NET
5 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Replication
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) LPAR
4 2 (2.94%) AS400
4 2 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) UNIX
2 15 (22.06%) Linux
3 14 (20.59%) AIX
4 13 (19.12%) Solaris
5 11 (16.18%) Windows
6 5 (7.35%) SUSE
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.94%) HPUX
9 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Migration
2 10 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (10.29%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.35%) ETL
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.41%) Data Mapping
7 3 (4.41%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.41%) ITIL
7 3 (4.41%) SOA
8 2 (2.94%) Data Security
8 2 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.94%) Change Control
8 2 (2.94%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.94%) Time Management
8 2 (2.94%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 28 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 15 (22.06%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.71%) Java
5 9 (13.24%) C
6 4 (5.88%) COBOL
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) C#
7 3 (4.41%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) VBScript
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (16.18%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Data Guard
2 3 (4.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Oracle
2 15 (22.06%) Business Objects
3 5 (7.35%) SAP
3 5 (7.35%) JBoss
4 4 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (5.88%) ICL
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.41%) Sun
5 3 (4.41%) EMC
5 3 (4.41%) NetApp
6 2 (2.94%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.47%) Veeam
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Open Text
7 1 (1.47%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.47%) HP
7 1 (1.47%) Informatica
7 1 (1.47%) CA
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