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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 88 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 35 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 2.26% 2.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.41% 9.48% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 32
Median daily rate £375 £450 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £220 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+7.38% -21.57%

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
416 559 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.27% 23.81% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 329 257
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire +11 26 £400 -20.00%
Shropshire +13 2 - -
Birmingham -9 2 £313 +42.04%
Staffordshire -2 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £375 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 64 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (50.00%) Linux
3 25 (39.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (35.94%) SQL
5 20 (31.25%) Unix
5 20 (31.25%) PL/SQL
6 19 (29.69%) Java
7 18 (28.13%) Migration
8 15 (23.44%) WebLogic
8 15 (23.44%) Windows
9 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (17.19%) Oracle Application Server
10 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
11 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.06%) JBoss
12 9 (14.06%) Change Management
13 8 (12.50%) Maximo
13 8 (12.50%) Web Services
13 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
13 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
14 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Oracle Identity Management
14 7 (10.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (10.94%) Identity Access Management
14 7 (10.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (10.94%) SLA

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 15 (23.44%) WebLogic
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle Application Server
3 9 (14.06%) JBoss
4 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (9.38%) IIS
6 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.56%) Confluence
9 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.56%) Liferay
9 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Maximo
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (4.69%) Primavera
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (1.56%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) HTTP
1 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) LDAP
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (1.56%) DMZ
4 1 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (1.56%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (1.56%) OpenVPN
4 1 (1.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 12c
3 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.13%) DB2
8 2 (3.13%) Endeca
8 2 (3.13%) Informix
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.56%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.56%) QlikView
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.69%) Ant
3 3 (4.69%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) JUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.13%) Checkstyle
4 2 (3.13%) QUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.56%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (1.56%) Electronics
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.56%) Marketing
1 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) DBA
3 12 (18.75%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (9.38%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Maximo Consultant
9 4 (6.25%) Maximo Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Monitoring Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) Architect
10 3 (4.69%) COBOL Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 7 (10.94%) SAML
3 5 (7.81%) XML
4 4 (6.25%) Java EE
4 4 (6.25%) JMS
5 3 (4.69%) HTML
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (4.69%) REST
6 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) EJB
6 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.13%) JDBC
6 2 (3.13%) Middleware
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (3.13%) SOAP
6 2 (3.13%) Spring
6 2 (3.13%) Struts
6 2 (3.13%) XML Schema
6 2 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) Linux
2 20 (31.25%) Unix
3 15 (23.44%) Windows
4 7 (10.94%) AIX
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.69%) SUSE
6 1 (1.56%) HPUX
6 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Migration
2 10 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (14.06%) Change Management
4 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (10.94%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (7.81%) Presales
8 4 (6.25%) Database Tuning
8 4 (6.25%) High Availability
8 4 (6.25%) Service Management
8 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.69%) ERP
9 3 (4.69%) Project Management
9 3 (4.69%) SOA
9 3 (4.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) SQL
2 20 (31.25%) PL/SQL
3 19 (29.69%) Java
4 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) COBOL
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) XQuery
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) OCP
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Docker
4 1 (1.56%) Postfix
4 1 (1.56%) Squid
4 1 (1.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 7 (10.94%) Netcool
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 4 (6.25%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (6.25%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
4 1 (1.56%) Consul
4 1 (1.56%) Kibana
4 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.56%) logstash
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.56%) Packer
4 1 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) Rancher
4 1 (1.56%) Terraform
4 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Teradata
3 4 (6.25%) BMC
4 3 (4.69%) IBM
4 3 (4.69%) Informatica
4 3 (4.69%) VMware
5 2 (3.13%) Cognos
5 2 (3.13%) hybris
5 2 (3.13%) Micro Focus
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Sonatype