The first table below looks at the demand for the Oracle Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Developer
Rank 113 100 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Developer 5 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate £265 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £410 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £411
% change year-on-year
- -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.85 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -10.37%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Oracle Developer
England

Oracle Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Developer
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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Developer
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 Developer across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle Developer
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 Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Oracle Developer
England

Oracle Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Oracle Developer in their job title 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 with Oracle Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX
6 3 (21.43%) AIX
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) BPEL
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (14.29%) Clustering
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (7.14%) JIRA
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.14%) C
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) HTML
8 1 (7.14%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Oracle Developer in their job title 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 with Oracle Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (7.14%) ERwin
2 1 (7.14%) ProC
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) Log4j
2 1 (7.14%) FishEye
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JMS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) OSGi
2 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) SOA
1 3 (21.43%) BPEL
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) EAI
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) WSO2