The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 8 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 325 150 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.72% 6.44% 6.84%
As % of the Vendors category 22.21% 13.75% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 92 85
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £34.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 - £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.66%
Oracle
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1463 1091 1174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.27% 46.82% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 634 543
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £173 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 72 92
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 across the West Midlands region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +29 100 £413 +4.76% 17
Warwickshire +4 65 £370 -7.50% 5
Shropshire -3 43 £450 -2.70% 8
Solihull 0 34 £450 +28.57% 2
Coventry 0 23 £400 +14.28% 7
Staffordshire - 11 £350 - 4
Walsall +2 6 £400 -27.27%
Worcestershire -9 2 £281 -15.09% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 2
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 310 (50.82%) SQL
2 196 (32.13%) Java
3 181 (29.67%) Unix
4 152 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (24.92%) Oracle Database
5 151 (24.75%) PL/SQL
6 123 (20.16%) WebLogic
7 105 (17.21%) Linux
8 104 (17.05%) Windows
9 96 (15.74%) Finance
10 92 (15.08%) BusinessObjects
11 91 (14.92%) SQL Server
12 88 (14.43%) Shell Script
13 78 (12.79%) Informatica
13 78 (12.79%) Security Cleared
14 75 (12.30%) JIRA
15 74 (12.13%) Oracle EBS
15 74 (12.13%) Web Services
16 73 (11.97%) XML
17 72 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
18 71 (11.64%) SC Cleared
19 69 (11.31%) J2EE
19 69 (11.31%) Spring
20 64 (10.49%) Pega
21 60 (9.84%) Oracle EBS R12
22 59 (9.67%) Oracle Reports
22 59 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
23 57 (9.34%) OO
24 56 (9.18%) Maven
24 56 (9.18%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle
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
1 123 (20.16%) WebLogic
2 44 (7.21%) Confluence
3 36 (5.90%) Tomcat
4 35 (5.74%) JBoss
5 25 (4.10%) Oracle Application Server
6 23 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
7 18 (2.95%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.46%) WebLogic Portal
9 13 (2.13%) SAS
10 12 (1.97%) Documentum
10 12 (1.97%) SharePoint
11 10 (1.64%) Apache Pig
12 9 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (1.31%) Captiva
14 6 (0.98%) Apache
14 6 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.98%) Liferay
14 6 (0.98%) Oracle Self-Service HR
15 5 (0.82%) IIS
15 5 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 22 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.82%) MS Project
3 4 (0.66%) MS Office
4 3 (0.49%) SPSS
5 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.33%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.33%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.16%) GIMP
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 74 (12.13%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (9.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 53 (8.69%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (4.92%) Oracle 11i
5 18 (2.95%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (2.79%) Oracle Payroll
7 15 (2.46%) Oracle Assets
7 15 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (1.31%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.49%) BigMachines
13 3 (0.49%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.49%) Primavera
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.98%) SaaS
3 5 (0.82%) Office 365
4 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.33%) IaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Yammer
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.31%) SAN
2 5 (0.82%) Internet
2 5 (0.82%) Network Security
2 5 (0.82%) SSH
2 5 (0.82%) SSL
3 4 (0.66%) BIG-IP
3 4 (0.66%) Firewall
3 4 (0.66%) VLAN
4 3 (0.49%) HTTP
4 3 (0.49%) LAN
4 3 (0.49%) WAN
5 2 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.16%) MPLS
6 1 (0.16%) NAS
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (24.92%) Oracle Database
2 92 (15.08%) BusinessObjects
3 91 (14.92%) SQL Server
4 59 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (9.67%) Oracle Reports
5 56 (9.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 54 (8.85%) Relational Database
7 53 (8.69%) Oracle OWB
8 41 (6.72%) Hadoop
8 41 (6.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 39 (6.39%) RDBMS
10 37 (6.07%) MongoDB
11 36 (5.90%) Pentaho
12 28 (4.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 28 (4.59%) Oracle Discoverer
13 27 (4.43%) DB2
14 24 (3.93%) Big Data
14 24 (3.93%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (1.64%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.64%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 75 (12.30%) JIRA
2 56 (9.18%) Maven
3 50 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 50 (8.20%) Oracle Forms
4 47 (7.70%) ClearQuest
5 31 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 29 (4.75%) ClearCase
7 26 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 25 (4.10%) Toad
9 23 (3.77%) PVCS
10 22 (3.61%) JUnit
11 20 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (2.79%) Oracle APEX
13 16 (2.62%) Ant
13 16 (2.62%) Visual Studio
14 15 (2.46%) Log4j
14 15 (2.46%) SoapUI
15 14 (2.30%) Artifactory
16 7 (1.15%) Selenium
16 7 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (15.74%) Finance
2 16 (2.62%) Banking
3 15 (2.46%) Back Office
4 9 (1.48%) Billing
4 9 (1.48%) General Ledger
5 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.15%) Retail
6 6 (0.98%) Law
7 5 (0.82%) Legal
8 4 (0.66%) Automotive
9 3 (0.49%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 228 (37.38%) Developer
2 97 (15.90%) Architect
3 77 (12.62%) Consultant
4 68 (11.15%) Oracle Developer
5 64 (10.49%) Analyst
6 47 (7.70%) DBA
7 43 (7.05%) Oracle Consultant
8 41 (6.72%) Oracle DBA
9 37 (6.07%) Software Architect
10 36 (5.90%) SQL Developer
11 32 (5.25%) Java Developer
12 31 (5.08%) Lead Developer
13 26 (4.26%) Test Analyst
14 23 (3.77%) Java Architect
15 22 (3.61%) Hadoop Developer
15 22 (3.61%) Java Software Architect
15 22 (3.61%) SC Cleared DBA
16 21 (3.44%) .NET Developer
17 20 (3.28%) Senior Developer
18 19 (3.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.13%) Web Services
2 73 (11.97%) XML
3 69 (11.31%) J2EE
3 69 (11.31%) Spring
4 52 (8.52%) HTML
5 41 (6.72%) JSP
6 40 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 35 (5.74%) Spring Boot
8 33 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
9 32 (5.25%) .NET
10 30 (4.92%) Middleware
11 29 (4.75%) CSS
12 28 (4.59%) ELK Stack
13 26 (4.26%) Servlets
14 24 (3.93%) Hibernate
15 23 (3.77%) Apache CXF
16 22 (3.61%) JMS
17 20 (3.28%) Hystrix
17 20 (3.28%) Swagger
18 19 (3.11%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.79%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 9 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 6 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 6 (0.98%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.82%) NHS
7 5 (0.82%) User Experience
7 5 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.49%) Clustering
9 3 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.49%) iPad
9 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.33%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.33%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.33%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 181 (29.67%) Unix
2 105 (17.21%) Linux
3 104 (17.05%) Windows
4 15 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.30%) AIX
6 12 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.80%) Solaris
8 4 (0.66%) SUSE
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) HPUX
10 2 (0.33%) Fedora
10 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (24.92%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (9.34%) OO
4 54 (8.85%) Waterfall
5 51 (8.36%) Test Strategy
6 50 (8.20%) Scrum
7 48 (7.87%) ETL
8 46 (7.54%) RUP
9 42 (6.89%) Data Modelling
9 42 (6.89%) Migration
10 41 (6.72%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (5.74%) ITIL
12 31 (5.08%) Software Architecture
13 30 (4.92%) Analytics
14 29 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (4.75%) Workflow
15 28 (4.59%) Service Management
16 27 (4.43%) Defect Tracking
16 27 (4.43%) SOA
16 27 (4.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 310 (50.82%) SQL
2 196 (32.13%) Java
3 151 (24.75%) PL/SQL
4 88 (14.43%) Shell Script
5 38 (6.23%) C#
6 26 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 19 (3.11%) Perl
8 18 (2.95%) C++
8 18 (2.95%) VB
9 12 (1.97%) C
10 10 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 9 (1.48%) R
11 9 (1.48%) VBA
12 8 (1.31%) COBOL
13 7 (1.15%) PHP
14 5 (0.82%) XPath
15 4 (0.66%) Korn
15 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.66%) XQuery
16 3 (0.49%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 78 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 71 (11.64%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.77%) Sun Certification
4 22 (3.61%) Degree
5 21 (3.44%) Oracle Certification
6 18 (2.95%) ISTQB
7 16 (2.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (2.30%) ISEB
9 10 (1.64%) OCP
10 8 (1.31%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.33%) CISA
13 2 (0.33%) CISM
13 2 (0.33%) CISSP
13 2 (0.33%) IISP
14 1 (0.16%) CCAA
14 1 (0.16%) CCENT
14 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.64%) QA
3 8 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.98%) SLA
5 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) GAAP
7 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
2 24 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (3.44%) Docker
4 10 (1.64%) Apache Flume
4 10 (1.64%) HDFS
5 7 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.82%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.33%) NFS
8 2 (0.33%) vCloud
9 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.16%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (6.23%) Puppet
2 29 (4.75%) Data Guard
3 20 (3.28%) Graphite
4 19 (3.11%) Grafana
5 10 (1.64%) Oracle EDQ
6 9 (1.48%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (1.48%) Kibana
6 9 (1.48%) logstash
6 9 (1.48%) OPNET
6 9 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.48%) SCOM
7 7 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.82%) Ansible
9 4 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
9 4 (0.66%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.49%) vRealize
11 2 (0.33%) Opsview
11 2 (0.33%) Simpana
11 2 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 78 (12.79%) Informatica
2 64 (10.49%) Pega
3 45 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 43 (7.05%) IBM
5 30 (4.92%) webMethods
6 26 (4.26%) SAP
7 22 (3.61%) VMware
8 21 (3.44%) Red Hat
9 15 (2.46%) Misys
9 15 (2.46%) WSO2
10 14 (2.30%) BEA
11 13 (2.13%) BMC
11 13 (2.13%) EMC
12 12 (1.97%) Cognos
13 10 (1.64%) Sun
14 9 (1.48%) Digital Fuel
14 9 (1.48%) HP
14 9 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.31%) Cloudera
15 8 (1.31%) Sybase
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago