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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
England / West Midlands
Rank 20 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 155 270 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.42% 11.29% 8.77%
As % of the Vendors category 14.04% 24.48% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 122 105
Median daily rate £405 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +3.70%

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
1104 1103 1013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.73% 46.11% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 538 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 95
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.80 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017.

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
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 18 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 +2 53 £390 +0.64% 7
Shropshire 0 33 £451 -4.04% 4
Birmingham -24 25 £419 +28.84% 9
Staffordshire +4 9 £480 -16.52% 3
Solihull -8 8 - -
Coventry -23 3 £425 +6.31% 8
Walsall +2 2 £425 +12.58%
Wolverhampton - 2 £400 -
Worcestershire +3 1 £375 -18.91% 2
Kingswinford +1 1 £310 -24.84%
Herefordshire - 1 £225 -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 212 (54.78%) SQL
2 108 (27.91%) Java
3 99 (25.58%) Unix
4 89 (23.00%) PL/SQL
5 71 (18.35%) Finance
6 64 (16.54%) Oracle Database
7 61 (15.76%) Migration
7 61 (15.76%) Linux
8 56 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (14.21%) SQL Server
10 53 (13.70%) WebLogic
11 50 (12.92%) XML
12 48 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (11.37%) Oracle EBS
13 44 (11.37%) Microsoft
13 44 (11.37%) Windows
14 38 (9.82%) Shell Script
15 37 (9.56%) IBM
16 35 (9.04%) J2EE
17 34 (8.79%) webMethods
18 33 (8.53%) Informatica
18 33 (8.53%) Relational Database
19 32 (8.27%) Oracle EBS R12
19 32 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (8.01%) Test Strategy
21 30 (7.75%) Web Services
22 28 (7.24%) Oracle Reports
22 28 (7.24%) Waterfall
23 27 (6.98%) JBoss
23 27 (6.98%) SAP

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 53 (13.70%) WebLogic
2 27 (6.98%) JBoss
3 23 (5.94%) Confluence
4 21 (5.43%) Tomcat
5 19 (4.91%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (4.13%) WebSphere
7 14 (3.62%) Apache
7 14 (3.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
8 11 (2.84%) WebLogic Portal
9 9 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 8 (2.07%) IIS
11 6 (1.55%) Documentum
12 5 (1.29%) SAS
13 4 (1.03%) Drupal
13 4 (1.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPEL
15 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.58%) MS Office
2 10 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) HipChat
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (11.37%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (8.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (6.20%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (4.65%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (3.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 11 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (2.07%) Maximo
7 8 (2.07%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (1.55%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (1.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (1.55%) SAP HCM
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle ASCP
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle Payroll
10 4 (1.03%) Primavera
11 3 (0.78%) assyst
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
11 3 (0.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.03%) GitHub
4 3 (0.78%) Office 365
5 2 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.52%) Taleo
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.84%) HTTP
1 11 (2.84%) Network Security
2 10 (2.58%) Firewall
3 8 (2.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.81%) OSPF
5 6 (1.55%) SAN
6 5 (1.29%) WAN
7 4 (1.03%) BGP
7 4 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.78%) LDAP
8 3 (0.78%) SNMP
9 2 (0.52%) DNS
9 2 (0.52%) Skype
9 2 (0.52%) SSH
9 2 (0.52%) VLAN
10 1 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.26%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.54%) Oracle Database
2 55 (14.21%) SQL Server
3 33 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 32 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (7.24%) Oracle Reports
6 25 (6.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (4.39%) DB2
9 15 (3.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 15 (3.88%) Oracle Discoverer
10 14 (3.62%) Hadoop
10 14 (3.62%) MySQL
11 13 (3.36%) IBM InfoSphere
12 12 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (2.84%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (2.58%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (2.07%) Oracle OWB
17 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (1.81%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (6.46%) JIRA
2 20 (5.17%) Oracle Forms
3 17 (4.39%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.62%) CA Gen
5 11 (2.84%) HP UFT
6 10 (2.58%) Log4j
6 10 (2.58%) Selenium
7 9 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 9 (2.33%) Toad
8 7 (1.81%) JUnit
8 7 (1.81%) Maven
8 7 (1.81%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.55%) ClearQuest
9 6 (1.55%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (1.29%) Ant
10 5 (1.29%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.29%) PVCS
10 5 (1.29%) Subversion
11 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (18.35%) Finance
2 17 (4.39%) Back Office
3 16 (4.13%) Banking
4 10 (2.58%) Retail
5 9 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.29%) Advertising
6 5 (1.29%) Marketing
7 4 (1.03%) Electronics
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (31.52%) Developer
2 60 (15.50%) Analyst
3 46 (11.89%) Consultant
4 43 (11.11%) Architect
5 40 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
6 28 (7.24%) SQL Developer
7 25 (6.46%) Test Analyst
8 21 (5.43%) Oracle Consultant
8 21 (5.43%) Project Manager
9 20 (5.17%) DBA
10 16 (4.13%) COBOL Developer
10 16 (4.13%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (4.13%) PL/SQL Developer
11 15 (3.88%) .NET Developer
11 15 (3.88%) Technical Architect
12 14 (3.62%) Java Developer
13 13 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.36%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.36%) SQL Server Developer
14 11 (2.84%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.92%) XML
2 35 (9.04%) J2EE
3 30 (7.75%) Web Services
4 21 (5.43%) .NET
5 20 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 16 (4.13%) HTML
6 16 (4.13%) Java EE
7 14 (3.62%) CSS
7 14 (3.62%) JMS
8 13 (3.36%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.58%) JSP
9 10 (2.58%) SOAP
10 9 (2.33%) EDIFACT
10 9 (2.33%) Spring
11 7 (1.81%) SAML
12 6 (1.55%) Middleware
12 6 (1.55%) Oracle ADF
12 6 (1.55%) XSD
13 5 (1.29%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.68%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.29%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.03%) NHS
7 4 (1.03%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.78%) HP Storage
8 3 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.52%) CMDB
9 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.52%) PMI
9 2 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 99 (25.58%) Unix
2 61 (15.76%) Linux
3 44 (11.37%) Windows
4 16 (4.13%) AIX
5 10 (2.58%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.07%) VME
7 6 (1.55%) Solaris
8 4 (1.03%) HPUX
8 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.03%) SUSE
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (15.76%) Migration
2 56 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (8.01%) Test Strategy
5 28 (7.24%) Waterfall
6 25 (6.46%) ITIL
7 24 (6.20%) Project Management
7 24 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (5.68%) ETL
9 21 (5.43%) Change Management
9 21 (5.43%) ERP
9 21 (5.43%) OO
10 20 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (5.17%) Process Improvement
10 20 (5.17%) RUP
10 20 (5.17%) Scrum
10 20 (5.17%) Service Management
10 20 (5.17%) Workflow
11 19 (4.91%) Data Migration
12 17 (4.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (54.78%) SQL
2 108 (27.91%) Java
3 89 (23.00%) PL/SQL
4 38 (9.82%) Shell Script
5 26 (6.72%) C#
6 25 (6.46%) COBOL
7 17 (4.39%) Perl
8 12 (3.10%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.81%) Python
10 4 (1.03%) C
10 4 (1.03%) PHP
10 4 (1.03%) R
11 3 (0.78%) ABAP
11 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.52%) XQuery
13 1 (0.26%) JCL
13 1 (0.26%) Prolog
13 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.65%) Degree
4 14 (3.62%) ISEB
5 11 (2.84%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.78%) OCP
8 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.52%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCIE
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.26%) HND
10 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) SLA
2 9 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.78%) QA
4 2 (0.52%) Basel II
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) GPG13
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 16 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (1.29%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.78%) HDFS
7 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.52%) Docker
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.26%) Postfix
8 1 (0.26%) Squid
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (3.10%) Puppet
2 8 (2.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (1.81%) Netcool
3 7 (1.81%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (1.81%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 7 (1.81%) Terraform
4 4 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.03%) Data Guard
4 4 (1.03%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.78%) logstash
6 2 (0.52%) Ansible
6 2 (0.52%) Control-M
6 2 (0.52%) Kibana
7 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.26%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.26%) OpenView
7 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.56%) IBM
3 34 (8.79%) webMethods
4 33 (8.53%) Informatica
5 27 (6.98%) SAP
6 21 (5.43%) Pega
7 18 (4.65%) Teradata
8 12 (3.10%) CheckPoint
8 12 (3.10%) VMware
9 11 (2.84%) BEA
9 11 (2.84%) Cisco
10 10 (2.58%) Misys
11 8 (2.07%) Micro Focus
12 7 (1.81%) Aruba
12 7 (1.81%) Fortinet
12 7 (1.81%) HP
12 7 (1.81%) ICL
12 7 (1.81%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.55%) BMC
13 6 (1.55%) JDA
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