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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 21 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 160 181 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.66% 7.39% 6.20%
As % of the Vendors category 15.44% 15.13% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 89 51
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £29.00 £25.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.61%
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
1036 1196 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.09% 48.84% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 561 396
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.30 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.32 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 -9 37 £356 -13.37% 25
Warwickshire -2 23 £423 +53.63% 4
Coventry -3 19 £338 +6.29% 13
Solihull +10 15 £375 +36.36% 1
Shropshire -7 15 £450 +53.84% 1
Walsall +4 3 £513 +19.88%
Worcestershire +1 3 £269 +73.38% 3
Staffordshire -7 1 £400 -3.03% 5
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle 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.

1 156 (39.20%) SQL
2 112 (28.14%) Oracle Database
3 74 (18.59%) Finance
4 71 (17.84%) SQL Server
5 70 (17.59%) PL/SQL
5 70 (17.59%) Java
6 68 (17.09%) UNIX
7 66 (16.58%) XML
8 60 (15.08%) Microsoft
9 58 (14.57%) Web Services
10 52 (13.07%) Linux
11 48 (12.06%) Windows
11 48 (12.06%) ETL
12 47 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (11.56%) WebLogic
14 45 (11.31%) IBM
14 45 (11.31%) Migration
15 44 (11.06%) .NET
16 41 (10.30%) C#
16 41 (10.30%) Oracle EBS
16 41 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
17 40 (10.05%) Oracle Database 11g
18 38 (9.55%) Pega
19 37 (9.30%) Data Modelling
20 35 (8.79%) SOA
20 35 (8.79%) Oracle Reports
21 31 (7.79%) Middleware
21 31 (7.79%) Relational Database
22 30 (7.54%) JavaScript
22 30 (7.54%) Technical Architecture

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (11.56%) WebLogic
2 15 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 13 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 10 (2.51%) Documentum
6 9 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.01%) SAS
7 8 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.01%) WebLogic Integration
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle BPEL
9 3 (0.75%) Mule
9 3 (0.75%) AquaLogic
10 2 (0.50%) JBoss
10 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.25%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 16 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.26%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.75%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.75%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.25%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (10.30%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (4.77%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (4.77%) Oracle Applications
4 17 (4.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 15 (3.77%) Oracle HRMS
6 13 (3.27%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (2.76%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (2.01%) Oracle Payroll
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle iProcurement
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle TCA
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.75%) Northgate Housing
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
13 2 (0.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.52%) Firewall
2 10 (2.51%) Internet
2 10 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.01%) SSL
4 3 (0.75%) FTP
5 2 (0.50%) HTTP
5 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.25%) GSM
6 1 (0.25%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) UMTS
6 1 (0.25%) WLAN
6 1 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.25%) SMTP
6 1 (0.25%) 3G
6 1 (0.25%) X.400
6 1 (0.25%) 2G
6 1 (0.25%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (28.14%) Oracle Database
2 71 (17.84%) SQL Server
3 40 (10.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 35 (8.79%) Oracle Reports
5 31 (7.79%) Relational Database
6 25 (6.28%) MySQL
7 24 (6.03%) Oracle BI EE
7 24 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (4.77%) RDBMS
10 17 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (4.02%) IBM InfoSphere
12 14 (3.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 13 (3.27%) DataStage
14 12 (3.02%) Oracle Discoverer
15 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (2.26%) MongoDB
15 9 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (1.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (5.53%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (4.52%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.52%) Eclipse
3 14 (3.52%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (3.02%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (2.51%) SoapUI
6 9 (2.26%) Subversion
7 4 (1.01%) ERwin
7 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.75%) JIRA
8 3 (0.75%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.75%) Toad
9 2 (0.50%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.50%) Maven
9 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.50%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.25%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.25%) Flyway
10 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (18.59%) Finance
2 15 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.76%) Retail
4 6 (1.51%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.01%) Billing
5 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.75%) Local Government
7 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (37.19%) Developer
2 84 (21.11%) Architect
3 56 (14.07%) Oracle Developer
4 52 (13.07%) Consultant
5 45 (11.31%) Analyst
6 38 (9.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 28 (7.04%) DBA
7 28 (7.04%) Administrator
8 23 (5.78%) COBOL Developer
9 19 (4.77%) Functional Consultant
10 18 (4.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 17 (4.27%) Oracle HR Consultant
12 13 (3.27%) Test Analyst
12 13 (3.27%) Integration Architect
13 12 (3.02%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.76%) SQL DBA
15 10 (2.51%) .NET Developer
15 10 (2.51%) C# Developer
15 10 (2.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (16.58%) XML
2 58 (14.57%) Web Services
3 44 (11.06%) .NET
4 31 (7.79%) Middleware
5 23 (5.78%) SOAP
6 22 (5.53%) HTML
7 21 (5.28%) ASP.NET
8 20 (5.03%) J2EE
9 17 (4.27%) XSLT
10 16 (4.02%) REST
11 15 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (3.77%) CSS
12 14 (3.52%) XSD
12 14 (3.52%) WebCenter
13 13 (3.27%) .NET Framework
14 12 (3.02%) WSDL
15 11 (2.76%) Ajax
15 11 (2.76%) Servlets
15 11 (2.76%) jQuery
16 10 (2.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.02%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.02%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.51%) DataPower
3 10 (2.51%) Clustering
4 7 (1.76%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.51%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.75%) HP Superdome
7 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.75%) NHS
7 3 (0.75%) W3C
8 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.50%) PMI
8 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.09%) UNIX
2 52 (13.07%) Linux
3 48 (12.06%) Windows
4 21 (5.28%) SUSE
5 11 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.76%) Solaris
6 9 (2.26%) AIX
7 4 (1.01%) HPUX
7 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (12.06%) ETL
2 47 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (11.31%) Migration
4 41 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.30%) Data Modelling
6 35 (8.79%) SOA
7 30 (7.54%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (5.78%) Waterfall
9 22 (5.53%) RUP
10 20 (5.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (5.03%) Data Migration
11 19 (4.77%) Data Analysis
12 18 (4.52%) Project Management
12 18 (4.52%) Workflow
12 18 (4.52%) Integration Testing
12 18 (4.52%) Open Source
12 18 (4.52%) SDLC
13 17 (4.27%) ERP
13 17 (4.27%) Scrum
14 15 (3.77%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 156 (39.20%) SQL
2 70 (17.59%) Java
2 70 (17.59%) PL/SQL
3 41 (10.30%) C#
4 30 (7.54%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.53%) COBOL
6 24 (6.03%) Shell Script
7 14 (3.52%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.76%) Perl
9 9 (2.26%) Ruby
10 8 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.26%) C
12 4 (1.01%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.50%) VB
13 2 (0.50%) C++
13 2 (0.50%) PHP
14 1 (0.25%) VBA
14 1 (0.25%) R
14 1 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.02%) Degree
4 6 (1.51%) ISEB
4 6 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.75%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.75%) MCITP
7 2 (0.50%) PgMP
7 2 (0.50%) APMP
7 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.50%) PMP
7 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ACCA
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.52%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.01%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.50%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (2.51%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.51%) PowerHA
5 4 (1.01%) vCloud
5 4 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.51%) CA LISA
2 6 (1.51%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (1.01%) Puppet
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.25%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 60 (15.08%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.31%) IBM
3 38 (9.55%) Pega
4 26 (6.53%) webMethods
5 23 (5.78%) Informatica
6 21 (5.28%) Micro Focus
7 20 (5.03%) TIBCO
8 16 (4.02%) SAP
9 13 (3.27%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.02%) Talend
11 11 (2.76%) BEA
12 10 (2.51%) Green Hat
12 10 (2.51%) Solace
13 9 (2.26%) Ab Initio
13 9 (2.26%) Hyperion
14 8 (2.01%) HP
14 8 (2.01%) Netezza
15 7 (1.76%) VMware
16 6 (1.51%) i2
17 5 (1.26%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University of Birmingham
Rate: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum rising to £51,702 a year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ISL
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
NES IT
Rate: Good rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wolverhampton
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago