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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 8 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 299 238 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.39% 8.74% 6.75%
As % of the Vendors category 21.16% 17.22% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 121 98
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £55.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £16.50 £40.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £135.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
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
1413 1382 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.10% 50.73% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 779 569
Median daily rate £380 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 88 84
Median hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +47.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Shropshire -1 77 £470 -5.05% 6
Birmingham +17 62 £400 +6.66% 17
Warwickshire +1 57 £410 +3.79% 7
Coventry -4 31 £400 -5.88% 6
Solihull 0 21 £441 +51.33% 1
Staffordshire +6 5 £433 +9.49% 9
Worcestershire -4 5 £275 -24.13% 4
Kingswinford - 3 £310 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 283 (48.38%) SQL
2 203 (34.70%) Unix
3 173 (29.57%) Java
4 144 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (23.25%) PL/SQL
6 127 (21.71%) Oracle Database
7 112 (19.15%) WebLogic
8 105 (17.95%) Linux
9 96 (16.41%) BusinessObjects
10 94 (16.07%) Shell Script
10 94 (16.07%) Finance
11 92 (15.73%) SQL Server
12 90 (15.38%) Informatica
13 88 (15.04%) Windows
13 88 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
14 76 (12.99%) Pega
15 65 (11.11%) Waterfall
16 63 (10.77%) J2EE
17 61 (10.43%) Test Strategy
18 54 (9.23%) JIRA
18 54 (9.23%) RUP
18 54 (9.23%) Data Modelling
19 53 (9.06%) Oracle EBS
20 51 (8.72%) Security Cleared
21 50 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
22 48 (8.21%) Oracle EBS R12
22 48 (8.21%) Scrum
23 47 (8.03%) Microsoft
23 47 (8.03%) SC Cleared
24 46 (7.86%) Data Warehouse

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
1 112 (19.15%) WebLogic
2 41 (7.01%) Confluence
3 22 (3.76%) Tomcat
4 21 (3.59%) Documentum
4 21 (3.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (3.25%) JBoss
6 13 (2.22%) Captiva
7 12 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (2.05%) Oracle Application Server
7 12 (2.05%) SAS
7 12 (2.05%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.54%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.37%) Apache
10 7 (1.20%) Liferay
10 7 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.68%) IIS
13 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.54%) MS Office
3 5 (0.85%) MS Project
4 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.51%) SPSS
5 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.34%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.34%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 53 (9.06%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (8.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (5.47%) Oracle Applications
4 29 (4.96%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (3.08%) Oracle Payroll
6 15 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (1.03%) BigMachines
10 6 (1.03%) Eloqua
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.71%) SaaS
2 6 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.68%) Office 365
4 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.34%) IaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Yammer
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.54%) SSH
1 9 (1.54%) SSL
2 8 (1.37%) Internet
3 7 (1.20%) SAN
3 7 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.03%) HTTP
5 4 (0.68%) LDAP
6 3 (0.51%) BIG-IP
6 3 (0.51%) Firewall
6 3 (0.51%) VLAN
7 2 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.34%) LAN
7 2 (0.34%) Modbus
7 2 (0.34%) WAN
7 2 (0.34%) Wireless
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.17%) Intranet
8 1 (0.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (21.71%) Oracle Database
2 96 (16.41%) BusinessObjects
3 92 (15.73%) SQL Server
4 50 (8.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 46 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
7 43 (7.35%) Oracle OWB
8 42 (7.18%) Hadoop
9 37 (6.32%) Pentaho
10 34 (5.81%) Relational Database
11 27 (4.62%) MongoDB
12 26 (4.44%) Oracle Database 12c
13 25 (4.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (4.10%) Big Data
15 21 (3.59%) RDBMS
16 18 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (2.74%) IBM InfoSphere
18 15 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
19 11 (1.88%) DataStage
19 11 (1.88%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (9.23%) JIRA
2 38 (6.50%) Maven
3 37 (6.32%) ClearCase
4 34 (5.81%) ClearQuest
5 29 (4.96%) Git (software)
5 29 (4.96%) Oracle Forms
6 22 (3.76%) Eclipse
7 18 (3.08%) CA Gen
8 17 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
9 16 (2.74%) Visual Studio
10 15 (2.56%) Toad
11 14 (2.39%) JDeveloper
11 14 (2.39%) Jenkins
11 14 (2.39%) JUnit
11 14 (2.39%) PVCS
12 13 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.37%) Ant
13 8 (1.37%) Selenium
13 8 (1.37%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.20%) Dreamweaver
General
1 94 (16.07%) Finance
2 13 (2.22%) Banking
2 13 (2.22%) Billing
3 9 (1.54%) Retail
4 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.20%) Legal
6 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.85%) Law
7 4 (0.68%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.51%) Automotive
8 3 (0.51%) Front Office
8 3 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Local Government
9 2 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 221 (37.78%) Developer
2 99 (16.92%) Architect
3 74 (12.65%) Analyst
4 54 (9.23%) Oracle Developer
5 52 (8.89%) Consultant
6 42 (7.18%) DBA
7 33 (5.64%) Software Architect
8 32 (5.47%) Oracle Consultant
8 32 (5.47%) Oracle DBA
9 30 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 26 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 26 (4.44%) Test Analyst
11 23 (3.93%) Hadoop Developer
12 22 (3.76%) Java Developer
13 20 (3.42%) Administrator
13 20 (3.42%) Java Architect
13 20 (3.42%) Java Software Architect
14 19 (3.25%) Oracle Architect
15 17 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.77%) J2EE
2 45 (7.69%) Spring
3 43 (7.35%) XML
4 40 (6.84%) Oracle Fusion
5 38 (6.50%) Web Services
6 33 (5.64%) Middleware
7 29 (4.96%) WebCenter
8 25 (4.27%) HTML
8 25 (4.27%) Spring Boot
9 24 (4.10%) .NET
9 24 (4.10%) ELK Stack
10 23 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (3.08%) Oracle ADF
12 15 (2.56%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.22%) ASP.NET
13 13 (2.22%) Swagger
14 12 (2.05%) JSP
14 12 (2.05%) Servlets
14 12 (2.05%) SOAP
15 11 (1.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.91%) Data Centre
3 10 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 5 (0.85%) NHS
6 5 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 4 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.51%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.51%) iPad
8 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.51%) PMI
8 3 (0.51%) Replication
9 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.34%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 203 (34.70%) Unix
2 105 (17.95%) Linux
3 88 (15.04%) Windows
4 20 (3.42%) AIX
5 16 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.39%) Solaris
7 13 (2.22%) SUSE
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.68%) HPUX
10 3 (0.51%) CentOS
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) Fedora
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (15.04%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 61 (10.43%) Test Strategy
5 54 (9.23%) Data Modelling
5 54 (9.23%) RUP
6 48 (8.21%) Scrum
7 45 (7.69%) ETL
8 43 (7.35%) SOA
9 37 (6.32%) Migration
10 36 (6.15%) OO
11 34 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
12 33 (5.64%) Analytics
12 33 (5.64%) Configuration Management
13 30 (5.13%) Software Architecture
14 27 (4.62%) ITIL
15 26 (4.44%) Project Planning
16 22 (3.76%) Data Analysis
16 22 (3.76%) User Stories
17 21 (3.59%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (48.38%) SQL
2 173 (29.57%) Java
3 136 (23.25%) PL/SQL
4 94 (16.07%) Shell Script
5 39 (6.67%) Perl
6 35 (5.98%) C#
7 19 (3.25%) JavaScript
8 16 (2.74%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.39%) C++
10 11 (1.88%) C
10 11 (1.88%) VB
11 10 (1.71%) COBOL
11 10 (1.71%) Korn
12 9 (1.54%) XPath
13 8 (1.37%) XQuery
14 7 (1.20%) PHP
14 7 (1.20%) VBA
15 6 (1.03%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 47 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.25%) Degree
4 13 (2.22%) ISEB
4 13 (2.22%) ISTQB
4 13 (2.22%) Sun Certification
5 11 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.68%) OCP
9 3 (0.51%) CISSP
9 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.34%) CISA
10 2 (0.34%) CISM
10 2 (0.34%) IISP
10 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.17%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.79%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.22%) QA
3 10 (1.71%) SLA
4 5 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) GAAP
7 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 19 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (2.39%) Docker
3 9 (1.54%) Apache Flume
3 9 (1.54%) HDFS
4 7 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.85%) NFS
6 3 (0.51%) PowerHA
6 3 (0.51%) Samba
7 2 (0.34%) vCloud
7 2 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 28 (4.79%) Puppet
2 15 (2.56%) Data Guard
3 13 (2.22%) Graphite
4 12 (2.05%) BMC PATROL
4 12 (2.05%) Grafana
4 12 (2.05%) Kibana
4 12 (2.05%) logstash
4 12 (2.05%) OPNET
4 12 (2.05%) SCOM
5 10 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.03%) Control-M
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.68%) Opsview
9 4 (0.68%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.51%) Ansible
10 3 (0.51%) vRealize
11 2 (0.34%) Simpana
Vendors
1 90 (15.38%) Informatica
2 76 (12.99%) Pega
3 47 (8.03%) Microsoft
4 46 (7.86%) webMethods
5 32 (5.47%) VMware
6 30 (5.13%) IBM
7 24 (4.10%) SAP
8 21 (3.59%) EMC
9 19 (3.25%) BMC
9 19 (3.25%) Cognos
9 19 (3.25%) Red Hat
10 18 (3.08%) BEA
11 13 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (2.05%) Digital Fuel
12 12 (2.05%) Netezza
13 11 (1.88%) Sun
13 11 (1.88%) WSO2
14 8 (1.37%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.20%) Micro Focus
16 6 (1.03%) JD Edwards
Warwick, Warwickshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago