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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 16 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 183 200 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.36% 7.90% 6.50%
As % of the Vendors category 17.30% 15.81% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 101 75
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £29.87 £31.50 £25.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +22.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.77 £30.10 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.97 £31.50 £34.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +15.38%
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
1058 1265 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.54% 49.96% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 612 455
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 100 57
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.79 £9.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.44 £31.50 £28.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -1 50 £363 -0.68% 18
Warwickshire -8 25 £423 +16.55% 8
Coventry -5 21 £369 +27.15% 4
Shropshire -8 19 £450 +66.66%
Solihull +5 12 £350 +27.27% 3
Worcestershire -3 5 £250 +61.29%
Staffordshire -8 4 £438 -2.77% 1
Walsall +4 2 £513 +19.88%
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 125 (36.13%) SQL
2 99 (28.61%) Oracle Database
3 73 (21.10%) PL/SQL
4 63 (18.21%) Finance
5 60 (17.34%) UNIX
6 59 (17.05%) Linux
7 56 (16.18%) XML
8 55 (15.90%) Java
9 54 (15.61%) SQL Server
10 49 (14.16%) Web Services
10 49 (14.16%) Microsoft
11 47 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (12.43%) Windows
13 42 (12.14%) ETL
13 42 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (11.56%) Migration
15 39 (11.27%) WebLogic
16 38 (10.98%) Data Modelling
17 37 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (10.12%) Oracle EBS
19 33 (9.54%) IBM
20 31 (8.96%) C#
20 31 (8.96%) Technical Architecture
21 29 (8.38%) COBOL
22 28 (8.09%) JavaScript
22 28 (8.09%) .NET
23 25 (7.23%) Pega
23 25 (7.23%) Shell Script
23 25 (7.23%) Relational Database
24 24 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (11.27%) WebLogic
2 10 (2.89%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 9 (2.60%) Documentum
3 9 (2.60%) SAS
4 8 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.16%) IIS
9 3 (0.87%) WebLogic Integration
10 2 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPEL
10 2 (0.58%) AquaLogic
10 2 (0.58%) Mule
11 1 (0.29%) Confluence
11 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle UPK
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.31%) MS Office
3 6 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.29%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 35 (10.12%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (4.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (4.62%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (4.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (4.05%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (4.05%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (3.76%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (2.02%) Oracle iProcurement
8 5 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
8 5 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle CRM
9 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (0.58%) Northgate Housing
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle HRMS
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.36%) Firewall
2 10 (2.89%) Internet
2 10 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.31%) SSL
4 3 (0.87%) FTP
5 2 (0.58%) HTTP
5 2 (0.58%) GSM
5 2 (0.58%) UMTS
5 2 (0.58%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.58%) 3G
5 2 (0.58%) 2G
5 2 (0.58%) 4G
6 1 (0.29%) Network Security
6 1 (0.29%) X.400
6 1 (0.29%) SAN
6 1 (0.29%) WLAN
6 1 (0.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) SMTP
6 1 (0.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (28.61%) Oracle Database
2 54 (15.61%) SQL Server
3 37 (10.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 25 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 23 (6.65%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (6.65%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (5.78%) RDBMS
8 18 (5.20%) MySQL
8 18 (5.20%) IBM InfoSphere
9 16 (4.62%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (3.76%) DataStage
11 12 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (3.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 9 (2.60%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
14 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (2.02%) DB2
15 7 (2.02%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (4.34%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.05%) Eclipse
2 14 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
3 11 (3.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (2.60%) Subversion
4 9 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.45%) CA Gen
6 4 (1.16%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.87%) Toad
7 3 (0.87%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.87%) JIRA
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (0.58%) ERwin
8 2 (0.58%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.29%) FishEye
9 1 (0.29%) Liquibase
General
1 63 (18.21%) Finance
2 16 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.47%) Retail
4 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.16%) Billing
6 3 (0.87%) Banking
6 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.58%) Local Government
7 2 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (40.17%) Developer
2 72 (20.81%) Architect
3 51 (14.74%) Oracle Developer
4 47 (13.58%) Consultant
5 34 (9.83%) Analyst
6 28 (8.09%) Oracle Consultant
7 26 (7.51%) COBOL Developer
8 23 (6.65%) Administrator
9 21 (6.07%) DBA
10 15 (4.34%) Functional Consultant
10 15 (4.34%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 14 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.76%) Technical Consultant
12 13 (3.76%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.18%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.18%) C# Developer
14 10 (2.89%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.89%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.60%) Oracle DBA
15 9 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.18%) XML
2 49 (14.16%) Web Services
3 28 (8.09%) .NET
4 20 (5.78%) HTML
5 18 (5.20%) XSLT
5 18 (5.20%) Middleware
6 15 (4.34%) Ajax
7 13 (3.76%) ASP.NET
8 12 (3.47%) J2EE
8 12 (3.47%) Silverlight
8 12 (3.47%) jQuery
8 12 (3.47%) WebCenter
9 11 (3.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (3.18%) CSS
9 11 (3.18%) SOAP
9 11 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (3.18%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.89%) Servlets
11 9 (2.60%) JSP
11 9 (2.60%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.76%) Data Integration
3 10 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.16%) User Experience
6 4 (1.16%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.16%) RIA
6 4 (1.16%) Social Media
7 3 (0.87%) DataPower
7 3 (0.87%) HP Superdome
7 3 (0.87%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.87%) SCADA
7 3 (0.87%) NHS
7 3 (0.87%) W3C
7 3 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 60 (17.34%) UNIX
2 59 (17.05%) Linux
3 43 (12.43%) Windows
4 21 (6.07%) SUSE
5 18 (5.20%) Solaris
6 13 (3.76%) AIX
7 11 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.16%) HPUX
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.58%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (12.14%) ETL
2 42 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (11.56%) Migration
4 38 (10.98%) Data Modelling
5 31 (8.96%) Technical Architecture
6 21 (6.07%) Scrum
6 21 (6.07%) Open Source
7 19 (5.49%) SOA
8 18 (5.20%) Data Analysis
9 17 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (4.62%) ERP
11 15 (4.34%) Data Migration
12 14 (4.05%) SDLC
13 13 (3.76%) MVC
14 12 (3.47%) Project Management
14 12 (3.47%) Security Architecture
15 11 (3.18%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (3.18%) Configuration Management
15 11 (3.18%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 125 (36.13%) SQL
2 73 (21.10%) PL/SQL
3 55 (15.90%) Java
4 31 (8.96%) C#
5 29 (8.38%) COBOL
6 28 (8.09%) JavaScript
7 25 (7.23%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.34%) T-SQL
9 11 (3.18%) Ruby
9 11 (3.18%) Perl
10 10 (2.89%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.45%) C
13 2 (0.58%) C++
13 2 (0.58%) PHP
13 2 (0.58%) VB
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
14 1 (0.29%) R
14 1 (0.29%) JCL
14 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (6.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.89%) Degree
4 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.16%) ISEB
5 2 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.29%) ACCA
6 1 (0.29%) CISM
6 1 (0.29%) MCSE
6 1 (0.29%) CCNP
6 1 (0.29%) CCNA
6 1 (0.29%) CISSP
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.34%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.73%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 10 (2.89%) Oracle RAC
1 10 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.31%) PowerHA
2 8 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.16%) vCloud
3 4 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (1.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.16%) Puppet
4 3 (0.87%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.58%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.54%) IBM
3 25 (7.23%) Pega
4 21 (6.07%) Informatica
4 21 (6.07%) Micro Focus
5 17 (4.91%) SAP
6 13 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 12 (3.47%) webMethods
7 12 (3.47%) VMware
8 11 (3.18%) Talend
9 9 (2.60%) Hyperion
10 7 (2.02%) TIBCO
10 7 (2.02%) Ab Initio
10 7 (2.02%) HP
10 7 (2.02%) BEA
11 6 (1.73%) Adobe
11 6 (1.73%) Netezza
12 4 (1.16%) Northgate
12 4 (1.16%) Cognos
12 4 (1.16%) Citrix
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