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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 7 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 295 186 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.65% 8.63% 6.92%
As % of the Vendors category 24.71% 17.70% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 78
Average daily rate £425 £388 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +23.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £309 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £155.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -86.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +24.60%
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
1194 1051 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 48.77% 48.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 538 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 101 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.21 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% -7.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -1 84 £470 +10.58% 2
Birmingham +14 63 £388 +3.33% 24
Warwickshire +3 36 £388 -4.20% 10
Coventry -4 19 £400 +23.07% 13
Solihull -7 13 £350 - 4
Staffordshire -1 8 £450 -2.17% 5
Sutton Coldfield - 7 - - 1
Kingswinford -1 4 £310 -
Walsall +2 2 £378 - 1
Worcestershire -1 2 £463 +32.14% 2
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 229 (48.41%) SQL
2 174 (36.79%) Unix
3 137 (28.96%) Java
4 121 (25.58%) PL/SQL
5 113 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (21.35%) WebLogic
7 90 (19.03%) Pega
7 90 (19.03%) Oracle Database
8 89 (18.82%) Informatica
9 88 (18.60%) Shell Script
10 86 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 85 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
12 82 (17.34%) Finance
13 67 (14.16%) Windows
14 66 (13.95%) Perl
14 66 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
15 64 (13.53%) Linux
16 61 (12.90%) webMethods
16 61 (12.90%) Waterfall
17 60 (12.68%) J2EE
18 56 (11.84%) Test Strategy
19 54 (11.42%) Data Modelling
20 53 (11.21%) RUP
21 48 (10.15%) ETL
22 47 (9.94%) Microsoft
23 46 (9.73%) Migration
24 45 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
25 43 (9.09%) Scrum
25 43 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
26 41 (8.67%) Security Cleared

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 101 (21.35%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.02%) Documentum
3 18 (3.81%) Oracle Workflow
4 15 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.96%) JBoss
6 13 (2.75%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.33%) Captiva
8 9 (1.90%) SAS
9 8 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.69%) Confluence
9 8 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.48%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 6 (1.27%) IIS
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.85%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.85%) Liferay
13 3 (0.63%) Apache
13 3 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.63%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.96%) MS Office
3 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.63%) SPSS
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (6.98%) Oracle BPM
2 25 (5.29%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (3.38%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (2.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 11 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (1.69%) Oracle Payroll
9 6 (1.27%) BigMachines
9 6 (1.27%) Eloqua
9 6 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (1.06%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.85%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.63%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.48%) SaaS
2 6 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.42%) Yammer
5 1 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.33%) Firewall
2 7 (1.48%) HTTP
2 7 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.27%) SSH
3 6 (1.27%) SSL
4 5 (1.06%) LDAP
5 3 (0.63%) Internet
6 2 (0.42%) DNS
6 2 (0.42%) Modbus
6 2 (0.42%) Network Security
6 2 (0.42%) SAN
6 2 (0.42%) Wireless
7 1 (0.21%) 2G
7 1 (0.21%) 4G
7 1 (0.21%) GSM
7 1 (0.21%) Intranet
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.21%) UMTS
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (19.03%) Oracle Database
2 86 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 66 (13.95%) BusinessObjects
4 45 (9.51%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (5.71%) Oracle OWB
8 26 (5.50%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.02%) Hadoop
9 19 (4.02%) IBM InfoSphere
10 18 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (3.59%) Pentaho
12 14 (2.96%) Big Data
13 12 (2.54%) OLAP
13 12 (2.54%) Oracle OLAP
14 11 (2.33%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (2.11%) DataStage
15 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (8.67%) CA Gen
2 40 (8.46%) ClearCase
3 26 (5.50%) ClearQuest
4 22 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (3.17%) JDeveloper
6 11 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 10 (2.11%) Subversion
8 9 (1.90%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.90%) JIRA
8 9 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (1.48%) Maven
10 6 (1.27%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.06%) Toad
12 4 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
12 4 (0.85%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.85%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.63%) Gradle
13 3 (0.63%) PVCS
General
1 82 (17.34%) Finance
2 21 (4.44%) Retail
3 16 (3.38%) Banking
4 9 (1.90%) Billing
5 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.85%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Front Office
8 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.63%) Local Government
9 2 (0.42%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 191 (40.38%) Developer
2 85 (17.97%) Architect
3 70 (14.80%) Analyst
4 38 (8.03%) Oracle Developer
5 34 (7.19%) Consultant
6 22 (4.65%) DBA
7 20 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 20 (4.23%) Lead Developer
7 20 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (4.23%) Test Analyst
8 19 (4.02%) SQL Developer
9 18 (3.81%) Oracle Consultant
10 15 (3.17%) Oracle Analyst
10 15 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (2.96%) Hadoop Developer
12 13 (2.75%) .NET Developer
12 13 (2.75%) Data Analyst
12 13 (2.75%) Senior Developer
12 13 (2.75%) Software Architect
13 12 (2.54%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.68%) J2EE
2 37 (7.82%) Middleware
3 32 (6.77%) XML
4 31 (6.55%) WebCenter
5 28 (5.92%) Web Services
6 27 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
7 20 (4.23%) HTML
8 19 (4.02%) .NET
9 15 (3.17%) jQuery
10 14 (2.96%) Oracle ADF
11 13 (2.75%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.54%) SOAP
12 12 (2.54%) Spring
13 11 (2.33%) CSS
13 11 (2.33%) WSDL
14 10 (2.11%) XSD
14 10 (2.11%) XSLT
15 9 (1.90%) Ajax
15 9 (1.90%) ELK Stack
16 8 (1.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.17%) Data Centre
3 9 (1.90%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.27%) Social Media
5 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.06%) NHS
5 5 (1.06%) Statistics
6 4 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (0.85%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.85%) PMI
6 4 (0.85%) RIA
6 4 (0.85%) SCADA
6 4 (0.85%) User Experience
7 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.63%) iPad
7 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 174 (36.79%) Unix
2 67 (14.16%) Windows
3 64 (13.53%) Linux
4 18 (3.81%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.59%) AIX
6 15 (3.17%) Solaris
7 11 (2.33%) SUSE
8 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.21%) HPUX
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.21%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (17.97%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (12.90%) Waterfall
4 56 (11.84%) Test Strategy
5 54 (11.42%) Data Modelling
6 53 (11.21%) RUP
7 48 (10.15%) ETL
8 46 (9.73%) Migration
9 43 (9.09%) Scrum
10 36 (7.61%) SOA
11 28 (5.92%) OO
12 25 (5.29%) Configuration Management
13 24 (5.07%) ERP
13 24 (5.07%) Project Planning
14 23 (4.86%) Data Management
14 23 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (4.65%) Data Analysis
15 22 (4.65%) SDLC
16 21 (4.44%) Process Improvement
17 20 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (48.41%) SQL
2 137 (28.96%) Java
3 121 (25.58%) PL/SQL
4 88 (18.60%) Shell Script
5 66 (13.95%) Perl
6 28 (5.92%) JavaScript
7 23 (4.86%) C#
8 18 (3.81%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.33%) C
10 8 (1.69%) XPath
10 8 (1.69%) XQuery
11 7 (1.48%) COBOL
11 7 (1.48%) Korn
12 6 (1.27%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.27%) PHP
12 6 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.06%) VBA
14 4 (0.85%) VBScript
15 3 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.75%) Degree
4 12 (2.54%) ISEB
5 11 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.85%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.63%) CISSP
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.42%) MCSE
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.42%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.21%) CCNP
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCSA
10 1 (0.21%) OCP
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.13%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.69%) SLA
3 6 (1.27%) QA
4 4 (0.85%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) GAAP
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.21%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.48%) PowerHA
3 4 (0.85%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.85%) HDFS
3 4 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (0.63%) NFS
4 3 (0.63%) Samba
4 3 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.21%) Docker
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (1.69%) Kibana
1 8 (1.69%) logstash
1 8 (1.69%) OPNET
1 8 (1.69%) SCOM
2 6 (1.27%) Control-M
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.85%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.63%) Opsview
6 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Grafana
7 1 (0.21%) Graphite
7 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (19.03%) Pega
2 89 (18.82%) Informatica
3 61 (12.90%) webMethods
4 47 (9.94%) Microsoft
5 40 (8.46%) BEA
6 30 (6.34%) IBM
7 25 (5.29%) VMware
8 24 (5.07%) SAP
9 18 (3.81%) Cognos
10 16 (3.38%) BMC
10 16 (3.38%) EMC
11 13 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (2.11%) JD Edwards
13 8 (1.69%) Digital Fuel
13 8 (1.69%) Netezza
14 7 (1.48%) hybris
15 6 (1.27%) Adobe
15 6 (1.27%) ATG
15 6 (1.27%) Siebel
16 5 (1.06%) Citrix
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £515.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Ciber UK
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham
Mason Frank International
Posted: 27 days ago