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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 23 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 151 165 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.41% 7.04% 6.71%
As % of the Vendors category 13.99% 13.92% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 87 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £239 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £31.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
1079 1185 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.80% 50.58% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 542 364
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 95 83
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.90 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.45 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 3 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
(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
Warwickshire +6 30 £400 -8.57% 5
Birmingham -20 27 £394 -3.96% 23
Coventry +7 20 £350 +17.15% 4
Solihull +9 11 £363 +31.81% 5
Shropshire -11 11 £463 +37.95% 4
Worcestershire +8 4 £288 +85.48% 1
Walsall +5 2 £550 -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 153 (39.53%) SQL
2 110 (28.42%) Oracle Database
3 80 (20.67%) UNIX
4 77 (19.90%) SQL Server
5 75 (19.38%) Java
6 66 (17.05%) XML
7 64 (16.54%) Finance
8 62 (16.02%) PL/SQL
9 60 (15.50%) Microsoft
10 56 (14.47%) Web Services
11 51 (13.18%) WebLogic
12 50 (12.92%) Linux
13 46 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (11.63%) Windows
14 45 (11.63%) .NET
14 45 (11.63%) Pega
15 42 (10.85%) ETL
16 41 (10.59%) C#
16 41 (10.59%) Migration
17 40 (10.34%) IBM
18 39 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (9.82%) Oracle Database 11g
20 37 (9.56%) SOA
21 34 (8.79%) Oracle Reports
22 33 (8.53%) JavaScript
23 32 (8.27%) webMethods
24 31 (8.01%) Shell Script
24 31 (8.01%) Middleware
24 31 (8.01%) Data Modelling
25 29 (7.49%) Oracle EBS

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 51 (13.18%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.13%) WebSphere
4 15 (3.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (3.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 11 (2.84%) Documentum
7 9 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (2.07%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.81%) SAS
10 6 (1.55%) Oracle BPEL
11 4 (1.03%) Mule
11 4 (1.03%) WebLogic Integration
12 3 (0.78%) JBoss
12 3 (0.78%) Apache
12 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.78%) AquaLogic
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.52%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.26%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 16 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.78%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.78%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (7.49%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (5.94%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (5.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (4.65%) Oracle HRMS
4 18 (4.65%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (3.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle TCA
7 7 (1.81%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.78%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.52%) CA PPM
12 2 (0.52%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.13%) Firewall
2 10 (2.58%) Internet
3 9 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.07%) SSL
5 3 (0.78%) HTTP
6 2 (0.52%) FTP
6 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) GSM
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) UMTS
7 1 (0.26%) WLAN
7 1 (0.26%) WAN
7 1 (0.26%) SMTP
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) 3G
7 1 (0.26%) X.400
7 1 (0.26%) 2G
7 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.26%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (28.42%) Oracle Database
2 77 (19.90%) SQL Server
3 38 (9.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 34 (8.79%) Oracle Reports
5 25 (6.46%) MySQL
5 25 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (6.46%) Relational Database
6 20 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 12 (3.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (2.84%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (2.07%) MongoDB
12 8 (2.07%) IBM InfoSphere
13 7 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.81%) DB2
13 7 (1.81%) DataStage
14 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (6.20%) Oracle Forms
2 19 (4.91%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.62%) Dreamweaver
3 14 (3.62%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.84%) SoapUI
5 9 (2.33%) Subversion
6 8 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (1.03%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.03%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.03%) ERwin
8 3 (0.78%) JIRA
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.52%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.52%) NUnit
9 2 (0.52%) Toad
9 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.52%) Maven
9 2 (0.52%) CA Gen
10 1 (0.26%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.26%) Flyway
General
1 64 (16.54%) Finance
2 12 (3.10%) Retail
3 11 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.07%) General Ledger
5 6 (1.55%) Billing
6 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.78%) Local Government
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (35.40%) Developer
2 86 (22.22%) Architect
3 47 (12.14%) Consultant
4 46 (11.89%) Analyst
5 44 (11.37%) Oracle Developer
6 33 (8.53%) Oracle Consultant
7 28 (7.24%) DBA
8 25 (6.46%) Administrator
9 23 (5.94%) COBOL Developer
10 15 (3.88%) Integration Architect
10 15 (3.88%) Functional Consultant
11 14 (3.62%) Oracle HR Consultant
11 14 (3.62%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 12 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (3.10%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.10%) Technical Architect
13 11 (2.84%) SQL DBA
14 10 (2.58%) .NET Developer
14 10 (2.58%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (17.05%) XML
2 56 (14.47%) Web Services
3 45 (11.63%) .NET
4 31 (8.01%) Middleware
5 25 (6.46%) SOAP
6 23 (5.94%) J2EE
7 21 (5.43%) ASP.NET
7 21 (5.43%) HTML
8 18 (4.65%) REST
9 16 (4.13%) XSD
9 16 (4.13%) XSLT
9 16 (4.13%) CSS
10 15 (3.88%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (3.62%) WSDL
12 13 (3.36%) .NET Framework
13 12 (3.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 10 (2.58%) JSP
14 10 (2.58%) Servlets
15 9 (2.33%) Ajax
15 9 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.36%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.84%) DataPower
3 11 (2.84%) Clustering
4 10 (2.58%) Data Extraction
5 9 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 7 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) W3C
8 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.78%) Statistics
8 3 (0.78%) HP Superdome
9 2 (0.52%) Replication
9 2 (0.52%) Social Media
9 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.67%) UNIX
2 50 (12.92%) Linux
3 45 (11.63%) Windows
4 22 (5.68%) SUSE
5 13 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.58%) Solaris
7 8 (2.07%) AIX
8 5 (1.29%) HPUX
9 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.26%) zOS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.26%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (10.85%) ETL
3 41 (10.59%) Migration
4 39 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.56%) SOA
6 31 (8.01%) Data Modelling
7 25 (6.46%) Technical Architecture
8 24 (6.20%) RUP
8 24 (6.20%) Waterfall
9 19 (4.91%) SDLC
9 19 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 19 (4.91%) Integration Testing
9 19 (4.91%) Project Management
9 19 (4.91%) Workflow
10 18 (4.65%) Open Source
11 17 (4.39%) Data Migration
12 16 (4.13%) ERP
12 16 (4.13%) EAI
13 15 (3.88%) Scrum
14 14 (3.62%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 153 (39.53%) SQL
2 75 (19.38%) Java
3 62 (16.02%) PL/SQL
4 41 (10.59%) C#
5 33 (8.53%) JavaScript
6 31 (8.01%) Shell Script
7 26 (6.72%) COBOL
8 14 (3.62%) Perl
9 13 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.33%) Ruby
11 6 (1.55%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.29%) C
13 4 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.52%) C++
14 2 (0.52%) PHP
15 1 (0.26%) R
15 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.58%) Degree
4 6 (1.55%) ISEB
5 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.78%) MCDBA
6 3 (0.78%) MCITP
7 2 (0.52%) PgMP
7 2 (0.52%) APMP
7 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.52%) PMP
7 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ACCA
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.55%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.52%) P3O
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.55%) PowerHA
3 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.03%) vCloud
4 4 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (2.84%) CA LISA
2 7 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (1.81%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.29%) Puppet
5 2 (0.52%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (15.50%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.63%) Pega
3 40 (10.34%) IBM
4 32 (8.27%) webMethods
5 26 (6.72%) Informatica
6 21 (5.43%) Micro Focus
6 21 (5.43%) TIBCO
7 14 (3.62%) Red Hat
7 14 (3.62%) SAP
8 13 (3.36%) Business Objects
8 13 (3.36%) BEA
8 13 (3.36%) Netezza
8 13 (3.36%) Ab Initio
9 11 (2.84%) Green Hat
9 11 (2.84%) Solace
10 9 (2.33%) HP
11 8 (2.07%) Talend
12 6 (1.55%) i2
13 5 (1.29%) Sun
13 5 (1.29%) Red Gate
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Adroit People Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25,000 - £27,000 plus on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago