The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 22 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 164 146 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.85% 7.74% 8.64%
As % of the Vendors category 13.28% 15.78% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 93
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 1
Average hourly rate £105.25 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.45% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £32.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+21.92% +20.37%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1235 925 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.57% 49.02% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 401 451
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £549 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 128 98
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Oracle
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 53 £375 +12.78% 10
Shropshire 0 22 £413 -7.30%
Wolverhampton +3 13 £235 +34.28% 6
Warwickshire -7 12 £263 -30.00% 3
Coventry -10 11 £325 +36.84% 7
Solihull -3 4 £305 +10.70% 3
Worcestershire -5 3 £338 +12.50% 4
Walsall - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Herefordshire - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 5
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 130 (39.88%) SQL
2 117 (35.89%) Oracle Database
3 89 (27.30%) UNIX
4 64 (19.63%) PL/SQL
4 64 (19.63%) Finance
5 55 (16.87%) Java
6 45 (13.80%) Relational Database
7 43 (13.19%) Migration
7 43 (13.19%) AIX
8 40 (12.27%) Windows
8 40 (12.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 37 (11.35%) RDBMS
10 36 (11.04%) Linux
10 36 (11.04%) SQL Server
11 34 (10.43%) .NET
12 32 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (9.82%) Data Modelling
13 31 (9.51%) SAP
14 30 (9.20%) WebLogic
14 30 (9.20%) Solaris
15 29 (8.90%) Oracle Database 10g
16 28 (8.59%) ETL
17 27 (8.28%) Shell Script
18 26 (7.98%) Project Management
18 26 (7.98%) Informatica
18 26 (7.98%) Business Objects
18 26 (7.98%) JavaScript
18 26 (7.98%) HTML
19 25 (7.67%) Oracle Reports
19 25 (7.67%) Data Migration

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 30 (9.20%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.45%) PowerExchange
2 8 (2.45%) Apache
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle UPK
4 4 (1.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.23%) SAS
5 3 (0.92%) Documentum
5 3 (0.92%) CMS
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) MS Project
4 2 (0.61%) MS Office
5 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (2.76%) Agresso
1 9 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (2.76%) Oracle HRMS
2 8 (2.45%) Oracle CRM
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.23%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (1.23%) Magento
6 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.61%) e-Work
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.61%) Exchequer
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.29%) Firewall
2 11 (3.37%) FTP
3 7 (2.15%) DNS
4 6 (1.84%) SAN
4 6 (1.84%) Internet
5 4 (1.23%) BIG-IP
5 4 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (0.92%) HTTP
7 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.31%) LAN
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (35.89%) Oracle Database
2 45 (13.80%) Relational Database
3 40 (12.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 37 (11.35%) RDBMS
5 36 (11.04%) SQL Server
6 29 (8.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 25 (7.67%) Oracle Reports
8 22 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (5.52%) OLAP
9 18 (5.52%) Oracle OLAP
10 12 (3.68%) Data Mining
11 10 (3.07%) MySQL
11 10 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (2.15%) MS Access
13 7 (2.15%) Informix
13 7 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
13 7 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.53%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 21 (6.44%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (3.68%) ProC
3 6 (1.84%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.61%) NUnit
5 2 (0.61%) Subversion
5 2 (0.61%) JIRA
5 2 (0.61%) MSTest
5 2 (0.61%) ERwin
5 2 (0.61%) CA Gen
5 2 (0.61%) JUnit
5 2 (0.61%) Toad
6 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.31%) Log4j
6 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.31%) FishEye
6 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (19.63%) Finance
2 19 (5.83%) Retail
3 13 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.15%) Banking
4 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.15%) Local Government
5 5 (1.53%) Marketing
5 5 (1.53%) Billing
6 2 (0.61%) Automotive
6 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 107 (32.82%) Developer
2 53 (16.26%) Architect
3 47 (14.42%) Analyst
4 31 (9.51%) Consultant
5 25 (7.67%) DBA
6 24 (7.36%) Oracle DBA
7 17 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 15 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
9 14 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.99%) Test Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Informatica Developer
10 13 (3.99%) Oracle Consultant
10 13 (3.99%) Oracle Architect
11 11 (3.37%) C Developer
12 9 (2.76%) Senior Developer
12 9 (2.76%) Administrator
12 9 (2.76%) Business Architect
12 9 (2.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 8 (2.45%) UNIX Developer
14 7 (2.15%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.43%) .NET
2 26 (7.98%) HTML
3 21 (6.44%) J2EE
4 20 (6.13%) XML
5 18 (5.52%) CSS
6 11 (3.37%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.45%) JSP
7 8 (2.45%) Ajax
7 8 (2.45%) Java EE
8 7 (2.15%) WPF
8 7 (2.15%) Web Services
9 5 (1.53%) WinForms
9 5 (1.53%) CGI
9 5 (1.53%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.23%) Middleware
10 4 (1.23%) XSLT
10 4 (1.23%) SAP PI
11 3 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.92%) Flash
11 3 (0.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.76%) Management Information System
1 9 (2.76%) Replication
1 9 (2.76%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.53%) Web 2.0
2 5 (1.53%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.23%) Clustering
4 3 (0.92%) E-Learning
4 3 (0.92%) W3C
4 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.61%) AS400
5 2 (0.61%) Open Source
5 2 (0.61%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.31%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.31%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.30%) UNIX
2 43 (13.19%) AIX
3 40 (12.27%) Windows
4 36 (11.04%) Linux
5 30 (9.20%) Solaris
6 10 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.45%) SUSE
8 6 (1.84%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.61%) HPUX
11 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.31%) VME
12 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.19%) Migration
2 32 (9.82%) Data Modelling
2 32 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (8.59%) ETL
4 26 (7.98%) Project Management
5 25 (7.67%) Data Migration
6 21 (6.44%) Test Scripting
7 19 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (5.52%) ITIL
9 15 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (4.29%) Waterfall
11 13 (3.99%) CRM
11 13 (3.99%) SOA
11 13 (3.99%) ERP
12 11 (3.37%) OO
12 11 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (3.37%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.37%) Data Mapping
12 11 (3.37%) Use Case
13 10 (3.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 130 (39.88%) SQL
2 64 (19.63%) PL/SQL
3 55 (16.87%) Java
4 27 (8.28%) Shell Script
5 26 (7.98%) JavaScript
6 21 (6.44%) C#
7 15 (4.60%) C
8 14 (4.29%) C++
9 12 (3.68%) PHP
10 10 (3.07%) COBOL
10 10 (3.07%) Perl
11 8 (2.45%) VB
12 6 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.84%) Korn
13 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.53%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.23%) VB6
14 4 (1.23%) Python
14 4 (1.23%) Uniface
14 4 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (4.60%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.29%) Degree
2 14 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.15%) ISEB
4 5 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (1.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.61%) OCP
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.76%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.31%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (6.44%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.23%) Squid
4 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.61%) KVM
4 2 (0.61%) Nmap
4 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.07%) Data Guard
3 7 (2.15%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.53%) Control-M
5 3 (0.92%) OpenView
6 2 (0.61%) Nagios
6 2 (0.61%) Nessus
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.61%) CORE IMPACT
6 2 (0.61%) Puppet
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.31%) SCOM
7 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.31%) MOM
Vendors
1 31 (9.51%) SAP
2 26 (7.98%) Business Objects
2 26 (7.98%) Informatica
3 19 (5.83%) HP
4 17 (5.21%) IBM
5 15 (4.60%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.07%) Cognos
7 9 (2.76%) JD Edwards
8 8 (2.45%) webMethods
8 8 (2.45%) BEA
8 8 (2.45%) Pega
9 6 (1.84%) Sybase
10 4 (1.23%) F5
11 3 (0.92%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.92%) Brocade
11 3 (0.92%) Citrix
11 3 (0.92%) NetApp
11 3 (0.92%) StorageTek
11 3 (0.92%) Adobe
11 3 (0.92%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Flexible for the right candidate
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: excellent rates/above market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago