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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 8 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 330 163 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.59% 6.54% 6.60%
As % of the Vendors category 23.72% 13.65% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 96 89
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £540 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -53.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £16.50 £26.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.50 £49.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -19.97%
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
1391 1194 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.84% 47.87% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 709 524
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 75 83
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
Birmingham +30 82 £419 +9.83% 11
Warwickshire +1 70 £387 +1.17% 4
Shropshire -2 65 £460 -7.07% 3
Solihull +1 37 £446 +42.64% 1
Coventry -1 23 £400 - 10
Staffordshire +12 7 £338 +3.84%
Walsall +1 3 £545 -
Worcestershire -11 3 £281 -15.09% 1
Kingswinford - 2 £304 -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 2
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 299 (48.62%) SQL
2 198 (32.20%) Java
3 191 (31.06%) Unix
4 152 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (24.55%) PL/SQL
5 151 (24.55%) Oracle Database
6 126 (20.49%) WebLogic
7 109 (17.72%) Windows
8 108 (17.56%) Linux
9 97 (15.77%) BusinessObjects
10 93 (15.12%) Shell Script
10 93 (15.12%) Finance
11 88 (14.31%) Informatica
11 88 (14.31%) SQL Server
12 85 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
13 72 (11.71%) JIRA
13 72 (11.71%) Security Cleared
14 69 (11.22%) Web Services
15 68 (11.06%) J2EE
15 68 (11.06%) SC Cleared
16 67 (10.89%) Pega
17 64 (10.41%) Spring
18 63 (10.24%) XML
19 62 (10.08%) Oracle EBS
20 61 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
21 60 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
21 60 (9.76%) Test Strategy
22 59 (9.59%) Waterfall
22 59 (9.59%) Oracle EBS R12
23 57 (9.27%) OO

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
1 126 (20.49%) WebLogic
2 43 (6.99%) Confluence
3 29 (4.72%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.39%) JBoss
4 27 (4.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 22 (3.58%) Oracle Application Server
6 14 (2.28%) Documentum
7 13 (2.11%) SAS
8 12 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (1.63%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.63%) Captiva
9 10 (1.63%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (1.14%) Apache
11 7 (1.14%) Liferay
11 7 (1.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.81%) IIS
12 5 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.14%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) MS Project
4 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.49%) SPSS
5 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.33%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.33%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 62 (10.08%) Oracle EBS
2 59 (9.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 42 (6.83%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (4.07%) Oracle 11i
5 24 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
6 18 (2.93%) Oracle Payroll
7 12 (1.95%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 6 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
13 3 (0.49%) BigMachines
13 3 (0.49%) Eloqua
13 3 (0.49%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.98%) SaaS
3 4 (0.65%) Office 365
4 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.33%) IaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Yammer
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.14%) Internet
1 7 (1.14%) SAN
2 6 (0.98%) SSH
2 6 (0.98%) SSL
3 5 (0.81%) HTTP
4 4 (0.65%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.49%) LDAP
5 3 (0.49%) Network Security
5 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.49%) VLAN
6 2 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 2 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.33%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) WAN
6 2 (0.33%) Wireless
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.16%) Modbus
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (24.55%) Oracle Database
2 97 (15.77%) BusinessObjects
3 88 (14.31%) SQL Server
4 61 (9.92%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
6 53 (8.62%) Oracle OWB
7 52 (8.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 50 (8.13%) Relational Database
9 43 (6.99%) Hadoop
10 37 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 37 (6.02%) Pentaho
10 37 (6.02%) RDBMS
11 32 (5.20%) MongoDB
12 29 (4.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 25 (4.07%) Big Data
14 24 (3.90%) Oracle Discoverer
15 19 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
16 18 (2.93%) DB2
17 15 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
18 11 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 72 (11.71%) JIRA
2 52 (8.46%) Oracle Forms
3 51 (8.29%) Maven
4 47 (7.64%) ClearQuest
5 43 (6.99%) Git (software)
6 33 (5.37%) ClearCase
7 30 (4.88%) Jenkins
8 29 (4.72%) Eclipse
9 23 (3.74%) PVCS
9 23 (3.74%) Toad
10 22 (3.58%) JUnit
11 20 (3.25%) Visual Studio
12 17 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (2.44%) Ant
13 15 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
14 13 (2.11%) Artifactory
15 12 (1.95%) SoapUI
16 10 (1.63%) CA Gen
17 9 (1.46%) JDeveloper
18 8 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 93 (15.12%) Finance
2 14 (2.28%) Billing
3 13 (2.11%) Banking
4 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.30%) Retail
6 7 (1.14%) Back Office
6 7 (1.14%) Legal
7 6 (0.98%) Law
8 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.65%) Automotive
10 3 (0.49%) Front Office
10 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.33%) Advertising
11 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.33%) Local Government
11 2 (0.33%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 236 (38.37%) Developer
2 100 (16.26%) Architect
3 74 (12.03%) Analyst
4 65 (10.57%) Oracle Developer
5 62 (10.08%) Consultant
6 44 (7.15%) DBA
7 38 (6.18%) Oracle DBA
8 35 (5.69%) Lead Developer
8 35 (5.69%) Software Architect
9 34 (5.53%) Oracle Consultant
10 32 (5.20%) Java Developer
11 30 (4.88%) SQL Developer
12 26 (4.23%) Test Analyst
13 23 (3.74%) Hadoop Developer
14 21 (3.41%) Java Architect
14 21 (3.41%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.25%) Java Software Architect
15 20 (3.25%) SC Cleared DBA
16 19 (3.09%) .NET Developer
17 18 (2.93%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.22%) Web Services
2 68 (11.06%) J2EE
3 64 (10.41%) Spring
4 63 (10.24%) XML
5 42 (6.83%) HTML
6 37 (6.02%) Oracle Fusion
7 36 (5.85%) Middleware
8 32 (5.20%) JSP
9 30 (4.88%) Spring Boot
10 29 (4.72%) .NET
11 28 (4.55%) ELK Stack
11 28 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (4.07%) Servlets
12 25 (4.07%) WebCenter
13 24 (3.90%) Hibernate
14 22 (3.58%) Apache CXF
15 20 (3.25%) CSS
16 18 (2.93%) Struts
17 17 (2.76%) Hystrix
17 17 (2.76%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (2.93%) Data Centre
3 16 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 6 (0.98%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.81%) NHS
7 5 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.81%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.49%) iPad
8 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (0.33%) User Experience
9 2 (0.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 191 (31.06%) Unix
2 109 (17.72%) Windows
3 108 (17.56%) Linux
4 15 (2.44%) AIX
5 14 (2.28%) Windows Server
6 13 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.79%) Solaris
8 9 (1.46%) SUSE
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
9 3 (0.49%) HPUX
9 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.33%) Fedora
10 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (9.76%) Test Strategy
4 59 (9.59%) Waterfall
5 57 (9.27%) OO
6 53 (8.62%) ETL
7 51 (8.29%) Scrum
8 50 (8.13%) RUP
9 48 (7.80%) Data Modelling
10 42 (6.83%) Performance Tuning
11 35 (5.69%) ITIL
11 35 (5.69%) Migration
11 35 (5.69%) SOA
12 33 (5.37%) Analytics
13 32 (5.20%) Configuration Management
13 32 (5.20%) Software Architecture
13 32 (5.20%) Workflow
14 28 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (4.55%) Service Management
15 26 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 299 (48.62%) SQL
2 198 (32.20%) Java
3 151 (24.55%) PL/SQL
4 93 (15.12%) Shell Script
5 40 (6.50%) C#
6 26 (4.23%) Perl
7 23 (3.74%) JavaScript
8 20 (3.25%) C++
9 17 (2.76%) VB
10 16 (2.60%) C
11 12 (1.95%) COBOL
12 10 (1.63%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.46%) R
13 9 (1.46%) VBA
14 8 (1.30%) XPath
15 7 (1.14%) XQuery
16 6 (0.98%) PHP
17 5 (0.81%) Korn
18 3 (0.49%) Apex Code
18 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 68 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.74%) Sun Certification
4 21 (3.41%) Degree
5 17 (2.76%) Oracle Certification
6 16 (2.60%) ISTQB
7 14 (2.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (2.11%) ISEB
9 7 (1.14%) OCP
9 7 (1.14%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.49%) CISSP
11 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.33%) CISA
12 2 (0.33%) CISM
12 2 (0.33%) IISP
12 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.16%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.16%) GSSP-JAVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.63%) QA
3 8 (1.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) GAAP
7 1 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (4.39%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (2.93%) Docker
3 10 (1.63%) Apache Flume
3 10 (1.63%) HDFS
4 7 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.98%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.33%) vCloud
8 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.16%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 33 (5.37%) Puppet
2 25 (4.07%) Data Guard
3 17 (2.76%) Graphite
4 16 (2.60%) Grafana
5 12 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
5 12 (1.95%) Kibana
5 12 (1.95%) logstash
5 12 (1.95%) OPNET
5 12 (1.95%) SCOM
6 10 (1.63%) Oracle EDQ
7 9 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.65%) Ansible
9 4 (0.65%) Opsview
9 4 (0.65%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.49%) vRealize
11 2 (0.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 88 (14.31%) Informatica
2 67 (10.89%) Pega
3 50 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 39 (6.34%) IBM
5 38 (6.18%) webMethods
6 25 (4.07%) VMware
7 24 (3.90%) SAP
8 19 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 18 (2.93%) BEA
10 17 (2.76%) BMC
11 15 (2.44%) Cognos
11 15 (2.44%) EMC
12 13 (2.11%) WSO2
13 12 (1.95%) Digital Fuel
13 12 (1.95%) Netezza
14 11 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.79%) Sun
15 8 (1.30%) Cloudera
15 8 (1.30%) HP
15 8 (1.30%) Micro Focus
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