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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 12 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 294 170 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.29% 7.13% 6.87%
As % of the Vendors category 19.52% 15.99% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 92 77
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.13 - £29.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 - £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.43 - £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.40%
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
1506 1063 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.60% 44.61% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 570 541
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 76 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £29.85 £34.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +13 90 £419 +11.66% 18
Warwickshire +8 53 £373 -11.30% 3
Shropshire -1 48 £395 -12.22% 7
Solihull -3 26 £440 +17.33% 2
Coventry -7 26 £400 +20.75% 6
Staffordshire +8 13 £350 -12.50% 6
Walsall +1 6 £400 -21.95%
Worcestershire -3 1 £338 +25.58% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 292 (49.83%) SQL
2 185 (31.57%) Java
3 155 (26.45%) Unix
4 149 (25.43%) Oracle Database
5 141 (24.06%) PL/SQL
6 137 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (19.80%) Linux
8 108 (18.43%) WebLogic
9 103 (17.58%) Windows
10 100 (17.06%) Finance
11 91 (15.53%) SQL Server
12 88 (15.02%) Oracle EBS
12 88 (15.02%) JIRA
13 85 (14.51%) Web Services
14 81 (13.82%) XML
15 76 (12.97%) BusinessObjects
16 71 (12.12%) Shell Script
17 69 (11.77%) Spring
17 69 (11.77%) Security Cleared
17 69 (11.77%) Oracle EBS R12
18 62 (10.58%) Git (software)
19 61 (10.41%) SC Cleared
20 60 (10.24%) Informatica
21 58 (9.90%) Maven
21 58 (9.90%) Relational Database
22 56 (9.56%) Oracle Database 11g
22 56 (9.56%) J2EE
23 55 (9.39%) HTML
24 54 (9.22%) Oracle Reports
24 54 (9.22%) Data Warehouse

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
1 108 (18.43%) WebLogic
2 54 (9.22%) Confluence
3 40 (6.83%) JBoss
3 40 (6.83%) Tomcat
4 27 (4.61%) Oracle Application Server
5 25 (4.27%) WebSphere
6 24 (4.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 22 (3.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 19 (3.24%) SAS
9 14 (2.39%) Apache
10 13 (2.22%) IIS
11 12 (2.05%) Apache Pig
12 10 (1.71%) SharePoint
13 7 (1.19%) Liferay
14 5 (0.85%) Documentum
14 5 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.85%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 5 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.19%) SPSS
3 6 (1.02%) MS Office
4 5 (0.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.34%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.34%) Siemens NX
5 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.17%) GIMP
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 88 (15.02%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (11.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 52 (8.87%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (4.78%) Oracle 11i
5 18 (3.07%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (2.90%) Oracle Payroll
7 14 (2.39%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (1.88%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
10 8 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (1.37%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.68%) Primavera
14 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
15 2 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
15 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
16 1 (0.17%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) Office 365
3 3 (0.51%) SaaS
3 3 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.05%) SSL
2 11 (1.88%) SAN
3 7 (1.19%) Network Security
3 7 (1.19%) VLAN
4 6 (1.02%) Internet
5 4 (0.68%) BIG-IP
5 4 (0.68%) Firewall
5 4 (0.68%) SSH
6 3 (0.51%) LAN
6 3 (0.51%) WAN
7 2 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.34%) HTTP
7 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.34%) LDAP
8 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.17%) MPLS
8 1 (0.17%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (25.43%) Oracle Database
2 91 (15.53%) SQL Server
3 76 (12.97%) BusinessObjects
4 58 (9.90%) Relational Database
5 56 (9.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 54 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (9.22%) Oracle Reports
7 51 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
8 44 (7.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 44 (7.51%) RDBMS
9 37 (6.31%) Hadoop
9 37 (6.31%) MongoDB
10 34 (5.80%) DB2
11 29 (4.95%) Oracle Discoverer
12 27 (4.61%) Oracle BI EE
12 27 (4.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 25 (4.27%) Pentaho
14 17 (2.90%) Big Data
15 13 (2.22%) MySQL
16 12 (2.05%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 88 (15.02%) JIRA
2 62 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 58 (9.90%) Maven
4 47 (8.02%) ClearQuest
5 45 (7.68%) Oracle Forms
6 43 (7.34%) Jenkins
7 28 (4.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (4.61%) Toad
9 25 (4.27%) Eclipse
10 22 (3.75%) JUnit
10 22 (3.75%) Log4j
11 21 (3.58%) PVCS
12 18 (3.07%) Ant
13 17 (2.90%) ClearCase
14 16 (2.73%) Artifactory
14 16 (2.73%) Oracle APEX
15 14 (2.39%) SoapUI
16 13 (2.22%) Visual Studio
17 9 (1.54%) GoCD
17 9 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 100 (17.06%) Finance
2 23 (3.92%) Banking
3 22 (3.75%) Back Office
4 9 (1.54%) General Ledger
5 8 (1.37%) Law
6 7 (1.19%) Billing
6 7 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.68%) Automotive
7 4 (0.68%) Retail
8 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 190 (32.42%) Developer
2 99 (16.89%) Architect
3 88 (15.02%) Consultant
4 65 (11.09%) Oracle Developer
5 56 (9.56%) Analyst
6 48 (8.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 45 (7.68%) DBA
8 38 (6.48%) Oracle DBA
9 34 (5.80%) Software Architect
10 32 (5.46%) Java Developer
11 28 (4.78%) SQL Developer
12 27 (4.61%) Java Architect
13 26 (4.44%) Lead Developer
14 24 (4.10%) Java Software Architect
15 21 (3.58%) Oracle Architect
15 21 (3.58%) PL/SQL Developer
16 20 (3.41%) Senior Architect
16 20 (3.41%) Test Analyst
17 19 (3.24%) Project Manager
17 19 (3.24%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (14.51%) Web Services
2 81 (13.82%) XML
3 69 (11.77%) Spring
4 56 (9.56%) J2EE
5 55 (9.39%) HTML
6 47 (8.02%) JSP
7 37 (6.31%) Spring Boot
8 35 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
9 33 (5.63%) CSS
10 32 (5.46%) Oracle Fusion
11 30 (5.12%) .NET
12 29 (4.95%) JMS
13 25 (4.27%) Apache CXF
13 25 (4.27%) Servlets
14 24 (4.10%) ELK Stack
14 24 (4.10%) Hibernate
15 23 (3.92%) Java EE
16 22 (3.75%) Middleware
17 20 (3.41%) Hystrix
17 20 (3.41%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 16 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 11 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.02%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.85%) Smart Meter
7 5 (0.85%) Statistics
7 5 (0.85%) User Experience
8 4 (0.68%) Clustering
9 3 (0.51%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.34%) Blog
10 2 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.34%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 155 (26.45%) Unix
2 116 (19.80%) Linux
3 103 (17.58%) Windows
4 19 (3.24%) AIX
5 17 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.73%) Windows Server
7 14 (2.39%) Solaris
8 5 (0.85%) HPUX
9 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.51%) CentOS
10 3 (0.51%) SUSE
11 2 (0.34%) Fedora
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (8.36%) OO
4 48 (8.19%) Migration
5 45 (7.68%) Waterfall
6 44 (7.51%) ETL
7 43 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
8 38 (6.48%) Scrum
9 36 (6.14%) Data Modelling
10 35 (5.97%) ITIL
11 34 (5.80%) RUP
12 33 (5.63%) Web Development
13 31 (5.29%) Defect Tracking
14 30 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (5.12%) Software Architecture
14 30 (5.12%) Workflow
15 28 (4.78%) OOP
15 28 (4.78%) Service Management
15 28 (4.78%) TDD
16 26 (4.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 292 (49.83%) SQL
2 185 (31.57%) Java
3 141 (24.06%) PL/SQL
4 71 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 32 (5.46%) C#
6 25 (4.27%) JavaScript
7 20 (3.41%) C++
8 17 (2.90%) VB
9 13 (2.22%) C
9 13 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.54%) R
11 8 (1.37%) COBOL
12 7 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.02%) Korn
13 6 (1.02%) PHP
13 6 (1.02%) VBA
14 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.51%) Perl
15 1 (0.17%) ABAP
15 1 (0.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (11.77%) Security Cleared
2 61 (10.41%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
4 21 (3.58%) Sun Certification
5 20 (3.41%) Degree
6 12 (2.05%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.71%) OCP
7 10 (1.71%) OCPJP
8 8 (1.37%) ISEB
9 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.34%) CISA
10 2 (0.34%) CISM
10 2 (0.34%) CISSP
10 2 (0.34%) IISP
11 1 (0.17%) CCAA
11 1 (0.17%) CCENT
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.71%) QA
3 8 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.68%) SLA
5 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO27005
6 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (5.80%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (5.29%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (3.58%) Docker
4 12 (2.05%) Apache Flume
4 12 (2.05%) HDFS
5 11 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.34%) NFS
8 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.34%) vCloud
9 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
9 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (8.19%) Puppet
2 29 (4.95%) Data Guard
3 20 (3.41%) Graphite
4 19 (3.24%) Grafana
5 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (1.54%) Terraform
6 8 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.02%) Ansible
8 5 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.85%) Kibana
8 5 (0.85%) logstash
8 5 (0.85%) OPNET
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle EDQ
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (0.85%) SCOM
8 5 (0.85%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (10.24%) Informatica
2 49 (8.36%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.00%) IBM
4 38 (6.48%) Pega
5 27 (4.61%) Red Hat
5 27 (4.61%) SAP
6 22 (3.75%) Misys
7 20 (3.41%) VMware
8 17 (2.90%) WSO2
9 15 (2.56%) webMethods
10 11 (1.88%) DataFlux
10 11 (1.88%) Trillium
11 9 (1.54%) Cloudera
11 9 (1.54%) HP
11 9 (1.54%) Sun
12 8 (1.37%) BMC
12 8 (1.37%) Sybase
13 7 (1.19%) EMC
13 7 (1.19%) MuleSoft
14 6 (1.02%) BEA
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Ubique Systems UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday