The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 38 56
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 2 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 2.95% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 13.29% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £40.75
% change year-on-year -4.47% +2.76%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 135 143 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 20.80% 22.20% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 93 78
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% -9.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Birmingham

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Birmingham

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Birmingham

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 1 (33.33%) Informatica
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (33.33%) Product Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DMZ
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Database Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata