Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 108 115 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.91% 7.51% 6.55%
As % of the Vendors category 16.07% 15.13% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 84 35
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £250
90th Percentile £625 £488 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.00 - £42.50

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 672 760 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.99% 49.61% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 454 336
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.37% +2.10%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Birmingham

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Birmingham

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Birmingham

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 30 (27.78%) SQL
3 23 (21.30%) ERP
4 21 (19.44%) Migration
5 20 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (13.89%) Unix
7 13 (12.04%) Windows
7 13 (12.04%) ETL
7 13 (12.04%) Project Management
7 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database
8 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (11.11%) Linux
8 12 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
9 10 (9.26%) ITIL
9 10 (9.26%) SAS
10 9 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 9 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (7.41%) Pentaho
11 8 (7.41%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.41%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (7.41%) Business Transformation
11 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (7.41%) Data Modelling
11 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence

Oracle
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.26%) SAS
2 4 (3.70%) JBoss
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle UPK
3 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
5 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle ASCP
5 3 (2.78%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.93%) iTrent
7 1 (0.93%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.93%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.56%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) SAN
2 2 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (7.41%) Pentaho
6 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.78%) Essbase
8 3 (2.78%) MySQL
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.85%) DB2
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 6 (5.56%) Maven
1 6 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (5.56%) Subversion
2 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.93%) ERwin
3 1 (0.93%) ProC
3 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Legal
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.85%) Banking
5 2 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.44%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Analyst
3 13 (12.04%) Consultant
4 7 (6.48%) DBA
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle Consultant
4 7 (6.48%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.56%) DevOps Manager
5 6 (5.56%) Head of DevOps
5 6 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (4.63%) SQL DBA
6 5 (4.63%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.63%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.70%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Programme Manager
7 4 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) SAS Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (6.48%) CSS
3 6 (5.56%) HTML
3 6 (5.56%) Middleware
4 3 (2.78%) .NET
4 3 (2.78%) XML
5 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.85%) Java EE
5 2 (1.85%) RESTful
5 2 (1.85%) Spring
5 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.85%) Web Services
5 2 (1.85%) XHTML
6 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.93%) CSS3
6 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.93%) JSON
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.93%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.93%) FMCG
3 1 (0.93%) Life Science
3 1 (0.93%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Unix
2 13 (12.04%) Windows
3 12 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) HPUX
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) ERP
2 21 (19.44%) Migration
3 13 (12.04%) ETL
3 13 (12.04%) Project Management
4 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.26%) ITIL
6 9 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 9 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.41%) Business Transformation
7 8 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (5.56%) DevOps
10 5 (4.63%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (4.63%) Scenario Testing
10 5 (4.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.78%) SQL
2 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.48%) Java
4 7 (6.48%) Perl
5 6 (5.56%) Python
6 4 (3.70%) C
7 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.85%) C#
8 2 (1.85%) C++
8 2 (1.85%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.93%) PROC SQL
9 1 (0.93%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) IIBA
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.93%) PMP
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.70%) PMO
2 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.56%) Docker
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (5.56%) Puppet
3 4 (3.70%) Control-M
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Informatica
2 5 (4.63%) SAP
3 3 (2.78%) IBM
3 3 (2.78%) Workday
4 2 (1.85%) HP
4 2 (1.85%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) BT
5 1 (0.93%) CODA
5 1 (0.93%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.93%) IFS
5 1 (0.93%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.93%) Northgate
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) TIBCO