The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 26 June 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 44 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 10 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.57% 4.25% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.20% 18.06% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 6
Median daily rate £356 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.78% -15.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £269 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year +20.52% -35.42%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 122 216 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.12% 23.56% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 165 157
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Cheshire

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Chester 0 5 £388 +3.33% 2
Warrington +15 2 £363 +5.45% 1
Widnes - 1 £363 -
Oracle Database
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (43.33%) J2EE
5 13 (43.33%) SOAP
6 12 (40.00%) MySQL
6 12 (40.00%) JIRA
6 12 (40.00%) REST
7 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 11 (36.67%) Finance
7 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
7 11 (36.67%) EJB
8 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
8 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
8 10 (33.33%) Hudson
8 10 (33.33%) Bitbucket
9 7 (23.33%) Web Services
9 7 (23.33%) HTML
10 6 (20.00%) JUnit
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Spring
11 5 (16.67%) JSF
11 5 (16.67%) Scrum
11 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 5 (16.67%) IBM

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) DMZ
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (40.00%) MySQL
3 11 (36.67%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (10.00%) JasperReports
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.67%) DB2
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) JIRA
2 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 10 (33.33%) Hudson
4 6 (20.00%) JUnit
5 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (13.33%) IntelliJ
5 4 (13.33%) Mockito
5 4 (13.33%) MyEclipse
6 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (6.67%) Subversion
6 2 (6.67%) Toad
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (26.67%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (26.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) DBA
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
8 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) J2EE
1 13 (43.33%) SOAP
2 12 (40.00%) REST
3 11 (36.67%) EJB
4 10 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (23.33%) HTML
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) Spring
7 5 (16.67%) JSF
8 4 (13.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.00%) Java EE
9 3 (10.00%) Middleware
9 3 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 2 (6.67%) JAXB
10 2 (6.67%) Node.js
10 2 (6.67%) POJO
10 2 (6.67%) WSDL
10 2 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) DataPower
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) AIX
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
3 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) AOP
4 3 (10.00%) BDD
4 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Kanban
4 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.67%) BPEL
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.33%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Kofax
3 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Kony
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) Yahoo!