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 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)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 35 76 57
Rank change year-on-year +41 -19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 19 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.54% 0.82% 1.98%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.57% 4.10% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 10
Median daily rate £475 £376 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.24% -22.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £338 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £505 £565
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 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 140 195 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 26.07% 20.08% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 122 148
Median daily rate £388 £340 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -22.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £509 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +9 2 £450 +20.40% 2
Warrington +28 1 - -
Knutsford +8 1 £338 -0.73% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £445 -
Crewe - 1 £275 -
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) J2EE
4 12 (50.00%) SOAP
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (50.00%) REST
5 11 (45.83%) JIRA
5 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (45.83%) MySQL
5 11 (45.83%) EJB
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) Client/Server
6 10 (41.67%) EJB 3.0
6 10 (41.67%) Hudson
6 10 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (41.67%) Bitbucket
7 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
7 9 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 7 (29.17%) HTML
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (25.00%) Web Services
11 5 (20.83%) JUnit
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (20.83%) JSF
11 5 (20.83%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting

Oracle Database
Top Related 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 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DMZ
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (45.83%) MySQL
3 10 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (12.50%) JasperReports
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.17%) DB2
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (45.83%) JIRA
2 10 (41.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (41.67%) Bitbucket
2 10 (41.67%) Hudson
3 5 (20.83%) JUnit
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 4 (16.67%) IntelliJ
4 4 (16.67%) Mockito
4 4 (16.67%) MyEclipse
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (29.17%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) DBA
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Java Middleware Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) J2EE
1 12 (50.00%) REST
1 12 (50.00%) SOAP
2 11 (45.83%) EJB
3 10 (41.67%) EJB 3.0
4 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) JSF
7 4 (16.67%) Spring
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) Java EE
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
9 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (8.33%) JPA
9 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (8.33%) Middleware
9 2 (8.33%) Node.js
9 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) DataPower
3 1 (4.17%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.33%) AOP
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Android Development
6 1 (4.17%) API Design
6 1 (4.17%) BDD
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) SOLID
6 1 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Kofax
3 1 (4.17%) Kony
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) Yahoo!
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