The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 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.

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

Oracle
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 6 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 46 129 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.21% 14.07% 9.04%
As % of the Vendors category 15.86% 29.38% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 90 46
Median daily rate £425 £405 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -17.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 290 439 412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 45.45% 47.87% 42.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 304 220
Median daily rate £388 £425 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -0.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 4 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +33.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £15.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £26.75 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in Cheshire

Oracle
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 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
Knutsford +8 11 £400 +1.58% 4
Chester -4 9 £425 +13.33% 8
Macclesfield -4 5 £485 +17.93% 1
Warrington -15 4 £375 -16.66% 4
Alderley Edge -1 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Northwich - 1 £550 -
Widnes - 1 £363 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £388 -
Oracle
North West

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

1 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 41 (50.00%) SQL
3 35 (42.68%) Java
3 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (36.59%) Oracle Database
5 22 (26.83%) Banking
5 22 (26.83%) Spring
6 19 (23.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
6 19 (23.17%) J2EE
7 18 (21.95%) SOAP
7 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (21.95%) REST
8 17 (20.73%) JUnit
9 16 (19.51%) MySQL
9 16 (19.51%) Linux
9 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
10 15 (18.29%) JIRA
10 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
10 15 (18.29%) PL/SQL
11 14 (17.07%) Unix
11 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (15.85%) ETL
13 12 (14.63%) EJB
13 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
13 12 (14.63%) Relational Database
13 12 (14.63%) SDLC
14 11 (13.41%) jQuery
14 11 (13.41%) Web Services
15 10 (12.20%) Eclipse

Oracle
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 8 (9.76%) JBoss
2 4 (4.88%) SAS
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.22%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.22%) Demantra
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.22%) SAP MDG
4 1 (1.22%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) X.509
2 2 (2.44%) DMZ
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (36.59%) Oracle Database
2 19 (23.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (19.51%) MySQL
4 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (14.63%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.98%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (8.54%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.88%) Essbase
10 4 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.66%) DB2
11 3 (3.66%) JasperReports
11 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
12 2 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (2.44%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.73%) JUnit
3 15 (18.29%) JIRA
4 10 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (12.20%) Bitbucket
4 10 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 10 (12.20%) Hudson
5 7 (8.54%) IntelliJ
6 6 (7.32%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.10%) Gradle
8 4 (4.88%) Mockito
8 4 (4.88%) MyEclipse
8 4 (4.88%) Subversion
9 3 (3.66%) JProfiler
9 3 (3.66%) Toad
10 2 (2.44%) ERwin
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.44%) ProC
10 2 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 45 (54.88%) Finance
2 22 (26.83%) Banking
3 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Local Government
4 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 37 (45.12%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Consultant
4 8 (9.76%) J2EE Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (9.76%) PL/SQL Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) DBA
5 6 (7.32%) Geneos Consultant
5 6 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Database Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.83%) Spring
2 19 (23.17%) J2EE
3 18 (21.95%) REST
3 18 (21.95%) SOAP
4 16 (19.51%) Hibernate
5 12 (14.63%) EJB
6 11 (13.41%) jQuery
6 11 (13.41%) Web Services
7 10 (12.20%) EJB 3.0
8 8 (9.76%) XML
9 7 (8.54%) .NET
9 7 (8.54%) HTML
9 7 (8.54%) JPA
9 7 (8.54%) Spring Boot
10 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
10 6 (7.32%) Java EE
10 6 (7.32%) JSF
11 5 (6.10%) Ajax
12 4 (4.88%) JSON
12 4 (4.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 8 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) PMI
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.22%) DataPower
4 1 (1.22%) Derivative
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.22%) Robotics
4 1 (1.22%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 14 (17.07%) Unix
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (15.85%) ETL
4 12 (14.63%) SDLC
4 12 (14.63%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (12.20%) Scrum
5 10 (12.20%) TDD
6 9 (10.98%) Data Modelling
7 8 (9.76%) OO
7 8 (9.76%) Waterfall
8 7 (8.54%) Change Management
8 7 (8.54%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (7.32%) API Design
9 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.10%) Analytics
10 5 (6.10%) BDD
10 5 (6.10%) Project Management
10 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.00%) SQL
2 35 (42.68%) Java
3 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.29%) PL/SQL
4 7 (8.54%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) Python
6 3 (3.66%) Perl
6 3 (3.66%) PHP
6 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.66%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.44%) PROC SQL
7 2 (2.44%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.44%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) Groovy
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.22%) R
8 1 (1.22%) Ruby
8 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.44%) HND
3 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.22%) Control-M
3 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) IBM
2 5 (6.10%) Hyperion
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Perforce
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.44%) HP
4 2 (2.44%) Kofax
4 2 (2.44%) NetApp
4 2 (2.44%) Tableau
4 2 (2.44%) Talend
5 1 (1.22%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) Kony
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) Teradata
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
5 1 (1.22%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.22%) Zend
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Source Technology
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