Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 19 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 84 113 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.30% 7.77% 6.69%
As % of the Vendors category 14.61% 17.47% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 74 94
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% -1.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £285
90th Percentile £525 £563 £625
North West median daily rate £435 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +8.75% -9.09% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.80
% change year-on-year - +1.67% -37.61%

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 575 647 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.14% 44.47% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 433 455
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £228 £263 £246
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 39
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -5.77% -1.93%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.82
90th Percentile £32.70 £22.20 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.13 £17.17
% change year-on-year -11.72% +5.56% +7.31%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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
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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +15 26 £400 -5.88% 6
Knutsford +1 21 £400 +10.34% 6
Warrington -17 5 £700 +55.56% 3
Runcorn 0 2 - -
Macclesfield -5 2 £485 -3.00%
Crewe -17 2 £463 +68.18%
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 -
Wilmslow - 1 £275 -
Winsford - 1 - -
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 38 (45.24%) SQL
1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 32 (38.10%) Banking
3 30 (35.71%) Java
4 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.00%) Linux
6 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 19 (22.62%) Oracle Database
7 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
7 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
7 19 (22.62%) Unix
7 19 (22.62%) Spring
8 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
8 17 (20.24%) Web Services
8 17 (20.24%) Data Modelling
9 16 (19.05%) RDBMS
9 16 (19.05%) Windows
9 16 (19.05%) JUnit
9 16 (19.05%) TDD
9 16 (19.05%) JPA
10 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 15 (17.86%) Perforce
11 14 (16.67%) SOAP
11 14 (16.67%) OO
11 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 14 (16.67%) REST
12 13 (15.48%) Spring Boot
12 13 (15.48%) ITIL
12 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
13 12 (14.29%) JavaScript

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 6 (7.14%) SAS
1 6 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) CMS
4 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.19%) PegaRULES
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.38%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (2.38%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Taleo
2 2 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
1 2 (2.38%) SMS
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.62%) Oracle Database
2 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
3 16 (19.05%) RDBMS
4 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.95%) DataStage
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.38%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.38%) DB2
9 2 (2.38%) MySQL
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) JUnit
2 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.90%) Eclipse
4 9 (10.71%) Gradle
5 8 (9.52%) JProfiler
6 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.33%) Maven
7 5 (5.95%) IntelliJ
7 5 (5.95%) SonarQube
8 4 (4.76%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.76%) JIRA
8 4 (4.76%) JMeter
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.38%) ProC
10 2 (2.38%) Toad
11 1 (1.19%) Ant
11 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
11 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (45.24%) Finance
2 32 (38.10%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Local Government
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Developer
2 19 (22.62%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Consultant
4 14 (16.67%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.95%) DBA
7 5 (5.95%) Geneos Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) Spring
2 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
2 17 (20.24%) Web Services
3 16 (19.05%) JPA
4 14 (16.67%) REST
4 14 (16.67%) SOAP
5 13 (15.48%) Spring Boot
6 12 (14.29%) Java EE
7 7 (8.33%) HTML
7 7 (8.33%) J2EE
7 7 (8.33%) XML
8 5 (5.95%) .NET
9 4 (4.76%) jQuery
9 4 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (3.57%) Ajax
10 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.57%) JSON
10 3 (3.57%) RESTful
10 3 (3.57%) Servlets
10 3 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.38%) RIA
3 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.19%) DataPower
3 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Replication
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
3 1 (1.19%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 19 (22.62%) Unix
3 16 (19.05%) Windows
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.95%) AIX
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Test Automation
3 17 (20.24%) Data Modelling
4 16 (19.05%) TDD
5 15 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 14 (16.67%) OO
7 13 (15.48%) ITIL
8 12 (14.29%) SDLC
9 10 (11.90%) Change Management
10 8 (9.52%) Workflow
11 7 (8.33%) Data Protection
11 7 (8.33%) RAD
11 7 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.14%) ETL
12 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.95%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) SQL
2 30 (35.71%) Java
3 13 (15.48%) PL/SQL
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) C#
5 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.76%) VB
6 4 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.76%) VBScript
7 3 (3.57%) VBA
8 2 (2.38%) PROC SQL
8 2 (2.38%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) ISEB
2 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) MCSA
2 4 (4.76%) MCSE
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.38%) HND
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.19%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) PMO
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.95%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.38%) PowerBroker
6 1 (1.19%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Perforce
2 10 (11.90%) HP
3 9 (10.71%) IBM
4 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.33%) SAP
6 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.76%) EMC
7 4 (4.76%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.57%) Cisco
9 2 (2.38%) ATG
9 2 (2.38%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.38%) hybris
9 2 (2.38%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (2.38%) Remedy
9 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.38%) Sun
9 2 (2.38%) Teradata
10 1 (1.19%) CA
10 1 (1.19%) Pega
10 1 (1.19%) Veeam