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 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.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
North West / Cheshire
Rank 17 20 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 36 78 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.83% 8.08% 14.49%
As % of the Vendors category 15.86% 17.69% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 66
Median daily rate £425 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £342 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £562 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

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 227 441 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.07% 45.70% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 238 220
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 21
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -0.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
Warrington +24 5 £230 -59.11%
Knutsford +2 5 £406 -1.51% 2
Chester -4 5 £313 -10.71% 2
Macclesfield +2 2 £448 -9.36% 2
Crewe -6 2 £313 -
Daresbury - 2 £369 -
Wilmslow - 1 £450 -
Oracle
North West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 39 (51.32%) Finance
2 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.89%) SQL
3 25 (32.89%) Oracle Database
4 23 (30.26%) Java
5 18 (23.68%) J2EE
6 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (21.05%) MySQL
8 15 (19.74%) Web Services
8 15 (19.74%) Unix
8 15 (19.74%) Windows
8 15 (19.74%) ETL
8 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (18.42%) Linux
9 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
9 14 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
10 13 (17.11%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (17.11%) REST
11 12 (15.79%) Relational Database
11 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 12 (15.79%) SOAP
11 12 (15.79%) EJB
11 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
12 11 (14.47%) JIRA
12 11 (14.47%) Project Management
12 11 (14.47%) Middleware
13 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.16%) Client/Server

Oracle
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 8 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (7.89%) JBoss
2 6 (7.89%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 4 (5.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.95%) CICS
5 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.95%) nginx
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle 10gAS
5 3 (3.95%) SAS
5 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.32%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.32%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
1 3 (3.95%) LDAP
1 3 (3.95%) SSL
2 2 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (1.32%) DMZ
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) SAN
3 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle Database
2 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (21.05%) MySQL
4 14 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (17.11%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 9 (11.84%) DB2
8 7 (9.21%) Essbase
8 7 (9.21%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (7.89%) Big Data
10 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
10 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
11 4 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (5.26%) Data Mart
11 4 (5.26%) RDBMS
11 4 (5.26%) Star Schema
12 3 (3.95%) JasperReports
12 3 (3.95%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.47%) JIRA
3 10 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (13.16%) Bitbucket
3 10 (13.16%) Hudson
4 7 (9.21%) Eclipse
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (6.58%) JUnit
6 4 (5.26%) ERwin
6 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 4 (5.26%) Mockito
6 4 (5.26%) MyEclipse
6 4 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (3.95%) Subversion
8 2 (2.63%) Gradle
8 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.32%) Selenium
9 1 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 39 (51.32%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Local Government
3 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 14 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Applications Architect
4 9 (11.84%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (9.21%) J2EE Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Architect
5 7 (9.21%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (7.89%) OBIEE Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.26%) DBA
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.95%) Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Principal Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Project Administrator
9 3 (3.95%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) J2EE
2 15 (19.74%) Web Services
3 13 (17.11%) REST
4 12 (15.79%) EJB
4 12 (15.79%) SOAP
5 11 (14.47%) Middleware
6 10 (13.16%) EJB 3.0
7 9 (11.84%) XML
8 7 (9.21%) HTML
8 7 (9.21%) JSF
8 7 (9.21%) MDX
8 7 (9.21%) Spring
9 6 (7.89%) JSON
10 5 (6.58%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (3.95%) Ajax
11 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.95%) Java EE
11 3 (3.95%) jQuery
11 3 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (13.16%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) PMI
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) DataPower
4 1 (1.32%) Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Unix
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Linux
3 9 (11.84%) AIX
4 3 (3.95%) HPUX
5 1 (1.32%) Android
5 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.32%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.74%) ETL
2 15 (19.74%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.47%) Project Management
4 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
5 10 (13.16%) Scrum
5 10 (13.16%) SDLC
6 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (10.53%) SOA
8 7 (9.21%) Microservices
9 6 (7.89%) Analytics
9 6 (7.89%) Change Management
9 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.58%) ITIL
11 4 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
11 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 23 (30.26%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) PL/SQL
4 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
7 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C#
9 1 (1.32%) Groovy
9 1 (1.32%) R
9 1 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) HND
2 3 (3.95%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Control-M
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) TADDM
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Hyperion
2 6 (7.89%) SAP
3 5 (6.58%) IBM
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.26%) Talend
5 3 (3.95%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.63%) HP
6 2 (2.63%) Teradata
7 1 (1.32%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (1.32%) Kofax
7 1 (1.32%) Kony
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
7 1 (1.32%) Remedy
7 1 (1.32%) Sybase
7 1 (1.32%) Tableau
7 1 (1.32%) Twitter
7 1 (1.32%) Yahoo!
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