The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 20 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 5 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.60% 10.05% 2.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.63% 27.16% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 3
Median daily rate £388 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -6.36%  
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 Chester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 32 81 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 23.02% 36.99% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 73 33
Median daily rate £360 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.88%  
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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Chester

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Chester

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Kanban
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) POJO
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) JAXB
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (25.00%) Kofax
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) DMZ
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DMZ
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Database Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (25.00%) DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java Middleware Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JAXB
2 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (25.00%) JDBC
2 2 (25.00%) POJO
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WSDL
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 1 (12.50%) JDOM
3 1 (12.50%) JiBX
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) AOP
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) XPath
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Kofax
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) HP