The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 23 April 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.84% 14.14% 8.20%
As % of the Vendors category 18.60% 34.62% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 12
Median daily rate £350 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% -6.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £323 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
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 £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  

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 Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 43 78 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 36.75% 40.84% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 60 58
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Median hourly rate £12.61 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.92% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.58 £25.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Chester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Chester over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Chester

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) POJO
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) AOP
5 2 (18.18%) Local Government
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) SAS
5 2 (18.18%) WSDL

Oracle
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 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DMZ
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Toad
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Domain Architect
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Middleware Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) JAXB
1 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
1 2 (18.18%) JDBC
1 2 (18.18%) POJO
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) WSDL
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) JDOM
2 1 (9.09%) JiBX
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 2 (18.18%) AOP
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) TADDM
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Kofax
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau