Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 21 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.05% 13.23% 8.31%
As % of the Vendors category 22.11% 31.25% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 30
Chester median daily rate £394 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.15% +27.00%
10th Percentile £296 £284 £324
90th Percentile £508 £525 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £500
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +33.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Chester median hourly rate - £17.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -69.09% +46.67%
Cheshire median hourly rate £22.13 £17.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +30.15% -69.09% +46.67%

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 95 160 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 36.40% 42.33% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 134 102
Chester median daily rate £350 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £211 £263 £313
90th Percentile £475 £488 £499
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £409
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.98% +16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 25
Chester median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.15% +36.67% -55.95%
10th Percentile £10.53 £15.45 £12.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.75 £41.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.92 £16.84
% change year-on-year -11.35% +0.48% +2.84%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 6 months to 23 July 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 July 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 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
4 9 (42.86%) Banking
4 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (28.57%) ETL
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 5 (23.81%) Kanban
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (23.81%) Unix
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (19.05%) Toad
8 4 (19.05%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 4 (19.05%) XML
8 4 (19.05%) SAS
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Local Government
8 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
8 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing

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 4 (19.05%) SAS
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.76%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DMZ
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) Base SAS
6 2 (9.52%) DataStage
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (9.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (9.52%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.76%) DB2
7 1 (4.76%) MySQL
7 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Toad
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (9.52%) ProC
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) FxCop
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.76%) T4 Templates
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) JAXB
3 2 (9.52%) JAX-WS
3 2 (9.52%) JDBC
3 2 (9.52%) POJO
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) WSDL
3 2 (9.52%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.76%) JDOM
4 1 (4.76%) JiBX
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) ETL
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) Kanban
4 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) AOP
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) PROC SQL
4 2 (9.52%) SAS Macro
4 2 (9.52%) VBA
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) R
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) SAS Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Kofax
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Pega
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau