The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 15 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 35 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.67% 8.43% 12.08%
As % of the Vendors category 23.18% 20.54% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 33
Median daily rate £475 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £445 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £582 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 151 185 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 46.04% 41.02% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 97
Median daily rate £315 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 13
Median hourly rate £39.13 £12.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.04% -71.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £42.35 £44.75
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Gloucestershire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Gloucestershire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Gloucestershire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucester +9 13 £425 -10.52% 2
Cheltenham +1 1 £450 -28.57%
Oracle
South West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 54 (68.35%) Security Cleared
2 35 (44.30%) DV Cleared
2 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.77%) SQL
4 29 (36.71%) Java
5 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
6 23 (29.11%) PL/SQL
7 22 (27.85%) C
7 22 (27.85%) Scrum
8 20 (25.32%) Perl
9 19 (24.05%) Windows
9 19 (24.05%) SDLC
10 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database
10 18 (22.78%) Linux
10 18 (22.78%) Software Engineering
10 18 (22.78%) SC Cleared
11 17 (21.52%) Software Testing
11 17 (21.52%) Web Services
11 17 (21.52%) XML
12 16 (20.25%) Unix
12 16 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (17.72%) Python
14 14 (17.72%) XSLT
14 14 (17.72%) REST
15 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
15 13 (16.46%) J2EE
15 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
15 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 12 (15.19%) JBoss
1 12 (15.19%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.59%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.06%) Apache
4 4 (5.06%) SAS
4 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.80%) Anypoint
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (3.80%) Mule
5 3 (3.80%) Mule ESB
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.53%) Live Communications Server
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.53%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.27%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) AMQP
2 3 (3.80%) VoIP
2 3 (3.80%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.53%) DHCP
3 2 (2.53%) DNS
3 2 (2.53%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database
3 15 (18.99%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (12.66%) MySQL
5 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.80%) MS Access
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.53%) DB2
9 2 (2.53%) dBASE
9 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) JUnit
2 9 (11.39%) Selenium
3 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
3 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.59%) JIRA
5 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
5 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.80%) Ant
6 3 (3.80%) CMake
6 3 (3.80%) GoogleTest
6 3 (3.80%) Maven
7 2 (2.53%) Hudson
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.53%) PeopleTools
7 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
7 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (11.39%) Banking
1 9 (11.39%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Electronics
2 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.80%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (10.13%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.06%) DBA
8 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.80%) PHP Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) Web Services
1 17 (21.52%) XML
2 14 (17.72%) REST
2 14 (17.72%) XSLT
3 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
3 13 (16.46%) J2EE
4 12 (15.19%) CSS
4 12 (15.19%) HTML
5 11 (13.92%) EJB
5 11 (13.92%) JPA
5 11 (13.92%) XSD
6 9 (11.39%) EJB 3.0
6 9 (11.39%) JAXB
6 9 (11.39%) JSF
6 9 (11.39%) PrimeFaces
7 7 (8.86%) .NET
8 6 (7.59%) JSON
8 6 (7.59%) SOAP
8 6 (7.59%) Spring
9 5 (6.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.59%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (5.06%) Clustering
2 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.53%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Windows
2 18 (22.78%) Linux
3 16 (20.25%) Unix
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.06%) AIX
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Solaris
7 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Scrum
3 19 (24.05%) SDLC
4 18 (22.78%) Software Engineering
5 17 (21.52%) Software Testing
6 16 (20.25%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.19%) DevOps
8 12 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.66%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (12.66%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (12.66%) Workflow
10 9 (11.39%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (11.39%) System Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Automation Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.13%) Data Protection
11 8 (10.13%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.77%) SQL
2 29 (36.71%) Java
3 23 (29.11%) PL/SQL
4 22 (27.85%) C
5 20 (25.32%) Perl
6 14 (17.72%) Python
7 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
9 8 (10.13%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.06%) C#
10 4 (5.06%) PHP
10 4 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.80%) Ruby
11 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.53%) Groovy
12 2 (2.53%) PeopleCode
12 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.53%) SQR
12 2 (2.53%) XPath
13 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (68.35%) Security Cleared
2 35 (44.30%) DV Cleared
3 18 (22.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) ISEB
4 3 (3.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) Basel II
1 7 (8.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.80%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) CloudHub
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.53%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.53%) Netcool
1 2 (2.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (2.53%) Unicenter
1 2 (2.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) IBM
2 4 (5.06%) Teradata
2 4 (5.06%) VMware
3 3 (3.80%) Google
3 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.80%) SAP
3 3 (3.80%) Zend
4 2 (2.53%) Citrix
4 2 (2.53%) EMC
4 2 (2.53%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Meridio
4 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.53%) Veritas
5 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft