The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 27 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)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 18 24
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 19 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.65% 7.42% 3.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.59% 21.19% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 4
Median daily rate £450 £413 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £300 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £385
% change year-on-year +4.23% -0.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.72 £55.75
% change year-on-year +21.48% -35.93%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 108 118 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 32.14% 35.01% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 57 42
Median daily rate £413 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £9.00 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -51.24%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Liverpool -14 11 £450 +12.50%
St Helens - 1 £363 -
Oracle Database
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (70.83%) Java
4 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 16 (66.67%) Spring
5 15 (62.50%) Scrum
5 15 (62.50%) TDD
5 15 (62.50%) Kanban
5 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 15 (62.50%) RESTful
5 15 (62.50%) CSS
5 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 15 (62.50%) HTML
5 15 (62.50%) MySQL
5 15 (62.50%) BDD
5 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
5 15 (62.50%) Ember.js
5 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 15 (62.50%) Microservices
5 15 (62.50%) React
5 15 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (62.50%) Coaching
5 15 (62.50%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (45.83%) Open Source
6 11 (45.83%) Spring Boot
7 8 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) J2EE
9 5 (20.83%) Middleware
9 5 (20.83%) SOA

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 5 (20.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MongoDB
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Agile Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.17%) DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Middleware Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) Spring
2 15 (62.50%) CSS
2 15 (62.50%) Ember.js
2 15 (62.50%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) React
2 15 (62.50%) RESTful
3 11 (45.83%) Spring Boot
4 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) Middleware
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (12.50%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) iBATIS
6 1 (4.17%) JAXB
6 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
6 1 (4.17%) JAX-WS
6 1 (4.17%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) Struts
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) BDD
2 15 (62.50%) Coaching
2 15 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 15 (62.50%) Kanban
2 15 (62.50%) Microservices
2 15 (62.50%) Scrum
2 15 (62.50%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) BPEL
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Logistics
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Talend
3 1 (4.17%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) Teradata