The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 34 83 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 10.33% 25.00% 11.40%
As % of the Vendors category 26.98% 48.26% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 19
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

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 Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 126 172 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 38.30% 51.81% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 85 76
Median daily rate £363 £385 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +24.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £14.34 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Merseyside

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Merseyside

Oracle
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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 -19 18 £450 +12.50% 4
Southport +3 7 £375 +11.11% 1
St Helens - 1 £363 -
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) Scrum
3 34 (48.57%) Java
4 33 (47.14%) SQL
5 29 (41.43%) MongoDB
6 27 (38.57%) Spring
7 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
7 26 (37.14%) HTML
7 26 (37.14%) Linux
8 25 (35.71%) TDD
9 24 (34.29%) BDD
9 24 (34.29%) Oracle Database
10 23 (32.86%) MySQL
10 23 (32.86%) CSS
11 22 (31.43%) Microservices
11 22 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
11 22 (31.43%) Kanban
11 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
11 22 (31.43%) RESTful
12 21 (30.00%) Coaching
12 21 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
13 18 (25.71%) Spring Boot
13 18 (25.71%) Open Source
14 15 (21.43%) Ember.js
14 15 (21.43%) React
15 14 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (20.00%) NoSQL
15 14 (20.00%) XML
15 14 (20.00%) SOA

Oracle
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 14 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (41.43%) MongoDB
2 24 (34.29%) Oracle Database
3 23 (32.86%) MySQL
4 14 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
6 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.86%) DB2
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (2.86%) SAP BW
11 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.43%) OLAP
11 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.43%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
1 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) ERwin
2 4 (5.71%) JIRA
3 3 (4.29%) Selenium
3 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.86%) JDeveloper
4 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Principal Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.29%) DBA
9 3 (4.29%) DevOps Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) Spring
2 26 (37.14%) HTML
3 23 (32.86%) CSS
4 22 (31.43%) RESTful
5 18 (25.71%) Spring Boot
6 15 (21.43%) Ember.js
6 15 (21.43%) React
7 14 (20.00%) XML
8 13 (18.57%) J2EE
9 12 (17.14%) .NET
9 12 (17.14%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (15.71%) Middleware
11 8 (11.43%) SAML
11 8 (11.43%) Web Services
12 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
14 3 (4.29%) JMS
14 3 (4.29%) REST
14 3 (4.29%) XSD
15 2 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) FMCG
4 2 (2.86%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.43%) iPad
5 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Android
2 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (4.29%) Solaris
3 3 (4.29%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.00%) Scrum
3 25 (35.71%) TDD
4 24 (34.29%) BDD
5 22 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (31.43%) Kanban
5 22 (31.43%) Microservices
6 21 (30.00%) Coaching
7 18 (25.71%) Open Source
8 14 (20.00%) SOA
9 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.43%) Front End Development
10 8 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (10.00%) API Design
11 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.00%) MVC
11 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.57%) SDLC
12 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) Java
2 33 (47.14%) SQL
3 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.00%) C#
5 5 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Veritas File System
2 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Teradata
1 6 (8.57%) VMware
2 5 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.29%) HP
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) EMC
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Software AG
4 2 (2.86%) Talend
4 2 (2.86%) Veritas
4 2 (2.86%) webMethods
5 1 (1.43%) ATG
5 1 (1.43%) Sun
5 1 (1.43%) Sybase
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago