Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 28 102 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.75% 17.06% 15.06%
As % of the Vendors category 15.64% 33.01% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 42 60
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.90% +11.00%
10th Percentile £273 £291 £324
90th Percentile £494 £489 £525
North West median daily rate £430 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +7.50% -9.09% +13.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £15.00 -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.80
% change year-on-year - +1.67% -37.61%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 179 309 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.76% 51.67% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 159 170
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £167 £273 £166
90th Percentile £588 £525 £514
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -18.06% +20.69%
10th Percentile £10.22 £11.38 £13.90
90th Percentile £18.88 £19.36 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Merseyside over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -26 18 £406 +1.56% 3
Southport +7 4 £375 +7.14%
Prescot - 1 £270 -
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 13 (46.43%) Java
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Scrum
2 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) SAML
3 7 (25.00%) MySQL
3 7 (25.00%) XML
3 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) SOA
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
3 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) Microservices
4 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) RESTful
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
5 5 (17.86%) .NET
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) React
5 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (17.86%) Ember.js

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 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (17.86%) WebLogic
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.57%) Maximo
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (3.57%) Siebel CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JDeveloper
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Ant
4 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) SAML
1 7 (25.00%) Spring
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) CSS
3 5 (17.86%) Ember.js
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) React
4 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 4 (14.29%) J2EE
4 4 (14.29%) Middleware
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (10.71%) SOAP
5 3 (10.71%) Spring Boot
5 3 (10.71%) Web Services
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.14%) Life Science
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 7 (25.00%) SOA
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Microservices
5 5 (17.86%) BDD
5 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
5 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.29%) MVC
6 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) BPEL
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) High Availability
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) Apple Swift
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Siebel
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) IFS
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore