The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 April 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)
England / Midlands
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 23 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.69% 2.84% 4.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 10.53% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £600 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £43.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -6.39% -5.49%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 14 57 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 11.86% 27.01% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 32 21
Median daily rate £600 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.17% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.91% -6.15%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the Midlands

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) DataStage
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) E-business
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) E-business
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Talend