Period
to 13 December 2017

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 6 months to 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 138 88
Rank change year-on-year +2 -50 +32
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 122 137 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.47% 1.45% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.01% 7.12% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 72 97
Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +18.08%
10th Percentile £221 £277 £271
90th Percentile £600 £488 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 - £32.75
10th Percentile £23.88 - £24.83
90th Percentile £34.93 - £41.68
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1523 1925 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.40% 20.31% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 1175 1162
Midlands median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £235
90th Percentile £538 £546 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 31 49
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £18.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.45% -8.05% -
10th Percentile £14.54 £13.50 £12.24
90th Percentile £58.00 £35.00 £34.20
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +18.18% - +10.00%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in the Midlands

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
West Midlands +35 78 £450 +20.81% 2
East Midlands -33 40 £300 -25.00% 5
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Oracle
2 58 (47.54%) SQL
3 43 (35.25%) Unix
3 43 (35.25%) Linux
4 38 (31.15%) Windows
4 38 (31.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 37 (30.33%) PL/SQL
6 28 (22.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (21.31%) SQL Server
9 24 (19.67%) DevOps
10 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (18.03%) Java
10 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (18.03%) ETL
11 20 (16.39%) Red Hat
12 19 (15.57%) SOA
12 19 (15.57%) Migration
12 19 (15.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
14 17 (13.93%) .NET
15 15 (12.30%) Configuration Management
15 15 (12.30%) Data Guard
15 15 (12.30%) Task Automation
16 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (11.48%) C#
16 14 (11.48%) Oracle RMAN
17 13 (10.66%) Subversion

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 19 (15.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (9.02%) ArcGIS
3 10 (8.20%) Confluence
4 5 (4.10%) CMS
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.46%) JBoss
6 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.82%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.82%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.46%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (2.46%) Maximo
5 1 (0.82%) Demantra
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.82%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.02%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (7.38%) SaaS
4 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.28%) PaaS
6 3 (2.46%) Boomi
7 2 (1.64%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Firewall
1 3 (2.46%) VPN
2 2 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.64%) Network Security
2 2 (1.64%) SAN
2 2 (1.64%) SMS
2 2 (1.64%) SSL
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 28 (22.95%) Oracle Database 12c
3 26 (21.31%) SQL Server
4 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (10.66%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (9.84%) OLAP
6 12 (9.84%) Oracle OLAP
6 12 (9.84%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.20%) Pentaho
8 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (6.56%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (6.56%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (4.10%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (2.46%) MySQL
12 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Git (software)
1 13 (10.66%) Jenkins
1 13 (10.66%) Subversion
2 12 (9.84%) JIRA
3 10 (8.20%) Maven
3 10 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (4.92%) GitLab
5 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.64%) Selenium
7 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.82%) JUnit
8 1 (0.82%) MyEclipse
8 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.82%) Toad
General
1 12 (9.84%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.38%) Retail
4 6 (4.92%) Legal
4 6 (4.92%) Publishing
5 5 (4.10%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Developer
2 24 (19.67%) DBA
3 22 (18.03%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (13.11%) Analyst
4 16 (13.11%) Architect
5 11 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Consultant
6 10 (8.20%) Designer
6 10 (8.20%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.74%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.92%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.92%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.92%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.10%) Administrator
9 5 (4.10%) Content Editor
9 5 (4.10%) Web Content Editor
9 5 (4.10%) Web Editor
9 5 (4.10%) Web Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) .NET
2 13 (10.66%) XML
3 11 (9.02%) Middleware
4 9 (7.38%) HTML
4 9 (7.38%) Web Services
5 8 (6.56%) WCF
5 8 (6.56%) WPF
6 5 (4.10%) JSON
6 5 (4.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (4.10%) XSL
7 4 (3.28%) REST
8 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.46%) CSS
8 3 (2.46%) J2EE
8 3 (2.46%) JMS
8 3 (2.46%) Rendezvous
8 3 (2.46%) SOAP
8 3 (2.46%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (2.46%) XSD
9 2 (1.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.92%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (1.64%) SCADA
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) Life Science
7 1 (0.82%) PKI
7 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
7 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.25%) Linux
1 43 (35.25%) Unix
2 38 (31.15%) Windows
3 19 (15.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (7.38%) HPUX
5 6 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.10%) Solaris
7 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.46%) VMS
8 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.64%) SUSE
9 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.67%) DevOps
3 22 (18.03%) ETL
4 19 (15.57%) Migration
4 19 (15.57%) SOA
5 18 (14.75%) Test Automation
6 15 (12.30%) Configuration Management
6 15 (12.30%) Task Automation
7 14 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.66%) SDLC
9 12 (9.84%) Analytics
9 12 (9.84%) Open Source
10 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.20%) Database Security
11 10 (8.20%) Kanban
11 10 (8.20%) Scrum
11 10 (8.20%) Server Virtualisation
11 10 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.20%) TDD
12 9 (7.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) SQL
2 37 (30.33%) PL/SQL
3 22 (18.03%) Java
4 14 (11.48%) C#
5 12 (9.84%) Perl
5 12 (9.84%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.20%) Python
7 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.46%) XPath
8 3 (2.46%) XQuery
9 2 (1.64%) C
9 2 (1.64%) C++
9 2 (1.64%) COBOL
9 2 (1.64%) Korn
9 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.82%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.82%) PHP
10 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.74%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) CCIE
4 2 (1.64%) CCIE Security
4 2 (1.64%) CCNA
4 2 (1.64%) CCNP
4 2 (1.64%) CEH
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.64%) CISM
4 2 (1.64%) CISSP
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.64%) GCIA
4 2 (1.64%) GIAC
4 2 (1.64%) GSEC
4 2 (1.64%) PhD
5 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.64%) Docker
4 2 (1.64%) NFS
4 2 (1.64%) Snort
4 2 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.64%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) Data Guard
2 14 (11.48%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (10.66%) Puppet
4 10 (8.20%) Oracle EDQ
5 8 (6.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (6.56%) ZABBIX
6 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (2.46%) Ansible
10 2 (1.64%) Netcool
10 2 (1.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.82%) Packer
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (16.39%) Red Hat
3 11 (9.02%) HP
4 10 (8.20%) Cognos
4 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.56%) VMware
6 4 (3.28%) IBM
6 4 (3.28%) Micro Focus
7 3 (2.46%) Dell
7 3 (2.46%) JD Edwards
7 3 (2.46%) Sun
7 3 (2.46%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.64%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.64%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.64%) CA
8 2 (1.64%) NetApp
8 2 (1.64%) Pega
8 2 (1.64%) Serena
8 2 (1.64%) Teradata
8 2 (1.64%) Veritas