Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 120 106
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 128 141 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.62% 1.59% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.79% 7.95% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 85 77
Midlands median daily rate £420 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +28.79%
10th Percentile £221 £144 £310
90th Percentile £580 £509 £500
England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £24.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £23.88 £24.10 £19.85
90th Percentile £34.93 £24.90 £37.75
England median hourly rate £30.58 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -23.56% +1.27% -16.84%

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 1,456 1,773 1,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.40% 19.99% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 938 1,073 1,139
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £270 £238 £250
90th Percentile £538 £550 £510
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.94% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 31 57
Midlands median hourly rate £31.66 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.86% -10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £13.93 £13.50 £12.57
90th Percentile £57.44 £35.00 £34.40
England median hourly rate £31.23 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% -8.33% +4.57%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +24 80 £450 +20.00% 14
East Midlands -24 45 £239 -40.23% 12
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (50.78%) SQL
3 48 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 46 (35.94%) Unix
5 43 (33.59%) Linux
6 42 (32.81%) PL/SQL
7 37 (28.91%) Windows
8 31 (24.22%) DevOps
9 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
11 26 (20.31%) Oracle Database 12c
12 24 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 24 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (18.75%) SOA
12 24 (18.75%) Red Hat
13 23 (17.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (17.97%) Java
14 22 (17.19%) ETL
14 22 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (14.06%) Shell Script
16 17 (13.28%) XML
16 17 (13.28%) Migration
16 17 (13.28%) Test Automation
17 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
18 15 (11.72%) Configuration Management
18 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (11.72%) .NET
18 15 (11.72%) Finance
18 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
18 15 (11.72%) Data Guard

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 24 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (8.59%) ArcGIS
3 10 (7.81%) Confluence
4 5 (3.91%) CMS
5 4 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.78%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Oracle 11i
2 9 (7.03%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.34%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.56%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.78%) Demantra
6 1 (0.78%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.59%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (7.03%) SaaS
4 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (5.47%) Boomi
6 5 (3.91%) PaaS
7 2 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.56%) FinancialForce
7 2 (1.56%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) Firewall
2 3 (2.34%) SAN
2 3 (2.34%) VPN
3 2 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.56%) LAN
3 2 (1.56%) Network Security
3 2 (1.56%) SMS
3 2 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 27 (21.09%) SQL Server
3 26 (20.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 23 (17.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 22 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (8.59%) OLAP
7 11 (8.59%) Oracle OLAP
8 10 (7.81%) Pentaho
9 9 (7.03%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
9 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.91%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (2.34%) SAP HANA
14 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
1 14 (10.94%) Subversion
2 12 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.59%) JIRA
4 10 (7.81%) Maven
4 10 (7.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (6.25%) GitLab
6 5 (3.91%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.56%) FishEye
9 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.56%) Selenium
9 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 15 (11.72%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 6 (4.69%) Legal
5 5 (3.91%) Marketing
5 5 (3.91%) Publishing
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) DBA
3 23 (17.97%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (12.50%) Architect
5 15 (11.72%) Analyst
6 12 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (7.81%) Designer
9 8 (6.25%) Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) Applications Support
10 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.91%) Administrator
12 5 (3.91%) Content Editor
12 5 (3.91%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (3.91%) Web Content Editor
12 5 (3.91%) Web Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.28%) XML
2 15 (11.72%) .NET
3 12 (9.38%) Middleware
4 10 (7.81%) JSON
5 9 (7.03%) XSL
6 8 (6.25%) REST
6 8 (6.25%) WCF
6 8 (6.25%) Web Services
6 8 (6.25%) WPF
7 7 (5.47%) SOAP
7 7 (5.47%) XSD
8 6 (4.69%) HTML
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.34%) JMS
10 3 (2.34%) Rendezvous
10 3 (2.34%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.56%) J2EE
11 2 (1.56%) RESTful
12 1 (0.78%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.69%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Life Science
5 2 (1.56%) PKI
5 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) SCADA
5 2 (1.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.94%) Unix
2 43 (33.59%) Linux
3 37 (28.91%) Windows
4 24 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.25%) HPUX
6 6 (4.69%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.91%) Solaris
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.34%) VMS
10 2 (1.56%) CentOS
10 2 (1.56%) SUSE
10 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) DevOps
2 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.75%) SOA
4 22 (17.19%) ETL
5 17 (13.28%) Migration
5 17 (13.28%) Test Automation
6 15 (11.72%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.72%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.38%) Analytics
7 12 (9.38%) Open Source
7 12 (9.38%) SDLC
7 12 (9.38%) Task Automation
8 11 (8.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (7.81%) Database Security
9 10 (7.81%) Kanban
9 10 (7.81%) Scrum
9 10 (7.81%) Server Virtualisation
9 10 (7.81%) TDD
10 9 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.78%) SQL
2 42 (32.81%) PL/SQL
3 23 (17.97%) Java
4 18 (14.06%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.16%) C#
6 12 (9.38%) Perl
7 10 (7.81%) Python
8 8 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.47%) XPath
9 7 (5.47%) XQuery
10 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.34%) Korn
12 2 (1.56%) COBOL
12 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.78%) C
13 1 (0.78%) C++
13 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.78%) PHP
13 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.72%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.47%) Degree
4 2 (1.56%) CCIE
4 2 (1.56%) CCIE Security
4 2 (1.56%) CCNA
4 2 (1.56%) CCNP
4 2 (1.56%) CEH
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.56%) CISM
4 2 (1.56%) CISSP
4 2 (1.56%) GCIA
4 2 (1.56%) GIAC
4 2 (1.56%) GSEC
4 2 (1.56%) PhD
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.69%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Docker
3 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.56%) NFS
4 2 (1.56%) Snort
4 2 (1.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (11.72%) Data Guard
2 14 (10.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 14 (10.94%) Puppet
3 10 (7.81%) Oracle EDQ
3 10 (7.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (7.81%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.13%) Ansible
6 2 (1.56%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.56%) Packer
7 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.38%) HP
5 10 (7.81%) Cognos
5 10 (7.81%) VMware
6 7 (5.47%) Dell
7 5 (3.91%) JD Edwards
8 4 (3.13%) IFS
8 4 (3.13%) Micro Focus
8 4 (3.13%) SAP
9 3 (2.34%) Sun
9 3 (2.34%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.56%) CA
10 2 (1.56%) Epicor
10 2 (1.56%) IBM
10 2 (1.56%) NetApp
10 2 (1.56%) Sage
10 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.56%) Veritas