Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 133 79
Rank change year-on-year +5 -54 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 134 111 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.63% 1.43% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.68% 6.90% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 69 131
Midlands median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £318 £215 £310
90th Percentile £525 £558 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +28.89% -50.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £28.50 £20.05
90th Percentile £48.00 £29.50 £23.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £41.88
% change year-on-year -5.33% +0.90% -4.29%

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 1,544 1,609 2,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.78% 20.80% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1,000 1,277
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 20
Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +76.72% -11.98%
10th Percentile £12.72 £16.45 £11.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £25.43
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.81 £28.50
% change year-on-year +9.02% +4.60% +14.00%

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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 +8 73 £413 -8.33% 15
East Midlands -1 60 £406 +9.43% 3
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 134 (100.00%) Oracle
2 80 (59.70%) SQL
3 60 (44.78%) PL/SQL
4 48 (35.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 46 (34.33%) Linux
6 41 (30.60%) Unix
7 32 (23.88%) SQL Server
7 32 (23.88%) DevOps
8 29 (21.64%) Windows
8 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (20.90%) Java
10 27 (20.15%) XML
10 27 (20.15%) ETL
11 26 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (17.16%) HTML
12 23 (17.16%) MySQL
13 22 (16.42%) Shell Script
13 22 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (16.42%) Jenkins
14 21 (15.67%) Oracle Database 12c
14 21 (15.67%) Confluence
15 20 (14.93%) SOAP
16 19 (14.18%) Web Services
16 19 (14.18%) C#
16 19 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (13.43%) PowerShell
17 18 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
17 18 (13.43%) Migration

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 21 (15.67%) Confluence
2 17 (12.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (5.22%) Apache
4 6 (4.48%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.73%) nginx
6 4 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.24%) JBoss
8 2 (1.49%) WildFly
9 1 (0.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.49%) BASE24
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.75%) Demantra
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.75%) Exstream
3 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.97%) Boomi
4 7 (5.22%) PaaS
5 4 (2.99%) iPaaS
6 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.24%) Office 365
7 1 (0.75%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.75%) IaaS
7 1 (0.75%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.46%) SAN
2 8 (5.97%) Internet
3 7 (5.22%) FTP
4 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.73%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (3.73%) VPN
6 3 (2.24%) DNS
6 3 (2.24%) SSL
7 2 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.75%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.75%) SSH
8 1 (0.75%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (35.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 32 (23.88%) SQL Server
3 23 (17.16%) MySQL
4 22 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (15.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 18 (13.43%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (9.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (7.46%) MongoDB
8 10 (7.46%) Riak
9 8 (5.97%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (5.97%) QlikView
10 6 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (4.48%) NoSQL
10 6 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.99%) SQLPlus
13 3 (2.24%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Jenkins
2 16 (11.94%) JIRA
3 11 (8.21%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.46%) Subversion
5 6 (4.48%) Bitbucket
5 6 (4.48%) Selenium
6 5 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.73%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.73%) Vagrant
7 4 (2.99%) Maven
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.49%) GitLab
9 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.75%) FishEye
10 1 (0.75%) MSTest
10 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (11.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Retail
3 4 (2.99%) Banking
4 3 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (27.61%) Developer
2 20 (14.93%) Architect
3 18 (13.43%) DBA
4 16 (11.94%) PL/SQL Developer
5 14 (10.45%) SQL Developer
6 13 (9.70%) Solutions Architect
7 12 (8.96%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Analyst
8 10 (7.46%) Consultant
8 10 (7.46%) Designer
8 10 (7.46%) Production DBA
9 9 (6.72%) Administrator
10 6 (4.48%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) ETL Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (4.48%) Solutions Designer
10 6 (4.48%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.15%) XML
2 23 (17.16%) HTML
3 20 (14.93%) SOAP
4 19 (14.18%) Web Services
5 17 (12.69%) REST
6 14 (10.45%) .NET
6 14 (10.45%) JSON
7 13 (9.70%) WCF
7 13 (9.70%) WPF
8 11 (8.21%) CSS
8 11 (8.21%) Spring
8 11 (8.21%) XSD
8 11 (8.21%) XSL
9 8 (5.97%) RESTful
10 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
10 7 (5.22%) CSS3
10 7 (5.22%) HTML5
10 7 (5.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 7 (5.22%) Oracle Streams
11 6 (4.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.46%) Clustering
3 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.22%) Replication
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.73%) User Experience
5 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.99%) NHS
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Licensing
6 2 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.49%) Tandem
6 2 (1.49%) VSAM
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) Linux
2 41 (30.60%) Unix
3 29 (21.64%) Windows
4 16 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.21%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.73%) VMS
6 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.49%) AIX
7 2 (1.49%) Solaris
7 2 (1.49%) SUSE
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) DevOps
2 29 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (20.15%) ETL
4 26 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (13.43%) Migration
6 17 (12.69%) Configuration Management
6 17 (12.69%) SOA
7 15 (11.19%) Deployment Automation
7 15 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (10.45%) CRM
8 14 (10.45%) Data Migration
8 14 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 13 (9.70%) Coaching
9 13 (9.70%) Integration Testing
9 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (8.96%) Data Management
10 12 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (8.96%) Line Management
10 12 (8.96%) Scrum
11 11 (8.21%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (59.70%) SQL
2 60 (44.78%) PL/SQL
3 28 (20.90%) Java
4 22 (16.42%) Shell Script
5 19 (14.18%) C#
6 18 (13.43%) PowerShell
7 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.46%) ANSI SQL
9 9 (6.72%) Python
10 8 (5.97%) XPath
10 8 (5.97%) XQuery
11 6 (4.48%) Ruby
11 6 (4.48%) Scala
12 3 (2.24%) Perl
13 2 (1.49%) C
13 2 (1.49%) Korn
13 2 (1.49%) PHP
14 1 (0.75%) C++
14 1 (0.75%) Java 8
14 1 (0.75%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.22%) Degree
1 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) ISTQB
2 6 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) MCSD
6 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.75%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) QA
2 7 (5.22%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.73%) SLA
4 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.49%) PMO
5 1 (0.75%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.75%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) Docker
1 6 (4.48%) LXC
2 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) NFS
3 2 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.21%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (7.46%) Puppet
4 8 (5.97%) Ansible
5 6 (4.48%) logstash
6 5 (3.73%) Nagios
6 5 (3.73%) Rundeck
6 5 (3.73%) Terraform
7 3 (2.24%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle EDQ
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.49%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.49%) Simpana
8 2 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.75%) Ambari
Vendors
1 134 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.19%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.97%) Dell
4 8 (5.97%) IBM
5 7 (5.22%) VMware
6 6 (4.48%) AppDynamics
7 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.24%) Cognos
8 3 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.24%) Tableau
9 2 (1.49%) CommVault
9 2 (1.49%) NetApp
9 2 (1.49%) Netezza
9 2 (1.49%) SAP
9 2 (1.49%) Sun
9 2 (1.49%) Veritas
10 1 (0.75%) Capita
10 1 (0.75%) Infor
10 1 (0.75%) Micro Focus