The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
England / Midlands
Rank 9 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 12 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.43% 16.83% 13.01%
As % of the Vendors category 17.14% 35.42% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Median daily rate £350 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.29% +5.16%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 70 96 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 60.87% 47.52% 63.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 35
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
4 8 (23.53%) ERP
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (17.65%) PMO
7 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
8 4 (11.76%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) Validation
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
9 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
9 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (8.82%) Programme Governance
9 3 (8.82%) E-business
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) ETL
9 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (8.82%) RDBMS

Oracle
Top Related 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 4 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) JBoss
2 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.88%) nginx
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (29.41%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.88%) DataStage
4 2 (5.88%) DB2
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Riak
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Ant
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) GoCD
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
2 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
2 2 (5.88%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Cutover Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Accountant
5 2 (5.88%) Business Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Finance Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) LAMP
1 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (5.88%) MSMQ
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (5.88%) SAML
1 2 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (2.94%) COM
2 1 (2.94%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (2.94%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) CoreOS
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ERP
2 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.76%) SOA
3 4 (11.76%) Validation
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Data Integration
4 3 (8.82%) E-business
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) Programme Governance
4 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.88%) DevOps
5 2 (5.88%) IT Strategy
5 2 (5.88%) Kanban
5 2 (5.88%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) Go
2 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Docker
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Control-M
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.88%) Mesos
1 2 (5.88%) Nagios
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) rkt
1 2 (5.88%) Unicenter
1 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.88%) New Relic
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Infor
4 1 (2.94%) Talend
4 1 (2.94%) TIBCO