Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Oracle
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 673 839 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.16% 8.60% 8.67%
As % of the Vendors category 18.45% 18.35% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 477 387
Midlands median daily rate £423 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +2.56% +8.33%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £255
90th Percentile £588 £538 £605
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 11
Midlands median hourly rate £34.75 £28.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.87% -11.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £25.00 £11.65 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.08 £39.63 £46.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% +2.86%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3648 4571 3691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.23% 46.86% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2218 2576 1892
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £218
90th Percentile £560 £551 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 169 254
Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -5.36%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.45
90th Percentile £45.00 £33.75 £33.03
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 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 +1 372 £450 +13.92% 42
East Midlands -5 286 £375 -11.76% 20
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 244 (36.26%) SQL
2 168 (24.96%) Unix
3 162 (24.07%) Linux
4 144 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (17.83%) Oracle Database
6 118 (17.53%) Java
7 115 (17.09%) SQL Server
8 106 (15.75%) Windows
9 91 (13.52%) Finance
10 85 (12.63%) Migration
10 85 (12.63%) Security Cleared
11 74 (11.00%) SC Cleared
11 74 (11.00%) ITIL
12 72 (10.70%) ERP
13 71 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
14 64 (9.51%) Jenkins
14 64 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
14 64 (9.51%) PL/SQL
15 62 (9.21%) SAP
15 62 (9.21%) ETL
15 62 (9.21%) Microsoft
15 62 (9.21%) Relational Database
16 61 (9.06%) .NET
17 60 (8.92%) Perl
17 60 (8.92%) C#
18 58 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
19 55 (8.17%) Solaris
19 55 (8.17%) DevOps
20 52 (7.73%) Git (software)
21 49 (7.28%) Oracle SOA Suite

Oracle
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 49 (7.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 39 (5.79%) JBoss
3 26 (3.86%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.27%) WebLogic
5 20 (2.97%) Apache
6 18 (2.67%) Confluence
7 17 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.38%) CMS
9 15 (2.23%) Oracle Application Server
9 15 (2.23%) SAS
10 14 (2.08%) ArcGIS
11 13 (1.93%) iPlanet
12 12 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (1.63%) SharePoint
13 11 (1.63%) WildFly
14 10 (1.49%) Apache Spark
14 10 (1.49%) GlassFish
14 10 (1.49%) IIS
15 9 (1.34%) Liferay
16 7 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.59%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.59%) RoboHelp
6 4 (0.59%) Snagit
7 2 (0.30%) Simulink
7 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 38 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (5.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (4.16%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (3.27%) SAP ERP
5 18 (2.67%) Oracle ERP
6 15 (2.23%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (1.19%) Teamcenter
8 6 (0.89%) Maximo
8 6 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (0.89%) Oracle Utilities
9 5 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle ASCP
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.45%) Oracle SCM
11 3 (0.45%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 64 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (2.38%) SaaS
5 6 (0.89%) IaaS
6 5 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.74%) Office 365
7 4 (0.59%) GitHub
7 4 (0.59%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.45%) Boomi
8 3 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.30%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.30%) PaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.24%) Firewall
2 29 (4.31%) TCP/IP
3 28 (4.16%) WAN
4 27 (4.01%) SAN
5 21 (3.12%) VPN
6 17 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (2.53%) DNS
7 16 (2.38%) Wireless
8 11 (1.63%) DHCP
9 9 (1.34%) DSL
9 9 (1.34%) Internet
10 8 (1.19%) LDAP
10 8 (1.19%) SMS
11 5 (0.74%) ATM
11 5 (0.74%) Intranet
11 5 (0.74%) TETRA
12 4 (0.59%) FCoE
12 4 (0.59%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.59%) Network Security
13 3 (0.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (17.83%) Oracle Database
2 115 (17.09%) SQL Server
3 62 (9.21%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.69%) RDBMS
5 44 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
6 41 (6.09%) Oracle Reports
7 34 (5.05%) NoSQL
7 34 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (4.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 28 (4.16%) MySQL
10 25 (3.71%) Oracle Database 12c
10 25 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 22 (3.27%) Pentaho
13 21 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (2.53%) DB2
15 15 (2.23%) Hadoop
15 15 (2.23%) MongoDB
16 14 (2.08%) Big Data
16 14 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 64 (9.51%) Jenkins
2 52 (7.73%) Git (software)
3 49 (7.28%) JUnit
4 44 (6.54%) Maven
5 36 (5.35%) Subversion
6 24 (3.57%) JIRA
7 22 (3.27%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (2.82%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.63%) Hudson
10 10 (1.49%) JBehave
11 9 (1.34%) GitLab
11 9 (1.34%) Oracle APEX
12 8 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.19%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (1.04%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.89%) AppScan
14 6 (0.89%) Selenium
14 6 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 91 (13.52%) Finance
2 43 (6.39%) Retail
3 40 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 18 (2.67%) Legal
5 14 (2.08%) Banking
6 10 (1.49%) Publishing
7 6 (0.89%) Marketing
7 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.59%) Automotive
8 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.45%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
10 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.30%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (21.84%) Developer
2 91 (13.52%) Analyst
3 56 (8.32%) Consultant
4 55 (8.17%) Architect
5 47 (6.98%) DBA
5 47 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 40 (5.94%) Unix Engineer
7 34 (5.05%) Oracle DBA
8 32 (4.75%) Design Engineer
9 31 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
10 30 (4.46%) Support Analyst
11 29 (4.31%) Applications Support
12 26 (3.86%) Project Manager
13 24 (3.57%) Solaris Engineer
14 22 (3.27%) Implementation Engineer
14 22 (3.27%) Network Engineer
14 22 (3.27%) Network Implementation Engineer
14 22 (3.27%) Oracle Consultant
15 18 (2.67%) Applications Manager
16 17 (2.53%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.06%) .NET
2 47 (6.98%) Spring
3 43 (6.39%) J2EE
3 43 (6.39%) Web Services
4 38 (5.65%) Java EE
5 37 (5.50%) Middleware
6 36 (5.35%) Hibernate
7 35 (5.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 35 (5.20%) XML
8 33 (4.90%) HTML
9 27 (4.01%) RESTful
10 21 (3.12%) CSS
10 21 (3.12%) WCF
11 20 (2.97%) SOAP
12 19 (2.82%) REST
12 19 (2.82%) Spring Boot
13 17 (2.53%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.08%) WPF
15 13 (1.93%) JPA
15 13 (1.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.42%) Clustering
4 14 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (1.93%) Smart Meter
6 10 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.34%) Derivative
7 9 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.19%) DataPower
8 8 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.74%) PKI
10 4 (0.59%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.45%) FMCG
11 3 (0.45%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.30%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.30%) iPad
12 2 (0.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 168 (24.96%) Unix
2 162 (24.07%) Linux
3 106 (15.75%) Windows
4 55 (8.17%) Solaris
5 39 (5.79%) AIX
6 38 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (3.42%) SUSE
8 20 (2.97%) HPUX
9 17 (2.53%) Windows Server
10 12 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (1.49%) Android
11 10 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.49%) Windows 10
12 9 (1.34%) CentOS
12 9 (1.34%) Windows 7
13 7 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (21.40%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (12.63%) Migration
3 74 (11.00%) ITIL
4 72 (10.70%) ERP
5 62 (9.21%) ETL
6 55 (8.17%) DevOps
7 49 (7.28%) SOA
8 48 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (6.39%) Project Management
10 41 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 40 (5.94%) TDD
11 40 (5.94%) Test Automation
12 34 (5.05%) Unit Testing
13 32 (4.75%) Scrum
13 32 (4.75%) SDLC
14 30 (4.46%) Data Modelling
14 30 (4.46%) Service Management
14 30 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (4.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 244 (36.26%) SQL
2 118 (17.53%) Java
3 64 (9.51%) PL/SQL
4 60 (8.92%) C#
4 60 (8.92%) Perl
5 47 (6.98%) Python
5 47 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 42 (6.24%) JavaScript
7 37 (5.50%) Korn
8 31 (4.61%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.63%) C
10 10 (1.49%) Scala
11 9 (1.34%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.19%) AWK
12 8 (1.19%) sed
12 8 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.74%) C++
13 5 (0.74%) C-shell
13 5 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (12.63%) Security Cleared
2 74 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.01%) Degree
4 11 (1.63%) Sun Certification
5 5 (0.74%) PMP
6 4 (0.59%) ISEB
6 4 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.30%) CCIE
8 2 (0.30%) CCIE Security
8 2 (0.30%) CCNA
8 2 (0.30%) CCNP
8 2 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.30%) CISSP
8 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.30%) OCP
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.53%) SLA
2 13 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.34%) PMO
4 5 (0.74%) QA
5 3 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.30%) CDISC
6 2 (0.30%) GxP
6 2 (0.30%) HL7
6 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
2 32 (4.75%) Docker
3 22 (3.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 21 (3.12%) Active Directory
5 19 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.34%) Hyper-V
8 8 (1.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (0.89%) KVM
10 4 (0.59%) Samba
10 4 (0.59%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.45%) vSphere
12 2 (0.30%) NFS
12 2 (0.30%) Snort
13 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.15%) RACF
13 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 45 (6.69%) Puppet
2 28 (4.16%) Data Guard
3 20 (2.97%) Oracle RMAN
4 16 (2.38%) FortiGate
5 15 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.08%) Ansible
6 14 (2.08%) Oracle EDQ
7 13 (1.93%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.78%) BladeLogic
8 12 (1.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (1.63%) ZABBIX
10 9 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (1.19%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (1.19%) Terraform
11 8 (1.19%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (0.89%) logstash
13 5 (0.74%) Graylog
13 5 (0.74%) Nagios
13 5 (0.74%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 62 (9.21%) Microsoft
1 62 (9.21%) SAP
2 48 (7.13%) Red Hat
3 41 (6.09%) IBM
4 39 (5.79%) Sun
5 38 (5.65%) Cisco
6 36 (5.35%) HP
7 32 (4.75%) Veritas
8 23 (3.42%) CheckPoint
9 22 (3.27%) Fortinet
10 20 (2.97%) VMware
11 18 (2.67%) Cognos
12 16 (2.38%) McAfee
12 16 (2.38%) Nokia
13 14 (2.08%) Informatica
14 13 (1.93%) F5
15 9 (1.34%) JD Edwards
15 9 (1.34%) Micro Focus
15 9 (1.34%) Siemens
16 8 (1.19%) Remedy