The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 25 June 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 / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 56 63
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 64 119 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.21% 3.17% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.37% 14.55% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 79 40
Median daily rate £425 £380 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -17.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Median hourly rate £43.25 £43.00 £57.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.58% -25.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year +20.52% -35.42%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 617 818 866
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.28% 21.80% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 518 550
Median daily rate £375 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £507 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.45 £18.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the North West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the North West

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -5 19 £450 +12.50%
Manchester +1 18 £388 +7.63% 8
Lancashire -1 15 £313 -26.55% 1
Cheshire -2 10 £356 +1.78% 4
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 121 (100.00%) Oracle
2 58 (47.93%) SQL
3 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (40.50%) Java
5 40 (33.06%) PL/SQL
6 36 (29.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 33 (27.27%) HTML
8 32 (26.45%) MySQL
9 30 (24.79%) Linux
10 29 (23.97%) Spring
11 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
12 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
13 26 (21.49%) Finance
13 26 (21.49%) Oracle Database 12c
14 25 (20.66%) Microservices
14 25 (20.66%) RESTful
14 25 (20.66%) CSS
14 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
15 23 (19.01%) Scrum
16 22 (18.18%) React
16 22 (18.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 21 (17.36%) Ember.js
17 21 (17.36%) Migration
17 21 (17.36%) J2EE
17 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
18 20 (16.53%) TDD
18 20 (16.53%) MongoDB
18 20 (16.53%) Coaching
19 19 (15.70%) Continuous Delivery
19 19 (15.70%) Oracle RMAN

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (8.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) Apache
7 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.48%) HFM
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) GitHub
2 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) SSH
1 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) SAN
3 2 (1.65%) DMZ
4 1 (0.83%) AMQP
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 32 (26.45%) MySQL
3 26 (21.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 20 (16.53%) MongoDB
5 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
6 13 (10.74%) TKPROF
7 12 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.44%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (6.61%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (5.79%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
10 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
11 6 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.48%) DB2
12 3 (2.48%) Endeca
12 3 (2.48%) Essbase
12 3 (2.48%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (2.48%) SQLPlus
12 3 (2.48%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.05%) Jenkins
3 15 (12.40%) Toad
4 13 (10.74%) JIRA
5 11 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (8.26%) Bitbucket
6 10 (8.26%) Hudson
7 6 (4.96%) JUnit
8 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.31%) IntelliJ
9 4 (3.31%) Mockito
9 4 (3.31%) MyEclipse
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.65%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (1.65%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.65%) Selenium
11 2 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Local Government
4 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (48.76%) Developer
2 31 (25.62%) DBA
2 31 (25.62%) Java Developer
3 30 (24.79%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (13.22%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.26%) PL/SQL Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Administrator
8 8 (6.61%) Architect
8 8 (6.61%) J2EE Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Agile Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Database Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (4.13%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) HTML
2 29 (23.97%) Spring
3 25 (20.66%) CSS
3 25 (20.66%) RESTful
4 22 (18.18%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 22 (18.18%) React
5 21 (17.36%) Ember.js
5 21 (17.36%) J2EE
6 17 (14.05%) Web Services
7 16 (13.22%) Spring Boot
8 14 (11.57%) SOAP
9 12 (9.92%) REST
10 11 (9.09%) .NET
10 11 (9.09%) EJB
10 11 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 10 (8.26%) EJB 3.0
12 8 (6.61%) AngularJS
12 8 (6.61%) Middleware
13 7 (5.79%) XML
14 6 (4.96%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.22%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.26%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.61%) PKI
4 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Exalytics
5 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.65%) RIA
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) DataPower
6 1 (0.83%) Derivative
6 1 (0.83%) FMCG
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.79%) Linux
2 17 (14.05%) Windows
3 8 (6.61%) Solaris
4 6 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.13%) Unix
6 4 (3.31%) AIX
7 2 (1.65%) HPUX
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.66%) Microservices
3 23 (19.01%) Scrum
4 21 (17.36%) Migration
5 20 (16.53%) Coaching
5 20 (16.53%) TDD
6 19 (15.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (14.88%) BDD
7 18 (14.88%) Kanban
8 16 (13.22%) Open Source
9 15 (12.40%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.26%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (8.26%) SOA
12 7 (5.79%) BPEL
12 7 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.96%) Data Migration
13 6 (4.96%) ETL
13 6 (4.96%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.93%) SQL
2 49 (40.50%) Java
3 40 (33.06%) PL/SQL
4 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.40%) Perl
6 13 (10.74%) PowerShell
7 11 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.96%) C#
9 3 (2.48%) COBOL
9 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.65%) R
10 2 (1.65%) VB
10 2 (1.65%) VB6
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) Python
11 1 (0.83%) Ruby
11 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (6.61%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.65%) SCOM
4 2 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.83%) Graphite
5 1 (0.83%) Graylog
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (14.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.96%) IBM
3 6 (4.96%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.31%) HP
5 3 (2.48%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.48%) Informatica
6 2 (1.65%) Kofax
6 2 (1.65%) NetApp
6 2 (1.65%) Sybase
6 2 (1.65%) Talend
6 2 (1.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.83%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.83%) Kony
7 1 (0.83%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Sencha
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
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