Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 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 > North West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 92 83
Rank change year-on-year -76 -9 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 50 120 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 2.21% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.00% 9.47% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 77 102
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34% -9.49%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £273
90th Percentile £500 £507 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 18
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £43.50 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.77% +3.88% -9.15%
England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +1.25% +0.63% -13.67%

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 North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,249 1,267 1,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.27% 23.32% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 790 1,014
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £530 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 55
North West median hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -21.05% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.68 £11.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £56.13 £51.50 £62.85
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.19% +2.73%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 May 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
Manchester -33 23 £350 - 11
Cheshire -34 12 £345 -8.00% 6
Merseyside 0 8 £419 -6.94% 3
Lancashire -24 5 £400 -9.09% 1
Cumbria - 1 £375 -
Oracle Database
England

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

1 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (32.00%) Linux
4 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (22.00%) SOA
5 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
5 11 (22.00%) Unix
5 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) Java
7 9 (18.00%) Migration
8 8 (16.00%) ETL
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.00%) Apache
9 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Change Control
9 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
10 6 (12.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (12.00%) AIX
10 6 (12.00%) JDeveloper

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 11 (22.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle BPEL
4 5 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Beehive
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) WildFly
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) FTP
2 4 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) SMS
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (10.00%) MS Access
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (10.00%) SAP HANA
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.00%) Big Data
7 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.00%) DataStage
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JDeveloper
2 5 (10.00%) Ant
3 4 (8.00%) Selenium
4 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.00%) Toad
5 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.00%) Liquibase
5 2 (4.00%) Maven
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (8.00%) DBA
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 4 (8.00%) SOA Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Release Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Report Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Report Developer
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
2 2 (4.00%) HTML5
2 2 (4.00%) J2EE
2 2 (4.00%) REST
2 2 (4.00%) SOAP
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) Ajax
3 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) JSON
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) React
3 1 (2.00%) Redux
3 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) DataPower
2 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Unix
3 6 (12.00%) AIX
4 5 (10.00%) HPUX
4 5 (10.00%) SUSE
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (22.00%) SOA
2 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (18.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) ETL
5 7 (14.00%) Change Control
5 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (12.00%) BPEL
6 6 (12.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.00%) Conflict Management
7 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) DevOps
8 4 (8.00%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (10.00%) VB
5 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.00%) C#
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (8.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) GxP
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (4.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
2 2 (4.00%) Terraform
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) HP
2 5 (10.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.00%) hybris
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Epicor
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) IFS
6 1 (2.00%) Infor
6 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Xero