Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 92 74
Rank change year-on-year -74 -18 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 52 117 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 2.04% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.07% 8.97% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 57 121
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £278 £308 £263
90th Percentile £472 £488 £508
England median daily rate £428 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +0.59% +4.29% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 8
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% -1.16% -22.87%
England median hourly rate £39.69 £41.88 £40.75
% change year-on-year -5.22% +2.76% -6.86%

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 1,279 1,304 1,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.94% 22.74% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 820 1,060
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £250
90th Percentile £588 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 49
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +39.71% -23.81%
10th Percentile £9.98 £13.63 £14.43
90th Percentile £54.55 £46.00 £59.31
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.34%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -37 24 £350 - 8
Cheshire -21 12 £375 +3.45% 3
Merseyside +5 11 £419 -6.94%
Lancashire -27 3 £325 +4.00% 2
Cumbria -5 1 £375 -9.09%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (48.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (38.46%) SQL
4 13 (25.00%) Linux
5 12 (23.08%) Java
5 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 11 (21.15%) Unix
7 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
7 10 (19.23%) SOA
7 10 (19.23%) Migration
7 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (17.31%) Change Control
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (15.38%) JDeveloper
9 8 (15.38%) BPEL
9 8 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (15.38%) Business Activity Monitoring
10 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (13.46%) Finance
10 7 (13.46%) ETL
10 7 (13.46%) AIX
10 7 (13.46%) ITIL
10 7 (13.46%) .NET
11 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
11 6 (11.54%) Ant
11 6 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (11.54%) Test Planning

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 (19.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 10 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle BPEL
3 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 5 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) FTP
2 3 (5.77%) SMS
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle Discoverer
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.85%) MS Access
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.85%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.92%) Big Data
8 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.92%) DataStage
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) JDeveloper
2 6 (11.54%) Ant
3 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.69%) Maven
4 3 (5.77%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.85%) JUnit
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) JMeter
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Applications Support
5 6 (11.54%) DBA
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 6 (11.54%) SOA Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Release Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Report Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Report Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) EDI
4 2 (3.85%) EJB
4 2 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.85%) Java EE
4 2 (3.85%) JPA
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (3.85%) Spring
4 2 (3.85%) Struts
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Unix
3 7 (13.46%) AIX
4 4 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.85%) HPUX
5 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 2 (3.85%) SUSE
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Migration
1 10 (19.23%) SOA
2 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Change Control
3 8 (15.38%) BPEL
3 8 (15.38%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 7 (13.46%) ETL
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
6 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.62%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.77%) ERP
8 3 (5.77%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.77%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) Java
3 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.77%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
4 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCSA
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.92%) GxP
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Data Guard
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 2 (3.85%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Capita
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) Epicor
5 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.92%) hybris
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) IFS
5 1 (1.92%) Infor
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.92%) Sage
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Xero