Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 130 69
Rank change year-on-year -42 -61 +29
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 41 76 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 1.40% 2.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.35% 5.98% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 126
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £300
90th Percentile £565 £580 £553
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £41.25 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.23% +7.24%
10th Percentile £35.76 £24.01 £37.13
90th Percentile £43.63 £43.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £30.58 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.83% -23.56% +1.27%

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 1,223 1,270 1,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.64% 23.36% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 903 1,052
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £625 £556
England median daily rate £483 £470 £428
% change year-on-year +2.66% +9.94% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 42
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.16% +30.96% -14.54%
10th Percentile £16.33 £14.73 £14.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £64.06 £57.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.31 £27.75
% change year-on-year +11.79% +12.83% -9.02%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -19 14 £365 -8.75% 9
Lancashire -24 11 £400 -25.23%
Cheshire -5 9 £375 +14.50% 2
Merseyside -6 4 £388 -11.43%
Cumbria 0 2 £325 -18.75%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (46.34%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (24.39%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) Migration
6 7 (17.07%) XML
6 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
7 6 (14.63%) ETL
7 6 (14.63%) Unix
7 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.63%) Data Guard
7 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (12.20%) Analytics
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (12.20%) .NET
8 5 (12.20%) Windows
8 5 (12.20%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
9 4 (9.76%) JAXB
9 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
9 4 (9.76%) Python
9 4 (9.76%) XHTML
9 4 (9.76%) DOM

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 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) FTP
2 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.32%) HBase
5 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data
6 2 (4.88%) KNIME
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) JMeter
2 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.88%) PVCS
2 2 (4.88%) RStudio
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) ERwin
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Military
3 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) DBA
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) PHP Developer
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) XML
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (9.76%) Ajax
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) DHTML
3 4 (9.76%) DOM
3 4 (9.76%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) Java EE
3 4 (9.76%) Java SE
3 4 (9.76%) JAXB
3 4 (9.76%) JPA
3 4 (9.76%) JSF
3 4 (9.76%) JSP
3 4 (9.76%) Servlets
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
3 4 (9.76%) XHTML
4 3 (7.32%) EDI
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.88%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) CentOS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (19.51%) Migration
2 6 (14.63%) ETL
2 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (12.20%) Analytics
4 4 (9.76%) Change Control
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
6 2 (4.88%) BDD
6 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Data Science
6 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (4.88%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) AWK
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Korn
6 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) R
6 2 (4.88%) sed
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) HND
2 1 (2.44%) OCP
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) HDFS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Data Guard
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.44%) Foglight
3 1 (2.44%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Hortonworks
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Tableau
3 2 (4.88%) Curam
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Talend
4 1 (2.44%) BMC
4 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.44%) Imperva
4 1 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Northgate
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore