Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 102 55
Rank change year-on-year -73 -47 +26
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 45 108 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 1.93% 3.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.62% 8.32% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 173
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £262 £300 £284
90th Percentile £538 £529 £549
England median daily rate £428 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.59% +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 7
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
England median hourly rate £39.44 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% - -

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 1,243 1,298 1,806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.15% 23.14% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 867 1,185
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £292 £263
90th Percentile £575 £614 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 52
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.41% +28.24% -13.39%
10th Percentile £9.45 £19.30 £14.38
90th Percentile £53.05 £47.35 £57.95
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -29 19 £313 -20.63% 14
Merseyside +8 12 £425 -8.11% 5
Cheshire -9 11 £375 +7.14% 4
Cumbria -4 1 - - 1
Lancashire -45 1 - - 4
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (42.22%) SQL
4 11 (24.44%) .NET
5 10 (22.22%) Java
5 10 (22.22%) Migration
6 9 (20.00%) Linux
6 9 (20.00%) Unix
7 8 (17.78%) JDeveloper
7 8 (17.78%) SOA
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) BPEL
7 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle ODI
7 8 (17.78%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (15.56%) Change Control
8 7 (15.56%) ETL
8 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (15.56%) Windows
8 7 (15.56%) AIX
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) Ant
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
9 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
9 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle BPEL
10 5 (11.11%) PowerShell

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 8 (17.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle BPEL
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) JBoss
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) FTP
1 3 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle ODI
3 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.22%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) JDeveloper
2 6 (13.33%) Ant
3 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
4 4 (8.89%) Maven
5 3 (6.67%) JMeter
5 3 (6.67%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) JUnit
6 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Applications Support
3 8 (17.78%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.33%) DBA
4 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 6 (13.33%) SOA Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Report Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Server Support
7 3 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) EDI
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (4.44%) EJB
4 2 (4.44%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.44%) Java EE
4 2 (4.44%) JPA
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) Spring
4 2 (4.44%) Struts
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
1 9 (20.00%) Unix
2 7 (15.56%) AIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) BPEL
2 8 (17.78%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 8 (17.78%) SOA
3 7 (15.56%) Change Control
3 7 (15.56%) ETL
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.44%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) OOP
8 2 (4.44%) Service Management
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.89%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) OCP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (2.22%) Foglight
3 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) Curam
3 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.22%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Imperva
3 1 (2.22%) Informatica
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau