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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England / North West
Rank 76 83 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 57 75 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.21% 1.95% 3.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 9.54% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 60
Median daily rate £448 £330 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.60% -21.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -6.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £38.25 £45.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £56.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £45.50
% change year-on-year -4.47% -7.96%  

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 627 786 835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.28% 20.48% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 499 484
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Cheshire +40 20 £463 +22.92% 2
Lancashire +11 17 £490 +80.47% 1
Manchester -4 9 £388 +8.77% 9
Merseyside -5 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 52 (40.94%) SQL
3 48 (37.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 35 (27.56%) Java
6 30 (23.62%) PL/SQL
7 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
9 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
9 25 (19.69%) Windows
9 25 (19.69%) Linux
10 23 (18.11%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
11 22 (17.32%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (16.54%) MySQL
13 20 (15.75%) Unix
14 18 (14.17%) Finance
15 17 (13.39%) HTML
15 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
16 16 (12.60%) SOAP
16 16 (12.60%) Migration
16 16 (12.60%) Git (software)
16 16 (12.60%) Open Source
17 15 (11.81%) Oracle EBS
18 14 (11.02%) Shell Script
18 14 (11.02%) VMware
18 14 (11.02%) Oracle RMAN
18 14 (11.02%) JIRA
18 14 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (11.02%) Oracle EBS R12

Oracle Database
Top Related 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 (8.66%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (4.72%) Tuxedo
4 3 (2.36%) SAS
4 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.57%) Apache
5 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 2 (1.57%) JBoss
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (11.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) IaaS
2 9 (7.09%) PaaS
2 9 (7.09%) SaaS
3 2 (1.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Firewall
2 4 (3.15%) DHCP
2 4 (3.15%) DNS
2 4 (3.15%) SMTP
2 4 (3.15%) VLAN
3 2 (1.57%) DMZ
3 2 (1.57%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (37.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 39 (30.71%) Oracle Database 12c
3 25 (19.69%) SQL Server
4 23 (18.11%) Oracle Reports
5 21 (16.54%) MySQL
6 11 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (7.87%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (6.30%) RDBMS
10 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (4.72%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (3.94%) Ingres
12 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (3.94%) TKPROF
13 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
13 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (12.60%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.02%) JIRA
3 10 (7.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (7.87%) Bitbucket
3 10 (7.87%) Hudson
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (5.51%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.51%) JUnit
5 6 (4.72%) IntelliJ
5 6 (4.72%) Toad
6 4 (3.15%) Mockito
6 4 (3.15%) MyEclipse
7 2 (1.57%) JBehave
7 2 (1.57%) Maven
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.57%) Selenium
7 2 (1.57%) Subversion
7 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.79%) Lombardi
8 1 (0.79%) WATIR
General
1 18 (14.17%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Banking
3 2 (1.57%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Developer
2 38 (29.92%) DBA
3 36 (28.35%) Oracle DBA
4 17 (13.39%) Java Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (7.09%) PL/SQL Developer
7 8 (6.30%) Analyst
8 7 (5.51%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Administrator
9 6 (4.72%) Architect
9 6 (4.72%) SQL DBA
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.15%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (3.15%) Database Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) Programmer
11 4 (3.15%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.15%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (3.15%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.39%) HTML
2 16 (12.60%) SOAP
3 13 (10.24%) Web Services
4 12 (9.45%) J2EE
4 12 (9.45%) REST
5 11 (8.66%) CSS
5 11 (8.66%) EJB
5 11 (8.66%) Spring
6 10 (7.87%) EJB 3.0
6 10 (7.87%) Middleware
7 9 (7.09%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (6.30%) XML
9 7 (5.51%) .NET
10 6 (4.72%) JSF
10 6 (4.72%) React
11 5 (3.94%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.94%) Ember.js
11 5 (3.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 5 (3.94%) Spring Boot
12 4 (3.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.30%) PKI
3 7 (5.51%) Clustering
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Licensing
5 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.36%) Replication
6 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.57%) User Experience
6 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) DataPower
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.79%) RIA
7 1 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Linux
1 25 (19.69%) Windows
2 20 (15.75%) Unix
3 10 (7.87%) Solaris
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.57%) AIX
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.32%) Performance Tuning
3 16 (12.60%) Migration
3 16 (12.60%) Open Source
4 14 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.66%) ITIL
6 10 (7.87%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.09%) Change Management
7 9 (7.09%) High Availability
7 9 (7.09%) SOA
8 8 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.30%) Data Management
8 8 (6.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.72%) DevOps
10 6 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.72%) Microservices
10 6 (4.72%) Project Management
10 6 (4.72%) Scrum
10 6 (4.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.94%) SQL
2 35 (27.56%) Java
3 30 (23.62%) PL/SQL
4 14 (11.02%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.09%) COBOL
6 9 (7.09%) Perl
7 8 (6.30%) C
7 8 (6.30%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.15%) Ruby
10 3 (2.36%) C#
10 3 (2.36%) Python
11 2 (1.57%) PHP
11 2 (1.57%) R
11 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.36%) ISEB
5 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.57%) Degree
7 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.79%) OCP
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.79%) Snort
3 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (6.30%) SCOM
4 7 (5.51%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.36%) Graphite
6 3 (2.36%) Graylog
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle ZFS
6 3 (2.36%) Puppet
7 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.02%) VMware
4 6 (4.72%) Micro Focus
5 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.15%) arcserve
6 4 (3.15%) HP
6 4 (3.15%) IBM
6 4 (3.15%) Remedy
7 3 (2.36%) IDERA
8 2 (1.57%) Perforce
9 1 (0.79%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.79%) Citrix
9 1 (0.79%) Google
9 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.79%) Kofax
9 1 (0.79%) NetApp
9 1 (0.79%) Teradata
9 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.79%) Yahoo!
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