The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 25 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
England / North West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 197 386 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 7.08% 9.69% 10.51%
As % of the Vendors category 16.28% 21.81% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 224 201
Median daily rate £388 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £302 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £571 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £17.50 £36.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £49.00 £52.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1210 1770 1809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.51% 44.43% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 1005 875
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 89 106
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +3.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.31% +8.57%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the North West over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
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 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the North West over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Manchester -10 77 £350 -13.84% 30
Cheshire +4 51 £400 -5.88% 13
Merseyside -3 25 £450 +10.76% 8
Lancashire -16 24 £340 -12.82% 3
Cumbria +7 7 £695 +178.00%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 166 (41.81%) SQL
2 114 (28.72%) Oracle Database
3 111 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (27.71%) Finance
5 101 (25.44%) Java
6 64 (16.12%) Linux
7 63 (15.87%) SQL Server
8 62 (15.62%) Spring
9 58 (14.61%) Web Services
9 58 (14.61%) Security Cleared
10 54 (13.60%) JavaScript
10 54 (13.60%) PL/SQL
11 52 (13.10%) SC Cleared
12 51 (12.85%) ETL
13 49 (12.34%) XML
13 49 (12.34%) Windows
14 46 (11.59%) J2EE
14 46 (11.59%) MySQL
15 45 (11.34%) HTML
16 44 (11.08%) Middleware
17 42 (10.58%) Scrum
17 42 (10.58%) Unix
17 42 (10.58%) SOA
17 42 (10.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 41 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
19 40 (10.08%) Git (software)
20 39 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
21 37 (9.32%) SOAP
21 37 (9.32%) Oracle Fusion
22 35 (8.82%) CSS

Oracle
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 42 (10.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (5.54%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.78%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.02%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (2.77%) JBoss
6 10 (2.52%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (2.02%) Apache
8 8 (2.02%) SAS
9 5 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.01%) IIS
10 4 (1.01%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.76%) PowerExchange
12 2 (0.50%) CMS
12 2 (0.50%) Confluence
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.50%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (7.30%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (6.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (1.51%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (1.01%) Teamcenter
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.76%) Primavera
7 3 (0.76%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.01%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) GitHub
4 2 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Taleo
5 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.03%) HTTP
2 7 (1.76%) SSL
3 6 (1.51%) DNS
3 6 (1.51%) LDAP
4 5 (1.26%) SAN
5 4 (1.01%) DHCP
5 4 (1.01%) Firewall
5 4 (1.01%) FTP
5 4 (1.01%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.76%) SMTP
6 3 (0.76%) VLAN
6 3 (0.76%) X.509
7 2 (0.50%) DMZ
7 2 (0.50%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.50%) NAS
7 2 (0.50%) SSH
7 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (28.72%) Oracle Database
2 63 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 46 (11.59%) MySQL
4 39 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (8.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (8.31%) MongoDB
7 32 (8.06%) Relational Database
8 27 (6.80%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (6.55%) Oracle Database 12c
10 25 (6.30%) NoSQL
11 22 (5.54%) DB2
12 21 (5.29%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (3.53%) RDBMS
15 11 (2.77%) Big Data
15 11 (2.77%) Oracle ODI
16 9 (2.27%) Essbase
16 9 (2.27%) TKPROF
17 7 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (1.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 28 (7.05%) JIRA
4 18 (4.53%) JUnit
5 13 (3.27%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (2.77%) Hudson
7 11 (2.77%) Toad
8 10 (2.52%) Bitbucket
9 9 (2.27%) IntelliJ
9 9 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (2.02%) ERwin
11 6 (1.51%) Gradle
11 6 (1.51%) Subversion
11 6 (1.51%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.01%) Mockito
12 4 (1.01%) MyEclipse
13 3 (0.76%) JProfiler
13 3 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 110 (27.71%) Finance
2 33 (8.31%) Banking
3 16 (4.03%) Retail
4 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.26%) Marketing
5 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.01%) Electronics
7 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.76%) Local Government
7 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 147 (37.03%) Developer
2 54 (13.60%) Java Developer
3 44 (11.08%) Analyst
4 40 (10.08%) DBA
5 35 (8.82%) Architect
6 32 (8.06%) Oracle Developer
7 31 (7.81%) Oracle DBA
8 29 (7.30%) Consultant
9 20 (5.04%) Project Manager
10 17 (4.28%) Administrator
11 16 (4.03%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.78%) Oracle Analyst
13 13 (3.27%) Oracle Architect
13 13 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.02%) Business Analyst
14 12 (3.02%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.77%) ETL Developer
15 11 (2.77%) Oracle Consultant
15 11 (2.77%) PL/SQL Developer
16 10 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (15.62%) Spring
2 58 (14.61%) Web Services
3 49 (12.34%) XML
4 46 (11.59%) J2EE
5 45 (11.34%) HTML
6 44 (11.08%) Middleware
7 37 (9.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 37 (9.32%) SOAP
8 35 (8.82%) CSS
9 31 (7.81%) RESTful
10 28 (7.05%) REST
11 25 (6.30%) .NET
12 20 (5.04%) JSON
13 19 (4.79%) Spring Boot
14 18 (4.53%) EJB
14 18 (4.53%) Hibernate
15 16 (4.03%) AngularJS
16 15 (3.78%) jQuery
17 14 (3.53%) JMS
17 14 (3.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.02%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.02%) PKI
6 7 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.51%) Clustering
7 6 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.01%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.76%) FMCG
9 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.76%) PMI
9 3 (0.76%) Replication
9 3 (0.76%) User Experience
10 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.50%) Life Science
10 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.12%) Linux
2 49 (12.34%) Windows
3 42 (10.58%) Unix
4 13 (3.27%) AIX
4 13 (3.27%) Solaris
5 10 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Android
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.50%) CentOS
8 2 (0.50%) HPUX
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.85%) ETL
3 42 (10.58%) Scrum
3 42 (10.58%) SOA
4 41 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (8.82%) Migration
5 35 (8.82%) TDD
6 30 (7.56%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (7.30%) Microservices
8 27 (6.80%) ERP
9 25 (6.30%) BDD
9 25 (6.30%) Data Modelling
10 23 (5.79%) Open Source
10 23 (5.79%) Project Management
11 21 (5.29%) SDLC
12 20 (5.04%) Coaching
13 19 (4.79%) Unit Testing
14 18 (4.53%) Kanban
15 17 (4.28%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (41.81%) SQL
2 101 (25.44%) Java
3 54 (13.60%) JavaScript
3 54 (13.60%) PL/SQL
4 21 (5.29%) Python
5 18 (4.53%) C#
6 17 (4.28%) Perl
7 14 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.77%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.51%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.26%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.01%) ActionScript 2.0
11 4 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (1.01%) C
11 4 (1.01%) COBOL
11 4 (1.01%) R
11 4 (1.01%) Ruby
12 3 (0.76%) Groovy
12 3 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (14.61%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.10%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.03%) Degree
4 7 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.26%) ISEB
7 4 (1.01%) HND
7 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.50%) MCITP
9 2 (0.50%) MCSE
9 2 (0.50%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.50%) PMP
10 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 9 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.01%) Docker
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.50%) Veritas File System
4 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 20 (5.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 14 (3.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 13 (3.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.26%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.26%) Puppet
7 3 (0.76%) Control-M
7 3 (0.76%) SCOM
8 2 (0.50%) Ansible
8 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.50%) Graphite
8 2 (0.50%) Graylog
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.50%) WSUS
8 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.29%) SAP
3 17 (4.28%) Hyperion
3 17 (4.28%) VMware
4 16 (4.03%) IBM
5 15 (3.78%) Teradata
6 11 (2.77%) Tableau
7 10 (2.52%) Perforce
7 10 (2.52%) Red Hat
7 10 (2.52%) Sybase
8 9 (2.27%) TIBCO
9 6 (1.51%) Informatica
9 6 (1.51%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.51%) Siebel
9 6 (1.51%) Talend
10 5 (1.26%) HP
11 4 (1.01%) arcserve
11 4 (1.01%) Axway
12 3 (0.76%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.76%) Remedy
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