The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 June 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 22 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 9.48% 10.55% 6.91%
As % of the Vendors category 22.68% 28.17% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 14
Median daily rate £500 £525 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +41.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 97 142 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 41.81% 37.47% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 62
Median daily rate £450 £500 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +70.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £745 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £8.50 £9.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.70% -10.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £11.80 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Sheffield.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Sheffield

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Sheffield

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
4 16 (41.03%) Java
4 16 (41.03%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (30.77%) Degree
6 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
7 11 (28.21%) Scrum
8 10 (25.64%) Migration
8 10 (25.64%) Web Services
8 10 (25.64%) ETL
8 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (25.64%) RESTful
9 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (20.51%) Tomcat
10 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
10 8 (20.51%) Windows
11 7 (17.95%) SAP
11 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
11 7 (17.95%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
11 7 (17.95%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (17.95%) SAP HANA

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (20.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Tuxedo
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Liferay
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) FCoE
2 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) Multicast
2 1 (2.56%) NAS
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle Database
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (25.64%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 8 (20.51%) RDBMS
6 7 (17.95%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (17.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 7 (17.95%) SAP BW
6 7 (17.95%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (17.95%) SAP HANA
7 6 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) MySQL
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (2.56%) HBase
11 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Business Developer
4 6 (15.38%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 5 (12.82%) DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Public Sector Business Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) Report Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) RESTful
1 10 (25.64%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.69%) Middleware
3 3 (7.69%) Node.js
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
3 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.13%) NHibernate
4 2 (5.13%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
5 1 (2.56%) SAML
5 1 (2.56%) XSD
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.77%) Test Automation
5 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 10 (25.64%) ETL
6 10 (25.64%) Migration
7 9 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
8 7 (17.95%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.26%) OO
11 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
11 3 (7.69%) DevOps
12 2 (5.13%) Document Management
12 2 (5.13%) Microservices
12 2 (5.13%) MVC
12 2 (5.13%) OOP
12 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) Go
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) NFS
2 1 (2.56%) SRDF
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Control-M
1 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.56%) ATG
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) EMC
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Intel
3 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.56%) NetApp
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase
3 1 (2.56%) VMware