The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 22 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 19 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 22 46 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 12.64% 12.85% 13.29%
As % of the Vendors category 22.92% 23.12% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 12
Median daily rate £550 £460 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -7.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £383 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £518 £538
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 £31.50 £25.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year +23.52% -9.33%  

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 Shropshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 96 199 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 55.17% 55.59% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 76 47
Median daily rate £500 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Shropshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Shropshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Shropshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Shropshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Telford -1 21 £550 +19.56%
Shrewsbury 0 1 - -
Oracle
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 18 (51.43%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (48.57%) Perl
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (40.00%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) Middleware
5 12 (34.29%) Subversion
5 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
5 12 (34.29%) Puppet
5 12 (34.29%) DevOps
6 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
6 11 (31.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (31.43%) Kanban
6 11 (31.43%) Maven
6 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
6 11 (31.43%) SQL
6 11 (31.43%) Python
7 10 (28.57%) Unix
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (25.71%) Confluence
8 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
8 9 (25.71%) JIRA
8 9 (25.71%) TDD
8 9 (25.71%) SOA
8 9 (25.71%) SDLC
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
9 8 (22.86%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
9 8 (22.86%) Scrum

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 9 (25.71%) Confluence
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.43%) SAS
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) Jetty
5 1 (2.86%) Mule
5 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (51.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (8.57%) BGP
3 3 (8.57%) OSPF
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle Database
2 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (11.43%) Big Data
4 4 (11.43%) Pentaho
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.57%) Apache Hive
5 3 (8.57%) MS Access
5 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (34.29%) Subversion
2 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (31.43%) Maven
2 11 (31.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (25.71%) JIRA
4 5 (14.29%) ClearCase
5 3 (8.57%) CA Gen
5 3 (8.57%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
4 3 (8.57%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Middleware
2 6 (17.14%) J2EE
3 2 (5.71%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.86%) Servlets
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) Unix
4 8 (22.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 11 (31.43%) Kanban
4 9 (25.71%) SDLC
4 9 (25.71%) SOA
4 9 (25.71%) TDD
4 9 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (20.00%) Case Management
7 6 (17.14%) Network Design
7 6 (17.14%) Open Source
7 6 (17.14%) RUP
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Perl
2 11 (31.43%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CCDA
2 1 (2.86%) CCDP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
1 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.86%) logstash
4 1 (2.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (17.14%) BEA
2 6 (17.14%) Informatica
2 6 (17.14%) webMethods
3 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.57%) Aruba
4 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
4 3 (8.57%) Cloudera
4 3 (8.57%) Pega
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Nokia
6 1 (2.86%) WSO2