The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 77 76
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 43 65 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 2.18% 2.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.07% 11.25% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 48
Median daily rate £361 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £482 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year +20.52% -35.42%  

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 South West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 533 578 688
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.91% 19.40% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 411 507
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the South West

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the South West

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the South West

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +8 17 £350 -5.40% 5
Somerset - 9 £425 -
Dorset +6 7 £325 -18.75% 1
Wiltshire +3 5 £356 -20.83% 2
Gloucestershire -7 2 - - 1
Devon - 1 - -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 101 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (56.44%) SQL
3 39 (38.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 38 (37.62%) SQL Server
5 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
5 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (35.64%) PL/SQL
7 34 (33.66%) Linux
8 33 (32.67%) Security Cleared
9 31 (30.69%) Red Hat
10 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
11 27 (26.73%) Windows
12 26 (25.74%) Java
12 26 (25.74%) Oracle APEX
12 26 (25.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (24.75%) Web Services
13 25 (24.75%) Scrum
14 23 (22.77%) ITIL
14 23 (22.77%) Oracle Database 10g
15 22 (21.78%) .NET
15 22 (21.78%) Finance
16 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
17 20 (19.80%) CSS
18 19 (18.81%) HTML
18 19 (18.81%) VMware
18 19 (18.81%) DevOps
19 18 (17.82%) WebLogic
19 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (17.82%) jQuery
20 16 (15.84%) Oracle Reports

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 18 (17.82%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.90%) IIS
3 9 (8.91%) GlassFish
4 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.96%) GeoServer
5 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) Apache
7 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.99%) JBoss
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Windchill
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.98%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Kerberos
2 10 (9.90%) PuTTY
2 10 (9.90%) WinSCP
3 5 (4.95%) LDAP
3 5 (4.95%) SAN
4 3 (2.97%) Firewall
4 3 (2.97%) Internet
4 3 (2.97%) LAN
5 2 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.98%) DNS
5 2 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
6 1 (0.99%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (38.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 38 (37.62%) SQL Server
3 23 (22.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (15.84%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (11.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (4.95%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (3.96%) MySQL
10 4 (3.96%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.98%) MS Access
11 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.99%) Big Data
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.99%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (25.74%) Oracle APEX
2 16 (15.84%) Ant
3 15 (14.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (13.86%) TeamCity
5 12 (11.88%) Toad
6 11 (10.89%) Selenium
7 10 (9.90%) HP UFT
7 10 (9.90%) SpecFlow
8 9 (8.91%) Eclipse
8 9 (8.91%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (7.92%) SoapUI
9 8 (7.92%) TestNG
10 7 (6.93%) Subversion
11 6 (5.94%) LoadRunner
12 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
12 5 (4.95%) Maven
13 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Marketing
2 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.91%) Electronics
3 9 (8.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (13.86%) DBA
3 14 (13.86%) Oracle DBA
4 12 (11.88%) Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) Applications Support
5 11 (10.89%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Tester
8 6 (5.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.75%) Web Services
2 22 (21.78%) .NET
3 20 (19.80%) CSS
4 19 (18.81%) HTML
5 18 (17.82%) jQuery
6 15 (14.85%) RESTful
7 14 (13.86%) REST
8 12 (11.88%) XML
9 11 (10.89%) AngularJS
9 11 (10.89%) JSON
9 11 (10.89%) Middleware
9 11 (10.89%) SOAP
10 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
10 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (9.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.92%) JDBC
11 8 (7.92%) JPA
11 8 (7.92%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.98%) CESG
2 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.98%) iPad
3 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Linux
2 27 (26.73%) Windows
3 26 (25.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.85%) Windows Server
5 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (10.89%) Unix
7 9 (8.91%) AIX
8 7 (6.93%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.95%) Solaris
11 2 (1.98%) CentOS
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) Scrum
3 23 (22.77%) ITIL
4 19 (18.81%) DevOps
5 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
8 11 (10.89%) Integration Testing
9 10 (9.90%) Defect Tracking
9 10 (9.90%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (9.90%) MVC
9 10 (9.90%) OO
9 10 (9.90%) OOD
9 10 (9.90%) Regression Testing
9 10 (9.90%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (9.90%) Test Strategy
10 9 (8.91%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (8.91%) Programme Management
10 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (56.44%) SQL
2 36 (35.64%) PL/SQL
3 26 (25.74%) Java
4 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.88%) C#
5 12 (11.88%) PowerShell
6 10 (9.90%) F#
6 10 (9.90%) VBScript
7 9 (8.91%) Perl
7 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.96%) VB
10 2 (1.98%) PHP
10 2 (1.98%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (32.67%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) ISEB
3 6 (5.94%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Degree
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.99%) MCPD
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.99%) PMP
6 1 (0.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.98%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) Def Stans
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) vSphere
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (7.92%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.97%) Docker
6 2 (1.98%) Shibboleth
6 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.98%) vCloud
7 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) vRealize
2 7 (6.93%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.95%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.99%) Puppet
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (36.63%) Microsoft
3 31 (30.69%) Red Hat
4 19 (18.81%) VMware
5 12 (11.88%) HP
6 9 (8.91%) SAP
7 8 (7.92%) IBM
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco
8 2 (1.98%) Dell
8 2 (1.98%) F5
8 2 (1.98%) Gemalto
8 2 (1.98%) Juniper
9 1 (0.99%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.99%) Sage
9 1 (0.99%) Software AG
9 1 (0.99%) Talend
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