Period
to 16 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 6 months to 16 January 2021 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 18 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3 7 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.30% 5.07% 11.28%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 10.61% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
Median daily rate £275 £338 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.52% -29.32% +31.72%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £314
90th Percentile £288 £450 £522
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £450 £435
% change year-on-year -8.89% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £60.00 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.15% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.50 £60.00 £53.50
% change year-on-year -44.17% +12.15% +11.46%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38 66 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 41.76% 47.83% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 61
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +1.37%
10th Percentile £260 £162 £263
90th Percentile £513 £473 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £445 £415
% change year-on-year -10.11% +7.23% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.20 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.84% -59.25% +174.14%
10th Percentile £25.40 £11.17 £15.49
90th Percentile £45.80 £39.25 £59.84
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.85 £15.85
% change year-on-year +13.56% - +5.67%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield +3 2 - - 1
Stafford - 1 £275 -
Oracle
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ICT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) V-Model
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) VMware