Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 32 28
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 25 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.63% 2.24% 3.63%
As % of the Vendors category 28.74% 7.32% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £227 £333 £175
90th Percentile £500 £466 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £475 £401
% change year-on-year -9.47% +18.60% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £50.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £50.50 £43.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.09% +74.00% +11.11%

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 87 82 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.47% 30.60% 34.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 77
Staffordshire median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £183 £254 £158
90th Percentile £471 £447 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £415 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
Staffordshire median hourly rate £34.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.09% +10.00% +17.14%
10th Percentile £15.13 £12.46 £11.30
90th Percentile £60.63 £35.13 £30.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.67% -3.23%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Staffordshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 March 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +15 7 £213 -39.29%
Lichfield - 7 £500 -
Stafford +3 1 - -
Cannock - 1 - -
Oracle
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (76.00%) SQL
3 17 (68.00%) Web Services
4 16 (64.00%) SOAP
4 16 (64.00%) REST
5 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
6 12 (48.00%) C#
6 12 (48.00%) HTML
6 12 (48.00%) .NET
6 12 (48.00%) Windows
7 11 (44.00%) CSS
7 11 (44.00%) TDD
8 10 (40.00%) VMware
9 9 (36.00%) MVC
9 9 (36.00%) Middleware
9 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
9 9 (36.00%) NHibernate
9 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (36.00%) jQuery
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
10 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (28.00%) Linux
11 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (24.00%) XML
12 6 (24.00%) Use Case

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 5 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (12.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.00%) Riak
5 2 (8.00%) Big Data
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
6 1 (4.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Production DBA
4 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) Web Services
2 16 (64.00%) REST
2 16 (64.00%) SOAP
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
5 9 (36.00%) Middleware
5 9 (36.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (24.00%) XML
7 3 (12.00%) Spring
8 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (4.00%) ActiveX
9 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.00%) WinForms
9 1 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
4 2 (8.00%) CMDB
4 2 (8.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) TDD
2 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Use Case
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
4 5 (20.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) V-Model
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (12.00%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
6 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Altiris
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (8.00%) Snow
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix