The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database 12c over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database 12c
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 120 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 2 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.087% 0.37% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Median daily rate £381 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.01% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.70 - -

Oracle Database 12c 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 West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 459 689 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.93% 25.57% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 388 318
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -39.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Oracle Database 12c
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Oracle Database 12c 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 12c in the West Midlands

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database 12c in the West Midlands

Oracle Database 12c
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Birmingham -3 1 £388 +10.71%
Oracle Database 12c
England

Oracle Database 12c
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (50.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Data Lineage
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Oracle Database 12c
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lineage
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Informatica