Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 21 January 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 104 136
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32 -37
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 79 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.62% 1.70% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.49% 9.48% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 36
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £495
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £30.58 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.83% -23.56% +1.27%

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following 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 or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 931 833 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.11% 17.98% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 530 608
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.80% -
10th Percentile £304 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £483 £473 £430
% change year-on-year +2.17% +9.88% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 23
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £30.91 £17.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.26% +80.52% -16.49%
10th Percentile £21.00 £18.28 £14.30
90th Percentile £62.50 £53.38 £23.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +13.27% -8.33%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the West Midlands

Oracle Database
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Shropshire -15 44 £495 +10.00% 2
Coventry -7 9 £360 -23.20%
Staffordshire - 5 £550 - 2
Warwickshire +1 3 £425 -10.53%
Birmingham -6 3 £425 -5.56% 3
Worcestershire -8 1 £450 +5.88% 1
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (44.30%) Linux
4 29 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (36.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 24 (30.38%) DevOps
5 24 (30.38%) Windows
6 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
7 22 (27.85%) JIRA
7 22 (27.85%) Maven
7 22 (27.85%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
9 20 (25.32%) SQL
10 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (24.05%) Ansible
11 18 (22.78%) Docker
11 18 (22.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 17 (21.52%) Middleware
12 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
12 17 (21.52%) Kanban
12 17 (21.52%) Confluence
13 16 (20.25%) YAML
13 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
13 16 (20.25%) Java
13 16 (20.25%) Scrum
14 15 (18.99%) Unix
14 15 (18.99%) Data Guard
15 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (17.72%) SDLC
15 14 (17.72%) VMware

Oracle Database
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (21.52%) Confluence
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (10.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.80%) nginx
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.27%) CMS
7 1 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 29 (36.71%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.13%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (6.33%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Office 365
5 2 (2.53%) PaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) Firewall
2 8 (10.13%) DSL
2 8 (10.13%) VLAN
3 3 (3.80%) DNS
3 3 (3.80%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (3.80%) SSL
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
5 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.71%) Oracle Database 12c
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (16.46%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
4 12 (15.19%) MySQL
5 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
5 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.80%) Riak
7 2 (2.53%) Power BI
8 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.27%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.27%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Git (software)
2 22 (27.85%) JIRA
2 22 (27.85%) Maven
3 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
4 11 (13.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (10.13%) GitLab
5 8 (10.13%) JUnit
5 8 (10.13%) Subversion
6 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.80%) ClearCase
8 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) DBA
3 18 (22.78%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (13.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Architect
5 9 (11.39%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Administrator
6 8 (10.13%) BPM Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL Developer
9 5 (6.33%) SQL Developer
10 4 (5.06%) AWS Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Azure Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Migration Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.80%) AWS DevOps
11 3 (3.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) Middleware
2 16 (20.25%) YAML
3 11 (13.92%) Spring
4 10 (12.66%) Oracle ADF
5 9 (11.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (10.13%) Apache Camel
6 8 (10.13%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (10.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (10.13%) Spring Cloud
6 8 (10.13%) WebCenter
7 3 (3.80%) JMS
7 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 3 (3.80%) XML
8 2 (2.53%) EJB
8 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.53%) JPA
8 2 (2.53%) REST
8 2 (2.53%) SOAP
8 2 (2.53%) XSD
8 2 (2.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 4 (5.06%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
4 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) CMDB
6 1 (1.27%) FMCG
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.30%) Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 15 (18.99%) Unix
4 13 (16.46%) Solaris
5 12 (15.19%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (6.33%) AIX
7 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.38%) DevOps
3 22 (27.85%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (21.52%) Kanban
5 16 (20.25%) Scrum
6 14 (17.72%) Deployment Automation
6 14 (17.72%) SDLC
7 13 (16.46%) Change Management
7 13 (16.46%) Configuration Management
7 13 (16.46%) Migration
7 13 (16.46%) SOA
8 11 (13.92%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (13.92%) Open Source
8 11 (13.92%) Test Automation
9 10 (12.66%) Data Migration
9 10 (12.66%) Task Automation
10 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
11 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
11 8 (10.13%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) SQL
2 16 (20.25%) Java
3 12 (15.19%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) Perl
5 10 (12.66%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.13%) Ruby
7 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.06%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.53%) Java 8
10 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.27%) Korn
11 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.39%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (8.86%) OCP
5 6 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.59%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (22.78%) Docker
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) NFS
4 1 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 19 (24.05%) Ansible
2 15 (18.99%) Data Guard
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (13.92%) Nagios
4 11 (13.92%) Puppet
4 11 (13.92%) ZABBIX
5 8 (10.13%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (5.06%) Terraform
7 3 (3.80%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.80%) Rundeck
8 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.27%) SCCM
8 1 (1.27%) Simpana
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (17.72%) VMware
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.39%) IBM
5 8 (10.13%) Riverbed
6 5 (6.33%) PlateSpin
6 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.06%) Fujitsu
8 3 (3.80%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.27%) Altiris
9 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
9 1 (1.27%) Cognos
9 1 (1.27%) CommVault
9 1 (1.27%) Google
9 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.27%) NetApp
9 1 (1.27%) Netezza
9 1 (1.27%) Sun
9 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.27%) Veritas