Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 111 127
Rank change year-on-year -15 +16 -42
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 81 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.55% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.50% 8.67% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 49
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £350 £304 £312
90th Percentile £512 £583 £464
England median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.05% +2.50% -

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 953 854 1,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.69% 17.94% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 540 745
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £269
90th Percentile £550 £534 £538
England median daily rate £475 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +3.83% +7.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 24
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.75 £31.16 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +75.52% -11.25%
10th Percentile £13.74 £21.00 £13.98
90th Percentile £61.19 £51.88 £23.70
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 -11 46 £450 -15.09% 3
Coventry -15 10 £360 -8.57% 4
Staffordshire - 6 £375 - 1
Birmingham -6 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Warwickshire +7 3 £425 -10.53%
Sutton Coldfield +4 3 £338 +6.13%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 81 (100.00%) Oracle
2 34 (41.98%) Linux
3 29 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (34.57%) DevOps
5 27 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 27 (33.33%) Windows
5 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (32.10%) Java
7 24 (29.63%) Confluence
7 24 (29.63%) JIRA
8 21 (25.93%) SQL
8 21 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (25.93%) Git (software)
8 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
9 20 (24.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 20 (24.69%) MySQL
9 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
10 19 (23.46%) Migration
11 17 (20.99%) Maven
12 16 (19.75%) Spring
12 16 (19.75%) Scrum
12 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
12 16 (19.75%) Ansible
12 16 (19.75%) Docker
13 15 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (17.28%) Subversion
14 14 (17.28%) Web Services
14 14 (17.28%) Unix
15 13 (16.05%) 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 24 (29.63%) Confluence
2 10 (12.35%) Apache
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (9.88%) nginx
5 6 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 11 (13.58%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.23%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.80%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.47%) Office 365
6 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) DSL
1 8 (9.88%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (7.41%) DNS
2 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) SSL
3 3 (3.70%) VLAN
4 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.47%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 21 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (24.69%) MySQL
3 20 (24.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.17%) Riak
5 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.70%) OLAP
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (3.70%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.23%) Big Data
7 1 (1.23%) Impala
7 1 (1.23%) QlikView
7 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 24 (29.63%) JIRA
2 21 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 21 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 17 (20.99%) Maven
4 14 (17.28%) Subversion
5 8 (9.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (9.88%) Bitbucket
5 8 (9.88%) ClearCase
5 8 (9.88%) GitLab
5 8 (9.88%) JUnit
5 8 (9.88%) Vagrant
6 6 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.70%) Selenium
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) DBA
3 12 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (12.35%) Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Architect
6 8 (9.88%) BPM Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Production DBA
9 5 (6.17%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.94%) Migration Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Tester
11 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared DBA
11 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) Spring
2 14 (17.28%) Web Services
3 11 (13.58%) Middleware
3 11 (13.58%) Oracle ADF
3 11 (13.58%) YAML
4 8 (9.88%) Apache Camel
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (9.88%) Spring Cloud
4 8 (9.88%) WebCenter
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (7.41%) REST
5 6 (7.41%) SOAP
6 4 (4.94%) JMS
6 4 (4.94%) RESTful
6 4 (4.94%) XML
7 3 (3.70%) Django
7 3 (3.70%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (3.70%) HTML5
7 3 (3.70%) JPA
7 3 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (7.41%) User Experience
3 5 (6.17%) Clustering
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.98%) Linux
2 27 (33.33%) Windows
3 14 (17.28%) Unix
4 9 (11.11%) Solaris
5 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) DevOps
2 27 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.46%) Migration
4 16 (19.75%) Scrum
5 15 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.05%) Change Management
7 13 (16.05%) Data Migration
7 13 (16.05%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (16.05%) Kanban
8 12 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (13.58%) Open Source
10 10 (12.35%) ETL
11 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 9 (11.11%) SDLC
11 9 (11.11%) SOA
12 8 (9.88%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (9.88%) Process Management
12 8 (9.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) Java
2 21 (25.93%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.11%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) ANSI SQL
5 6 (7.41%) Perl
5 6 (7.41%) Ruby
6 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.70%) Java 8
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
9 2 (2.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.94%) Degree
5 4 (4.94%) OCP
6 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.23%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Data Quality
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) Docker
2 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.70%) LXC
5 2 (2.47%) NFS
5 2 (2.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (19.75%) Ansible
2 12 (14.81%) Data Guard
3 11 (13.58%) Nagios
3 11 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.11%) Puppet
5 8 (9.88%) Rundeck
5 8 (9.88%) Terraform
6 6 (7.41%) logstash
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (7.41%) ZABBIX
7 5 (6.17%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (4.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (3.70%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (2.47%) Simpana
11 1 (1.23%) Ambari
11 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (16.05%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) IBM
4 8 (9.88%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.41%) AppDynamics
6 5 (6.17%) PlateSpin
6 5 (6.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.70%) Cognos
7 3 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.47%) CommVault
8 2 (2.47%) NetApp
8 2 (2.47%) Netezza
8 2 (2.47%) Sun
8 2 (2.47%) Veritas
9 1 (1.23%) HP
9 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.23%) Tableau
9 1 (1.23%) TIBCO