Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 134 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 -13 -41
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 66 73 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.44% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.89% 8.06% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 29
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £295 £325 £298
90th Percentile £518 £490 £580
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £29.00
England median hourly rate £36.98 £39.38 £41.25
% change year-on-year -6.10% -4.55% +1.23%

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 837 906 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.56% 17.88% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 588 525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £295 £280 £261
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -32.26% +51.22%
10th Percentile £16.40 £11.65 £21.60
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.95 £40.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Birmingham +27 28 £456 +2.53% 1
Coventry +11 14 £370 - 6
Shropshire -1 12 £413 -5.17% 2
Solihull - 5 £463 -
Staffordshire +3 3 £275 -25.68% 2
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (43.94%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (40.91%) SQL
4 24 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
6 20 (30.30%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (30.30%) Java
7 19 (28.79%) Unix
8 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
9 16 (24.24%) Migration
10 15 (22.73%) Solaris
10 15 (22.73%) Data Guard
11 13 (19.70%) MySQL
12 11 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (16.67%) Finance
12 11 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (15.15%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (13.64%) Project Delivery
15 8 (12.12%) Presales
15 8 (12.12%) Windows
16 7 (10.61%) Oracle EBS
16 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (10.61%) Virtual Machines
17 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
17 6 (9.09%) Open Source
17 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
17 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (9.09%) Linux
17 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
17 6 (9.09%) Shell Script

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 3 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) DELMIA
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.52%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Azure
2 3 (4.55%) PaaS
2 3 (4.55%) Power Platform
3 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (1.52%) GCP
4 1 (1.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (43.94%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (19.70%) MySQL
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.55%) Power BI
7 2 (3.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (3.03%) DB2
7 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
7 2 (3.03%) SAS EBI
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) JIRA
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.03%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) DBA
2 33 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 14 (21.21%) Developer
4 8 (12.12%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared DBA
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.03%) Capacity Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Capacity Planning Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Planning Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse Manager
9 1 (1.52%) Designer
9 1 (1.52%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (6.06%) J2EE
3 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.52%) Java EE
4 1 (1.52%) JDBC
4 1 (1.52%) JSP
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
4 1 (1.52%) Node.js
4 1 (1.52%) Spring
4 1 (1.52%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.52%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.52%) FMCG
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) PMI
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Unix
2 15 (22.73%) Solaris
3 8 (12.12%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (3.03%) AIX
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.52%) HPUX
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) Migration
2 9 (13.64%) Project Delivery
3 8 (12.12%) Presales
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) Open Source
5 6 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.06%) Change Management
6 4 (6.06%) Commercial Awareness
6 4 (6.06%) DevOps
6 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 3 (4.55%) Data Architecture
7 3 (4.55%) ERP
7 3 (4.55%) ETL
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure as Code
7 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.03%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) SQL
2 24 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 20 (30.30%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.58%) Java 8
6 2 (3.03%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) COBOL
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) OCP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (10.61%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.52%) Docker
4 1 (1.52%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) Data Guard
2 11 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (6.06%) Ansible
4 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (4.55%) Terraform
6 1 (1.52%) FlexNet
6 1 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.52%) Packer
6 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) IBM
3 3 (4.55%) BT
4 2 (3.03%) Axway
4 2 (3.03%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.03%) CommVault
4 2 (3.03%) PlateSpin
4 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix
5 1 (1.52%) Cognos
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) Informatica
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.52%) OpenText
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) Siebel
5 1 (1.52%) Tableau
5 1 (1.52%) WSO2