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 3 months to 29 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 76 80
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 15 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.93% 1.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 7.58% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 22
Median daily rate £394 £432 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £364 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £45.50
% change year-on-year -4.47% -7.96%  

Oracle Database 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 465 699 572
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.78% 25.45% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 396 325
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 £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Oracle Database 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Warwickshire +9 11 £400 +9.96% 1
Coventry -3 2 £325 -18.75%
Birmingham -17 1 £388 -3.12% 4
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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.

1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (62.50%) Linux
3 23 (47.92%) Unix
4 18 (37.50%) SQL
4 18 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (35.42%) Windows
6 15 (31.25%) Migration
7 14 (29.17%) Java
7 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
7 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
8 13 (27.08%) Oracle Application Server
8 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
9 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (18.75%) HTTP
10 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 9 (18.75%) JBoss
10 9 (18.75%) Apache
10 9 (18.75%) IIS
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (18.75%) SAML
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (18.75%) Change Management
10 9 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
10 9 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle Identity Management

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 13 (27.08%) Oracle Application Server
1 13 (27.08%) WebLogic
2 9 (18.75%) Apache
2 9 (18.75%) IIS
2 9 (18.75%) JBoss
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Maximo
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (2.08%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) HTTP
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) DMZ
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (4.17%) Informix
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (2.08%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) DBA
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) SQL Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Maximo Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Maximo Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) SAML
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.08%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.08%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (62.50%) Linux
2 23 (47.92%) Unix
3 17 (35.42%) Windows
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.42%) AIX
6 3 (6.25%) SUSE
7 1 (2.08%) HPUX
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Migration
2 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.75%) Change Management
3 9 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (14.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.42%) Presales
7 4 (8.33%) Database Tuning
7 4 (8.33%) High Availability
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.25%) Service Management
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.17%) ETL
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL
9 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 14 (29.17%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
1 3 (6.25%) OCP
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (14.58%) Netcool
4 4 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Teradata
3 4 (8.33%) BMC
3 4 (8.33%) Informatica
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Cognos
5 2 (4.17%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.08%) Progress