Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 130 79
Rank change year-on-year +16 -51 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 76 86 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.57% 1.39% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.68% 6.95% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 64
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £305 £312 £135
90th Percentile £580 £462 £500
England median daily rate £431 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +1.47% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%

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 876 1238 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.11% 19.98% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 746 660
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £219
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.98 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.50 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -1 14 £450 +2.27% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 11 £318 -
Shropshire +26 10 £528 - 1
Warwickshire -8 10 £475 +30.58% 1
Coventry +19 7 £394 +8.62% 2
Solihull -1 6 - -
Kingswinford +2 5 £460 +54.62%
Worcestershire - 4 £400 - 1
Dudley - 2 £625 -
West Bromwich +2 1 - -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (38.16%) Linux
3 28 (36.84%) SQL
4 25 (32.89%) Unix
4 25 (32.89%) Windows
5 21 (27.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.00%) Migration
7 18 (23.68%) ETL
8 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
8 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
8 17 (22.37%) SOA
8 17 (22.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (19.74%) Java
10 15 (19.74%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (19.74%) SDLC
11 14 (18.42%) DevOps
12 13 (17.11%) Data Guard
12 13 (17.11%) JIRA
12 13 (17.11%) Task Automation
13 12 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
13 12 (15.79%) Middleware
13 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
13 12 (15.79%) Scrum
13 12 (15.79%) ArcGIS
13 12 (15.79%) Perl

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 (22.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (15.79%) ArcGIS
2 12 (15.79%) Confluence
3 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.32%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (5.26%) Maximo
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (7.89%) SaaS
4 3 (3.95%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (2.63%) Firewall
1 2 (2.63%) Network Security
1 2 (2.63%) SAN
1 2 (2.63%) SMS
1 2 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (27.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 16 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (15.79%) OLAP
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle OLAP
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (13.16%) Pentaho
5 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.63%) MySQL
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) JIRA
2 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.79%) Maven
2 12 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 12 (15.79%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.63%) GitLab
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (28.95%) DBA
2 19 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 13 (17.11%) Developer
4 12 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Architect
6 8 (10.53%) Consultant
7 7 (9.21%) Administrator
7 7 (9.21%) Designer
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Maximo Consultant
10 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.95%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
12 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL Developer
12 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared DBA
12 2 (2.63%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Middleware
2 10 (13.16%) .NET
3 8 (10.53%) Web Services
4 6 (7.89%) WCF
4 6 (7.89%) WPF
5 5 (6.58%) HTML
5 5 (6.58%) XML
6 3 (3.95%) CSS
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.63%) Java EE
7 2 (2.63%) XSL
8 1 (1.32%) DHTML
8 1 (1.32%) EJB
8 1 (1.32%) J2EE
8 1 (1.32%) JSP
8 1 (1.32%) MDX
8 1 (1.32%) Spring
8 1 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (1.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) SCADA
5 1 (1.32%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Linux
2 25 (32.89%) Unix
2 25 (32.89%) Windows
3 15 (19.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
5 2 (2.63%) SUSE
6 1 (1.32%) HPUX
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (25.00%) Migration
1 19 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (23.68%) ETL
3 17 (22.37%) SOA
4 15 (19.74%) SDLC
5 14 (18.42%) DevOps
6 13 (17.11%) Task Automation
7 12 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 12 (15.79%) Kanban
7 12 (15.79%) Open Source
7 12 (15.79%) Scrum
7 12 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
7 12 (15.79%) TDD
8 11 (14.47%) Analytics
9 10 (13.16%) Database Security
10 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (7.89%) Case Management
12 6 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
3 15 (19.74%) Java
4 12 (15.79%) Perl
4 12 (15.79%) Python
5 9 (11.84%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) COBOL
9 2 (2.63%) Korn
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) CCIE
3 2 (2.63%) CCIE Security
3 2 (2.63%) CCNA
3 2 (2.63%) CCNP
3 2 (2.63%) CEH
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.63%) CISM
3 2 (2.63%) CISSP
3 2 (2.63%) GCIA
3 2 (2.63%) GIAC
3 2 (2.63%) GSEC
3 2 (2.63%) PhD
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) NFS
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.63%) Snort
3 2 (2.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Docker
4 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle RMAN
2 13 (17.11%) Data Guard
3 12 (15.79%) Puppet
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle EDQ
4 10 (13.16%) ZABBIX
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (3.95%) Netcool
8 2 (2.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (22.37%) Red Hat
3 10 (13.16%) Cognos
4 7 (9.21%) HP
5 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.63%) IFS
6 2 (2.63%) Lancope
6 2 (2.63%) Micro Focus
6 2 (2.63%) NetApp
6 2 (2.63%) Pega
6 2 (2.63%) Sun
6 2 (2.63%) Teradata
6 2 (2.63%) Veritas
7 1 (1.32%) CommVault
7 1 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft