Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 138 78
Rank change year-on-year +13 -60 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 71 39 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.89% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.72% 4.29% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 92
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £319
90th Percentile £523 £574 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.89% -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £42.25
% change year-on-year -5.33% - -6.11%

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 920 910 1,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.86% 20.74% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 556 822
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.10% -1.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £281
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.19% +51.22% +13.89%
10th Percentile £16.94 £23.00 £13.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.25 £32.55
England median hourly rate £33.50 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +9.84% +7.02% +14.00%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -6 28 £450 -18.18% 5
Birmingham -12 14 £435 +3.88% 2
Staffordshire - 9 £370 - 4
Warwickshire 0 5 £365 -16.57% 1
Coventry -21 5 - -
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £338 +12.69% 2
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 71 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (42.25%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) Linux
4 22 (30.99%) PL/SQL
4 22 (30.99%) MySQL
5 20 (28.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (26.76%) Windows
6 19 (26.76%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
8 17 (23.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 17 (23.94%) DevOps
8 17 (23.94%) Confluence
8 17 (23.94%) Web Services
9 16 (22.54%) Migration
9 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (21.13%) Java
11 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
11 14 (19.72%) ETL
12 13 (18.31%) JIRA
13 12 (16.90%) Integration Testing
13 12 (16.90%) Data Migration
13 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
13 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (15.49%) Data Analysis
14 11 (15.49%) Spring
14 11 (15.49%) Configuration Management
15 10 (14.08%) Finance
15 10 (14.08%) Scrum
15 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio Team System

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 (23.94%) Confluence
2 6 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
3 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.23%) nginx
5 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.41%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) BASE24
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.41%) Exstream
3 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) FinancialForce
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (4.23%) SAN
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.82%) SSL
4 1 (1.41%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.41%) SSH
4 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) MySQL
2 20 (28.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 19 (26.76%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (23.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (19.72%) SQL Server
6 9 (12.68%) Riak
7 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
8 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
9 3 (4.23%) OLAP
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.23%) Pentaho
9 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.41%) DB2
10 1 (1.41%) Informix
10 1 (1.41%) QlikView
10 1 (1.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.31%) JIRA
3 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.45%) Selenium
5 6 (8.45%) Subversion
6 3 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.23%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.23%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.23%) Maven
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.82%) GitLab
8 1 (1.41%) MSTest
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Developer
2 15 (21.13%) DBA
3 14 (19.72%) PL/SQL Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Production DBA
4 9 (12.68%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Consultant
7 6 (8.45%) SQL DBA
8 5 (7.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.63%) Digital Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.63%) Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Non-Functional Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.94%) Web Services
2 11 (15.49%) Spring
3 8 (11.27%) HTML
3 8 (11.27%) REST
3 8 (11.27%) RESTful
3 8 (11.27%) SOAP
4 7 (9.86%) CSS
4 7 (9.86%) CSS3
4 7 (9.86%) HTML5
5 6 (8.45%) Ajax
5 6 (8.45%) Django
5 6 (8.45%) JSON
5 6 (8.45%) Middleware
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (4.23%) WSDL
6 3 (4.23%) XML
6 3 (4.23%) XSL
7 2 (2.82%) JMS
7 2 (2.82%) OAuth
7 2 (2.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Clustering
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) Replication
4 5 (7.04%) User Experience
5 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.41%) Tandem
7 1 (1.41%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Linux
2 19 (26.76%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Unix
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.82%) Solaris
6 2 (2.82%) SUSE
7 1 (1.41%) AIX
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) DevOps
2 16 (22.54%) Migration
3 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.72%) ETL
5 12 (16.90%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.90%) Data Migration
5 12 (16.90%) Integration Testing
6 11 (15.49%) Configuration Management
6 11 (15.49%) Data Analysis
7 10 (14.08%) Scrum
8 9 (12.68%) Database Security
8 9 (12.68%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (12.68%) Kanban
8 9 (12.68%) Open Source
8 9 (12.68%) TDD
9 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.45%) OWASP
11 6 (8.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 22 (30.99%) PL/SQL
3 15 (21.13%) Java
4 12 (16.90%) PowerShell
5 9 (12.68%) ANSI SQL
5 9 (12.68%) Python
6 6 (8.45%) Ruby
6 6 (8.45%) Scala
7 3 (4.23%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) Korn
9 1 (1.41%) C#
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
1 6 (8.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) MCSD
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
1 6 (8.45%) LXC
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) NFS
3 2 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Failover Clustering
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.68%) Puppet
3 6 (8.45%) logstash
4 5 (7.04%) Ansible
5 3 (4.23%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.23%) Nagios
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (4.23%) Rundeck
5 3 (4.23%) Terraform
5 3 (4.23%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.82%) Simpana
7 1 (1.41%) Ambari
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) AppDynamics
2 6 (8.45%) IBM
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.23%) Cognos
4 3 (4.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Apigee
5 2 (2.82%) CommVault
5 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.82%) NetApp
5 2 (2.82%) Netezza
5 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.82%) Sun
5 2 (2.82%) Veritas
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) IFS
6 1 (1.41%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) Xero