Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 136 88
Rank change year-on-year +25 -48 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 80 63 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.70% 1.15% 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.39% 6.09% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 51
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £250
90th Percentile £575 £495 £500
England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -
England median hourly rate £30.58 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -23.56% +1.27% -16.84%

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 852 1,035 1,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.11% 18.85% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 615 695
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £264 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £470 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +9.43% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £16.56 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.62% -19.22% +9.33%
10th Percentile £18.28 £13.90 £14.54
90th Percentile £53.38 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.85% -8.33% +4.57%

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 January 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 January 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
Birmingham +6 19 £450 +20.00% 5
Sutton Coldfield - 10 £337 -
Warwickshire -18 8 £475 +25.83%
Shropshire +16 7 £450 - 1
Coventry - 7 £469 - 4
Solihull +5 6 - -
Kingswinford - 5 £460 -
Worcestershire +1 3 £425 +13.33%
Walsall - 2 - -
Dudley - 2 £625 -
West Bromwich +4 1 - -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 80 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (40.00%) SQL
3 26 (32.50%) Linux
4 24 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (28.75%) Unix
5 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 22 (27.50%) Windows
7 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (21.25%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (21.25%) ETL
9 17 (21.25%) Red Hat
9 17 (21.25%) DevOps
10 16 (20.00%) Migration
10 16 (20.00%) SOA
10 16 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
11 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (17.50%) Data Guard
12 14 (17.50%) Puppet
12 14 (17.50%) Oracle RMAN
13 13 (16.25%) Finance
14 12 (15.00%) Middleware
14 12 (15.00%) Java
14 12 (15.00%) Perl
14 12 (15.00%) Open Source
14 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
14 12 (15.00%) Subversion

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 16 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (13.75%) ArcGIS
3 10 (12.50%) Confluence
4 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.50%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.25%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.25%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) SMS
3 2 (2.50%) SSL
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 23 (28.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 17 (21.25%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (13.75%) OLAP
4 11 (13.75%) Oracle OLAP
5 10 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (12.50%) Pentaho
6 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.50%) MySQL
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (15.00%) Subversion
2 11 (13.75%) JIRA
3 10 (12.50%) Maven
3 10 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (10.00%) GitLab
5 2 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.50%) Selenium
5 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) DBA
2 22 (27.50%) Oracle DBA
3 16 (20.00%) Developer
4 11 (13.75%) Architect
5 10 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Designer
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Consultant
9 4 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (5.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (2.50%) COBOL Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Linux Specialist
11 2 (2.50%) Migration Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) Middleware
2 7 (8.75%) .NET
2 7 (8.75%) Web Services
3 6 (7.50%) WCF
3 6 (7.50%) WPF
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (6.25%) XML
5 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) JSON
6 2 (2.50%) XSL
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (1.25%) J2EE
7 1 (1.25%) Java EE
7 1 (1.25%) JMS
7 1 (1.25%) Rendezvous
7 1 (1.25%) REST
7 1 (1.25%) RESTful
7 1 (1.25%) Spring
7 1 (1.25%) Spring Security
7 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.50%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) PKI
4 2 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) SCADA
4 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) Linux
2 23 (28.75%) Unix
3 22 (27.50%) Windows
4 15 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.25%) Solaris
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.50%) SUSE
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) DevOps
2 17 (21.25%) ETL
3 16 (20.00%) Migration
3 16 (20.00%) SOA
4 15 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 12 (15.00%) Open Source
5 12 (15.00%) SDLC
5 12 (15.00%) Task Automation
6 11 (13.75%) Analytics
7 10 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 10 (12.50%) Database Security
7 10 (12.50%) Kanban
7 10 (12.50%) Scrum
7 10 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
7 10 (12.50%) TDD
7 10 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.75%) E-business
10 6 (7.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) SQL
2 20 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 12 (15.00%) Java
3 12 (15.00%) Perl
4 10 (12.50%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) C#
6 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.75%) Korn
9 2 (2.50%) COBOL
9 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) PHP
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.50%) CCIE
3 2 (2.50%) CCIE Security
3 2 (2.50%) CCNA
3 2 (2.50%) CCNP
3 2 (2.50%) CEH
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.50%) CISM
3 2 (2.50%) CISSP
3 2 (2.50%) GCIA
3 2 (2.50%) GIAC
3 2 (2.50%) GSEC
3 2 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) Docker
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) NFS
4 2 (2.50%) Snort
4 2 (2.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (2.50%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Data Guard
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 14 (17.50%) Puppet
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle EDQ
2 10 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 9 (11.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (5.00%) Ansible
4 4 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (21.25%) Red Hat
3 10 (12.50%) Cognos
4 8 (10.00%) HP
5 7 (8.75%) VMware
6 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.00%) Micro Focus
8 3 (3.75%) SAP
8 3 (3.75%) Sun
9 2 (2.50%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.50%) CA
9 2 (2.50%) IFS
9 2 (2.50%) JD Edwards
9 2 (2.50%) Lancope
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Pega
9 2 (2.50%) Serena
9 2 (2.50%) Teradata
9 2 (2.50%) Veritas