Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 134 79
Rank change year-on-year +13 -55 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 67 42 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.92% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.54% 4.68% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 69
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% -7.35% +9.68%
10th Percentile £325 £329 £313
90th Percentile £575 £531 £502
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.28% -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -13.04%

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 889 898 1,262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.49% 19.70% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 544 730
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% -4.06% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £543 £525 £507
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £18.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.73% -8.05% -24.53%
10th Percentile £18.37 £15.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £29.50 £27.50
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +12.07% +11.54% -13.33%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +1 21 £450 +28.57% 2
Shropshire -5 12 £450 -
Warwickshire -21 7 £375 -6.25% 1
Coventry +5 6 £538 +65.38% 5
Staffordshire +7 5 £370 - 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Walsall - 2 - -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (44.78%) SQL
3 25 (37.31%) Linux
4 22 (32.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (31.34%) PL/SQL
6 20 (29.85%) Windows
7 19 (28.36%) DevOps
8 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (23.88%) Red Hat
10 14 (20.90%) Middleware
10 14 (20.90%) Finance
10 14 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (19.40%) Puppet
11 13 (19.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
11 13 (19.40%) SOA
12 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
12 12 (17.91%) Migration
12 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
13 11 (16.42%) Open Source
13 11 (16.42%) Subversion
13 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
13 11 (16.42%) Perl
13 11 (16.42%) Unix
13 11 (16.42%) Task Automation
13 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database 12c
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.93%) JIRA

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 (19.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (14.93%) Confluence
3 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) WildFly
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.49%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.99%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.99%) NetSuite
4 2 (2.99%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.49%) BASE24
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.48%) Office 365
4 3 (4.48%) SaaS
5 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.99%) FinancialForce
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Internet
2 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 4 (5.97%) SAN
3 2 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) SSL
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.49%) SSH
4 1 (1.49%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.42%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (11.94%) MySQL
6 5 (7.46%) Riak
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.48%) SAP HANA
9 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.49%) DB2
10 1 (1.49%) Informix
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 12 (17.91%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.42%) Subversion
4 10 (14.93%) JIRA
5 9 (13.43%) GitLab
5 9 (13.43%) Maven
5 9 (13.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.49%) MSTest
9 1 (1.49%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Advertising
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) DBA
3 10 (14.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (8.96%) Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Lead DevOps
8 5 (7.46%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Production DBA
8 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.46%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.97%) SQL DBA
10 3 (4.48%) Administrator
10 3 (4.48%) Analyst
10 3 (4.48%) Migration Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Oracle Consultant
11 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) Middleware
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (5.97%) Spring
4 3 (4.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) WSDL
4 3 (4.48%) XML
5 2 (2.99%) Hystrix
5 2 (2.99%) JMS
5 2 (2.99%) JSON
5 2 (2.99%) OAuth
5 2 (2.99%) OAuth2
5 2 (2.99%) REST
5 2 (2.99%) RESTful
5 2 (2.99%) SOAP
5 2 (2.99%) XSD
5 2 (2.99%) XSL
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Replication
4 5 (7.46%) Clustering
5 4 (5.97%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 2 (2.99%) SCADA
7 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.49%) NHS
8 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.49%) Tandem
8 1 (1.49%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 20 (29.85%) Windows
3 14 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (16.42%) Unix
5 5 (7.46%) Solaris
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.99%) AIX
7 2 (2.99%) SUSE
8 1 (1.49%) HPUX
8 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) DevOps
2 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (19.40%) SOA
5 12 (17.91%) Migration
6 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
6 11 (16.42%) Open Source
6 11 (16.42%) Task Automation
7 10 (14.93%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.43%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (13.43%) High Availability
8 9 (13.43%) Kanban
8 9 (13.43%) Scrum
8 9 (13.43%) SDLC
8 9 (13.43%) Server Virtualisation
8 9 (13.43%) TDD
9 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.94%) Data Migration
9 8 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 21 (31.34%) PL/SQL
3 11 (16.42%) Perl
4 10 (14.93%) PowerShell
5 9 (13.43%) Python
6 5 (7.46%) ANSI SQL
6 5 (7.46%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) Korn
8 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.49%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) C++
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) CCIE
2 2 (2.99%) CCIE Security
2 2 (2.99%) CCNA
2 2 (2.99%) CCNP
2 2 (2.99%) CEH
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.99%) CISM
2 2 (2.99%) CISSP
2 2 (2.99%) GCIA
2 2 (2.99%) GIAC
2 2 (2.99%) GSEC
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.49%) MCSD
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) Data Quality
1 6 (8.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.99%) NFS
2 2 (2.99%) Snort
2 2 (2.99%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Puppet
2 9 (13.43%) ZABBIX
3 6 (8.96%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (7.46%) Ansible
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (5.97%) Data Guard
5 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (2.99%) Automic
7 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.99%) Packer
8 1 (1.49%) HP ALM
8 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (23.88%) Red Hat
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.45%) VMware
5 5 (7.46%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) SAP
7 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.48%) Sun
8 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.99%) CA
8 2 (2.99%) Epicor
8 2 (2.99%) Infor
8 2 (2.99%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.99%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.99%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.99%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) Sage
8 2 (2.99%) Serena
8 2 (2.99%) Veritas