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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 56 60
Rank change year-on-year -31 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 29 94 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.44% 3.15% 2.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.86% 14.87% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 49
Median daily rate £488 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £322 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £500 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year +20.52% -35.42%  

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 423 632 565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.08% 21.19% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 391 380
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £503 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Shropshire +24 9 £550 -
Warwickshire 0 8 £450 +25.00%
Birmingham -9 5 £375 -21.87%
Solihull -13 2 - -
Walsall - 2 £420 -
Coventry +11 1 £388 +5.08% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £300 -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (57.14%) Linux
3 19 (38.78%) Windows
4 18 (36.73%) Migration
5 15 (30.61%) SQL
6 14 (28.57%) Task Automation
7 13 (26.53%) Unix
8 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
9 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
10 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
10 10 (20.41%) SDLC
10 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
10 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
11 9 (18.37%) Python
11 9 (18.37%) Perl
11 9 (18.37%) Middleware
11 9 (18.37%) SOA
11 9 (18.37%) TDD
11 9 (18.37%) Subversion
11 9 (18.37%) Maximo
11 9 (18.37%) Maven
11 9 (18.37%) Oracle Application Server
11 9 (18.37%) Change Management
11 9 (18.37%) Scrum
11 9 (18.37%) DevOps
11 9 (18.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (18.37%) Server Virtualisation

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 9 (18.37%) Confluence
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle Application Server
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 5 (10.20%) IIS
3 5 (10.20%) JBoss
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Maximo
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (10.20%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.08%) DB2
6 2 (4.08%) Informix
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.04%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.04%) Endeca
7 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
1 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
1 9 (18.37%) JIRA
1 9 (18.37%) Maven
1 9 (18.37%) Sonatype Nexus
1 9 (18.37%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) DBA
2 9 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Maximo Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Maximo Developer
9 2 (4.08%) OBIEE Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SAP Implementation Manager
9 2 (4.08%) SAP Implementation Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) SAP Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) SAML
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) DHTML
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) MDX
4 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (57.14%) Linux
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) Unix
4 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.04%) HPUX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Migration
2 14 (28.57%) Task Automation
3 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
4 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.41%) SDLC
6 9 (18.37%) Change Management
6 9 (18.37%) DevOps
6 9 (18.37%) Kanban
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) Server Virtualisation
6 9 (18.37%) SOA
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.33%) Case Management
8 6 (12.24%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (12.24%) Open Source
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (10.20%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.37%) Perl
3 9 (18.37%) Python
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) OCP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 9 (18.37%) Puppet
2 8 (16.33%) Netcool
3 7 (14.29%) ZABBIX
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Data Guard
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) Informatica
4 5 (10.20%) IBM
4 5 (10.20%) Teradata
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Cognos
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Progress
7 1 (2.04%) VMware