Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 110 90
Rank change year-on-year -25 -20 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 69 67 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.50% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.62% 7.97% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 75
West Midlands median daily rate £406 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +13.92% +12.86%
10th Percentile £324 £301 £313
90th Percentile £518 £570 £525
England median daily rate £426 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +0.29% +3.03% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £27.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 906 841 1,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.99% 18.89% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 517 799
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -5.06% +8.97%
10th Percentile £287 £261 £275
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 14 20 21
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £30.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.58% +47.56% -4.65%
10th Percentile £12.07 £20.48 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.13 £50.38 £24.00
England median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year -4.17% +1.61% +6.28%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -14 36 £436 -20.68% 2
Staffordshire - 9 £375 - 5
Coventry -8 6 £360 -8.57% 2
Birmingham -9 6 £429 -4.72% 5
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £338 +0.30%
Warwickshire -3 2 £425 -5.56%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (40.58%) Linux
3 25 (36.23%) Confluence
4 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 23 (33.33%) Windows
5 22 (31.88%) SQL
5 22 (31.88%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
6 21 (30.43%) MySQL
6 21 (30.43%) Java
7 20 (28.99%) DevOps
8 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
8 19 (27.54%) Web Services
8 19 (27.54%) JIRA
9 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.09%) PL/SQL
10 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (21.74%) Scrum
12 14 (20.29%) Migration
12 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
12 14 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (18.84%) Subversion
14 12 (17.39%) Spring
14 12 (17.39%) ETL
14 12 (17.39%) Integration Testing
14 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
15 11 (15.94%) Data Migration

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 25 (36.23%) Confluence
2 10 (14.49%) Apache
3 8 (11.59%) nginx
3 8 (11.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.45%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.45%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.45%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 23 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.45%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Reverse Proxy
2 6 (8.70%) DNS
2 6 (8.70%) SSL
3 5 (7.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.90%) SAN
5 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 22 (31.88%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (30.43%) MySQL
4 19 (27.54%) SQL Server
5 16 (23.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (11.59%) Riak
7 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
7 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.35%) OLAP
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.35%) Pentaho
10 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.45%) Big Data
11 1 (1.45%) Impala
11 1 (1.45%) QlikView
11 1 (1.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.54%) JIRA
3 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
4 13 (18.84%) Subversion
5 10 (14.49%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (11.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (11.59%) Bitbucket
6 8 (11.59%) ClearCase
6 8 (11.59%) Vagrant
7 6 (8.70%) Selenium
8 5 (7.25%) Maven
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) DBA
3 11 (15.94%) PL/SQL Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Consultant
5 8 (11.59%) Production DBA
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) BPM Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.80%) Tester
8 3 (4.35%) JIRA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) Web Services
2 12 (17.39%) Spring
3 9 (13.04%) Middleware
3 9 (13.04%) REST
3 9 (13.04%) SOAP
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle ADF
5 7 (10.14%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (10.14%) RESTful
6 6 (8.70%) Ajax
6 6 (8.70%) CSS
6 6 (8.70%) CSS3
6 6 (8.70%) Django
6 6 (8.70%) HTML
6 6 (8.70%) HTML5
6 6 (8.70%) JSON
6 6 (8.70%) XML
7 5 (7.25%) WebCenter
7 5 (7.25%) XSD
8 4 (5.80%) JMS
8 4 (5.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Clustering
2 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) User Experience
4 4 (5.80%) Replication
4 4 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (15.94%) Unix
4 8 (11.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) DevOps
2 18 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.74%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) Migration
5 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.39%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (17.39%) ETL
5 12 (17.39%) Integration Testing
6 11 (15.94%) Data Migration
7 10 (14.49%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.49%) Data Analysis
7 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
8 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 9 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (11.59%) Change Management
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (11.59%) Kanban
9 8 (11.59%) Open Source
9 8 (11.59%) SOA
9 8 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 21 (30.43%) Java
3 18 (26.09%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.59%) ANSI SQL
4 8 (11.59%) PowerShell
4 8 (11.59%) Python
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
5 6 (8.70%) Scala
6 3 (4.35%) Java 8
6 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.90%) Korn
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) OCA
5 1 (1.45%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.14%) Docker
3 6 (8.70%) LXC
4 2 (2.90%) NFS
4 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (14.49%) Ansible
3 8 (11.59%) Failover Clustering
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (11.59%) Nagios
3 8 (11.59%) Puppet
3 8 (11.59%) Rundeck
3 8 (11.59%) Terraform
4 6 (8.70%) logstash
5 3 (4.35%) Data Guard
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (2.90%) Simpana
6 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.45%) Ambari
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) IBM
3 10 (14.49%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Atlassian
5 6 (8.70%) AppDynamics
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.35%) Cognos
8 2 (2.90%) CommVault
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.90%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) Netezza
8 2 (2.90%) PlateSpin
8 2 (2.90%) Sun
8 2 (2.90%) Veritas
9 1 (1.45%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) Informatica
9 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.45%) Tableau
9 1 (1.45%) TIBCO