Period
to 17 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 22 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 241 362 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.50% 7.09% 6.99%
As % of the Vendors category 12.30% 15.33% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 206 174
West Midlands median daily rate £440 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £618
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £56.25 £28.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% -0.86% +28.89%
10th Percentile £49.88 £26.73 £18.90
90th Percentile £59.63 £30.18 £48.90
England median hourly rate £42.00 £38.69 £36.31
% change year-on-year +8.56% +6.55% +11.72%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,960 2,362 1,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.74% 46.29% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 1,358 1,132
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £212 £235 £231
90th Percentile £590 £575 £569
England median daily rate £460 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 136 80
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £15.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -0.45% +11.73%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.91 £10.48
90th Percentile £44.62 £28.25 £50.15
England median hourly rate £19.31 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% +2.94% -2.37%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the West Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the West Midlands

Oracle
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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 56 £463 - 31
Shropshire -16 56 £449 -0.17% 5
Coventry +14 46 £413 -3.51% 13
Warwickshire +7 39 £325 -23.98% 8
Staffordshire 0 9 £440 +17.33% 13
Solihull +9 7 £463 +74.53%
Willenhall - 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £363 - 1
Dudley - 1 £350 -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 101 (41.91%) SQL
2 72 (29.88%) Unix
3 69 (28.63%) Java
4 66 (27.39%) Oracle Database
5 61 (25.31%) Windows
6 51 (21.16%) PL/SQL
7 43 (17.84%) SQL Server
8 42 (17.43%) Security Cleared
9 41 (17.01%) Microsoft
10 37 (15.35%) VMware
11 36 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (14.94%) Linux
12 33 (13.69%) Finance
12 33 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (12.86%) Migration
13 31 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
14 28 (11.62%) WebLogic
14 28 (11.62%) Shell Script
14 28 (11.62%) webMethods
15 27 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (11.20%) Test Strategy
16 26 (10.79%) Solaris
17 24 (9.96%) HTML
18 22 (9.13%) J2EE
18 22 (9.13%) ITIL
18 22 (9.13%) Informatica
19 21 (8.71%) Process Improvement
19 21 (8.71%) Git (software)
20 20 (8.30%) Oracle Database 12c

Oracle
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 28 (11.62%) WebLogic
2 11 (4.56%) Confluence
3 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.07%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.24%) CMS
6 3 (1.24%) Documentum
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.24%) SAS
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (4.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.83%) Primavera
2 2 (0.83%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) iTrent
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.41%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.07%) SaaS
3 5 (2.07%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.24%) IaaS
4 3 (1.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.83%) Amazon EKS
5 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.83%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.83%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) WAN
2 3 (1.24%) Firewall
2 3 (1.24%) LAN
2 3 (1.24%) MPLS
2 3 (1.24%) SAN
2 3 (1.24%) Wireless
3 2 (0.83%) HTTP
3 2 (0.83%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.83%) Network Security
3 2 (0.83%) SNMP
3 2 (0.83%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.83%) VLAN
3 2 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.41%) BGP
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) ISDN
4 1 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (27.39%) Oracle Database
2 43 (17.84%) SQL Server
3 36 (14.94%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (8.30%) Oracle Database 12c
5 19 (7.88%) MySQL
6 10 (4.15%) Oracle OWB
7 9 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.32%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.07%) DB2
10 5 (2.07%) GIS
10 5 (2.07%) Spatial Data
11 4 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.66%) Pentaho
12 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 3 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 21 (8.71%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.22%) JIRA
3 13 (5.39%) CA Gen
4 7 (2.90%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.66%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.24%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.24%) GitLab
7 3 (1.24%) Maven
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.83%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.41%) ERwin
9 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) webpack
General
1 33 (13.69%) Finance
2 11 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.73%) Retail
4 4 (1.66%) Banking
4 4 (1.66%) Legal
5 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.41%) Billing
6 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (23.65%) Developer
2 37 (15.35%) DBA
3 33 (13.69%) Architect
3 33 (13.69%) Oracle DBA
4 16 (6.64%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (6.22%) Analyst
5 15 (6.22%) Consultant
5 15 (6.22%) Technical Architect
6 14 (5.81%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
7 13 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.32%) Commissioning Engineer
8 8 (3.32%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.32%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 7 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (2.49%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (2.07%) Database Developer
11 5 (2.07%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.07%) GIS Developer
11 5 (2.07%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (2.07%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.96%) HTML
2 22 (9.13%) J2EE
3 20 (8.30%) CSS
4 16 (6.64%) CSS3
4 16 (6.64%) HTML5
5 15 (6.22%) XML
6 13 (5.39%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (4.15%) Spring
8 9 (3.73%) React
9 8 (3.32%) .NET
9 8 (3.32%) REST
9 8 (3.32%) RESTful
9 8 (3.32%) Web Services
10 6 (2.49%) Node.js
10 6 (2.49%) Spring Boot
11 5 (2.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 4 (1.66%) JSP
13 3 (1.24%) SOAP
13 3 (1.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.22%) Robotics
2 11 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.32%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.07%) CMDB
6 3 (1.24%) FMCG
6 3 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) NHS
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.41%) CCTV
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.41%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.41%) PMI
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (29.88%) Unix
2 61 (25.31%) Windows
3 36 (14.94%) Linux
4 26 (10.79%) Solaris
5 8 (3.32%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.24%) AIX
7 2 (0.83%) HPUX
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.83%) VMS
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) SUSE
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (12.86%) Migration
3 27 (11.20%) Test Strategy
4 22 (9.13%) ITIL
5 21 (8.71%) Process Improvement
6 18 (7.47%) Collaborative Working
6 18 (7.47%) Scrum
7 15 (6.22%) Virtual Environments
8 14 (5.81%) DevOps
8 14 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (5.81%) Robotic Process Automation
8 14 (5.81%) SDLC
9 13 (5.39%) ERP
10 12 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.56%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.56%) ETL
11 11 (4.56%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.56%) Risk Management
11 11 (4.56%) Task Automation
12 10 (4.15%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 101 (41.91%) SQL
2 69 (28.63%) Java
3 51 (21.16%) PL/SQL
4 28 (11.62%) Shell Script
5 15 (6.22%) Perl
6 9 (3.73%) Java 8
6 9 (3.73%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.49%) Python
7 6 (2.49%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.24%) C#
10 2 (0.83%) COBOL
11 1 (0.41%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.41%) C
11 1 (0.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.39%) ISEB
4 12 (4.98%) Degree
5 10 (4.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.07%) HNC
8 4 (1.66%) CCNA
8 4 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.24%) CCNP
10 2 (0.83%) CISSP
10 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.83%) SANS
11 1 (0.41%) CCDP
11 1 (0.41%) CCIE
11 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.41%) OCP
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) SLA
2 6 (2.49%) GDPR
3 5 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (2.07%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.64%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (4.98%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.49%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.49%) Docker
5 5 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.24%) XenApp
6 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.83%) vSphere
8 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (6.22%) Data Guard
2 11 (4.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (4.15%) Netcool
3 10 (4.15%) OpenView
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (2.49%) Ansible
5 5 (2.07%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.07%) Terraform
6 4 (1.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (1.66%) SCCM
7 3 (1.24%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.24%) Puppet
8 2 (0.83%) Packer
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) FlexNet
9 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.35%) VMware
3 28 (11.62%) webMethods
4 22 (9.13%) Informatica
5 18 (7.47%) EMC
6 17 (7.05%) BEA
7 16 (6.64%) Pega
8 15 (6.22%) IBM
9 13 (5.39%) HP
9 13 (5.39%) Remedy
10 11 (4.56%) BMC
10 11 (4.56%) Citrix
11 9 (3.73%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.90%) Cisco
13 6 (2.49%) SAP
14 5 (2.07%) ESRI
14 5 (2.07%) Motorola
15 4 (1.66%) ServiceNow
16 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
16 3 (1.24%) Cloudera