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 3 months to 28 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.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 9 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 160 316 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.70% 10.51% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 17.04% 21.73% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 172 93
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £27.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.63% -7.50%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 939 1454 1088
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 45.19% 48.37% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1373 1162
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £211 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 147
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.41 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £23.25 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham -1 56 £418 -0.29% 13
Warwickshire -1 38 £454 +25.17% 5
Shropshire 0 22 £550 +29.41%
Coventry +1 7 £425 +6.25% 10
Solihull -12 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield 0 3 £550 -
Walsall -3 3 £435 +8.75%
Wolverhampton +1 2 £388 - 3
Worcestershire +12 1 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 108 (40.45%) SQL
2 71 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (20.60%) Migration
4 44 (16.48%) Oracle Database
5 42 (15.73%) Finance
5 42 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (15.36%) Java
6 41 (15.36%) PL/SQL
7 40 (14.98%) Linux
8 35 (13.11%) Unix
9 34 (12.73%) Windows
10 32 (11.99%) SQL Server
10 32 (11.99%) SOA
11 30 (11.24%) Scrum
12 29 (10.86%) IBM
13 28 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (10.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 27 (10.11%) ERP
15 26 (9.74%) SAP
15 26 (9.74%) ETL
15 26 (9.74%) Project Management
16 25 (9.36%) Microsoft
16 25 (9.36%) Jenkins
17 24 (8.99%) Data Modelling
18 21 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
18 21 (7.87%) Informatica
18 21 (7.87%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (7.87%) Kanban
18 21 (7.87%) Relational Database
18 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills

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 (10.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (5.99%) WebLogic
3 15 (5.62%) JBoss
4 11 (4.12%) Liferay
4 11 (4.12%) SAS
5 10 (3.75%) Confluence
6 9 (3.37%) Oracle Application Server
6 9 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (3.00%) Apache Spark
8 7 (2.62%) IIS
9 5 (1.87%) Apache
9 5 (1.87%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.87%) WildFly
10 2 (0.75%) Drupal
11 1 (0.37%) Jetty
11 1 (0.37%) Mule
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (7.87%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (4.49%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (4.49%) Oracle Utilities
3 10 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (3.00%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (2.62%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (1.87%) Maximo
8 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (1.50%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (1.12%) SAP CO
9 3 (1.12%) SAP FI
9 3 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.62%) SaaS
4 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.87%) IaaS
4 5 (1.87%) PaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.12%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (1.12%) Taleo
6 2 (0.75%) Boomi
6 2 (0.75%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.49%) Firewall
2 10 (3.75%) LDAP
2 10 (3.75%) WAN
3 8 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.25%) HTTP
5 4 (1.50%) VPN
6 3 (1.12%) BGP
6 3 (1.12%) FTP
6 3 (1.12%) Network Security
6 3 (1.12%) OSPF
6 3 (1.12%) Wireless
7 2 (0.75%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.75%) SAN
7 2 (0.75%) SMS
7 2 (0.75%) SSH
7 2 (0.75%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.48%) Oracle Database
2 32 (11.99%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.87%) Oracle Reports
3 21 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 20 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (6.74%) Oracle BI EE
6 16 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (5.62%) MySQL
8 14 (5.24%) Hadoop
9 12 (4.49%) Pentaho
10 11 (4.12%) Big Data
10 11 (4.12%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (3.75%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (2.62%) NoSQL
13 7 (2.62%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.62%) Subversion
3 11 (4.12%) AppScan
3 11 (4.12%) JIRA
3 11 (4.12%) Maven
3 11 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (2.25%) JUnit
5 6 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.87%) ClearCase
6 5 (1.87%) Hudson
6 5 (1.87%) JBehave
7 3 (1.12%) CA Gen
7 3 (1.12%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.12%) XMLSpy
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.75%) ProC
8 2 (0.75%) Toad
9 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (15.73%) Finance
2 12 (4.49%) Retail
3 5 (1.87%) Banking
3 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.12%) Back Office
5 3 (1.12%) Local Government
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Billing
7 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (20.22%) Developer
2 43 (16.10%) Analyst
3 31 (11.61%) Consultant
4 25 (9.36%) Architect
5 22 (8.24%) DBA
6 21 (7.87%) Project Manager
7 16 (5.99%) Oracle Analyst
8 12 (4.49%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.49%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (4.49%) Security Consultant
9 11 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Administrator
10 10 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (3.75%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.75%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.37%) Oracle Project Manager
12 8 (3.00%) Implementation Engineer
12 8 (3.00%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.00%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.12%) Oracle Fusion
2 18 (6.74%) Middleware
3 11 (4.12%) Web Services
4 10 (3.75%) .NET
4 10 (3.75%) Spring
5 8 (3.00%) J2EE
5 8 (3.00%) XML
6 7 (2.62%) Hibernate
6 7 (2.62%) Java EE
7 6 (2.25%) REST
8 5 (1.87%) HornetQ
8 5 (1.87%) JAX-RS
8 5 (1.87%) JMS
8 5 (1.87%) RESTEasy
8 5 (1.87%) RESTful
8 5 (1.87%) SAML
8 5 (1.87%) SOAP
8 5 (1.87%) Spring Boot
8 5 (1.87%) WireMock
8 5 (1.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.37%) Data Structures
4 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.25%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.50%) NHS
8 3 (1.12%) Clustering
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) DataPower
9 2 (0.75%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.75%) iSeries
9 2 (0.75%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.75%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.98%) Linux
2 35 (13.11%) Unix
3 34 (12.73%) Windows
4 12 (4.49%) AIX
5 10 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.25%) Android
7 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.12%) HPUX
9 2 (0.75%) Solaris
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.60%) Migration
3 42 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
4 32 (11.99%) SOA
5 30 (11.24%) Scrum
6 27 (10.11%) ERP
7 26 (9.74%) ETL
7 26 (9.74%) Project Management
8 24 (8.99%) Data Modelling
9 21 (7.87%) Kanban
10 19 (7.12%) Data Migration
10 19 (7.12%) ITIL
10 19 (7.12%) SDLC
11 18 (6.74%) TDD
12 16 (5.99%) Change Management
12 16 (5.99%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.62%) Analytics
14 12 (4.49%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 108 (40.45%) SQL
2 41 (15.36%) Java
2 41 (15.36%) PL/SQL
3 18 (6.74%) Perl
4 11 (4.12%) Python
4 11 (4.12%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.37%) C#
7 5 (1.87%) Scala
8 4 (1.50%) COBOL
9 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.12%) VB
10 2 (0.75%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.75%) C
10 2 (0.75%) PROC SQL
10 2 (0.75%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.37%) F#
11 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (6.74%) SC Cleared
1 18 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.49%) Degree
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.75%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.37%) APMP
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) CCDA
5 1 (0.37%) CCDP
5 1 (0.37%) CCNA
5 1 (0.37%) CCNP
5 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.37%) OCP
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.62%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.25%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) PMO
3 3 (1.12%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) Basel II
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) GCP
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.37%) SEPA
5 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (3.00%) Docker
1 8 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.87%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.37%) RACF
6 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (4.49%) Puppet
2 7 (2.62%) ZABBIX
3 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (1.50%) Netcool
5 3 (1.12%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.75%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.37%) QRadar
7 1 (0.37%) Terraform
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (10.86%) IBM
2 26 (9.74%) SAP
3 25 (9.36%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.87%) Informatica
5 10 (3.75%) Cisco
5 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.75%) Teradata
6 9 (3.37%) Black Duck
7 8 (3.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.00%) Fortinet
8 7 (2.62%) Cognos
8 7 (2.62%) VMware
9 6 (2.25%) BEA
9 6 (2.25%) webMethods
10 4 (1.50%) Dell
10 4 (1.50%) HP
10 4 (1.50%) McAfee
10 4 (1.50%) Micro Focus
11 3 (1.12%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.12%) Nokia
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