Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 34 25
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 186 244 363
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.98% 5.49% 7.07%
As % of the Vendors category 24.25% 12.29% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 152 216
Median daily rate £440 £441 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% -2.11% -
10th Percentile £315 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £574 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £56.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +95.65% +25.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.83% +5.83%

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 767 1,985 2,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.39% 44.70% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 1,234 1,357
Median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £250
90th Percentile £588 £600 £580
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 77 138
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +16.13% -
10th Percentile £11.98 £11.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.62 £28.40
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +20.86% +5.72% +5.88%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the West Midlands

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the West Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle in the West Midlands.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +17 77 £432 -2.04% 3
Birmingham +27 40 £450 -2.70% 5
Coventry +11 13 £400 -3.03% 2
Warwickshire -5 11 £369 +13.46% 1
Staffordshire +9 6 £275 -37.50% 2
Solihull +8 5 £445 -3.78% 2
Herefordshire - 5 £523 -
Willenhall 0 1 - -
Wolverhampton -1 1 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 94 (50.54%) SQL
2 72 (38.71%) Unix
3 69 (37.10%) Java
4 61 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (30.11%) WebLogic
5 56 (30.11%) Security Cleared
6 55 (29.57%) Oracle Database
7 51 (27.42%) Microsoft
8 43 (23.12%) XML
8 43 (23.12%) Windows
9 41 (22.04%) JIRA
10 40 (21.51%) PL/SQL
11 39 (20.97%) DevOps
12 37 (19.89%) Azure
13 34 (18.28%) Confluence
13 34 (18.28%) Linux
14 33 (17.74%) webMethods
14 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
14 33 (17.74%) Public Sector
15 32 (17.20%) AWS
15 32 (17.20%) Toad
16 31 (16.67%) Test Strategy
17 30 (16.13%) Test Automation
17 30 (16.13%) Cisco
18 29 (15.59%) Finance
18 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
19 28 (15.05%) DV Cleared
20 27 (14.52%) SC Cleared
21 25 (13.44%) Analytics
22 24 (12.90%) Process Improvement

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 56 (30.11%) WebLogic
2 34 (18.28%) Confluence
3 16 (8.60%) SAS
4 15 (8.06%) Skype for Business
5 14 (7.53%) Mule
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) assyst
1 8 (4.30%) SAP FI-CA
2 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.54%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.89%) Azure
2 32 (17.20%) AWS
3 12 (6.45%) PaaS
4 11 (5.91%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.69%) Tricentis Tosca
6 3 (1.61%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.08%) IaaS
7 2 (1.08%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.08%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.54%) Boomi
8 1 (0.54%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.54%) Google Docs
8 1 (0.54%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.54%) Serverless
8 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.29%) VoIP
2 18 (9.68%) Firewall
2 18 (9.68%) Unified Communications
3 15 (8.06%) Skype
4 11 (5.91%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (4.84%) BGP
5 9 (4.84%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (4.84%) DMVPN
5 9 (4.84%) EIGRP
5 9 (4.84%) LAN
5 9 (4.84%) OSPF
5 9 (4.84%) WAN
6 7 (3.76%) VPN
7 6 (3.23%) IPsec
8 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.54%) Connectrix
9 1 (0.54%) DMS-100
9 1 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.54%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.57%) Oracle Database
2 21 (11.29%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (10.75%) Hadoop
4 15 (8.06%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (5.91%) Pentaho
6 11 (5.91%) Power BI
7 10 (5.38%) Oracle OWB
7 10 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.30%) Apache Hive
8 8 (4.30%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (4.30%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (4.30%) MySQL
9 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.76%) SAS EBI
10 5 (2.69%) Big Data
10 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (2.69%) Redis
10 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (22.04%) JIRA
2 33 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 32 (17.20%) Toad
4 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
5 21 (11.29%) Cucumber
6 18 (9.68%) Maven
7 16 (8.60%) Selenium
8 14 (7.53%) Bitbucket
9 12 (6.45%) Artifactory
9 12 (6.45%) JMeter
10 11 (5.91%) Postman
11 8 (4.30%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.76%) webpack
13 5 (2.69%) CA Gen
14 4 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.61%) JUnit
15 3 (1.61%) SonarQube
16 2 (1.08%) Babel
16 2 (1.08%) eggPlant
General
1 33 (17.74%) Public Sector
2 29 (15.59%) Finance
3 7 (3.76%) Retail
4 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Banking
5 4 (2.15%) Electronics
5 4 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.15%) Marketing
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Military
6 2 (1.08%) Police
6 2 (1.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (17.20%) Developer
2 18 (9.68%) Architect
2 18 (9.68%) DBA
2 18 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
3 15 (8.06%) Analyst
4 13 (6.99%) Java Developer
5 10 (5.38%) Test Engineer
5 10 (5.38%) Test Manager
6 9 (4.84%) Consultant
6 9 (4.84%) Network Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Technical Architect
6 9 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.76%) Administrator
8 7 (3.76%) Tester
9 6 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Java Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (2.69%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.12%) XML
2 19 (10.22%) JSON
3 15 (8.06%) J2EE
4 14 (7.53%) RabbitMQ
5 11 (5.91%) Spring
6 9 (4.84%) SOAP
6 9 (4.84%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.30%) Middleware
7 8 (4.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (3.76%) HTML
8 7 (3.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.23%) CSS
10 5 (2.69%) .NET
10 5 (2.69%) HTML5
10 5 (2.69%) jQuery
10 5 (2.69%) Memcached
10 5 (2.69%) React
10 5 (2.69%) Web Services
10 5 (2.69%) WireMock
11 4 (2.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.23%) Reinsurance
4 5 (2.69%) Wiki
5 4 (2.15%) User Experience
6 3 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Derivative
7 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.08%) Social Media
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (38.71%) Unix
2 43 (23.12%) Windows
3 34 (18.28%) Linux
4 11 (5.91%) Solaris
5 1 (0.54%) AIX
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) HPUX
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.97%) DevOps
3 31 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 30 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 25 (13.44%) Analytics
6 24 (12.90%) Process Improvement
7 23 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (12.37%) Data Analytics
8 22 (11.83%) SDLC
9 19 (10.22%) Customer Requirements
9 19 (10.22%) Scrum
9 19 (10.22%) Software Engineering
9 19 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (9.68%) Microservices
10 18 (9.68%) Migration
11 17 (9.14%) Test Scripting
12 16 (8.60%) ETL
13 15 (8.06%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (8.06%) Planning and Forecasting
14 14 (7.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 94 (50.54%) SQL
2 69 (37.10%) Java
3 40 (21.51%) PL/SQL
4 15 (8.06%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.38%) Python
6 6 (3.23%) Perl
7 5 (2.69%) C#
8 3 (1.61%) COBOL
8 3 (1.61%) Java 8
9 2 (1.08%) C
9 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.54%) PHP
10 1 (0.54%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.54%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (30.11%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.05%) DV Cleared
3 27 (14.52%) SC Cleared
4 23 (12.37%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (12.37%) ISEB
5 21 (11.29%) CCIE
6 20 (10.75%) CCNP
7 19 (10.22%) ISTQB
8 16 (8.60%) CISSP
9 15 (8.06%) CCIE Collaboration
9 15 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (4.84%) CCDA
11 9 (4.84%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 8 (4.30%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (3.76%) CCNA
14 6 (3.23%) CCDP
15 4 (2.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
16 2 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) SLA
2 9 (4.84%) QA
3 3 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.61%) PMO
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.54%) GDPR
5 1 (0.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (9.14%) Docker
1 17 (9.14%) Hyper-V
2 12 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.30%) HDFS
4 7 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.54%) SRDF
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) Ansible
2 12 (6.45%) Terraform
3 10 (5.38%) Kubernetes
3 10 (5.38%) Rancher
4 8 (4.30%) ZABBIX
5 7 (3.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (2.69%) Control-M
6 5 (2.69%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.54%) EMC TimeFinder
7 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.54%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.54%) Kibana
7 1 (0.54%) logstash
Vendors
1 51 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.74%) webMethods
3 30 (16.13%) Cisco
4 22 (11.83%) SAP
5 17 (9.14%) VMware
6 16 (8.60%) Dell
7 15 (8.06%) Informatica
8 14 (7.53%) BEA
9 13 (6.99%) CheckPoint
10 12 (6.45%) Cloudera
11 11 (5.91%) IBM
12 9 (4.84%) Juniper
12 9 (4.84%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.84%) Splunk
13 8 (4.30%) AppDynamics
13 8 (4.30%) Dynatrace
14 7 (3.76%) CommVault
15 6 (3.23%) Pega
16 4 (2.15%) Trillium
17 3 (1.61%) WSO2