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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
England / West Midlands
Rank 32 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 112 286 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.95% 10.62% 9.26%
As % of the Vendors category 11.85% 21.90% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 143 113
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £310 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.05% +3.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

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 945 1306 1283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 41.76% 48.48% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 653 668
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 102
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -35.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.58 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.44 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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
Warwickshire +5 44 £425 +6.25% 5
Birmingham -10 30 £450 +20.00% 10
Shropshire -18 12 £450 -4.25% 7
Coventry -18 10 £388 -3.12% 3
Staffordshire +1 6 £478 +6.11% 2
Smethwick - 2 - -
Worcestershire -2 1 - - 1
Walsall - 1 £375 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 126 (44.84%) SQL
2 71 (25.27%) Unix
3 61 (21.71%) Java
4 57 (20.28%) Finance
5 54 (19.22%) Migration
6 50 (17.79%) Linux
7 48 (17.08%) Oracle Database
8 44 (15.66%) PL/SQL
9 43 (15.30%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (13.88%) Windows
12 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
13 33 (11.74%) XML
14 32 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
15 31 (11.03%) WebLogic
16 28 (9.96%) Project Management
17 27 (9.61%) SAP
18 26 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (9.25%) ERP
19 23 (8.19%) Microsoft
19 23 (8.19%) Change Management
20 22 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
20 22 (7.83%) webMethods
20 22 (7.83%) Informatica
20 22 (7.83%) Relational Database
20 22 (7.83%) Data Centre
20 22 (7.83%) Customer Requirements
21 21 (7.47%) Oracle Applications
22 20 (7.12%) Security Cleared
22 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure

Oracle
Top Related 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 31 (11.03%) WebLogic
2 15 (5.34%) JBoss
3 14 (4.98%) Apache
4 13 (4.63%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (3.91%) IIS
5 11 (3.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 9 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (2.85%) Confluence
7 8 (2.85%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.14%) SAS
9 4 (1.42%) Documentum
9 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.07%) Liferay
10 3 (1.07%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.71%) Drupal
11 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.36%) CMS
12 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.56%) MS Office
3 9 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (11.39%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (7.47%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (5.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (3.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (3.91%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (3.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (2.85%) Maximo
6 5 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle ASCP
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.07%) assyst
8 3 (1.07%) SAP HCM
8 3 (1.07%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.78%) SaaS
4 4 (1.42%) IaaS
4 4 (1.42%) Office 365
4 4 (1.42%) PaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Boomi
5 2 (0.71%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.71%) Taleo
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle CX
6 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.27%) HTTP
2 9 (3.20%) OSPF
2 9 (3.20%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.85%) Firewall
3 8 (2.85%) WAN
4 6 (2.14%) BGP
4 6 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (2.14%) Network Security
5 5 (1.78%) SAN
6 3 (1.07%) Skype
6 3 (1.07%) SNMP
6 3 (1.07%) SSH
7 2 (0.71%) LAN
7 2 (0.71%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.71%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.36%) DMZ
8 1 (0.36%) DNS
8 1 (0.36%) Internet
8 1 (0.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.08%) Oracle Database
2 34 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 26 (9.25%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (7.83%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
5 18 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (6.41%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (5.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (4.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 12 (4.27%) MySQL
9 11 (3.91%) Oracle Discoverer
10 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (2.85%) Big Data
11 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (2.49%) DB2
12 7 (2.49%) RDBMS
12 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (2.14%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 15 (5.34%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.85%) JIRA
3 7 (2.49%) CA Gen
3 7 (2.49%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.49%) HP UFT
4 6 (2.14%) Toad
4 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.78%) PVCS
5 5 (1.78%) Subversion
6 4 (1.42%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (1.42%) ERwin
6 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.07%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.71%) Maven
8 2 (0.71%) Selenium
8 2 (0.71%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 57 (20.28%) Finance
2 9 (3.20%) Banking
3 8 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.49%) Back Office
5 6 (2.14%) Marketing
5 6 (2.14%) Retail
6 4 (1.42%) Electronics
7 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 61 (21.71%) Developer
2 47 (16.73%) Analyst
3 39 (13.88%) Architect
4 29 (10.32%) Consultant
5 28 (9.96%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.34%) Oracle Project Manager
7 13 (4.63%) Test Analyst
8 12 (4.27%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.27%) Technical Architect
9 11 (3.91%) DBA
9 11 (3.91%) Oracle Consultant
10 10 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (3.56%) Oracle Developer
10 10 (3.56%) webMethods Developer
11 9 (3.20%) COBOL Developer
11 9 (3.20%) Oracle Analyst
11 9 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
12 7 (2.49%) Network Engineer
12 7 (2.49%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (11.74%) XML
2 19 (6.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (5.34%) J2EE
4 13 (4.63%) Web Services
5 10 (3.56%) SOAP
6 9 (3.20%) EDIFACT
6 9 (3.20%) SAML
7 6 (2.14%) Middleware
8 5 (1.78%) .NET
8 5 (1.78%) JSON
8 5 (1.78%) REST
9 4 (1.42%) Spring
9 4 (1.42%) XSLT
10 3 (1.07%) JPA
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (0.71%) Hibernate
11 2 (0.71%) Java EE
11 2 (0.71%) LAMP
11 2 (0.71%) Visualforce
11 2 (0.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.83%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.49%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.78%) NHS
7 4 (1.42%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.07%) DataPower
8 3 (1.07%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.71%) iSeries
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.36%) CMDB
10 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) SCADA
10 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 71 (25.27%) Unix
2 50 (17.79%) Linux
3 39 (13.88%) Windows
4 15 (5.34%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.63%) AIX
6 4 (1.42%) SUSE
7 3 (1.07%) Solaris
8 2 (0.71%) HPUX
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.22%) Migration
2 43 (15.30%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (9.96%) Project Management
5 26 (9.25%) ERP
6 23 (8.19%) Change Management
7 22 (7.83%) Customer Requirements
7 22 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (6.41%) Analytics
8 18 (6.41%) ITIL
9 17 (6.05%) SOA
9 17 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (5.69%) Test Strategy
10 16 (5.69%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.34%) ETL
12 14 (4.98%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.98%) Scrum
13 13 (4.63%) SDLC
13 13 (4.63%) Service Management
14 12 (4.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 126 (44.84%) SQL
2 61 (21.71%) Java
3 44 (15.66%) PL/SQL
4 18 (6.41%) Shell Script
5 13 (4.63%) C#
6 10 (3.56%) COBOL
7 8 (2.85%) Perl
8 5 (1.78%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.42%) C
10 3 (1.07%) ABAP
10 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.71%) PHP
11 2 (0.71%) Python
11 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) Korn
12 1 (0.36%) Prolog
12 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.41%) Degree
3 17 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.14%) ISEB
5 5 (1.78%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.07%) OCP
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.71%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CCIE
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.56%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.85%) SLA
3 2 (0.71%) Basel II
3 2 (0.71%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.36%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.78%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.71%) Docker
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (3.20%) Oracle Identity Management
1 9 (3.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 8 (2.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 7 (2.49%) Netcool
4 5 (1.78%) Puppet
5 4 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (1.42%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.07%) Terraform
6 3 (1.07%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.71%) logstash
8 1 (0.36%) Ansible
8 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.36%) Control-M
8 1 (0.36%) Kibana
8 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (9.61%) SAP
2 23 (8.19%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.83%) Informatica
3 22 (7.83%) webMethods
4 19 (6.76%) IBM
5 17 (6.05%) Teradata
6 13 (4.63%) CheckPoint
6 13 (4.63%) Cisco
6 13 (4.63%) Pega
7 11 (3.91%) VMware
8 9 (3.20%) Aruba
8 9 (3.20%) Fortinet
8 9 (3.20%) Micro Focus
9 6 (2.14%) BEA
9 6 (2.14%) Blue Coat
9 6 (2.14%) BMC
9 6 (2.14%) Dell
9 6 (2.14%) HP
9 6 (2.14%) JDA
9 6 (2.14%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago