Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 369 501 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.67% 8.04% 7.19%
As % of the Vendors category 17.18% 17.15% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 279 193
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £240
90th Percentile £625 £498 £700
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £25.00 - £20.79
90th Percentile £66.75 - £46.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -18.57% -

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 2148 2922 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.64% 46.87% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1573 1108
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £250 £220
90th Percentile £574 £550 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 93 139
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -6.45% -
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £47.05 £25.00 £33.31
England median hourly rate £17.31 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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 +3 108 £450 +12.50% 15
Warwickshire -5 68 £475 +27.52% 4
Shropshire -8 54 £500 +25.00% 2
Coventry 0 24 £425 +6.25% 4
Solihull +5 22 £500 +26.58%
Sutton Coldfield +1 16 £368 -
Staffordshire +3 11 £363 -23.28%
Kingswinford +2 6 £460 +51.44%
Worcestershire +11 4 £400 +18.52% 1
Wolverhampton -4 3 £323 +7.50%
Dudley - 2 £625 -
West Bromwich +3 1 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 115 (31.17%) SQL
2 87 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (21.68%) Unix
4 78 (21.14%) Oracle Database
5 77 (20.87%) Linux
6 63 (17.07%) Migration
7 62 (16.80%) Windows
8 54 (14.63%) Finance
9 53 (14.36%) Java
9 53 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
10 47 (12.74%) Jenkins
11 45 (12.20%) ETL
12 43 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 42 (11.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 42 (11.38%) SOA
14 38 (10.30%) SQL Server
15 37 (10.03%) Security Cleared
16 35 (9.49%) Puppet
17 33 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (8.94%) ERP
18 32 (8.67%) Perl
18 32 (8.67%) SC Cleared
18 32 (8.67%) Oracle Fusion
19 31 (8.40%) Microsoft
19 31 (8.40%) Oracle EBS
19 31 (8.40%) DevOps
20 30 (8.13%) Oracle Applications
21 28 (7.59%) Scrum
21 28 (7.59%) Oracle BI EE
21 28 (7.59%) IBM

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 42 (11.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (5.42%) Confluence
3 17 (4.61%) JBoss
4 15 (4.07%) SAS
5 14 (3.79%) ArcGIS
6 11 (2.98%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.98%) GlassFish
6 11 (2.98%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.98%) WildFly
7 10 (2.71%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.90%) Liferay
8 7 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.08%) CMS
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle UPK
12 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.08%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.08%) RoboHelp
3 4 (1.08%) Snagit
4 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (8.40%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (8.13%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (5.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (3.25%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (2.98%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (2.71%) Oracle Utilities
7 5 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.08%) Maximo
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle ASCP
9 3 (0.81%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 53 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (2.98%) SaaS
5 4 (1.08%) IaaS
6 3 (0.81%) GitHub
6 3 (0.81%) IBM SmartCloud
6 3 (0.81%) Office 365
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.78%) Firewall
2 23 (6.23%) WAN
3 18 (4.88%) SAN
3 18 (4.88%) VPN
4 17 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (4.34%) Wireless
6 8 (2.17%) LDAP
7 7 (1.90%) SMS
8 5 (1.36%) TETRA
9 3 (0.81%) Internet
10 2 (0.54%) DNS
10 2 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.54%) Network Security
10 2 (0.54%) SSL
11 1 (0.27%) DHCP
11 1 (0.27%) ICMP
11 1 (0.27%) Skype
11 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.27%) VoIP
11 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.14%) Oracle Database
2 38 (10.30%) SQL Server
3 28 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (7.59%) Oracle BI EE
4 22 (5.96%) Pentaho
5 21 (5.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 20 (5.42%) MySQL
7 19 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (3.79%) OLAP
9 14 (3.79%) Oracle OLAP
9 14 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (3.52%) Big Data
10 13 (3.52%) MongoDB
10 13 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (3.25%) NoSQL
11 12 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (2.98%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.17%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 47 (12.74%) Jenkins
2 25 (6.78%) Subversion
3 24 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.23%) Maven
4 23 (6.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 22 (5.96%) JIRA
6 11 (2.98%) Hudson
6 11 (2.98%) JBehave
6 11 (2.98%) JUnit
7 10 (2.71%) AppScan
8 7 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.81%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.54%) GoCD
12 2 (0.54%) NuGet
12 2 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 54 (14.63%) Finance
2 15 (4.07%) Retail
3 8 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.90%) Legal
5 6 (1.63%) Banking
6 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.54%) Back Office
7 2 (0.54%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (15.45%) Developer
2 47 (12.74%) Analyst
3 43 (11.65%) Consultant
4 41 (11.11%) DBA
5 30 (8.13%) Oracle DBA
6 26 (7.05%) Architect
7 22 (5.96%) Implementation Engineer
7 22 (5.96%) Network Engineer
7 22 (5.96%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 20 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (4.61%) Oracle Consultant
10 16 (4.34%) Design Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Network Design Engineer
10 16 (4.34%) Project Manager
11 15 (4.07%) Lead DevOps
12 14 (3.79%) Test Analyst
13 13 (3.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 11 (2.98%) Administrator
14 11 (2.98%) Oracle Developer
14 11 (2.98%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 26 (7.05%) Middleware
3 20 (5.42%) .NET
4 15 (4.07%) Web Services
5 14 (3.79%) Spring
6 13 (3.52%) Hibernate
6 13 (3.52%) HTML
6 13 (3.52%) Java EE
6 13 (3.52%) RESTful
7 12 (3.25%) CSS
7 12 (3.25%) JMS
8 11 (2.98%) HornetQ
8 11 (2.98%) JAX-RS
8 11 (2.98%) RESTEasy
8 11 (2.98%) Spring Boot
8 11 (2.98%) WireMock
8 11 (2.98%) XML
9 8 (2.17%) WCF
10 6 (1.63%) WPF
11 5 (1.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.96%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.98%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.90%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.81%) DataPower
7 3 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.81%) FMCG
7 3 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.54%) iPad
8 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.54%) SCADA
8 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 80 (21.68%) Unix
2 77 (20.87%) Linux
3 62 (16.80%) Windows
4 26 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (5.96%) AIX
6 16 (4.34%) Solaris
7 13 (3.52%) Windows Server
8 12 (3.25%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (3.25%) SUSE
9 11 (2.98%) Android
9 11 (2.98%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.54%) HPUX
13 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (17.07%) Migration
3 45 (12.20%) ETL
4 42 (11.38%) SOA
5 33 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (8.94%) ERP
6 31 (8.40%) DevOps
7 28 (7.59%) Analytics
7 28 (7.59%) Scrum
8 27 (7.32%) SDLC
9 26 (7.05%) Kanban
10 25 (6.78%) TDD
11 24 (6.50%) Project Management
12 22 (5.96%) ITIL
12 22 (5.96%) Network Design
12 22 (5.96%) Test Automation
12 22 (5.96%) WAN Optimisation
13 21 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (4.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (31.17%) SQL
2 53 (14.36%) Java
3 32 (8.67%) Perl
4 28 (7.59%) PL/SQL
5 27 (7.32%) Shell Script
6 24 (6.50%) Python
7 23 (6.23%) JavaScript
8 17 (4.61%) C#
9 12 (3.25%) Korn
10 11 (2.98%) Scala
11 8 (2.17%) AWK
11 8 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.17%) sed
12 5 (1.36%) C
12 5 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.08%) COBOL
13 4 (1.08%) VBA
14 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.54%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 37 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.67%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.61%) Degree
4 4 (1.08%) PMP
5 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.54%) CCIE
6 2 (0.54%) CCNA
6 2 (0.54%) CCNP
6 2 (0.54%) CEH
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.54%) CISM
6 2 (0.54%) CISSP
6 2 (0.54%) GCIA
6 2 (0.54%) GIAC
6 2 (0.54%) GSEC
6 2 (0.54%) ISEB
6 2 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.63%) SLA
3 4 (1.08%) PMO
4 3 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.81%) QA
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.27%) GCP
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (5.96%) Docker
2 16 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.08%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.54%) NFS
6 2 (0.54%) Snort
6 2 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) RACF
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (9.49%) Puppet
2 19 (5.15%) Data Guard
2 19 (5.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (4.34%) FortiGate
4 14 (3.79%) Oracle EDQ
5 13 (3.52%) NetBackup
5 13 (3.52%) ZABBIX
6 12 (3.25%) BladeLogic
7 11 (2.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (1.63%) Terraform
10 4 (1.08%) Control-M
10 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (1.08%) Netcool
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
11 3 (0.81%) QRadar
12 2 (0.54%) Ansible
12 2 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (8.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.59%) IBM
3 24 (6.50%) Cisco
4 23 (6.23%) Red Hat
5 22 (5.96%) CheckPoint
5 22 (5.96%) Fortinet
5 22 (5.96%) SAP
6 17 (4.61%) HP
7 16 (4.34%) McAfee
7 16 (4.34%) Nokia
8 15 (4.07%) Cognos
9 8 (2.17%) Comptel
9 8 (2.17%) Informatica
9 8 (2.17%) Remedy
9 8 (2.17%) VMware
10 7 (1.90%) Adobe
10 7 (1.90%) Aruba
10 7 (1.90%) Black Duck
11 5 (1.36%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.36%) JD Edwards