The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 8 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.04% 9.30% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 20.00% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Worcestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 14 20 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 28.57% 46.51% 54.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 30
Median daily rate £300 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £440 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
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 Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Worcestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Worcestershire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle in Worcestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Worcestershire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Worcestershire 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
Redditch -3 1 - -
Oracle
West Midlands

Oracle
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JDE Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft