The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 21 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 6 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.80% 1.25% 8.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 5.56% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 10
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£308 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
Oracle Database
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
47 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 37.60% 22.50% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 19
Average daily rate £315 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £320 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database across the Belfast region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
3 6 (46.15%) Statistics
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Ab Initio
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
5 2 (15.38%) Actimize
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Spring
6 1 (7.69%) Maven
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DBA
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) Struts
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSD
1 1 (7.69%) FIXML
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (7.69%) Inmon Methodology
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Ab Initio
3 2 (15.38%) Actimize
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase