The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Belfast region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 14 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.06% 1.74% 1.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 10.81% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £380 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+26.90% -4.41%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
21 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 21.21% 16.09% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 2
Average daily rate £375 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Oracle Database
County Antrim

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 17 April 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) UNIX
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (41.67%) SOA
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (25.00%) Middleware
9 3 (25.00%) ETL
9 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (25.00%) JDeveloper
9 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (25.00%) Cognos
9 3 (25.00%) Solaris
9 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
9 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (25.00%) SAP
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (25.00%) General Ledger

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (16.67%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (25.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) WCF
2 2 (16.67%) WPF
2 2 (16.67%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) BT