The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 20 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 19.05% 15.29% 11.16%
As % of the Vendors category 36.36% 35.14% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +0.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £31.35
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +19.61%
Oracle
County Antrim

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

Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 37 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 52.38% 43.53% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 44
Average daily rate £225 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.25% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £124 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Oracle 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.

1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Banking
3 11 (35.48%) Ab Initio
4 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) UNIX
5 9 (29.03%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) DB2
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
7 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (19.35%) J2EE
8 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
8 6 (19.35%) XSL
8 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
8 6 (19.35%) Actimize
8 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
9 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (16.13%) JMS
9 5 (16.13%) ETL
9 5 (16.13%) Project Management
10 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (12.90%) Metaprogramming
10 4 (12.90%) Parallel Processing
10 4 (12.90%) Korn

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (9.68%) Markit EDM
4 2 (6.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) DB2
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
5 3 (9.68%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
2 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.45%) Local Government
4 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Ab Initio Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Assistant Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 6 (19.35%) J2EE
3 6 (19.35%) XSL
4 5 (16.13%) JMS
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (6.45%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) FIXML
7 1 (3.23%) XSLT
7 1 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) Struts
7 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) UNIX
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ETL
1 5 (16.13%) Project Management
1 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
2 4 (12.90%) Resource Management
2 4 (12.90%) Metaprogramming
2 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Parallel Processing
3 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
3 3 (9.68%) Release Management
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
4 2 (6.45%) CRM
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.23%) SOA
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.23%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) Shell Script
3 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Korn
4 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.68%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (9.68%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Ab Initio
2 6 (19.35%) Actimize
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) TIBCO