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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 9 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 12 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.63% 21.05% 18.83%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 41.38% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 17
Average daily rate
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£319 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £257 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £415 £453
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 £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
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
48 29 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 50.53% 50.88% 53.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 34
Average daily rate £177 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £13.61 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) UNIX
3 17 (51.52%) Banking
4 15 (45.45%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (30.30%) Sybase
6 10 (30.30%) J2EE
7 9 (27.27%) Investment Banking
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
9 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
9 7 (21.21%) Ab Initio
9 7 (21.21%) Spring
9 7 (21.21%) Korn
9 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) SQR
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (18.18%) Perl
10 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
10 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
10 6 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 6 (18.18%) C-shell
11 5 (15.15%) Maven
11 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
11 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.12%) Project Management
12 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (12.12%) Struts

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (51.52%) Banking
2 9 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (6.06%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.06%) International Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 9 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) OBIEE Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) OBIEE Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) J2EE
2 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
2 7 (21.21%) Spring
3 4 (12.12%) Struts
3 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (6.06%) Web Services
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) XSD
6 1 (3.03%) JMS
6 1 (3.03%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk
2 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) UNIX
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Solaris
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.03%) Metaprogramming
5 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.03%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (3.03%) Business Development
5 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Scrum
5 1 (3.03%) SOA
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) Korn
3 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
4 6 (18.18%) SQR
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 6 (18.18%) C-shell
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) VB
6 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (3.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Sybase
2 7 (21.21%) Ab Initio
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.06%) Actimize