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 17 December 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.

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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 16 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.04% 15.28% 17.75%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 31.43% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 21
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.97% +23.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+20.65% -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
56 35 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 49.12% 48.61% 47.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 37
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Java
3 18 (50.00%) Banking
4 16 (44.44%) UNIX
5 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 10 (27.78%) Investment Banking
6 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 10 (27.78%) Sybase
7 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 8 (22.22%) J2EE
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 7 (19.44%) Linux
8 7 (19.44%) Spring
8 7 (19.44%) Korn
8 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
8 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
8 7 (19.44%) Ab Initio
9 6 (16.67%) C-shell
9 6 (16.67%) Struts
9 6 (16.67%) Perl
9 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
9 6 (16.67%) SQR
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (13.89%) Maven
11 4 (11.11%) Spring Integration
11 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
11 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Maven
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (50.00%) Banking
2 10 (27.78%) Investment Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) International Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Retail
5 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) OBIEE Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) J2EE
2 7 (19.44%) Spring
2 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
3 6 (16.67%) Struts
4 4 (11.11%) Spring Integration
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (5.56%) Web Services
6 2 (5.56%) XML
7 1 (2.78%) FIXML
7 1 (2.78%) SOAP
7 1 (2.78%) JMS
7 1 (2.78%) XSD
7 1 (2.78%) RESTful
7 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Credit Risk
2 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.33%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) UNIX
2 7 (19.44%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.56%) ETL
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) Metaprogramming
5 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.78%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Time Management
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.78%) Scrum
5 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 7 (19.44%) Korn
5 6 (16.67%) C-shell
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
5 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 6 (16.67%) SQR
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.78%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) CA SiteMinder
2 1 (2.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Sybase
2 7 (19.44%) Ab Initio
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.56%) Actimize
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos