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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 22 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.05% 8.08% 12.82%
As % of the Vendors category 35.48% 19.05% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 11
Average daily rate
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£299 £400 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £295 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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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
62 42 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 48.06% 42.42% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 22
Average daily rate £275 £260 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 October 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 31 October 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 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) Banking
4 14 (40.00%) UNIX
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 10 (28.57%) Sybase
7 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (20.00%) Spring
8 7 (20.00%) Investment Banking
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 6 (17.14%) Korn
9 6 (17.14%) Statistics
9 6 (17.14%) Perl
9 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
9 6 (17.14%) Struts
9 6 (17.14%) J2EE
9 6 (17.14%) SQR
9 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
9 6 (17.14%) C-shell
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
10 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 5 (14.29%) Maven
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
11 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
11 4 (11.43%) Spring Integration
12 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Project
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle Database
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (42.86%) Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) International Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (20.00%) DBA
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 4 (11.43%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) OBIEE Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (20.00%) Spring
2 6 (17.14%) J2EE
2 6 (17.14%) Struts
3 4 (11.43%) Spring Integration
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) XSD
5 1 (2.86%) FIXML
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Statistics
2 4 (11.43%) Credit Risk
3 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.86%) SOA
5 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.86%) Scrum
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.86%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (2.86%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) SQR
3 6 (17.14%) Korn
3 6 (17.14%) C-shell
3 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.86%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Sybase
2 3 (8.57%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.71%) Actimize
3 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) IBM