The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Vendors 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 8 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 12 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.12% 11.69% 5.79%
As % of the Vendors category 31.58% 34.18% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 2
Average daily rate £378 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
38 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 38.38% 34.20% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 12
Average daily rate £335 £356 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +34.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
County Antrim

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
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 18 April 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 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
3 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
4 10 (43.48%) Windows
5 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
8 5 (21.74%) SAP
8 5 (21.74%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Cognos
8 5 (21.74%) ETL
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (21.74%) SOA
8 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (17.39%) WCF
9 4 (17.39%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Migration
9 4 (17.39%) Solaris
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) C#

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (21.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database
2 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (34.78%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JDeveloper
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) General Ledger
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
5 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
3 4 (17.39%) WCF
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (13.04%) Middleware
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.70%) LINQ
5 2 (8.70%) WPF
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Equities
1 1 (4.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ETL
1 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SOA
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) C
7 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Business Objects
1 5 (21.74%) SAP
1 5 (21.74%) Cognos
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Telerik
4 1 (4.35%) Actimize