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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 15 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.07% 12.68% 14.61%
As % of the Vendors category 35.71% 33.33% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £272 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £420 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -0.76%
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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
42 27 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 50.60% 38.03% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 38
Average daily rate £200 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £119 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 5 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 5 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 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 11 (34.38%) UNIX
3 11 (34.38%) Ab Initio
4 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) DB2
5 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (21.88%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) J2EE
6 7 (21.88%) Korn
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
7 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
8 5 (15.63%) ETL
8 5 (15.63%) JMS
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Spring
9 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
9 4 (12.50%) Metaprogramming

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.38%) Markit EDM
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) DB2
3 7 (21.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
4 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.38%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
5 1 (3.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) OBIEE Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
7 1 (3.13%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.13%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
1 7 (21.88%) J2EE
2 5 (15.63%) JMS
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 4 (12.50%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.38%) Struts
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) XSD
6 1 (3.13%) FIXML
6 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.25%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) ETL
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
3 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 4 (12.50%) Metaprogramming
3 4 (12.50%) Parallel Processing
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) E-business
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) Korn
4 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) ActionScript
6 3 (9.38%) SQR
6 3 (9.38%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (9.38%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) VCP4
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Ab Initio
2 4 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft