The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Chester 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank - 23 19
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 0 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 5.00% 2.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 26.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 20.59% 18.75% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 10
Average daily rate £263 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
Oracle Database
Cheshire

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Database across the Chester region.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Chester region.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) JiBX
4 5 (62.50%) JAXB
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
7 1 (12.50%) Django
7 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
7 1 (12.50%) Mule
7 1 (12.50%) POJO
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (12.50%) WSDL
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) SOAP
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Apache
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (12.50%) HTML

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) JiBX
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) JAXB
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Django
5 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
5 1 (12.50%) POJO
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter