The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 30 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.93% 3.29% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.56% 12.50% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£401 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% +0.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £38.75 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+17.43% +11.49%
Oracle Database
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.83% 26.34% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 14
Average daily rate £401 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.16% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £220 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £379 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 2015, 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%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
3 6 (75.00%) WSDL
3 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) SOAP
4 5 (62.50%) J2EE
4 5 (62.50%) XML
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (50.00%) JAX-WS
6 3 (37.50%) XPath
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Banking
6 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) JAXB
6 3 (37.50%) XSLT
6 3 (37.50%) JiBX
6 3 (37.50%) POJO
7 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (25.00%) JAX-RPC
7 2 (25.00%) UNIX
7 2 (25.00%) JSP
7 2 (25.00%) Servlets
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (25.00%) JSF

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Cactus
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) WSDL
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) J2EE
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) JAX-WS
5 3 (37.50%) JAXB
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) JiBX
5 3 (37.50%) POJO
6 2 (25.00%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
6 2 (25.00%) JSF
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) Apache Axis
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) ICEfaces
7 1 (12.50%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Perforce
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata