The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 29 August 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 76 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 136 208 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.31% 2.87% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.17% 12.42% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 139 136
Average daily rate
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£438 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +31.48%
Oracle Database
London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1337 1675 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.66% 23.11% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 1244 1175
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £18.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £59.87 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Oracle
2 148 (51.03%) SQL
3 130 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 104 (35.86%) Finance
5 88 (30.34%) Banking
6 84 (28.97%) Java
7 78 (26.90%) PL/SQL
8 70 (24.14%) Linux
9 69 (23.79%) UNIX
10 66 (22.76%) SQL Server
11 61 (21.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 51 (17.59%) Oracle RAC
12 51 (17.59%) Performance Tuning
13 48 (16.55%) Investment Banking
14 46 (15.86%) Relational Database
15 45 (15.52%) Shell Script
16 44 (15.17%) Windows
17 43 (14.83%) ETL
18 41 (14.14%) Spring
19 38 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
20 37 (12.76%) Microsoft
20 37 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
21 34 (11.72%) Data Guard
22 33 (11.38%) J2EE
23 32 (11.03%) JDBC
24 31 (10.69%) Web Services
24 31 (10.69%) RDBMS
25 30 (10.34%) JMS
25 30 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
26 29 (10.00%) SOA

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 29 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 18 (6.21%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (5.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 14 (4.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (4.83%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.14%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 12 (4.14%) Apache
6 9 (3.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 8 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.72%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (1.38%) SAS
10 4 (1.38%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.03%) IIS
11 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (4.14%) MS Office
2 11 (3.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) SPSS
5 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (4.83%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.76%) Documaker
2 8 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle FAH
4 2 (0.69%) Summit
4 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.69%) Siebel Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.83%) HTTP
2 12 (4.14%) SSL
3 8 (2.76%) Internet
3 8 (2.76%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.41%) LDAP
4 7 (2.41%) SAN
5 3 (1.03%) LAN
5 3 (1.03%) WAN
5 3 (1.03%) Firewall
5 3 (1.03%) DMZ
6 2 (0.69%) NAS
6 2 (0.69%) AMQP
6 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.69%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (44.83%) Oracle Database 11g
2 66 (22.76%) SQL Server
3 61 (21.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 46 (15.86%) Relational Database
5 37 (12.76%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (10.69%) RDBMS
7 22 (7.59%) Oracle ODI
8 20 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (6.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (6.21%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (5.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (4.48%) Oracle Exadata
13 12 (4.14%) BusinessObjects XI
14 11 (3.79%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (3.10%) MySQL
15 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (3.10%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (8.97%) Maven
2 20 (6.90%) JUnit
3 18 (6.21%) JIRA
4 14 (4.83%) CruiseControl
5 11 (3.79%) TeamCity
5 11 (3.79%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.45%) Mockito
6 10 (3.45%) Subversion
6 10 (3.45%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.76%) Hudson
7 8 (2.76%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.41%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (2.41%) Toad
9 5 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.38%) jMock
11 3 (1.03%) Serena SBM
11 3 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.69%) Apache Ivy
General
1 104 (35.86%) Finance
2 88 (30.34%) Banking
3 48 (16.55%) Investment Banking
4 17 (5.86%) Front Office
5 12 (4.14%) Billing
6 11 (3.79%) Back Office
6 11 (3.79%) Retail
7 7 (2.41%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.07%) Legal
8 6 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.03%) Games
9 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 3 (1.03%) Publishing
9 3 (1.03%) French Language
9 3 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.69%) International Banking
10 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 99 (34.14%) Developer
2 64 (22.07%) DBA
3 56 (19.31%) Oracle DBA
4 44 (15.17%) Architect
5 27 (9.31%) Analyst
6 24 (8.28%) Oracle Developer
6 24 (8.28%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.55%) Administrator
8 16 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.83%) Applications Support
10 13 (4.48%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.79%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.45%) ETL Developer
13 9 (3.10%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.10%) Support Analyst
13 9 (3.10%) Oracle Architect
13 9 (3.10%) SQL DBA
14 8 (2.76%) Database Architect
14 8 (2.76%) SQL Developer
14 8 (2.76%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.14%) Spring
2 33 (11.38%) J2EE
3 32 (11.03%) JDBC
4 31 (10.69%) Web Services
5 30 (10.34%) JMS
6 28 (9.66%) XML
7 27 (9.31%) .NET
8 22 (7.59%) Middleware
9 18 (6.21%) Spring MVC
10 16 (5.52%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (4.83%) Hibernate
12 11 (3.79%) WebCenter
13 10 (3.45%) SOAP
13 10 (3.45%) HTML
14 9 (3.10%) XSD
14 9 (3.10%) Apache Camel
15 8 (2.76%) REST
15 8 (2.76%) WSDL
16 7 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
17 6 (2.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.28%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.83%) Market Risk
3 10 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 10 (3.45%) Clustering
4 9 (3.10%) Data Integration
4 9 (3.10%) Derivative
5 8 (2.76%) Replication
6 7 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.03%) Economics
8 3 (1.03%) Open Source
8 3 (1.03%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.69%) Statistics
9 2 (0.69%) PKI
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.14%) Linux
2 69 (23.79%) UNIX
3 44 (15.17%) Windows
4 20 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.52%) Solaris
6 9 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.03%) AIX
8 3 (1.03%) VMS
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.69%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.34%) HPUX
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (17.59%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (14.83%) ETL
3 38 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (10.00%) SOA
5 29 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 28 (9.66%) Software Engineering
7 25 (8.62%) ITIL
8 24 (8.28%) Migration
9 23 (7.93%) Data Analysis
9 23 (7.93%) OO
10 22 (7.59%) MVC
10 22 (7.59%) Multithreading
11 20 (6.90%) Risk Management
11 20 (6.90%) Unit Testing
12 19 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (6.55%) Scrum
12 19 (6.55%) Low Latency
12 19 (6.55%) Analytics
13 18 (6.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 148 (51.03%) SQL
2 84 (28.97%) Java
3 78 (26.90%) PL/SQL
4 45 (15.52%) Shell Script
5 26 (8.97%) C#
6 15 (5.17%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.10%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.10%) Python
8 9 (3.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (2.76%) Jython
9 8 (2.76%) Perl
10 6 (2.07%) Groovy
10 6 (2.07%) VBA
10 6 (2.07%) VBScript
11 5 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.72%) C++
11 5 (1.72%) XPath
12 4 (1.38%) XQuery
12 4 (1.38%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (8.62%) Degree
2 18 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.38%) ISEB
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.69%) MCITP
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.69%) OCP
8 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.83%) QA
2 10 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.34%) COBIT
3 1 (0.34%) COREP
3 1 (0.34%) FINREP
System Software
1 51 (17.59%) Oracle RAC
2 27 (9.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.10%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.03%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.69%) SRDF
7 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.34%) vCloud
7 1 (0.34%) RHEV
7 1 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 34 (11.72%) Data Guard
2 22 (7.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (3.10%) Oracle Identity Management
4 7 (2.41%) Control-M
4 7 (2.41%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.72%) Puppet
6 4 (1.38%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.69%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.34%) Legato
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.34%) SCCM
9 1 (0.34%) SCOM
9 1 (0.34%) Sun Identity Manager
9 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 290 (100.00%) Oracle
2 37 (12.76%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.24%) Business Objects
4 17 (5.86%) Red Hat
5 14 (4.83%) Sybase
5 14 (4.83%) Siebel
5 14 (4.83%) VMware
6 12 (4.14%) BMC
7 11 (3.79%) IBM
7 11 (3.79%) Remedy
8 8 (2.76%) Hyperion
9 7 (2.41%) Teradata
10 6 (2.07%) Informatica
10 6 (2.07%) Sun
11 5 (1.72%) EMC
11 5 (1.72%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.38%) Veritas
12 4 (1.38%) Citrix
12 4 (1.38%) Adobe
12 4 (1.38%) Cognos
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