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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 76 115 76
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -39
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 81 77 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.57% 1.50% 2.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.47% 6.40% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 52 109
Average daily rate £450 £428 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £328 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.63 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.57% +48.43%
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
855 1204 1467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.17% 23.51% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 950 1085
Average daily rate £475 £428 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Oracle
2 78 (52.70%) Finance
3 74 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 69 (46.62%) SQL
5 57 (38.51%) SQL Server
6 56 (37.84%) Linux
7 50 (33.78%) Banking
8 31 (20.95%) Unix
8 31 (20.95%) Java
9 29 (19.59%) Windows
10 25 (16.89%) PL/SQL
11 24 (16.22%) Shell Script
11 24 (16.22%) Clustering
12 23 (15.54%) Performance Tuning
13 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
14 21 (14.19%) .NET
14 21 (14.19%) Investment Banking
14 21 (14.19%) Oracle RAC
15 20 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (13.51%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (12.84%) C#
16 19 (12.84%) ITIL
16 19 (12.84%) Siebel
16 19 (12.84%) Relational Database
17 18 (12.16%) Front Office
18 17 (11.49%) Financial Institution
18 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (11.49%) Red Hat
18 17 (11.49%) Windows Server
18 17 (11.49%) Hedge funds

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (10.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 10 (6.76%) Oracle Coherence
3 8 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.03%) PowerExchange
5 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.35%) Confluence
5 2 (1.35%) IIS
5 2 (1.35%) JBoss
5 2 (1.35%) Node.js
5 2 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Documentum
6 1 (0.68%) Liferay
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Misys Opics
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.68%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) HTTP
2 5 (3.38%) SAN
3 4 (2.70%) NAS
3 4 (2.70%) SSL
3 4 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.03%) Firewall
4 3 (2.03%) Internet
5 2 (1.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.68%) 2G
6 1 (0.68%) 3G
6 1 (0.68%) AMQP
6 1 (0.68%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.68%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.68%) SNMP
6 1 (0.68%) SS7
6 1 (0.68%) TCAP
6 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.68%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 57 (38.51%) SQL Server
3 20 (13.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 20 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (12.84%) Relational Database
5 16 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (10.81%) RDBMS
6 15 (10.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 14 (9.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (6.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (5.41%) MySQL
10 8 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (4.73%) Big Data
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (3.38%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.78%) Subversion
3 12 (8.11%) Maven
4 9 (6.08%) JIRA
4 9 (6.08%) TeamCity
5 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.38%) Toad
7 4 (2.70%) JUnit
7 4 (2.70%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.70%) NUnit
7 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.35%) Cobertura
8 2 (1.35%) EasyMock
8 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.35%) JBehave
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 78 (52.70%) Finance
2 50 (33.78%) Banking
3 21 (14.19%) Investment Banking
4 18 (12.16%) Front Office
5 17 (11.49%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.03%) Back Office
6 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Electronics
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (40.54%) Developer
2 33 (22.30%) DBA
3 28 (18.92%) Oracle DBA
4 19 (12.84%) Java Developer
5 17 (11.49%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.78%) .NET Developer
7 12 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Oracle Developer
9 10 (6.76%) Administrator
10 8 (5.41%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Analyst
11 7 (4.73%) Build Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 7 (4.73%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.73%) Sybase DBA
12 6 (4.05%) Applications Support
12 6 (4.05%) Consultant
13 5 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
14 4 (2.70%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.19%) .NET
2 12 (8.11%) JMS
3 11 (7.43%) .NET Framework
4 10 (6.76%) JSON
4 10 (6.76%) SOAP
5 9 (6.08%) RESTful
6 8 (5.41%) Spring
7 7 (4.73%) WCF
8 6 (4.05%) WPF
8 6 (4.05%) XML
9 5 (3.38%) ADO.NET
9 5 (3.38%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.38%) LINQ
9 5 (3.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (2.70%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.70%) CSS
10 4 (2.70%) JDBC
10 4 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) Clustering
2 17 (11.49%) Hedge funds
3 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 7 (4.73%) Replication
5 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.05%) Mathematics
6 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.70%) CMDB
7 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.70%) Equities
8 3 (2.03%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.03%) EMC Centera
8 3 (2.03%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.03%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.35%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.35%) Life Science
9 2 (1.35%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 56 (37.84%) Linux
2 31 (20.95%) Unix
3 29 (19.59%) Windows
4 17 (11.49%) Windows Server
5 12 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.08%) Solaris
8 6 (4.05%) AIX
9 4 (2.70%) SUSE
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.68%) Android
11 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.54%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (12.84%) ITIL
3 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (10.81%) Multithreading
5 15 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (9.46%) SDLC
7 12 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 12 (8.11%) EAI
8 11 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.76%) High Availability
9 10 (6.76%) Migration
9 10 (6.76%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.08%) ETL
10 9 (6.08%) ITSM
11 8 (5.41%) Change Management
11 8 (5.41%) Database Tuning
11 8 (5.41%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (46.62%) SQL
2 31 (20.95%) Java
3 25 (16.89%) PL/SQL
4 24 (16.22%) Shell Script
5 19 (12.84%) C#
6 11 (7.43%) VBA
7 9 (6.08%) Scala
7 9 (6.08%) VB
7 9 (6.08%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.05%) Perl
10 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.38%) Korn
10 5 (3.38%) XAML
11 3 (2.03%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.03%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.03%) C-shell
11 3 (2.03%) PHP
11 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.68%) MCPD
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.68%) PMP
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 8 (5.41%) SLA
3 4 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (14.19%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Oracle RMAN
2 11 (7.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (6.08%) Data Guard
4 8 (5.41%) SCOM
5 4 (2.70%) DatAdvantage
6 3 (2.03%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.35%) Ansible
7 2 (1.35%) Puppet
8 1 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 148 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 19 (12.84%) Siebel
4 17 (11.49%) Red Hat
5 14 (9.46%) Sybase
6 8 (5.41%) Informatica
6 8 (5.41%) SAP
6 8 (5.41%) Veritas
6 8 (5.41%) WorldPay
7 7 (4.73%) EMC
7 7 (4.73%) IBM
7 7 (4.73%) VMware
8 4 (2.70%) Dell
8 4 (2.70%) Varonis
9 3 (2.03%) GoldenSource
9 3 (2.03%) Remedy
9 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.03%) Vignette
10 2 (1.35%) BMC
10 2 (1.35%) Sun
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