The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 City of London 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 74 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 143 210 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.48% 2.97% 2.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.98% 13.05% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 136 123
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £581 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £46.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1302 1609 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.58% 22.72% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1179 1190
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.98% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.00 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.61 £52.50 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Oracle Database
London

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Oracle
2 156 (52.70%) SQL
3 136 (45.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 105 (35.47%) Finance
5 90 (30.41%) Banking
6 86 (29.05%) Java
7 79 (26.69%) PL/SQL
8 72 (24.32%) Linux
9 71 (23.99%) UNIX
10 61 (20.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 59 (19.93%) SQL Server
12 52 (17.57%) Performance Tuning
12 52 (17.57%) Relational Database
13 49 (16.55%) Oracle RAC
14 47 (15.88%) Investment Banking
15 43 (14.53%) ETL
16 41 (13.85%) Windows
17 40 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (13.51%) Shell Script
18 39 (13.18%) Microsoft
19 38 (12.84%) Spring
20 37 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
20 37 (12.50%) RDBMS
21 33 (11.15%) Data Guard
22 30 (10.14%) ITIL
23 29 (9.80%) Web Services
23 29 (9.80%) J2EE
23 29 (9.80%) Data Modelling
24 28 (9.46%) .NET
24 28 (9.46%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (9.12%) WebLogic
2 16 (5.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (5.07%) Oracle Coherence
3 15 (5.07%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.39%) Apache
4 13 (4.39%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (3.04%) WebLogic Portal
7 8 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.69%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.69%) SAS
9 5 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
11 3 (1.01%) IIS
11 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (4.05%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.69%) Documaker
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.68%) Siebel Analytics
5 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.68%) Summit
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.34%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.38%) HTTP
2 8 (2.70%) LDAP
2 8 (2.70%) SSL
2 8 (2.70%) SAN
2 8 (2.70%) Internet
3 6 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.69%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.01%) DMZ
5 3 (1.01%) Firewall
5 3 (1.01%) LAN
5 3 (1.01%) WAN
6 2 (0.68%) FTP
6 2 (0.68%) AMQP
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
7 1 (0.34%) NAS
7 1 (0.34%) DHCP
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (45.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 61 (20.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 59 (19.93%) SQL Server
4 52 (17.57%) Relational Database
5 40 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 20 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (6.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (5.41%) Oracle ODI
9 16 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (4.73%) BusinessObjects XI
11 13 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (3.72%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (3.04%) MySQL
14 9 (3.04%) Oracle Exadata
14 9 (3.04%) Big Data
15 8 (2.70%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 22 (7.43%) Maven
2 16 (5.41%) JUnit
3 14 (4.73%) JIRA
4 10 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.04%) CruiseControl
5 9 (3.04%) Subversion
6 8 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (2.70%) Toad
6 8 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.36%) Hudson
7 7 (2.36%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.03%) Mockito
8 6 (2.03%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.35%) Ant
10 3 (1.01%) jMock
10 3 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 105 (35.47%) Finance
2 90 (30.41%) Banking
3 47 (15.88%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.08%) Front Office
5 10 (3.38%) Back Office
5 10 (3.38%) Retail
6 8 (2.70%) Billing
7 7 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.69%) Legal
9 3 (1.01%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Publishing
9 3 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.01%) French Language
9 3 (1.01%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) International Banking
10 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.68%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (32.77%) Developer
2 66 (22.30%) DBA
3 58 (19.59%) Oracle DBA
4 39 (13.18%) Architect
5 30 (10.14%) Analyst
6 26 (8.78%) Oracle Developer
7 24 (8.11%) Java Developer
8 20 (6.76%) Administrator
9 13 (4.39%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.72%) ETL Developer
12 10 (3.38%) SQL DBA
13 9 (3.04%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.04%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.04%) SQL Developer
14 8 (2.70%) Business Developer
14 8 (2.70%) Consultant
14 8 (2.70%) Support Analyst
15 7 (2.36%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.84%) Spring
2 29 (9.80%) J2EE
2 29 (9.80%) Web Services
3 28 (9.46%) XML
3 28 (9.46%) .NET
4 25 (8.45%) JDBC
4 25 (8.45%) JMS
5 20 (6.76%) Middleware
6 13 (4.39%) Spring MVC
6 13 (4.39%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (3.72%) Hibernate
8 10 (3.38%) SOAP
9 9 (3.04%) WSDL
9 9 (3.04%) Apache Camel
10 8 (2.70%) WebCenter
11 7 (2.36%) REST
11 7 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (2.36%) XSD
11 7 (2.36%) HTML
12 6 (2.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.07%) Clustering
3 11 (3.72%) Replication
4 10 (3.38%) Derivative
4 10 (3.38%) Credit Risk
5 9 (3.04%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.36%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.01%) Statistics
9 3 (1.01%) Economics
9 3 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.01%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.01%) Open Source
10 2 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.32%) Linux
2 71 (23.99%) UNIX
3 41 (13.85%) Windows
4 23 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.76%) Solaris
6 9 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.69%) AIX
8 4 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.01%) CentOS
10 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.68%) SUSE
10 2 (0.68%) Fedora
10 2 (0.68%) VMS
10 2 (0.68%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.34%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (17.57%) Performance Tuning
2 43 (14.53%) ETL
3 37 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (10.14%) ITIL
5 29 (9.80%) Data Modelling
6 27 (9.12%) SOA
7 25 (8.45%) Migration
8 24 (8.11%) Data Analysis
8 24 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (7.09%) Software Engineering
10 20 (6.76%) OO
11 19 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (6.42%) Scrum
11 19 (6.42%) Analytics
12 17 (5.74%) TDD
12 17 (5.74%) MVC
13 16 (5.41%) Multithreading
14 15 (5.07%) Low Latency
14 15 (5.07%) Risk Management
14 15 (5.07%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (52.70%) SQL
2 86 (29.05%) Java
3 79 (26.69%) PL/SQL
4 40 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 25 (8.45%) C#
6 14 (4.73%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.38%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.04%) Perl
9 8 (2.70%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.70%) Python
10 7 (2.36%) C
11 6 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.03%) VB
11 6 (2.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 6 (2.03%) VBA
11 6 (2.03%) Groovy
12 5 (1.69%) XPath
12 5 (1.69%) Jython
12 5 (1.69%) VBScript
12 5 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (8.78%) Degree
2 18 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.35%) ISEB
5 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.68%) MCITP
7 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.68%) OCP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.34%) CCNA
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.34%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.05%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.01%) EMIR
3 3 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.34%) FATCA
4 1 (0.34%) COBIT
System Software
1 49 (16.55%) Oracle RAC
2 26 (8.78%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.35%) KVM
6 3 (1.01%) vCloud
6 3 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.01%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.68%) Xen
7 2 (0.68%) XenServer
7 2 (0.68%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.68%) SRDF
7 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.68%) RHEV
7 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (11.15%) Data Guard
2 21 (7.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.36%) Control-M
5 6 (2.03%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (1.69%) Puppet
7 4 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.01%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.68%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.68%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 1 (0.34%) MOM
10 1 (0.34%) Sun Identity Manager
10 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 296 (100.00%) Oracle
2 39 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.43%) Business Objects
4 20 (6.76%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.39%) Sybase
5 13 (4.39%) Siebel
5 13 (4.39%) IBM
6 11 (3.72%) BMC
6 11 (3.72%) VMware
7 10 (3.38%) Hyperion
8 8 (2.70%) Remedy
9 7 (2.36%) Teradata
10 6 (2.03%) Informatica
10 6 (2.03%) Sun
10 6 (2.03%) Citrix
10 6 (2.03%) Talend
11 5 (1.69%) EMC
11 5 (1.69%) Cognos
11 5 (1.69%) Veritas
11 5 (1.69%) TIBCO
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