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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 78 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 154 148 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.39% 2.37% 2.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.72% 10.43% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 103 129
Average daily rate £410 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £367
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £34.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+18.69% +2.20%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1437 1419 1514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.27% 22.77% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1103 1067
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 333 (100.00%) Oracle
2 168 (50.45%) SQL
3 153 (45.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 118 (35.44%) Finance
5 95 (28.53%) PL/SQL
6 91 (27.33%) Banking
7 85 (25.53%) Java
7 85 (25.53%) Linux
8 77 (23.12%) UNIX
9 65 (19.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 58 (17.42%) Relational Database
11 50 (15.02%) Oracle RAC
12 45 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
13 44 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (12.61%) RDBMS
14 42 (12.61%) Windows
15 41 (12.31%) Investment Banking
16 39 (11.71%) SQL Server
17 37 (11.11%) C#
17 37 (11.11%) ITIL
18 36 (10.81%) SOA
18 36 (10.81%) ETL
19 34 (10.21%) .NET
19 34 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (9.61%) XML
20 32 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (9.31%) WebLogic
21 31 (9.31%) Degree
22 28 (8.41%) Security Cleared
22 28 (8.41%) Data Guard

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (9.31%) WebLogic
2 13 (3.90%) Apache
3 12 (3.60%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle Spatial
6 5 (1.50%) Confluence
7 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.90%) IIS
8 3 (0.90%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.60%) Liferay
9 2 (0.60%) SAS
9 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (4.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.60%) MS Office
3 5 (1.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.30%) Minerva
6 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.30%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.30%) Endur
6 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.30%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.50%) Internet
3 4 (1.20%) LDAP
3 4 (1.20%) SAN
4 3 (0.90%) SSH
4 3 (0.90%) DNS
5 2 (0.60%) DHCP
5 2 (0.60%) LAN
5 2 (0.60%) WAN
5 2 (0.60%) DMZ
5 2 (0.60%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) FTP
6 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (45.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 65 (19.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 58 (17.42%) Relational Database
4 44 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (12.61%) RDBMS
6 39 (11.71%) SQL Server
7 25 (7.51%) Oracle Reports
8 24 (7.21%) Oracle Exadata
9 19 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 19 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
10 17 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (4.80%) DB2
12 15 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (3.30%) BusinessObjects XI
14 11 (3.30%) SQLPlus
15 10 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
17 8 (2.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (4.20%) Subversion
2 12 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (2.70%) JIRA
4 9 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.40%) Toad
5 8 (2.40%) Maven
6 7 (2.10%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.80%) JUnit
7 6 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.20%) Ant
10 3 (0.90%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.60%) Hudson
11 2 (0.60%) WiX
11 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.60%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.60%) PVCS
General
1 118 (35.44%) Finance
2 91 (27.33%) Banking
3 41 (12.31%) Investment Banking
4 11 (3.30%) Front Office
5 10 (3.00%) Retail
6 7 (2.10%) Advertising
7 6 (1.80%) Legal
7 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.80%) Billing
8 5 (1.50%) Back Office
9 4 (1.20%) Publishing
9 4 (1.20%) Games
9 4 (1.20%) Marketing
10 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.60%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (30.33%) Developer
2 58 (17.42%) DBA
3 51 (15.32%) Oracle DBA
4 40 (12.01%) Architect
5 35 (10.51%) Analyst
6 28 (8.41%) Oracle Developer
7 19 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.50%) Consultant
9 14 (4.20%) Business Analyst
9 14 (4.20%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.60%) SQL Developer
11 11 (3.30%) PL/SQL Developer
11 11 (3.30%) Applications Support
12 10 (3.00%) Technical Architect
12 10 (3.00%) Administrator
12 10 (3.00%) SQL DBA
12 10 (3.00%) ETL Developer
12 10 (3.00%) Senior DBA
13 9 (2.70%) Senior Oracle DBA
14 8 (2.40%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.21%) .NET
2 32 (9.61%) XML
3 27 (8.11%) J2EE
4 25 (7.51%) Middleware
5 23 (6.91%) Web Services
6 22 (6.61%) Spring
7 17 (5.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 14 (4.20%) HTML
9 11 (3.30%) CSS
10 9 (2.70%) SOAP
11 8 (2.40%) Apache Camel
12 7 (2.10%) WSDL
13 6 (1.80%) HTML5
13 6 (1.80%) XSLT
13 6 (1.80%) Hibernate
13 6 (1.80%) WPF
14 5 (1.50%) JRules
14 5 (1.50%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.50%) Java SE
14 5 (1.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 16 (4.80%) Clustering
3 13 (3.90%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.10%) Replication
4 7 (2.10%) Market Risk
4 7 (2.10%) Data Integration
4 7 (2.10%) Derivative
4 7 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.10%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.50%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.20%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.20%) Online Games
6 4 (1.20%) Equities
7 3 (0.90%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.90%) Statistics
7 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 85 (25.53%) Linux
2 77 (23.12%) UNIX
3 42 (12.61%) Windows
4 24 (7.21%) Solaris
5 20 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (3.90%) AIX
7 11 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.80%) CentOS
10 5 (1.50%) Fedora
10 5 (1.50%) SUSE
10 5 (1.50%) HPUX
11 4 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.20%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
2 37 (11.11%) ITIL
3 36 (10.81%) SOA
3 36 (10.81%) ETL
4 34 (10.21%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (6.61%) TDD
6 22 (6.61%) Change Management
6 22 (6.61%) Migration
6 22 (6.61%) OO
7 21 (6.31%) Scrum
7 21 (6.31%) Analytics
8 18 (5.41%) Incident Management
8 18 (5.41%) Data Analysis
9 17 (5.11%) Data Modelling
10 15 (4.50%) Software Engineering
10 15 (4.50%) Waterfall
11 14 (4.20%) High Availability
12 13 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 168 (50.45%) SQL
2 95 (28.53%) PL/SQL
3 85 (25.53%) Java
4 37 (11.11%) C#
5 23 (6.91%) Shell Script
6 18 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 12 (3.60%) C++
8 8 (2.40%) VB
9 7 (2.10%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.10%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.80%) sed
10 6 (1.80%) Python
10 6 (1.80%) VBA
10 6 (1.80%) Perl
10 6 (1.80%) AWK
11 5 (1.50%) Ruby
11 5 (1.50%) PHP
12 4 (1.20%) C
13 3 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (9.31%) Degree
2 28 (8.41%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.90%) ISEB
7 2 (0.60%) OCP
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.50%) QA
2 6 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.90%) SLA
4 3 (0.90%) EMIR
4 3 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) FATCA
5 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 50 (15.02%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (6.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.40%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.10%) KVM
6 6 (1.80%) vCloud
7 5 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.50%) Xen
7 5 (1.50%) XenApp
7 5 (1.50%) XenServer
8 3 (0.90%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.60%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.30%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.30%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 28 (8.41%) Data Guard
2 19 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.80%) Oracle EDQ
3 6 (1.80%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.20%) Control-M
5 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.30%) MOM
7 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.30%) Legato
7 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.30%) Puppet
7 1 (0.30%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 333 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.61%) VMware
4 20 (6.01%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.50%) Business Objects
6 14 (4.20%) Citrix
7 13 (3.90%) HP
7 13 (3.90%) Hyperion
8 11 (3.30%) IBM
9 7 (2.10%) JBoss
10 6 (1.80%) Sun
10 6 (1.80%) Informatica
10 6 (1.80%) BMC
11 5 (1.50%) DataSynapse
11 5 (1.50%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.50%) Adobe
11 5 (1.50%) EMC
11 5 (1.50%) Aveksa
11 5 (1.50%) Talend
12 4 (1.20%) Siebel
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable + Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £468.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £320 - £395 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago