The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 77 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 55 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.99% 2.32% 1.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.02% 9.89% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 13
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£426 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.29% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £37.49 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% +1.32%
Oracle Database
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
610 698 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.12% 23.49% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 386 255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 35
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.63 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +36.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.76 £21.90 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -3 24 £388 +29.16% 9
Suffolk +15 9 £450 +5.88%
Bedfordshire +13 8 £500 - 3
Cambridgeshire 0 8 £281 -
Essex -22 3 £338 -10.00%
Norfolk - 3 £465 -
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
2 52 (40.63%) .NET
3 51 (39.84%) SQL
4 44 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (23.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 27 (21.09%) PL/SQL
8 25 (19.53%) UNIX
9 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (15.63%) Manual Testing
10 20 (15.63%) Visual Studio
10 20 (15.63%) Java
10 20 (15.63%) C#
11 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
11 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
11 18 (14.06%) XML
11 18 (14.06%) SOA
12 17 (13.28%) J2EE
13 16 (12.50%) Retail
13 16 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 15 (11.72%) jQuery
14 15 (11.72%) JavaScript
15 14 (10.94%) Linux
15 14 (10.94%) Software Testing
16 13 (10.16%) Shell Script
17 12 (9.38%) Middleware
17 12 (9.38%) Hibernate
17 12 (9.38%) UML
17 12 (9.38%) Web Services

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (7.03%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.34%) Apache
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.56%) JBoss
4 2 (1.56%) Confluence
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.78%) Node.js
5 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) 2G
2 4 (3.13%) LAN
2 4 (3.13%) WAN
3 3 (2.34%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (2.34%) 4G
3 3 (2.34%) 3G
3 3 (2.34%) SAN
3 3 (2.34%) LTE
4 2 (1.56%) Network Security
4 2 (1.56%) NAS
4 2 (1.56%) VLAN
4 2 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) Internet
5 1 (0.78%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 30 (23.44%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
4 16 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.81%) RDBMS
6 9 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.47%) Oracle OWB
8 6 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (3.13%) Data Mart
10 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (3.13%) PowerCenter
11 3 (2.34%) FileMaker
11 3 (2.34%) MySQL
12 2 (1.56%) SQLBase
12 2 (1.56%) DB2
12 2 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.78%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.25%) JIRA
2 8 (6.25%) Maven
3 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.91%) ProC
4 5 (3.91%) JUnit
4 5 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.13%) Subversion
5 4 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.13%) ERwin
6 2 (1.56%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.56%) Toad
7 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.78%) Hudson
7 1 (0.78%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.78%) NUnit
7 1 (0.78%) Selenium
7 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.50%) Retail
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Billing
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (39.84%) Developer
2 22 (17.19%) Architect
2 22 (17.19%) Analyst
3 16 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 16 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (11.72%) .NET Developer
4 15 (11.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (11.72%) DBA
5 14 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (10.94%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (10.16%) Test Analyst
7 12 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Administrator
11 5 (3.91%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.63%) .NET
2 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
2 18 (14.06%) XML
3 17 (13.28%) J2EE
4 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 15 (11.72%) jQuery
6 12 (9.38%) Middleware
6 12 (9.38%) Hibernate
6 12 (9.38%) Web Services
6 12 (9.38%) Spring
7 11 (8.59%) Java EE
8 7 (5.47%) JMS
9 5 (3.91%) Struts
9 5 (3.91%) HTML
9 5 (3.91%) RESTful
9 5 (3.91%) Struts2
10 4 (3.13%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.13%) XSLT
11 3 (2.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 2 (1.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Clustering
2 6 (4.69%) Open Source
3 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.53%) UNIX
2 14 (10.94%) Linux
3 6 (4.69%) Windows
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.78%) AIX
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.41%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (15.63%) Manual Testing
4 18 (14.06%) SOA
5 14 (10.94%) Software Testing
6 12 (9.38%) UML
7 11 (8.59%) ETL
8 10 (7.81%) Project Management
8 10 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
9 8 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 8 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.25%) Scrum
10 7 (5.47%) Validation
11 6 (4.69%) Dimensional Modelling
11 6 (4.69%) ITIL
12 5 (3.91%) CRM
12 5 (3.91%) OWASP
12 5 (3.91%) Matrix Management
12 5 (3.91%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.84%) SQL
2 27 (21.09%) PL/SQL
3 20 (15.63%) Java
3 20 (15.63%) C#
4 15 (11.72%) JavaScript
5 13 (10.16%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.69%) C
7 4 (3.13%) C++
7 4 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (1.56%) Erlang
8 2 (1.56%) XQuery
9 1 (0.78%) C-shell
9 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.78%) VB
9 1 (0.78%) AWK
9 1 (0.78%) VB6
9 1 (0.78%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (5.47%) MCPD
1 7 (5.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.78%) OCP
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) SLA
2 4 (3.13%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.34%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.78%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.91%) JDA
3 5 (3.91%) NetCracker
3 5 (3.91%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.13%) Informatica
4 4 (3.13%) VMware
4 4 (3.13%) WorldPay
5 3 (2.34%) HP
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco
7 1 (0.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.78%) NetApp
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec
7 1 (0.78%) Sun
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.78%) BEA
7 1 (0.78%) Nortel
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) SAP