The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 87 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1104 1379 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.10% 2.89% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.36% 12.59% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 787 766
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 19
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.70 £24.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +11.11%
Oracle Database
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10655 10957 10720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.31% 22.92% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7050 6893 6382
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 218 278
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £16.00 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
London -38 473 £413 -8.33% 84
South East -28 193 £363 -3.33% 43
East of England +31 115 £325 - 14
North West -4 78 £350 +7.69% 18
Yorkshire -23 70 £303 -19.33% 12
South West -26 58 £390 +7.58% 13
North East -2 51 £330 +21.65% 4
West Midlands -4 44 £350 +8.52% 18
East Midlands -27 17 £285 -8.06% 8
Midlands 0 3 £300 -14.28%
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2144 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1222 (57.00%) SQL
3 914 (42.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 704 (32.84%) PL/SQL
5 524 (24.44%) Linux
6 514 (23.97%) Java
7 512 (23.88%) UNIX
7 512 (23.88%) Finance
8 489 (22.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 363 (16.93%) SQL Server
10 300 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
11 294 (13.71%) Windows
12 291 (13.57%) ETL
13 290 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
14 285 (13.29%) Security Cleared
15 270 (12.59%) Shell Script
16 253 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
17 251 (11.71%) Oracle RAC
18 250 (11.66%) XML
18 250 (11.66%) Performance Tuning
18 250 (11.66%) Relational Database
19 235 (10.96%) Banking
20 232 (10.82%) WebLogic
21 218 (10.17%) .NET
22 211 (9.84%) Migration
23 203 (9.47%) Data Modelling
24 202 (9.42%) Web Services
25 201 (9.38%) SC Cleared
26 196 (9.14%) SOA
27 195 (9.10%) Microsoft

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 232 (10.82%) WebLogic
2 98 (4.57%) Apache
3 85 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 79 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 58 (2.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 55 (2.57%) Oracle Workflow
7 51 (2.38%) IIS
8 50 (2.33%) SAS
9 49 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
9 49 (2.29%) JBoss
10 45 (2.10%) CMS
11 38 (1.77%) Oracle Coherence
12 36 (1.68%) SharePoint
13 32 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
14 31 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 30 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
16 29 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
17 25 (1.17%) Oracle Application Server
18 19 (0.89%) AquaLogic
19 18 (0.84%) MQSeries
Applications
1 69 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.96%) MS Office
3 23 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.56%) MS Project
5 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.093%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.047%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.047%) FastStats
8 1 (0.047%) Windchill
8 1 (0.047%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 128 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
2 72 (3.36%) Oracle Applications
3 71 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 50 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
5 28 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
6 24 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
7 22 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
8 21 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
9 18 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
9 18 (0.84%) Documaker
10 11 (0.51%) Oracle FAH
10 11 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
13 7 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
14 6 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
14 6 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
15 5 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.47%) SaaS
2 6 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.093%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.73%) HTTP
2 77 (3.59%) SAN
3 43 (2.01%) LDAP
3 43 (2.01%) SSL
4 39 (1.82%) Firewall
5 28 (1.31%) Internet
5 28 (1.31%) HTTPS
5 28 (1.31%) DNS
6 24 (1.12%) FTP
7 23 (1.07%) TCP/IP
8 20 (0.93%) WAN
9 19 (0.89%) NAS
10 15 (0.70%) DHCP
11 14 (0.65%) LAN
12 13 (0.61%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.33%) InfiniBand
13 7 (0.33%) GPRS
13 7 (0.33%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.28%) SSH
15 5 (0.23%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 914 (42.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 489 (22.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 363 (16.93%) SQL Server
4 253 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
5 250 (11.66%) Relational Database
6 186 (8.68%) Oracle Reports
7 175 (8.16%) RDBMS
8 147 (6.86%) Oracle ODI
9 139 (6.48%) Oracle BI EE
10 97 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 86 (4.01%) Oracle Database 12c
12 73 (3.40%) Oracle9i Database
13 66 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 61 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 60 (2.80%) DB2
15 60 (2.80%) OLTP
16 59 (2.75%) Oracle Exadata
17 58 (2.71%) MySQL
18 53 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 51 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 101 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
2 94 (4.38%) Subversion
3 87 (4.06%) Oracle APEX
4 83 (3.87%) Maven
5 65 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 65 (3.03%) Toad
6 61 (2.85%) JIRA
7 53 (2.47%) Git (software)
8 51 (2.38%) JUnit
9 47 (2.19%) Jenkins
10 45 (2.10%) Eclipse
11 36 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (1.59%) Hudson
13 32 (1.49%) Ant
14 29 (1.35%) ERwin
15 25 (1.17%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.17%) QuickTest Pro
16 24 (1.12%) Selenium
17 23 (1.07%) CruiseControl
18 21 (0.98%) JDeveloper
General
1 512 (23.88%) Finance
2 235 (10.96%) Banking
3 118 (5.50%) Investment Banking
4 74 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 51 (2.38%) Retail
6 41 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 38 (1.77%) Front Office
8 28 (1.31%) Marketing
9 27 (1.26%) Billing
10 24 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.03%) Back Office
12 19 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.79%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.75%) Legal
15 11 (0.51%) Automotive
16 10 (0.47%) Games
16 10 (0.47%) Advertising
17 7 (0.33%) Publishing
17 7 (0.33%) Military
18 6 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 803 (37.45%) Developer
2 400 (18.66%) DBA
3 338 (15.76%) Oracle DBA
4 267 (12.45%) Oracle Developer
5 223 (10.40%) Analyst
6 192 (8.96%) Architect
7 145 (6.76%) Java Developer
8 134 (6.25%) Consultant
9 128 (5.97%) Administrator
10 66 (3.08%) Tester
11 63 (2.94%) Senior Developer
12 59 (2.75%) Support Analyst
12 59 (2.75%) Oracle Consultant
13 58 (2.71%) .NET Developer
14 56 (2.61%) SQL DBA
15 50 (2.33%) Applications Support
16 47 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
17 43 (2.01%) Test Analyst
17 43 (2.01%) Oracle Architect
18 42 (1.96%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (11.66%) XML
2 218 (10.17%) .NET
3 202 (9.42%) Web Services
4 173 (8.07%) Middleware
5 158 (7.37%) HTML
6 150 (7.00%) Spring
7 118 (5.50%) jQuery
8 117 (5.46%) J2EE
9 111 (5.18%) Oracle Fusion
10 108 (5.04%) CSS
11 89 (4.15%) JDBC
12 88 (4.10%) Hibernate
13 87 (4.06%) SOAP
14 85 (3.96%) JMS
15 72 (3.36%) ASP.NET
16 69 (3.22%) Ajax
17 61 (2.85%) XSD
17 61 (2.85%) Java EE
18 60 (2.80%) WebCenter
19 57 (2.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (4.71%) Data Integration
3 82 (3.82%) Replication
4 66 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.94%) Derivative
6 58 (2.71%) Data Structures
7 55 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 49 (2.29%) Clustering
9 42 (1.96%) Statistics
10 40 (1.87%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.77%) Open Source
12 35 (1.63%) Credit Risk
13 32 (1.49%) N-Tier
14 31 (1.45%) Market Risk
15 29 (1.35%) User Experience
16 23 (1.07%) Hedge funds
17 22 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
18 17 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (0.79%) Fixed Income
18 17 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 524 (24.44%) Linux
2 512 (23.88%) UNIX
3 294 (13.71%) Windows
4 119 (5.55%) Solaris
5 114 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 67 (3.13%) AIX
7 49 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 35 (1.63%) HPUX
10 31 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (0.93%) SUSE
12 16 (0.75%) Windows NT
12 16 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.56%) VMS
13 12 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.33%) CentOS
14 7 (0.33%) OpenVMS
15 6 (0.28%) zOS
16 5 (0.23%) Android
16 5 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (13.57%) ETL
3 290 (13.53%) Business Intelligence
4 250 (11.66%) Performance Tuning
5 211 (9.84%) Migration
6 203 (9.47%) Data Modelling
7 196 (9.14%) SOA
8 161 (7.51%) ITIL
9 118 (5.50%) OO
10 100 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (4.66%) Data Analysis
11 99 (4.62%) MVC
12 94 (4.38%) Scrum
13 93 (4.34%) TDD
14 88 (4.10%) Configuration Management
15 85 (3.96%) Data Migration
16 78 (3.64%) Unit Testing
16 78 (3.64%) Workflow
17 74 (3.45%) Project Management
18 72 (3.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1222 (57.00%) SQL
2 704 (32.84%) PL/SQL
3 514 (23.97%) Java
4 270 (12.59%) Shell Script
5 176 (8.21%) C#
6 164 (7.65%) JavaScript
7 104 (4.85%) Perl
8 78 (3.64%) Python
9 75 (3.50%) T-SQL
10 64 (2.99%) C++
11 58 (2.71%) Bash Shell
12 57 (2.66%) VB
13 50 (2.33%) VBScript
14 49 (2.29%) C
15 37 (1.73%) VB.NET
16 31 (1.45%) VB6
16 31 (1.45%) PHP
17 29 (1.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 29 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 24 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 285 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 201 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 108 (5.04%) Degree
4 47 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
6 25 (1.17%) ISEB
7 20 (0.93%) OCP
8 16 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (0.51%) MCITP
12 9 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.37%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 6 (0.28%) PMP
16 5 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.23%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.20%) QA
2 37 (1.73%) SLA
3 30 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.37%) Basel III
6 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.23%) WAI
9 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.047%) EMIR
10 1 (0.047%) COREP
10 1 (0.047%) FINREP
10 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.047%) COBIT
System Software
1 251 (11.71%) Oracle RAC
2 151 (7.04%) Oracle RMAN
3 52 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 22 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (0.51%) vSphere
7 11 (0.51%) RHEV
8 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (0.28%) OCFS2
9 6 (0.28%) PowerHA
10 5 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.23%) XenApp
10 5 (0.23%) KVM
11 4 (0.19%) Xen
11 4 (0.19%) Firmware
11 4 (0.19%) Docker
11 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 164 (7.65%) Data Guard
2 103 (4.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 34 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 34 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (1.40%) Oracle Identity Management
5 26 (1.21%) Puppet
6 23 (1.07%) Control-M
7 18 (0.84%) OpenView
8 13 (0.61%) SCOM
9 12 (0.56%) SCCM
10 10 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (0.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 10 (0.47%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.37%) BladeLogic
11 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.33%) Netcool
13 6 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 5 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2144 (100.00%) Oracle
2 195 (9.10%) Microsoft
3 142 (6.62%) Red Hat
4 122 (5.69%) Informatica
5 92 (4.29%) IBM
6 89 (4.15%) HP
7 82 (3.82%) VMware
8 74 (3.45%) Business Objects
9 62 (2.89%) Siebel
10 58 (2.71%) SAP
11 45 (2.10%) Sybase
12 40 (1.87%) Sun
13 38 (1.77%) Remedy
14 33 (1.54%) Teradata
15 32 (1.49%) EMC
16 30 (1.40%) Cisco
16 30 (1.40%) BMC
17 29 (1.35%) FatWire
17 29 (1.35%) CA
18 26 (1.21%) Citrix
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