The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 36 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.69% 3.27% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 12.07% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£350 £388 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +8.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £33.45 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+42.00% -25.66%
Oracle Database
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
45 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.57% 27.10% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 44
Average daily rate £280 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Liverpool -4 2 £350 -26.31% 1
Oracle Database
North West

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) JSF
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
5 4 (30.77%) EJB
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Swing
5 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) WSDL
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (15.38%) Informatica
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (15.38%) Migration

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Siebel EIM
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) JSF
2 4 (30.77%) EJB
2 4 (30.77%) Swing
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) WSDL
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) JDBC
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) JAXB
4 2 (15.38%) JAX-WS
4 2 (15.38%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (15.38%) JiBX
4 2 (15.38%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
3 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) PL/SQL
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) XQuery
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) Siebel
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) SAP