The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 49 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 94 86 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.99% 3.22% 2.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.93% 14.73% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 44 31
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£350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £241 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £67.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.70 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+49.84% -13.15%
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
675 584 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.46% 21.88% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 363
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.30 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Manchester -3 43 £350 +16.56% 15
Lancashire - 24 £400 - 1
Cheshire -13 8 £425 +14.09% 7
Merseyside -11 2 £350 +16.66% 2
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 102 (60.36%) SQL
3 70 (41.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 62 (36.69%) PL/SQL
5 46 (27.22%) XML
6 43 (25.44%) Java
6 43 (25.44%) Web Services
7 42 (24.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 37 (21.89%) Linux
9 35 (20.71%) Red Hat
10 34 (20.12%) JavaScript
10 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
11 32 (18.93%) Finance
12 31 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (17.16%) Windows
14 27 (15.98%) Subversion
15 26 (15.38%) OO
15 26 (15.38%) Data Modelling
15 26 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
16 24 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (12.43%) XSLT
17 21 (12.43%) jQuery
18 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
18 20 (11.83%) HTML
19 19 (11.24%) PHP
19 19 (11.24%) XSD
19 19 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (11.24%) Informatica
19 19 (11.24%) LAMP
20 18 (10.65%) Java EE

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (10.65%) SAS
2 14 (8.28%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (5.92%) Umbraco
5 8 (4.73%) IIS
6 7 (4.14%) JBoss
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.37%) Documentum
8 4 (2.37%) Confluence
9 3 (1.78%) AquaLogic
10 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle 9iAS
11 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.37%) MS Office
3 3 (1.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.37%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.59%) Summit
6 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.59%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) HTTP
2 5 (2.96%) AMQP
2 5 (2.96%) Internet
3 4 (2.37%) SAN
4 3 (1.78%) NAS
4 3 (1.78%) Firewall
4 3 (1.78%) DHCP
5 2 (1.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (41.42%) Oracle Database 11g
2 42 (24.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 34 (20.12%) SQL Server
4 19 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (8.88%) Base SAS
6 12 (7.10%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.33%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (5.33%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.73%) PowerCenter
8 8 (4.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (3.55%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (3.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (2.96%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.96%) Hadoop
12 4 (2.37%) SQLPlus
12 4 (2.37%) JasperReports
12 4 (2.37%) BODI
Development Applications
1 27 (15.98%) Subversion
2 18 (10.65%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.28%) Eclipse
4 12 (7.10%) Visual Studio
5 11 (6.51%) Oracle APEX
6 10 (5.92%) ERwin
7 8 (4.73%) Toad
7 8 (4.73%) Maven
8 7 (4.14%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (4.14%) Rational Rose
9 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.55%) JIRA
10 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (2.96%) Ant
11 4 (2.37%) JUnit
11 4 (2.37%) NetBeans
11 4 (2.37%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.37%) Gradle
12 3 (1.78%) JDeveloper
General
1 32 (18.93%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.33%) Retail
4 5 (2.96%) Banking
5 4 (2.37%) Back Office
5 4 (2.37%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) German Language
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (53.85%) Developer
2 26 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.43%) Oracle Developer
4 19 (11.24%) PHP Developer
5 18 (10.65%) DBA
6 16 (9.47%) Oracle DBA
7 13 (7.69%) SAS Developer
8 12 (7.10%) Analyst
9 11 (6.51%) Consultant
10 8 (4.73%) Architect
11 6 (3.55%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (3.55%) Administrator
11 6 (3.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 6 (3.55%) SOA Developer
12 5 (2.96%) OBIEE Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Programmer
13 4 (2.37%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.37%) SQL DBA
13 4 (2.37%) SAS Programmer
13 4 (2.37%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (27.22%) XML
2 43 (25.44%) Web Services
3 21 (12.43%) XSLT
3 21 (12.43%) jQuery
4 20 (11.83%) HTML
5 19 (11.24%) XSD
5 19 (11.24%) LAMP
6 18 (10.65%) Java EE
6 18 (10.65%) J2EE
6 18 (10.65%) RabbitMQ
7 15 (8.88%) Spring
7 15 (8.88%) JMS
8 14 (8.28%) Middleware
9 13 (7.69%) .NET
9 13 (7.69%) CSS
10 11 (6.51%) HTML5
10 11 (6.51%) WSDL
11 10 (5.92%) J2SE
11 10 (5.92%) Classic ASP
11 10 (5.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Open Source
2 16 (9.47%) Derivative
3 14 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.37%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.78%) Clustering
7 3 (1.78%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.18%) AS400
8 2 (1.18%) HP Superdome
8 2 (1.18%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.89%) Linux
2 29 (17.16%) Windows
3 16 (9.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (8.88%) Solaris
5 12 (7.10%) UNIX
5 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.73%) HPUX
8 4 (2.37%) VMS
8 4 (2.37%) AIX
9 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.34%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (15.38%) OO
2 26 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 26 (15.38%) Dimensional Modelling
3 24 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.65%) SOA
5 17 (10.06%) Software Engineering
6 16 (9.47%) Migration
7 14 (8.28%) Scrum
7 14 (8.28%) MVC
8 12 (7.10%) Data Security
9 11 (6.51%) ETL
10 10 (5.92%) Service Delivery
10 10 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.73%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.14%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.14%) Waterfall
13 7 (4.14%) Physical Data Model
13 7 (4.14%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 102 (60.36%) SQL
2 62 (36.69%) PL/SQL
3 43 (25.44%) Java
4 34 (20.12%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.24%) PHP
6 13 (7.69%) C#
7 10 (5.92%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.55%) VBA
9 4 (2.37%) XQuery
9 4 (2.37%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.37%) VBScript
9 4 (2.37%) VB
9 4 (2.37%) VB6
9 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.59%) XPath
10 1 (0.59%) ABAP
10 1 (0.59%) C++
10 1 (0.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.51%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.55%) Degree
4 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.18%) PMP
5 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.59%) MCPD
6 1 (0.59%) ISEB
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.33%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Data Guard
2 4 (2.37%) Puppet
2 4 (2.37%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.59%) OpenView
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) Oracle
2 35 (20.71%) Red Hat
3 19 (11.24%) Informatica
4 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.28%) HP
5 14 (8.28%) VMware
6 7 (4.14%) CA
6 7 (4.14%) Cisco
6 7 (4.14%) IBM
7 6 (3.55%) SAP
8 5 (2.96%) Atlassian
8 5 (2.96%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.96%) Citrix
9 4 (2.37%) Compuware
9 4 (2.37%) F5
10 3 (1.78%) BEA
10 3 (1.78%) webMethods
10 3 (1.78%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.18%) Symantec
11 2 (1.18%) Sage
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