The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 23 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.69% 12.36% 3.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.71% 52.38% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.80 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+33.70% +1.44%
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 Northern Ireland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.66% 23.60% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 23
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
County Antrim -16 2 - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Cognos
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
5 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (28.57%) SAP

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) DBA
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
1 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Struts
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
1 1 (14.29%) FIXML
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Business Objects
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase