The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 14 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.03% 2.14% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 29.17% 15.00% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £378 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+26.90% -4.41%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
24 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.69% 14.23% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 5
Average daily rate £373 £375 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Oracle Database
UK

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +16 6 £380 +26.66% 1
Oracle Database
UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
4 11 (73.33%) Windows
5 10 (66.67%) UNIX
6 9 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (46.67%) Migration
8 6 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (33.33%) SOA
9 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (26.67%) Release Management
11 3 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
11 3 (20.00%) General Ledger
11 3 (20.00%) Middleware
11 3 (20.00%) JDeveloper
11 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (20.00%) ETL
11 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (20.00%) Cognos
11 3 (20.00%) Solaris

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (20.00%) JDeveloper
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) WPF Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) WPF
2 2 (13.33%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Cognos
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) BT