The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 6 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.19% 13.33% 12.87%
As % of the Vendors category 32.08% 33.33% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £274 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Oracle
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 36 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.48% 40.00% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 41
Average daily rate £200 £218 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -37.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £110 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.75 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.41% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Oracle
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
County Antrim +1 15 £350 -6.66% 4
County Armagh - 1 - -
County Londonderry - - - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Oracle 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.

1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 12 (32.43%) UNIX
4 11 (29.73%) Java
4 11 (29.73%) J2EE
4 11 (29.73%) Ab Initio
5 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) DB2
8 7 (18.92%) XML
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
8 7 (18.92%) Korn
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
9 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
9 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
10 5 (13.51%) JMS
10 5 (13.51%) ETL
10 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 5 (13.51%) Linux
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
10 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Spring

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Oracle 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (8.11%) Markit EDM
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (5.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) DB2
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
4 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.11%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Ab Initio Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Assistant Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) OBIEE Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) OBIEE Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) J2EE
2 7 (18.92%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) JMS
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.51%) Spring
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (8.11%) Struts
6 2 (5.41%) JSF
6 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (2.70%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) Spring Integration
7 1 (2.70%) Vaadin
7 1 (2.70%) JSP
7 1 (2.70%) SOAP
7 1 (2.70%) FIXML
7 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) UNIX
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) ETL
2 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Resource Management
3 4 (10.81%) Metaprogramming
3 4 (10.81%) Parallel Processing
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.11%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) E-business
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Korn
5 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
7 3 (8.11%) ActionScript 2.0
7 3 (8.11%) C-shell
7 3 (8.11%) Perl
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.11%) ActionScript
7 3 (8.11%) SQR
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) VCP4
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Ab Initio
2 4 (10.81%) Sybase
3 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Cognos
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) TIBCO