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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 27 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 13 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.73% 15.91% 12.37%
As % of the Vendors category 15.48% 30.43% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Median daily rate £413 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £37.75 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +3.70%

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
84 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 37.00% 52.27% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 19
Median daily rate £355 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 - £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £13.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -20 13 £413 -8.33% 2
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (29.17%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) Banking
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
6 5 (20.83%) JSP
6 5 (20.83%) Servlets
6 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (16.67%) ATG
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (16.67%) Ab Initio
7 4 (16.67%) VMware
7 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (16.67%) J2EE
7 4 (16.67%) DB2
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
7 4 (16.67%) Metaprogramming
7 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) EngageOne
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) DB2
5 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (12.50%) QlikView
6 1 (4.17%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) E-Business Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) JSP
3 5 (20.83%) Servlets
4 4 (16.67%) J2EE
5 3 (12.50%) .NET
5 3 (12.50%) JMS
6 2 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) EJB
7 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (4.17%) HTML
7 1 (4.17%) JDBC
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (16.67%) Metaprogramming
2 4 (16.67%) Parallel Processing
2 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.33%) E-business
4 2 (8.33%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.17%) KYC
5 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) Korn
6 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) vRealize
2 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Ab Initio
1 4 (16.67%) ATG
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Cognos
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase