The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 109 61 81
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +20
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 37 93 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 2.88% 1.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.50% 12.90% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 55 22
Average daily rate £400 £438 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £314 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £38.25 £30.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +23.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £47.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-17.36% +48.43%
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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
673 721 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.38% 22.29% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 518 412
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 24
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £30.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% +6.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol -6 12 £375 +13.63% 5
Gloucestershire -10 10 £400 -11.11% 4
Wiltshire -5 8 £400 -20.00% 4
Devon -17 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Somerset -3 3 £438 +24.11%
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
2 76 (65.52%) SQL
3 67 (57.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
5 38 (32.76%) PL/SQL
6 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (27.59%) Java
8 30 (25.86%) DV Cleared
9 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 29 (25.00%) Scrum
10 28 (24.14%) Finance
11 23 (19.83%) Oracle Database 10g
12 22 (18.97%) Data Modelling
13 21 (18.10%) Toad
14 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
15 18 (15.52%) Windows
16 17 (14.66%) Perl
17 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
18 13 (11.21%) C
18 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (11.21%) DevOps
19 12 (10.34%) Informatica
19 12 (10.34%) XML
20 11 (9.48%) Web Services
20 11 (9.48%) ITIL
20 11 (9.48%) Linux
20 11 (9.48%) Migration
20 11 (9.48%) Ruby
20 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database 12c

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (6.03%) JBoss
3 4 (3.45%) Apache
3 4 (3.45%) LiveLink
3 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.59%) Confluence
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.72%) SAS
6 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (4.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (2.59%) BigMachines
4 3 (2.59%) Eloqua
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) AMQP
3 1 (0.86%) FTP
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (57.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 29 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (19.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (11.21%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (9.48%) Big Data
5 11 (9.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 10 (8.62%) Hadoop
7 9 (7.76%) OrientDB
7 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
8 8 (6.90%) MySQL
8 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
9 7 (6.03%) Apache Accumulo
10 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.45%) DB2
11 4 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
11 4 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Toad
2 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.76%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (6.03%) Ant
4 7 (6.03%) Maven
5 6 (5.17%) JIRA
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.59%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.86%) Capybara
9 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.86%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.86%) JUnit
9 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.17%) Electronics
3 6 (5.17%) Marketing
3 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
5 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (50.00%) Developer
2 29 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 23 (19.83%) DBA
4 15 (12.93%) Oracle DBA
4 15 (12.93%) SQL DBA
5 13 (11.21%) Analyst
6 12 (10.34%) Administrator
7 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
8 10 (8.62%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Consultant
9 8 (6.90%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.03%) Applications Support
10 7 (6.03%) Informatica Developer
10 7 (6.03%) SQL Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL Developer
11 6 (5.17%) SQL Server DBA
12 5 (4.31%) Architect
12 5 (4.31%) Database Developer
12 5 (4.31%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) XML
2 11 (9.48%) Web Services
3 10 (8.62%) HTML
3 10 (8.62%) HTML5
3 10 (8.62%) Java EE
3 10 (8.62%) jQuery
4 9 (7.76%) JSF
5 8 (6.90%) Middleware
5 8 (6.90%) SOAP
6 7 (6.03%) GWT
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.45%) .NET
8 3 (2.59%) CSS
8 3 (2.59%) CSS3
8 3 (2.59%) Django
8 3 (2.59%) Mason
8 3 (2.59%) REST
8 3 (2.59%) Visualforce
8 3 (2.59%) WebCenter
8 3 (2.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.59%) Wiki
3 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.86%) Clustering
4 1 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Linux
3 7 (6.03%) Solaris
4 6 (5.17%) Unix
5 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.86%) AIX
7 1 (0.86%) Debian
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.86%) SUSE
7 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.00%) Scrum
3 22 (18.97%) Data Modelling
4 13 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (11.21%) DevOps
5 11 (9.48%) ITIL
5 11 (9.48%) Migration
6 10 (8.62%) ETL
7 9 (7.76%) Database Security
7 9 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.90%) High Availability
9 6 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (5.17%) Programme Management
9 6 (5.17%) Service Management
9 6 (5.17%) TDD
10 5 (4.31%) SOA
11 4 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.45%) CRM
11 4 (3.45%) OO
11 4 (3.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (65.52%) SQL
2 38 (32.76%) PL/SQL
3 32 (27.59%) Java
4 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
5 17 (14.66%) Perl
6 13 (11.21%) C
7 11 (9.48%) Ruby
8 10 (8.62%) Bash Shell
8 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.62%) Scala
9 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.17%) C#
11 4 (3.45%) Python
12 3 (2.59%) Apex Code
12 3 (2.59%) PHP
12 3 (2.59%) XQuery
13 2 (1.72%) COBOL
13 2 (1.72%) VB
13 2 (1.72%) VBA
14 1 (0.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 30 (25.86%) DV Cleared
3 16 (13.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.86%) MCPD
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) SLA
2 5 (4.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (3.45%) QA
4 2 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.86%) NFS
3 1 (0.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (5.17%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.72%) Netcool
4 2 (1.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.86%) Nagios
5 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.86%) OpenView
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) Puppet
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (10.34%) Informatica
3 10 (8.62%) Citrix
4 8 (6.90%) SAP
5 6 (5.17%) Siebel
6 5 (4.31%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.45%) Cisco
7 4 (3.45%) Remedy
8 3 (2.59%) Juniper
8 3 (2.59%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.72%) NetApp
10 1 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.86%) HP
10 1 (0.86%) IBM
10 1 (0.86%) Intel
10 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
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