The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle8/8i Database skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle8/8i Database over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle8/8i Database
Rank 611 602 568
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -34
Contract jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database 9 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.016% 0.022%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.071% 0.077% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.78 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Oracle8/8i Database
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle8/8i Database Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle8/8i Database
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database within the UK.

Oracle8/8i Database Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle8/8i Database
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database within the UK.

Oracle8/8i Database Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle8/8i Database
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England -20 8 £325 +2.36% 1
South West - 4 £325 -
Wiltshire - 4 £325 -
London 0 3 - -
Croydon - 3 - -
East Midlands 0 1 £425 +33.85%
Leicestershire - 1 £425 -

Oracle8/8i Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle8/8i 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 Oracle8/8i Database.

1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (60.87%) Oracle9i Database
5 12 (52.17%) Migration
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
7 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle 11i
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
7 8 (34.78%) Sybase
7 8 (34.78%) DB2
7 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
7 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
7 8 (34.78%) Data Migration
8 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
8 7 (30.43%) REST
8 7 (30.43%) EJB
8 7 (30.43%) JDBC
8 7 (30.43%) JSP
8 7 (30.43%) Servlets
8 7 (30.43%) SOAP
8 7 (30.43%) Web Services
8 7 (30.43%) XML
8 7 (30.43%) XSL

Oracle8/8i Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle8/8i 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 Oracle8/8i Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (60.87%) Oracle9i Database
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 8 (34.78%) DB2
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (13.04%) SQLPlus
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (13.04%) Toad
4 1 (4.35%) ProC
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (26.09%) DBA
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) J2EE
1 7 (30.43%) EJB
1 7 (30.43%) JDBC
1 7 (30.43%) JSP
1 7 (30.43%) Servlets
1 7 (30.43%) SOAP
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
1 7 (30.43%) XML
1 7 (30.43%) XSL
1 7 (30.43%) CORBA
1 7 (30.43%) J2SE
1 7 (30.43%) Java RMI
1 7 (30.43%) XML Schema
1 7 (30.43%) JavaBeans
1 7 (30.43%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
3 8 (34.78%) Data Migration
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) UML
4 7 (30.43%) OOP
4 7 (30.43%) RUP
4 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Change Management
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
3 7 (30.43%) XPath
4 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (13.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson