The table below looks at the statistics for the Oracle Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Architect
Rank 522 494 485
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -9
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Architect 91 83 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 55
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£450 £520 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +9.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £525 £478
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +9.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+106.15% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Oracle Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Oracle Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Architect within the UK.

Oracle Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Oracle Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Architect within the UK.

Oracle Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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 +9 84 £450 -12.19% 7
London +29 56 £450 -10.00% 6
City of London +21 11 £550 - 4
South East -27 10 £563 +7.65%
Hampshire -13 7 £575 +10.57%
Yorkshire +1 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire -6 6 - -
North West - 3 £450 -
East of England - 3 - -
Berkshire +4 2 £450 -14.28%
Scotland -21 2 £550 +4.76%
Southampton - 2 - -
South West -37 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Reading - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Oracle Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle Architect in their job title.

1 176 (100.00%) Oracle
2 51 (28.98%) Oracle Database
3 49 (27.84%) SOA
4 48 (27.27%) Finance
5 41 (23.30%) Oracle EBS
6 39 (22.16%) Data Modelling
7 38 (21.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 32 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
9 30 (17.05%) SQL
10 28 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (15.91%) Middleware
10 28 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
11 25 (14.20%) Data Architecture
11 25 (14.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 23 (13.07%) Oracle BI EE
13 22 (12.50%) ETL
14 21 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (11.93%) UNIX
14 21 (11.93%) Oracle Fusion
14 21 (11.93%) Retail
15 18 (10.23%) Migration
15 18 (10.23%) ERP
16 16 (9.09%) Data Integration
17 15 (8.52%) Oracle Exadata
17 15 (8.52%) CRM
17 15 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (7.95%) Project Management
18 14 (7.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 14 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
19 12 (6.82%) SQL Server

Oracle Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Oracle Architect in their job title 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 with Oracle Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.70%) CMS
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.27%) MS Project
3 4 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 41 (23.30%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (6.82%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (5.11%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (3.98%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (3.41%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle TCA
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 3 (1.70%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle SCM
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Taleo
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) FTP
2 3 (1.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
3 2 (1.14%) InfiniBand
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) LDAP
4 1 (0.57%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.98%) Oracle Database
2 38 (21.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 32 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
4 28 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (14.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 23 (13.07%) Oracle BI EE
7 15 (8.52%) Oracle Exadata
8 12 (6.82%) Relational Database
8 12 (6.82%) SQL Server
8 12 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (5.11%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (4.55%) RDBMS
12 7 (3.98%) OLTP
13 4 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (2.27%) Essbase
13 4 (2.27%) SQLBase
14 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.70%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.57%) Maven
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 48 (27.27%) Finance
2 21 (11.93%) Retail
3 8 (4.55%) Banking
4 7 (3.98%) Billing
5 3 (1.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.70%) Electronics
5 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Military
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) Middleware
2 21 (11.93%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (5.11%) Web Services
4 7 (3.98%) WebCenter
5 4 (2.27%) REST
6 3 (1.70%) OpenID
6 3 (1.70%) OAuth
6 3 (1.70%) XML
6 3 (1.70%) HTML
6 3 (1.70%) SAML
6 3 (1.70%) Ajax
7 2 (1.14%) jQuery
7 2 (1.14%) SOAP
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (1.14%) Spring
7 2 (1.14%) EDI
7 2 (1.14%) JMS
7 2 (1.14%) WSDL
7 2 (1.14%) XSD
7 2 (1.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 12 (6.82%) Reference Data
3 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.84%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.70%) Replication
5 3 (1.70%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.70%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exalytics
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.57%) PACS
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.93%) UNIX
2 5 (2.84%) Linux
3 3 (1.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.14%) AIX
4 2 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.84%) SOA
2 39 (22.16%) Data Modelling
3 25 (14.20%) Data Architecture
4 22 (12.50%) ETL
5 21 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (10.23%) ERP
6 18 (10.23%) Migration
7 15 (8.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.52%) CRM
8 14 (7.95%) Project Management
8 14 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.11%) TOGAF
9 9 (5.11%) Data Management
10 8 (4.55%) BPEL
10 8 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.98%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.98%) EAM
11 7 (3.98%) Business Analysis
11 7 (3.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.05%) SQL
2 11 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 7 (3.98%) Java
3 7 (3.98%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.14%) XPath
4 2 (1.14%) Groovy
4 2 (1.14%) C#
4 2 (1.14%) XQuery
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 176 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (4.55%) SAP
3 7 (3.98%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.41%) Hyperion
4 6 (3.41%) JDA
5 4 (2.27%) Primavera
5 4 (2.27%) Sybase
5 4 (2.27%) IBM
6 3 (1.70%) Retek
6 3 (1.70%) Informatica
7 2 (1.14%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.14%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.14%) Aveksa
7 2 (1.14%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) KANA
8 1 (0.57%) Endeca
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.57%) Tableau
8 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft