The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle 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 Oracle Database over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 92 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1294 1255 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 2.26% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 10.50% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 679 774
Average daily rate
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£408 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £270 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.11 £23.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £41.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -15.49%

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
13241 11948 11657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.48% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8690 7380 7206
Average daily rate £401 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 179 204
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.47 £13.04 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.45 £67.00 £50.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Database
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 Database within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -16 1137 £418 +10.74% 208
London -44 436 £475 +11.76% 66
South East +15 263 £400 +14.28% 32
City of London -9 116 £500 +14.28% 14
North West -8 113 £450 +38.46% 29
Scotland +10 100 £345 -12.38% 16
Hampshire +14 98 £425 +14.86% 8
Yorkshire -11 81 £325 -7.14% 24
South West 0 59 £388 -6.62% 13
West Yorkshire -5 57 £325 -9.72% 17
Glasgow +32 54 £338 +3.84% 9
West Midlands +20 51 £350 +6.06% 8
East of England -29 50 £375 +7.14% 26
Leeds -1 46 £325 -16.66% 15
Manchester -14 44 £463 +48.59% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 40 £401 +14.42% 4
East Midlands +13 38 £350 -5.40% 6
Surrey -4 38 £400 +12.67% 6
Edinburgh -14 35 £350 -17.64% 4
Milton Keynes -4 32 £400 +14.35% 4
North East -23 30 £394 +12.50% 1
Wales +13 29 £375 +47.05% 6
Berkshire +3 29 £400 +6.66% 7
South Wales +8 26 £375 +47.05% 6
Tyne and Wear -20 26 £394 +12.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 26 £394 +14.54% 1
Wiltshire +17 22 £350 -14.11% 6
Cardiff +4 21 £375 +50.00% 3
Lancashire -2 21 £440 +6.66% 2
Gloucestershire -5 19 £408 +1.87% 1

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2465 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1298 (52.66%) SQL
3 1004 (40.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 809 (32.82%) PL/SQL
5 607 (24.62%) UNIX
6 601 (24.38%) Linux
7 578 (23.45%) Java
8 492 (19.96%) SQL Server
9 476 (19.31%) Finance
10 462 (18.74%) Oracle Database 10g
11 409 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
12 382 (15.50%) Windows
13 319 (12.94%) XML
14 313 (12.70%) Shell Script
15 292 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
16 291 (11.81%) .NET
17 285 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
18 284 (11.52%) ETL
19 277 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
20 275 (11.16%) Security Cleared
21 273 (11.08%) Web Services
21 273 (11.08%) Migration
22 271 (10.99%) Microsoft
23 263 (10.67%) Relational Database
24 257 (10.43%) Data Modelling
25 251 (10.18%) Middleware
26 247 (10.02%) WebLogic
27 246 (9.98%) Banking
28 237 (9.61%) C#
29 233 (9.45%) SOA

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 247 (10.02%) WebLogic
2 113 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 106 (4.30%) JBoss
4 95 (3.85%) Apache
5 91 (3.69%) Oracle Service Bus
5 91 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 84 (3.41%) SAS
7 73 (2.96%) IIS
8 69 (2.80%) WebSphere
9 58 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
10 45 (1.83%) SharePoint
11 39 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 27 (1.10%) MS Exchange
13 26 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 23 (0.93%) Node.js
15 21 (0.85%) Confluence
16 19 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
16 19 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
17 15 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
17 15 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 101 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 53 (2.15%) MS Office
3 8 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.28%) MS Project
5 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) SPSS
6 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.12%) HipChat
7 1 (0.041%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.041%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 91 (3.69%) Oracle EBS
2 66 (2.68%) Oracle BPM
3 63 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
4 48 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
6 14 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
7 13 (0.53%) WebTrends
8 11 (0.45%) Oracle BRM
9 10 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
11 8 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 7 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
13 6 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
13 6 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
15 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.61%) Office 365
4 14 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 13 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
6 11 (0.45%) SaaS
7 5 (0.20%) PaaS
8 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.12%) Taleo
10 2 (0.081%) IaaS
11 1 (0.041%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.53%) SAN
2 78 (3.16%) Firewall
3 59 (2.39%) DNS
4 51 (2.07%) TCP/IP
5 41 (1.66%) Internet
6 37 (1.50%) SSL
6 37 (1.50%) NAS
7 36 (1.46%) HTTP
8 32 (1.30%) LDAP
9 29 (1.18%) DHCP
10 23 (0.93%) WAN
11 17 (0.69%) LAN
12 15 (0.61%) SSH
13 13 (0.53%) AMQP
13 13 (0.53%) FTP
14 11 (0.45%) SNMP
15 10 (0.41%) 2G
16 8 (0.32%) Intranet
17 7 (0.28%) VLAN
17 7 (0.28%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1004 (40.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 492 (19.96%) SQL Server
3 462 (18.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 277 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
5 263 (10.67%) Relational Database
6 233 (9.45%) Oracle Reports
7 200 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
8 192 (7.79%) RDBMS
9 148 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 131 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 112 (4.54%) Oracle9i Database
12 111 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
13 93 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
14 83 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 75 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 71 (2.88%) MySQL
17 61 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
18 51 (2.07%) OLTP
19 48 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 43 (1.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 171 (6.94%) Subversion
2 145 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 133 (5.40%) Maven
4 101 (4.10%) Toad
5 93 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 91 (3.69%) Jenkins
6 91 (3.69%) Eclipse
7 86 (3.49%) JIRA
8 85 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
9 73 (2.96%) Ant
10 71 (2.88%) Visual Studio
11 63 (2.56%) TeamCity
12 61 (2.47%) ERwin
13 59 (2.39%) JUnit
14 54 (2.19%) NUnit
15 48 (1.95%) Selenium
16 44 (1.78%) SoapUI
17 42 (1.70%) Cucumber
18 33 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (1.14%) Gradle
General
1 476 (19.31%) Finance
2 246 (9.98%) Banking
3 108 (4.38%) Investment Banking
4 82 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 61 (2.47%) Front Office
6 59 (2.39%) Retail
7 34 (1.38%) Billing
8 28 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.01%) Back Office
9 25 (1.01%) Marketing
10 23 (0.93%) Publishing
11 17 (0.69%) Legal
11 17 (0.69%) Military
11 17 (0.69%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.49%) Local Government
13 11 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.45%) Advertising
14 9 (0.37%) French Language
15 7 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 1025 (41.58%) Developer
2 397 (16.11%) Oracle Developer
3 383 (15.54%) DBA
4 300 (12.17%) Oracle DBA
5 267 (10.83%) Architect
6 264 (10.71%) Analyst
7 174 (7.06%) Java Developer
8 162 (6.57%) Administrator
9 126 (5.11%) Consultant
10 82 (3.33%) SQL Developer
11 76 (3.08%) Senior Developer
12 70 (2.84%) Designer
13 69 (2.80%) C# Developer
14 65 (2.64%) PL/SQL Developer
15 63 (2.56%) .NET Developer
16 62 (2.52%) Test Analyst
17 61 (2.47%) Infrastructure Architect
18 60 (2.43%) Project Manager
19 54 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
20 53 (2.15%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (12.94%) XML
2 291 (11.81%) .NET
3 273 (11.08%) Web Services
4 251 (10.18%) Middleware
5 164 (6.65%) HTML
6 163 (6.61%) SOAP
7 150 (6.09%) J2EE
8 143 (5.80%) Oracle Fusion
9 128 (5.19%) Spring
10 112 (4.54%) ASP.NET
11 106 (4.30%) JMS
12 85 (3.45%) CSS
13 77 (3.12%) jQuery
14 69 (2.80%) Hibernate
15 67 (2.72%) JSON
15 67 (2.72%) REST
16 63 (2.56%) JDBC
17 62 (2.52%) XSLT
17 62 (2.52%) .NET Framework
17 62 (2.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 188 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (3.65%) Clustering
3 83 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 65 (2.64%) Replication
5 54 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 50 (2.03%) Data Integration
6 50 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 38 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 34 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 28 (1.14%) N-Tier
11 23 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 21 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 19 (0.77%) Derivative
15 18 (0.73%) Visualisation
16 17 (0.69%) Credit Risk
16 17 (0.69%) Market Risk
16 17 (0.69%) NHS
17 16 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 607 (24.62%) UNIX
2 601 (24.38%) Linux
3 382 (15.50%) Windows
4 188 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 154 (6.25%) Solaris
6 87 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 70 (2.84%) AIX
8 45 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 37 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (1.42%) HPUX
11 33 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
12 23 (0.93%) SUSE
13 21 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 13 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.49%) Android
15 12 (0.49%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 5 (0.20%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.16%) Windows NT
19 3 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (16.59%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
3 285 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
4 284 (11.52%) ETL
5 273 (11.08%) Migration
6 257 (10.43%) Data Modelling
7 233 (9.45%) SOA
8 191 (7.75%) SDLC
9 188 (7.63%) ITIL
10 150 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 148 (6.00%) Scrum
12 121 (4.91%) TDD
13 107 (4.34%) Unit Testing
14 104 (4.22%) Data Migration
15 95 (3.85%) CRM
16 94 (3.81%) Project Management
17 91 (3.69%) Dimensional Modelling
17 91 (3.69%) Software Engineering
18 79 (3.20%) Analytics
19 77 (3.12%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1298 (52.66%) SQL
2 809 (32.82%) PL/SQL
3 578 (23.45%) Java
4 313 (12.70%) Shell Script
5 237 (9.61%) C#
6 181 (7.34%) JavaScript
7 126 (5.11%) Perl
8 97 (3.94%) T-SQL
9 76 (3.08%) C++
10 73 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 68 (2.76%) C
12 63 (2.56%) VB
13 58 (2.35%) Python
14 51 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 42 (1.70%) VB.NET
16 35 (1.42%) Korn
17 28 (1.14%) XQuery
17 28 (1.14%) VBA
18 27 (1.10%) Scala
19 25 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 275 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 167 (6.77%) Degree
3 162 (6.57%) SC Cleared
4 72 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 41 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
6 28 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 26 (1.05%) ISEB
8 16 (0.65%) OCP
8 16 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.24%) MCPD
12 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.20%) HND
13 4 (0.16%) CISSP
13 4 (0.16%) CCNA
13 4 (0.16%) PMP
13 4 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.16%) HP APS
14 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.07%) Data Quality
2 48 (1.95%) QA
3 32 (1.30%) SLA
4 14 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 6 (0.24%) EMIR
7 4 (0.16%) GxP
8 2 (0.081%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.081%) Basel III
9 1 (0.041%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.041%) HL7
9 1 (0.041%) CDISC
9 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.041%) Basel II
System Software
1 207 (8.40%) Oracle RAC
2 64 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.81%) XenApp
6 17 (0.69%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
8 15 (0.61%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.49%) Xen
11 11 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.24%) NFS
14 5 (0.20%) Veritas File System
14 5 (0.20%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.20%) PowerHA
15 4 (0.16%) Varnish
15 4 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
15 4 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 147 (5.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 140 (5.68%) Data Guard
3 79 (3.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 32 (1.30%) Puppet
5 27 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.89%) Control-M
7 18 (0.73%) BladeLogic
8 15 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (0.57%) SCCM
9 14 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
9 14 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
10 12 (0.49%) Tivoli
11 11 (0.45%) WSUS
11 11 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
12 10 (0.41%) SCOM
12 10 (0.41%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.37%) OpenView
13 9 (0.37%) DatAdvantage
14 8 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2465 (100.00%) Oracle
2 271 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 187 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 133 (5.40%) Informatica
5 130 (5.27%) IBM
6 119 (4.83%) VMware
7 92 (3.73%) HP
8 91 (3.69%) SAP
9 66 (2.68%) Sybase
10 64 (2.60%) Citrix
11 35 (1.42%) Cognos
12 31 (1.26%) EMC
13 27 (1.10%) NetApp
13 27 (1.10%) Veritas
14 26 (1.05%) Symantec
14 26 (1.05%) Tableau
15 25 (1.01%) Google
16 24 (0.97%) Adobe
17 22 (0.89%) Sun
17 22 (0.89%) Remedy
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