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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 84 86 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1298 1204 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.31% 2.24% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.27% 10.47% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 671 730
Average daily rate
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£416 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 26
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.22 £26.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £39.60 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+61.59% -8.00%

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
12641 11503 10571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.53% 21.36% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8290 7183 6337
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 180 228
Average hourly rate £27.78 £29.74 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.85 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +3 1157 £420 +10.52% 249
London -25 440 £450 +5.88% 100
South East +14 239 £425 +13.33% 45
Yorkshire -2 121 £370 +13.84% 20
City of London -25 113 £489 +15.05% 46
North West +10 93 £469 +33.92% 29
West Yorkshire -6 81 £370 +23.33% 17
Leeds +8 73 £373 +24.16% 11
Hampshire +13 69 £450 +20.00% 8
South West -1 66 £355 -5.33% 14
East Midlands +31 63 £325 -16.12% 6
Scotland -10 63 £350 - 20
West Midlands +28 61 £350 +7.69% 7
East of England -13 45 £450 +38.46% 21
Surrey -8 38 £400 +6.66% 10
Manchester -18 38 £500 +45.98% 14
Glasgow +19 33 £363 +7.40% 10
Wales +19 32 £368 +45.54% 2
North East -15 30 £430 +25.09% 5
Berkshire +3 29 £450 +15.38% 8
Tyne and Wear -16 29 £433 +25.81% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 28 £435 +28.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 27 £430 +13.15% 8
Gloucestershire +12 24 £408 +19.41% 1
Nottingham +12 23 £358 +10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 23 £358 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes -3 23 £430 +13.15% 5
Kent +5 22 £338 -35.71% 2
Hertfordshire -13 22 £350 +16.66% 6
Cardiff +22 20 £320 +28.00% 1

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2451 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1292 (52.71%) SQL
3 1012 (41.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 839 (34.23%) PL/SQL
5 645 (26.32%) Java
6 637 (25.99%) UNIX
7 533 (21.75%) Linux
8 454 (18.52%) SQL Server
9 447 (18.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 420 (17.14%) Finance
11 403 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
12 393 (16.03%) Windows
13 373 (15.22%) .NET
14 318 (12.97%) XML
15 300 (12.24%) WebLogic
16 297 (12.12%) Web Services
17 293 (11.95%) Performance Tuning
18 290 (11.83%) Shell Script
19 286 (11.67%) C#
20 283 (11.55%) Security Cleared
21 272 (11.10%) ETL
22 267 (10.89%) Microsoft
23 263 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
24 260 (10.61%) SOA
25 259 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
26 256 (10.44%) Relational Database
27 254 (10.36%) Migration
28 225 (9.18%) Middleware
28 225 (9.18%) SDLC
29 224 (9.14%) JavaScript

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 300 (12.24%) WebLogic
2 131 (5.34%) Tomcat
3 104 (4.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 92 (3.75%) Apache
5 87 (3.55%) IIS
6 83 (3.39%) JBoss
7 76 (3.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 65 (2.65%) SAS
9 53 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 52 (2.12%) WebSphere
11 42 (1.71%) Confluence
12 36 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
12 36 (1.47%) SharePoint
13 21 (0.86%) MS Exchange
13 21 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
14 19 (0.78%) AquaLogic
15 18 (0.73%) Documentum
15 18 (0.73%) IBM Notes
16 16 (0.65%) CMS
17 15 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 91 (3.71%) MS Excel
2 61 (2.49%) MS Office
3 11 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.37%) MS Project
5 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.12%) HipChat
6 2 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.041%) SPSS
7 1 (0.041%) Simulink
7 1 (0.041%) Windchill
7 1 (0.041%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 123 (5.02%) Oracle EBS
2 87 (3.55%) Oracle Applications
3 64 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 63 (2.57%) Oracle BPM
5 20 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
6 18 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (0.69%) WebTrends
7 17 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
9 12 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
10 10 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 8 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle TCA
13 7 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
14 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
15 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (0.82%) Office 365
3 14 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 13 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.41%) SaaS
6 9 (0.37%) PaaS
7 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.041%) Taleo
9 1 (0.041%) IaaS
9 1 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.041%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 100 (4.08%) Firewall
2 91 (3.71%) SAN
3 61 (2.49%) Internet
4 56 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 52 (2.12%) DNS
6 41 (1.67%) NAS
7 40 (1.63%) LDAP
8 38 (1.55%) SSL
9 37 (1.51%) WAN
10 34 (1.39%) HTTP
11 25 (1.02%) AMQP
12 21 (0.86%) LAN
13 19 (0.78%) DHCP
14 13 (0.53%) SSH
15 12 (0.49%) 2G
16 11 (0.45%) FTP
17 10 (0.41%) MPLS
17 10 (0.41%) HTTPS
17 10 (0.41%) VLAN
18 9 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1012 (41.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 454 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 447 (18.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 263 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
5 256 (10.44%) Relational Database
6 205 (8.36%) Oracle Reports
7 193 (7.87%) RDBMS
8 142 (5.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 122 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 117 (4.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 111 (4.53%) Oracle9i Database
12 80 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 68 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 67 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
15 66 (2.69%) MySQL
15 66 (2.69%) Oracle ODI
16 51 (2.08%) OLTP
17 48 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
18 42 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 41 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 183 (7.47%) Subversion
2 144 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
3 135 (5.51%) Maven
4 113 (4.61%) JIRA
5 105 (4.28%) Toad
6 91 (3.71%) Eclipse
7 90 (3.67%) Jenkins
8 86 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
9 85 (3.47%) JUnit
10 81 (3.30%) Git (software)
11 79 (3.22%) Ant
12 78 (3.18%) Visual Studio
13 63 (2.57%) TeamCity
14 54 (2.20%) ERwin
15 52 (2.12%) NUnit
16 42 (1.71%) Gradle
17 41 (1.67%) Mercurial
18 37 (1.51%) Cucumber
19 35 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
20 29 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 420 (17.14%) Finance
2 221 (9.02%) Banking
3 104 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 79 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 70 (2.86%) Retail
6 45 (1.84%) Front Office
7 35 (1.43%) Marketing
8 33 (1.35%) Billing
9 26 (1.06%) Back Office
10 22 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.73%) Publishing
12 17 (0.69%) Local Government
13 16 (0.65%) Legal
14 15 (0.61%) Advertising
14 15 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.29%) French Language
18 6 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 1021 (41.66%) Developer
2 377 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 348 (14.20%) DBA
4 281 (11.46%) Architect
5 275 (11.22%) Oracle DBA
6 249 (10.16%) Analyst
7 163 (6.65%) Java Developer
8 157 (6.41%) Administrator
9 134 (5.47%) Consultant
10 99 (4.04%) .NET Developer
11 97 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 75 (3.06%) SQL Developer
13 69 (2.82%) Designer
14 67 (2.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 63 (2.57%) Senior Developer
16 62 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
16 62 (2.53%) PL/SQL Developer
17 58 (2.37%) Oracle Consultant
18 54 (2.20%) Infrastructure Architect
19 50 (2.04%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (15.22%) .NET
2 318 (12.97%) XML
3 297 (12.12%) Web Services
4 225 (9.18%) Middleware
5 167 (6.81%) ASP.NET
6 165 (6.73%) HTML
7 157 (6.41%) J2EE
8 141 (5.75%) Spring
9 128 (5.22%) SOAP
10 115 (4.69%) Oracle Fusion
11 110 (4.49%) JMS
12 100 (4.08%) Java EE
13 98 (4.00%) jQuery
14 86 (3.51%) CSS
15 72 (2.94%) JSP
16 68 (2.77%) .NET Framework
17 67 (2.73%) Hibernate
18 62 (2.53%) REST
19 61 (2.49%) WCF
20 56 (2.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 205 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (3.35%) Data Centre
2 82 (3.35%) Clustering
3 61 (2.49%) Replication
4 54 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 49 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 46 (1.88%) Fixed Income
7 43 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 29 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 26 (1.06%) Data Structures
10 24 (0.98%) Derivative
11 21 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 20 (0.82%) N-Tier
13 18 (0.73%) NHS
13 18 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 18 (0.73%) Market Risk
14 17 (0.69%) Visualisation
15 16 (0.65%) Equities
16 14 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 637 (25.99%) UNIX
2 533 (21.75%) Linux
3 393 (16.03%) Windows
4 188 (7.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 152 (6.20%) Solaris
6 78 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (3.10%) AIX
8 42 (1.71%) HPUX
9 39 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.86%) SUSE
11 16 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
13 11 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 8 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (0.33%) Android
16 6 (0.24%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.20%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (11.95%) Performance Tuning
3 272 (11.10%) ETL
4 260 (10.61%) SOA
5 259 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
6 254 (10.36%) Migration
7 225 (9.18%) SDLC
8 218 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 179 (7.30%) ITIL
10 153 (6.24%) Scrum
11 146 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
12 124 (5.06%) TDD
13 102 (4.16%) Unit Testing
14 99 (4.04%) OO
15 98 (4.00%) CRM
16 92 (3.75%) Configuration Management
17 84 (3.43%) Dimensional Modelling
18 80 (3.26%) Software Engineering
18 80 (3.26%) MVC
19 76 (3.10%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1292 (52.71%) SQL
2 839 (34.23%) PL/SQL
3 645 (26.32%) Java
4 290 (11.83%) Shell Script
5 286 (11.67%) C#
6 224 (9.14%) JavaScript
7 96 (3.92%) Perl
8 89 (3.63%) C++
9 80 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 78 (3.18%) T-SQL
11 67 (2.73%) VB
12 59 (2.41%) C
13 57 (2.33%) Bash Shell
14 50 (2.04%) Python
15 47 (1.92%) VB.NET
16 38 (1.55%) Korn
17 34 (1.39%) VBA
18 27 (1.10%) VBScript
19 25 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 22 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 283 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 149 (6.08%) Degree
3 146 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 117 (4.77%) DV Cleared
5 40 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
6 22 (0.90%) ISEB
7 18 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.69%) OCP
9 12 (0.49%) MCPD
10 10 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.16%) CCNA
11 4 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.12%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.12%) HP APS
12 3 (0.12%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.12%) MCP
13 2 (0.082%) HND
13 2 (0.082%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.65%) QA
2 45 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.10%) SLA
4 10 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.37%) HL7
6 8 (0.33%) EMIR
7 7 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.24%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.24%) DICOM
9 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.082%) COBIT
11 2 (0.082%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (6.94%) Oracle RAC
2 67 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (1.84%) Active Directory
4 38 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 21 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (0.82%) XenApp
7 18 (0.73%) Xen
8 17 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 13 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 10 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.41%) Oracle Clusterware
11 8 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 8 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.24%) KVM
14 5 (0.20%) Varnish
14 5 (0.20%) Veritas File System
14 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.16%) Samba
15 4 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 126 (5.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 117 (4.77%) Data Guard
3 75 (3.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 44 (1.80%) Puppet
5 24 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (0.98%) Tivoli
5 24 (0.98%) BladeLogic
6 23 (0.94%) Control-M
6 23 (0.94%) SCCM
6 23 (0.94%) ITRS Geneos
7 18 (0.73%) Vagrant
8 17 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
10 10 (0.41%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (0.37%) OpenView
12 8 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
12 8 (0.33%) SCOM
13 7 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2451 (100.00%) Oracle
2 267 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 189 (7.71%) Red Hat
4 130 (5.30%) Informatica
5 120 (4.90%) IBM
6 112 (4.57%) VMware
7 98 (4.00%) Business Objects
8 96 (3.92%) HP
9 69 (2.82%) SAP
10 57 (2.33%) Citrix
11 43 (1.75%) EMC
12 38 (1.55%) Sybase
13 35 (1.43%) TIBCO
14 33 (1.35%) Atlassian
15 31 (1.26%) Cognos
16 30 (1.22%) Sun
17 29 (1.18%) CA
17 29 (1.18%) Remedy
18 28 (1.14%) Tableau
19 26 (1.06%) Pega
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