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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 76 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1175 1290 1315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.28% 2.53% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.72% 11.52% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 674 695
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 20
Average hourly rate £46.80 £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.70% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.70 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.80 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+33.70% +1.44%

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
10958 11197 10309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 22.00% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7057 6798 6166
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 190 235
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -7 1064 £388 -3.12% 213
London -25 411 £448 -0.55% 80
South East -1 196 £350 -6.66% 45
North West +4 112 £343 +5.38% 17
South West 0 87 £434 +23.92% 20
East of England +22 71 £290 -16.54% 15
Yorkshire -13 70 £375 +13.20% 16
City of London -39 67 £450 +1.40% 25
Hampshire -2 65 £393 -0.31% 13
Manchester +3 59 £338 +12.31% 8
Scotland -29 55 £400 +23.55% 12
West Yorkshire -4 54 £381 +19.14% 11
West Midlands -13 50 £400 +26.98% 7
Surrey +23 39 £350 +9.37% 5
Leeds -3 36 £400 +33.33% 8
Cambridgeshire +23 35 £290 -31.76% 2
East Midlands +16 35 £325 -10.34% 7
Buckinghamshire -1 30 £425 +6.25% 4
Berkshire -17 30 £338 -12.39% 15
Edinburgh -11 28 £360 +2.85% 4
Milton Keynes +7 26 £450 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire +2 25 £450 +28.57% 4
Glasgow -23 24 £428 +34.01% 6
South Wales +19 23 £375 -11.76% 2
Wales +8 23 £375 -11.76% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 22 £325 -13.33% 3
Nottingham +1 22 £325 -13.33% 3
Cardiff +20 21 £375 -11.76% 1
Hertfordshire +14 20 £350 +40.00% 9
Bristol +12 20 £366 +10.98% 9

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2356 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1285 (54.54%) SQL
3 967 (41.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 860 (36.50%) PL/SQL
5 614 (26.06%) Java
6 567 (24.07%) UNIX
7 495 (21.01%) Linux
8 491 (20.84%) Oracle Database 10g
9 444 (18.85%) Finance
10 392 (16.64%) .NET
11 381 (16.17%) SQL Server
12 366 (15.53%) Security Cleared
13 359 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
14 343 (14.56%) Windows
15 330 (14.01%) WebLogic
16 303 (12.86%) XML
17 294 (12.48%) C#
18 283 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
19 255 (10.82%) Shell Script
20 252 (10.70%) ETL
21 247 (10.48%) Migration
22 246 (10.44%) Web Services
23 241 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
24 239 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
25 237 (10.06%) Relational Database
25 237 (10.06%) JavaScript
26 231 (9.80%) SC Cleared
27 229 (9.72%) Microsoft
28 226 (9.59%) HTML
29 215 (9.13%) SOA

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 330 (14.01%) WebLogic
2 116 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 96 (4.07%) Apache
4 79 (3.35%) SAS
5 78 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 68 (2.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 60 (2.55%) JBoss
8 51 (2.16%) IIS
8 51 (2.16%) Oracle Service Bus
9 47 (1.99%) WebSphere
10 43 (1.83%) Oracle Application Server
11 35 (1.49%) Confluence
12 34 (1.44%) SharePoint
13 29 (1.23%) CMS
14 26 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
15 24 (1.02%) AquaLogic
16 19 (0.81%) Tuxedo
16 19 (0.81%) Oracle 10gAS
17 18 (0.76%) GlassFish
18 16 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 90 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.95%) MS Office
3 25 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.51%) MS Project
5 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.042%) Simulink
7 1 (0.042%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 146 (6.20%) Oracle EBS
2 91 (3.86%) Oracle Applications
3 75 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 43 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
5 30 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
6 24 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
7 23 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
8 15 (0.64%) Oracle HRMS
9 11 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
10 10 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle TCA
14 6 (0.25%) SmartPlant
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
14 6 (0.25%) AquaLogic BPM
14 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.42%) SaaS
2 8 (0.34%) PaaS
3 7 (0.30%) Office 365
3 7 (0.30%) GitHub
3 7 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.085%) IaaS
5 1 (0.042%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.042%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.14%) SAN
2 54 (2.29%) Firewall
3 51 (2.16%) Internet
4 45 (1.91%) LDAP
5 39 (1.66%) HTTP
6 33 (1.40%) WAN
7 28 (1.19%) DNS
8 24 (1.02%) SSL
9 23 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 23 (0.98%) NAS
10 19 (0.81%) LAN
11 17 (0.72%) MPLS
12 16 (0.68%) AMQP
13 11 (0.47%) Ethernet
14 10 (0.42%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.42%) 2G
15 9 (0.38%) SDH
16 8 (0.34%) Wireless
16 8 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
17 7 (0.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 967 (41.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 491 (20.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 381 (16.17%) SQL Server
4 241 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
5 237 (10.06%) Relational Database
6 206 (8.74%) Oracle Reports
7 182 (7.72%) RDBMS
8 134 (5.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 115 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
10 112 (4.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 105 (4.46%) Oracle9i Database
12 78 (3.31%) MySQL
13 64 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 61 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 60 (2.55%) Oracle Exadata
16 57 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 55 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 54 (2.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 51 (2.16%) Oracle Discoverer
20 45 (1.91%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 144 (6.11%) Maven
2 141 (5.98%) Subversion
3 116 (4.92%) Oracle APEX
3 116 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
4 102 (4.33%) Toad
5 98 (4.16%) Visual Studio
5 98 (4.16%) JIRA
6 92 (3.90%) Jenkins
7 83 (3.52%) JUnit
7 83 (3.52%) Eclipse
8 73 (3.10%) Git (software)
9 64 (2.72%) Ant
10 54 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (1.66%) TeamCity
11 39 (1.66%) Hudson
12 26 (1.10%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.06%) ERwin
13 25 (1.06%) Selenium
14 24 (1.02%) NUnit
14 24 (1.02%) Mercurial
General
1 444 (18.85%) Finance
2 203 (8.62%) Banking
3 84 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 78 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.33%) Retail
6 25 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 23 (0.98%) Front Office
8 22 (0.93%) Marketing
9 20 (0.85%) Back Office
10 19 (0.81%) General Ledger
11 16 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.68%) Advertising
11 16 (0.68%) Publishing
11 16 (0.68%) Billing
12 15 (0.64%) Legal
13 13 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.38%) Local Government
15 6 (0.25%) Automotive
16 5 (0.21%) Games
16 5 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 908 (38.54%) Developer
2 386 (16.38%) DBA
3 330 (14.01%) Oracle DBA
4 281 (11.93%) Oracle Developer
5 252 (10.70%) Analyst
6 226 (9.59%) Architect
7 185 (7.85%) Java Developer
8 168 (7.13%) Consultant
9 131 (5.56%) Administrator
10 106 (4.50%) .NET Developer
11 83 (3.52%) C# Developer
12 69 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 62 (2.63%) Programmer
14 58 (2.46%) Support Analyst
15 57 (2.42%) Applications Support
15 57 (2.42%) Senior Developer
16 51 (2.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 49 (2.08%) Tester
18 47 (1.99%) ASP.NET Developer
19 45 (1.91%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (16.64%) .NET
2 303 (12.86%) XML
3 246 (10.44%) Web Services
4 226 (9.59%) HTML
5 179 (7.60%) Middleware
6 151 (6.41%) J2EE
7 149 (6.32%) Spring
8 147 (6.24%) jQuery
9 145 (6.15%) ASP.NET
10 140 (5.94%) CSS
11 121 (5.14%) Java EE
12 109 (4.63%) Oracle Fusion
13 100 (4.24%) SOAP
14 96 (4.07%) JMS
15 90 (3.82%) Hibernate
16 72 (3.06%) Ajax
16 72 (3.06%) JSP
17 68 (2.89%) XSD
17 68 (2.89%) HTML5
18 60 (2.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 198 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (4.03%) Replication
3 73 (3.10%) Open Source
4 67 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 67 (2.84%) Clustering
5 49 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 47 (1.99%) Data Integration
7 43 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 41 (1.74%) Derivative
9 37 (1.57%) Statistics
10 28 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.02%) User Experience
13 21 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (0.81%) Market Risk
15 17 (0.72%) Fixed Income
16 15 (0.64%) Credit Risk
17 14 (0.59%) Equities
18 13 (0.55%) N-Tier
18 13 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 567 (24.07%) UNIX
2 495 (21.01%) Linux
3 343 (14.56%) Windows
4 172 (7.30%) Solaris
5 165 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (3.90%) AIX
7 66 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 39 (1.66%) HPUX
10 24 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (0.81%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 16 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (0.51%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.38%) Windows 7
15 9 (0.38%) Windows NT
16 8 (0.34%) SUSE
17 7 (0.30%) VMS
17 7 (0.30%) CentOS
18 6 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (12.01%) Business Intelligence
3 252 (10.70%) ETL
4 247 (10.48%) Migration
5 239 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
6 215 (9.13%) SOA
7 195 (8.28%) Data Modelling
8 177 (7.51%) ITIL
9 126 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
10 114 (4.84%) OO
10 114 (4.84%) Scrum
11 99 (4.20%) Configuration Management
12 95 (4.03%) TDD
13 85 (3.61%) CRM
14 81 (3.44%) Workflow
15 79 (3.35%) MVC
16 77 (3.27%) Project Management
17 73 (3.10%) Unit Testing
18 72 (3.06%) Data Migration
19 71 (3.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1285 (54.54%) SQL
2 860 (36.50%) PL/SQL
3 614 (26.06%) Java
4 294 (12.48%) C#
5 255 (10.82%) Shell Script
6 237 (10.06%) JavaScript
7 112 (4.75%) Perl
8 91 (3.86%) C++
9 73 (3.10%) VB
10 66 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 63 (2.67%) C
12 46 (1.95%) PHP
13 45 (1.91%) Python
14 44 (1.87%) VBA
15 41 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 38 (1.61%) T-SQL
17 37 (1.57%) VB6
18 32 (1.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 30 (1.27%) Korn
20 29 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 366 (15.53%) Security Cleared
2 231 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 113 (4.80%) Degree
4 101 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 56 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
6 28 (1.19%) VCP4
7 18 (0.76%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (0.68%) OCP
9 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.42%) ISEB
11 9 (0.38%) OCPJP
12 8 (0.34%) MCPD
13 4 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.17%) MCITP
13 4 (0.17%) Siebel Certification
14 3 (0.13%) PMP
14 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.085%) IBM Certification
15 2 (0.085%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.52%) QA
2 31 (1.32%) SLA
3 26 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.34%) HL7
5 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.25%) DICOM
6 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.21%) WAI
8 4 (0.17%) EMIR
9 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.085%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.085%) Basel III
10 2 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 197 (8.36%) Oracle RAC
2 144 (6.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 55 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 22 (0.93%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 17 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (0.42%) Squid
9 8 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 7 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (0.30%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 7 (0.30%) XenApp
10 7 (0.30%) KVM
10 7 (0.30%) RHEV
11 6 (0.25%) Xen
12 4 (0.17%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.17%) vSphere
13 3 (0.13%) Firmware
13 3 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 125 (5.31%) Data Guard
2 99 (4.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 43 (1.83%) Puppet
4 22 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 21 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
6 19 (0.81%) Control-M
7 17 (0.72%) OpenView
7 17 (0.72%) Vagrant
8 13 (0.55%) SCCM
9 11 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
9 11 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.42%) BladeLogic
11 9 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
11 9 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.25%) SCOM
15 5 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.21%) Nagios
16 4 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2356 (100.00%) Oracle
2 229 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 178 (7.56%) Red Hat
4 133 (5.65%) Informatica
5 86 (3.65%) VMware
6 84 (3.57%) IBM
7 82 (3.48%) HP
8 73 (3.10%) Business Objects
9 64 (2.72%) SAP
10 47 (1.99%) Sun
11 33 (1.40%) Siebel
11 33 (1.40%) Sybase
12 32 (1.36%) MicroStrategy
12 32 (1.36%) BEA
13 31 (1.32%) Remedy
14 30 (1.27%) EMC
15 27 (1.15%) Citrix
16 25 (1.06%) Cisco
17 24 (1.02%) Atlassian
18 23 (0.98%) Splunk
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Rate: Highly Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 300 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Total Gas & Power Limited
Rate: £18,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Annual Leave Entitlement
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: £0 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Wilson HCG
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago