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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 82 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1225 1526 1518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 2.92% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.43% 12.79% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 846 824
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.55 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £50.53 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +11.11%

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
11748 11930 11597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.45% 22.80% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7668 7334 6756
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 238 308
Average hourly rate £31.40 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 1104 £375 -6.25% 217
London -38 473 £413 -8.33% 84
South East -28 193 £363 -3.33% 43
City of London -23 122 £413 -8.33% 28
East of England +31 115 £325 - 15
North West -4 78 £350 +7.69% 18
Scotland -14 74 £388 +14.81% 16
Yorkshire -23 70 £303 -19.33% 12
Hampshire -32 61 £361 -3.66% 6
Hertfordshire +25 60 £294 -9.61% 7
South West -26 58 £390 +7.58% 13
North East -2 51 £330 +21.65% 4
West Yorkshire -16 49 £300 -19.46% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 48 £330 +21.65% 4
Tyne and Wear -3 48 £330 +21.65% 4
West Midlands -4 44 £350 +8.52% 18
Buckinghamshire +8 36 £400 +14.28% 9
Manchester -5 31 £300 -7.69% 8
Leeds -18 31 £305 -20.00% 3
Surrey -17 29 £360 -7.09% 8
Milton Keynes 0 28 £375 +7.14% 8
Bristol -4 28 £375 +78.57% 2
Berkshire -6 24 £375 +15.38% 10
Glasgow -12 22 £350 +7.69% 9
Cambridgeshire +2 21 £285 -10.93% 5
Birmingham +5 20 £400 +23.07% 2
Lancashire -3 19 £439 +40.40% 1
Rickmansworth - 19 £340 -
Edinburgh -15 18 £400 -11.11% 4
East Midlands -27 17 £285 -8.06% 8

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 2374 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1336 (56.28%) SQL
3 1026 (43.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 778 (32.77%) PL/SQL
5 577 (24.30%) Java
6 553 (23.29%) UNIX
7 550 (23.17%) Linux
8 546 (23.00%) Finance
9 540 (22.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 403 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 342 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
12 317 (13.35%) Windows
13 313 (13.18%) ETL
13 313 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
14 310 (13.06%) Security Cleared
15 283 (11.92%) Relational Database
16 279 (11.75%) Performance Tuning
17 277 (11.67%) Shell Script
18 275 (11.58%) XML
19 272 (11.46%) Oracle RAC
20 266 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
21 264 (11.12%) WebLogic
22 252 (10.61%) Banking
23 241 (10.15%) SOA
24 238 (10.03%) .NET
24 238 (10.03%) Web Services
25 231 (9.73%) Migration
26 229 (9.65%) Data Modelling
27 217 (9.14%) SC Cleared
28 211 (8.89%) Oracle Reports

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 264 (11.12%) WebLogic
2 103 (4.34%) Apache
3 93 (3.92%) Tomcat
4 85 (3.58%) WebSphere
5 73 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 67 (2.82%) JBoss
6 67 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 59 (2.49%) Oracle Service Bus
8 52 (2.19%) IIS
9 51 (2.15%) SAS
10 45 (1.90%) CMS
11 40 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
12 37 (1.56%) SharePoint
13 35 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
13 35 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 31 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
15 30 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
16 29 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
17 19 (0.80%) AquaLogic
18 18 (0.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 74 (3.12%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.02%) MS Office
3 26 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.59%) MS Project
5 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.084%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.042%) Windchill
8 1 (0.042%) SPSS
8 1 (0.042%) FastStats
8 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 149 (6.28%) Oracle EBS
2 89 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 81 (3.41%) Oracle Applications
4 54 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
5 31 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
6 30 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
7 28 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
8 27 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 24 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
10 18 (0.76%) Documaker
11 13 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
12 12 (0.51%) Oracle HRMS
13 11 (0.46%) Oracle FAH
14 10 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
14 10 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
16 6 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 6 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
16 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.42%) SaaS
2 6 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.084%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (3.62%) SAN
2 84 (3.54%) HTTP
3 52 (2.19%) Firewall
4 43 (1.81%) LDAP
4 43 (1.81%) SSL
5 39 (1.64%) Internet
6 32 (1.35%) DNS
7 28 (1.18%) HTTPS
8 24 (1.01%) FTP
9 23 (0.97%) TCP/IP
9 23 (0.97%) WAN
10 20 (0.84%) NAS
11 19 (0.80%) DHCP
12 17 (0.72%) LAN
13 13 (0.55%) Kerberos
14 8 (0.34%) InfiniBand
14 8 (0.34%) Ethernet
14 8 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
14 8 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1026 (43.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 540 (22.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 403 (16.98%) SQL Server
4 283 (11.92%) Relational Database
5 266 (11.20%) Data Warehouse
6 211 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
7 205 (8.64%) RDBMS
8 156 (6.57%) Oracle ODI
9 152 (6.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 113 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 94 (3.96%) Oracle9i Database
12 89 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
13 73 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 69 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 66 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
16 63 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 63 (2.65%) MySQL
17 60 (2.53%) DB2
17 60 (2.53%) OLTP
18 59 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 120 (5.05%) Oracle Forms
2 110 (4.63%) Maven
3 105 (4.42%) Subversion
4 93 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
5 72 (3.03%) Visual Studio
6 70 (2.95%) Toad
7 68 (2.86%) JIRA
8 60 (2.53%) JUnit
9 58 (2.44%) Jenkins
10 57 (2.40%) Git (software)
11 53 (2.23%) Eclipse
12 38 (1.60%) Ant
13 36 (1.52%) Hudson
13 36 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (1.43%) Selenium
15 29 (1.22%) ERwin
16 26 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
17 25 (1.05%) TeamCity
18 23 (0.97%) CruiseControl
19 22 (0.93%) JDeveloper
General
1 546 (23.00%) Finance
2 252 (10.61%) Banking
3 124 (5.22%) Investment Banking
4 76 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.19%) Retail
6 41 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 40 (1.68%) Front Office
8 28 (1.18%) Marketing
9 27 (1.14%) Billing
9 27 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.93%) Back Office
11 20 (0.84%) General Ledger
12 19 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.67%) Legal
14 11 (0.46%) Automotive
15 10 (0.42%) Advertising
15 10 (0.42%) Games
16 8 (0.34%) Publishing
17 7 (0.29%) French Language
17 7 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 892 (37.57%) Developer
2 449 (18.91%) DBA
3 374 (15.75%) Oracle DBA
4 298 (12.55%) Oracle Developer
5 243 (10.24%) Analyst
6 206 (8.68%) Architect
7 178 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 158 (6.66%) Consultant
9 143 (6.02%) Administrator
10 77 (3.24%) Senior Developer
11 70 (2.95%) Oracle Consultant
12 67 (2.82%) Tester
13 63 (2.65%) .NET Developer
14 62 (2.61%) Support Analyst
15 61 (2.57%) SQL DBA
16 52 (2.19%) Applications Support
17 50 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
17 50 (2.11%) Oracle Architect
18 48 (2.02%) Test Analyst
19 46 (1.94%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (11.58%) XML
2 238 (10.03%) .NET
2 238 (10.03%) Web Services
3 198 (8.34%) Middleware
4 185 (7.79%) HTML
4 185 (7.79%) Spring
5 130 (5.48%) J2EE
6 128 (5.39%) CSS
7 126 (5.31%) jQuery
8 121 (5.10%) Oracle Fusion
9 104 (4.38%) Hibernate
10 98 (4.13%) SOAP
11 94 (3.96%) JDBC
12 91 (3.83%) JMS
13 76 (3.20%) ASP.NET
13 76 (3.20%) Ajax
14 69 (2.91%) Java EE
15 67 (2.82%) XSLT
15 67 (2.82%) WebCenter
16 65 (2.74%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 184 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (4.34%) Data Integration
3 94 (3.96%) Replication
4 67 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.65%) Derivative
6 61 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 58 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 54 (2.27%) Clustering
9 49 (2.06%) Open Source
10 47 (1.98%) Statistics
11 40 (1.68%) Algorithms
12 35 (1.47%) Credit Risk
13 33 (1.39%) Market Risk
14 32 (1.35%) N-Tier
15 31 (1.31%) User Experience
16 23 (0.97%) Hedge funds
17 22 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
18 19 (0.80%) Mainframe
19 18 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
20 17 (0.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 553 (23.29%) UNIX
2 550 (23.17%) Linux
3 317 (13.35%) Windows
4 136 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 135 (5.69%) Solaris
6 82 (3.45%) AIX
7 52 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (1.77%) HPUX
10 33 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (0.84%) SUSE
12 16 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.67%) Windows NT
13 13 (0.55%) CentOS
14 12 (0.51%) VMS
14 12 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.42%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.29%) OpenVMS
17 6 (0.25%) zOS
18 5 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (13.18%) ETL
2 313 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
3 279 (11.75%) Performance Tuning
4 241 (10.15%) SOA
5 231 (9.73%) Migration
6 229 (9.65%) Data Modelling
7 169 (7.12%) ITIL
8 125 (5.27%) OO
9 113 (4.76%) TDD
10 112 (4.72%) Scrum
11 108 (4.55%) MVC
12 107 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
13 101 (4.25%) Data Analysis
14 94 (3.96%) Workflow
14 94 (3.96%) Configuration Management
14 94 (3.96%) Data Migration
15 92 (3.88%) Unit Testing
16 80 (3.37%) UML
17 77 (3.24%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1336 (56.28%) SQL
2 778 (32.77%) PL/SQL
3 577 (24.30%) Java
4 277 (11.67%) Shell Script
5 188 (7.92%) C#
6 187 (7.88%) JavaScript
7 107 (4.51%) Perl
8 79 (3.33%) Python
9 78 (3.29%) T-SQL
10 67 (2.82%) C++
11 65 (2.74%) VB
12 58 (2.44%) Bash Shell
13 50 (2.11%) VBScript
14 49 (2.06%) C
15 41 (1.73%) VB.NET
16 32 (1.35%) PowerShell
16 32 (1.35%) PHP
16 32 (1.35%) VB6
17 30 (1.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 26 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 310 (13.06%) Security Cleared
2 217 (9.14%) SC Cleared
3 111 (4.68%) Degree
4 48 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 35 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
6 27 (1.14%) ISEB
7 21 (0.88%) OCP
8 18 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (0.46%) MCITP
12 10 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.38%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.34%) Sun Certification
15 7 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.25%) PMP
17 5 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
17 5 (0.21%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.00%) QA
2 39 (1.64%) SLA
3 30 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.34%) Basel III
6 7 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.29%) GPG13
7 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.21%) WAI
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.042%) COBIT
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.042%) EMIR
10 1 (0.042%) COREP
10 1 (0.042%) FINREP
System Software
1 272 (11.46%) Oracle RAC
2 166 (6.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 60 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.19%) Active Directory
5 26 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 15 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (0.63%) RHEV
7 12 (0.51%) vSphere
8 9 (0.38%) KVM
9 8 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.25%) OCFS2
10 6 (0.25%) PowerHA
10 6 (0.25%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.21%) XenApp
12 4 (0.17%) Docker
12 4 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.17%) Firmware
12 4 (0.17%) Xen
13 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 185 (7.79%) Data Guard
2 109 (4.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 36 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (1.43%) Tivoli
5 33 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
6 26 (1.10%) Puppet
7 23 (0.97%) Control-M
8 18 (0.76%) OpenView
9 16 (0.67%) SCOM
10 13 (0.55%) SCCM
11 10 (0.42%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 10 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.34%) BladeLogic
13 7 (0.29%) Netcool
14 6 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 6 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
15 5 (0.21%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2374 (100.00%) Oracle
2 204 (8.59%) Microsoft
3 149 (6.28%) Red Hat
4 128 (5.39%) Informatica
5 101 (4.25%) IBM
6 95 (4.00%) HP
7 92 (3.88%) VMware
8 75 (3.16%) Business Objects
9 65 (2.74%) SAP
10 62 (2.61%) Siebel
11 48 (2.02%) Sybase
12 41 (1.73%) Sun
13 40 (1.68%) Remedy
14 34 (1.43%) Teradata
15 32 (1.35%) Cisco
15 32 (1.35%) EMC
16 30 (1.26%) Citrix
16 30 (1.26%) BMC
17 29 (1.22%) CA
17 29 (1.22%) FatWire
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