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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 79 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1290 1459 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.24% 2.77% 2.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.83% 12.36% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 796 837
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 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 21
Average hourly rate £31.86 £34.15 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.69% +6.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.20 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.80 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £36.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-6.31% +16.12%

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
11910 11800 11987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.68% 22.37% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7516 7332 6837
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 £270 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 198 331
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- -6.39%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -11 1175 £375 -7.40% 246
London -7 570 £425 -5.55% 95
South East -4 199 £361 -2.36% 49
City of London -6 128 £425 -8.10% 40
East of England +21 96 £355 +1.42% 21
North West +11 92 £339 +4.23% 24
Scotland -6 68 £388 +14.81% 8
Yorkshire -20 68 £310 -17.33% 22
Hampshire -32 60 £375 - 16
Hertfordshire +9 49 £313 -24.24% 8
West Yorkshire -4 48 £345 -6.12% 11
North East +6 47 £330 +7.75% 3
Manchester +13 41 £308 +8.38% 12
Tyne and Wear +4 40 £329 +7.44% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 40 £329 +7.44% 2
South West -61 40 £400 +6.66% 12
Buckinghamshire +10 38 £400 +14.28% 7
Surrey -4 38 £360 -15.29% 7
West Midlands -14 31 £350 +8.52% 16
Milton Keynes 0 28 £400 +14.28% 5
Leeds -9 27 £358 -7.74% 6
Berkshire +11 25 £375 +15.38% 11
Glasgow -10 22 £338 +1.88% 6
Gloucestershire -10 21 £450 +20.80% 3
Edinburgh -8 19 £460 +8.23% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 18 £375 +15.38% 5
Lancashire -1 18 £426 - 2
East Midlands -17 18 £360 +20.00% 4
Rickmansworth - 17 £340 - 1
Wales -21 16 £316 +15.00% 8

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2512 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1429 (56.89%) SQL
3 1130 (44.98%) Oracle Database 11g
4 775 (30.85%) PL/SQL
5 631 (25.12%) UNIX
6 619 (24.64%) Finance
7 593 (23.61%) Java
8 592 (23.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 575 (22.89%) Linux
10 476 (18.95%) SQL Server
11 352 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
12 346 (13.77%) Windows
13 343 (13.65%) Performance Tuning
14 330 (13.14%) ETL
15 314 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
16 313 (12.46%) Oracle RAC
17 309 (12.30%) Relational Database
18 298 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
19 296 (11.78%) XML
20 290 (11.54%) Banking
21 285 (11.35%) WebLogic
22 280 (11.15%) Security Cleared
23 272 (10.83%) SOA
24 267 (10.63%) Shell Script
25 252 (10.03%) Oracle Reports
26 246 (9.79%) Data Guard
27 242 (9.63%) Web Services
28 231 (9.20%) Migration
29 230 (9.16%) Microsoft
30 229 (9.12%) .NET

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 285 (11.35%) WebLogic
2 101 (4.02%) Apache
3 98 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 89 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 84 (3.34%) Tomcat
6 68 (2.71%) Oracle Service Bus
7 61 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 48 (1.91%) IIS
9 46 (1.83%) SAS
10 43 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
11 39 (1.55%) SharePoint
12 36 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
13 35 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 34 (1.35%) CMS
15 31 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
15 31 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
16 23 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
17 17 (0.68%) MQSeries
17 17 (0.68%) MS Exchange
18 16 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (2.91%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.75%) MS Office
3 14 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.56%) MS Project
4 5 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.080%) Windchill
6 2 (0.080%) SPSS
7 1 (0.040%) FastStats
7 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 147 (5.85%) Oracle EBS
2 96 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 90 (3.58%) Oracle Applications
4 59 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
5 38 (1.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 35 (1.39%) Oracle 11i
7 33 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
8 32 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 26 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
10 18 (0.72%) Documaker
11 14 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
12 13 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
13 12 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
13 12 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
14 11 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
14 11 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 11 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
14 11 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
15 9 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (0.36%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.52%) SaaS
2 7 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.080%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.38%) SAN
2 79 (3.14%) HTTP
3 55 (2.19%) Firewall
4 48 (1.91%) Internet
5 43 (1.71%) SSL
6 41 (1.63%) LDAP
7 32 (1.27%) DNS
8 31 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 29 (1.15%) HTTPS
10 26 (1.04%) FTP
11 20 (0.80%) WAN
12 19 (0.76%) NAS
13 17 (0.68%) LAN
14 15 (0.60%) DHCP
15 13 (0.52%) Kerberos
16 8 (0.32%) InfiniBand
16 8 (0.32%) Network Security
16 8 (0.32%) SSH
16 8 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1130 (44.98%) Oracle Database 11g
2 592 (23.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 476 (18.95%) SQL Server
4 309 (12.30%) Relational Database
5 298 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
6 252 (10.03%) Oracle Reports
7 222 (8.84%) RDBMS
8 161 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 144 (5.73%) Oracle ODI
10 131 (5.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 120 (4.78%) Oracle9i Database
12 91 (3.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 89 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 85 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 75 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 70 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
17 69 (2.75%) DB2
18 67 (2.67%) MySQL
19 65 (2.59%) Oracle Exadata
20 61 (2.43%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 138 (5.49%) Oracle Forms
2 119 (4.74%) Maven
3 110 (4.38%) Subversion
4 88 (3.50%) Toad
5 69 (2.75%) Eclipse
6 68 (2.71%) Visual Studio
6 68 (2.71%) JIRA
7 65 (2.59%) JUnit
8 62 (2.47%) Jenkins
8 62 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
9 56 (2.23%) Git (software)
10 40 (1.59%) Ant
11 37 (1.47%) Selenium
12 36 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (1.43%) Hudson
13 27 (1.07%) ERwin
14 26 (1.04%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
16 24 (0.96%) CruiseControl
17 21 (0.84%) Mockito
General
1 619 (24.64%) Finance
2 290 (11.54%) Banking
3 137 (5.45%) Investment Banking
4 76 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 73 (2.91%) Retail
6 47 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 43 (1.71%) Front Office
8 32 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.27%) Billing
9 28 (1.11%) Marketing
10 26 (1.04%) Back Office
10 26 (1.04%) General Ledger
11 19 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.64%) Legal
13 13 (0.52%) Games
14 11 (0.44%) Automotive
15 10 (0.40%) Advertising
15 10 (0.40%) Publishing
16 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 907 (36.11%) Developer
2 526 (20.94%) DBA
3 419 (16.68%) Oracle DBA
4 291 (11.58%) Oracle Developer
5 266 (10.59%) Analyst
6 213 (8.48%) Architect
7 177 (7.05%) Java Developer
8 153 (6.09%) Consultant
9 152 (6.05%) Administrator
10 96 (3.82%) SQL DBA
11 79 (3.14%) Senior Developer
12 77 (3.07%) Oracle Consultant
13 68 (2.71%) Tester
14 65 (2.59%) Support Analyst
15 62 (2.47%) .NET Developer
16 61 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
17 56 (2.23%) Applications Support
18 51 (2.03%) Test Analyst
18 51 (2.03%) SQL Developer
19 49 (1.95%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (11.78%) XML
2 242 (9.63%) Web Services
3 229 (9.12%) .NET
4 198 (7.88%) Spring
5 192 (7.64%) Middleware
6 156 (6.21%) J2EE
7 141 (5.61%) HTML
8 116 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 104 (4.14%) jQuery
10 100 (3.98%) Hibernate
11 96 (3.82%) CSS
12 95 (3.78%) JDBC
13 89 (3.54%) JMS
14 83 (3.30%) SOAP
15 79 (3.14%) XSLT
16 74 (2.95%) ASP.NET
17 67 (2.67%) WebCenter
17 67 (2.67%) Java EE
18 65 (2.59%) XSD
19 64 (2.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 199 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (4.14%) Replication
3 102 (4.06%) Data Integration
4 79 (3.14%) Clustering
5 71 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 63 (2.51%) Derivative
7 60 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 48 (1.91%) Credit Risk
9 46 (1.83%) Statistics
10 45 (1.79%) Open Source
11 36 (1.43%) N-Tier
12 32 (1.27%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (1.11%) User Experience
15 27 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 25 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
17 23 (0.92%) Hedge funds
18 19 (0.76%) Mainframe
19 18 (0.72%) Fixed Income
20 17 (0.68%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 631 (25.12%) UNIX
2 575 (22.89%) Linux
3 346 (13.77%) Windows
4 159 (6.33%) Solaris
5 155 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (3.26%) AIX
7 58 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (1.67%) HPUX
9 24 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
10 20 (0.80%) SUSE
11 19 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.56%) Windows NT
13 12 (0.48%) CentOS
13 12 (0.48%) VMS
14 11 (0.44%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.28%) OpenVMS
17 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (13.65%) Performance Tuning
3 330 (13.14%) ETL
4 314 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 272 (10.83%) SOA
6 231 (9.20%) Migration
7 227 (9.04%) Data Modelling
8 181 (7.21%) ITIL
9 147 (5.85%) OO
10 120 (4.78%) Scrum
11 118 (4.70%) TDD
12 117 (4.66%) MVC
13 103 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
14 99 (3.94%) Data Analysis
15 95 (3.78%) Configuration Management
16 94 (3.74%) Data Migration
17 93 (3.70%) Analytics
18 91 (3.62%) Unit Testing
19 84 (3.34%) UML
19 84 (3.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1429 (56.89%) SQL
2 775 (30.85%) PL/SQL
3 593 (23.61%) Java
4 267 (10.63%) Shell Script
5 174 (6.93%) C#
6 164 (6.53%) JavaScript
7 112 (4.46%) T-SQL
8 106 (4.22%) Perl
9 91 (3.62%) Python
10 65 (2.59%) VB
11 63 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 58 (2.31%) C++
13 48 (1.91%) C
14 45 (1.79%) VBScript
15 35 (1.39%) VB.NET
16 34 (1.35%) PowerShell
17 32 (1.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 29 (1.15%) VBA
19 28 (1.11%) PHP
19 28 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 280 (11.15%) Security Cleared
2 203 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 128 (5.10%) Degree
4 46 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.35%) ISEB
6 33 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
7 26 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.84%) OCP
9 18 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
12 13 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.48%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.36%) PMP
15 8 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.32%) Sun Certification
16 7 (0.28%) MCITP
16 7 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 6 (0.24%) MCSE
18 5 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.26%) QA
2 54 (2.15%) SLA
3 28 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.36%) Basel III
5 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.28%) GPG13
7 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.080%) COBIT
9 1 (0.040%) GxP
9 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.040%) HL7
9 1 (0.040%) COREP
9 1 (0.040%) FINREP
System Software
1 313 (12.46%) Oracle RAC
2 204 (8.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 62 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 16 (0.64%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (0.52%) RHEV
7 11 (0.44%) vSphere
8 9 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 7 (0.28%) KVM
10 6 (0.24%) OCFS2
10 6 (0.24%) Xen
11 5 (0.20%) NDS
11 5 (0.20%) XenApp
11 5 (0.20%) SRDF
11 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.16%) Docker
12 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 246 (9.79%) Data Guard
2 127 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 35 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
3 35 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 35 (1.39%) Tivoli
4 29 (1.15%) Control-M
5 23 (0.92%) Puppet
6 19 (0.76%) SCOM
7 17 (0.68%) SCCM
8 14 (0.56%) OpenView
9 12 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
10 10 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
10 10 (0.40%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 10 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.36%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (0.32%) BladeLogic
13 7 (0.28%) Netcool
13 7 (0.28%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 2512 (100.00%) Oracle
2 230 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 171 (6.81%) Red Hat
4 123 (4.90%) Informatica
5 119 (4.74%) IBM
6 93 (3.70%) HP
7 91 (3.62%) VMware
8 89 (3.54%) JBoss
9 79 (3.14%) Business Objects
10 76 (3.03%) SAP
11 56 (2.23%) Sybase
12 54 (2.15%) Siebel
13 51 (2.03%) Remedy
14 40 (1.59%) BMC
15 36 (1.43%) Hyperion
16 35 (1.39%) EMC
17 34 (1.35%) Cognos
17 34 (1.35%) Sun
17 34 (1.35%) Teradata
18 30 (1.19%) CA
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Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
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Posted: Yesterday
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