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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 84 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1186 1442 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.19% 2.82% 2.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.42% 12.41% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 823 815
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 22
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.20 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.51% -28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.00 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.60 £50.68 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+48.90% -29.11%

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
11385 11624 10887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.99% 22.71% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7570 7136 6619
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 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 258 259
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -4.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £48.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -27 1067 £400 - 139
London -52 406 £425 -2.29% 54
South East -14 214 £400 +6.66% 35
City of London -42 104 £419 -2.61% 19
South West +18 96 £425 +41.66% 9
North West -2 85 £400 +8.84% 6
Yorkshire -15 85 £413 +20.00% 15
East of England +18 80 £310 -4.61% 9
Hampshire -10 71 £433 +15.33% 15
Scotland -22 66 £373 +16.77% 12
West Yorkshire -19 64 £400 +23.07% 11
West Midlands -15 56 £350 +10.67% 6
Leeds -22 42 £419 +39.58% 6
Surrey +5 41 £360 +51.57% 6
Berkshire -18 38 £350 -9.14% 9
Bristol +13 32 £370 +5.71% 1
Manchester -19 31 £348 -0.71% 2
Hertfordshire +27 28 £330 -20.48% 2
Gloucestershire +5 28 £469 +56.25% 1
Lancashire +2 26 £450 +18.03%
North East -22 26 £470 +70.90%
Buckinghamshire -1 25 £288 -8.73% 1
Edinburgh -33 25 £400 +15.10% 4
Oxfordshire -4 24 £450 +21.62% 1
Milton Keynes +5 23 £253 -3.90% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 23 £463 +68.18%
Tyne and Wear -18 23 £463 +68.18%
Cambridgeshire -1 22 £285 -19.71% 3
South Wales -2 20 £375 +4.16% 2
Wales -10 20 £375 +4.16% 2

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2456 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1417 (57.70%) SQL
3 1051 (42.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 891 (36.28%) PL/SQL
5 594 (24.19%) Java
5 594 (24.19%) UNIX
6 548 (22.31%) Linux
7 545 (22.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 538 (21.91%) Finance
9 385 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
10 384 (15.64%) SQL Server
11 358 (14.58%) Security Cleared
12 343 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
13 336 (13.68%) Windows
14 328 (13.36%) .NET
15 311 (12.66%) XML
16 306 (12.46%) ETL
17 302 (12.30%) WebLogic
18 281 (11.44%) Shell Script
19 275 (11.20%) Relational Database
20 274 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
21 260 (10.59%) C#
22 255 (10.38%) Migration
23 247 (10.06%) Performance Tuning
24 245 (9.98%) Web Services
25 244 (9.93%) SC Cleared
26 239 (9.73%) Oracle RAC
27 237 (9.65%) HTML
28 230 (9.36%) SOA
29 226 (9.20%) Data Modelling

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 302 (12.30%) WebLogic
2 101 (4.11%) Apache
3 95 (3.87%) Tomcat
4 78 (3.18%) SAS
5 77 (3.14%) JBoss
6 74 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 72 (2.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 69 (2.81%) WebSphere
9 64 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
10 45 (1.83%) IIS
11 44 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
12 37 (1.51%) CMS
13 34 (1.38%) SharePoint
14 33 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
15 29 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
16 28 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 22 (0.90%) AquaLogic
18 21 (0.86%) Oracle 10gAS
19 20 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
20 18 (0.73%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 93 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.63%) MS Office
3 30 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.65%) MS Project
5 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.041%) FastStats
7 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 150 (6.11%) Oracle EBS
2 90 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 89 (3.62%) Oracle Applications
4 44 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
5 34 (1.38%) Oracle 11i
6 21 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
6 21 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
7 18 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
9 16 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
9 16 (0.65%) Documaker
10 13 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
12 10 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
12 10 (0.41%) Oracle FAH
13 9 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
14 6 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
14 6 (0.24%) SmartPlant
14 6 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
15 5 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.37%) SaaS
3 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.29%) GitHub
5 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.12%) PaaS
7 2 (0.081%) IaaS
8 1 (0.041%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.041%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.62%) SAN
2 71 (2.89%) HTTP
3 43 (1.75%) Firewall
4 40 (1.63%) LDAP
5 34 (1.38%) SSL
6 33 (1.34%) Internet
7 23 (0.94%) DNS
7 23 (0.94%) HTTPS
7 23 (0.94%) NAS
8 22 (0.90%) WAN
9 20 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 17 (0.69%) LAN
11 14 (0.57%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.45%) 2G
13 10 (0.41%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.41%) GPRS
14 9 (0.37%) SSH
14 9 (0.37%) 3G
14 9 (0.37%) MPLS
14 9 (0.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (42.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 545 (22.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 384 (15.64%) SQL Server
4 275 (11.20%) Relational Database
5 274 (11.16%) Data Warehouse
6 215 (8.75%) Oracle Reports
7 197 (8.02%) RDBMS
8 171 (6.96%) Oracle BI EE
9 164 (6.68%) Oracle ODI
10 111 (4.52%) Oracle9i Database
11 105 (4.28%) Oracle Database 12c
12 83 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 80 (3.26%) Oracle Exadata
14 72 (2.93%) MySQL
15 71 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 70 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 63 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 62 (2.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 59 (2.40%) OLTP
20 44 (1.79%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 136 (5.54%) Subversion
2 128 (5.21%) Maven
3 120 (4.89%) Oracle APEX
4 113 (4.60%) Oracle Forms
5 107 (4.36%) Visual Studio
6 98 (3.99%) Toad
7 92 (3.75%) Jenkins
8 88 (3.58%) JIRA
9 68 (2.77%) Eclipse
10 67 (2.73%) JUnit
11 61 (2.48%) Git (software)
12 49 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 44 (1.79%) Ant
14 43 (1.75%) Selenium
14 43 (1.75%) Hudson
15 29 (1.18%) ERwin
16 28 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
17 24 (0.98%) ClearQuest
18 23 (0.94%) JDeveloper
19 21 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 538 (21.91%) Finance
2 224 (9.12%) Banking
3 101 (4.11%) Investment Banking
4 86 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 49 (2.00%) Retail
6 31 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.22%) Front Office
8 29 (1.18%) Billing
9 21 (0.86%) Back Office
9 21 (0.86%) Marketing
10 20 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 15 (0.61%) Publishing
13 14 (0.57%) Legal
14 13 (0.53%) Advertising
15 11 (0.45%) Automotive
16 9 (0.37%) Games
17 6 (0.24%) Military
17 6 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 953 (38.80%) Developer
2 420 (17.10%) DBA
3 358 (14.58%) Oracle DBA
4 301 (12.26%) Oracle Developer
5 242 (9.85%) Analyst
6 222 (9.04%) Architect
7 194 (7.90%) Java Developer
8 170 (6.92%) Consultant
9 135 (5.50%) Administrator
10 74 (3.01%) .NET Developer
11 65 (2.65%) Senior Developer
12 64 (2.61%) Tester
13 57 (2.32%) Applications Support
14 55 (2.24%) Programmer
15 54 (2.20%) Support Analyst
16 53 (2.16%) C# Developer
17 52 (2.12%) SQL DBA
17 52 (2.12%) Oracle Consultant
18 49 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
18 49 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 328 (13.36%) .NET
2 311 (12.66%) XML
3 245 (9.98%) Web Services
4 237 (9.65%) HTML
5 204 (8.31%) Middleware
6 173 (7.04%) Spring
7 146 (5.94%) J2EE
8 141 (5.74%) jQuery
9 139 (5.66%) CSS
10 135 (5.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 115 (4.68%) Hibernate
12 102 (4.15%) ASP.NET
13 101 (4.11%) SOAP
14 95 (3.87%) Java EE
15 87 (3.54%) JMS
16 83 (3.38%) JDBC
17 82 (3.34%) Ajax
18 75 (3.05%) JSP
19 69 (2.81%) XSD
20 68 (2.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 197 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (4.11%) Replication
3 80 (3.26%) Data Integration
4 72 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 61 (2.48%) Management Information System
6 60 (2.44%) Open Source
7 59 (2.40%) Derivative
8 55 (2.24%) Clustering
9 45 (1.83%) Statistics
10 43 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 39 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.34%) User Experience
13 26 (1.06%) Market Risk
14 25 (1.02%) Credit Risk
15 23 (0.94%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.77%) Equities
17 19 (0.77%) Credit Derivative
18 18 (0.73%) N-Tier
19 15 (0.61%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 594 (24.19%) UNIX
2 548 (22.31%) Linux
3 336 (13.68%) Windows
4 156 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 155 (6.31%) Solaris
6 82 (3.34%) AIX
7 67 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 62 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (1.83%) HPUX
10 33 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
11 19 (0.77%) Windows NT
12 16 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 15 (0.61%) VMS
14 14 (0.57%) SUSE
14 14 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.53%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.33%) CentOS
18 7 (0.29%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.29%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
3 306 (12.46%) ETL
4 255 (10.38%) Migration
5 247 (10.06%) Performance Tuning
6 230 (9.36%) SOA
7 226 (9.20%) Data Modelling
8 173 (7.04%) ITIL
9 128 (5.21%) OO
10 124 (5.05%) Scrum
11 119 (4.85%) TDD
12 115 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
13 101 (4.11%) MVC
14 97 (3.95%) Configuration Management
15 92 (3.75%) Data Analysis
16 91 (3.71%) Workflow
17 89 (3.62%) Data Migration
18 86 (3.50%) Unit Testing
19 85 (3.46%) CRM
20 77 (3.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1417 (57.70%) SQL
2 891 (36.28%) PL/SQL
3 594 (24.19%) Java
4 281 (11.44%) Shell Script
5 260 (10.59%) C#
6 199 (8.10%) JavaScript
7 116 (4.72%) Perl
8 87 (3.54%) C++
9 74 (3.01%) VB
10 69 (2.81%) Python
11 64 (2.61%) VB.NET
12 55 (2.24%) T-SQL
13 53 (2.16%) C
14 52 (2.12%) Bash Shell
15 50 (2.04%) VBScript
16 47 (1.91%) PHP
17 38 (1.55%) VB6
18 36 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 33 (1.34%) VBA
20 28 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 358 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 244 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 111 (4.52%) Degree
4 68 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 48 (1.95%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (0.86%) Sun Certification
7 20 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (0.73%) ISEB
9 12 (0.49%) OCP
10 10 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.37%) OCPJP
12 7 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.24%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.20%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.20%) PMP
15 4 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
15 4 (0.16%) MCITP
16 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.62%) QA
2 37 (1.51%) SLA
3 31 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.33%) Basel III
6 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.20%) WAI
7 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.12%) GPG13
9 2 (0.081%) EMIR
9 2 (0.081%) COBIT
10 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.041%) COREP
10 1 (0.041%) FINREP
System Software
1 239 (9.73%) Oracle RAC
2 169 (6.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 58 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 21 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 11 (0.45%) RHEV
8 10 (0.41%) Squid
9 7 (0.29%) vSphere
9 7 (0.29%) KVM
10 6 (0.24%) PowerHA
10 6 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.16%) NFS
12 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.16%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.16%) Docker
13 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 156 (6.35%) Data Guard
2 118 (4.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 35 (1.43%) Puppet
4 30 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
5 26 (1.06%) Control-M
6 23 (0.94%) Tivoli
7 21 (0.86%) OpenView
8 13 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (0.53%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.41%) SCCM
10 8 (0.33%) SCOM
10 8 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.24%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.24%) Netcool
11 6 (0.24%) BladeLogic
12 5 (0.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 5 (0.20%) Nagios
13 4 (0.16%) OPNET
13 4 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2456 (100.00%) Oracle
2 225 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 164 (6.68%) Red Hat
4 141 (5.74%) Informatica
5 91 (3.71%) HP
6 90 (3.66%) VMware
7 87 (3.54%) IBM
8 67 (2.73%) Business Objects
8 67 (2.73%) SAP
9 43 (1.75%) Sun
10 42 (1.71%) Siebel
11 40 (1.63%) Sybase
12 36 (1.47%) Remedy
13 35 (1.43%) Teradata
14 30 (1.22%) BEA
15 27 (1.10%) NetApp
16 26 (1.06%) Cisco
17 24 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
18 21 (0.86%) Citrix
18 21 (0.86%) BMC
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Engage PSG
Rate: £100 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £380 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 - £725 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Firway Consulting
Rate: From £225 to £275 per annum Good - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago