The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 87 67 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1180 1381 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 2.70% 2.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.24% 12.51% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 754 873
Average daily rate
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£395 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 17
Average hourly rate £33.36 £37.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £25.00 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £52.05 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11519 11040 11999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 21.60% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7126 6737 7078
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 214 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -15 1070 £400 -4.76% 226
London -10 553 £425 -9.81% 91
South East -9 185 £375 +1.35% 36
City of London -8 143 £450 -5.26% 26
Scotland -4 77 £338 -9.75% 14
Yorkshire -28 67 £350 - 11
North West +5 63 £350 -11.39% 25
South West -36 60 £420 +10.52% 19
East of England -8 59 £338 -7.53% 14
Hampshire -17 57 £375 +16.45% 16
Edinburgh 0 48 £375 +15.38% 1
West Yorkshire -26 42 £350 +9.37% 6
Surrey +8 41 £350 -2.77% 6
Manchester +5 32 £325 +1.56% 17
Buckinghamshire +12 29 £385 +6.94% 5
West Midlands -27 27 £300 -7.69% 12
North East +5 26 £350 +16.66% 8
Berkshire +3 25 £390 -0.63% 4
Milton Keynes +6 23 £390 +8.33% 1
Leeds -22 23 £345 +25.45% 6
Gloucestershire -13 21 £385 +4.05% 6
Hertfordshire +3 19 £300 -36.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -1 19 £350 - 8
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 18 £350 - 8
Essex +6 16 £350 -12.50%
Devon 0 16 £475 +35.71% 1
Cheltenham 0 16 £385 +6.20% 3
East Midlands -2 16 £411 +17.50% 7
North Yorkshire +4 15 £323 +7.50% 3
Wales -4 14 £255 -13.77% 4

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2552 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1410 (55.25%) SQL
3 1192 (46.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 774 (30.33%) PL/SQL
5 660 (25.86%) UNIX
6 635 (24.88%) Finance
7 612 (23.98%) Oracle Database 10g
8 593 (23.24%) Linux
9 570 (22.34%) Java
10 503 (19.71%) SQL Server
11 367 (14.38%) Performance Tuning
12 360 (14.11%) Windows
13 350 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
14 348 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
15 347 (13.60%) Relational Database
16 334 (13.09%) ETL
17 332 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
18 324 (12.70%) Security Cleared
19 310 (12.15%) XML
20 297 (11.64%) WebLogic
21 290 (11.36%) Banking
22 287 (11.25%) Data Guard
23 279 (10.93%) Oracle Reports
24 267 (10.46%) Shell Script
25 262 (10.27%) SOA
26 258 (10.11%) RDBMS
27 256 (10.03%) Data Modelling
28 245 (9.60%) Microsoft
29 238 (9.33%) Oracle RMAN
29 238 (9.33%) Migration

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 297 (11.64%) WebLogic
2 104 (4.08%) Apache
3 94 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 86 (3.37%) Tomcat
5 80 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 63 (2.47%) Oracle Service Bus
7 62 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 48 (1.88%) SharePoint
9 42 (1.65%) IIS
10 40 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
11 38 (1.49%) SAS
12 37 (1.45%) Oracle Application Server
13 36 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
14 33 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (1.14%) CMS
16 28 (1.10%) WebLogic Portal
17 23 (0.90%) MQSeries
18 21 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 19 (0.74%) Confluence
20 16 (0.63%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 86 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 54 (2.12%) MS Office
3 11 (0.43%) MS Project
3 11 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.078%) SPSS
6 2 (0.078%) Windchill
7 1 (0.039%) FastStats
7 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 140 (5.49%) Oracle EBS
2 107 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 102 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
4 48 (1.88%) Oracle 11i
5 45 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
6 36 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 33 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
8 31 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 28 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
10 24 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 12 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 11 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 11 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
14 10 (0.39%) Oracle Manufacturing
14 10 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
15 9 (0.35%) SAP PM
15 9 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
16 8 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
17 7 (0.27%) SunGard AvantGard
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.39%) SaaS
2 6 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.078%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.078%) PaaS
6 1 (0.039%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (3.17%) SAN
2 61 (2.39%) Firewall
3 60 (2.35%) HTTP
4 58 (2.27%) LDAP
5 54 (2.12%) Internet
6 44 (1.72%) DNS
7 40 (1.57%) TCP/IP
8 35 (1.37%) FTP
9 28 (1.10%) SSL
10 22 (0.86%) DHCP
11 21 (0.82%) NAS
12 19 (0.74%) WAN
12 19 (0.74%) LAN
13 17 (0.67%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.39%) Kerberos
14 10 (0.39%) iSCSI
15 9 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (0.35%) VPN
16 8 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
16 8 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1192 (46.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 612 (23.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 503 (19.71%) SQL Server
4 350 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
5 347 (13.60%) Relational Database
6 279 (10.93%) Oracle Reports
7 258 (10.11%) RDBMS
8 172 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 133 (5.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 126 (4.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 120 (4.70%) Oracle BI EE
12 112 (4.39%) Oracle ODI
13 99 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 89 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 84 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
16 79 (3.10%) DB2
17 77 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
18 69 (2.70%) MySQL
19 60 (2.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 59 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 170 (6.66%) Oracle Forms
2 120 (4.70%) Maven
3 95 (3.72%) Subversion
4 88 (3.45%) Toad
5 71 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 69 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 61 (2.39%) Visual Studio
8 59 (2.31%) Ant
9 54 (2.12%) JUnit
10 52 (2.04%) JIRA
11 51 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
12 36 (1.41%) Selenium
12 36 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (1.29%) Git (software)
14 29 (1.14%) Hudson
15 27 (1.06%) JDeveloper
16 26 (1.02%) TeamCity
16 26 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
17 24 (0.94%) NUnit
18 23 (0.90%) CruiseControl
General
1 635 (24.88%) Finance
2 290 (11.36%) Banking
3 135 (5.29%) Investment Banking
4 84 (3.29%) Retail
5 74 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 53 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.84%) Front Office
8 38 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 24 (0.94%) Billing
10 21 (0.82%) Back Office
11 20 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (0.78%) Marketing
12 15 (0.59%) General Ledger
13 13 (0.51%) Games
14 12 (0.47%) Legal
15 11 (0.43%) Publishing
16 10 (0.39%) Military
17 9 (0.35%) French Language
18 8 (0.31%) Advertising
18 8 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 847 (33.19%) Developer
2 604 (23.67%) DBA
3 503 (19.71%) Oracle DBA
4 284 (11.13%) Analyst
5 276 (10.82%) Oracle Developer
6 200 (7.84%) Architect
7 183 (7.17%) Consultant
8 157 (6.15%) Java Developer
9 155 (6.07%) Administrator
10 108 (4.23%) SQL DBA
11 97 (3.80%) Oracle Consultant
12 76 (2.98%) Senior Developer
13 66 (2.59%) SQL Developer
14 59 (2.31%) Support Analyst
15 57 (2.23%) Applications Support
16 54 (2.12%) Tester
17 53 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
17 53 (2.08%) .NET Developer
18 52 (2.04%) SQL Server DBA
18 52 (2.04%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (12.15%) XML
2 223 (8.74%) .NET
3 212 (8.31%) Web Services
4 184 (7.21%) Middleware
5 183 (7.17%) Spring
6 173 (6.78%) J2EE
7 128 (5.02%) HTML
8 100 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
9 90 (3.53%) CSS
10 79 (3.10%) Hibernate
11 76 (2.98%) jQuery
12 74 (2.90%) ASP.NET
13 72 (2.82%) XSLT
14 70 (2.74%) JDBC
15 66 (2.59%) JMS
16 62 (2.43%) SOAP
17 60 (2.35%) JSF
18 54 (2.12%) Java EE
18 54 (2.12%) WebCenter
19 53 (2.08%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (3.92%) Replication
2 99 (3.88%) Data Integration
3 84 (3.29%) Clustering
4 71 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.04%) Derivative
6 51 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 51 (2.00%) Credit Risk
7 40 (1.57%) Statistics
8 37 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 35 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 34 (1.33%) Open Source
11 32 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.02%) Market Risk
13 23 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
14 22 (0.86%) Mainframe
15 20 (0.78%) Visualisation
16 17 (0.67%) Equities
17 16 (0.63%) PKI
17 16 (0.63%) Data Extraction
18 15 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 660 (25.86%) UNIX
2 593 (23.24%) Linux
3 360 (14.11%) Windows
4 209 (8.19%) Solaris
5 167 (6.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 102 (4.00%) AIX
7 62 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (2.27%) HPUX
9 44 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (1.25%) SUSE
11 25 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
12 17 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.59%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.43%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.35%) VMS
15 9 (0.35%) OpenVMS
15 9 (0.35%) CentOS
16 8 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 8 (0.31%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (14.38%) Performance Tuning
2 334 (13.09%) ETL
3 332 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
4 262 (10.27%) SOA
5 256 (10.03%) Data Modelling
6 238 (9.33%) Migration
7 233 (9.13%) ITIL
8 183 (7.17%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (5.05%) OO
10 120 (4.70%) Scrum
11 111 (4.35%) TDD
11 111 (4.35%) Analytics
12 110 (4.31%) Data Analysis
13 106 (4.15%) UML
14 104 (4.08%) Data Migration
15 103 (4.04%) Configuration Management
16 93 (3.64%) Project Management
17 89 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (3.45%) MVC
19 83 (3.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1410 (55.25%) SQL
2 774 (30.33%) PL/SQL
3 570 (22.34%) Java
4 267 (10.46%) Shell Script
5 179 (7.01%) C#
6 144 (5.64%) JavaScript
7 116 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 111 (4.35%) Perl
9 72 (2.82%) Python
10 56 (2.19%) Bash Shell
11 52 (2.04%) VB
12 49 (1.92%) C
13 46 (1.80%) C++
14 35 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 28 (1.10%) VBA
15 28 (1.10%) Korn
16 25 (0.98%) VB.NET
17 24 (0.94%) Groovy
18 21 (0.82%) XPath
18 21 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 324 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 230 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 145 (5.68%) Degree
4 56 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 45 (1.76%) Oracle Certification
6 38 (1.49%) OCP
7 33 (1.29%) ISEB
8 32 (1.25%) ISTQB
9 25 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.59%) Sun Certification
11 15 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
12 14 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.47%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.35%) PMP
14 9 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.27%) MCITP
15 7 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
16 6 (0.24%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.61%) QA
2 54 (2.12%) SLA
3 26 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.27%) GPG13
6 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.20%) Basel III
7 5 (0.20%) EMIR
8 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.16%) HL7
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.078%) FATCA
9 2 (0.078%) COBIT
10 1 (0.039%) FINREP
10 1 (0.039%) GxP
10 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 348 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 238 (9.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 59 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (2.08%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 16 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 12 (0.47%) RHEV
8 11 (0.43%) vSphere
8 11 (0.43%) KVM
9 10 (0.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 8 (0.31%) Xen
11 7 (0.27%) NFS
11 7 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 7 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.24%) XenApp
12 6 (0.24%) OCFS2
12 6 (0.24%) NDS
13 5 (0.20%) vCloud
13 5 (0.20%) SRDF
14 4 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 287 (11.25%) Data Guard
2 141 (5.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 40 (1.57%) Tivoli
4 27 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
6 23 (0.90%) Control-M
7 21 (0.82%) SCOM
7 21 (0.82%) Puppet
8 17 (0.67%) SCCM
9 13 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
9 13 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
11 10 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 9 (0.35%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.31%) Legato
13 8 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
13 8 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
15 6 (0.24%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2552 (100.00%) Oracle
2 245 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 168 (6.58%) Red Hat
4 149 (5.84%) IBM
5 122 (4.78%) Informatica
6 114 (4.47%) Business Objects
7 90 (3.53%) SAP
8 89 (3.49%) JBoss
8 89 (3.49%) VMware
9 88 (3.45%) HP
10 58 (2.27%) Sun
11 55 (2.16%) Sybase
12 50 (1.96%) Hyperion
13 46 (1.80%) Remedy
14 40 (1.57%) EMC
14 40 (1.57%) Cognos
14 40 (1.57%) Siebel
15 39 (1.53%) Veritas
16 33 (1.29%) Citrix
17 32 (1.25%) BMC
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £295 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Arrows Group
Rate: £260 - £280 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: Rates negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Annapurna
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago