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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 78 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1271 1419 1562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.26% 2.66% 2.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.62% 12.16% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 770 857
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +33.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £25.25 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £45.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +33.94%

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
11973 11668 12148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 21.89% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7383 7211 7091
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 £265 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 198 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +10.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -8 1158 £375 -9.63% 224
London -5 575 £425 -8.89% 106
South East -2 203 £355 -4.05% 34
City of London -7 139 £425 -10.52% 48
East of England +12 86 £350 -4.76% 21
North West +25 79 £335 -21.17% 22
Scotland +1 79 £388 +8.01% 12
Hampshire -15 67 £375 - 12
Yorkshire -23 66 £350 -6.66% 19
South West -46 53 £415 +9.35% 7
Hertfordshire +11 43 £325 -31.57% 14
Buckinghamshire +18 42 £385 +6.94% 5
Manchester +21 41 £323 +19.00% 10
Edinburgh -3 41 £400 +13.47% 1
West Yorkshire -19 41 £350 -1.40% 10
Surrey +21 40 £350 - 5
Milton Keynes +25 33 £400 +11.11% 4
West Midlands -21 33 £330 +9.09% 12
North East +6 31 £350 +16.66% 1
Tyne and Wear -2 24 £344 -5.17% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 23 £338 -6.89% 1
Berkshire +12 22 £375 +15.38% 5
Leeds -7 22 £378 -2.58% 6
Gloucestershire -15 21 £385 +3.70%
Glasgow -15 18 £325 - 9
East Midlands -11 16 £396 +32.08% 2
Rickmansworth - 16 £338 -
Birmingham +3 15 £340 +30.76% 5
Cheltenham +1 15 £385 +5.11%
Southampton -2 15 £315 -13.69% 2

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2537 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1416 (55.81%) SQL
3 1169 (46.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 784 (30.90%) PL/SQL
5 636 (25.07%) UNIX
5 636 (25.07%) Finance
6 594 (23.41%) Java
7 593 (23.37%) Linux
8 578 (22.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 492 (19.39%) SQL Server
10 356 (14.03%) Performance Tuning
11 346 (13.64%) Windows
12 341 (13.44%) ETL
13 339 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
14 333 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
15 329 (12.97%) Oracle RAC
16 322 (12.69%) XML
17 321 (12.65%) Relational Database
18 293 (11.55%) Security Cleared
19 289 (11.39%) WebLogic
20 286 (11.27%) Banking
21 272 (10.72%) SOA
22 269 (10.60%) Oracle Reports
23 262 (10.33%) Data Guard
24 246 (9.70%) Shell Script
25 241 (9.50%) Web Services
25 241 (9.50%) Microsoft
26 233 (9.18%) Data Modelling
27 230 (9.07%) RDBMS
28 225 (8.87%) Migration

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 289 (11.39%) WebLogic
2 107 (4.22%) Apache
3 96 (3.78%) WebSphere
4 94 (3.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 84 (3.31%) Tomcat
6 74 (2.92%) Oracle Service Bus
7 62 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 45 (1.77%) IIS
9 43 (1.69%) SAS
10 42 (1.66%) SharePoint
11 41 (1.62%) Oracle Coherence
12 35 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 34 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 34 (1.34%) WebLogic Portal
14 32 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 31 (1.22%) CMS
16 29 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
17 21 (0.83%) MQSeries
18 19 (0.75%) MS Exchange
19 18 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 81 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.05%) MS Office
3 14 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.51%) MS Project
5 11 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.079%) Windchill
7 2 (0.079%) SPSS
8 1 (0.039%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.039%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 142 (5.60%) Oracle EBS
2 100 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 95 (3.74%) Oracle Applications
4 54 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
5 43 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
6 38 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 34 (1.34%) Oracle Payables
8 33 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
9 24 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
10 20 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 15 (0.59%) Documaker
13 12 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 11 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 10 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
15 10 (0.39%) Oracle Manufacturing
16 9 (0.35%) SAP PM
16 9 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
16 9 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.47%) SaaS
2 9 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.079%) PaaS
8 1 (0.039%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.07%) SAN
2 75 (2.96%) HTTP
3 62 (2.44%) Firewall
4 49 (1.93%) LDAP
5 48 (1.89%) Internet
6 40 (1.58%) SSL
7 39 (1.54%) DNS
8 34 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 34 (1.34%) FTP
9 26 (1.02%) HTTPS
10 22 (0.87%) DHCP
10 22 (0.87%) WAN
11 21 (0.83%) NAS
12 20 (0.79%) LAN
13 14 (0.55%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.35%) SSH
14 9 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (0.35%) VPN
14 9 (0.35%) Network Security
15 8 (0.32%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1169 (46.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 578 (22.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 492 (19.39%) SQL Server
4 333 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
5 321 (12.65%) Relational Database
6 269 (10.60%) Oracle Reports
7 230 (9.07%) RDBMS
8 165 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 136 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
10 127 (5.01%) Oracle BI EE
11 123 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 119 (4.69%) Oracle9i Database
13 92 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 84 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 83 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 73 (2.88%) MySQL
17 71 (2.80%) DB2
17 71 (2.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 68 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
19 62 (2.44%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 152 (5.99%) Oracle Forms
2 122 (4.81%) Maven
3 99 (3.90%) Subversion
4 92 (3.63%) Toad
5 75 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 74 (2.92%) Eclipse
7 71 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 68 (2.68%) JIRA
9 61 (2.40%) JUnit
10 52 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
11 49 (1.93%) Git (software)
12 48 (1.89%) Ant
13 44 (1.73%) Selenium
14 34 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (1.34%) Hudson
15 30 (1.18%) TeamCity
16 27 (1.06%) CruiseControl
17 24 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
18 23 (0.91%) NUnit
19 22 (0.87%) ERwin
General
1 636 (25.07%) Finance
2 286 (11.27%) Banking
3 133 (5.24%) Investment Banking
4 80 (3.15%) Retail
5 71 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.85%) Financial Institution
8 44 (1.73%) Front Office
9 32 (1.26%) Billing
10 23 (0.91%) Marketing
11 21 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.75%) Back Office
13 18 (0.71%) General Ledger
14 15 (0.59%) Games
15 14 (0.55%) Legal
16 11 (0.43%) Publishing
17 9 (0.35%) Military
17 9 (0.35%) Automotive
17 9 (0.35%) Advertising
18 8 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 870 (34.29%) Developer
2 552 (21.76%) DBA
3 455 (17.93%) Oracle DBA
4 273 (10.76%) Analyst
5 271 (10.68%) Oracle Developer
6 210 (8.28%) Architect
7 174 (6.86%) Consultant
8 165 (6.50%) Java Developer
9 146 (5.75%) Administrator
10 101 (3.98%) SQL DBA
11 96 (3.78%) Oracle Consultant
12 76 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 70 (2.76%) Tester
14 63 (2.48%) Support Analyst
15 61 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
16 58 (2.29%) Applications Support
16 58 (2.29%) SQL Developer
17 56 (2.21%) .NET Developer
18 52 (2.05%) ETL Developer
19 49 (1.93%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (12.69%) XML
2 241 (9.50%) Web Services
3 222 (8.75%) .NET
4 201 (7.92%) Spring
5 196 (7.73%) Middleware
6 165 (6.50%) J2EE
7 136 (5.36%) HTML
8 114 (4.49%) Oracle Fusion
9 94 (3.71%) CSS
10 92 (3.63%) Hibernate
11 90 (3.55%) jQuery
12 89 (3.51%) JDBC
13 82 (3.23%) JMS
14 81 (3.19%) XSLT
15 75 (2.96%) SOAP
16 74 (2.92%) ASP.NET
17 61 (2.40%) Java EE
18 60 (2.36%) WebCenter
19 59 (2.33%) XSD
20 55 (2.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (4.06%) Data Integration
2 97 (3.82%) Replication
3 76 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 72 (2.84%) Clustering
5 62 (2.44%) Derivative
6 54 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 53 (2.09%) Credit Risk
8 42 (1.66%) Statistics
9 40 (1.58%) Open Source
10 36 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 32 (1.26%) Market Risk
11 32 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
14 20 (0.79%) Visualisation
14 20 (0.79%) Hedge funds
15 19 (0.75%) Mainframe
16 17 (0.67%) Equities
17 16 (0.63%) Fixed Income
17 16 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 636 (25.07%) UNIX
2 593 (23.37%) Linux
3 346 (13.64%) Windows
4 186 (7.33%) Solaris
5 163 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 95 (3.74%) AIX
7 62 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (1.97%) HPUX
9 43 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (1.02%) SUSE
11 22 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
12 15 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.51%) Windows NT
14 12 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.47%) VMS
15 11 (0.43%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.39%) OpenVMS
17 8 (0.32%) CentOS
18 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (14.03%) Performance Tuning
2 341 (13.44%) ETL
3 339 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
4 272 (10.72%) SOA
5 233 (9.18%) Data Modelling
6 225 (8.87%) Migration
7 203 (8.00%) ITIL
8 176 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
9 138 (5.44%) OO
10 129 (5.08%) Scrum
11 119 (4.69%) TDD
12 114 (4.49%) Analytics
13 110 (4.34%) Data Analysis
14 104 (4.10%) MVC
15 101 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (3.98%) Configuration Management
16 94 (3.71%) Data Migration
17 91 (3.59%) UML
18 89 (3.51%) Project Management
19 86 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1416 (55.81%) SQL
2 784 (30.90%) PL/SQL
3 594 (23.41%) Java
4 246 (9.70%) Shell Script
5 184 (7.25%) C#
6 151 (5.95%) JavaScript
7 113 (4.45%) T-SQL
8 107 (4.22%) Perl
9 80 (3.15%) Python
10 65 (2.56%) Bash Shell
11 56 (2.21%) VB
12 50 (1.97%) C++
13 45 (1.77%) C
14 35 (1.38%) VBScript
15 31 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 31 (1.22%) VBA
16 29 (1.14%) VB.NET
17 28 (1.10%) Korn
18 27 (1.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 25 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 293 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 208 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 135 (5.32%) Degree
4 47 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 40 (1.58%) ISEB
6 33 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
7 32 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 26 (1.02%) OCP
9 24 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
11 15 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.47%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.39%) Sun Certification
14 9 (0.35%) PMP
14 9 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 7 (0.28%) MCITP
16 6 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.24%) MCSE
17 5 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.10%) QA
2 50 (1.97%) SLA
3 34 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.28%) Basel III
4 7 (0.28%) GPG13
5 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.079%) EMIR
7 2 (0.079%) HL7
7 2 (0.079%) COBIT
8 1 (0.039%) GxP
8 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.039%) FATCA
8 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.039%) COREP
8 1 (0.039%) FINREP
System Software
1 329 (12.97%) Oracle RAC
2 219 (8.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 63 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (2.25%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (0.51%) vSphere
6 13 (0.51%) RHEV
7 9 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (0.28%) KVM
8 7 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (0.24%) XenApp
9 6 (0.24%) OCFS2
9 6 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.24%) NDS
9 6 (0.24%) Xen
10 5 (0.20%) NFS
10 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.20%) SRDF
11 4 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 262 (10.33%) Data Guard
2 137 (5.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 40 (1.58%) Tivoli
4 34 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
5 33 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (1.06%) Control-M
7 23 (0.91%) Puppet
8 21 (0.83%) SCOM
9 17 (0.67%) SCCM
10 13 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
10 13 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
12 10 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 9 (0.35%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.35%) Vagrant
13 9 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
14 8 (0.32%) Legato
15 7 (0.28%) BladeLogic
15 7 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2537 (100.00%) Oracle
2 241 (9.50%) Microsoft
3 172 (6.78%) Red Hat
4 127 (5.01%) IBM
5 124 (4.89%) Informatica
6 108 (4.26%) Business Objects
7 94 (3.71%) VMware
8 91 (3.59%) HP
9 89 (3.51%) JBoss
10 84 (3.31%) SAP
11 54 (2.13%) Sybase
12 50 (1.97%) Remedy
13 48 (1.89%) Hyperion
14 47 (1.85%) Siebel
15 42 (1.66%) Sun
16 41 (1.62%) EMC
17 38 (1.50%) BMC
18 37 (1.46%) Cognos
19 33 (1.30%) TIBCO
20 32 (1.26%) Citrix
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