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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 90 67 71
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1206 1378 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 2.52% 2.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.77% 11.59% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 774 718
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 16
Average hourly rate £45.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.87 £51.75 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £37.49 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+21.36% +1.32%

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
12349 11889 10269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.09% 21.78% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8042 7549 6168
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 £280 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 198 214
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £55.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -17 1089 £425 +6.25% 218
London -27 420 £475 +9.82% 105
South East -22 178 £396 -0.93% 38
North West +17 110 £450 +20.00% 19
Yorkshire -15 93 £371 +14.23% 7
City of London -27 93 £460 +8.23% 26
East Midlands +23 66 £325 -23.52% 2
West Yorkshire -7 63 £375 +17.18% 5
South West -25 63 £400 +14.28% 23
Scotland -14 60 £375 +8.69% 11
East of England -6 58 £438 +26.81% 12
Hampshire -7 58 £400 +1.58% 11
Leeds +6 57 £375 +17.18% 4
West Midlands -4 52 £400 +6.66% 9
Manchester -5 39 £450 +5.88% 5
North East -16 39 £403 -0.61% 2
Tyne and Wear -12 35 £389 -5.18% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -13 34 £389 -5.18% 2
Nottingham +21 33 £325 -13.33%
Nottinghamshire +17 33 £325 -13.33%
Berkshire -15 31 £406 -5.13% 10
Cheshire +9 29 £450 +38.46% 9
Surrey -10 27 £386 +3.00% 7
Edinburgh -1 26 £350 +3.70% 5
Glasgow -7 26 £403 +18.38% 6
Gloucestershire +3 25 £423 +20.71% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 25 £373 -1.97% 3
Northamptonshire +17 23 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes +4 22 £373 -1.97% 1
Hertfordshire -7 22 £388 +29.16% 7

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2375 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1246 (52.46%) SQL
3 959 (40.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 843 (35.49%) PL/SQL
5 640 (26.95%) Java
6 604 (25.43%) UNIX
7 488 (20.55%) Linux
8 426 (17.94%) Finance
9 423 (17.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 411 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
11 409 (17.22%) SQL Server
12 406 (17.09%) .NET
13 382 (16.08%) Windows
14 346 (14.57%) WebLogic
15 320 (13.47%) XML
16 319 (13.43%) Security Cleared
17 292 (12.29%) C#
18 284 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
19 275 (11.58%) Web Services
20 273 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
21 266 (11.20%) ETL
22 259 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
23 255 (10.74%) SOA
23 255 (10.74%) Microsoft
24 251 (10.57%) Relational Database
25 240 (10.11%) JavaScript
26 238 (10.02%) Shell Script
27 214 (9.01%) Oracle Reports
28 213 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
29 212 (8.93%) HTML

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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
1 346 (14.57%) WebLogic
2 118 (4.97%) Tomcat
3 93 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 89 (3.75%) Apache
5 88 (3.71%) SAS
6 73 (3.07%) JBoss
7 71 (2.99%) IIS
8 57 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 56 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
10 47 (1.98%) WebSphere
11 45 (1.89%) Confluence
12 35 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
13 33 (1.39%) SharePoint
14 25 (1.05%) Oracle 10gAS
15 20 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
16 19 (0.80%) CMS
16 19 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
17 18 (0.76%) AquaLogic
18 14 (0.59%) GlassFish
18 14 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 87 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 58 (2.44%) MS Office
3 16 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.55%) MS Project
5 4 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.084%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.084%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.042%) Windchill
8 1 (0.042%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 141 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
2 100 (4.21%) Oracle Applications
3 74 (3.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 52 (2.19%) Oracle BPM
5 36 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
6 17 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
6 17 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (0.55%) WebTrends
8 12 (0.51%) Oracle HRMS
9 9 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 9 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (0.29%) Oracle Utilities
10 7 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
11 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
11 6 (0.25%) SmartPlant
11 6 (0.25%) AquaLogic BPM
12 5 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.42%) Office 365
1 10 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
1 10 (0.42%) SaaS
2 9 (0.38%) PaaS
2 9 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.34%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.29%) GitHub
5 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.13%) IaaS
7 1 (0.042%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.042%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.042%) Yammer
7 1 (0.042%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.042%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.75%) SAN
2 82 (3.45%) Firewall
3 61 (2.57%) Internet
4 45 (1.89%) LDAP
5 37 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 33 (1.39%) HTTP
6 33 (1.39%) WAN
6 33 (1.39%) NAS
7 31 (1.31%) DNS
8 30 (1.26%) SSL
9 22 (0.93%) LAN
10 21 (0.88%) AMQP
11 13 (0.55%) MPLS
12 12 (0.51%) 2G
13 9 (0.38%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.38%) Wireless
13 9 (0.38%) SSH
14 8 (0.34%) VPLS
14 8 (0.34%) EIGRP
14 8 (0.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (40.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 423 (17.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 409 (17.22%) SQL Server
4 259 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
5 251 (10.57%) Relational Database
6 214 (9.01%) Oracle Reports
7 194 (8.17%) RDBMS
8 136 (5.73%) Oracle Database 12c
9 117 (4.93%) Oracle BI EE
10 111 (4.67%) Oracle9i Database
11 87 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 75 (3.16%) Oracle ODI
13 69 (2.91%) MySQL
14 62 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
15 60 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 55 (2.32%) OLTP
17 52 (2.19%) Oracle Discoverer
18 50 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 41 (1.73%) OLAP
19 41 (1.73%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 179 (7.54%) Subversion
2 152 (6.40%) Maven
3 136 (5.73%) Oracle Forms
4 122 (5.14%) JIRA
5 113 (4.76%) Toad
6 104 (4.38%) Jenkins
7 100 (4.21%) Eclipse
7 100 (4.21%) Oracle APEX
8 95 (4.00%) JUnit
9 94 (3.96%) Visual Studio
10 80 (3.37%) Ant
11 72 (3.03%) Git (software)
12 57 (2.40%) TeamCity
13 46 (1.94%) ERwin
14 45 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 40 (1.68%) Mercurial
16 39 (1.64%) NUnit
17 37 (1.56%) Gradle
18 34 (1.43%) Cucumber
19 29 (1.22%) MSBuild
General
1 426 (17.94%) Finance
2 204 (8.59%) Banking
3 87 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 81 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.86%) Retail
6 29 (1.22%) Front Office
7 28 (1.18%) Billing
8 26 (1.09%) Marketing
9 23 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.72%) Publishing
10 17 (0.72%) Back Office
11 14 (0.59%) General Ledger
12 13 (0.55%) Legal
12 13 (0.55%) Advertising
12 13 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.38%) Local Government
15 7 (0.29%) French Language
16 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 949 (39.96%) Developer
2 366 (15.41%) DBA
3 316 (13.31%) Oracle DBA
4 312 (13.14%) Oracle Developer
5 243 (10.23%) Architect
6 242 (10.19%) Analyst
7 180 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 144 (6.06%) Administrator
9 133 (5.60%) Consultant
10 97 (4.08%) .NET Developer
11 90 (3.79%) C# Developer
12 72 (3.03%) Senior Developer
13 68 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
14 56 (2.36%) Programmer
15 53 (2.23%) SQL Developer
15 53 (2.23%) Designer
16 51 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
17 46 (1.94%) Oracle Applications DBA
18 45 (1.89%) PL/SQL Developer
18 45 (1.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (17.09%) .NET
2 320 (13.47%) XML
3 275 (11.58%) Web Services
4 212 (8.93%) HTML
5 197 (8.29%) Middleware
6 175 (7.37%) J2EE
7 161 (6.78%) ASP.NET
8 149 (6.27%) Spring
9 120 (5.05%) jQuery
10 118 (4.97%) Java EE
11 109 (4.59%) CSS
12 106 (4.46%) SOAP
13 103 (4.34%) Oracle Fusion
14 102 (4.29%) JMS
15 86 (3.62%) JSP
16 80 (3.37%) Hibernate
17 74 (3.12%) .NET Framework
18 62 (2.61%) XSLT
19 60 (2.53%) JDBC
19 60 (2.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 213 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (3.03%) Clustering
3 70 (2.95%) Computer Science
4 69 (2.91%) Replication
5 66 (2.78%) Open Source
6 42 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 34 (1.43%) Data Integration
8 33 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 30 (1.26%) Data Structures
10 28 (1.18%) Statistics
11 22 (0.93%) Derivative
11 22 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 22 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (0.80%) N-Tier
13 17 (0.72%) User Experience
14 16 (0.67%) Mainframe
14 16 (0.67%) NHS
15 15 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (0.59%) Market Risk
16 14 (0.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 604 (25.43%) UNIX
2 488 (20.55%) Linux
3 382 (16.08%) Windows
4 197 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 167 (7.03%) Solaris
6 92 (3.87%) AIX
7 74 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (1.94%) HPUX
9 43 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.38%) SUSE
14 8 (0.34%) VMS
14 8 (0.34%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.25%) Windows NT
15 6 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
3 273 (11.49%) Performance Tuning
4 266 (11.20%) ETL
5 255 (10.74%) SOA
6 210 (8.84%) Migration
7 204 (8.59%) Data Modelling
8 189 (7.96%) ITIL
9 148 (6.23%) Scrum
10 141 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
11 112 (4.72%) TDD
12 107 (4.51%) OO
13 103 (4.34%) Unit Testing
14 100 (4.21%) CRM
15 93 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
16 91 (3.83%) Configuration Management
17 88 (3.71%) Release Management
18 84 (3.54%) MVC
19 79 (3.33%) UML
20 74 (3.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1246 (52.46%) SQL
2 843 (35.49%) PL/SQL
3 640 (26.95%) Java
4 292 (12.29%) C#
5 240 (10.11%) JavaScript
6 238 (10.02%) Shell Script
7 96 (4.04%) Perl
8 90 (3.79%) C++
9 65 (2.74%) VB
10 61 (2.57%) C
11 59 (2.48%) VB.NET
12 44 (1.85%) VBA
13 43 (1.81%) Python
14 42 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 41 (1.73%) PowerShell
16 40 (1.68%) T-SQL
17 31 (1.31%) Korn
18 30 (1.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 28 (1.18%) PHP
20 23 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 319 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 184 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 151 (6.36%) Degree
4 118 (4.97%) DV Cleared
5 46 (1.94%) Oracle Certification
6 22 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (0.84%) ISEB
8 17 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (0.67%) Sun Certification
10 13 (0.55%) OCP
11 12 (0.51%) MCPD
12 10 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.38%) OCPJP
14 4 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 4 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.17%) PMP
14 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.17%) CCNA
15 3 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.07%) QA
2 32 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 23 (0.97%) SLA
4 9 (0.38%) EMIR
4 9 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.34%) HL7
6 6 (0.25%) DICOM
6 6 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.084%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 174 (7.33%) Oracle RAC
2 52 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 27 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.84%) Oracle Clusterware
6 14 (0.59%) XenApp
7 11 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (0.42%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.34%) Squid
9 8 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 8 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 6 (0.25%) Xen
11 5 (0.21%) KVM
12 4 (0.17%) Samba
12 4 (0.17%) Firmware
12 4 (0.17%) vSphere
12 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 141 (5.94%) Oracle RMAN
2 126 (5.31%) Data Guard
3 90 (3.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 48 (2.02%) Puppet
5 25 (1.05%) Control-M
6 24 (1.01%) Tivoli
7 21 (0.88%) BladeLogic
8 20 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
9 17 (0.72%) Vagrant
9 17 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
9 17 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
10 16 (0.67%) Oracle Flashback
11 13 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 12 (0.51%) SCCM
13 10 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
14 9 (0.38%) OpenView
14 9 (0.38%) NetBackup
15 8 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.34%) SCOM
16 7 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2375 (100.00%) Oracle
2 255 (10.74%) Microsoft
3 206 (8.67%) Red Hat
4 133 (5.60%) Informatica
5 109 (4.59%) IBM
6 96 (4.04%) VMware
7 82 (3.45%) HP
8 71 (2.99%) Business Objects
9 47 (1.98%) SAP
10 39 (1.64%) Sun
11 33 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 33 (1.39%) Remedy
11 33 (1.39%) Citrix
12 32 (1.35%) MicroStrategy
12 32 (1.35%) Sybase
13 30 (1.26%) Atlassian
13 30 (1.26%) EMC
14 29 (1.22%) Cisco
15 28 (1.18%) CA
16 27 (1.14%) Tableau
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £335 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £515.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 10 days ago