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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 91 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1179 1543 1494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 2.98% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.13% 13.05% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 880 823
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.20 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.75% -31.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £27.50 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.53 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%

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
11633 11824 11221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.44% 22.82% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7716 7309 6693
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 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 258 284
Average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -10.56%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -35 1051 £400 - 255
London -54 420 £425 -5.55% 85
South East -37 187 £385 +2.66% 56
City of London -29 117 £400 -11.11% 30
East of England +20 90 £325 - 16
Yorkshire -6 89 £375 +7.14% 34
North West -6 79 £425 +21.42% 24
Scotland -14 76 £375 +11.11% 15
South West -8 74 £406 +12.00% 18
West Yorkshire -10 63 £338 -3.57% 19
Hampshire -32 55 £400 +6.66% 22
North East -4 51 £410 +49.09% 4
Tyne and Wear 0 49 £380 +40.09% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 49 £380 +40.09% 3
West Midlands -12 48 £340 +4.61% 10
Hertfordshire +24 42 £325 -14.47% 8
Leeds -20 41 £338 -10.00% 15
Surrey -14 35 £360 -5.57% 6
Bristol +4 28 £373 +62.84% 4
Edinburgh -20 28 £388 +3.67% 5
Berkshire -23 28 £363 +1.39% 15
Manchester -19 27 £325 +0.77% 14
Buckinghamshire -12 24 £400 +14.28% 7
Oxfordshire -4 23 £456 - 4
Lancashire -3 22 £450 +18.03% 1
Gloucestershire -6 22 £488 +50.00% 6
Milton Keynes -8 21 £260 -25.71% 5
Glasgow -4 20 £325 +0.38% 6
Wales -26 18 £325 +18.18% 7
Birmingham +1 16 £340 +23.63% 2

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2448 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1410 (57.60%) SQL
3 1066 (43.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 854 (34.89%) PL/SQL
5 605 (24.71%) Java
6 581 (23.73%) UNIX
7 554 (22.63%) Linux
8 542 (22.14%) Finance
9 533 (21.77%) Oracle Database 10g
10 380 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
11 377 (15.40%) SQL Server
12 345 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
13 332 (13.56%) Windows
14 326 (13.32%) ETL
15 322 (13.15%) Security Cleared
16 303 (12.38%) XML
17 301 (12.30%) Shell Script
18 292 (11.93%) WebLogic
19 269 (10.99%) Relational Database
20 267 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
21 256 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
22 255 (10.42%) .NET
23 254 (10.38%) Migration
24 252 (10.29%) Data Modelling
25 244 (9.97%) Web Services
25 244 (9.97%) Banking
25 244 (9.97%) Oracle RAC
26 241 (9.84%) SOA
27 221 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
28 217 (8.86%) SC Cleared

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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
1 292 (11.93%) WebLogic
2 112 (4.58%) Apache
3 98 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 93 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 78 (3.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 73 (2.98%) JBoss
6 73 (2.98%) SAS
6 73 (2.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 63 (2.57%) Oracle Service Bus
8 50 (2.04%) IIS
9 47 (1.92%) CMS
10 39 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
11 37 (1.51%) Oracle Coherence
11 37 (1.51%) WebLogic Portal
12 35 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 33 (1.35%) SharePoint
14 28 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
15 25 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
16 23 (0.94%) MQSeries
17 22 (0.90%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 91 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.96%) MS Office
3 30 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.49%) MS Project
5 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.082%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.082%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.041%) FastStats
7 1 (0.041%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 130 (5.31%) Oracle EBS
2 83 (3.39%) Oracle Applications
3 80 (3.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 54 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
5 25 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
6 24 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
7 23 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 23 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
8 22 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (0.78%) Documaker
10 15 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
12 11 (0.45%) Oracle FAH
13 10 (0.41%) Oracle HRMS
14 9 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
14 9 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
15 8 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
16 7 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
17 6 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
18 5 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (0.33%) SaaS
1 8 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.20%) GitHub
3 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.082%) PaaS
5 1 (0.041%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.041%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.55%) SAN
2 81 (3.31%) HTTP
3 49 (2.00%) Firewall
4 45 (1.84%) LDAP
5 44 (1.80%) SSL
6 38 (1.55%) Internet
7 30 (1.23%) DNS
8 28 (1.14%) HTTPS
9 24 (0.98%) NAS
10 23 (0.94%) TCP/IP
11 20 (0.82%) WAN
12 15 (0.61%) FTP
13 14 (0.57%) DHCP
13 14 (0.57%) LAN
14 13 (0.53%) Ethernet
14 13 (0.53%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.41%) 2G
16 9 (0.37%) GPRS
16 9 (0.37%) MPLS
17 8 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1066 (43.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 533 (21.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 377 (15.40%) SQL Server
4 269 (10.99%) Relational Database
5 267 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
6 221 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
7 193 (7.88%) RDBMS
8 171 (6.99%) Oracle ODI
9 163 (6.66%) Oracle BI EE
10 95 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 93 (3.80%) Oracle9i Database
12 79 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
13 72 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 71 (2.90%) MySQL
15 68 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 68 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
16 61 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 58 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 58 (2.37%) OLTP
18 50 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 126 (5.15%) Maven
2 124 (5.07%) Oracle Forms
3 120 (4.90%) Subversion
4 111 (4.53%) Oracle APEX
5 81 (3.31%) Toad
6 73 (2.98%) Visual Studio
6 73 (2.98%) JIRA
6 73 (2.98%) Jenkins
7 61 (2.49%) Git (software)
8 55 (2.25%) JUnit
9 52 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 42 (1.72%) Selenium
11 40 (1.63%) Hudson
12 39 (1.59%) Ant
13 38 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
15 28 (1.14%) ERwin
16 25 (1.02%) JDeveloper
17 22 (0.90%) PVCS
18 18 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 542 (22.14%) Finance
2 244 (9.97%) Banking
3 111 (4.53%) Investment Banking
4 82 (3.35%) Telecoms
5 48 (1.96%) Retail
6 38 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.23%) Front Office
8 28 (1.14%) Marketing
9 27 (1.10%) Billing
10 26 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 23 (0.94%) Back Office
12 19 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.69%) Legal
14 16 (0.65%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.53%) Publishing
16 11 (0.45%) Games
16 11 (0.45%) Automotive
17 10 (0.41%) Advertising
18 8 (0.33%) French Language
19 7 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 953 (38.93%) Developer
2 434 (17.73%) DBA
3 363 (14.83%) Oracle DBA
4 319 (13.03%) Oracle Developer
5 249 (10.17%) Analyst
6 213 (8.70%) Architect
7 195 (7.97%) Java Developer
8 182 (7.43%) Consultant
9 132 (5.39%) Administrator
10 77 (3.15%) Senior Developer
11 71 (2.90%) Oracle Consultant
12 66 (2.70%) Tester
13 65 (2.66%) .NET Developer
14 62 (2.53%) Support Analyst
14 62 (2.53%) Applications Support
15 52 (2.12%) SQL DBA
16 47 (1.92%) SQL Developer
17 44 (1.80%) Infrastructure Architect
17 44 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
18 43 (1.76%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (12.38%) XML
2 255 (10.42%) .NET
3 244 (9.97%) Web Services
4 215 (8.78%) Middleware
5 212 (8.66%) HTML
6 171 (6.99%) Spring
7 139 (5.68%) CSS
8 137 (5.60%) Oracle Fusion
9 134 (5.47%) J2EE
9 134 (5.47%) jQuery
10 109 (4.45%) SOAP
11 104 (4.25%) Hibernate
12 97 (3.96%) JDBC
13 90 (3.68%) JMS
14 83 (3.39%) Java EE
15 82 (3.35%) Ajax
16 78 (3.19%) ASP.NET
17 70 (2.86%) JSP
18 68 (2.78%) XSLT
19 62 (2.53%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 192 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (4.37%) Replication
3 99 (4.04%) Data Integration
4 66 (2.70%) Derivative
5 64 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 63 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 55 (2.25%) Clustering
8 54 (2.21%) Data Structures
9 52 (2.12%) Statistics
10 51 (2.08%) Open Source
11 44 (1.80%) Algorithms
12 36 (1.47%) User Experience
13 33 (1.35%) Market Risk
14 32 (1.31%) Credit Risk
15 28 (1.14%) N-Tier
16 22 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 22 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
17 21 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
18 20 (0.82%) Client/Server
19 18 (0.74%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 581 (23.73%) UNIX
2 554 (22.63%) Linux
3 332 (13.56%) Windows
4 140 (5.72%) Solaris
5 137 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 82 (3.35%) AIX
7 53 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 47 (1.92%) HPUX
10 35 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (0.82%) SUSE
12 16 (0.65%) Windows NT
13 14 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 13 (0.53%) VMS
15 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (0.49%) CentOS
16 10 (0.41%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.37%) Windows XP
18 8 (0.33%) OpenVMS
19 7 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
3 326 (13.32%) ETL
4 256 (10.46%) Performance Tuning
5 254 (10.38%) Migration
6 252 (10.29%) Data Modelling
7 241 (9.84%) SOA
8 166 (6.78%) ITIL
9 124 (5.07%) OO
10 120 (4.90%) Scrum
11 118 (4.82%) TDD
12 108 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
13 106 (4.33%) Workflow
14 103 (4.21%) Configuration Management
14 103 (4.21%) Data Analysis
15 99 (4.04%) MVC
16 96 (3.92%) Data Migration
17 88 (3.59%) Unit Testing
18 82 (3.35%) Project Management
19 80 (3.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1410 (57.60%) SQL
2 854 (34.89%) PL/SQL
3 605 (24.71%) Java
4 301 (12.30%) Shell Script
5 206 (8.42%) C#
6 199 (8.13%) JavaScript
7 119 (4.86%) Perl
8 81 (3.31%) C++
9 75 (3.06%) Python
10 70 (2.86%) VB
11 68 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 62 (2.53%) Bash Shell
13 53 (2.17%) C
14 50 (2.04%) VBScript
15 46 (1.88%) VB.NET
16 41 (1.67%) PHP
17 36 (1.47%) VBA
17 36 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 31 (1.27%) Korn
19 30 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 322 (13.15%) Security Cleared
2 217 (8.86%) SC Cleared
3 101 (4.13%) Degree
4 58 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
6 22 (0.90%) ISEB
7 15 (0.61%) OCP
8 14 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
12 9 (0.37%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 6 (0.25%) MCITP
14 6 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.20%) BC Cleared
16 4 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
17 3 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.68%) QA
2 34 (1.39%) SLA
2 34 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.33%) Basel III
5 7 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.29%) GPG13
6 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.20%) WAI
8 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.082%) EMIR
10 1 (0.041%) COREP
10 1 (0.041%) FINREP
10 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.041%) COBIT
System Software
1 244 (9.97%) Oracle RAC
2 159 (6.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 59 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 24 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 15 (0.61%) RHEV
7 13 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (0.37%) vSphere
8 9 (0.37%) KVM
9 7 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 6 (0.25%) Squid
10 6 (0.25%) PowerHA
11 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.20%) OCFS2
12 4 (0.16%) Xen
12 4 (0.16%) NFS
12 4 (0.16%) Docker
12 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.12%) XenApp
13 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 160 (6.54%) Data Guard
2 123 (5.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 38 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
4 31 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Management
4 31 (1.27%) Tivoli
5 29 (1.18%) Puppet
6 21 (0.86%) Control-M
7 18 (0.74%) OpenView
8 13 (0.53%) SCCM
9 12 (0.49%) SCOM
9 12 (0.49%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 8 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.29%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.25%) Netcool
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 5 (0.20%) Nagios
15 4 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2448 (100.00%) Oracle
2 201 (8.21%) Microsoft
3 143 (5.84%) Red Hat
4 139 (5.68%) Informatica
5 101 (4.13%) IBM
6 95 (3.88%) HP
7 85 (3.47%) VMware
8 71 (2.90%) Business Objects
9 69 (2.82%) SAP
10 58 (2.37%) Siebel
11 50 (2.04%) Sybase
12 41 (1.67%) Sun
13 39 (1.59%) Remedy
14 34 (1.39%) Teradata
15 28 (1.14%) FatWire
16 27 (1.10%) Cisco
17 25 (1.02%) EMC
17 25 (1.02%) BEA
17 25 (1.02%) NetApp
18 24 (0.98%) Citrix
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £410 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + bonuses
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600 - £630 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £330 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £200 to £235 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Corby, Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £310 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 4 days ago