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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 77 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1270 1458 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.25% 2.73% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.58% 12.35% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 788 843
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £25.00 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.65 £45.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-15.49% +31.48%

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
12003 11805 12135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.26% 22.08% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7439 7303 7003
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 £250 £260
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 180 201 304
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.50 £29.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +4.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -7 1156 £375 -8.53% 278
London -10 576 £425 -7.60% 133
South East -3 205 £350 -5.08% 53
City of London -1 135 £450 -5.26% 60
East of England +16 87 £365 -2.66% 21
North West +10 79 £325 -13.33% 28
Scotland 0 77 £388 +9.15% 8
Yorkshire -24 67 £350 -6.66% 20
Hampshire -27 63 £370 -1.33% 16
South West -53 49 £415 +10.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +24 43 £375 +7.14% 4
West Yorkshire -18 43 £350 -4.76% 13
Surrey +13 42 £350 -6.66% 11
Hertfordshire +13 42 £300 -36.84% 14
Manchester +22 39 £311 +10.96% 17
Edinburgh -9 36 £425 +19.71% 1
Milton Keynes +13 32 £375 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -23 31 £330 +6.45% 13
North East +3 28 £350 -3.44% 1
Berkshire +13 23 £375 +15.38% 11
Leeds -10 23 £375 -3.22% 8
Tyne and Wear -6 21 £350 -3.44% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 20 £344 -5.17% 1
Gloucestershire -12 20 £400 +7.74% 2
East Midlands -12 19 £370 +23.33%
Glasgow -19 19 £325 - 6
Cambridgeshire -8 17 £375 +3.09%
Birmingham +2 15 £340 +21.42% 6
Cheltenham +1 14 £400 +9.21% 1
Rickmansworth - 14 £323 - 2

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2556 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1431 (55.99%) SQL
3 1177 (46.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 788 (30.83%) PL/SQL
5 638 (24.96%) Finance
6 637 (24.92%) UNIX
7 592 (23.16%) Java
8 588 (23.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 585 (22.89%) Linux
10 492 (19.25%) SQL Server
11 356 (13.93%) Performance Tuning
12 350 (13.69%) Windows
13 342 (13.38%) ETL
13 342 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
14 324 (12.68%) XML
15 322 (12.60%) Oracle RAC
16 321 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
17 306 (11.97%) Relational Database
18 291 (11.38%) Security Cleared
19 290 (11.35%) WebLogic
19 290 (11.35%) Banking
20 272 (10.64%) SOA
21 267 (10.45%) Oracle Reports
22 257 (10.05%) Data Guard
23 244 (9.55%) Shell Script
24 243 (9.51%) Microsoft
25 242 (9.47%) Web Services
26 232 (9.08%) Data Modelling
27 223 (8.72%) .NET
27 223 (8.72%) Migration

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 290 (11.35%) WebLogic
2 108 (4.23%) Apache
3 96 (3.76%) WebSphere
4 93 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 86 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 73 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
7 68 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 46 (1.80%) IIS
9 44 (1.72%) SAS
10 42 (1.64%) SharePoint
10 42 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
11 35 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
11 35 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
12 33 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 33 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 31 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
14 30 (1.17%) CMS
15 20 (0.78%) MS Exchange
16 19 (0.74%) MQSeries
17 17 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 85 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.96%) MS Office
3 15 (0.59%) MS Project
4 14 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.078%) SPSS
7 2 (0.078%) Windchill
7 2 (0.078%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.039%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 145 (5.67%) Oracle EBS
2 107 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 97 (3.79%) Oracle Applications
4 55 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
5 44 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
6 43 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
7 38 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
8 37 (1.45%) Oracle Receivables
9 25 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
10 20 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
11 17 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 16 (0.63%) Documaker
13 12 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
14 11 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
14 11 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
14 11 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 10 (0.39%) Oracle Manufacturing
15 10 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
16 9 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.51%) SaaS
2 9 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.078%) PaaS
8 1 (0.039%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (3.21%) SAN
2 77 (3.01%) HTTP
3 61 (2.39%) Firewall
4 47 (1.84%) Internet
4 47 (1.84%) LDAP
5 41 (1.60%) SSL
6 39 (1.53%) DNS
7 34 (1.33%) FTP
8 32 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 27 (1.06%) HTTPS
10 23 (0.90%) WAN
11 22 (0.86%) DHCP
11 22 (0.86%) NAS
12 21 (0.82%) LAN
13 14 (0.55%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.35%) VPN
14 9 (0.35%) SSH
15 8 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (0.31%) Network Security
15 8 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1177 (46.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 588 (23.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 492 (19.25%) SQL Server
4 321 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
5 306 (11.97%) Relational Database
6 267 (10.45%) Oracle Reports
7 219 (8.57%) RDBMS
8 166 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 138 (5.40%) Oracle ODI
10 127 (4.97%) Oracle BI EE
11 122 (4.77%) Oracle9i Database
12 117 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
13 95 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 85 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 83 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
16 73 (2.86%) DB2
17 72 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 71 (2.78%) MySQL
19 66 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
20 64 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 154 (6.03%) Oracle Forms
2 123 (4.81%) Maven
3 101 (3.95%) Subversion
4 91 (3.56%) Toad
5 74 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 73 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 73 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 68 (2.66%) JIRA
8 63 (2.46%) JUnit
9 56 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
10 50 (1.96%) Git (software)
11 47 (1.84%) Ant
12 44 (1.72%) Selenium
13 36 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (1.41%) Hudson
14 28 (1.10%) TeamCity
15 25 (0.98%) JDeveloper
15 25 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
15 25 (0.98%) CruiseControl
15 25 (0.98%) ERwin
General
1 638 (24.96%) Finance
2 290 (11.35%) Banking
3 138 (5.40%) Investment Banking
4 79 (3.09%) Retail
5 76 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 51 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 46 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 45 (1.76%) Front Office
9 32 (1.25%) Billing
10 24 (0.94%) Marketing
11 23 (0.90%) Back Office
12 22 (0.86%) General Ledger
13 19 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.59%) Games
15 13 (0.51%) Legal
16 11 (0.43%) Publishing
17 10 (0.39%) Advertising
18 9 (0.35%) Automotive
19 8 (0.31%) Military
19 8 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 885 (34.62%) Developer
2 541 (21.17%) DBA
3 443 (17.33%) Oracle DBA
4 276 (10.80%) Oracle Developer
5 275 (10.76%) Analyst
6 212 (8.29%) Architect
7 177 (6.92%) Consultant
8 170 (6.65%) Java Developer
9 147 (5.75%) Administrator
10 102 (3.99%) SQL DBA
11 100 (3.91%) Oracle Consultant
12 73 (2.86%) Senior Developer
13 69 (2.70%) Tester
14 66 (2.58%) Support Analyst
15 64 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
16 59 (2.31%) Applications Support
16 59 (2.31%) .NET Developer
17 57 (2.23%) SQL Developer
18 54 (2.11%) Test Analyst
19 51 (2.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (12.68%) XML
2 242 (9.47%) Web Services
3 223 (8.72%) .NET
4 203 (7.94%) Spring
5 193 (7.55%) Middleware
6 167 (6.53%) J2EE
7 139 (5.44%) HTML
8 119 (4.66%) Oracle Fusion
9 98 (3.83%) CSS
10 96 (3.76%) jQuery
11 95 (3.72%) Hibernate
12 90 (3.52%) JDBC
13 81 (3.17%) JMS
14 79 (3.09%) XSLT
15 77 (3.01%) ASP.NET
16 76 (2.97%) SOAP
17 62 (2.43%) Java EE
18 58 (2.27%) WebCenter
19 56 (2.19%) REST
19 56 (2.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 102 (3.99%) Data Integration
2 98 (3.83%) Replication
3 79 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 74 (2.90%) Clustering
5 58 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 57 (2.23%) Derivative
7 49 (1.92%) Credit Risk
8 44 (1.72%) Statistics
9 39 (1.53%) Open Source
10 38 (1.49%) N-Tier
11 31 (1.21%) Market Risk
12 30 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
14 21 (0.82%) Hedge funds
15 18 (0.70%) Mainframe
16 17 (0.67%) Equities
16 17 (0.67%) Data Extraction
17 16 (0.63%) Fixed Income
18 15 (0.59%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 637 (24.92%) UNIX
2 585 (22.89%) Linux
3 350 (13.69%) Windows
4 181 (7.08%) Solaris
5 155 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (3.60%) AIX
7 63 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (2.00%) HPUX
9 43 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (0.98%) SUSE
11 22 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
12 16 (0.63%) 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 (0.31%) CentOS
18 6 (0.23%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (13.93%) Performance Tuning
2 342 (13.38%) ETL
2 342 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
3 272 (10.64%) SOA
4 232 (9.08%) Data Modelling
5 223 (8.72%) Migration
6 202 (7.90%) ITIL
7 170 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
8 137 (5.36%) OO
9 128 (5.01%) Scrum
10 118 (4.62%) TDD
11 108 (4.23%) MVC
12 107 (4.19%) Analytics
13 104 (4.07%) Data Analysis
14 103 (4.03%) Continuous Integration
15 100 (3.91%) Configuration Management
16 91 (3.56%) Workflow
16 91 (3.56%) Unit Testing
16 91 (3.56%) Data Migration
17 88 (3.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1431 (55.99%) SQL
2 788 (30.83%) PL/SQL
3 592 (23.16%) Java
4 244 (9.55%) Shell Script
5 180 (7.04%) C#
6 156 (6.10%) JavaScript
7 116 (4.54%) T-SQL
8 99 (3.87%) Perl
9 83 (3.25%) Python
10 67 (2.62%) Bash Shell
11 55 (2.15%) VB
12 52 (2.03%) C++
13 45 (1.76%) C
14 37 (1.45%) VBScript
15 34 (1.33%) PowerShell
16 33 (1.29%) VBA
17 31 (1.21%) VB.NET
18 28 (1.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 27 (1.06%) Korn
20 25 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 291 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 208 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 134 (5.24%) Degree
4 46 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 40 (1.56%) ISEB
6 34 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
7 32 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 26 (1.02%) OCP
9 24 (0.94%) 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 8 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.27%) MCITP
17 6 (0.23%) MCSE
18 5 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.07%) QA
2 52 (2.03%) SLA
3 35 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.27%) Basel III
4 7 (0.27%) GPG13
5 6 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.078%) COBIT
6 2 (0.078%) HL7
6 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.078%) EMIR
7 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.039%) COREP
7 1 (0.039%) FINREP
7 1 (0.039%) FATCA
7 1 (0.039%) GxP
7 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 322 (12.60%) Oracle RAC
2 218 (8.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 65 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (2.31%) Active Directory
5 23 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (0.51%) vSphere
6 13 (0.51%) RHEV
7 8 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 7 (0.27%) XenApp
8 7 (0.27%) KVM
9 6 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.23%) OCFS2
9 6 (0.23%) NDS
9 6 (0.23%) Xen
10 5 (0.20%) NFS
10 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.20%) SRDF
11 4 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 257 (10.05%) Data Guard
2 134 (5.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 39 (1.53%) Tivoli
4 35 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
6 29 (1.13%) Control-M
7 23 (0.90%) Puppet
8 22 (0.86%) SCOM
9 19 (0.74%) SCCM
10 12 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
10 12 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 12 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 9 (0.35%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.35%) Vagrant
12 9 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
13 8 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (0.31%) BladeLogic
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 2556 (100.00%) Oracle
2 243 (9.51%) Microsoft
3 167 (6.53%) Red Hat
4 128 (5.01%) Informatica
5 120 (4.69%) IBM
6 100 (3.91%) Business Objects
7 96 (3.76%) VMware
8 90 (3.52%) HP
9 88 (3.44%) JBoss
10 84 (3.29%) SAP
11 53 (2.07%) Sybase
12 50 (1.96%) Remedy
13 48 (1.88%) Siebel
14 46 (1.80%) Hyperion
15 40 (1.56%) EMC
15 40 (1.56%) Sun
16 38 (1.49%) BMC
17 34 (1.33%) Cognos
18 33 (1.29%) Citrix
18 33 (1.29%) TIBCO
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