The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Spatial 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 Spatial over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Spatial
Rank 591 568 551
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Spatial 11 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.028% 0.066%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +5.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10171 9203 10118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 17.24% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6022 5356 5748
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 382 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Oracle Spatial
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Spatial within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Oracle Spatial Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Spatial
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Spatial within the UK.

Oracle Spatial Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Spatial
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Spatial within the UK.

Oracle Spatial Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Spatial
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Spatial within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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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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 -20 9 £425 +21.42% 2
South East -9 6 £425 +21.42%
Hampshire -11 5 - -
Southampton -13 3 - -
Warrington - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Oracle Spatial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Spatial 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 Spatial.

1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
3 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Python
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) GIS
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) ETL
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
7 5 (25.00%) ESRI
7 5 (25.00%) ArcGIS
7 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Statistics
7 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (25.00%) ArcObjects
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (20.00%) FitNesse
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (20.00%) Subversion
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (20.00%) Data Validation

Oracle Spatial
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Oracle Spatial 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 Spatial. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) ArcGIS
2 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
1 4 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Hudson
1 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior GIS Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Spatial Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ArcObjects
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) GIS
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ETL
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) User Stories
3 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) EAM
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) Python
2 11 (55.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) OCP
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Legato
2 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) ESRI
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.00%) EMC
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) VMware