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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Spatial
Rank 588 564 559
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Spatial 8 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.034% 0.063%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.079% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +8.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10096 9221 10271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.48% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6071 5440 5772
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 372 490
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.93% -5.10%

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 17 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 -28 8 £425 +21.42% 1
South East -5 6 £425 +21.42%
Hampshire -6 5 - -
Southampton -12 3 - -
Warrington - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Oracle Spatial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
4 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
5 8 (47.06%) GIS
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (35.29%) ETL
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (29.41%) ArcObjects
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Statistics
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
7 5 (29.41%) ESRI
7 5 (29.41%) ArcGIS
7 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Subversion
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) Validation
8 4 (23.53%) EAM
8 4 (23.53%) C#
8 4 (23.53%) SOAP
8 4 (23.53%) Web Services

Oracle Spatial
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 (29.41%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPEL
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (29.41%) Data Mining
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Subversion
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
1 4 (23.53%) Hudson
1 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
2 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Toad
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior GIS Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Spatial Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Spatial Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Data Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ArcObjects
3 4 (23.53%) SOAP
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) GIS
2 5 (29.41%) Statistics
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 4 (23.53%) EAM
3 4 (23.53%) Data Validation
3 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) ESRI
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (5.88%) VMware