The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Spatial
Rank 572 534 565
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Contract jobs citing Oracle Spatial 15 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.021% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
Average daily rate £387 £335 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.68% -5.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £214 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.89% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +56.66%
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9622 8294 9910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.09% 17.38% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5881 4681 5361
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 417 451
Average hourly rate £18.10 £19.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +1.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 14 £387 +15.68% 2
Yorkshire -23 1 £375 -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Woking - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -

Oracle Spatial
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (84.62%) SQL
3 26 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 23 (58.97%) WebLogic
5 21 (53.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 21 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (53.85%) Oracle Database
6 20 (51.28%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (51.28%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (51.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (51.28%) Windows
7 19 (48.72%) ITIL
7 19 (48.72%) Solaris
7 19 (48.72%) Linux
7 19 (48.72%) UNIX
7 19 (48.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 18 (46.15%) High Availability
9 16 (41.03%) Data Guard
9 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
10 14 (35.90%) Oracle Application Server
11 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (30.77%) GIS
13 10 (25.64%) Service Management
13 10 (25.64%) ETL
13 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
13 10 (25.64%) Java
13 10 (25.64%) EMC
14 9 (23.08%) Legato
14 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
14 9 (23.08%) XML

Oracle Spatial
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (58.97%) WebLogic
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle UPK
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 21 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle OWB
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Toad
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) DBA
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (23.08%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Spatial Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) GIS Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Data Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (5.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
3 5 (12.82%) Ajax
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 4 (10.26%) CSS
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 3 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (7.69%) SOAP
5 3 (7.69%) Struts
5 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 3 (7.69%) JSON
5 3 (7.69%) Java EE
5 3 (7.69%) REST
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Wicket
6 2 (5.13%) OC4J
6 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
6 2 (5.13%) DWR
6 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.13%) JavaBeans
6 2 (5.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) GIS
2 5 (12.82%) Grid Computing
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Solaris
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 19 (48.72%) UNIX
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Capacity Planning
2 19 (48.72%) ITIL
3 18 (46.15%) High Availability
4 16 (41.03%) Data Modelling
5 10 (25.64%) Service Management
5 10 (25.64%) ETL
5 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) SOA
7 5 (12.82%) EAM
8 3 (7.69%) UML
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.69%) Data Management
8 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (7.69%) System Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) SQL
2 26 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) C
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (12.82%) OCP
2 2 (5.13%) OCA
3 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle RAC
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (41.03%) Data Guard
3 9 (23.08%) Legato
3 9 (23.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) EMC
3 7 (17.95%) HP
3 7 (17.95%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Remedy
4 5 (12.82%) BMC
4 5 (12.82%) Veritas
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) ESRI
7 2 (5.13%) JBoss
8 1 (2.56%) Sun
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) F5