The table below looks at the statistics for TKPROF skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TKPROF over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TKPROF
Rank 640 640 622
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing TKPROF 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.033% 0.030% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £334 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £459 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12040 13263 11698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 23.29% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8016 8619 7227
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 189 198
Median hourly rate £30.50 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

TKPROF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TKPROF as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

TKPROF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Daily Rate Trend

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

TKPROF Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TKPROF within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

TKPROF Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TKPROF
Hourly Rate Trend

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

TKPROF Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TKPROF
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TKPROF within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £350 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -

TKPROF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TKPROF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TKPROF.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
5 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) OLTP
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g

TKPROF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) OLTP
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) DBA
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Optimisation
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat