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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TKPROF
Rank 638 658 631
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs citing TKPROF 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.057% 0.029% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £334 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £459 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.30%
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
12242 13686 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.66% 23.36% 22.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8082 8970 7599
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 210 206
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.27 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%

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 31 August 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 8 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 31 August 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 +5 3 - -
Scotland - 2 £350 -
North West - 2 - -
London -22 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -

TKPROF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Optimisation
7 2 (22.22%) ETL
7 2 (22.22%) Toad
7 2 (22.22%) OLTP
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) High Availability
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (22.22%) OLTP
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (11.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Toad
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (33.33%) DBA
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
6 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) Programmer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ERD
5 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) Sun