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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TKPROF
Rank 648 670 637
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -33
Contract jobs citing TKPROF 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.033% 0.023% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £420 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £420 £355
% change year-on-year
- +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
12091 13328 12482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 23.03% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8003 8832 7926
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 193 203
Median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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
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 7 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 30 September 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 -1 3 - -
London +17 2 - -
City of London +16 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1

TKPROF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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