The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 59 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.15% 7.14% 23.46%
As % of the Vendors category 42.14% 11.76% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 1 11
Median daily rate £411 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.75% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £500 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 140 51 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 43.08% 60.71% 58.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 27 24
Median daily rate £388 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +118.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Belfast

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Belfast

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Belfast over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Belfast

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 63 (82.89%) SQL
2 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 44 (57.89%) Java
3 43 (56.58%) Finance
3 43 (56.58%) Banking
4 38 (50.00%) Linux
5 29 (38.16%) OO
5 29 (38.16%) C#
6 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 28 (36.84%) .NET
6 28 (36.84%) Relational Database
7 25 (32.89%) Web Services
8 21 (27.63%) Node.js
9 20 (26.32%) Artifactory
9 20 (26.32%) Jenkins
9 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (26.32%) TeamCity
10 19 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (23.68%) JSON
11 18 (23.68%) WCF
11 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (23.68%) Unix
11 18 (23.68%) PL/SQL
12 17 (22.37%) DB2
12 17 (22.37%) RDBMS
12 17 (22.37%) SDLC
13 16 (21.05%) Big Data
13 16 (21.05%) XML
14 14 (18.42%) LDAP

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) LDAP
2 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 28 (36.84%) Relational Database
3 17 (22.37%) DB2
3 17 (22.37%) RDBMS
4 16 (21.05%) Big Data
5 13 (17.11%) Hadoop
6 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
6 10 (13.16%) NoSQL
7 9 (11.84%) Apache Hive
8 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (2.63%) QlikView
14 1 (1.32%) DB2 UDB
14 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
14 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) Artifactory
1 20 (26.32%) Jenkins
1 20 (26.32%) TeamCity
2 19 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (9.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 43 (56.58%) Banking
1 43 (56.58%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Front Office
3 4 (5.26%) Billing
3 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Developer
2 11 (14.47%) C# Developer
3 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Consultant
5 8 (10.53%) JavaScript Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Talend Developer
6 7 (9.21%) UI Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Angular Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Big Data Developer
7 6 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Support Specialist
8 5 (6.58%) WPF Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) .NET
2 25 (32.89%) Web Services
3 21 (27.63%) Node.js
4 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (23.68%) JSON
4 18 (23.68%) WCF
5 16 (21.05%) XML
6 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
6 11 (14.47%) ADO.NET
6 11 (14.47%) RESTful
6 11 (14.47%) WF
6 11 (14.47%) WPF
7 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET
7 7 (9.21%) CSS
7 7 (9.21%) HTML
7 7 (9.21%) HTML5
7 7 (9.21%) jQuery
7 7 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.58%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.21%) User Experience
3 7 (9.21%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.26%) Social Network
6 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.95%) Replication
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (23.68%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) OO
2 20 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.37%) SDLC
5 13 (17.11%) ETL
6 11 (14.47%) DevOps
6 11 (14.47%) Memory Management
6 11 (14.47%) Multithreading
6 11 (14.47%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.16%) OOP
7 10 (13.16%) SOA
8 7 (9.21%) CRM
8 7 (9.21%) Data Transformation
8 7 (9.21%) MVC
9 6 (7.89%) Case Management
9 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (82.89%) SQL
2 44 (57.89%) Java
3 29 (38.16%) C#
4 28 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.68%) PL/SQL
6 10 (13.16%) Python
7 9 (11.84%) Shell Script
8 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
8 7 (9.21%) Korn
9 4 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.58%) Docker
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.63%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Sybase
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.84%) Ab Initio
4 7 (9.21%) Siebel
4 7 (9.21%) Talend
5 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) ATG
6 2 (2.63%) Cognos
6 2 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (1.32%) SAP