The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 29 March 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 17 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 18 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.93% 6.40% 19.66%
As % of the Vendors category 18.37% 13.79% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 12
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £450 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.03% +3.89%  

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 Northern Ireland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 98 58 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 43.17% 46.40% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 16 26
Median daily rate £326 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £109 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Northern Ireland

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
County Antrim -2 18 £375 -16.66% 4
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
5 14 (41.18%) Web Services
6 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (35.29%) Banking
8 11 (32.35%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) .NET
9 10 (29.41%) C#
9 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
9 10 (29.41%) Algorithms
10 9 (26.47%) JSON
10 9 (26.47%) WCF
10 9 (26.47%) WPF
10 9 (26.47%) WF
10 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
10 9 (26.47%) RESTful
10 9 (26.47%) Memory Management
10 9 (26.47%) Sybase
10 9 (26.47%) ADO.NET
10 9 (26.47%) OO
10 9 (26.47%) Scrum
11 8 (23.53%) Front Office
11 8 (23.53%) SOA
11 8 (23.53%) OOP
11 8 (23.53%) Java
11 8 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (20.59%) Linux

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 8 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) EngageOne
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) NAS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
3 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 5 (14.71%) DB2
5 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.88%) Big Data
7 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.88%) QlikView
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.94%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (35.29%) Banking
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Front Office
4 5 (14.71%) Billing
5 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) C# WPF Developer
4 5 (14.71%) WPF Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Ab Initio Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Java Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.88%) E-Business Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Web Services
2 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 9 (26.47%) ADO.NET
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (26.47%) JSON
3 9 (26.47%) RESTful
3 9 (26.47%) WCF
3 9 (26.47%) WF
3 9 (26.47%) WPF
4 6 (17.65%) XML
5 5 (14.71%) JSP
5 5 (14.71%) Servlets
6 4 (11.76%) J2EE
6 4 (11.76%) JMS
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) EJB
7 1 (2.94%) HTML
7 1 (2.94%) JDBC
7 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Algorithms
2 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Memory Management
2 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
2 9 (26.47%) OO
2 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) OOP
3 8 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (11.76%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (11.76%) Parallel Processing
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Resource Management
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) E-business
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) PL/SQL
3 10 (29.41%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.71%) Korn
5 5 (14.71%) Python
5 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.76%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.94%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Sybase
2 4 (11.76%) Ab Initio
2 4 (11.76%) ATG
3 2 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (2.94%) Actimize
4 1 (2.94%) Talend
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
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