Period
to 15 February 2019

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 6 months to 15 February 2019 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
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 19 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle 45 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.16% 10.92% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 23.56% 26.42% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +1.82% -
10th Percentile £320 £371 £400
90th Percentile £456 £453 £443
UK median daily rate £490 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.89% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +1.32%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 191 212 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 51.62% 41.33% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 135 93
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £420 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +28.83% +4.32%
10th Percentile £222 £265 £213
90th Percentile £450 £498 £430
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 21
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.75 £13.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.91% +14.58% -
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.18 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £16.25 £14.34
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +7 38 £412 -2.17% 11
County Down - 1 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 38 (84.44%) Finance
2 31 (68.89%) SQL
3 26 (57.78%) RDBMS
3 26 (57.78%) Relational Database
4 25 (55.56%) Banking
5 20 (44.44%) Java
6 18 (40.00%) XML
6 18 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 17 (37.78%) Ajax
7 17 (37.78%) RESTful
7 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
7 17 (37.78%) DB2
7 17 (37.78%) CSS
7 17 (37.78%) JSP
8 14 (31.11%) JUnit
8 14 (31.11%) Struts
8 14 (31.11%) Web Services
8 14 (31.11%) MVC
8 14 (31.11%) Eclipse
8 14 (31.11%) Project Management
8 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
8 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
8 14 (31.11%) Backbone.js
8 14 (31.11%) Degree
8 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.11%) TDD
8 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
8 14 (31.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (31.11%) Gherkin
8 14 (31.11%) AngularJS

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 18 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (28.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Actimize
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) RDBMS
1 26 (57.78%) Relational Database
2 17 (37.78%) DB2
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle Database
4 13 (28.89%) DB2 UDB
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (17.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
10 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Cucumber
1 14 (31.11%) Eclipse
1 14 (31.11%) JUnit
2 13 (28.89%) Bower
2 13 (28.89%) Grunt
2 13 (28.89%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 38 (84.44%) Finance
2 25 (55.56%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (28.89%) Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 12 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (17.78%) DBA
5 8 (17.78%) Financial Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Financials DBA
6 5 (11.11%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Report Developer
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Hyperion Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) XML
2 17 (37.78%) Ajax
2 17 (37.78%) CSS
2 17 (37.78%) JSP
2 17 (37.78%) RESTful
3 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
3 14 (31.11%) Backbone.js
3 14 (31.11%) Gherkin
3 14 (31.11%) Struts
3 14 (31.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 14 (31.11%) Web Services
4 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
4 13 (28.89%) Spring
4 13 (28.89%) Spring Batch
4 13 (28.89%) Spring Integration
5 4 (8.89%) EJB
5 4 (8.89%) Java EE
5 4 (8.89%) React
5 4 (8.89%) Servlets
6 3 (6.67%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (31.11%) MVC
1 14 (31.11%) Project Management
1 14 (31.11%) TDD
1 14 (31.11%) Test Automation
2 13 (28.89%) Time Management
2 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
3 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.56%) Change Management
4 7 (15.56%) ERP
5 6 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Analytics
7 3 (6.67%) Data Extraction
7 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.67%) Scorecard
7 3 (6.67%) Statistical Inference
7 3 (6.67%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 20 (44.44%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 3 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) R
5 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) IFRS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Hyperion
1 8 (17.78%) IFS
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) RapidMiner
4 2 (4.44%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.22%) Concur
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) Talend
5 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Vermilion