Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 56 108 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.36% 16.98% 10.40%
As % of the Vendors category 30.27% 41.38% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 85 13
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £425 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% +117.95% -2.50%
10th Percentile £325 £368 £163
90th Percentile £513 £554 £288
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.58
% change year-on-year - +22.78% -6.92%

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 185 261 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.44% 41.04% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 188 81
Northern Ireland median daily rate £406 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +30.95% +2.44%
10th Percentile £270 £268 £123
90th Percentile £513 £490 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +4.65% +2.87% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 14
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.25 £13.89 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.22% +6.83% -
10th Percentile £12.34 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £17.32 £28.13
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.26% +5.79% -5.71%

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 16 November 2018.

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 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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 +6 49 £412 -3.00% 5
County Down - 1 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 44 (78.57%) Finance
2 36 (64.29%) SQL
3 32 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 32 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 28 (50.00%) Java
4 28 (50.00%) Banking
5 23 (41.07%) DB2
6 21 (37.50%) XML
6 21 (37.50%) WebSphere
7 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (35.71%) Ajax
7 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 20 (35.71%) JSP
7 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 20 (35.71%) RESTful
8 19 (33.93%) WebLogic
9 18 (32.14%) Spring
10 17 (30.36%) TDD
10 17 (30.36%) JUnit
10 17 (30.36%) Struts
10 17 (30.36%) Web Services
10 17 (30.36%) Eclipse
10 17 (30.36%) MVC
10 17 (30.36%) Cucumber
10 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
10 17 (30.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
10 17 (30.36%) Gherkin
10 17 (30.36%) Backbone.js
10 17 (30.36%) 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 21 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 19 (33.93%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.71%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.36%) Confluence
4 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.36%) SAS
4 3 (5.36%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Actimize
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 32 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 23 (41.07%) DB2
3 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database
4 16 (28.57%) DB2 UDB
5 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (5.36%) Big Data
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (5.36%) Spark SQL
11 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
11 2 (3.57%) MySQL
12 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Cucumber
1 17 (30.36%) Eclipse
1 17 (30.36%) JUnit
2 16 (28.57%) Bower
2 16 (28.57%) Grunt
2 16 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.14%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) PeopleTools
4 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
General
1 44 (78.57%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 13 (23.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (19.64%) Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) DBA
6 8 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (10.71%) Financial Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Oracle Financials DBA
8 5 (8.93%) SQL DBA
8 5 (8.93%) Talend Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Report Developer
9 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Ab Initio Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Consultant
10 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) XML
2 20 (35.71%) Ajax
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
2 20 (35.71%) JSP
2 20 (35.71%) RESTful
3 18 (32.14%) Spring
4 17 (30.36%) AngularJS
4 17 (30.36%) Backbone.js
4 17 (30.36%) Gherkin
4 17 (30.36%) Struts
4 17 (30.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (30.36%) Web Services
5 16 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 16 (28.57%) Spring Batch
5 16 (28.57%) Spring Integration
6 6 (10.71%) JMS
7 4 (7.14%) EJB
7 4 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (7.14%) Java EE
7 4 (7.14%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.57%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) Equities
4 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
2 3 (5.36%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) MVC
2 17 (30.36%) TDD
2 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) Project Management
3 16 (28.57%) Time Management
3 16 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) ETL
5 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Change Management
7 5 (8.93%) ERP
8 4 (7.14%) Analytics
8 4 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
8 4 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.36%) Data Transformation
9 3 (5.36%) Scorecard
9 3 (5.36%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Statistical Inference
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 28 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Bash Shell
5 6 (10.71%) Python
6 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.36%) Korn
7 3 (5.36%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.36%) R
8 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) IFRS
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Talend
2 6 (10.71%) Hyperion
2 6 (10.71%) IFS
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (8.93%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Ab Initio
4 3 (5.36%) RapidMiner
5 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Informatica
6 1 (1.79%) Vermilion