Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 21 20
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 74 81 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.41% 14.11% 6.28%
As % of the Vendors category 38.54% 32.79% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.75% -11.11% +28.57%
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +1.35% +5.71%

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 192 247 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.18% 43.03% 52.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 194 45
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.93% +7.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £267 £258 £104
90th Percentile £546 £466 £520
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.75% -32.17% -40.63%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.90 £15.38
90th Percentile £17.60 £21.82 £22.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +9 66 £431 +7.75% 6
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 50 (67.57%) Finance
2 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (47.30%) .NET
4 32 (43.24%) SQL
5 30 (40.54%) Banking
6 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
6 29 (39.19%) SOA
7 27 (36.49%) Relational Database
8 24 (32.43%) Multithreading
9 22 (29.73%) DB2
10 21 (28.38%) C#
11 20 (27.03%) RDBMS
11 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
12 19 (25.68%) WPF
13 18 (24.32%) WCF
13 18 (24.32%) Scrum
13 18 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (22.97%) Big Data
14 17 (22.97%) Talend
14 17 (22.97%) Bash Shell
14 17 (22.97%) Apache Spark
14 17 (22.97%) Python
14 17 (22.97%) Korn
15 16 (21.62%) SDLC
16 15 (20.27%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (20.27%) MVC
17 14 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (18.92%) JMS
17 14 (18.92%) Data Analysis
17 14 (18.92%) Degree

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 (24.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (22.97%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.46%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (39.19%) SQL Server
2 27 (36.49%) Relational Database
3 22 (29.73%) DB2
4 20 (27.03%) RDBMS
5 17 (22.97%) Big Data
6 15 (20.27%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
9 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.05%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (4.05%) MySQL
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) JIRA
2 6 (8.11%) JUnit
3 5 (6.76%) Bower
3 5 (6.76%) Cucumber
3 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.76%) Grunt
3 5 (6.76%) Jasmine
3 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.76%) Maven
4 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (67.57%) Finance
2 30 (40.54%) Banking
3 9 (12.16%) Front Office
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Marketing
5 3 (4.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (68.92%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Talend Developer
4 15 (20.27%) C# Developer
5 14 (18.92%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (14.86%) Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) CRM Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Consultant
6 11 (14.86%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
7 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
8 9 (12.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) DB2 Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Applications Support
10 5 (6.76%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) DBA
10 5 (6.76%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 19 (25.68%) WPF
3 18 (24.32%) WCF
4 14 (18.92%) JMS
5 12 (16.22%) JSON
5 12 (16.22%) RESTful
5 12 (16.22%) Web Services
6 10 (13.51%) Spring
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.46%) ADO.NET
8 7 (9.46%) WF
9 5 (6.76%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (6.76%) CSS
9 5 (6.76%) Hibernate
9 5 (6.76%) iBATIS
9 5 (6.76%) JSP
9 5 (6.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.46%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.46%) Derivative
4 6 (8.11%) Fintech
5 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Unix
2 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) SOA
3 24 (32.43%) Multithreading
4 18 (24.32%) Scrum
5 16 (21.62%) SDLC
6 15 (20.27%) MVC
7 14 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (18.92%) Data Analysis
7 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
8 13 (17.57%) Change Management
9 12 (16.22%) ITIL
9 12 (16.22%) Risk Management
9 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (14.86%) CRM
10 11 (14.86%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (14.86%) Kanban
10 11 (14.86%) Presales
10 11 (14.86%) Service Design
11 10 (13.51%) Data Transformation
11 10 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) SQL
2 21 (28.38%) C#
3 17 (22.97%) Bash Shell
3 17 (22.97%) Korn
3 17 (22.97%) Python
4 10 (13.51%) Java
5 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
6 6 (8.11%) VBA
7 5 (6.76%) Java 8
7 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.46%) TOGAF Certification
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) Talend
3 7 (9.46%) Sybase
4 4 (5.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Netezza