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 23 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 14 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 64 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.08% 6.00% 21.11%
As % of the Vendors category 42.38% 9.84% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 1 11
Median daily rate £403 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £500 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £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 £25.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year +37.25% -9.33%  

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 151 61 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 42.66% 61.00% 57.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 30 25
Median daily rate £366 £450 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.66% +125.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 £23.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.04% -26.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -1 63 £406 -18.75%
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 68 (83.95%) SQL
2 49 (60.49%) Java
3 48 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 48 (59.26%) Finance
3 48 (59.26%) Banking
4 43 (53.09%) Linux
5 32 (39.51%) OO
6 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
7 30 (37.04%) C#
7 30 (37.04%) .NET
8 28 (34.57%) Relational Database
9 25 (30.86%) Web Services
10 24 (29.63%) Node.js
11 23 (28.40%) Artifactory
11 23 (28.40%) Jenkins
11 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (28.40%) TeamCity
12 22 (27.16%) Sonatype Nexus
13 19 (23.46%) Unix
14 18 (22.22%) PL/SQL
14 18 (22.22%) JSON
14 18 (22.22%) WCF
14 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (22.22%) SDLC
14 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (22.22%) Big Data
15 17 (20.99%) LDAP
15 17 (20.99%) DB2
15 17 (20.99%) RDBMS
15 17 (20.99%) Active Directory

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 10 (12.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) LDAP
2 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.57%) Relational Database
3 18 (22.22%) Big Data
4 17 (20.99%) DB2
4 17 (20.99%) RDBMS
5 13 (16.05%) Hadoop
6 11 (13.58%) Apache Hive
6 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
6 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
7 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (2.47%) QlikView
13 1 (1.23%) DB2 UDB
13 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Artifactory
1 23 (28.40%) Jenkins
1 23 (28.40%) TeamCity
2 22 (27.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (8.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 48 (59.26%) Banking
1 48 (59.26%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Front Office
3 4 (4.94%) Billing
3 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 11 (13.58%) C# Developer
2 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.35%) .NET Developer
3 10 (12.35%) JavaScript Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Talend Developer
5 7 (8.64%) UI Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Node.js Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Support Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) .NET
2 25 (30.86%) Web Services
3 24 (29.63%) Node.js
4 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (22.22%) JSON
4 18 (22.22%) WCF
5 16 (19.75%) XML
6 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
6 11 (13.58%) ADO.NET
6 11 (13.58%) RESTful
6 11 (13.58%) WF
6 11 (13.58%) WPF
7 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
7 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.64%) CSS
7 7 (8.64%) HTML
7 7 (8.64%) HTML5
7 7 (8.64%) jQuery
7 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 8 (9.88%) Virtual Team
4 7 (8.64%) User Experience
5 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.17%) Social Network
7 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.70%) Replication
8 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Unix
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) OO
2 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.22%) SDLC
4 13 (16.05%) ETL
5 12 (14.81%) DevOps
5 12 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 11 (13.58%) Memory Management
6 11 (13.58%) Multithreading
6 11 (13.58%) Scrum
7 10 (12.35%) OOP
7 10 (12.35%) SOA
8 7 (8.64%) CRM
8 7 (8.64%) Data Transformation
8 7 (8.64%) MVC
9 6 (7.41%) Case Management
9 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (83.95%) SQL
2 49 (60.49%) Java
3 31 (38.27%) JavaScript
4 30 (37.04%) C#
5 18 (22.22%) PL/SQL
6 10 (12.35%) Python
7 9 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.64%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.64%) Korn
9 4 (4.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) Docker
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Sybase
2 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 7 (8.64%) Siebel
4 7 (8.64%) Talend
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) ATG
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
6 2 (2.47%) HP
7 1 (1.23%) SAP
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