Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 104 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.56% 10.03% 13.48%
As % of the Vendors category 40.47% 20.00% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 13 11
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £195 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +117.95% -2.50% -33.33%
10th Percentile £369 £163 £163
90th Percentile £556 £288 £388
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.43 £35.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -0.20% -3.92%

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 257 150 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.92% 50.17% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 81 42
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £265 £123 £163
90th Percentile £490 £438 £375
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -5 97 £425 +117.95% 1
County Londonderry - 2 £400 -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 89 (85.58%) Java
2 83 (79.81%) SQL
3 64 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 61 (58.65%) DB2
5 54 (51.92%) Finance
6 49 (47.12%) RDBMS
6 49 (47.12%) Relational Database
7 48 (46.15%) XML
7 48 (46.15%) Hibernate
7 48 (46.15%) Spring
8 47 (45.19%) CSS
8 47 (45.19%) AngularJS
9 46 (44.23%) Backbone.js
10 45 (43.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 45 (43.27%) MVC
10 45 (43.27%) Banking
11 40 (38.46%) WebSphere
12 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (34.62%) TDD
14 35 (33.65%) Web Services
14 35 (33.65%) Spring Integration
15 34 (32.69%) WebLogic
16 32 (30.77%) DB2 UDB
16 32 (30.77%) Struts
16 32 (30.77%) Waterfall
16 32 (30.77%) RESTful
17 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
18 30 (28.85%) JSP
18 30 (28.85%) Ajax
19 28 (26.92%) 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 40 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 34 (32.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.92%) JBoss
3 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) npm
2 9 (8.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) LDAP
2 6 (5.77%) FTP
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (58.65%) DB2
2 49 (47.12%) RDBMS
2 49 (47.12%) Relational Database
3 32 (30.77%) DB2 UDB
4 31 (29.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (13.46%) Hadoop
6 13 (12.50%) Big Data
7 12 (11.54%) Apache Hive
8 11 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
9 10 (9.62%) NoSQL
9 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (2.88%) MySQL
11 3 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.92%) KDB
12 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.92%) QlikView
12 2 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (22.12%) Eclipse
2 21 (20.19%) Cucumber
2 21 (20.19%) JUnit
3 19 (18.27%) Bower
3 19 (18.27%) Grunt
3 19 (18.27%) Jasmine
4 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
4 18 (17.31%) TeamCity
5 16 (15.38%) Artifactory
6 15 (14.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.92%) Ant
7 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.92%) Gradle
7 2 (1.92%) Hudson
7 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.92%) JBehave
7 2 (1.92%) LoadUI
7 2 (1.92%) Mockito
7 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (51.92%) Finance
2 45 (43.27%) Banking
3 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 74 (71.15%) Developer
2 59 (56.73%) Java Developer
3 35 (33.65%) Senior Developer
4 34 (32.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (9.62%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 8 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.77%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (5.77%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Ab Initio Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Angular Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Consultant
11 4 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Support Specialist
12 3 (2.88%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.15%) Hibernate
1 48 (46.15%) Spring
1 48 (46.15%) XML
2 47 (45.19%) AngularJS
2 47 (45.19%) CSS
3 46 (44.23%) Backbone.js
4 45 (43.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 35 (33.65%) Spring Integration
5 35 (33.65%) Web Services
6 32 (30.77%) RESTful
6 32 (30.77%) Struts
7 30 (28.85%) Ajax
7 30 (28.85%) JSP
8 18 (17.31%) Gherkin
9 17 (16.35%) Node.js
10 11 (10.58%) JMS
11 9 (8.65%) .NET
11 9 (8.65%) HTML
12 7 (6.73%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (5.77%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Virtual Team
2 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.73%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.85%) Social Network
6 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.96%) Derivative
7 1 (0.96%) Equities
7 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Linux
2 19 (18.27%) Unix
3 4 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (43.27%) MVC
2 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (34.62%) TDD
4 32 (30.77%) Waterfall
5 22 (21.15%) Test Automation
6 20 (19.23%) ETL
7 19 (18.27%) OO
8 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.62%) Analytics
10 10 (9.62%) SDLC
10 10 (9.62%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.65%) DevOps
11 9 (8.65%) Time Management
12 8 (7.69%) Data Analytics
12 8 (7.69%) Functional Testing
12 8 (7.69%) Pattern Matching
12 8 (7.69%) Project Management
13 6 (5.77%) Case Management
14 5 (4.81%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 89 (85.58%) Java
2 83 (79.81%) SQL
3 64 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.46%) Shell Script
5 10 (9.62%) C#
6 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.85%) Korn
7 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) COBOL
8 1 (0.96%) JCL
8 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.96%) HDFS
3 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Ab Initio
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) Netezza
3 2 (1.92%) Sencha
4 1 (0.96%) ATG
4 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.96%) Nokia
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.96%) Siebel
4 1 (0.96%) Sybase
4 1 (0.96%) Talend
4 1 (0.96%) VMware