Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 54 124 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.06% 18.84% 11.25%
As % of the Vendors category 32.53% 46.62% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 105 13
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £420 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +115.38% -5.45%
10th Percentile £365 £358 £163
90th Percentile £510 £550 £288
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year +14.06% -6.57% -2.14%

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 166 266 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 43.23% 40.43% 58.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 197 77
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +30.95% +17.76%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £114
90th Percentile £525 £480 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
% change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.75 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -35.63% -32.03%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £20.07 £38.63
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +5 52 £431 +2.62% 8
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 38 (70.37%) Finance
2 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) Banking
3 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
4 22 (40.74%) RDBMS
4 22 (40.74%) Relational Database
5 21 (38.89%) DB2
6 18 (33.33%) Java
7 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (27.78%) MVC
7 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
8 14 (25.93%) .NET
8 14 (25.93%) Python
8 14 (25.93%) Apache Spark
8 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
8 14 (25.93%) Talend
9 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
9 13 (24.07%) C#
10 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (22.22%) JMS
11 11 (20.37%) Big Data
11 11 (20.37%) SOA
11 11 (20.37%) Spring
11 11 (20.37%) WCF
11 11 (20.37%) WPF
11 11 (20.37%) Korn
12 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
12 10 (18.52%) JIRA

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 14 (25.93%) Apache Spark
2 10 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere
3 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Confluence
4 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.56%) SAS
4 3 (5.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SPSS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 22 (40.74%) RDBMS
2 22 (40.74%) Relational Database
3 21 (38.89%) DB2
4 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
5 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (20.37%) Big Data
7 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
8 4 (7.41%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (5.56%) MySQL
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (5.56%) Spark SQL
10 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) JUnit
3 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
3 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
4 6 (11.11%) Bower
4 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.11%) Grunt
4 6 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.41%) Bitbucket
5 4 (7.41%) PeopleTools
6 3 (5.56%) Maven
6 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (70.37%) Finance
2 23 (42.59%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
4 3 (5.56%) Electronics
4 3 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Talend Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.81%) .NET Developer
6 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) DB2 Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Ab Initio Developer
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (5.56%) Report Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) JMS
3 11 (20.37%) Spring
3 11 (20.37%) WCF
3 11 (20.37%) WPF
4 10 (18.52%) CSS
4 10 (18.52%) JSP
4 10 (18.52%) RESTful
4 10 (18.52%) XML
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.96%) Ajax
6 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.96%) Backbone.js
6 7 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (12.96%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 6 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
8 4 (7.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) Fintech
4 3 (5.56%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Equities
6 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
2 15 (27.78%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) Test Automation
4 11 (20.37%) SOA
5 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (12.96%) Data Transformation
6 7 (12.96%) SDLC
7 6 (11.11%) ETL
8 5 (9.26%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (7.41%) Asynchronous Programming
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 4 (7.41%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Time Management
9 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 18 (33.33%) Java
3 14 (25.93%) Bash Shell
3 14 (25.93%) Python
4 13 (24.07%) C#
5 11 (20.37%) Korn
6 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.56%) Java 8
7 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.56%) R
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Talend
2 6 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
2 6 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.56%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) RapidMiner
3 3 (5.56%) SAP