The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 65 72
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 9 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.35% 1.79% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.56% 9.33% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 4
Median daily rate £500 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £394 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £40.75
% change year-on-year -4.47% +2.76%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 119 193 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.79% 19.15% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 128 98
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -82.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Reading

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Reading

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Reading over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Reading

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Reading

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 Reading region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 7 (38.89%) SOA
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 4 (22.22%) Web Services
7 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) Replication
8 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) WebLogic

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (38.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPEL
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) QlikView
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) DBA
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.11%) BPM Developer
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SOA Developer
5 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (11.11%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) SAML
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 2 (11.11%) WSDL
4 2 (11.11%) XSD
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) BPEL
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) MCITP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Siebel
3 2 (11.11%) Talend
4 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) VMware