The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle8/8i Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle8/8i Database over the 3 months to 30 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.

Oracle8/8i Database
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 639 622
Rank change year-on-year +47 -17  
Contract jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.077% 0.008% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £413 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £413 £394
% change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle8/8i 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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10344 11994 11996
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.72% 22.16% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7008 8058 7695
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 183 158
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Oracle8/8i Database
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle8/8i Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle8/8i Database in the UK

Oracle8/8i Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle8/8i Database in the UK

Oracle8/8i Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle8/8i Database in the UK

Oracle8/8i Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle8/8i Database in the UK

Oracle8/8i Database
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England +51 4 £375 -9.09% 1
Scotland - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
London - 1 £500 - 1
Derby - 1 £375 -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle8/8i Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle8/8i Database.

1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle9i Database
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (30.77%) DB2
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
5 4 (30.77%) Law
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) HNC
7 2 (15.38%) Windows

Oracle8/8i Database
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) DB2
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Subversion
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) PVCS
2 1 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 4 (30.77%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) DBA
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (38.46%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Database Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
2 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) MSF
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) HNC
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Data Guard
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.69%) GoldenSource
3 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Reuters
3 1 (7.69%) Talend
3 1 (7.69%) Telerik