The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4306 4599 4255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.72% 9.59% 10.19%
As % of the Vendors category 19.28% 21.24% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2748 2546
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.49 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.97% +7.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £54.75 £52.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
Oracle
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22339 21648 19459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.23% 45.13% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 12567 10704
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1000 1104
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the England region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 2006 £475 +5.55% 477
South East -4 764 £415 +9.21% 197
North West +3 318 £480 +27.23% 89
Yorkshire -5 305 £350 +7.69% 66
East of England +2 289 £377 -5.66% 55
South West -5 175 £389 +5.06% 98
West Midlands -1 163 £400 - 40
East Midlands +8 159 £363 -6.45% 30
North East -7 93 £420 +12.00% 14
Midlands -5 14 £388 -8.82% 4
South Coast +5 7 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle.

1 3742 (42.75%) SQL
2 2204 (25.18%) Java
3 2160 (24.68%) Oracle Database
4 2154 (24.61%) Finance
5 1686 (19.26%) Linux
6 1664 (19.01%) UNIX
7 1575 (17.99%) PL/SQL
8 1568 (17.91%) SQL Server
9 1549 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
10 1291 (14.75%) Windows
11 1062 (12.13%) .NET
12 996 (11.38%) Microsoft
13 978 (11.17%) Security Cleared
14 942 (10.76%) XML
15 899 (10.27%) Banking
16 895 (10.23%) Oracle Database 11g
17 859 (9.81%) JavaScript
18 842 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
19 803 (9.17%) Web Services
20 798 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
21 762 (8.71%) C#
22 744 (8.50%) Migration
23 725 (8.28%) ETL
24 723 (8.26%) Relational Database
25 695 (7.94%) HTML
26 683 (7.80%) WebLogic
27 661 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
28 657 (7.51%) Oracle EBS
29 643 (7.35%) SOA
30 629 (7.19%) SC Cleared

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 683 (7.80%) WebLogic
2 400 (4.57%) WebSphere
3 345 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 332 (3.79%) Apache
5 285 (3.26%) JBoss
6 253 (2.89%) IIS
7 229 (2.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 210 (2.40%) SharePoint
9 182 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 169 (1.93%) SAS
11 110 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
12 90 (1.03%) Confluence
13 84 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 82 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
15 79 (0.90%) MQSeries
16 74 (0.85%) MS Exchange
17 67 (0.77%) CMS
18 65 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
19 63 (0.72%) NetWeaver
20 53 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 479 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 243 (2.78%) MS Office
3 129 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 91 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 86 (0.98%) MS Project
6 27 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.15%) SPSS
8 9 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.091%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.034%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.023%) HipChat
13 1 (0.011%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.011%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.011%) Windchill
13 1 (0.011%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.011%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 657 (7.51%) Oracle EBS
2 517 (5.91%) Oracle EBS R12
3 238 (2.72%) Oracle Applications
4 206 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
5 192 (2.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 186 (2.12%) Oracle Payables
7 147 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
8 145 (1.66%) Oracle Receivables
9 105 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
10 85 (0.97%) Oracle Cash Management
11 77 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
12 67 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
12 67 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
13 62 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
14 60 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
15 57 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 55 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
17 51 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
18 35 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
19 34 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 207 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 57 (0.65%) SaaS
4 51 (0.58%) IaaS
5 47 (0.54%) Taleo
6 42 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 37 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 37 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (0.38%) PaaS
9 28 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.25%) Office 365
11 20 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 14 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 10 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.10%) CloudFront
15 9 (0.10%) Heroku
16 8 (0.091%) Route 53
16 8 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
16 8 (0.091%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 310 (3.54%) Firewall
2 278 (3.18%) SAN
3 194 (2.22%) Internet
4 183 (2.09%) DNS
5 177 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 169 (1.93%) HTTP
7 143 (1.63%) LDAP
8 104 (1.19%) WAN
9 91 (1.04%) NAS
10 89 (1.02%) LAN
11 86 (0.98%) SSL
12 78 (0.89%) DHCP
13 56 (0.64%) Network Security
14 55 (0.63%) Intranet
15 51 (0.58%) VPN
16 50 (0.57%) FTP
17 42 (0.48%) SSH
17 42 (0.48%) VLAN
18 40 (0.46%) HTTPS
19 27 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2160 (24.68%) Oracle Database
2 1568 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 895 (10.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 798 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
5 723 (8.26%) Relational Database
6 625 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 426 (4.87%) MySQL
8 418 (4.78%) RDBMS
9 392 (4.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 309 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 286 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 246 (2.81%) DB2
13 241 (2.75%) MongoDB
14 215 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 209 (2.39%) Hadoop
16 189 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
17 168 (1.92%) Big Data
17 168 (1.92%) QlikView
18 143 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
19 139 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 359 (4.10%) Subversion
2 336 (3.84%) Maven
3 330 (3.77%) JIRA
4 286 (3.27%) Oracle Forms
5 250 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 234 (2.67%) JUnit
7 225 (2.57%) Ant
8 222 (2.54%) Git (software)
9 198 (2.26%) Visual Studio
10 190 (2.17%) Eclipse
10 190 (2.17%) Toad
11 160 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
12 136 (1.55%) Selenium
13 109 (1.25%) TeamCity
14 93 (1.06%) ERwin
15 89 (1.02%) SoapUI
16 78 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
17 75 (0.86%) Cucumber
18 74 (0.85%) NUnit
19 54 (0.62%) Gradle
General
1 2154 (24.61%) Finance
2 899 (10.27%) Banking
3 462 (5.28%) Retail
4 371 (4.24%) Investment Banking
5 324 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 179 (2.05%) Front Office
7 136 (1.55%) Marketing
8 125 (1.43%) Billing
9 104 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 98 (1.12%) Back Office
11 89 (1.02%) Local Government
12 88 (1.01%) General Ledger
13 64 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 59 (0.67%) Advertising
15 55 (0.63%) Legal
16 52 (0.59%) Publishing
17 40 (0.46%) Games
18 29 (0.33%) Electronics
19 28 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 24 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2885 (32.96%) Developer
2 1198 (13.69%) Analyst
3 1075 (12.28%) Architect
4 804 (9.19%) Consultant
5 697 (7.96%) Java Developer
6 670 (7.65%) Oracle Developer
7 438 (5.00%) DBA
8 422 (4.82%) Oracle Consultant
9 358 (4.09%) Project Manager
10 327 (3.74%) Administrator
11 304 (3.47%) Business Analyst
12 288 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
12 288 (3.29%) Oracle DBA
13 267 (3.05%) .NET Developer
14 228 (2.60%) C# Developer
15 226 (2.58%) Senior Developer
16 220 (2.51%) Technical Architect
17 192 (2.19%) Support Analyst
18 191 (2.18%) Test Analyst
19 184 (2.10%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1062 (12.13%) .NET
2 942 (10.76%) XML
3 803 (9.17%) Web Services
4 695 (7.94%) HTML
5 616 (7.04%) J2EE
6 597 (6.82%) Middleware
7 497 (5.68%) Spring
8 407 (4.65%) CSS
9 376 (4.30%) ASP.NET
10 342 (3.91%) SOAP
11 322 (3.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 320 (3.66%) Hibernate
13 269 (3.07%) jQuery
14 210 (2.40%) REST
15 207 (2.36%) JSP
16 206 (2.35%) Java EE
17 196 (2.24%) JMS
18 190 (2.17%) JSON
19 186 (2.12%) AngularJS
20 179 (2.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 661 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (2.48%) Data Centre
3 212 (2.42%) Management Information System
3 212 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 188 (2.15%) Clustering
5 143 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 133 (1.52%) Fixed Income
7 126 (1.44%) Data Integration
8 123 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 119 (1.36%) Derivative
10 108 (1.23%) Replication
11 99 (1.13%) Visualisation
12 90 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 75 (0.86%) User Experience
14 66 (0.75%) Mainframe
15 62 (0.71%) NHS
16 56 (0.64%) Data Extraction
16 56 (0.64%) DataPower
17 54 (0.62%) N-Tier
18 53 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1686 (19.26%) Linux
2 1664 (19.01%) UNIX
3 1291 (14.75%) Windows
4 417 (4.76%) Solaris
5 402 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 279 (3.19%) AIX
7 213 (2.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 165 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 101 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (0.88%) HPUX
11 71 (0.81%) Windows 7
12 69 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 43 (0.49%) SUSE
13 43 (0.49%) Windows XP
14 38 (0.43%) CentOS
15 36 (0.41%) Android
16 35 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 32 (0.37%) Apple iOS
18 29 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
19 26 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1549 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
3 744 (8.50%) Migration
4 725 (8.28%) ETL
5 643 (7.35%) SOA
6 611 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 599 (6.84%) ITIL
8 537 (6.14%) SDLC
9 530 (6.06%) Scrum
10 473 (5.40%) Project Management
11 447 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
12 444 (5.07%) TDD
13 399 (4.56%) OO
14 375 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
15 374 (4.27%) CRM
16 352 (4.02%) ERP
17 336 (3.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 329 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
19 312 (3.56%) Data Migration
20 311 (3.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3742 (42.75%) SQL
2 2204 (25.18%) Java
3 1575 (17.99%) PL/SQL
4 859 (9.81%) JavaScript
5 762 (8.71%) C#
6 574 (6.56%) Shell Script
7 401 (4.58%) Python
8 399 (4.56%) Perl
9 267 (3.05%) C++
10 197 (2.25%) T-SQL
11 184 (2.10%) C
12 171 (1.95%) PowerShell
13 168 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 166 (1.90%) VB
15 145 (1.66%) VBA
16 138 (1.58%) Ruby
17 135 (1.54%) PHP
18 98 (1.12%) VB.NET
19 95 (1.09%) Korn
20 93 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 978 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 629 (7.19%) SC Cleared
3 452 (5.16%) Degree
4 273 (3.12%) DV Cleared
5 124 (1.42%) ISEB
6 105 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 82 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
8 64 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
9 57 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 47 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 41 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
12 39 (0.45%) Sun Certification
13 38 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 37 (0.42%) PMI Certification
15 28 (0.32%) CCNA
16 27 (0.31%) PMP
17 24 (0.27%) RHCE
17 24 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 24 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 23 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (2.91%) QA
2 91 (1.04%) SLA
3 84 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 13 (0.15%) EMIR
6 13 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.15%) HL7
7 11 (0.13%) GAAP
8 10 (0.11%) COBIT
8 10 (0.11%) FINREP
9 8 (0.091%) COREP
10 7 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.069%) DICOM
12 5 (0.057%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.057%) Basel III
12 5 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.046%) P3O
13 4 (0.046%) GxP
13 4 (0.046%) Basel II
System Software
1 284 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 268 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 222 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
4 80 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 57 (0.65%) vSphere
6 46 (0.53%) XenApp
7 41 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 32 (0.37%) NFS
9 31 (0.35%) Xen
10 29 (0.33%) HDFS
11 28 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
11 28 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 26 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 21 (0.24%) Samba
13 21 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 19 (0.22%) XenDesktop
14 19 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (0.22%) KVM
15 17 (0.19%) Apache Flume
16 16 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 227 (2.59%) Puppet
2 139 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
4 119 (1.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 116 (1.33%) Data Guard
6 112 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
7 96 (1.10%) Tivoli
8 71 (0.81%) Control-M
9 59 (0.67%) SCCM
10 49 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
11 47 (0.54%) Ansible
12 45 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
13 44 (0.50%) Nagios
13 44 (0.50%) BladeLogic
14 43 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 42 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
16 41 (0.47%) StatsD
17 37 (0.42%) SCOM
18 34 (0.39%) Vagrant
19 30 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 996 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 523 (5.98%) IBM
3 488 (5.58%) Red Hat
4 451 (5.15%) SAP
5 422 (4.82%) VMware
6 330 (3.77%) HP
7 326 (3.72%) Informatica
8 316 (3.61%) Sybase
9 299 (3.42%) Business Objects
10 221 (2.52%) Citrix
11 199 (2.27%) Cisco
12 184 (2.10%) TIBCO
13 180 (2.06%) Sun
14 126 (1.44%) Tableau
15 121 (1.38%) Cognos
16 112 (1.28%) Teradata
17 110 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
18 106 (1.21%) Siebel
19 105 (1.20%) webMethods
20 102 (1.17%) Hyperion
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates, please indicate expecations
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
HFG
Rate: £600 - £660 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Thetford, Norfolk
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500.00 - £1000.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £425.00 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Hays PLC - Kingston University
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £600.00 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday