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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3967 4379 4537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.39% 9.40% 10.13%
As % of the Vendors category 19.70% 20.58% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2353 2681 2700
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £384 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 34 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.58 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £69.10 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
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
20136 21275 20395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.58% 45.69% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12190 12559 11454
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 787 912 897
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 1597 £475 +3.26% 401
South East +4 823 £420 +12.00% 213
North West -8 353 £425 - 111
West Midlands +2 300 £415 +3.75% 70
Yorkshire -7 208 £400 +8.10% 80
East Midlands +1 192 £350 - 36
South West 0 190 £388 -3.12% 75
East of England -12 161 £450 +12.07% 64
North East +3 127 £400 -8.57% 9
Midlands +5 19 £500 +42.85% 1
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3430 (40.31%) SQL
2 2252 (26.46%) Finance
3 2091 (24.57%) Java
4 1916 (22.51%) Oracle Database
5 1759 (20.67%) Linux
6 1705 (20.04%) Unix
7 1595 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
8 1560 (18.33%) SQL Server
9 1352 (15.89%) PL/SQL
10 1208 (14.20%) Windows
11 1067 (12.54%) Security Cleared
12 965 (11.34%) Microsoft
13 919 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
14 911 (10.71%) JavaScript
15 871 (10.24%) Migration
16 839 (9.86%) Banking
17 831 (9.76%) XML
18 802 (9.42%) Oracle Database 11g
19 796 (9.35%) .NET
20 774 (9.10%) SC Cleared
21 768 (9.02%) ETL
22 749 (8.80%) Web Services
23 736 (8.65%) Shell Script
24 729 (8.57%) HTML
25 718 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
26 656 (7.71%) SOA
27 629 (7.39%) Oracle Reports
28 619 (7.27%) C#
29 617 (7.25%) Data Modelling
30 616 (7.24%) WebLogic

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 616 (7.24%) WebLogic
2 356 (4.18%) WebSphere
3 279 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 262 (3.08%) JBoss
5 238 (2.80%) SharePoint
6 218 (2.56%) SAS
7 209 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 200 (2.35%) Apache
9 184 (2.16%) IIS
10 167 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 118 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
12 115 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
13 97 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 85 (1.00%) Node.js
15 69 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 66 (0.78%) Confluence
17 61 (0.72%) CMS
18 55 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
19 48 (0.56%) Documentum
20 45 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 480 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 221 (2.60%) MS Office
3 101 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 83 (0.98%) MS Project
5 77 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.31%) SPSS
8 10 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
9 7 (0.082%) LaTeX
9 7 (0.082%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.047%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.035%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.035%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.024%) GIMP
12 2 (0.024%) Mingle
12 2 (0.024%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.024%) Stata
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.012%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 588 (6.91%) Oracle EBS
2 466 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 194 (2.28%) Oracle Payables
4 184 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
5 161 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
6 141 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
7 138 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
8 129 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
9 109 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
10 89 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
11 76 (0.89%) Oracle 11i
11 76 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
12 72 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
13 60 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 59 (0.69%) Eloqua
14 59 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
15 51 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
16 47 (0.55%) BigMachines
16 47 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
17 44 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 188 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (1.21%) SaaS
3 98 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (0.59%) IaaS
5 42 (0.49%) PaaS
6 25 (0.29%) Taleo
7 23 (0.27%) Office 365
8 14 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.11%) Force.com
12 9 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.094%) GitHub
14 7 (0.082%) SoftLayer
15 6 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.071%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 211 (2.48%) SAN
2 189 (2.22%) Firewall
3 180 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 172 (2.02%) Internet
5 154 (1.81%) HTTP
6 122 (1.43%) DNS
7 106 (1.25%) LDAP
8 90 (1.06%) SSL
9 70 (0.82%) LAN
10 68 (0.80%) WAN
11 60 (0.71%) NAS
12 54 (0.63%) DHCP
12 54 (0.63%) SSH
13 48 (0.56%) FTP
14 42 (0.49%) Intranet
15 41 (0.48%) Network Security
16 35 (0.41%) VoIP
16 35 (0.41%) VPN
17 29 (0.34%) SMTP
18 27 (0.32%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1916 (22.51%) Oracle Database
2 1560 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 802 (9.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 718 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
5 629 (7.39%) Oracle Reports
6 592 (6.96%) Relational Database
7 436 (5.12%) MySQL
8 378 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
9 358 (4.21%) Oracle BI EE
10 325 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 306 (3.60%) DB2
12 242 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
13 236 (2.77%) RDBMS
14 231 (2.71%) Oracle Database 12c
15 214 (2.51%) Oracle ODI
16 202 (2.37%) Hadoop
17 196 (2.30%) Big Data
18 165 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 153 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
20 142 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 367 (4.31%) Maven
2 315 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 299 (3.51%) Subversion
4 295 (3.47%) JIRA
5 294 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 283 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
7 184 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 183 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
9 171 (2.01%) Eclipse
10 170 (2.00%) Toad
11 167 (1.96%) JUnit
12 160 (1.88%) Visual Studio
13 152 (1.79%) Ant
14 149 (1.75%) Selenium
15 115 (1.35%) ERwin
16 103 (1.21%) ClearCase
17 98 (1.15%) Cucumber
18 94 (1.10%) SoapUI
19 67 (0.79%) ClearQuest
20 59 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2252 (26.46%) Finance
2 839 (9.86%) Banking
3 412 (4.84%) Retail
4 290 (3.41%) Investment Banking
5 234 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 212 (2.49%) Front Office
7 162 (1.90%) Billing
8 131 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 125 (1.47%) Marketing
10 103 (1.21%) Financial Institution
11 68 (0.80%) Advertising
12 67 (0.79%) Back Office
12 67 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 63 (0.74%) General Ledger
14 50 (0.59%) Legal
15 46 (0.54%) Electronics
16 42 (0.49%) Military
17 38 (0.45%) Automotive
17 38 (0.45%) Publishing
18 33 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2690 (31.61%) Developer
2 1206 (14.17%) Analyst
3 1066 (12.53%) Architect
4 833 (9.79%) Consultant
5 781 (9.18%) Oracle Developer
6 775 (9.11%) Java Developer
7 491 (5.77%) Oracle Consultant
8 436 (5.12%) DBA
9 357 (4.20%) Project Manager
10 326 (3.83%) Solutions Architect
11 318 (3.74%) Oracle DBA
12 312 (3.67%) Administrator
13 304 (3.57%) SQL Developer
14 290 (3.41%) Senior Developer
15 265 (3.11%) Business Analyst
16 264 (3.10%) Oracle Analyst
17 252 (2.96%) Test Analyst
18 244 (2.87%) .NET Developer
19 230 (2.70%) Oracle Architect
20 218 (2.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 831 (9.76%) XML
2 796 (9.35%) .NET
3 749 (8.80%) Web Services
4 729 (8.57%) HTML
5 554 (6.51%) Middleware
6 510 (5.99%) Spring
7 507 (5.96%) J2EE
8 416 (4.89%) CSS
9 402 (4.72%) SOAP
10 320 (3.76%) Oracle Fusion
11 276 (3.24%) REST
12 270 (3.17%) jQuery
13 269 (3.16%) Hibernate
14 250 (2.94%) AngularJS
15 225 (2.64%) JMS
16 223 (2.62%) ASP.NET
17 202 (2.37%) HTML5
18 196 (2.30%) Java EE
19 191 (2.24%) .NET Framework
20 167 (1.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 611 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 231 (2.71%) Computer Science
4 230 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 190 (2.23%) Data Integration
6 172 (2.02%) Clustering
7 132 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 131 (1.54%) Replication
9 129 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 100 (1.18%) Derivative
11 94 (1.10%) Visualisation
12 91 (1.07%) User Experience
13 82 (0.96%) Equities
14 79 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 78 (0.92%) Mainframe
16 72 (0.85%) Statistics
17 64 (0.75%) Fixed Income
18 58 (0.68%) Client/Server
18 58 (0.68%) Hedge funds
19 52 (0.61%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1759 (20.67%) Linux
2 1705 (20.04%) Unix
3 1208 (14.20%) Windows
4 409 (4.81%) Solaris
5 386 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 357 (4.20%) Windows Server
7 314 (3.69%) AIX
8 159 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 115 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 86 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
12 63 (0.74%) HPUX
13 54 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 44 (0.52%) SUSE
15 33 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 29 (0.34%) Android
17 24 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 23 (0.27%) Apple iOS
18 23 (0.27%) CentOS
18 23 (0.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1595 (18.74%) Agile Software Development
2 919 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
3 871 (10.24%) Migration
4 768 (9.02%) ETL
5 656 (7.71%) SOA
6 617 (7.25%) Data Modelling
7 543 (6.38%) ITIL
8 512 (6.02%) Project Management
8 512 (6.02%) SDLC
9 510 (5.99%) Scrum
10 462 (5.43%) CRM
11 454 (5.33%) ERP
12 433 (5.09%) TDD
13 389 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 375 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
15 327 (3.84%) OO
16 325 (3.82%) Data Migration
17 324 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
18 322 (3.78%) Analytics
19 306 (3.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3430 (40.31%) SQL
2 2091 (24.57%) Java
3 1352 (15.89%) PL/SQL
4 911 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 736 (8.65%) Shell Script
6 619 (7.27%) C#
7 481 (5.65%) Perl
8 422 (4.96%) Python
9 303 (3.56%) C++
10 215 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 202 (2.37%) T-SQL
12 194 (2.28%) C
13 162 (1.90%) VB
14 161 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 161 (1.89%) Ruby
15 151 (1.77%) PHP
16 140 (1.65%) VBA
17 111 (1.30%) Korn
18 102 (1.20%) VB.NET
19 66 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1067 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 774 (9.10%) SC Cleared
3 448 (5.26%) Degree
4 261 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 166 (1.95%) ISEB
6 148 (1.74%) ISTQB
7 77 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 72 (0.85%) CISSP
9 64 (0.75%) PMI Certification
10 61 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 52 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
12 50 (0.59%) CISM
12 50 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
13 43 (0.51%) MCSE
14 42 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
15 40 (0.47%) CCNA
16 39 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 37 (0.43%) PMP
18 36 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
19 33 (0.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 224 (2.63%) QA
3 141 (1.66%) SLA
4 55 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
5 38 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 37 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 29 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (0.33%) COBIT
9 22 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.16%) MiFID
11 12 (0.14%) GAAP
12 10 (0.12%) Basel III
13 9 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.094%) ISO27005
15 7 (0.082%) SEPA
16 6 (0.071%) EMIR
16 6 (0.071%) FATCA
16 6 (0.071%) HL7
16 6 (0.071%) ISAE 3402
16 6 (0.071%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 278 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 253 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 192 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
4 70 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 66 (0.78%) vSphere
6 47 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 43 (0.51%) Xen
8 42 (0.49%) NFS
9 40 (0.47%) VMware ESX
10 35 (0.41%) Docker
11 32 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 26 (0.31%) Samba
13 25 (0.29%) Veritas File System
13 25 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
15 15 (0.18%) PowerHA
16 14 (0.16%) HDFS
17 13 (0.15%) GlusterFS
17 13 (0.15%) KVM
18 11 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 165 (1.94%) Puppet
2 145 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 124 (1.46%) Data Guard
3 124 (1.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 116 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
5 97 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (1.00%) Control-M
7 77 (0.90%) Tivoli
8 62 (0.73%) SCOM
9 50 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
10 48 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 36 (0.42%) SCCM
12 35 (0.41%) Ansible
13 33 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
13 33 (0.39%) Nagios
14 32 (0.38%) Oracle ZFS
15 30 (0.35%) NetBackup
16 25 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 23 (0.27%) logstash
18 19 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 965 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 587 (6.90%) SAP
3 513 (6.03%) IBM
4 503 (5.91%) Informatica
5 444 (5.22%) VMware
6 397 (4.67%) Red Hat
7 311 (3.65%) Sybase
8 297 (3.49%) HP
9 245 (2.88%) Siebel
10 215 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
11 179 (2.10%) Citrix
12 172 (2.02%) Cognos
13 145 (1.70%) Sun
14 137 (1.61%) Teradata
15 133 (1.56%) TIBCO
16 131 (1.54%) Cisco
17 128 (1.50%) Pega
18 119 (1.40%) webMethods
19 112 (1.32%) Hyperion
20 110 (1.29%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £86.59 - £129.89 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Day rate £ DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £425 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitve + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ITF Solutions
Rate: £150 - £195 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
J & C Associates Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £ Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £435.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £600.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago