The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2004 2234 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.44% 10.28% 10.18%
As % of the Vendors category 21.00% 23.02% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1439 1301
Average daily rate
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£465 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £29.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +19.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.20 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.40 £52.50 £70.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -1.51%
Oracle
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in London

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in London

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in London

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in London

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
City of London -9 404 £475 -5.00% 164
Docklands, London -4 18 £383 -29.97% 1
Croydon -5 12 £450 +28.57% 3
Brentford -4 8 £360 -33.94%
Canary Wharf -6 8 £650 +10.16%
Hounslow +7 7 £450 +28.57%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 5 £450 +100.00%
Uxbridge -1 4 £375 -
Hayes - 3 - - 1
Hammersmith -3 2 £438 +22.37% 1
Harrow - 2 £650 -
Wembley - 2 £300 - 1
Chiswick +13 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £425 - 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Feltham - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - - 1
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1826 (45.04%) SQL
2 1228 (30.29%) Finance
3 1168 (28.81%) Java
4 843 (20.79%) Linux
5 825 (20.35%) Oracle Database
6 813 (20.05%) UNIX
7 786 (19.39%) Banking
8 778 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
9 744 (18.35%) SQL Server
10 719 (17.74%) PL/SQL
11 545 (13.44%) Windows
12 469 (11.57%) .NET
13 432 (10.66%) Relational Database
14 419 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
15 413 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
16 404 (9.97%) C#
17 391 (9.64%) XML
18 386 (9.52%) Microsoft
19 385 (9.50%) JavaScript
20 384 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
21 383 (9.45%) Investment Banking
22 371 (9.15%) HTML
23 363 (8.95%) Data Modelling
24 358 (8.83%) Web Services
24 358 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
25 348 (8.58%) Migration
26 337 (8.31%) ETL
27 323 (7.97%) Shell Script
28 322 (7.94%) WebLogic
29 317 (7.82%) Security Cleared

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 322 (7.94%) WebLogic
2 180 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 172 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 144 (3.55%) Apache
5 107 (2.64%) JBoss
6 102 (2.52%) IIS
7 88 (2.17%) SAS
8 78 (1.92%) SharePoint
9 71 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
10 66 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 48 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 39 (0.96%) CMS
13 36 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
14 33 (0.81%) Confluence
14 33 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 28 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
15 28 (0.69%) GlassFish
16 26 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
17 23 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
17 23 (0.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 247 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 93 (2.29%) MS Office
3 74 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 55 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (1.01%) MS Project
6 27 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.12%) SPSS
9 4 (0.099%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 251 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
2 228 (5.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 93 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
4 86 (2.12%) Oracle Financials
5 79 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
6 72 (1.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 67 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
8 62 (1.53%) Oracle Retail
9 51 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
10 39 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
11 34 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
12 32 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
13 26 (0.64%) RMDS
14 25 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 24 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
15 24 (0.59%) Markit EDM
16 21 (0.52%) Oracle AGIS
17 20 (0.49%) Oracle FAH
17 20 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
18 19 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 63 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (0.99%) PaaS
3 33 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.54%) SaaS
6 16 (0.39%) Heroku
7 15 (0.37%) Engine Yard
7 15 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 12 (0.30%) GitHub
9 10 (0.25%) Taleo
9 10 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.22%) CloudFront
11 7 (0.17%) Office 365
12 6 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.12%) ElastiCache
13 5 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.074%) IaaS
16 2 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (0.049%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.61%) Firewall
2 93 (2.29%) HTTP
3 91 (2.24%) SAN
4 63 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 62 (1.53%) Internet
6 61 (1.50%) DNS
7 43 (1.06%) WAN
8 42 (1.04%) SSL
9 40 (0.99%) LDAP
10 38 (0.94%) LAN
11 30 (0.74%) VLAN
12 29 (0.72%) VPN
13 26 (0.64%) NAS
14 23 (0.57%) FTP
15 21 (0.52%) Intranet
16 19 (0.47%) HTTPS
17 14 (0.35%) iSCSI
18 13 (0.32%) Fibre Channel
19 12 (0.30%) Multicast
20 9 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 825 (20.35%) Oracle Database
2 744 (18.35%) SQL Server
3 432 (10.66%) Relational Database
4 413 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
5 384 (9.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 287 (7.08%) Oracle Reports
7 246 (6.07%) RDBMS
8 210 (5.18%) MySQL
9 161 (3.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 154 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 146 (3.60%) Hadoop
12 137 (3.38%) DB2
13 131 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
14 119 (2.94%) Big Data
15 106 (2.61%) QlikView
16 101 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 96 (2.37%) MongoDB
18 91 (2.24%) NoSQL
19 88 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 83 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 257 (6.34%) Maven
2 203 (5.01%) Subversion
3 170 (4.19%) JIRA
4 140 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 132 (3.26%) Ant
6 131 (3.23%) JUnit
7 106 (2.61%) Git (software)
8 104 (2.57%) Eclipse
9 82 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
10 77 (1.90%) Toad
11 73 (1.80%) Visual Studio
12 71 (1.75%) TeamCity
13 62 (1.53%) Selenium
14 56 (1.38%) jMock
14 56 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 54 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
16 44 (1.09%) ClearCase
17 37 (0.91%) SoapUI
18 35 (0.86%) NUnit
19 29 (0.72%) ERwin
General
1 1228 (30.29%) Finance
2 786 (19.39%) Banking
3 383 (9.45%) Investment Banking
4 238 (5.87%) Front Office
5 210 (5.18%) Retail
6 70 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 64 (1.58%) Games
8 59 (1.46%) Back Office
9 56 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 47 (1.16%) Marketing
11 45 (1.11%) Legal
12 40 (0.99%) Billing
13 38 (0.94%) Advertising
14 31 (0.76%) General Ledger
15 27 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 16 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 14 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.22%) Publishing
19 7 (0.17%) Automotive
19 7 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 1415 (34.90%) Developer
2 560 (13.81%) Analyst
3 454 (11.20%) Architect
4 452 (11.15%) Java Developer
5 411 (10.14%) Consultant
6 257 (6.34%) Oracle Developer
7 198 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
8 189 (4.66%) DBA
9 162 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 150 (3.70%) Applications Support
11 141 (3.48%) Business Analyst
12 136 (3.35%) Oracle DBA
13 132 (3.26%) Senior Developer
14 112 (2.76%) Support Analyst
15 111 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
16 108 (2.66%) Administrator
17 92 (2.27%) C# Developer
18 80 (1.97%) SQL Developer
19 75 (1.85%) Technical Architect
20 74 (1.83%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 469 (11.57%) .NET
2 391 (9.64%) XML
3 371 (9.15%) HTML
4 358 (8.83%) Web Services
5 290 (7.15%) Spring
6 265 (6.54%) J2EE
7 261 (6.44%) Middleware
8 194 (4.79%) CSS
9 187 (4.61%) Hibernate
10 166 (4.09%) SOAP
11 149 (3.68%) REST
12 137 (3.38%) Oracle Fusion
13 133 (3.28%) JSP
14 130 (3.21%) jQuery
15 117 (2.89%) JMS
16 98 (2.42%) Java EE
17 96 (2.37%) HTML5
18 92 (2.27%) JSON
19 80 (1.97%) XSD
20 79 (1.95%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 358 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 145 (3.58%) Fixed Income
4 136 (3.35%) Derivative
5 122 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 108 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 94 (2.32%) Clustering
8 77 (1.90%) Replication
9 74 (1.83%) Equities
10 72 (1.78%) Data Integration
11 65 (1.60%) Data Structures
12 54 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (1.33%) Mathematics
13 47 (1.16%) Open Source
14 42 (1.04%) User Experience
14 42 (1.04%) Online Games
15 41 (1.01%) Visualisation
16 39 (0.96%) Credit Risk
17 35 (0.86%) Market Risk
18 33 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 843 (20.79%) Linux
2 813 (20.05%) UNIX
3 545 (13.44%) Windows
4 163 (4.02%) Solaris
5 138 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (2.76%) AIX
7 81 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
10 32 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 28 (0.69%) SUSE
11 28 (0.69%) Windows 7
12 25 (0.62%) HPUX
13 24 (0.59%) CentOS
14 19 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.44%) Apple iOS
16 17 (0.42%) Android
17 12 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 11 (0.27%) Windows NT
19 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 363 (8.95%) Data Modelling
4 348 (8.58%) Migration
5 337 (8.31%) ETL
6 301 (7.42%) Scrum
7 254 (6.27%) OO
8 252 (6.22%) ITIL
9 248 (6.12%) Project Management
9 248 (6.12%) TDD
10 229 (5.65%) SOA
11 225 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
12 206 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
13 178 (4.39%) Analytics
14 169 (4.17%) CRM
15 162 (4.00%) E-Commerce
16 160 (3.95%) ERP
17 158 (3.90%) Multithreading
18 155 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
19 141 (3.48%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1826 (45.04%) SQL
2 1168 (28.81%) Java
3 719 (17.74%) PL/SQL
4 404 (9.97%) C#
5 385 (9.50%) JavaScript
6 323 (7.97%) Shell Script
7 238 (5.87%) Python
8 229 (5.65%) Perl
9 205 (5.06%) C++
10 117 (2.89%) Bash Shell
11 86 (2.12%) C
12 81 (2.00%) VB
13 79 (1.95%) VBA
14 76 (1.87%) Ruby
15 71 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 64 (1.58%) Korn
17 56 (1.38%) PowerShell
18 50 (1.23%) VBScript
19 47 (1.16%) PHP
20 42 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 317 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 279 (6.88%) Degree
3 166 (4.09%) SC Cleared
4 134 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 51 (1.26%) ISEB
6 43 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 41 (1.01%) VCP4
8 28 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
9 27 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (0.49%) Sun Certification
11 20 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 19 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.27%) CISSP
13 11 (0.27%) PMP
13 11 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 10 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.22%) OCP
15 9 (0.22%) OCPJP
16 8 (0.20%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (4.51%) QA
2 46 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 25 (0.62%) SLA
4 14 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.25%) GAAP
8 8 (0.20%) HL7
8 8 (0.20%) EMIR
9 7 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.15%) GxP
10 6 (0.15%) DICOM
11 5 (0.12%) COBIT
12 4 (0.099%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.099%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.074%) Basel III
14 2 (0.049%) FATCA
14 2 (0.049%) MiFID
14 2 (0.049%) Basel II
System Software
1 141 (3.48%) Oracle RAC
2 92 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (1.83%) Active Directory
4 68 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 23 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 20 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 20 (0.49%) HDFS
7 19 (0.47%) NFS
8 16 (0.39%) Xen
9 15 (0.37%) Apache Flume
10 13 (0.32%) Hyper-V
11 12 (0.30%) vSphere
11 12 (0.30%) KVM
11 12 (0.30%) Docker
12 10 (0.25%) vCloud
13 9 (0.22%) Sendmail
13 9 (0.22%) Firmware
14 8 (0.20%) XenApp
14 8 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
15 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 112 (2.76%) Puppet
2 71 (1.75%) Control-M
3 68 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 64 (1.58%) Data Guard
4 64 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
5 41 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 38 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
8 28 (0.69%) Nagios
9 21 (0.52%) Cobbler
10 20 (0.49%) BladeLogic
11 19 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 18 (0.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 13 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.32%) collectd
14 12 (0.30%) SELinux
15 11 (0.27%) Oracle Identity Management
16 9 (0.22%) Oozie
17 8 (0.20%) NetBackup
18 7 (0.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 386 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 289 (7.13%) Sybase
3 240 (5.92%) IBM
4 202 (4.98%) Red Hat
5 183 (4.51%) SAP
6 159 (3.92%) VMware
7 151 (3.72%) Business Objects
8 135 (3.33%) Informatica
9 121 (2.98%) HP
10 92 (2.27%) TIBCO
11 81 (2.00%) Cisco
12 72 (1.78%) Cognos
13 71 (1.75%) Siebel
13 71 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
14 69 (1.70%) Citrix
15 56 (1.38%) Hyperion
16 51 (1.26%) Sun
17 49 (1.21%) NetApp
18 48 (1.18%) Teradata
19 45 (1.11%) ATG
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