The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4950 5375 5075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.84% 9.99% 10.30%
As % of the Vendors category 19.78% 22.22% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2912 3004 2863
Average daily rate
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£425 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -0.58%
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 £397 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 65 95
Average hourly rate £27.78 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.48 £12.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £55.00 £52.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Oracle Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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
England -6 4452 £425 - 1158
London -2 2047 £475 +5.55% 478
South East -2 843 £425 +13.33% 197
City of London -6 534 £500 +5.26% 185
North West +2 355 £450 +13.35% 102
Yorkshire -4 306 £359 +2.50% 80
East of England -2 281 £377 -3.85% 76
Scotland -4 225 £359 -3.37% 68
Hampshire -8 217 £413 +10.00% 40
South West -6 197 £363 -3.33% 113
West Yorkshire -8 196 £350 +2.94% 60
Berkshire +9 172 £450 +12.50% 49
Manchester +6 164 £450 +28.57% 53
Leeds -5 161 £366 +10.98% 41
West Midlands -3 150 £375 - 48
East Midlands +7 144 £370 -7.50% 29
Buckinghamshire -2 114 £425 +11.84% 18
Surrey -11 94 £404 +7.66% 46
Edinburgh -9 93 £363 -3.33% 41
Wales +5 86 £350 -6.66% 11
Cheshire 0 86 £494 +12.85% 23
North East -5 86 £388 +29.16% 15
Milton Keynes -5 86 £425 +12.58% 10
Glasgow +7 84 £353 -2.08% 19
Hertfordshire -4 81 £444 +36.53% 28
Oxfordshire +20 76 £475 +26.66% 14
Essex -1 75 £300 -20.00% 9
Reading +14 69 £450 +5.88% 17
Cambridgeshire -13 68 £350 -12.50% 29
Tyne and Wear -10 67 £400 +33.33% 12

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4257 (42.72%) SQL
2 2517 (25.26%) Finance
3 2483 (24.92%) Java
4 2465 (24.74%) Oracle Database
5 1914 (19.21%) UNIX
6 1844 (18.50%) Linux
7 1800 (18.06%) SQL Server
8 1791 (17.97%) PL/SQL
9 1749 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
10 1423 (14.28%) Windows
11 1135 (11.39%) .NET
12 1107 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 1104 (11.08%) XML
14 1079 (10.83%) Banking
15 1015 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 984 (9.87%) Security Cleared
17 968 (9.71%) JavaScript
18 945 (9.48%) Web Services
19 934 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
20 920 (9.23%) Migration
21 914 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
22 865 (8.68%) ETL
23 860 (8.63%) Relational Database
24 817 (8.20%) C#
25 740 (7.43%) Oracle EBS
26 731 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
27 720 (7.23%) Data Modelling
28 718 (7.21%) HTML
29 706 (7.08%) SOA
30 687 (6.89%) WebLogic

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 687 (6.89%) WebLogic
2 434 (4.36%) WebSphere
3 375 (3.76%) Tomcat
4 367 (3.68%) JBoss
5 325 (3.26%) Apache
6 272 (2.73%) IIS
7 253 (2.54%) SharePoint
8 240 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 201 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 190 (1.91%) SAS
11 138 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
12 111 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
13 108 (1.08%) Confluence
14 97 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
15 84 (0.84%) MQSeries
16 83 (0.83%) CMS
17 78 (0.78%) MS Exchange
18 72 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
19 61 (0.61%) NetWeaver
20 59 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 572 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 285 (2.86%) MS Office
3 160 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 101 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 91 (0.91%) MS Project
6 23 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.16%) SPSS
8 11 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 8 (0.080%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.060%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.030%) HipChat
11 3 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.020%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.020%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.010%) Simulink
13 1 (0.010%) SOLIDWORKS
13 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.010%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.010%) Windchill
13 1 (0.010%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 740 (7.43%) Oracle EBS
2 596 (5.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 265 (2.66%) Oracle Applications
4 238 (2.39%) Oracle Financials
5 227 (2.28%) Oracle General Ledger
6 212 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
7 171 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
8 166 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
9 127 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
10 124 (1.24%) Oracle Retail
11 89 (0.89%) Oracle Cash Management
11 89 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
12 76 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
12 76 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 63 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
14 59 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
15 52 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
15 52 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 51 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
17 45 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 255 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 68 (0.68%) SaaS
4 64 (0.64%) Taleo
5 61 (0.61%) IaaS
6 54 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 42 (0.42%) Office 365
8 40 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (0.37%) PaaS
10 34 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 14 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
14 11 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
15 9 (0.090%) CloudFront
16 7 (0.070%) Route 53
17 6 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.060%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 335 (3.36%) SAN
2 326 (3.27%) Firewall
3 216 (2.17%) DNS
4 204 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 199 (2.00%) HTTP
6 197 (1.98%) Internet
7 174 (1.75%) LDAP
8 118 (1.18%) WAN
9 116 (1.16%) NAS
10 103 (1.03%) LAN
11 102 (1.02%) DHCP
12 100 (1.00%) SSL
13 65 (0.65%) Intranet
14 62 (0.62%) Network Security
15 57 (0.57%) VPN
16 55 (0.55%) FTP
17 52 (0.52%) VoIP
18 46 (0.46%) SSH
18 46 (0.46%) Radio Access Network
19 45 (0.45%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2465 (24.74%) Oracle Database
2 1800 (18.06%) SQL Server
3 1015 (10.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 914 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
5 860 (8.63%) Relational Database
6 676 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
7 532 (5.34%) MySQL
8 505 (5.07%) RDBMS
9 447 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 364 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 354 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
12 272 (2.73%) DB2
13 262 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 246 (2.47%) MongoDB
15 224 (2.25%) Hadoop
16 211 (2.12%) Oracle ODI
17 188 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
18 177 (1.78%) Big Data
19 168 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 168 (1.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 373 (3.74%) Subversion
2 363 (3.64%) Maven
2 363 (3.64%) JIRA
3 351 (3.52%) Oracle Forms
4 269 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 253 (2.54%) Git (software)
6 244 (2.45%) JUnit
7 238 (2.39%) Ant
8 195 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 194 (1.95%) Eclipse
10 192 (1.93%) Toad
11 179 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
12 167 (1.68%) Selenium
13 128 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 117 (1.17%) SoapUI
15 104 (1.04%) ERwin
16 98 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
17 82 (0.82%) NUnit
18 80 (0.80%) Cucumber
19 64 (0.64%) Gradle
General
1 2517 (25.26%) Finance
2 1079 (10.83%) Banking
3 510 (5.12%) Retail
4 421 (4.22%) Investment Banking
5 360 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 190 (1.91%) Front Office
7 154 (1.55%) Marketing
8 120 (1.20%) Billing
9 119 (1.19%) General Ledger
10 116 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 113 (1.13%) Local Government
12 108 (1.08%) Back Office
13 87 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 62 (0.62%) Publishing
15 55 (0.55%) Legal
16 53 (0.53%) Advertising
17 42 (0.42%) Games
18 39 (0.39%) Law
19 33 (0.33%) Retail Banking
20 31 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3341 (33.53%) Developer
2 1321 (13.26%) Analyst
3 1252 (12.56%) Architect
4 965 (9.68%) Consultant
5 784 (7.87%) Oracle Developer
6 761 (7.64%) Java Developer
7 545 (5.47%) Oracle Consultant
8 480 (4.82%) DBA
9 431 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 369 (3.70%) Administrator
11 364 (3.65%) Business Analyst
12 349 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
13 301 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
14 269 (2.70%) .NET Developer
15 263 (2.64%) Senior Developer
16 252 (2.53%) Technical Architect
17 246 (2.47%) SQL Developer
18 224 (2.25%) C# Developer
19 215 (2.16%) Functional Consultant
20 210 (2.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1135 (11.39%) .NET
2 1104 (11.08%) XML
3 945 (9.48%) Web Services
4 718 (7.21%) HTML
5 649 (6.51%) Middleware
6 646 (6.48%) J2EE
7 569 (5.71%) Spring
8 441 (4.43%) CSS
9 428 (4.30%) SOAP
10 408 (4.09%) ASP.NET
11 360 (3.61%) Hibernate
12 352 (3.53%) Oracle Fusion
13 285 (2.86%) jQuery
14 269 (2.70%) JSP
15 237 (2.38%) Java EE
16 232 (2.33%) JMS
16 232 (2.33%) AngularJS
17 226 (2.27%) REST
18 217 (2.18%) JSON
19 182 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 731 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 297 (2.98%) Data Centre
3 240 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 200 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 197 (1.98%) Clustering
6 173 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 168 (1.69%) Data Integration
8 145 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 138 (1.38%) Derivative
10 127 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 119 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 113 (1.13%) Replication
13 101 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 97 (0.97%) Mainframe
15 80 (0.80%) User Experience
16 73 (0.73%) Data Extraction
17 71 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 71 (0.71%) NHS
18 70 (0.70%) GIS
19 60 (0.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1914 (19.21%) UNIX
2 1844 (18.50%) Linux
3 1423 (14.28%) Windows
4 459 (4.61%) Solaris
5 410 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 291 (2.92%) AIX
7 235 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 167 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 121 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
11 74 (0.74%) Windows 7
11 74 (0.74%) HPUX
12 53 (0.53%) SUSE
13 45 (0.45%) Android
14 38 (0.38%) CentOS
15 37 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 36 (0.36%) Apple iOS
17 30 (0.30%) Windows 8
18 26 (0.26%) Ubuntu
19 25 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1749 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
2 934 (9.37%) Business Intelligence
3 920 (9.23%) Migration
4 865 (8.68%) ETL
5 720 (7.23%) Data Modelling
6 706 (7.08%) SOA
7 660 (6.62%) ITIL
8 611 (6.13%) SDLC
9 590 (5.92%) Scrum
10 588 (5.90%) Project Management
11 515 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
12 460 (4.62%) TDD
13 457 (4.59%) ERP
14 440 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
15 412 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 409 (4.10%) CRM
17 405 (4.06%) OO
18 399 (4.00%) Data Migration
19 374 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
20 334 (3.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4257 (42.72%) SQL
2 2483 (24.92%) Java
3 1791 (17.97%) PL/SQL
4 968 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 817 (8.20%) C#
6 657 (6.59%) Shell Script
7 498 (5.00%) Perl
8 437 (4.39%) Python
9 338 (3.39%) C++
10 241 (2.42%) T-SQL
11 196 (1.97%) PowerShell
12 195 (1.96%) C
13 184 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 175 (1.76%) VB
14 175 (1.76%) VBA
15 141 (1.41%) Ruby
16 129 (1.29%) PHP
17 104 (1.04%) Korn
18 87 (0.87%) VB.NET
19 84 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 984 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 633 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 477 (4.79%) Degree
4 264 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 146 (1.47%) ISEB
6 121 (1.21%) ISTQB
7 77 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
8 63 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 61 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 57 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 51 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
12 42 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 36 (0.36%) CCNA
14 32 (0.32%) Sun Certification
14 32 (0.32%) PMP
15 28 (0.28%) OCP
16 26 (0.26%) MCITP
17 25 (0.25%) ACCA
18 24 (0.24%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (2.76%) QA
2 131 (1.31%) Data Quality
3 107 (1.07%) SLA
4 27 (0.27%) Solvency II
5 26 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.17%) EMIR
7 17 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (0.13%) FINREP
9 11 (0.11%) HL7
10 10 (0.10%) COBIT
11 8 (0.080%) Basel II
11 8 (0.080%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.080%) Basel III
12 7 (0.070%) COREP
13 6 (0.060%) MiFID
13 6 (0.060%) DICOM
14 5 (0.050%) GAAP
14 5 (0.050%) P3O
15 4 (0.040%) FATCA
System Software
1 315 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 309 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 223 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
4 92 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 64 (0.64%) vSphere
6 54 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 53 (0.53%) XenApp
8 45 (0.45%) NFS
9 40 (0.40%) Xen
10 35 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 33 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
12 29 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 28 (0.28%) KVM
14 26 (0.26%) XenDesktop
15 25 (0.25%) Samba
16 22 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 22 (0.22%) HDFS
16 22 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
17 20 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
17 20 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 234 (2.35%) Puppet
2 162 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 137 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
4 128 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 126 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
6 122 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 94 (0.94%) Tivoli
8 86 (0.86%) Control-M
9 77 (0.77%) SCCM
10 63 (0.63%) BladeLogic
11 62 (0.62%) Ansible
12 48 (0.48%) StatsD
12 48 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
13 45 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
14 42 (0.42%) CA Single Sign-On
15 41 (0.41%) NetBackup
16 39 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 38 (0.38%) Vagrant
18 34 (0.34%) Nagios
19 31 (0.31%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1107 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 579 (5.81%) IBM
3 521 (5.23%) SAP
4 494 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 490 (4.92%) VMware
6 378 (3.79%) Informatica
7 370 (3.71%) HP
8 362 (3.63%) Business Objects
9 341 (3.42%) Sybase
10 263 (2.64%) Citrix
11 213 (2.14%) Cisco
12 188 (1.89%) Sun
13 186 (1.87%) TIBCO
14 144 (1.45%) Cognos
15 138 (1.38%) Teradata
16 136 (1.36%) Tableau
17 135 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
17 135 (1.35%) EMC
18 124 (1.24%) Hyperion
19 115 (1.15%) NetApp
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