Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 98 128
Rank change year-on-year -24 +30 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 51 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.25% 1.88% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.59% 10.47% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 11
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +17.24% -21.20%
10th Percentile £385 £341 £313
90th Percentile £629 £472 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £80.00 - £14.50
10th Percentile £77.50 - £13.75
90th Percentile £82.50 - £15.25
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +141.38% -70.26%

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 672 688 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.52% 17.93% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 415 476
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.98% -0.91%
10th Percentile £300 £319 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £448 £401
% change year-on-year +0.56% +11.74% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £70.00 £26.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.23% +141.86% +13.16%
10th Percentile £26.35 £10.85 £9.25
90th Percentile £82.50 £60.75 £50.38
South East median hourly rate £45.32 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +29.48% +40.00% -33.77%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Berkshire

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -17 18 £519 +22.42% 1
Newbury +3 14 £450 +9.76%
Wokingham -5 6 £400 -5.88% 1
Slough +4 3 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Oracle Database
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (84.31%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) Unix
3 23 (45.10%) Windows
4 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (41.18%) PL/SQL
6 20 (39.22%) XML
6 20 (39.22%) Shell Script
7 19 (37.25%) Java
8 17 (33.33%) Azure
9 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
10 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
10 14 (27.45%) SaaS
10 14 (27.45%) PaaS
11 13 (25.49%) QA
11 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 13 (25.49%) SOA
11 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (23.53%) XQuery
12 12 (23.53%) XSD
12 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
12 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
12 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 11 (21.57%) Confluence
13 11 (21.57%) JSON
13 11 (21.57%) JIRA
13 11 (21.57%) RDBMS
13 11 (21.57%) IBM
14 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
14 10 (19.61%) BusinessWorks

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (25.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (21.57%) Confluence
3 7 (13.73%) CMS
4 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.96%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) FileZilla
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 10 (19.61%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (17.65%) Sonata
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.96%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Azure
2 14 (27.45%) PaaS
2 14 (27.45%) SaaS
3 10 (19.61%) IBM Blueworks
4 9 (17.65%) GitHub
5 8 (15.69%) Apigee
6 6 (11.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (9.80%) IaaS
8 3 (5.88%) Office 365
9 1 (1.96%) AWS
9 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.96%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) VPN
2 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) Firewall
3 6 (11.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.80%) Internet
4 5 (9.80%) NAS
5 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 11 (21.57%) RDBMS
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.96%) Essbase
6 1 (1.96%) Power BI
6 1 (1.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) JIRA
2 10 (19.61%) Eclipse
2 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (13.73%) ProC
4 7 (13.73%) PVCS
5 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) JMeter
6 1 (1.96%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Toad
6 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.96%) XMLSpy
General
1 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Integration Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Domain Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Lead Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Integration Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) TIBCO Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Azure Architect
6 2 (3.92%) C Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Support
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (39.22%) XML
2 12 (23.53%) XSD
3 11 (21.57%) JSON
4 10 (19.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (19.61%) Swagger
4 10 (19.61%) TIBCO EMS
4 10 (19.61%) XSL
5 8 (15.69%) Web Services
6 7 (13.73%) Middleware
7 2 (3.92%) SOAP
7 2 (3.92%) WSDL
7 2 (3.92%) XSLT
8 1 (1.96%) .NET
8 1 (1.96%) J2EE
8 1 (1.96%) REST
8 1 (1.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (9.80%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (45.10%) Unix
1 23 (45.10%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) OpenVMS
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.76%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (25.49%) SOA
3 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (19.61%) DevOps
3 10 (19.61%) EAI
3 10 (19.61%) OOA/OOD
3 10 (19.61%) UML
4 9 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Project Delivery
4 9 (17.65%) Wealth Management
5 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2
6 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
6 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.76%) ERP
7 6 (11.76%) SDLC
8 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (9.80%) Information Security
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (84.31%) SQL
2 21 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 20 (39.22%) Shell Script
4 19 (37.25%) Java
5 12 (23.53%) XQuery
6 10 (19.61%) XPath
7 8 (15.69%) Python
8 7 (13.73%) C
9 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.96%) C#
10 1 (1.96%) C++
10 1 (1.96%) Fortran
10 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.92%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) Microsoft
3 11 (21.57%) IBM
4 10 (19.61%) Atlassian
4 10 (19.61%) TIBCO
5 8 (15.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.88%) Workday
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco
7 2 (3.92%) FNZ
7 2 (3.92%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Informatica
7 2 (3.92%) Nokia
8 1 (1.96%) BMC
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) JDA
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) Veritas
8 1 (1.96%) Vitria