Period
to 29 October 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
London > Central London
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 51 52
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 123 332 422
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 6.05% 4.35% 4.61%
As % of the Vendors category 16.06% 11.07% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 255 290
Median daily rate £525 £525 £539
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.55% -2.05%
10th Percentile £350 £370 £383
90th Percentile £600 £658 £689
London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +92.00% -18.18%
London median hourly rate £35.50 £38.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year -8.39% +34.78% -22.10%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 766 2,999 3,433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.66% 39.32% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 2,307 2,489
Median daily rate £500 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £225
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 59 83
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +9.28% +4.22%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.98 £13.06
90th Percentile £78.75 £47.30 £25.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +70.73% +7.89% -

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Central London

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in Central London

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in Central London over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in Central London

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in Central London

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Central London region over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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
City of London +18 99 £515 -1.90% 39
City of Westminster +15 11 £550 -
West End of London +8 11 £550 +22.22% 1
Oracle
London

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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 Central London region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 54 (43.90%) SQL
2 45 (36.59%) Finance
3 37 (30.08%) Java
4 35 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
5 32 (26.02%) Linux
6 28 (22.76%) Banking
7 25 (20.33%) Unix
8 23 (18.70%) PL/SQL
9 21 (17.07%) Windows
9 21 (17.07%) Azure
10 19 (15.45%) Python
11 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 18 (14.63%) REST
11 18 (14.63%) High Availability
11 18 (14.63%) Oracle Database
12 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
12 17 (13.82%) Web Services
12 17 (13.82%) Spring
13 16 (13.01%) VMware
13 16 (13.01%) Relational Database
13 16 (13.01%) Microservices
13 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
14 15 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (12.20%) AWS
14 15 (12.20%) Scrum
14 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
15 14 (11.38%) Migration
15 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 9 (7.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (6.50%) Apache
3 6 (4.88%) Red Hat Fuse
3 6 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.25%) Confluence
4 4 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.44%) IIS
5 3 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.81%) nginx
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.81%) SAS
7 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.81%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.81%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.81%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.81%) Primavera
5 1 (0.81%) Siebel CRM
5 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Azure
2 15 (12.20%) AWS
3 14 (11.38%) GitHub
4 8 (6.50%) PaaS
4 8 (6.50%) SaaS
5 7 (5.69%) GCP
6 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (4.07%) IaaS
6 5 (4.07%) Office 365
7 3 (2.44%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.63%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.63%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.63%) Serverless
8 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.81%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.69%) Kerberos
3 4 (3.25%) DNS
3 4 (3.25%) Firewall
4 3 (2.44%) LAN
5 2 (1.63%) Skype
5 2 (1.63%) SSH
5 2 (1.63%) WebEx
6 1 (0.81%) DMZ
6 1 (0.81%) FTP
6 1 (0.81%) Internet
6 1 (0.81%) Network Security
6 1 (0.81%) OSPF
6 1 (0.81%) SAN
6 1 (0.81%) SMS
6 1 (0.81%) SNMP
6 1 (0.81%) TACACS
6 1 (0.81%) VPN
6 1 (0.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 16 (13.01%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.57%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.32%) MySQL
6 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
6 8 (6.50%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (6.50%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.13%) Toad
3 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.50%) Maven
4 8 (6.50%) Subversion
5 5 (4.07%) JIRA
5 5 (4.07%) Selenium
5 5 (4.07%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.25%) JDeveloper
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.44%) Ant
7 3 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.44%) JUnit
8 2 (1.63%) Appium
8 2 (1.63%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.63%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.63%) TestNG
8 2 (1.63%) VisualSVN
8 2 (1.63%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (36.59%) Finance
2 28 (22.76%) Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Retail
4 6 (4.88%) French Language
5 4 (3.25%) International Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Police
6 2 (1.63%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Developer
2 15 (12.20%) Architect
2 15 (12.20%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.38%) DBA
4 11 (8.94%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (8.13%) Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.50%) Administrator
8 7 (5.69%) Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Sybase DBA
10 5 (4.07%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Oracle Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.25%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.25%) Java Applications Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Site Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) SQL DBA
11 4 (3.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) REST
2 17 (13.82%) Spring
2 17 (13.82%) Web Services
3 12 (9.76%) HTML
4 11 (8.94%) JMS
5 10 (8.13%) JDBC
5 10 (8.13%) Middleware
6 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.32%) XML
7 8 (6.50%) Hibernate
7 8 (6.50%) LDAP
7 8 (6.50%) Oracle Fusion
7 8 (6.50%) SOAP
8 7 (5.69%) HTML5
8 7 (5.69%) Kafka
8 7 (5.69%) OSGi
9 6 (4.88%) Ajax
9 6 (4.88%) Apache Camel
9 6 (4.88%) GWT
9 6 (4.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Clustering
2 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.69%) Replication
5 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.07%) Derivative
6 5 (4.07%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.25%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.44%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.63%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.02%) Linux
2 25 (20.33%) Unix
3 21 (17.07%) Windows
4 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 9 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.63%) AIX
8 2 (1.63%) HPUX
8 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.81%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.63%) High Availability
3 16 (13.01%) Microservices
4 15 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (12.20%) Scrum
5 14 (11.38%) Migration
6 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.94%) ERP
8 10 (8.13%) OO
8 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (7.32%) SOA
9 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (6.50%) Data Management
10 8 (6.50%) DevOps
11 7 (5.69%) Data Migration
11 7 (5.69%) Open Source
11 7 (5.69%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.90%) SQL
2 37 (30.08%) Java
3 23 (18.70%) PL/SQL
4 19 (15.45%) Python
5 12 (9.76%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.13%) Java 8
6 10 (8.13%) Perl
7 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
7 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.88%) C#
8 6 (4.88%) Korn
9 5 (4.07%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.25%) C++
11 3 (2.44%) C
11 3 (2.44%) R
11 3 (2.44%) Ruby
12 2 (1.63%) Groovy
12 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 17 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.44%) Degree
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) GDPR
2 4 (3.25%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.44%) MiFID
4 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.81%) COREP
5 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.69%) Docker
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.81%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.07%) Ansible
2 5 (4.07%) Nagios
2 5 (4.07%) Terraform
3 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.25%) Puppet
4 2 (1.63%) Control-M
4 2 (1.63%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.63%) Foglight
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.63%) SCOM
4 2 (1.63%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.81%) Icinga
5 1 (0.81%) Netcool
5 1 (0.81%) QRadar
5 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.01%) VMware
3 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.32%) Sybase
5 8 (6.50%) IBM
6 7 (5.69%) SAP
7 6 (4.88%) Cisco
8 5 (4.07%) HP
9 4 (3.25%) EMC
9 4 (3.25%) Infor
9 4 (3.25%) SaltStack
9 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.25%) Splunk
10 3 (2.44%) Informatica
10 3 (2.44%) NetApp
10 3 (2.44%) Remedy
11 2 (1.63%) Charles River
11 2 (1.63%) Citrix
11 2 (1.63%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com