The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Oracle Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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 Certification
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 - 187
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Certification 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.066% - 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £581 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £576 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 - £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £390 £325
% change year-on-year +4.16% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 428 490 852
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.20% 14.73% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 350 632
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

Oracle Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Oracle Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Certification in the City of London

Oracle Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Certification in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Certification in the City of London

Oracle Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Oracle Certification.

1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 2 (40.00%) jMock
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) QA

Oracle Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) jMock
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) SAML
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) DRM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OWASP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CSSLP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) OCA
2 1 (20.00%) OCP
2 1 (20.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion