Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 October 2021 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 66 121
Rank change year-on-year -4 +55 +45
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 71 22 63
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.85% 1.83% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.78% 7.46% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 45
10th Percentile £424 £300 £383
25th Percentile £480 £383 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £450 £480
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £586 £498 £550
90th Percentile £650 £515 £629
England median daily rate £515 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +11.35% -2.63% +11.76%

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 the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 423 295 781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.99% 24.56% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 197 515
10th Percentile £211 £281 £334
25th Percentile £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £450
75th Percentile £538 £538 £538
90th Percentile £610 £641 £631
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 7
10th Percentile £11.35 £13.03 £14.03
25th Percentile £16.25 £19.40 £17.69
Median hourly rate £27.00 £31.75 £31.00
Median % change year-on-year -14.96% +2.42% +34.78%
75th Percentile £33.75 £35.00 £50.25
90th Percentile £56.57 £47.00 £57.50
England median hourly rate £34.50 £26.48 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.29% -11.73% +1.69%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the East of England

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the East of England

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Database in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the East of England

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the East of England

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
Essex +15 45 £540 +9.09% 1
Hertfordshire -25 15 £650 +57.58% 3
Suffolk -2 5 £550 +22.22%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £488 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £408 - 1
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 71 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (63.38%) AWS
3 44 (61.97%) Java
4 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (54.93%) JIRA
5 39 (54.93%) Confluence
6 38 (53.52%) MySQL
7 36 (50.70%) Microservices
8 34 (47.89%) Java 8
9 33 (46.48%) Spring
10 32 (45.07%) Java 11
10 32 (45.07%) Spring Boot
11 31 (43.66%) BDD
11 31 (43.66%) TDD
12 30 (42.25%) Scrum
13 29 (40.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 28 (39.44%) Pair Programming
14 28 (39.44%) J2SE
15 23 (32.39%) Sun
15 23 (32.39%) Sun Certification
15 23 (32.39%) OCPJP
15 23 (32.39%) Social Skills
15 23 (32.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 22 (30.99%) Epics
16 22 (30.99%) User Stories
17 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
17 20 (28.17%) Checkstyle
18 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (23.94%) SQL
20 16 (22.54%) Linux

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 39 (54.93%) Confluence
2 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.23%) SAS
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (63.38%) AWS
2 8 (11.27%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (9.86%) Azure
4 5 (7.04%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (7.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) 4G
1 3 (4.23%) 5G
1 3 (4.23%) LTE
1 3 (4.23%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (53.52%) MySQL
2 9 (12.68%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.86%) Data Lake
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (8.45%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.45%) Pentaho
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.23%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.23%) HBase
7 3 (4.23%) QGIS
7 3 (4.23%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.82%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 39 (54.93%) JIRA
2 20 (28.17%) Checkstyle
3 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.23%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.23%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.23%) JMeter
5 3 (4.23%) JProfiler
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (4.23%) SonarQube
5 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (32.39%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.68%) DBA
3 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Oracle DBA
4 8 (11.27%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.45%) AWS Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Radio Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Analytics Developer
9 2 (2.82%) BPM Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Development DBA
9 2 (2.82%) Integration Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) Spring
2 32 (45.07%) Spring Boot
3 28 (39.44%) J2SE
4 8 (11.27%) XML
5 6 (8.45%) RESTful
6 3 (4.23%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (4.23%) JMS
6 3 (4.23%) JSON
6 3 (4.23%) Regular Expression
6 3 (4.23%) SOAP
6 3 (4.23%) XSD
7 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (14.08%) User Experience
3 5 (7.04%) Clustering
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.82%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.41%) Life Science
6 1 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) Windows
3 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.04%) CentOS
4 5 (7.04%) Unix
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.70%) Microservices
3 31 (43.66%) BDD
3 31 (43.66%) TDD
4 30 (42.25%) Scrum
5 28 (39.44%) Pair Programming
6 23 (32.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 22 (30.99%) Epics
7 22 (30.99%) User Stories
8 20 (28.17%) Software Engineering
9 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
11 14 (19.72%) Data Management
12 13 (18.31%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (18.31%) Software Architecture
13 11 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
15 9 (12.68%) Kanban
15 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (11.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 34 (47.89%) Java 8
3 32 (45.07%) Java 11
4 17 (23.94%) SQL
5 9 (12.68%) Python
6 8 (11.27%) PL/SQL
7 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 4 (5.63%) VBA
9 3 (4.23%) HiveQL
9 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.23%) R
9 3 (4.23%) Scala
10 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) OCPJP
1 23 (32.39%) Sun Certification
2 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
3 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.82%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.23%) Docker
4 3 (4.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (32.39%) Sun
3 6 (8.45%) Informatica
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.23%) BT
5 3 (4.23%) ESRI
5 3 (4.23%) Mapinfo
5 3 (4.23%) Talend
6 2 (2.82%) Serena
6 2 (2.82%) Splunk
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp