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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England / East of England
Rank 83 102 64
Rank change year-on-year +19 -38  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 45 24 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.11% 0.98% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.90% 5.91% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 38
Median daily rate £475 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £393 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £45.50
% change year-on-year -4.47% -7.96%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 413 406 563
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.39% 16.52% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 238 348
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 28
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +32.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the East of England

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the East of England

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the East of England

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 28 £500 - 3
Hertfordshire -3 7 £463 -2.63% 8
Bedfordshire - 5 £238 -
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £353 -14.54% 1
Norfolk -1 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £260 - 2
Oracle Database
England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 East of England region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 92 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (45.65%) WebLogic
3 32 (34.78%) SQL
4 28 (30.43%) XML
4 28 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 26 (28.26%) XSLT
5 26 (28.26%) Java
6 25 (27.17%) Oracle Reports
7 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (25.00%) J2EE
9 22 (23.91%) PL/SQL
9 22 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (22.83%) JSP
10 21 (22.83%) SOA
10 21 (22.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (22.83%) Oracle Database 12c
11 19 (20.65%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (20.65%) OO
12 18 (19.57%) Finance
13 17 (18.48%) Scrum
13 17 (18.48%) Oracle RAC
13 17 (18.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (17.39%) ETL
14 16 (17.39%) Linux
15 15 (16.30%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
16 14 (15.22%) Migration
16 14 (15.22%) Spring
16 14 (15.22%) Middleware

Oracle Database
Top Related 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 42 (45.65%) WebLogic
2 21 (22.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (4.35%) JBoss
4 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.26%) Confluence
5 3 (3.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) SAP BPC
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (4.35%) SAP PS
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) SSL
2 4 (4.35%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
3 3 (3.26%) DNS
3 3 (3.26%) FTP
3 3 (3.26%) HTTP
3 3 (3.26%) LDAP
3 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.09%) NAS
4 1 (1.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 25 (27.17%) Oracle Reports
3 22 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (22.83%) Oracle Database 12c
5 15 (16.30%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
7 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 11 (11.96%) Oracle9i Database
8 11 (11.96%) SAP BW
9 8 (8.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 8 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.70%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (7.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (7.61%) Pentaho
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) PVCS
2 4 (4.35%) Subversion
3 3 (3.26%) CA Gen
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.26%) JIRA
3 3 (3.26%) Maven
3 3 (3.26%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.17%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.09%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (19.57%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Advertising
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.17%) Electronics
6 2 (2.17%) Local Government
6 2 (2.17%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Architect
2 23 (25.00%) Developer
3 18 (19.57%) DBA
4 15 (16.30%) Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) Oracle DBA
6 13 (14.13%) Technical Architect
7 12 (13.04%) Consultant
8 11 (11.96%) Oracle Architect
9 9 (9.78%) Applications Support
9 9 (9.78%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (8.70%) ETL Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Functional Analyst
11 7 (7.61%) Administrator
11 7 (7.61%) Digital Architect
11 7 (7.61%) Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (7.61%) Java Developer
11 7 (7.61%) Pentaho Developer
12 6 (6.52%) Oracle Specialist
12 6 (6.52%) SAP Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.43%) XML
2 26 (28.26%) XSLT
3 23 (25.00%) J2EE
4 21 (22.83%) JSP
5 15 (16.30%) Hibernate
6 14 (15.22%) Middleware
6 14 (15.22%) Spring
7 11 (11.96%) Servlets
8 10 (10.87%) Java EE
8 10 (10.87%) JSF
8 10 (10.87%) Web Services
8 10 (10.87%) XML Schema
8 10 (10.87%) XSL
9 9 (9.78%) Struts
9 9 (9.78%) XSD
10 8 (8.70%) JMS
10 8 (8.70%) SOAP
11 7 (7.61%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (7.61%) REST
12 5 (5.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Clustering
2 6 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.35%) iPad
4 4 (4.35%) Replication
5 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) VME
5 5 (5.43%) AIX
6 3 (3.26%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Android
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (22.83%) SOA
3 19 (20.65%) OO
3 19 (20.65%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (18.48%) Scrum
4 17 (18.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (17.39%) ETL
6 14 (15.22%) Configuration Management
6 14 (15.22%) High Availability
6 14 (15.22%) Migration
7 13 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (14.13%) DevOps
8 12 (13.04%) Data Migration
8 12 (13.04%) ITIL
8 12 (13.04%) UML
9 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.87%) Post-Production
9 10 (10.87%) System Testing
10 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 26 (28.26%) Java
3 22 (23.91%) PL/SQL
4 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.26%) Perl
6 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.09%) C
7 1 (1.09%) C#
7 1 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) BC Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.26%) MCDBA
4 3 (3.26%) MCSE
4 3 (3.26%) OCP
5 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.09%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) OCA
6 1 (1.09%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (9.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Data Guard
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.09%) Control-M
4 1 (1.09%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView
4 1 (1.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (15.22%) SAP
3 9 (9.78%) BEA
4 5 (5.43%) Fujitsu
4 5 (5.43%) HP
4 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (4.35%) Pega
5 4 (4.35%) webMethods
6 3 (3.26%) Informatica
7 2 (2.17%) JDA
8 1 (1.09%) Dell
8 1 (1.09%) EMC
8 1 (1.09%) Google
8 1 (1.09%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.09%) Lumesse
8 1 (1.09%) Splunk
8 1 (1.09%) Talend
8 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.09%) WSO2