The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 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.

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

Oracle
England / East of England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 18 8
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 221 171 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.41% 6.95% 10.59%
As % of the Vendors category 22.85% 14.68% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 86 160
Median daily rate £433 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £533 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £24.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +55.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £24.54 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.40 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 967 1165 1345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.55% 47.36% 50.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 659 734
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 93 121
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.13 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.94% +5.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.85 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the East of England

Oracle
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 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the East of England

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the East of England

Oracle
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 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the East of England

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the East of England

Oracle
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 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 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 +15 110 £450 +50.00% 11
Hertfordshire -8 38 £475 +5.55% 28
Cambridgeshire +2 36 £388 -8.82% 15
Bedfordshire +5 24 £388 -11.42% 7
Suffolk +5 10 £390 +24.80% 6
Norfolk -7 1 - - 6
Oracle
England

Oracle
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 155 (37.90%) SQL
2 143 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (33.25%) Java
4 92 (22.49%) Oracle Database
5 86 (21.03%) XML
6 76 (18.58%) Finance
7 70 (17.11%) WebLogic
8 67 (16.38%) SQL Server
9 64 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
10 63 (15.40%) Scrum
11 61 (14.91%) JavaScript
12 60 (14.67%) SAP
13 59 (14.43%) Linux
13 59 (14.43%) SOA
13 59 (14.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 58 (14.18%) Microsoft
14 58 (14.18%) Unix
14 58 (14.18%) TDD
15 55 (13.45%) HTML
15 55 (13.45%) CRM
16 54 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
17 53 (12.96%) J2EE
18 52 (12.71%) Middleware
19 50 (12.22%) Web Services
20 49 (11.98%) Relational Database
21 48 (11.74%) PL/SQL
22 45 (11.00%) MS Excel
23 44 (10.76%) ERP
24 43 (10.51%) Windows
25 40 (9.78%) Mentoring

Oracle
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 70 (17.11%) WebLogic
2 59 (14.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (7.09%) JBoss
4 21 (5.13%) Apache
5 16 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (3.67%) Oracle Service Bus
7 13 (3.18%) SharePoint
7 13 (3.18%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.93%) Skype for Business
9 10 (2.44%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.20%) Confluence
11 8 (1.96%) IIS
12 6 (1.47%) Mule
12 6 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.98%) Oracle Spatial
14 3 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.20%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (5.38%) Oracle EBS
1 22 (5.38%) Unica
2 21 (5.13%) Adobe Campaign
3 17 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (4.16%) Oracle ERP
4 15 (3.67%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (3.67%) SAP BPC
5 13 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (1.47%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (1.47%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.98%) SAP PS
9 4 (0.98%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.73%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.42%) Office 365
4 12 (2.93%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (2.93%) Yammer
5 6 (1.47%) SaaS
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle CX
6 5 (1.22%) PaaS
7 4 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.73%) GitHub
8 3 (0.73%) Taleo
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.24%) IaaS
10 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.62%) HTTP
2 21 (5.13%) SSL
2 21 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.18%) LDAP
4 10 (2.44%) DNS
5 7 (1.71%) DHCP
6 6 (1.47%) Firewall
7 5 (1.22%) Internet
8 4 (0.98%) FTP
9 3 (0.73%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.73%) NAS
10 2 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.49%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.49%) MPLS
10 2 (0.49%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.49%) VoIP
10 2 (0.49%) WAN
11 1 (0.24%) IPsec
11 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (22.49%) Oracle Database
2 67 (16.38%) SQL Server
3 49 (11.98%) Relational Database
4 39 (9.54%) BusinessObjects
5 38 (9.29%) Oracle Reports
6 29 (7.09%) Hadoop
7 28 (6.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (5.38%) MySQL
10 21 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 20 (4.89%) DB2
12 15 (3.67%) SAP BW
13 12 (2.93%) Big Data
14 11 (2.69%) Oracle ODI
14 11 (2.69%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 8 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (9.05%) Git (software)
1 37 (9.05%) Jenkins
2 26 (6.36%) Subversion
3 21 (5.13%) Selenium
4 16 (3.91%) SoapUI
5 14 (3.42%) Maven
6 13 (3.18%) PVCS
7 12 (2.93%) JIRA
8 11 (2.69%) JUnit
9 7 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.71%) JMeter
9 7 (1.71%) XDoclet
10 6 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.47%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.22%) Mockito
12 3 (0.73%) CA Gen
12 3 (0.73%) NWDI
12 3 (0.73%) Rational Application Developer
12 3 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (18.58%) Finance
2 34 (8.31%) Retail
3 24 (5.87%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.18%) Marketing
6 11 (2.69%) Billing
7 10 (2.44%) Banking
8 9 (2.20%) Automotive
8 9 (2.20%) Electronics
9 5 (1.22%) Advertising
9 5 (1.22%) Local Government
10 2 (0.49%) French Language
10 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.49%) German Language
10 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (29.58%) Developer
2 72 (17.60%) Analyst
3 57 (13.94%) Consultant
4 54 (13.20%) Architect
5 50 (12.22%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.80%) Oracle Consultant
7 21 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 19 (4.65%) DBA
8 19 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
9 18 (4.40%) Oracle Architect
9 18 (4.40%) Technical Architect
10 17 (4.16%) Administrator
10 17 (4.16%) CRM Developer
11 14 (3.42%) Data Analyst
11 14 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.18%) Oracle DBA
13 12 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.69%) ETL Developer
14 11 (2.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (21.03%) XML
2 55 (13.45%) HTML
3 53 (12.96%) J2EE
4 52 (12.71%) Middleware
5 50 (12.22%) Web Services
6 37 (9.05%) CSS
6 37 (9.05%) XSLT
7 34 (8.31%) .NET
8 31 (7.58%) Hibernate
8 31 (7.58%) JSON
9 30 (7.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (7.09%) Spring
11 25 (6.11%) JSP
12 22 (5.38%) Java EE
13 19 (4.65%) AngularJS
13 19 (4.65%) RESTful
13 19 (4.65%) SOAP
14 16 (3.91%) Servlets
15 15 (3.67%) REST
16 13 (3.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 17 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.93%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 11 (2.69%) Life Science
5 11 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.44%) Clustering
6 10 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.22%) iPad
8 4 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.98%) Replication
9 3 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.73%) PKI
9 3 (0.73%) RIA
9 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.49%) iPhone
10 2 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.43%) Linux
2 58 (14.18%) Unix
3 43 (10.51%) Windows
4 14 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.42%) Windows Vista
5 11 (2.69%) Solaris
6 7 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.47%) AIX
7 6 (1.47%) Android
7 6 (1.47%) VME
7 6 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.98%) VMS
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (34.96%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
3 63 (15.40%) Scrum
4 59 (14.43%) SOA
5 58 (14.18%) TDD
6 55 (13.45%) CRM
7 54 (13.20%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (10.76%) ERP
9 40 (9.78%) Mentoring
10 39 (9.54%) DevOps
11 36 (8.80%) Analytics
11 36 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 35 (8.56%) Configuration Management
13 34 (8.31%) ETL
13 34 (8.31%) Migration
14 31 (7.58%) Web Development
15 30 (7.33%) Data Analysis
15 30 (7.33%) Project Management
15 30 (7.33%) Waterfall
16 27 (6.60%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 155 (37.90%) SQL
2 136 (33.25%) Java
3 61 (14.91%) JavaScript
4 48 (11.74%) PL/SQL
5 32 (7.82%) PHP
6 19 (4.65%) C
7 18 (4.40%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.91%) Perl
9 13 (3.18%) C#
10 12 (2.93%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.93%) Python
11 10 (2.44%) C++
12 9 (2.20%) XPath
13 7 (1.71%) Groovy
14 6 (1.47%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.73%) TypeScript
17 2 (0.49%) Apple Swift
17 2 (0.49%) VBA
17 2 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.36%) Degree
3 10 (2.44%) BC Cleared
3 10 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (1.71%) Sun Certification
7 6 (1.47%) ISEB
7 6 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.22%) MCSE
8 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.98%) CISA
9 4 (0.98%) CISM
9 4 (0.98%) CISSP
10 3 (0.73%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.73%) OCP
11 2 (0.49%) MCITP
11 2 (0.49%) MCSA
11 2 (0.49%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.67%) QA
2 12 (2.93%) SLA
3 10 (2.44%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.73%) PMO
7 2 (0.49%) GxP
7 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.24%) GAMP
8 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (4.16%) Docker
2 16 (3.91%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (3.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
6 2 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.24%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.69%) Puppet
3 8 (1.96%) Data Guard
4 7 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (1.22%) Ansible
5 5 (1.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.73%) WSUS
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.49%) SCCM
8 1 (0.24%) Aspera SmartTrack
8 1 (0.24%) Control-M
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) Packer
8 1 (0.24%) Simpana
8 1 (0.24%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 60 (14.67%) SAP
2 58 (14.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.87%) WSO2
4 22 (5.38%) Adobe
5 19 (4.65%) IBM
6 15 (3.67%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (3.42%) VMware
8 13 (3.18%) Infor
9 10 (2.44%) BEA
9 10 (2.44%) JDA
9 10 (2.44%) Teradata
10 9 (2.20%) Google
11 8 (1.96%) HP
12 7 (1.71%) Sun
12 7 (1.71%) webMethods
13 6 (1.47%) Fujitsu
14 5 (1.22%) Informatica
15 4 (0.98%) Cognos
15 4 (0.98%) Hyperion
15 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
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