Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 432 390 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.02% 8.63% 7.24%
As % of the Vendors category 19.86% 17.93% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 215 232
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £250 £284
90th Percentile £600 £525 £700
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 21
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.49% +18.96%
10th Percentile £22.65 £15.75 £25.25
90th Percentile £44.25 £46.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +1.33% +3.02%

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 the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,175 2,175 2,393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.43% 48.12% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 1,193 1,278
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £207 £206
90th Percentile £588 £538 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 175 256
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £17.50 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% -17.17% +8.35%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.88 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17% +6.06%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +8 151 £420 -1.18% 37
Essex -4 134 £513 +36.67% 14
Cambridgeshire -12 75 £385 -18.95% 32
Bedfordshire -11 47 £418 +4.38% 10
Suffolk +19 18 £420 +40.00% 3
Norfolk -10 4 £513 +9.04% 6
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 188 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (34.03%) SQL
3 135 (31.25%) Finance
4 119 (27.55%) Java
5 117 (27.08%) XML
6 114 (26.39%) Middleware
7 107 (24.77%) SOA
7 107 (24.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 101 (23.38%) TDD
9 86 (19.91%) Web Services
10 85 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
11 84 (19.44%) Maven
12 83 (19.21%) SAP
13 75 (17.36%) Manufacturing
13 75 (17.36%) WSO2
14 74 (17.13%) XSLT
14 74 (17.13%) JSON
15 71 (16.44%) Oracle Database
16 70 (16.20%) Greenfield Project
17 68 (15.74%) Linux
18 65 (15.05%) SOAP
18 65 (15.05%) Oracle Service Bus
19 64 (14.81%) Unix
19 64 (14.81%) Mule
20 63 (14.58%) XPath
20 63 (14.58%) RESTful
20 63 (14.58%) Apache Camel
20 63 (14.58%) WireMock
20 63 (14.58%) Swagger
21 62 (14.35%) Telecoms

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
1 107 (24.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 65 (15.05%) Oracle Service Bus
3 64 (14.81%) Mule
4 51 (11.81%) JBoss
5 44 (10.19%) WebLogic
6 24 (5.56%) Apache
6 24 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 23 (5.32%) Tomcat
8 18 (4.17%) Confluence
9 10 (2.31%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
11 7 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.93%) IIS
13 4 (0.93%) SAS
14 3 (0.69%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.69%) CMS
14 3 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.39%) HipChat
4 2 (0.46%) SPSS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (3.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (3.01%) Magento
3 13 (3.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 12 (2.78%) Oracle Retail
5 10 (2.31%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (1.16%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.69%) HFM
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.46%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (0.69%) SaaS
6 2 (0.46%) IaaS
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.23%) Office 365
7 1 (0.23%) Serverless
7 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.70%) HTTP
2 14 (3.24%) Firewall
3 10 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.85%) LDAP
4 8 (1.85%) SSL
5 5 (1.16%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (1.16%) SAN
5 5 (1.16%) Value-Added Service
6 4 (0.93%) Internet
6 4 (0.93%) MVNO
6 4 (0.93%) SMS
6 4 (0.93%) SS7
6 4 (0.93%) VLAN
6 4 (0.93%) VoLTE
6 4 (0.93%) VoWiFi
7 3 (0.69%) DNS
8 2 (0.46%) DHCP
8 2 (0.46%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.46%) VoIP
8 2 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.44%) Oracle Database
2 54 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 51 (11.81%) SQL Server
4 36 (8.33%) MySQL
5 32 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (7.18%) DB2
7 25 (5.79%) RDBMS
8 24 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
14 11 (2.55%) Data Mining
15 10 (2.31%) Hadoop
15 10 (2.31%) Ingres
15 10 (2.31%) Oracle Exadata
16 9 (2.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 9 (2.08%) Cognos Report Studio
17 8 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 84 (19.44%) Maven
2 45 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 41 (9.49%) JIRA
4 37 (8.56%) Git (software)
5 24 (5.56%) JUnit
6 23 (5.32%) SoapUI
7 18 (4.17%) Subversion
8 15 (3.47%) JMeter
9 14 (3.24%) Selenium
10 13 (3.01%) Ant
11 9 (2.08%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.85%) Gradle
12 8 (1.85%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.85%) Mockito
12 8 (1.85%) The Grinder
13 7 (1.62%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.39%) Toad
14 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.39%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 135 (31.25%) Finance
2 75 (17.36%) Manufacturing
3 62 (14.35%) Telecoms
4 61 (14.12%) Marketing
5 58 (13.43%) Electronics
6 38 (8.80%) Retail
7 11 (2.55%) Billing
8 6 (1.39%) Games
8 6 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.16%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (38.19%) Developer
2 68 (15.74%) Senior Developer
3 64 (14.81%) Analyst
4 56 (12.96%) Integration Developer
5 43 (9.95%) Agile Developer
6 40 (9.26%) SOA Developer
7 38 (8.80%) Java Developer
8 35 (8.10%) Lead Developer
9 29 (6.71%) Architect
10 28 (6.48%) Business Analyst
10 28 (6.48%) Consultant
11 24 (5.56%) Senior Agile Developer
12 21 (4.86%) Oracle Analyst
13 20 (4.63%) Project Manager
14 19 (4.40%) SQL Developer
15 16 (3.70%) DBA
16 14 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
16 14 (3.24%) Oracle Developer
17 13 (3.01%) Data Analyst
17 13 (3.01%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (27.08%) XML
2 114 (26.39%) Middleware
3 86 (19.91%) Web Services
4 74 (17.13%) JSON
4 74 (17.13%) XSLT
5 65 (15.05%) SOAP
6 63 (14.58%) Apache Camel
6 63 (14.58%) RESTful
6 63 (14.58%) Swagger
6 63 (14.58%) WireMock
7 44 (10.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 41 (9.49%) J2EE
9 38 (8.80%) HTML
10 32 (7.41%) CSS
11 27 (6.25%) Spring
12 25 (5.79%) .NET
13 24 (5.56%) jQuery
14 20 (4.63%) Ajax
15 17 (3.94%) AngularJS
16 16 (3.70%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 70 (16.20%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (3.24%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.85%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.39%) Life Science
7 6 (1.39%) Reference Data
8 4 (0.93%) Clustering
8 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (0.93%) FMCG
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Exalytics
9 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.69%) User Experience
9 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
10 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.74%) Linux
2 64 (14.81%) Unix
3 28 (6.48%) Windows
4 20 (4.63%) Solaris
5 15 (3.47%) AIX
6 14 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.62%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.16%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.46%) Android
10 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.46%) SUSE
10 2 (0.46%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.46%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.23%) VMS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (43.52%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (24.77%) SOA
3 101 (23.38%) TDD
4 85 (19.68%) Business Intelligence
5 62 (14.35%) Migration
6 60 (13.89%) Programme Management
7 59 (13.66%) Digital Marketing
8 56 (12.96%) Scrum
9 40 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (9.26%) ERP
10 36 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 35 (8.10%) E-Commerce
12 31 (7.18%) Mentoring
13 29 (6.71%) Data Modelling
14 28 (6.48%) Configuration Management
14 28 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (6.48%) Test Automation
15 27 (6.25%) Kanban
15 27 (6.25%) UML
16 26 (6.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (34.03%) SQL
2 119 (27.55%) Java
3 63 (14.58%) XPath
4 47 (10.88%) PL/SQL
5 31 (7.18%) JavaScript
6 26 (6.02%) Shell Script
7 22 (5.09%) Python
8 19 (4.40%) C#
9 15 (3.47%) PHP
10 14 (3.24%) Perl
11 11 (2.55%) C
12 10 (2.31%) Ruby
13 8 (1.85%) AWK
14 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.16%) C++
15 5 (1.16%) Groovy
15 5 (1.16%) Scala
16 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.69%) U-SQL
18 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 16 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.78%) Degree
4 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.93%) CISM
5 4 (0.93%) CISSP
5 4 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (0.93%) MCSA
5 4 (0.93%) MCSE
5 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.93%) PMP
6 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.46%) ACCA
7 2 (0.46%) CCA
7 2 (0.46%) CIMA
7 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.46%) ISEB
7 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.46%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.46%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.39%) GCP
3 5 (1.16%) GDPR
3 5 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.16%) QA
3 5 (1.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.46%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (4.40%) Docker
2 11 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.93%) XenApp
6 2 (0.46%) HDFS
6 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (4.17%) Puppet
2 16 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (3.24%) Ansible
4 9 (2.08%) Control-M
5 8 (1.85%) Grafana
6 6 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (1.39%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.39%) Mesos
6 6 (1.39%) Rancher
7 5 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.69%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.46%) SCCM
9 2 (0.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.23%) SCOM
10 1 (0.23%) Terraform
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (19.21%) SAP
2 75 (17.36%) WSO2
3 32 (7.41%) IBM
4 19 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 18 (4.17%) hybris
6 15 (3.47%) Atlassian
6 15 (3.47%) webMethods
7 13 (3.01%) VMware
8 11 (2.55%) 3PAR
9 9 (2.08%) Cognos
9 9 (2.08%) Dynatrace
9 9 (2.08%) Intershop
10 8 (1.85%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.85%) New Relic
11 7 (1.62%) BEA
11 7 (1.62%) CA
11 7 (1.62%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (1.62%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.62%) Talend
12 6 (1.39%) Altova