Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 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.

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
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 36 10
Rank change year-on-year +20 -26 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 108 177 398
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 7.44% 4.96% 8.99%
As % of the Vendors category 16.88% 11.19% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 103 224
Median daily rate £450 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £291 £250 £336
90th Percentile £562 £610 £575
England median daily rate £498 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -2.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Median hourly rate £15.13 £24.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.61% +90.20% -64.58%
England median hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +30.95% -2.89% +35.16%

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 640 1,582 2,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.11% 44.34% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 953 1,239
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £160 £185 £190
90th Percentile £550 £600 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 117 131
Median hourly rate £23.02 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.56% +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.13 £52.55 £44.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +24.32% +5.74% +2.91%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the East of England

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the East of England

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Hourly rate trend 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 25 January 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 +11 52 £484 +31.46% 6
Hertfordshire +15 36 £450 +5.88% 17
Cambridgeshire +18 13 £450 +15.02% 6
Bedfordshire +9 4 £295 +5.36% 1
Norfolk +10 3 £300 -29.41%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.19%) Java
2 38 (35.19%) MySQL
3 34 (31.48%) SQL
4 32 (29.63%) AWS
5 25 (23.15%) Linux
6 23 (21.30%) JIRA
7 21 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (18.52%) Migration
8 20 (18.52%) XML
9 19 (17.59%) Unix
9 19 (17.59%) Scrum
10 18 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (16.67%) IBM
10 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 18 (16.67%) Microservices
11 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.81%) SOAP
13 15 (13.89%) Windows
13 15 (13.89%) J2EE
13 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
13 15 (13.89%) Oracle Database
14 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (12.96%) ERP
15 13 (12.04%) Data Migration
16 12 (11.11%) Confluence
16 12 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
16 12 (11.11%) SDLC
16 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce

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 12 (11.11%) Confluence
2 11 (10.19%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.56%) JBoss
6 4 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (3.70%) ArcGIS
6 4 (3.70%) IBM Domino
6 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.85%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.85%) CMS
8 2 (1.85%) SAS
9 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.63%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Magento
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.85%) Fredhopper
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.85%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.93%) HealthRoster
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.93%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (29.63%) AWS
2 8 (7.41%) SaaS
3 6 (5.56%) Azure
3 6 (5.56%) Power Platform
4 5 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.78%) iPaaS
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle CX
5 3 (2.78%) Route 53
6 2 (1.85%) GitHub
6 2 (1.85%) IaaS
6 2 (1.85%) SpeedCurve
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.93%) GCP
7 1 (0.93%) Serverless
7 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) SNMP
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 3 (2.78%) SSL
2 3 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.85%) Firewall
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) FTP
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) NAS
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.19%) MySQL
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.56%) Power BI
7 5 (4.63%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.63%) DB2
8 4 (3.70%) DbVisualizer
8 4 (3.70%) GIS
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (3.70%) Pentaho
8 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.85%) Ingres
10 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (21.30%) JIRA
2 17 (15.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.56%) Artifactory
5 5 (4.63%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.63%) Maven
5 5 (4.63%) Selenium
6 4 (3.70%) JMeter
6 4 (3.70%) REST Assured
7 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.78%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.85%) Checkstyle
8 2 (1.85%) Postman
8 2 (1.85%) Subversion
8 2 (1.85%) WebPageTest
9 1 (0.93%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.93%) JUnit
9 1 (0.93%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.26%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Public Sector
2 7 (6.48%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Local Government
3 3 (2.78%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.85%) Games
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (23.15%) Analyst
1 25 (23.15%) Developer
2 15 (13.89%) Architect
2 15 (13.89%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.19%) DBA
4 10 (9.26%) Oracle DBA
5 7 (6.48%) Consultant
5 7 (6.48%) Data Analyst
5 7 (6.48%) Oracle Analyst
5 7 (6.48%) Test Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Administrator
7 5 (4.63%) Database Architect
7 5 (4.63%) Oracle Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) MySQL DBA
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (3.70%) Tester
9 3 (2.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) XML
2 16 (14.81%) SOAP
3 15 (13.89%) J2EE
4 12 (11.11%) Spring
4 12 (11.11%) Web Services
5 9 (8.33%) HTML
5 9 (8.33%) RESTful
6 8 (7.41%) JSP
6 8 (7.41%) Middleware
6 8 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (7.41%) REST
6 8 (7.41%) Servlets
7 7 (6.48%) JSON
7 7 (6.48%) XML Schema
7 7 (6.48%) XSLT
8 5 (4.63%) EDI
8 5 (4.63%) HTML5
9 4 (3.70%) J2SE
9 4 (3.70%) Node.js
9 4 (3.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.48%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) FMCG
5 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Life Science
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) Unix
3 15 (13.89%) Windows
4 8 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (2.78%) AIX
8 2 (1.85%) VME
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (18.52%) Migration
4 19 (17.59%) Scrum
5 18 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (16.67%) Microservices
6 14 (12.96%) ERP
7 13 (12.04%) Data Migration
8 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (11.11%) SDLC
8 12 (11.11%) TDD
9 11 (10.19%) BDD
9 11 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.19%) ETL
9 11 (10.19%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.19%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.33%) Data Management
10 9 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 9 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) Java
2 34 (31.48%) SQL
3 11 (10.19%) Java 8
3 11 (10.19%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.26%) Perl
5 8 (7.41%) Python
6 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.63%) C
8 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.63%) VB
9 3 (2.78%) Jython
9 3 (2.78%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) AWK
11 1 (0.93%) C#
11 1 (0.93%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) Go
11 1 (0.93%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.70%) OCPJP
4 4 (3.70%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.78%) Degree
5 3 (2.78%) ISEB
5 3 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.78%) MCSE
5 3 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.93%) MCP
7 1 (0.93%) OCP
7 1 (0.93%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.48%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (6.48%) Docker
4 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.70%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.93%) Postfix
5 1 (0.93%) qmail
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Ansible
2 7 (6.48%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.56%) HP ALM
4 5 (4.63%) Netcool
4 5 (4.63%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 5 (4.63%) Netcool/Webtop
4 5 (4.63%) Terraform
4 5 (4.63%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.78%) Puppet
5 3 (2.78%) vRealize
6 2 (1.85%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.85%) Grafana
6 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) IBM
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.19%) SAP
3 9 (8.33%) VMware
4 8 (7.41%) hybris
5 6 (5.56%) HP
6 5 (4.63%) Splunk
7 4 (3.70%) Cisco
7 4 (3.70%) Dynatrace
7 4 (3.70%) ESRI
7 4 (3.70%) Lumension
7 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.70%) Sophos
7 4 (3.70%) Sun
7 4 (3.70%) Xerox
8 3 (2.78%) Informatica
8 3 (2.78%) Lotus
8 3 (2.78%) New Relic
8 3 (2.78%) Veeam
8 3 (2.78%) Veritas