Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 137 141 469
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.22% 8.06% 10.84%
As % of the Vendors category 14.42% 18.70% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 94 253
10th Percentile £369 £364 £363
25th Percentile £410 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £475
75th Percentile £539 £525 £540
90th Percentile £613 £550 £630
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £17.25
Median % change year-on-year - +91.30% -50.71%
England median hourly rate £41.48 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% - +5.00%

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 950 754 1,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.12% 43.09% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 416 1,125
10th Percentile £132 £181 £213
25th Percentile £250 £313 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £525 £525 £525
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 60 91
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.89 £10.58
25th Percentile £12.58 £14.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.21
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% +23.42% -1.79%
75th Percentile £22.06 £45.00 £37.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £59.08 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.83 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -3.42% +4.28% +6.86%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Hertfordshire +10 65 £500 - 22
Essex -7 49 £488 -1.52% 5
Suffolk +3 8 £390 -2.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -23 7 £381 -18.67% 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £500 - 5
Norfolk -8 2 £525 +26.35%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 59 (43.07%) Java
2 53 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (36.50%) SQL
4 45 (32.85%) JIRA
4 45 (32.85%) Social Skills
5 38 (27.74%) MySQL
5 38 (27.74%) AWS
6 36 (26.28%) Oracle Database
7 35 (25.55%) DevOps
8 31 (22.63%) Confluence
9 30 (21.90%) Microservices
10 29 (21.17%) Scrum
11 28 (20.44%) Java 8
12 25 (18.25%) Spring Boot
12 25 (18.25%) Azure
12 25 (18.25%) Spring
12 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
13 24 (17.52%) BDD
14 23 (16.79%) Finance
14 23 (16.79%) TDD
15 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
15 21 (15.33%) Python
15 21 (15.33%) Oracle Fusion
15 21 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (14.60%) Unix
17 19 (13.87%) ERP
17 19 (13.87%) IBM
17 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
17 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
18 18 (13.14%) JavaScript

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 31 (22.63%) Confluence
2 14 (10.22%) WebSphere
3 13 (9.49%) IBM Domino
3 13 (9.49%) WebLogic
4 11 (8.03%) Apache
5 8 (5.84%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (5.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (4.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.19%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.46%) CMS
9 2 (1.46%) JBoss
9 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.73%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.73%) Luigi
10 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 15 (10.95%) Oracle ERP
2 14 (10.22%) Magento
3 6 (4.38%) Shopify
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.46%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.73%) iTrent
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.74%) AWS
2 25 (18.25%) Azure
3 9 (6.57%) GCP
3 9 (6.57%) Power Platform
4 6 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (4.38%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.38%) PaaS
4 6 (4.38%) SaaS
4 6 (4.38%) Serverless
5 4 (2.92%) IaaS
6 3 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 3 (2.19%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.46%) Attraqt
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Logic Apps
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Pipelines
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 2 (1.46%) CloudTest
7 2 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.46%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Firewall
1 7 (5.11%) HTTP
2 6 (4.38%) DNS
2 6 (4.38%) FTP
2 6 (4.38%) SSH
2 6 (4.38%) SSL
3 5 (3.65%) VPN
4 4 (2.92%) 4G
4 4 (2.92%) 5G
4 4 (2.92%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (2.19%) LTE
6 2 (1.46%) LAN
7 1 (0.73%) 2G
7 1 (0.73%) Internet
7 1 (0.73%) IPv4
7 1 (0.73%) SAN
7 1 (0.73%) VoIP
7 1 (0.73%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.74%) MySQL
2 36 (26.28%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.22%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (8.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
6 10 (7.30%) Relational Database
7 9 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (5.11%) Data Lake
8 7 (5.11%) Power BI
9 6 (4.38%) DB2
9 6 (4.38%) DbVisualizer
10 5 (3.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (3.65%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (2.92%) Big Data
11 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.92%) Hadoop
12 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 45 (32.85%) JIRA
2 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.95%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.03%) Maven
5 10 (7.30%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.57%) Selenium
7 8 (5.84%) JMeter
8 7 (5.11%) GitLab
8 7 (5.11%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (4.38%) REST Assured
10 5 (3.65%) Checkstyle
11 4 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (2.92%) SonarQube
11 4 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.19%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.46%) Toad
13 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (32.85%) Social Skills
2 23 (16.79%) Finance
3 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.30%) Retail
5 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.11%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.92%) Billing
7 4 (2.92%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.46%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.46%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.73%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (27.74%) Developer
2 21 (15.33%) Analyst
2 21 (15.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.03%) Architect
4 9 (6.57%) DBA
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle Analyst
4 9 (6.57%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (6.57%) Tester
5 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
6 7 (5.11%) Consultant
7 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.65%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.65%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 5 (3.65%) Test Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Analytics Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.92%) Azure Architect
9 4 (2.92%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (2.92%) Senior Architect
9 4 (2.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) Spring
1 25 (18.25%) Spring Boot
2 21 (15.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 16 (11.68%) J2SE
4 15 (10.95%) XML
5 11 (8.03%) HTML
6 10 (7.30%) HTML5
7 9 (6.57%) Middleware
7 9 (6.57%) RESTful
8 8 (5.84%) CSS
8 8 (5.84%) Web Services
9 7 (5.11%) Node.js
10 6 (4.38%) .NET
10 6 (4.38%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (3.65%) SOAP
12 4 (2.92%) Gherkin
12 4 (2.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 4 (2.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (5.11%) Clustering
3 6 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) User Experience
5 3 (2.19%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.19%) CMDB
5 3 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.46%) FMCG
6 2 (1.46%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.73%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.73%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.60%) Unix
2 16 (11.68%) Linux
3 3 (2.19%) Solaris
4 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.55%) DevOps
3 30 (21.90%) Microservices
4 29 (21.17%) Scrum
5 24 (17.52%) BDD
6 23 (16.79%) TDD
7 21 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (13.87%) ERP
9 16 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.68%) Migration
9 16 (11.68%) Test Automation
10 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
10 14 (10.22%) Pair Programming
11 13 (9.49%) Epics
11 13 (9.49%) ITIL
11 13 (9.49%) Kanban
11 13 (9.49%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 13 (9.49%) User Stories
12 12 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.07%) Java
2 50 (36.50%) SQL
3 28 (20.44%) Java 8
4 21 (15.33%) Python
5 18 (13.14%) Java 11
5 18 (13.14%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.14%) PL/SQL
6 15 (10.95%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.76%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.57%) PHP
9 7 (5.11%) C#
10 6 (4.38%) Go
10 6 (4.38%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.92%) Groovy
11 4 (2.92%) Perl
12 3 (2.19%) C
12 3 (2.19%) R
13 2 (1.46%) C++
13 2 (1.46%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (18.25%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.22%) OCPJP
3 14 (10.22%) Sun Certification
4 10 (7.30%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (3.65%) Degree
7 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.19%) ISEB
8 3 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.46%) MCSD
9 2 (1.46%) OCA
10 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) HNC
10 1 (0.73%) HND
10 1 (0.73%) MCP
10 1 (0.73%) OCP
10 1 (0.73%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.46%) ISO 22301
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (10.22%) Docker
2 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.38%) Postfix
3 6 (4.38%) qmail
Systems Management
1 13 (9.49%) Ansible
2 12 (8.76%) Terraform
3 9 (6.57%) Kubernetes
4 7 (5.11%) Data Guard
5 4 (2.92%) Kibana
5 4 (2.92%) Prometheus
6 3 (2.19%) Avamar
6 3 (2.19%) SCCM
6 3 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.19%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.46%) Grafana
7 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.46%) Puppet
8 1 (0.73%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.73%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) IBM
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.22%) Sun
3 13 (9.49%) Xerox
4 9 (6.57%) Serena
4 9 (6.57%) VMware
5 8 (5.84%) Dynatrace
5 8 (5.84%) hybris
5 8 (5.84%) New Relic
6 6 (4.38%) SAP
7 5 (3.65%) BT
7 5 (3.65%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.92%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.92%) BEA
8 4 (2.92%) Splunk
8 4 (2.92%) webMethods
9 3 (2.19%) arcserve
9 3 (2.19%) Cloudera
9 3 (2.19%) ESRI
9 3 (2.19%) Mapinfo