Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 19 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 164 95 270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.55% 7.69% 6.77%
As % of the Vendors category 15.88% 17.46% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 73 150
10th Percentile £408 £301 £319
25th Percentile £429 £400 £395
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £473 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -10.00%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £538
90th Percentile £644 £570 £631
England median daily rate £538 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +7.50% +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £72.00 - £21.00
England median hourly rate £39.40 £52.50 £43.20
% change year-on-year -24.95% +21.53% +8.00%

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 1,033 544 1,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 41.24% 44.01% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 327 1,080
10th Percentile £143 £190 £200
25th Percentile £275 £300 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £530 £501 £525
90th Percentile £605 £593 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 47 94
10th Percentile £11.34 £12.71 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.20 £15.11 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £45.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -67.78% +172.73% -1.49%
75th Percentile £24.13 £47.84 £45.75
90th Percentile £39.52 £54.25 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.21 £20.89 £18.88
% change year-on-year -8.07% +10.69% +8.77%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 +4 92 £500 +1.01% 7
Hertfordshire -20 40 £544 +20.83% 23
Cambridgeshire -23 17 £469 -6.25% 6
Suffolk +1 10 £425 -5.56%
Bedfordshire -14 3 £425 +88.89% 1
Norfolk -17 1 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 86 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (43.90%) Oracle Database
3 71 (43.29%) Java
4 66 (40.24%) AWS
5 60 (36.59%) MySQL
6 57 (34.76%) JIRA
6 57 (34.76%) Confluence
7 55 (33.54%) Microservices
8 54 (32.93%) Spring
9 51 (31.10%) Spring Boot
10 47 (28.66%) SQL
10 47 (28.66%) Scrum
11 46 (28.05%) TDD
11 46 (28.05%) Social Skills
12 45 (27.44%) DevOps
13 40 (24.39%) Java 8
14 39 (23.78%) BDD
15 38 (23.17%) Java 11
16 32 (19.51%) Linux
17 30 (18.29%) Git (software)
18 29 (17.68%) Azure
18 29 (17.68%) Hybrid Cloud
19 28 (17.07%) Jenkins
19 28 (17.07%) J2SE
19 28 (17.07%) Pair Programming
20 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
21 26 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (15.85%) Ansible
22 25 (15.24%) Security Cleared
22 25 (15.24%) Test Automation

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 57 (34.76%) Confluence
2 9 (5.49%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.66%) Apache
3 6 (3.66%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.83%) SAS
5 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.22%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.22%) JBoss
6 2 (1.22%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.66%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.83%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.61%) Magento
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 66 (40.24%) AWS
2 29 (17.68%) Azure
3 9 (5.49%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (4.27%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.66%) PaaS
6 5 (3.05%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (3.05%) IaaS
6 5 (3.05%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.44%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
7 4 (2.44%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.83%) GCP
8 3 (1.83%) SaaS
9 2 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.22%) npm
9 2 (1.22%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) 4G
1 3 (1.83%) 5G
1 3 (1.83%) LTE
1 3 (1.83%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.22%) DNS
2 2 (1.22%) LAN
2 2 (1.22%) VoIP
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) IPv4
3 1 (0.61%) RTP
3 1 (0.61%) SS7
3 1 (0.61%) VPN
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (43.90%) Oracle Database
2 60 (36.59%) MySQL
3 22 (13.41%) Relational Database
3 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
4 12 (7.32%) Pentaho
4 12 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (6.71%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.10%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (6.10%) GIS
7 9 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (4.27%) Apache Hive
8 7 (4.27%) Data Lake
9 5 (3.05%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.44%) Impala
11 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.83%) HBase
11 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.83%) Power BI
11 3 (1.83%) QGIS
11 3 (1.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 57 (34.76%) JIRA
2 30 (18.29%) Git (software)
3 28 (17.07%) Jenkins
4 22 (13.41%) Checkstyle
5 16 (9.76%) JMeter
6 9 (5.49%) Cucumber
6 9 (5.49%) SonarQube
7 8 (4.88%) Maven
8 7 (4.27%) GitLab
9 5 (3.05%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.05%) JProfiler
9 5 (3.05%) Selenium
9 5 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.44%) Gatling
10 4 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.83%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.22%) eggPlant
12 2 (1.22%) gulp
12 2 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (28.05%) Social Skills
2 25 (15.24%) Public Sector
3 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.49%) Finance
5 8 (4.88%) Retail
6 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.83%) Banking
7 3 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.22%) Local Government
8 2 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 50 (30.49%) Developer
2 36 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.80%) Analyst
3 21 (12.80%) Architect
4 15 (9.15%) DBA
5 10 (6.10%) Technical Architect
5 10 (6.10%) Test Analyst
6 9 (5.49%) Consultant
6 9 (5.49%) Senior Developer
6 9 (5.49%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (5.49%) Technical Leader
7 8 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (3.66%) AWS Architect
8 6 (3.66%) Tester
9 5 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (2.44%) Security Analyst
10 4 (2.44%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (32.93%) Spring
2 51 (31.10%) Spring Boot
3 28 (17.07%) J2SE
4 23 (14.02%) XML
5 13 (7.93%) HTML
6 12 (7.32%) CSS
7 11 (6.71%) Middleware
7 11 (6.71%) RESTful
8 10 (6.10%) Oracle Fusion
8 10 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (6.10%) Web Services
9 9 (5.49%) JSON
9 9 (5.49%) SOAP
10 7 (4.27%) .NET
10 7 (4.27%) HTML5
10 7 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (3.66%) AngularJS
11 6 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (3.66%) REST
11 6 (3.66%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (6.10%) User Experience
3 6 (3.66%) Clustering
3 6 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.05%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.83%) CMDB
6 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.22%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (1.22%) Life Science
7 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.61%) FMCG
8 1 (0.61%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.51%) Linux
2 21 (12.80%) Unix
3 19 (11.59%) Windows
4 13 (7.93%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (3.05%) CentOS
8 2 (1.22%) Debian
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.22%) Solaris
8 2 (1.22%) SUSE
8 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.54%) Microservices
3 47 (28.66%) Scrum
4 46 (28.05%) TDD
5 45 (27.44%) DevOps
6 39 (23.78%) BDD
7 28 (17.07%) Pair Programming
8 26 (15.85%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (15.24%) Test Automation
10 23 (14.02%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 22 (13.41%) Epics
11 22 (13.41%) User Stories
12 21 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (12.80%) Software Engineering
13 19 (11.59%) Configuration Management
14 18 (10.98%) Migration
15 16 (9.76%) Kanban
16 14 (8.54%) Data Management
17 13 (7.93%) ETL
17 13 (7.93%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.29%) Java
2 47 (28.66%) SQL
3 40 (24.39%) Java 8
4 38 (23.17%) Java 11
5 19 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 16 (9.76%) Python
7 13 (7.93%) PL/SQL
8 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 10 (6.10%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.27%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.27%) C
9 7 (4.27%) C#
9 7 (4.27%) VB
10 6 (3.66%) Perl
11 4 (2.44%) Groovy
11 4 (2.44%) R
11 4 (2.44%) VBA
12 3 (1.83%) HiveQL
12 3 (1.83%) Scala
12 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (15.24%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.02%) OCPJP
2 23 (14.02%) Sun Certification
3 16 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 16 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (5.49%) Degree
6 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.66%) ISEB
8 4 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.22%) MCSD
10 2 (1.22%) OCA
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) QA
3 2 (1.22%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.22%) ISO 22301
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.15%) Docker
3 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.27%) HDFS
4 7 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (3.66%) VMware NSX
6 5 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (15.85%) Ansible
2 12 (7.32%) Data Guard
3 11 (6.71%) Kubernetes
4 8 (4.88%) Terraform
5 4 (2.44%) Kibana
5 4 (2.44%) Prometheus
6 3 (1.83%) Avamar
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.83%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.22%) Puppet
7 2 (1.22%) SCCM
7 2 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.22%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.61%) Grafana
Vendors
1 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.02%) Sun
3 12 (7.32%) VMware
4 9 (5.49%) ESRI
4 9 (5.49%) Informatica
4 9 (5.49%) SAP
5 8 (4.88%) IBM
5 8 (4.88%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.27%) Cisco
7 6 (3.66%) Lumension
7 6 (3.66%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.66%) Sophos
7 6 (3.66%) Splunk
8 5 (3.05%) Cloudera
9 4 (2.44%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.44%) BT
9 4 (2.44%) WSO2
10 3 (1.83%) arcserve
10 3 (1.83%) BEA
10 3 (1.83%) Mapinfo