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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 195 235 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.39% 9.22% 10.42%
As % of the Vendors category 18.43% 19.36% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 131 177
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £35.50 £30.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.74% +16.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £26.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £41.95 £104.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year +37.25% -9.33%  

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 1058 1214 1521
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.52% 47.63% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 631 868
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 102 134
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 23 June 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 +3 86 £500 +57.48% 8
Bedfordshire +6 49 £450 - 13
Hertfordshire -21 28 £425 -5.55% 13
Cambridgeshire -16 26 £340 -15.00% 9
Suffolk +14 3 £450 +2.27% 3
Norfolk -2 2 £600 +9.09% 1
East Anglia - 1 £800 -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 173 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (34.45%) SQL
3 132 (31.58%) Java
4 121 (28.95%) XML
5 105 (25.12%) TDD
6 103 (24.64%) Finance
7 102 (24.40%) Middleware
8 93 (22.25%) SOA
8 93 (22.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 78 (18.66%) Scrum
10 75 (17.94%) Relational Database
11 73 (17.46%) XSLT
12 72 (17.22%) Linux
13 71 (16.99%) SAP
13 71 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (16.51%) WebLogic
15 66 (15.79%) J2EE
15 66 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
15 66 (15.79%) WSO2
16 60 (14.35%) Oracle Database
16 60 (14.35%) Test Automation
17 59 (14.11%) Configuration Management
17 59 (14.11%) ERP
18 58 (13.88%) JBoss
19 56 (13.40%) Git (software)
20 54 (12.92%) HTML
21 53 (12.68%) Mentoring
22 52 (12.44%) DevOps
22 52 (12.44%) Jenkins
22 52 (12.44%) MySQL

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 93 (22.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 69 (16.51%) WebLogic
3 58 (13.88%) JBoss
4 42 (10.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 36 (8.61%) Apache
6 35 (8.37%) Mule
7 16 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (3.35%) WebSphere
9 12 (2.87%) Tomcat
10 10 (2.39%) Confluence
11 8 (1.91%) SharePoint
12 7 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (1.44%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.96%) IBM Transformation Extender
15 3 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
16 2 (0.48%) IIS
16 2 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.48%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 36 (8.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
3 18 (4.31%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (2.63%) Unica
5 10 (2.39%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (1.44%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.96%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.72%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.91%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (1.67%) Office 365
5 6 (1.44%) Yammer
6 3 (0.72%) Taleo
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.09%) HTTP
2 31 (7.42%) SSL
3 29 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.07%) LDAP
5 6 (1.44%) Firewall
6 5 (1.20%) Internet
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) DNS
7 2 (0.48%) NAS
7 2 (0.48%) SAN
8 1 (0.24%) FTP
8 1 (0.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.94%) Relational Database
2 60 (14.35%) Oracle Database
3 52 (12.44%) MySQL
4 40 (9.57%) SQL Server
5 28 (6.70%) Hadoop
6 26 (6.22%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (5.26%) MariaDB
8 22 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 21 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (4.55%) DB2
10 19 (4.55%) Ingres
11 15 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (3.11%) Data Mining
13 12 (2.87%) Big Data
13 12 (2.87%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 9 (2.15%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.91%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (1.91%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 56 (13.40%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.44%) Jenkins
3 45 (10.77%) Maven
4 36 (8.61%) Subversion
5 17 (4.07%) Selenium
5 17 (4.07%) SoapUI
6 15 (3.59%) JUnit
6 15 (3.59%) Mockito
7 12 (2.87%) JIRA
8 8 (1.91%) JMeter
8 8 (1.91%) PVCS
9 7 (1.67%) LoadRunner
9 7 (1.67%) XDoclet
10 4 (0.96%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.72%) CA Gen
11 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
11 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (24.64%) Finance
2 44 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 37 (8.85%) Marketing
3 37 (8.85%) Telecoms
4 36 (8.61%) Electronics
5 34 (8.13%) Retail
6 12 (2.87%) Banking
7 8 (1.91%) Automotive
7 8 (1.91%) Billing
8 5 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
10 2 (0.48%) Law
10 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 139 (33.25%) Developer
2 64 (15.31%) Analyst
3 60 (14.35%) Java Developer
4 49 (11.72%) Architect
5 37 (8.85%) Consultant
6 35 (8.37%) Integration Developer
6 35 (8.37%) SOA Developer
7 34 (8.13%) Agile Developer
8 32 (7.66%) Business Analyst
9 25 (5.98%) Oracle Consultant
10 21 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.02%) Technical Architect
11 18 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.11%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (2.87%) DBA
13 12 (2.87%) Senior Developer
14 11 (2.63%) Data Analyst
14 11 (2.63%) Oracle Analyst
14 11 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (28.95%) XML
2 102 (24.40%) Middleware
3 73 (17.46%) XSLT
4 66 (15.79%) J2EE
5 54 (12.92%) HTML
6 49 (11.72%) JSON
7 46 (11.00%) Web Services
8 42 (10.05%) CSS
9 39 (9.33%) .NET
9 39 (9.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 39 (9.33%) Spring
10 35 (8.37%) Apache Camel
10 35 (8.37%) Swagger
10 35 (8.37%) WireMock
11 31 (7.42%) Hibernate
12 28 (6.70%) JSP
13 22 (5.26%) JPA
13 22 (5.26%) Spring MVC
14 20 (4.78%) Java EE
14 20 (4.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (5.02%) Mainframe
4 20 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.87%) Life Science
7 10 (2.39%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.15%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.44%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.20%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.72%) Clustering
12 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.48%) Replication
13 2 (0.48%) RIA
14 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.24%) PMI
14 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.24%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.22%) Linux
2 52 (12.44%) Unix
3 28 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (5.98%) Windows
5 16 (3.83%) Mac OS X
6 12 (2.87%) Windows Vista
7 11 (2.63%) Solaris
8 6 (1.44%) Android
8 6 (1.44%) VME
9 4 (0.96%) VMS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.24%) AIX
11 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (25.12%) TDD
3 93 (22.25%) SOA
4 78 (18.66%) Scrum
5 71 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (14.35%) Test Automation
8 59 (14.11%) Configuration Management
8 59 (14.11%) ERP
9 53 (12.68%) Mentoring
10 52 (12.44%) DevOps
11 44 (10.53%) Microservices
12 38 (9.09%) Kanban
12 38 (9.09%) Programme Management
12 38 (9.09%) UML
13 36 (8.61%) Digital Marketing
14 35 (8.37%) CRM
14 35 (8.37%) Open Source
14 35 (8.37%) User Stories
15 34 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (34.45%) SQL
2 132 (31.58%) Java
3 46 (11.00%) PL/SQL
4 43 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 41 (9.81%) XPath
6 29 (6.94%) Perl
7 24 (5.74%) C
8 15 (3.59%) Shell Script
9 14 (3.35%) PHP
10 12 (2.87%) Python
11 9 (2.15%) C#
12 7 (1.67%) Groovy
12 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.72%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.48%) VBScript
16 1 (0.24%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (5.74%) Degree
2 21 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.20%) ISEB
6 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.48%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.48%) MCSE
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.48%) OCP
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.48%) PMP
7 2 (0.48%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.11%) Data Quality
2 10 (2.39%) QA
3 7 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.44%) PMO
4 6 (1.44%) SLA
5 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.48%) GxP
7 1 (0.24%) GAMP
7 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (7.18%) Docker
2 11 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (1.91%) Active Directory
4 8 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) SRDF
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (5.50%) Puppet
2 8 (1.91%) Ansible
3 5 (1.20%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.24%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.24%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) NetApp OnCommand
6 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.24%) OpenView
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.24%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.24%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 71 (16.99%) SAP
2 66 (15.79%) WSO2
3 44 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.55%) IBM
5 16 (3.83%) VMware
6 11 (2.63%) Google
7 10 (2.39%) Adobe
7 10 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (2.15%) BEA
8 9 (2.15%) JDA
9 8 (1.91%) Informatica
9 8 (1.91%) webMethods
10 6 (1.44%) Cisco
10 6 (1.44%) Fujitsu
10 6 (1.44%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.44%) Infor
10 6 (1.44%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.20%) Citrix
11 5 (1.20%) HP
12 4 (0.96%) Splunk
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