Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 22 April 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 149 130
Rank change year-on-year -66 -19 -35
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,173 1,521 1,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.78% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.65% 7.92% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 920 1,152
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £553 £563
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 32
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £17.50 £26.40 £23.45
90th Percentile £55.00 £44.00 £47.28
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -13.04%

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20,773 19,216 22,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.42% 22.55% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,538 12,942 14,975
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 221 348
England median hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 £25.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% +12.75% -14.27%
10th Percentile £14.63 £9.25 £12.14
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +17.24% +16.00% -16.67%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in England over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the England region over the 6 months to 22 April 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
London -86 469 £475 +5.56% 73
South East -13 349 £425 -2.86% 45
Midlands -11 131 £400 +8.18% 15
North of England -84 118 £413 +6.45% 37
East of England -29 66 £494 +9.77% 18
West Midlands +18 65 £425 +7.94% 7
East Midlands -20 65 £350 +11.55% 8
Yorkshire -8 57 £438 +12.18% 14
North West -74 47 £363 -6.45% 16
South West -70 28 £350 -11.39% 9
North East -11 16 £475 +26.67% 7
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 1,173 (100.00%) Oracle
2 582 (49.62%) SQL
3 407 (34.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 371 (31.63%) Linux
5 341 (29.07%) Java
6 337 (28.73%) PL/SQL
7 310 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
8 270 (23.02%) SQL Server
9 267 (22.76%) Unix
9 267 (22.76%) Finance
10 262 (22.34%) Oracle Database 12c
11 208 (17.73%) Windows
12 202 (17.22%) Microsoft
13 192 (16.37%) Web Services
14 161 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 158 (13.47%) Relational Database
16 157 (13.38%) DevOps
17 151 (12.87%) Migration
18 150 (12.79%) XML
19 148 (12.62%) .NET
20 132 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
20 132 (11.25%) Shell Script
21 131 (11.17%) Security Cleared
22 127 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
23 126 (10.74%) SOA
24 125 (10.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 120 (10.23%) Scrum
26 116 (9.89%) Test Automation
27 110 (9.38%) C#
28 108 (9.21%) Data Warehouse

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 125 (10.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 72 (6.14%) WebLogic
3 53 (4.52%) Confluence
4 47 (4.01%) WebSphere
5 46 (3.92%) Tomcat
6 39 (3.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 36 (3.07%) Liferay
8 35 (2.98%) GlassFish
9 27 (2.30%) Apache
10 23 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 19 (1.62%) JBoss
12 18 (1.53%) WebSphere Portal
13 17 (1.45%) OpenStack
14 15 (1.28%) IIS
15 12 (1.02%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.85%) GemFire
16 10 (0.85%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
18 7 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 47 (4.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.51%) HipChat
5 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.085%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.085%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 51 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (3.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (3.32%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
5 23 (1.96%) Siebel CRM
6 22 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
6 22 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
7 21 (1.79%) Oracle Utilities
8 17 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
9 16 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
10 15 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
10 15 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
11 13 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (1.02%) NetSuite
12 12 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
13 11 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 8 (0.68%) Endur
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
15 6 (0.51%) OpenLink RightAngle
15 6 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 85 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.96%) PaaS
4 16 (1.36%) OpenShift
5 13 (1.11%) Boomi
6 12 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.02%) FinancialForce
6 12 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.94%) GitHub
8 9 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (0.77%) SaaS
9 8 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
9 8 (0.68%) IaaS
10 6 (0.51%) iPaaS
10 6 (0.51%) Office 365
11 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.17%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.98%) SAN
2 26 (2.22%) PuTTY
2 26 (2.22%) WinSCP
3 25 (2.13%) Internet
4 21 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.62%) Firewall
6 13 (1.11%) VPN
7 12 (1.02%) DNS
8 8 (0.68%) FTP
8 8 (0.68%) SMS
9 7 (0.60%) SSL
10 6 (0.51%) HTTP
10 6 (0.51%) NAS
11 5 (0.43%) WAN
12 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.34%) Network Security
12 4 (0.34%) SSH
13 3 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.26%) LAN
13 3 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (34.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 270 (23.02%) SQL Server
3 262 (22.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 161 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 158 (13.47%) Relational Database
6 108 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
7 106 (9.04%) RDBMS
8 96 (8.18%) Oracle Reports
9 82 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
10 79 (6.73%) MySQL
10 79 (6.73%) Oracle BI EE
11 73 (6.22%) Oracle ODI
12 45 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (3.41%) Big Data
14 37 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
15 35 (2.98%) GIS
16 32 (2.73%) DB2
17 31 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 27 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 102 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 98 (8.35%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.25%) JIRA
4 74 (6.31%) Subversion
5 65 (5.54%) Selenium
6 57 (4.86%) Oracle APEX
7 56 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (4.52%) Eclipse
9 50 (4.26%) Maven
10 40 (3.41%) SpecFlow
11 38 (3.24%) Cucumber
11 38 (3.24%) SoapUI
12 35 (2.98%) Oracle Forms
13 34 (2.90%) Bitbucket
14 33 (2.81%) Ant
14 33 (2.81%) HP UFT
15 27 (2.30%) Visual Studio
16 25 (2.13%) TestNG
17 23 (1.96%) JUnit
17 23 (1.96%) Mercurial
General
1 267 (22.76%) Finance
2 80 (6.82%) Banking
3 40 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.39%) Investment Banking
4 28 (2.39%) Retail
5 24 (2.05%) Front Office
6 23 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.53%) Billing
8 12 (1.02%) Advertising
9 10 (0.85%) Electronics
9 10 (0.85%) Marketing
10 6 (0.51%) Back Office
11 5 (0.43%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.26%) Military
13 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.17%) German Language
13 2 (0.17%) Law
13 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.085%) French Language
14 1 (0.085%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 433 (36.91%) Developer
2 203 (17.31%) DBA
3 180 (15.35%) Oracle DBA
4 133 (11.34%) Oracle Developer
5 121 (10.32%) Java Developer
6 97 (8.27%) Architect
7 95 (8.10%) Consultant
8 89 (7.59%) Analyst
9 67 (5.71%) SQL Developer
10 59 (5.03%) PL/SQL Developer
11 52 (4.43%) .NET Developer
12 49 (4.18%) C# Developer
13 47 (4.01%) Oracle Consultant
14 39 (3.32%) Administrator
15 36 (3.07%) SQL DBA
16 35 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
17 33 (2.81%) Oracle Analyst
18 31 (2.64%) Senior Developer
18 31 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
19 29 (2.47%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (16.37%) Web Services
2 150 (12.79%) XML
3 148 (12.62%) .NET
4 99 (8.44%) Spring
5 94 (8.01%) Middleware
6 92 (7.84%) SOAP
7 88 (7.50%) RESTful
8 85 (7.25%) JSON
9 83 (7.08%) HTML
10 79 (6.73%) REST
11 77 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
12 64 (5.46%) JMS
13 61 (5.20%) J2EE
14 60 (5.12%) EJB
15 59 (5.03%) JPA
16 57 (4.86%) .NET Framework
17 50 (4.26%) JAXB
18 46 (3.92%) CSS
19 42 (3.58%) JSP
19 42 (3.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 84 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
3 74 (6.31%) Clustering
4 36 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.64%) Replication
6 24 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (1.88%) Data Centre
8 22 (1.88%) Data Structures
9 19 (1.62%) User Experience
10 13 (1.11%) Reference Data
11 12 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
11 12 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 11 (0.94%) Fat Client
12 11 (0.94%) Thin Client
13 10 (0.85%) Equities
14 8 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.68%) Life Science
15 7 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 371 (31.63%) Linux
2 267 (22.76%) Unix
3 208 (17.73%) Windows
4 78 (6.65%) Windows Server
5 77 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (5.46%) AIX
7 42 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (3.41%) Solaris
9 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.02%) Android
11 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.85%) HPUX
13 9 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.68%) SUSE
14 8 (0.68%) VMS
14 8 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.60%) CentOS
16 6 (0.51%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.26%) Debian
17 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (13.38%) DevOps
3 151 (12.87%) Migration
4 132 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
6 126 (10.74%) SOA
7 120 (10.23%) Scrum
8 116 (9.89%) Test Automation
9 107 (9.12%) ETL
10 102 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
11 82 (6.99%) SDLC
11 82 (6.99%) Unit Testing
12 75 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
12 75 (6.39%) Data Migration
13 72 (6.14%) Data Modelling
14 65 (5.54%) TDD
15 64 (5.46%) Analytics
16 59 (5.03%) Kanban
17 58 (4.94%) Deployment Automation
17 58 (4.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 582 (49.62%) SQL
2 341 (29.07%) Java
3 337 (28.73%) PL/SQL
4 132 (11.25%) Shell Script
5 110 (9.38%) C#
6 104 (8.87%) Python
7 86 (7.33%) JavaScript
8 50 (4.26%) Perl
9 49 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 45 (3.84%) C
11 34 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.64%) T-SQL
12 31 (2.64%) VBA
13 30 (2.56%) C++
13 30 (2.56%) VB.NET
14 28 (2.39%) VB
15 26 (2.22%) Java 8
16 24 (2.05%) F#
17 22 (1.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 20 (1.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 131 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 71 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 65 (5.54%) Degree
4 54 (4.60%) DV Cleared
5 27 (2.30%) ISEB
6 23 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.62%) Oracle Certification
8 16 (1.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 14 (1.19%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.43%) OCP
13 4 (0.34%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.26%) CISSP
14 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.26%) MCITP
14 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.32%) Data Quality
2 28 (2.39%) QA
3 27 (2.30%) SLA
4 11 (0.94%) GCP
5 7 (0.60%) GDPR
6 6 (0.51%) PMO
7 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.26%) HL7
8 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.26%) SEPA
9 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.17%) WCAG
10 1 (0.085%) COREP
10 1 (0.085%) DICOM
10 1 (0.085%) GxP
10 1 (0.085%) IFRS
10 1 (0.085%) ISO 9002
10 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.085%) TickIT
System Software
1 83 (7.08%) Oracle RAC
2 35 (2.98%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.64%) vSphere
4 26 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (1.79%) Docker
5 21 (1.79%) Oracle Clusterware
6 13 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.68%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.34%) LXC
9 4 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.26%) HDFS
10 3 (0.26%) NFS
10 3 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.17%) Corosync
11 2 (0.17%) KVM
11 2 (0.17%) Snort
11 2 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 73 (6.22%) Data Guard
2 67 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 66 (5.63%) HP ALM
4 48 (4.09%) Puppet
5 30 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 26 (2.22%) Ansible
6 26 (2.22%) Kubernetes
7 25 (2.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 23 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (1.45%) Control-M
10 15 (1.28%) BladeLogic
10 15 (1.28%) Oracle Flashback
10 15 (1.28%) ZABBIX
11 14 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.94%) Oozie
13 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (0.85%) Terraform
14 9 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
15 8 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 7 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1,173 (100.00%) Oracle
2 202 (17.22%) Microsoft
3 104 (8.87%) Red Hat
4 87 (7.42%) HP
5 75 (6.39%) VMware
6 69 (5.88%) SAP
7 56 (4.77%) IBM
8 40 (3.41%) Informatica
9 35 (2.98%) Tableau
10 30 (2.56%) Cognos
11 25 (2.13%) Siebel
12 24 (2.05%) Software AG
12 24 (2.05%) webMethods
13 23 (1.96%) Sybase
14 22 (1.88%) TIBCO
15 19 (1.62%) Citrix
16 17 (1.45%) Fujitsu
17 14 (1.19%) Capita
17 14 (1.19%) Cisco
17 14 (1.19%) Dell