Period
to

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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 250 265 203
Rank change year-on-year +15 -62 +32
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 792 549 487
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.06% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.72% 4.97% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 379 318
10th Percentile £375 £350 £339
25th Percentile £440 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £485 £469
Median % change year-on-year +7.22% +3.47% +4.17%
75th Percentile £613 £588 £539
90th Percentile £775 £713 £600
UK median daily rate £520 £475 £469
% change year-on-year +9.47% +1.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
10th Percentile £14.77 £38.02 £18.65
25th Percentile £20.00 £42.87 £20.00
Median hourly rate £40.15 £50.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -19.70% +19.05% +5.00%
75th Percentile £46.61 £55.00 -
90th Percentile £53.27 - £49.20
UK median hourly rate £30.15 £47.13 £42.00
% change year-on-year -36.02% +12.20% +5.00%

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 13,838 11,047 8,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.31% 21.32% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,036 7,686 5,898
10th Percentile £375 £325 £330
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £506 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.80% +1.10% +4.17%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £763 £700 £688
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 170 109
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.49 £13.52
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate £40.15 £24.72 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +62.42% -1.12% -25.93%
75th Percentile £63.60 £45.25 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.50 £65.10
UK median hourly rate £40.15 £26.00 £24.86
% change year-on-year +54.42% +4.61% -17.15%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database in England.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Database in England over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database in England.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in England

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle Database in England over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London +8 386 £550 +5.77% 24
South East -33 86 £520 +4.52% 16
North of England -15 82 £525 +10.53% 15
Midlands -17 76 £475 +11.76% 17
West Midlands -26 61 £450 +11.80% 14
South West -13 55 £500 +13.64% 5
North West -19 41 £550 +22.22% 10
North East +13 22 £525 - 3
East of England -25 19 £400 -13.04% 1
Yorkshire -29 19 £510 -2.86% 2
East Midlands 0 14 £500 +11.11% 3
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 792 (100.00%) Oracle
2 515 (65.03%) SQL
3 272 (34.34%) PL/SQL
4 213 (26.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 204 (25.76%) Java
6 200 (25.25%) Social Skills
7 191 (24.12%) Linux
8 176 (22.22%) Agile
9 175 (22.10%) Unix
10 167 (21.09%) Security Cleared
11 165 (20.83%) Windows
12 163 (20.58%) Finance
13 162 (20.45%) DevOps
14 142 (17.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 137 (17.30%) SQL Server
16 136 (17.17%) SC Cleared
17 129 (16.29%) Relational Database
18 127 (16.04%) Performance Tuning
19 124 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
20 123 (15.53%) AWS
21 120 (15.15%) C#
22 112 (14.14%) JIRA
22 112 (14.14%) Azure
23 111 (14.02%) Banking
24 110 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
25 108 (13.64%) Shell Script
25 108 (13.64%) Git (software)
26 104 (13.13%) .NET
27 100 (12.63%) Migration
28 95 (11.99%) Python

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 71 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 64 (8.08%) Confluence
3 33 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
6 18 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (1.89%) JBoss
8 15 (1.89%) Oracle 9iAS
8 15 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
9 13 (1.64%) IIS
10 9 (1.14%) Apache
11 6 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.63%) SAS
12 5 (0.63%) WildFly
13 4 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.51%) PowerExchange
13 4 (0.51%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 43 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.26%) Oracle Smart View
5 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (3.79%) Oracle 11i
3 24 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (1.26%) assyst
6 9 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (1.01%) SAP FI-CA
7 8 (1.01%) SAP PSCD
8 5 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.63%) SunGard Martini
9 4 (0.51%) Endur
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.51%) Sonata
10 3 (0.38%) Finacle
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle FAH
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 123 (15.53%) AWS
2 112 (14.14%) Azure
3 38 (4.80%) IaaS
4 36 (4.55%) PaaS
5 24 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
6 21 (2.65%) GitHub
6 21 (2.65%) Power Platform
7 12 (1.52%) GCP
7 12 (1.52%) SaaS
8 6 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.76%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.76%) Serverless
9 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.63%) Apigee
9 5 (0.63%) Azure AKS
9 5 (0.63%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 5 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.63%) Nutanix
9 5 (0.63%) Snowflake
10 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.27%) SSL
3 16 (2.02%) Firewall
4 12 (1.52%) FTP
4 12 (1.52%) HTTP
5 10 (1.26%) Kerberos
6 9 (1.14%) Internet
7 7 (0.88%) DNS
8 6 (0.76%) SAN
9 5 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.51%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.51%) Intranet
11 3 (0.38%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.25%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.25%) LAN
12 2 (0.25%) Network Security
12 2 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.25%) VoIP
12 2 (0.25%) VPN
12 2 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (26.89%) Oracle Database 12c
2 142 (17.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 137 (17.30%) SQL Server
4 129 (16.29%) Relational Database
5 85 (10.73%) Oracle Reports
6 72 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 63 (7.95%) RDBMS
8 53 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (6.44%) MySQL
10 50 (6.31%) Data Warehouse
11 35 (4.42%) MongoDB
12 29 (3.66%) Pentaho
13 28 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (3.16%) Amazon RDS
14 25 (3.16%) NoSQL
15 20 (2.53%) Power BI
16 19 (2.40%) Couchbase
16 19 (2.40%) Metadata
16 19 (2.40%) Oracle Exadata
16 19 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 112 (14.14%) JIRA
2 108 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 65 (8.21%) Jenkins
4 52 (6.57%) GitLab
5 50 (6.31%) Bitbucket
6 49 (6.19%) Oracle Forms
7 47 (5.93%) Visual Studio
8 43 (5.43%) Oracle APEX
9 42 (5.30%) TeamCity
10 35 (4.42%) Maven
11 33 (4.17%) Postman
12 27 (3.41%) IntelliJ
13 26 (3.28%) SonarQube
13 26 (3.28%) Subversion
14 19 (2.40%) Artifactory
15 16 (2.02%) Cucumber
15 16 (2.02%) IBM UrbanCode
16 15 (1.89%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.89%) SoapUI
17 13 (1.64%) CppUnit
General
1 200 (25.25%) Social Skills
2 163 (20.58%) Finance
3 111 (14.02%) Banking
4 72 (9.09%) Public Sector
5 59 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (5.05%) Investment Banking
7 32 (4.04%) Back Office
8 20 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
9 17 (2.15%) Presentation Skills
10 16 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
10 16 (2.02%) Telecoms
11 12 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.01%) Legal
13 7 (0.88%) Local Government
14 5 (0.63%) Automotive
14 5 (0.63%) Billing
14 5 (0.63%) Front Office
14 5 (0.63%) Influencing Skills
14 5 (0.63%) Military
14 5 (0.63%) Police
Job Titles
1 317 (40.03%) Developer
2 195 (24.62%) DBA
3 163 (20.58%) Oracle DBA
4 92 (11.62%) Oracle Developer
5 76 (9.60%) C# Developer
6 67 (8.46%) Java Developer
7 59 (7.45%) Administrator
8 52 (6.57%) Analyst
9 42 (5.30%) .NET Developer
10 38 (4.80%) Architect
10 38 (4.80%) Software Engineer
11 36 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 31 (3.91%) Senior Developer
13 28 (3.54%) C++ Developer
13 28 (3.54%) SC Cleared DBA
14 27 (3.41%) DevOps Developer
15 23 (2.90%) C++/C# Developer
16 22 (2.78%) SQL Developer
17 20 (2.53%) Azure Engineer
17 20 (2.53%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (13.13%) .NET
2 89 (11.24%) JSON
3 79 (9.97%) XML
4 56 (7.07%) Middleware
5 54 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 52 (6.57%) Spring
7 46 (5.81%) REST
8 42 (5.30%) Spring Boot
9 40 (5.05%) J2EE
9 40 (5.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 38 (4.80%) Web Services
11 34 (4.29%) HTML
12 33 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 33 (4.17%) Node.js
13 28 (3.54%) STL
14 27 (3.41%) .NET Core
14 27 (3.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 26 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
16 25 (3.16%) Oracle Fusion
16 25 (3.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.05%) Replication
2 25 (3.16%) Public Cloud
3 24 (3.03%) Clustering
4 20 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 16 (2.02%) DataPower
7 15 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 12 (1.52%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.39%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.14%) Legacy Code
10 9 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
10 9 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.01%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.88%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 191 (24.12%) Linux
2 175 (22.10%) Unix
3 165 (20.83%) Windows
4 40 (5.05%) Windows Server
5 37 (4.67%) Solaris
6 28 (3.54%) AIX
7 19 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.01%) SUSE
9 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.38%) HPUX
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.38%) zOS
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (22.22%) Agile
2 162 (20.45%) DevOps
3 127 (16.04%) Performance Tuning
4 124 (15.66%) Problem-Solving
5 100 (12.63%) Migration
6 83 (10.48%) Software Engineering
7 80 (10.10%) Test Automation
8 77 (9.72%) Data Modelling
9 74 (9.34%) CI/CD
10 70 (8.84%) Microservices
11 66 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 66 (8.33%) Scrum
12 64 (8.08%) ETL
13 63 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (7.07%) Analytics
16 51 (6.44%) ITIL
17 40 (5.05%) Configuration Management
17 40 (5.05%) Unit Testing
18 39 (4.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 515 (65.03%) SQL
2 272 (34.34%) PL/SQL
3 204 (25.76%) Java
4 120 (15.15%) C#
5 108 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 95 (11.99%) Python
7 57 (7.20%) C++
8 54 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 48 (6.06%) JavaScript
10 30 (3.79%) Perl
11 28 (3.54%) C
12 21 (2.65%) Bash
13 20 (2.53%) Korn
13 20 (2.53%) VBA
14 18 (2.27%) PowerShell
15 17 (2.15%) VB
16 14 (1.77%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.52%) COBOL
17 12 (1.52%) Scala
18 10 (1.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 167 (21.09%) Security Cleared
2 136 (17.17%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.79%) Degree
4 27 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
5 18 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
6 16 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 16 (2.02%) OCP
7 12 (1.52%) ISEB
8 10 (1.26%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
9 9 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.63%) OCA
11 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.38%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.38%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.31%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) GDPR
2 12 (1.52%) SEPA
3 10 (1.26%) Accessibility
4 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.76%) SLA
4 6 (0.76%) WCAG
5 5 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.38%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.38%) MiFID
8 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.13%) GAAP
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) NCSC
9 1 (0.13%) PMO
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 110 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (3.91%) Docker
3 20 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.14%) Oracle Clusterware
5 9 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.38%) HDFS
7 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.38%) vSphere
8 2 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 93 (11.74%) Data Guard
2 63 (7.95%) Ansible
3 62 (7.83%) Oracle RMAN
4 54 (6.82%) Terraform
5 42 (5.30%) Kubernetes
6 38 (4.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 22 (2.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 18 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
9 17 (2.15%) Consul
10 16 (2.02%) Puppet
10 16 (2.02%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
11 13 (1.64%) Control-M
12 12 (1.52%) BladeLogic
13 9 (1.14%) Istio
14 8 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 7 (0.88%) Oracle Flashback
16 6 (0.76%) Grafana
16 6 (0.76%) IBM Guardium
17 5 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
17 5 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 792 (100.00%) Oracle
2 59 (7.45%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.06%) IBM
4 37 (4.67%) Citrix
5 31 (3.91%) Informatica
5 31 (3.91%) SAP
6 29 (3.66%) Red Hat
7 27 (3.41%) VMware
8 16 (2.02%) Green Hat
9 15 (1.89%) Sun
10 13 (1.64%) Splunk
11 12 (1.52%) BEA
12 11 (1.39%) F5
13 10 (1.26%) Atlassian
13 10 (1.26%) Google
13 10 (1.26%) webMethods
14 9 (1.14%) Cloudera
14 9 (1.14%) Pega
15 8 (1.01%) Sybase
16 7 (0.88%) Salesforce.com