Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 144 124
Rank change year-on-year -62 -20 -31
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,197 1,613 1,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.84% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.93% 8.22% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 968 1,144
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £308 £291 £288
90th Percentile £600 £550 £560
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 32
England median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +2.24% -17.63%
10th Percentile £16.98 £24.60 £23.90
90th Percentile £44.43 £43.85 £45.20
UK median hourly rate £33.08 £40.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year -17.31% +2.24% -17.63%

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 20,196 19,622 22,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.84% 22.40% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,227 13,226 15,345
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £278
90th Percentile £635 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 254 372
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.95 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.90% -5.21% -0.47%
10th Percentile £15.25 £9.25 £11.53
90th Percentile £58.00 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +29.25% -3.64% -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -62 503 £475 +5.56% 81
South East -5 303 £450 +2.86% 60
North of England -53 145 £400 +6.67% 33
Midlands -4 139 £401 +6.80% 33
West Midlands +25 73 £450 +19.21% 16
East Midlands -21 65 £300 -7.69% 17
East of England -50 64 £390 -8.24% 40
North West -69 64 £400 +3.23% 13
Yorkshire +11 58 £394 -4.55% 16
South West -80 35 £355 -8.39% 12
North East -2 24 £450 +20.00% 4
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1,197 (100.00%) Oracle
2 606 (50.63%) SQL
3 370 (30.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 356 (29.74%) Java
5 352 (29.41%) Linux
6 349 (29.16%) PL/SQL
7 302 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
8 257 (21.47%) Unix
9 251 (20.97%) SQL Server
10 243 (20.30%) Finance
11 237 (19.80%) Oracle Database 12c
12 188 (15.71%) Windows
13 171 (14.29%) Web Services
13 171 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
14 170 (14.20%) Microsoft
14 170 (14.20%) Relational Database
15 168 (14.04%) DevOps
16 166 (13.87%) Security Cleared
17 158 (13.20%) XML
18 152 (12.70%) Migration
19 148 (12.36%) .NET
20 140 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
21 135 (11.28%) Shell Script
22 134 (11.19%) Python
23 124 (10.36%) SOA
24 123 (10.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 122 (10.19%) Scrum
26 116 (9.69%) RDBMS
27 115 (9.61%) C#
28 112 (9.36%) 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
1 123 (10.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 74 (6.18%) Confluence
3 51 (4.26%) Tomcat
3 51 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 38 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 34 (2.84%) Liferay
6 32 (2.67%) GlassFish
7 25 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
8 20 (1.67%) Apache
8 20 (1.67%) JBoss
9 19 (1.59%) OpenStack
9 19 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
10 18 (1.50%) Apache Spark
11 15 (1.25%) WebSphere Portal
12 13 (1.09%) IIS
13 11 (0.92%) NetWeaver
13 11 (0.92%) SharePoint
14 9 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.67%) nginx
16 7 (0.58%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 40 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.92%) HipChat
5 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.084%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.084%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.084%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 62 (5.18%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (3.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (3.59%) Oracle Applications
4 36 (3.01%) Oracle BPM
5 32 (2.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 30 (2.51%) Oracle Payables
7 26 (2.17%) Oracle iProcurement
8 22 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
9 21 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
10 18 (1.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 17 (1.42%) Oracle Utilities
11 17 (1.42%) Siebel CRM
12 15 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
13 13 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
14 10 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
15 9 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
15 9 (0.75%) NetSuite
15 9 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
16 8 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
17 7 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.50%) PaaS
4 16 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.25%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.00%) Boomi
6 12 (1.00%) SaaS
7 9 (0.75%) FinancialForce
7 9 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.50%) IaaS
9 5 (0.42%) GitHub
9 5 (0.42%) iPaaS
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.25%) Office 365
12 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.68%) SAN
2 38 (3.17%) Internet
3 34 (2.84%) Firewall
4 19 (1.59%) PuTTY
4 19 (1.59%) WinSCP
5 16 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.25%) SMS
7 14 (1.17%) VPN
8 11 (0.92%) Network Security
9 10 (0.84%) NAS
10 8 (0.67%) HTTP
11 6 (0.50%) WAN
12 5 (0.42%) FTP
13 4 (0.33%) DNS
14 3 (0.25%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (0.25%) LAN
14 3 (0.25%) SSL
15 2 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
15 2 (0.17%) Skype
16 1 (0.084%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (30.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 251 (20.97%) SQL Server
3 237 (19.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 171 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 170 (14.20%) Relational Database
6 116 (9.69%) RDBMS
7 112 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
8 99 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
9 90 (7.52%) Oracle Reports
10 79 (6.60%) Oracle BI EE
11 72 (6.02%) Oracle ODI
12 52 (4.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 51 (4.26%) MySQL
14 48 (4.01%) Big Data
15 40 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (3.17%) DB2
17 34 (2.84%) Hadoop
17 34 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
18 32 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (2.59%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 97 (8.10%) JIRA
2 88 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 83 (6.93%) Jenkins
4 63 (5.26%) Subversion
5 52 (4.34%) Maven
6 47 (3.93%) Selenium
7 46 (3.84%) Bitbucket
8 44 (3.68%) Oracle APEX
9 42 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (3.01%) Eclipse
10 36 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 31 (2.59%) SoapUI
11 31 (2.59%) SpecFlow
11 31 (2.59%) Visual Studio
12 30 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
13 28 (2.34%) JUnit
14 27 (2.26%) HP UFT
15 24 (2.01%) Toad
16 23 (1.92%) Ant
17 19 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 243 (20.30%) Finance
2 88 (7.35%) Banking
3 33 (2.76%) Retail
4 32 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.92%) Billing
7 23 (1.92%) Front Office
8 13 (1.09%) Marketing
9 11 (0.92%) General Ledger
10 9 (0.75%) Advertising
10 9 (0.75%) Electronics
11 7 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.50%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Back Office
13 4 (0.33%) German Language
13 4 (0.33%) Publishing
14 3 (0.25%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) International Banking
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 433 (36.17%) Developer
2 212 (17.71%) DBA
3 199 (16.62%) Oracle DBA
4 145 (12.11%) Oracle Developer
5 126 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 97 (8.10%) Architect
7 95 (7.94%) Consultant
8 92 (7.69%) Analyst
9 61 (5.10%) SQL Developer
10 53 (4.43%) Administrator
11 51 (4.26%) .NET Developer
12 50 (4.18%) C# Developer
12 50 (4.18%) PL/SQL Developer
13 45 (3.76%) Oracle Consultant
14 44 (3.68%) Senior Developer
15 40 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer
16 36 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (2.92%) SQL DBA
18 34 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
19 32 (2.67%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (14.29%) Web Services
2 158 (13.20%) XML
3 148 (12.36%) .NET
4 97 (8.10%) Spring
5 82 (6.85%) SOAP
6 80 (6.68%) JSON
7 75 (6.27%) HTML
7 75 (6.27%) Middleware
8 74 (6.18%) RESTful
9 65 (5.43%) J2EE
9 65 (5.43%) REST
10 63 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
11 60 (5.01%) .NET Framework
12 50 (4.18%) jQuery
13 49 (4.09%) CSS
14 46 (3.84%) JPA
15 43 (3.59%) AngularJS
16 42 (3.51%) EJB
17 37 (3.09%) JMS
18 36 (3.01%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
2 65 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (5.10%) Clustering
4 36 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.59%) Data Centre
5 31 (2.59%) Replication
6 23 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.42%) User Experience
9 15 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
9 15 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.17%) Equities
11 12 (1.00%) Fat Client
11 12 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.00%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.67%) Hedge funds
12 8 (0.67%) Life Science
13 7 (0.58%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 352 (29.41%) Linux
2 257 (21.47%) Unix
3 188 (15.71%) Windows
4 69 (5.76%) AIX
5 67 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (5.51%) Windows Server
7 51 (4.26%) Solaris
8 38 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.34%) HPUX
10 15 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.67%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.67%) VMS
13 7 (0.58%) SUSE
14 6 (0.50%) Android
15 5 (0.42%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.33%) CentOS
16 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (14.04%) DevOps
3 152 (12.70%) Migration
4 140 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
5 124 (10.36%) SOA
6 122 (10.19%) Scrum
7 103 (8.60%) ETL
7 103 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
8 98 (8.19%) Test Automation
9 85 (7.10%) SDLC
10 76 (6.35%) Unit Testing
11 74 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
12 72 (6.02%) Data Migration
13 71 (5.93%) Data Modelling
14 67 (5.60%) OO
15 60 (5.01%) Configuration Management
16 57 (4.76%) Analytics
17 56 (4.68%) Coaching
17 56 (4.68%) Kanban
17 56 (4.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 606 (50.63%) SQL
2 356 (29.74%) Java
3 349 (29.16%) PL/SQL
4 135 (11.28%) Shell Script
5 134 (11.19%) Python
6 115 (9.61%) C#
7 83 (6.93%) JavaScript
8 61 (5.10%) Perl
9 44 (3.68%) PowerShell
10 40 (3.34%) C
11 32 (2.67%) Bash Shell
12 31 (2.59%) C++
12 31 (2.59%) VB
12 31 (2.59%) VB.NET
13 29 (2.42%) Ruby
14 27 (2.26%) VBA
15 20 (1.67%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.42%) F#
17 15 (1.25%) XAML
18 14 (1.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 166 (13.87%) Security Cleared
2 96 (8.02%) SC Cleared
3 55 (4.59%) DV Cleared
4 51 (4.26%) Degree
5 21 (1.75%) ISEB
6 18 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.75%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.50%) MCSA
12 5 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.42%) OCP
13 4 (0.33%) MCITP
13 4 (0.33%) MCSE
13 4 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.42%) Data Quality
2 24 (2.01%) SLA
3 23 (1.92%) QA
4 9 (0.75%) GCP
5 6 (0.50%) GDPR
5 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.50%) PMO
6 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.17%) MiFID
7 2 (0.17%) SEPA
8 1 (0.084%) COREP
8 1 (0.084%) FINREP
8 1 (0.084%) IFRS
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.084%) TickIT
8 1 (0.084%) WCAG
System Software
1 86 (7.18%) Oracle RAC
2 34 (2.84%) Docker
3 27 (2.26%) Active Directory
4 25 (2.09%) Oracle Clusterware
5 23 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (1.67%) vSphere
7 16 (1.34%) HDFS
8 15 (1.25%) Apache Flume
9 12 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.75%) Hyper-V
11 8 (0.67%) etcd
12 4 (0.33%) LXC
12 4 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.25%) SRDF
14 2 (0.17%) NFS
14 2 (0.17%) Snort
14 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.084%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 83 (6.93%) Data Guard
2 66 (5.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 65 (5.43%) Puppet
4 36 (3.01%) Kubernetes
5 33 (2.76%) Ansible
6 32 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 31 (2.59%) ZABBIX
8 26 (2.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 24 (2.01%) Ambari
10 21 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (1.50%) Oracle Flashback
12 17 (1.42%) Control-M
13 16 (1.34%) Terraform
14 15 (1.25%) BladeLogic
14 15 (1.25%) Oozie
15 13 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
16 12 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
17 11 (0.92%) Rancher
17 11 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,197 (100.00%) Oracle
2 170 (14.20%) Microsoft
3 96 (8.02%) Red Hat
4 83 (6.93%) HP
5 70 (5.85%) SAP
6 66 (5.51%) VMware
7 56 (4.68%) IBM
8 25 (2.09%) Atlassian
9 24 (2.01%) Sybase
10 21 (1.75%) TIBCO
11 20 (1.67%) Siebel
12 19 (1.59%) Informatica
12 19 (1.59%) webMethods
13 18 (1.50%) Citrix
14 16 (1.34%) Software AG
15 15 (1.25%) Cognos
15 15 (1.25%) Fujitsu
15 15 (1.25%) Tableau
16 13 (1.09%) Dell
16 13 (1.09%) Salesforce.com