Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 219 239 218
Rank change year-on-year +20 -21 -74
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 621 1,066 1,189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.20% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.41% 5.35% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 641 747
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £334 £323 £318
90th Percentile £600 £588 £587
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 12
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.66% +1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £18.15 £19.07 £26.00
90th Percentile £50.10 £54.00 £54.75
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £41.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year -4.24% +1.85% +1.25%

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 11,485 19,918 20,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.09% 22.50% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,597 13,826 14,453
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £637
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £470
% change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 225 225
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.93 £15.00 £14.56
90th Percentile £54.13 £57.50 £53.65
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +24.55%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +29 243 £450 -2.17% 38
South East +22 127 £485 +4.86% 14
Midlands +48 91 £450 - 16
North of England +37 86 £457 +7.53% 13
West Midlands +45 61 £440 -2.22% 13
North West +51 53 £450 +9.09% 5
East of England -14 51 £400 -13.51% 1
East Midlands +34 28 £503 +32.24% 3
North East +26 18 £450 -8.16% 3
South West -4 18 £475 +5.56% 2
Yorkshire +30 15 £499 +17.35% 5
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 621 (100.00%) Oracle
2 309 (49.76%) SQL
3 194 (31.24%) PL/SQL
3 194 (31.24%) Linux
4 164 (26.41%) Java
5 161 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 144 (23.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 142 (22.87%) Unix
8 137 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
9 130 (20.93%) Security Cleared
10 113 (18.20%) Finance
11 107 (17.23%) SC Cleared
12 102 (16.43%) Windows
13 99 (15.94%) SQL Server
14 93 (14.98%) Migration
15 87 (14.01%) WebLogic
16 85 (13.69%) Azure
17 83 (13.37%) Oracle RAC
18 81 (13.04%) AWS
19 80 (12.88%) Oracle ODI
20 79 (12.72%) ETL
20 79 (12.72%) Shell Script
21 76 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
22 75 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
23 72 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 71 (11.43%) Middleware
25 70 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
25 70 (11.27%) JIRA
26 69 (11.11%) .NET
27 68 (10.95%) Red Hat

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 87 (14.01%) WebLogic
2 67 (10.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 51 (8.21%) Confluence
4 28 (4.51%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.90%) Oracle Service Bus
6 15 (2.42%) Red Hat Fuse
7 14 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (2.25%) SAS
7 14 (2.25%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.09%) Oracle Application Server
9 10 (1.61%) SharePoint
10 9 (1.45%) IIS
11 8 (1.29%) Apache
12 7 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.13%) SAP Portal
13 6 (0.97%) JBoss
13 6 (0.97%) LiveLink
14 5 (0.81%) DataSynapse
15 4 (0.64%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (9.98%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (7.41%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.29%) Oracle AML
4 8 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (1.13%) assyst
5 7 (1.13%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.81%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.64%) Siebel CRM
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle iSupplier
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.32%) HFM
9 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
10 1 (0.16%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 85 (13.69%) Azure
2 81 (13.04%) AWS
3 22 (3.54%) PaaS
4 17 (2.74%) Boomi
5 14 (2.25%) GitHub
6 11 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.61%) IaaS
7 10 (1.61%) SaaS
8 9 (1.45%) Power Platform
9 6 (0.97%) Office 365
10 5 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.81%) GCP
11 4 (0.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.90%) Firewall
2 7 (1.13%) SAN
3 5 (0.81%) HTTP
4 4 (0.64%) SSL
5 3 (0.48%) Broadband
5 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.32%) LAN
6 2 (0.32%) SSH
6 2 (0.32%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.32%) WAN
6 2 (0.32%) WebEx
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.16%) FCoE
7 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.16%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.16%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
7 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (25.93%) Oracle Database 12c
2 144 (23.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 99 (15.94%) SQL Server
4 80 (12.88%) Oracle ODI
5 70 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (10.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 47 (7.57%) Oracle Database 10g
8 40 (6.44%) Relational Database
9 38 (6.12%) MySQL
10 35 (5.64%) Oracle Reports
11 34 (5.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 32 (5.15%) RDBMS
13 28 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (3.38%) NoSQL
15 20 (3.22%) Oracle Exadata
16 18 (2.90%) Hadoop
16 18 (2.90%) MongoDB
17 16 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
19 13 (2.09%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 70 (11.27%) JIRA
2 58 (9.34%) Jenkins
3 52 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 37 (5.96%) Eclipse
4 37 (5.96%) Maven
5 32 (5.15%) Oracle Forms
5 32 (5.15%) Subversion
6 25 (4.03%) Artifactory
7 23 (3.70%) JUnit
8 21 (3.38%) Oracle APEX
8 21 (3.38%) Selenium
9 15 (2.42%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.42%) Visual Studio
10 14 (2.25%) Bitbucket
10 14 (2.25%) Toad
11 12 (1.93%) Ant
11 12 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.61%) ProC
13 7 (1.13%) NUnit
13 7 (1.13%) PVCS
General
1 113 (18.20%) Finance
2 47 (7.57%) Public Sector
3 36 (5.80%) Banking
4 10 (1.61%) Front Office
5 9 (1.45%) Back Office
5 9 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.45%) Retail
6 6 (0.97%) Local Government
6 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.48%) Games
8 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.48%) Law
8 3 (0.48%) Marketing
9 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.32%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.32%) Electronics
9 2 (0.32%) Legal
9 2 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 212 (34.14%) Developer
2 176 (28.34%) DBA
3 156 (25.12%) Oracle DBA
4 58 (9.34%) Architect
5 53 (8.53%) Oracle Developer
6 42 (6.76%) Administrator
7 41 (6.60%) Analyst
8 38 (6.12%) Java Developer
9 36 (5.80%) Consultant
10 29 (4.67%) C# Developer
11 22 (3.54%) OBIEE Developer
12 20 (3.22%) Oracle Architect
12 20 (3.22%) Oracle Consultant
12 20 (3.22%) SQL Developer
13 16 (2.58%) Applications Engineer
13 16 (2.58%) Oracle Applications DBA
14 15 (2.42%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.25%) .NET Developer
15 14 (2.25%) SQL DBA
15 14 (2.25%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (11.43%) Middleware
2 69 (11.11%) .NET
3 65 (10.47%) Spring
4 62 (9.98%) XML
5 54 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 42 (6.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 40 (6.44%) REST
8 36 (5.80%) Web Services
9 35 (5.64%) Spring Boot
10 34 (5.48%) HTML
11 33 (5.31%) JSON
12 29 (4.67%) SOAP
13 26 (4.19%) CSS
14 25 (4.03%) AngularJS
14 25 (4.03%) Hibernate
15 24 (3.86%) XSD
16 22 (3.54%) WinForms
17 20 (3.22%) RESTful
18 18 (2.90%) XSL
19 17 (2.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.15%) Replication
3 26 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.74%) Clustering
5 14 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.93%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 9 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.97%) Derivative
9 6 (0.97%) Wiki
10 5 (0.81%) Grid Computing
10 5 (0.81%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.64%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.64%) NHS
12 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.32%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.32%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.32%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 194 (31.24%) Linux
2 142 (22.87%) Unix
3 102 (16.43%) Windows
4 72 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (6.60%) Solaris
6 35 (5.64%) AIX
7 31 (4.99%) Oracle Linux
8 27 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.13%) SUSE
9 7 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.81%) VME
12 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.48%) CentOS
13 3 (0.48%) HPUX
13 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
15 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (14.98%) Migration
3 79 (12.72%) ETL
4 76 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
5 75 (12.08%) Business Intelligence
6 67 (10.79%) SOA
7 61 (9.82%) DevOps
8 58 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (8.05%) Scrum
10 44 (7.09%) ITIL
11 42 (6.76%) Analytics
11 42 (6.76%) High Availability
12 39 (6.28%) SDLC
13 36 (5.80%) Project Management
14 35 (5.64%) Test Automation
15 32 (5.15%) Data Modelling
16 30 (4.83%) Project Delivery
17 28 (4.51%) Microservices
18 27 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
18 27 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 309 (49.76%) SQL
2 194 (31.24%) PL/SQL
3 164 (26.41%) Java
4 79 (12.72%) Shell Script
5 58 (9.34%) C#
6 40 (6.44%) JavaScript
7 37 (5.96%) T-SQL
8 34 (5.48%) Python
9 23 (3.70%) Perl
9 23 (3.70%) XQuery
10 19 (3.06%) Java 8
10 19 (3.06%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.06%) VB.NET
11 18 (2.90%) C
11 18 (2.90%) XPath
12 15 (2.42%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.09%) C++
14 8 (1.29%) VB
15 7 (1.13%) COBOL
16 6 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 130 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 107 (17.23%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.48%) Degree
4 16 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (1.45%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (1.13%) OCP
9 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.81%) MCTS
11 4 (0.64%) HND
12 3 (0.48%) MCP
12 3 (0.48%) MCPD
12 3 (0.48%) OCPJP
12 3 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (0.32%) CESG Certified Professional
13 2 (0.32%) CISMP
13 2 (0.32%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.19%) SLA
2 18 (2.90%) QA
3 13 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) COREP
5 2 (0.32%) FINREP
5 2 (0.32%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) HL7
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.32%) RMADS
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 83 (13.37%) Oracle RAC
2 27 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.86%) Docker
4 15 (2.42%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.13%) HDFS
7 5 (0.81%) OCFS2
7 5 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.64%) XenApp
9 3 (0.48%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.32%) GFS2
10 2 (0.32%) Samba
10 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.32%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.32%) vSphere
11 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 65 (10.47%) Data Guard
2 58 (9.34%) Oracle RMAN
3 47 (7.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 37 (5.96%) Ansible
5 18 (2.90%) Terraform
6 17 (2.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 16 (2.58%) Puppet
8 10 (1.61%) Kubernetes
9 7 (1.13%) Control-M
9 7 (1.13%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle Flashback
10 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.64%) Foglight
11 4 (0.64%) Grafana
11 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.64%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 621 (100.00%) Oracle
2 68 (10.95%) Red Hat
3 61 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 33 (5.31%) IBM
5 30 (4.83%) VMware
6 28 (4.51%) Informatica
7 20 (3.22%) SAP
8 17 (2.74%) AppDynamics
8 17 (2.74%) Dell
9 12 (1.93%) Cloudera
9 12 (1.93%) Dynatrace
9 12 (1.93%) HP
10 10 (1.61%) OpenText
10 10 (1.61%) Sybase
11 9 (1.45%) Citrix
12 8 (1.29%) Siebel
13 7 (1.13%) CommVault
13 7 (1.13%) New Relic
13 7 (1.13%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.97%) Splunk