Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 198 143
Rank change year-on-year -45 -55 -34
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,054 1,260 1,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.33% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.91% 6.04% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 779 1,113
England median daily rate £425 £428 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +1.79% +3.07%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £595 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 12
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £32.28 £18.10 £33.54
90th Percentile £60.33 £44.20 £44.68
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.23% +1.88%

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 21,474 20,858 22,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.60% 22.04% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,093 14,419 14,940
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £318 £313 £288
90th Percentile £648 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 265 321
England median hourly rate £33.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.69% +14.29% +0.79%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.37 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.48 £56.29 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.23 £28.18
% change year-on-year +4.07% +10.82% -1.12%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -53 387 £455 -4.21% 67
South East +19 299 £425 -5.56% 37
North of England -71 125 £416 +11.00% 29
Midlands -13 118 £400 -11.11% 20
West Midlands -16 80 £425 -5.56% 9
South West -14 70 £416 +18.93% 25
Yorkshire -13 52 £425 +13.33% 10
North West -61 50 £363 -9.38% 14
East of England -19 49 £450 +20.00% 12
East Midlands +2 38 £375 +9.89% 11
North East -26 22 £506 +35.00% 5
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 1,054 (100.00%) Oracle
2 498 (47.25%) SQL
3 280 (26.57%) Linux
3 280 (26.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 275 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 269 (25.52%) Java
6 263 (24.95%) PL/SQL
7 233 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
8 230 (21.82%) SQL Server
9 227 (21.54%) Unix
10 205 (19.45%) Finance
11 181 (17.17%) Security Cleared
12 167 (15.84%) Windows
13 161 (15.28%) Migration
14 135 (12.81%) SC Cleared
15 131 (12.43%) Performance Tuning
16 129 (12.24%) Web Services
17 127 (12.05%) Microsoft
18 125 (11.86%) XML
18 125 (11.86%) ETL
19 115 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
20 114 (10.82%) SOA
20 114 (10.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 113 (10.72%) Spring
22 107 (10.15%) Scrum
23 106 (10.06%) Relational Database
24 105 (9.96%) Middleware
25 103 (9.77%) WebLogic
26 102 (9.68%) .NET
26 102 (9.68%) DevOps

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
1 114 (10.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 103 (9.77%) WebLogic
3 71 (6.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 49 (4.65%) Confluence
5 35 (3.32%) Tomcat
6 34 (3.23%) IIS
6 34 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 31 (2.94%) Apache
7 31 (2.94%) JBoss
8 24 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (1.80%) CMS
10 12 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.04%) Oracle BPEL
12 9 (0.85%) nginx
13 8 (0.76%) NetWeaver
13 8 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.66%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.66%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 39 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.095%) HipChat
6 1 (0.095%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 43 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (2.28%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (2.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (1.23%) Maximo
6 12 (1.14%) Oracle Utilities
6 12 (1.14%) Siebel CRM
7 11 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.66%) Oracle FAH
10 6 (0.57%) HFM
10 6 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
13 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.85%) IaaS
4 24 (2.28%) PaaS
5 12 (1.14%) GitHub
6 11 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.76%) Office 365
8 7 (0.66%) SaaS
9 6 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
10 5 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.19%) Oracle CX
14 1 (0.095%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.095%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.095%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.56%) Firewall
2 24 (2.28%) SAN
3 21 (1.99%) DNS
4 17 (1.61%) Internet
4 17 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.52%) HTTP
6 14 (1.33%) LAN
7 13 (1.23%) VLAN
8 12 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (0.85%) WAN
10 8 (0.76%) DSL
10 8 (0.76%) NAS
10 8 (0.76%) SSL
11 7 (0.66%) VoIP
11 7 (0.66%) VPN
12 6 (0.57%) DHCP
12 6 (0.57%) PuTTY
13 5 (0.47%) SMS
13 5 (0.47%) WinSCP
14 4 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (26.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 275 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 230 (21.82%) SQL Server
4 115 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (10.06%) Relational Database
6 101 (9.58%) Oracle Reports
7 82 (7.78%) RDBMS
8 80 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 78 (7.40%) MySQL
10 73 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (6.55%) Oracle ODI
12 51 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
13 43 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (2.66%) Big Data
16 27 (2.56%) MongoDB
17 25 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
19 19 (1.80%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 93 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 90 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 87 (8.25%) JIRA
4 61 (5.79%) Maven
5 49 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
6 43 (4.08%) Subversion
7 37 (3.51%) Toad
8 25 (2.37%) Selenium
8 25 (2.37%) SoapUI
9 23 (2.18%) JUnit
10 22 (2.09%) Oracle APEX
10 22 (2.09%) ProC
11 21 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 20 (1.90%) JDeveloper
13 19 (1.80%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.61%) GitLab
14 17 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.52%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.33%) Bitbucket
17 13 (1.23%) PVCS
General
1 205 (19.45%) Finance
2 92 (8.73%) Banking
3 42 (3.98%) Investment Banking
4 27 (2.56%) Front Office
5 26 (2.47%) Retail
5 26 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.42%) Marketing
8 12 (1.14%) Electronics
8 12 (1.14%) Legal
9 11 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.04%) General Ledger
10 9 (0.85%) Law
11 5 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.38%) Billing
12 4 (0.38%) Games
12 4 (0.38%) Publishing
13 3 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 420 (39.85%) Developer
2 199 (18.88%) DBA
3 169 (16.03%) Oracle Developer
4 168 (15.94%) Oracle DBA
5 100 (9.49%) Analyst
6 98 (9.30%) Architect
7 86 (8.16%) Java Developer
8 74 (7.02%) Consultant
9 73 (6.93%) SQL Developer
10 63 (5.98%) Administrator
11 46 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 46 (4.36%) PL/SQL Developer
12 42 (3.98%) C# Developer
13 37 (3.51%) Senior Developer
14 30 (2.85%) Technical Architect
15 29 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
16 28 (2.66%) Oracle Architect
16 28 (2.66%) Oracle Consultant
17 27 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
18 26 (2.47%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (12.24%) Web Services
2 125 (11.86%) XML
3 113 (10.72%) Spring
4 105 (9.96%) Middleware
5 102 (9.68%) .NET
6 78 (7.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 74 (7.02%) REST
8 68 (6.45%) SOAP
9 66 (6.26%) HTML
10 64 (6.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 61 (5.79%) CSS
12 56 (5.31%) J2EE
13 55 (5.22%) Hibernate
14 53 (5.03%) JSON
15 45 (4.27%) JMS
16 43 (4.08%) XSLT
17 37 (3.51%) Spring Boot
18 34 (3.23%) jQuery
19 33 (3.13%) Oracle ADF
20 26 (2.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.41%) Clustering
2 52 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (4.17%) Replication
4 29 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.47%) User Experience
6 22 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 19 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
10 12 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.76%) PKI
14 7 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.66%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.66%) Equities
14 7 (0.66%) Hedge funds
15 6 (0.57%) NHS
15 6 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 280 (26.57%) Linux
2 227 (21.54%) Unix
3 167 (15.84%) Windows
4 70 (6.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (4.84%) Windows Server
6 48 (4.55%) Solaris
7 46 (4.36%) AIX
8 25 (2.37%) OpenVMS
8 25 (2.37%) SUSE
9 19 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 17 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.47%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.38%) CentOS
13 4 (0.38%) Debian
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.19%) Android
15 2 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (15.28%) Migration
3 131 (12.43%) Performance Tuning
4 125 (11.86%) ETL
5 114 (10.82%) SOA
6 107 (10.15%) Scrum
7 102 (9.68%) DevOps
8 95 (9.01%) ITIL
9 86 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 83 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
11 69 (6.55%) SDLC
12 67 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (5.69%) Change Management
14 51 (4.84%) Software Engineering
15 50 (4.74%) Data Migration
16 49 (4.65%) Data Modelling
16 49 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
17 47 (4.46%) Configuration Management
17 47 (4.46%) Kanban
18 46 (4.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 498 (47.25%) SQL
2 269 (25.52%) Java
3 263 (24.95%) PL/SQL
4 96 (9.11%) C#
5 73 (6.93%) Python
5 73 (6.93%) Shell Script
6 71 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 57 (5.41%) T-SQL
8 52 (4.93%) Perl
9 49 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 37 (3.51%) Java 8
11 32 (3.04%) C
12 22 (2.09%) C++
13 20 (1.90%) VB
14 19 (1.80%) Ruby
14 19 (1.80%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 18 (1.71%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.61%) VBA
17 12 (1.14%) Groovy
18 11 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 181 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 135 (12.81%) SC Cleared
3 50 (4.74%) Degree
4 27 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
5 23 (2.18%) DV Cleared
6 22 (2.09%) OCP
7 19 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.04%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.76%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.66%) CISM
12 7 (0.66%) CISSP
12 7 (0.66%) ISEB
12 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.19%) MCSA
14 2 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.89%) QA
2 24 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.80%) GDPR
4 8 (0.76%) Basel III
5 6 (0.57%) PMO
6 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) SLA
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) TickIT
9 1 (0.095%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.095%) IFRS
9 1 (0.095%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.095%) JSP 440
System Software
1 72 (6.83%) Oracle RAC
2 47 (4.46%) Docker
3 40 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 31 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (1.33%) vSphere
6 9 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.28%) HDFS
8 3 (0.28%) LXC
8 3 (0.28%) NFS
9 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.095%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.095%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 79 (7.50%) Data Guard
2 71 (6.74%) Oracle RMAN
3 51 (4.84%) Ansible
4 49 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 35 (3.32%) Puppet
6 21 (1.99%) Nagios
6 21 (1.99%) Terraform
7 20 (1.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 20 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.61%) ZABBIX
9 15 (1.42%) Foglight
10 14 (1.33%) Kubernetes
11 11 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (1.04%) SCCM
12 10 (0.95%) logstash
12 10 (0.95%) SCOM
13 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (0.76%) Rundeck
15 7 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (0.57%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,054 (100.00%) Oracle
2 127 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 69 (6.55%) Red Hat
4 68 (6.45%) SAP
5 57 (5.41%) VMware
6 56 (5.31%) IBM
7 35 (3.32%) Citrix
8 29 (2.75%) Informatica
9 25 (2.37%) HP
10 17 (1.61%) Hyperion
10 17 (1.61%) NetApp
11 16 (1.52%) Sybase
12 15 (1.42%) Cisco
12 15 (1.42%) Imperva
13 14 (1.33%) Siebel
14 12 (1.14%) CA
14 12 (1.14%) Syclo
15 11 (1.04%) Netezza
15 11 (1.04%) Teradata
16 10 (0.95%) JDA