Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 263 222 244
Rank change year-on-year -41 +22 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 702 408 735
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.00% 1.17% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.81% 5.41% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 261 487
10th Percentile £352 £320 £340
25th Percentile £425 £400 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £633 £575 £547
90th Percentile £725 £638 £628
UK median daily rate £511 £450 £464
% change year-on-year +13.61% -3.02% +9.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 12
10th Percentile £13.79 £22.10 £20.25
25th Percentile £22.49 £30.28 £41.06
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.97% -7.14% +1.20%
75th Percentile £43.75 £45.90 £58.13
90th Percentile £44.38 £61.98 £82.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.87 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% +2.07% -

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 14,586 7,546 14,202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.88% 21.61% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,565 5,285 9,798
10th Percentile £363 £310 £320
25th Percentile £431 £396 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.77% +2.63% -1.04%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 145 198
10th Percentile £17.55 £13.30 £13.10
25th Percentile £24.50 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate £43.34 £26.00 £26.25
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% -0.95% -10.44%
75th Percentile £61.69 £48.75 £43.56
90th Percentile £72.45 £61.90 £56.10
UK median hourly rate £43.34 £26.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +65.09% +0.96% -3.97%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -36 362 £575 +9.52% 40
South East -27 89 £513 +7.89% 9
Midlands -53 68 £475 +11.76% 9
East of England -1 61 £550 +29.41% 4
North of England -69 55 £450 +12.50% 15
West Midlands -46 45 £475 +11.76% 6
North West -61 29 £488 +21.88% 8
Yorkshire -21 24 £450 +24.14% 6
East Midlands -24 23 £425 -2.86% 3
South West -58 17 £475 -3.06% 4
North East -7 2 £450 +4.41% 1
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 702 (100.00%) Oracle
2 386 (54.99%) SQL
3 191 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (25.36%) PL/SQL
5 172 (24.50%) Social Skills
6 171 (24.36%) Finance
7 154 (21.94%) Java
8 153 (21.79%) Windows
8 153 (21.79%) Security Cleared
9 142 (20.23%) Linux
9 142 (20.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 134 (19.09%) Banking
11 132 (18.80%) SQL Server
12 130 (18.52%) AWS
13 121 (17.24%) SC Cleared
14 114 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
15 112 (15.95%) ETL
16 111 (15.81%) Git (software)
17 109 (15.53%) JIRA
18 107 (15.24%) DevOps
19 104 (14.81%) Relational Database
20 94 (13.39%) Jenkins
21 93 (13.25%) Migration
22 92 (13.11%) Python
23 90 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
24 89 (12.68%) Unix
25 84 (11.97%) .NET
26 82 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
26 82 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
27 80 (11.40%) Oracle RAC

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 64 (9.12%) Confluence
2 46 (6.55%) WebLogic
3 24 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 24 (3.42%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.85%) Apache
6 10 (1.42%) IIS
6 10 (1.42%) SAS
7 9 (1.28%) JBoss
8 7 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (1.00%) SAP Portal
9 4 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
9 4 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.43%) Documentum
10 3 (0.43%) Mule
10 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Fuse
11 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle 9iAS
11 2 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 47 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Smart View
3 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.56%) SunGard Martini
2 22 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (1.57%) FLEXCUBE
5 9 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.57%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.28%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.28%) SAP IS-U
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
9 2 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.28%) Sonata
9 2 (0.28%) Summit
9 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 130 (18.52%) AWS
2 65 (9.26%) Azure
3 42 (5.98%) GitHub
4 27 (3.85%) Power Platform
5 21 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (2.14%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.71%) SaaS
8 8 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.85%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.71%) Snowflake
12 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.57%) Datadog
12 4 (0.57%) GCP
12 4 (0.57%) IaaS
12 4 (0.57%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.57%) PaaS
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 16 (2.28%) SSL
3 11 (1.57%) Kerberos
4 10 (1.42%) Internet
4 10 (1.42%) IPsec
5 9 (1.28%) Firewall
6 8 (1.14%) SAN
7 5 (0.71%) VPN
8 4 (0.57%) DNS
8 4 (0.57%) FTP
9 3 (0.43%) HTTP
9 3 (0.43%) Network Security
9 3 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.28%) 3G
10 2 (0.28%) 4G
10 2 (0.28%) 5G
10 2 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.28%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.28%) NAS
10 2 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.23%) Oracle Database 12c
2 132 (18.80%) SQL Server
3 104 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 90 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 78 (11.11%) MySQL
6 75 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
7 67 (9.54%) Oracle Reports
8 54 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
8 54 (7.69%) RDBMS
9 49 (6.98%) NoSQL
10 47 (6.70%) MongoDB
11 40 (5.70%) Oracle ODI
12 39 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
13 27 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
13 27 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (3.42%) Oracle Exadata
14 24 (3.42%) Power BI
15 19 (2.71%) Hadoop
16 18 (2.56%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 111 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 109 (15.53%) JIRA
3 94 (13.39%) Jenkins
4 52 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
5 44 (6.27%) TeamCity
6 41 (5.84%) Bitbucket
7 39 (5.56%) Postman
8 38 (5.41%) Visual Studio
9 37 (5.27%) Subversion
10 27 (3.85%) Artifactory
11 25 (3.56%) CppUnit
11 25 (3.56%) Robot Framework
12 19 (2.71%) Checkstyle
13 16 (2.28%) IntelliJ
14 15 (2.14%) Maven
15 14 (1.99%) GitLab
15 14 (1.99%) JUnit
15 14 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (1.85%) SonarQube
17 9 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 172 (24.50%) Social Skills
2 171 (24.36%) Finance
3 134 (19.09%) Banking
4 60 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (8.12%) Investment Banking
6 43 (6.13%) Public Sector
7 25 (3.56%) Presentation Skills
8 22 (3.13%) Front Office
9 15 (2.14%) Documentation Skills
10 14 (1.99%) Retail
11 13 (1.85%) Legal
12 12 (1.71%) Public Speaking
12 12 (1.71%) Telecoms
13 11 (1.57%) Law
13 11 (1.57%) Police
14 10 (1.42%) Electronics
14 10 (1.42%) Military
15 8 (1.14%) Retail Banking
16 7 (1.00%) Local Government
16 7 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 296 (42.17%) Developer
2 144 (20.51%) DBA
3 120 (17.09%) Oracle DBA
4 82 (11.68%) Oracle Developer
5 69 (9.83%) Java Developer
6 63 (8.97%) Analyst
7 39 (5.56%) Architect
8 35 (4.99%) Consultant
9 34 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 32 (4.56%) Administrator
11 26 (3.70%) C++ Developer
12 25 (3.56%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
13 23 (3.28%) Senior Developer
14 22 (3.13%) Project Manager
15 21 (2.99%) SQL DBA
15 21 (2.99%) SQL Developer
16 20 (2.85%) Business Analyst
17 17 (2.42%) Data Engineer
18 16 (2.28%) .NET Developer
18 16 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.97%) .NET
2 72 (10.26%) Spring
3 64 (9.12%) .NET Framework
4 63 (8.97%) XML
5 62 (8.83%) JSON
6 54 (7.69%) Spring Boot
7 51 (7.26%) REST
8 42 (5.98%) Middleware
9 39 (5.56%) HTML
10 34 (4.84%) AngularJS
11 33 (4.70%) Web Services
12 31 (4.42%) RESTful
13 30 (4.27%) J2SE
14 27 (3.85%) CSS
15 25 (3.56%) .NET Core
15 25 (3.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 25 (3.56%) gRPC
15 25 (3.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 25 (3.56%) STL
16 22 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.99%) Replication
2 34 (4.84%) Clustering
3 26 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 24 (3.42%) Derivative
5 15 (2.14%) Equity Derivative
5 15 (2.14%) Public Cloud
6 14 (1.99%) Fixed Income
6 14 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 12 (1.71%) Credit Derivative
8 12 (1.71%) OTC Derivatives
8 12 (1.71%) User Experience
9 11 (1.57%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.42%) Equities
10 10 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
11 9 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.00%) Legacy Systems
13 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.85%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 153 (21.79%) Windows
2 142 (20.23%) Linux
3 89 (12.68%) Unix
4 39 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (3.99%) Solaris
5 28 (3.99%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.14%) AIX
7 12 (1.71%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.28%) SUSE
9 8 (1.14%) CentOS
10 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.57%) HPUX
11 4 (0.57%) VMS
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.28%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
3 112 (15.95%) ETL
4 107 (15.24%) DevOps
5 93 (13.25%) Migration
6 82 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
6 82 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
7 79 (11.25%) Test Automation
8 77 (10.97%) Microservices
9 69 (9.83%) TDD
10 68 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (9.40%) Scrum
12 59 (8.40%) CI/CD
13 55 (7.83%) Data Modelling
14 52 (7.41%) BDD
14 52 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
15 48 (6.84%) Unit Testing
16 45 (6.41%) Data Analysis
16 45 (6.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 44 (6.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 386 (54.99%) SQL
2 178 (25.36%) PL/SQL
3 154 (21.94%) Java
4 92 (13.11%) Python
5 74 (10.54%) C#
6 50 (7.12%) Shell Script
7 49 (6.98%) Java 8
8 46 (6.55%) JavaScript
9 44 (6.27%) Java 11
10 43 (6.13%) VBA
11 40 (5.70%) C++
12 39 (5.56%) T-SQL
12 39 (5.56%) VB
13 34 (4.84%) VB.NET
14 26 (3.70%) C
14 26 (3.70%) PowerShell
15 19 (2.71%) Scala
16 15 (2.14%) Perl
17 13 (1.85%) Bash
18 11 (1.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 153 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 121 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 23 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 22 (3.13%) Sun Certification
5 20 (2.85%) OCPJP
6 19 (2.71%) Degree
7 10 (1.42%) ISEB
7 10 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.00%) OCP
10 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.43%) CEH
13 3 (0.43%) CISA
13 3 (0.43%) GIAC
13 3 (0.43%) OSCE
13 3 (0.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.12%) QA
2 17 (2.42%) Accessibility
3 15 (2.14%) WCAG
4 12 (1.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.71%) GDPR
5 9 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.14%) SLA
7 7 (1.00%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.43%) NIST
10 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.14%) MiFID
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 80 (11.40%) Oracle RAC
2 31 (4.42%) Docker
3 27 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 23 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.28%) HDFS
5 9 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.43%) NFS
9 2 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.14%) Firmware
10 1 (0.14%) Postfix
10 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (9.83%) Data Guard
2 59 (8.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 42 (5.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 30 (4.27%) Kubernetes
5 27 (3.85%) Ansible
6 25 (3.56%) BladeLogic
7 21 (2.99%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 15 (2.14%) Terraform
9 7 (1.00%) Grafana
9 7 (1.00%) Puppet
10 5 (0.71%) Kibana
11 4 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.57%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.43%) Control-M
12 3 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.43%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.43%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.43%) WebInspect
13 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 702 (100.00%) Oracle
2 46 (6.55%) Microsoft
2 46 (6.55%) SAP
3 41 (5.84%) Informatica
4 36 (5.13%) Red Hat
5 35 (4.99%) IBM
6 26 (3.70%) SunGard
6 26 (3.70%) VMware
7 25 (3.56%) FIS
7 25 (3.56%) Sun
8 13 (1.85%) Sybase
9 11 (1.57%) Google
10 9 (1.28%) Citrix
11 7 (1.00%) Micro Focus
11 7 (1.00%) OpenText
11 7 (1.00%) Splunk
11 7 (1.00%) Teradata
12 6 (0.85%) HP
12 6 (0.85%) Hyperion
12 6 (0.85%) MuleSoft