Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 182 232
Rank change year-on-year -50 +50 +29
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 740 399 1,003
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.17% 1.51% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.38% 6.55% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 251 652
10th Percentile £353 £320 £344
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £463
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +1.62% +8.82%
75th Percentile £603 £550 £538
90th Percentile £713 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £454
% change year-on-year +5.82% +4.07% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 17
10th Percentile £40.30 £17.75 £21.05
25th Percentile £44.88 £18.88 £36.10
Median hourly rate £48.27 £42.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.92% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £51.63 £47.88 £43.00
90th Percentile £52.90 £53.85 £63.00
UK median hourly rate £48.25 £42.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +14.88% - +6.67%

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 13,745 6,088 18,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.64% 23.11% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,673 4,261 12,663
10th Percentile £350 £315 £325
25th Percentile £419 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £688 £656
UK median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 95 221
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.63 £12.50
25th Percentile £20.00 £17.73 £17.09
Median hourly rate £28.68 £25.05 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.50% -16.52% +8.19%
75th Percentile £54.03 £44.00 £51.25
90th Percentile £65.25 £55.00 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £29.63 £24.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.16% -19.17% +9.09%

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 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 -30 357 £540 +1.41% 46
South East -43 113 £525 +10.53% 13
Midlands -53 71 £450 +4.65% 10
West Midlands -24 62 £463 +6.32% 6
East of England -6 59 £535 +18.89% 8
North of England -80 55 £450 +11.11% 13
South West -33 39 £425 -9.09% 5
North West -68 33 £450 +11.80% 8
Yorkshire -38 19 £525 +27.27% 5
East Midlands -55 8 £450 +19.52% 4
North East -17 3 £450 -14.29%
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 740 (100.00%) Oracle
2 358 (48.38%) SQL
3 227 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (28.24%) Social Skills
5 183 (24.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 174 (23.51%) Finance
7 169 (22.84%) Java
8 164 (22.16%) PL/SQL
9 152 (20.54%) Security Cleared
10 151 (20.41%) Linux
11 150 (20.27%) Windows
12 135 (18.24%) Relational Database
13 133 (17.97%) AWS
13 133 (17.97%) Python
14 122 (16.49%) Oracle Database 11g
15 120 (16.22%) SC Cleared
16 119 (16.08%) JIRA
17 117 (15.81%) Git (software)
18 115 (15.54%) Test Automation
18 115 (15.54%) Migration
19 114 (15.41%) Banking
20 109 (14.73%) SQL Server
21 103 (13.92%) Scrum
22 99 (13.38%) ETL
22 99 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
23 96 (12.97%) Spring
24 95 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
25 94 (12.70%) Unix
26 92 (12.43%) Jenkins
27 89 (12.03%) Microservices

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 75 (10.14%) Confluence
2 62 (8.38%) WebLogic
3 31 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 26 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 25 (3.38%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.30%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (1.89%) SAS
8 13 (1.76%) Apache Spark
8 13 (1.76%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (1.49%) Apache
10 9 (1.22%) CMS
10 9 (1.22%) IIS
10 9 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
11 8 (1.08%) JBoss
12 7 (0.95%) Headless CMS
13 6 (0.81%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.81%) SAP Portal
13 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.68%) Jetty
14 5 (0.68%) Luigi
Applications
1 28 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 34 (4.59%) SunGard Martini
2 32 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (1.35%) HFM
3 10 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.68%) SAP FI-CA
5 5 (0.68%) SAP PSCD
6 4 (0.54%) Demantra
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.41%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.41%) Maximo
8 2 (0.27%) Actimize
8 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.14%) Aligne
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 133 (17.97%) AWS
2 59 (7.97%) Azure
3 38 (5.14%) GitHub
4 27 (3.65%) Amazon S3
5 25 (3.38%) Power Platform
6 22 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (2.30%) Google Analytics
7 17 (2.30%) Snowflake
8 14 (1.89%) SaaS
9 12 (1.62%) GCP
9 12 (1.62%) PaaS
10 9 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.22%) Serverless
11 7 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.95%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (0.81%) IaaS
12 6 (0.81%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.03%) Internet
2 15 (2.03%) SAN
3 13 (1.76%) DNS
4 12 (1.62%) Kerberos
5 10 (1.35%) 4G
5 10 (1.35%) 5G
5 10 (1.35%) Firewall
5 10 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (1.35%) SSL
6 8 (1.08%) DHCP
6 8 (1.08%) LTE
6 8 (1.08%) NAS
6 8 (1.08%) SSH
7 6 (0.81%) SNMP
7 6 (0.81%) TACACS
8 5 (0.68%) FTP
9 4 (0.54%) Broadband
9 4 (0.54%) IPsec
9 4 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (24.73%) Oracle Database 12c
2 135 (18.24%) Relational Database
3 122 (16.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 109 (14.73%) SQL Server
5 86 (11.62%) Data Warehouse
6 80 (10.81%) MySQL
7 65 (8.78%) RDBMS
8 56 (7.57%) Oracle Reports
9 55 (7.43%) Oracle ODI
10 48 (6.49%) Oracle Exadata
10 48 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (5.68%) Oracle BI EE
12 40 (5.41%) MongoDB
13 31 (4.19%) Amazon RDS
13 31 (4.19%) NoSQL
14 25 (3.38%) Star Schema
15 22 (2.97%) Power BI
16 20 (2.70%) Big Data
17 18 (2.43%) Endeca
17 18 (2.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 119 (16.08%) JIRA
2 117 (15.81%) Git (software)
3 92 (12.43%) Jenkins
4 57 (7.70%) Oracle APEX
5 51 (6.89%) Visual Studio
6 50 (6.76%) TeamCity
7 44 (5.95%) Subversion
8 35 (4.73%) CppUnit
9 33 (4.46%) Bitbucket
10 29 (3.92%) Postman
11 25 (3.38%) Maven
12 22 (2.97%) Artifactory
13 21 (2.84%) Robot Framework
14 20 (2.70%) IntelliJ
15 17 (2.30%) Checkstyle
16 14 (1.89%) JUnit
17 13 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
18 10 (1.35%) SonarQube
18 10 (1.35%) Toad
19 9 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 209 (28.24%) Social Skills
2 174 (23.51%) Finance
3 114 (15.41%) Banking
4 64 (8.65%) Investment Banking
5 58 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (6.49%) Public Sector
7 22 (2.97%) Front Office
8 19 (2.57%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.30%) Retail
10 14 (1.89%) Presentation Skills
11 11 (1.49%) Back Office
12 8 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
12 8 (1.08%) Electronics
13 7 (0.95%) Legal
13 7 (0.95%) Military
14 6 (0.81%) Police
15 5 (0.68%) Marketing
16 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.54%) Public Speaking
Job Titles
1 283 (38.24%) Developer
2 145 (19.59%) DBA
3 114 (15.41%) Oracle DBA
4 80 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 61 (8.24%) Oracle Developer
6 50 (6.76%) Consultant
7 49 (6.62%) Architect
8 42 (5.68%) Senior Developer
9 38 (5.14%) Analyst
10 35 (4.73%) C++ Developer
11 33 (4.46%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
12 29 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (3.65%) Administrator
14 26 (3.51%) Oracle Consultant
15 23 (3.11%) C# Developer
16 22 (2.97%) SQL Developer
17 21 (2.84%) Data Engineer
17 21 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
17 21 (2.84%) SQL DBA
18 19 (2.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (12.97%) Spring
2 83 (11.22%) XML
3 82 (11.08%) .NET
4 72 (9.73%) JSON
5 58 (7.84%) Spring Boot
6 54 (7.30%) HTML
7 51 (6.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 50 (6.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 50 (6.76%) REST
9 48 (6.49%) AngularJS
9 48 (6.49%) Middleware
10 43 (5.81%) .NET Framework
11 39 (5.27%) CSS
12 38 (5.14%) J2SE
13 34 (4.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 34 (4.59%) STL
14 32 (4.32%) RESTful
15 28 (3.78%) Web Services
16 24 (3.24%) Kafka
17 22 (2.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (3.38%) Replication
3 24 (3.24%) Clustering
4 22 (2.97%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.30%) Fixed Income
6 16 (2.16%) Credit Risk
6 16 (2.16%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.16%) Oracle Exalytics
6 16 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.03%) Derivative
8 14 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.89%) User Experience
9 13 (1.76%) Legacy Systems
10 9 (1.22%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.81%) CMDB
12 6 (0.81%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.81%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 151 (20.41%) Linux
2 150 (20.27%) Windows
3 94 (12.70%) Unix
4 35 (4.73%) AIX
4 35 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (4.73%) Solaris
5 30 (4.05%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (1.35%) SUSE
8 8 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.95%) HPUX
10 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.41%) VMS
12 3 (0.41%) zOS
13 2 (0.27%) Android
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (15.54%) Migration
2 115 (15.54%) Test Automation
3 103 (13.92%) Scrum
4 99 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
4 99 (13.38%) ETL
5 95 (12.84%) Business Intelligence
6 89 (12.03%) Microservices
7 88 (11.89%) TDD
8 87 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 86 (11.62%) DevOps
10 79 (10.68%) Performance Tuning
11 69 (9.32%) Analytics
12 64 (8.65%) Unit Testing
13 57 (7.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 57 (7.70%) Software Engineering
14 55 (7.43%) BDD
15 54 (7.30%) Multithreading
16 50 (6.76%) ITIL
17 43 (5.81%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 358 (48.38%) SQL
2 169 (22.84%) Java
3 164 (22.16%) PL/SQL
4 133 (17.97%) Python
5 84 (11.35%) C#
6 68 (9.19%) JavaScript
7 58 (7.84%) Java 8
8 53 (7.16%) C++
9 43 (5.81%) Java 11
10 39 (5.27%) Shell Script
11 29 (3.92%) T-SQL
12 23 (3.11%) C
12 23 (3.11%) VB
13 21 (2.84%) Scala
14 20 (2.70%) VBA
15 19 (2.57%) VB.NET
16 17 (2.30%) Bash Shell
16 17 (2.30%) PowerShell
17 16 (2.16%) Perl
18 11 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 152 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 120 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.00%) Degree
4 29 (3.92%) OCPJP
4 29 (3.92%) Sun Certification
5 17 (2.30%) ISEB
6 15 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.03%) TOGAF Certification
7 13 (1.76%) ISTQB
8 11 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (1.35%) OCP
10 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.41%) CEH
13 3 (0.41%) CISA
13 3 (0.41%) GIAC
13 3 (0.41%) OSCE
13 3 (0.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.14%) QA
2 14 (1.89%) Accessibility
3 12 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.35%) WCAG
5 8 (1.08%) GDPR
6 4 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.54%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.41%) NIST
7 3 (0.41%) SLA
8 2 (0.27%) HL7
8 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.27%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 57 (7.70%) Oracle RAC
2 47 (6.35%) Docker
3 31 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (3.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (0.81%) Oracle Clusterware
7 5 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.54%) HDFS
9 3 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.27%) NFS
10 2 (0.27%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) Firmware
11 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (9.32%) Data Guard
2 52 (7.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 29 (3.92%) Ansible
3 29 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 28 (3.78%) Kubernetes
5 22 (2.97%) Terraform
6 21 (2.84%) BladeLogic
7 15 (2.03%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 13 (1.76%) Puppet
9 10 (1.35%) Control-M
9 10 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (1.22%) Tivoli
11 8 (1.08%) Kibana
12 7 (0.95%) Grafana
13 6 (0.81%) HP NNM
13 6 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.81%) Oracle ZFS
14 5 (0.68%) SCCM
15 3 (0.41%) HP Fortify
15 3 (0.41%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 740 (100.00%) Oracle
2 53 (7.16%) SAP
3 45 (6.08%) Informatica
4 41 (5.54%) Microsoft
5 36 (4.86%) FIS
5 36 (4.86%) IBM
6 34 (4.59%) Sun
6 34 (4.59%) SunGard
7 33 (4.46%) VMware
8 26 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 23 (3.11%) Splunk
10 20 (2.70%) Google
11 19 (2.57%) Murex
12 16 (2.16%) HP
13 15 (2.03%) Micro Focus
14 14 (1.89%) Hyperion
15 12 (1.62%) BT
16 11 (1.49%) EMC
16 11 (1.49%) Qualys
17 9 (1.22%) Sybase