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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 125 97
Rank change year-on-year -3 -28  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 807 932 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 1.87% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.42% 8.36% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 586 638
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.65% -5.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £38.38 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.13 £61.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -5.32% -7.14%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9586 11153 10907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.83% 22.32% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 7561 7125
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 154 148
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 298 £450 +1.12% 32
South East +12 232 £425 +8.97% 23
North West +14 59 £450 +34.32% 13
South West +21 58 £389 +0.32% 14
East Midlands +15 58 £300 -20.00% 7
East of England +22 42 £475 +13.43% 11
North East -9 24 £393 +20.76% 3
Yorkshire -5 21 £390 +11.42% 10
West Midlands -21 14 £388 -10.30% 8
Midlands +5 2 £600 +60.00% 1
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 1584 (100.00%) Oracle
2 762 (48.11%) SQL
3 562 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
4 455 (28.72%) Linux
5 426 (26.89%) PL/SQL
6 420 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
7 399 (25.19%) Java
8 386 (24.37%) Finance
9 384 (24.24%) Unix
10 302 (19.07%) SQL Server
10 302 (19.07%) Oracle Database 12c
11 272 (17.17%) Security Cleared
12 271 (17.11%) Oracle Database 10g
13 230 (14.52%) Windows
14 229 (14.46%) XML
15 223 (14.08%) SC Cleared
16 221 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
17 217 (13.70%) WebLogic
17 217 (13.70%) JavaScript
18 200 (12.63%) Web Services
19 188 (11.87%) Oracle Reports
20 185 (11.68%) Relational Database
21 183 (11.55%) Microsoft
22 181 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
23 170 (10.73%) Scrum
23 170 (10.73%) HTML
24 167 (10.54%) JIRA
25 162 (10.23%) Shell Script
26 160 (10.10%) Migration
27 156 (9.85%) Continuous Integration

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
1 217 (13.70%) WebLogic
2 132 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 84 (5.30%) WebSphere
4 82 (5.18%) Apache
5 74 (4.67%) Confluence
6 73 (4.61%) IIS
7 72 (4.55%) Tomcat
8 56 (3.54%) JBoss
9 38 (2.40%) Oracle Application Server
10 36 (2.27%) SharePoint
11 27 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
12 26 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
13 22 (1.39%) nginx
14 20 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 19 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
16 17 (1.07%) WebLogic Portal
17 16 (1.01%) GlassFish
18 14 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
19 12 (0.76%) ATG Dynamo
20 10 (0.63%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 81 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.20%) MS Office
3 16 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.88%) HipChat
5 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) MS Project
6 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.063%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.063%) SPSS
7 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 93 (5.87%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (4.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 52 (3.28%) Oracle Applications
4 35 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
5 34 (2.15%) Oracle 11i
6 30 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.69%) SAP BPC
10 10 (0.63%) Maximo
11 7 (0.44%) Demantra
11 7 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
11 7 (0.44%) SnowdropKCS
12 5 (0.32%) BusinessWorks
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.40%) SaaS
4 35 (2.21%) IaaS
5 33 (2.08%) PaaS
6 11 (0.69%) GitHub
7 4 (0.25%) Office 365
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
9 2 (0.13%) Taleo
10 1 (0.063%) Boomi
10 1 (0.063%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.063%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.92%) Firewall
2 68 (4.29%) DNS
3 42 (2.65%) VPN
4 41 (2.59%) LDAP
5 37 (2.34%) HTTP
5 37 (2.34%) SSL
6 32 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 29 (1.83%) SAN
8 25 (1.58%) PuTTY
9 24 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
9 24 (1.52%) WinSCP
10 22 (1.39%) Kerberos
11 20 (1.26%) SSH
12 19 (1.20%) SNMP
13 17 (1.07%) Internet
13 17 (1.07%) LAN
14 16 (1.01%) WAN
15 14 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
15 14 (0.88%) OpenVPN
16 13 (0.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 302 (19.07%) Oracle Database 12c
2 302 (19.07%) SQL Server
3 271 (17.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 188 (11.87%) Oracle Reports
5 185 (11.68%) Relational Database
6 152 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
7 102 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
8 98 (6.19%) RDBMS
9 95 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 80 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 71 (4.48%) MySQL
12 64 (4.04%) Oracle9i Database
13 63 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 58 (3.66%) Hadoop
14 58 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 53 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
16 52 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 51 (3.22%) Big Data
18 48 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 167 (10.54%) JIRA
2 144 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 130 (8.21%) Jenkins
4 105 (6.63%) Oracle APEX
5 91 (5.74%) Subversion
6 73 (4.61%) TeamCity
7 66 (4.17%) Maven
7 66 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
8 60 (3.79%) Ant
9 51 (3.22%) Toad
10 48 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
11 47 (2.97%) Selenium
12 46 (2.90%) Bitbucket
12 46 (2.90%) JUnit
13 39 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
14 38 (2.40%) Eclipse
14 38 (2.40%) HP UFT
15 32 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
16 27 (1.70%) Visual Studio
17 21 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 386 (24.37%) Finance
2 146 (9.22%) Banking
3 51 (3.22%) Manufacturing
4 50 (3.16%) Retail
5 47 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 40 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 37 (2.34%) Front Office
8 28 (1.77%) Marketing
9 27 (1.70%) Publishing
10 26 (1.64%) Back Office
10 26 (1.64%) Electronics
11 18 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.76%) International Banking
13 7 (0.44%) Local Government
14 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.32%) Advertising
15 5 (0.32%) Billing
15 5 (0.32%) Legal
16 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 579 (36.55%) Developer
2 315 (19.89%) DBA
3 281 (17.74%) Oracle DBA
4 218 (13.76%) Oracle Developer
5 178 (11.24%) Analyst
6 165 (10.42%) Architect
7 128 (8.08%) Java Developer
8 112 (7.07%) SQL Developer
9 99 (6.25%) Consultant
10 75 (4.73%) Applications Support
10 75 (4.73%) PL/SQL Developer
11 67 (4.23%) Administrator
12 54 (3.41%) Support Analyst
13 46 (2.90%) Oracle Analyst
14 45 (2.84%) SQL DBA
15 43 (2.71%) .NET Developer
15 43 (2.71%) Applications Support Analyst
16 42 (2.65%) Oracle Consultant
16 42 (2.65%) SQL Analyst
17 41 (2.59%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (14.46%) XML
2 200 (12.63%) Web Services
3 170 (10.73%) HTML
4 142 (8.96%) .NET
5 120 (7.58%) Spring
6 112 (7.07%) Middleware
7 111 (7.01%) J2EE
8 106 (6.69%) CSS
9 100 (6.31%) jQuery
10 99 (6.25%) SOAP
11 96 (6.06%) REST
12 92 (5.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 83 (5.24%) Hibernate
14 82 (5.18%) Ajax
15 76 (4.80%) XSLT
16 69 (4.36%) Oracle Fusion
17 68 (4.29%) JSON
18 64 (4.04%) AngularJS
19 61 (3.85%) HTML5
20 59 (3.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (2.59%) Clustering
3 32 (2.02%) Data Centre
4 31 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 28 (1.77%) User Experience
6 27 (1.70%) PKI
7 25 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.58%) Replication
8 23 (1.45%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.26%) Equities
11 12 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 12 (0.76%) Market Risk
12 11 (0.69%) Fintech
12 11 (0.69%) Reference Data
12 11 (0.69%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.63%) Derivative
13 10 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 455 (28.72%) Linux
2 384 (24.24%) Unix
3 230 (14.52%) Windows
4 98 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 85 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 84 (5.30%) AIX
7 70 (4.42%) Solaris
8 49 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (1.89%) HPUX
12 25 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
13 23 (1.45%) CentOS
14 19 (1.20%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.82%) RancherOS
15 13 (0.82%) VyOS
16 12 (0.76%) SUSE
17 9 (0.57%) VME
18 8 (0.51%) MVS
19 6 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 181 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
4 170 (10.73%) Scrum
5 160 (10.10%) Migration
6 156 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
7 155 (9.79%) ETL
8 150 (9.47%) SDLC
9 142 (8.96%) DevOps
10 133 (8.40%) ITIL
11 132 (8.33%) SOA
12 119 (7.51%) OO
13 109 (6.88%) Configuration Management
14 107 (6.76%) Data Modelling
15 80 (5.05%) MVC
16 68 (4.29%) Change Management
17 66 (4.17%) High Availability
17 66 (4.17%) TDD
17 66 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
18 64 (4.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 762 (48.11%) SQL
2 426 (26.89%) PL/SQL
3 399 (25.19%) Java
4 217 (13.70%) JavaScript
5 162 (10.23%) Shell Script
6 114 (7.20%) C#
7 99 (6.25%) Python
8 91 (5.74%) Perl
9 67 (4.23%) PowerShell
10 47 (2.97%) T-SQL
11 45 (2.84%) C++
12 40 (2.53%) C
13 38 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 36 (2.27%) VB
15 31 (1.96%) VBScript
16 28 (1.77%) F#
17 25 (1.58%) VBA
18 18 (1.14%) Ruby
19 17 (1.07%) COBOL
20 16 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 272 (17.17%) Security Cleared
2 223 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 89 (5.62%) Degree
4 39 (2.46%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (1.33%) ISEB
7 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (0.69%) BC Cleared
12 9 (0.57%) OCP
12 9 (0.57%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.25%) CLAS
14 4 (0.25%) MCITP
14 4 (0.25%) MCSE
15 3 (0.19%) CISSP
15 3 (0.19%) HNC
15 3 (0.19%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.85%) QA
2 40 (2.53%) SLA
3 23 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.57%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 7 (0.44%) SEPA
8 5 (0.32%) SDET
9 3 (0.19%) MiFID
9 3 (0.19%) PMO
10 2 (0.13%) Basel III
10 2 (0.13%) EMIR
10 2 (0.13%) HL7
10 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.063%) COREP
11 1 (0.063%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.063%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.063%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.063%) ISO20022
System Software
1 124 (7.83%) Oracle RAC
2 64 (4.04%) Docker
3 43 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (1.77%) vCloud
6 23 (1.45%) Squid
6 23 (1.45%) vSphere
7 21 (1.33%) Corosync
8 15 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.88%) Postfix
10 9 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
11 8 (0.51%) LXC
12 7 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.38%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.38%) VMware ESX
14 5 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.19%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 104 (6.57%) Data Guard
2 101 (6.38%) Puppet
3 78 (4.92%) Oracle RMAN
4 57 (3.60%) Ansible
5 54 (3.41%) ZABBIX
6 44 (2.78%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 37 (2.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 37 (2.34%) Terraform
8 33 (2.08%) Consul
8 33 (2.08%) Kubernetes
8 33 (2.08%) Packer
9 28 (1.77%) Control-M
10 21 (1.33%) Oracle Identity Management
10 21 (1.33%) Pacemaker
10 21 (1.33%) vRealize
11 19 (1.20%) Rsyslog
11 19 (1.20%) yum
12 17 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (1.07%) Tivoli
12 17 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1584 (100.00%) Oracle
2 183 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 136 (8.59%) VMware
4 117 (7.39%) Red Hat
5 99 (6.25%) IBM
6 78 (4.92%) SAP
7 69 (4.36%) HP
8 43 (2.71%) AppDynamics
9 42 (2.65%) Cisco
10 41 (2.59%) Atlassian
11 38 (2.40%) Informatica
12 32 (2.02%) Talend
13 30 (1.89%) BEA
14 27 (1.70%) ATG
15 26 (1.64%) F5
16 22 (1.39%) CA
16 22 (1.39%) Sybase
16 22 (1.39%) TIBCO
17 18 (1.14%) Remedy
17 18 (1.14%) Siebel
North West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Months Contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sytel Reply
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Dublin, Ireland, London, UK
E-Com Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £335 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £40.00 - £48.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 27 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 14 days ago