Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 228 172
Rank change year-on-year +7 -56 -56
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,070 1,120 1,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.19% 1.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.66% 5.20% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 701 854
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £306
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 20
England median hourly rate £37.24 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.91% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £16.63 £20.28 £35.70
90th Percentile £42.50 £51.75 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.33% +1.81%

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 18,915 21,548 19,716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.41% 22.83% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,107 15,167 13,210
England median daily rate £484 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 230 240
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £29.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +11.64% +3.72%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £50.03
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +5.26%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 +45 421 £475 - 59
South East -20 246 £450 +5.88% 49
East of England +67 127 £480 -4.48% 12
North of England +33 120 £425 +6.25% 34
Midlands -16 90 £450 +5.88% 32
West Midlands 0 63 £450 +7.46% 4
North West +20 60 £450 +20.00% 16
South West +1 57 £435 +16.00% 6
Yorkshire +9 42 £425 -1.45% 13
East Midlands -11 27 £360 -16.03% 27
North East +24 18 £413 -13.16% 5
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 1,070 (100.00%) Oracle
2 598 (55.89%) SQL
3 329 (30.75%) Linux
4 279 (26.07%) PL/SQL
5 269 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
6 253 (23.64%) Unix
7 244 (22.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 233 (21.78%) Java
9 221 (20.65%) Oracle Database 12c
10 213 (19.91%) SQL Server
11 202 (18.88%) Finance
11 202 (18.88%) Security Cleared
12 174 (16.26%) Oracle RAC
13 169 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
14 158 (14.77%) Windows
15 153 (14.30%) SC Cleared
16 150 (14.02%) ETL
17 146 (13.64%) Relational Database
18 143 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
18 143 (13.36%) MySQL
19 140 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
20 139 (12.99%) Migration
21 131 (12.24%) DevOps
22 127 (11.87%) Shell Script
23 126 (11.78%) Red Hat
23 126 (11.78%) Performance Tuning
24 117 (10.93%) Git (software)
25 112 (10.47%) Microsoft
25 112 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
26 110 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 65 (6.07%) WebLogic
2 49 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 29 (2.71%) Confluence
4 28 (2.62%) JBoss
5 24 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 21 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.78%) CMS
8 15 (1.40%) Apache
9 13 (1.21%) IIS
9 13 (1.21%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
11 11 (1.03%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.03%) SharePoint
12 10 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.84%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.75%) Jetty
14 8 (0.75%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.65%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.65%) R Markdown
Applications
1 33 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.093%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.093%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.093%) Notepad++
5 1 (0.093%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 62 (5.79%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (3.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (3.36%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
5 10 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.56%) Maximo
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.56%) Siebel CRM
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.47%) Sonata
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle Utilities
9 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.19%) JDE World
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 140 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.27%) Power Platform
4 30 (2.80%) PaaS
5 28 (2.62%) SaaS
6 18 (1.68%) GitHub
7 17 (1.59%) IaaS
8 16 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (1.21%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
10 10 (0.93%) Office 365
11 9 (0.84%) Datadog
12 8 (0.75%) Apigee
13 6 (0.56%) Trello
13 6 (0.56%) Yarn
14 5 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.47%) npm
15 4 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.52%) Firewall
2 24 (2.24%) WAN
3 19 (1.78%) LAN
4 17 (1.59%) SAN
5 13 (1.21%) Internet
6 11 (1.03%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.93%) NAS
8 9 (0.84%) DNS
8 9 (0.84%) SSL
9 7 (0.65%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.56%) VPN
11 5 (0.47%) HTTP
11 5 (0.47%) SNMP
12 4 (0.37%) Ethernet
12 4 (0.37%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.37%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (0.37%) SMTP
12 4 (0.37%) SSH
13 3 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (22.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 221 (20.65%) Oracle Database 12c
3 213 (19.91%) SQL Server
4 169 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
5 146 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 143 (13.36%) MySQL
7 106 (9.91%) RDBMS
8 83 (7.76%) Oracle ODI
9 78 (7.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 73 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
12 68 (6.36%) Oracle BI EE
13 50 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (4.21%) Oracle Exadata
15 42 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (3.83%) Big Data
17 38 (3.55%) MongoDB
18 36 (3.36%) Hadoop
19 34 (3.18%) Power BI
20 33 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 117 (10.93%) Git (software)
2 96 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 79 (7.38%) JIRA
4 70 (6.54%) JUnit
5 46 (4.30%) Maven
6 43 (4.02%) Subversion
7 40 (3.74%) Oracle Forms
7 40 (3.74%) SoapUI
8 30 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 22 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 19 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
10 19 (1.78%) Selenium
11 18 (1.68%) Mercurial
11 18 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (1.50%) ProC
13 15 (1.40%) Ant
13 15 (1.40%) Bitbucket
14 14 (1.31%) Gradle
14 14 (1.31%) TeamCity
15 13 (1.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 202 (18.88%) Finance
2 87 (8.13%) Banking
3 31 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.15%) Retail
5 19 (1.78%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.68%) Back Office
7 14 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.12%) Front Office
9 11 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.03%) Marketing
10 10 (0.93%) Electronics
11 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.37%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.37%) Legal
11 4 (0.37%) Publishing
12 3 (0.28%) Automotive
12 3 (0.28%) Games
13 2 (0.19%) Billing
13 2 (0.19%) International Banking
13 2 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 372 (34.77%) Developer
2 270 (25.23%) DBA
3 213 (19.91%) Oracle DBA
4 97 (9.07%) Java Developer
5 86 (8.04%) Oracle Developer
6 70 (6.54%) Analyst
7 67 (6.26%) Architect
8 61 (5.70%) Administrator
9 51 (4.77%) Consultant
10 43 (4.02%) ETL Developer
11 36 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (3.27%) C# Developer
12 35 (3.27%) SQL Developer
13 31 (2.90%) Lead Developer
13 31 (2.90%) Senior DBA
13 31 (2.90%) SQL DBA
14 30 (2.80%) Senior Developer
15 28 (2.62%) Lead Java Developer
16 27 (2.52%) SC Cleared DBA
17 24 (2.24%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (10.00%) Spring
1 107 (10.00%) XML
2 89 (8.32%) Middleware
3 80 (7.48%) .NET
3 80 (7.48%) Web Services
4 70 (6.54%) Oracle Fusion
5 65 (6.07%) SOAP
6 63 (5.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 58 (5.42%) Spring Boot
8 50 (4.67%) HTML
9 49 (4.58%) JSON
10 40 (3.74%) REST
11 35 (3.27%) CSS
12 30 (2.80%) J2EE
13 29 (2.71%) jQuery
13 29 (2.71%) RESTful
14 26 (2.43%) Hibernate
15 23 (2.15%) AngularJS
15 23 (2.15%) WinForms
16 19 (1.78%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 91 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.23%) Replication
3 50 (4.67%) Clustering
4 43 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.50%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.40%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.03%) NHS
10 11 (1.03%) User Experience
11 10 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
12 9 (0.84%) DataPower
13 8 (0.75%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.56%) CMDB
14 6 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.56%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.47%) EMC Centera
Operating Systems
1 329 (30.75%) Linux
2 253 (23.64%) Unix
3 158 (14.77%) Windows
4 110 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (5.61%) Windows Server
6 54 (5.05%) Solaris
7 53 (4.95%) AIX
8 49 (4.58%) CentOS
9 26 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
10 25 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.40%) SUSE
12 13 (1.21%) OpenVMS
13 12 (1.12%) HPUX
14 7 (0.65%) Windows 10
14 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.47%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.47%) VMS
16 5 (0.47%) zOS
17 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (25.14%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (14.02%) ETL
3 143 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
4 139 (12.99%) Migration
5 131 (12.24%) DevOps
6 126 (11.78%) Performance Tuning
7 112 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
8 103 (9.63%) Scrum
9 96 (8.97%) Data Modelling
10 82 (7.66%) Microservices
11 75 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 74 (6.92%) TDD
13 54 (5.05%) BDD
14 53 (4.95%) ITIL
15 52 (4.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 51 (4.77%) High Availability
17 49 (4.58%) SOA
18 46 (4.30%) Test Automation
19 45 (4.21%) CRM
20 42 (3.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 598 (55.89%) SQL
2 279 (26.07%) PL/SQL
3 233 (21.78%) Java
4 127 (11.87%) Shell Script
5 90 (8.41%) Python
6 74 (6.92%) C#
7 61 (5.70%) JavaScript
8 59 (5.51%) T-SQL
9 49 (4.58%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.93%) Java 8
11 36 (3.36%) Perl
12 34 (3.18%) C++
13 27 (2.52%) C
14 26 (2.43%) VB.NET
15 22 (2.06%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.87%) VB
17 15 (1.40%) XQuery
18 14 (1.31%) XPath
19 12 (1.12%) COBOL
19 12 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 202 (18.88%) Security Cleared
2 153 (14.30%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.39%) DV Cleared
4 42 (3.93%) Degree
5 20 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
7 17 (1.59%) RHCE
7 17 (1.59%) Sun Certification
8 15 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (1.40%) OCPJP
9 14 (1.31%) OCP
10 12 (1.12%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.03%) ISEB
12 10 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.65%) OCA
14 6 (0.56%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
16 3 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.18%) QA
2 26 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.84%) SLA
4 5 (0.47%) PMO
5 4 (0.37%) GDPR
6 3 (0.28%) COREP
6 3 (0.28%) FINREP
6 3 (0.28%) HL7
6 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.093%) Def Stans
System Software
1 174 (16.26%) Oracle RAC
2 49 (4.58%) Docker
3 32 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (2.43%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.75%) XenApp
7 7 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.56%) Ceph
8 6 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.37%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.37%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.37%) vSphere
10 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.28%) KVM
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.28%) RHEV
10 3 (0.28%) Varnish
11 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.093%) Gluster
12 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 105 (9.81%) Data Guard
2 79 (7.38%) Oracle RMAN
3 63 (5.89%) Ansible
4 51 (4.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 33 (3.08%) Puppet
6 25 (2.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 25 (2.34%) Kubernetes
6 25 (2.34%) Terraform
7 18 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.84%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.65%) Grafana
11 7 (0.65%) SCCM
12 6 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
12 6 (0.56%) SCOM
13 5 (0.47%) HP ALM
14 4 (0.37%) Control-M
14 4 (0.37%) Salt
15 3 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,070 (100.00%) Oracle
2 126 (11.78%) Red Hat
3 112 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 86 (8.04%) IBM
5 60 (5.61%) Informatica
6 55 (5.14%) VMware
7 51 (4.77%) SAP
8 32 (2.99%) HP
9 31 (2.90%) Tableau
10 28 (2.62%) Sybase
11 22 (2.06%) Citrix
11 22 (2.06%) Cloudera
11 22 (2.06%) NetApp
12 21 (1.96%) Google
13 17 (1.59%) EMC
13 17 (1.59%) Splunk
13 17 (1.59%) Sun
14 15 (1.40%) TIBCO
15 13 (1.21%) Atlassian
15 13 (1.21%) Cisco