Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 257 211 234
Rank change year-on-year -46 +23 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 517 518 1,027
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.05% 1.33% 1.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.08% 6.04% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 339 642
10th Percentile £350 £340 £331
25th Percentile £413 £406 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £575 £550 £530
90th Percentile £713 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +0.26% +5.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
10th Percentile £22.10 £17.90 £18.48
25th Percentile £42.22 £18.13 £21.19
Median hourly rate £49.13 £19.25 £37.86
Median % change year-on-year +155.19% -49.15% -7.67%
75th Percentile £55.00 £25.50 £42.25
90th Percentile " £35.40 £43.90
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £20.00 £38.74
% change year-on-year +130.00% -48.37% -5.52%

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 10,172 8,580 18,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.75% 22.00% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,059 6,005 13,095
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £600 £594 £575
90th Percentile £698 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 121 204
10th Percentile £11.37 £12.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £18.50 £18.00 £17.44
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.70 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.21% -17.67% -3.23%
75th Percentile £48.75 £44.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £64.60 £61.25 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £24.70 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.31% -17.67% -7.69%

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 15 June 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 -30 234 £525 +10.53% 28
South East -9 83 £475 -2.81% 17
North of England -14 50 £475 +5.56% 19
South West +26 47 £445 -7.29% 11
Midlands -53 40 £403 -11.05% 16
West Midlands -32 38 £393 -11.00% 7
North West -14 31 £450 - 11
East of England -3 26 £455 +1.11% 2
Yorkshire +6 14 £525 +16.67% 8
North East +12 5 £362 -16.06%
East Midlands -20 2 £518 +2.99% 9
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Oracle
2 253 (48.94%) SQL
3 145 (28.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 143 (27.66%) Social Skills
5 134 (25.92%) PL/SQL
6 132 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (22.82%) Linux
8 116 (22.44%) Security Cleared
9 115 (22.24%) Java
10 105 (20.31%) Migration
11 101 (19.54%) Windows
12 96 (18.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 96 (18.57%) Finance
13 92 (17.79%) Unix
14 88 (17.02%) Python
15 84 (16.25%) Relational Database
16 83 (16.05%) SC Cleared
17 81 (15.67%) AWS
18 76 (14.70%) XML
18 76 (14.70%) ETL
18 76 (14.70%) Business Intelligence
19 71 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
20 69 (13.35%) Data Warehouse
21 65 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
22 61 (11.80%) WebLogic
23 60 (11.61%) JIRA
23 60 (11.61%) Banking
24 59 (11.41%) Scrum
24 59 (11.41%) Oracle ODI
25 58 (11.22%) Analytics

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 61 (11.80%) WebLogic
2 38 (7.35%) Confluence
3 25 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 22 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (2.71%) Apache
5 14 (2.71%) Apache Spark
6 13 (2.51%) WebLogic Portal
7 12 (2.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 12 (2.32%) SharePoint
8 10 (1.93%) CMS
8 10 (1.93%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (1.93%) SAS
8 10 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
10 8 (1.55%) JBoss
10 8 (1.55%) SAP Portal
11 7 (1.35%) Headless CMS
12 5 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.97%) IIS
12 5 (0.97%) Luigi
Applications
1 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (6.77%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (4.45%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (4.26%) SunGard Martini
4 11 (2.13%) SAP FI-CA
4 11 (2.13%) SAP PSCD
5 10 (1.93%) HFM
6 7 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.77%) Demantra
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.58%) Maximo
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.39%) Actimize
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 81 (15.67%) AWS
2 49 (9.48%) Azure
3 23 (4.45%) Amazon S3
4 16 (3.09%) Google Analytics
5 15 (2.90%) Snowflake
6 14 (2.71%) GitHub
7 13 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (2.51%) PaaS
8 12 (2.32%) Power Platform
9 9 (1.74%) GCP
10 5 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.97%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 4 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.77%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.77%) Serverless
12 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.39%) IaaS
13 2 (0.39%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.93%) Firewall
1 10 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.74%) DNS
3 8 (1.55%) DHCP
3 8 (1.55%) Internet
4 7 (1.35%) 4G
4 7 (1.35%) 5G
4 7 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (1.16%) SAN
6 5 (0.97%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.97%) LTE
6 5 (0.97%) VPN
7 4 (0.77%) SNMP
7 4 (0.77%) SSH
7 4 (0.77%) TACACS
8 3 (0.58%) Broadband
8 3 (0.58%) FTP
8 3 (0.58%) InfiniBand
9 2 (0.39%) 3G
9 2 (0.39%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (28.05%) Oracle Database 12c
2 96 (18.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 84 (16.25%) Relational Database
4 69 (13.35%) Data Warehouse
5 59 (11.41%) Oracle ODI
6 48 (9.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 46 (8.90%) MySQL
7 46 (8.90%) SQL Server
8 41 (7.93%) Oracle Reports
9 40 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (6.77%) Oracle Exadata
10 35 (6.77%) RDBMS
11 32 (6.19%) Star Schema
12 25 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (4.45%) Tableau
14 20 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (3.29%) SAP BW
16 15 (2.90%) Endeca
17 14 (2.71%) Big Data
17 14 (2.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 60 (11.61%) JIRA
2 53 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 53 (10.25%) Oracle APEX
3 39 (7.54%) Jenkins
4 35 (6.77%) Visual Studio
5 31 (6.00%) Subversion
6 24 (4.64%) TeamCity
7 23 (4.45%) CppUnit
8 22 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (3.68%) Bitbucket
10 15 (2.90%) Maven
11 14 (2.71%) IntelliJ
12 12 (2.32%) Postman
13 11 (2.13%) SoapUI
14 10 (1.93%) SonarQube
14 10 (1.93%) Toad
15 7 (1.35%) Artifactory
16 6 (1.16%) Robot Framework
17 5 (0.97%) JUnit
17 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 143 (27.66%) Social Skills
2 96 (18.57%) Finance
3 60 (11.61%) Banking
4 43 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (7.54%) Public Sector
6 33 (6.38%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.55%) Back Office
8 8 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (1.55%) Front Office
9 7 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (1.35%) Retail
10 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (0.77%) Local Government
11 3 (0.58%) Legal
12 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.39%) Public Speaking
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (30.56%) Developer
2 118 (22.82%) DBA
3 97 (18.76%) Oracle DBA
4 49 (9.48%) Oracle Developer
5 44 (8.51%) Analyst
6 40 (7.74%) Consultant
7 37 (7.16%) Architect
7 37 (7.16%) Java Developer
8 24 (4.64%) Administrator
9 23 (4.45%) C++ Developer
9 23 (4.45%) Oracle Consultant
10 22 (4.26%) Data Engineer
11 20 (3.87%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
12 16 (3.09%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.09%) Software Engineer
13 15 (2.90%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 14 (2.71%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 13 (2.51%) OBIEE Consultant
15 13 (2.51%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.70%) XML
2 51 (9.86%) JSON
3 48 (9.28%) Spring
4 40 (7.74%) .NET
5 35 (6.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 33 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 26 (5.03%) Spring Boot
7 26 (5.03%) Web Services
8 24 (4.64%) HTML
9 23 (4.45%) AngularJS
9 23 (4.45%) REST
10 22 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 22 (4.26%) Middleware
10 22 (4.26%) STL
11 20 (3.87%) Kafka
12 19 (3.68%) CSS
12 19 (3.68%) SOAP
13 18 (3.48%) RESTful
14 15 (2.90%) LDAP
15 14 (2.71%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.22%) Clustering
2 18 (3.48%) Fixed Income
3 15 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 15 (2.90%) Oracle Exalytics
4 13 (2.51%) Data Structures
5 12 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.93%) Derivative
7 10 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 10 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (1.74%) Replication
9 8 (1.55%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (0.97%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.97%) PKI
12 4 (0.77%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.77%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.58%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 118 (22.82%) Linux
2 101 (19.54%) Windows
3 92 (17.79%) Unix
4 31 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 30 (5.80%) AIX
6 21 (4.06%) Solaris
7 14 (2.71%) Oracle Linux
7 14 (2.71%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (2.32%) SUSE
9 9 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.97%) HPUX
12 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.39%) VMS
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (20.31%) Migration
3 76 (14.70%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (14.70%) ETL
4 71 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
5 65 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (11.41%) Scrum
7 58 (11.22%) Analytics
8 56 (10.83%) Test Automation
9 44 (8.51%) DevOps
10 38 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (6.77%) Unit Testing
12 33 (6.38%) Data Modelling
12 33 (6.38%) Kanban
13 31 (6.00%) Data Integration
13 31 (6.00%) Regression Testing
13 31 (6.00%) TDD
14 30 (5.80%) Software Engineering
15 29 (5.61%) OO
15 29 (5.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 253 (48.94%) SQL
2 134 (25.92%) PL/SQL
3 115 (22.24%) Java
4 88 (17.02%) Python
5 48 (9.28%) C#
6 38 (7.35%) C++
7 37 (7.16%) JavaScript
8 36 (6.96%) Shell Script
9 28 (5.42%) Java 8
10 20 (3.87%) Perl
11 16 (3.09%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.90%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.51%) C
14 10 (1.93%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.93%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.55%) PHP
16 5 (0.97%) COBOL
16 5 (0.97%) Scala
16 5 (0.97%) VB
17 4 (0.77%) ES6
Qualifications
1 116 (22.44%) Security Cleared
2 83 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.84%) Degree
4 14 (2.71%) ISEB
4 14 (2.71%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.51%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (2.13%) TOGAF Certification
7 10 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.55%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (1.55%) OCPJP
8 8 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (1.55%) Sun Certification
9 7 (1.35%) OCP
10 2 (0.39%) IIBA
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.68%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.48%) QA
3 9 (1.74%) GDPR
4 5 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.77%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.77%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.39%) IFRS
7 1 (0.19%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) GAAP
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 32 (6.19%) Oracle RAC
2 30 (5.80%) Docker
3 22 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 16 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (1.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.19%) HDFS
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.19%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (8.51%) Oracle RMAN
2 39 (7.54%) Data Guard
3 24 (4.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.93%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (1.93%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.74%) Ansible
7 7 (1.35%) Control-M
8 6 (1.16%) BladeLogic
8 6 (1.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 6 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
8 6 (1.16%) SCCM
8 6 (1.16%) Terraform
9 4 (0.77%) HP NNM
9 4 (0.77%) Puppet
10 3 (0.58%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.58%) yum
11 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 517 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (8.32%) SAP
3 41 (7.93%) IBM
4 29 (5.61%) Informatica
4 29 (5.61%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.45%) FIS
6 22 (4.26%) SunGard
7 21 (4.06%) Red Hat
8 20 (3.87%) VMware
9 18 (3.48%) Google
10 15 (2.90%) Murex
11 14 (2.71%) Hyperion
12 11 (2.13%) Serena
12 11 (2.13%) Splunk
13 10 (1.93%) Delphix
14 9 (1.74%) BT
14 9 (1.74%) Micro Focus
14 9 (1.74%) Sun
15 8 (1.55%) BEA
15 8 (1.55%) HP