Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 247 210
Rank change year-on-year +26 -37 -79
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 960 1,056 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.12% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.67% 4.93% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 609 764
England median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.59% +3.03%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £631 £575 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 26
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.44 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -2.62% +1.25%
10th Percentile £21.42 £31.95 £17.88
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.33 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £39.38 £41.13
% change year-on-year +2.86% -4.26% +2.81%

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 16,943 21,415 20,231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.79% 22.71% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,710 15,089 13,804
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £315 £308
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 215 258
England median hourly rate £33.79 £32.48 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +6.04% +7.46%
10th Percentile £12.71 £13.81 £13.43
90th Percentile £65.00 £56.02 £52.88
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +55 365 £475 - 44
South East -8 233 £475 +11.76% 36
North of England +36 140 £475 +11.76% 36
Midlands +10 84 £463 +15.63% 27
North West +59 77 £475 +26.67% 19
South West +2 66 £450 +9.09% 8
East of England +53 64 £488 +8.33% 10
West Midlands +18 58 £463 +8.82% 13
Yorkshire +11 48 £440 +3.53% 8
East Midlands +7 21 £426 +10.71% 14
North East +13 15 £504 -4.05% 9
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 960 (100.00%) Oracle
2 553 (57.60%) SQL
3 286 (29.79%) PL/SQL
4 258 (26.88%) Security Cleared
5 255 (26.56%) Linux
6 233 (24.27%) Java
7 226 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
8 220 (22.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 217 (22.60%) Unix
10 212 (22.08%) SC Cleared
11 201 (20.94%) SQL Server
12 185 (19.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 166 (17.29%) Migration
14 162 (16.88%) Windows
15 153 (15.94%) Finance
16 152 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
17 131 (13.65%) Oracle RAC
18 128 (13.33%) ETL
19 119 (12.40%) Shell Script
20 115 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
21 114 (11.88%) Data Guard
21 114 (11.88%) AWS
22 113 (11.77%) Performance Tuning
23 110 (11.46%) Azure
24 107 (11.15%) DevOps
25 106 (11.04%) Data Modelling
25 106 (11.04%) MySQL
26 93 (9.69%) Relational Database
27 92 (9.58%) Microsoft
28 91 (9.48%) XML

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 71 (7.40%) WebLogic
2 57 (5.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (3.54%) Confluence
4 33 (3.44%) Tomcat
5 20 (2.08%) IIS
6 17 (1.77%) Apache
7 16 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 15 (1.56%) NetWeaver
8 15 (1.56%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.35%) CMS
9 13 (1.35%) JBoss
10 12 (1.25%) ArcGIS
10 12 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.94%) SAP Portal
13 8 (0.83%) GlassFish
14 7 (0.73%) Jetty
14 7 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.10%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.10%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 65 (6.77%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (2.19%) Siebel CRM
4 17 (1.77%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
6 9 (0.94%) Sonata
7 8 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (0.63%) Misys Opics
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
10 5 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 5 (0.52%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 114 (11.88%) AWS
2 110 (11.46%) Azure
3 38 (3.96%) PaaS
4 29 (3.02%) GitHub
4 29 (3.02%) Power Platform
5 27 (2.81%) GCP
6 26 (2.71%) SaaS
7 16 (1.67%) IaaS
8 14 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (1.35%) Office 365
10 10 (1.04%) IBM Blueworks
11 8 (0.83%) Apigee
11 8 (0.83%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 7 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.63%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.63%) Trello
14 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.19%) Firewall
2 19 (1.98%) SAN
2 19 (1.98%) WAN
3 16 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.56%) Internet
5 14 (1.46%) DNS
5 14 (1.46%) LAN
6 10 (1.04%) NAS
6 10 (1.04%) VPN
7 9 (0.94%) SSL
8 7 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.63%) Intranet
9 6 (0.63%) Skype
9 6 (0.63%) SSH
10 4 (0.42%) DHCP
10 4 (0.42%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.42%) HTTP
10 4 (0.42%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.42%) MPLS
10 4 (0.42%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (22.92%) Oracle Database 12c
2 201 (20.94%) SQL Server
3 185 (19.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 152 (15.83%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (11.04%) MySQL
6 93 (9.69%) Relational Database
7 85 (8.85%) PostgreSQL
8 75 (7.81%) Oracle ODI
8 75 (7.81%) RDBMS
9 71 (7.40%) Oracle Reports
10 65 (6.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 62 (6.46%) Oracle Database 10g
12 45 (4.69%) MongoDB
13 41 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (4.06%) Big Data
15 31 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
16 29 (3.02%) Power BI
17 26 (2.71%) Oracle Exadata
18 24 (2.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
19 23 (2.40%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 61 (6.35%) JIRA
2 60 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 57 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 44 (4.58%) JUnit
5 38 (3.96%) Maven
6 31 (3.23%) Subversion
7 30 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
7 30 (3.13%) Selenium
8 22 (2.29%) Eclipse
9 21 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (1.98%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.98%) SoapUI
11 18 (1.88%) Gradle
12 17 (1.77%) Ant
12 17 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (1.67%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.35%) GitLab
15 12 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (0.94%) LoadRunner
17 8 (0.83%) ProC
General
1 153 (15.94%) Finance
2 91 (9.48%) Banking
3 65 (6.77%) Public Sector
4 27 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.60%) Back Office
6 23 (2.40%) Retail
7 20 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.04%) Front Office
10 7 (0.73%) Police
11 6 (0.63%) Electronics
11 6 (0.63%) International Banking
11 6 (0.63%) Marketing
12 5 (0.52%) Games
13 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.42%) Automotive
13 4 (0.42%) Publishing
14 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.31%) Legal
15 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 329 (34.27%) Developer
2 263 (27.40%) DBA
3 231 (24.06%) Oracle DBA
4 91 (9.48%) Oracle Developer
5 68 (7.08%) Administrator
5 68 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 61 (6.35%) Consultant
7 58 (6.04%) Architect
8 50 (5.21%) Analyst
9 41 (4.27%) Senior DBA
10 39 (4.06%) SC Cleared DBA
11 34 (3.54%) SQL Developer
12 32 (3.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
13 29 (3.02%) C# Developer
13 29 (3.02%) SQL DBA
14 24 (2.50%) Senior Developer
15 22 (2.29%) DevOps Engineer
16 21 (2.19%) ETL Developer
16 21 (2.19%) PL/SQL Developer
16 21 (2.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (9.48%) XML
2 76 (7.92%) Web Services
3 74 (7.71%) Spring
4 71 (7.40%) .NET
5 64 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 57 (5.94%) Middleware
7 53 (5.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 50 (5.21%) HTML
9 43 (4.48%) REST
10 38 (3.96%) JSON
10 38 (3.96%) SOAP
11 35 (3.65%) RESTful
12 33 (3.44%) Spring Boot
13 30 (3.13%) CSS
14 27 (2.81%) jQuery
15 26 (2.71%) WinForms
16 24 (2.50%) XSD
17 22 (2.29%) Hibernate
18 21 (2.19%) XSLT
19 18 (1.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (7.08%) Clustering
2 63 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (5.73%) Replication
4 25 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 19 (1.98%) Derivative
7 14 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.46%) User Experience
8 12 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (1.25%) Mainframe
8 12 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 9 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.83%) CMDB
10 8 (0.83%) NHS
11 7 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Licensing
12 6 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 255 (26.56%) Linux
2 217 (22.60%) Unix
3 162 (16.88%) Windows
4 85 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (7.19%) Windows Server
6 49 (5.10%) Solaris
7 43 (4.48%) AIX
8 25 (2.60%) CentOS
9 24 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (2.08%) SUSE
12 9 (0.94%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.83%) Android
14 7 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.73%) HPUX
14 7 (0.73%) OpenVMS
15 6 (0.63%) Debian
15 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (23.54%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (17.29%) Migration
3 128 (13.33%) ETL
4 115 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
5 113 (11.77%) Performance Tuning
6 107 (11.15%) DevOps
7 106 (11.04%) Data Modelling
8 90 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
9 88 (9.17%) Scrum
10 62 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (5.94%) SOA
12 56 (5.83%) CRM
12 56 (5.83%) TDD
13 55 (5.73%) Microservices
14 54 (5.63%) ERP
15 48 (5.00%) Unit Testing
16 46 (4.79%) Test Automation
17 45 (4.69%) ITIL
18 42 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (4.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 553 (57.60%) SQL
2 286 (29.79%) PL/SQL
3 233 (24.27%) Java
4 119 (12.40%) Shell Script
5 72 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 61 (6.35%) Python
7 60 (6.25%) C#
8 52 (5.42%) PowerShell
9 49 (5.10%) T-SQL
10 37 (3.85%) Perl
11 28 (2.92%) C++
12 23 (2.40%) Java 8
12 23 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 21 (2.19%) VBA
14 18 (1.88%) XQuery
15 17 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.77%) C
16 16 (1.67%) VB
17 15 (1.56%) Scala
18 14 (1.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 258 (26.88%) Security Cleared
2 212 (22.08%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.75%) Degree
4 22 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.56%) ISEB
5 15 (1.56%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 13 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.25%) OCP
7 12 (1.25%) Sun Certification
8 10 (1.04%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.83%) OCA
11 4 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
12 3 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.31%) PMP
13 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.90%) QA
2 20 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.15%) SLA
4 4 (0.42%) GDPR
4 4 (0.42%) PMO
5 3 (0.31%) COREP
5 3 (0.31%) FINREP
6 2 (0.21%) HL7
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.10%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (13.65%) Oracle RAC
2 43 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.19%) Docker
4 19 (1.98%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.35%) vSphere
6 9 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.83%) HDFS
8 6 (0.63%) OCFS2
9 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.31%) Ceph
11 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.10%) Corosync
12 1 (0.10%) Gluster
12 1 (0.10%) KVM
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.10%) RHEV
12 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 114 (11.88%) Data Guard
2 74 (7.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 60 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 32 (3.33%) Ansible
5 29 (3.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 29 (3.02%) Kubernetes
6 17 (1.77%) Puppet
7 16 (1.67%) Terraform
8 11 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.15%) Prometheus
9 9 (0.94%) Grafana
9 9 (0.94%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.63%) Salt
10 6 (0.63%) SCCM
11 5 (0.52%) Control-M
11 5 (0.52%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.52%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 5 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 5 (0.52%) SCOM
12 4 (0.42%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 960 (100.00%) Oracle
2 92 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 75 (7.81%) IBM
4 74 (7.71%) Red Hat
5 62 (6.46%) Informatica
6 55 (5.73%) VMware
7 54 (5.63%) SAP
8 36 (3.75%) HP
9 32 (3.33%) Sybase
10 30 (3.13%) Citrix
11 26 (2.71%) OpenText
12 25 (2.60%) Siebel
13 24 (2.50%) Google
13 24 (2.50%) Tableau
14 18 (1.88%) Sun
15 14 (1.46%) Atlassian
15 14 (1.46%) Cisco
16 12 (1.25%) NetApp
17 11 (1.15%) TIBCO
17 11 (1.15%) Veritas