Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 213 146
Rank change year-on-year -28 -67 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,036 1,194 1,642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.16% 1.29% 1.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.15% 5.92% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 745 989
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £325 £308 £293
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 27
England median hourly rate £41.00 £33.08 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.96% -17.31% +0.95%
10th Percentile £33.84 £16.98 £24.60
90th Percentile £60.25 £44.43 £43.85
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £33.08 £40.00
% change year-on-year +24.72% -17.31% -

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 20,122 20,160 19,964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.50% 21.83% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,972 14,195 13,456
England median daily rate £488 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £295
90th Percentile £650 £631 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 261
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +26.03% -0.45%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.06 £58.13 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% +23.64% -1.79%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -8 438 £463 -2.63% 60
South East -27 239 £450 - 57
Midlands -9 124 £413 +3.00% 14
North of England -65 95 £425 +6.25% 42
East of England +28 77 £498 +27.56% 20
West Midlands -16 77 £450 - 5
South West -11 55 £450 +26.76% 13
East Midlands -10 47 £364 +21.33% 9
Yorkshire -19 45 £425 +7.94% 14
North West -39 35 £394 -1.56% 21
North East -16 14 £500 +11.00% 7
South Coast - 1 - -
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,036 (100.00%) Oracle
2 505 (48.75%) SQL
3 292 (28.19%) Linux
4 258 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
5 250 (24.13%) Oracle Database 12c
6 242 (23.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 239 (23.07%) PL/SQL
8 228 (22.01%) Java
9 211 (20.37%) SQL Server
10 197 (19.02%) Security Cleared
11 194 (18.73%) Unix
12 191 (18.44%) Finance
13 164 (15.83%) Windows
14 159 (15.35%) SC Cleared
15 148 (14.29%) Migration
16 135 (13.03%) ETL
17 129 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
18 127 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
19 124 (11.97%) Microsoft
20 117 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
21 114 (11.00%) Relational Database
21 114 (11.00%) Git (software)
22 113 (10.91%) DevOps
23 112 (10.81%) Python
24 108 (10.42%) Scrum
24 108 (10.42%) Jenkins
25 107 (10.33%) Middleware
26 101 (9.75%) Oracle RAC
27 99 (9.56%) Spring
28 98 (9.46%) 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 98 (9.46%) WebLogic
2 67 (6.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 45 (4.34%) Confluence
4 44 (4.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 22 (2.12%) IIS
6 21 (2.03%) WebSphere
7 18 (1.74%) Apache
8 15 (1.45%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.35%) JBoss
10 13 (1.25%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.97%) CMS
13 8 (0.77%) SAS
14 7 (0.68%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.48%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.48%) NetWeaver
16 4 (0.39%) ArcGIS
16 4 (0.39%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.29%) LiveLink
Applications
1 34 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.097%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 32 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
1 32 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (2.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (1.35%) Maximo
5 7 (0.68%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
5 7 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 4 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Utilities
8 3 (0.29%) Siebel CRM
9 2 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 129 (12.45%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.90%) IaaS
4 28 (2.70%) PaaS
5 21 (2.03%) SaaS
6 15 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.06%) Office 365
8 10 (0.97%) Datadog
9 9 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.39%) GitHub
11 4 (0.39%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.39%) Oracle CX
11 4 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.19%) Serverless
12 2 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.38%) Firewall
2 20 (1.93%) Internet
3 16 (1.54%) VLAN
4 15 (1.45%) SAN
5 13 (1.25%) DNS
6 12 (1.16%) TCP/IP
7 11 (1.06%) HTTP
8 9 (0.87%) DSL
8 9 (0.87%) VPN
9 8 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (0.77%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.68%) NAS
11 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.39%) SMTP
12 4 (0.39%) SSL
13 3 (0.29%) Broadband
13 3 (0.29%) DHCP
13 3 (0.29%) PuTTY
14 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.19%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (24.13%) Oracle Database 12c
2 242 (23.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 211 (20.37%) SQL Server
4 127 (12.26%) Data Warehouse
5 114 (11.00%) Relational Database
6 93 (8.98%) Oracle Reports
7 87 (8.40%) RDBMS
8 83 (8.01%) MySQL
9 74 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 69 (6.66%) Oracle ODI
11 62 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
12 49 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 48 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 33 (3.19%) Big Data
16 32 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
17 31 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 30 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
19 28 (2.70%) Hadoop
20 25 (2.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 114 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 108 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 79 (7.63%) JIRA
4 67 (6.47%) Maven
5 44 (4.25%) Oracle Forms
6 40 (3.86%) Sonatype Nexus
7 35 (3.38%) Subversion
8 34 (3.28%) Toad
9 31 (2.99%) JUnit
10 19 (1.83%) ProC
10 19 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 18 (1.74%) Oracle APEX
12 17 (1.64%) SoapUI
13 16 (1.54%) Selenium
14 13 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.16%) Visual Studio
16 11 (1.06%) Eclipse
16 11 (1.06%) GitLab
17 10 (0.97%) Cucumber
17 10 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 191 (18.44%) Finance
2 84 (8.11%) Banking
3 35 (3.38%) Investment Banking
4 30 (2.90%) Retail
5 27 (2.61%) Front Office
6 16 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.45%) Back Office
8 11 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.87%) Marketing
10 7 (0.68%) Law
10 7 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.58%) Electronics
11 6 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.39%) Games
12 4 (0.39%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 384 (37.07%) Developer
2 195 (18.82%) DBA
3 151 (14.58%) Oracle DBA
4 144 (13.90%) Oracle Developer
5 131 (12.64%) Architect
6 87 (8.40%) Analyst
7 82 (7.92%) Java Developer
8 69 (6.66%) Consultant
9 58 (5.60%) Administrator
10 51 (4.92%) Oracle Architect
11 49 (4.73%) SQL Developer
12 43 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (3.76%) ETL Developer
14 38 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 38 (3.67%) PL/SQL Developer
15 37 (3.57%) Technical Architect
16 33 (3.19%) .NET Developer
17 28 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
18 27 (2.61%) Data Architect
18 27 (2.61%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (10.33%) Middleware
2 99 (9.56%) Spring
3 98 (9.46%) XML
4 97 (9.36%) .NET
5 88 (8.49%) Web Services
6 82 (7.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 67 (6.47%) Oracle Fusion
8 53 (5.12%) HTML
9 46 (4.44%) CSS
10 43 (4.15%) J2EE
11 42 (4.05%) Spring Boot
12 41 (3.96%) SOAP
13 39 (3.76%) JSON
14 37 (3.57%) REST
15 29 (2.80%) jQuery
16 27 (2.61%) Hibernate
17 26 (2.51%) Oracle ADF
18 24 (2.32%) YAML
19 23 (2.22%) Apache Camel
20 22 (2.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.12%) Replication
3 33 (3.19%) Clustering
3 33 (3.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 18 (1.74%) Public Cloud
5 16 (1.54%) User Experience
6 15 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.06%) Hedge funds
8 11 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 11 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.97%) NHS
10 9 (0.87%) EMC Centera
10 9 (0.87%) EMC VMAX
10 9 (0.87%) EMC VNX
11 8 (0.77%) Equities
11 8 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Licensing
12 7 (0.68%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 292 (28.19%) Linux
2 194 (18.73%) Unix
3 164 (15.83%) Windows
4 80 (7.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 44 (4.25%) Solaris
7 40 (3.86%) AIX
8 28 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (1.25%) CentOS
11 12 (1.16%) OpenVMS
11 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (1.06%) SUSE
13 7 (0.68%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.68%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.29%) Android
14 3 (0.29%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (0.29%) Debian
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (14.29%) Migration
3 135 (13.03%) ETL
4 117 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
5 113 (10.91%) DevOps
6 108 (10.42%) Scrum
7 96 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
8 88 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
9 79 (7.63%) Data Modelling
10 77 (7.43%) ITIL
11 72 (6.95%) SDLC
12 67 (6.47%) SOA
13 65 (6.27%) Test Automation
14 50 (4.83%) Configuration Management
14 50 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (4.73%) Disaster Recovery
16 47 (4.54%) Project Management
16 47 (4.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 47 (4.54%) TDD
17 46 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 505 (48.75%) SQL
2 239 (23.07%) PL/SQL
3 228 (22.01%) Java
4 112 (10.81%) Python
5 88 (8.49%) C#
6 72 (6.95%) Shell Script
7 58 (5.60%) T-SQL
8 53 (5.12%) JavaScript
9 49 (4.73%) Perl
10 44 (4.25%) Java 8
10 44 (4.25%) PowerShell
11 32 (3.09%) C
12 26 (2.51%) C++
13 22 (2.12%) Ruby
14 19 (1.83%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.45%) VBA
16 11 (1.06%) VB
17 8 (0.77%) PHP
18 7 (0.68%) Groovy
19 6 (0.58%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 197 (19.02%) Security Cleared
2 159 (15.35%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.15%) Degree
4 25 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
5 24 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.32%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.03%) OCP
7 16 (1.54%) RHCE
8 14 (1.35%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.68%) CISM
10 7 (0.68%) CISSP
11 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
11 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.48%) ISEB
12 5 (0.48%) OCPJP
12 5 (0.48%) Sun Certification
13 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.097%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.54%) QA
2 24 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.54%) GDPR
4 10 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.87%) Basel III
6 3 (0.29%) SLA
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) PMO
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.097%) HL7
8 1 (0.097%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.097%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.097%) TickIT
System Software
1 101 (9.75%) Oracle RAC
2 59 (5.69%) Docker
3 44 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.93%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.77%) vSphere
7 6 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.48%) XenApp
9 3 (0.29%) Ceph
9 3 (0.29%) HDFS
10 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.19%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.19%) NFS
10 2 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.097%) Postfix
11 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 70 (6.76%) Data Guard
2 67 (6.47%) Ansible
3 54 (5.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 49 (4.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 39 (3.76%) Puppet
6 21 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.74%) Kubernetes
7 18 (1.74%) ZABBIX
8 17 (1.64%) Nagios
9 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 15 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (1.45%) Foglight
11 11 (1.06%) Terraform
12 10 (0.97%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.87%) SCCM
14 8 (0.77%) nmon
15 7 (0.68%) HP ALM
15 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.58%) Tivoli
17 4 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1,036 (100.00%) Oracle
2 124 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 81 (7.82%) Red Hat
4 70 (6.76%) VMware
5 54 (5.21%) IBM
6 50 (4.83%) SAP
7 25 (2.41%) HP
8 23 (2.22%) Informatica
9 22 (2.12%) Citrix
10 20 (1.93%) Cloudera
11 19 (1.83%) Sybase
11 19 (1.83%) Teradata
12 15 (1.45%) Google
12 15 (1.45%) Imperva
12 15 (1.45%) Netezza
12 15 (1.45%) Riverbed
12 15 (1.45%) Syclo
13 14 (1.35%) EXASOL
14 13 (1.25%) Splunk
15 10 (0.97%) Qualys