Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 173 116
Rank change year-on-year -60 -57 -18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,129 1,376 2,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.56% 2.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.21% 6.91% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 873 1,341
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.19%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £560
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 26
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +0.90% -6.94%
10th Percentile £20.28 £35.70 £27.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £45.55 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29% -9.44%

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 21,685 19,908 22,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.82% 22.53% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,276 13,351 15,238
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 243 329
England median hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £29.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +0.40% +19.52%
10th Percentile £14.33 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.38 £50.20 £51.05
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.84% +8.77% +14.00%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 -84 397 £475 +5.56% 60
South East -16 354 £425 -1.16% 44
Midlands +5 136 £413 +3.00% 18
North of England -69 130 £406 +4.17% 22
West Midlands +6 74 £413 -8.33% 15
East Midlands 0 61 £413 +12.24% 3
Yorkshire -5 61 £425 +13.33% 4
East of England -14 55 £503 +21.82% 5
North West -72 54 £375 -9.09% 16
South West -50 44 £375 +3.45% 15
North East -27 17 £475 +18.75% 2
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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 1,129 (100.00%) Oracle
2 555 (49.16%) SQL
3 376 (33.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 333 (29.50%) Linux
5 331 (29.32%) PL/SQL
6 315 (27.90%) Java
7 284 (25.16%) Unix
8 278 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
9 258 (22.85%) Finance
10 252 (22.32%) SQL Server
11 229 (20.28%) Oracle Database 12c
12 211 (18.69%) Windows
13 197 (17.45%) Web Services
14 196 (17.36%) Microsoft
15 143 (12.67%) Migration
15 143 (12.67%) .NET
15 143 (12.67%) Security Cleared
16 138 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
16 138 (12.22%) Relational Database
17 134 (11.87%) XML
18 133 (11.78%) SOA
18 133 (11.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 131 (11.60%) Oracle Database 10g
20 128 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
20 128 (11.34%) ETL
21 125 (11.07%) DevOps
22 124 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
23 121 (10.72%) Shell Script
24 118 (10.45%) Jenkins
25 117 (10.36%) Performance Tuning

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
1 133 (11.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 97 (8.59%) WebLogic
3 66 (5.85%) Oracle Service Bus
4 60 (5.31%) Tomcat
5 56 (4.96%) Confluence
6 53 (4.69%) WebSphere
7 35 (3.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 31 (2.75%) Apache
9 29 (2.57%) JBoss
10 22 (1.95%) IIS
11 18 (1.59%) Apache Spark
12 14 (1.24%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.24%) Liferay
13 12 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.97%) CMS
14 11 (0.97%) GemFire
14 11 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
15 10 (0.89%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.80%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 43 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.71%) HipChat
6 5 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.089%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 50 (4.43%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (2.92%) Oracle Applications
3 32 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (2.57%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (1.86%) Siebel CRM
6 18 (1.59%) Oracle Utilities
7 16 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
8 14 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 12 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
11 8 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (0.71%) Endur
12 7 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (0.53%) NetSuite
13 6 (0.53%) OpenLink RightAngle
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
14 5 (0.44%) Oracle TCA
15 4 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 94 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.86%) PaaS
4 16 (1.42%) GitHub
5 12 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (0.80%) IaaS
7 8 (0.71%) Boomi
7 8 (0.71%) Office 365
8 7 (0.62%) SaaS
9 6 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.53%) FinancialForce
10 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.44%) iPaaS
10 5 (0.44%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.54%) SAN
2 26 (2.30%) PuTTY
2 26 (2.30%) WinSCP
3 21 (1.86%) DNS
3 21 (1.86%) Firewall
3 21 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.42%) Internet
5 15 (1.33%) HTTP
6 14 (1.24%) FTP
7 13 (1.15%) LAN
8 11 (0.97%) WAN
9 10 (0.89%) SMS
10 9 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
10 9 (0.80%) SSL
10 9 (0.80%) VPN
11 7 (0.62%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.62%) NAS
12 5 (0.44%) SSH
13 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (33.30%) Oracle Database 11g
2 252 (22.32%) SQL Server
3 229 (20.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 138 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
4 138 (12.22%) Relational Database
5 131 (11.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 107 (9.48%) RDBMS
7 104 (9.21%) Oracle Reports
8 94 (8.33%) MySQL
9 75 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
10 61 (5.40%) Oracle BI EE
11 58 (5.14%) Oracle ODI
12 45 (3.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
14 34 (3.01%) MongoDB
15 31 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (2.30%) Big Data
16 26 (2.30%) PowerCenter
17 24 (2.13%) Oracle Exadata
17 24 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 118 (10.45%) Jenkins
2 101 (8.95%) Git (software)
2 101 (8.95%) JIRA
3 65 (5.76%) Selenium
4 64 (5.67%) Subversion
5 63 (5.58%) Maven
6 60 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 59 (5.23%) SoapUI
8 55 (4.87%) Eclipse
9 54 (4.78%) Oracle APEX
10 48 (4.25%) Oracle Forms
11 41 (3.63%) Ant
12 37 (3.28%) Cucumber
13 33 (2.92%) Visual Studio
14 32 (2.83%) SpecFlow
15 31 (2.75%) HP UFT
15 31 (2.75%) JUnit
16 27 (2.39%) Toad
17 25 (2.21%) LoadRunner
18 23 (2.04%) TestNG
General
1 258 (22.85%) Finance
2 89 (7.88%) Banking
3 39 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.57%) Retail
5 21 (1.86%) Front Office
5 21 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 20 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.89%) Electronics
7 10 (0.89%) Marketing
8 9 (0.80%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.62%) Back Office
10 6 (0.53%) Advertising
11 5 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.44%) Legal
12 4 (0.35%) Law
12 4 (0.35%) Military
12 4 (0.35%) Publishing
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.089%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 421 (37.29%) Developer
2 197 (17.45%) DBA
3 170 (15.06%) Oracle DBA
4 136 (12.05%) Oracle Developer
5 102 (9.03%) Analyst
6 99 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 95 (8.41%) Architect
8 93 (8.24%) SQL Developer
9 71 (6.29%) PL/SQL Developer
10 63 (5.58%) Consultant
11 48 (4.25%) Administrator
12 46 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 40 (3.54%) C# Developer
14 38 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
15 32 (2.83%) Senior Developer
16 28 (2.48%) SQL DBA
17 27 (2.39%) C# .NET Developer
17 27 (2.39%) Oracle Consultant
18 25 (2.21%) Data Analyst
19 24 (2.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (17.45%) Web Services
2 143 (12.67%) .NET
3 134 (11.87%) XML
4 108 (9.57%) Spring
5 103 (9.12%) REST
6 102 (9.03%) Middleware
7 100 (8.86%) SOAP
8 90 (7.97%) HTML
9 81 (7.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 76 (6.73%) JSON
11 74 (6.55%) JMS
12 69 (6.11%) RESTful
13 66 (5.85%) J2EE
14 56 (4.96%) CSS
15 55 (4.87%) Hibernate
16 45 (3.99%) Spring Boot
17 44 (3.90%) jQuery
18 43 (3.81%) XSD
19 40 (3.54%) EJB
20 39 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (6.47%) Clustering
3 46 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
4 37 (3.28%) Replication
5 32 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (2.21%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.68%) User Experience
10 14 (1.24%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.15%) Derivative
12 12 (1.06%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.06%) Reference Data
13 11 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.89%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (0.71%) NHS
16 8 (0.71%) PKI
17 7 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 333 (29.50%) Linux
2 284 (25.16%) Unix
3 211 (18.69%) Windows
4 86 (7.62%) Windows Server
5 69 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (5.31%) AIX
7 59 (5.23%) Solaris
8 38 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.42%) SUSE
11 12 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (0.89%) Android
12 10 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.62%) CentOS
15 6 (0.53%) OpenVMS
15 6 (0.53%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.44%) HPUX
16 5 (0.44%) VMS
16 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (12.67%) Migration
3 133 (11.78%) SOA
4 128 (11.34%) Business Intelligence
4 128 (11.34%) ETL
5 125 (11.07%) DevOps
6 124 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
7 117 (10.36%) Performance Tuning
8 115 (10.19%) Scrum
9 91 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 71 (6.29%) SDLC
11 69 (6.11%) Data Modelling
12 66 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
13 60 (5.31%) Data Migration
14 57 (5.05%) Analytics
14 57 (5.05%) Kanban
15 55 (4.87%) TDD
15 55 (4.87%) Unit Testing
16 52 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 51 (4.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 555 (49.16%) SQL
2 331 (29.32%) PL/SQL
3 315 (27.90%) Java
4 121 (10.72%) Shell Script
5 109 (9.65%) C#
6 90 (7.97%) JavaScript
7 83 (7.35%) Python
8 55 (4.87%) PowerShell
9 44 (3.90%) C
10 40 (3.54%) T-SQL
11 37 (3.28%) Perl
12 34 (3.01%) Java 8
13 26 (2.30%) Scala
14 25 (2.21%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.21%) F#
15 22 (1.95%) VBA
15 22 (1.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 20 (1.77%) Ruby
17 18 (1.59%) VB
18 17 (1.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 89 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 60 (5.31%) Degree
4 39 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (3.37%) ISEB
6 30 (2.66%) DV Cleared
7 24 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 21 (1.86%) ISTQB
8 21 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (0.80%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.71%) OCP
13 6 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.27%) BC Cleared
16 3 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.75%) QA
2 27 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.59%) SLA
4 14 (1.24%) GDPR
5 11 (0.97%) GCP
6 8 (0.71%) PMO
7 6 (0.53%) MiFID
8 3 (0.27%) HL7
8 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.18%) SEPA
9 2 (0.18%) WCAG
10 1 (0.089%) COREP
10 1 (0.089%) DICOM
10 1 (0.089%) GxP
10 1 (0.089%) IFRS
10 1 (0.089%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.089%) ISO 9002
10 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.089%) TickIT
System Software
1 72 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
2 42 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 34 (3.01%) vSphere
4 32 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (2.66%) Docker
6 12 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.71%) LXC
9 5 (0.44%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.35%) NFS
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) vCloud
11 2 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.089%) Samba
12 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.089%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.089%) Xen
Systems Management
1 75 (6.64%) Data Guard
2 61 (5.40%) Oracle RMAN
3 45 (3.99%) Ansible
3 45 (3.99%) Puppet
4 44 (3.90%) HP ALM
5 32 (2.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 29 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (1.68%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 17 (1.51%) Kubernetes
9 16 (1.42%) Terraform
10 14 (1.24%) Control-M
11 13 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 12 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
12 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.80%) Oozie
14 9 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
14 9 (0.80%) SCOM
15 8 (0.71%) Rancher
15 8 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,129 (100.00%) Oracle
2 196 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 78 (6.91%) Red Hat
3 78 (6.91%) VMware
4 69 (6.11%) IBM
5 56 (4.96%) HP
5 56 (4.96%) SAP
6 51 (4.52%) Informatica
7 37 (3.28%) Tableau
8 34 (3.01%) Cognos
9 29 (2.57%) webMethods
10 28 (2.48%) Software AG
11 27 (2.39%) Citrix
12 26 (2.30%) NetApp
13 23 (2.04%) Cisco
14 22 (1.95%) Siebel
15 18 (1.59%) TIBCO
16 16 (1.42%) Google
17 15 (1.33%) Talend
18 14 (1.24%) Sybase