Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 245 231 242
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 427 621 1,070
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.02% 1.16% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.84% 5.42% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 417 643
10th Percentile £329 £339 £313
25th Percentile £404 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £575 £538 £525
90th Percentile £610 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 21
10th Percentile £22.10 £18.05 £18.25
25th Percentile £36.94 £28.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate £46.44 £42.00 £41.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.56% +2.44% -6.82%
75th Percentile £55.00 " £48.75
90th Percentile £57.33 £58.20 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £46.00 £42.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.82% -6.25%

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 8,826 11,464 20,081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.14% 21.38% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,130 7,907 14,116
10th Percentile £315 £325 £325
25th Percentile £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £488 £488
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% - +2.63%
75th Percentile £594 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 158 213
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.31 £14.02
25th Percentile £19.00 £18.06 £18.59
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% -28.57% +16.67%
75th Percentile £44.04 £44.19 £47.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £62.16 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £24.71 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.22% -17.63% -1.64%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 11 April 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 -14 192 £525 +16.67% 24
North of England +35 58 £413 -8.33% 16
South East +3 52 £450 -7.46% 20
North West +21 41 £425 -5.56% 10
South West +79 35 £480 - 7
Midlands -25 34 £425 -5.82% 15
West Midlands -16 29 £405 -8.06% 8
East of England +21 27 £450 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +34 12 £381 -23.56% 4
North East +18 5 £362 -14.82% 2
East Midlands +4 5 £460 -8.46% 7
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 427 (100.00%) Oracle
2 221 (51.76%) SQL
3 134 (31.38%) PL/SQL
4 108 (25.29%) Linux
5 106 (24.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 104 (24.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 100 (23.42%) Performance Tuning
8 99 (23.19%) Security Cleared
8 99 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (22.25%) Finance
10 89 (20.84%) Unix
11 80 (18.74%) Java
12 79 (18.50%) Migration
13 78 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
14 74 (17.33%) Windows
15 70 (16.39%) SC Cleared
16 65 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
17 61 (14.29%) Relational Database
18 60 (14.05%) AWS
19 55 (12.88%) Scrum
20 53 (12.41%) ETL
20 53 (12.41%) WebLogic
20 53 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
21 52 (12.18%) Python
22 49 (11.48%) Data Modelling
22 49 (11.48%) Oracle ODI
23 47 (11.01%) Banking
24 44 (10.30%) Oracle RMAN
24 44 (10.30%) Oracle BI EE
24 44 (10.30%) 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 53 (12.41%) WebLogic
2 33 (7.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 23 (5.39%) Confluence
4 17 (3.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 13 (3.04%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (2.81%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (2.58%) Apache
8 10 (2.34%) WebLogic Portal
9 7 (1.64%) JBoss
9 7 (1.64%) SAS
10 6 (1.41%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.41%) CMS
11 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.94%) AquaLogic
12 4 (0.94%) IIS
12 4 (0.94%) Liferay
12 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Fuse
13 3 (0.70%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (9.37%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (9.13%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (2.34%) SAP FI-CA
4 10 (2.34%) SAP PSCD
5 9 (2.11%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (2.11%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (1.87%) HFM
7 6 (1.41%) SunGard Martini
8 5 (1.17%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.70%) Aligne
10 3 (0.70%) Maximo
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.47%) Demantra
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.05%) AWS
2 36 (8.43%) Azure
3 15 (3.51%) GitHub
4 14 (3.28%) Amazon S3
5 13 (3.04%) PaaS
6 8 (1.87%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.41%) Serverless
9 5 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.17%) GCP
9 5 (1.17%) IaaS
9 5 (1.17%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.94%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 4 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft 365
12 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.81%) Firewall
2 11 (2.58%) SAN
3 8 (1.87%) Kerberos
4 6 (1.41%) DNS
5 5 (1.17%) VPN
6 4 (0.94%) DHCP
6 4 (0.94%) VLAN
7 3 (0.70%) 4G
7 3 (0.70%) 5G
7 3 (0.70%) DMZ
7 3 (0.70%) Internet
7 3 (0.70%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (0.70%) SSL
8 2 (0.47%) 2G
8 2 (0.47%) 3G
8 2 (0.47%) DAB
8 2 (0.47%) InfiniBand
8 2 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (24.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 104 (24.36%) Oracle Database 12c
3 78 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 49 (11.48%) Oracle ODI
6 44 (10.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 43 (10.07%) SQL Server
8 38 (8.90%) MySQL
8 38 (8.90%) RDBMS
9 34 (7.96%) Oracle Reports
10 33 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
11 30 (7.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 26 (6.09%) Tableau
13 22 (5.15%) Star Schema
14 21 (4.92%) Oracle Exadata
15 14 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 12 (2.81%) OLTP
17 9 (2.11%) MongoDB
17 9 (2.11%) Snowflake Schema
17 9 (2.11%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 39 (9.13%) Oracle APEX
2 34 (7.96%) JIRA
3 32 (7.49%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.62%) Oracle Forms
5 15 (3.51%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.81%) Subversion
6 12 (2.81%) Toad
7 11 (2.58%) Postman
7 11 (2.58%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.34%) Maven
8 10 (2.34%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.41%) CppUnit
10 5 (1.17%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.94%) CA Gen
11 4 (0.94%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.70%) Checkstyle
12 3 (0.70%) JMeter
12 3 (0.70%) JUnit
12 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (22.25%) Finance
2 47 (11.01%) Banking
3 31 (7.26%) Public Sector
4 21 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.41%) Publishing
6 5 (1.17%) Retail
7 4 (0.94%) Local Government
8 3 (0.70%) Back Office
8 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.70%) Police
9 2 (0.47%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.47%) Law
9 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) International Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (29.74%) Developer
2 122 (28.57%) DBA
3 110 (25.76%) Oracle DBA
4 55 (12.88%) Oracle Developer
5 43 (10.07%) Analyst
6 34 (7.96%) Architect
7 30 (7.03%) Consultant
8 29 (6.79%) Administrator
9 28 (6.56%) Java Developer
10 22 (5.15%) Oracle Consultant
11 19 (4.45%) Data Engineer
12 18 (4.22%) Oracle Applications DBA
13 16 (3.75%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.75%) SQL Developer
14 13 (3.04%) PL/SQL Developer
14 13 (3.04%) Test Analyst
15 12 (2.81%) Oracle Architect
15 12 (2.81%) Project Manager
16 11 (2.58%) Database Engineer
16 11 (2.58%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.07%) XML
2 29 (6.79%) Spring
3 28 (6.56%) JSON
3 28 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 21 (4.92%) Web Services
5 20 (4.68%) HTML
5 20 (4.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 19 (4.45%) Middleware
7 16 (3.75%) .NET
8 14 (3.28%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.81%) RESTful
9 12 (2.81%) Spring Boot
10 11 (2.58%) CSS
10 11 (2.58%) SOAP
11 10 (2.34%) REST
12 9 (2.11%) J2EE
12 9 (2.11%) JMS
12 9 (2.11%) Kafka
13 8 (1.87%) J2SE
13 8 (1.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.45%) Clustering
3 17 (3.98%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.04%) Credit Risk
6 10 (2.34%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.34%) Fixed Income
6 10 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (2.11%) Replication
8 8 (1.87%) Oracle Exalytics
9 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.64%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.41%) Derivative
10 6 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
10 6 (1.41%) PKI
11 4 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.94%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 108 (25.29%) Linux
2 89 (20.84%) Unix
3 74 (17.33%) Windows
4 30 (7.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (4.92%) Windows Server
6 17 (3.98%) AIX
6 17 (3.98%) Solaris
7 15 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.94%) SUSE
10 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.70%) HPUX
12 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) VMS
13 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (23.42%) Performance Tuning
2 99 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (18.50%) Migration
4 65 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (12.88%) Scrum
6 53 (12.41%) ETL
6 53 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (11.48%) Data Modelling
8 44 (10.30%) Analytics
8 44 (10.30%) Test Automation
9 33 (7.73%) SOA
10 32 (7.49%) Kanban
11 28 (6.56%) DevOps
12 26 (6.09%) Data Integration
13 24 (5.62%) High Availability
14 23 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (4.92%) Workflow
16 20 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
16 20 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (4.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 221 (51.76%) SQL
2 134 (31.38%) PL/SQL
3 80 (18.74%) Java
4 52 (12.18%) Python
5 35 (8.20%) Shell Script
6 25 (5.85%) C#
7 22 (5.15%) JavaScript
8 19 (4.45%) Perl
8 19 (4.45%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.98%) Java 8
9 17 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.11%) C
12 8 (1.87%) C++
13 5 (1.17%) COBOL
14 4 (0.94%) Ruby
15 3 (0.70%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.47%) R
16 2 (0.47%) VBScript
17 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 70 (16.39%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.81%) Degree
5 10 (2.34%) ISEB
5 10 (2.34%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.64%) OCPJP
7 7 (1.64%) Sun Certification
8 6 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.23%) CISSP
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.23%) OCP
11 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.04%) Data Quality
1 13 (3.04%) QA
2 10 (2.34%) SLA
3 7 (1.64%) GDPR
4 3 (0.70%) PMO
4 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.47%) IFRS
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) COREP
6 1 (0.23%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) FINREP
6 1 (0.23%) GAAP
6 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.23%) NIST
System Software
1 42 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.28%) Docker
4 12 (2.81%) Oracle Clusterware
4 12 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.23%) NFS
10 1 (0.23%) SRDF
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.23%) vSphere
10 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (10.30%) Oracle RMAN
2 38 (8.90%) Data Guard
3 16 (3.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 13 (3.04%) Puppet
5 11 (2.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 10 (2.34%) Ansible
6 10 (2.34%) Terraform
7 9 (2.11%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.17%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.17%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.17%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.94%) Foglight
9 4 (0.94%) Graylog
9 4 (0.94%) Oracle Flashback
9 4 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (0.70%) SCCM
11 2 (0.47%) Ambari
11 2 (0.47%) WMI
11 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 427 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (8.43%) SAP
3 32 (7.49%) IBM
3 32 (7.49%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.92%) Red Hat
5 19 (4.45%) VMware
6 13 (3.04%) Informatica
6 13 (3.04%) Sun
7 11 (2.58%) Hyperion
8 10 (2.34%) Delphix
9 9 (2.11%) Google
9 9 (2.11%) Serena
10 8 (1.87%) BEA
10 8 (1.87%) Guidewire
11 7 (1.64%) webMethods
12 6 (1.41%) Cisco
12 6 (1.41%) Citrix
12 6 (1.41%) FIS
12 6 (1.41%) Murex
12 6 (1.41%) SunGard