Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 219 248
Rank change year-on-year +44 +29 -69
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 473 1,059 1,062
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.27% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.92% 5.72% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 669 654
Median daily rate £473 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £320
90th Percentile £616 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.01% -6.91% -4.48%
10th Percentile £17.75 £16.63 £17.50
90th Percentile £54.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.69
% change year-on-year -6.67% -5.51% -6.62%

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 6,839 18,499 21,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.89% 22.26% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,497 12,836 15,151
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 234 226
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -2.44%
10th Percentile £15.28 £14.08 £14.00
90th Percentile £54.70 £60.00 £53.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +33 158 £500 +5.26% 16
South East +53 86 £488 +8.33% 1
Midlands +76 74 £440 -2.22% 21
North of England +61 68 £418 -7.22% 16
West Midlands +59 56 £439 -2.50% 2
North West +49 45 £410 -8.89% 13
East of England +20 43 £450 -5.26% 2
South West +54 34 £468 +7.47% 9
Yorkshire +56 17 £400 -5.88% 3
East Midlands +47 17 £500 +11.11% 18
North East +24 7 £550 +33.33%
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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.

1 473 (100.00%) Oracle
2 209 (44.19%) SQL
3 144 (30.44%) Linux
4 142 (30.02%) Java
5 132 (27.91%) Security Cleared
6 129 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 117 (24.74%) PL/SQL
7 117 (24.74%) SC Cleared
8 113 (23.89%) Oracle Database 11g
9 107 (22.62%) Unix
10 105 (22.20%) Finance
11 102 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
12 91 (19.24%) Windows
13 88 (18.60%) WebLogic
14 87 (18.39%) AWS
15 82 (17.34%) SQL Server
16 77 (16.28%) DevOps
17 73 (15.43%) Azure
18 69 (14.59%) Middleware
19 64 (13.53%) XML
19 64 (13.53%) SOA
19 64 (13.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 62 (13.11%) Migration
21 60 (12.68%) Oracle RAC
22 59 (12.47%) JIRA
22 59 (12.47%) ETL
23 58 (12.26%) Web Services
23 58 (12.26%) Data Guard
24 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
25 55 (11.63%) C#

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 88 (18.60%) WebLogic
2 64 (13.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 55 (11.63%) Confluence
4 25 (5.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 19 (4.02%) Red Hat Fuse
6 14 (2.96%) SAS
6 14 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.33%) Apache
8 10 (2.11%) AquaLogic
9 9 (1.90%) Mule
9 9 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
10 8 (1.69%) IIS
10 8 (1.69%) JBoss
10 8 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.06%) Jetty
12 5 (1.06%) MQSeries
12 5 (1.06%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.06%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.27%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (7.82%) Oracle Applications
2 35 (7.40%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (3.81%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (1.90%) Oracle Payroll
6 8 (1.69%) assyst
6 8 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (1.69%) SAP FI-CA
7 7 (1.48%) Documaker
8 5 (1.06%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.85%) SunGard Martini
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle iSupplier
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.63%) Siebel CRM
11 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.42%) HFM
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.42%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 87 (18.39%) AWS
2 73 (15.43%) Azure
3 22 (4.65%) PaaS
4 12 (2.54%) Power Platform
5 10 (2.11%) SaaS
6 9 (1.90%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.48%) IaaS
8 7 (1.48%) Route 53
9 6 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (1.27%) Boomi
10 5 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
10 5 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.63%) GitHub
13 2 (0.42%) GCP
13 2 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.17%) Firewall
2 11 (2.33%) SSH
3 7 (1.48%) DNS
3 7 (1.48%) SAN
4 6 (1.27%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.06%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.06%) VoIP
6 4 (0.85%) SSL
7 3 (0.63%) Internet
8 2 (0.42%) HTTP
8 2 (0.42%) Intranet
8 2 (0.42%) SMTP
8 2 (0.42%) SNMP
8 2 (0.42%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.42%) VLAN
9 1 (0.21%) Broadband
9 1 (0.21%) DMZ
9 1 (0.21%) Skype
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
9 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 113 (23.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 82 (17.34%) SQL Server
4 53 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (9.51%) MySQL
5 45 (9.51%) Relational Database
6 38 (8.03%) Oracle Reports
7 37 (7.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 34 (7.19%) Oracle ODI
9 33 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 32 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
11 25 (5.29%) Hadoop
11 25 (5.29%) MongoDB
12 22 (4.65%) RDBMS
13 20 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
16 13 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
16 13 (2.75%) Oracle Discoverer
17 12 (2.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (12.47%) JIRA
2 52 (10.99%) Jenkins
3 51 (10.78%) Git (software)
4 41 (8.67%) Oracle Forms
5 38 (8.03%) Subversion
6 32 (6.77%) Maven
7 29 (6.13%) Visual Studio
8 28 (5.92%) Oracle APEX
9 25 (5.29%) Eclipse
9 25 (5.29%) Toad
10 16 (3.38%) Bitbucket
11 15 (3.17%) Ant
12 14 (2.96%) ClearCase
13 13 (2.75%) Artifactory
13 13 (2.75%) Cucumber
13 13 (2.75%) Selenium
14 10 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (2.11%) Hudson
14 10 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 105 (22.20%) Finance
2 43 (9.09%) Banking
3 37 (7.82%) Public Sector
4 19 (4.02%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.54%) Front Office
6 11 (2.33%) Back Office
7 9 (1.90%) Retail
8 7 (1.48%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.48%) Police
8 7 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.85%) Local Government
11 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (32.77%) DBA
2 135 (28.54%) Oracle DBA
3 125 (26.43%) Developer
4 42 (8.88%) Administrator
5 41 (8.67%) Oracle Developer
6 36 (7.61%) Consultant
7 34 (7.19%) Architect
8 31 (6.55%) Java Developer
9 24 (5.07%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 23 (4.86%) Analyst
11 21 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
12 15 (3.17%) Oracle Specialist
12 15 (3.17%) SQL Developer
13 14 (2.96%) SC Cleared DBA
14 13 (2.75%) .NET Developer
14 13 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.54%) C# Developer
15 12 (2.54%) Oracle Architect
16 11 (2.33%) Database Engineer
16 11 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.59%) Middleware
2 64 (13.53%) XML
3 58 (12.26%) Web Services
4 54 (11.42%) SOAP
5 49 (10.36%) .NET
5 49 (10.36%) Spring
6 42 (8.88%) JSON
6 42 (8.88%) Oracle Fusion
7 27 (5.71%) JMS
8 26 (5.50%) REST
9 25 (5.29%) HTML
9 25 (5.29%) Spring Boot
9 25 (5.29%) WinForms
10 24 (5.07%) jQuery
11 23 (4.86%) Java EE
12 21 (4.44%) XSD
13 20 (4.23%) CSS
13 20 (4.23%) Hibernate
13 20 (4.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 20 (4.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (4.23%) Data Centre
2 15 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.96%) Clustering
4 12 (2.54%) Replication
5 11 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (1.90%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.48%) Derivative
8 7 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.27%) PKI
9 6 (1.27%) User Experience
10 5 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.06%) Wiki
11 4 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.63%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
13 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.42%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 144 (30.44%) Linux
2 107 (22.62%) Unix
3 91 (19.24%) Windows
4 40 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (6.77%) Windows Server
6 31 (6.55%) Solaris
7 28 (5.92%) Oracle Linux
8 22 (4.65%) AIX
9 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.48%) SUSE
10 7 (1.48%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.48%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (1.27%) Android
12 5 (1.06%) CentOS
12 5 (1.06%) Debian
12 5 (1.06%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.06%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.85%) VME
14 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (16.28%) DevOps
3 64 (13.53%) SOA
4 62 (13.11%) Migration
5 59 (12.47%) ETL
6 55 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
6 55 (11.63%) Scrum
7 49 (10.36%) Test Automation
8 45 (9.51%) Microservices
9 39 (8.25%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (8.03%) Analytics
11 36 (7.61%) ERP
12 35 (7.40%) Data Modelling
13 33 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (6.77%) Release Management
15 31 (6.55%) Unit Testing
16 30 (6.34%) Kanban
17 24 (5.07%) ITIL
17 24 (5.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (44.19%) SQL
2 142 (30.02%) Java
3 117 (24.74%) PL/SQL
4 55 (11.63%) C#
5 48 (10.15%) Python
6 38 (8.03%) Shell Script
6 38 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 36 (7.61%) JavaScript
8 34 (7.19%) Bash Shell
9 27 (5.71%) Perl
10 25 (5.29%) C++
11 24 (5.07%) PowerShell
12 21 (4.44%) VB.NET
13 15 (3.17%) Java 8
14 12 (2.54%) VBA
15 11 (2.33%) VB
15 11 (2.33%) XQuery
16 10 (2.11%) C
17 9 (1.90%) VBScript
17 9 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 132 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 117 (24.74%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.96%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (2.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.90%) Degree
7 7 (1.48%) OCP
7 7 (1.48%) OCPJP
7 7 (1.48%) Sun Certification
8 5 (1.06%) ISEB
8 5 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.42%) CISMP
10 2 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.21%) HND
11 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.71%) SLA
2 9 (1.90%) QA
3 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.42%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.42%) RMADS
6 1 (0.21%) FINREP
6 1 (0.21%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 60 (12.68%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (4.44%) Docker
3 18 (3.81%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.11%) NFS
6 8 (1.69%) HDFS
7 6 (1.27%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (0.85%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.63%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.42%) GFS2
10 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.42%) Samba
10 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.42%) vSphere
10 2 (0.42%) XenApp
11 1 (0.21%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.21%) SRDF
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (12.26%) Data Guard
2 39 (8.25%) Ansible
3 34 (7.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 29 (6.13%) Terraform
5 27 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 20 (4.23%) Puppet
7 10 (2.11%) Kubernetes
7 10 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (1.69%) Control-M
8 8 (1.69%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (1.27%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (1.27%) PingFederate
11 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.06%) Salt
12 4 (0.85%) Foglight
13 3 (0.63%) Netcool
13 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
13 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 473 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 36 (7.61%) Red Hat
4 29 (6.13%) IBM
5 24 (5.07%) Informatica
6 23 (4.86%) Sybase
7 22 (4.65%) SAP
8 17 (3.59%) Cloudera
9 15 (3.17%) Remedy
9 15 (3.17%) Sun
9 15 (3.17%) VMware
10 12 (2.54%) HP
11 11 (2.33%) IFS
12 10 (2.11%) AppDynamics
12 10 (2.11%) BEA
13 8 (1.69%) Dell
13 8 (1.69%) Dynatrace
14 7 (1.48%) CommVault
14 7 (1.48%) Siebel
14 7 (1.48%) Splunk