Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 186 217 249
Rank change year-on-year +31 +32 -36
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 395 941 1,060
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.43% 1.22% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.31% 5.55% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 620 617
Median daily rate £451 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.16% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £340 £313
90th Percentile £648 £631 £575
UK median daily rate £451 £469 £425
% change year-on-year -3.84% +10.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 15
Median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.63% +1.59% -1.56%
10th Percentile £18.43 £21.23 £32.13
90th Percentile £54.00 £82.50 £48.20
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year -13.58% +7.14% -7.80%

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 6,262 16,942 21,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.68% 22.01% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,086 11,692 15,329
Median daily rate £495 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £315
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
UK median daily rate £481 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 242 215
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +5.08% -3.28%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.99 £13.81
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £55.60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% +10.71% -6.67%

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 26 October 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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +39 145 £525 +10.53% 29
North of England +60 76 £400 -15.79% 17
South East +47 67 £488 +3.72% 11
North West +62 59 £400 -15.79% 13
Midlands +53 39 £425 -8.11% 11
South West +78 24 £430 -4.44% 4
East of England +63 23 £473 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +44 22 £368 -14.04% 8
West Midlands +30 17 £432 -6.59% 3
Yorkshire +48 14 £400 -9.09% 3
North East +24 4 £550 +9.18% 1
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 395 (100.00%) Oracle
2 214 (54.18%) SQL
3 131 (33.16%) Security Cleared
4 130 (32.91%) PL/SQL
5 113 (28.61%) SC Cleared
6 112 (28.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 108 (27.34%) Linux
8 107 (27.09%) Java
9 90 (22.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 86 (21.77%) Windows
11 76 (19.24%) Unix
12 72 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
13 69 (17.47%) WebLogic
14 66 (16.71%) SQL Server
15 64 (16.20%) Finance
16 59 (14.94%) XML
17 58 (14.68%) Performance Tuning
17 58 (14.68%) Relational Database
18 57 (14.43%) Python
19 56 (14.18%) Test Automation
20 55 (13.92%) Microsoft
21 49 (12.41%) Data Modelling
22 48 (12.15%) SOA
22 48 (12.15%) Data Guard
22 48 (12.15%) DevOps
22 48 (12.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 48 (12.15%) Jenkins
23 47 (11.90%) JIRA
23 47 (11.90%) Web Services
23 47 (11.90%) Scrum

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 69 (17.47%) WebLogic
2 48 (12.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 34 (8.61%) Confluence
4 23 (5.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 14 (3.54%) Red Hat Fuse
6 12 (3.04%) Apache
7 11 (2.78%) Mule
8 10 (2.53%) AquaLogic
8 10 (2.53%) IIS
8 10 (2.53%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.52%) JBoss
9 6 (1.52%) MQSeries
10 5 (1.27%) CMS
10 5 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.27%) Jetty
10 5 (1.27%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 4 (1.01%) TPMS
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.52%) RoboHelp
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (7.85%) Oracle Applications
2 30 (7.59%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (4.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (3.54%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (3.04%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (2.78%) SunGard Martini
7 10 (2.53%) SAP FI-CA
8 7 (1.77%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 5 (1.27%) Oracle Payroll
10 3 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.76%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.25%) assyst
11 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (0.25%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
11 1 (0.25%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.62%) AWS
2 24 (6.08%) Azure
3 8 (2.03%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.77%) OpenShift
4 7 (1.77%) Route 53
5 6 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
5 6 (1.52%) SaaS
6 5 (1.27%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.27%) GitHub
6 5 (1.27%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.01%) GCP
7 4 (1.01%) PaaS
8 3 (0.76%) IaaS
9 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon GuardDuty
10 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.78%) Firewall
2 10 (2.53%) Kerberos
3 9 (2.28%) SSH
4 7 (1.77%) SAN
5 6 (1.52%) DNS
6 5 (1.27%) IP Telephony
6 5 (1.27%) VoIP
7 3 (0.76%) FTP
7 3 (0.76%) SSL
8 2 (0.51%) Internet
8 2 (0.51%) NAS
9 1 (0.25%) Connectrix
9 1 (0.25%) DMZ
9 1 (0.25%) HTTP
9 1 (0.25%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.25%) MPLS
9 1 (0.25%) SNMP
9 1 (0.25%) WAN
9 1 (0.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (28.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 90 (22.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 66 (16.71%) SQL Server
4 58 (14.68%) Relational Database
5 41 (10.38%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (9.62%) MySQL
7 36 (9.11%) Oracle Reports
8 34 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (7.34%) MongoDB
10 26 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (5.82%) Oracle ODI
11 23 (5.82%) RDBMS
11 23 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (4.81%) Hadoop
13 17 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (3.29%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (3.04%) Apache Hive
16 11 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 10 (2.53%) OLTP
17 10 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 48 (12.15%) Jenkins
2 47 (11.90%) JIRA
3 38 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 38 (9.62%) Subversion
4 36 (9.11%) Oracle APEX
5 34 (8.61%) Toad
6 27 (6.84%) Maven
7 26 (6.58%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (5.82%) Visual Studio
9 21 (5.32%) Eclipse
9 21 (5.32%) Selenium
10 19 (4.81%) Cucumber
11 15 (3.80%) Ant
12 14 (3.54%) ClearCase
13 13 (3.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.78%) CppUnit
14 11 (2.78%) SoapUI
15 10 (2.53%) Hudson
15 10 (2.53%) Postman
15 10 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (16.20%) Finance
2 46 (11.65%) Banking
3 25 (6.33%) Public Sector
4 24 (6.08%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.52%) Police
6 6 (1.52%) Retail
7 5 (1.27%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.27%) Front Office
7 5 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.01%) Law
9 3 (0.76%) Back Office
10 2 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) International Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (32.15%) Developer
2 113 (28.61%) DBA
3 97 (24.56%) Oracle DBA
4 40 (10.13%) Oracle Developer
5 35 (8.86%) Administrator
6 28 (7.09%) Analyst
7 26 (6.58%) Java Developer
8 23 (5.82%) Consultant
9 19 (4.81%) Architect
10 18 (4.56%) SC Cleared DBA
11 16 (4.05%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 15 (3.80%) C++ Developer
13 14 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (3.54%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
13 14 (3.54%) Oracle Consultant
14 13 (3.29%) .NET Developer
14 13 (3.29%) SQL Developer
15 12 (3.04%) Oracle Specialist
16 10 (2.53%) Designer
16 10 (2.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.94%) XML
2 47 (11.90%) Web Services
3 44 (11.14%) SOAP
3 44 (11.14%) Spring
4 41 (10.38%) .NET
5 40 (10.13%) Middleware
6 37 (9.37%) JSON
7 30 (7.59%) HTML
8 29 (7.34%) JMS
9 28 (7.09%) Java EE
10 27 (6.84%) Oracle Fusion
11 26 (6.58%) CSS
12 25 (6.33%) Spring Boot
13 23 (5.82%) jQuery
14 22 (5.57%) REST
15 20 (5.06%) ASP.NET
15 20 (5.06%) STL
16 17 (4.30%) Hibernate
17 16 (4.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 15 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 16 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.04%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 11 (2.78%) Replication
6 10 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.03%) Derivative
7 8 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.03%) PKI
8 7 (1.77%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.52%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.52%) User Experience
10 5 (1.27%) Clustering
10 5 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.01%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 108 (27.34%) Linux
2 86 (21.77%) Windows
3 76 (19.24%) Unix
4 38 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (6.33%) Solaris
6 17 (4.30%) Windows Server
7 16 (4.05%) AIX
8 13 (3.29%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.77%) CentOS
11 6 (1.52%) Android
11 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (1.27%) Debian
12 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.27%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
14 2 (0.51%) HPUX
14 2 (0.51%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (14.68%) Performance Tuning
3 56 (14.18%) Test Automation
4 49 (12.41%) Data Modelling
5 48 (12.15%) DevOps
5 48 (12.15%) SOA
6 47 (11.90%) Scrum
7 42 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (10.38%) Microservices
9 38 (9.62%) ETL
10 37 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (8.86%) Unit Testing
12 32 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (8.10%) ERP
13 31 (7.85%) Kanban
14 29 (7.34%) Migration
14 29 (7.34%) OO
15 27 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
16 23 (5.82%) ITIL
16 23 (5.82%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (54.18%) SQL
2 130 (32.91%) PL/SQL
3 107 (27.09%) Java
4 57 (14.43%) Python
5 40 (10.13%) JavaScript
6 37 (9.37%) C#
6 37 (9.37%) T-SQL
7 33 (8.35%) Bash Shell
8 26 (6.58%) Perl
9 23 (5.82%) C++
10 22 (5.57%) PowerShell
11 18 (4.56%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.80%) VB.NET
13 12 (3.04%) Java 8
14 10 (2.53%) VBA
14 10 (2.53%) VBScript
15 9 (2.28%) VB
16 8 (2.03%) Groovy
16 8 (2.03%) Scala
16 8 (2.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 131 (33.16%) Security Cleared
2 113 (28.61%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.56%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.28%) Degree
5 8 (2.03%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (1.77%) OCPJP
6 7 (1.77%) Sun Certification
7 6 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.52%) DBS Check
7 6 (1.52%) ISEB
7 6 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.51%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.30%) SLA
2 13 (3.29%) QA
3 5 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.51%) FINREP
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.25%) COREP
6 1 (0.25%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 41 (10.38%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (4.56%) Docker
3 12 (3.04%) HDFS
4 11 (2.78%) Oracle Clusterware
5 10 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (1.77%) NFS
7 5 (1.27%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.01%) GlusterFS
8 4 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.76%) Xen
10 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.51%) KVM
10 2 (0.51%) vSphere
11 1 (0.25%) SRDF
11 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 48 (12.15%) Data Guard
2 37 (9.37%) Oracle RMAN
3 24 (6.08%) Puppet
4 16 (4.05%) Ansible
5 15 (3.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (3.29%) Terraform
7 11 (2.78%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.77%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.52%) PingFederate
10 5 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (1.27%) Salt
11 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
11 4 (1.01%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.76%) Nagios
12 3 (0.76%) Netcool
12 3 (0.76%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 3 (0.76%) SafeCom
12 3 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 395 (100.00%) Oracle
2 55 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 22 (5.57%) IBM
4 22 (5.57%) SAP
5 19 (4.81%) Sun
6 17 (4.30%) Cisco
6 17 (4.30%) Sybase
7 15 (3.80%) Remedy
8 14 (3.54%) Informatica
9 12 (3.04%) Splunk
9 12 (3.04%) VMware
10 11 (2.78%) FIS
10 11 (2.78%) SunGard
11 10 (2.53%) BEA
11 10 (2.53%) IFS
11 10 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (2.28%) MuleSoft
13 7 (1.77%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.77%) Sparx