Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 191 123
Rank change year-on-year -55 -68 -22
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,033 1,249 1,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.10% 1.38% 2.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.79% 6.13% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 803 1,252
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -1.20%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 21
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £20.05 £19.68 £22.25
90th Percentile £51.38 £44.35 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% -

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 21,580 20,369 22,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.92% 22.44% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,277 13,744 15,035
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 256 338
England median hourly rate £30.00 £29.81 £29.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.64% -0.43% +8.32%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.00 £11.58
90th Percentile £56.00 £52.50 £50.30
UK median hourly rate £29.75 £29.50 £29.94
% change year-on-year +0.85% -1.47% +5.05%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -67 347 £475 +5.56% 59
South East +13 320 £425 -5.56% 44
North of England -66 140 £413 +10.00% 22
Midlands +9 121 £400 -5.88% 27
West Midlands -14 71 £400 -11.11% 15
Yorkshire +11 70 £425 +13.33% 12
North West -78 52 £375 -3.23% 10
South West -35 51 £413 +17.02% 19
East Midlands +21 49 £406 -4.41% 12
East of England -30 47 £497 +32.53% 18
North East -37 17 £525 +40.00%
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1,033 (100.00%) Oracle
2 497 (48.11%) SQL
3 323 (31.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 307 (29.72%) PL/SQL
5 295 (28.56%) Java
6 277 (26.82%) Linux
7 250 (24.20%) Oracle Database 12c
8 240 (23.23%) Unix
9 224 (21.68%) SQL Server
10 222 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
11 216 (20.91%) Finance
12 180 (17.42%) Windows
13 166 (16.07%) Web Services
14 148 (14.33%) Security Cleared
15 144 (13.94%) Microsoft
16 138 (13.36%) XML
17 127 (12.29%) SOA
17 127 (12.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 124 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
19 123 (11.91%) ETL
19 123 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
20 121 (11.71%) .NET
21 119 (11.52%) Migration
22 108 (10.45%) C#
23 107 (10.36%) Middleware
23 107 (10.36%) Relational Database
24 106 (10.26%) WebLogic
25 105 (10.16%) Spring
26 104 (10.07%) Oracle Database 10g
27 103 (9.97%) 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
1 127 (12.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 106 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 75 (7.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 48 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 47 (4.55%) Confluence
6 46 (4.45%) WebSphere
7 36 (3.48%) JBoss
8 32 (3.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 29 (2.81%) Apache
10 28 (2.71%) IIS
11 21 (2.03%) CMS
12 11 (1.06%) nginx
12 11 (1.06%) Oracle BPEL
13 10 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.77%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.77%) Apache Spark
15 8 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.77%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.77%) WildFly
Applications
1 45 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.19%) HipChat
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.097%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 41 (3.97%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (3.78%) Oracle BPM
3 29 (2.81%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (1.65%) Siebel CRM
6 15 (1.45%) Oracle Utilities
7 13 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.87%) Maximo
9 9 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.68%) Oracle iProcurement
11 6 (0.58%) HFM
11 6 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
12 5 (0.48%) Oracle TCA
13 4 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
14 3 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
14 3 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
14 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 89 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.13%) IaaS
4 15 (1.45%) GitHub
5 13 (1.26%) PaaS
6 8 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.77%) Office 365
7 7 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.48%) Boomi
8 5 (0.48%) SaaS
9 4 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.29%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.29%) SAN
2 28 (2.71%) DNS
3 19 (1.84%) LAN
4 18 (1.74%) Firewall
5 16 (1.55%) PuTTY
5 16 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.45%) HTTP
6 15 (1.45%) WinSCP
7 14 (1.36%) Internet
7 14 (1.36%) WAN
8 12 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (1.06%) FTP
9 11 (1.06%) SSL
10 10 (0.97%) SMS
11 9 (0.87%) VoIP
12 7 (0.68%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.68%) NAS
13 6 (0.58%) DHCP
13 6 (0.58%) VPN
14 4 (0.39%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (31.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 250 (24.20%) Oracle Database 12c
3 224 (21.68%) SQL Server
4 123 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
5 107 (10.36%) Relational Database
6 104 (10.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 101 (9.78%) Oracle Reports
8 79 (7.65%) RDBMS
9 75 (7.26%) MySQL
10 64 (6.20%) Oracle ODI
11 63 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (5.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 37 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 35 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 32 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (2.81%) MongoDB
16 29 (2.81%) Oracle Exadata
17 24 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
18 21 (2.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 17 (1.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 91 (8.81%) Git (software)
2 89 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 88 (8.52%) JIRA
4 58 (5.61%) Maven
5 52 (5.03%) Oracle Forms
6 51 (4.94%) Subversion
7 45 (4.36%) SoapUI
8 44 (4.26%) Selenium
9 37 (3.58%) Eclipse
10 34 (3.29%) Oracle APEX
10 34 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (2.81%) Toad
12 27 (2.61%) Ant
13 25 (2.42%) Visual Studio
14 22 (2.13%) JUnit
15 21 (2.03%) Cucumber
15 21 (2.03%) JDeveloper
15 21 (2.03%) ProC
16 19 (1.84%) LoadRunner
17 18 (1.74%) HP UFT
General
1 216 (20.91%) Finance
2 94 (9.10%) Banking
3 29 (2.81%) Investment Banking
3 29 (2.81%) Retail
3 29 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.84%) Front Office
5 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.26%) Legal
7 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.97%) General Ledger
8 9 (0.87%) Electronics
8 9 (0.87%) Marketing
9 4 (0.39%) Back Office
9 4 (0.39%) Billing
9 4 (0.39%) Military
9 4 (0.39%) Publishing
10 3 (0.29%) Games
10 3 (0.29%) Law
11 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 408 (39.50%) Developer
2 195 (18.88%) DBA
3 163 (15.78%) Oracle DBA
4 151 (14.62%) Oracle Developer
5 90 (8.71%) Analyst
6 88 (8.52%) SQL Developer
7 87 (8.42%) Java Developer
8 86 (8.33%) Architect
9 59 (5.71%) PL/SQL Developer
10 56 (5.42%) Administrator
11 55 (5.32%) Consultant
12 47 (4.55%) .NET Developer
13 43 (4.16%) C# Developer
14 30 (2.90%) Senior Developer
15 28 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
16 27 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (2.61%) SQL DBA
17 25 (2.42%) Technical Architect
18 24 (2.32%) Oracle Consultant
19 22 (2.13%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (16.07%) Web Services
2 138 (13.36%) XML
3 121 (11.71%) .NET
4 107 (10.36%) Middleware
5 105 (10.16%) Spring
6 95 (9.20%) REST
7 87 (8.42%) SOAP
8 86 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 70 (6.78%) HTML
10 64 (6.20%) J2EE
10 64 (6.20%) JSON
11 61 (5.91%) Hibernate
12 60 (5.81%) CSS
13 58 (5.61%) JMS
14 53 (5.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 44 (4.26%) XSLT
16 43 (4.16%) RESTful
17 41 (3.97%) XSD
18 33 (3.19%) jQuery
18 33 (3.19%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.71%) Clustering
2 56 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.58%) Replication
4 27 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.84%) User Experience
8 16 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.06%) Derivative
9 11 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.06%) PKI
10 10 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.77%) Reference Data
12 6 (0.58%) NHS
13 5 (0.48%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 277 (26.82%) Linux
2 240 (23.23%) Unix
3 180 (17.42%) Windows
4 73 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 69 (6.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 60 (5.81%) Solaris
7 45 (4.36%) AIX
8 27 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (2.03%) SUSE
11 20 (1.94%) OpenVMS
12 12 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (1.16%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.48%) Android
14 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.48%) Debian
15 4 (0.39%) CentOS
15 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (12.29%) SOA
3 124 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 123 (11.91%) ETL
5 119 (11.52%) Migration
6 103 (9.97%) Scrum
7 97 (9.39%) DevOps
8 95 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
9 87 (8.42%) Problem-Solving
10 70 (6.78%) ITIL
11 62 (6.00%) Data Modelling
12 59 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (5.23%) Test Automation
14 47 (4.55%) Change Management
14 47 (4.55%) SDLC
15 46 (4.45%) Data Migration
16 45 (4.36%) Software Engineering
17 42 (4.07%) Kanban
17 42 (4.07%) MVC
18 41 (3.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 497 (48.11%) SQL
2 307 (29.72%) PL/SQL
3 295 (28.56%) Java
4 108 (10.45%) C#
5 86 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 82 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 64 (6.20%) Python
8 53 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 37 (3.58%) PowerShell
10 34 (3.29%) Java 8
11 33 (3.19%) C
12 28 (2.71%) Perl
13 23 (2.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 21 (2.03%) VBA
15 20 (1.94%) VB
16 19 (1.84%) Scala
16 19 (1.84%) VB.NET
17 18 (1.74%) C++
18 16 (1.55%) Ruby
19 14 (1.36%) F#
Qualifications
1 148 (14.33%) Security Cleared
2 100 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 52 (5.03%) Degree
4 25 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 24 (2.32%) Oracle Certification
6 23 (2.23%) ISEB
7 18 (1.74%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.45%) OCP
9 14 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (1.36%) Master's Degree
10 12 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
15 3 (0.29%) DBS Check
15 3 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.68%) QA
2 27 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.74%) GDPR
4 6 (0.58%) MiFID
4 6 (0.58%) PMO
4 6 (0.58%) SLA
5 5 (0.48%) GCP
5 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.29%) Basel III
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9002
7 2 (0.19%) TickIT
8 1 (0.097%) GxP
8 1 (0.097%) IFRS
8 1 (0.097%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.097%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (6.87%) Oracle RAC
2 51 (4.94%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.10%) Docker
3 32 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.94%) vSphere
5 11 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.68%) LXC
7 6 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.39%) NFS
9 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.19%) HDFS
9 2 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.097%) KVM
10 1 (0.097%) vCloud
10 1 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.097%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.097%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (6.29%) Data Guard
2 62 (6.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 46 (4.45%) Ansible
4 36 (3.48%) Puppet
5 31 (3.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 30 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (2.13%) Terraform
8 18 (1.74%) HP ALM
9 16 (1.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 16 (1.55%) SCOM
10 12 (1.16%) Kubernetes
10 12 (1.16%) Nagios
11 11 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
12 10 (0.97%) Control-M
12 10 (0.97%) logstash
13 9 (0.87%) SCCM
14 8 (0.77%) Foglight
14 8 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 8 (0.77%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1,033 (100.00%) Oracle
2 144 (13.94%) Microsoft
3 68 (6.58%) Red Hat
4 65 (6.29%) VMware
5 55 (5.32%) IBM
6 47 (4.55%) SAP
7 33 (3.19%) Citrix
7 33 (3.19%) Informatica
8 27 (2.61%) HP
9 24 (2.32%) NetApp
10 19 (1.84%) Cisco
11 18 (1.74%) Siebel
11 18 (1.74%) webMethods
12 17 (1.65%) Software AG
13 13 (1.26%) Cognos
13 13 (1.26%) Hyperion
13 13 (1.26%) Tableau
13 13 (1.26%) Teradata
14 12 (1.16%) CA
14 12 (1.16%) Sybase