Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 211 233 241
Rank change year-on-year +22 +8 -31
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 413 734 1,040
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.12% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 5.20% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 503 624
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £320 £328 £325
90th Percentile £642 £631 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £464 £430
% change year-on-year -0.32% +7.91% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 20
Median hourly rate £35.75 £42.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.88% - +40.00%
10th Percentile £20.80 £20.25 £31.85
90th Percentile £61.98 £82.50 £60.29
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.95% -1.18% +41.67%

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 7,262 14,112 20,801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.48% 21.45% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,038 9,732 14,623
Median daily rate £488 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +2.13%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £320
90th Percentile £668 £669 £650
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 194 205
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.25 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.95% -5.34% -7.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £14.43
90th Percentile £61.45 £58.90 £55.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year - -1.43% -11.34%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +36 186 £540 +13.68% 31
North of England +37 66 £400 -14.44% 15
Midlands +54 53 £425 -6.08% 7
South East +27 50 £475 -3.06% 12
North West +48 49 £400 -15.79% 10
West Midlands +41 30 £425 -3.13% 2
East Midlands +47 23 £425 -9.33% 5
South West +75 18 £525 +9.38% 10
East of England +54 13 £419 +7.37% 5
Yorkshire +16 10 £363 -20.98% 5
North East +24 7 £362 -21.98%
Oracle Database
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 413 (100.00%) Oracle
2 247 (59.81%) SQL
3 161 (38.98%) PL/SQL
4 110 (26.63%) Security Cleared
5 108 (26.15%) Linux
6 100 (24.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 96 (23.24%) Performance Tuning
8 95 (23.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 92 (22.28%) Finance
10 88 (21.31%) Unix
11 87 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
12 86 (20.82%) Data Warehouse
13 83 (20.10%) Windows
14 82 (19.85%) SC Cleared
15 74 (17.92%) Data Modelling
16 68 (16.46%) Java
17 66 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
18 65 (15.74%) Relational Database
19 63 (15.25%) Test Automation
20 57 (13.80%) SQL Server
20 57 (13.80%) Scrum
21 54 (13.08%) Banking
22 53 (12.83%) ETL
23 51 (12.35%) Python
24 47 (11.38%) WebLogic
24 47 (11.38%) Microsoft
25 46 (11.14%) Oracle RAC
26 43 (10.41%) Oracle RMAN
26 43 (10.41%) Oracle EBS
27 42 (10.17%) Problem-Solving

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 47 (11.38%) WebLogic
2 39 (9.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 25 (6.05%) Confluence
4 12 (2.91%) IIS
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (2.42%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.18%) Red Hat Fuse
8 7 (1.69%) CMS
9 6 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.45%) Mule
9 6 (1.45%) SAS
10 5 (1.21%) Apache
10 5 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.97%) JBoss
11 4 (0.97%) Jetty
11 4 (0.97%) Liferay
11 4 (0.97%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.97%) TPMS
11 4 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.73%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (10.41%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (9.20%) Oracle Applications
3 27 (6.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (3.87%) Oracle ERP
5 12 (2.91%) SAP FI-CA
6 10 (2.42%) SunGard Martini
7 7 (1.69%) HFM
8 6 (1.45%) SAP PSCD
9 5 (1.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.97%) Temenos T24
11 3 (0.73%) Aligne
12 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
12 1 (0.24%) Sage 50
12 1 (0.24%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.93%) AWS
2 25 (6.05%) Azure
3 13 (3.15%) Amazon S3
4 11 (2.66%) GitHub
5 7 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.69%) Power Platform
5 7 (1.69%) SaaS
6 6 (1.45%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.21%) GCP
8 4 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (0.97%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 4 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.97%) IaaS
8 4 (0.97%) Serverless
8 4 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.73%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (0.73%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.73%) PaaS
9 3 (0.73%) Route 53
10 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.18%) SAN
2 8 (1.94%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.69%) Firewall
4 4 (0.97%) DMZ
4 4 (0.97%) FTP
4 4 (0.97%) VLAN
5 3 (0.73%) DNS
5 3 (0.73%) SSH
5 3 (0.73%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) DHCP
6 2 (0.48%) HTTP
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.48%) NAS
6 2 (0.48%) VoIP
6 2 (0.48%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.24%) Connectrix
7 1 (0.24%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (24.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 95 (23.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 86 (20.82%) Data Warehouse
4 65 (15.74%) Relational Database
5 57 (13.80%) SQL Server
6 40 (9.69%) Oracle ODI
7 33 (7.99%) MySQL
7 33 (7.99%) RDBMS
8 30 (7.26%) Oracle Reports
8 30 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (7.02%) Oracle BI EE
10 21 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (4.84%) MongoDB
11 20 (4.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 19 (4.60%) Oracle Exadata
12 19 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (3.87%) Star Schema
13 16 (3.87%) Tableau
14 14 (3.39%) OLTP
15 13 (3.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (9.20%) JIRA
1 38 (9.20%) Oracle APEX
2 30 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.33%) Toad
5 21 (5.08%) Subversion
6 19 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 17 (4.12%) Maven
7 17 (4.12%) Selenium
8 14 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 14 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (3.15%) SoapUI
10 12 (2.91%) Postman
11 11 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.42%) CppUnit
13 7 (1.69%) Ant
13 7 (1.69%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.69%) JMeter
14 5 (1.21%) Gradle
14 5 (1.21%) Hudson
General
1 92 (22.28%) Finance
2 54 (13.08%) Banking
3 29 (7.02%) Investment Banking
4 22 (5.33%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.45%) Law
6 5 (1.21%) Publishing
7 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.73%) Front Office
8 3 (0.73%) Police
9 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.48%) Local Government
9 2 (0.48%) Retail
9 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) International Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (33.17%) Developer
2 104 (25.18%) DBA
3 95 (23.00%) Oracle DBA
4 51 (12.35%) Oracle Developer
5 35 (8.47%) Analyst
6 30 (7.26%) Architect
7 28 (6.78%) Consultant
8 27 (6.54%) Administrator
9 22 (5.33%) Oracle Consultant
10 21 (5.08%) SQL Developer
11 20 (4.84%) Data Engineer
11 20 (4.84%) Java Developer
12 17 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.12%) PL/SQL Developer
13 16 (3.87%) SC Cleared DBA
14 15 (3.63%) Oracle Applications DBA
15 13 (3.15%) Senior Developer
16 12 (2.91%) .NET Developer
16 12 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
17 11 (2.66%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.93%) XML
2 35 (8.47%) Spring
3 34 (8.23%) JSON
4 33 (7.99%) Middleware
5 31 (7.51%) .NET
6 25 (6.05%) HTML
6 25 (6.05%) Oracle Fusion
7 24 (5.81%) Spring Boot
8 21 (5.08%) Web Services
9 20 (4.84%) REST
10 19 (4.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 17 (4.12%) SOAP
12 16 (3.87%) CSS
13 15 (3.63%) Kafka
14 14 (3.39%) JMS
15 13 (3.15%) STL
16 12 (2.91%) ASP.NET
17 11 (2.66%) Hibernate
18 10 (2.42%) AngularJS
18 10 (2.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (4.60%) Credit Risk
4 17 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.42%) Derivative
6 9 (2.18%) Clustering
7 8 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.69%) Oracle Exalytics
8 7 (1.69%) PKI
8 7 (1.69%) Replication
9 5 (1.21%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (0.97%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.97%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (26.15%) Linux
2 88 (21.31%) Unix
3 83 (20.10%) Windows
4 30 (7.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (4.60%) Solaris
6 14 (3.39%) AIX
7 13 (3.15%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (3.15%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.21%) CentOS
10 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.73%) Android
11 3 (0.73%) Debian
11 3 (0.73%) HPUX
11 3 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2016
12 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (23.24%) Performance Tuning
2 87 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (17.92%) Data Modelling
4 66 (15.98%) Business Intelligence
5 63 (15.25%) Test Automation
6 57 (13.80%) Scrum
7 53 (12.83%) ETL
8 42 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (9.93%) Migration
10 39 (9.44%) SOA
11 33 (7.99%) Analytics
12 31 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (7.51%) DevOps
12 31 (7.51%) Kanban
13 29 (7.02%) Microservices
14 28 (6.78%) ERP
14 28 (6.78%) Unit Testing
15 25 (6.05%) High Availability
16 23 (5.57%) Data Integration
16 23 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 247 (59.81%) SQL
2 161 (38.98%) PL/SQL
3 68 (16.46%) Java
4 51 (12.35%) Python
5 31 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 30 (7.26%) C#
6 30 (7.26%) JavaScript
7 27 (6.54%) Shell Script
8 25 (6.05%) Perl
9 17 (4.12%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.63%) C++
11 12 (2.91%) Java 8
11 12 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.91%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.94%) COBOL
12 8 (1.94%) VBScript
13 5 (1.21%) Groovy
13 5 (1.21%) Scala
13 5 (1.21%) VBA
14 4 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 110 (26.63%) Security Cleared
2 82 (19.85%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.91%) Degree
5 9 (2.18%) ISEB
5 9 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.97%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.97%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.48%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.24%) CIMA
10 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.24%) HND
10 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.24%) MBA
10 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.87%) QA
2 12 (2.91%) SLA
3 5 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.73%) PMO
4 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.24%) COREP
6 1 (0.24%) FINREP
6 1 (0.24%) GAAP
6 1 (0.24%) GDPR
6 1 (0.24%) IFRS
System Software
1 46 (11.14%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (4.12%) Docker
3 15 (3.63%) Oracle Clusterware
4 8 (1.94%) HDFS
5 7 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.21%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.73%) Xen
9 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.48%) KVM
9 2 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.24%) SRDF
10 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (10.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 32 (7.75%) Data Guard
3 17 (4.12%) Puppet
4 12 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (2.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 11 (2.66%) Tivoli
6 10 (2.42%) Kubernetes
7 9 (2.18%) Ansible
7 9 (2.18%) Terraform
8 5 (1.21%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.97%) Foglight
9 4 (0.97%) Graylog
9 4 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Flashback
9 4 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.73%) Control-M
10 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.73%) PingFederate
10 3 (0.73%) Salt
10 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 413 (100.00%) Oracle
2 47 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.02%) IBM
3 29 (7.02%) SAP
4 21 (5.08%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.12%) Informatica
6 16 (3.87%) Cisco
7 15 (3.63%) Sun
8 12 (2.91%) VMware
9 11 (2.66%) MuleSoft
9 11 (2.66%) PeopleSoft
10 10 (2.42%) FIS
10 10 (2.42%) SunGard
11 9 (2.18%) Google
11 9 (2.18%) Hyperion
11 9 (2.18%) Pega
11 9 (2.18%) Splunk
12 7 (1.69%) Guidewire
12 7 (1.69%) Sybase
13 6 (1.45%) Murex