The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
UK / England
Rank 16 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3320 4233 4415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.01% 8.63% 9.00%
As % of the Vendors category 18.29% 19.76% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2053 2582 2637
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 76 35
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £17.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18153 21417 22207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.80% 43.65% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11317 13158 12832
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 765 953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.55 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.38 £51.00 £42.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in England

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in England

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in England

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in England

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in England

Oracle
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 1382 £500 +5.26% 270
South East +2 821 £450 +12.42% 134
East of England +8 221 £433 +1.76% 72
South West +7 214 £450 +12.50% 39
North West -8 178 £400 -5.88% 63
East Midlands -6 162 £368 -8.12% 32
Yorkshire -13 116 £358 -11.18% 54
West Midlands -22 108 £425 - 31
North East -14 76 £438 +25.00% 10
Midlands -7 13 £350 -20.00% 1
South Coast - 2 - -
Oracle
UK

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 2558 (37.34%) SQL
2 1875 (27.37%) Finance
3 1843 (26.91%) Java
4 1718 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1580 (23.07%) Oracle Database
6 1448 (21.14%) Linux
7 1286 (18.77%) SQL Server
8 1254 (18.31%) Unix
9 904 (13.20%) PL/SQL
10 867 (12.66%) XML
11 839 (12.25%) Windows
12 828 (12.09%) Security Cleared
13 804 (11.74%) JavaScript
14 759 (11.08%) Web Services
15 755 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
16 714 (10.42%) Microsoft
17 667 (9.74%) Relational Database
18 627 (9.15%) Banking
19 624 (9.11%) SC Cleared
20 602 (8.79%) Migration
21 600 (8.76%) HTML
22 598 (8.73%) Spring
23 593 (8.66%) .NET
24 588 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
25 577 (8.42%) Scrum
26 570 (8.32%) SAP
27 553 (8.07%) Oracle Database 11g
28 537 (7.84%) WebLogic
29 531 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
30 526 (7.68%) ETL

Oracle
Top Related 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
1 537 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 500 (7.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 330 (4.82%) WebSphere
4 300 (4.38%) Apache
5 281 (4.10%) JBoss
6 279 (4.07%) Tomcat
7 223 (3.26%) Confluence
8 160 (2.34%) IIS
9 143 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
10 142 (2.07%) SharePoint
11 100 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
12 87 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
13 77 (1.12%) SAS
14 75 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
15 74 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 69 (1.01%) Apache Spark
17 68 (0.99%) nginx
18 63 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
19 55 (0.80%) Mule
20 53 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 428 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 151 (2.20%) MS Office
3 97 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.70%) MS Project
6 23 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.26%) HipChat
8 11 (0.16%) SPSS
9 3 (0.044%) GIMP
10 2 (0.029%) LaTeX
10 2 (0.029%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.029%) Weka
10 2 (0.029%) Windchill
11 1 (0.015%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.015%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.015%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 450 (6.57%) Oracle EBS
2 399 (5.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 188 (2.74%) Oracle Applications
4 145 (2.12%) Oracle ERP
5 126 (1.84%) Oracle Financials
6 123 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
7 121 (1.77%) Oracle Payables
8 107 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
9 81 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
10 79 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 76 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 74 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
13 66 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
14 64 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
15 47 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
16 43 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
17 42 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
18 40 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
19 35 (0.51%) RMDS
20 34 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 358 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 288 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (2.01%) PaaS
4 132 (1.93%) IaaS
5 128 (1.87%) SaaS
6 74 (1.08%) Office 365
7 43 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.53%) Yammer
9 30 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 29 (0.42%) GitHub
11 28 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (0.39%) Oracle CX
13 25 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 23 (0.34%) Taleo
14 23 (0.34%) Trello
15 21 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
16 13 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
17 12 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (0.16%) OpenShift
19 10 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 187 (2.73%) Firewall
2 184 (2.69%) DNS
3 169 (2.47%) SAN
4 165 (2.41%) LDAP
5 151 (2.20%) HTTP
6 117 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 108 (1.58%) SSL
8 107 (1.56%) Internet
9 82 (1.20%) NAS
10 78 (1.14%) WAN
11 75 (1.09%) LAN
11 75 (1.09%) VPN
12 63 (0.92%) DHCP
13 62 (0.91%) SSH
14 44 (0.64%) Kerberos
15 42 (0.61%) FTP
16 39 (0.57%) IPsec
17 31 (0.45%) PuTTY
18 30 (0.44%) Network Security
19 29 (0.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1580 (23.07%) Oracle Database
2 1286 (18.77%) SQL Server
3 667 (9.74%) Relational Database
4 553 (8.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 531 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
6 480 (7.01%) Oracle Reports
7 381 (5.56%) MySQL
8 302 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 281 (4.10%) Hadoop
10 272 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 267 (3.90%) RDBMS
12 264 (3.85%) Big Data
13 252 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
14 240 (3.50%) NoSQL
15 239 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
16 227 (3.31%) DB2
17 216 (3.15%) BusinessObjects
18 203 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 198 (2.89%) MongoDB
20 128 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 512 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 489 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 442 (6.45%) JIRA
4 280 (4.09%) Maven
5 246 (3.59%) Subversion
6 230 (3.36%) JUnit
7 170 (2.48%) Selenium
8 162 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 157 (2.29%) Oracle Forms
10 154 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
11 138 (2.01%) Ant
12 126 (1.84%) TeamCity
13 120 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
14 119 (1.74%) Eclipse
15 94 (1.37%) Visual Studio
16 83 (1.21%) Gradle
17 82 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 82 (1.20%) Bitbucket
18 81 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
19 80 (1.17%) Cucumber
General
1 1875 (27.37%) Finance
2 627 (9.15%) Banking
3 417 (6.09%) Retail
4 205 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 193 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 165 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 162 (2.36%) Marketing
8 154 (2.25%) Front Office
9 103 (1.50%) Back Office
10 77 (1.12%) Electronics
11 58 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 57 (0.83%) Billing
13 54 (0.79%) Legal
14 52 (0.76%) Publishing
15 51 (0.74%) General Ledger
16 36 (0.53%) Advertising
17 23 (0.34%) Local Government
18 20 (0.29%) German Language
19 19 (0.28%) Automotive
19 19 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 2104 (30.72%) Developer
2 875 (12.77%) Analyst
3 845 (12.34%) Architect
4 721 (10.53%) Consultant
5 681 (9.94%) Java Developer
6 523 (7.64%) Oracle Developer
7 442 (6.45%) DBA
8 386 (5.64%) Oracle Consultant
9 318 (4.64%) Oracle DBA
10 273 (3.99%) SQL Developer
11 265 (3.87%) Administrator
12 238 (3.47%) Project Manager
13 220 (3.21%) Oracle Analyst
14 209 (3.05%) Senior Developer
15 207 (3.02%) Business Analyst
16 198 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
17 190 (2.77%) .NET Developer
18 182 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
19 181 (2.64%) Oracle Architect
20 162 (2.36%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 867 (12.66%) XML
2 759 (11.08%) Web Services
3 600 (8.76%) HTML
4 598 (8.73%) Spring
5 593 (8.66%) .NET
6 476 (6.95%) J2EE
7 429 (6.26%) Middleware
8 420 (6.13%) CSS
9 393 (5.74%) SOAP
10 365 (5.33%) REST
11 336 (4.91%) Hibernate
12 317 (4.63%) Oracle Fusion
13 300 (4.38%) JSON
14 259 (3.78%) jQuery
15 246 (3.59%) AngularJS
16 238 (3.47%) XSLT
17 197 (2.88%) JSP
18 191 (2.79%) Java EE
19 189 (2.76%) RESTful
20 185 (2.70%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 588 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 170 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 166 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 142 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 114 (1.66%) Data Structures
7 95 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 93 (1.36%) User Experience
9 87 (1.27%) Derivative
9 87 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 84 (1.23%) Clustering
11 80 (1.17%) Replication
12 71 (1.04%) Virtual Team
13 68 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 66 (0.96%) Client/Server
15 65 (0.95%) Equities
16 62 (0.91%) Mainframe
17 56 (0.82%) iPad
18 55 (0.80%) Credit Risk
19 49 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1448 (21.14%) Linux
2 1254 (18.31%) Unix
3 839 (12.25%) Windows
4 331 (4.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 275 (4.01%) Solaris
6 250 (3.65%) AIX
7 238 (3.47%) Windows Server
8 91 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 74 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
10 73 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 56 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 55 (0.80%) CentOS
13 48 (0.70%) SUSE
14 47 (0.69%) HPUX
15 36 (0.53%) Windows 7
16 31 (0.45%) Android
16 31 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 29 (0.42%) Windows Vista
18 26 (0.38%) Apple iOS
19 20 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1718 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 755 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
3 602 (8.79%) Migration
4 577 (8.42%) Scrum
5 526 (7.68%) ETL
6 523 (7.64%) ERP
7 522 (7.62%) DevOps
8 521 (7.61%) SOA
9 517 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 479 (6.99%) SDLC
11 438 (6.39%) Data Modelling
12 397 (5.80%) OO
13 391 (5.71%) TDD
14 374 (5.46%) ITIL
15 368 (5.37%) Performance Tuning
16 350 (5.11%) Project Management
17 325 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
18 322 (4.70%) Analytics
19 313 (4.57%) Configuration Management
20 310 (4.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2558 (37.34%) SQL
2 1843 (26.91%) Java
3 904 (13.20%) PL/SQL
4 804 (11.74%) JavaScript
5 498 (7.27%) C#
6 475 (6.93%) Python
7 375 (5.47%) Perl
8 361 (5.27%) Shell Script
9 208 (3.04%) C++
10 181 (2.64%) C
11 180 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 139 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 133 (1.94%) PHP
14 126 (1.84%) T-SQL
15 107 (1.56%) Ruby
16 90 (1.31%) VBA
17 86 (1.26%) VB
18 78 (1.14%) VB.NET
19 69 (1.01%) Scala
20 67 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 828 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 624 (9.11%) SC Cleared
3 471 (6.88%) Degree
4 126 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 108 (1.58%) ISEB
6 66 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 56 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 56 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
8 53 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (0.54%) Sun Certification
10 34 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 28 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 25 (0.36%) PMP
13 24 (0.35%) MCSE
14 22 (0.32%) CISSP
15 21 (0.31%) BC Cleared
15 21 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 16 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (2.74%) QA
2 137 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 86 (1.26%) SLA
4 41 (0.60%) PMO
5 40 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 26 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.29%) MiFID
8 18 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.23%) SEPA
10 14 (0.20%) JSP 440
11 12 (0.18%) ISO20022
12 9 (0.13%) Basel II
12 9 (0.13%) SDET
13 6 (0.088%) COBIT
13 6 (0.088%) EMIR
14 5 (0.073%) GAAP
14 5 (0.073%) HL7
15 4 (0.058%) GDPR
System Software
1 250 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 210 (3.07%) Docker
3 192 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 163 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
5 75 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 62 (0.91%) NFS
7 56 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 51 (0.74%) vCloud
9 47 (0.69%) vSphere
10 41 (0.60%) Veritas File System
11 38 (0.55%) Hyper-V
12 34 (0.50%) Squid
13 33 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
14 23 (0.34%) Corosync
14 23 (0.34%) SRDF
15 22 (0.32%) HDFS
16 21 (0.31%) VMware ESX
16 21 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
17 20 (0.29%) Apache Flume
18 18 (0.26%) KVM
Systems Management
1 271 (3.96%) Puppet
2 266 (3.88%) Ansible
3 123 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 110 (1.61%) Data Guard
5 86 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 79 (1.15%) ZABBIX
7 64 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 64 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
7 64 (0.93%) Terraform
8 63 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 61 (0.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 59 (0.86%) Control-M
11 52 (0.76%) Nagios
12 50 (0.73%) Tivoli
13 48 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 42 (0.61%) logstash
15 40 (0.58%) NetBackup
16 37 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 36 (0.53%) Packer
18 35 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 714 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 570 (8.32%) SAP
3 452 (6.60%) IBM
4 399 (5.82%) VMware
5 398 (5.81%) Red Hat
6 225 (3.28%) HP
7 212 (3.09%) Informatica
8 206 (3.01%) Sybase
9 156 (2.28%) TIBCO
10 136 (1.99%) Cisco
11 127 (1.85%) Hyperion
11 127 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
12 125 (1.82%) Teradata
13 117 (1.71%) ATG
14 110 (1.61%) Sun
15 109 (1.59%) Atlassian
16 100 (1.46%) Adobe
17 92 (1.34%) Tableau
18 88 (1.28%) Veritas
19 87 (1.27%) Siebel
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £340 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £0.00 per day + Negotiable - outside of IR35
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago