Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 months to 6 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.

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

Oracle
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,297 4,781 6,217
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.31% 5.76% 6.64%
As % of the Vendors category 16.58% 13.50% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,618 2,910 3,991
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £339 £319
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £458
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 69 59
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.20 £14.80 £20.25
90th Percentile £54.00 £63.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £38.69
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.56% +3.17%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 13,857 35,420 38,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.11% 42.65% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,464 22,361 24,324
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £255 £256 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 557 1,237 1,435
Median hourly rate £22.55 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.47% +5.72% +6.38%
10th Percentile £12.40 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.40 £51.45 £47.45
Median hourly rate £23.18 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.79% +8.74% +2.94%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in England

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle in England.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in England

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in England

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle in England.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in England

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 months to 6 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 +12 992 £525 +5.00% 106
South East +12 485 £525 +16.67% 44
North of England +7 248 £425 -5.56% 59
Midlands +21 245 £450 - 46
West Midlands +21 188 £441 -2.11% 19
North West +16 166 £435 -3.44% 35
South West +18 143 £475 - 32
East of England -3 137 £475 -0.52% 19
Yorkshire 0 65 £425 - 22
East Midlands +17 54 £500 +15.94% 27
North East -7 17 £425 +5.59% 2
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 915 (39.83%) SQL
2 629 (27.38%) Java
3 584 (25.42%) Finance
4 580 (25.25%) Security Cleared
5 538 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
6 485 (21.11%) SC Cleared
7 472 (20.55%) Oracle Database
8 453 (19.72%) SQL Server
9 426 (18.55%) Linux
10 354 (15.41%) Windows
11 350 (15.24%) PL/SQL
12 345 (15.02%) Unix
13 302 (13.15%) Migration
14 298 (12.97%) AWS
15 286 (12.45%) DevOps
16 280 (12.19%) Azure
17 277 (12.06%) Web Services
18 269 (11.71%) ERP
19 268 (11.67%) Microsoft
20 252 (10.97%) XML
21 246 (10.71%) Python
22 234 (10.19%) MySQL
23 228 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
24 227 (9.88%) Banking
25 218 (9.49%) Oracle Fusion
26 211 (9.19%) Public Sector
27 207 (9.01%) WebLogic
28 196 (8.53%) C#
28 196 (8.53%) Git (software)
29 195 (8.49%) Shell Script

Oracle
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
1 207 (9.01%) WebLogic
2 176 (7.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 121 (5.27%) Confluence
4 109 (4.75%) Apache
5 74 (3.22%) Tomcat
6 58 (2.53%) Red Hat Fuse
7 56 (2.44%) WebSphere
8 53 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
9 47 (2.05%) Oracle Workflow
10 46 (2.00%) JBoss
11 43 (1.87%) Mule
12 42 (1.83%) IIS
13 40 (1.74%) SharePoint
14 38 (1.65%) SAS
15 27 (1.18%) Apache Spark
16 20 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
17 18 (0.78%) Skype for Business
18 15 (0.65%) ArcGIS
18 15 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 104 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 72 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.26%) RoboHelp
8 2 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.087%) SPSS
9 1 (0.044%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.044%) CATIA
9 1 (0.044%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.044%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.044%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 152 (6.62%) Oracle EBS
2 94 (4.09%) Oracle Payables
3 83 (3.61%) Oracle ERP
4 64 (2.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 59 (2.57%) Oracle Applications
6 56 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
7 47 (2.05%) Oracle Cash Management
8 44 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
9 42 (1.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 41 (1.78%) Oracle General Ledger
11 32 (1.39%) Oracle Payroll
12 29 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
13 23 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
14 21 (0.91%) Maximo
15 18 (0.78%) NetSuite
16 17 (0.74%) Hyperion Planning
16 17 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
17 15 (0.65%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
18 10 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
19 9 (0.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 298 (12.97%) AWS
2 280 (12.19%) Azure
3 115 (5.01%) PaaS
4 113 (4.92%) SaaS
5 71 (3.09%) GCP
6 57 (2.48%) Serverless
7 55 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
7 55 (2.39%) Power Platform
8 52 (2.26%) Amazon ECS
9 48 (2.09%) Apigee
10 39 (1.70%) IaaS
11 32 (1.39%) GitHub
12 29 (1.26%) Amazon S3
13 25 (1.09%) OpenShift
14 22 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
14 22 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
14 22 (0.96%) Office 365
15 21 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (0.91%) Boomi
16 19 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 84 (3.66%) DNS
2 76 (3.31%) Firewall
3 58 (2.53%) VPN
4 37 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.35%) VoIP
6 27 (1.18%) DMZ
6 27 (1.18%) LAN
6 27 (1.18%) WAN
7 25 (1.09%) Skype
8 21 (0.91%) OSPF
9 19 (0.83%) HTTP
9 19 (0.83%) Internet
9 19 (0.83%) Unified Communications
10 18 (0.78%) SNMP
10 18 (0.78%) SSL
11 17 (0.74%) Kerberos
12 15 (0.65%) SSH
13 14 (0.61%) DHCP
13 14 (0.61%) Network Security
14 13 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (20.55%) Oracle Database
2 453 (19.72%) SQL Server
3 234 (10.19%) MySQL
4 190 (8.27%) Relational Database
5 162 (7.05%) Data Warehouse
6 155 (6.75%) PostgreSQL
7 149 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
8 129 (5.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 114 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 104 (4.53%) MongoDB
11 84 (3.66%) Oracle ODI
12 72 (3.13%) RDBMS
13 67 (2.92%) Hadoop
14 65 (2.83%) Amazon Redshift
15 62 (2.70%) Big Data
16 55 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
16 55 (2.39%) Power BI
17 52 (2.26%) NoSQL
18 51 (2.22%) Pentaho
19 49 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 196 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 195 (8.49%) JIRA
3 179 (7.79%) Jenkins
4 100 (4.35%) Subversion
5 91 (3.96%) Maven
6 69 (3.00%) Selenium
7 62 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
8 61 (2.66%) Toad
9 54 (2.35%) Cucumber
10 50 (2.18%) Oracle APEX
11 49 (2.13%) Artifactory
12 48 (2.09%) GitLab
13 47 (2.05%) Bitbucket
14 45 (1.96%) SoapUI
15 44 (1.92%) TeamCity
16 43 (1.87%) Ant
17 41 (1.78%) Eclipse
18 39 (1.70%) Visual Studio
19 37 (1.61%) JUnit
20 34 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 584 (25.42%) Finance
2 227 (9.88%) Banking
3 211 (9.19%) Public Sector
4 89 (3.87%) Front Office
5 75 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 69 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 68 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 59 (2.57%) General Ledger
9 55 (2.39%) Marketing
10 43 (1.87%) Back Office
11 42 (1.83%) Electronics
11 42 (1.83%) Retail
12 19 (0.83%) Billing
13 18 (0.78%) Law
13 18 (0.78%) Local Government
14 15 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 14 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.61%) Legal
16 9 (0.39%) Police
Job Titles
1 692 (30.13%) Developer
2 222 (9.66%) Consultant
3 220 (9.58%) Architect
4 214 (9.32%) Analyst
5 193 (8.40%) Java Developer
6 191 (8.32%) DBA
7 148 (6.44%) Oracle DBA
8 138 (6.01%) Oracle Developer
9 130 (5.66%) Oracle Consultant
10 85 (3.70%) Administrator
11 81 (3.53%) C# Developer
12 78 (3.40%) Business Analyst
13 73 (3.18%) Software Engineer
13 73 (3.18%) SQL Developer
14 69 (3.00%) Oracle Analyst
15 68 (2.96%) Senior Developer
16 60 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
17 55 (2.39%) Java Engineer
18 53 (2.31%) Oracle Specialist
19 48 (2.09%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (12.06%) Web Services
2 252 (10.97%) XML
3 218 (9.49%) Oracle Fusion
4 176 (7.66%) SOAP
5 170 (7.40%) .NET
6 167 (7.27%) Middleware
7 154 (6.70%) HTML
8 140 (6.09%) JSON
9 130 (5.66%) Spring
10 122 (5.31%) REST
11 102 (4.44%) CSS
12 85 (3.70%) RESTful
13 82 (3.57%) J2EE
14 80 (3.48%) AngularJS
15 70 (3.05%) XSLT
16 61 (2.66%) Swagger
17 56 (2.44%) WPF
18 54 (2.35%) Spring Boot
19 52 (2.26%) gRPC
19 52 (2.26%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 162 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (2.92%) Management Information System
3 65 (2.83%) Fixed Income
4 53 (2.31%) Hedge funds
5 48 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 41 (1.78%) User Experience
8 39 (1.70%) Derivative
8 39 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (1.61%) Clustering
9 37 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 29 (1.26%) Public Cloud
12 28 (1.22%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.09%) Replication
14 24 (1.04%) Private Cloud
15 23 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 19 (0.83%) Mainframe
17 16 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 426 (18.55%) Linux
2 354 (15.41%) Windows
3 345 (15.02%) Unix
4 123 (5.35%) Windows Server
5 89 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (2.35%) AIX
7 53 (2.31%) Solaris
8 39 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
10 29 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 24 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 22 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
14 18 (0.78%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.48%) Apple iOS
16 10 (0.44%) SUSE
17 9 (0.39%) Android
18 8 (0.35%) HPUX
19 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 538 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (13.15%) Migration
3 286 (12.45%) DevOps
4 269 (11.71%) ERP
5 228 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
6 189 (8.23%) ETL
7 184 (8.01%) Test Automation
8 179 (7.79%) Scrum
9 178 (7.75%) SOA
10 168 (7.31%) Microservices
11 164 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
12 157 (6.84%) TDD
13 149 (6.49%) Software Engineering
13 149 (6.49%) Unit Testing
14 135 (5.88%) Data Migration
15 129 (5.62%) Data Modelling
16 119 (5.18%) Analytics
17 114 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
18 113 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
19 110 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 915 (39.83%) SQL
2 629 (27.38%) Java
3 350 (15.24%) PL/SQL
4 246 (10.71%) Python
5 196 (8.53%) C#
6 195 (8.49%) Shell Script
7 167 (7.27%) JavaScript
8 99 (4.31%) Perl
9 96 (4.18%) PowerShell
10 90 (3.92%) Bash Shell
11 89 (3.87%) C
12 71 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 70 (3.05%) C++
14 49 (2.13%) VB
15 48 (2.09%) Java 8
16 43 (1.87%) Ruby
17 38 (1.65%) VB.NET
17 38 (1.65%) VBA
18 33 (1.44%) TypeScript
19 31 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 580 (25.25%) Security Cleared
2 485 (21.11%) SC Cleared
3 118 (5.14%) DV Cleared
4 76 (3.31%) Degree
5 45 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 44 (1.92%) ISEB
7 38 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 33 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 32 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.96%) CCIE
12 22 (0.96%) CCNP
13 21 (0.91%) CISSP
14 15 (0.65%) CCIE Collaboration
15 14 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
16 12 (0.52%) Master's Degree
16 12 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
17 10 (0.44%) DBS Check
18 9 (0.39%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.01%) QA
2 55 (2.39%) SLA
3 43 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.09%) GDPR
5 18 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 8 (0.35%) PMO
9 6 (0.26%) GxP
9 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.17%) COBIT
12 3 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.13%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.13%) MiFID
12 3 (0.13%) RMADS
12 3 (0.13%) SEPA
12 3 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 137 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 111 (4.83%) Docker
3 88 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
5 41 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
6 36 (1.57%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.65%) VMware NSX
9 14 (0.61%) HDFS
9 14 (0.61%) NFS
10 11 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (0.39%) RACF
11 9 (0.39%) vSphere
12 7 (0.30%) XenApp
13 6 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
13 6 (0.26%) Squid
14 5 (0.22%) GeoWebCache
15 4 (0.17%) GlusterFS
15 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.13%) NDS
Systems Management
1 111 (4.83%) Ansible
2 110 (4.79%) Kubernetes
3 66 (2.87%) Terraform
4 64 (2.79%) Data Guard
5 47 (2.05%) Puppet
6 35 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
7 34 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
8 31 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 29 (1.26%) Nagios
10 16 (0.70%) Tivoli
11 15 (0.65%) Control-M
12 14 (0.61%) Rancher
12 14 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (0.52%) Nessus
14 11 (0.48%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 10 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 8 (0.35%) Kibana
16 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 268 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 172 (7.49%) SAP
3 123 (5.35%) IBM
4 120 (5.22%) VMware
5 98 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 84 (3.66%) Cisco
7 83 (3.61%) Sybase
8 73 (3.18%) Informatica
9 68 (2.96%) Splunk
10 65 (2.83%) Google
11 60 (2.61%) HP
12 51 (2.22%) webMethods
13 44 (1.92%) Talend
14 41 (1.78%) Dell
15 35 (1.52%) WSO2
16 34 (1.48%) BEA
17 32 (1.39%) Sun
17 32 (1.39%) Tableau
18 31 (1.35%) Siebel
19 30 (1.31%) MuleSoft