Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4,481 6,286 6,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.49% 6.68% 7.18%
As % of the Vendors category 12.80% 15.93% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,701 4,073 4,059
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £325 £308
90th Percentile £644 £638 £619
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 61 85
England median hourly rate £43.20 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +26.98% -10.00%
10th Percentile £16.70 £20.25 £13.68
90th Percentile £64.75 £57.33 £45.40
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year +15.07% +14.96% -9.84%

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 35,010 39,449 39,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.86% 41.93% 43.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,172 24,654 24,323
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.14%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £619
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,242 1,494 1,279
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.40
90th Percentile £53.68 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in England

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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 -9 1,824 £513 -2.38% 309
South East -12 1,028 £450 - 173
North of England -4 552 £450 +5.88% 145
Midlands -6 370 £441 +3.76% 96
East of England 0 368 £450 -10.00% 53
North West 0 278 £471 +15.93% 67
South West -21 278 £475 +11.76% 75
West Midlands -8 238 £425 -2.86% 66
Yorkshire -3 217 £425 - 56
East Midlands -9 114 £425 - 30
North East -4 57 £413 +3.13% 22
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 2,050 (45.75%) SQL
2 1,205 (26.89%) Finance
3 1,128 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1,037 (23.14%) Java
5 996 (22.23%) Oracle Database
6 935 (20.87%) SQL Server
7 807 (18.01%) Linux
8 703 (15.69%) PL/SQL
9 699 (15.60%) Unix
10 650 (14.51%) Microsoft
11 633 (14.13%) Migration
12 620 (13.84%) Windows
13 608 (13.57%) Security Cleared
14 522 (11.65%) ERP
15 503 (11.23%) DevOps
16 486 (10.85%) JavaScript
16 486 (10.85%) Azure
17 469 (10.47%) SC Cleared
18 462 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
19 443 (9.89%) AWS
20 438 (9.77%) ETL
21 431 (9.62%) XML
22 413 (9.22%) Web Services
23 410 (9.15%) Python
24 408 (9.11%) MySQL
25 399 (8.90%) .NET
26 391 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
26 391 (8.73%) Relational Database
27 375 (8.37%) Scrum
28 373 (8.32%) Problem-Solving

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 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 201 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 153 (3.41%) Confluence
4 123 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 109 (2.43%) Apache
6 102 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 96 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 84 (1.87%) JBoss
9 82 (1.83%) WebSphere
10 75 (1.67%) IIS
11 73 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 63 (1.41%) SAS
13 53 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
14 42 (0.94%) Mule
15 37 (0.83%) ArcGIS
16 34 (0.76%) CMS
17 28 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
17 28 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
18 24 (0.54%) NetWeaver
18 24 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 226 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 133 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
4 56 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.22%) SPSS
7 6 (0.13%) Stata
8 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.045%) Figma
8 2 (0.045%) InVision
8 2 (0.045%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.045%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.022%) FileZilla
9 1 (0.022%) Mingle
9 1 (0.022%) Notepad++
9 1 (0.022%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 271 (6.05%) Oracle EBS
2 164 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 146 (3.26%) Oracle ERP
4 127 (2.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 111 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
6 86 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
7 79 (1.76%) Oracle General Ledger
8 75 (1.67%) Oracle Assets
9 73 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 60 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
11 47 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
12 43 (0.96%) Oracle iProcurement
13 38 (0.85%) NetSuite
14 35 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
14 35 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
15 29 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
16 27 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 25 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
17 25 (0.56%) Oracle TCA
18 23 (0.51%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 486 (10.85%) Azure
2 443 (9.89%) AWS
3 139 (3.10%) Power Platform
4 136 (3.04%) SaaS
5 121 (2.70%) PaaS
6 106 (2.37%) GitHub
7 83 (1.85%) GCP
8 79 (1.76%) Office 365
9 74 (1.65%) IaaS
10 58 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
11 39 (0.87%) OpenShift
12 35 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
14 27 (0.60%) Amazon S3
15 24 (0.54%) Apigee
16 22 (0.49%) Serverless
17 19 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
18 17 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
18 17 (0.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 17 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 82 (1.83%) Firewall
2 72 (1.61%) Internet
3 66 (1.47%) SAN
4 61 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 58 (1.29%) DNS
6 45 (1.00%) HTTP
7 40 (0.89%) WAN
8 37 (0.83%) LAN
9 35 (0.78%) FTP
10 30 (0.67%) NAS
11 29 (0.65%) VPN
12 28 (0.62%) SMTP
13 23 (0.51%) Intranet
14 19 (0.42%) SSL
15 17 (0.38%) Skype
15 17 (0.38%) SSH
16 14 (0.31%) DHCP
17 13 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
18 11 (0.25%) Ethernet
18 11 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 996 (22.23%) Oracle Database
2 935 (20.87%) SQL Server
3 408 (9.11%) MySQL
4 391 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
4 391 (8.73%) Relational Database
5 323 (7.21%) Oracle Reports
6 257 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
7 218 (4.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 210 (4.69%) Big Data
9 208 (4.64%) RDBMS
10 201 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 200 (4.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 182 (4.06%) MongoDB
13 159 (3.55%) DB2
14 152 (3.39%) Oracle BI EE
15 145 (3.24%) Hadoop
16 139 (3.10%) Power BI
17 131 (2.92%) Oracle ODI
18 118 (2.63%) NoSQL
19 106 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 355 (7.92%) Git (software)
2 325 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 316 (7.05%) JIRA
4 154 (3.44%) Selenium
5 148 (3.30%) Maven
6 106 (2.37%) JUnit
7 104 (2.32%) Cucumber
8 101 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
9 99 (2.21%) Bitbucket
10 98 (2.19%) Subversion
11 79 (1.76%) TeamCity
12 66 (1.47%) SoapUI
13 64 (1.43%) Visual Studio
14 59 (1.32%) Eclipse
15 52 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
16 49 (1.09%) Ant
16 49 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 44 (0.98%) Gradle
18 39 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
19 32 (0.71%) Toad
General
1 1,205 (26.89%) Finance
2 362 (8.08%) Banking
3 231 (5.16%) Public Sector
4 178 (3.97%) Retail
4 178 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 106 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 100 (2.23%) Front Office
7 90 (2.01%) Marketing
8 83 (1.85%) Investment Banking
9 78 (1.74%) Back Office
10 72 (1.61%) Billing
11 47 (1.05%) Electronics
12 46 (1.03%) General Ledger
13 44 (0.98%) Legal
14 43 (0.96%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.76%) Publishing
16 22 (0.49%) Local Government
17 20 (0.45%) Military
18 18 (0.40%) Automotive
18 18 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 1,351 (30.15%) Developer
2 506 (11.29%) Analyst
3 441 (9.84%) Architect
4 389 (8.68%) Consultant
5 345 (7.70%) DBA
6 316 (7.05%) Java Developer
7 255 (5.69%) Oracle DBA
8 226 (5.04%) Oracle Developer
9 225 (5.02%) Oracle Consultant
10 178 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
11 166 (3.70%) Administrator
12 161 (3.59%) Business Analyst
13 158 (3.53%) Project Manager
14 148 (3.30%) SQL Developer
15 143 (3.19%) Senior Developer
16 125 (2.79%) C# Developer
17 110 (2.45%) Oracle Analyst
18 95 (2.12%) .NET Developer
19 93 (2.08%) Data Analyst
20 89 (1.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (9.62%) XML
2 413 (9.22%) Web Services
3 399 (8.90%) .NET
4 344 (7.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 299 (6.67%) Spring
6 265 (5.91%) HTML
7 231 (5.16%) CSS
8 230 (5.13%) SOAP
9 221 (4.93%) REST
10 217 (4.84%) Middleware
11 211 (4.71%) JSON
12 186 (4.15%) AngularJS
13 150 (3.35%) J2EE
14 142 (3.17%) RESTful
15 120 (2.68%) .NET Framework
16 119 (2.66%) jQuery
17 107 (2.39%) Hibernate
18 101 (2.25%) Spring Boot
19 97 (2.16%) Node.js
20 92 (2.05%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 354 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 106 (2.37%) Greenfield Project
4 102 (2.28%) Clustering
5 83 (1.85%) Replication
6 75 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 72 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 71 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
9 68 (1.52%) Data Centre
10 61 (1.36%) User Experience
11 48 (1.07%) Derivative
12 47 (1.05%) Public Cloud
13 40 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 31 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
14 31 (0.69%) PKI
15 30 (0.67%) Fixed Income
15 30 (0.67%) Mobile App
16 29 (0.65%) Algorithms
17 27 (0.60%) Equities
18 26 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 807 (18.01%) Linux
2 699 (15.60%) Unix
3 620 (13.84%) Windows
4 167 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 159 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 116 (2.59%) Solaris
7 80 (1.79%) AIX
8 57 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (1.12%) CentOS
10 39 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 32 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.69%) SUSE
14 23 (0.51%) HPUX
14 23 (0.51%) OpenVMS
15 21 (0.47%) Windows 7
16 18 (0.40%) Android
17 16 (0.36%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.36%) VMS
18 15 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,128 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (14.13%) Migration
3 522 (11.65%) ERP
4 503 (11.23%) DevOps
5 462 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
6 438 (9.77%) ETL
7 375 (8.37%) Scrum
8 373 (8.32%) Problem-Solving
9 314 (7.01%) TDD
10 311 (6.94%) Data Modelling
11 299 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 280 (6.25%) Project Management
13 268 (5.98%) SDLC
14 263 (5.87%) Performance Tuning
15 261 (5.82%) Analytics
15 261 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 253 (5.65%) ITIL
17 230 (5.13%) Microservices
18 229 (5.11%) Test Automation
19 221 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,050 (45.75%) SQL
2 1,037 (23.14%) Java
3 703 (15.69%) PL/SQL
4 486 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 410 (9.15%) Python
6 345 (7.70%) Shell Script
7 342 (7.63%) C#
8 197 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 160 (3.57%) C++
10 156 (3.48%) Perl
11 143 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 127 (2.83%) Java 8
13 126 (2.81%) C
14 100 (2.23%) VB
15 92 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 75 (1.67%) Scala
17 68 (1.52%) VBA
18 67 (1.50%) VB.NET
19 66 (1.47%) PHP
20 50 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 608 (13.57%) Security Cleared
2 469 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 247 (5.51%) Degree
4 105 (2.34%) ISEB
5 102 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 83 (1.85%) ISTQB
7 56 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 50 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
10 40 (0.89%) PMP
11 38 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
12 36 (0.80%) PMI Certification
13 31 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (0.69%) MCSE
14 30 (0.67%) ACCA
15 29 (0.65%) CIMA
16 28 (0.62%) OCP
17 24 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
17 24 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
18 22 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (5.58%) QA
2 127 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 62 (1.38%) SLA
4 47 (1.05%) PMO
5 35 (0.78%) GDPR
6 15 (0.33%) MiFID
7 14 (0.31%) IFRS
7 14 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.16%) COREP
9 7 (0.16%) FINREP
10 6 (0.13%) GMP
11 5 (0.11%) COBIT
11 5 (0.11%) GAAP
11 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.11%) NIST
12 4 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 4 (0.089%) ITGC
System Software
1 202 (4.51%) Docker
2 175 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 166 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 123 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.62%) HDFS
8 23 (0.51%) vSphere
9 16 (0.36%) NDS
9 16 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.31%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 11 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (0.22%) RACF
14 8 (0.18%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (0.18%) XenApp
14 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.11%) KVM
15 5 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 161 (3.59%) Ansible
2 131 (2.92%) Data Guard
3 108 (2.41%) Kubernetes
4 95 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 72 (1.61%) Puppet
6 67 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 63 (1.41%) Terraform
8 56 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (0.87%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 38 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 31 (0.69%) SCCM
12 28 (0.62%) Amdocs OSS
12 28 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
13 27 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
14 22 (0.49%) HP ALM
15 21 (0.47%) Control-M
16 20 (0.45%) NetBackup
16 20 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
17 19 (0.42%) Tivoli
18 17 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 650 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 350 (7.81%) SAP
3 251 (5.60%) IBM
4 205 (4.57%) VMware
5 174 (3.88%) Informatica
6 149 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 127 (2.83%) Citrix
8 123 (2.74%) Sybase
9 116 (2.59%) HP
10 77 (1.72%) Google
11 72 (1.61%) webMethods
12 70 (1.56%) Tableau
13 67 (1.50%) Atlassian
14 64 (1.43%) MuleSoft
15 60 (1.34%) Hyperion
15 60 (1.34%) Talend
16 56 (1.25%) EMC
17 55 (1.23%) Cloudera
17 55 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
18 54 (1.21%) Sun