Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 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.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,013 6,955 8,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.56% 7.86% 8.74%
As % of the Vendors category 15.50% 17.45% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,783 4,267 5,242
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 85 148
England median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.70 £18.53
90th Percentile £54.38 £47.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -11.39% +3.95% +1.33%

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 38,794 39,865 42,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.29% 45.03% 42.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,694 24,689 25,406
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £233
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,272 1,464 1,801
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.38 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.66% -3.47% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.93 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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 -17 2,616 £500 +5.26% 522
South East +4 1,430 £450 +5.88% 248
North of England -15 694 £400 +6.67% 194
Midlands -3 609 £420 +5.00% 129
East of England -1 415 £450 +8.43% 107
West Midlands +1 339 £450 +16.13% 68
North West -20 320 £425 +6.25% 122
East Midlands -2 258 £375 -10.18% 60
Yorkshire -5 239 £413 +3.13% 58
South West -25 217 £403 +0.75% 86
North East +3 136 £400 +16.28% 14
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2,385 (39.66%) SQL
2 1,807 (30.05%) Java
3 1,631 (27.12%) Finance
4 1,624 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
5 1,207 (20.07%) Linux
6 1,204 (20.02%) Oracle Database
7 1,136 (18.89%) SQL Server
8 1,052 (17.50%) Unix
9 798 (13.27%) PL/SQL
10 734 (12.21%) Web Services
11 722 (12.01%) Windows
12 642 (10.68%) Migration
13 639 (10.63%) Relational Database
14 638 (10.61%) JavaScript
15 636 (10.58%) TDD
16 634 (10.54%) Microsoft
17 605 (10.06%) XML
18 601 (10.00%) .NET
19 575 (9.56%) Banking
20 572 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
21 569 (9.46%) Security Cleared
22 544 (9.05%) Python
23 541 (9.00%) Spring
24 537 (8.93%) C#
25 532 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
26 531 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
27 519 (8.63%) Jenkins
28 504 (8.38%) DevOps
29 501 (8.33%) Scrum
30 496 (8.25%) HTML

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
1 463 (7.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 418 (6.95%) WebLogic
3 357 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 327 (5.44%) WebSphere
5 245 (4.07%) JBoss
6 233 (3.87%) Apache
7 222 (3.69%) Confluence
8 152 (2.53%) OpenStack
9 145 (2.41%) Apache Spark
10 121 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
11 100 (1.66%) SAS
12 99 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
13 97 (1.61%) IIS
14 73 (1.21%) SharePoint
15 72 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
16 67 (1.11%) Mule
17 51 (0.85%) CMS
17 51 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
18 48 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
19 45 (0.75%) Liferay
Applications
1 244 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 82 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.17%) HipChat
8 7 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.067%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.067%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.067%) Snagit
9 4 (0.067%) SPSS
10 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.033%) FileZilla
10 2 (0.033%) Pipeline Pilot
10 2 (0.033%) Simulink
11 1 (0.017%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.017%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.017%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 313 (5.21%) Oracle EBS
2 234 (3.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 137 (2.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 133 (2.21%) Oracle Payables
5 117 (1.95%) Oracle Financials
6 110 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
7 97 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
8 95 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
9 85 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
10 69 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
11 65 (1.08%) Oracle iProcurement
12 57 (0.95%) Oracle Retail
13 53 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
14 43 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 41 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 37 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
17 30 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
18 28 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
19 27 (0.45%) Maximo
19 27 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 474 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 392 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (1.60%) PaaS
3 96 (1.60%) SaaS
4 85 (1.41%) IaaS
5 80 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 73 (1.21%) GitHub
7 48 (0.80%) OpenShift
8 42 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 41 (0.68%) Office 365
10 35 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
11 27 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (0.43%) Google Analytics
13 25 (0.42%) iPaaS
13 25 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
13 25 (0.42%) Taleo
14 20 (0.33%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
14 20 (0.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 17 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 238 (3.96%) Firewall
2 163 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 144 (2.39%) SAN
4 135 (2.25%) Internet
5 81 (1.35%) DNS
6 70 (1.16%) HTTP
7 68 (1.13%) WAN
8 63 (1.05%) VPN
9 52 (0.86%) LAN
10 51 (0.85%) SMS
11 49 (0.81%) SSL
12 43 (0.72%) Wireless
13 37 (0.62%) NAS
14 29 (0.48%) DHCP
14 29 (0.48%) Network Security
15 26 (0.43%) FTP
15 26 (0.43%) Kerberos
15 26 (0.43%) SSH
16 25 (0.42%) BIG-IP
17 24 (0.40%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,204 (20.02%) Oracle Database
2 1,136 (18.89%) SQL Server
3 639 (10.63%) Relational Database
4 392 (6.52%) MySQL
5 381 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
6 357 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
7 349 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 344 (5.72%) RDBMS
9 318 (5.29%) Oracle Reports
10 303 (5.04%) NoSQL
11 249 (4.14%) Big Data
12 248 (4.12%) Oracle Database 12c
13 237 (3.94%) Hadoop
14 199 (3.31%) DB2
15 175 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
16 173 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 166 (2.76%) MongoDB
18 162 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
19 150 (2.49%) Oracle ODI
20 113 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 519 (8.63%) Jenkins
2 462 (7.68%) Git (software)
3 397 (6.60%) Maven
4 371 (6.17%) JIRA
5 279 (4.64%) JUnit
6 272 (4.52%) Subversion
7 197 (3.28%) Selenium
8 150 (2.49%) Ant
9 138 (2.30%) Eclipse
10 135 (2.25%) TeamCity
11 128 (2.13%) NUnit
12 117 (1.95%) Gradle
13 103 (1.71%) Mockito
14 100 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
15 98 (1.63%) Cucumber
16 97 (1.61%) MSTest
17 90 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
18 89 (1.48%) SoapUI
19 87 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
20 86 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,631 (27.12%) Finance
2 575 (9.56%) Banking
3 287 (4.77%) Retail
4 213 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 190 (3.16%) Front Office
6 175 (2.91%) Manufacturing
7 170 (2.83%) Investment Banking
8 165 (2.74%) Marketing
9 88 (1.46%) Electronics
10 87 (1.45%) Billing
11 78 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 58 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 56 (0.93%) General Ledger
14 48 (0.80%) Back Office
15 43 (0.72%) Legal
16 40 (0.67%) Publishing
17 37 (0.62%) Games
18 30 (0.50%) Advertising
18 30 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,134 (35.49%) Developer
2 786 (13.07%) Analyst
3 726 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 565 (9.40%) Architect
5 524 (8.71%) Consultant
6 357 (5.94%) Oracle Developer
7 300 (4.99%) Oracle Consultant
8 294 (4.89%) DBA
9 271 (4.51%) Senior Developer
10 263 (4.37%) .NET Developer
11 250 (4.16%) C# Developer
12 237 (3.94%) Oracle DBA
13 225 (3.74%) SQL Developer
14 213 (3.54%) Business Analyst
15 210 (3.49%) Project Manager
16 203 (3.38%) Administrator
17 189 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
18 151 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
19 150 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
20 149 (2.48%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (12.21%) Web Services
2 605 (10.06%) XML
3 601 (10.00%) .NET
4 541 (9.00%) Spring
5 496 (8.25%) HTML
6 370 (6.15%) REST
7 369 (6.14%) CSS
8 366 (6.09%) J2EE
9 352 (5.85%) SOAP
10 348 (5.79%) Middleware
11 325 (5.40%) AngularJS
12 298 (4.96%) JSON
13 276 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
14 275 (4.57%) Hibernate
15 262 (4.36%) RESTful
16 238 (3.96%) jQuery
17 184 (3.06%) JMS
18 171 (2.84%) .NET Framework
18 171 (2.84%) HTML5
19 162 (2.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 532 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 184 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
3 149 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
4 144 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 133 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 131 (2.18%) Clustering
7 126 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 120 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 95 (1.58%) Derivative
10 89 (1.48%) Fixed Income
10 89 (1.48%) User Experience
11 78 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 74 (1.23%) Equities
13 70 (1.16%) Data Structures
14 65 (1.08%) Replication
15 58 (0.96%) iPad
16 55 (0.91%) Client/Server
17 51 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 44 (0.73%) Public Cloud
19 35 (0.58%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,207 (20.07%) Linux
2 1,052 (17.50%) Unix
3 722 (12.01%) Windows
4 258 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 217 (3.61%) Solaris
6 204 (3.39%) Windows Server
7 194 (3.23%) AIX
8 87 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 75 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (0.93%) HPUX
11 55 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 47 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
13 43 (0.72%) SUSE
14 41 (0.68%) CentOS
15 39 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 36 (0.60%) Apple iOS
17 33 (0.55%) Windows 10
18 31 (0.52%) Windows XP
19 26 (0.43%) Windows Vista
20 17 (0.28%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,624 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (10.68%) Migration
3 636 (10.58%) TDD
4 572 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
5 531 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
6 504 (8.38%) DevOps
7 501 (8.33%) Scrum
8 479 (7.97%) SOA
9 439 (7.30%) ETL
10 411 (6.84%) OO
11 410 (6.82%) ERP
12 370 (6.15%) Data Modelling
13 352 (5.85%) Test Automation
14 318 (5.29%) Analytics
15 317 (5.27%) MVC
16 313 (5.21%) Project Management
17 310 (5.16%) Data Migration
18 291 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
19 269 (4.47%) ITIL
20 262 (4.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,385 (39.66%) SQL
2 1,807 (30.05%) Java
3 798 (13.27%) PL/SQL
4 638 (10.61%) JavaScript
5 544 (9.05%) Python
6 537 (8.93%) C#
7 378 (6.29%) Shell Script
8 281 (4.67%) Perl
9 174 (2.89%) C++
10 170 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 142 (2.36%) PowerShell
12 134 (2.23%) C
13 129 (2.15%) XPath
14 126 (2.10%) VBA
15 119 (1.98%) Ruby
16 103 (1.71%) T-SQL
17 96 (1.60%) VB.NET
18 90 (1.50%) Scala
19 78 (1.30%) PHP
20 76 (1.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 569 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 365 (6.07%) SC Cleared
3 277 (4.61%) Degree
4 121 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 68 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 56 (0.93%) ISEB
7 44 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 33 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 30 (0.50%) MCSA
10 30 (0.50%) PMP
11 29 (0.48%) MCSE
12 26 (0.43%) Sun Certification
13 25 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
14 23 (0.38%) PMI Certification
15 21 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
15 21 (0.35%) CISSP
16 19 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (0.32%) Master's Degree
16 19 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (2.86%) QA
2 152 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 76 (1.26%) SLA
4 68 (1.13%) GDPR
5 52 (0.86%) PMO
6 34 (0.57%) MiFID
7 28 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.27%) SEPA
10 13 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
11 11 (0.18%) GCP
12 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.13%) IFRS
14 5 (0.083%) IFRS 9
15 4 (0.067%) GxP
16 3 (0.050%) Basel II
16 3 (0.050%) EMIR
16 3 (0.050%) HL7
16 3 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.050%) P3O
System Software
1 267 (4.44%) Docker
2 215 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 119 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
4 116 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 70 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 65 (1.08%) HDFS
7 49 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (0.78%) vSphere
9 41 (0.68%) Apache Flume
10 38 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
11 36 (0.60%) Hyper-V
12 32 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
13 28 (0.47%) NFS
14 27 (0.45%) Xen
15 24 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 23 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 19 (0.32%) KVM
18 18 (0.30%) Samba
19 14 (0.23%) VirtualBox
20 10 (0.17%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 384 (6.39%) Puppet
2 374 (6.22%) Ansible
3 284 (4.72%) Opscode Chef
4 109 (1.81%) Data Guard
5 94 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
6 89 (1.48%) Kubernetes
7 68 (1.13%) Terraform
8 58 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 54 (0.90%) NetBackup
10 53 (0.88%) Ambari
11 46 (0.77%) logstash
12 45 (0.75%) Tivoli
13 41 (0.68%) Control-M
13 41 (0.68%) ZABBIX
14 39 (0.65%) BladeLogic
14 39 (0.65%) Oozie
15 34 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 30 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
16 30 (0.50%) Kibana
17 28 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 634 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 458 (7.62%) SAP
3 376 (6.25%) IBM
4 292 (4.86%) Red Hat
5 219 (3.64%) VMware
6 215 (3.58%) HP
7 180 (2.99%) Sybase
8 127 (2.11%) Informatica
9 108 (1.80%) Cisco
9 108 (1.80%) Citrix
10 101 (1.68%) Tableau
11 89 (1.48%) Google
11 89 (1.48%) TIBCO
12 86 (1.43%) WSO2
13 82 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
14 81 (1.35%) Sun
15 74 (1.23%) ATG
16 70 (1.16%) hybris
16 70 (1.16%) Veritas
17 69 (1.15%) Teradata