Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5,976 6,840 8,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.45% 8.03% 8.61%
As % of the Vendors category 15.44% 18.07% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,772 4,158 5,088
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £318 £312 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £453 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 93 157
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.95 £12.93 £15.95
90th Percentile £62.70 £49.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +10.50%

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 38,696 37,850 42,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.78% 44.42% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,340 23,476 25,972
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,325 1,317 1,553
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +9.11%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.13 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.16% -8.95% +11.76%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -18 2,534 £500 - 500
South East -2 1,485 £450 +2.86% 300
North of England -14 692 £425 +8.97% 183
Midlands -9 587 £450 +9.09% 98
East of England +2 389 £475 +11.76% 84
West Midlands +3 344 £475 +11.76% 50
North West -17 328 £400 - 84
Yorkshire -4 273 £425 +14.86% 72
South West -24 235 £425 -2.86% 79
East Midlands -10 232 £423 +5.63% 48
North East -11 92 £425 +13.33% 27
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 2,371 (39.68%) SQL
2 1,695 (28.36%) Finance
3 1,653 (27.66%) Java
4 1,593 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
5 1,203 (20.13%) Linux
6 1,163 (19.46%) Oracle Database
7 1,112 (18.61%) SQL Server
8 977 (16.35%) Unix
9 849 (14.21%) PL/SQL
10 725 (12.13%) Web Services
11 696 (11.65%) Windows
12 690 (11.55%) Relational Database
13 688 (11.51%) Microsoft
14 629 (10.53%) Migration
15 627 (10.49%) JavaScript
16 619 (10.36%) Python
17 600 (10.04%) XML
18 589 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
19 588 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
20 575 (9.62%) Security Cleared
21 567 (9.49%) Jenkins
22 559 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
23 553 (9.25%) TDD
24 543 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
25 540 (9.04%) .NET
26 536 (8.97%) Git (software)
27 530 (8.87%) Banking
28 515 (8.62%) DevOps
28 515 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
29 493 (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
1 399 (6.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 359 (6.01%) WebLogic
3 329 (5.51%) WebSphere
4 288 (4.82%) Tomcat
5 221 (3.70%) Apache
6 169 (2.83%) Confluence
7 154 (2.58%) JBoss
8 151 (2.53%) Apache Spark
9 143 (2.39%) OpenStack
10 124 (2.07%) Oracle Service Bus
11 105 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
12 96 (1.61%) SAS
13 90 (1.51%) SharePoint
14 73 (1.22%) IIS
15 72 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
16 67 (1.12%) Mule
17 53 (0.89%) CMS
18 47 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
19 44 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
20 43 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 290 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 103 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 47 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.22%) SPSS
8 9 (0.15%) Stata
9 7 (0.12%) HipChat
10 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.084%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.084%) Windchill
12 3 (0.050%) CATIA
13 2 (0.033%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.033%) Pipeline Pilot
13 2 (0.033%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.033%) Snagit
14 1 (0.017%) EngageOne
14 1 (0.017%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 353 (5.91%) Oracle EBS
2 230 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 133 (2.23%) Oracle Payables
4 122 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
5 104 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
6 100 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
7 92 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
8 89 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
9 60 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
10 56 (0.94%) Oracle Assets
11 52 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
12 46 (0.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 45 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
14 38 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
15 37 (0.62%) Oracle Retail
16 31 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
17 30 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
18 29 (0.49%) NetSuite
19 28 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
19 28 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 559 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 479 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (1.71%) PaaS
4 85 (1.42%) SaaS
5 72 (1.20%) IaaS
6 64 (1.07%) GitHub
7 61 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (0.75%) OpenShift
10 38 (0.64%) Office 365
11 32 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 27 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 22 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
15 21 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 20 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
16 20 (0.33%) Boomi
16 20 (0.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
17 17 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 17 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 189 (3.16%) Firewall
2 118 (1.97%) SAN
3 112 (1.87%) TCP/IP
4 82 (1.37%) VPN
5 77 (1.29%) Internet
6 70 (1.17%) WAN
7 68 (1.14%) HTTP
8 51 (0.85%) DNS
9 50 (0.84%) SMS
10 46 (0.77%) FTP
10 46 (0.77%) SSL
10 46 (0.77%) Wireless
11 42 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (0.62%) LAN
13 34 (0.57%) NAS
14 33 (0.55%) WinSCP
15 29 (0.49%) Network Security
15 29 (0.49%) PuTTY
16 28 (0.47%) VLAN
17 23 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,163 (19.46%) Oracle Database
2 1,112 (18.61%) SQL Server
3 690 (11.55%) Relational Database
4 447 (7.48%) MySQL
5 416 (6.96%) Data Warehouse
6 408 (6.83%) PostgreSQL
7 406 (6.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 332 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
9 295 (4.94%) RDBMS
10 282 (4.72%) NoSQL
11 262 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 243 (4.07%) Big Data
13 219 (3.66%) Hadoop
14 202 (3.38%) DB2
15 188 (3.15%) MongoDB
16 185 (3.10%) Oracle BI EE
17 172 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 161 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
19 122 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
20 119 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 567 (9.49%) Jenkins
2 536 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 355 (5.94%) JIRA
4 318 (5.32%) Maven
5 224 (3.75%) JUnit
6 215 (3.60%) Subversion
7 196 (3.28%) Selenium
8 126 (2.11%) Ant
9 125 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 125 (2.09%) Gradle
10 122 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 122 (2.04%) NUnit
11 116 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
12 113 (1.89%) TeamCity
13 110 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 102 (1.71%) Mockito
15 97 (1.62%) MSTest
16 92 (1.54%) SoapUI
17 84 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
18 82 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,695 (28.36%) Finance
2 530 (8.87%) Banking
3 253 (4.23%) Retail
4 172 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 159 (2.66%) Front Office
6 157 (2.63%) Investment Banking
7 149 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 136 (2.28%) Marketing
9 73 (1.22%) Billing
9 73 (1.22%) Electronics
10 71 (1.19%) Back Office
11 58 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 56 (0.94%) General Ledger
13 49 (0.82%) Legal
14 43 (0.72%) Retail Banking
15 28 (0.47%) Publishing
16 25 (0.42%) Games
17 24 (0.40%) French Language
17 24 (0.40%) German Language
17 24 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,081 (34.82%) Developer
2 784 (13.12%) Analyst
3 664 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 564 (9.44%) Architect
5 558 (9.34%) Consultant
6 350 (5.86%) Oracle Developer
7 303 (5.07%) Oracle Consultant
8 285 (4.77%) Senior Developer
9 282 (4.72%) DBA
10 221 (3.70%) SQL Developer
11 217 (3.63%) Project Manager
12 211 (3.53%) Oracle DBA
13 206 (3.45%) Business Analyst
14 205 (3.43%) .NET Developer
15 190 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
16 186 (3.11%) C# Developer
17 180 (3.01%) Oracle Analyst
18 148 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
19 146 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
20 145 (2.43%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 725 (12.13%) Web Services
2 600 (10.04%) XML
3 540 (9.04%) .NET
4 493 (8.25%) HTML
5 463 (7.75%) Spring
6 387 (6.48%) REST
7 380 (6.36%) CSS
8 356 (5.96%) SOAP
9 324 (5.42%) Oracle Fusion
10 317 (5.30%) Middleware
11 300 (5.02%) JSON
12 291 (4.87%) AngularJS
13 271 (4.53%) J2EE
14 256 (4.28%) RESTful
15 218 (3.65%) Hibernate
16 177 (2.96%) jQuery
17 174 (2.91%) JMS
18 165 (2.76%) .NET Framework
19 149 (2.49%) Java EE
20 138 (2.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 588 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 196 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 151 (2.53%) Data Centre
5 141 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 130 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
7 129 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 101 (1.69%) Clustering
9 91 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 82 (1.37%) User Experience
11 72 (1.20%) Replication
12 71 (1.19%) Derivative
13 69 (1.15%) Data Structures
14 62 (1.04%) Fixed Income
15 53 (0.89%) N-Tier
16 51 (0.85%) Mobile App
17 49 (0.82%) Mainframe
18 48 (0.80%) iPad
19 40 (0.67%) Equities
19 40 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,203 (20.13%) Linux
2 977 (16.35%) Unix
3 696 (11.65%) Windows
4 248 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 204 (3.41%) Windows Server
6 180 (3.01%) Solaris
7 151 (2.53%) AIX
8 78 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (0.94%) CentOS
11 42 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
12 38 (0.64%) Windows 7
13 36 (0.60%) Android
14 35 (0.59%) Apple iOS
15 34 (0.57%) Windows 10
16 32 (0.54%) HPUX
17 28 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (0.37%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.27%) Windows Vista
20 15 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,593 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
2 629 (10.53%) Migration
3 589 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
4 553 (9.25%) TDD
5 543 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 515 (8.62%) DevOps
6 515 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
7 487 (8.15%) Scrum
8 462 (7.73%) ETL
9 433 (7.25%) ERP
10 409 (6.84%) SOA
11 376 (6.29%) Test Automation
12 357 (5.97%) OO
12 357 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 346 (5.79%) Data Modelling
14 311 (5.20%) Project Management
15 303 (5.07%) Analytics
16 299 (5.00%) Data Migration
17 298 (4.99%) SDLC
18 263 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2,371 (39.68%) SQL
2 1,653 (27.66%) Java
3 849 (14.21%) PL/SQL
4 627 (10.49%) JavaScript
5 619 (10.36%) Python
6 472 (7.90%) C#
7 344 (5.76%) Shell Script
8 228 (3.82%) Perl
9 189 (3.16%) Java 8
10 183 (3.06%) C++
11 176 (2.95%) Bash Shell
12 160 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 143 (2.39%) VBA
14 134 (2.24%) C
15 128 (2.14%) Scala
16 108 (1.81%) Ruby
17 107 (1.79%) XPath
18 98 (1.64%) PHP
19 96 (1.61%) T-SQL
20 89 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 575 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 407 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 287 (4.80%) Degree
4 115 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 73 (1.22%) ISEB
6 66 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 59 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
8 47 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 46 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
11 31 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 29 (0.49%) CISSP
13 26 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 25 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
15 22 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (0.32%) CCNA
16 19 (0.32%) CCNP
16 19 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
16 19 (0.32%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (2.96%) Data Quality
2 172 (2.88%) QA
3 81 (1.36%) GDPR
4 76 (1.27%) SLA
5 62 (1.04%) PMO
6 34 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.42%) SEPA
8 23 (0.38%) MiFID
9 22 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (0.25%) GCP
11 13 (0.22%) IFRS
12 11 (0.18%) IFRS 9
13 9 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
13 9 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.12%) COBIT
15 4 (0.067%) COREP
15 4 (0.067%) HL7
16 3 (0.050%) FINREP
16 3 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 220 (3.68%) Docker
2 161 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 132 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
5 57 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (0.94%) vSphere
7 41 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 38 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 33 (0.55%) Oracle Clusterware
10 27 (0.45%) NFS
11 25 (0.42%) VirtualBox
12 22 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
13 21 (0.35%) HDFS
14 18 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 17 (0.28%) Apache Flume
16 16 (0.27%) KVM
17 15 (0.25%) Xen
18 11 (0.18%) XenApp
19 10 (0.17%) XenDesktop
20 9 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 347 (5.81%) Ansible
2 327 (5.47%) Puppet
3 275 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
4 91 (1.52%) HP ALM
5 84 (1.41%) Data Guard
6 78 (1.31%) Terraform
7 73 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 70 (1.17%) Kubernetes
9 53 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 40 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
11 39 (0.65%) Control-M
11 39 (0.65%) Tivoli
12 37 (0.62%) BladeLogic
13 36 (0.60%) FortiGate
14 34 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 32 (0.54%) SCCM
16 31 (0.52%) NetBackup
17 30 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
18 27 (0.45%) ZABBIX
19 26 (0.44%) Automic
Vendors
1 688 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 448 (7.50%) SAP
3 352 (5.89%) IBM
4 253 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 227 (3.80%) VMware
6 213 (3.56%) HP
7 147 (2.46%) Informatica
8 136 (2.28%) Sybase
9 118 (1.97%) Tableau
10 114 (1.91%) Cisco
11 95 (1.59%) TIBCO
12 84 (1.41%) Teradata
13 83 (1.39%) Talend
14 81 (1.36%) Citrix
14 81 (1.36%) Hyperion
15 78 (1.31%) Google
16 75 (1.26%) Cognos
16 75 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
17 71 (1.19%) webMethods
18 67 (1.12%) WSO2