Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 21 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3,643 2,386 4,862
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.45% 7.15% 5.77%
As % of the Vendors category 15.80% 16.70% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,440 1,660 2,945
10th Percentile £360 £345 £338
25th Percentile £430 £419 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £720 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £521 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.20% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 69
10th Percentile £16.23 £16.63 £13.95
25th Percentile £24.35 £22.12 £22.36
Median hourly rate £40.99 £38.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.46% -8.33% +5.00%
75th Percentile £52.81 £53.44 £50.00
90th Percentile £62.46 £64.43 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +10.39% -8.33% +5.00%

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 23,055 14,284 35,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.79% 42.78% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,082 9,317 22,547
10th Percentile £281 £258 £256
25th Percentile £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £563
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 725 471 1,168
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.00 £13.17
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -5.13% +4.28% +6.86%
75th Percentile £40.00 £34.70 £37.63
90th Percentile £56.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.11% +5.71%

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 +5 1,927 £575 +9.52% 308
South East -7 510 £521 +1.66% 96
Midlands -4 353 £450 -0.83% 99
West Midlands -1 293 £450 - 71
North of England -21 248 £439 +0.34% 122
North West -19 160 £406 -7.93% 72
South West -1 151 £460 -8.00% 44
East of England -13 135 £475 - 36
Yorkshire -17 64 £500 +11.00% 34
East Midlands -14 56 £413 -17.50% 27
North East +3 25 £600 +41.18% 16
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 1,592 (43.70%) SQL
2 1,069 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1,002 (27.50%) Finance
4 943 (25.89%) Java
5 904 (24.81%) Social Skills
6 619 (16.99%) Oracle Database
7 613 (16.83%) PL/SQL
8 586 (16.09%) Python
9 582 (15.98%) Linux
10 580 (15.92%) SQL Server
11 565 (15.51%) AWS
12 555 (15.23%) Azure
13 524 (14.38%) Migration
14 496 (13.62%) Banking
15 487 (13.37%) Unix
16 470 (12.90%) Windows
17 469 (12.87%) Security Cleared
18 434 (11.91%) DevOps
19 412 (11.31%) Scrum
20 405 (11.12%) ERP
21 399 (10.95%) Jenkins
22 391 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
22 391 (10.73%) JIRA
23 375 (10.29%) Microsoft
24 370 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
25 366 (10.05%) JavaScript
26 364 (9.99%) .NET
27 362 (9.94%) Spring
28 361 (9.91%) SC Cleared
29 360 (9.88%) Microservices

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
1 240 (6.59%) Confluence
2 211 (5.79%) WebLogic
3 128 (3.51%) Apache
4 120 (3.29%) Tomcat
5 112 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 95 (2.61%) Apache Spark
7 94 (2.58%) SAS
8 92 (2.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 91 (2.50%) SharePoint
10 82 (2.25%) WebSphere
11 60 (1.65%) JBoss
12 56 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
13 53 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (1.10%) IIS
15 32 (0.88%) nginx
16 28 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
16 28 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.60%) MS Exchange
18 20 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
19 19 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 112 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.52%) Oracle Smart View
5 18 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.14%) SPSS
9 4 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.082%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.027%) Stata
Business Applications
1 238 (6.53%) Oracle EBS
2 118 (3.24%) Oracle ERP
3 86 (2.36%) Oracle Financials
4 82 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
5 79 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 79 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 71 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
7 59 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
8 57 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 51 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
10 45 (1.24%) NetSuite
11 34 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
12 32 (0.88%) SunGard Martini
13 27 (0.74%) Oracle FAH
14 24 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 20 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
16 19 (0.52%) HFM
16 19 (0.52%) Maximo
17 17 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
17 17 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 565 (15.51%) AWS
2 555 (15.23%) Azure
3 167 (4.58%) GCP
4 160 (4.39%) SaaS
5 127 (3.49%) PaaS
6 114 (3.13%) Power Platform
7 104 (2.85%) Serverless
8 97 (2.66%) GitHub
9 85 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
10 82 (2.25%) IaaS
11 61 (1.67%) Azure Logic Apps
12 57 (1.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 56 (1.54%) OpenShift
14 53 (1.45%) Amazon S3
15 47 (1.29%) Azure Functions
16 45 (1.24%) Azure Storage
17 42 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
18 41 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
19 35 (0.96%) Snowflake
20 32 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 58 (1.59%) DNS
3 54 (1.48%) Firewall
3 54 (1.48%) SAN
4 49 (1.35%) SSL
5 45 (1.24%) HTTP
6 34 (0.93%) NAS
7 33 (0.91%) WAN
8 25 (0.69%) VPN
9 24 (0.66%) LAN
10 23 (0.63%) DHCP
10 23 (0.63%) Kerberos
11 22 (0.60%) Internet
12 21 (0.58%) SSH
13 19 (0.52%) FTP
14 16 (0.44%) iSCSI
14 16 (0.44%) VoIP
15 15 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
17 12 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (16.99%) Oracle Database
2 580 (15.92%) SQL Server
3 331 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 273 (7.49%) MySQL
5 260 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 253 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
7 227 (6.23%) Oracle Reports
8 201 (5.52%) MongoDB
9 182 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 167 (4.58%) Big Data
11 132 (3.62%) Hadoop
12 124 (3.40%) NoSQL
13 120 (3.29%) RDBMS
14 118 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 102 (2.80%) Power BI
16 92 (2.53%) DB2
17 85 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
18 80 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
19 78 (2.14%) Tableau
20 76 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 399 (10.95%) Jenkins
2 391 (10.73%) JIRA
3 358 (9.83%) Git (software)
4 199 (5.46%) Maven
5 123 (3.38%) Bitbucket
6 112 (3.07%) Subversion
7 108 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 82 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
9 72 (1.98%) Visual Studio
10 69 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 65 (1.78%) Selenium
12 62 (1.70%) JUnit
13 44 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 43 (1.18%) GitLab
14 43 (1.18%) Gradle
15 39 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
16 38 (1.04%) Artifactory
17 36 (0.99%) CA Gen
17 36 (0.99%) IntelliJ
18 35 (0.96%) Eclipse
General
1 1,002 (27.50%) Finance
2 904 (24.81%) Social Skills
3 496 (13.62%) Banking
4 370 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
5 281 (7.71%) Public Sector
6 239 (6.56%) Investment Banking
7 147 (4.04%) Front Office
8 104 (2.85%) Retail
9 83 (2.28%) Telecoms
10 79 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
11 63 (1.73%) Manufacturing
12 58 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
13 53 (1.45%) General Ledger
14 52 (1.43%) Marketing
15 46 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
16 40 (1.10%) Law
17 36 (0.99%) Back Office
17 36 (0.99%) Influencing Skills
17 36 (0.99%) Legal
17 36 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,072 (29.43%) Developer
2 428 (11.75%) Architect
3 427 (11.72%) Consultant
4 366 (10.05%) Analyst
5 348 (9.55%) Java Developer
6 205 (5.63%) Oracle Consultant
7 169 (4.64%) Senior Developer
8 165 (4.53%) Oracle Developer
9 162 (4.45%) DBA
10 145 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
11 132 (3.62%) Project Manager
12 126 (3.46%) C# Developer
13 114 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
14 107 (2.94%) Business Analyst
15 100 (2.74%) SQL Developer
16 97 (2.66%) Oracle Analyst
17 92 (2.53%) .NET Developer
18 90 (2.47%) Data Engineer
19 89 (2.44%) Software Engineer
20 87 (2.39%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (9.99%) .NET
2 362 (9.94%) Spring
3 253 (6.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 241 (6.62%) HTML
5 238 (6.53%) Spring Boot
5 238 (6.53%) XML
6 230 (6.31%) Web Services
7 224 (6.15%) REST
8 223 (6.12%) AngularJS
9 182 (5.00%) JSON
10 168 (4.61%) React
11 157 (4.31%) J2EE
12 148 (4.06%) CSS
12 148 (4.06%) Middleware
13 145 (3.98%) Kafka
14 141 (3.87%) RESTful
15 130 (3.57%) .NET Core
16 120 (3.29%) SOAP
17 119 (3.27%) HTML5
18 107 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 113 (3.10%) Data Structures
2 112 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 101 (2.77%) Fixed Income
4 97 (2.66%) Legacy Systems
5 83 (2.28%) Cloud Native
6 79 (2.17%) Clustering
7 73 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 72 (1.98%) Algorithms
9 71 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 70 (1.92%) Derivative
11 57 (1.56%) Management Information System
12 56 (1.54%) User Experience
13 55 (1.51%) Public Cloud
14 39 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
14 39 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
15 36 (0.99%) Replication
16 34 (0.93%) Legacy Applications
17 30 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
18 28 (0.77%) Reference Data
19 25 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 582 (15.98%) Linux
2 487 (13.37%) Unix
3 470 (12.90%) Windows
4 109 (2.99%) Windows Server
5 85 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 83 (2.28%) Solaris
7 66 (1.81%) AIX
8 30 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
8 30 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
9 25 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 21 (0.58%) SUSE
12 17 (0.47%) HPUX
12 17 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
14 11 (0.30%) CentOS
15 9 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.22%) VMS
16 8 (0.22%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,069 (29.34%) Agile Software Development
2 524 (14.38%) Migration
3 434 (11.91%) DevOps
4 412 (11.31%) Scrum
5 405 (11.12%) ERP
6 391 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
7 360 (9.88%) Microservices
8 343 (9.42%) ETL
9 328 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
10 294 (8.07%) Software Engineering
11 293 (8.04%) Data Modelling
12 291 (7.99%) Test Automation
13 262 (7.19%) Analytics
14 247 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
15 223 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 219 (6.01%) Data Migration
17 198 (5.44%) OO
18 194 (5.33%) SDLC
19 188 (5.16%) Project Management
19 188 (5.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,592 (43.70%) SQL
2 943 (25.89%) Java
3 613 (16.83%) PL/SQL
4 586 (16.09%) Python
5 366 (10.05%) JavaScript
6 358 (9.83%) C#
7 229 (6.29%) Java 8
8 227 (6.23%) Shell Script
9 158 (4.34%) C++
10 132 (3.62%) Perl
11 125 (3.43%) Scala
12 118 (3.24%) PowerShell
13 105 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 91 (2.50%) Bash Shell
15 85 (2.33%) TypeScript
16 75 (2.06%) C
17 63 (1.73%) PHP
18 62 (1.70%) Go
19 49 (1.35%) R
20 48 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 469 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 361 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 167 (4.58%) Degree
4 68 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 63 (1.73%) DV Cleared
6 52 (1.43%) ISEB
7 39 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 32 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
9 31 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 24 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
11 17 (0.47%) PMP
12 15 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (0.41%) OCPJP
12 15 (0.41%) Sun Certification
13 14 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (0.30%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.27%) CISSP
16 10 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
16 10 (0.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.58%) QA
2 102 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 37 (1.02%) PMO
4 35 (0.96%) GDPR
5 34 (0.93%) SLA
6 20 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.41%) GRC
8 12 (0.33%) HL7
8 12 (0.33%) IFRS
9 11 (0.30%) Accessibility
10 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (0.19%) FINREP
13 6 (0.16%) COREP
13 6 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.14%) COBIT
14 5 (0.14%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.11%) GAAP
15 4 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 287 (7.88%) Docker
2 160 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 140 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
5 51 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 41 (1.13%) HDFS
7 32 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
9 27 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.58%) NFS
10 21 (0.58%) Platform Symphony
10 21 (0.58%) XenApp
11 14 (0.38%) KVM
11 14 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.30%) SRDF
12 11 (0.30%) Xen
13 9 (0.25%) vSphere
14 7 (0.19%) Postfix
14 7 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (0.16%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 260 (7.14%) Ansible
2 241 (6.62%) Kubernetes
3 109 (2.99%) Terraform
4 82 (2.25%) Puppet
5 70 (1.92%) Data Guard
6 48 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
7 35 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 31 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 29 (0.80%) Control-M
10 24 (0.66%) Kibana
11 23 (0.63%) BladeLogic
12 21 (0.58%) Grafana
13 20 (0.55%) Prometheus
13 20 (0.55%) Tivoli
14 18 (0.49%) SCCM
15 17 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
15 17 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
16 14 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
17 13 (0.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 375 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 307 (8.43%) SAP
3 181 (4.97%) Informatica
4 179 (4.91%) VMware
5 151 (4.14%) IBM
6 108 (2.96%) Google
7 101 (2.77%) Red Hat
8 97 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
9 87 (2.39%) BEA
10 85 (2.33%) webMethods
11 71 (1.95%) MuleSoft
12 58 (1.59%) Workday
13 50 (1.37%) Citrix
14 49 (1.35%) HP
14 49 (1.35%) Hyperion
15 48 (1.32%) Sybase
16 43 (1.18%) Cisco
16 43 (1.18%) EMC
16 43 (1.18%) Splunk
16 43 (1.18%) Teradata