Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 29 30
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,169 3,847 6,041
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.46% 5.78% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 15.48% 13.42% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,693 2,470 4,012
Median daily rate £500 £495 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% - +7.61%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £331
90th Percentile £625 £660 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 54 68
Median hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -0.59% +30.00%
10th Percentile £20.36 £17.83 £15.80
90th Percentile £68.00 £73.75 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £41.52
% change year-on-year +30.95% +1.17% +27.74%

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 14,011 28,668 38,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.75% 43.09% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,043 18,469 24,277
Median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £255
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 1,139 1,344
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.99% +7.41% +2.41%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.26 £10.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.34 £47.00
Median hourly rate £24.25 £18.70 £17.43
% change year-on-year +29.68% +7.32% +2.50%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -1 978 £525 - 179
South East +10 393 £513 +7.89% 63
Midlands +13 253 £425 -4.49% 63
North of England -5 208 £432 -4.00% 77
West Midlands +10 187 £410 -8.89% 38
North West +3 141 £405 -14.74% 38
East of England +23 107 £450 +12.50% 23
South West -1 78 £500 +2.56% 35
East Midlands +8 62 £500 +14.29% 25
Yorkshire -30 39 £450 +5.88% 24
North East +1 28 £475 +11.76% 15
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 960 (44.26%) SQL
2 542 (24.99%) Java
3 526 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
4 513 (23.65%) Finance
5 438 (20.19%) Security Cleared
6 430 (19.82%) PL/SQL
7 411 (18.95%) Oracle Database
8 387 (17.84%) Linux
9 363 (16.74%) SQL Server
10 345 (15.91%) Unix
11 331 (15.26%) SC Cleared
12 315 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
13 297 (13.69%) Windows
14 296 (13.65%) AWS
15 280 (12.91%) Migration
16 272 (12.54%) Azure
17 260 (11.99%) MySQL
18 259 (11.94%) ERP
19 241 (11.11%) Jenkins
20 237 (10.93%) Data Modelling
21 233 (10.74%) XML
22 232 (10.70%) Microsoft
23 215 (9.91%) ETL
24 213 (9.82%) Python
25 211 (9.73%) DevOps
26 208 (9.59%) Microservices
27 197 (9.08%) Oracle Fusion
28 193 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
29 192 (8.85%) Public Sector
30 188 (8.67%) Banking

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
1 170 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 127 (5.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 120 (5.53%) Apache
4 110 (5.07%) Confluence
5 75 (3.46%) WebSphere
6 63 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 63 (2.90%) Red Hat Fuse
7 51 (2.35%) JBoss
8 47 (2.17%) Apache Spark
8 47 (2.17%) Tomcat
9 42 (1.94%) SharePoint
10 39 (1.80%) IIS
11 34 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
12 30 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
12 30 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (1.15%) SAS
14 24 (1.11%) Mule
15 23 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (0.92%) CMS
17 19 (0.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 90 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.14%) SPSS
9 3 (0.14%) Windchill
10 1 (0.046%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.046%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.046%) CATIA
10 1 (0.046%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.046%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 167 (7.70%) Oracle EBS
2 96 (4.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 87 (4.01%) Oracle ERP
4 84 (3.87%) Oracle Applications
5 57 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
6 33 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
7 32 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
8 26 (1.20%) Oracle Receivables
9 22 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
10 19 (0.88%) NetSuite
11 18 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 16 (0.74%) SAP FI-CA
13 15 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
14 14 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
14 14 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
14 14 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
15 13 (0.60%) HFM
16 12 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
16 12 (0.55%) Maximo
16 12 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 296 (13.65%) AWS
2 272 (12.54%) Azure
3 80 (3.69%) SaaS
4 70 (3.23%) Serverless
5 68 (3.14%) Power Platform
6 67 (3.09%) PaaS
7 63 (2.90%) Amazon S3
7 63 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
8 55 (2.54%) IaaS
9 54 (2.49%) GCP
10 50 (2.31%) GitHub
11 47 (2.17%) Apigee
12 31 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
13 25 (1.15%) OpenShift
14 23 (1.06%) Logic Apps
15 22 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
16 21 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (0.97%) Azure Functions
16 21 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
16 21 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.14%) Firewall
2 43 (1.98%) HTTP
3 39 (1.80%) DNS
4 35 (1.61%) VPN
5 29 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.29%) SAN
7 22 (1.01%) WAN
8 19 (0.88%) SNMP
9 18 (0.83%) LAN
9 18 (0.83%) SSL
10 17 (0.78%) Kerberos
11 16 (0.74%) FTP
12 14 (0.65%) SSH
12 14 (0.65%) VLAN
12 14 (0.65%) VoIP
13 11 (0.51%) Skype
14 10 (0.46%) DHCP
14 10 (0.46%) Wireless
15 8 (0.37%) MPLS
15 8 (0.37%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (18.95%) Oracle Database
2 363 (16.74%) SQL Server
3 260 (11.99%) MySQL
4 179 (8.25%) Relational Database
5 161 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
6 153 (7.05%) Oracle Reports
7 121 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
8 101 (4.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 99 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 92 (4.24%) Hadoop
11 74 (3.41%) Oracle ODI
12 72 (3.32%) MongoDB
13 67 (3.09%) RDBMS
14 65 (3.00%) Apache Hive
14 65 (3.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 65 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 64 (2.95%) DB2
15 64 (2.95%) Power BI
16 62 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
17 59 (2.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 241 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 180 (8.30%) JIRA
3 171 (7.88%) Git (software)
4 73 (3.37%) Selenium
5 64 (2.95%) Oracle APEX
5 64 (2.95%) Toad
6 60 (2.77%) Cucumber
6 60 (2.77%) Oracle Forms
7 59 (2.72%) Maven
8 56 (2.58%) CA Gen
8 56 (2.58%) Subversion
9 49 (2.26%) Artifactory
10 47 (2.17%) Bitbucket
10 47 (2.17%) GitLab
11 39 (1.80%) JMeter
12 35 (1.61%) SoapUI
13 32 (1.48%) SonarQube
14 30 (1.38%) TeamCity
14 30 (1.38%) Visual Studio
15 27 (1.24%) Postman
General
1 513 (23.65%) Finance
2 192 (8.85%) Public Sector
3 188 (8.67%) Banking
4 65 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 60 (2.77%) Investment Banking
6 52 (2.40%) Retail
7 45 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 43 (1.98%) Marketing
9 35 (1.61%) Electronics
10 28 (1.29%) Law
11 22 (1.01%) Front Office
12 19 (0.88%) Local Government
13 18 (0.83%) Back Office
14 14 (0.65%) General Ledger
15 13 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.60%) Publishing
16 12 (0.55%) Aerospace
16 12 (0.55%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.51%) Billing
18 10 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 605 (27.89%) Developer
2 265 (12.22%) Architect
3 242 (11.16%) Consultant
4 235 (10.83%) Analyst
5 162 (7.47%) Java Developer
6 154 (7.10%) Oracle Consultant
7 144 (6.64%) DBA
8 117 (5.39%) Oracle DBA
8 117 (5.39%) Oracle Developer
9 102 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
10 75 (3.46%) Software Engineer
11 67 (3.09%) Oracle Architect
12 66 (3.04%) Project Manager
13 63 (2.90%) Oracle Analyst
13 63 (2.90%) SQL Developer
14 62 (2.86%) Administrator
15 61 (2.81%) Senior Developer
16 59 (2.72%) Business Analyst
17 55 (2.54%) Data Architect
18 48 (2.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (10.74%) XML
2 197 (9.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 178 (8.21%) Web Services
4 171 (7.88%) Middleware
5 141 (6.50%) Spring
6 132 (6.09%) J2EE
7 129 (5.95%) JSON
8 117 (5.39%) .NET
8 117 (5.39%) HTML
9 112 (5.16%) SOAP
10 108 (4.98%) REST
11 69 (3.18%) Spring Boot
12 67 (3.09%) RESTful
13 65 (3.00%) CSS
14 58 (2.67%) Apache Camel
15 53 (2.44%) HTML5
16 52 (2.40%) AngularJS
17 48 (2.21%) Kafka
18 47 (2.17%) Hibernate
19 45 (2.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 184 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (2.31%) Data Centre
4 49 (2.26%) Clustering
5 45 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 43 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 36 (1.66%) Cloud Native
8 36 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.29%) Hedge funds
9 28 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (1.24%) Virtual Team
11 24 (1.11%) Mainframe
11 24 (1.11%) User Experience
12 21 (0.97%) Reference Data
13 20 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 20 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
14 19 (0.88%) PKI
15 17 (0.78%) Derivative
15 17 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 387 (17.84%) Linux
2 345 (15.91%) Unix
3 297 (13.69%) Windows
4 79 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 69 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (1.98%) AIX
7 42 (1.94%) Solaris
8 40 (1.84%) Oracle Linux
9 34 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (1.34%) Windows Server 2016
11 24 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
13 22 (1.01%) Windows 10
14 17 (0.78%) zOS
15 16 (0.74%) CentOS
16 15 (0.69%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.51%) SUSE
18 9 (0.41%) OpenVMS
19 7 (0.32%) Apple iOS
19 7 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (24.25%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
3 280 (12.91%) Migration
4 259 (11.94%) ERP
5 237 (10.93%) Data Modelling
6 215 (9.91%) ETL
7 211 (9.73%) DevOps
8 208 (9.59%) Microservices
9 193 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
10 170 (7.84%) Scrum
11 166 (7.65%) Test Automation
12 155 (7.15%) Performance Tuning
13 143 (6.59%) Configuration Management
14 140 (6.45%) Data Migration
15 139 (6.41%) Software Engineering
16 134 (6.18%) Unit Testing
17 128 (5.90%) SOA
18 113 (5.21%) OO
19 112 (5.16%) Analytics
19 112 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 960 (44.26%) SQL
2 542 (24.99%) Java
3 430 (19.82%) PL/SQL
4 213 (9.82%) Python
5 157 (7.24%) JavaScript
6 136 (6.27%) Shell Script
7 105 (4.84%) C#
8 100 (4.61%) Perl
9 77 (3.55%) C++
10 76 (3.50%) T-SQL
11 69 (3.18%) PowerShell
12 67 (3.09%) Java 8
13 60 (2.77%) C
14 48 (2.21%) Bash Shell
15 38 (1.75%) Scala
16 33 (1.52%) VB
17 29 (1.34%) COBOL
18 27 (1.24%) PHP
19 23 (1.06%) Groovy
19 23 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 438 (20.19%) Security Cleared
2 331 (15.26%) SC Cleared
3 98 (4.52%) DV Cleared
4 85 (3.92%) Degree
5 49 (2.26%) ISEB
6 47 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 40 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 25 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
10 21 (0.97%) Master's Degree
11 14 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.41%) CISSP
13 8 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.37%) CISM
14 7 (0.32%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
16 5 (0.23%) CCNP
16 5 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
17 4 (0.18%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (3.96%) QA
2 61 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.48%) GDPR
4 29 (1.34%) SLA
5 18 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.55%) NIST
7 11 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.51%) PMO
7 11 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.37%) COBIT
9 7 (0.32%) MiFID
10 6 (0.28%) COREP
10 6 (0.28%) IFRS
10 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.23%) FINREP
12 4 (0.18%) RMADS
13 3 (0.14%) GxP
13 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 113 (5.21%) Docker
2 85 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 66 (3.04%) Oracle RAC
4 64 (2.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (2.54%) HDFS
6 38 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
10 12 (0.55%) NDS
10 12 (0.55%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 9 (0.41%) VMware NSX
12 7 (0.32%) Firmware
12 7 (0.32%) KVM
12 7 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.28%) NFS
14 5 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 5 (0.23%) Xen
15 3 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 128 (5.90%) Kubernetes
2 116 (5.35%) Ansible
3 57 (2.63%) Puppet
4 53 (2.44%) Terraform
5 52 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 46 (2.12%) Data Guard
7 28 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
8 24 (1.11%) Tivoli
9 19 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (0.74%) Nagios
11 15 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (0.60%) NetBackup
13 12 (0.55%) Netcool
14 11 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 11 (0.51%) HP ALM
14 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (0.51%) Nessus
14 11 (0.51%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 10 (0.46%) Rancher
15 10 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 232 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 170 (7.84%) SAP
3 133 (6.13%) IBM
4 100 (4.61%) webMethods
5 92 (4.24%) Informatica
6 87 (4.01%) Red Hat
6 87 (4.01%) VMware
7 69 (3.18%) BEA
7 69 (3.18%) MuleSoft
7 69 (3.18%) Splunk
8 60 (2.77%) Google
9 56 (2.58%) Cisco
10 49 (2.26%) HP
11 43 (1.98%) Cloudera
11 43 (1.98%) Pega
12 34 (1.57%) Dell
12 34 (1.57%) Talend
13 33 (1.52%) Hyperion
14 32 (1.48%) Sybase
15 31 (1.43%) TIBCO