Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 27 23
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4,189 6,438 6,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 5.46% 6.76% 6.86%
As % of the Vendors category 12.59% 15.98% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,562 4,170 4,065
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £644 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 88
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.19% +35.09%
10th Percentile £16.65 £21.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.69 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +21.25%

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 33,262 40,282 40,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.39% 42.29% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,078 25,330 25,490
England median daily rate £450 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.75% +4.06%
10th Percentile £243 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,291 1,517 1,362
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.72% +5.30%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.59
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.00 £45.41
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +6.06%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -10 1,822 £525 - 345
South East -5 951 £450 - 144
North of England -5 518 £450 +8.11% 152
Midlands -6 348 £438 +2.94% 108
North West +2 287 £475 +18.75% 86
South West -28 257 £475 +11.76% 91
East of England -15 240 £440 -12.00% 55
West Midlands -12 214 £433 +1.76% 65
Yorkshire -9 173 £423 -0.59% 50
East Midlands -11 115 £426 +0.29% 41
North East -9 60 £425 - 16
South Coast -1 1 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,946 (46.46%) SQL
2 1,097 (26.19%) Finance
3 1,009 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
4 999 (23.85%) Java
5 915 (21.84%) Oracle Database
6 864 (20.63%) SQL Server
7 718 (17.14%) Linux
8 693 (16.54%) PL/SQL
9 674 (16.09%) Microsoft
10 656 (15.66%) Security Cleared
11 624 (14.90%) Unix
12 596 (14.23%) Windows
13 582 (13.89%) Migration
14 528 (12.60%) SC Cleared
15 525 (12.53%) Azure
16 490 (11.70%) ERP
17 458 (10.93%) JavaScript
18 451 (10.77%) AWS
19 434 (10.36%) Python
20 425 (10.15%) DevOps
21 424 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
22 403 (9.62%) XML
23 393 (9.38%) ETL
24 361 (8.62%) .NET
25 351 (8.38%) Web Services
26 339 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
27 334 (7.97%) Oracle Fusion
28 333 (7.95%) Relational Database
28 333 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
29 331 (7.90%) JIRA

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
1 250 (5.97%) WebLogic
2 182 (4.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 178 (4.25%) Confluence
4 110 (2.63%) Apache
5 105 (2.51%) Apache Spark
6 100 (2.39%) Tomcat
7 90 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 87 (2.08%) JBoss
9 78 (1.86%) IIS
10 66 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
11 62 (1.48%) WebSphere
12 43 (1.03%) SAS
13 41 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
14 37 (0.88%) ArcGIS
15 32 (0.76%) MQSeries
16 31 (0.74%) CMS
16 31 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
17 25 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
18 19 (0.45%) Jupyter
18 19 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 220 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 134 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 53 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
4 48 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.19%) SPSS
7 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.12%) Windchill
9 4 (0.095%) Stata
9 4 (0.095%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.072%) Figma
10 3 (0.072%) InVision
11 2 (0.048%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.024%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.024%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 282 (6.73%) Oracle EBS
2 165 (3.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 120 (2.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 118 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
5 102 (2.43%) Oracle Payables
6 91 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
7 69 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
8 68 (1.62%) Oracle Assets
8 68 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
9 62 (1.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 55 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
11 38 (0.91%) NetSuite
12 36 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
13 35 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
14 29 (0.69%) FINCAD Analytics
15 28 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
16 27 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
17 25 (0.60%) Oracle TCA
18 24 (0.57%) Siebel CRM
19 22 (0.53%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 525 (12.53%) Azure
2 451 (10.77%) AWS
3 146 (3.49%) Power Platform
4 127 (3.03%) PaaS
4 127 (3.03%) SaaS
5 106 (2.53%) GCP
5 106 (2.53%) GitHub
6 77 (1.84%) Office 365
7 76 (1.81%) IaaS
8 51 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 36 (0.86%) Serverless
10 35 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 33 (0.79%) OpenShift
12 31 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
13 28 (0.67%) AWS Step Functions
14 26 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
15 25 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
16 24 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
17 22 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 20 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.12%) Firewall
2 84 (2.01%) SAN
3 62 (1.48%) Internet
4 60 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 58 (1.38%) DNS
6 38 (0.91%) WAN
7 37 (0.88%) VPN
8 34 (0.81%) LAN
9 31 (0.74%) NAS
10 28 (0.67%) HTTP
11 27 (0.64%) SMTP
12 21 (0.50%) DHCP
13 20 (0.48%) FTP
13 20 (0.48%) Skype
14 18 (0.43%) Intranet
15 17 (0.41%) SSL
16 16 (0.38%) SSH
17 15 (0.36%) Wireless
18 12 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
19 10 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 915 (21.84%) Oracle Database
2 864 (20.63%) SQL Server
3 333 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 325 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
5 324 (7.73%) Oracle Reports
6 315 (7.52%) MySQL
7 302 (7.21%) PostgreSQL
8 203 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 200 (4.77%) MongoDB
10 193 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 191 (4.56%) RDBMS
12 184 (4.39%) Big Data
13 167 (3.99%) Oracle Database 11g
14 156 (3.72%) Oracle ODI
15 150 (3.58%) Hadoop
16 148 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
17 146 (3.49%) Power BI
18 145 (3.46%) DB2
19 117 (2.79%) NoSQL
20 104 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 331 (7.90%) JIRA
2 279 (6.66%) Git (software)
3 278 (6.64%) Jenkins
4 158 (3.77%) Selenium
5 147 (3.51%) Maven
6 113 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 105 (2.51%) JUnit
8 96 (2.29%) Subversion
9 92 (2.20%) Bitbucket
10 89 (2.12%) Oracle Forms
11 60 (1.43%) TeamCity
12 57 (1.36%) Eclipse
12 57 (1.36%) Visual Studio
13 54 (1.29%) Ant
14 49 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
15 46 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
16 45 (1.07%) SoapUI
17 42 (1.00%) Gradle
18 38 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
19 35 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 1,097 (26.19%) Finance
2 328 (7.83%) Banking
3 195 (4.66%) Public Sector
4 154 (3.68%) Retail
5 131 (3.13%) Front Office
6 129 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 93 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 74 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 69 (1.65%) Back Office
10 68 (1.62%) Marketing
11 57 (1.36%) Billing
12 45 (1.07%) General Ledger
12 45 (1.07%) Legal
13 34 (0.81%) Publishing
14 24 (0.57%) Electronics
15 21 (0.50%) Games
16 19 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.43%) Automotive
18 17 (0.41%) Local Government
19 16 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,274 (30.41%) Developer
2 466 (11.12%) Analyst
3 423 (10.10%) Architect
4 370 (8.83%) Consultant
5 291 (6.95%) DBA
6 259 (6.18%) Java Developer
7 231 (5.51%) Oracle Developer
8 213 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
9 201 (4.80%) Oracle Consultant
10 173 (4.13%) Project Manager
11 166 (3.96%) Administrator
12 143 (3.41%) Business Analyst
12 143 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 142 (3.39%) SQL Developer
14 110 (2.63%) C# Developer
15 105 (2.51%) Senior Developer
16 103 (2.46%) Oracle Analyst
17 90 (2.15%) .NET Developer
18 88 (2.10%) Software Engineer
19 78 (1.86%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (9.62%) XML
2 361 (8.62%) .NET
3 351 (8.38%) Web Services
4 334 (7.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 274 (6.54%) Spring
6 227 (5.42%) HTML
7 206 (4.92%) CSS
8 204 (4.87%) REST
9 190 (4.54%) JSON
10 180 (4.30%) AngularJS
11 176 (4.20%) Middleware
12 167 (3.99%) J2EE
13 143 (3.41%) SOAP
14 124 (2.96%) Hibernate
15 106 (2.53%) jQuery
16 103 (2.46%) .NET Framework
17 97 (2.32%) Spring Boot
18 95 (2.27%) RESTful
19 92 (2.20%) Node.js
20 81 (1.93%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 333 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 92 (2.20%) Data Structures
4 89 (2.12%) Clustering
5 88 (2.10%) Derivative
6 84 (2.01%) Data Centre
7 67 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
7 67 (1.60%) Replication
8 66 (1.58%) Fixed Income
9 62 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
10 60 (1.43%) User Experience
11 56 (1.34%) Public Cloud
12 52 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 48 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
14 47 (1.12%) Hedge funds
15 35 (0.84%) Equities
16 31 (0.74%) Algorithms
16 31 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
16 31 (0.74%) Mobile App
17 29 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 718 (17.14%) Linux
2 624 (14.90%) Unix
3 596 (14.23%) Windows
4 170 (4.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (3.82%) Windows Server
6 105 (2.51%) Solaris
7 69 (1.65%) AIX
8 45 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 32 (0.76%) CentOS
10 32 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 29 (0.69%) Android
13 23 (0.55%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 20 (0.48%) OpenVMS
16 17 (0.41%) SUSE
17 16 (0.38%) Mac OS X
18 15 (0.36%) VMS
19 14 (0.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,009 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (13.89%) Migration
3 490 (11.70%) ERP
4 425 (10.15%) DevOps
5 424 (10.12%) Business Intelligence
6 393 (9.38%) ETL
7 339 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
8 312 (7.45%) Scrum
9 283 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 278 (6.64%) Project Management
11 276 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 269 (6.42%) Analytics
13 255 (6.09%) TDD
14 250 (5.97%) Microservices
15 239 (5.71%) Data Migration
16 227 (5.42%) Performance Tuning
17 210 (5.01%) ITIL
18 209 (4.99%) Test Automation
19 206 (4.92%) Software Engineering
20 201 (4.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,946 (46.46%) SQL
2 999 (23.85%) Java
3 693 (16.54%) PL/SQL
4 458 (10.93%) JavaScript
5 434 (10.36%) Python
6 310 (7.40%) C#
7 265 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 168 (4.01%) PowerShell
9 158 (3.77%) C++
10 147 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 123 (2.94%) Perl
12 121 (2.89%) C
13 96 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 90 (2.15%) Java 8
15 83 (1.98%) Scala
16 74 (1.77%) VB
17 54 (1.29%) R
18 53 (1.27%) Ruby
19 52 (1.24%) VBA
20 48 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 656 (15.66%) Security Cleared
2 528 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 227 (5.42%) Degree
4 109 (2.60%) ISEB
5 87 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 86 (2.05%) DV Cleared
7 59 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 46 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
9 42 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (0.74%) PMP
11 29 (0.69%) ACCA
11 29 (0.69%) CIMA
12 27 (0.64%) PMI Certification
13 22 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
14 21 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
15 19 (0.45%) Master's Degree
15 19 (0.45%) MCSE
15 19 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
16 18 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
17 17 (0.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (5.16%) QA
2 104 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 66 (1.58%) PMO
4 61 (1.46%) SLA
5 46 (1.10%) GDPR
6 16 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.36%) MiFID
8 14 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (0.26%) IFRS
11 9 (0.21%) COBIT
12 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.19%) NIST
13 4 (0.095%) GMP
13 4 (0.095%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 19770
13 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.095%) SEPA
14 3 (0.072%) GxP
14 3 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (4.06%) Docker
2 142 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 131 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 109 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 24 (0.57%) vSphere
8 23 (0.55%) HDFS
9 15 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (0.29%) NDS
11 11 (0.26%) NFS
12 10 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 10 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 10 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (0.17%) OCFS2
15 7 (0.17%) XenApp
16 6 (0.14%) XenDesktop
17 4 (0.095%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 143 (3.41%) Ansible
2 102 (2.43%) Data Guard
3 101 (2.41%) Kubernetes
4 67 (1.60%) Puppet
5 66 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 58 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 50 (1.19%) Terraform
8 43 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 28 (0.67%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 23 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
11 23 (0.55%) NetBackup
12 19 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
12 19 (0.45%) SCCM
13 18 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
14 16 (0.38%) Nagios
14 16 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
15 15 (0.36%) Grafana
15 15 (0.36%) HP ALM
16 14 (0.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 674 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 303 (7.23%) SAP
3 213 (5.08%) IBM
4 178 (4.25%) VMware
5 151 (3.60%) Red Hat
6 150 (3.58%) Sybase
7 140 (3.34%) Informatica
8 115 (2.75%) Google
9 111 (2.65%) Citrix
10 94 (2.24%) HP
11 84 (2.01%) MuleSoft
12 68 (1.62%) webMethods
13 67 (1.60%) Tableau
14 60 (1.43%) Atlassian
15 54 (1.29%) Hyperion
16 51 (1.22%) Teradata
17 49 (1.17%) Sun
18 47 (1.12%) Cisco
19 46 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
20 45 (1.07%) Workday