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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3119 4649 4564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.26% 9.41% 8.93%
As % of the Vendors category 16.51% 21.13% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1913 2946 2783
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £596 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 60 49
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.75 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.18% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.53 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year +37.25% -9.33%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18890 22000 22906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.94% 44.52% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11569 13814 13687
Median daily rate £428 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 730 1047
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 1360 £500 +5.26% 244
South East -3 655 £428 +6.87% 101
North West -15 203 £425 - 78
East of England -4 195 £450 +5.88% 47
South West -4 188 £400 +6.66% 48
West Midlands -8 157 £431 +7.62% 26
East Midlands -1 152 £425 - 28
Yorkshire -10 110 £390 -8.23% 47
North East -3 46 £356 +11.32% 17
Midlands -1 13 £385 -18.94% 54
South Coast - 1 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 2485 (38.59%) SQL
2 1796 (27.89%) Finance
3 1778 (27.61%) Java
4 1698 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
5 1422 (22.08%) Linux
6 1389 (21.57%) Oracle Database
7 1197 (18.59%) Unix
8 1111 (17.25%) SQL Server
9 878 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 749 (11.63%) Relational Database
11 741 (11.51%) XML
12 739 (11.48%) Windows
13 714 (11.09%) Web Services
14 675 (10.48%) JavaScript
15 664 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
16 657 (10.20%) Security Cleared
17 647 (10.05%) Microsoft
18 621 (9.64%) Banking
19 612 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
20 583 (9.05%) Migration
21 577 (8.96%) Spring
21 577 (8.96%) HTML
22 573 (8.90%) Scrum
23 554 (8.60%) .NET
23 554 (8.60%) Python
24 538 (8.36%) SAP
25 537 (8.34%) Git (software)
26 535 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
27 518 (8.04%) DevOps
28 510 (7.92%) Jenkins

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
1 481 (7.47%) WebLogic
2 444 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 292 (4.53%) WebSphere
4 270 (4.19%) JBoss
5 265 (4.12%) Apache
6 258 (4.01%) Tomcat
7 173 (2.69%) Confluence
8 134 (2.08%) IIS
8 134 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
9 116 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 103 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
11 96 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
12 76 (1.18%) SAS
13 72 (1.12%) Apache Spark
14 71 (1.10%) CMS
14 71 (1.10%) Mule
15 64 (0.99%) OpenStack
15 64 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
16 51 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
17 44 (0.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 242 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 146 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 84 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 83 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 18 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.17%) SPSS
9 5 (0.078%) LaTeX
9 5 (0.078%) Stata
10 3 (0.047%) HipChat
11 2 (0.031%) Weka
11 2 (0.031%) Windchill
12 1 (0.016%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.016%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.016%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 348 (5.40%) Oracle EBS
2 272 (4.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 129 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
4 115 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
5 110 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
6 101 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 98 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 85 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
9 79 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
10 73 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
11 53 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 52 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
12 52 (0.81%) SAP ERP
13 41 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
14 39 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
15 38 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
16 36 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
17 32 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
18 31 (0.48%) RMDS
19 29 (0.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 381 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 262 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (1.54%) SaaS
4 83 (1.29%) PaaS
5 71 (1.10%) IaaS
6 53 (0.82%) Office 365
7 39 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.47%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 29 (0.45%) GitHub
10 29 (0.45%) Taleo
11 26 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.37%) Oracle CX
13 23 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.36%) Trello
14 18 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 17 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
15 17 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 17 (0.26%) Yammer
16 15 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 203 (3.15%) Firewall
2 158 (2.45%) TCP/IP
3 151 (2.35%) SAN
4 140 (2.17%) HTTP
5 138 (2.14%) LDAP
6 135 (2.10%) DNS
7 105 (1.63%) Internet
8 97 (1.51%) SSL
9 63 (0.98%) WAN
10 55 (0.85%) DHCP
11 54 (0.84%) LAN
12 52 (0.81%) VPN
13 49 (0.76%) NAS
14 33 (0.51%) PuTTY
15 31 (0.48%) WinSCP
16 28 (0.43%) FTP
17 26 (0.40%) HTTPS
17 26 (0.40%) SSH
18 23 (0.36%) IPsec
18 23 (0.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1389 (21.57%) Oracle Database
2 1111 (17.25%) SQL Server
3 749 (11.63%) Relational Database
4 459 (7.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 453 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
6 432 (6.71%) MySQL
7 374 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
8 266 (4.13%) RDBMS
9 259 (4.02%) Oracle Database 12c
10 246 (3.82%) NoSQL
10 246 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
11 224 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 221 (3.43%) MongoDB
13 218 (3.39%) Hadoop
14 212 (3.29%) DB2
15 211 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
16 203 (3.15%) Big Data
17 172 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
18 135 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 125 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 537 (8.34%) Git (software)
2 510 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 397 (6.17%) JIRA
4 305 (4.74%) Maven
5 290 (4.50%) Subversion
6 188 (2.92%) JUnit
7 176 (2.73%) Selenium
8 143 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 139 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 132 (2.05%) Oracle APEX
11 129 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
12 116 (1.80%) Eclipse
13 104 (1.62%) Ant
14 103 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
15 88 (1.37%) Gradle
16 86 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
17 82 (1.27%) Toad
18 76 (1.18%) Cucumber
18 76 (1.18%) NUnit
18 76 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1796 (27.89%) Finance
2 621 (9.64%) Banking
3 395 (6.13%) Retail
4 244 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 223 (3.46%) Front Office
6 204 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 194 (3.01%) Marketing
8 174 (2.70%) Manufacturing
9 95 (1.48%) Electronics
10 93 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 79 (1.23%) Back Office
12 56 (0.87%) Billing
13 48 (0.75%) Legal
14 46 (0.71%) Publishing
15 45 (0.70%) General Ledger
16 33 (0.51%) Games
17 30 (0.47%) Advertising
18 24 (0.37%) German Language
19 22 (0.34%) Local Government
20 21 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2130 (33.08%) Developer
2 898 (13.95%) Analyst
3 737 (11.45%) Java Developer
4 678 (10.53%) Architect
5 586 (9.10%) Consultant
6 509 (7.90%) Oracle Developer
7 309 (4.80%) DBA
8 281 (4.36%) Oracle Consultant
9 273 (4.24%) SQL Developer
10 221 (3.43%) Oracle Analyst
10 221 (3.43%) Senior Developer
11 217 (3.37%) Oracle DBA
12 215 (3.34%) Project Manager
13 210 (3.26%) Administrator
14 208 (3.23%) Business Analyst
15 180 (2.80%) C# Developer
16 179 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
16 179 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
17 178 (2.76%) .NET Developer
18 152 (2.36%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (11.51%) XML
2 714 (11.09%) Web Services
3 577 (8.96%) HTML
3 577 (8.96%) Spring
4 554 (8.60%) .NET
5 427 (6.63%) J2EE
6 409 (6.35%) CSS
7 369 (5.73%) Middleware
8 339 (5.26%) SOAP
9 321 (4.99%) Hibernate
10 302 (4.69%) REST
11 284 (4.41%) Oracle Fusion
12 259 (4.02%) RESTful
13 235 (3.65%) AngularJS
14 232 (3.60%) XSLT
15 227 (3.53%) JSON
16 225 (3.49%) jQuery
17 197 (3.06%) JMS
18 165 (2.56%) JSP
19 164 (2.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 612 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
3 172 (2.67%) Data Centre
4 169 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
5 161 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 148 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 131 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 120 (1.86%) Fixed Income
9 107 (1.66%) Derivative
10 93 (1.44%) Clustering
11 82 (1.27%) Equities
11 82 (1.27%) User Experience
12 78 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 74 (1.15%) Virtual Team
14 63 (0.98%) iPad
15 62 (0.96%) Client/Server
16 61 (0.95%) Mainframe
17 53 (0.82%) Algorithms
18 50 (0.78%) Replication
19 45 (0.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1422 (22.08%) Linux
2 1197 (18.59%) Unix
3 739 (11.48%) Windows
4 284 (4.41%) Solaris
5 265 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 260 (4.04%) AIX
7 217 (3.37%) Windows Server
8 81 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 63 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
11 60 (0.93%) CentOS
12 52 (0.81%) HPUX
13 48 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 43 (0.67%) SUSE
15 28 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 24 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 22 (0.34%) Android
17 22 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 22 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 19 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1698 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
3 583 (9.05%) Migration
4 573 (8.90%) Scrum
5 535 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
6 518 (8.04%) DevOps
7 499 (7.75%) ETL
8 475 (7.38%) TDD
9 466 (7.24%) SOA
10 464 (7.21%) ERP
11 461 (7.16%) SDLC
12 456 (7.08%) Data Modelling
13 375 (5.82%) Test Automation
14 355 (5.51%) OO
15 321 (4.99%) Performance Tuning
16 319 (4.95%) ITIL
17 309 (4.80%) Analytics
18 297 (4.61%) Project Management
19 296 (4.60%) Configuration Management
20 286 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2485 (38.59%) SQL
2 1778 (27.61%) Java
3 878 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 675 (10.48%) JavaScript
5 554 (8.60%) Python
6 473 (7.35%) C#
7 353 (5.48%) Perl
8 351 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 202 (3.14%) C++
10 189 (2.94%) C
11 177 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 137 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 111 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 104 (1.62%) PHP
15 98 (1.52%) Scala
16 86 (1.34%) Ruby
17 82 (1.27%) VB
18 80 (1.24%) VBA
19 74 (1.15%) Korn
20 67 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 657 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 490 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 430 (6.68%) Degree
4 98 (1.52%) DV Cleared
5 83 (1.29%) ISEB
6 77 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 50 (0.78%) ISTQB
8 44 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 43 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
11 33 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 29 (0.45%) Master's Degree
13 25 (0.39%) PMI Certification
14 24 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (0.36%) PMP
16 21 (0.33%) Sun Certification
17 18 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
17 18 (0.28%) MCSE
17 18 (0.28%) OCP
18 17 (0.26%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (2.92%) QA
2 116 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 68 (1.06%) SLA
4 48 (0.75%) PMO
5 33 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 29 (0.45%) MiFID
7 23 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 15 (0.23%) GDPR
9 15 (0.23%) ISO 20022
10 14 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.19%) SEPA
13 11 (0.17%) EMIR
13 11 (0.17%) JSP 440
14 9 (0.14%) HL7
15 6 (0.093%) GAAP
16 5 (0.078%) Basel II
16 5 (0.078%) COBIT
16 5 (0.078%) COREP
System Software
1 232 (3.60%) Docker
2 203 (3.15%) Active Directory
3 160 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
5 88 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 76 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 36 (0.56%) Hyper-V
7 36 (0.56%) vSphere
8 34 (0.53%) NFS
9 33 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (0.45%) KVM
11 28 (0.43%) Xen
12 26 (0.40%) vCloud
12 26 (0.40%) Veritas File System
13 24 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
14 22 (0.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 20 (0.31%) HDFS
16 18 (0.28%) Apache Flume
17 17 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
18 10 (0.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 274 (4.26%) Puppet
2 251 (3.90%) Ansible
3 147 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 67 (1.04%) Data Guard
6 56 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 55 (0.85%) Kubernetes
8 48 (0.75%) Control-M
8 48 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 45 (0.70%) NetBackup
10 42 (0.65%) Tivoli
11 41 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
11 41 (0.64%) Terraform
11 41 (0.64%) vRealize
12 39 (0.61%) Dollar Universe
13 38 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 35 (0.54%) Nagios
15 33 (0.51%) ZABBIX
16 32 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
17 30 (0.47%) logstash
Vendors
1 647 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 538 (8.36%) SAP
3 390 (6.06%) IBM
4 335 (5.20%) VMware
5 332 (5.16%) Red Hat
6 239 (3.71%) HP
7 207 (3.21%) Informatica
8 201 (3.12%) Sybase
9 170 (2.64%) TIBCO
10 123 (1.91%) Veritas
11 120 (1.86%) Sun
12 112 (1.74%) ATG
13 104 (1.62%) Cisco
14 92 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
15 91 (1.41%) Atlassian
15 91 (1.41%) Hyperion
16 86 (1.34%) Talend
17 83 (1.29%) WSO2
18 80 (1.24%) Teradata
19 77 (1.20%) Siebel
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 10 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £650 - £700 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
PBIT Consultants
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IntaPeople
Rate: £445 - £495 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £451 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £200.00 - £285.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £445.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago