Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 31 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3,467 5,655 6,058
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.26% 6.38% 6.49%
As % of the Vendors category 14.59% 14.98% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,204 3,525 3,825
Median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +5.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £340 £333 £315
90th Percentile £675 £650 £620
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £453
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.08% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 85 62
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.82% +14.48% +3.57%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.75 £13.28
90th Percentile £65.20 £61.75 £59.23
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%

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 23,757 37,744 38,841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.87% 42.59% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,458 23,797 24,388
Median daily rate £450 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £221 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,070 1,269 1,323
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.92 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.46 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.86% +2.94%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +6 1,512 £517 -1.52% 222
South East +9 705 £475 -1.04% 102
North of England 0 438 £450 +5.88% 107
Midlands +9 397 £453 +0.56% 73
West Midlands +7 281 £450 +4.65% 52
North West 0 261 £450 +5.88% 55
East of England -25 182 £415 -13.54% 32
South West -16 178 £500 +11.11% 45
Yorkshire -5 118 £475 +11.76% 42
East Midlands +2 106 £480 +6.67% 21
North East -6 66 £438 +8.70% 10
South Coast +1 1 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 1,469 (42.37%) SQL
2 935 (26.97%) Java
3 869 (25.06%) Finance
4 804 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 641 (18.49%) Oracle Database
6 615 (17.74%) PL/SQL
7 610 (17.59%) Security Cleared
8 598 (17.25%) SQL Server
9 562 (16.21%) Linux
10 505 (14.57%) Migration
11 498 (14.36%) Unix
12 466 (13.44%) Microsoft
12 466 (13.44%) SC Cleared
13 437 (12.60%) Windows
14 407 (11.74%) AWS
15 404 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
16 397 (11.45%) XML
17 393 (11.34%) Azure
18 389 (11.22%) ERP
19 340 (9.81%) JIRA
20 305 (8.80%) C#
21 303 (8.74%) Python
21 303 (8.74%) DevOps
22 299 (8.62%) .NET
22 299 (8.62%) WebLogic
23 295 (8.51%) Web Services
24 292 (8.42%) ETL
25 291 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
26 290 (8.36%) Oracle Fusion
27 287 (8.28%) Oracle EBS

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
1 299 (8.62%) WebLogic
2 207 (5.97%) Confluence
3 201 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 98 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 82 (2.37%) Apache
5 82 (2.37%) JBoss
5 82 (2.37%) Red Hat Fuse
6 79 (2.28%) WebSphere
7 77 (2.22%) SharePoint
8 63 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
9 57 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
10 55 (1.59%) Apache Spark
11 51 (1.47%) IIS
12 47 (1.36%) SAS
13 45 (1.30%) MQSeries
14 37 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
16 25 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
17 23 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
17 23 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 153 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) Windchill
8 3 (0.087%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.058%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.029%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 287 (8.28%) Oracle EBS
2 129 (3.72%) Oracle Payables
3 115 (3.32%) Oracle Receivables
4 108 (3.12%) Oracle ERP
5 105 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
6 96 (2.77%) Oracle Applications
7 78 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
8 74 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
8 74 (2.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 55 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
10 44 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
11 35 (1.01%) Maximo
12 34 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
13 31 (0.89%) FINCAD Analytics
14 25 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
14 25 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
15 24 (0.69%) NetSuite
16 20 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
16 20 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
17 19 (0.55%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 407 (11.74%) AWS
2 393 (11.34%) Azure
3 116 (3.35%) Power Platform
4 89 (2.57%) PaaS
5 88 (2.54%) SaaS
6 80 (2.31%) GCP
7 58 (1.67%) GitHub
8 50 (1.44%) Office 365
9 45 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
10 42 (1.21%) IaaS
11 39 (1.12%) Amazon S3
12 36 (1.04%) Boomi
12 36 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
13 31 (0.89%) AWS Step Functions
14 30 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
15 25 (0.72%) Serverless
16 24 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
17 23 (0.66%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 23 (0.66%) OpenShift
18 18 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.71%) Firewall
2 57 (1.64%) HTTP
3 40 (1.15%) SAN
4 37 (1.07%) DNS
5 36 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.04%) WAN
6 35 (1.01%) Internet
7 32 (0.92%) VPN
8 31 (0.89%) LAN
9 27 (0.78%) SSL
10 21 (0.61%) Unified Communications
11 18 (0.52%) Skype
12 17 (0.49%) OSPF
13 16 (0.46%) BGP
14 15 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (0.40%) DHCP
15 14 (0.40%) VoIP
15 14 (0.40%) Wireless
16 13 (0.37%) MPLS
17 12 (0.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (18.49%) Oracle Database
2 598 (17.25%) SQL Server
3 276 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
4 275 (7.93%) Relational Database
5 213 (6.14%) Oracle Reports
6 210 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 192 (5.54%) MySQL
8 172 (4.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 154 (4.44%) RDBMS
10 152 (4.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 146 (4.21%) Oracle ODI
12 142 (4.10%) MongoDB
13 126 (3.63%) NoSQL
14 118 (3.40%) Oracle BI EE
15 116 (3.35%) Power BI
16 87 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 86 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 82 (2.37%) Hadoop
19 79 (2.28%) DB2
20 74 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 340 (9.81%) JIRA
2 251 (7.24%) Git (software)
3 209 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 130 (3.75%) Maven
5 110 (3.17%) Selenium
6 101 (2.91%) Subversion
7 97 (2.80%) Bitbucket
8 94 (2.71%) JUnit
9 72 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 68 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
11 62 (1.79%) TeamCity
12 60 (1.73%) Eclipse
13 46 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
14 45 (1.30%) Ant
15 41 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 40 (1.15%) Toad
17 39 (1.12%) SoapUI
18 31 (0.89%) GitLab
18 31 (0.89%) Visual Studio
19 30 (0.87%) Artifactory
General
1 869 (25.06%) Finance
2 278 (8.02%) Public Sector
3 217 (6.26%) Banking
4 149 (4.30%) Front Office
5 111 (3.20%) Retail
6 94 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 87 (2.51%) General Ledger
8 80 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 65 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 65 (1.87%) Marketing
10 46 (1.33%) Law
11 41 (1.18%) Electronics
12 36 (1.04%) Billing
13 33 (0.95%) Local Government
14 31 (0.89%) Back Office
15 23 (0.66%) Legal
16 14 (0.40%) Games
17 13 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.35%) Publishing
19 11 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,063 (30.66%) Developer
2 367 (10.59%) Analyst
3 357 (10.30%) Architect
4 350 (10.10%) Consultant
5 255 (7.36%) Java Developer
6 215 (6.20%) DBA
7 207 (5.97%) Oracle Consultant
8 188 (5.42%) Oracle Developer
9 169 (4.87%) Oracle DBA
10 128 (3.69%) C# Developer
11 110 (3.17%) Project Manager
12 104 (3.00%) Business Analyst
13 97 (2.80%) Oracle Analyst
14 86 (2.48%) Senior Developer
15 83 (2.39%) Technical Architect
16 80 (2.31%) Administrator
17 75 (2.16%) Cloud Consultant
18 73 (2.11%) .NET Developer
19 68 (1.96%) SQL Developer
20 60 (1.73%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (11.45%) XML
2 299 (8.62%) .NET
3 295 (8.51%) Web Services
4 290 (8.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 231 (6.66%) HTML
6 214 (6.17%) Spring
7 209 (6.03%) REST
8 184 (5.31%) JSON
9 181 (5.22%) SOAP
10 175 (5.05%) J2EE
11 174 (5.02%) Middleware
12 145 (4.18%) CSS
13 132 (3.81%) AngularJS
14 103 (2.97%) Hibernate
15 101 (2.91%) Spring Boot
16 87 (2.51%) Apache Camel
17 82 (2.37%) RESTful
18 78 (2.25%) XSLT
19 75 (2.16%) .NET Framework
20 72 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 291 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (2.83%) Fixed Income
3 94 (2.71%) Data Centre
4 79 (2.28%) Data Structures
5 71 (2.05%) Derivative
6 69 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 64 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 57 (1.64%) User Experience
9 52 (1.50%) Algorithms
9 52 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
10 51 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 51 (1.47%) Replication
11 46 (1.33%) Clustering
12 41 (1.18%) Public Cloud
13 38 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 31 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
15 30 (0.87%) Private Cloud
16 26 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
17 24 (0.69%) Mainframe
18 22 (0.63%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 562 (16.21%) Linux
2 498 (14.36%) Unix
3 437 (12.60%) Windows
4 128 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 101 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 87 (2.51%) Solaris
7 65 (1.87%) AIX
8 46 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
9 25 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 25 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
12 15 (0.43%) Android
12 15 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 14 (0.40%) SUSE
14 10 (0.29%) CentOS
15 9 (0.26%) VME
16 7 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (14.57%) Migration
3 404 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
4 389 (11.22%) ERP
5 303 (8.74%) DevOps
6 292 (8.42%) ETL
7 272 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
8 251 (7.24%) Data Modelling
9 229 (6.61%) Analytics
10 225 (6.49%) Test Automation
11 222 (6.40%) Project Management
12 207 (5.97%) Scrum
13 205 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 204 (5.88%) Data Migration
15 202 (5.83%) SOA
16 180 (5.19%) TDD
17 165 (4.76%) Microservices
18 164 (4.73%) ITIL
19 149 (4.30%) SDLC
19 149 (4.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,469 (42.37%) SQL
2 935 (26.97%) Java
3 615 (17.74%) PL/SQL
4 305 (8.80%) C#
5 303 (8.74%) Python
6 278 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 269 (7.76%) Shell Script
8 124 (3.58%) T-SQL
9 107 (3.09%) Perl
10 99 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 79 (2.28%) Scala
12 78 (2.25%) Bash Shell
13 73 (2.11%) C
14 69 (1.99%) C++
14 69 (1.99%) Java 8
15 55 (1.59%) VB.NET
16 52 (1.50%) XPath
17 50 (1.44%) Ruby
18 46 (1.33%) VB
19 43 (1.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 610 (17.59%) Security Cleared
2 466 (13.44%) SC Cleared
3 166 (4.79%) Degree
4 111 (3.20%) DV Cleared
5 74 (2.13%) ISEB
6 69 (1.99%) ISTQB
7 55 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 51 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 46 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
10 39 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.63%) CCIE
12 22 (0.63%) CCNP
12 22 (0.63%) Master's Degree
13 18 (0.52%) CCNA
14 16 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
15 15 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
16 14 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
17 13 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
18 12 (0.35%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.95%) QA
2 79 (2.28%) SLA
3 53 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 44 (1.27%) PMO
5 34 (0.98%) GDPR
6 19 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 15 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.35%) RMADS
10 10 (0.29%) SEPA
11 9 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
11 9 (0.26%) GxP
12 8 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.20%) NIST
13 7 (0.20%) WCAG
14 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.14%) NCSC
14 5 (0.14%) PSD2
15 4 (0.12%) IFRS
15 4 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 126 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 112 (3.23%) Docker
3 101 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
5 49 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 41 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (0.61%) Apache Flume
8 18 (0.52%) HDFS
9 14 (0.40%) XenApp
10 13 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 8 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.20%) RACF
15 6 (0.17%) NDS
15 6 (0.17%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 6 (0.17%) NFS
15 6 (0.17%) OCFS2
15 6 (0.17%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 105 (3.03%) Ansible
2 71 (2.05%) Data Guard
3 67 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 61 (1.76%) Kubernetes
5 58 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 58 (1.67%) Terraform
6 52 (1.50%) Puppet
7 39 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (0.75%) HP ALM
9 21 (0.61%) Nagios
10 18 (0.52%) Kibana
11 17 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 17 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Management
11 17 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (0.46%) logstash
13 14 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
14 13 (0.37%) NetBackup
14 13 (0.37%) SCOM
15 11 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
15 11 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 466 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 273 (7.87%) SAP
3 159 (4.59%) Red Hat
4 149 (4.30%) IBM
5 147 (4.24%) VMware
6 121 (3.49%) Sybase
7 95 (2.74%) webMethods
8 93 (2.68%) Informatica
9 88 (2.54%) Cisco
10 85 (2.45%) Google
11 80 (2.31%) HP
12 72 (2.08%) BEA
13 70 (2.02%) Dell
14 68 (1.96%) Tableau
15 67 (1.93%) MuleSoft
16 57 (1.64%) Splunk
17 48 (1.38%) Axway
17 48 (1.38%) Hyperion
18 46 (1.33%) Talend
19 41 (1.18%) TIBCO