Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 25 31
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3,732 2,218 3,853
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.37% 6.48% 5.81%
As % of the Vendors category 13.92% 15.49% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,639 1,454 2,406
10th Percentile £383 £325 £350
25th Percentile £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £548 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +9.50% +1.01% -1.00%
75th Percentile £650 £573 £588
90th Percentile £763 £638 £666
UK median daily rate £538 £495 £488
% change year-on-year +8.59% +1.54% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 28 52
10th Percentile £13.93 £20.80 £17.78
25th Percentile £17.17 £31.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate £36.38 £55.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -33.86% +30.95% -0.59%
75th Percentile £53.72 £61.96 £54.69
90th Percentile £70.20 £68.00 £73.75
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £55.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -33.18% +30.95% +1.17%

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 26,816 14,316 28,547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.56% 41.80% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,164 9,308 18,365
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
25th Percentile £405 £363 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.35% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £556
90th Percentile £713 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £510 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +10.27% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 509 1,137
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.15 £11.35
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.00 £14.24
Median hourly rate £19.53 £23.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -15.09% +22.99% +7.41%
75th Percentile £40.75 £45.75 £33.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £59.00 £50.65
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.34% +7.41%

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -2 1,989 £575 +9.52% 303
South East -13 506 £520 +4.00% 109
Midlands -12 358 £495 +17.86% 69
West Midlands -12 281 £500 +21.58% 56
North of England -12 276 £475 +11.76% 108
East of England -13 159 £525 +16.67% 61
North West -23 147 £500 +25.00% 55
South West -16 137 £475 -5.00% 45
Yorkshire +23 118 £450 - 35
East Midlands -21 68 £450 - 11
North East -13 15 £550 +10.00% 18
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 1,615 (43.27%) SQL
2 1,044 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
3 1,041 (27.89%) Finance
4 936 (25.08%) Social Skills
5 935 (25.05%) Java
6 796 (21.33%) SQL Server
7 707 (18.94%) Oracle Database
8 662 (17.74%) Linux
9 568 (15.22%) Windows
10 546 (14.63%) Azure
10 546 (14.63%) AWS
11 536 (14.36%) PL/SQL
12 528 (14.15%) Security Cleared
13 503 (13.48%) Unix
14 487 (13.05%) Python
15 482 (12.92%) DevOps
16 461 (12.35%) Migration
17 452 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
18 450 (12.06%) Microsoft
19 438 (11.74%) .NET
20 431 (11.55%) ERP
21 426 (11.41%) Banking
22 416 (11.15%) JIRA
23 415 (11.12%) SC Cleared
24 410 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
25 408 (10.93%) CI/CD
26 404 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
27 397 (10.64%) C#
28 381 (10.21%) Git (software)
29 376 (10.08%) 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
1 229 (6.14%) Confluence
2 177 (4.74%) WebLogic
3 107 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 80 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 76 (2.04%) Apache
5 76 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 75 (2.01%) Oracle Workflow
7 68 (1.82%) SAS
8 51 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 49 (1.31%) JBoss
10 45 (1.21%) Apache Spark
11 40 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
12 38 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
14 33 (0.88%) IIS
15 21 (0.56%) CMS
16 20 (0.54%) Appian
17 15 (0.40%) NetWeaver
18 14 (0.38%) ArcGIS
18 14 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 223 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 95 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 35 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.54%) Oracle Smart View
8 13 (0.35%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.13%) Siemens NX
11 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.11%) SPSS
12 2 (0.054%) Notepad++
12 2 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.054%) Stata
12 2 (0.054%) Windchill
13 1 (0.027%) FileZilla
13 1 (0.027%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.027%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.027%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 180 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 121 (3.24%) Oracle ERP
3 69 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
4 65 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 63 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
6 56 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 51 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
8 47 (1.26%) Oracle Financials
9 38 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
10 37 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
11 33 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
12 32 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 30 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
14 28 (0.75%) Oracle SCM
15 25 (0.67%) SunGard Martini
16 24 (0.64%) NetSuite
17 22 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
18 21 (0.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
19 18 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
19 18 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 546 (14.63%) AWS
1 546 (14.63%) Azure
2 174 (4.66%) PaaS
3 165 (4.42%) SaaS
4 160 (4.29%) Power Platform
5 115 (3.08%) GCP
6 102 (2.73%) IaaS
7 95 (2.55%) GitHub
8 71 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
9 69 (1.85%) Serverless
10 66 (1.77%) Amazon S3
11 53 (1.42%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 49 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
13 45 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
15 38 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
16 37 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
17 36 (0.96%) OpenShift
18 35 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
19 31 (0.83%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.87%) Firewall
2 90 (2.41%) TCP/IP
3 66 (1.77%) DNS
4 63 (1.69%) SAN
5 48 (1.29%) VPN
6 46 (1.23%) WAN
7 40 (1.07%) LAN
8 39 (1.05%) SSL
9 33 (0.88%) HTTP
10 28 (0.75%) FIX Connectivity
11 27 (0.72%) Kerberos
12 26 (0.70%) DHCP
13 24 (0.64%) Internet
13 24 (0.64%) NAS
14 23 (0.62%) VoIP
15 19 (0.51%) Network Security
16 15 (0.40%) Wireless
17 14 (0.38%) Skype
18 13 (0.35%) IPsec
18 13 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 796 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 707 (18.94%) Oracle Database
3 366 (9.81%) Relational Database
4 302 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
5 289 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
6 288 (7.72%) Oracle Reports
7 279 (7.48%) MySQL
8 226 (6.06%) MongoDB
9 200 (5.36%) NoSQL
10 152 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 142 (3.80%) Power BI
12 139 (3.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 102 (2.73%) Big Data
13 102 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
14 95 (2.55%) DB2
15 87 (2.33%) Hadoop
15 87 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
16 80 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
17 76 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
18 75 (2.01%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 416 (11.15%) JIRA
2 381 (10.21%) Git (software)
3 376 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 161 (4.31%) Bitbucket
5 134 (3.59%) Maven
6 100 (2.68%) Selenium
7 98 (2.63%) Subversion
8 81 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 73 (1.96%) GitLab
10 70 (1.88%) Oracle APEX
10 70 (1.88%) TeamCity
11 69 (1.85%) Visual Studio
12 67 (1.80%) Postman
13 63 (1.69%) Artifactory
14 60 (1.61%) JUnit
15 49 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
16 44 (1.18%) SoapUI
17 43 (1.15%) JMeter
18 36 (0.96%) Toad
19 31 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,041 (27.89%) Finance
2 936 (25.08%) Social Skills
3 426 (11.41%) Banking
4 404 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
5 281 (7.53%) Public Sector
6 185 (4.96%) Front Office
7 178 (4.77%) Investment Banking
8 102 (2.73%) Presentation Skills
9 90 (2.41%) Manufacturing
10 88 (2.36%) Retail
11 70 (1.88%) Telecoms
12 68 (1.82%) Legal
13 53 (1.42%) Organisational Skills
14 49 (1.31%) Marketing
15 48 (1.29%) Documentation Skills
15 48 (1.29%) Influencing Skills
16 39 (1.05%) Back Office
16 39 (1.05%) General Ledger
17 37 (0.99%) Financial Institution
18 35 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,110 (29.74%) Developer
2 469 (12.57%) Analyst
3 384 (10.29%) Architect
4 349 (9.35%) Consultant
5 343 (9.19%) Java Developer
6 201 (5.39%) Oracle Consultant
7 187 (5.01%) DBA
8 184 (4.93%) Project Manager
9 166 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
10 165 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
11 160 (4.29%) C# Developer
12 155 (4.15%) Senior Developer
13 131 (3.51%) Business Analyst
14 118 (3.16%) Oracle DBA
15 98 (2.63%) Data Analyst
16 95 (2.55%) Data Engineer
17 87 (2.33%) .NET Developer
18 76 (2.04%) Administrator
19 75 (2.01%) Cloud Consultant
20 73 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (11.74%) .NET
2 323 (8.65%) Spring
3 271 (7.26%) REST
4 242 (6.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 239 (6.40%) XML
6 229 (6.14%) Spring Boot
7 215 (5.76%) HTML
8 199 (5.33%) Web Services
9 178 (4.77%) JSON
10 170 (4.56%) AngularJS
11 166 (4.45%) Middleware
12 155 (4.15%) CSS
13 153 (4.10%) J2EE
14 143 (3.83%) RESTful
15 140 (3.75%) Kafka
16 125 (3.35%) React
17 120 (3.22%) .NET Framework
18 114 (3.05%) SOAP
19 89 (2.38%) .NET Core
20 79 (2.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 101 (2.71%) Data Centre
2 98 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
3 84 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 83 (2.22%) Derivative
5 78 (2.09%) Management Information System
6 74 (1.98%) Cloud Native
6 74 (1.98%) Public Cloud
7 71 (1.90%) Fixed Income
7 71 (1.90%) Replication
8 70 (1.88%) User Experience
9 68 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 65 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 65 (1.74%) Clustering
11 59 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
12 53 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
14 40 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
15 39 (1.05%) PKI
16 38 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
17 37 (0.99%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 662 (17.74%) Linux
2 568 (15.22%) Windows
3 503 (13.48%) Unix
4 124 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 119 (3.19%) Windows Server
6 90 (2.41%) Solaris
7 46 (1.23%) AIX
8 42 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
9 37 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
10 36 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
11 35 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (0.88%) Windows 10
13 32 (0.86%) CentOS
14 31 (0.83%) SUSE
15 30 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (0.78%) Windows 7
17 27 (0.72%) Ubuntu
18 15 (0.40%) Debian
19 12 (0.32%) HPUX
20 9 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,044 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (12.92%) DevOps
3 461 (12.35%) Migration
4 452 (12.11%) Business Intelligence
5 431 (11.55%) ERP
6 410 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
7 408 (10.93%) CI/CD
8 373 (9.99%) ETL
9 361 (9.67%) Microservices
10 321 (8.60%) Scrum
11 296 (7.93%) Test Automation
12 278 (7.45%) Data Modelling
13 245 (6.56%) Analytics
14 226 (6.06%) ITIL
15 224 (6.00%) Software Engineering
16 209 (5.60%) Data Migration
17 205 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
18 195 (5.23%) TDD
19 194 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
20 181 (4.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,615 (43.27%) SQL
2 935 (25.05%) Java
3 536 (14.36%) PL/SQL
4 487 (13.05%) Python
5 397 (10.64%) C#
6 288 (7.72%) JavaScript
7 214 (5.73%) Shell Script
8 180 (4.82%) Java 8
9 152 (4.07%) T-SQL
10 141 (3.78%) C++
10 141 (3.78%) PowerShell
11 118 (3.16%) Perl
12 108 (2.89%) VBA
13 99 (2.65%) Bash
14 95 (2.55%) Scala
15 92 (2.47%) VB
16 87 (2.33%) Groovy
17 82 (2.20%) C
18 78 (2.09%) VB.NET
19 68 (1.82%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 528 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 415 (11.12%) SC Cleared
3 145 (3.89%) Degree
4 92 (2.47%) ISTQB
5 85 (2.28%) DV Cleared
6 72 (1.93%) ISEB
7 71 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 30 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 28 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.75%) Sun Certification
11 26 (0.70%) OCPJP
12 19 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (0.40%) ACCA
13 15 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
14 14 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
15 13 (0.35%) CIMA
15 13 (0.35%) CISSP
15 13 (0.35%) PMP
16 10 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (4.77%) QA
2 80 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 53 (1.42%) GDPR
4 37 (0.99%) Accessibility
5 36 (0.96%) SLA
6 30 (0.80%) PMO
7 21 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.56%) WCAG
8 13 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
9 12 (0.32%) GAAP
9 12 (0.32%) IFRS
10 10 (0.27%) COBIT
10 10 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.21%) NIST
13 6 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.16%) HL7
14 5 (0.13%) COREP
14 5 (0.13%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 234 (6.27%) Docker
2 193 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 132 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 85 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
5 47 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (0.99%) HDFS
7 31 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 19 (0.51%) VMware NSX
8 19 (0.51%) vSphere
9 18 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.38%) NFS
12 10 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.24%) OpenAM
14 8 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 4 (0.11%) VirtualBox
17 4 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 219 (5.87%) Kubernetes
2 213 (5.71%) Ansible
3 92 (2.47%) Terraform
4 80 (2.14%) BladeLogic
5 79 (2.12%) Data Guard
6 56 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
7 54 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
8 49 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 47 (1.26%) Grafana
10 39 (1.05%) Kibana
11 36 (0.96%) Puppet
12 28 (0.75%) Prometheus
13 25 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
14 20 (0.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 20 (0.54%) logstash
15 19 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 18 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
17 16 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
17 16 (0.43%) HP ALM
17 16 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 450 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 314 (8.41%) SAP
3 171 (4.58%) Informatica
4 170 (4.56%) VMware
5 136 (3.64%) IBM
6 128 (3.43%) Red Hat
7 103 (2.76%) Splunk
8 99 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
9 89 (2.38%) webMethods
10 83 (2.22%) Citrix
11 78 (2.09%) Google
12 64 (1.71%) Cisco
13 63 (1.69%) Sybase
14 62 (1.66%) BEA
15 61 (1.63%) MuleSoft
16 60 (1.61%) ServiceNow
16 60 (1.61%) TIBCO
17 49 (1.31%) Sun
18 43 (1.15%) BMC
19 41 (1.10%) Atlassian