Period
to 21 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,241 6,283 8,473
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.67% 6.88% 8.61%
As % of the Vendors category 15.87% 15.95% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,063 3,949 5,283
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 83 112
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +32.74% -11.72%
10th Percentile £21.25 £15.63 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.40 £45.97 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £32.66
% change year-on-year +5.26% +16.37% -6.70%

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 39,320 39,404 44,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.04% 43.12% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,634 24,547 27,382
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £630 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,478 1,275 1,558
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.99 £45.80 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £17.10
% change year-on-year -0.43% +2.34% -2.29%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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 -3 2,710 £525 +5.00% 442
South East -6 1,375 £450 +2.86% 230
North of England -9 738 £425 +6.25% 221
Midlands -4 585 £425 +1.19% 132
East of England -2 416 £500 +11.11% 90
West Midlands -7 371 £425 -5.56% 74
South West -1 369 £425 +3.66% 87
North West -7 344 £413 -6.25% 124
Yorkshire +1 286 £425 +6.25% 72
East Midlands -1 209 £413 +7.84% 58
North East -18 107 £400 +9.97% 25
South Coast +3 2 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 2,510 (40.22%) SQL
2 1,766 (28.30%) Java
3 1,764 (28.26%) Finance
4 1,736 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1,234 (19.77%) SQL Server
6 1,080 (17.30%) Linux
7 1,077 (17.26%) Unix
8 1,049 (16.81%) Oracle Database
9 902 (14.45%) Windows
10 844 (13.52%) PL/SQL
11 742 (11.89%) XML
12 732 (11.73%) Microsoft
13 724 (11.60%) Security Cleared
14 717 (11.49%) Migration
15 697 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
16 645 (10.33%) Web Services
17 605 (9.69%) MySQL
18 590 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
19 589 (9.44%) JavaScript
20 587 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 584 (9.36%) TDD
22 580 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
23 577 (9.25%) .NET
24 576 (9.23%) C#
25 575 (9.21%) Python
26 566 (9.07%) SC Cleared
27 557 (8.92%) Relational Database
28 555 (8.89%) DevOps
29 546 (8.75%) Scrum
30 543 (8.70%) 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
1 505 (8.09%) WebLogic
2 391 (6.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 301 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 287 (4.60%) WebSphere
5 242 (3.88%) Apache
6 196 (3.14%) Confluence
7 172 (2.76%) Oracle Service Bus
8 143 (2.29%) OpenStack
9 136 (2.18%) JBoss
10 130 (2.08%) IIS
11 117 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 111 (1.78%) Apache Spark
13 94 (1.51%) SharePoint
14 86 (1.38%) SAS
15 82 (1.31%) Mule
16 70 (1.12%) CMS
17 68 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
18 50 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
19 46 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
20 39 (0.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 305 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 106 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 62 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 47 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.11%) Windchill
9 6 (0.096%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.080%) SPSS
11 4 (0.064%) HipChat
12 3 (0.048%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.016%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.016%) Notepad++
13 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.016%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.016%) Stata
Business Applications
1 291 (4.66%) Oracle EBS
2 262 (4.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 163 (2.61%) Oracle ERP
3 163 (2.61%) Oracle Financials
4 137 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
5 122 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
6 104 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
7 90 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
8 81 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
9 79 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 70 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
11 63 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
12 56 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
13 46 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
14 43 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
15 32 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 32 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
16 28 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
16 28 (0.45%) Oracle FAH
17 25 (0.40%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 697 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 587 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (2.16%) PaaS
4 107 (1.71%) IaaS
5 103 (1.65%) SaaS
6 99 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 87 (1.39%) GitHub
8 81 (1.30%) Amazon S3
9 72 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 50 (0.80%) Office 365
10 50 (0.80%) OpenShift
11 44 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 43 (0.69%) Boomi
13 40 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
14 37 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
15 29 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
16 28 (0.45%) Apigee
16 28 (0.45%) Taleo
17 26 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
18 24 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 176 (2.82%) Firewall
2 167 (2.68%) SAN
3 107 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 80 (1.28%) HTTP
5 78 (1.25%) DNS
6 77 (1.23%) LAN
7 71 (1.14%) WAN
8 68 (1.09%) Internet
9 59 (0.95%) VPN
10 48 (0.77%) NAS
11 39 (0.62%) SMS
12 36 (0.58%) SSH
12 36 (0.58%) SSL
13 30 (0.48%) FTP
13 30 (0.48%) MPLS
14 27 (0.43%) Kerberos
15 26 (0.42%) Wireless
16 24 (0.38%) DHCP
16 24 (0.38%) Ethernet
17 20 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,234 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 1,049 (16.81%) Oracle Database
3 605 (9.69%) MySQL
4 557 (8.92%) Relational Database
5 479 (7.68%) PostgreSQL
6 410 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
7 391 (6.27%) Oracle Reports
8 342 (5.48%) NoSQL
9 313 (5.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 304 (4.87%) RDBMS
11 261 (4.18%) MongoDB
12 259 (4.15%) Oracle Database 12c
13 229 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 227 (3.64%) Hadoop
15 209 (3.35%) Big Data
16 155 (2.48%) DB2
17 147 (2.36%) Oracle BI EE
18 137 (2.20%) Oracle ODI
19 122 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 119 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 543 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 527 (8.44%) Git (software)
3 458 (7.34%) JIRA
4 261 (4.18%) Maven
5 183 (2.93%) Subversion
6 179 (2.87%) Selenium
7 146 (2.34%) SoapUI
8 145 (2.32%) NUnit
9 139 (2.23%) Toad
10 131 (2.10%) MSTest
11 123 (1.97%) JUnit
12 106 (1.70%) Visual Studio
13 102 (1.63%) Cucumber
14 100 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
15 92 (1.47%) Bitbucket
16 90 (1.44%) TeamCity
17 89 (1.43%) Artifactory
18 88 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 85 (1.36%) GitLab
20 83 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,764 (28.26%) Finance
2 498 (7.98%) Banking
3 315 (5.05%) Retail
4 193 (3.09%) Front Office
5 169 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 159 (2.55%) Marketing
7 152 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 135 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 110 (1.76%) General Ledger
10 100 (1.60%) Back Office
11 92 (1.47%) Financial Institution
12 74 (1.19%) Electronics
13 60 (0.96%) Legal
14 52 (0.83%) Billing
15 39 (0.62%) Publishing
16 32 (0.51%) Law
17 31 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.26%) Games
19 15 (0.24%) Advertising
20 13 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,252 (36.08%) Developer
2 803 (12.87%) Analyst
3 691 (11.07%) Java Developer
4 579 (9.28%) Architect
5 489 (7.84%) Consultant
6 431 (6.91%) Oracle Developer
7 271 (4.34%) Senior Developer
8 270 (4.33%) Oracle Consultant
9 256 (4.10%) DBA
10 239 (3.83%) Project Manager
11 236 (3.78%) Business Analyst
12 234 (3.75%) SQL Developer
13 209 (3.35%) .NET Developer
14 198 (3.17%) C# Developer
15 197 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
16 185 (2.96%) Oracle DBA
17 184 (2.95%) DevOps Engineer
18 172 (2.76%) Oracle Analyst
18 172 (2.76%) Test Analyst
19 158 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (11.89%) XML
2 645 (10.33%) Web Services
3 577 (9.25%) .NET
4 524 (8.40%) Middleware
5 501 (8.03%) HTML
6 472 (7.56%) Spring
7 451 (7.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 397 (6.36%) CSS
9 356 (5.70%) SOAP
10 354 (5.67%) REST
11 328 (5.26%) AngularJS
12 293 (4.69%) J2EE
13 270 (4.33%) JSON
14 235 (3.77%) Hibernate
15 217 (3.48%) RESTful
16 166 (2.66%) ASP.NET
17 161 (2.58%) XSLT
18 154 (2.47%) HTML5
18 154 (2.47%) jQuery
19 153 (2.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 469 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 169 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 157 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
5 151 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
6 146 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 114 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 112 (1.79%) Derivative
9 108 (1.73%) Clustering
9 108 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 84 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 81 (1.30%) User Experience
12 62 (0.99%) Wiki
13 61 (0.98%) Replication
14 58 (0.93%) Algorithms
15 57 (0.91%) Data Structures
16 56 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 54 (0.87%) Hedge funds
18 51 (0.82%) Mainframe
19 47 (0.75%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1,080 (17.30%) Linux
2 1,077 (17.26%) Unix
3 902 (14.45%) Windows
4 267 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 224 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 199 (3.19%) Solaris
7 131 (2.10%) AIX
8 68 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 49 (0.79%) CentOS
11 41 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
11 41 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (0.61%) OpenVMS
13 32 (0.51%) Windows 7
14 31 (0.50%) SUSE
15 23 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 20 (0.32%) Windows XP
17 18 (0.29%) VME
18 16 (0.26%) Apple iOS
19 15 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,736 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (11.49%) Migration
3 590 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
4 584 (9.36%) TDD
5 580 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
6 555 (8.89%) DevOps
7 546 (8.75%) Scrum
8 521 (8.35%) ERP
8 521 (8.35%) ETL
9 486 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
10 436 (6.99%) Test Automation
11 409 (6.55%) OO
12 399 (6.39%) SOA
13 371 (5.94%) Project Management
14 370 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 362 (5.80%) SDLC
16 328 (5.26%) Data Modelling
17 314 (5.03%) ITIL
18 301 (4.82%) Microservices
19 282 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,510 (40.22%) SQL
2 1,766 (28.30%) Java
3 844 (13.52%) PL/SQL
4 589 (9.44%) JavaScript
5 576 (9.23%) C#
6 575 (9.21%) Python
7 393 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 257 (4.12%) Java 8
9 221 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 217 (3.48%) Perl
11 186 (2.98%) T-SQL
12 168 (2.69%) C++
13 160 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 102 (1.63%) C
15 95 (1.52%) PHP
15 95 (1.52%) Scala
16 91 (1.46%) Korn
17 85 (1.36%) Ruby
18 74 (1.19%) VB
19 68 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 724 (11.60%) Security Cleared
2 566 (9.07%) SC Cleared
3 273 (4.37%) Degree
4 189 (3.03%) ISEB
5 163 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 152 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 98 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 61 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
9 55 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
10 49 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 46 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 45 (0.72%) CISSP
13 39 (0.62%) CCNA
14 35 (0.56%) CISM
15 28 (0.45%) OCP
16 25 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (0.40%) MCSE
17 24 (0.38%) Master's Degree
18 22 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 20 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (3.91%) QA
2 139 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 66 (1.06%) GDPR
4 61 (0.98%) SLA
5 56 (0.90%) PMO
6 27 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (0.26%) MiFID
10 14 (0.22%) IFRS
10 14 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 12 (0.19%) PSD2
13 9 (0.14%) Basel III
13 9 (0.14%) COBIT
13 9 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
13 9 (0.14%) ISO 22301
13 9 (0.14%) ISO 31000
13 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 9 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 293 (4.69%) Docker
2 208 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 111 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
5 70 (1.12%) HDFS
6 50 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 44 (0.71%) XenApp
8 42 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
9 40 (0.64%) vSphere
10 39 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (0.51%) NFS
13 26 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 23 (0.37%) Apache Flume
14 23 (0.37%) XenDesktop
15 21 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 17 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
17 14 (0.22%) VirtualBox
17 14 (0.22%) Xen
18 13 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 407 (6.52%) Ansible
2 352 (5.64%) Puppet
3 321 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
4 115 (1.84%) Kubernetes
5 100 (1.60%) Data Guard
6 92 (1.47%) Terraform
7 75 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 51 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 47 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
9 47 (0.75%) SCCM
10 37 (0.59%) HP ALM
10 37 (0.59%) Kibana
10 37 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 35 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
11 35 (0.56%) logstash
11 35 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 34 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
13 30 (0.48%) Control-M
14 29 (0.46%) SCOM
15 28 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 732 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 530 (8.49%) SAP
3 333 (5.34%) IBM
4 310 (4.97%) VMware
5 223 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 158 (2.53%) webMethods
7 156 (2.50%) Informatica
8 154 (2.47%) Citrix
9 131 (2.10%) HP
10 119 (1.91%) Cisco
11 118 (1.89%) Talend
12 112 (1.79%) Hyperion
13 107 (1.71%) Sybase
14 102 (1.63%) Google
15 92 (1.47%) Tableau
16 90 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
16 90 (1.44%) TIBCO
17 76 (1.22%) Cloudera
18 69 (1.11%) WSO2
19 62 (0.99%) Adobe