Period
to

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 12 August 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 29 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4,631 3,773 2,246
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.37% 6.39% 7.34%
As % of the Vendors category 15.70% 15.72% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,271 2,535 1,553
10th Percentile £400 £363 £343
25th Percentile £463 £438 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £588
90th Percentile £775 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 19
10th Percentile £21.03 £16.61 £17.00
25th Percentile £34.38 £24.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.73 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -11.89% -5.42% -1.75%
75th Percentile £50.00 £51.63 £53.75
90th Percentile £58.58 £61.20 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.99 £38.50
% change year-on-year -14.61% +6.46% -8.33%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 29,497 24,006 13,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.58% 40.69% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,420 15,756 8,781
10th Percentile £293 £285 £260
25th Percentile £419 £400 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £699 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 759 428
10th Percentile £12.33 £11.25 £11.29
25th Percentile £15.31 £13.50 £14.37
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.78 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.84% -6.13% +6.95%
75th Percentile £47.50 £41.38 £40.00
90th Percentile £68.30 £60.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +8.11%

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 12 August 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 12 August 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 12 August 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 2,429 £600 +4.35% 253
South East +3 660 £530 +3.41% 87
Midlands -1 442 £500 +11.11% 79
West Midlands -3 382 £495 +5.88% 51
North of England +6 359 £525 +19.32% 92
North West -6 195 £525 +23.53% 45
South West +3 193 £550 +22.22% 56
Yorkshire +24 132 £500 +16.28% 35
East of England -8 128 £475 -3.80% 38
East Midlands -2 58 £533 +29.09% 27
North East +7 41 £525 -12.50% 12
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 2,182 (47.12%) SQL
2 1,305 (28.18%) Finance
3 1,209 (26.11%) Agile
4 1,200 (25.91%) Java
5 1,130 (24.40%) Social Skills
6 924 (19.95%) Security Cleared
7 917 (19.80%) Linux
8 874 (18.87%) SQL Server
9 873 (18.85%) PL/SQL
10 861 (18.59%) Oracle Database
11 805 (17.38%) SC Cleared
12 741 (16.00%) ERP
13 678 (14.64%) Unix
14 657 (14.19%) Azure
15 649 (14.01%) DevOps
16 641 (13.84%) Windows
17 605 (13.06%) AWS
18 599 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
19 593 (12.81%) JIRA
20 588 (12.70%) Python
21 587 (12.68%) Banking
22 561 (12.11%) Microsoft
23 499 (10.78%) C#
24 497 (10.73%) Jenkins
25 494 (10.67%) Migration
26 493 (10.65%) Git (software)
27 488 (10.54%) Scrum
28 479 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
29 472 (10.19%) .NET
30 459 (9.91%) Public Sector

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
1 321 (6.93%) Confluence
2 223 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 134 (2.89%) SAS
4 119 (2.57%) WebSphere
5 105 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 85 (1.84%) Apache
7 84 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
8 70 (1.51%) SharePoint
9 67 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 50 (1.08%) Apache Spark
10 50 (1.08%) JBoss
11 49 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
12 38 (0.82%) IIS
13 33 (0.71%) Oracle Application Server
14 30 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
15 27 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
16 21 (0.45%) Oracle 9iAS
17 15 (0.32%) NetWeaver
17 15 (0.32%) nginx
18 12 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 196 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.41%) Oracle Smart View
7 10 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.043%) SPSS
8 2 (0.043%) Windchill
9 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.022%) CATIA
9 1 (0.022%) InVision
9 1 (0.022%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 247 (5.33%) Oracle ERP
2 207 (4.47%) Oracle EBS
3 186 (4.02%) Oracle Payables
4 166 (3.58%) Oracle Receivables
5 138 (2.98%) Oracle Cash Management
6 110 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
7 91 (1.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 79 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
9 78 (1.68%) NetSuite
10 65 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
11 61 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
12 39 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
13 36 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
14 32 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
15 25 (0.54%) HiPortfolio
16 20 (0.43%) assyst
17 19 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
18 17 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
19 16 (0.35%) Workday HCM
20 15 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 657 (14.19%) Azure
2 605 (13.06%) AWS
3 291 (6.28%) PaaS
4 229 (4.94%) SaaS
5 184 (3.97%) Power Platform
6 181 (3.91%) GCP
7 148 (3.20%) GitHub
8 120 (2.59%) IaaS
9 80 (1.73%) Microsoft 365
10 73 (1.58%) Azure DevOps
10 73 (1.58%) OpenShift
11 63 (1.36%) Serverless
12 45 (0.97%) Tricentis Tosca
13 43 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
13 43 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
14 42 (0.91%) PowerApps
15 41 (0.89%) Amazon S3
15 41 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
16 40 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
17 36 (0.78%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 183 (3.95%) Firewall
2 100 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 92 (1.99%) DNS
4 90 (1.94%) SAN
5 77 (1.66%) LAN
6 73 (1.58%) WAN
7 69 (1.49%) VPN
8 60 (1.30%) HTTP
8 60 (1.30%) SSL
9 52 (1.12%) Internet
10 38 (0.82%) NAS
11 35 (0.76%) Network Security
12 26 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
13 25 (0.54%) HTTPS
14 24 (0.52%) FTP
15 22 (0.48%) Wireless
16 20 (0.43%) IPsec
16 20 (0.43%) SSH
17 19 (0.41%) DHCP
18 18 (0.39%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 874 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 861 (18.59%) Oracle Database
3 406 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 390 (8.42%) Oracle Reports
5 331 (7.15%) PostgreSQL
6 318 (6.87%) MySQL
7 302 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
8 248 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 204 (4.41%) MongoDB
10 173 (3.74%) RDBMS
11 163 (3.52%) Power BI
12 159 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 157 (3.39%) NoSQL
14 154 (3.33%) DB2
15 143 (3.09%) Pentaho
16 125 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
17 98 (2.12%) Big Data
18 91 (1.97%) Hadoop
19 89 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
20 80 (1.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 593 (12.81%) JIRA
2 497 (10.73%) Jenkins
3 493 (10.65%) Git (software)
4 218 (4.71%) Bitbucket
5 191 (4.12%) GitLab
6 188 (4.06%) Maven
7 128 (2.76%) Cucumber
8 124 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
9 121 (2.61%) Postman
10 116 (2.50%) JUnit
10 116 (2.50%) TeamCity
11 87 (1.88%) Visual Studio
12 84 (1.81%) Artifactory
13 82 (1.77%) Selenium
14 74 (1.60%) SoapUI
15 72 (1.55%) Oracle APEX
16 68 (1.47%) Gradle
17 59 (1.27%) Subversion
18 52 (1.12%) CA Gen
18 52 (1.12%) IntelliJ
General
1 1,305 (28.18%) Finance
2 1,130 (24.40%) Social Skills
3 587 (12.68%) Banking
4 479 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
5 459 (9.91%) Public Sector
6 230 (4.97%) Investment Banking
7 216 (4.66%) Front Office
8 151 (3.26%) General Ledger
9 116 (2.50%) Billing
10 110 (2.38%) Influencing Skills
11 101 (2.18%) Retail
12 75 (1.62%) Documentation Skills
13 74 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
14 68 (1.47%) Legal
14 68 (1.47%) Telecoms
15 60 (1.30%) Back Office
16 59 (1.27%) Organisational Skills
17 57 (1.23%) Manufacturing
18 44 (0.95%) Financial Institution
19 41 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1,296 (27.99%) Developer
2 506 (10.93%) Architect
3 420 (9.07%) Analyst
4 414 (8.94%) Consultant
5 386 (8.34%) Java Developer
6 276 (5.96%) Oracle Consultant
7 250 (5.40%) DBA
8 237 (5.12%) Oracle Developer
9 227 (4.90%) C# Developer
10 196 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
11 178 (3.84%) Senior Developer
12 173 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 162 (3.50%) Project Manager
13 162 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
14 159 (3.43%) Business Analyst
15 148 (3.20%) Oracle Specialist
16 128 (2.76%) Functional Consultant
17 120 (2.59%) .NET Developer
18 115 (2.48%) Data Analyst
19 108 (2.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 472 (10.19%) .NET
2 346 (7.47%) Oracle Fusion
3 343 (7.41%) Spring
4 311 (6.72%) XML
5 298 (6.43%) REST
6 286 (6.18%) HTML
6 286 (6.18%) JSON
7 250 (5.40%) Spring Boot
8 243 (5.25%) Web Services
9 205 (4.43%) CSS
9 205 (4.43%) React
10 203 (4.38%) AngularJS
10 203 (4.38%) RESTful
11 188 (4.06%) Middleware
12 184 (3.97%) J2EE
13 178 (3.84%) SOAP
14 166 (3.58%) Kafka
15 153 (3.30%) .NET Framework
16 135 (2.92%) Node.js
17 116 (2.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 135 (2.92%) Data Centre
2 126 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
3 121 (2.61%) Public Cloud
4 119 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
5 104 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 99 (2.14%) Replication
7 98 (2.12%) Fixed Income
8 91 (1.97%) Clustering
9 87 (1.88%) Data Structures
10 78 (1.68%) User Experience
11 77 (1.66%) Algorithms
12 72 (1.55%) Virtual Team
13 71 (1.53%) Cloud Native
13 71 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 65 (1.40%) Legacy Systems
15 58 (1.25%) Derivative
16 47 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
17 46 (0.99%) Private Cloud
18 44 (0.95%) SWIFT
19 32 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 917 (19.80%) Linux
2 678 (14.64%) Unix
3 641 (13.84%) Windows
4 119 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 117 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 91 (1.97%) AIX
7 83 (1.79%) Solaris
8 26 (0.56%) HPUX
9 24 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
10 23 (0.50%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
13 16 (0.35%) SUSE
14 14 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
15 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.19%) zOS
16 7 (0.15%) CentOS
17 6 (0.13%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,209 (26.11%) Agile
2 741 (16.00%) ERP
3 649 (14.01%) DevOps
4 599 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
5 494 (10.67%) Migration
6 488 (10.54%) Scrum
7 454 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 437 (9.44%) Test Automation
9 431 (9.31%) ETL
10 427 (9.22%) CI/CD
11 394 (8.51%) Software Engineering
12 377 (8.14%) Data Modelling
13 372 (8.03%) Microservices
14 353 (7.62%) Analytics
15 322 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
16 302 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
16 302 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
17 278 (6.00%) Test Strategy
18 249 (5.38%) Configuration Management
18 249 (5.38%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 2,182 (47.12%) SQL
2 1,200 (25.91%) Java
3 873 (18.85%) PL/SQL
4 588 (12.70%) Python
5 499 (10.78%) C#
6 401 (8.66%) JavaScript
7 358 (7.73%) Shell Script
8 213 (4.60%) Perl
9 194 (4.19%) C++
10 154 (3.33%) Bash
11 145 (3.13%) T-SQL
12 135 (2.92%) C
13 125 (2.70%) PowerShell
14 118 (2.55%) Scala
15 109 (2.35%) VBA
16 103 (2.22%) TypeScript
17 65 (1.40%) R
18 59 (1.27%) COBOL
19 50 (1.08%) VB
20 48 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 924 (19.95%) Security Cleared
2 805 (17.38%) SC Cleared
3 252 (5.44%) Degree
4 145 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 122 (2.63%) ISEB
6 113 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 66 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 57 (1.23%) Oracle Certification
9 53 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 42 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
11 31 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
12 28 (0.60%) OCP
13 24 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.48%) OCA
15 19 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
17 16 (0.35%) CIMA
17 16 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 14 (0.30%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (4.49%) QA
2 88 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 59 (1.27%) SLA
4 49 (1.06%) Accessibility
5 40 (0.86%) GDPR
6 34 (0.73%) WCAG
7 27 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (0.56%) PMO
9 22 (0.48%) ISO 20022
10 17 (0.37%) SEPA
11 14 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.24%) NIST
13 10 (0.22%) GxP
13 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 9 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
14 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.19%) NCSC
15 6 (0.13%) GRC
15 6 (0.13%) MiFID
16 5 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 231 (4.99%) Docker
2 188 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
4 123 (2.66%) Active Directory
5 94 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
6 70 (1.51%) Hyper-V
7 47 (1.01%) HDFS
8 39 (0.84%) vSphere
9 36 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 23 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 20 (0.43%) Firmware
13 16 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (0.30%) VMware NSX
14 14 (0.30%) XenApp
15 12 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 10 (0.22%) PowerHA
17 9 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
18 8 (0.17%) NFS
18 8 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 377 (8.14%) Ansible
2 230 (4.97%) Kubernetes
3 140 (3.02%) Terraform
4 117 (2.53%) Puppet
5 97 (2.09%) Data Guard
6 63 (1.36%) Oracle RMAN
7 51 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 43 (0.93%) Kibana
9 39 (0.84%) ITRS Geneos
10 38 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
11 30 (0.65%) BladeLogic
12 29 (0.63%) Control-M
13 23 (0.50%) Consul
13 23 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
13 23 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
14 21 (0.45%) Mesos
14 21 (0.45%) NetBackup
14 21 (0.45%) PowerCLI
14 21 (0.45%) Rancher
15 20 (0.43%) Grafana
Vendors
1 561 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 344 (7.43%) SAP
3 235 (5.07%) VMware
4 211 (4.56%) IBM
5 195 (4.21%) Informatica
6 149 (3.22%) Citrix
7 138 (2.98%) Red Hat
8 117 (2.53%) Google
9 114 (2.46%) Splunk
10 110 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
11 101 (2.18%) Talend
12 91 (1.97%) TIBCO
13 90 (1.94%) webMethods
14 89 (1.92%) Cisco
15 87 (1.88%) Workday
16 78 (1.68%) BEA
17 77 (1.66%) Sybase
18 72 (1.55%) ServiceNow
19 58 (1.25%) Denodo
20 57 (1.23%) HP