Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,221 6,673 9,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.59% 7.61% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 15.82% 17.38% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,957 4,148 5,799
England median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.76% +0.12%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 80 136
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +18.85% +1.67%
10th Percentile £17.70 £12.45 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.00 £48.13
UK median hourly rate £38.44 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +31.58% -12.31%

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 39,312 38,400 45,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.65% 43.79% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,599 23,645 28,147
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,444 1,301 1,494
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -14 2,538 £513 +2.50% 507
South East 0 1,560 £450 +2.86% 302
North of England -10 782 £425 +6.25% 177
Midlands -9 601 £445 +4.71% 103
East of England +1 388 £500 +11.11% 92
West Midlands -2 377 £450 - 64
North West -9 351 £400 -3.03% 89
Yorkshire +3 311 £450 +12.50% 71
South West -15 293 £425 - 70
East Midlands -7 215 £425 +6.25% 39
North East -11 121 £400 +2.56% 17
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 2,446 (39.32%) SQL
2 1,775 (28.53%) Finance
3 1,685 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1,674 (26.91%) Java
5 1,249 (20.08%) Linux
6 1,140 (18.33%) SQL Server
7 1,122 (18.04%) Oracle Database
8 1,100 (17.68%) Unix
9 872 (14.02%) PL/SQL
10 789 (12.68%) Windows
11 773 (12.43%) Web Services
12 768 (12.35%) Microsoft
13 710 (11.41%) XML
14 675 (10.85%) JavaScript
15 666 (10.71%) Relational Database
16 652 (10.48%) Python
17 635 (10.21%) Security Cleared
18 626 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
19 618 (9.93%) Migration
20 606 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
21 583 (9.37%) Jenkins
22 581 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
23 559 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
24 555 (8.92%) HTML
25 549 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
26 547 (8.79%) Git (software)
27 537 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
28 536 (8.62%) DevOps
29 535 (8.60%) Scrum
30 533 (8.57%) MySQL

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
1 409 (6.57%) WebLogic
2 406 (6.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 307 (4.93%) WebSphere
4 279 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 235 (3.78%) Apache
6 201 (3.23%) Confluence
7 153 (2.46%) JBoss
8 148 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
9 142 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 137 (2.20%) Apache Spark
11 121 (1.95%) OpenStack
12 112 (1.80%) SAS
13 107 (1.72%) SharePoint
14 93 (1.49%) IIS
15 65 (1.04%) Mule
16 59 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
17 58 (0.93%) CMS
18 55 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
19 49 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
20 43 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 293 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 83 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 59 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 49 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.19%) SPSS
8 11 (0.18%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.16%) Stata
10 9 (0.14%) HipChat
10 9 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.14%) Windchill
11 3 (0.048%) CATIA
12 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.016%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.016%) Notepad++
12 1 (0.016%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.016%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 370 (5.95%) Oracle EBS
2 231 (3.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 137 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
4 127 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
5 126 (2.03%) Oracle ERP
6 119 (1.91%) Oracle Receivables
7 102 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
8 95 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
9 69 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 64 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
11 60 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
12 52 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
13 50 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
14 38 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
15 35 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
15 35 (0.56%) Eloqua
16 33 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
17 30 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
17 30 (0.48%) Siebel CRM
18 26 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 626 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 549 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (1.58%) SaaS
4 96 (1.54%) PaaS
5 70 (1.13%) GitHub
6 66 (1.06%) IaaS
7 51 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 38 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 38 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 38 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 37 (0.59%) Boomi
9 37 (0.59%) Office 365
10 32 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.50%) OpenShift
12 24 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
12 24 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
13 21 (0.34%) Serverless
13 21 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
14 20 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 194 (3.12%) Firewall
2 164 (2.64%) SAN
3 100 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 82 (1.32%) HTTP
5 76 (1.22%) WAN
6 75 (1.21%) DNS
7 74 (1.19%) VPN
8 68 (1.09%) SMS
9 59 (0.95%) Internet
10 57 (0.92%) FTP
11 54 (0.87%) NAS
12 53 (0.85%) LAN
13 46 (0.74%) SSL
14 43 (0.69%) Wireless
15 39 (0.63%) SSH
16 37 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
17 32 (0.51%) WinSCP
18 29 (0.47%) PuTTY
19 28 (0.45%) VLAN
20 25 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,140 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 1,122 (18.04%) Oracle Database
3 666 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 533 (8.57%) MySQL
5 491 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
6 471 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
7 384 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
8 372 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 283 (4.55%) NoSQL
10 280 (4.50%) RDBMS
11 254 (4.08%) MongoDB
12 230 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
13 226 (3.63%) Big Data
14 217 (3.49%) Hadoop
15 208 (3.34%) DB2
16 170 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 163 (2.62%) Oracle BI EE
18 132 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
19 129 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
20 128 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 583 (9.37%) Jenkins
2 547 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 457 (7.35%) JIRA
4 259 (4.16%) Maven
5 209 (3.36%) Selenium
6 176 (2.83%) Subversion
7 153 (2.46%) JUnit
8 142 (2.28%) SoapUI
9 131 (2.11%) Cucumber
10 126 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
11 125 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 113 (1.82%) NUnit
13 107 (1.72%) Eclipse
14 100 (1.61%) Ant
15 99 (1.59%) Toad
16 94 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
17 93 (1.49%) MSTest
18 88 (1.41%) Gradle
19 82 (1.32%) Bitbucket
20 80 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,775 (28.53%) Finance
2 502 (8.07%) Banking
3 309 (4.97%) Retail
4 173 (2.78%) Front Office
5 157 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 154 (2.48%) Investment Banking
7 151 (2.43%) Manufacturing
8 134 (2.15%) Marketing
9 106 (1.70%) General Ledger
10 85 (1.37%) Back Office
11 74 (1.19%) Electronics
12 59 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 59 (0.95%) Legal
13 39 (0.63%) Billing
14 37 (0.59%) Publishing
15 29 (0.47%) French Language
16 20 (0.32%) German Language
17 19 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.29%) Games
18 18 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2,155 (34.64%) Developer
2 803 (12.91%) Analyst
3 617 (9.92%) Java Developer
4 610 (9.81%) Architect
5 503 (8.09%) Consultant
6 363 (5.84%) Oracle Developer
7 272 (4.37%) Senior Developer
8 268 (4.31%) DBA
9 260 (4.18%) Oracle Consultant
10 257 (4.13%) Project Manager
11 219 (3.52%) SQL Developer
12 215 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
13 199 (3.20%) Business Analyst
14 196 (3.15%) Oracle DBA
15 186 (2.99%) .NET Developer
16 185 (2.97%) Oracle Analyst
17 169 (2.72%) Administrator
18 166 (2.67%) C# Developer
19 155 (2.49%) Python Developer
20 150 (2.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (12.43%) Web Services
2 710 (11.41%) XML
3 555 (8.92%) HTML
4 527 (8.47%) .NET
5 451 (7.25%) Spring
6 424 (6.82%) REST
7 417 (6.70%) Middleware
8 414 (6.65%) CSS
9 407 (6.54%) Oracle Fusion
10 381 (6.12%) SOAP
11 323 (5.19%) AngularJS
12 298 (4.79%) JSON
13 290 (4.66%) J2EE
14 239 (3.84%) Hibernate
15 233 (3.75%) RESTful
16 164 (2.64%) JMS
17 157 (2.52%) jQuery
18 152 (2.44%) Node.js
18 152 (2.44%) XSLT
19 146 (2.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 581 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 176 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 172 (2.76%) Data Centre
5 159 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 150 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 117 (1.88%) Greenfield Project
8 103 (1.66%) Clustering
9 86 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 83 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 78 (1.25%) User Experience
12 77 (1.24%) Derivative
13 71 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 69 (1.11%) Replication
15 61 (0.98%) Mainframe
16 55 (0.88%) Algorithms
16 55 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 53 (0.85%) Hedge funds
18 46 (0.74%) Mobile App
19 36 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,249 (20.08%) Linux
2 1,100 (17.68%) Unix
3 789 (12.68%) Windows
4 250 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 243 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 219 (3.52%) Solaris
7 153 (2.46%) AIX
8 68 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (0.96%) CentOS
10 50 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
12 36 (0.58%) Android
13 34 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 28 (0.45%) Windows 10
16 27 (0.43%) HPUX
17 26 (0.42%) Windows 7
18 22 (0.35%) SUSE
19 21 (0.34%) Ubuntu
20 16 (0.26%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,685 (27.09%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (9.93%) Migration
3 606 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
4 559 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
5 537 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
6 536 (8.62%) DevOps
7 535 (8.60%) Scrum
8 507 (8.15%) ETL
8 507 (8.15%) TDD
9 453 (7.28%) ERP
10 423 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 413 (6.64%) SOA
12 383 (6.16%) Test Automation
13 372 (5.98%) SDLC
14 363 (5.84%) Project Management
15 350 (5.63%) Data Modelling
16 341 (5.48%) OO
17 332 (5.34%) Workflow
18 309 (4.97%) Analytics
19 263 (4.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,446 (39.32%) SQL
2 1,674 (26.91%) Java
3 872 (14.02%) PL/SQL
4 675 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 652 (10.48%) Python
6 492 (7.91%) C#
7 369 (5.93%) Shell Script
8 230 (3.70%) Java 8
9 220 (3.54%) Perl
10 198 (3.18%) PowerShell
11 178 (2.86%) C++
12 166 (2.67%) Bash Shell
13 127 (2.04%) T-SQL
14 125 (2.01%) C
15 118 (1.90%) Scala
16 103 (1.66%) VBA
17 93 (1.49%) Ruby
18 90 (1.45%) PHP
19 70 (1.13%) VB.NET
20 69 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 635 (10.21%) Security Cleared
2 481 (7.73%) SC Cleared
3 324 (5.21%) Degree
4 146 (2.35%) ISEB
5 113 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 110 (1.77%) ISTQB
7 91 (1.46%) DV Cleared
8 57 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
9 51 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
10 47 (0.76%) CISSP
11 43 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
12 36 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
13 32 (0.51%) CCNA
14 29 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
15 27 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
16 26 (0.42%) CISM
16 26 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (0.39%) Master's Degree
17 24 (0.39%) PMI Certification
18 22 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (3.52%) QA
2 176 (2.83%) Data Quality
3 83 (1.33%) SLA
4 78 (1.25%) GDPR
5 60 (0.96%) PMO
6 37 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.34%) MiFID
8 19 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.29%) GCP
10 17 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 15 (0.24%) IFRS
12 13 (0.21%) SEPA
13 12 (0.19%) COBIT
13 12 (0.19%) IFRS 9
14 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 10 (0.16%) PSD2
16 9 (0.14%) WCAG
17 6 (0.096%) ISO 22301
17 6 (0.096%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 231 (3.71%) Docker
2 180 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 107 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
5 57 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 56 (0.90%) vSphere
7 50 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 42 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (0.59%) NFS
10 34 (0.55%) HDFS
11 29 (0.47%) XenApp
12 28 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 28 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
13 26 (0.42%) VirtualBox
14 22 (0.35%) Apache Flume
14 22 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 16 (0.26%) KVM
17 14 (0.23%) XenDesktop
18 13 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 338 (5.43%) Ansible
2 296 (4.76%) Puppet
3 274 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (1.58%) Data Guard
5 87 (1.40%) Terraform
6 75 (1.21%) Kubernetes
7 73 (1.17%) HP ALM
8 61 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
9 57 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 38 (0.61%) NetBackup
11 37 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 35 (0.56%) SCCM
13 33 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
14 31 (0.50%) Control-M
14 31 (0.50%) FortiGate
14 31 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
15 29 (0.47%) Tivoli
16 26 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
16 26 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 23 (0.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 768 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 488 (7.84%) SAP
3 403 (6.48%) IBM
4 284 (4.57%) VMware
5 234 (3.76%) Red Hat
6 205 (3.30%) HP
7 177 (2.85%) Informatica
8 128 (2.06%) Tableau
9 127 (2.04%) Cisco
10 126 (2.03%) webMethods
11 121 (1.95%) Citrix
12 114 (1.83%) TIBCO
13 113 (1.82%) Talend
14 109 (1.75%) Sybase
15 108 (1.74%) Hyperion
16 83 (1.33%) Siebel
17 82 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
18 81 (1.30%) Cognos
19 73 (1.17%) Teradata
20 71 (1.14%) Sun