Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6374 8232 9279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.84% 8.45% 8.86%
As % of the Vendors category 15.97% 18.72% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3983 5046 5577
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 106 119
England median hourly rate £40.00 £31.23 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.10% -10.79% -
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.25 £16.29
90th Percentile £54.63 £45.88 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £34.04 £36.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% -5.44% -2.57%

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 39921 43976 45407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 45.15% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 27201 27285
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £228
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1340 1553 1947
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.95 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 2708 £500 +5.26% 188
South East 0 1447 £450 +5.88% 104
North of England -10 761 £400 +5.96% 92
Midlands -2 653 £420 +5.00% 52
East of England -1 453 £450 +12.50% 42
West Midlands -2 360 £450 +15.76% 29
North West -18 346 £436 +9.06% 49
South West -13 307 £400 - 31
East Midlands -8 278 £375 -11.76% 23
Yorkshire -12 233 £410 -3.53% 38
North East +6 188 £375 +15.38% 5
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 2506 (39.32%) SQL
2 1925 (30.20%) Java
3 1773 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
4 1747 (27.41%) Finance
5 1379 (21.63%) Linux
6 1238 (19.42%) Oracle Database
7 1220 (19.14%) Unix
8 1165 (18.28%) SQL Server
9 787 (12.35%) PL/SQL
10 753 (11.81%) Web Services
11 734 (11.52%) Windows
12 707 (11.09%) Relational Database
13 673 (10.56%) TDD
14 662 (10.39%) Migration
15 640 (10.04%) JavaScript
16 636 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
17 632 (9.92%) XML
18 630 (9.88%) Microsoft
19 617 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
20 615 (9.65%) Security Cleared
21 595 (9.33%) Banking
22 594 (9.32%) .NET
23 576 (9.04%) Spring
24 569 (8.93%) C#
25 564 (8.85%) Python
26 560 (8.79%) Scrum
27 536 (8.41%) HTML
28 533 (8.36%) Jenkins
29 532 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
30 530 (8.32%) DevOps

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
1 465 (7.30%) WebLogic
2 463 (7.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 364 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 339 (5.32%) WebSphere
5 314 (4.93%) JBoss
6 264 (4.14%) Confluence
7 263 (4.13%) Apache
8 142 (2.23%) OpenStack
9 131 (2.06%) Apache Spark
10 128 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
11 122 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
12 103 (1.62%) SAS
13 101 (1.58%) IIS
14 87 (1.36%) SharePoint
15 86 (1.35%) Mule
16 64 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
17 63 (0.99%) CMS
18 61 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
19 55 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
20 54 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 223 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 136 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 43 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.22%) HipChat
8 13 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.063%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.063%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.063%) Snagit
10 3 (0.047%) SPSS
11 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.031%) FileZilla
11 2 (0.031%) Simulink
12 1 (0.016%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.016%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.016%) Stata
12 1 (0.016%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 314 (4.93%) Oracle EBS
2 227 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 137 (2.15%) Oracle Applications
4 127 (1.99%) Oracle Receivables
5 126 (1.98%) Oracle Payables
6 114 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
7 96 (1.51%) Oracle ERP
8 94 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
9 80 (1.26%) Oracle Retail
10 64 (1.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 62 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
12 57 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
13 52 (0.82%) SAP ERP
14 50 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
15 42 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
15 42 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
16 40 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
17 35 (0.55%) Maximo
18 31 (0.49%) Oracle Payroll
19 29 (0.45%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 454 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
2 327 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (1.35%) SaaS
4 77 (1.21%) GitHub
4 77 (1.21%) IaaS
5 73 (1.15%) PaaS
6 53 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (0.55%) Office 365
8 34 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
9 32 (0.50%) Taleo
10 29 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 28 (0.44%) OpenShift
12 27 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
14 20 (0.31%) iPaaS
15 19 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
15 19 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 17 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
16 17 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 276 (4.33%) Firewall
2 202 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 176 (2.76%) SAN
4 162 (2.54%) LDAP
5 129 (2.02%) Internet
6 122 (1.91%) DNS
7 81 (1.27%) WAN
8 78 (1.22%) HTTP
9 64 (1.00%) SSL
10 62 (0.97%) LAN
10 62 (0.97%) VPN
11 58 (0.91%) SMS
12 47 (0.74%) NAS
13 42 (0.66%) DHCP
14 41 (0.64%) SSH
15 35 (0.55%) Wireless
16 31 (0.49%) Network Security
17 28 (0.44%) Kerberos
18 24 (0.38%) Intranet
18 24 (0.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1238 (19.42%) Oracle Database
2 1165 (18.28%) SQL Server
3 707 (11.09%) Relational Database
4 441 (6.92%) MySQL
5 409 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
6 363 (5.70%) RDBMS
7 358 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
8 352 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
9 325 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
10 308 (4.83%) NoSQL
11 235 (3.69%) Big Data
11 235 (3.69%) Oracle Database 12c
12 228 (3.58%) MongoDB
13 226 (3.55%) Hadoop
14 213 (3.34%) Oracle BI EE
15 210 (3.29%) DB2
16 178 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 150 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
18 141 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
19 120 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 533 (8.36%) Jenkins
2 490 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 442 (6.93%) JIRA
4 420 (6.59%) Maven
5 305 (4.79%) Subversion
6 268 (4.20%) JUnit
7 193 (3.03%) Selenium
8 147 (2.31%) Eclipse
9 127 (1.99%) Ant
10 117 (1.84%) NUnit
11 111 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 111 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 110 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
13 105 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
14 104 (1.63%) Gradle
15 95 (1.49%) Cucumber
16 92 (1.44%) SoapUI
17 87 (1.36%) MSTest
17 87 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 86 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1747 (27.41%) Finance
2 595 (9.33%) Banking
3 353 (5.54%) Retail
4 242 (3.80%) Front Office
5 239 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 209 (3.28%) Marketing
7 201 (3.15%) Manufacturing
8 184 (2.89%) Investment Banking
9 116 (1.82%) Electronics
10 102 (1.60%) Financial Institution
11 67 (1.05%) General Ledger
12 59 (0.93%) Billing
13 58 (0.91%) Games
14 57 (0.89%) Legal
15 55 (0.86%) Retail Banking
16 48 (0.75%) Back Office
17 45 (0.71%) Publishing
18 34 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.41%) Advertising
20 18 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2204 (34.58%) Developer
2 835 (13.10%) Analyst
3 750 (11.77%) Java Developer
4 565 (8.86%) Architect
5 519 (8.14%) Consultant
6 389 (6.10%) Oracle Developer
7 297 (4.66%) DBA
8 274 (4.30%) Oracle Consultant
9 251 (3.94%) Senior Developer
10 250 (3.92%) Administrator
11 244 (3.83%) C# Developer
12 241 (3.78%) Oracle DBA
13 229 (3.59%) Business Analyst
14 224 (3.51%) .NET Developer
15 215 (3.37%) SQL Developer
16 210 (3.29%) Project Manager
17 171 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
18 158 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
19 157 (2.46%) Agile Developer
19 157 (2.46%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (11.81%) Web Services
2 632 (9.92%) XML
3 594 (9.32%) .NET
4 576 (9.04%) Spring
5 536 (8.41%) HTML
6 402 (6.31%) REST
7 400 (6.28%) J2EE
8 398 (6.24%) CSS
9 365 (5.73%) SOAP
10 361 (5.66%) Middleware
11 325 (5.10%) Hibernate
12 313 (4.91%) AngularJS
13 298 (4.68%) JSON
14 291 (4.57%) RESTful
15 279 (4.38%) Oracle Fusion
16 216 (3.39%) jQuery
17 193 (3.03%) JMS
18 178 (2.79%) HTML5
19 165 (2.59%) XSLT
20 158 (2.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 617 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
3 166 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 165 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 165 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 143 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 141 (2.21%) Fixed Income
7 134 (2.10%) Clustering
7 134 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 128 (2.01%) Derivative
9 89 (1.40%) Equities
10 81 (1.27%) User Experience
11 73 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 69 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 68 (1.07%) iPad
14 67 (1.05%) Virtual Team
15 59 (0.93%) Replication
16 56 (0.88%) Client/Server
17 36 (0.56%) Reference Data
18 35 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1379 (21.63%) Linux
2 1220 (19.14%) Unix
3 734 (11.52%) Windows
4 295 (4.63%) Solaris
5 271 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 252 (3.95%) AIX
7 195 (3.06%) Windows Server
8 83 (1.30%) HPUX
9 79 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (1.21%) SUSE
11 66 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
13 50 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 48 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 46 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (0.71%) Windows XP
17 31 (0.49%) CentOS
18 29 (0.45%) Android
19 25 (0.39%) Windows 10
20 19 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1773 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (10.56%) TDD
3 662 (10.39%) Migration
4 636 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
5 560 (8.79%) Scrum
6 532 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
7 530 (8.32%) DevOps
8 482 (7.56%) ETL
9 479 (7.51%) SOA
10 436 (6.84%) ERP
11 418 (6.56%) Data Modelling
11 418 (6.56%) OO
12 345 (5.41%) Analytics
13 324 (5.08%) ITIL
14 319 (5.00%) Test Automation
15 314 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 306 (4.80%) Data Migration
17 292 (4.58%) Project Management
18 290 (4.55%) MVC
19 275 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2506 (39.32%) SQL
2 1925 (30.20%) Java
3 787 (12.35%) PL/SQL
4 640 (10.04%) JavaScript
5 569 (8.93%) C#
6 564 (8.85%) Python
7 422 (6.62%) Shell Script
8 335 (5.26%) Perl
9 184 (2.89%) C++
10 174 (2.73%) Bash Shell
11 138 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 124 (1.95%) T-SQL
13 123 (1.93%) Korn
14 122 (1.91%) VBA
15 118 (1.85%) XPath
16 117 (1.84%) C
17 112 (1.76%) Scala
18 104 (1.63%) Ruby
19 96 (1.51%) VB.NET
20 74 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 615 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 396 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 314 (4.93%) Degree
4 107 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 70 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
6 68 (1.07%) ISEB
7 46 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 42 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 38 (0.60%) PMP
10 32 (0.50%) MCSE
11 31 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
12 29 (0.45%) MCSA
12 29 (0.45%) PMI Certification
13 27 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
14 26 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
14 26 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 23 (0.36%) Sun Certification
16 22 (0.35%) CISSP
17 19 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (3.25%) QA
2 161 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 77 (1.21%) SLA
4 53 (0.83%) PMO
5 44 (0.69%) GDPR
6 30 (0.47%) MiFID
7 28 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 14 (0.22%) GCP
10 11 (0.17%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.17%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.14%) SEPA
13 7 (0.11%) COREP
14 5 (0.078%) HL7
15 4 (0.063%) EMIR
15 4 (0.063%) GAAP
15 4 (0.063%) GxP
15 4 (0.063%) IFRS
16 3 (0.047%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 273 (4.28%) Docker
2 226 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 144 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 143 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
5 80 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 67 (1.05%) HDFS
7 52 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 48 (0.75%) vSphere
9 46 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 45 (0.71%) NFS
11 41 (0.64%) Apache Flume
12 40 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
13 39 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
13 39 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 36 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
15 35 (0.55%) KVM
16 32 (0.50%) Xen
17 26 (0.41%) Samba
18 14 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 13 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 387 (6.07%) Puppet
2 343 (5.38%) Ansible
3 273 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
4 118 (1.85%) Data Guard
5 102 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
6 78 (1.22%) Kubernetes
7 61 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 58 (0.91%) Ambari
8 58 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 51 (0.80%) Terraform
10 43 (0.67%) Tivoli
11 41 (0.64%) logstash
12 40 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 38 (0.60%) Oozie
14 35 (0.55%) ZABBIX
15 34 (0.53%) Control-M
16 32 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
17 28 (0.44%) Nagios
18 27 (0.42%) Rancher
19 26 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 630 (9.88%) Microsoft
2 517 (8.11%) SAP
3 409 (6.42%) IBM
4 329 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 243 (3.81%) HP
6 238 (3.73%) VMware
7 208 (3.26%) Sybase
8 162 (2.54%) Informatica
9 143 (2.24%) Sun
10 133 (2.09%) Cisco
11 119 (1.87%) WSO2
12 112 (1.76%) TIBCO
13 111 (1.74%) Veritas
14 103 (1.62%) Tableau
15 99 (1.55%) Citrix
16 95 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
17 88 (1.38%) ATG
18 78 (1.22%) Hyperion
19 77 (1.21%) Siebel
20 73 (1.15%) Atlassian