Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,671 3,332 5,499
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.28% 6.46% 6.28%
As % of the Vendors category 15.51% 15.19% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,739 2,151 3,409
10th Percentile £331 £344 £331
25th Percentile £405 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £490 £495
Median % change year-on-year +2.04% -1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £595 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £676 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 74
10th Percentile £16.86 £18.50 £13.75
25th Percentile £24.35 £27.63 £22.64
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% - +29.23%
75th Percentile £58.38 £52.75 £48.75
90th Percentile £63.22 £62.05 £61.94
UK median hourly rate £44.75 £42.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.55% +1.20% +27.69%

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 17,226 21,931 36,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.53% 42.51% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,170 13,892 23,489
10th Percentile £263 £220 £263
25th Percentile £369 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £460
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £563
90th Percentile £656 £651 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 914 1,194
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.75 £10.92
25th Percentile £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.92% +5.71% +0.40%
75th Percentile £43.75 £29.05 £34.51
90th Percentile £57.30 £50.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% +8.00% +2.94%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 -5 1,327 £550 +4.76% 251
South East -2 393 £500 +5.32% 101
Midlands -2 266 £405 -10.50% 81
West Midlands -1 218 £405 -10.00% 55
North of England -11 214 £400 -11.11% 87
North West -7 137 £375 -16.67% 48
East of England +15 135 £476 +12.06% 24
South West +16 119 £500 - 41
Yorkshire -13 53 £475 - 27
East Midlands -11 45 £425 -13.27% 26
North East 0 24 £488 +14.71% 12
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 1,143 (42.79%) SQL
2 680 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
3 679 (25.42%) Finance
4 628 (23.51%) Java
5 532 (19.92%) PL/SQL
6 431 (16.14%) Oracle Database
7 407 (15.24%) SQL Server
8 403 (15.09%) Migration
9 396 (14.83%) Security Cleared
10 391 (14.64%) Linux
11 375 (14.04%) AWS
12 357 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
13 352 (13.18%) Unix
13 352 (13.18%) Azure
14 340 (12.73%) ERP
15 337 (12.62%) Python
16 303 (11.34%) Windows
17 299 (11.19%) Banking
18 288 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
19 285 (10.67%) SC Cleared
20 278 (10.41%) Microsoft
21 275 (10.30%) Scrum
22 271 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
23 258 (9.66%) DevOps
24 244 (9.14%) Data Modelling
24 244 (9.14%) ETL
25 219 (8.20%) Relational Database
25 219 (8.20%) Jenkins
26 217 (8.12%) C#
27 216 (8.09%) 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
1 169 (6.33%) WebLogic
2 114 (4.27%) Apache
3 105 (3.93%) Confluence
4 92 (3.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 79 (2.96%) WebSphere
6 68 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 65 (2.43%) Apache Spark
8 62 (2.32%) Oracle Coherence
9 58 (2.17%) SharePoint
9 58 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 51 (1.91%) JBoss
11 47 (1.76%) SAS
12 43 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
13 33 (1.24%) Red Hat Fuse
14 31 (1.16%) IIS
14 31 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
15 25 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
16 21 (0.79%) nginx
17 20 (0.75%) CMS
18 19 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 82 (3.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.11%) SPSS
7 1 (0.037%) Stata
Business Applications
1 203 (7.60%) Oracle EBS
2 122 (4.57%) Oracle ERP
3 105 (3.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 84 (3.14%) Oracle Applications
5 78 (2.92%) Oracle Payables
6 58 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
7 54 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
8 50 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
9 46 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
9 46 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 26 (0.97%) NetSuite
11 24 (0.90%) Magento
12 22 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
13 21 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
14 20 (0.75%) Maximo
15 16 (0.60%) HFM
15 16 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
16 15 (0.56%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 15 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
17 14 (0.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 375 (14.04%) AWS
2 352 (13.18%) Azure
3 100 (3.74%) SaaS
4 87 (3.26%) Power Platform
5 86 (3.22%) PaaS
6 84 (3.14%) GCP
7 79 (2.96%) Serverless
8 65 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
9 59 (2.21%) Amazon S3
10 57 (2.13%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 54 (2.02%) IaaS
12 53 (1.98%) Azure Logic Apps
13 49 (1.83%) GitHub
14 44 (1.65%) Azure Functions
15 43 (1.61%) Azure Storage
16 30 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
17 28 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
18 27 (1.01%) OpenShift
19 26 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
19 26 (0.97%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.95%) Firewall
2 43 (1.61%) DNS
2 43 (1.61%) SAN
3 41 (1.54%) HTTP
4 34 (1.27%) VPN
5 29 (1.09%) SSL
6 28 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 22 (0.82%) WAN
8 18 (0.67%) FTP
9 17 (0.64%) LAN
9 17 (0.64%) VLAN
10 13 (0.49%) DHCP
10 13 (0.49%) Kerberos
11 12 (0.45%) NAS
11 12 (0.45%) Skype
11 12 (0.45%) SSH
12 11 (0.41%) SMTP
13 9 (0.34%) PBX
13 9 (0.34%) SNMP
14 8 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (16.14%) Oracle Database
2 407 (15.24%) SQL Server
3 219 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 214 (8.01%) MySQL
5 201 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
6 175 (6.55%) Oracle Reports
7 147 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
8 132 (4.94%) MongoDB
9 115 (4.31%) Oracle Database 12c
10 110 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 102 (3.82%) Big Data
12 93 (3.48%) Oracle ODI
13 91 (3.41%) Hadoop
14 86 (3.22%) Oracle BI EE
15 81 (3.03%) NoSQL
15 81 (3.03%) Power BI
16 79 (2.96%) RDBMS
17 69 (2.58%) DB2
18 68 (2.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 63 (2.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 219 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 196 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 190 (7.11%) JIRA
4 83 (3.11%) Maven
5 68 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
6 63 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
7 55 (2.06%) CA Gen
8 54 (2.02%) Bitbucket
9 52 (1.95%) Selenium
10 49 (1.83%) Subversion
11 43 (1.61%) Visual Studio
12 42 (1.57%) Cucumber
13 41 (1.54%) TeamCity
14 33 (1.24%) Toad
15 30 (1.12%) SoapUI
16 29 (1.09%) Gradle
17 25 (0.94%) JUnit
18 21 (0.79%) GitLab
19 20 (0.75%) SonarQube
20 19 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 679 (25.42%) Finance
2 299 (11.19%) Banking
3 216 (8.09%) Public Sector
4 129 (4.83%) Investment Banking
5 86 (3.22%) Retail
6 67 (2.51%) Front Office
7 53 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.46%) Marketing
10 38 (1.42%) Law
11 34 (1.27%) Local Government
12 33 (1.24%) Back Office
12 33 (1.24%) Electronics
13 29 (1.09%) Billing
13 29 (1.09%) General Ledger
14 23 (0.86%) Publishing
15 22 (0.82%) Legal
16 17 (0.64%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 725 (27.14%) Developer
2 345 (12.92%) Architect
3 305 (11.42%) Analyst
4 302 (11.31%) Consultant
5 201 (7.53%) Java Developer
6 162 (6.07%) Oracle Consultant
7 152 (5.69%) Oracle Developer
8 146 (5.47%) DBA
9 121 (4.53%) Oracle DBA
10 108 (4.04%) Senior Developer
11 104 (3.89%) Project Manager
12 101 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
13 89 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
14 88 (3.29%) Oracle Analyst
15 75 (2.81%) C# Developer
16 71 (2.66%) Business Analyst
17 67 (2.51%) Data Analyst
18 66 (2.47%) Data Engineer
18 66 (2.47%) Software Engineer
19 65 (2.43%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (7.97%) XML
2 207 (7.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 205 (7.68%) .NET
4 183 (6.85%) Spring
5 172 (6.44%) Web Services
6 167 (6.25%) HTML
7 141 (5.28%) J2EE
8 127 (4.75%) REST
9 125 (4.68%) JSON
10 115 (4.31%) Middleware
11 111 (4.16%) AngularJS
12 96 (3.59%) CSS
13 93 (3.48%) Spring Boot
14 90 (3.37%) SOAP
15 87 (3.26%) Kafka
16 82 (3.07%) HTML5
16 82 (3.07%) RESTful
17 77 (2.88%) Hibernate
18 64 (2.40%) .NET Core
19 62 (2.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 288 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (2.70%) Cloud Native
3 69 (2.58%) Data Structures
4 67 (2.51%) Clustering
5 64 (2.40%) Data Centre
6 61 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 58 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 40 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 38 (1.42%) Public Cloud
11 34 (1.27%) User Experience
12 31 (1.16%) Algorithms
13 26 (0.97%) Reference Data
14 24 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
15 23 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
15 23 (0.86%) NHS
15 23 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
16 21 (0.79%) Derivative
17 20 (0.75%) Replication
17 20 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 391 (14.64%) Linux
2 352 (13.18%) Unix
3 303 (11.34%) Windows
4 89 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 73 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (2.02%) Solaris
7 47 (1.76%) AIX
8 33 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
8 33 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
10 19 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.52%) SUSE
12 13 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
13 12 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.37%) VMS
15 9 (0.34%) CentOS
15 9 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.30%) HPUX
17 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (15.09%) Migration
3 357 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
4 340 (12.73%) ERP
5 275 (10.30%) Scrum
6 271 (10.15%) Problem-Solving
7 258 (9.66%) DevOps
8 244 (9.14%) Data Modelling
8 244 (9.14%) ETL
9 213 (7.97%) Software Engineering
10 195 (7.30%) Microservices
11 186 (6.96%) Analytics
12 181 (6.78%) Data Migration
13 180 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
14 171 (6.40%) Test Automation
15 151 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
15 151 (5.65%) OO
16 145 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 131 (4.90%) Configuration Management
18 130 (4.87%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1,143 (42.79%) SQL
2 628 (23.51%) Java
3 532 (19.92%) PL/SQL
4 337 (12.62%) Python
5 217 (8.12%) C#
6 211 (7.90%) JavaScript
7 167 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 107 (4.01%) Java 8
9 106 (3.97%) T-SQL
10 101 (3.78%) C++
10 101 (3.78%) Perl
11 95 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 74 (2.77%) C
13 65 (2.43%) Scala
14 52 (1.95%) Go
15 51 (1.91%) Bash Shell
16 46 (1.72%) TypeScript
17 44 (1.65%) COBOL
18 38 (1.42%) VB
19 33 (1.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 396 (14.83%) Security Cleared
2 285 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 118 (4.42%) Degree
4 82 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 43 (1.61%) ISTQB
6 36 (1.35%) ISEB
7 30 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 28 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
10 18 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
11 16 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.56%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.41%) CISM
13 11 (0.41%) CISSP
14 9 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (0.30%) ACCA
15 8 (0.30%) AWS Certification
16 7 (0.26%) CIMA
16 7 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.86%) QA
2 77 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.31%) SLA
4 31 (1.16%) PMO
5 27 (1.01%) GDPR
6 15 (0.56%) IFRS
7 14 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.30%) NIST
11 7 (0.26%) COBIT
11 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.19%) FINREP
13 4 (0.15%) COREP
13 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
13 4 (0.15%) GAAP
13 4 (0.15%) HL7
14 3 (0.11%) MiFID
14 3 (0.11%) NCSC
14 3 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 142 (5.32%) Docker
2 99 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 94 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
5 38 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 32 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (1.01%) HDFS
8 23 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (0.56%) Platform Symphony
11 14 (0.52%) XenApp
12 11 (0.41%) NFS
12 11 (0.41%) Oracle Clusterware
13 10 (0.37%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.34%) KVM
14 9 (0.34%) Postfix
14 9 (0.34%) qmail
15 8 (0.30%) Firmware
15 8 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 152 (5.69%) Kubernetes
2 124 (4.64%) Ansible
3 64 (2.40%) Terraform
4 44 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
5 43 (1.61%) Puppet
6 42 (1.57%) Data Guard
7 32 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 16 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (0.56%) Control-M
9 15 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (0.52%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.45%) vRealize
12 10 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 9 (0.34%) Oracle ZFS
14 7 (0.26%) Grafana
14 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
14 7 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
14 7 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 278 (10.41%) Microsoft
2 212 (7.94%) SAP
3 133 (4.98%) IBM
4 127 (4.75%) VMware
5 95 (3.56%) Red Hat
6 94 (3.52%) Informatica
6 94 (3.52%) webMethods
7 84 (3.14%) Google
8 82 (3.07%) BEA
9 66 (2.47%) MuleSoft
10 49 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (1.72%) Pega
12 44 (1.65%) HP
13 43 (1.61%) Cisco
14 38 (1.42%) Citrix
15 36 (1.35%) Hyperion
16 30 (1.12%) Sybase
17 28 (1.05%) Dell
17 28 (1.05%) Workday
18 26 (0.97%) EMC