Period
to 20 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 30 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5,049 5,833 6,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.06% 6.33% 7.94%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 15.32% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,052 3,748 4,090
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £311
90th Percentile £650 £625 £619
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 52 89
England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.48% -14.10%
10th Percentile £14.20 £13.28 £13.45
90th Percentile £63.00 £52.38 £47.10
UK median hourly rate £41.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% - -10.54%

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 35,341 38,081 37,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.45% 41.34% 44.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,253 23,852 22,962
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,162 1,332 1,264
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.76 £10.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 2,148 £525 +5.00% 154
South East -14 1,018 £480 +6.67% 93
North of England 0 637 £430 +1.18% 88
Midlands 0 486 £430 -4.44% 53
East of England +1 464 £475 - 39
West Midlands +4 340 £438 -7.89% 33
North West -1 295 £450 +10.77% 47
South West -3 258 £455 +7.06% 33
Yorkshire +5 244 £425 -2.86% 26
East Midlands -8 131 £425 +1.19% 20
North East +3 97 £405 +1.25% 15
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 2,094 (41.47%) SQL
2 1,494 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1,367 (27.07%) Finance
4 1,256 (24.88%) Java
5 1,028 (20.36%) Oracle Database
6 992 (19.65%) SQL Server
7 989 (19.59%) Linux
8 796 (15.77%) Unix
9 731 (14.48%) PL/SQL
10 681 (13.49%) Microsoft
11 669 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
12 651 (12.89%) Migration
13 643 (12.74%) Windows
14 629 (12.46%) Security Cleared
15 609 (12.06%) DevOps
16 558 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
17 530 (10.50%) Git (software)
18 496 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
19 491 (9.72%) JavaScript
20 489 (9.69%) ETL
21 482 (9.55%) Web Services
22 480 (9.51%) MySQL
23 477 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
24 474 (9.39%) .NET
25 471 (9.33%) SC Cleared
26 469 (9.29%) Jenkins
27 467 (9.25%) ERP
28 463 (9.17%) XML
29 461 (9.13%) Python
30 445 (8.81%) C#

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
1 309 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 260 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 232 (4.59%) Confluence
4 174 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 152 (3.01%) WebSphere
6 147 (2.91%) Apache
7 124 (2.46%) JBoss
8 106 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 105 (2.08%) Apache Spark
10 101 (2.00%) SharePoint
11 87 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 76 (1.51%) SAS
13 69 (1.37%) Mule
14 62 (1.23%) IIS
15 59 (1.17%) OpenStack
16 48 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
17 46 (0.91%) CMS
18 45 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
19 40 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
20 37 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 262 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.099%) SPSS
8 3 (0.059%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 2 (0.040%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.040%) Mingle
9 2 (0.040%) Stata
10 1 (0.020%) Blender
10 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.020%) Maya
10 1 (0.020%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.020%) Sketch
10 1 (0.020%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 234 (4.63%) Oracle EBS
2 161 (3.19%) Oracle ERP
3 122 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 122 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
4 107 (2.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 102 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
6 95 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
7 84 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
8 65 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
9 64 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
10 60 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
11 57 (1.13%) Oracle Cash Management
12 55 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
12 55 (1.09%) Oracle Assets
13 46 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
14 37 (0.73%) NetSuite
15 32 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
16 28 (0.55%) Oracle Payroll
17 27 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
18 26 (0.51%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 669 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
2 496 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 172 (3.41%) SaaS
4 118 (2.34%) Power Platform
5 117 (2.32%) PaaS
6 84 (1.66%) IaaS
7 81 (1.60%) OpenShift
8 79 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
9 75 (1.49%) Office 365
10 61 (1.21%) GitHub
11 53 (1.05%) Amazon S3
12 52 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
13 51 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 50 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
15 49 (0.97%) Serverless
16 45 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
17 39 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
18 35 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
19 34 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 32 (0.63%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 140 (2.77%) Firewall
2 84 (1.66%) DNS
3 68 (1.35%) Internet
4 67 (1.33%) WAN
5 66 (1.31%) SAN
6 65 (1.29%) HTTP
7 63 (1.25%) VPN
8 59 (1.17%) LAN
9 57 (1.13%) TCP/IP
10 45 (0.89%) FTP
11 30 (0.59%) DHCP
12 26 (0.51%) SSL
13 24 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (0.46%) NAS
15 22 (0.44%) Network Security
15 22 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
15 22 (0.44%) SSH
16 16 (0.32%) SMTP
16 16 (0.32%) VLAN
17 15 (0.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,028 (20.36%) Oracle Database
2 992 (19.65%) SQL Server
3 480 (9.51%) MySQL
4 434 (8.60%) Relational Database
5 433 (8.58%) Data Warehouse
6 273 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
7 264 (5.23%) Oracle Reports
8 234 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 221 (4.38%) Oracle Database 12c
9 221 (4.38%) RDBMS
10 188 (3.72%) NoSQL
11 182 (3.60%) Big Data
12 178 (3.53%) MongoDB
13 176 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 150 (2.97%) Hadoop
15 145 (2.87%) DB2
16 140 (2.77%) BusinessObjects
17 130 (2.57%) Oracle BI EE
18 119 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
19 116 (2.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 530 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 469 (9.29%) Jenkins
3 399 (7.90%) JIRA
4 282 (5.59%) Maven
5 185 (3.66%) Selenium
6 148 (2.93%) Oracle Forms
7 145 (2.87%) Bitbucket
8 139 (2.75%) JUnit
9 138 (2.73%) Subversion
10 120 (2.38%) Cucumber
11 112 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
12 93 (1.84%) SoapUI
13 80 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 75 (1.49%) Visual Studio
15 74 (1.47%) TeamCity
16 69 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
17 67 (1.33%) Eclipse
18 64 (1.27%) Toad
19 61 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 60 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 1,367 (27.07%) Finance
2 394 (7.80%) Banking
3 246 (4.87%) Retail
4 208 (4.12%) Telecoms
5 156 (3.09%) Marketing
6 132 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 115 (2.28%) Front Office
8 93 (1.84%) Investment Banking
9 89 (1.76%) Electronics
10 67 (1.33%) Back Office
11 64 (1.27%) General Ledger
12 48 (0.95%) Billing
12 48 (0.95%) Financial Institution
13 44 (0.87%) Legal
14 22 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.40%) Publishing
16 16 (0.32%) Law
17 13 (0.26%) Games
18 12 (0.24%) Automotive
18 12 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,571 (31.12%) Developer
2 568 (11.25%) Architect
3 558 (11.05%) Analyst
4 521 (10.32%) Java Developer
5 426 (8.44%) Consultant
6 291 (5.76%) DBA
7 253 (5.01%) Oracle Consultant
8 225 (4.46%) Oracle Developer
9 213 (4.22%) Senior Developer
10 194 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
11 190 (3.76%) Oracle DBA
12 169 (3.35%) C# Developer
13 152 (3.01%) SQL Developer
14 146 (2.89%) Administrator
15 145 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
15 145 (2.87%) Project Manager
16 143 (2.83%) Business Analyst
17 134 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
18 133 (2.63%) .NET Developer
19 123 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 482 (9.55%) Web Services
2 474 (9.39%) .NET
3 463 (9.17%) XML
4 388 (7.68%) Spring
5 382 (7.57%) HTML
6 358 (7.09%) Middleware
7 344 (6.81%) SOAP
8 330 (6.54%) Oracle Fusion
9 284 (5.62%) REST
10 276 (5.47%) CSS
11 255 (5.05%) JSON
12 220 (4.36%) RESTful
13 217 (4.30%) AngularJS
14 204 (4.04%) J2EE
15 165 (3.27%) HTML5
16 139 (2.75%) jQuery
17 135 (2.67%) Hibernate
18 126 (2.50%) Node.js
19 123 (2.44%) Kafka
20 119 (2.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 438 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 121 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
4 118 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 100 (1.98%) Data Structures
6 87 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
7 77 (1.53%) Replication
8 69 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
9 66 (1.31%) User Experience
10 59 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
11 55 (1.09%) Derivative
12 54 (1.07%) Clustering
13 46 (0.91%) Public Cloud
13 46 (0.91%) Virtual Team
14 43 (0.85%) Mainframe
15 42 (0.83%) Robotics
16 38 (0.75%) Client/Server
17 37 (0.73%) Algorithms
18 36 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
19 35 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 989 (19.59%) Linux
2 796 (15.77%) Unix
3 643 (12.74%) Windows
4 242 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (3.17%) Windows Server
6 143 (2.83%) Solaris
7 114 (2.26%) AIX
8 79 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (1.19%) CentOS
10 59 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
11 44 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 24 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 23 (0.46%) SUSE
15 22 (0.44%) HPUX
16 14 (0.28%) OpenVMS
17 13 (0.26%) Android
18 12 (0.24%) Fedora
18 12 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,494 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (12.89%) Migration
3 609 (12.06%) DevOps
4 558 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
5 489 (9.69%) ETL
6 477 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
7 467 (9.25%) ERP
8 441 (8.73%) Scrum
9 397 (7.86%) TDD
10 351 (6.95%) Data Modelling
11 333 (6.60%) Test Automation
12 323 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
13 302 (5.98%) Data Migration
14 292 (5.78%) Project Management
15 284 (5.62%) Microservices
15 284 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 281 (5.57%) SDLC
17 279 (5.53%) ITIL
18 278 (5.51%) Analytics
19 262 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,094 (41.47%) SQL
2 1,256 (24.88%) Java
3 731 (14.48%) PL/SQL
4 491 (9.72%) JavaScript
5 461 (9.13%) Python
6 445 (8.81%) C#
7 310 (6.14%) Shell Script
8 228 (4.52%) Java 8
9 183 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 174 (3.45%) PowerShell
11 171 (3.39%) Perl
12 121 (2.40%) C++
13 111 (2.20%) Bash Shell
14 109 (2.16%) C
15 102 (2.02%) VBA
16 94 (1.86%) Scala
17 85 (1.68%) VB.NET
18 84 (1.66%) VB
19 76 (1.51%) PHP
20 72 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 629 (12.46%) Security Cleared
2 471 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 255 (5.05%) Degree
4 125 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 100 (1.98%) ISTQB
6 98 (1.94%) ISEB
7 73 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 62 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 59 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 52 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
12 42 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
12 42 (0.83%) RHCE
13 41 (0.81%) CCNA
14 36 (0.71%) MCSE
15 33 (0.65%) PMP
16 30 (0.59%) Master's Degree
17 29 (0.57%) PMI Certification
17 29 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
18 28 (0.55%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (5.51%) QA
2 116 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 51 (1.01%) SLA
4 47 (0.93%) GDPR
5 44 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.48%) PMO
7 19 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.22%) IFRS
9 10 (0.20%) COREP
9 10 (0.20%) FINREP
10 7 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.12%) COBIT
11 6 (0.12%) GAAP
11 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (0.099%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.099%) ISO 22301
12 5 (0.099%) ISO 31000
12 5 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 5 (0.099%) Solvency II
System Software
1 320 (6.34%) Docker
2 214 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 199 (3.94%) Oracle RAC
4 186 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.67%) HDFS
8 29 (0.57%) XenApp
9 28 (0.55%) vSphere
10 27 (0.53%) Hyper-V
11 26 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (0.44%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.30%) NDS
14 11 (0.22%) NFS
14 11 (0.22%) Squid
14 11 (0.22%) Varnish
15 10 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 10 (0.20%) RACF
15 10 (0.20%) XenDesktop
16 9 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 281 (5.57%) Ansible
2 200 (3.96%) Puppet
3 160 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 139 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 93 (1.84%) Data Guard
6 77 (1.53%) Terraform
7 73 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 63 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 41 (0.81%) vCenter Server
10 38 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
11 37 (0.73%) SCCM
12 30 (0.59%) Control-M
13 28 (0.55%) NetBackup
14 27 (0.53%) Tivoli
15 26 (0.51%) HP ALM
16 22 (0.44%) Nagios
17 19 (0.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 19 (0.38%) NetIQ Identity Manager
17 19 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
18 18 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 681 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 396 (7.84%) SAP
3 294 (5.82%) VMware
4 270 (5.35%) Red Hat
5 253 (5.01%) IBM
6 161 (3.19%) Informatica
7 106 (2.10%) Cisco
8 105 (2.08%) Citrix
9 94 (1.86%) HP
10 91 (1.80%) Google
11 86 (1.70%) Tableau
12 83 (1.64%) webMethods
13 77 (1.53%) Atlassian
14 76 (1.51%) EMC
15 74 (1.47%) Sybase
15 74 (1.47%) Talend
16 73 (1.45%) Cloudera
17 72 (1.43%) WSO2
18 66 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
19 63 (1.25%) Splunk