Period
to 23 October 2020

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 23 October 2020 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 36 28
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1,982 4,196 6,303
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 7.21% 5.43% 6.67%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 12.76% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,468 2,605 4,167
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £321 £341 £325
90th Percentile £644 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 67 58
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27.00 £17.10 £21.18
90th Percentile £57.17 £73.30 £57.38
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +2.56%

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 11,888 32,891 39,338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.26% 42.56% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,341 20,842 24,618
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £631
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 1,227 1,506
Median hourly rate £32.25 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.38% +11.43% +0.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.02
90th Percentile £54.00 £53.75 £45.87
Median hourly rate £31.75 £20.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year +58.75% +14.88% -0.51%

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020.

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 23 October 2020. 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 +13 863 £525 +0.96% 143
South East +13 393 £522 +12.26% 90
North of England +13 220 £432 -4.00% 72
Midlands +15 187 £428 -4.89% 66
North West +16 164 £432 -9.05% 52
West Midlands +22 138 £428 -4.89% 37
South West +33 129 £475 - 27
East of England +5 96 £473 +5.00% 22
East Midlands +8 45 £500 +17.65% 29
Yorkshire -16 35 £400 -5.88% 15
North East +8 21 £475 +11.76% 5
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2020, 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.

1 822 (41.47%) SQL
2 540 (27.25%) Java
3 521 (26.29%) Security Cleared
4 484 (24.42%) Finance
5 474 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
6 442 (22.30%) SC Cleared
7 397 (20.03%) Oracle Database
8 395 (19.93%) SQL Server
9 380 (19.17%) Linux
10 325 (16.40%) Windows
11 316 (15.94%) Unix
12 299 (15.09%) PL/SQL
13 271 (13.67%) MySQL
14 256 (12.92%) Azure
15 255 (12.87%) AWS
16 247 (12.46%) Web Services
17 246 (12.41%) Python
18 239 (12.06%) DevOps
19 228 (11.50%) ERP
20 226 (11.40%) Migration
21 220 (11.10%) Banking
22 219 (11.05%) Jenkins
23 216 (10.90%) Microservices
24 215 (10.85%) XML
25 214 (10.80%) Microsoft
26 206 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
27 198 (9.99%) Oracle Fusion
28 196 (9.89%) Public Sector
29 187 (9.43%) Relational Database
30 175 (8.83%) Git (software)

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
1 172 (8.68%) WebLogic
2 144 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 137 (6.91%) Apache
4 98 (4.94%) Confluence
5 62 (3.13%) Red Hat Fuse
6 55 (2.77%) Tomcat
7 53 (2.67%) WebSphere
8 47 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
9 46 (2.32%) Oracle Workflow
10 42 (2.12%) Mule
10 42 (2.12%) SharePoint
11 36 (1.82%) JBoss
12 34 (1.72%) IIS
13 32 (1.61%) Apache Spark
14 27 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
15 17 (0.86%) CMS
15 17 (0.86%) MQSeries
16 13 (0.66%) ArcGIS
17 12 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 86 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 64 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.61%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
8 6 (0.30%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.30%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.15%) SPSS
9 3 (0.15%) Windchill
10 1 (0.050%) Autodesk Inventor
10 1 (0.050%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.050%) CATIA
10 1 (0.050%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.050%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.050%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 99 (4.99%) Oracle EBS
2 76 (3.83%) Oracle ERP
3 54 (2.72%) Oracle Applications
4 47 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
5 40 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
6 28 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 27 (1.36%) Oracle Financials
7 27 (1.36%) Oracle Payroll
8 25 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 23 (1.16%) NetSuite
9 23 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
10 20 (1.01%) Oracle Assets
11 17 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 16 (0.81%) Maximo
13 13 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
14 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (0.61%) SAP FI-CA
15 11 (0.55%) SunGard Martini
16 10 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
16 10 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 256 (12.92%) Azure
2 255 (12.87%) AWS
3 112 (5.65%) SaaS
4 96 (4.84%) PaaS
5 76 (3.83%) GCP
6 67 (3.38%) Serverless
7 66 (3.33%) Apigee
8 63 (3.18%) Amazon ECS
9 62 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
10 46 (2.32%) Amazon S3
11 44 (2.22%) IaaS
12 39 (1.97%) Power Platform
13 38 (1.92%) GitHub
14 31 (1.56%) OpenShift
15 25 (1.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 21 (1.06%) Office 365
17 20 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
18 17 (0.86%) Datadog
19 16 (0.81%) Boomi
20 15 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.83%) Firewall
2 72 (3.63%) DNS
3 54 (2.72%) VPN
4 32 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 29 (1.46%) LAN
5 29 (1.46%) WAN
6 28 (1.41%) SNMP
7 27 (1.36%) DMZ
7 27 (1.36%) HTTP
8 25 (1.26%) VoIP
9 23 (1.16%) Kerberos
10 21 (1.06%) OSPF
11 17 (0.86%) SSH
12 16 (0.81%) Internet
13 14 (0.71%) Network Security
14 13 (0.66%) Skype
15 12 (0.61%) SAN
15 12 (0.61%) TACACS
16 10 (0.50%) BGP
16 10 (0.50%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (20.03%) Oracle Database
2 395 (19.93%) SQL Server
3 271 (13.67%) MySQL
4 187 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 156 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
6 150 (7.57%) Oracle Reports
7 118 (5.95%) Oracle Database 12c
8 115 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
9 93 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 86 (4.34%) Hadoop
11 83 (4.19%) MongoDB
12 65 (3.28%) RDBMS
13 64 (3.23%) Big Data
14 62 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
15 59 (2.98%) Amazon Redshift
16 58 (2.93%) Apache Hive
17 52 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 50 (2.52%) Pentaho
19 45 (2.27%) NoSQL
20 43 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 219 (11.05%) Jenkins
2 175 (8.83%) Git (software)
3 174 (8.78%) JIRA
4 75 (3.78%) Maven
4 75 (3.78%) Toad
5 66 (3.33%) Subversion
6 63 (3.18%) Selenium
7 60 (3.03%) Artifactory
7 60 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
8 55 (2.77%) Cucumber
9 53 (2.67%) GitLab
10 52 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
11 32 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 30 (1.51%) Bitbucket
12 30 (1.51%) JMeter
13 28 (1.41%) Ant
14 27 (1.36%) Visual Studio
15 26 (1.31%) CA Gen
15 26 (1.31%) JUnit
15 26 (1.31%) SoapUI
General
1 484 (24.42%) Finance
2 220 (11.10%) Banking
3 196 (9.89%) Public Sector
4 72 (3.63%) Investment Banking
5 60 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 51 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.12%) Marketing
8 38 (1.92%) Electronics
8 38 (1.92%) Retail
9 27 (1.36%) Back Office
10 26 (1.31%) Front Office
11 18 (0.91%) Legal
11 18 (0.91%) Local Government
12 17 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.81%) Law
14 12 (0.61%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.61%) General Ledger
15 10 (0.50%) French Language
15 10 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 591 (29.82%) Developer
2 207 (10.44%) Architect
3 186 (9.38%) Consultant
4 185 (9.33%) Analyst
5 181 (9.13%) Java Developer
6 156 (7.87%) DBA
7 118 (5.95%) Oracle Consultant
8 116 (5.85%) Oracle DBA
9 102 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
10 86 (4.34%) Software Engineer
11 82 (4.14%) Administrator
12 80 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
13 77 (3.88%) Java Engineer
14 73 (3.68%) SQL Developer
15 68 (3.43%) Business Analyst
16 63 (3.18%) Java Software Engineer
17 62 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
17 62 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
17 62 (3.13%) Senior Developer
18 61 (3.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (12.46%) Web Services
2 215 (10.85%) XML
3 198 (9.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 165 (8.32%) Middleware
5 143 (7.21%) Spring
6 141 (7.11%) SOAP
7 124 (6.26%) JSON
8 112 (5.65%) HTML
9 103 (5.20%) REST
10 95 (4.79%) J2EE
11 94 (4.74%) .NET
12 79 (3.99%) CSS
13 77 (3.88%) RESTful
14 67 (3.38%) gRPC
15 61 (3.08%) Spring Boot
16 60 (3.03%) OAuth
17 58 (2.93%) Swagger
18 54 (2.72%) AngularJS
18 54 (2.72%) Apache Camel
19 53 (2.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.08%) Hedge funds
3 60 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 55 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 46 (2.32%) Data Centre
6 45 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
8 37 (1.87%) Clustering
9 32 (1.61%) Public Cloud
10 29 (1.46%) Derivative
10 29 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 26 (1.31%) Replication
11 26 (1.31%) User Experience
12 23 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 22 (1.11%) Mainframe
14 21 (1.06%) Fixed Income
15 19 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
16 18 (0.91%) Robotics
17 16 (0.81%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 380 (19.17%) Linux
2 325 (16.40%) Windows
3 316 (15.94%) Unix
4 111 (5.60%) Windows Server
5 68 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (2.67%) AIX
7 41 (2.07%) Solaris
8 38 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.46%) Oracle Linux
10 28 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
11 24 (1.21%) Windows Server 2019
12 23 (1.16%) Windows 10
13 20 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (0.81%) Windows 7
15 14 (0.71%) CentOS
16 12 (0.61%) zOS
17 10 (0.50%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.50%) OpenVMS
18 8 (0.40%) SUSE
18 8 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (12.06%) DevOps
3 228 (11.50%) ERP
4 226 (11.40%) Migration
5 216 (10.90%) Microservices
6 206 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
7 172 (8.68%) Data Modelling
8 168 (8.48%) ETL
9 167 (8.43%) Test Automation
10 145 (7.32%) SOA
11 142 (7.16%) Scrum
12 136 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
12 136 (6.86%) Software Engineering
13 131 (6.61%) Unit Testing
14 126 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
15 107 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (5.35%) TDD
17 96 (4.84%) Data Migration
18 95 (4.79%) Asset Management
19 94 (4.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 822 (41.47%) SQL
2 540 (27.25%) Java
3 299 (15.09%) PL/SQL
4 246 (12.41%) Python
5 143 (7.21%) JavaScript
6 123 (6.21%) Shell Script
7 92 (4.64%) C#
8 91 (4.59%) Bash Shell
9 86 (4.34%) C
10 83 (4.19%) PowerShell
11 82 (4.14%) Perl
12 64 (3.23%) C++
13 59 (2.98%) T-SQL
14 49 (2.47%) Java 8
15 38 (1.92%) Ruby
16 34 (1.72%) VB
17 27 (1.36%) XPath
18 23 (1.16%) VBA
19 21 (1.06%) Korn
19 21 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 521 (26.29%) Security Cleared
2 442 (22.30%) SC Cleared
3 112 (5.65%) DV Cleared
4 69 (3.48%) Degree
5 44 (2.22%) ISEB
6 43 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 33 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 32 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
11 18 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
12 16 (0.81%) Master's Degree
13 15 (0.76%) CCNP
13 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.66%) CCIE
15 12 (0.61%) CISSP
15 12 (0.61%) DBS Check
16 11 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (0.50%) CCDA
17 10 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.15%) QA
2 52 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 43 (2.17%) GDPR
4 33 (1.66%) SLA
5 21 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.06%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.50%) NIST
8 9 (0.45%) COBIT
9 7 (0.35%) PMO
10 6 (0.30%) MiFID
11 4 (0.20%) COREP
11 4 (0.20%) FINREP
11 4 (0.20%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 31000
11 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.15%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 120 (6.05%) Docker
2 108 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 79 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
5 44 (2.22%) HDFS
6 38 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (1.36%) Hyper-V
8 23 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.66%) NFS
10 12 (0.61%) NDS
10 12 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 12 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (0.55%) Oracle Clusterware
12 10 (0.50%) VMware NSX
13 5 (0.25%) GeoWebCache
13 5 (0.25%) GlusterFS
13 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.20%) KVM
14 4 (0.20%) vSphere
15 3 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 145 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 98 (4.94%) Ansible
3 61 (3.08%) Data Guard
4 57 (2.88%) Puppet
5 46 (2.32%) Terraform
6 43 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 33 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
8 29 (1.46%) Nagios
9 22 (1.11%) Tivoli
10 21 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
11 18 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 17 (0.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 17 (0.86%) Rancher
13 14 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.66%) Nessus
14 13 (0.66%) Netcool
15 12 (0.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 11 (0.55%) HP ALM
16 11 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
17 10 (0.50%) Netcool/Webtop
Vendors
1 214 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 143 (7.21%) SAP
3 115 (5.80%) IBM
4 94 (4.74%) VMware
5 81 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 78 (3.94%) Splunk
7 71 (3.58%) Google
8 69 (3.48%) Informatica
9 67 (3.38%) Cisco
10 66 (3.33%) Sybase
11 57 (2.88%) webMethods
12 44 (2.22%) MuleSoft
13 42 (2.12%) Talend
14 40 (2.02%) BEA
14 40 (2.02%) HP
15 34 (1.72%) Dell
16 33 (1.66%) Cloudera
16 33 (1.66%) WSO2
17 29 (1.46%) Sun
18 27 (1.36%) PeopleSoft