Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,406 6,501 7,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.72% 6.84% 8.15%
As % of the Vendors category 15.89% 16.13% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,146 4,079 4,748
England median daily rate £483 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 81 108
England median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £20.85 £15.35 £12.60
90th Percentile £62.75 £53.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% -1.20%

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 40,305 40,308 43,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.29% 42.43% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,417 25,483 26,731
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £245
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,455 1,301 1,552
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.35 £45.43 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -2 2,848 £525 +5.00% 394
South East -7 1,303 £450 - 220
North of England -11 745 £425 +6.25% 187
Midlands -8 616 £425 - 155
East of England 0 436 £500 +11.11% 97
South West +5 415 £425 +3.03% 88
West Midlands -8 409 £425 -5.56% 84
North West -1 371 £421 +2.12% 93
Yorkshire -2 267 £425 +3.03% 75
East Midlands -8 204 £425 +14.86% 71
North East -19 106 £413 +10.00% 19
South Coast - 3 - -
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 2,535 (39.57%) SQL
2 1,966 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1,814 (28.32%) Java
4 1,796 (28.04%) Finance
5 1,348 (21.04%) SQL Server
6 1,165 (18.19%) Linux
7 1,086 (16.95%) Oracle Database
8 1,060 (16.55%) Unix
9 970 (15.14%) Windows
10 849 (13.25%) Security Cleared
11 818 (12.77%) PL/SQL
12 814 (12.71%) Migration
13 807 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
14 767 (11.97%) Microsoft
15 716 (11.18%) XML
16 695 (10.85%) MySQL
17 687 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
18 677 (10.57%) SC Cleared
19 670 (10.46%) DevOps
20 651 (10.16%) TDD
21 606 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
22 596 (9.30%) .NET
22 596 (9.30%) C#
23 588 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
24 582 (9.09%) JavaScript
25 581 (9.07%) Python
26 579 (9.04%) Web Services
27 566 (8.84%) WebLogic
28 552 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
29 551 (8.60%) Jenkins

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
1 566 (8.84%) WebLogic
2 356 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 353 (5.51%) WebSphere
4 341 (5.32%) Tomcat
5 249 (3.89%) Confluence
6 236 (3.68%) Apache
7 195 (3.04%) OpenStack
8 165 (2.58%) Oracle Service Bus
9 140 (2.19%) JBoss
10 127 (1.98%) Apache Spark
11 116 (1.81%) IIS
12 111 (1.73%) SharePoint
13 109 (1.70%) SAS
14 101 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
15 78 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
16 77 (1.20%) CMS
17 73 (1.14%) Mule
18 49 (0.76%) MS Exchange
19 46 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
20 45 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 309 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 70 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 42 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.094%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.062%) Chatbot
8 4 (0.062%) SPSS
8 4 (0.062%) Windchill
9 3 (0.047%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.031%) HipChat
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.016%) CATIA
11 1 (0.016%) InVision
Business Applications
1 299 (4.67%) Oracle EBS
2 257 (4.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 162 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
4 151 (2.36%) Oracle Financials
5 134 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
6 124 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 98 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 83 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
9 81 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 75 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
11 66 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
12 56 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
13 55 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
14 51 (0.80%) Oracle Assets
15 47 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
16 32 (0.50%) NetSuite
17 31 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
18 30 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
19 29 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
19 29 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 807 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
2 687 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (2.45%) PaaS
4 136 (2.12%) IaaS
5 130 (2.03%) SaaS
6 123 (1.92%) GitHub
7 84 (1.31%) OpenShift
8 83 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 83 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
9 75 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 74 (1.16%) Amazon S3
11 66 (1.03%) Office 365
12 55 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
13 47 (0.73%) Boomi
14 42 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
15 40 (0.62%) Serverless
16 33 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
17 31 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
18 29 (0.45%) Apigee
19 27 (0.42%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 193 (3.01%) Firewall
2 135 (2.11%) SAN
3 101 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.26%) VPN
5 80 (1.25%) HTTP
6 76 (1.19%) Internet
7 74 (1.16%) LAN
8 73 (1.14%) DNS
9 71 (1.11%) WAN
10 43 (0.67%) NAS
11 35 (0.55%) SSL
12 31 (0.48%) Network Security
13 30 (0.47%) FTP
14 26 (0.41%) MPLS
15 24 (0.37%) SSH
15 24 (0.37%) VLAN
16 22 (0.34%) DHCP
17 21 (0.33%) Kerberos
17 21 (0.33%) Wireless
18 17 (0.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,348 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 1,086 (16.95%) Oracle Database
3 695 (10.85%) MySQL
4 537 (8.38%) Relational Database
5 526 (8.21%) PostgreSQL
6 410 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
7 402 (6.28%) Oracle Reports
8 399 (6.23%) NoSQL
9 319 (4.98%) RDBMS
10 289 (4.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 282 (4.40%) MongoDB
12 270 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 249 (3.89%) Hadoop
14 244 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 236 (3.68%) Big Data
16 158 (2.47%) DB2
17 134 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
18 126 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
18 126 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 125 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 551 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 530 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 506 (7.90%) JIRA
4 272 (4.25%) Maven
5 202 (3.15%) Subversion
6 199 (3.11%) Selenium
7 196 (3.06%) NUnit
8 184 (2.87%) MSTest
9 145 (2.26%) SoapUI
10 134 (2.09%) Toad
11 133 (2.08%) GitLab
12 123 (1.92%) JUnit
13 118 (1.84%) Cucumber
14 114 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
15 108 (1.69%) Visual Studio
16 105 (1.64%) Artifactory
17 98 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
18 96 (1.50%) Bitbucket
19 87 (1.36%) JMeter
20 83 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 1,796 (28.04%) Finance
2 528 (8.24%) Banking
3 311 (4.85%) Retail
4 187 (2.92%) Front Office
5 171 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 161 (2.51%) Marketing
7 146 (2.28%) Telecoms
8 112 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 101 (1.58%) General Ledger
10 97 (1.51%) Back Office
11 93 (1.45%) Financial Institution
12 67 (1.05%) Electronics
13 62 (0.97%) Billing
14 48 (0.75%) Legal
15 40 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.48%) Publishing
17 30 (0.47%) Law
18 15 (0.23%) Games
18 15 (0.23%) Retail Banking
19 13 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,255 (35.20%) Developer
2 848 (13.24%) Analyst
3 745 (11.63%) Java Developer
4 592 (9.24%) Architect
5 538 (8.40%) Consultant
6 407 (6.35%) Oracle Developer
7 296 (4.62%) Oracle Consultant
8 281 (4.39%) Senior Developer
9 265 (4.14%) DBA
10 231 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 224 (3.50%) Business Analyst
12 217 (3.39%) SQL Developer
13 213 (3.33%) Project Manager
14 211 (3.29%) .NET Developer
15 202 (3.15%) C# Developer
16 191 (2.98%) Test Analyst
17 184 (2.87%) Oracle DBA
18 183 (2.86%) Oracle Analyst
19 165 (2.58%) Administrator
20 164 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (11.18%) XML
2 596 (9.30%) .NET
3 579 (9.04%) Web Services
4 538 (8.40%) Middleware
5 522 (8.15%) HTML
6 479 (7.48%) Spring
7 407 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
8 397 (6.20%) CSS
9 364 (5.68%) SOAP
10 337 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 330 (5.15%) REST
12 268 (4.18%) JSON
13 254 (3.97%) J2EE
14 213 (3.33%) Hibernate
15 211 (3.29%) RESTful
16 207 (3.23%) ASP.NET
17 187 (2.92%) HTML5
18 178 (2.78%) Spring Boot
19 167 (2.61%) .NET Framework
19 167 (2.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 481 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 177 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 155 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
4 154 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 148 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 130 (2.03%) Derivative
7 107 (1.67%) Clustering
8 97 (1.51%) Fixed Income
9 90 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 82 (1.28%) User Experience
12 77 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 71 (1.11%) Replication
14 70 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
15 64 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 62 (0.97%) Mainframe
16 62 (0.97%) Wiki
17 56 (0.87%) Virtual Team
18 54 (0.84%) Hedge funds
19 49 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1,165 (18.19%) Linux
2 1,060 (16.55%) Unix
3 970 (15.14%) Windows
4 312 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 283 (4.42%) Windows Server
6 173 (2.70%) Solaris
7 120 (1.87%) AIX
8 68 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (0.86%) CentOS
9 55 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
11 34 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 34 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (0.50%) Windows 10
13 30 (0.47%) OpenVMS
14 29 (0.45%) SUSE
15 20 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 19 (0.30%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.28%) VME
18 15 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,966 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 814 (12.71%) Migration
3 670 (10.46%) DevOps
4 651 (10.16%) TDD
5 606 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
6 588 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
7 552 (8.62%) Problem-Solving
8 548 (8.55%) ERP
9 542 (8.46%) ETL
10 541 (8.45%) Scrum
11 523 (8.16%) Test Automation
12 468 (7.31%) OO
13 374 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 369 (5.76%) SDLC
15 364 (5.68%) SOA
16 363 (5.67%) ITIL
17 361 (5.64%) Project Management
18 360 (5.62%) Data Modelling
19 315 (4.92%) Microservices
20 306 (4.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,535 (39.57%) SQL
2 1,814 (28.32%) Java
3 818 (12.77%) PL/SQL
4 596 (9.30%) C#
5 582 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 581 (9.07%) Python
7 409 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 255 (3.98%) PowerShell
9 246 (3.84%) Java 8
10 232 (3.62%) Perl
11 180 (2.81%) T-SQL
12 152 (2.37%) Bash Shell
12 152 (2.37%) C++
13 111 (1.73%) PHP
14 99 (1.55%) Ruby
14 99 (1.55%) Scala
15 93 (1.45%) C
16 83 (1.30%) Korn
17 74 (1.16%) TypeScript
17 74 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 849 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 677 (10.57%) SC Cleared
3 296 (4.62%) Degree
4 207 (3.23%) ISEB
5 186 (2.90%) ISTQB
6 145 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 122 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 77 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
9 61 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
11 45 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 37 (0.58%) CCNA
13 36 (0.56%) CISSP
14 32 (0.50%) Master's Degree
15 30 (0.47%) MCSE
16 29 (0.45%) AWS Certification
17 27 (0.42%) CISM
18 26 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
18 26 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (0.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (4.37%) QA
2 158 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 62 (0.97%) GDPR
4 59 (0.92%) SLA
5 56 (0.87%) PMO
6 23 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (0.31%) IFRS
9 18 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.23%) Basel III
11 13 (0.20%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.19%) MiFID
13 9 (0.14%) WCAG
14 8 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
14 8 (0.12%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.12%) ISO 31000
14 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 7 (0.11%) GAAP
15 7 (0.11%) IFRS 9
16 6 (0.094%) SEPA
System Software
1 358 (5.59%) Docker
2 223 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 211 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 141 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
5 74 (1.16%) HDFS
6 54 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 48 (0.75%) Hyper-V
8 47 (0.73%) XenApp
9 44 (0.69%) Apache Flume
10 38 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (0.53%) vSphere
12 31 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 29 (0.45%) NFS
14 26 (0.41%) XenDesktop
15 17 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
16 16 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 16 (0.25%) Xen
17 12 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 11 (0.17%) ISA Server
18 11 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 502 (7.84%) Ansible
2 441 (6.88%) Puppet
3 359 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 159 (2.48%) Kubernetes
5 99 (1.55%) Data Guard
6 95 (1.48%) Terraform
7 74 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
8 60 (0.94%) SCCM
9 57 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 49 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
11 43 (0.67%) Kibana
12 41 (0.64%) ZABBIX
13 40 (0.62%) NetBackup
14 39 (0.61%) logstash
15 38 (0.59%) Nagios
16 37 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
17 35 (0.55%) SCOM
17 35 (0.55%) vCenter Server
18 34 (0.53%) Control-M
18 34 (0.53%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 767 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 536 (8.37%) SAP
3 336 (5.25%) IBM
4 323 (5.04%) VMware
5 295 (4.61%) Red Hat
6 165 (2.58%) Informatica
7 149 (2.33%) webMethods
8 136 (2.12%) Google
9 132 (2.06%) Citrix
10 131 (2.04%) Cisco
11 130 (2.03%) HP
12 125 (1.95%) Talend
13 123 (1.92%) Sybase
14 103 (1.61%) Hyperion
15 99 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
16 89 (1.39%) Tableau
17 79 (1.23%) Cloudera
18 69 (1.08%) Atlassian
19 67 (1.05%) TIBCO
20 65 (1.01%) Pega