Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 22 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3,938 1,949 4,152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 5.84% 7.27% 5.38%
As % of the Vendors category 14.68% 16.76% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,733 1,344 2,572
10th Percentile £380 £325 £340
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £500 £486
Median % change year-on-year +6.60% +2.83% +2.37%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £648
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 19 60
10th Percentile £15.94 £17.75 £15.68
25th Percentile £18.34 £30.00 £33.66
Median hourly rate £39.08 £42.00 £43.60
Median % change year-on-year -6.96% -3.67% +5.66%
75th Percentile £51.63 £55.31 £57.13
90th Percentile £70.93 £58.14 £73.08
UK median hourly rate £40.17 £46.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -13.61% +10.06% +5.63%

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 26,818 11,627 32,718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.80% 43.34% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,948 7,698 21,107
10th Percentile £264 £258 £241
25th Percentile £400 £363 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £560
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 824 338 1,153
10th Percentile £11.66 £11.71 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.78 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.29 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.37% +6.80% +9.73%
75th Percentile £42.33 £45.00 £40.25
90th Percentile £62.50 £55.00 £52.14
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £19.11
% change year-on-year -10.34% +13.84% +12.38%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +1 2,087 £575 +9.52% 310
South East -16 510 £525 +1.45% 103
Midlands -4 423 £490 +13.43% 97
West Midlands 0 342 £495 +14.58% 68
North of England -28 262 £475 +10.47% 111
East of England -6 163 £500 +5.82% 39
South West -21 160 £463 -2.63% 28
North West -30 159 £475 +11.11% 64
Yorkshire -3 83 £463 +15.63% 37
East Midlands -10 73 £465 +9.41% 28
North East -7 25 £600 +26.32% 10
Oracle
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,769 (44.92%) SQL
2 1,202 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1,159 (29.43%) Finance
4 1,068 (27.12%) Java
5 1,021 (25.93%) Social Skills
6 783 (19.88%) Oracle Database
7 726 (18.44%) SQL Server
8 685 (17.39%) Linux
9 652 (16.56%) PL/SQL
10 632 (16.05%) AWS
11 611 (15.52%) Azure
12 602 (15.29%) Python
13 570 (14.47%) Windows
14 559 (14.20%) Unix
15 531 (13.48%) Security Cleared
16 509 (12.93%) JIRA
17 506 (12.85%) Migration
17 506 (12.85%) DevOps
18 490 (12.44%) Banking
19 478 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
20 455 (11.55%) Microservices
21 447 (11.35%) Jenkins
22 439 (11.15%) Microsoft
23 428 (10.87%) Spring
24 421 (10.69%) Git (software)
25 418 (10.61%) .NET
26 414 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
27 412 (10.46%) ETL
27 412 (10.46%) SC Cleared
28 411 (10.44%) ERP

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
1 324 (8.23%) Confluence
2 226 (5.74%) WebLogic
3 122 (3.10%) Tomcat
4 115 (2.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 115 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 106 (2.69%) SAS
6 99 (2.51%) Apache
7 90 (2.29%) Apache Spark
8 61 (1.55%) Oracle Workflow
8 61 (1.55%) WebSphere
9 52 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
9 52 (1.32%) JBoss
10 48 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
11 38 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 34 (0.86%) IIS
13 21 (0.53%) CMS
14 16 (0.41%) MS Exchange
14 16 (0.41%) nginx
14 16 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 182 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.58%) Oracle Smart View
6 22 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.15%) Siemens NX
9 4 (0.10%) SPSS
10 1 (0.025%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 221 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
2 114 (2.89%) Oracle ERP
3 74 (1.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 69 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
4 69 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
5 68 (1.73%) Oracle Financials
6 60 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 57 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
8 41 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
8 41 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 36 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
9 36 (0.91%) NetSuite
9 36 (0.91%) SunGard Martini
10 25 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
10 25 (0.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 22 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
11 22 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
12 20 (0.51%) HFM
12 20 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
13 19 (0.48%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 632 (16.05%) AWS
2 611 (15.52%) Azure
3 174 (4.42%) SaaS
4 156 (3.96%) GCP
5 153 (3.89%) PaaS
6 143 (3.63%) Power Platform
7 129 (3.28%) GitHub
8 107 (2.72%) Serverless
9 103 (2.62%) IaaS
10 88 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
11 61 (1.55%) Amazon S3
12 54 (1.37%) Microsoft 365
13 52 (1.32%) OpenShift
14 51 (1.30%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 48 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
16 47 (1.19%) Azure Logic Apps
17 45 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
18 40 (1.02%) Azure Functions
19 36 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
20 34 (0.86%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.39%) TCP/IP
2 82 (2.08%) Firewall
3 77 (1.96%) SAN
4 74 (1.88%) DNS
5 50 (1.27%) SSL
6 46 (1.17%) WAN
7 40 (1.02%) HTTP
7 40 (1.02%) NAS
8 37 (0.94%) LAN
9 30 (0.76%) DHCP
10 29 (0.74%) Internet
11 27 (0.69%) VPN
12 26 (0.66%) Kerberos
13 20 (0.51%) VoIP
14 19 (0.48%) SSH
15 17 (0.43%) FIX Connectivity
16 16 (0.41%) FTP
16 16 (0.41%) Network Security
17 12 (0.30%) iSCSI
17 12 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 783 (19.88%) Oracle Database
2 726 (18.44%) SQL Server
3 391 (9.93%) Relational Database
4 335 (8.51%) MySQL
5 320 (8.13%) Data Warehouse
6 293 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
7 286 (7.26%) Oracle Reports
8 210 (5.33%) MongoDB
9 185 (4.70%) Oracle Database 12c
10 166 (4.22%) RDBMS
11 160 (4.06%) NoSQL
12 151 (3.83%) Big Data
13 128 (3.25%) Hadoop
14 125 (3.17%) Power BI
15 120 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
16 119 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
17 98 (2.49%) DB2
18 92 (2.34%) Oracle ODI
19 84 (2.13%) Apache Hive
20 83 (2.11%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 509 (12.93%) JIRA
2 447 (11.35%) Jenkins
3 421 (10.69%) Git (software)
4 210 (5.33%) Maven
5 167 (4.24%) Bitbucket
6 120 (3.05%) Subversion
7 113 (2.87%) TeamCity
8 92 (2.34%) Cucumber
8 92 (2.34%) Selenium
9 83 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
10 71 (1.80%) JUnit
11 70 (1.78%) GitLab
12 67 (1.70%) Visual Studio
13 58 (1.47%) Postman
14 54 (1.37%) Artifactory
15 45 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
16 41 (1.04%) IntelliJ
17 40 (1.02%) Gatling
18 37 (0.94%) Gradle
19 35 (0.89%) CppUnit
General
1 1,159 (29.43%) Finance
2 1,021 (25.93%) Social Skills
3 490 (12.44%) Banking
4 414 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
5 297 (7.54%) Public Sector
6 211 (5.36%) Investment Banking
7 178 (4.52%) Front Office
8 90 (2.29%) Telecoms
9 87 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
10 86 (2.18%) Retail
11 75 (1.90%) Manufacturing
12 68 (1.73%) Marketing
13 64 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
14 51 (1.30%) Documentation Skills
15 49 (1.24%) General Ledger
16 46 (1.17%) Legal
17 41 (1.04%) Financial Institution
18 39 (0.99%) Electronics
19 36 (0.91%) Back Office
20 32 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,197 (30.40%) Developer
2 438 (11.12%) Consultant
3 427 (10.84%) Architect
4 413 (10.49%) Analyst
5 411 (10.44%) Java Developer
6 235 (5.97%) Oracle Consultant
7 186 (4.72%) Senior Developer
8 183 (4.65%) DBA
9 168 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
10 159 (4.04%) Project Manager
11 157 (3.99%) Oracle Developer
12 139 (3.53%) C# Developer
13 131 (3.33%) Business Analyst
14 121 (3.07%) Oracle DBA
15 108 (2.74%) Data Engineer
16 105 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
17 92 (2.34%) SQL Developer
18 88 (2.23%) DevOps Engineer
18 88 (2.23%) Oracle Analyst
19 87 (2.21%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (10.87%) Spring
2 418 (10.61%) .NET
3 318 (8.08%) Spring Boot
4 275 (6.98%) REST
5 260 (6.60%) Oracle Fusion
6 256 (6.50%) XML
7 245 (6.22%) Web Services
8 234 (5.94%) HTML
9 231 (5.87%) JSON
10 220 (5.59%) AngularJS
11 188 (4.77%) J2EE
12 168 (4.27%) Kafka
13 167 (4.24%) Middleware
14 162 (4.11%) React
15 160 (4.06%) RESTful
16 156 (3.96%) CSS
17 132 (3.35%) SOAP
18 128 (3.25%) .NET Core
18 128 (3.25%) .NET Framework
19 91 (2.31%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 107 (2.72%) Fixed Income
2 99 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 98 (2.49%) Legacy Systems
4 96 (2.44%) Derivative
5 94 (2.39%) Data Structures
6 81 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 77 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 74 (1.88%) Cloud Native
8 74 (1.88%) User Experience
9 70 (1.78%) Management Information System
10 68 (1.73%) Clustering
11 66 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
12 60 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
13 56 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 56 (1.42%) Replication
14 51 (1.30%) Public Cloud
15 38 (0.96%) Equities
16 37 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
17 35 (0.89%) Legacy Applications
17 35 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 685 (17.39%) Linux
2 570 (14.47%) Windows
3 559 (14.20%) Unix
4 114 (2.89%) Windows Server
5 91 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 69 (1.75%) Solaris
7 56 (1.42%) AIX
8 45 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 39 (0.99%) Windows 10
10 33 (0.84%) Windows Server 2019
11 31 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (0.56%) SUSE
14 22 (0.56%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.46%) CentOS
16 16 (0.41%) HPUX
17 9 (0.23%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,202 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (12.85%) DevOps
2 506 (12.85%) Migration
3 478 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
4 455 (11.55%) Microservices
5 412 (10.46%) ETL
6 411 (10.44%) ERP
7 406 (10.31%) Scrum
8 358 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 351 (8.91%) Test Automation
10 304 (7.72%) Data Modelling
11 291 (7.39%) Analytics
12 268 (6.81%) Software Engineering
13 245 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 244 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
15 239 (6.07%) Data Migration
16 228 (5.79%) Configuration Management
17 223 (5.66%) TDD
18 213 (5.41%) SDLC
19 207 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,769 (44.92%) SQL
2 1,068 (27.12%) Java
3 652 (16.56%) PL/SQL
4 602 (15.29%) Python
5 381 (9.67%) JavaScript
6 369 (9.37%) C#
7 282 (7.16%) Java 8
8 262 (6.65%) Shell Script
9 162 (4.11%) C++
10 151 (3.83%) Perl
11 144 (3.66%) Scala
12 120 (3.05%) T-SQL
13 115 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 94 (2.39%) VBA
15 86 (2.18%) Bash Shell
16 75 (1.90%) Groovy
16 75 (1.90%) Java 11
17 73 (1.85%) C
18 71 (1.80%) VB
19 65 (1.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 531 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 412 (10.46%) SC Cleared
3 173 (4.39%) Degree
4 79 (2.01%) ISTQB
5 75 (1.90%) ISEB
6 70 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 56 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 40 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 34 (0.86%) OCPJP
9 34 (0.86%) Sun Certification
10 28 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
11 26 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
14 18 (0.46%) CISSP
15 15 (0.38%) PMP
16 14 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
17 11 (0.28%) ACCA
17 11 (0.28%) PMI Certification
18 10 (0.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.15%) QA
2 103 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 43 (1.09%) GDPR
4 30 (0.76%) SLA
5 29 (0.74%) Accessibility
6 27 (0.69%) PMO
7 20 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.41%) WCAG
9 14 (0.36%) GRC
10 13 (0.33%) GAAP
11 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (0.28%) HL7
12 11 (0.28%) PCI DSS
13 9 (0.23%) NIST
14 8 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.18%) COREP
15 7 (0.18%) ISO 20022
16 6 (0.15%) COBIT
16 6 (0.15%) FINREP
17 5 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 302 (7.67%) Docker
2 209 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 138 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
5 53 (1.35%) HDFS
6 41 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (0.69%) Hyper-V
8 22 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
8 22 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (0.53%) NFS
10 18 (0.46%) vSphere
11 15 (0.38%) VMware NSX
12 12 (0.30%) KVM
13 11 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.25%) XenApp
15 9 (0.23%) OpenAM
16 8 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
17 7 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 312 (7.92%) Ansible
2 263 (6.68%) Kubernetes
3 117 (2.97%) Terraform
4 83 (2.11%) Data Guard
5 81 (2.06%) Puppet
6 55 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 50 (1.27%) Kibana
8 47 (1.19%) BladeLogic
9 40 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 39 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 38 (0.96%) Grafana
12 30 (0.76%) Prometheus
13 28 (0.71%) Control-M
13 28 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
14 25 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
15 22 (0.56%) Tivoli
16 21 (0.53%) logstash
17 20 (0.51%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
18 18 (0.46%) SCCM
19 16 (0.41%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 439 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 334 (8.48%) SAP
3 235 (5.97%) Informatica
4 181 (4.60%) VMware
5 137 (3.48%) IBM
6 120 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
7 106 (2.69%) Red Hat
8 103 (2.62%) webMethods
9 94 (2.39%) BEA
10 91 (2.31%) Google
11 86 (2.18%) Splunk
12 81 (2.06%) MuleSoft
13 59 (1.50%) Citrix
14 58 (1.47%) Sybase
15 55 (1.40%) Cisco
15 55 (1.40%) Hyperion
16 52 (1.32%) Sun
17 49 (1.24%) HP
18 48 (1.22%) Workday
19 47 (1.19%) Atlassian