Period
to 19 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 29 14
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle 76 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.90% 6.70% 9.82%
As % of the Vendors category 21.71% 17.73% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 24
Lancashire median daily rate £503 £375 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.00% -24.24% +10.00%
10th Percentile £333 £283 £315
90th Percentile £673 £467 £570
North West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.00 - £44.00
10th Percentile £40.48 - £40.50
90th Percentile £43.70 - £57.50
North West median hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +35.38% -24.42% +7.50%

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 Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 350 203 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 50.22% 37.80% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 121 140
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.57% +12.82%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £325
90th Percentile £700 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 31
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -26.06% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.35 £18.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.80 £93.08 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +56.25% - -21.95%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Lancashire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Blackpool - 25 £538 -
Preston -11 10 £475 +18.75% 1
Chorley -2 7 £375 +9.89%
Blackburn -13 3 £317 -
Fleetwood - 1 £385 -
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
2 42 (55.26%) Linux
3 40 (52.63%) Windows
4 37 (48.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (47.37%) Red Hat
6 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (40.79%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (39.47%) Hybrid Cloud
8 30 (39.47%) SQL
9 26 (34.21%) DevOps
10 25 (32.89%) Systems Engineering
11 24 (31.58%) Serverless
12 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (27.63%) Finance
14 20 (26.32%) Migration
14 20 (26.32%) AWS Certification
14 20 (26.32%) Docker
15 19 (25.00%) XML
16 18 (23.68%) Security Management
16 18 (23.68%) OpenShift
16 18 (23.68%) Kubernetes
17 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
18 13 (17.11%) GitLab
19 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
19 12 (15.79%) Puppet
19 12 (15.79%) Ruby
19 12 (15.79%) C#
20 11 (14.47%) ETL
20 11 (14.47%) Data Migration

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.63%) Confluence
1 2 (2.63%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.32%) SAS
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (40.79%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (31.58%) Serverless
4 18 (23.68%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.63%) HBase
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) GitLab
3 11 (14.47%) Artifactory
4 10 (13.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (6.58%) JIRA
6 4 (5.26%) JMeter
6 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.95%) HP UFT
7 3 (3.95%) Selenium
8 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.63%) JUnit
8 2 (2.63%) Maven
8 2 (2.63%) PVCS
8 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.32%) RStudio
9 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 21 (27.63%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Avionics
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) AWS Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Architect
3 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Developer
5 8 (10.53%) AWS Architect
6 7 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.26%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.26%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) DBA
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Data Migration Tester
9 3 (3.95%) ETL Tester
9 3 (3.95%) Software Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.00%) XML
2 10 (13.16%) YAML
3 8 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (2.63%) Apache Camel
4 2 (2.63%) Middleware
4 2 (2.63%) WPF
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.32%) COM
5 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.32%) Java EE
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.32%) REST
5 1 (1.32%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.32%) Spring
5 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.32%) WCF
5 1 (1.32%) WinForms
5 1 (1.32%) XSD
5 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (39.47%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) Linux
2 40 (52.63%) Windows
3 37 (48.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.26%) Unix
5 3 (3.95%) Solaris
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.32%) CentOS
7 1 (1.32%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) DevOps
3 25 (32.89%) Systems Engineering
4 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (26.32%) Migration
6 18 (23.68%) Security Management
7 11 (14.47%) Data Migration
7 11 (14.47%) ETL
8 9 (11.84%) Data Transformation
9 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.58%) SDLC
11 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.26%) Manual Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Project Management
11 4 (5.26%) Scrum
11 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.95%) CRM
12 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
12 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) Bash Shell
2 12 (15.79%) C#
2 12 (15.79%) Ruby
3 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.26%) Java
4 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.95%) C
5 3 (3.95%) C++
5 3 (3.95%) Python
6 2 (2.63%) AWK
6 2 (2.63%) Korn
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) sed
6 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.63%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) VB6
7 1 (1.32%) COBOL
7 1 (1.32%) VC++
7 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) AWS Certification
2 6 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) HND
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) HNC
System Software
1 20 (26.32%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) HDFS
3 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Kubernetes
2 12 (15.79%) Puppet
3 10 (13.16%) Ansible
4 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.32%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.32%) Nagios
4 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Hortonworks
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) Talend
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) BMC
5 1 (1.32%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.32%) Informatica
5 1 (1.32%) MapR
5 1 (1.32%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) Snow
5 1 (1.32%) Tableau
5 1 (1.32%) Teradata
5 1 (1.32%) VMware