Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 20 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 29 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.52% 8.21% 10.38%
As % of the Vendors category 11.93% 20.07% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 40
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £456 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.59% -17.79% +23.33%
10th Percentile £286 £309 £363
90th Percentile £530 £765 £755
North West median daily rate £475 £413 £435
% change year-on-year +15.15% -5.17% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.65% -
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -17.65% -

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 243 269 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 46.29% 40.88% 42.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 167 116
Lancashire median daily rate £460 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.08% +9.41% +4.29%
10th Percentile £251 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £607 £609
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £30.48 £22.37 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.27% -47.38% +7.59%
10th Percentile £14.88 £11.25 £27.71
90th Percentile £50.83 £47.00 £44.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +17.14% +9.38% -19.40%

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 October 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 October 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
Preston +16 15 £413 -10.81% 3
Blackpool +2 9 £518 +3.50%
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (27.59%) Analytics
4 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
4 8 (27.59%) XML
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.69%) ClearCase
5 6 (20.69%) ETL
5 6 (20.69%) XSD
5 6 (20.69%) XSLT
5 6 (20.69%) VB
5 6 (20.69%) WinForms
5 6 (20.69%) VB6
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) WPF
5 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 6 (20.69%) Public Sector
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Talend
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) SAS
7 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.79%) DB2
7 4 (13.79%) Windows
7 4 (13.79%) Linux

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 4 (13.79%) SAS
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.45%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.90%) SPSS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) AWS
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
1 3 (10.34%) Power Platform
2 2 (6.90%) Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Boomi
3 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) FTP
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Hive
3 4 (13.79%) DB2
3 4 (13.79%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.34%) Power BI
5 2 (6.90%) BODI
5 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.90%) Essbase
5 2 (6.90%) Ingres
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (6.90%) QlikView
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.69%) ClearCase
2 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) ERwin
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (6.90%) Rational Robot
5 1 (3.45%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) ProC
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) ETL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration Tester
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) ETL Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.90%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Talend Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) WinForms
3 6 (20.69%) WPF
3 6 (20.69%) XSD
3 6 (20.69%) XSLT
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) EDI
5 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.90%) JSON
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) LDAP
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) SCADA
1 2 (6.90%) Taxonomies
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) HPUX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) SUSE
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Analytics
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) Project Planning
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
4 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Data Transformation
5 3 (10.34%) Data Validation
5 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) VB
3 6 (20.69%) VB6
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) C
6 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.90%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) COBOL
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) HDFS
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Mesos
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
1 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Talend
2 4 (13.79%) Tableau
3 3 (10.34%) Hortonworks
4 2 (6.90%) Cloudera
4 2 (6.90%) Cognos
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
4 2 (6.90%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
4 2 (6.90%) Netezza
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.90%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Micro Focus
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) VMware