Period
to 21 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 February 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,563 3,031 3,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.46% 7.34% 7.69%
As % of the Vendors category 13.59% 17.09% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,682 1,931 2,143
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £331 £305
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 21
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +27.78% -38.78%
10th Percentile £19.00 £15.50 £14.25
90th Percentile £68.75 £36.88 £100.00
England median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.33% - +4.17%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,866 17,737 17,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.18% 42.93% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,927 11,841 11,756
London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £268 £255
90th Percentile £650 £634 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.99% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 287 311
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.03 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.23% +10.68% +7.95%
10th Percentile £11.81 £11.91 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.90 £50.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.34%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in London

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in London

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in London

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in London

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in London

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Central London -22 430 £525 +16.67% 109
West London -4 204 £525 +16.67% 74
South London -31 87 £525 +16.67% 4
East London -25 39 £530 +11.58% 12
North London -3 18 £500 +12.68% 5
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 1,091 (42.57%) SQL
2 904 (35.27%) Java
3 900 (35.12%) Finance
4 697 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
5 546 (21.30%) SQL Server
6 506 (19.74%) Oracle Database
7 460 (17.95%) Banking
8 450 (17.56%) Linux
9 398 (15.53%) Unix
10 388 (15.14%) PL/SQL
11 327 (12.76%) Python
12 307 (11.98%) TDD
13 293 (11.43%) Web Services
14 288 (11.24%) Relational Database
15 284 (11.08%) Windows
16 272 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
17 267 (10.42%) Microsoft
18 266 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
19 263 (10.26%) JavaScript
19 263 (10.26%) C#
20 255 (9.95%) Migration
21 249 (9.72%) OO
22 247 (9.64%) .NET
23 245 (9.56%) XML
24 238 (9.29%) Spring
25 234 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
26 224 (8.74%) Ansible
27 219 (8.54%) Git (software)
28 218 (8.51%) MySQL
29 217 (8.47%) Analytical Skills

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 207 (8.08%) Tomcat
2 202 (7.88%) WebSphere
3 194 (7.57%) WebLogic
4 148 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 133 (5.19%) OpenStack
6 91 (3.55%) Apache Spark
7 87 (3.39%) Confluence
8 85 (3.32%) Apache
9 78 (3.04%) JBoss
10 49 (1.91%) Oracle Coherence
11 43 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
12 38 (1.48%) IIS
13 34 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
14 29 (1.13%) SAS
15 28 (1.09%) nginx
16 25 (0.98%) SharePoint
17 23 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (0.86%) Oracle Service Bus
19 17 (0.66%) MQSeries
20 16 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 144 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.31%) HipChat
7 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) Stata
8 2 (0.078%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 153 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
2 98 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 71 (2.77%) Oracle Payables
4 70 (2.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 63 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
6 62 (2.42%) Oracle General Ledger
7 41 (1.60%) Oracle Assets
8 38 (1.48%) Oracle BPM
9 36 (1.40%) Oracle iProcurement
10 28 (1.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 28 (1.09%) Oracle Retail
11 25 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
12 24 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
13 22 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
13 22 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
14 20 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
15 17 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 16 (0.62%) RMDS
17 13 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
18 12 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 266 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.76%) SaaS
4 44 (1.72%) GitHub
5 40 (1.56%) PaaS
6 39 (1.52%) OpenShift
7 34 (1.33%) IaaS
8 24 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (0.74%) Office 365
10 18 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 16 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (0.55%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (0.55%) Serverless
14 11 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (0.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 10 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 69 (2.69%) Firewall
3 68 (2.65%) Internet
4 30 (1.17%) SAN
5 26 (1.01%) SSL
6 25 (0.98%) DNS
6 25 (0.98%) HTTP
7 24 (0.94%) VPN
8 23 (0.90%) LAN
9 20 (0.78%) FTP
9 20 (0.78%) SMS
10 14 (0.55%) DHCP
10 14 (0.55%) Wireless
11 12 (0.47%) Kerberos
11 12 (0.47%) NAS
12 11 (0.43%) BIG-IP
12 11 (0.43%) Network Security
13 10 (0.39%) ICMP
13 10 (0.39%) SSH
14 9 (0.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 546 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 506 (19.74%) Oracle Database
3 288 (11.24%) Relational Database
4 234 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
5 218 (8.51%) MySQL
6 195 (7.61%) NoSQL
7 184 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
8 176 (6.87%) RDBMS
9 167 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 162 (6.32%) Big Data
11 134 (5.23%) Oracle Reports
12 133 (5.19%) Hadoop
13 88 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 75 (2.93%) MongoDB
15 74 (2.89%) Oracle Database 12c
16 65 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
17 64 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
18 61 (2.38%) DB2
19 59 (2.30%) Oracle ODI
20 57 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 219 (8.54%) Git (software)
2 191 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 174 (6.79%) JIRA
4 139 (5.42%) Maven
5 119 (4.64%) Subversion
6 111 (4.33%) JUnit
7 109 (4.25%) NUnit
8 99 (3.86%) MSTest
9 77 (3.00%) TeamCity
10 69 (2.69%) Selenium
11 56 (2.18%) Eclipse
11 56 (2.18%) Mockito
12 51 (1.99%) Bitbucket
13 48 (1.87%) Gradle
14 43 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
15 42 (1.64%) Ant
16 36 (1.40%) Cucumber
17 30 (1.17%) SoapUI
17 30 (1.17%) Visual Studio
18 29 (1.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 900 (35.12%) Finance
2 460 (17.95%) Banking
3 162 (6.32%) Front Office
4 159 (6.20%) Investment Banking
5 126 (4.92%) Retail
6 53 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 51 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 48 (1.87%) Back Office
9 46 (1.79%) General Ledger
10 44 (1.72%) Billing
11 38 (1.48%) Retail Banking
12 29 (1.13%) Marketing
13 24 (0.94%) Games
14 18 (0.70%) Legal
15 13 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.47%) Advertising
17 10 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.27%) Spanish Language
19 6 (0.23%) Electronics
19 6 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,040 (40.58%) Developer
2 391 (15.26%) Java Developer
3 322 (12.56%) Analyst
4 236 (9.21%) Consultant
5 229 (8.93%) Architect
6 191 (7.45%) Oracle Developer
7 170 (6.63%) Senior Developer
8 137 (5.35%) Oracle Consultant
9 125 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 122 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 107 (4.17%) DBA
12 106 (4.14%) SQL Developer
13 94 (3.67%) .NET Developer
14 93 (3.63%) Business Analyst
15 92 (3.59%) Project Manager
16 85 (3.32%) Oracle DBA
17 82 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
18 67 (2.61%) Support Analyst
19 63 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
19 63 (2.46%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (11.43%) Web Services
2 247 (9.64%) .NET
3 245 (9.56%) XML
4 238 (9.29%) Spring
5 183 (7.14%) HTML
6 155 (6.05%) AngularJS
6 155 (6.05%) J2EE
7 154 (6.01%) REST
8 149 (5.81%) CSS
9 148 (5.77%) SOAP
10 117 (4.56%) Oracle Fusion
11 112 (4.37%) JSON
12 110 (4.29%) Hibernate
13 99 (3.86%) Middleware
14 96 (3.75%) HTML5
15 95 (3.71%) .NET Framework
16 90 (3.51%) JMS
17 84 (3.28%) RESTful
18 72 (2.81%) jQuery
19 63 (2.46%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 217 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 86 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 77 (3.00%) Derivative
4 77 (3.00%) Fixed Income
5 70 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (2.18%) Management Information System
7 55 (2.15%) Data Centre
8 49 (1.91%) Equities
9 46 (1.79%) iPad
10 42 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 37 (1.44%) Market Risk
12 35 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
12 35 (1.37%) User Experience
13 33 (1.29%) Clustering
13 33 (1.29%) SWIFT
14 27 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 25 (0.98%) Credit Risk
16 23 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 23 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 450 (17.56%) Linux
2 398 (15.53%) Unix
3 284 (11.08%) Windows
4 75 (2.93%) Windows Server
5 65 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (2.46%) Solaris
7 36 (1.40%) AIX
8 30 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 21 (0.82%) CentOS
10 21 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.78%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.66%) CoreOS
13 14 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.39%) Android
14 10 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.23%) SUSE
18 5 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (11.98%) TDD
3 272 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
4 255 (9.95%) Migration
5 249 (9.72%) OO
6 204 (7.96%) ETL
7 193 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
7 193 (7.53%) DevOps
8 173 (6.75%) ERP
9 161 (6.28%) Data Modelling
10 151 (5.89%) SOA
11 142 (5.54%) Analytics
12 137 (5.35%) E-Commerce
13 136 (5.31%) Scrum
14 130 (5.07%) SDLC
15 125 (4.88%) Data Migration
15 125 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 124 (4.84%) MVC
17 120 (4.68%) Test Automation
18 118 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,091 (42.57%) SQL
2 904 (35.27%) Java
3 388 (15.14%) PL/SQL
4 327 (12.76%) Python
5 263 (10.26%) C#
5 263 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 139 (5.42%) C++
6 139 (5.42%) Shell Script
7 119 (4.64%) Perl
8 105 (4.10%) VBA
9 82 (3.20%) Bash Shell
10 69 (2.69%) Scala
11 68 (2.65%) C
11 68 (2.65%) Ruby
12 51 (1.99%) T-SQL
13 44 (1.72%) PowerShell
14 43 (1.68%) VB
15 40 (1.56%) VB.NET
16 34 (1.33%) PHP
17 32 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 189 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 148 (5.77%) Degree
3 104 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 74 (2.89%) DV Cleared
5 45 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
7 20 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 18 (0.70%) Master's Degree
9 17 (0.66%) ISEB
9 17 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.55%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.55%) MCSA
10 14 (0.55%) MCSE
11 13 (0.51%) MCP
12 11 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.39%) MCDST
13 10 (0.39%) MCSM
14 9 (0.35%) ACHDS
14 9 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (0.31%) ACDT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (2.93%) QA
2 70 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 24 (0.94%) PMO
4 23 (0.90%) MiFID
5 21 (0.82%) SLA
6 17 (0.66%) SEPA
7 12 (0.47%) GDPR
8 10 (0.39%) IFRS
9 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.27%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.23%) GCP
12 5 (0.20%) COREP
13 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 3 (0.12%) Basel II
14 3 (0.12%) EMIR
15 2 (0.078%) Basel III
15 2 (0.078%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.078%) FINREP
16 1 (0.039%) TARGET2
System Software
1 123 (4.80%) Docker
2 84 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 40 (1.56%) HDFS
5 30 (1.17%) Apache Flume
6 23 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (0.78%) Oracle Clusterware
8 16 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (0.39%) NFS
10 10 (0.39%) Samba
10 10 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.35%) etcd
11 9 (0.35%) Hyper-V
12 7 (0.27%) SRDF
12 7 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 7 (0.27%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.23%) Squid
14 5 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 224 (8.74%) Ansible
2 177 (6.91%) Puppet
3 153 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (2.42%) Kubernetes
5 51 (1.99%) Terraform
6 49 (1.91%) Data Guard
7 30 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
8 29 (1.13%) Ambari
8 29 (1.13%) Control-M
9 26 (1.01%) Oozie
9 26 (1.01%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.82%) BladeLogic
10 21 (0.82%) Rancher
10 21 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
11 20 (0.78%) NetBackup
12 18 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
12 18 (0.70%) logstash
12 18 (0.70%) Tivoli
13 17 (0.66%) Kibana
13 17 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 267 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 143 (5.58%) IBM
3 137 (5.35%) Sybase
4 125 (4.88%) SAP
5 82 (3.20%) Red Hat
6 73 (2.85%) Informatica
7 64 (2.50%) TIBCO
8 53 (2.07%) ATG
9 52 (2.03%) VMware
10 51 (1.99%) HP
11 48 (1.87%) Hyperion
12 45 (1.76%) Tableau
13 41 (1.60%) Citrix
14 38 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
15 35 (1.37%) Teradata
16 34 (1.33%) Google
17 30 (1.17%) hybris
17 30 (1.17%) Splunk
18 25 (0.98%) PeopleSoft
18 25 (0.98%) Veritas