Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -18 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,457 2,838 3,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.38% 7.16% 7.90%
As % of the Vendors category 13.57% 16.88% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,686 1,851 2,259
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £334 £330 £313
90th Percentile £663 £669 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 28
London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -34.38% +12.68%
10th Percentile £20.25 £15.80 £13.24
90th Percentile £73.75 £34.63 £52.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -14.10% +10.87%

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 18,105 16,815 17,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.64% 42.39% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,276 11,289 11,935
London median daily rate £488 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £261
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 220 272
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +6.58% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £46.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 20 May 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 -26 421 £500 -4.76% 119
West London -1 194 £525 +23.53% 52
South London -19 100 £506 +12.50% 6
East London -21 49 £513 +7.89% 22
North London +6 14 £430 -5.75% 2
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 1,009 (41.07%) SQL
2 947 (38.54%) Finance
3 758 (30.85%) Java
4 680 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
5 503 (20.47%) SQL Server
6 429 (17.46%) Oracle Database
7 410 (16.69%) Banking
8 405 (16.48%) Linux
9 355 (14.45%) PL/SQL
10 331 (13.47%) Python
11 320 (13.02%) Unix
12 282 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
13 279 (11.36%) Windows
14 278 (11.31%) Microsoft
15 263 (10.70%) Relational Database
16 260 (10.58%) C#
17 251 (10.22%) XML
18 249 (10.13%) JavaScript
19 248 (10.09%) Web Services
20 245 (9.97%) TDD
21 243 (9.89%) ETL
21 243 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
22 231 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
23 229 (9.32%) Git (software)
24 219 (8.91%) .NET
25 217 (8.83%) Migration
26 209 (8.51%) MySQL
27 200 (8.14%) Spring
28 199 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
29 196 (7.98%) Problem-Solving

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
1 170 (6.92%) Tomcat
2 163 (6.63%) WebLogic
3 159 (6.47%) WebSphere
4 127 (5.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 101 (4.11%) OpenStack
6 97 (3.95%) Apache
7 88 (3.58%) Apache Spark
8 69 (2.81%) Confluence
9 58 (2.36%) JBoss
10 51 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 42 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
12 40 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (1.38%) SAS
13 34 (1.38%) SharePoint
14 29 (1.18%) IIS
15 27 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
16 21 (0.85%) nginx
17 18 (0.73%) MQSeries
18 17 (0.69%) CMS
18 17 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 157 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.41%) Stata
7 7 (0.28%) SPSS
7 7 (0.28%) Windchill
8 5 (0.20%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.20%) HipChat
8 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.041%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 146 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
2 116 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 67 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
3 67 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
4 59 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 58 (2.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 42 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 38 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
8 36 (1.47%) Oracle Assets
9 30 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
10 25 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
11 24 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
12 23 (0.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 18 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
13 18 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
14 17 (0.69%) ION MarketView
15 16 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
15 16 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
15 16 (0.65%) SAP ERP
16 15 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 282 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.47%) PaaS
4 35 (1.42%) SaaS
5 32 (1.30%) GitHub
5 32 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 31 (1.26%) IaaS
7 30 (1.22%) OpenShift
8 25 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 22 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
10 18 (0.73%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (0.65%) Serverless
12 15 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.57%) Office 365
14 13 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
15 11 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
16 10 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
17 9 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.48%) Firewall
2 40 (1.63%) Internet
3 32 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.98%) SAN
4 24 (0.98%) SMS
5 23 (0.94%) HTTP
6 19 (0.77%) VPN
7 15 (0.61%) DNS
7 15 (0.61%) SSL
8 13 (0.53%) BIG-IP
8 13 (0.53%) NAS
9 12 (0.49%) SSH
10 11 (0.45%) FTP
11 10 (0.41%) LAN
11 10 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
11 10 (0.41%) Skype
12 9 (0.37%) Multicast
13 8 (0.33%) iSCSI
13 8 (0.33%) SNMP
13 8 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 429 (17.46%) Oracle Database
3 263 (10.70%) Relational Database
4 209 (8.51%) MySQL
5 199 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
6 190 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
7 174 (7.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 152 (6.19%) NoSQL
9 133 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
10 127 (5.17%) Big Data
11 124 (5.05%) Hadoop
11 124 (5.05%) RDBMS
12 102 (4.15%) MongoDB
13 70 (2.85%) Oracle Database 12c
14 68 (2.77%) Oracle Database 10g
15 66 (2.69%) DB2
15 66 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 56 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
17 55 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
18 53 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 229 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 189 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 181 (7.37%) JIRA
4 108 (4.40%) Maven
5 98 (3.99%) Subversion
6 89 (3.62%) NUnit
7 79 (3.22%) JUnit
8 75 (3.05%) MSTest
9 60 (2.44%) TeamCity
10 57 (2.32%) Selenium
11 53 (2.16%) Mockito
12 49 (1.99%) Gradle
13 36 (1.47%) Bitbucket
14 34 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 33 (1.34%) Cucumber
15 33 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
16 30 (1.22%) Ant
17 29 (1.18%) Eclipse
18 26 (1.06%) SoapUI
19 25 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 947 (38.54%) Finance
2 410 (16.69%) Banking
3 156 (6.35%) Front Office
4 149 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 97 (3.95%) Retail
6 58 (2.36%) Back Office
7 36 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 36 (1.47%) General Ledger
8 35 (1.42%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.38%) Legal
10 31 (1.26%) Billing
11 29 (1.18%) Marketing
12 20 (0.81%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.69%) Games
14 14 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.53%) French Language
16 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.37%) Publishing
18 8 (0.33%) Advertising
19 7 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 958 (38.99%) Developer
2 332 (13.51%) Analyst
3 322 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 252 (10.26%) Architect
5 211 (8.59%) Consultant
6 169 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 154 (6.27%) Oracle Developer
8 133 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 124 (5.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 121 (4.92%) Oracle Consultant
11 104 (4.23%) Business Analyst
12 103 (4.19%) SQL Developer
13 98 (3.99%) .NET Developer
14 91 (3.70%) DBA
15 90 (3.66%) Project Manager
16 88 (3.58%) Oracle Analyst
16 88 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
17 77 (3.13%) Python Developer
18 71 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
19 70 (2.85%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (10.22%) XML
2 248 (10.09%) Web Services
3 219 (8.91%) .NET
4 200 (8.14%) Spring
5 178 (7.24%) HTML
6 158 (6.43%) AngularJS
7 134 (5.45%) Oracle Fusion
7 134 (5.45%) REST
8 130 (5.29%) CSS
9 117 (4.76%) SOAP
10 108 (4.40%) J2EE
11 93 (3.79%) Middleware
12 92 (3.74%) JSON
13 85 (3.46%) Hibernate
14 81 (3.30%) .NET Framework
15 80 (3.26%) RESTful
16 77 (3.13%) HTML5
17 70 (2.85%) Node.js
18 68 (2.77%) JMS
19 64 (2.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 231 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (3.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 77 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
4 72 (2.93%) Management Information System
5 71 (2.89%) Derivative
6 67 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 67 (2.73%) Fixed Income
7 54 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 50 (2.04%) Hedge funds
9 43 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 41 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 39 (1.59%) iPad
12 36 (1.47%) User Experience
13 34 (1.38%) Credit Risk
14 33 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
15 31 (1.26%) Equities
16 30 (1.22%) Algorithms
16 30 (1.22%) SWIFT
17 27 (1.10%) Mobile App
18 25 (1.02%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 405 (16.48%) Linux
2 320 (13.02%) Unix
3 279 (11.36%) Windows
4 62 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 61 (2.48%) Solaris
6 53 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.18%) CentOS
8 22 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.69%) AIX
10 16 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.53%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (0.41%) Android
15 8 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.24%) Debian
17 5 (0.20%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.16%) DC/OS
19 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (9.97%) TDD
3 243 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
3 243 (9.89%) ETL
4 217 (8.83%) Migration
5 196 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
6 192 (7.81%) ERP
7 191 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
8 177 (7.20%) OO
9 170 (6.92%) DevOps
10 161 (6.55%) Analytics
11 157 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 156 (6.35%) Data Modelling
13 145 (5.90%) Scrum
14 138 (5.62%) SDLC
15 129 (5.25%) SOA
16 115 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
17 112 (4.56%) Project Management
18 111 (4.52%) E-Commerce
18 111 (4.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,009 (41.07%) SQL
2 758 (30.85%) Java
3 355 (14.45%) PL/SQL
4 331 (13.47%) Python
5 260 (10.58%) C#
6 249 (10.13%) JavaScript
7 126 (5.13%) C++
8 112 (4.56%) Shell Script
9 96 (3.91%) Perl
10 94 (3.83%) Scala
11 92 (3.74%) Java 8
12 90 (3.66%) VBA
13 89 (3.62%) Bash Shell
14 77 (3.13%) C
15 53 (2.16%) Ruby
16 51 (2.08%) T-SQL
17 47 (1.91%) PowerShell
18 42 (1.71%) PHP
19 41 (1.67%) VB.NET
20 37 (1.51%) R
Qualifications
1 180 (7.33%) Security Cleared
2 148 (6.02%) Degree
3 114 (4.64%) SC Cleared
4 57 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 38 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
7 27 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
8 21 (0.85%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 11 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.41%) ACCA
11 10 (0.41%) APMP
12 9 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.33%) CCNA
13 8 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.28%) CIMA
14 7 (0.28%) ISEB
14 7 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.17%) QA
2 67 (2.73%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.14%) MiFID
4 25 (1.02%) PMO
4 25 (1.02%) SLA
5 19 (0.77%) SEPA
6 16 (0.65%) GCP
6 16 (0.65%) GDPR
6 16 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.57%) IFRS
8 12 (0.49%) IFRS 9
9 10 (0.41%) COBIT
10 5 (0.20%) Basel II
10 5 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.20%) PSD2
11 4 (0.16%) COREP
11 4 (0.16%) HL7
11 4 (0.16%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.12%) FINREP
12 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (4.19%) Docker
2 70 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 35 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.77%) HDFS
6 15 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 10 (0.41%) NFS
8 10 (0.41%) vSphere
9 9 (0.37%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.33%) KVM
11 6 (0.24%) Squid
12 5 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.20%) Xen
13 4 (0.16%) vCloud
13 4 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.081%) SRDF
14 2 (0.081%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 174 (7.08%) Ansible
2 127 (5.17%) Puppet
3 122 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.63%) Kubernetes
4 40 (1.63%) Terraform
5 36 (1.47%) Data Guard
6 26 (1.06%) Control-M
7 21 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (0.77%) BladeLogic
8 19 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 18 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
10 16 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
11 15 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
11 15 (0.61%) Oozie
11 15 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
13 12 (0.49%) Rancher
13 12 (0.49%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.45%) Kibana
15 10 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 278 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 150 (6.11%) SAP
3 142 (5.78%) IBM
4 108 (4.40%) Sybase
5 74 (3.01%) Red Hat
6 70 (2.85%) Informatica
7 66 (2.69%) Tableau
8 59 (2.40%) Hyperion
9 52 (2.12%) VMware
10 50 (2.04%) TIBCO
11 49 (1.99%) Google
12 46 (1.87%) Cognos
13 35 (1.42%) Talend
14 32 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
15 30 (1.22%) ATG
15 30 (1.22%) Cloudera
16 29 (1.18%) Cisco
17 28 (1.14%) HP
17 28 (1.14%) Splunk
18 26 (1.06%) Teradata