Period
to 26 January 2021

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 26 January 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 38 35
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1,015 1,607 2,686
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.62% 5.44% 6.09%
As % of the Vendors category 14.55% 13.73% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1,063 1,862
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £341 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £725 £688
England median daily rate £499 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +1.73% -2.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £68.00 £20.93 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +224.97% -10.96% -14.55%
10th Percentile £48.35 £18.25 £21.55
90th Percentile £74.15 £47.93 £24.65
England median hourly rate £54.09 £42.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +28.77% -2.89% +35.16%

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 6,974 11,702 17,273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.62% 39.62% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,701 8,103 11,702
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £255 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 207 277
Median hourly rate £26.65 £20.86 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.76% +9.79% -
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.48 £12.75
90th Percentile £66.65 £50.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate £23.47 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.51% +6.87% +2.93%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in London

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle in London.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in London

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in London

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle in London.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in London

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle in London over the 6 months to 26 January 2021.

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 26 January 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
Central London +11 128 £525 +5.00% 52
West London +12 28 £450 -20.00% 5
East London +26 18 £405 -10.00% 5
North London +14 10 £320 -46.67%
South London +14 7 £600 +21.21% 3
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 London region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 451 (44.43%) SQL
2 357 (35.17%) Finance
3 292 (28.77%) Java
4 260 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
5 216 (21.28%) SQL Server
6 187 (18.42%) Banking
7 183 (18.03%) Oracle Database
8 182 (17.93%) Linux
9 181 (17.83%) PL/SQL
10 159 (15.67%) Azure
11 154 (15.17%) Python
12 141 (13.89%) AWS
13 140 (13.79%) Security Cleared
14 131 (12.91%) Windows
14 131 (12.91%) Jenkins
15 129 (12.71%) Microservices
16 126 (12.41%) Unix
17 123 (12.12%) Web Services
18 120 (11.82%) MySQL
19 118 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
20 115 (11.33%) Migration
21 114 (11.23%) Data Modelling
22 109 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
23 102 (10.05%) Oracle Fusion
24 100 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
25 98 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
26 97 (9.56%) Relational Database
27 96 (9.46%) Middleware
28 95 (9.36%) Kubernetes
29 94 (9.26%) DevOps

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 72 (7.09%) Apache
2 68 (6.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 54 (5.32%) Red Hat Fuse
4 37 (3.65%) Apache Spark
4 37 (3.65%) Confluence
5 34 (3.35%) WebLogic
5 34 (3.35%) WebSphere
6 30 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (2.76%) JBoss
8 26 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 26 (2.56%) Tomcat
9 21 (2.07%) Oracle Workflow
10 17 (1.67%) IIS
11 15 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
12 12 (1.18%) Mule
13 11 (1.08%) ArcGIS
14 10 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
14 10 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (0.99%) MQSeries
14 10 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 31 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.099%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.099%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 62 (6.11%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (3.94%) Oracle ERP
3 34 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
4 31 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (1.58%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (1.18%) HFM
8 11 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
8 11 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 9 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
9 9 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.89%) SunGard Martini
10 8 (0.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 7 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
12 6 (0.59%) Oracle BRM
12 6 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
13 5 (0.49%) HiPortfolio
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
14 4 (0.39%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 159 (15.67%) Azure
2 141 (13.89%) AWS
3 60 (5.91%) Serverless
4 53 (5.22%) AWS Lambda
5 46 (4.53%) GCP
6 43 (4.24%) Power Platform
6 43 (4.24%) SaaS
7 42 (4.14%) Apigee
8 41 (4.04%) PaaS
9 31 (3.05%) GitHub
10 29 (2.86%) IaaS
11 24 (2.36%) Logic Apps
12 23 (2.27%) Amazon ECS
12 23 (2.27%) Azure Functions
13 19 (1.87%) OpenShift
14 17 (1.67%) Amazon S3
14 17 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
14 17 (1.67%) Oracle CX
15 15 (1.48%) Boomi
15 15 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.86%) HTTP
2 27 (2.66%) Firewall
3 25 (2.46%) DNS
3 25 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.48%) VPN
5 11 (1.08%) Kerberos
6 8 (0.79%) FTP
6 8 (0.79%) SAN
7 7 (0.69%) CTI
7 7 (0.69%) DHCP
7 7 (0.69%) SNMP
7 7 (0.69%) Softphone
7 7 (0.69%) SSH
8 5 (0.49%) PBX
8 5 (0.49%) Skype
8 5 (0.49%) SSL
9 4 (0.39%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.30%) NAS
10 3 (0.30%) Network Security
10 3 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 183 (18.03%) Oracle Database
3 120 (11.82%) MySQL
4 98 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
5 97 (9.56%) Relational Database
6 76 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
7 65 (6.40%) Oracle Database 12c
8 56 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
9 53 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 46 (4.53%) RDBMS
11 43 (4.24%) MongoDB
12 39 (3.84%) Power BI
13 37 (3.65%) Oracle BI EE
13 37 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 36 (3.55%) Big Data
15 34 (3.35%) Hadoop
16 33 (3.25%) NoSQL
17 32 (3.15%) Oracle ODI
17 32 (3.15%) Tableau
18 31 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 131 (12.91%) Jenkins
2 71 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 68 (6.70%) JIRA
4 37 (3.65%) Artifactory
5 35 (3.45%) Subversion
6 29 (2.86%) GitLab
7 27 (2.66%) TeamCity
8 25 (2.46%) Maven
8 25 (2.46%) Selenium
9 24 (2.36%) Oracle APEX
10 21 (2.07%) SonarQube
11 18 (1.77%) Visual Studio
12 16 (1.58%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.58%) JUnit
12 16 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (1.18%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.18%) JMeter
14 10 (0.99%) Gradle
15 9 (0.89%) CppUnit
15 9 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 357 (35.17%) Finance
2 187 (18.42%) Banking
3 61 (6.01%) Investment Banking
4 53 (5.22%) Public Sector
5 34 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.96%) Retail
7 28 (2.76%) Marketing
8 26 (2.56%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.97%) Electronics
9 20 (1.97%) Front Office
10 13 (1.28%) Local Government
11 12 (1.18%) Back Office
12 9 (0.89%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.79%) French Language
14 7 (0.69%) General Ledger
14 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.59%) Advertising
16 5 (0.49%) Billing
17 4 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (30.44%) Developer
2 146 (14.38%) Architect
3 125 (12.32%) Consultant
4 104 (10.25%) Java Developer
5 91 (8.97%) Analyst
6 69 (6.80%) Oracle Consultant
7 62 (6.11%) Oracle Developer
8 51 (5.02%) DBA
9 49 (4.83%) Solutions Architect
10 46 (4.53%) SQL Developer
11 45 (4.43%) Oracle DBA
12 44 (4.33%) Senior Developer
13 41 (4.04%) Software Engineer
14 40 (3.94%) Java Engineer
14 40 (3.94%) Oracle Architect
15 37 (3.65%) Business Analyst
16 34 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
17 33 (3.25%) Data Engineer
17 33 (3.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 31 (3.05%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (12.12%) Web Services
2 102 (10.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 96 (9.46%) Middleware
4 94 (9.26%) XML
5 89 (8.77%) Spring
6 82 (8.08%) .NET
7 67 (6.60%) HTML
8 65 (6.40%) REST
9 61 (6.01%) JSON
10 45 (4.43%) SOAP
11 44 (4.33%) Apache Camel
11 44 (4.33%) Spring Boot
12 43 (4.24%) AngularJS
13 42 (4.14%) Kafka
14 36 (3.55%) Hibernate
14 36 (3.55%) J2EE
15 34 (3.35%) HTML5
15 34 (3.35%) JMS
15 34 (3.35%) RESTful
16 29 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (3.94%) Clustering
4 28 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 25 (2.46%) Hedge funds
7 23 (2.27%) Data Structures
7 23 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 23 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 19 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.77%) Credit Risk
10 17 (1.67%) Reference Data
11 16 (1.58%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
12 15 (1.48%) Fixed Income
12 15 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.38%) Replication
13 14 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
14 11 (1.08%) Derivative
14 11 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 182 (17.93%) Linux
2 131 (12.91%) Windows
3 126 (12.41%) Unix
4 34 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (2.17%) Solaris
8 21 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (1.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 19 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
10 17 (1.67%) Windows 10
11 16 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (1.28%) AIX
13 12 (1.18%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.59%) CentOS
15 4 (0.39%) VMS
16 3 (0.30%) HPUX
16 3 (0.30%) zOS
17 2 (0.20%) SUSE
17 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (12.71%) Microservices
3 118 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (11.33%) Migration
5 114 (11.23%) Data Modelling
6 100 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
7 94 (9.26%) DevOps
8 88 (8.67%) Performance Tuning
9 86 (8.47%) ERP
10 77 (7.59%) Scrum
11 75 (7.39%) ETL
12 72 (7.09%) Software Engineering
13 70 (6.90%) SOA
14 65 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (6.11%) Test Automation
16 61 (6.01%) Analytics
17 60 (5.91%) Unit Testing
18 58 (5.71%) SDLC
19 55 (5.42%) Data Migration
20 50 (4.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 451 (44.43%) SQL
2 292 (28.77%) Java
3 181 (17.83%) PL/SQL
4 154 (15.17%) Python
5 79 (7.78%) C#
6 76 (7.49%) JavaScript
7 55 (5.42%) C++
8 51 (5.02%) T-SQL
9 44 (4.33%) Perl
9 44 (4.33%) PowerShell
9 44 (4.33%) Shell Script
10 39 (3.84%) Java 8
11 30 (2.96%) C
12 25 (2.46%) VB
13 22 (2.17%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.87%) Go
15 17 (1.67%) XPath
16 16 (1.58%) VBA
17 14 (1.38%) Scala
18 13 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 140 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 94 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 56 (5.52%) Degree
4 38 (3.74%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (1.77%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.58%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.49%) CIMA
9 5 (0.49%) CISM
9 5 (0.49%) CISSP
10 4 (0.39%) ACCA
10 4 (0.39%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.20%) RHCA
12 2 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.84%) QA
2 17 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.67%) SLA
3 12 (1.18%) GDPR
4 9 (0.89%) PMO
5 7 (0.69%) IFRS
5 7 (0.69%) MiFID
6 6 (0.59%) COREP
6 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.59%) NIST
6 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.49%) FINREP
7 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.30%) GxP
8 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) GAAP
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.20%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (5.91%) Docker
2 45 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 33 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
4 32 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.67%) HDFS
5 17 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.59%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.49%) NFS
8 5 (0.49%) Xen
9 4 (0.39%) KVM
9 4 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.30%) Firmware
10 3 (0.30%) Samba
10 3 (0.30%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.20%) Postfix
11 2 (0.20%) qmail
11 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 95 (9.36%) Kubernetes
2 45 (4.43%) Ansible
3 25 (2.46%) Puppet
4 16 (1.58%) Oracle RMAN
5 14 (1.38%) Data Guard
6 13 (1.28%) Nagios
6 13 (1.28%) Terraform
7 12 (1.18%) Control-M
8 10 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.99%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.79%) Netcool
10 6 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.59%) HP ALM
10 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (0.49%) Kibana
11 5 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 5 (0.49%) Netcool/Webtop
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 93 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.81%) SAP
3 55 (5.42%) IBM
3 55 (5.42%) MuleSoft
4 50 (4.93%) Informatica
5 49 (4.83%) Red Hat
6 42 (4.14%) Google
7 41 (4.04%) Splunk
8 36 (3.55%) VMware
9 27 (2.66%) HP
10 26 (2.56%) TIBCO
11 24 (2.36%) Sybase
12 23 (2.27%) Dell
12 23 (2.27%) Talend
13 19 (1.87%) webMethods
14 17 (1.67%) Hyperion
14 17 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
15 16 (1.58%) ServiceNow
16 14 (1.38%) CyberArk
17 13 (1.28%) Atlassian