Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 37 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,098 948 1,840
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 5.59% 5.86% 5.27%
As % of the Vendors category 15.15% 14.77% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,550 666 1,215
10th Percentile £400 £350 £363
25th Percentile £498 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £600 £625
90th Percentile £775 £713 £700
England median daily rate £539 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +7.75% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
10th Percentile " £37.80 £10.25
25th Percentile £24.50 £41.63 £11.19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £51.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -50.98% +218.75% -28.89%
75th Percentile £60.94 £66.13 £21.64
90th Percentile £82.88 £73.40 £47.93
England median hourly rate £41.49 £53.29 £46.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +15.85% +11.47%

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 13,851 6,418 13,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.91% 39.69% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,560 4,381 9,665
10th Percentile £331 £300 £263
25th Percentile £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 59 247
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.75 £12.48
25th Percentile £17.69 £17.95 £16.08
Median hourly rate £24.00 £24.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.03% +18.29% +9.63%
75th Percentile £45.89 £40.38 £28.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £19.20 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.52% +22.99% +7.97%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -6 220 £585 +10.12% 84
South London +33 39 £540 +1.89% 7
West London -12 31 £553 +16.32% 21
East London -20 11 £338 -3.57% 31
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 976 (46.52%) SQL
2 792 (37.75%) Finance
3 632 (30.12%) Java
4 615 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
5 530 (25.26%) Social Skills
6 518 (24.69%) SQL Server
7 434 (20.69%) Banking
8 408 (19.45%) Linux
9 402 (19.16%) Oracle Database
10 389 (18.54%) Python
11 343 (16.35%) .NET
12 318 (15.16%) C#
13 305 (14.54%) Windows
14 301 (14.35%) AWS
15 296 (14.11%) DevOps
16 293 (13.97%) PL/SQL
17 290 (13.82%) Azure
18 251 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
19 239 (11.39%) Spring
20 238 (11.34%) Migration
21 232 (11.06%) Unix
22 226 (10.77%) JIRA
22 226 (10.77%) Microservices
23 223 (10.63%) Relational Database
24 213 (10.15%) Jenkins
25 208 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
26 206 (9.82%) ERP
27 203 (9.68%) Microsoft
28 198 (9.44%) Git (software)
29 196 (9.34%) Front Office

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 85 (4.05%) Confluence
2 82 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 66 (3.15%) WebLogic
4 65 (3.10%) SharePoint
5 63 (3.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 55 (2.62%) Apache
7 53 (2.53%) Apache Spark
8 45 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 41 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 34 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (1.48%) IIS
12 30 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
13 27 (1.29%) JBoss
14 25 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (1.10%) SAS
16 17 (0.81%) Appian
17 9 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
18 8 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
19 7 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
20 6 (0.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 123 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.00%) Oracle Smart View
5 20 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.91%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.095%) Notepad++
9 2 (0.095%) Windchill
10 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 74 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (3.05%) Oracle ERP
3 43 (2.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 41 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 37 (1.76%) Oracle Payables
6 31 (1.48%) SunGard Martini
7 25 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
8 23 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
8 23 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (1.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 22 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
10 21 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
10 21 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
11 18 (0.86%) Hyperion Planning
11 18 (0.86%) NetSuite
12 16 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
13 15 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
14 14 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 13 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
16 11 (0.52%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 301 (14.35%) AWS
2 290 (13.82%) Azure
3 102 (4.86%) GCP
4 93 (4.43%) PaaS
5 87 (4.15%) GitHub
6 76 (3.62%) SaaS
7 65 (3.10%) Power Platform
8 50 (2.38%) Serverless
9 48 (2.29%) IaaS
10 46 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
11 38 (1.81%) Amazon S3
12 31 (1.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 31 (1.48%) OpenShift
13 30 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
14 28 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
15 27 (1.29%) Azure Logic Apps
16 25 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
17 24 (1.14%) Azure Functions
17 24 (1.14%) Azure Storage
18 23 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.48%) TCP/IP
2 52 (2.48%) Firewall
3 51 (2.43%) SAN
4 40 (1.91%) DNS
5 39 (1.86%) SSL
6 34 (1.62%) WAN
7 32 (1.53%) NAS
8 29 (1.38%) LAN
9 28 (1.33%) HTTP
10 26 (1.24%) VPN
11 25 (1.19%) FIX Connectivity
12 22 (1.05%) Kerberos
13 19 (0.91%) Internet
14 14 (0.67%) DHCP
15 12 (0.57%) iSCSI
16 10 (0.48%) FTP
16 10 (0.48%) SSH
17 9 (0.43%) IPsec
18 8 (0.38%) BGP
19 7 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 518 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 402 (19.16%) Oracle Database
3 223 (10.63%) Relational Database
4 208 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
5 156 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
6 148 (7.05%) MongoDB
7 145 (6.91%) Oracle Reports
8 132 (6.29%) Oracle Database 12c
9 124 (5.91%) NoSQL
10 116 (5.53%) MySQL
11 110 (5.24%) RDBMS
12 98 (4.67%) Big Data
13 60 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
14 58 (2.76%) Oracle ODI
15 57 (2.72%) Tableau
16 54 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
17 53 (2.53%) Power BI
18 50 (2.38%) DB2
19 47 (2.24%) Hadoop
20 44 (2.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 226 (10.77%) JIRA
2 213 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 198 (9.44%) Git (software)
4 109 (5.20%) Subversion
5 91 (4.34%) Maven
6 86 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 80 (3.81%) Bitbucket
8 55 (2.62%) Artifactory
9 50 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
10 46 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 37 (1.76%) JUnit
12 34 (1.62%) Robot Framework
13 32 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 32 (1.53%) GitLab
14 31 (1.48%) CppUnit
14 31 (1.48%) IntelliJ
15 26 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
16 22 (1.05%) Selenium
17 19 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 792 (37.75%) Finance
2 530 (25.26%) Social Skills
3 434 (20.69%) Banking
4 251 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
5 196 (9.34%) Front Office
6 191 (9.10%) Investment Banking
7 65 (3.10%) Public Sector
8 56 (2.67%) Presentation Skills
9 44 (2.10%) Retail
10 38 (1.81%) Marketing
11 37 (1.76%) Legal
12 36 (1.72%) Telecoms
13 35 (1.67%) Manufacturing
14 33 (1.57%) Financial Institution
15 32 (1.53%) General Ledger
16 29 (1.38%) Documentation Skills
17 26 (1.24%) Back Office
18 22 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
19 21 (1.00%) Electronics
20 16 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 804 (38.32%) Developer
2 267 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 232 (11.06%) Analyst
4 183 (8.72%) Architect
5 173 (8.25%) Consultant
6 144 (6.86%) C# Developer
7 142 (6.77%) Senior Developer
8 114 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
9 103 (4.91%) Project Manager
10 90 (4.29%) Business Analyst
11 84 (4.00%) DBA
12 81 (3.86%) Front Office Developer
13 78 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
14 72 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
15 71 (3.38%) Oracle Consultant
16 70 (3.34%) Oracle DBA
17 68 (3.24%) SQL Developer
18 64 (3.05%) Data Engineer
18 64 (3.05%) Python Developer
19 59 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (16.35%) .NET
2 239 (11.39%) Spring
3 174 (8.29%) REST
4 166 (7.91%) Spring Boot
5 144 (6.86%) AngularJS
6 140 (6.67%) HTML
7 137 (6.53%) XML
8 131 (6.24%) Web Services
9 114 (5.43%) Kafka
10 110 (5.24%) .NET Framework
10 110 (5.24%) RESTful
11 100 (4.77%) JSON
12 94 (4.48%) Oracle Fusion
13 92 (4.39%) React
14 88 (4.19%) CSS
15 87 (4.15%) .NET Core
16 79 (3.77%) Middleware
17 71 (3.38%) FIX Protocol
18 67 (3.19%) Hibernate
19 66 (3.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 104 (4.96%) Derivative
2 102 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 97 (4.62%) Fixed Income
4 62 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 61 (2.91%) Legacy Systems
6 53 (2.53%) Data Protection Act
7 50 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 49 (2.34%) Data Structures
8 49 (2.34%) User Experience
9 48 (2.29%) Replication
10 45 (2.14%) Equities
11 43 (2.05%) Cloud Native
12 41 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (1.67%) Management Information System
14 34 (1.62%) Clustering
15 28 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
16 25 (1.19%) Reference Data
17 23 (1.10%) Public Cloud
18 21 (1.00%) Legacy Applications
19 20 (0.95%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 408 (19.45%) Linux
2 305 (14.54%) Windows
3 232 (11.06%) Unix
4 73 (3.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 37 (1.76%) Solaris
7 25 (1.19%) Windows 10
8 24 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 24 (1.14%) Windows Server 2019
9 23 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.91%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
12 15 (0.71%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.62%) CentOS
14 12 (0.57%) AIX
14 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (0.43%) Debian
16 8 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
16 8 (0.38%) HPUX
17 7 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (14.11%) DevOps
3 238 (11.34%) Migration
4 226 (10.77%) Microservices
5 206 (9.82%) ERP
6 195 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
7 192 (9.15%) Scrum
8 188 (8.96%) Test Automation
9 179 (8.53%) ETL
9 179 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
10 170 (8.10%) Multithreading
11 141 (6.72%) Analytics
12 128 (6.10%) TDD
13 124 (5.91%) Full Stack Development
14 123 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
15 122 (5.82%) Software Engineering
16 118 (5.62%) SDLC
17 117 (5.58%) Data Migration
18 111 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
19 108 (5.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 976 (46.52%) SQL
2 632 (30.12%) Java
3 389 (18.54%) Python
4 318 (15.16%) C#
5 293 (13.97%) PL/SQL
6 195 (9.29%) JavaScript
7 134 (6.39%) C++
8 129 (6.15%) Java 8
9 99 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 90 (4.29%) T-SQL
11 80 (3.81%) VBA
12 73 (3.48%) PowerShell
13 65 (3.10%) VB.NET
14 63 (3.00%) Groovy
15 62 (2.96%) Bash Shell
16 61 (2.91%) Scala
16 61 (2.91%) VB
17 58 (2.76%) Perl
18 53 (2.53%) C
19 46 (2.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 177 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 124 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 87 (4.15%) Degree
4 43 (2.05%) DV Cleared
5 24 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (0.62%) ACCA
6 13 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.48%) CIMA
7 10 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.48%) ISEB
8 8 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.29%) CISM
10 6 (0.29%) CISSP
10 6 (0.29%) OCP
11 5 (0.24%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.72%) QA
2 38 (1.81%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.29%) GDPR
4 19 (0.91%) Accessibility
5 17 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.76%) PMO
7 15 (0.71%) SLA
8 13 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.48%) IFRS
9 10 (0.48%) WCAG
10 7 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (0.29%) ISO 20022
12 5 (0.24%) HL7
12 5 (0.24%) NIST
13 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.14%) GAAP
14 3 (0.14%) ISO 15022
14 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.095%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 177 (8.44%) Docker
2 102 (4.86%) Active Directory
3 66 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (0.81%) NFS
6 16 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (0.76%) vSphere
7 13 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.52%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.43%) OpenAM
10 7 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.24%) HDFS
11 5 (0.24%) KVM
11 5 (0.24%) SRDF
11 5 (0.24%) Xen
12 4 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
13 3 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 188 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 161 (7.67%) Ansible
3 77 (3.67%) Terraform
4 68 (3.24%) BladeLogic
5 51 (2.43%) Data Guard
6 48 (2.29%) ITRS Geneos
7 40 (1.91%) Puppet
8 27 (1.29%) Grafana
8 27 (1.29%) Kibana
9 26 (1.24%) Prometheus
10 21 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 19 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
12 18 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (0.71%) Control-M
14 13 (0.62%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 13 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
15 12 (0.57%) Nagios
15 12 (0.57%) Oozie
16 11 (0.52%) logstash
Vendors
1 203 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 168 (8.01%) SAP
3 85 (4.05%) IBM
3 85 (4.05%) Splunk
4 77 (3.67%) VMware
5 73 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 63 (3.00%) Informatica
7 59 (2.81%) Google
8 56 (2.67%) Sybase
9 54 (2.57%) MuleSoft
10 51 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
11 43 (2.05%) TIBCO
12 40 (1.91%) Citrix
13 35 (1.67%) Murex
14 34 (1.62%) FIS
14 34 (1.62%) ServiceNow
15 33 (1.57%) Cisco
15 33 (1.57%) Hyperion
16 32 (1.53%) SunGard
17 28 (1.33%) AppDynamics