Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 30 18
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,528 2,801 3,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.55% 6.57% 8.13%
As % of the Vendors category 14.03% 15.76% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,765 1,859 2,401
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 16
London median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.33% -10.18% +67.00%
10th Percentile £20.25 £20.75 £19.48
90th Percentile £68.42 £44.50 £47.25
England median hourly rate £39.38 £36.91 £30.50
% change year-on-year +6.69% +21.00% -6.15%

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 18,024 17,775 19,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.60% 41.71% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,251 11,952 12,945
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 237 235
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.15 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £40.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.58% -0.29%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -20 400 £525 - 134
West London +5 155 £525 +41.89% 62
South London +13 143 £525 +5.00% 19
East London -1 70 £500 +6.16% 26
North London +8 14 £500 +53.85% 5
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 983 (38.88%) SQL
2 916 (36.23%) Finance
3 736 (29.11%) Java
4 712 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
5 503 (19.90%) SQL Server
6 409 (16.18%) Linux
7 366 (14.48%) Unix
8 365 (14.44%) Banking
9 360 (14.24%) Oracle Database
10 352 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
11 349 (13.81%) Python
12 313 (12.38%) PL/SQL
13 297 (11.75%) Windows
14 274 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
15 273 (10.80%) Relational Database
15 273 (10.80%) XML
16 264 (10.44%) C#
17 258 (10.21%) MySQL
18 254 (10.05%) ETL
19 250 (9.89%) Jenkins
20 248 (9.81%) Microsoft
21 241 (9.53%) JavaScript
22 240 (9.49%) TDD
23 223 (8.82%) Migration
24 222 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
25 214 (8.47%) Web Services
26 212 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
27 206 (8.15%) .NET
28 204 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
29 203 (8.03%) Spring

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
1 175 (6.92%) WebLogic
2 149 (5.89%) Tomcat
2 149 (5.89%) WebSphere
3 130 (5.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 110 (4.35%) Apache
5 88 (3.48%) OpenStack
6 80 (3.16%) Apache Spark
7 70 (2.77%) Oracle Workflow
8 69 (2.73%) Confluence
9 54 (2.14%) JBoss
10 53 (2.10%) SAS
11 52 (2.06%) IIS
12 39 (1.54%) SharePoint
13 38 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
14 36 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
15 33 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
16 22 (0.87%) CMS
17 20 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
18 13 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 149 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 36 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.32%) Chatbot
6 8 (0.32%) Windchill
7 7 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) Stata
8 6 (0.24%) SPSS
9 4 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.12%) HipChat
11 1 (0.040%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.040%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.040%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 130 (5.14%) Oracle EBS
2 95 (3.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 78 (3.09%) Oracle Financials
4 49 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
5 48 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 48 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
6 39 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 37 (1.46%) Oracle Receivables
7 37 (1.46%) Oracle Retail
8 27 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
9 26 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
9 26 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
10 21 (0.83%) SAP ERP
11 20 (0.79%) ION MarketView
12 19 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
13 18 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
14 17 (0.67%) Actimize
15 16 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
15 16 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 352 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.10%) GitHub
4 51 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (1.82%) Amazon S3
6 42 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 28 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (1.07%) SaaS
9 25 (0.99%) PaaS
10 23 (0.91%) IaaS
11 18 (0.71%) OpenShift
12 16 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
13 15 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
15 12 (0.47%) Office 365
15 12 (0.47%) Serverless
16 11 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
18 9 (0.36%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.61%) Firewall
2 39 (1.54%) SAN
3 30 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.15%) DNS
5 23 (0.91%) NAS
5 23 (0.91%) SSH
6 22 (0.87%) VPN
7 18 (0.71%) SMS
8 17 (0.67%) Internet
9 16 (0.63%) HTTP
9 16 (0.63%) LAN
9 16 (0.63%) SSL
9 16 (0.63%) WAN
10 15 (0.59%) Ethernet
11 13 (0.51%) FTP
12 11 (0.44%) DHCP
12 11 (0.44%) Kerberos
13 9 (0.36%) Multicast
13 9 (0.36%) Skype
14 8 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 503 (19.90%) SQL Server
2 360 (14.24%) Oracle Database
3 273 (10.80%) Relational Database
4 258 (10.21%) MySQL
5 222 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
6 186 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
7 153 (6.05%) NoSQL
8 136 (5.38%) RDBMS
9 133 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 132 (5.22%) Hadoop
10 132 (5.22%) Oracle Reports
11 129 (5.10%) MongoDB
12 119 (4.71%) Big Data
13 74 (2.93%) DB2
14 73 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 70 (2.77%) Oracle Database 12c
16 68 (2.69%) Apache Hive
17 52 (2.06%) Impala
18 44 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
18 44 (1.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 250 (9.89%) Jenkins
2 196 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 183 (7.24%) JIRA
4 91 (3.60%) NUnit
5 90 (3.56%) Maven
6 89 (3.52%) Subversion
7 78 (3.09%) MSTest
8 46 (1.82%) TeamCity
9 45 (1.78%) Selenium
10 44 (1.74%) GitLab
11 43 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 42 (1.66%) JUnit
13 33 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (1.15%) Cucumber
15 27 (1.07%) Ant
15 27 (1.07%) Visual Studio
16 26 (1.03%) Gradle
16 26 (1.03%) SoapUI
17 23 (0.91%) Eclipse
17 23 (0.91%) Mockito
General
1 916 (36.23%) Finance
2 365 (14.44%) Banking
3 179 (7.08%) Front Office
4 143 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 120 (4.75%) Retail
6 65 (2.57%) Back Office
7 56 (2.22%) General Ledger
8 55 (2.18%) Financial Institution
9 43 (1.70%) Legal
10 37 (1.46%) Marketing
11 35 (1.38%) Telecoms
12 23 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.83%) Publishing
14 15 (0.59%) French Language
15 14 (0.55%) Billing
16 11 (0.44%) Games
17 10 (0.40%) Law
17 10 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.40%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 964 (38.13%) Developer
2 333 (13.17%) Analyst
3 307 (12.14%) Java Developer
4 273 (10.80%) Architect
5 232 (9.18%) Consultant
6 127 (5.02%) Oracle Developer
7 122 (4.83%) Oracle Consultant
7 122 (4.83%) Senior Developer
8 113 (4.47%) C# Developer
9 110 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
10 104 (4.11%) Business Analyst
11 91 (3.60%) Senior Java Developer
12 85 (3.36%) .NET Developer
12 85 (3.36%) Oracle Analyst
12 85 (3.36%) SQL Developer
13 78 (3.09%) C++ Developer
14 75 (2.97%) Python Developer
15 74 (2.93%) Project Manager
16 71 (2.81%) DBA
17 64 (2.53%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (10.80%) XML
2 214 (8.47%) Web Services
3 206 (8.15%) .NET
4 203 (8.03%) Spring
5 187 (7.40%) HTML
6 163 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 162 (6.41%) Middleware
8 156 (6.17%) REST
9 151 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
10 128 (5.06%) CSS
11 114 (4.51%) J2EE
12 101 (4.00%) SOAP
13 93 (3.68%) Hibernate
14 81 (3.20%) JSON
15 78 (3.09%) Node.js
16 72 (2.85%) STL
17 70 (2.77%) JMS
18 69 (2.73%) HTML5
18 69 (2.73%) Kafka
19 67 (2.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 204 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (3.72%) Fixed Income
3 92 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 84 (3.32%) Derivative
5 77 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 76 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
7 63 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 61 (2.41%) Algorithms
9 47 (1.86%) Hedge funds
10 46 (1.82%) Data Centre
11 41 (1.62%) Data Structures
12 35 (1.38%) Equities
12 35 (1.38%) Wiki
13 34 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
14 33 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.31%) Equity Derivative
15 30 (1.19%) Credit Risk
15 30 (1.19%) User Experience
16 29 (1.15%) Clustering
17 24 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 409 (16.18%) Linux
2 366 (14.48%) Unix
3 297 (11.75%) Windows
4 86 (3.40%) Solaris
5 54 (2.14%) Windows Server
6 48 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.67%) CentOS
9 15 (0.59%) AIX
10 14 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 14 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.28%) Android
12 7 (0.28%) Debian
12 7 (0.28%) SUSE
13 6 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 712 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
3 254 (10.05%) ETL
4 240 (9.49%) TDD
5 223 (8.82%) Migration
6 199 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
7 197 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
7 197 (7.79%) DevOps
8 191 (7.56%) ERP
9 171 (6.76%) OO
10 163 (6.45%) Scrum
11 161 (6.37%) SDLC
12 156 (6.17%) Data Modelling
13 153 (6.05%) Test Automation
14 151 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
15 147 (5.81%) Analytics
16 132 (5.22%) Workflow
17 131 (5.18%) SOA
18 118 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
19 117 (4.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 983 (38.88%) SQL
2 736 (29.11%) Java
3 349 (13.81%) Python
4 313 (12.38%) PL/SQL
5 264 (10.44%) C#
6 241 (9.53%) JavaScript
7 133 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 118 (4.67%) C++
9 110 (4.35%) Bash Shell
10 93 (3.68%) Java 8
11 79 (3.13%) Scala
12 78 (3.09%) PowerShell
13 76 (3.01%) Perl
14 61 (2.41%) T-SQL
15 59 (2.33%) C
16 53 (2.10%) VBA
17 51 (2.02%) R
18 45 (1.78%) Korn
19 41 (1.62%) PHP
20 38 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 187 (7.40%) Security Cleared
2 133 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 120 (4.75%) Degree
4 38 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
7 18 (0.71%) CCNA
7 18 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (0.67%) CISSP
8 17 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 13 (0.51%) CISM
11 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 10 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.28%) CCSA
14 7 (0.28%) ISEB
14 7 (0.28%) PhD
14 7 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.15%) QA
2 61 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.07%) PMO
4 24 (0.95%) GDPR
5 22 (0.87%) MiFID
5 22 (0.87%) SLA
6 15 (0.59%) GCP
7 13 (0.51%) IFRS
7 13 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.44%) COBIT
8 11 (0.44%) SEPA
9 10 (0.40%) IFRS 9
9 10 (0.40%) PSD2
10 5 (0.20%) HL7
11 4 (0.16%) Basel II
12 3 (0.12%) COREP
12 3 (0.12%) FINREP
12 3 (0.12%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (3.76%) Docker
2 83 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
5 39 (1.54%) HDFS
6 21 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.67%) Apache Flume
8 14 (0.55%) vSphere
9 13 (0.51%) NFS
10 11 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.28%) KVM
13 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.24%) vCloud
13 6 (0.24%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.12%) Xen
14 3 (0.12%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.079%) Squid
15 2 (0.079%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 199 (7.87%) Ansible
2 173 (6.84%) Opscode Chef
3 171 (6.76%) Puppet
4 34 (1.34%) Terraform
5 32 (1.27%) Data Guard
5 32 (1.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 31 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
7 30 (1.19%) Kubernetes
8 29 (1.15%) Control-M
9 27 (1.07%) Oracle Identity Management
10 20 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
11 18 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 17 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.55%) Oozie
14 12 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
15 10 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.40%) Kibana
16 9 (0.36%) NetBackup
16 9 (0.36%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
17 8 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 248 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 181 (7.16%) SAP
3 179 (7.08%) IBM
4 88 (3.48%) Sybase
5 75 (2.97%) Informatica
6 74 (2.93%) VMware
7 67 (2.65%) TIBCO
8 66 (2.61%) Tableau
9 65 (2.57%) Hyperion
9 65 (2.57%) Red Hat
10 57 (2.25%) Talend
11 55 (2.18%) Cloudera
12 54 (2.14%) Google
13 39 (1.54%) Adobe
13 39 (1.54%) Cisco
14 36 (1.42%) Cognos
15 34 (1.34%) Citrix
16 33 (1.31%) MuleSoft
17 31 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
18 27 (1.07%) Splunk