Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 33 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,729 2,685 3,503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 5.92% 5.96% 7.84%
As % of the Vendors category 14.90% 14.60% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,896 1,725 2,277
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £367 £315 £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 3 12 6
London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.91 £23.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.48% +38.12% +7.94%
10th Percentile £20.45 £19.19 £17.38
90th Percentile £42.64 £40.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +5.96% +33.63% -8.87%

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 18,320 18,387 18,989
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.73% 40.82% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,410 12,454 12,736
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 275
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.87 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -16 406 £525 -2.33% 116
South London +24 181 £525 +5.00% 16
West London 0 126 £500 +17.65% 68
East London -4 65 £500 +1.01% 26
North London +9 20 £525 +27.27% 5
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1,033 (37.85%) SQL
2 1,028 (37.67%) Finance
3 806 (29.53%) Java
4 739 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 569 (20.85%) SQL Server
6 438 (16.05%) Linux
7 412 (15.10%) Unix
8 404 (14.80%) Banking
9 382 (14.00%) Oracle Database
10 353 (12.94%) Python
11 343 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
12 329 (12.06%) PL/SQL
13 319 (11.69%) Windows
14 314 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
15 311 (11.40%) Relational Database
16 294 (10.77%) C#
17 281 (10.30%) MySQL
18 276 (10.11%) Migration
19 271 (9.93%) Jenkins
20 268 (9.82%) TDD
21 256 (9.38%) XML
22 253 (9.27%) .NET
23 252 (9.23%) JavaScript
23 252 (9.23%) ETL
24 248 (9.09%) Security Cleared
25 243 (8.90%) Microsoft
26 242 (8.87%) Spring
27 239 (8.76%) ERP
28 236 (8.65%) DevOps
29 232 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 202 (7.40%) WebLogic
2 144 (5.28%) Tomcat
2 144 (5.28%) WebSphere
3 135 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 122 (4.47%) Apache
5 84 (3.08%) Apache Spark
6 78 (2.86%) OpenStack
7 72 (2.64%) IIS
8 67 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 51 (1.87%) Confluence
10 50 (1.83%) JBoss
11 43 (1.58%) Oracle Service Bus
12 41 (1.50%) SAS
13 39 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (1.10%) SharePoint
15 29 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
16 26 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
17 18 (0.66%) CMS
18 16 (0.59%) Mule
19 15 (0.55%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 149 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 41 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Windchill
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.11%) HipChat
7 3 (0.11%) SPSS
8 2 (0.073%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.037%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.037%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.037%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.037%) Stata
Business Applications
1 124 (4.54%) Oracle EBS
2 122 (4.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 107 (3.92%) Oracle Financials
4 88 (3.22%) Oracle ERP
5 76 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
6 65 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
7 57 (2.09%) Oracle Receivables
7 57 (2.09%) Oracle Retail
8 46 (1.69%) Oracle Cash Management
9 45 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 38 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
11 28 (1.03%) Oracle FAH
12 26 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
12 26 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
13 24 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
14 22 (0.81%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 19 (0.70%) ION MarketView
16 18 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
16 18 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
17 17 (0.62%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 343 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 232 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (2.86%) PaaS
4 70 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
5 69 (2.53%) Amazon S3
6 61 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 56 (2.05%) GitHub
8 54 (1.98%) IaaS
9 35 (1.28%) OpenShift
10 31 (1.14%) SaaS
11 23 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
14 17 (0.62%) Serverless
15 16 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (0.48%) Apigee
17 12 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
18 11 (0.40%) Office 365
18 11 (0.40%) Taleo
19 10 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.46%) Firewall
2 38 (1.39%) SAN
3 29 (1.06%) DNS
4 20 (0.73%) LAN
4 20 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.73%) WAN
5 18 (0.66%) NAS
6 17 (0.62%) HTTP
6 17 (0.62%) Kerberos
6 17 (0.62%) VPN
7 15 (0.55%) Ethernet
7 15 (0.55%) SSH
8 12 (0.44%) Internet
9 11 (0.40%) FTP
10 9 (0.33%) DHCP
10 9 (0.33%) SSL
11 8 (0.29%) MPLS
11 8 (0.29%) SMS
11 8 (0.29%) WLAN
12 7 (0.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 569 (20.85%) SQL Server
2 382 (14.00%) Oracle Database
3 311 (11.40%) Relational Database
4 281 (10.30%) MySQL
5 208 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
6 197 (7.22%) RDBMS
7 187 (6.85%) NoSQL
8 164 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
9 160 (5.86%) Oracle Reports
10 149 (5.46%) Hadoop
11 131 (4.80%) Big Data
12 130 (4.76%) MongoDB
13 101 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
14 97 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 79 (2.89%) Apache Hive
16 76 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
17 70 (2.57%) Impala
18 59 (2.16%) DB2
19 55 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
20 51 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 271 (9.93%) Jenkins
2 211 (7.73%) Git (software)
3 174 (6.38%) JIRA
4 113 (4.14%) Maven
5 103 (3.77%) Subversion
6 88 (3.22%) NUnit
7 77 (2.82%) MSTest
8 72 (2.64%) TeamCity
9 48 (1.76%) Selenium
10 45 (1.65%) GitLab
11 42 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
12 41 (1.50%) Artifactory
13 37 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 37 (1.36%) SoapUI
14 33 (1.21%) JUnit
15 32 (1.17%) Bitbucket
15 32 (1.17%) Visual Studio
16 29 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (1.03%) JDeveloper
18 27 (0.99%) JMeter
General
1 1,028 (37.67%) Finance
2 404 (14.80%) Banking
3 197 (7.22%) Front Office
4 163 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 141 (5.17%) Retail
6 75 (2.75%) Back Office
7 73 (2.67%) Financial Institution
8 71 (2.60%) General Ledger
9 46 (1.69%) Marketing
10 34 (1.25%) Legal
11 31 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 22 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.70%) Billing
14 17 (0.62%) Publishing
15 16 (0.59%) Law
16 15 (0.55%) Games
17 13 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.33%) Electronics
19 8 (0.29%) Retail Banking
20 6 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,075 (39.39%) Developer
2 361 (13.23%) Java Developer
3 330 (12.09%) Analyst
4 272 (9.97%) Consultant
5 263 (9.64%) Architect
6 170 (6.23%) Oracle Developer
7 154 (5.64%) Oracle Consultant
8 146 (5.35%) Senior Developer
9 136 (4.98%) Business Analyst
10 135 (4.95%) C# Developer
11 101 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
12 91 (3.33%) .NET Developer
12 91 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
13 85 (3.11%) Oracle Analyst
14 84 (3.08%) C++ Developer
15 79 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
15 79 (2.89%) SQL Developer
16 77 (2.82%) Project Manager
17 69 (2.53%) DBA
18 66 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (9.38%) XML
2 253 (9.27%) .NET
3 242 (8.87%) Spring
4 219 (8.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 216 (7.91%) HTML
6 200 (7.33%) Web Services
7 195 (7.15%) AngularJS
8 192 (7.04%) Middleware
9 158 (5.79%) REST
10 155 (5.68%) CSS
11 132 (4.84%) J2EE
12 108 (3.96%) Hibernate
13 98 (3.59%) JSON
14 93 (3.41%) HTML5
15 92 (3.37%) Node.js
16 90 (3.30%) JMS
17 87 (3.19%) SOAP
18 83 (3.04%) Spring Boot
19 74 (2.71%) STL
20 72 (2.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 187 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (4.32%) Fixed Income
3 112 (4.10%) Derivative
4 107 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 63 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 61 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 60 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 60 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 57 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
9 55 (2.02%) Algorithms
10 52 (1.91%) Wiki
11 51 (1.87%) Hedge funds
12 41 (1.50%) Clustering
13 40 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
14 38 (1.39%) Equities
15 35 (1.28%) Data Structures
16 34 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
17 32 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 31 (1.14%) User Experience
19 24 (0.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 438 (16.05%) Linux
2 412 (15.10%) Unix
3 319 (11.69%) Windows
4 85 (3.11%) Solaris
5 68 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 62 (2.27%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.59%) AIX
7 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.37%) CentOS
10 10 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.26%) SUSE
12 6 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.15%) Debian
15 3 (0.11%) HPUX
15 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 314 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
3 276 (10.11%) Migration
4 268 (9.82%) TDD
5 252 (9.23%) ETL
6 239 (8.76%) ERP
7 236 (8.65%) DevOps
8 223 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
9 202 (7.40%) Scrum
10 201 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 199 (7.29%) OO
12 188 (6.89%) SDLC
13 184 (6.74%) Microservices
14 181 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
15 159 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 148 (5.42%) Data Modelling
17 138 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
18 136 (4.98%) SOA
19 134 (4.91%) Project Management
20 133 (4.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,033 (37.85%) SQL
2 806 (29.53%) Java
3 353 (12.94%) Python
4 329 (12.06%) PL/SQL
5 294 (10.77%) C#
6 252 (9.23%) JavaScript
7 156 (5.72%) Shell Script
8 119 (4.36%) Java 8
9 117 (4.29%) C++
10 105 (3.85%) Bash Shell
11 90 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 84 (3.08%) Perl
13 70 (2.57%) Korn
14 69 (2.53%) Scala
15 66 (2.42%) T-SQL
16 43 (1.58%) TypeScript
17 38 (1.39%) C
18 35 (1.28%) PHP
18 35 (1.28%) VBA
19 32 (1.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 248 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 192 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 104 (3.81%) Degree
4 33 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (0.99%) CISSP
7 24 (0.88%) CISM
8 13 (0.48%) CCNA
8 13 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (0.37%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.33%) CCSA
12 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (0.29%) PMP
14 7 (0.26%) ISEB
14 7 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (4.47%) QA
2 51 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.99%) PMO
4 16 (0.59%) MiFID
5 13 (0.48%) GDPR
5 13 (0.48%) IFRS
6 12 (0.44%) PSD2
7 9 (0.33%) Basel III
7 9 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.26%) SLA
9 6 (0.22%) COBIT
10 5 (0.18%) SEPA
11 4 (0.15%) Basel II
11 4 (0.15%) IFRS 9
12 3 (0.11%) GAAP
12 3 (0.11%) HL7
12 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.073%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 121 (4.43%) Docker
2 85 (3.11%) Active Directory
3 61 (2.24%) HDFS
4 46 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
6 20 (0.73%) Apache Flume
7 17 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (0.44%) vSphere
10 10 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.22%) NFS
13 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
13 4 (0.15%) vCloud
14 2 (0.073%) Firmware
14 2 (0.073%) KVM
14 2 (0.073%) LXC
14 2 (0.073%) XenApp
15 1 (0.037%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.037%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 221 (8.10%) Ansible
2 184 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
3 178 (6.52%) Puppet
4 75 (2.75%) Kubernetes
5 45 (1.65%) Hadoop YARN
6 38 (1.39%) Terraform
7 37 (1.36%) ITRS Geneos
8 29 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 27 (0.99%) Control-M
10 25 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
11 20 (0.73%) Data Guard
12 18 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (0.55%) Kibana
13 15 (0.55%) logstash
14 14 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
14 14 (0.51%) Rancher
15 13 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
15 13 (0.48%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
16 12 (0.44%) BladeLogic
17 10 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 243 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 187 (6.85%) SAP
3 157 (5.75%) IBM
4 93 (3.41%) Sybase
5 79 (2.89%) Red Hat
6 68 (2.49%) VMware
7 65 (2.38%) Cloudera
8 64 (2.35%) Google
8 64 (2.35%) TIBCO
9 60 (2.20%) Hyperion
10 59 (2.16%) Talend
11 53 (1.94%) Informatica
12 47 (1.72%) Tableau
13 45 (1.65%) Adobe
14 44 (1.61%) Citrix
15 31 (1.14%) CyberArk
15 31 (1.14%) MuleSoft
16 30 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (1.10%) Splunk
17 28 (1.03%) Cisco