Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 13 December 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 32 14
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 144 155 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.49% 5.32% 8.77%
As % of the Vendors category 10.71% 12.69% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 90 160
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £298
90th Percentile £585 £650 £513
North West median daily rate £421 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.88% +6.25% -7.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £15.69 -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,344 1,221 1,493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.87% 41.87% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 755 877
Manchester median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £250
90th Percentile £556 £597 £551
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 71 33
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +11.66% +7.41%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.75 £10.30
90th Percentile £38.75 £40.25 £35.85
North West median hourly rate £18.25 £16.19 £19.63
% change year-on-year +12.72% -17.50% +15.44%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Manchester

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Stockport +6 4 £413 -2.94% 4
Bolton -7 4 £400 +10.34% 1
Altrincham 0 2 - - 3
Oracle
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 69 (47.92%) SQL
2 67 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.00%) Scrum
4 35 (24.31%) MySQL
4 35 (24.31%) Linux
5 29 (20.14%) Java
6 28 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 26 (18.06%) PHP
7 26 (18.06%) Relational Database
8 25 (17.36%) .NET
9 24 (16.67%) Finance
10 23 (15.97%) Microsoft
10 23 (15.97%) DevOps
11 20 (13.89%) Oracle Database
11 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (13.89%) Jenkins
11 20 (13.89%) OO
11 20 (13.89%) TDD
12 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
13 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (12.50%) C#
13 18 (12.50%) Unix
14 17 (11.81%) XML
14 17 (11.81%) JavaScript
14 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
15 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (11.11%) Python
16 15 (10.42%) OOP
16 15 (10.42%) JIRA
17 14 (9.72%) JSON

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (4.86%) CMS
1 7 (4.86%) Confluence
1 7 (4.86%) Drupal
2 5 (3.47%) IIS
2 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.08%) Apache
4 3 (2.08%) JBoss
4 3 (2.08%) SAS
4 3 (2.08%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.39%) CICS
5 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.39%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.39%) WildFly
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.39%) Elite 3E
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.69%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.86%) Boomi
3 7 (4.86%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.08%) Office 365
4 3 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (1.39%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.25%) SMS
2 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.31%) MySQL
2 28 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 26 (18.06%) Relational Database
4 20 (13.89%) Oracle Database
5 11 (7.64%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.94%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.25%) DB2
8 8 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 7 (4.86%) MariaDB
9 7 (4.86%) Oracle Discoverer
10 6 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
10 6 (4.17%) Power BI
11 5 (3.47%) Ingres
11 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.78%) Big Data
13 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.42%) JIRA
4 11 (7.64%) Selenium
5 9 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.56%) JUnit
7 6 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 6 (4.17%) TestNG
8 5 (3.47%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.47%) Mockito
8 5 (3.47%) Subversion
8 5 (3.47%) Vagrant
9 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.08%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.08%) Maven
10 2 (1.39%) GitLab
10 2 (1.39%) JMeter
10 2 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.39%) Ranorex
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Billing
3 8 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.08%) Law
4 3 (2.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (44.44%) Developer
2 20 (13.89%) Analyst
2 20 (13.89%) PHP Developer
3 13 (9.03%) Consultant
4 11 (7.64%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Business Analyst
6 8 (5.56%) DBA
6 8 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.86%) Architect
8 6 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.47%) Azure Consultant
9 5 (3.47%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (2.78%) Administrator
10 4 (2.78%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.36%) .NET
2 17 (11.81%) XML
3 14 (9.72%) jQuery
3 14 (9.72%) JSON
3 14 (9.72%) SOAP
4 10 (6.94%) HTML
4 10 (6.94%) Spring
4 10 (6.94%) Web Services
5 8 (5.56%) CSS
5 8 (5.56%) REST
5 8 (5.56%) RESTful
6 7 (4.86%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.86%) React
6 7 (4.86%) WSDL
7 6 (4.17%) Middleware
8 5 (3.47%) EJB
8 5 (3.47%) Java EE
8 5 (3.47%) Kafka
9 4 (2.78%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.78%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.39%) FMCG
3 2 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.39%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.69%) CMDB
4 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.31%) Linux
2 18 (12.50%) Unix
3 13 (9.03%) Windows
4 12 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.17%) CentOS
6 3 (2.08%) AIX
6 3 (2.08%) Solaris
7 2 (1.39%) Android
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.00%) Scrum
3 23 (15.97%) DevOps
4 20 (13.89%) OO
4 20 (13.89%) TDD
5 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
6 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.42%) OOP
8 13 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.03%) ETL
8 13 (9.03%) MVC
9 12 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.64%) CRM
10 11 (7.64%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (7.64%) ITIL
11 10 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (6.94%) Unit Testing
12 9 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (6.25%) OO PHP
12 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.92%) SQL
2 29 (20.14%) Java
3 26 (18.06%) PHP
4 18 (12.50%) C#
5 17 (11.81%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.11%) Python
7 10 (6.94%) Perl
8 9 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.86%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.08%) PHP 7
11 3 (2.08%) Scala
11 3 (2.08%) VBA
12 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.39%) JCL
12 2 (1.39%) Ruby
13 1 (0.69%) ES6
13 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.86%) Degree
5 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.39%) ISEB
6 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.69%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.69%) HND
7 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Docker
2 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) Terraform
2 7 (4.86%) Puppet
3 5 (3.47%) Ansible
3 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.78%) Data Guard
4 4 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.39%) Kibana
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.69%) Ambari
6 1 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.94%) Informatica
2 10 (6.94%) SAP
3 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.86%) Dell
4 7 (4.86%) MuleSoft
5 5 (3.47%) Cloudera
6 4 (2.78%) Teradata
7 3 (2.08%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.08%) Zend
8 2 (1.39%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.39%) Citrix
8 2 (1.39%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.39%) IBM
8 2 (1.39%) MapR
8 2 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.39%) Northgate
8 2 (1.39%) Reuters
8 2 (1.39%) Splunk
8 2 (1.39%) VMware