Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 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 > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 262 370 592
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.53% 7.30% 7.83%
As % of the Vendors category 22.04% 15.68% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 222 349
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £540 £638 £575
England median daily rate £498 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +1.53% -2.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 12
Median hourly rate £33.50 £34.08 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.71% -31.84% +43.88%
10th Percentile £20.30 £23.67 £40.65
90th Percentile £46.70 £45.22 £60.36
England median hourly rate £55.00 £42.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +30.95% -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 the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,189 2,360 3,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 47.77% 46.59% 44.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 1,427 1,994
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £206 £213
90th Percentile £540 £588 £561
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 134 186
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.93 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.72% +6.20% +3.36%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.65 £9.41
90th Percentile £39.38 £43.06 £27.88
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.99% +6.89% +2.91%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the Midlands

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands +8 197 £410 -8.89% 41
East Midlands +8 61 £500 +14.29% 28
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 150 (57.25%) SQL
2 116 (44.27%) Unix
3 92 (35.11%) Java
4 84 (32.06%) PL/SQL
5 83 (31.68%) Windows
5 83 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (30.53%) WebLogic
7 59 (22.52%) Linux
7 59 (22.52%) Public Sector
8 58 (22.14%) webMethods
9 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
10 54 (20.61%) XML
11 52 (19.85%) Shell Script
11 52 (19.85%) Test Strategy
12 50 (19.08%) J2EE
12 50 (19.08%) Oracle Database
13 49 (18.70%) OO
13 49 (18.70%) RUP
14 48 (18.32%) SQL Server
14 48 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (18.32%) Configuration Management
14 48 (18.32%) Process Improvement
15 47 (17.94%) Security Cleared
15 47 (17.94%) Git (software)
16 46 (17.56%) BEA
16 46 (17.56%) Jenkins
17 44 (16.79%) Microservices
18 43 (16.41%) MySQL
18 43 (16.41%) Waterfall
19 42 (16.03%) Test Automation

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 80 (30.53%) WebLogic
2 30 (11.45%) Confluence
3 13 (4.96%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.58%) Apache
5 10 (3.82%) JBoss
6 9 (3.44%) Mule
7 7 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (2.67%) SAS
8 6 (2.29%) NetWeaver
8 6 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.91%) Liferay
10 4 (1.53%) IIS
11 3 (1.15%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.38%) CICS
13 1 (0.38%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (6.11%) Oracle ERP
1 16 (6.11%) SAP FI-CA
2 9 (3.44%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.44%) SAP PSCD
3 8 (3.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.29%) NetSuite
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.76%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.38%) HFM
8 1 (0.38%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.38%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.38%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.38%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.98%) Azure
2 31 (11.83%) AWS
3 14 (5.34%) Amazon S3
4 11 (4.20%) SaaS
5 8 (3.05%) IaaS
5 8 (3.05%) Office 365
5 8 (3.05%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.67%) PaaS
7 6 (2.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.53%) GitHub
8 4 (1.53%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.15%) Serverless
9 3 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.02%) Firewall
2 13 (4.96%) SAN
3 11 (4.20%) VPN
3 11 (4.20%) WAN
4 10 (3.82%) VLAN
4 10 (3.82%) VoIP
5 9 (3.44%) DNS
6 7 (2.67%) MPLS
7 6 (2.29%) DHCP
7 6 (2.29%) PBX
7 6 (2.29%) Skype
7 6 (2.29%) Wireless
8 5 (1.91%) LAN
9 4 (1.53%) BGP
9 4 (1.53%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.53%) DMVPN
9 4 (1.53%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.53%) OSPF
10 2 (0.76%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.08%) Oracle Database
2 48 (18.32%) SQL Server
3 43 (16.41%) MySQL
4 21 (8.02%) Hadoop
5 19 (7.25%) Apache Hive
5 19 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 18 (6.87%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (5.34%) MongoDB
9 13 (4.96%) DB2
10 12 (4.58%) Impala
10 12 (4.58%) Pentaho
11 10 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (3.44%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (3.44%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.67%) Power BI
13 7 (2.67%) SAP HANA
14 5 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 47 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 46 (17.56%) Jenkins
3 36 (13.74%) JIRA
4 34 (12.98%) CA Gen
5 26 (9.92%) Toad
6 25 (9.54%) Cucumber
7 24 (9.16%) Postman
8 22 (8.40%) Maven
9 19 (7.25%) SoapUI
10 18 (6.87%) Selenium
11 11 (4.20%) JMeter
12 5 (1.91%) Gatling
13 4 (1.53%) NUnit
13 4 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (1.53%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.15%) MSTest
14 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (22.52%) Public Sector
2 38 (14.50%) Finance
3 9 (3.44%) Law
4 5 (1.91%) Banking
4 5 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.15%) Police
7 2 (0.76%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (22.14%) Developer
2 28 (10.69%) Analyst
3 22 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (8.02%) Consultant
4 21 (8.02%) Java Developer
4 21 (8.02%) Test Analyst
5 18 (6.87%) Architect
6 16 (6.11%) Oracle Consultant
6 16 (6.11%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.96%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.58%) DBA
9 10 (3.82%) Automation Tester
9 10 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (3.82%) Tester
10 8 (3.05%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.05%) Oracle Project Manager
11 7 (2.67%) Product Manager
11 7 (2.67%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.29%) Administrator
12 6 (2.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.61%) XML
2 50 (19.08%) J2EE
3 38 (14.50%) JSON
4 30 (11.45%) RabbitMQ
5 21 (8.02%) SOAP
6 19 (7.25%) Spring
6 19 (7.25%) Web Services
7 18 (6.87%) Spring Boot
8 15 (5.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 14 (5.34%) Middleware
10 11 (4.20%) Apache Camel
11 9 (3.44%) .NET
12 8 (3.05%) HTML
12 8 (3.05%) REST
13 7 (2.67%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.67%) CSS
13 7 (2.67%) jQuery
14 6 (2.29%) SAP Basis
14 6 (2.29%) WireMock
15 5 (1.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.44%) Robotics
3 7 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.67%) PKI
4 6 (2.29%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.29%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.29%) User Experience
5 3 (1.15%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.15%) NHS
5 3 (1.15%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.76%) Clustering
6 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.38%) CMDB
7 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 116 (44.27%) Unix
2 83 (31.68%) Windows
3 59 (22.52%) Linux
4 16 (6.11%) Windows Server
5 14 (5.34%) AIX
6 6 (2.29%) zOS
7 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.76%) CentOS
8 2 (0.76%) Solaris
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.38%) SUSE
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.68%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (19.85%) Test Strategy
3 49 (18.70%) OO
3 49 (18.70%) RUP
4 48 (18.32%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (18.32%) Configuration Management
4 48 (18.32%) Process Improvement
5 44 (16.79%) Microservices
6 43 (16.41%) Waterfall
7 42 (16.03%) Data Modelling
7 42 (16.03%) Test Automation
8 37 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (13.74%) Customer Requirements
9 36 (13.74%) Problem Management
10 32 (12.21%) Scrum
11 31 (11.83%) ETL
12 28 (10.69%) Collaborative Working
12 28 (10.69%) Software Engineering
13 26 (9.92%) Test Scripting
14 24 (9.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 150 (57.25%) SQL
2 92 (35.11%) Java
3 84 (32.06%) PL/SQL
4 52 (19.85%) Shell Script
5 29 (11.07%) Perl
6 19 (7.25%) Java 8
7 18 (6.87%) COBOL
8 15 (5.73%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.34%) Python
10 11 (4.20%) C#
11 10 (3.82%) C
12 5 (1.91%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.53%) PHP
13 4 (1.53%) Ruby
14 3 (1.15%) Scala
14 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.15%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.76%) Groovy
16 1 (0.38%) Korn
16 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 47 (17.94%) Security Cleared
2 40 (15.27%) SC Cleared
3 31 (11.83%) ISTQB
4 30 (11.45%) ISEB
5 27 (10.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (6.11%) DV Cleared
7 9 (3.44%) Degree
8 4 (1.53%) CCDA
8 4 (1.53%) CCIE
8 4 (1.53%) CCNA
8 4 (1.53%) CCNP
8 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.38%) CCIE Collaboration
10 1 (0.38%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.38%) CISSP
10 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.34%) QA
2 6 (2.29%) COBIT
2 6 (2.29%) GDPR
2 6 (2.29%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.76%) NCSC
5 2 (0.76%) NIST
5 2 (0.76%) PMO
5 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (7.25%) HDFS
2 18 (6.87%) Docker
3 12 (4.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.76%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.38%) SRDF
8 1 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (11.45%) Ansible
2 15 (5.73%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.05%) Data Guard
4 7 (2.67%) Rancher
5 6 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.53%) Oracle Flashback
7 3 (1.15%) SCOM
7 3 (1.15%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.15%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.76%) Puppet
8 2 (0.76%) WSUS
9 1 (0.38%) CASB
9 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 58 (22.14%) webMethods
2 55 (20.99%) Microsoft
3 46 (17.56%) BEA
4 34 (12.98%) SAP
5 32 (12.21%) Cisco
6 31 (11.83%) Informatica
7 27 (10.31%) Pega
8 19 (7.25%) VMware
9 13 (4.96%) Red Hat
10 12 (4.58%) Cloudera
11 11 (4.20%) WSO2
12 10 (3.82%) IBM
13 8 (3.05%) CA
13 8 (3.05%) Citrix
14 7 (2.67%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.29%) Ab Initio
15 6 (2.29%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.91%) Google
16 5 (1.91%) HP
17 4 (1.53%) 3PAR