Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 25 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 370 363 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.15% 6.39% 9.99%
As % of the Vendors category 14.11% 15.03% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 225 374
North West median daily rate £421 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +6.25% -7.19%
10th Percentile £312 £272 £300
90th Percentile £600 £615 £550
England median daily rate £480 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 15
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £22.80 £37.50 £34.55
90th Percentile £39.33 £44.00 £44.45
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -2.70%

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 North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,622 2,415 2,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.55% 42.49% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,592 1,474 1,787
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £263
90th Percentile £588 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 141 121
North West median hourly rate £18.25 £16.19 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.72% -17.50% +15.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £53.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the North West over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the North West

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the North West 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
Manchester -12 144 £400 -5.88% 50
Lancashire 0 89 £500 -13.79% 16
Cheshire -12 78 £375 - 13
Merseyside +2 35 £433 +6.58% 6
Cumbria +3 8 £375 -9.09% 3
Oracle
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 161 (43.51%) SQL
2 131 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (33.51%) Linux
4 94 (25.41%) SQL Server
5 88 (23.78%) Windows
6 69 (18.65%) Finance
7 68 (18.38%) DevOps
8 66 (17.84%) Git (software)
9 62 (16.76%) Java
10 59 (15.95%) Unix
11 57 (15.41%) Amazon AWS
12 56 (15.14%) MySQL
13 53 (14.32%) Python
14 50 (13.51%) Scrum
15 49 (13.24%) Oracle Database
16 48 (12.97%) PostgreSQL
17 47 (12.70%) XML
18 45 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (11.62%) Relational Database
20 42 (11.35%) JavaScript
20 42 (11.35%) Migration
21 41 (11.08%) Security Cleared
22 40 (10.81%) Red Hat
22 40 (10.81%) Shell Script
22 40 (10.81%) Puppet
23 39 (10.54%) Microsoft
24 38 (10.27%) Perl
25 37 (10.00%) PL/SQL
25 37 (10.00%) SC Cleared
26 36 (9.73%) Windows Server

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 23 (6.22%) Tuxedo
2 15 (4.05%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 11 (2.97%) Apache
5 9 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.16%) CMS
6 8 (2.16%) Confluence
6 8 (2.16%) JBoss
7 7 (1.89%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.89%) Drupal
8 6 (1.62%) Mule
8 6 (1.62%) SAS
9 5 (1.35%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.35%) IIS
9 5 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 11 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) CATIA
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (3.24%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.43%) Oracle Financials
4 8 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.62%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.81%) HFM
8 3 (0.81%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.54%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 57 (15.41%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (6.22%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (5.14%) Serverless
5 18 (4.86%) OpenShift
6 9 (2.43%) Boomi
6 9 (2.43%) GitHub
7 8 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.62%) Apigee
9 5 (1.35%) Office 365
10 3 (0.81%) PaaS
10 3 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.54%) IaaS
12 1 (0.27%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.43%) LAN
1 9 (2.43%) SMS
2 7 (1.89%) Firewall
3 5 (1.35%) FTP
4 4 (1.08%) HTTP
5 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) ATM
6 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.54%) SAN
6 2 (0.54%) WAN
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) NAS
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (25.41%) SQL Server
2 56 (15.14%) MySQL
3 49 (13.24%) Oracle Database
4 48 (12.97%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (11.62%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (6.22%) MongoDB
7 20 (5.41%) RDBMS
8 18 (4.86%) Hadoop
9 15 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (3.51%) DB2
11 10 (2.70%) Apache Hive
11 10 (2.70%) Big Data
11 10 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.89%) HBase
12 7 (1.89%) MariaDB
12 7 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
13 6 (1.62%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.62%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 66 (17.84%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.92%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.84%) Artifactory
4 21 (5.68%) Selenium
5 19 (5.14%) JIRA
6 18 (4.86%) Cucumber
7 14 (3.78%) JMeter
8 13 (3.51%) GitLab
8 13 (3.51%) SoapUI
9 11 (2.97%) JUnit
9 11 (2.97%) Subversion
10 10 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.70%) Maven
11 9 (2.43%) Mercurial
11 9 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (2.16%) TestNG
13 7 (1.89%) LoadRunner
14 6 (1.62%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.62%) NeoLoad
14 6 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
General
1 69 (18.65%) Finance
2 16 (4.32%) Retail
3 15 (4.05%) Billing
4 11 (2.97%) Banking
5 4 (1.08%) Law
5 4 (1.08%) Marketing
6 3 (0.81%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.81%) Legal
6 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 121 (32.70%) Developer
2 38 (10.27%) Analyst
3 37 (10.00%) Architect
4 30 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (7.03%) PHP Developer
6 23 (6.22%) Consultant
7 22 (5.95%) Java Developer
8 21 (5.68%) Applications Support
9 19 (5.14%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
11 14 (3.78%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.51%) DBA
13 12 (3.24%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.24%) Project Manager
13 12 (3.24%) Support Engineer
14 11 (2.97%) Delivery Manager
14 11 (2.97%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (2.97%) Python Developer
15 10 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.70%) XML
2 35 (9.46%) Middleware
3 33 (8.92%) .NET
3 33 (8.92%) Web Services
4 32 (8.65%) HTML
5 29 (7.84%) Spring
6 25 (6.76%) JSON
7 23 (6.22%) CSS
7 23 (6.22%) SOAP
8 20 (5.41%) REST
9 17 (4.59%) Hibernate
10 16 (4.32%) jQuery
11 15 (4.05%) AngularJS
11 15 (4.05%) RESTful
12 14 (3.78%) Java EE
12 14 (3.78%) JPA
13 10 (2.70%) Ajax
13 10 (2.70%) J2EE
14 9 (2.43%) Django
14 9 (2.43%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 19 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.62%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.08%) Taxonomies
6 3 (0.81%) NHS
6 3 (0.81%) Social Media
6 3 (0.81%) SWIFT
6 3 (0.81%) User Experience
7 2 (0.54%) Clustering
7 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.54%) FMCG
7 2 (0.54%) IVR
7 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (33.51%) Linux
2 88 (23.78%) Windows
3 59 (15.95%) Unix
4 36 (9.73%) Windows Server
5 34 (9.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.97%) CentOS
7 7 (1.89%) Solaris
8 6 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.35%) AIX
9 5 (1.35%) Android
10 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.27%) HPUX
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE
12 1 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.41%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (18.38%) DevOps
3 50 (13.51%) Scrum
4 45 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (11.35%) Migration
6 34 (9.19%) ETL
7 33 (8.92%) Continuous Deployment
8 31 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (8.11%) TDD
10 28 (7.57%) ITIL
10 28 (7.57%) Test Automation
11 25 (6.76%) ERP
12 24 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (6.22%) OO
13 23 (6.22%) SDLC
14 22 (5.95%) Project Management
15 21 (5.68%) Software Engineering
16 20 (5.41%) Analytics
16 20 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (4.59%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 161 (43.51%) SQL
2 62 (16.76%) Java
3 53 (14.32%) Python
4 42 (11.35%) JavaScript
5 40 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 38 (10.27%) Perl
7 37 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 35 (9.46%) PHP
9 31 (8.38%) Ruby
10 30 (8.11%) C#
11 10 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.43%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.81%) PHP 7
13 3 (0.81%) Scala
13 3 (0.81%) VBA
14 2 (0.54%) C
14 2 (0.54%) COBOL
14 2 (0.54%) JCL
14 2 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (11.08%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.32%) AWS Certification
4 13 (3.51%) Degree
5 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.89%) ISEB
7 5 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.81%) HND
9 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.27%) MCSA
11 1 (0.27%) MCSE
11 1 (0.27%) OCP
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.62%) QA
2 5 (1.35%) SLA
3 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.81%) PMO
5 1 (0.27%) GDPR
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) SEPA
5 1 (0.27%) TARGET2
System Software
1 24 (6.49%) Docker
2 11 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.62%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.54%) HDFS
6 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (10.81%) Puppet
2 14 (3.78%) Ansible
2 14 (3.78%) Kubernetes
3 10 (2.70%) Terraform
4 8 (2.16%) Kibana
5 7 (1.89%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (1.62%) logstash
6 6 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.08%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (1.08%) Packer
9 3 (0.81%) Nagios
10 2 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.27%) Ambari
11 1 (0.27%) Oozie
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Flashback
11 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (10.81%) Red Hat
2 39 (10.54%) Microsoft
3 27 (7.30%) VMware
4 22 (5.95%) SAP
5 13 (3.51%) Hyperion
5 13 (3.51%) IBM
5 13 (3.51%) Informatica
6 9 (2.43%) Dell
7 8 (2.16%) Tableau
8 7 (1.89%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.89%) Talend
9 6 (1.62%) CA
9 6 (1.62%) Citrix
9 6 (1.62%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.62%) Google
9 6 (1.62%) HP
9 6 (1.62%) Teradata
10 5 (1.35%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.35%) Hortonworks
11 3 (0.81%) Snow