Period
to 16 August 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 16 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 > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 22 10
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 340 408 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.57% 7.11% 10.44%
As % of the Vendors category 13.48% 16.22% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 231 447
North West median daily rate £401 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £298 £309 £300
90th Percentile £557 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 17
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31.50 £32.85 £26.15
90th Percentile £51.25 £44.00 £44.85
England median hourly rate £39.38 £36.31 £30.50
% change year-on-year +8.44% +19.05% -2.40%

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 2,522 2,515 3,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.30% 43.85% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,508 1,433 1,997
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £225 £263
90th Percentile £586 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 160 143
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.50% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.53 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.50 £44.00 £47.26
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.37% -1.90%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 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
Manchester -13 160 £400 - 57
Cheshire -16 75 £378 -11.18% 18
Lancashire -6 48 £450 -22.08% 14
Merseyside -4 31 £425 +7.94% 5
Cumbria -4 9 £375 -11.76%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 North West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 159 (46.76%) SQL
2 102 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (27.35%) Linux
4 77 (22.65%) Java
5 71 (20.88%) Finance
6 61 (17.94%) Unix
6 61 (17.94%) Security Cleared
7 57 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (16.47%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (16.18%) Web Services
10 54 (15.88%) SQL Server
11 52 (15.29%) JavaScript
11 52 (15.29%) Oracle Database
12 51 (15.00%) SC Cleared
13 49 (14.41%) Python
13 49 (14.41%) Scrum
13 49 (14.41%) Git (software)
14 46 (13.53%) MySQL
14 46 (13.53%) Windows
15 45 (13.24%) Migration
15 45 (13.24%) DevOps
16 40 (11.76%) TDD
17 39 (11.47%) Microsoft
18 36 (10.59%) XML
19 34 (10.00%) Relational Database
20 33 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
21 32 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
22 31 (9.12%) CSS
22 31 (9.12%) Spring
22 31 (9.12%) Amazon AWS

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 30 (8.82%) WebLogic
2 28 (8.24%) WebSphere
3 23 (6.76%) Tomcat
4 21 (6.18%) Apache
4 21 (6.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (4.41%) JBoss
6 15 (4.41%) Tuxedo
7 13 (3.82%) SAS
8 11 (3.24%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.06%) WildFly
10 6 (1.76%) Confluence
10 6 (1.76%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.76%) Oracle BPEL
10 6 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.47%) Commerce Server
11 5 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (1.18%) CMS
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (8.53%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (6.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (3.82%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (3.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (3.24%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (2.65%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (2.65%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (1.76%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (1.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (1.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 2 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 1 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
13 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.06%) GitHub
3 7 (2.06%) PaaS
3 7 (2.06%) SaaS
4 6 (1.76%) IaaS
5 5 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.47%) Taleo
6 3 (0.88%) Boomi
6 3 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.88%) Office 365
6 3 (0.88%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.59%) Serverless
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) FinancialForce
8 1 (0.29%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.24%) Firewall
2 8 (2.35%) HTTP
2 8 (2.35%) LAN
3 7 (2.06%) FTP
4 6 (1.76%) SAN
4 6 (1.76%) SMS
5 5 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.88%) NAS
6 3 (0.88%) WAN
7 2 (0.59%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.59%) DNS
7 2 (0.59%) SMTP
7 2 (0.59%) SNMP
7 2 (0.59%) SSL
7 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.59%) VPN
8 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.29%) Internet
8 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (16.47%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (15.88%) SQL Server
3 52 (15.29%) Oracle Database
4 46 (13.53%) MySQL
5 34 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 32 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (8.82%) MongoDB
8 25 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (5.29%) DB2
10 17 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (4.12%) Big Data
11 14 (4.12%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.82%) NoSQL
13 12 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (2.94%) Oracle Discoverer
14 10 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
15 9 (2.65%) Apache Hive
15 9 (2.65%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.65%) HBase
16 8 (2.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 49 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 20 (5.88%) JUnit
4 18 (5.29%) Selenium
5 16 (4.71%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.41%) JIRA
7 13 (3.82%) Maven
8 12 (3.53%) Artifactory
8 12 (3.53%) JDeveloper
8 12 (3.53%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (2.94%) TestNG
10 9 (2.65%) Gradle
10 9 (2.65%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.65%) Mockito
11 8 (2.35%) ERwin
11 8 (2.35%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (1.76%) Ant
13 6 (1.76%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 71 (20.88%) Finance
2 23 (6.76%) Retail
3 11 (3.24%) Banking
4 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.47%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.18%) Local Government
6 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) Billing
7 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (33.24%) Developer
2 33 (9.71%) Architect
3 32 (9.41%) Analyst
3 32 (9.41%) Consultant
4 25 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (7.06%) Java Developer
6 23 (6.76%) Oracle Consultant
7 20 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
9 16 (4.71%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 15 (4.41%) Functional Consultant
11 14 (4.12%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (3.24%) DBA
13 11 (3.24%) PHP Developer
13 11 (3.24%) WebSphere Developer
14 10 (2.94%) Data Architect
14 10 (2.94%) Python Developer
14 10 (2.94%) Technical Architect
15 8 (2.35%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (16.18%) Web Services
2 36 (10.59%) XML
3 31 (9.12%) CSS
3 31 (9.12%) Spring
4 30 (8.82%) JSON
5 28 (8.24%) HTML
6 23 (6.76%) Middleware
7 22 (6.47%) SOAP
8 21 (6.18%) Ajax
9 19 (5.59%) Java EE
10 18 (5.29%) .NET
11 17 (5.00%) Hibernate
11 17 (5.00%) JPA
12 16 (4.71%) Django
12 16 (4.71%) REST
13 14 (4.12%) EJB
13 14 (4.12%) jQuery
14 13 (3.82%) JSP
14 13 (3.82%) Oracle Fusion
15 12 (3.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.35%) User Experience
7 5 (1.47%) PMI
8 4 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.18%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.18%) Taxonomies
9 3 (0.88%) Life Science
10 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) NHS
10 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.59%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (27.35%) Linux
2 61 (17.94%) Unix
3 46 (13.53%) Windows
4 25 (7.35%) Windows Server
5 14 (4.12%) Android
6 12 (3.53%) AIX
6 12 (3.53%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.65%) Solaris
8 6 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.18%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.59%) CentOS
11 2 (0.59%) HPUX
11 2 (0.59%) SUSE
11 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.29%) VMS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (14.41%) Scrum
4 45 (13.24%) DevOps
4 45 (13.24%) Migration
5 40 (11.76%) TDD
6 33 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (8.24%) ETL
8 27 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (7.65%) Change Management
10 24 (7.06%) Project Management
11 21 (6.18%) ITIL
11 21 (6.18%) SOA
12 20 (5.88%) SDLC
13 19 (5.59%) Analytics
13 19 (5.59%) Continuous Deployment
13 19 (5.59%) Data Migration
13 19 (5.59%) Open Source
13 19 (5.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 159 (46.76%) SQL
2 77 (22.65%) Java
3 52 (15.29%) JavaScript
4 49 (14.41%) Python
5 30 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 28 (8.24%) PL/SQL
7 24 (7.06%) Perl
8 22 (6.47%) Ruby
9 14 (4.12%) C#
10 11 (3.24%) PHP
11 10 (2.94%) Java 8
12 7 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.76%) Groovy
14 3 (0.88%) VB
15 2 (0.59%) ES6
15 2 (0.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (0.59%) Scala
15 2 (0.59%) Tcl
15 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (17.94%) Security Cleared
2 51 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.18%) Degree
4 12 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.06%) ISEB
7 6 (1.76%) CCDP
7 6 (1.76%) CCNP
7 6 (1.76%) Chartered Engineer
7 6 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.76%) CISM
7 6 (1.76%) CISSP
8 5 (1.47%) HND
8 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.59%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.65%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (2.65%) Docker
3 7 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.18%) etcd
5 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (5.88%) Puppet
2 13 (3.82%) Terraform
3 12 (3.53%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (2.06%) Ansible
5 6 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.18%) Consul
6 4 (1.18%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.18%) Packer
7 3 (0.88%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.88%) Kibana
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.59%) Rancher
9 1 (0.29%) Nagios
9 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.29%) TADDM
Vendors
1 39 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.88%) CA
2 20 (5.88%) IBM
2 20 (5.88%) Informatica
3 16 (4.71%) VMware
4 14 (4.12%) SAP
5 13 (3.82%) Tableau
6 9 (2.65%) Hyperion
7 8 (2.35%) Cisco
8 6 (1.76%) HP
8 6 (1.76%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.47%) Talend
10 4 (1.18%) hybris
10 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.18%) Siebel
11 3 (0.88%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.88%) Dell
11 3 (0.88%) Lotus
11 3 (0.88%) Teradata