Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 18 13
Rank change year-on-year -19 -5 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 325 405 737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.63% 7.45% 9.39%
As % of the Vendors category 13.53% 16.93% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 235 416
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £286
90th Percentile £550 £550 £569
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 37
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.64% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.10 £36.90 £15.95
90th Percentile £41.13 £57.50 £47.33
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +11.11%

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 2,402 2,392 3,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.63% 44.03% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,456 1,420 1,842
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £558 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 125 179
North West median hourly rate £15.93 £16.18 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -24.74% +30.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.30 £47.33
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.73
% change year-on-year - -6.54% +10.15%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -18 131 £400 +14.29% 57
Cheshire -13 85 £375 -6.25% 21
Merseyside -5 40 £425 +3.03% 4
Lancashire -14 35 £400 -17.53% 11
Cumbria -8 4 £375 -46.04% 1
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 137 (42.15%) SQL
2 83 (25.54%) Finance
3 76 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (22.46%) Java
5 69 (21.23%) Linux
6 62 (19.08%) SQL Server
7 61 (18.77%) Security Cleared
8 60 (18.46%) Web Services
9 56 (17.23%) Migration
10 55 (16.92%) SC Cleared
11 50 (15.38%) PL/SQL
12 47 (14.46%) Oracle Database
13 43 (13.23%) TDD
14 41 (12.62%) WebLogic
14 41 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
15 36 (11.08%) Unix
16 35 (10.77%) Oracle EBS
16 35 (10.77%) Data Migration
17 34 (10.46%) JavaScript
18 33 (10.15%) MySQL
19 32 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
20 31 (9.54%) Microsoft
20 31 (9.54%) Scrum
21 30 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
21 30 (9.23%) J2EE
21 30 (9.23%) Spring
21 30 (9.23%) Relational Database
22 29 (8.92%) DevOps
23 28 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12

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 41 (12.62%) WebLogic
2 27 (8.31%) WebSphere
3 23 (7.08%) Apache
4 19 (5.85%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.31%) JBoss
6 12 (3.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (3.69%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.38%) SAS
7 11 (3.38%) WildFly
8 10 (3.08%) CMS
8 10 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.15%) Oracle Beehive
10 6 (1.85%) Tuxedo
11 5 (1.54%) Commerce Server
11 5 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.54%) WebLogic Integration
12 4 (1.23%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (10.77%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (8.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (6.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 21 (6.46%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (4.92%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (4.31%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (3.69%) Oracle Cash Management
7 12 (3.69%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (2.77%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (2.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 7 (2.15%) SAP Hybris
11 6 (1.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 5 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
13 4 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 3 (0.92%) NetSuite
14 3 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (0.92%) PeopleSoft HRMS
15 2 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.08%) PaaS
4 8 (2.46%) Taleo
5 7 (2.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 5 (1.54%) Office 365
6 5 (1.54%) SaaS
7 3 (0.92%) IaaS
8 2 (0.62%) FinancialForce
8 2 (0.62%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.31%) Serverless
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.77%) FTP
1 9 (2.77%) HTTP
2 7 (2.15%) Firewall
3 6 (1.85%) SSL
4 5 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.23%) SMS
5 4 (1.23%) VPN
6 3 (0.92%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.92%) NAS
6 3 (0.92%) SAN
7 2 (0.62%) DNS
7 2 (0.62%) SMTP
7 2 (0.62%) SNMP
8 1 (0.31%) DMZ
8 1 (0.31%) Internet
8 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.31%) LAN
8 1 (0.31%) Network Security
8 1 (0.31%) Skype
8 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 47 (14.46%) Oracle Database
3 33 (10.15%) MySQL
4 30 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 24 (7.38%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (5.85%) RDBMS
8 17 (5.23%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (4.00%) DB2
10 13 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (2.77%) NoSQL
13 8 (2.46%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (2.46%) Big Data
13 8 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (2.15%) HBase
Development Applications
1 27 (8.31%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.08%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.23%) JUnit
3 17 (5.23%) Oracle APEX
4 16 (4.92%) Gradle
5 14 (4.31%) Maven
5 14 (4.31%) Selenium
6 11 (3.38%) JProfiler
7 10 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (2.77%) JIRA
9 7 (2.15%) Toad
10 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.54%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.54%) ERwin
11 5 (1.54%) JDeveloper
11 5 (1.54%) JMeter
12 4 (1.23%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.23%) JBehave
12 4 (1.23%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.23%) Mockito
General
1 83 (25.54%) Finance
2 21 (6.46%) Retail
3 15 (4.62%) Banking
4 8 (2.46%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.62%) Advertising
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Local Government
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (34.46%) Developer
2 44 (13.54%) Consultant
3 42 (12.92%) Analyst
4 34 (10.46%) Oracle Consultant
5 30 (9.23%) Java Developer
6 23 (7.08%) Architect
7 18 (5.54%) Oracle Developer
8 16 (4.92%) Functional Consultant
9 14 (4.31%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 13 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.69%) WebSphere Developer
12 11 (3.38%) DBA
12 11 (3.38%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.08%) Data Analyst
13 10 (3.08%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.77%) Oracle Financials Consultant
14 9 (2.77%) WebCenter Developer
15 8 (2.46%) .NET Developer
15 8 (2.46%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.46%) Web Services
2 30 (9.23%) J2EE
2 30 (9.23%) Spring
3 27 (8.31%) Ajax
3 27 (8.31%) CSS
4 25 (7.69%) HTML
5 23 (7.08%) JPA
5 23 (7.08%) SOAP
6 21 (6.46%) JSON
6 21 (6.46%) REST
7 20 (6.15%) Hibernate
8 17 (5.23%) XML
9 16 (4.92%) .NET
9 16 (4.92%) jQuery
9 16 (4.92%) JSP
9 16 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
10 15 (4.62%) Java EE
11 12 (3.69%) Django
12 10 (3.08%) EJB
12 10 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.54%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.77%) User Experience
6 7 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.54%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.23%) Life Science
9 3 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.92%) Replication
10 2 (0.62%) DataPower
10 2 (0.62%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.62%) Wiki
11 1 (0.31%) iPhone
11 1 (0.31%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (21.23%) Linux
2 36 (11.08%) Unix
3 27 (8.31%) Windows
4 19 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.31%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.38%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.38%) Solaris
7 10 (3.08%) Android
8 5 (1.54%) HPUX
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (1.54%) SUSE
9 4 (1.23%) AIX
9 4 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.62%) CentOS
10 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (17.23%) Migration
3 43 (13.23%) TDD
4 41 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (10.77%) Data Migration
6 31 (9.54%) Scrum
7 29 (8.92%) DevOps
8 27 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (6.77%) Test Automation
11 21 (6.46%) ERP
11 21 (6.46%) MVC
12 19 (5.85%) BDD
12 19 (5.85%) Data Modelling
13 17 (5.23%) Change Management
14 16 (4.92%) System Testing
14 16 (4.92%) Unit Testing
15 15 (4.62%) Analytics
15 15 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (42.15%) SQL
2 73 (22.46%) Java
3 50 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 34 (10.46%) JavaScript
5 22 (6.77%) Python
6 16 (4.92%) Java 8
7 15 (4.62%) C#
8 13 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (2.46%) VB
10 7 (2.15%) PHP
10 7 (2.15%) Ruby
11 6 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 5 (1.54%) Perl
13 4 (1.23%) C
13 4 (1.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.92%) VBScript
14 3 (0.92%) XPath
15 2 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (18.77%) Security Cleared
2 55 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.38%) Degree
4 6 (1.85%) ISEB
5 5 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.23%) CCDP
6 4 (1.23%) CCNP
6 4 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.23%) CISM
6 4 (1.23%) CISSP
6 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.62%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.31%) MCITP
8 1 (0.31%) MCTS
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.69%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.54%) QA
3 3 (0.92%) PMO
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) SLA
5 1 (0.31%) GAAP
5 1 (0.31%) GxP
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.15%) Docker
2 7 (2.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.62%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (3.69%) Puppet
2 7 (2.15%) Ansible
2 7 (2.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (1.85%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.85%) Terraform
4 5 (1.54%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.92%) Packer
7 2 (0.62%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.62%) SCCM
8 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.31%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.31%) Rancher
8 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (9.54%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.77%) SAP
3 21 (6.46%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.23%) IBM
5 12 (3.69%) HP
5 12 (3.69%) PeopleSoft
6 11 (3.38%) CA
7 10 (3.08%) hybris
8 8 (2.46%) Hyperion
8 8 (2.46%) Informatica
8 8 (2.46%) Tableau
8 8 (2.46%) VMware
9 6 (1.85%) Perforce
9 6 (1.85%) Siebel
10 5 (1.54%) Cisco
10 5 (1.54%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.92%) BEA
11 3 (0.92%) Citrix
11 3 (0.92%) EMC
11 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com