Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 -17 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 344 372 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.79% 6.58% 10.91%
As % of the Vendors category 13.80% 15.09% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 223 455
North West median daily rate £413 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.00% -10.86%
10th Percentile £300 £307 £300
90th Percentile £588 £615 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 17
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +1.14%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +33.93% -9.68%

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 2,493 2,466 3,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.98% 43.63% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,469 1,474 1,947
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £208 £219 £265
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 152 136
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.44% -17.37% +12.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.69
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.75 £45.38
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.06% +2.88% -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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 -10 143 £400 -11.11% 65
Cheshire -9 85 £384 -6.97% 22
Lancashire -7 54 £450 -18.92% 16
Merseyside +2 39 £441 +10.31% 10
Cumbria +5 11 £425 +3.03% 5
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 170 (49.42%) SQL
2 109 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (29.94%) Linux
4 71 (20.64%) Java
5 65 (18.90%) Unix
6 63 (18.31%) Windows
7 62 (18.02%) Finance
7 62 (18.02%) Git (software)
8 60 (17.44%) MySQL
9 57 (16.57%) SQL Server
10 55 (15.99%) DevOps
11 52 (15.12%) Security Cleared
12 50 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (14.24%) PostgreSQL
14 47 (13.66%) Scrum
14 47 (13.66%) Python
15 45 (13.08%) JavaScript
15 45 (13.08%) SC Cleared
15 45 (13.08%) Oracle Database
16 41 (11.92%) Relational Database
16 41 (11.92%) Migration
16 41 (11.92%) Shell Script
17 40 (11.63%) XML
18 39 (11.34%) Web Services
18 39 (11.34%) Microsoft
19 37 (10.76%) Perl
20 36 (10.47%) Jenkins
21 35 (10.17%) PL/SQL
22 34 (9.88%) Middleware
23 33 (9.59%) 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 22 (6.40%) Tuxedo
2 19 (5.52%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (4.36%) Apache
5 14 (4.07%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.49%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.20%) JBoss
8 9 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.62%) SAS
9 8 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.03%) Apache Solr
10 7 (2.03%) CMS
10 7 (2.03%) Confluence
10 7 (2.03%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.74%) Drupal
11 6 (1.74%) Mule
11 6 (1.74%) Oracle BPEL
12 5 (1.45%) IIS
13 3 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (5.23%) Microsoft Project
2 11 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.81%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (3.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (2.62%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.87%) HFM
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (2.33%) OpenShift
4 7 (2.03%) Boomi
4 7 (2.03%) GitHub
5 6 (1.74%) Apigee
6 4 (1.16%) IaaS
6 4 (1.16%) Office 365
6 4 (1.16%) PaaS
7 3 (0.87%) SaaS
7 3 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.29%) Serverless
8 1 (0.29%) Taleo
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.49%) LAN
2 11 (3.20%) Firewall
3 9 (2.62%) SMS
4 6 (1.74%) SAN
5 5 (1.45%) HTTP
6 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.16%) WAN
7 3 (0.87%) FTP
7 3 (0.87%) NAS
8 2 (0.58%) Converged Networks
8 2 (0.58%) VPN
9 1 (0.29%) DNS
9 1 (0.29%) Internet
9 1 (0.29%) Network Security
9 1 (0.29%) SMTP
9 1 (0.29%) SNMP
9 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.44%) MySQL
2 57 (16.57%) SQL Server
3 49 (14.24%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (13.08%) Oracle Database
5 41 (11.92%) Relational Database
6 28 (8.14%) MongoDB
7 25 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (4.94%) Hadoop
10 16 (4.65%) RDBMS
11 15 (4.36%) DB2
12 11 (3.20%) Big Data
12 11 (3.20%) Oracle ODI
13 10 (2.91%) Oracle Discoverer
14 9 (2.62%) Apache Hive
14 9 (2.62%) Oracle OWB
14 9 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (2.33%) NoSQL
15 8 (2.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 62 (18.02%) Git (software)
2 36 (10.47%) Jenkins
3 22 (6.40%) Selenium
4 20 (5.81%) Artifactory
5 16 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 16 (4.65%) JIRA
6 14 (4.07%) JUnit
6 14 (4.07%) Maven
7 13 (3.78%) JMeter
7 13 (3.78%) SoapUI
8 12 (3.49%) Eclipse
9 11 (3.20%) Mercurial
10 10 (2.91%) JDeveloper
10 10 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
10 10 (2.91%) TestNG
11 6 (1.74%) Ant
11 6 (1.74%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.74%) ERwin
11 6 (1.74%) NeoLoad
11 6 (1.74%) Vagrant
General
1 62 (18.02%) Finance
2 20 (5.81%) Retail
3 12 (3.49%) Banking
4 9 (2.62%) Billing
5 5 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.87%) Law
6 3 (0.87%) Marketing
6 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.58%) Legal
7 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 117 (34.01%) Developer
2 38 (11.05%) Analyst
3 32 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (8.72%) Architect
5 26 (7.56%) Consultant
5 26 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 22 (6.40%) Applications Support
7 19 (5.52%) PHP Developer
8 18 (5.23%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.94%) Oracle Developer
10 16 (4.65%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.36%) Infrastructure Manager
11 15 (4.36%) Oracle Consultant
12 12 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (2.91%) DBA
13 10 (2.91%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 10 (2.91%) Support Engineer
14 9 (2.62%) Functional Consultant
14 9 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.63%) XML
2 39 (11.34%) Web Services
3 34 (9.88%) Middleware
4 32 (9.30%) Spring
5 28 (8.14%) HTML
6 27 (7.85%) .NET
7 24 (6.98%) JSON
8 21 (6.10%) CSS
9 20 (5.81%) RESTful
10 19 (5.52%) SOAP
11 18 (5.23%) Hibernate
11 18 (5.23%) REST
12 16 (4.65%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.07%) jQuery
14 12 (3.49%) ActiveMQ
14 12 (3.49%) JPA
15 11 (3.20%) Java EE
16 10 (2.91%) React
16 10 (2.91%) Spring Boot
17 9 (2.62%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.78%) Computer Science
2 13 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.74%) PMI
4 6 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.16%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.87%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.87%) NHS
7 3 (0.87%) Social Media
7 3 (0.87%) SWIFT
7 3 (0.87%) User Experience
8 2 (0.58%) Clustering
8 2 (0.58%) FMCG
8 2 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.58%) Life Science
8 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 103 (29.94%) Linux
2 65 (18.90%) Unix
3 63 (18.31%) Windows
4 33 (9.59%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.20%) AIX
6 8 (2.33%) CentOS
7 7 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.74%) Solaris
9 5 (1.45%) Android
9 5 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.87%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.29%) VME
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.99%) DevOps
3 50 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
4 47 (13.66%) Scrum
5 41 (11.92%) Migration
6 32 (9.30%) Continuous Deployment
6 32 (9.30%) ETL
7 31 (9.01%) TDD
8 29 (8.43%) ITIL
9 28 (8.14%) Project Management
9 28 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (7.56%) Test Automation
11 25 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (6.10%) ERP
14 20 (5.81%) SDLC
15 19 (5.52%) Analytics
15 19 (5.52%) OO
16 17 (4.94%) BDD
16 17 (4.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 170 (49.42%) SQL
2 71 (20.64%) Java
3 47 (13.66%) Python
4 45 (13.08%) JavaScript
5 41 (11.92%) Shell Script
6 37 (10.76%) Perl
7 35 (10.17%) PL/SQL
8 26 (7.56%) PHP
8 26 (7.56%) Ruby
9 22 (6.40%) C#
10 10 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.45%) Groovy
13 4 (1.16%) Java 8
14 3 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.87%) PHP 7
14 3 (0.87%) VBA
15 2 (0.58%) C++
15 2 (0.58%) COBOL
15 2 (0.58%) JCL
Qualifications
1 52 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 45 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.36%) Degree
4 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.45%) HND
7 4 (1.16%) ISEB
8 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.58%) CCDP
9 2 (0.58%) CCNP
9 2 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.58%) CISM
9 2 (0.58%) CISSP
9 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.29%) CCAB
10 1 (0.29%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.33%) QA
2 6 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) SEPA
5 1 (0.29%) TARGET2
System Software
1 13 (3.78%) Docker
2 12 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.16%) etcd
5 4 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (9.01%) Puppet
2 16 (4.65%) Terraform
3 9 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.33%) Kibana
5 7 (2.03%) Ansible
5 7 (2.03%) CA Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.74%) logstash
7 5 (1.45%) Data Guard
7 5 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.45%) Packer
8 4 (1.16%) Consul
8 4 (1.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.87%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.58%) Nagios
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.29%) Rancher
11 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.29%) TADDM
Vendors
1 39 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.27%) VMware
3 18 (5.23%) Informatica
4 16 (4.65%) IBM
4 16 (4.65%) SAP
5 12 (3.49%) CA
5 12 (3.49%) Hyperion
6 11 (3.20%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.62%) Tableau
8 7 (2.03%) Dell
9 6 (1.74%) Google
9 6 (1.74%) HP
9 6 (1.74%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.74%) Teradata
10 5 (1.45%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.45%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.45%) Talend
11 4 (1.16%) Cisco
11 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.87%) Adobe