Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 37 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 344 295 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.07% 5.27% 8.48%
As % of the Vendors category 14.09% 12.89% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 183 292
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £266 £300
90th Percentile £610 £615 £556
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -10.34% +8.75%
10th Percentile £22.80 £12.70 £36.90
90th Percentile £64.13 £44.28 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.88% +14.29% -7.89%

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 2,442 2,288 2,462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.08% 40.87% 44.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,507 1,398 1,515
North West median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £231 £227
90th Percentile £620 £625 £575
England median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 150 105
North West median hourly rate £21.99 £15.78 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.38% -9.86% -18.60%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.08 £47.50 £44.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.11
% change year-on-year - +2.28% -4.94%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +5 130 £400 -5.88% 60
Lancashire +9 85 £503 +11.67% 12
Cheshire +4 72 £401 +6.93% 18
Merseyside -18 30 £500 +17.65% 15
Cumbria +12 7 £350 - 3
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 134 (38.95%) SQL
2 123 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (32.27%) SQL Server
4 91 (26.45%) Linux
5 79 (22.97%) Windows
6 77 (22.38%) Finance
7 64 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
8 57 (16.57%) MySQL
9 56 (16.28%) Migration
10 53 (15.41%) Java
11 50 (14.53%) Red Hat
12 47 (13.66%) DevOps
13 46 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 43 (12.50%) C#
15 41 (11.92%) Oracle Database
16 40 (11.63%) Microsoft
17 39 (11.34%) .NET
18 36 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 36 (10.47%) Scrum
19 35 (10.17%) JavaScript
19 35 (10.17%) Unix
20 34 (9.88%) PL/SQL
20 34 (9.88%) Git (software)
21 33 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
22 32 (9.30%) HTML
22 32 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
23 31 (9.01%) XML
23 31 (9.01%) ETL
23 31 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
24 30 (8.72%) Web Services

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 14 (4.07%) SAS
2 12 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 10 (2.91%) Confluence
4 9 (2.62%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.33%) JBoss
6 6 (1.74%) CMS
6 6 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.74%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.45%) Drupal
8 4 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.16%) Mule
8 4 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.87%) Apache
9 3 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.58%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.58%) IIS
10 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.58%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.29%) CATIA
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.36%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (2.03%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.74%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.16%) HFM
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.58%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.58%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.58%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.29%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (8.43%) Serverless
4 26 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (6.10%) OpenShift
6 7 (2.03%) PaaS
7 6 (1.74%) Boomi
8 5 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.45%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.45%) Office 365
8 5 (1.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.16%) Apigee
9 4 (1.16%) GitHub
10 3 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.87%) IaaS
10 3 (0.87%) SaaS
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) SMS
2 5 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.16%) DNS
3 4 (1.16%) Firewall
3 4 (1.16%) SAN
4 3 (0.87%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.87%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.58%) ATM
5 2 (0.58%) DHCP
5 2 (0.58%) FTP
5 2 (0.58%) HTTP
5 2 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.27%) SQL Server
2 57 (16.57%) MySQL
3 41 (11.92%) Oracle Database
4 31 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (8.14%) Relational Database
6 19 (5.52%) MongoDB
7 18 (5.23%) Hadoop
8 17 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (4.65%) DB2
10 14 (4.07%) RDBMS
11 11 (3.20%) Big Data
11 11 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (2.62%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.62%) Pentaho
12 9 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (2.03%) MariaDB
15 6 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 34 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.94%) JIRA
4 14 (4.07%) Artifactory
4 14 (4.07%) GitLab
5 11 (3.20%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (2.91%) Selenium
7 9 (2.62%) JMeter
7 9 (2.62%) Maven
8 8 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.33%) Subversion
9 7 (2.03%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.03%) Gradle
9 7 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.74%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.74%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.74%) Mockito
11 4 (1.16%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.16%) NeoLoad
11 4 (1.16%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (22.38%) Finance
2 24 (6.98%) Banking
3 19 (5.52%) Retail
4 18 (5.23%) Billing
5 5 (1.45%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.16%) Law
6 4 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.87%) Legal
7 3 (0.87%) Marketing
7 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (35.76%) Developer
2 44 (12.79%) Architect
3 41 (11.92%) Analyst
4 25 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (6.40%) Java Developer
6 21 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (5.81%) Python Developer
8 19 (5.52%) Business Analyst
9 18 (5.23%) Consultant
9 18 (5.23%) Oracle Developer
10 14 (4.07%) PHP Developer
10 14 (4.07%) SQL Developer
11 13 (3.78%) DBA
12 11 (3.20%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (3.20%) Technical Architect
12 11 (3.20%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.91%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.91%) AWS Architect
13 10 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.34%) .NET
2 32 (9.30%) HTML
3 31 (9.01%) XML
4 30 (8.72%) Web Services
5 29 (8.43%) REST
6 25 (7.27%) JSON
7 22 (6.40%) CSS
7 22 (6.40%) Spring
8 21 (6.10%) AngularJS
9 20 (5.81%) Django
10 18 (5.23%) SOAP
11 16 (4.65%) React
12 15 (4.36%) Hibernate
13 13 (3.78%) Ajax
14 11 (3.20%) Sass
14 11 (3.20%) Servlets
15 10 (2.91%) .NET Framework
15 10 (2.91%) ADO.NET
15 10 (2.91%) ASP.NET
15 10 (2.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.16%) Replication
6 3 (0.87%) Clustering
6 3 (0.87%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.58%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.58%) FMCG
7 2 (0.58%) NHS
7 2 (0.58%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.58%) User Experience
8 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.29%) CMDB
8 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 91 (26.45%) Linux
2 79 (22.97%) Windows
3 46 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (10.17%) Unix
5 17 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.33%) Android
6 8 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.03%) CentOS
8 5 (1.45%) Solaris
9 3 (0.87%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.87%) Fedora
9 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.58%) AIX
10 2 (0.58%) HPUX
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.58%) VME
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE
11 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (35.76%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.28%) Migration
3 47 (13.66%) DevOps
4 36 (10.47%) Scrum
4 36 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (9.01%) ETL
6 28 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (8.14%) CRM
7 26 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (7.56%) Data Migration
7 26 (7.56%) ERP
7 26 (7.56%) Systems Engineering
8 23 (6.69%) Test Automation
9 19 (5.52%) Microservices
9 19 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (5.52%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (5.23%) Security Management
10 18 (5.23%) TDD
11 17 (4.94%) ITIL
12 16 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 134 (38.95%) SQL
2 53 (15.41%) Java
3 43 (12.50%) C#
4 35 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.88%) PL/SQL
6 29 (8.43%) Python
7 23 (6.69%) PHP
8 17 (4.94%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.07%) Ruby
10 11 (3.20%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.20%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.62%) Perl
12 6 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.45%) Groovy
14 4 (1.16%) C
14 4 (1.16%) COBOL
15 2 (0.58%) AWK
15 2 (0.58%) C++
15 2 (0.58%) Scala
15 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (6.40%) AWS Certification
2 18 (5.23%) Security Cleared
3 15 (4.36%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.20%) Degree
5 8 (2.33%) ISEB
6 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.58%) CCNA
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.58%) MCP
8 2 (0.58%) MCSE
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.29%) HND
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.29%) OCP
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.03%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) PSD2
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) SEPA
4 1 (0.29%) TARGET2
System Software
1 29 (8.43%) Docker
2 15 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.87%) HDFS
5 3 (0.87%) Squid
6 2 (0.58%) NFS
6 2 (0.58%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 23 (6.69%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.94%) Puppet
3 16 (4.65%) Ansible
4 6 (1.74%) Terraform
5 5 (1.45%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (1.16%) Kibana
6 4 (1.16%) logstash
7 3 (0.87%) Nagios
7 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.58%) Grafana
8 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.58%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.58%) vRealize
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.29%) Oozie
9 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (14.53%) Red Hat
2 40 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.81%) SAP
4 12 (3.49%) Hyperion
5 10 (2.91%) Informatica
5 10 (2.91%) Splunk
6 8 (2.33%) Dell
7 7 (2.03%) Google
7 7 (2.03%) IBM
7 7 (2.03%) VMware
8 6 (1.74%) HP
9 5 (1.45%) Citrix
9 5 (1.45%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.45%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.45%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.45%) Siebel
9 5 (1.45%) Tableau
9 5 (1.45%) Teradata
10 4 (1.16%) Talend
11 3 (0.87%) ATG