Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 320 568 759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.94% 9.41% 9.05%
As % of the Vendors category 14.00% 20.56% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 348 461
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £437
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.47% +9.25%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £280
90th Percentile £615 £575 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 28
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -40.30%
10th Percentile £13.81 £36.55 £37.00
90th Percentile £44.28 £54.95 £42.01
England median hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.33% - +4.17%

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 2,286 2,763 3,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.45% 45.78% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,422 1,681 1,905
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £216
90th Percentile £625 £575 £548
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 98 178
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.70 £42.88 £44.68
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% -3.47% +9.09%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -30 123 £425 +20.57% 59
Cheshire +9 87 £375 -20.63% 28
Lancashire -11 44 £463 - 13
Merseyside -10 33 £425 +6.25% 21
Cumbria -5 3 £400 -41.92%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 122 (38.13%) SQL
2 90 (28.13%) Finance
3 77 (24.06%) Java
4 70 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (21.88%) Oracle Database
5 61 (19.06%) SQL Server
6 55 (17.19%) Linux
7 48 (15.00%) Windows
8 47 (14.69%) Migration
9 44 (13.75%) WebSphere
10 42 (13.13%) PL/SQL
11 40 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 39 (12.19%) Unix
13 36 (11.25%) TDD
13 36 (11.25%) SC Cleared
14 34 (10.63%) Web Services
15 33 (10.31%) HTML
16 32 (10.00%) SAP
17 31 (9.69%) Spring
18 30 (9.38%) J2EE
18 30 (9.38%) Test Automation
19 29 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (8.75%) Data Modelling
21 27 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
21 27 (8.44%) CSS
21 27 (8.44%) Oracle EBS
21 27 (8.44%) Banking
21 27 (8.44%) Retail
21 27 (8.44%) Data Migration
21 27 (8.44%) Jenkins

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 44 (13.75%) WebSphere
2 24 (7.50%) WebLogic
3 18 (5.63%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.75%) Apache
4 12 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (3.13%) CMS
6 9 (2.81%) JBoss
6 9 (2.81%) SAS
6 9 (2.81%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.50%) Tuxedo
8 5 (1.56%) Oracle Beehive
8 5 (1.56%) WildFly
9 4 (1.25%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.25%) IIS
9 4 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.94%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.94%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (8.44%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (6.56%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (5.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (4.38%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (4.38%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (3.13%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (2.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (1.88%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.94%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.63%) HFM
10 2 (0.63%) Maximo
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.50%) PaaS
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 4 (1.25%) Taleo
6 3 (0.94%) Office 365
7 2 (0.63%) FinancialForce
7 2 (0.63%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.63%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.13%) Firewall
2 7 (2.19%) HTTP
3 6 (1.88%) Internet
4 5 (1.56%) VPN
5 4 (1.25%) NAS
5 4 (1.25%) SAN
5 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.94%) SMS
6 3 (0.94%) SSL
7 2 (0.63%) AMQP
7 2 (0.63%) DNS
7 2 (0.63%) FTP
7 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.63%) Network Security
8 1 (0.31%) LAN
8 1 (0.31%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.31%) PBX
8 1 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.31%) Skype
8 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (21.88%) Oracle Database
2 61 (19.06%) SQL Server
3 26 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (5.94%) MySQL
6 18 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (5.31%) RDBMS
8 16 (5.00%) DB2
9 13 (4.06%) MongoDB
9 13 (4.06%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (3.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.81%) Big Data
12 9 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.81%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (2.50%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 8 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (8.44%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.31%) JUnit
4 16 (5.00%) Gradle
5 14 (4.38%) Maven
6 12 (3.75%) JProfiler
6 12 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (3.13%) Eclipse
7 10 (3.13%) JIRA
7 10 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (2.81%) JMeter
9 8 (2.50%) Toad
10 7 (2.19%) Subversion
11 6 (1.88%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.88%) JDeveloper
11 6 (1.88%) Selenium
12 5 (1.56%) PeopleTools
12 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.25%) ERwin
13 4 (1.25%) HP UFT
General
1 90 (28.13%) Finance
2 27 (8.44%) Banking
2 27 (8.44%) Retail
3 11 (3.44%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.56%) Marketing
5 3 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
7 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (33.44%) Developer
2 43 (13.44%) Analyst
3 38 (11.88%) Architect
4 36 (11.25%) Consultant
5 35 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.81%) Oracle Consultant
6 25 (7.81%) WebSphere Developer
7 16 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 15 (4.69%) DBA
9 14 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.75%) Applications Developer
10 12 (3.75%) Data Analyst
10 12 (3.75%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (3.44%) Administrator
11 11 (3.44%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.13%) Data Architect
12 10 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
12 10 (3.13%) Oracle Analyst
13 8 (2.50%) Functional Consultant
13 8 (2.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.63%) Web Services
2 33 (10.31%) HTML
3 31 (9.69%) Spring
4 30 (9.38%) J2EE
5 27 (8.44%) CSS
6 25 (7.81%) JPA
6 25 (7.81%) XML
7 21 (6.56%) .NET
8 20 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 20 (6.25%) JSP
9 19 (5.94%) REST
9 19 (5.94%) SOAP
10 18 (5.63%) Middleware
10 18 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
11 15 (4.69%) jQuery
12 14 (4.38%) EJB
13 12 (3.75%) Ajax
13 12 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
14 11 (3.44%) Dojo
15 9 (2.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.19%) Clustering
4 7 (2.19%) User Experience
5 6 (1.88%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.56%) Life Science
6 5 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.56%) Replication
7 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.94%) RIA
9 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.63%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.19%) Linux
2 48 (15.00%) Windows
3 39 (12.19%) Unix
4 21 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.75%) AIX
6 11 (3.44%) Solaris
7 8 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.56%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.94%) HPUX
12 1 (0.31%) Android
12 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.31%) CentOS
12 1 (0.31%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.31%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.69%) Migration
3 36 (11.25%) TDD
4 30 (9.38%) Test Automation
5 28 (8.75%) Data Modelling
6 27 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (8.44%) Data Migration
7 24 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (7.19%) ITIL
9 19 (5.94%) ERP
10 17 (5.31%) Project Management
10 17 (5.31%) Unit Testing
11 16 (5.00%) Performance Testing
11 16 (5.00%) Scrum
11 16 (5.00%) SDLC
11 16 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.69%) Waterfall
13 14 (4.38%) ETL
13 14 (4.38%) MVC
13 14 (4.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 122 (38.13%) SQL
2 77 (24.06%) Java
3 42 (13.13%) PL/SQL
4 24 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.63%) C#
6 13 (4.06%) Shell Script
7 9 (2.81%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.19%) VB
9 6 (1.88%) PHP
9 6 (1.88%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.88%) VBScript
10 5 (1.56%) C
10 5 (1.56%) Python
10 5 (1.56%) Ruby
11 4 (1.25%) Perl
12 3 (0.94%) Groovy
12 3 (0.94%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (0.94%) XPath
13 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 36 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.19%) ISEB
4 6 (1.88%) Degree
4 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.25%) MCSA
5 4 (1.25%) MCSE
6 2 (0.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) IIBA
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.31%) MCTS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.81%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) PMO
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) PSD2
5 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.88%) Docker
5 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) iptables
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Xen
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) Puppet
2 8 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.19%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.94%) Terraform
7 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle EDQ
7 2 (0.63%) PowerBroker
7 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.63%) SCCM
7 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.31%) Ansible
8 1 (0.31%) IBM BigFix
8 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (10.00%) SAP
2 26 (8.13%) IBM
3 25 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 22 (6.88%) Red Hat
5 17 (5.31%) HP
6 13 (4.06%) VMware
7 12 (3.75%) PeopleSoft
8 10 (3.13%) hybris
8 10 (3.13%) Perforce
9 8 (2.50%) Informatica
10 7 (2.19%) Cisco
10 7 (2.19%) IFS
11 6 (1.88%) Citrix
11 6 (1.88%) EMC
12 5 (1.56%) BEA
12 5 (1.56%) CA
12 5 (1.56%) Hyperion
12 5 (1.56%) Sitecore
13 4 (1.25%) ATG
13 4 (1.25%) Symantec