Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 21 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 339 374 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.82% 6.85% 10.30%
As % of the Vendors category 14.28% 15.67% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 213 474
North West median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £300
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 28
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £41.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +2.69% -1.47%
10th Percentile £12.70 £31.30 £29.38
90th Percentile £51.25 £57.50 £49.18
England median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +9.49%

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 2,374 2,387 3,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.76% 43.70% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,389 1,390 1,931
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% - -
10th Percentile £243 £225 £254
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 155 169
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.61 £10.67 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.80 £47.07
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -13 140 £425 +8.97% 42
Cheshire -17 75 £415 +3.75% 20
Merseyside +1 51 £425 - 10
Lancashire -11 38 £400 -17.53% 15
Cumbria -1 8 £375 -46.04% 1
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 141 (41.59%) SQL
2 80 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (23.30%) Linux
4 78 (23.01%) Finance
5 77 (22.71%) Security Cleared
6 70 (20.65%) Web Services
6 70 (20.65%) Java
7 67 (19.76%) SC Cleared
8 60 (17.70%) Migration
9 49 (14.45%) Oracle Database
10 48 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
11 47 (13.86%) MySQL
11 47 (13.86%) Unix
12 45 (13.27%) SQL Server
12 45 (13.27%) JavaScript
13 44 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (12.68%) Oracle EBS
15 40 (11.80%) WebLogic
16 39 (11.50%) PL/SQL
16 39 (11.50%) PostgreSQL
17 36 (10.62%) Scrum
18 35 (10.32%) DevOps
19 34 (10.03%) Oracle EBS R12
20 33 (9.73%) TDD
21 32 (9.44%) Windows
22 31 (9.14%) Microsoft
22 31 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
23 30 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (8.85%) Data Migration
24 29 (8.55%) Data Warehouse

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 40 (11.80%) WebLogic
2 27 (7.96%) Apache
3 26 (7.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (7.67%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.49%) Tomcat
5 17 (5.01%) JBoss
6 14 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (3.54%) SAS
8 9 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.65%) WildFly
9 7 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.77%) CMS
10 6 (1.77%) OpenStack
10 6 (1.77%) Oracle BPEL
11 5 (1.47%) Commerce Server
11 5 (1.47%) WebLogic Integration
12 4 (1.18%) Oracle Beehive
12 4 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.88%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 15 (4.42%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (12.68%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (10.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (5.60%) Oracle Applications
4 18 (5.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 17 (5.01%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (4.13%) Oracle Assets
7 12 (3.54%) Oracle Cash Management
7 12 (3.54%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (2.65%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (2.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 8 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
10 7 (2.06%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 4 (1.18%) SAP Hybris
11 4 (1.18%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
13 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.95%) PaaS
3 10 (2.95%) Taleo
4 8 (2.36%) SaaS
5 7 (2.06%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 6 (1.77%) IaaS
7 4 (1.18%) Office 365
7 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.88%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.59%) Serverless
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.29%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.95%) Firewall
1 10 (2.95%) HTTP
2 9 (2.65%) FTP
3 6 (1.77%) LAN
3 6 (1.77%) SMS
3 6 (1.77%) SSL
4 5 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.47%) VPN
5 4 (1.18%) SAN
6 3 (0.88%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.59%) Converged Networks
7 2 (0.59%) DNS
7 2 (0.59%) NAS
7 2 (0.59%) SMTP
7 2 (0.59%) SNMP
7 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.59%) WAN
8 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.45%) Oracle Database
2 47 (13.86%) MySQL
3 45 (13.27%) SQL Server
4 39 (11.50%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (7.96%) Relational Database
7 23 (6.78%) MongoDB
8 22 (6.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (4.72%) DB2
9 16 (4.72%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (4.42%) Oracle ODI
11 13 (3.83%) NoSQL
12 11 (3.24%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (2.95%) Big Data
13 10 (2.95%) Oracle Discoverer
14 9 (2.65%) Hadoop
14 9 (2.65%) HBase
14 9 (2.65%) MS Access
14 9 (2.65%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (7.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 18 (5.31%) Oracle APEX
4 15 (4.42%) JDeveloper
5 14 (4.13%) Selenium
6 13 (3.83%) JUnit
7 11 (3.24%) Maven
8 10 (2.95%) Gradle
9 8 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.06%) Ant
10 7 (2.06%) ERwin
10 7 (2.06%) JIRA
10 7 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.77%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.18%) Arquillian
12 4 (1.18%) Grunt
12 4 (1.18%) JBehave
12 4 (1.18%) Liquibase
12 4 (1.18%) Mockito
12 4 (1.18%) Toad
General
1 78 (23.01%) Finance
2 23 (6.78%) Retail
3 9 (2.65%) Banking
3 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.36%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.18%) Local Government
6 2 (0.59%) Billing
6 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.29%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (34.51%) Developer
2 42 (12.39%) Consultant
3 37 (10.91%) Analyst
4 32 (9.44%) Oracle Consultant
5 26 (7.67%) Architect
6 23 (6.78%) Java Developer
6 23 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
7 21 (6.19%) Functional Consultant
8 20 (5.90%) Oracle Functional Consultant
9 19 (5.60%) Project Manager
10 18 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (3.24%) Python Developer
11 11 (3.24%) WebSphere Developer
12 9 (2.65%) Data Architect
12 9 (2.65%) DBA
12 9 (2.65%) Oracle Financials Consultant
12 9 (2.65%) WebCenter Developer
13 8 (2.36%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.65%) Web Services
2 29 (8.55%) CSS
3 26 (7.67%) Ajax
3 26 (7.67%) Spring
4 23 (6.78%) HTML
5 22 (6.49%) J2EE
5 22 (6.49%) XML
6 20 (5.90%) JSON
6 20 (5.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 20 (5.90%) SOAP
7 18 (5.31%) REST
8 16 (4.72%) Django
8 16 (4.72%) JSP
9 14 (4.13%) JPA
10 13 (3.83%) Hibernate
10 13 (3.83%) Java EE
11 12 (3.54%) .NET
11 12 (3.54%) jQuery
12 11 (3.24%) EJB
13 10 (2.95%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.90%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (5.90%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.01%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.72%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.65%) User Experience
6 7 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.47%) PMI
8 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.88%) Life Science
10 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) Wiki
11 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) iPhone
11 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 79 (23.30%) Linux
2 47 (13.86%) Unix
3 32 (9.44%) Windows
4 18 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.42%) Android
5 15 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.54%) Windows Server
7 10 (2.95%) AIX
8 8 (2.36%) Solaris
9 6 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.47%) HPUX
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.47%) SUSE
11 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.18%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.88%) CentOS
13 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.29%) VMS
14 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (17.70%) Migration
3 48 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (10.62%) Scrum
6 35 (10.32%) DevOps
7 33 (9.73%) TDD
8 30 (8.85%) Data Migration
9 27 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (7.67%) Change Management
10 26 (7.67%) SOA
11 25 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (6.78%) ERP
12 23 (6.78%) Project Management
13 20 (5.90%) ETL
13 20 (5.90%) System Testing
14 19 (5.60%) MVC
15 18 (5.31%) Data Management
16 17 (5.01%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 141 (41.59%) SQL
2 70 (20.65%) Java
3 45 (13.27%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.50%) PL/SQL
5 28 (8.26%) Python
6 11 (3.24%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.95%) C#
7 10 (2.95%) Java 8
7 10 (2.95%) Ruby
8 7 (2.06%) VB
9 6 (1.77%) Groovy
9 6 (1.77%) PHP
9 6 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 5 (1.47%) Perl
11 4 (1.18%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 3 (0.88%) XPath
13 2 (0.59%) ES6
13 2 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (22.71%) Security Cleared
2 67 (19.76%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.42%) Degree
4 11 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.77%) CCDP
6 6 (1.77%) CCNP
6 6 (1.77%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.77%) CISM
6 6 (1.77%) CISSP
6 6 (1.77%) ISEB
6 6 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.47%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) HND
9 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.83%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.77%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) GDPR
3 2 (0.59%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) GAAP
4 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 12 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.36%) Docker
4 6 (1.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.18%) etcd
5 4 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 12 (3.54%) Terraform
2 10 (2.95%) CA Single Sign-On
2 10 (2.95%) Puppet
3 8 (2.36%) Ansible
4 6 (1.77%) HP ALM
5 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.47%) Packer
6 4 (1.18%) Consul
6 4 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.88%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.59%) Rancher
8 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.29%) TADDM
Vendors
1 31 (9.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.19%) IBM
3 20 (5.90%) SAP
4 17 (5.01%) CA
5 16 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 14 (4.13%) Informatica
7 10 (2.95%) HP
7 10 (2.95%) Tableau
8 9 (2.65%) Hyperion
9 8 (2.36%) Cisco
9 8 (2.36%) hybris
10 6 (1.77%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.77%) Siebel
11 5 (1.47%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.18%) VMware
13 3 (0.88%) Lotus
14 2 (0.59%) Compaq
14 2 (0.59%) Sage
14 2 (0.59%) Teradata