Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 366 627 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.47% 9.82% 8.95%
As % of the Vendors category 15.17% 21.23% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 366 447
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £288
90th Percentile £615 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 28
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -40.30%
10th Percentile £37.50 £34.55 £29.95
90th Percentile £44.00 £44.45 £57.75
England median hourly rate £38.00 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.83% -2.03% +3.97%

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 2412 2953 3520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.67% 46.23% 40.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1767 1968
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £556 £542
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 116 170
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.64 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +15.54% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.11
90th Percentile £43.90 £54.37 £47.03
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +4.82%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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 -16 158 £419 +12.42% 36
Cheshire +10 98 £375 -14.29% 12
Lancashire -8 53 £575 +38.55% 6
Merseyside -22 25 £400 - 4
Cumbria -7 4 £413 -37.74%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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.

1 154 (42.08%) SQL
2 112 (30.60%) Finance
3 95 (25.96%) Oracle Database
4 91 (24.86%) Java
5 84 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (21.31%) SQL Server
7 59 (16.12%) Linux
8 55 (15.03%) Windows
9 52 (14.21%) Unix
10 50 (13.66%) WebSphere
10 50 (13.66%) Data Modelling
11 46 (12.57%) Microsoft
11 46 (12.57%) Spring
12 44 (12.02%) TDD
13 43 (11.75%) PL/SQL
14 42 (11.48%) Banking
15 38 (10.38%) Migration
16 36 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (9.56%) XML
17 35 (9.56%) Relational Database
17 35 (9.56%) JPA
18 34 (9.29%) Security Cleared
18 34 (9.29%) Test Automation
19 33 (9.02%) Web Services
19 33 (9.02%) .NET
20 31 (8.47%) Hibernate
21 30 (8.20%) HTML
22 28 (7.65%) SAP
22 28 (7.65%) ITIL
22 28 (7.65%) Retail

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 50 (13.66%) WebSphere
2 17 (4.64%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.10%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (3.83%) SAS
5 8 (2.19%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.19%) Tuxedo
6 7 (1.91%) Apache
6 7 (1.91%) JBoss
7 6 (1.64%) CMS
7 6 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.09%) Commerce Server
9 4 (1.09%) IIS
9 4 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.82%) Oracle Beehive
10 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.82%) WildFly
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 13 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.55%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (7.38%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (5.46%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (4.37%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (4.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (2.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.91%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
8 6 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (1.64%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (1.09%) Oracle HRMS
10 4 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (1.09%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.82%) Oracle SCM
11 3 (0.82%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.37%) PaaS
2 5 (1.37%) Taleo
3 2 (0.55%) FinancialForce
3 2 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.46%) Firewall
2 6 (1.64%) Internet
3 5 (1.37%) SAN
4 4 (1.09%) NAS
5 3 (0.82%) HTTP
5 3 (0.82%) LDAP
5 3 (0.82%) SMS
5 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.55%) AMQP
6 2 (0.55%) DNS
6 2 (0.55%) Intranet
6 2 (0.55%) Network Security
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
6 2 (0.55%) WAN
7 1 (0.27%) CTI
7 1 (0.27%) DMZ
7 1 (0.27%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (25.96%) Oracle Database
2 78 (21.31%) SQL Server
3 35 (9.56%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (6.83%) Oracle Reports
4 25 (6.83%) RDBMS
5 20 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
7 17 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 15 (4.10%) MySQL
9 14 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (3.55%) DB2
11 12 (3.28%) Big Data
11 12 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (2.73%) Hadoop
14 9 (2.46%) Oracle BI EE
14 9 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (2.19%) Essbase
16 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.56%) JUnit
3 23 (6.28%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.92%) Gradle
5 15 (4.10%) JProfiler
6 14 (3.83%) Maven
7 13 (3.55%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (3.28%) Toad
9 10 (2.73%) JIRA
10 9 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.19%) JMeter
11 8 (2.19%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.91%) Subversion
13 6 (1.64%) ERwin
13 6 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (1.37%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.37%) ClearCase
14 5 (1.37%) IntelliJ
14 5 (1.37%) PeopleTools
General
1 112 (30.60%) Finance
2 42 (11.48%) Banking
3 28 (7.65%) Retail
4 12 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.64%) Marketing
6 5 (1.37%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (32.79%) Developer
2 61 (16.67%) Analyst
3 51 (13.93%) Java Developer
4 41 (11.20%) Architect
5 32 (8.74%) Consultant
6 25 (6.83%) DBA
6 25 (6.83%) WebSphere Developer
7 22 (6.01%) Oracle DBA
8 21 (5.74%) Oracle Consultant
9 18 (4.92%) Data Analyst
10 16 (4.37%) Oracle Developer
11 15 (4.10%) Administrator
11 15 (4.10%) Oracle Analyst
12 13 (3.55%) Data Architect
12 13 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.01%) Applications Developer
13 11 (3.01%) J2EE Developer
14 9 (2.46%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.46%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.57%) Spring
2 35 (9.56%) JPA
2 35 (9.56%) XML
3 33 (9.02%) .NET
3 33 (9.02%) Web Services
4 31 (8.47%) Hibernate
5 30 (8.20%) HTML
6 26 (7.10%) SOAP
7 25 (6.83%) J2EE
8 24 (6.56%) CSS
9 22 (6.01%) Middleware
9 22 (6.01%) REST
10 17 (4.64%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (4.37%) Java EE
11 16 (4.37%) JSP
12 15 (4.10%) Spring Boot
13 14 (3.83%) EJB
13 14 (3.83%) RESTful
14 13 (3.55%) jQuery
14 13 (3.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.01%) Data Structures
2 11 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.46%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.91%) Clustering
4 7 (1.91%) User Experience
5 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.37%) Life Science
5 5 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.37%) Replication
6 4 (1.09%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.09%) RIA
7 3 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.55%) DataPower
8 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.12%) Linux
2 55 (15.03%) Windows
3 52 (14.21%) Unix
4 22 (6.01%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.83%) AIX
6 13 (3.55%) Solaris
7 8 (2.19%) HPUX
7 8 (2.19%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.37%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.27%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.27%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (13.66%) Data Modelling
3 44 (12.02%) TDD
4 38 (10.38%) Migration
5 36 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (9.29%) Test Automation
7 28 (7.65%) ITIL
8 26 (7.10%) Unit Testing
9 23 (6.28%) ERP
9 23 (6.28%) OO
10 22 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (6.01%) Data Migration
11 21 (5.74%) ETL
11 21 (5.74%) SDLC
12 19 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (4.92%) Waterfall
14 17 (4.64%) Coaching
15 16 (4.37%) Software Engineering
16 15 (4.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 154 (42.08%) SQL
2 91 (24.86%) Java
3 43 (11.75%) PL/SQL
4 26 (7.10%) JavaScript
5 20 (5.46%) C#
6 18 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 15 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.73%) VB
10 6 (1.64%) Perl
10 6 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.37%) VBScript
12 4 (1.09%) C
12 4 (1.09%) PHP
12 4 (1.09%) Python
12 4 (1.09%) VB6
13 3 (0.82%) VBA
14 2 (0.55%) C++
14 2 (0.55%) Groovy
14 2 (0.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 34 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.10%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.73%) ISEB
4 9 (2.46%) Degree
5 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.09%) MCSA
7 4 (1.09%) MCSE
8 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.55%) HND
9 2 (0.55%) MCITP
10 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.27%) IIBA
10 1 (0.27%) MCTS
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.27%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.83%) Data Quality
1 14 (3.83%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) PMO
3 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.27%) HL7
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.37%) Docker
5 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.27%) iptables
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
7 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.73%) Oracle RMAN
1 10 (2.73%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.19%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (1.09%) Puppet
5 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle EDQ
6 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.55%) PowerBroker
6 2 (0.55%) SCCM
6 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.27%) Salt
7 1 (0.27%) Terraform
7 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.27%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 46 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.65%) SAP
3 27 (7.38%) IBM
4 18 (4.92%) Perforce
5 17 (4.64%) HP
5 17 (4.64%) PeopleSoft
6 16 (4.37%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.55%) VMware
8 10 (2.73%) Informatica
9 8 (2.19%) CA
10 7 (1.91%) Cisco
10 7 (1.91%) hybris
10 7 (1.91%) IFS
11 6 (1.64%) Citrix
11 6 (1.64%) EMC
11 6 (1.64%) Siebel
11 6 (1.64%) Tableau
12 5 (1.37%) BEA
12 5 (1.37%) Sitecore
12 5 (1.37%) TIBCO