The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 31 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.35% 5.50% 8.14%
As % of the Vendors category 11.03% 11.22% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 37
Median daily rate £475 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 419 458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.53% 49.06% 54.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 241 212
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.45 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Reading

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Reading

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Reading

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Reading

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 18 (26.47%) Marketing
2 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.06%) Finance
4 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (17.65%) SQL
5 12 (17.65%) Information Management
5 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
6 11 (16.18%) Degree
6 11 (16.18%) HTML
7 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
7 10 (14.71%) Linux
7 10 (14.71%) Adobe
7 10 (14.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (13.24%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (11.76%) W3C
9 8 (11.76%) Publishing
9 8 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
9 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 8 (11.76%) Photoshop
9 8 (11.76%) Content Management
9 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) WebCenter
10 7 (10.29%) Supplier Management
10 7 (10.29%) Web Services
10 7 (10.29%) SOA

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (10.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (11.76%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.94%) Eloqua
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.94%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.47%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle CX
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) DNS
1 1 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.47%) LDAP
1 1 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
1 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.47%) Essbase
5 1 (1.47%) IDOL
5 1 (1.47%) OLAP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Power BI
5 1 (1.47%) QlikView
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.47%) GitLab
4 1 (1.47%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) XMLSpy
General
1 18 (26.47%) Marketing
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 10 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 8 (11.76%) Publishing
5 4 (5.88%) German Language
6 3 (4.41%) Banking
6 3 (4.41%) Italian Language
6 3 (4.41%) Japanese Language
6 3 (4.41%) Korean Language
6 3 (4.41%) Russian Language
6 3 (4.41%) Spanish Language
7 2 (2.94%) Billing
7 2 (2.94%) Retail
8 1 (1.47%) Electronics
8 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Developer
2 6 (8.82%) Analyst
2 6 (8.82%) Architect
3 5 (7.35%) Support Specialist
4 4 (5.88%) Administrator
4 4 (5.88%) Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Marketing Specialist
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Web Producer
5 3 (4.41%) Designer
5 3 (4.41%) Graduate
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Procurement Specialist
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) HTML
2 8 (11.76%) WebCenter
3 7 (10.29%) Web Services
4 5 (7.35%) XML
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (2.94%) .NET
6 2 (2.94%) CSS
6 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.94%) J2EE
6 2 (2.94%) Spring
7 1 (1.47%) Ajax
7 1 (1.47%) Apache FOP
7 1 (1.47%) JSP
7 1 (1.47%) RESTful
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.47%) Struts
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.47%) XSD
7 1 (1.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.76%) W3C
3 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.94%) Life Science
6 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.47%) IVR
6 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.94%) AIX
4 2 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Information Management
2 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) Content Management
4 7 (10.29%) SOA
4 7 (10.29%) Supplier Management
5 6 (8.82%) Analytics
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
6 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.35%) Web Development
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.88%) DevOps
7 4 (5.88%) ETL
8 3 (4.41%) CRM
8 3 (4.41%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (4.41%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.41%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 4 (5.88%) Java
4 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.94%) PHP
5 2 (2.94%) Python
5 2 (2.94%) Ruby
5 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) Java 9
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.18%) Degree
3 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.94%) HND
6 1 (1.47%) HNC
6 1 (1.47%) IIBA
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) GAAP
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.47%) vCloud
1 1 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.47%) vMotion
4 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) Adobe
3 9 (13.24%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (5.88%) HP
4 4 (5.88%) Informatica
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 4 (5.88%) Siebel
4 4 (5.88%) VMware
5 3 (4.41%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) BMC
6 2 (2.94%) Huawei
6 2 (2.94%) Maxymiser
6 2 (2.94%) Optimizely
6 2 (2.94%) Remedy
6 2 (2.94%) Talend
7 1 (1.47%) Samsung
7 1 (1.47%) Virgin Media
7 1 (1.47%) Workday