Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 20 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 96 85
Rank change year-on-year -22 -11 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 355 355 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 2.30% 2.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.48% 10.82% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 211 333
South East median daily rate £438 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.69% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £291
90th Percentile £556 £538 £544
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -59.09% -56.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £21.25 £52.50
90th Percentile £15.75 £23.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +1.25% -1.84% -9.94%

Oracle Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3,387 3,282 3,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.51% 21.29% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,068 2,005 2,355
South East median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.69% +2.51% +6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 80 99
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.16% -46.48% +31.18%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.20 £52.95
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £31.59
% change year-on-year +20.69% -8.18% +26.34%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the South East over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the South East

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Hampshire +19 163 £425 -2.30% 12
Thames Valley -7 81 £425 -10.53% 28
Surrey -71 60 £475 +26.67% 4
Berkshire +7 57 £420 -4.00% 24
West Sussex +9 31 £500 - 3
East Sussex - 17 £463 - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £425 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire -26 9 £475 - 1
Middlesex +2 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £650 -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 355 (100.00%) Oracle
2 152 (42.82%) Linux
3 146 (41.13%) SQL
4 111 (31.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 109 (30.70%) Java
6 106 (29.86%) Web Services
7 102 (28.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 97 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (26.20%) Unix
10 85 (23.94%) PL/SQL
11 84 (23.66%) SQL Server
12 73 (20.56%) Microsoft
13 64 (18.03%) Relational Database
14 63 (17.75%) Middleware
14 63 (17.75%) Finance
15 60 (16.90%) Scrum
15 60 (16.90%) SOA
15 60 (16.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 58 (16.34%) Windows
17 56 (15.77%) Test Automation
18 55 (15.49%) Oracle Fusion
18 55 (15.49%) AIX
19 54 (15.21%) .NET
20 53 (14.93%) RESTful
21 52 (14.65%) Oracle Database 10g
21 52 (14.65%) HP
22 50 (14.08%) RDBMS
23 49 (13.80%) Oracle Reports
23 49 (13.80%) VMware
24 48 (13.52%) Clustering

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 60 (16.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (13.24%) Oracle Service Bus
3 21 (5.92%) GlassFish
3 21 (5.92%) Liferay
3 21 (5.92%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.38%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.10%) Confluence
6 10 (2.82%) GemFire
7 8 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.97%) IIS
8 7 (1.97%) NetWeaver
8 7 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.69%) CMS
10 3 (0.85%) Apache
10 3 (0.85%) Mule
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.56%) AquaLogic
11 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.56%) nginx
11 2 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 28 (7.89%) Siebel CRM
2 26 (7.32%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (6.76%) Oracle Utilities
4 10 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.41%) PaaS
4 4 (1.13%) GitHub
5 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.48%) PuTTY
1 23 (6.48%) WinSCP
2 13 (3.66%) SAN
3 10 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.41%) DNS
4 5 (1.41%) Firewall
4 5 (1.41%) LAN
4 5 (1.41%) WAN
5 3 (0.85%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) HTTP
6 2 (0.56%) Intranet
6 2 (0.56%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) FTP
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (31.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 102 (28.73%) Oracle Database 12c
3 84 (23.66%) SQL Server
4 64 (18.03%) Relational Database
5 52 (14.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 50 (14.08%) RDBMS
7 49 (13.80%) Oracle Reports
8 36 (10.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 34 (9.58%) Oracle ODI
10 29 (8.17%) SQL Server 2016
11 28 (7.89%) MySQL
11 28 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
13 22 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (4.79%) SQLPlus
15 9 (2.54%) DB2
16 7 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
17 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
17 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (13.52%) Selenium
2 45 (12.68%) Jenkins
3 36 (10.14%) SoapUI
4 34 (9.58%) Eclipse
5 32 (9.01%) Oracle Forms
6 30 (8.45%) Git (software)
6 30 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
8 25 (7.04%) SpecFlow
9 23 (6.48%) Ant
9 23 (6.48%) Cucumber
9 23 (6.48%) HP UFT
9 23 (6.48%) TestNG
10 21 (5.92%) Subversion
11 19 (5.35%) Maven
12 17 (4.79%) JIRA
13 16 (4.51%) JUnit
13 16 (4.51%) LoadRunner
14 15 (4.23%) ProC
15 11 (3.10%) XMLSpy
General
1 63 (17.75%) Finance
2 13 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.85%) Military
3 3 (0.85%) Retail
4 2 (0.56%) Back Office
4 2 (0.56%) Banking
4 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.56%) Publishing
5 1 (0.28%) Advertising
5 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 128 (36.06%) Developer
2 77 (21.69%) DBA
3 74 (20.85%) Oracle DBA
4 54 (15.21%) Java Developer
5 41 (11.55%) Oracle Developer
6 33 (9.30%) Analyst
7 27 (7.61%) SQL Developer
8 25 (7.04%) Architect
9 22 (6.20%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 19 (5.35%) PL/SQL Developer
11 16 (4.51%) Consultant
11 16 (4.51%) Senior DBA
11 16 (4.51%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 14 (3.94%) Administrator
13 13 (3.66%) Test Engineer
14 12 (3.38%) Integration Developer
14 12 (3.38%) SQL DBA
15 11 (3.10%) ETL Developer
15 11 (3.10%) Test Analyst
16 10 (2.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (29.86%) Web Services
2 63 (17.75%) Middleware
3 55 (15.49%) Oracle Fusion
4 54 (15.21%) .NET
5 53 (14.93%) RESTful
6 42 (11.83%) Spring
7 39 (10.99%) JPA
8 38 (10.70%) EJB
9 37 (10.42%) JMS
9 37 (10.42%) XML
10 33 (9.30%) JAXB
11 31 (8.73%) JSP
12 29 (8.17%) REST
13 28 (7.89%) SOAP
14 27 (7.61%) EJB 3.0
15 25 (7.04%) HTML
16 24 (6.76%) Spring Boot
17 21 (5.92%) JAX-RS
17 21 (5.92%) Struts
18 20 (5.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.52%) Clustering
2 42 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.94%) Replication
5 7 (1.97%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.41%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.13%) Life Science
8 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.85%) PKI
9 3 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.56%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.56%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.56%) Equities
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 152 (42.82%) Linux
2 93 (26.20%) Unix
3 58 (16.34%) Windows
4 55 (15.49%) AIX
5 35 (9.86%) Windows Server
6 31 (8.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (4.51%) Solaris
9 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.97%) OpenVMS
11 5 (1.41%) Android
11 5 (1.41%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.56%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.56%) zOS
15 1 (0.28%) CentOS
15 1 (0.28%) SUSE
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.32%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (16.90%) Scrum
2 60 (16.90%) SOA
3 56 (15.77%) Test Automation
4 45 (12.68%) Unit Testing
5 43 (12.11%) DevOps
6 36 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
7 35 (9.86%) CRM
8 33 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
9 31 (8.73%) SDLC
10 30 (8.45%) Migration
11 26 (7.32%) Master Data Management
11 26 (7.32%) OO
12 25 (7.04%) BDD
12 25 (7.04%) System Integration Testing
13 24 (6.76%) API Testing
13 24 (6.76%) WFM
14 23 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (6.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 146 (41.13%) SQL
2 109 (30.70%) Java
3 85 (23.94%) PL/SQL
4 39 (10.99%) Shell Script
5 28 (7.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 25 (7.04%) C#
7 22 (6.20%) F#
7 22 (6.20%) JavaScript
8 18 (5.07%) C
9 16 (4.51%) Java 8
9 16 (4.51%) Python
10 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.69%) VBA
11 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.85%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.85%) XAML
13 2 (0.56%) Delphi
13 2 (0.56%) Perl
13 2 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 48 (13.52%) Security Cleared
2 36 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 26 (7.32%) ISEB
4 24 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (5.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 19 (5.35%) Degree
7 6 (1.69%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.41%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.41%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.13%) OCP
10 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.28%) RHCE
12 1 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.54%) GDPR
1 9 (2.54%) SLA
2 8 (2.25%) QA
3 6 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (8.73%) vSphere
2 22 (6.20%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.10%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.41%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.85%) Docker
8 2 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.28%) Corosync
9 1 (0.28%) RHEV
9 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 44 (12.39%) HP ALM
2 17 (4.79%) Data Guard
3 16 (4.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (2.82%) Puppet
5 9 (2.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 8 (2.25%) vRealize
7 7 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (1.69%) Ansible
9 5 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.41%) SCCM
9 5 (1.41%) SCOM
10 4 (1.13%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.56%) Ambari
11 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.56%) Terraform
11 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Flashback
12 1 (0.28%) Pacemaker
12 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 355 (100.00%) Oracle
2 73 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.65%) HP
4 49 (13.80%) VMware
5 31 (8.73%) Red Hat
6 28 (7.89%) Siebel
7 25 (7.04%) Software AG
7 25 (7.04%) webMethods
8 14 (3.94%) IBM
9 13 (3.66%) Citrix
10 12 (3.38%) Talend
11 11 (3.10%) SAP
12 10 (2.82%) Informatica
13 9 (2.54%) NetApp
14 8 (2.25%) Cisco
15 6 (1.69%) EMC
15 6 (1.69%) TIBCO
16 5 (1.41%) Nimble Storage
17 4 (1.13%) Vertica
18 3 (0.85%) Tableau