Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 117 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 -51 +31
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 313 299 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.89% 1.94% 2.85%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.35% 10.22% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 175 319
South East median daily rate £450 £433 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +5.49% +10.07%
10th Percentile £363 £326 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +31.03% -44.76%
10th Percentile £19.50 £24.60 £24.30
90th Percentile £53.50 £42.60 £41.10
England median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £39.13
% change year-on-year -7.50% +2.24% -17.63%

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 3,348 2,927 3,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.26% 18.97% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,117 1,774 2,426
South East median daily rate £425 £409 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.04% +4.74% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 69 112
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £25.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +164.71% -34.54% -23.62%
10th Percentile £14.70 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.20 £50.90
England median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +21.82% +3.77% -8.13%

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 25 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database in the South East over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 February 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 +10 123 £400 -5.88% 23
Surrey -39 70 £506 +26.50% 5
Thames Valley -39 61 £438 -1.41% 20
Berkshire +3 46 £425 - 13
West Sussex +11 37 £500 -0.99% 4
East Sussex +4 10 £488 +14.71% 1
Oxfordshire -23 10 £474 +5.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -27 5 £425 +26.87% 5
Kent -15 1 £400 +88.24%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 313 (100.00%) Oracle
2 140 (44.73%) SQL
3 126 (40.26%) Java
3 126 (40.26%) Linux
4 118 (37.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 101 (32.27%) PL/SQL
6 93 (29.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 88 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (23.64%) Web Services
9 68 (21.73%) Unix
10 54 (17.25%) Scrum
10 54 (17.25%) HP
11 52 (16.61%) SQL Server
12 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
12 49 (15.65%) Unit Testing
12 49 (15.65%) RESTful
12 49 (15.65%) HP ALM
13 48 (15.34%) Oracle Database 10g
14 47 (15.02%) Finance
15 46 (14.70%) JPA
16 44 (14.06%) Spring
16 44 (14.06%) Test Automation
16 44 (14.06%) Relational Database
17 43 (13.74%) Shell Script
17 43 (13.74%) Windows
17 43 (13.74%) AIX
18 41 (13.10%) DevOps
19 38 (12.14%) Enterprise Software
19 38 (12.14%) .NET
19 38 (12.14%) PostgreSQL

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 34 (10.86%) Liferay
2 33 (10.54%) GlassFish
3 28 (8.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 21 (6.71%) Confluence
5 18 (5.75%) Oracle Service Bus
6 13 (4.15%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.88%) NetWeaver
8 8 (2.56%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.28%) GemFire
11 3 (0.96%) Apache
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.64%) IIS
12 2 (0.64%) JBoss
12 2 (0.64%) Mule
12 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle 10gAS
13 1 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.39%) Oracle Applications
2 17 (5.43%) Siebel CRM
3 16 (5.11%) Oracle Utilities
4 9 (2.88%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.64%) GitHub
4 2 (0.64%) SaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.11%) PuTTY
1 16 (5.11%) WinSCP
2 7 (2.24%) SAN
3 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.60%) Firewall
4 5 (1.60%) Internet
5 3 (0.96%) DNS
6 2 (0.64%) HTTP
6 2 (0.64%) NAS
6 2 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.64%) SMS
6 2 (0.64%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) DHCP
7 1 (0.32%) FTP
7 1 (0.32%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.32%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (37.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 93 (29.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 52 (16.61%) SQL Server
4 48 (15.34%) Oracle Database 10g
5 44 (14.06%) Relational Database
6 38 (12.14%) PostgreSQL
7 34 (10.86%) RDBMS
8 29 (9.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 29 (9.27%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (7.67%) Oracle ODI
10 20 (6.39%) MySQL
11 16 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (5.11%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (4.79%) SQLPlus
13 13 (4.15%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (2.56%) DB2
16 6 (1.92%) Oracle Exadata
17 5 (1.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (9.90%) Selenium
2 26 (8.31%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.03%) JIRA
3 22 (7.03%) SpecFlow
4 21 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (6.39%) Oracle APEX
6 19 (6.07%) Git (software)
6 19 (6.07%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (6.07%) Subversion
7 17 (5.43%) Ant
8 16 (5.11%) Eclipse
8 16 (5.11%) SoapUI
8 16 (5.11%) TestNG
9 15 (4.79%) HP UFT
10 11 (3.51%) Visual Studio
11 10 (3.19%) LoadRunner
12 8 (2.56%) Cucumber
12 8 (2.56%) ProC
13 7 (2.24%) Maven
13 7 (2.24%) NUnit
General
1 47 (15.02%) Finance
2 15 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.92%) Retail
4 5 (1.60%) Banking
5 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Billing
6 1 (0.32%) French Language
6 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 126 (40.26%) Developer
2 71 (22.68%) DBA
3 69 (22.04%) Oracle DBA
4 63 (20.13%) Java Developer
5 37 (11.82%) Oracle Developer
6 18 (5.75%) Analyst
7 17 (5.43%) Consultant
8 16 (5.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 16 (5.11%) Senior DBA
8 16 (5.11%) Senior Oracle DBA
9 15 (4.79%) Architect
9 15 (4.79%) SQL Developer
10 14 (4.47%) PL/SQL Developer
11 13 (4.15%) Technical Leader
11 13 (4.15%) UI Developer
12 12 (3.83%) Oracle Consultant
13 11 (3.51%) Administrator
13 11 (3.51%) Scrum Master
13 11 (3.51%) SQL DBA
14 10 (3.19%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (23.64%) Web Services
2 49 (15.65%) RESTful
3 46 (14.70%) JPA
4 44 (14.06%) Spring
5 38 (12.14%) .NET
6 37 (11.82%) EJB
6 37 (11.82%) EJB 3.0
7 34 (10.86%) JAX-RS
8 33 (10.54%) JAXB
9 31 (9.90%) Ehcache
9 31 (9.90%) Middleware
9 31 (9.90%) Oracle Fusion
10 28 (8.95%) HTML
11 24 (7.67%) jQuery
12 23 (7.35%) JSP
12 23 (7.35%) Spring Boot
13 20 (6.39%) JMS
14 19 (6.07%) REST
15 18 (5.75%) SOAP
16 17 (5.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.14%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (10.22%) Clustering
3 16 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.79%) Replication
5 8 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (2.56%) Equities
6 7 (2.24%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.24%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.28%) Life Science
8 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.64%) Fintech
9 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (0.64%) PKI
9 2 (0.64%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 126 (40.26%) Linux
2 68 (21.73%) Unix
3 43 (13.74%) AIX
3 43 (13.74%) Windows
4 22 (7.03%) Windows Server
5 19 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.60%) Solaris
8 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.64%) Android
9 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.64%) zOS
10 1 (0.32%) HPUX
10 1 (0.32%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.32%) SUSE
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.12%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.25%) Scrum
3 49 (15.65%) Unit Testing
4 44 (14.06%) Test Automation
5 41 (13.10%) DevOps
6 33 (10.54%) Performance Tuning
6 33 (10.54%) SDLC
7 28 (8.95%) SOA
8 26 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (7.35%) CRM
9 23 (7.35%) Migration
10 22 (7.03%) OO
11 20 (6.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (5.75%) Data Management
13 18 (5.75%) Master Data Management
13 18 (5.75%) Waterfall
14 16 (5.11%) ETL
14 16 (5.11%) ITIL
14 16 (5.11%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 140 (44.73%) SQL
2 126 (40.26%) Java
3 101 (32.27%) PL/SQL
4 43 (13.74%) Shell Script
5 28 (8.95%) JavaScript
6 18 (5.75%) Python
7 16 (5.11%) C#
8 15 (4.79%) F#
9 14 (4.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 10 (3.19%) C
11 7 (2.24%) XAML
12 6 (1.92%) Perl
13 5 (1.60%) Bourne shell
13 5 (1.60%) Groovy
13 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.64%) Korn
15 2 (0.64%) PHP
15 2 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 25 (7.99%) SC Cleared
3 21 (6.71%) Degree
4 7 (2.24%) ISEB
4 7 (2.24%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.96%) OCP
9 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.32%) RHCE
10 1 (0.32%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) QA
2 5 (1.60%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (9.58%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (5.43%) vSphere
3 8 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.92%) Oracle Clusterware
5 5 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.28%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) Docker
7 2 (0.64%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.32%) Corosync
8 1 (0.32%) RHEV
8 1 (0.32%) SRDF
8 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (15.65%) HP ALM
2 18 (5.75%) Data Guard
3 17 (5.43%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (4.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 8 (2.56%) BladeLogic
6 6 (1.92%) Puppet
7 4 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.96%) Ansible
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.96%) SCCM
8 3 (0.96%) vRealize
9 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.64%) SCOM
9 2 (0.64%) SELinux
10 1 (0.32%) Ambari
10 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 313 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (17.25%) HP
3 49 (15.65%) Microsoft
4 27 (8.63%) VMware
5 21 (6.71%) Red Hat
6 17 (5.43%) Siebel
7 16 (5.11%) IBM
8 14 (4.47%) Software AG
8 14 (4.47%) webMethods
9 11 (3.51%) SAP
10 8 (2.56%) Talend
11 6 (1.92%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.60%) Veritas
13 4 (1.28%) Citrix
13 4 (1.28%) Informatica
13 4 (1.28%) Tableau
13 4 (1.28%) Vertica
14 3 (0.96%) Capita
14 3 (0.96%) Cognos
14 3 (0.96%) EMC