Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 121 82
Rank change year-on-year 0 -39 +21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 351 310 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.10% 1.94% 2.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.83% 8.95% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 195 335
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £344 £328 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £539
England median daily rate £430 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.12% -5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South East median hourly rate £14.50 - £55.00
10th Percentile £13.25 - £40.50
90th Percentile £15.75 - £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.23% -6.86%

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 3,569 3,465 3,852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.37% 21.71% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,245 2,124 2,430
South East median daily rate £438 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% +1.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 96
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.30 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.90% -47.50% +47.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.60 £52.25
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +14.00%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +36 151 £425 -5.56% 10
Thames Valley -11 94 £421 -6.39% 15
Berkshire +28 77 £420 +10.16% 14
Surrey -73 52 £425 -5.56% 14
West Sussex +6 29 £478 +12.35% 8
East Sussex +14 15 £438 +9.38% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £400 +8.11% 1
Kent +9 6 £475 +41.79%
Oxfordshire -36 5 £475 -
Middlesex +4 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £650 -
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 351 (100.00%) Oracle
2 137 (39.03%) SQL
3 128 (36.47%) Linux
4 105 (29.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 102 (29.06%) Java
6 101 (28.77%) Web Services
7 93 (26.50%) Unix
8 90 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 85 (24.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 80 (22.79%) PL/SQL
11 79 (22.51%) Microsoft
11 79 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (20.80%) Windows
13 59 (16.81%) Security Cleared
14 58 (16.52%) Finance
14 58 (16.52%) Relational Database
15 53 (15.10%) VMware
16 52 (14.81%) Middleware
16 52 (14.81%) SOA
16 52 (14.81%) RDBMS
16 52 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 50 (14.25%) .NET
18 49 (13.96%) Oracle Fusion
19 48 (13.68%) Oracle Database 10g
20 46 (13.11%) AIX
20 46 (13.11%) Scrum
20 46 (13.11%) SC Cleared
21 45 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
22 43 (12.25%) Clustering
22 43 (12.25%) RESTful

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 52 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 43 (12.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 20 (5.70%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.99%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.70%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.13%) CMS
6 11 (3.13%) GlassFish
6 11 (3.13%) Liferay
7 10 (2.85%) GemFire
8 6 (1.71%) IIS
8 6 (1.71%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.42%) Confluence
9 5 (1.42%) JBoss
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.85%) Apache
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPEL
11 3 (0.85%) SAP Portal
12 2 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 25 (7.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (5.98%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (5.70%) Siebel CRM
3 18 (5.13%) Oracle Utilities
4 15 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (2.85%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.85%) HFM
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.57%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.85%) IaaS
3 7 (1.99%) PaaS
4 3 (0.85%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) GitHub
5 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.28%) npm
6 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.55%) PuTTY
1 23 (6.55%) WinSCP
2 19 (5.41%) SAN
3 13 (3.70%) LAN
4 12 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.13%) WAN
6 10 (2.85%) DNS
7 9 (2.56%) Firewall
8 6 (1.71%) VoIP
9 4 (1.14%) HTTP
10 2 (0.57%) DHCP
10 2 (0.57%) Internet
10 2 (0.57%) Intranet
10 2 (0.57%) ISDN
10 2 (0.57%) NAS
10 2 (0.57%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.57%) SSL
10 2 (0.57%) VPN
11 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (29.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 90 (25.64%) SQL Server
3 85 (24.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 58 (16.52%) Relational Database
5 52 (14.81%) RDBMS
6 48 (13.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 45 (12.82%) Oracle Reports
8 33 (9.40%) Oracle ODI
9 31 (8.83%) Oracle BI EE
9 31 (8.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (8.26%) SQL Server 2016
11 25 (7.12%) MySQL
12 24 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (5.41%) SQLPlus
14 15 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (3.42%) Oracle Exadata
15 12 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
18 5 (1.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 38 (10.83%) Selenium
2 36 (10.26%) SoapUI
3 34 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (9.40%) Jenkins
5 32 (9.12%) Eclipse
6 30 (8.55%) Oracle APEX
7 29 (8.26%) Git (software)
8 27 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
9 24 (6.84%) HP UFT
10 23 (6.55%) SpecFlow
11 22 (6.27%) Cucumber
11 22 (6.27%) Subversion
12 21 (5.98%) Ant
12 21 (5.98%) TestNG
13 20 (5.70%) ProC
14 18 (5.13%) LoadRunner
15 16 (4.56%) Maven
16 15 (4.27%) Toad
17 14 (3.99%) JUnit
17 14 (3.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (16.52%) Finance
2 14 (3.99%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.28%) Legal
4 6 (1.71%) Banking
5 4 (1.14%) Military
5 4 (1.14%) Retail
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (35.33%) Developer
2 56 (15.95%) DBA
3 50 (14.25%) Oracle DBA
4 45 (12.82%) Analyst
5 43 (12.25%) Oracle Developer
6 36 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 36 (10.26%) SQL Developer
7 25 (7.12%) Architect
7 25 (7.12%) Consultant
8 20 (5.70%) PL/SQL Developer
9 16 (4.56%) UI Developer
10 15 (4.27%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 13 (3.70%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.42%) Integration Developer
12 12 (3.42%) Test Engineer
13 11 (3.13%) Project Manager
14 10 (2.85%) Systems Developer
15 9 (2.56%) JSP Developer
15 9 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
15 9 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (28.77%) Web Services
2 52 (14.81%) Middleware
3 50 (14.25%) .NET
4 49 (13.96%) Oracle Fusion
5 43 (12.25%) RESTful
6 37 (10.54%) JMS
6 37 (10.54%) Spring
7 34 (9.69%) XML
8 33 (9.40%) HTML
9 28 (7.98%) REST
10 26 (7.41%) SOAP
11 25 (7.12%) EJB
12 24 (6.84%) JPA
13 23 (6.55%) JAXB
14 22 (6.27%) jQuery
15 21 (5.98%) Ajax
15 21 (5.98%) JSP
15 21 (5.98%) Spring Boot
16 18 (5.13%) CSS
16 18 (5.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.25%) Clustering
2 33 (9.40%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.27%) Replication
5 11 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.99%) PKI
8 6 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.71%) User Experience
9 4 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Exalytics
11 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.57%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 128 (36.47%) Linux
2 93 (26.50%) Unix
3 73 (20.80%) Windows
4 46 (13.11%) AIX
5 38 (10.83%) Windows Server
6 36 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (5.98%) Solaris
9 18 (5.13%) OpenVMS
10 16 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (3.13%) SUSE
12 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.85%) Android
13 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.57%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.57%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.28%) CentOS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.81%) SOA
3 46 (13.11%) Scrum
4 41 (11.68%) Test Automation
5 35 (9.97%) DevOps
6 32 (9.12%) Unit Testing
7 29 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (7.69%) Migration
8 27 (7.69%) SDLC
8 27 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
9 25 (7.12%) CRM
10 24 (6.84%) API Testing
10 24 (6.84%) ITIL
10 24 (6.84%) TDD
11 23 (6.55%) Project Management
11 23 (6.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (5.98%) BDD
12 21 (5.98%) Data Modelling
12 21 (5.98%) ETL
12 21 (5.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 137 (39.03%) SQL
2 102 (29.06%) Java
3 80 (22.79%) PL/SQL
4 28 (7.98%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.98%) Shell Script
5 24 (6.84%) C
5 24 (6.84%) C#
6 23 (6.55%) F#
7 22 (6.27%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 17 (4.84%) Java 8
9 12 (3.42%) Python
9 12 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.14%) C++
11 4 (1.14%) VBA
12 3 (0.85%) Fortran
12 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.57%) Groovy
13 2 (0.57%) VB
13 2 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 59 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 46 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.26%) ISEB
4 27 (7.69%) Degree
4 27 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 23 (6.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 7 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.99%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.28%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.42%) QA
2 10 (2.85%) GDPR
3 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (8.83%) vSphere
2 21 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.98%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.57%) Docker
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.28%) Corosync
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 34 (9.69%) HP ALM
2 18 (5.13%) Data Guard
3 11 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (2.28%) Puppet
5 8 (2.28%) SCOM
6 7 (1.99%) Ansible
7 6 (1.71%) SCCM
7 6 (1.71%) vRealize
8 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.85%) Ambari
9 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.57%) Terraform
11 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.28%) Pacemaker
11 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Sentry
11 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 351 (100.00%) Oracle
2 79 (22.51%) Microsoft
3 53 (15.10%) VMware
4 41 (11.68%) HP
5 37 (10.54%) Red Hat
6 26 (7.41%) Software AG
6 26 (7.41%) webMethods
7 23 (6.55%) Citrix
8 20 (5.70%) SAP
8 20 (5.70%) Siebel
9 16 (4.56%) IBM
9 16 (4.56%) NetApp
10 15 (4.27%) Informatica
11 11 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (2.56%) Cisco
13 8 (2.28%) Talend
14 7 (1.99%) CA
15 5 (1.42%) EMC
15 5 (1.42%) Lumension
16 4 (1.14%) LogRhythm