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 3 months to 29 March 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.

Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 78 115
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 231 239 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.94% 2.56% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.46% 12.77% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 173 89
Median daily rate £425 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £45.50
% change year-on-year -4.47% -7.96%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1598 1872 1707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 20.31% 20.03% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1209 1037
Median daily rate £408 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.69% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £55.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +48 89 £375 -6.25% 9
Hampshire +9 73 £425 -5.55% 9
Berkshire +14 24 £500 +11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -4 15 £450 +33.33% 2
West Sussex +12 13 £510 +23.63% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 10 £335 +13.55%
Kent -18 6 £335 +3.07%
Middlesex 0 1 £350 -12.50%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 335 (100.00%) Oracle
2 162 (48.36%) SQL
3 138 (41.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 117 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (31.04%) JavaScript
6 101 (30.15%) Linux
7 100 (29.85%) PL/SQL
8 99 (29.55%) Unix
9 92 (27.46%) Web Services
10 87 (25.97%) Java
11 84 (25.07%) XML
12 82 (24.48%) Oracle Database 12c
13 75 (22.39%) Finance
14 72 (21.49%) Security Cleared
15 71 (21.19%) HTML
16 70 (20.90%) Oracle Database 10g
17 66 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
18 63 (18.81%) SC Cleared
18 63 (18.81%) jQuery
19 55 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
20 54 (16.12%) Relational Database
21 52 (15.52%) SDLC
22 51 (15.22%) WebLogic
23 49 (14.63%) Shell Script
24 46 (13.73%) ETL
25 45 (13.43%) Scrum
25 45 (13.43%) Git (software)
26 44 (13.13%) SQL Server
27 43 (12.84%) Windows
28 42 (12.54%) Subversion

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 51 (15.22%) WebLogic
2 41 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (5.97%) JBoss
4 18 (5.37%) Apache
5 16 (4.78%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.78%) WebSphere
6 12 (3.58%) ATG Dynamo
7 9 (2.69%) Confluence
7 9 (2.69%) IIS
7 9 (2.69%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.39%) NetWeaver
9 6 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.60%) GeoServer
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPEL
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.30%) Commerce Server 2007
13 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (4.78%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (5.07%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.18%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (3.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.30%) Maximo
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.19%) IaaS
3 4 (1.19%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.48%) PuTTY
1 15 (4.48%) WinSCP
2 10 (2.99%) LDAP
3 8 (2.39%) Firewall
3 8 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.79%) DNS
4 6 (1.79%) SAN
5 5 (1.49%) LAN
5 5 (1.49%) WAN
6 4 (1.19%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.90%) HTTP
8 2 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.60%) Internet
8 2 (0.60%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.60%) SSL
8 2 (0.60%) VLAN
8 2 (0.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (41.19%) Oracle Database 11g
2 82 (24.48%) Oracle Database 12c
3 70 (20.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 54 (16.12%) Relational Database
5 44 (13.13%) SQL Server
6 39 (11.64%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (10.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 35 (10.45%) RDBMS
8 28 (8.36%) Oracle Reports
9 24 (7.16%) SQLPlus
10 15 (4.48%) Oracle OWB
10 15 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (4.18%) Oracle9i Database
11 14 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (3.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 13 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 45 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 42 (12.54%) Subversion
3 36 (10.75%) Oracle APEX
4 29 (8.66%) Jenkins
5 26 (7.76%) TeamCity
6 25 (7.46%) JIRA
6 25 (7.46%) Talend Open Studio
7 16 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (4.48%) Ant
8 15 (4.48%) HP UFT
9 14 (4.18%) Maven
9 14 (4.18%) Selenium
10 13 (3.88%) Toad
11 12 (3.58%) Log4j
11 12 (3.58%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (3.28%) SpecFlow
13 8 (2.39%) ProC
14 7 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 6 (1.79%) Cucumber
16 5 (1.49%) Moq
General
1 75 (22.39%) Finance
2 15 (4.48%) Publishing
3 14 (4.18%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.39%) Electronics
4 8 (2.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.39%) Marketing
5 7 (2.09%) Banking
6 6 (1.79%) Retail
7 3 (0.90%) Local Government
8 2 (0.60%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (51.04%) Developer
2 73 (21.79%) Oracle Developer
3 46 (13.73%) DBA
4 40 (11.94%) SQL Developer
5 39 (11.64%) Oracle DBA
6 34 (10.15%) Java Developer
7 32 (9.55%) PL/SQL Developer
8 31 (9.25%) Analyst
9 26 (7.76%) Architect
10 24 (7.16%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (6.57%) Consultant
11 22 (6.57%) HTML Developer
11 22 (6.57%) Oracle Analyst
12 20 (5.97%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (5.67%) Integration Developer
14 17 (5.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (4.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (4.78%) Web Developer
16 15 (4.48%) HTML CSS Developer
16 15 (4.48%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (27.46%) Web Services
2 84 (25.07%) XML
3 71 (21.19%) HTML
4 63 (18.81%) jQuery
5 40 (11.94%) Ajax
6 39 (11.64%) HTML5
7 38 (11.34%) CSS
8 33 (9.85%) Spring
9 31 (9.25%) JMS
9 31 (9.25%) Middleware
10 30 (8.96%) Hibernate
11 29 (8.66%) .NET
11 29 (8.66%) SOAP
12 28 (8.36%) J2EE
13 27 (8.06%) REST
14 25 (7.46%) XSLT
15 24 (7.16%) RESTful
16 22 (6.57%) JPA
17 21 (6.27%) React
18 20 (5.97%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.07%) User Experience
2 15 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.39%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.49%) Clustering
5 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.49%) HACMP
5 5 (1.49%) Replication
6 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.30%) CESG
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.30%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.30%) LPAR
8 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.30%) PKI
8 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 101 (30.15%) Linux
2 99 (29.55%) Unix
3 43 (12.84%) Windows
4 24 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (6.87%) AIX
6 20 (5.97%) Windows Server
7 14 (4.18%) Solaris
8 11 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) HPUX
11 1 (0.30%) MVS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (15.52%) SDLC
5 46 (13.73%) ETL
6 45 (13.43%) Scrum
7 41 (12.24%) SOA
8 37 (11.04%) Performance Tuning
9 33 (9.85%) Migration
9 33 (9.85%) MVC
10 27 (8.06%) Configuration Management
11 26 (7.76%) ITIL
12 24 (7.16%) Integration Testing
12 24 (7.16%) Web Development
13 23 (6.87%) Waterfall
14 22 (6.57%) DevOps
15 20 (5.97%) OO
16 19 (5.67%) Project Management
17 18 (5.37%) Data Analysis
17 18 (5.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 162 (48.36%) SQL
2 104 (31.04%) JavaScript
3 100 (29.85%) PL/SQL
4 87 (25.97%) Java
5 49 (14.63%) Shell Script
6 33 (9.85%) Python
7 19 (5.67%) F#
8 17 (5.07%) C#
9 14 (4.18%) C
10 11 (3.28%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.69%) Perl
12 8 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.79%) VB
14 5 (1.49%) C++
14 5 (1.49%) Korn
15 4 (1.19%) ES6
15 4 (1.19%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.90%) ANSI SQL
17 2 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (21.49%) Security Cleared
2 63 (18.81%) SC Cleared
3 34 (10.15%) Degree
4 8 (2.39%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.39%) ISEB
5 7 (2.09%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.90%) MCITP
6 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.99%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.90%) PMO
2 3 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (11.34%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (3.58%) vSphere
3 7 (2.09%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.19%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.90%) vCloud
6 2 (0.60%) Corosync
6 2 (0.60%) Docker
6 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.30%) NDS
7 1 (0.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.30%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (4.78%) Data Guard
2 14 (4.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 8 (2.39%) vRealize
4 7 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (1.79%) Puppet
6 3 (0.90%) Ansible
6 3 (0.90%) vMotion
7 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.60%) Pacemaker
7 2 (0.60%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.30%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.30%) SCCM
8 1 (0.30%) SCOM
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.30%) yum
Vendors
1 335 (100.00%) Oracle
2 40 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.96%) VMware
4 28 (8.36%) Red Hat
4 28 (8.36%) SAP
5 25 (7.46%) Talend
6 18 (5.37%) HP
7 13 (3.88%) IBM
8 12 (3.58%) ATG
9 8 (2.39%) Remedy
10 7 (2.09%) Informatica
10 7 (2.09%) Siebel
11 6 (1.79%) Cisco
11 6 (1.79%) Cognos
12 4 (1.19%) NetApp
12 4 (1.19%) Veritas
13 3 (0.90%) EMC
13 3 (0.90%) F5
14 2 (0.60%) Google
14 2 (0.60%) Tableau
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