Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 130 70
Rank change year-on-year -16 -60 +28
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 273 311 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.62% 1.86% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.75% 9.20% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 190 295
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £356 £306 £290
90th Percentile £538 £538 £509
England median daily rate £433 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +1.76% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
South East median hourly rate £34.75 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.76% -2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £17.88 £37.65 £25.90
90th Percentile £51.03 £53.38 £43.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%

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 3524 3379 4339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.93% 20.26% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2237 2021 2566
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 91 101
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.38% -3.64% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.02 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

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 23 November 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
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -33 78 £400 -7.51% 7
Surrey +32 70 £488 +8.33% 5
Hampshire -20 70 £400 -2.50% 4
Berkshire -9 41 £369 -17.13% 6
West Sussex +8 34 £425 -10.53%
Oxfordshire -10 24 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -36 13 £400 +23.08%
East Sussex -7 5 £425 +3.03% 1
Kent -19 3 £400 +28.00%
Middlesex +4 1 £425 -15.00%
Oracle Database
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Oracle
2 120 (43.96%) SQL
3 118 (43.22%) Java
4 94 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (31.14%) PL/SQL
6 83 (30.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 77 (28.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 77 (28.21%) Linux
8 73 (26.74%) Unix
9 52 (19.05%) Finance
10 51 (18.68%) Windows
11 50 (18.32%) Web Services
11 50 (18.32%) SQL Server
11 50 (18.32%) Scrum
12 49 (17.95%) Microsoft
13 40 (14.65%) Security Cleared
14 39 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 37 (13.55%) Oracle Database 10g
16 36 (13.19%) .NET
16 36 (13.19%) JIRA
17 35 (12.82%) Spring
18 34 (12.45%) DevOps
19 32 (11.72%) HTML
19 32 (11.72%) HP
19 32 (11.72%) Shell Script
20 31 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (11.36%) AIX
21 29 (10.62%) Windows Server
22 28 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
22 28 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE

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 26 (9.52%) Confluence
2 25 (9.16%) WebLogic
3 24 (8.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 17 (6.23%) Liferay
5 13 (4.76%) GlassFish
6 11 (4.03%) Oracle Service Bus
7 8 (2.93%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.20%) NetWeaver
9 5 (1.83%) JBoss
9 5 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.47%) Apache
10 4 (1.47%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.47%) IIS
10 4 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.37%) GeoServer
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (5.86%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (4.03%) Oracle Utilities
4 8 (2.93%) Siebel CRM
5 6 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (1.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.83%) PaaS
5 4 (1.47%) IaaS
6 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.10%) Office 365
7 2 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.86%) Firewall
2 13 (4.76%) PuTTY
2 13 (4.76%) WinSCP
3 10 (3.66%) SAN
4 6 (2.20%) HTTP
5 4 (1.47%) DNS
5 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.10%) Internet
6 3 (1.10%) Intranet
7 2 (0.73%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.73%) NAS
7 2 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.73%) VPN
8 1 (0.37%) AMQP
8 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.37%) LDAP
8 1 (0.37%) SIGTRAN
8 1 (0.37%) SS7
8 1 (0.37%) SSL
8 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (30.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 77 (28.21%) Oracle Database 12c
3 50 (18.32%) SQL Server
4 37 (13.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 28 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 27 (9.89%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (9.16%) Relational Database
8 23 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (8.42%) RDBMS
9 19 (6.96%) Oracle Reports
10 17 (6.23%) MySQL
11 16 (5.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (4.76%) SQLPlus
13 11 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 11 (4.03%) Oracle ODI
14 8 (2.93%) Hadoop
14 8 (2.93%) Oracle9i Database
15 4 (1.47%) DB2
15 4 (1.47%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 36 (13.19%) JIRA
2 19 (6.96%) Oracle APEX
2 19 (6.96%) Subversion
3 17 (6.23%) Maven
3 17 (6.23%) Selenium
4 16 (5.86%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.86%) Talend Open Studio
5 15 (5.49%) SoapUI
6 14 (5.13%) Ant
6 14 (5.13%) SpecFlow
7 13 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 13 (4.76%) HP UFT
7 13 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (4.76%) TestNG
8 10 (3.66%) LoadRunner
9 9 (3.30%) Jenkins
9 9 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (3.30%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.20%) ProC
11 5 (1.83%) Bitbucket
General
1 52 (19.05%) Finance
2 9 (3.30%) Banking
2 9 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.47%) French Language
3 4 (1.47%) Investment Banking
3 4 (1.47%) Retail
4 3 (1.10%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.10%) Publishing
5 2 (0.73%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 115 (42.12%) Developer
2 43 (15.75%) Oracle Developer
3 40 (14.65%) DBA
4 38 (13.92%) Oracle DBA
5 37 (13.55%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.59%) Scrum Master
7 16 (5.86%) Administrator
8 13 (4.76%) Consultant
8 13 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.03%) Analyst
9 11 (4.03%) PL/SQL Developer
9 11 (4.03%) Technical Leader
10 10 (3.66%) Architect
10 10 (3.66%) C# Developer
10 10 (3.66%) Oracle Consultant
10 10 (3.66%) UI Developer
11 8 (2.93%) OBIEE Consultant
11 8 (2.93%) OBIEE Developer
12 7 (2.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 7 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.32%) Web Services
2 36 (13.19%) .NET
3 35 (12.82%) Spring
4 32 (11.72%) HTML
5 27 (9.89%) jQuery
6 23 (8.42%) Middleware
7 22 (8.06%) Oracle Fusion
7 22 (8.06%) RESTful
8 21 (7.69%) JPA
9 19 (6.96%) EJB
9 19 (6.96%) EJB 3.0
9 19 (6.96%) SOAP
10 18 (6.59%) REST
10 18 (6.59%) Velocity
11 16 (5.86%) CSS
12 15 (5.49%) HTML5
13 14 (5.13%) JAX-RS
13 14 (5.13%) JMS
14 13 (4.76%) JAXB
14 13 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.56%) Clustering
3 7 (2.56%) Replication
4 5 (1.83%) Credit Derivative
4 5 (1.83%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.83%) Equities
5 4 (1.47%) LPAR
6 3 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.10%) User Experience
7 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.73%) IBM XIV
7 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (0.73%) PKI
7 2 (0.73%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.73%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 77 (28.21%) Linux
2 73 (26.74%) Unix
3 51 (18.68%) Windows
4 31 (11.36%) AIX
5 29 (10.62%) Windows Server
6 22 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.56%) Solaris
9 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.47%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.10%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.32%) Scrum
3 34 (12.45%) DevOps
4 31 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (9.16%) SDLC
7 24 (8.79%) SOA
8 21 (7.69%) Coaching
9 19 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (6.96%) Migration
10 17 (6.23%) Unit Testing
10 17 (6.23%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.86%) Test Automation
12 14 (5.13%) Data Management
12 14 (5.13%) ETL
13 13 (4.76%) Load Balancing
13 13 (4.76%) MVC
14 12 (4.40%) Microservices
14 12 (4.40%) OO
14 12 (4.40%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (43.96%) SQL
2 118 (43.22%) Java
3 85 (31.14%) PL/SQL
4 39 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.72%) Shell Script
6 19 (6.96%) C#
7 17 (6.23%) Python
8 13 (4.76%) F#
9 9 (3.30%) Perl
10 8 (2.93%) C
11 6 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.47%) Korn
13 4 (1.47%) PHP
13 4 (1.47%) Ruby
14 3 (1.10%) C++
14 3 (1.10%) Groovy
15 2 (0.73%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 40 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.93%) Degree
3 8 (2.93%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.56%) ISEB
4 7 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.73%) CCNA
6 2 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCSA
6 2 (0.73%) MySQL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.37%) MCPD
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.37%) RHCE
7 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.83%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (9.89%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (5.86%) vSphere
3 9 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.73%) Docker
5 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.37%) Corosync
6 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.37%) SRDF
6 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.37%) Xen
6 1 (0.37%) XenApp
6 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (4.03%) Data Guard
1 11 (4.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (2.93%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (2.20%) Puppet
4 5 (1.83%) Ambari
4 5 (1.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 5 (1.83%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.10%) SCCM
7 2 (0.73%) Ansible
7 2 (0.73%) Nagios
7 2 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.73%) SCOM
7 2 (0.73%) SELinux
8 1 (0.37%) Kibana
8 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.37%) logstash
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.37%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 273 (100.00%) Oracle
2 49 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 32 (11.72%) HP
4 23 (8.42%) VMware
5 16 (5.86%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.86%) Talend
6 15 (5.49%) IBM
7 12 (4.40%) SAP
7 12 (4.40%) Software AG
7 12 (4.40%) webMethods
8 11 (4.03%) Veritas
9 8 (2.93%) Siebel
10 7 (2.56%) Cisco
11 3 (1.10%) Citrix
11 3 (1.10%) EMC
11 3 (1.10%) Informatica
11 3 (1.10%) McAfee
11 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.10%) WSO2
12 2 (0.73%) Lumension