Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 18 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1,444 1,250 1,955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.76% 8.08% 10.74%
As % of the Vendors category 18.43% 16.61% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 729 1,211
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £300
90th Percentile £592 £596 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 32
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £41.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.64% +6.45% +61.46%
10th Percentile £8.81 £12.25 £15.29
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £53.92
England median hourly rate £36.00 £37.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -4.64% +0.67% +4.17%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,835 7,527 8,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.52% 48.67% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,578 4,341 4,841
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £238 £230 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 377 442
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -18.49% +18.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £42.60 £45.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the South East

Oracle
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Thames Valley +1 590 £450 - 126
Berkshire +3 359 £425 -5.56% 70
Hampshire +2 337 £425 +6.25% 39
Surrey +3 267 £488 -9.30% 39
Buckinghamshire -20 122 £375 -11.76% 33
Oxfordshire +7 109 £525 +16.67% 23
West Sussex +10 79 £450 +1.12% 12
East Sussex +19 52 £350 +13.27% 15
Kent -17 49 £350 +7.69% 10
Middlesex 0 24 £438 -10.26% 1
M4 Corridor -6 1 £300 -7.69%
Sussex -7 1 £363 +3.57%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 507 (35.11%) SQL
2 364 (25.21%) Java
3 344 (23.82%) Linux
4 332 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
5 291 (20.15%) Finance
6 282 (19.53%) Oracle Database
7 261 (18.07%) SQL Server
8 259 (17.94%) Unix
9 204 (14.13%) Microsoft
10 199 (13.78%) Windows
10 199 (13.78%) Web Services
11 189 (13.09%) JavaScript
11 189 (13.09%) .NET
12 183 (12.67%) Scrum
13 161 (11.15%) PL/SQL
14 153 (10.60%) Relational Database
15 149 (10.32%) HTML
16 148 (10.25%) C#
17 147 (10.18%) Security Cleared
18 146 (10.11%) Migration
19 141 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
20 132 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
21 123 (8.52%) DevOps
22 121 (8.38%) Jenkins
23 119 (8.24%) SAP
24 117 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
25 114 (7.89%) Shell Script
26 112 (7.76%) SOA
27 111 (7.69%) ERP
28 108 (7.48%) MVC

Oracle
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
1 103 (7.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 64 (4.43%) WebLogic
3 54 (3.74%) Confluence
4 41 (2.84%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.42%) Apache
6 34 (2.35%) Liferay
7 32 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (2.22%) SAS
7 32 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 28 (1.94%) GlassFish
9 27 (1.87%) Apache Spark
10 26 (1.80%) JBoss
11 25 (1.73%) Oracle Workflow
12 17 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
13 16 (1.11%) SharePoint
14 14 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.90%) CMS
15 13 (0.90%) NetWeaver
15 13 (0.90%) nginx
16 12 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 55 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (3.53%) MS Visio
3 32 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 60 (4.16%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (3.32%) Oracle BPM
3 37 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
4 35 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 30 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
6 27 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
7 22 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 18 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
8 18 (1.25%) Siebel CRM
9 17 (1.18%) Primavera
10 13 (0.90%) Oracle Utilities
11 11 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
11 11 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
11 11 (0.76%) Sonata
12 9 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
12 9 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
13 8 (0.55%) Eloqua
13 8 (0.55%) NetSuite
13 8 (0.55%) SAP PSCD
14 7 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.49%) IaaS
4 35 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (2.01%) PaaS
6 27 (1.87%) SaaS
7 21 (1.45%) Google Analytics
8 16 (1.11%) GitHub
9 14 (0.97%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.83%) Silverpop
11 11 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
11 11 (0.76%) Office 365
11 11 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
11 11 (0.76%) Taleo
12 9 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.55%) iPaaS
14 6 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.35%) Google Checkout
16 4 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 50 (3.46%) SAN
2 49 (3.39%) Firewall
3 32 (2.22%) LDAP
4 30 (2.08%) Internet
5 25 (1.73%) DNS
5 25 (1.73%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.11%) PuTTY
6 16 (1.11%) WinSCP
7 12 (0.83%) HTTP
7 12 (0.83%) Intranet
7 12 (0.83%) WAN
8 11 (0.76%) NAS
9 10 (0.69%) LAN
10 9 (0.62%) VPN
11 7 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.42%) DHCP
12 6 (0.42%) FTP
12 6 (0.42%) SMS
12 6 (0.42%) SS7
12 6 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (19.53%) Oracle Database
2 261 (18.07%) SQL Server
3 153 (10.60%) Relational Database
4 102 (7.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 87 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 76 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 71 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
8 63 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
8 63 (4.36%) MySQL
9 58 (4.02%) RDBMS
10 45 (3.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 43 (2.98%) DB2
12 41 (2.84%) Oracle BI EE
13 39 (2.70%) Hadoop
14 34 (2.35%) NoSQL
15 30 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
16 29 (2.01%) MongoDB
16 29 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
17 28 (1.94%) Big Data
18 23 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 121 (8.38%) Jenkins
2 82 (5.68%) Git (software)
3 73 (5.06%) Ant
4 72 (4.99%) JIRA
5 69 (4.78%) Maven
6 61 (4.22%) JUnit
7 51 (3.53%) Selenium
8 49 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 47 (3.25%) Subversion
10 39 (2.70%) Mockito
11 37 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 35 (2.42%) MSBuild
12 35 (2.42%) Oracle Forms
13 33 (2.29%) Gradle
14 29 (2.01%) Cucumber
15 28 (1.94%) NUnit
15 28 (1.94%) SoapUI
16 27 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
17 25 (1.73%) SpecFlow
18 23 (1.59%) Moq
General
1 291 (20.15%) Finance
2 61 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.60%) Retail
4 41 (2.84%) Marketing
5 38 (2.63%) Banking
6 26 (1.80%) Publishing
7 14 (0.97%) Advertising
8 13 (0.90%) Billing
8 13 (0.90%) Legal
9 10 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.55%) Military
11 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.42%) French Language
13 5 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.35%) German Language
13 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.28%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 489 (33.86%) Developer
2 216 (14.96%) Analyst
3 142 (9.83%) Architect
4 134 (9.28%) Java Developer
5 108 (7.48%) .NET Developer
6 88 (6.09%) Consultant
7 85 (5.89%) Oracle Developer
8 74 (5.12%) SQL Developer
9 70 (4.85%) C# Developer
10 67 (4.64%) Administrator
10 67 (4.64%) Business Analyst
11 64 (4.43%) Project Manager
12 62 (4.29%) DBA
13 59 (4.09%) Oracle Consultant
14 55 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 54 (3.74%) Oracle DBA
16 45 (3.12%) Oracle Analyst
16 45 (3.12%) Web Developer
17 42 (2.91%) Oracle Architect
18 38 (2.63%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (13.78%) Web Services
2 189 (13.09%) .NET
3 149 (10.32%) HTML
4 104 (7.20%) Spring
5 99 (6.86%) CSS
6 93 (6.44%) XML
7 89 (6.16%) REST
8 84 (5.82%) AngularJS
9 79 (5.47%) jQuery
10 67 (4.64%) Oracle Fusion
11 65 (4.50%) ASP.NET
12 61 (4.22%) WCF
13 60 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 58 (4.02%) Middleware
15 56 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 51 (3.53%) RESTful
17 45 (3.12%) EJB
18 44 (3.05%) .NET Framework
18 44 (3.05%) Hibernate
18 44 (3.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 132 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (3.12%) N-Tier
4 35 (2.42%) Clustering
5 23 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 21 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 20 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 20 (1.39%) User Experience
8 18 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.18%) CMDB
10 13 (0.90%) Public Cloud
11 12 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.83%) Marketing Technology
12 11 (0.76%) Oracle Exalogic
12 11 (0.76%) Replication
12 11 (0.76%) Smart Meter
13 10 (0.69%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.62%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 344 (23.82%) Linux
2 259 (17.94%) Unix
3 199 (13.78%) Windows
4 84 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (4.64%) AIX
5 67 (4.64%) Windows Server
6 49 (3.39%) Solaris
7 42 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.45%) Windows Vista
10 12 (0.83%) CentOS
11 10 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.62%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.48%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.42%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.35%) Debian
15 5 (0.35%) HPUX
15 5 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (12.67%) Scrum
3 146 (10.11%) Migration
4 141 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
5 123 (8.52%) DevOps
6 117 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
7 112 (7.76%) SOA
8 111 (7.69%) ERP
9 108 (7.48%) MVC
10 103 (7.13%) Unit Testing
11 101 (6.99%) Web Development
12 100 (6.93%) Project Management
13 99 (6.86%) TDD
14 93 (6.44%) Configuration Management
14 93 (6.44%) Test Automation
15 92 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 88 (6.09%) CRM
17 81 (5.61%) ETL
18 78 (5.40%) Data Analysis
18 78 (5.40%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 507 (35.11%) SQL
2 364 (25.21%) Java
3 189 (13.09%) JavaScript
4 161 (11.15%) PL/SQL
5 148 (10.25%) C#
6 114 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 105 (7.27%) Python
8 58 (4.02%) PowerShell
9 48 (3.32%) Perl
10 39 (2.70%) C
11 38 (2.63%) Bash Shell
11 38 (2.63%) VB.NET
12 27 (1.87%) Korn
13 26 (1.80%) C++
13 26 (1.80%) XPath
14 25 (1.73%) PHP
15 19 (1.32%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.18%) Ruby
17 15 (1.04%) F#
18 14 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 147 (10.18%) Security Cleared
2 98 (6.79%) SC Cleared
3 64 (4.43%) Degree
4 31 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 15 (1.04%) ISEB
7 14 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.83%) PMP
9 9 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.21%) ACCA
13 3 (0.21%) APMP
13 3 (0.21%) CIMA
14 2 (0.14%) AAT
14 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.22%) SLA
2 29 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 27 (1.87%) GDPR
4 20 (1.39%) QA
5 16 (1.11%) PMO
6 3 (0.21%) P3O
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.069%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.069%) GxP
System Software
1 64 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 43 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.70%) Docker
4 33 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
5 32 (2.22%) vSphere
6 23 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
8 13 (0.90%) Xen
9 10 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.42%) NFS
11 6 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.35%) Veritas File System
13 4 (0.28%) KVM
13 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.21%) Gluster
14 3 (0.21%) iptables
14 3 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 94 (6.51%) Puppet
2 92 (6.37%) Ansible
3 81 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (1.04%) Salt
7 14 (0.97%) Terraform
8 13 (0.90%) Data Guard
9 12 (0.83%) logstash
10 11 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (0.69%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.62%) BladeLogic
12 9 (0.62%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.55%) Ambari
13 8 (0.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 8 (0.55%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.48%) Kubernetes
15 6 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.42%) Kibana
15 6 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 204 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 119 (8.24%) SAP
3 88 (6.09%) HP
4 83 (5.75%) VMware
5 80 (5.54%) Red Hat
6 58 (4.02%) IBM
7 43 (2.98%) Google
8 28 (1.94%) JDA
8 28 (1.94%) Sun
9 26 (1.80%) Siebel
10 22 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.52%) Talend
11 21 (1.45%) webMethods
11 21 (1.45%) Workday
12 20 (1.39%) Citrix
12 20 (1.39%) Informatica
12 20 (1.39%) McAfee
13 19 (1.32%) Adobe
13 19 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
13 19 (1.32%) Remedy