Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1,475 1,468 1,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.89% 9.49% 9.86%
As % of the Vendors category 18.98% 19.29% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 850 1,177
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.36% +1.88%
10th Percentile £315 £302 £300
90th Percentile £575 £553 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 41
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.67% -60.53% +52.00%
10th Percentile £16.35 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.35 £59.31 £55.00
England median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -5.41% +5.71%

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 7,770 7,609 8,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 46.84% 49.20% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,453 4,195 5,207
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £252 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £541
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 314 368 425
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -10.84% +4.21%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £51.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% -3.39% +2.86%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -5 504 £450 +2.86% 177
Hampshire +3 458 £438 +2.94% 68
Surrey -7 333 £488 +8.33% 34
Berkshire 0 307 £450 +5.88% 145
Buckinghamshire 0 139 £364 -9.06% 20
West Sussex -11 76 £480 +9.09% 9
Oxfordshire -12 57 £500 +11.11% 12
East Sussex +11 36 £463 +15.63% 6
Middlesex 0 17 £425 -15.00% 1
Kent -26 12 £450 +20.00% 12
Sussex - 4 £550 -
M4 Corridor - 2 £650 -
Home Counties +7 1 - -
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 531 (36.00%) SQL
2 430 (29.15%) Linux
3 361 (24.47%) Oracle Database
4 334 (22.64%) Finance
5 330 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
6 319 (21.63%) Java
7 290 (19.66%) Unix
8 274 (18.58%) SQL Server
9 241 (16.34%) Web Services
10 240 (16.27%) Relational Database
11 237 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 203 (13.76%) Jenkins
13 199 (13.49%) JavaScript
14 198 (13.42%) Windows
15 196 (13.29%) Security Cleared
16 178 (12.07%) PL/SQL
17 164 (11.12%) Scrum
18 163 (11.05%) Python
19 160 (10.85%) .NET
20 157 (10.64%) Git (software)
21 155 (10.51%) SC Cleared
21 155 (10.51%) HTML
22 152 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
23 144 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
24 138 (9.36%) Migration
25 136 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
26 133 (9.02%) Test Automation
27 131 (8.88%) VMware
28 129 (8.75%) DevOps
28 129 (8.75%) REST

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
1 105 (7.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 53 (3.59%) Oracle Service Bus
3 50 (3.39%) Confluence
3 50 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 36 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 34 (2.31%) Apache
6 29 (1.97%) Apache Spark
7 26 (1.76%) SharePoint
8 25 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (1.69%) IIS
8 25 (1.69%) SAS
9 24 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.42%) GlassFish
10 21 (1.42%) Liferay
11 20 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 18 (1.22%) CMS
12 18 (1.22%) JBoss
13 10 (0.68%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.68%) GemFire
13 10 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 78 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) SPSS
8 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.14%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 85 (5.76%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (2.64%) Oracle Applications
3 33 (2.24%) Oracle Payables
4 29 (1.97%) Oracle ERP
5 28 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 28 (1.90%) Siebel CRM
6 24 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
6 24 (1.63%) Oracle Utilities
7 20 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
8 16 (1.08%) Eloqua
9 15 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
9 15 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
10 14 (0.95%) Sonata
11 12 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
12 11 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
14 9 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 6 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
16 5 (0.34%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.69%) PaaS
4 23 (1.56%) SaaS
5 19 (1.29%) IaaS
6 12 (0.81%) GitHub
7 8 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (0.54%) Boomi
8 7 (0.47%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
9 6 (0.41%) Office 365
10 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.34%) Force.com
11 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.27%) BlueKai
12 3 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.00%) SAN
2 52 (3.53%) Firewall
3 31 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.69%) PuTTY
4 25 (1.69%) WinSCP
5 14 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (0.88%) DNS
7 12 (0.81%) NAS
8 11 (0.75%) HTTP
9 10 (0.68%) FTP
9 10 (0.68%) LAN
9 10 (0.68%) WAN
10 8 (0.54%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.54%) SSH
10 8 (0.54%) SSL
10 8 (0.54%) Wireless
11 5 (0.34%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.34%) Internet
11 5 (0.34%) VPN
12 4 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (24.47%) Oracle Database
2 274 (18.58%) SQL Server
3 240 (16.27%) Relational Database
4 111 (7.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 109 (7.39%) Oracle Reports
6 105 (7.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 90 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
8 89 (6.03%) RDBMS
9 88 (5.97%) MySQL
10 81 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
11 57 (3.86%) Oracle BI EE
12 54 (3.66%) Big Data
13 52 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 48 (3.25%) Redis
15 45 (3.05%) NoSQL
16 44 (2.98%) DB2
16 44 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 41 (2.78%) Hadoop
18 39 (2.64%) Oracle ODI
19 36 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 203 (13.76%) Jenkins
2 157 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 96 (6.51%) JIRA
4 84 (5.69%) Selenium
5 63 (4.27%) SoapUI
6 61 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 60 (4.07%) Cucumber
8 55 (3.73%) Oracle APEX
9 47 (3.19%) Eclipse
10 46 (3.12%) Oracle Forms
11 45 (3.05%) Maven
12 44 (2.98%) Ant
13 41 (2.78%) JUnit
14 38 (2.58%) HP UFT
15 36 (2.44%) Subversion
16 31 (2.10%) SpecFlow
17 30 (2.03%) TestNG
18 25 (1.69%) LoadRunner
19 23 (1.56%) SonarQube
19 23 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 334 (22.64%) Finance
2 44 (2.98%) Telecoms
3 42 (2.85%) Banking
4 35 (2.37%) Retail
5 25 (1.69%) Marketing
6 17 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.08%) Publishing
8 14 (0.95%) German Language
9 11 (0.75%) Billing
9 11 (0.75%) French Language
10 9 (0.61%) Legal
11 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.47%) Advertising
13 6 (0.41%) Back Office
13 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.34%) Digital Economy
14 5 (0.34%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.34%) Law
14 5 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 437 (29.63%) Developer
2 208 (14.10%) Analyst
3 149 (10.10%) Architect
4 125 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 90 (6.10%) DBA
6 86 (5.83%) Consultant
7 77 (5.22%) Oracle DBA
7 77 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 68 (4.61%) Python Developer
9 65 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
10 63 (4.27%) Django Developer
10 63 (4.27%) Python/Django Developer
11 59 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 54 (3.66%) Administrator
13 53 (3.59%) SQL Developer
14 50 (3.39%) Oracle Analyst
15 48 (3.25%) .NET Developer
16 42 (2.85%) Business Analyst
17 39 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
18 38 (2.58%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (16.34%) Web Services
2 160 (10.85%) .NET
3 155 (10.51%) HTML
4 129 (8.75%) REST
5 124 (8.41%) CSS
6 120 (8.14%) Middleware
7 113 (7.66%) XML
8 108 (7.32%) Oracle Fusion
9 88 (5.97%) Spring
10 70 (4.75%) AngularJS
11 65 (4.41%) Django
12 60 (4.07%) Hibernate
13 59 (4.00%) RESTful
14 58 (3.93%) JPA
15 54 (3.66%) jQuery
15 54 (3.66%) SOAP
16 52 (3.53%) JSON
17 47 (3.19%) JMS
18 45 (3.05%) .NET Framework
18 45 (3.05%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 152 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (3.66%) Clustering
4 50 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 50 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.71%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (1.42%) Replication
8 20 (1.36%) Smart Meter
9 14 (0.95%) Driving Licence
9 14 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 14 (0.95%) User Experience
10 11 (0.75%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.68%) PKI
12 9 (0.61%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 430 (29.15%) Linux
2 290 (19.66%) Unix
3 198 (13.42%) Windows
4 91 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 87 (5.90%) AIX
6 78 (5.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (4.34%) Solaris
8 50 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (1.36%) Windows 10
12 15 (1.02%) CentOS
13 14 (0.95%) OpenVMS
14 13 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.61%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.54%) Android
18 7 (0.47%) zOS
19 6 (0.41%) HPUX
19 6 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (11.12%) Scrum
3 138 (9.36%) Migration
4 136 (9.22%) Continuous Integration
5 133 (9.02%) Test Automation
6 129 (8.75%) DevOps
7 126 (8.54%) Project Management
8 122 (8.27%) Workflow
9 113 (7.66%) SOA
10 109 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 99 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
13 94 (6.37%) ERP
14 83 (5.63%) TDD
14 83 (5.63%) Web Development
15 76 (5.15%) ETL
16 73 (4.95%) SDLC
17 72 (4.88%) ITIL
18 71 (4.81%) Data Analysis
19 69 (4.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 531 (36.00%) SQL
2 319 (21.63%) Java
3 199 (13.49%) JavaScript
4 178 (12.07%) PL/SQL
5 163 (11.05%) Python
6 105 (7.12%) C#
7 69 (4.68%) Shell Script
8 51 (3.46%) PowerShell
9 39 (2.64%) Java 8
10 35 (2.37%) C
11 32 (2.17%) F#
12 30 (2.03%) C++
12 30 (2.03%) Perl
13 28 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 28 (1.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 27 (1.83%) T-SQL
15 26 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 22 (1.49%) Korn
17 19 (1.29%) VBA
18 18 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 196 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 155 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 96 (6.51%) Degree
4 40 (2.71%) ISEB
5 36 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 35 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (0.68%) OCP
10 10 (0.68%) PMP
11 8 (0.54%) CISA
11 8 (0.54%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.47%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.41%) RHCE
13 6 (0.41%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.34%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.51%) GDPR
2 36 (2.44%) QA
3 29 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 24 (1.63%) SLA
5 19 (1.29%) PMO
6 11 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 5 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (0.34%) ISO 22301
9 5 (0.34%) ISO 31000
9 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.14%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.068%) GPG13
System Software
1 80 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.78%) vSphere
4 40 (2.71%) Docker
5 35 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
6 33 (2.24%) Hyper-V
7 19 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 19 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
7 19 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (1.22%) XenApp
9 16 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.81%) NFS
11 11 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
13 7 (0.47%) GlusterFS
13 7 (0.47%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.41%) Veritas File System
15 5 (0.34%) StorNext
16 4 (0.27%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 68 (4.61%) Ansible
2 56 (3.80%) HP ALM
3 53 (3.59%) Puppet
4 43 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.83%) Data Guard
6 18 (1.22%) Kubernetes
7 16 (1.08%) NetBackup
7 16 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 15 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (1.02%) SCCM
9 14 (0.95%) Oracle ZFS
9 14 (0.95%) Terraform
10 13 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 13 (0.88%) Tivoli
10 13 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (0.81%) Automic
11 12 (0.81%) Salt
11 12 (0.81%) SCOM
12 11 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 237 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.88%) VMware
3 122 (8.27%) HP
4 111 (7.53%) SAP
5 76 (5.15%) Red Hat
6 74 (5.02%) IBM
7 54 (3.66%) Citrix
8 46 (3.12%) Siebel
9 40 (2.71%) Talend
10 33 (2.24%) Software AG
10 33 (2.24%) Sun
11 32 (2.17%) webMethods
12 27 (1.83%) Informatica
13 26 (1.76%) Cisco
14 23 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.56%) Veritas
15 22 (1.49%) Remedy
15 22 (1.49%) Tableau
16 21 (1.42%) EMC
16 21 (1.42%) McAfee