Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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.

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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1486 1380 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.84% 8.46% 10.67%
As % of the Vendors category 18.62% 17.54% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 789 1246
South East median daily rate £443 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £300
90th Percentile £579 £588 £569
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 24
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +1.33% +27.12%
10th Percentile £8.81 £12.00 £17.11
90th Percentile £42.70 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £37.75 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.86% -2.70% +5.19%

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 7979 7866 9156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.46% 48.25% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 4543 5122
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £239 £220 £226
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 390 449
South East median hourly rate £17.13 £15.13 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.22% -15.97% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.50 £47.81 £46.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +5.33%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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 +3 647 £450 - 67
Berkshire +5 381 £425 -7.61% 36
Surrey +8 291 £484 -7.86% 31
Hampshire -6 284 £423 +5.63% 29
Buckinghamshire -12 145 £375 -16.67% 17
Oxfordshire +19 121 £500 +11.11% 14
West Sussex +4 82 £425 +13.33% 3
East Sussex +19 53 £350 -9.56% 2
Kent -11 51 £350 +7.69% 1
Middlesex +2 29 £463 +2.78% 2
Home Counties -3 5 - -
M4 Corridor -2 1 £300 -7.69%
Sussex -6 1 £363 +3.57%
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, 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.

1 496 (33.38%) SQL
2 366 (24.63%) Java
3 337 (22.68%) Linux
4 332 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 307 (20.66%) Finance
6 269 (18.10%) Unix
6 269 (18.10%) Oracle Database
7 262 (17.63%) SQL Server
8 211 (14.20%) Microsoft
9 202 (13.59%) Web Services
10 192 (12.92%) .NET
11 189 (12.72%) Windows
12 182 (12.25%) Migration
13 181 (12.18%) JavaScript
14 173 (11.64%) Scrum
15 164 (11.04%) HTML
16 162 (10.90%) PL/SQL
17 155 (10.43%) C#
18 152 (10.23%) Relational Database
19 143 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
20 141 (9.49%) Security Cleared
21 137 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
22 130 (8.75%) SAP
23 129 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
24 126 (8.48%) Shell Script
25 119 (8.01%) ERP
26 118 (7.94%) Python
27 116 (7.81%) DevOps
28 113 (7.60%) CSS
29 111 (7.47%) Web Development

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 94 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 58 (3.90%) WebLogic
3 53 (3.57%) Confluence
4 41 (2.76%) Tomcat
5 35 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 34 (2.29%) Apache
6 34 (2.29%) SAS
7 32 (2.15%) Liferay
8 27 (1.82%) JBoss
9 25 (1.68%) Apache Spark
10 22 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 21 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (1.35%) CMS
12 20 (1.35%) GlassFish
13 14 (0.94%) Drupal
13 14 (0.94%) IIS
13 14 (0.94%) NetWeaver
13 14 (0.94%) SharePoint
14 12 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
14 12 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 61 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 41 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.54%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (4.04%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (2.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (2.62%) Oracle BPM
4 38 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
4 38 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
5 35 (2.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 31 (2.09%) Oracle Financials
7 20 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
8 17 (1.14%) Primavera
9 12 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.74%) Sonata
11 10 (0.67%) Siebel CRM
12 8 (0.54%) Eloqua
12 8 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
12 8 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
12 8 (0.54%) Oracle Utilities
12 8 (0.54%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.54%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.42%) IaaS
4 28 (1.88%) PaaS
5 26 (1.75%) SaaS
6 21 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (1.41%) Google Analytics
7 16 (1.08%) GitHub
8 13 (0.87%) OpenShift
9 12 (0.81%) Silverpop
9 12 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.74%) Taleo
11 9 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.61%) Office 365
12 8 (0.54%) iPaaS
13 7 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.34%) Google Checkout
15 4 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
16 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.77%) SAN
2 39 (2.62%) Firewall
3 35 (2.36%) LDAP
4 28 (1.88%) DNS
4 28 (1.88%) Internet
5 24 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 17 (1.14%) NAS
7 15 (1.01%) PuTTY
7 15 (1.01%) WinSCP
8 12 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (0.81%) Intranet
8 12 (0.81%) WAN
9 11 (0.74%) HTTP
10 9 (0.61%) LAN
10 9 (0.61%) SSL
10 9 (0.61%) VPN
11 7 (0.47%) DHCP
12 6 (0.40%) FTP
12 6 (0.40%) SSH
13 5 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (18.10%) Oracle Database
2 262 (17.63%) SQL Server
3 152 (10.23%) Relational Database
4 97 (6.53%) Oracle Reports
5 82 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
6 81 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 80 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 76 (5.11%) MySQL
9 75 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (3.77%) RDBMS
11 50 (3.36%) DB2
12 43 (2.89%) Oracle BI EE
13 40 (2.69%) NoSQL
14 39 (2.62%) Hadoop
14 39 (2.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 33 (2.22%) MongoDB
16 29 (1.95%) Big Data
17 28 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 25 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 95 (6.39%) Git (software)
3 93 (6.26%) JIRA
4 68 (4.58%) Maven
5 66 (4.44%) Ant
6 53 (3.57%) JUnit
7 49 (3.30%) Subversion
8 48 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
10 39 (2.62%) Eclipse
11 37 (2.49%) Selenium
12 32 (2.15%) Gradle
12 32 (2.15%) NUnit
13 31 (2.09%) Mockito
13 31 (2.09%) MSBuild
14 30 (2.02%) SpecFlow
15 27 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
16 26 (1.75%) Moq
16 26 (1.75%) SoapUI
17 24 (1.62%) Cucumber
General
1 307 (20.66%) Finance
2 60 (4.04%) Retail
3 51 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 44 (2.96%) Marketing
5 34 (2.29%) Banking
6 27 (1.82%) Publishing
7 16 (1.08%) Advertising
8 15 (1.01%) Legal
9 13 (0.87%) Billing
10 10 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.61%) General Ledger
12 8 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.54%) Military
13 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.34%) French Language
14 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.27%) German Language
15 4 (0.27%) International Banking
15 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 504 (33.92%) Developer
2 215 (14.47%) Analyst
3 137 (9.22%) Architect
4 115 (7.74%) Java Developer
5 104 (7.00%) Oracle Developer
6 100 (6.73%) .NET Developer
6 100 (6.73%) Consultant
7 78 (5.25%) SQL Developer
8 75 (5.05%) Administrator
9 73 (4.91%) C# Developer
10 69 (4.64%) Oracle Consultant
10 69 (4.64%) Project Manager
11 66 (4.44%) Business Analyst
12 51 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 51 (3.43%) Web Developer
13 48 (3.23%) DBA
14 46 (3.10%) Oracle Analyst
15 40 (2.69%) Oracle DBA
16 38 (2.56%) Python Developer
17 36 (2.42%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (13.59%) Web Services
2 192 (12.92%) .NET
3 164 (11.04%) HTML
4 113 (7.60%) CSS
5 105 (7.07%) Spring
6 99 (6.66%) REST
7 86 (5.79%) XML
8 72 (4.85%) AngularJS
9 66 (4.44%) jQuery
10 65 (4.37%) ASP.NET
10 65 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 64 (4.31%) Oracle Fusion
12 63 (4.24%) WCF
13 57 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (3.43%) RESTful
15 47 (3.16%) Hibernate
15 47 (3.16%) Middleware
16 40 (2.69%) SOAP
17 39 (2.62%) JMS
18 38 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 143 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
2 46 (3.10%) N-Tier
3 40 (2.69%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 24 (1.62%) Clustering
5 24 (1.62%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.55%) User Experience
7 19 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.14%) CMDB
8 17 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 12 (0.81%) Marketing Technology
9 12 (0.81%) PMI
9 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 11 (0.74%) Oracle Exalogic
11 9 (0.61%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.61%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.54%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 337 (22.68%) Linux
2 269 (18.10%) Unix
3 189 (12.72%) Windows
4 84 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 64 (4.31%) AIX
6 61 (4.10%) Solaris
6 61 (4.10%) Windows Server
7 38 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.81%) Windows Vista
10 11 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.67%) CentOS
11 10 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.67%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.40%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.34%) Android
14 4 (0.27%) HPUX
15 3 (0.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (12.25%) Migration
3 173 (11.64%) Scrum
4 137 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 129 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (8.01%) ERP
7 116 (7.81%) DevOps
8 111 (7.47%) Web Development
9 102 (6.86%) MVC
9 102 (6.86%) Project Management
10 100 (6.73%) SOA
11 98 (6.59%) CRM
12 95 (6.39%) Stakeholder Management
13 94 (6.33%) Data Migration
14 92 (6.19%) ETL
15 89 (5.99%) TDD
16 85 (5.72%) Configuration Management
17 78 (5.25%) Unit Testing
18 75 (5.05%) Analytics
18 75 (5.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 496 (33.38%) SQL
2 366 (24.63%) Java
3 181 (12.18%) JavaScript
4 162 (10.90%) PL/SQL
5 155 (10.43%) C#
6 126 (8.48%) Shell Script
7 118 (7.94%) Python
8 53 (3.57%) Perl
9 45 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 42 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.49%) C
12 34 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 31 (2.09%) Korn
14 30 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.88%) PHP
16 25 (1.68%) C++
17 24 (1.62%) Ruby
18 21 (1.41%) XPath
19 16 (1.08%) F#
20 12 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 141 (9.49%) Security Cleared
2 99 (6.66%) SC Cleared
3 81 (5.45%) Degree
4 24 (1.62%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.28%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.01%) ISEB
8 14 (0.94%) PMP
9 10 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.34%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.20%) APMP
14 3 (0.20%) IIBA
14 3 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.20%) RHCE
14 3 (0.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.09%) Data Quality
2 25 (1.68%) QA
2 25 (1.68%) SLA
3 23 (1.55%) GDPR
4 17 (1.14%) PMO
5 3 (0.20%) P3O
6 2 (0.13%) GAAP
6 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.067%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.067%) GxP
7 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
3 31 (2.09%) Docker
4 29 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (1.82%) vSphere
6 18 (1.21%) Oracle Clusterware
6 18 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (1.14%) Xen
8 11 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.40%) Veritas File System
10 6 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.27%) KVM
11 4 (0.27%) NFS
11 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.20%) GlusterFS
12 3 (0.20%) iptables
12 3 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (5.99%) Ansible
2 81 (5.45%) Puppet
3 70 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 15 (1.01%) Salt
6 14 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 13 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (0.81%) Data Guard
8 12 (0.81%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.54%) Ambari
9 8 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.54%) logstash
9 8 (0.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 7 (0.47%) Nagios
10 7 (0.47%) SCCM
11 6 (0.40%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 211 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 130 (8.75%) SAP
3 84 (5.65%) Red Hat
4 79 (5.32%) HP
5 71 (4.78%) VMware
6 67 (4.51%) IBM
7 35 (2.36%) Google
8 34 (2.29%) JDA
9 29 (1.95%) Informatica
9 29 (1.95%) Sun
10 26 (1.75%) Tableau
11 25 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
12 24 (1.62%) Siebel
13 22 (1.48%) webMethods
13 22 (1.48%) Workday
14 21 (1.41%) Talend
15 20 (1.35%) Remedy
15 20 (1.35%) Software AG
16 18 (1.21%) Citrix
16 18 (1.21%) PeopleSoft