Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 October 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 West
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 29 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 369 325 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.11% 5.91% 8.09%
As % of the Vendors category 15.71% 14.50% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 201 308
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +3.47% -0.31%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £309
90th Percentile £554 £538 £554
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £37.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +97.37% -36.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £19.90 £17.70
90th Percentile £68.13 £47.73 £30.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% +32.74% -11.72%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,349 2,242 2,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.88% 40.78% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,412 1,341 1,572
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £210 £205
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 103 157
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +43.18% +3.53%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £11.48
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in the South West over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the South West

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Bristol -3 146 £425 +13.33% 36
Wiltshire -24 65 £450 +5.88% 13
Gloucestershire +16 61 £500 +18.34% 17
Somerset +4 26 £413 +6.45% 4
Cornwall +11 21 £350 - 5
Dorset +5 19 £475 +26.67% 7
Devon +17 18 £420 +9.09% 1
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 177 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (43.63%) SQL
3 142 (38.48%) SQL Server
4 101 (27.37%) Finance
5 99 (26.83%) Java
6 89 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 79 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
8 76 (20.60%) Security Cleared
9 71 (19.24%) Migration
9 71 (19.24%) .NET
10 70 (18.97%) OO
11 67 (18.16%) Scrum
12 65 (17.62%) Windows
13 61 (16.53%) Oracle Database
14 58 (15.72%) HTML
15 57 (15.45%) MySQL
15 57 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
16 56 (15.18%) WebLogic
17 55 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (14.63%) JavaScript
18 54 (14.63%) Microsoft
19 53 (14.36%) TDD
20 52 (14.09%) REST
20 52 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
21 51 (13.82%) C#
21 51 (13.82%) Linux
22 50 (13.55%) XML
22 50 (13.55%) PL/SQL
22 50 (13.55%) CSS
22 50 (13.55%) Ansible

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 56 (15.18%) WebLogic
2 49 (13.28%) Tomcat
2 49 (13.28%) WebSphere
3 42 (11.38%) OpenStack
4 18 (4.88%) JBoss
5 15 (4.07%) Confluence
6 14 (3.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.71%) CMS
8 9 (2.44%) Drupal
8 9 (2.44%) IIS
9 8 (2.17%) Apache
10 7 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.63%) SAS
11 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.08%) ColdFusion
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (1.36%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.54%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.54%) StreamServe
6 2 (0.54%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.27%) Endur
7 1 (0.27%) Findur
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 89 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (21.41%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.07%) npm
4 13 (3.52%) NuGet
5 11 (2.98%) Office 365
6 7 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.90%) SaaS
7 5 (1.36%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.08%) PaaS
9 3 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.81%) IaaS
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.54%) Apigee
10 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.79%) HTTP
2 6 (1.63%) Internet
2 6 (1.63%) SAN
3 4 (1.08%) NAS
4 3 (0.81%) DHCP
4 3 (0.81%) DNS
4 3 (0.81%) Firewall
4 3 (0.81%) IPv6
4 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless
6 1 (0.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (38.48%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.53%) Oracle Database
3 57 (15.45%) MySQL
3 57 (15.45%) PostgreSQL
4 44 (11.92%) NoSQL
5 31 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (5.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (4.61%) Relational Database
9 14 (3.79%) DB2
9 14 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (2.71%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.44%) DataStage
12 9 (2.44%) MongoDB
12 9 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (2.44%) Power BI
13 8 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
13 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (1.90%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 42 (11.38%) MSTest
1 42 (11.38%) NUnit
2 34 (9.21%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.78%) Selenium
4 19 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 19 (5.15%) JUnit
5 18 (4.88%) JIRA
6 17 (4.61%) SpecFlow
7 15 (4.07%) Rational Team Concert
8 14 (3.79%) XMLUnit
9 13 (3.52%) Moq
9 13 (3.52%) SoapUI
9 13 (3.52%) xUnit.net
10 12 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (2.98%) Maven
12 10 (2.71%) Visual Studio
13 9 (2.44%) WebDriver
14 8 (2.17%) Ant
14 8 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.90%) Eclipse
General
1 101 (27.37%) Finance
2 22 (5.96%) Banking
3 13 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.98%) Marketing
5 10 (2.71%) Electronics
5 10 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.90%) General Ledger
6 7 (1.90%) Retail
7 5 (1.36%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.81%) Back Office
8 3 (0.81%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (46.34%) Developer
2 81 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 36 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 33 (8.94%) Analyst
5 25 (6.78%) DBA
6 20 (5.42%) Architect
7 15 (4.07%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (3.79%) C# Developer
8 14 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (3.79%) Oracle DBA
9 13 (3.52%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (3.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (3.52%) Tester
10 12 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (3.25%) AWS Developer
10 12 (3.25%) Consultant
10 12 (3.25%) Senior Developer
11 11 (2.98%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (2.98%) PowerShell Engineer
11 11 (2.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (19.24%) .NET
2 58 (15.72%) HTML
3 52 (14.09%) REST
4 50 (13.55%) CSS
4 50 (13.55%) XML
5 45 (12.20%) ASP.NET
6 39 (10.57%) Web Services
7 35 (9.49%) J2EE
8 33 (8.94%) .NET Framework
9 30 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (7.32%) SOAP
11 25 (6.78%) JSON
12 24 (6.50%) jQuery
13 23 (6.23%) Hibernate
13 23 (6.23%) Oracle Fusion
14 22 (5.96%) Middleware
15 20 (5.42%) Entity Framework
16 19 (5.15%) EJB
17 18 (4.88%) XSD
18 17 (4.61%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.61%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.36%) Wiki
6 4 (1.08%) NHS
6 4 (1.08%) Replication
7 3 (0.81%) Clustering
7 3 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.54%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.54%) Infotainment
8 2 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.54%) RIA
8 2 (0.54%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.54%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.54%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.62%) Windows
2 51 (13.82%) Linux
3 45 (12.20%) Unix
4 37 (10.03%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.36%) Solaris
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.81%) CentOS
7 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.54%) MVS
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (19.24%) Migration
3 70 (18.97%) OO
4 67 (18.16%) Scrum
5 55 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (14.36%) TDD
7 52 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (13.01%) DevOps
9 40 (10.84%) MVC
9 40 (10.84%) Test Automation
10 37 (10.03%) ETL
10 37 (10.03%) SDLC
11 36 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (9.21%) Software Engineering
13 31 (8.40%) ERP
14 28 (7.59%) Workflow
15 24 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (5.42%) Web Development
18 19 (5.15%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (43.63%) SQL
2 99 (26.83%) Java
3 54 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 51 (13.82%) C#
5 50 (13.55%) PL/SQL
6 42 (11.38%) PowerShell
7 27 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 21 (5.69%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.88%) C
10 14 (3.79%) Python
11 9 (2.44%) VBScript
12 7 (1.90%) VB
12 7 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.36%) C++
13 5 (1.36%) Korn
14 4 (1.08%) Perl
14 4 (1.08%) PHP
15 2 (0.54%) Groovy
15 2 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (20.60%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.21%) DV Cleared
4 16 (4.34%) ISEB
5 14 (3.79%) CCNA
5 14 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.79%) MCSE
5 14 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.79%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (3.52%) MCSA
6 13 (3.52%) OCA
6 13 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.90%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.90%) Degree
9 6 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.27%) AAT
11 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.98%) Data Quality
1 11 (2.98%) QA
2 9 (2.44%) WCAG
3 4 (1.08%) GDPR
4 3 (0.81%) PMO
5 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) SEPA
6 1 (0.27%) TARGET2
System Software
1 19 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.61%) Docker
3 8 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.81%) Xen
5 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 50 (13.55%) Ansible
2 48 (13.01%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (13.01%) Puppet
3 13 (3.52%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (3.52%) vCenter Server
4 12 (3.25%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (2.71%) PowerCLI
6 9 (2.44%) Amdocs OSS
6 9 (2.44%) WMI
7 8 (2.17%) Data Guard
8 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 5 (1.36%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (1.08%) SCCM
10 4 (1.08%) SCOM
11 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.54%) Netcool
11 2 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 2 (0.54%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 54 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.50%) VMware
3 18 (4.88%) Cisco
4 16 (4.34%) SAP
5 15 (4.07%) Teradata
6 12 (3.25%) IBM
7 11 (2.98%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.44%) Cramer
8 9 (2.44%) Talend
9 7 (1.90%) Netezza
9 7 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.63%) HP
11 5 (1.36%) Adobe
11 5 (1.36%) EMC
11 5 (1.36%) Google
11 5 (1.36%) Guidewire
11 5 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.36%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.36%) Tableau
11 5 (1.36%) Veritas