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 3 months to 25 June 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 West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 19 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 182 232 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.79% 7.87% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 16.32% 17.92% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 145 138
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +61.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £33.25 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £39.25 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1115 1295 1159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 41.60% 43.91% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 798 704
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 55 103
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.18% +8.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £12.00 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -7 57 £400 - 25
Wiltshire +21 49 £475 +5.55% 7
Dorset +7 18 £313 -26.47% 5
Devon +3 17 £350 - 1
Somerset +8 16 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire -27 11 £425 -1.16% 8
Cornwall -8 1 - - 1
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 167 (41.96%) SQL
2 117 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (28.89%) Security Cleared
4 105 (26.38%) Java
5 101 (25.38%) Oracle Database
6 99 (24.87%) SQL Server
7 84 (21.11%) Linux
8 83 (20.85%) Windows
8 83 (20.85%) Finance
9 78 (19.60%) PL/SQL
10 76 (19.10%) SC Cleared
11 73 (18.34%) Web Services
12 71 (17.84%) Microsoft
13 64 (16.08%) XML
14 58 (14.57%) JavaScript
15 56 (14.07%) HTML
16 55 (13.82%) Scrum
17 52 (13.07%) Red Hat
17 52 (13.07%) VMware
18 49 (12.31%) Unix
18 49 (12.31%) DevOps
19 46 (11.56%) Windows Server
19 46 (11.56%) CSS
20 45 (11.31%) SOAP
20 45 (11.31%) Hibernate
21 43 (10.80%) WebLogic
22 41 (10.30%) Test Automation
23 40 (10.05%) Jenkins
23 40 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
24 39 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g

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 43 (10.80%) WebLogic
2 34 (8.54%) Apache
3 29 (7.29%) JBoss
4 25 (6.28%) WebSphere
5 24 (6.03%) Tomcat
6 20 (5.03%) IIS
7 16 (4.02%) MS Exchange
8 13 (3.27%) GlassFish
9 12 (3.02%) CMS
9 12 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (3.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.76%) Confluence
11 7 (1.76%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.51%) ColdFusion
12 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.51%) iPlanet
12 6 (1.51%) Oracle Application Server
13 5 (1.26%) Apache Solr
13 5 (1.26%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.01%) LaTeX
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
2 24 (6.03%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (4.52%) Oracle Financials
4 17 (4.27%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (2.51%) Maximo
7 6 (1.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (1.01%) Pegasus Opera
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.75%) Primavera
11 2 (0.50%) HFM
11 2 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
11 2 (0.50%) Teamcenter
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.01%) PaaS
3 8 (2.01%) SaaS
4 7 (1.76%) IaaS
5 5 (1.26%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.01%) Office 365
7 2 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.50%) GitHub
7 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.03%) Internet
2 16 (4.02%) SAN
3 13 (3.27%) DNS
3 13 (3.27%) Firewall
4 12 (3.02%) Kerberos
5 11 (2.76%) LDAP
6 10 (2.51%) DHCP
6 10 (2.51%) PuTTY
6 10 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.51%) WinSCP
7 8 (2.01%) LAN
7 8 (2.01%) WAN
8 5 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.26%) VPN
9 4 (1.01%) AMQP
9 4 (1.01%) NAS
9 4 (1.01%) VLAN
9 4 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.01%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (25.38%) Oracle Database
2 99 (24.87%) SQL Server
3 39 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (7.29%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (5.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 20 (5.03%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.02%) Oracle ODI
8 16 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (3.02%) Endeca
11 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (2.76%) MySQL
13 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (2.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 8 (2.01%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.76%) Pentaho
15 7 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (10.05%) Jenkins
2 32 (8.04%) Ant
3 28 (7.04%) Oracle APEX
4 26 (6.53%) Git (software)
5 25 (6.28%) Maven
5 25 (6.28%) Subversion
6 22 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (5.03%) Eclipse
7 20 (5.03%) Selenium
8 19 (4.77%) JUnit
8 19 (4.77%) Oracle Forms
9 16 (4.02%) TeamCity
10 15 (3.77%) JIRA
11 14 (3.52%) HP UFT
11 14 (3.52%) SpecFlow
12 13 (3.27%) Toad
13 12 (3.02%) Gradle
14 10 (2.51%) Cucumber
15 9 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (2.26%) Mercurial
General
1 83 (20.85%) Finance
2 24 (6.03%) Marketing
3 18 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.02%) Banking
6 11 (2.76%) Electronics
6 11 (2.76%) Retail
7 4 (1.01%) Back Office
8 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.75%) Military
9 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (30.40%) Developer
2 54 (13.57%) Analyst
3 51 (12.81%) Oracle Developer
4 50 (12.56%) Architect
5 49 (12.31%) Consultant
6 36 (9.05%) Oracle Consultant
7 33 (8.29%) Java Developer
8 20 (5.03%) SQL Developer
9 18 (4.52%) Technical Architect
10 17 (4.27%) Applications Support
10 17 (4.27%) Test Analyst
11 15 (3.77%) DBA
12 14 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
13 13 (3.27%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.27%) Java Engineer
14 12 (3.02%) Oracle Analyst
14 12 (3.02%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.02%) Tester
15 11 (2.76%) C# Developer
15 11 (2.76%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (18.34%) Web Services
2 64 (16.08%) XML
3 56 (14.07%) HTML
4 46 (11.56%) CSS
5 45 (11.31%) Hibernate
5 45 (11.31%) SOAP
6 37 (9.30%) Spring
7 36 (9.05%) .NET
8 34 (8.54%) REST
9 30 (7.54%) jQuery
10 29 (7.29%) J2EE
11 26 (6.53%) JSON
11 26 (6.53%) XSLT
12 25 (6.28%) RESTful
13 22 (5.53%) Struts
14 21 (5.28%) Middleware
15 20 (5.03%) JDBC
15 20 (5.03%) JSP
16 18 (4.52%) Ajax
16 18 (4.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.77%) iPad
3 12 (3.02%) Clustering
3 12 (3.02%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.02%) Virtual Team
4 11 (2.76%) RIA
5 8 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.76%) Web 2.0
7 6 (1.51%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.26%) Linked Data
8 5 (1.26%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.26%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.26%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 84 (21.11%) Linux
2 83 (20.85%) Windows
3 49 (12.31%) Unix
4 46 (11.56%) Windows Server
5 33 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (5.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.77%) AIX
8 15 (3.77%) Solaris
9 9 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (2.01%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.51%) Amazon Linux
11 6 (1.51%) HPUX
11 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.26%) CentOS
12 5 (1.26%) SUSE
13 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (13.82%) Scrum
3 49 (12.31%) DevOps
4 41 (10.30%) Test Automation
5 40 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (9.05%) ITIL
8 35 (8.79%) Migration
9 33 (8.29%) ETL
10 30 (7.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (6.78%) Data Modelling
11 27 (6.78%) SDLC
12 26 (6.53%) MVC
13 25 (6.28%) Software Engineering
14 24 (6.03%) High Availability
15 22 (5.53%) E-Commerce
15 22 (5.53%) Unit Testing
16 19 (4.77%) Integration Testing
17 18 (4.52%) Content Management
17 18 (4.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 167 (41.96%) SQL
2 105 (26.38%) Java
3 78 (19.60%) PL/SQL
4 58 (14.57%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.29%) C#
6 25 (6.28%) Perl
7 24 (6.03%) PowerShell
8 21 (5.28%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.52%) Python
10 17 (4.27%) C
11 14 (3.52%) F#
11 14 (3.52%) VBScript
12 12 (3.02%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.76%) VB
15 5 (1.26%) Ruby
16 4 (1.01%) Scala
17 3 (0.75%) C++
17 3 (0.75%) PHP
17 3 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 76 (19.10%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.29%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.51%) Degree
4 10 (2.51%) ISEB
5 9 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (1.51%) ISEB Practitioner
6 6 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.50%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.25%) APMP
10 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.25%) PMP
10 1 (0.25%) RHCE
10 1 (0.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.03%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.51%) GDPR
4 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.01%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.75%) Basel II
7 2 (0.50%) GPG13
7 2 (0.50%) HL7
7 2 (0.50%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.78%) Docker
4 13 (3.27%) vSphere
5 11 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.01%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.51%) vCloud
9 5 (1.26%) KVM
9 5 (1.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.01%) Xen
11 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.50%) GFS2
12 2 (0.50%) OCFS2
12 2 (0.50%) Samba
12 2 (0.50%) Shibboleth
12 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (5.03%) vRealize
2 17 (4.27%) Ansible
3 9 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.51%) Icinga
5 6 (1.51%) Kibana
5 6 (1.51%) logstash
5 6 (1.51%) Puppet
5 6 (1.51%) WSUS
6 5 (1.26%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.26%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.26%) SCCM
7 3 (0.75%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.75%) SCSM
7 3 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 71 (17.84%) Microsoft
2 52 (13.07%) Red Hat
2 52 (13.07%) VMware
3 29 (7.29%) HP
4 23 (5.78%) ATG
5 20 (5.03%) SAP
6 19 (4.77%) IBM
7 16 (4.02%) Cisco
8 8 (2.01%) Citrix
8 8 (2.01%) F5
8 8 (2.01%) Veritas
9 7 (1.76%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.76%) Informatica
9 7 (1.76%) Talend
10 6 (1.51%) Sun
11 5 (1.26%) Google
11 5 (1.26%) PlateSpin
12 4 (1.01%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (1.01%) Software AG
12 4 (1.01%) Teradata
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