Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 34 21
Rank change year-on-year -25 -13 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 244 283 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.89% 5.33% 7.14%
As % of the Vendors category 9.42% 14.46% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 196 233
South West median daily rate £473 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £350 £294 £300
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.70% +20.51% -2.50%
10th Percentile £36.27 £40.28 £25.00
90th Percentile £54.60 £52.62 £43.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.34% +11.54%

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 2,591 1,957 2,289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.30% 36.86% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,571 1,148 1,388
South West median daily rate £443 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £223 £213
90th Percentile £625 £546 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +2.78% +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 116 112
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £29.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.29% -24.84% +57.00%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.51 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +4.41% -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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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
Wiltshire -5 80 £475 +11.76% 10
Gloucestershire +5 65 £500 +11.11% 15
Bristol -30 60 £400 +1.27% 19
Somerset +4 16 £450 +80.00% 4
Devon -25 12 £435 -0.57% 3
Cornwall +5 6 £400 +14.29% 6
Dorset -18 2 £475 - 4
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 108 (44.26%) SQL
2 103 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (41.80%) Security Cleared
4 72 (29.51%) Java
5 65 (26.64%) SQL Server
6 62 (25.41%) SC Cleared
7 60 (24.59%) Microsoft
8 57 (23.36%) Oracle Database
9 52 (21.31%) Linux
10 50 (20.49%) JavaScript
11 47 (19.26%) Scrum
12 46 (18.85%) DV Cleared
13 44 (18.03%) Unix
14 40 (16.39%) Finance
15 39 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (15.57%) PL/SQL
16 38 (15.57%) Spring
17 36 (14.75%) HTML
18 34 (13.93%) OO
19 33 (13.52%) Software Engineering
19 33 (13.52%) PowerShell
20 32 (13.11%) REST
20 32 (13.11%) XML
21 31 (12.70%) C
21 31 (12.70%) C#
21 31 (12.70%) Git (software)
22 30 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (12.30%) Web Services
22 30 (12.30%) Windows
22 30 (12.30%) DevOps

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 21 (8.61%) JBoss
2 19 (7.79%) Confluence
3 15 (6.15%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (2.87%) Apache
5 7 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.05%) IIS
7 4 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.23%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.41%) Appian
10 1 (0.41%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.41%) nginx
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (4.92%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.41%) Actimize
5 1 (0.41%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.41%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.28%) Office 365
4 6 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.05%) npm
5 5 (2.05%) SaaS
6 4 (1.64%) GitHub
6 4 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.64%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.23%) NuGet
8 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.82%) IaaS
8 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.82%) PaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.41%) Slack
9 1 (0.41%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.10%) DNS
2 9 (3.69%) FTP
2 9 (3.69%) HTTP
2 9 (3.69%) SMTP
3 7 (2.87%) SSH
4 5 (2.05%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.23%) SSL
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.41%) Internet
7 1 (0.41%) SNMP
7 1 (0.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (26.64%) SQL Server
2 57 (23.36%) Oracle Database
3 28 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.48%) MySQL
4 19 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 17 (6.97%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (6.15%) DB2
6 15 (6.15%) Hadoop
7 14 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (4.10%) Big Data
10 8 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (2.46%) NoSQL
13 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (1.64%) Power BI
14 4 (1.64%) QlikView
14 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.20%) Maven
3 18 (7.38%) JIRA
4 17 (6.97%) Bitbucket
5 15 (6.15%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.74%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.51%) LoadRunner
8 10 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (4.10%) JUnit
9 9 (3.69%) HP UFT
10 8 (3.28%) Selenium
11 6 (2.46%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.46%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.46%) webpack
12 5 (2.05%) Babel
12 5 (2.05%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.64%) Ant
13 4 (1.64%) Bitbucket Server
14 3 (1.23%) JMeter
General
1 40 (16.39%) Finance
2 13 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 12 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.51%) Banking
5 10 (4.10%) Electronics
5 10 (4.10%) Marketing
5 10 (4.10%) Retail
6 3 (1.23%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (30.33%) Developer
2 30 (12.30%) DBA
3 28 (11.48%) Analyst
3 28 (11.48%) Java Developer
4 25 (10.25%) Architect
5 18 (7.38%) Oracle DBA
6 17 (6.97%) Administrator
7 16 (6.56%) Software Developer
8 14 (5.74%) Consultant
9 12 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
9 12 (4.92%) Data Analyst
9 12 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
10 11 (4.51%) C# Developer
11 10 (4.10%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.10%) PowerShell Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (3.69%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
13 8 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (3.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.57%) Spring
2 36 (14.75%) HTML
3 32 (13.11%) REST
3 32 (13.11%) XML
4 30 (12.30%) Web Services
5 29 (11.89%) CSS
6 28 (11.48%) Hibernate
7 27 (11.07%) AngularJS
7 27 (11.07%) SOAP
8 19 (7.79%) EJB
9 17 (6.97%) .NET
10 15 (6.15%) jQuery
10 15 (6.15%) React
10 15 (6.15%) SailPoint
11 14 (5.74%) J2EE
11 14 (5.74%) Middleware
11 14 (5.74%) OAuth
11 14 (5.74%) OpenID
11 14 (5.74%) RESTful
11 14 (5.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.92%) Clustering
2 12 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (4.92%) Replication
3 6 (2.46%) NHS
4 5 (2.05%) PKI
5 4 (1.64%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.23%) User Experience
7 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.41%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.41%) Equities
8 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) VLE
8 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.31%) Linux
2 44 (18.03%) Unix
3 30 (12.30%) Windows
4 21 (8.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (8.61%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.10%) Solaris
5 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.46%) AIX
7 5 (2.05%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.64%) zOS
9 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.82%) CentOS
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (42.21%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.26%) Scrum
3 39 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (13.93%) OO
5 33 (13.52%) Software Engineering
6 30 (12.30%) DevOps
7 29 (11.89%) Migration
8 25 (10.25%) TDD
9 21 (8.61%) Software Testing
10 20 (8.20%) MVC
11 18 (7.38%) High Availability
11 18 (7.38%) Workflow
12 17 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.97%) Test Scripting
12 17 (6.97%) UML
13 16 (6.56%) Identity Access Management
14 15 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (6.15%) Data Migration
14 15 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (6.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 108 (44.26%) SQL
2 72 (29.51%) Java
3 50 (20.49%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.57%) PL/SQL
5 33 (13.52%) PowerShell
6 31 (12.70%) C
6 31 (12.70%) C#
7 23 (9.43%) Python
8 22 (9.02%) Java 8
9 20 (8.20%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.92%) C++
11 11 (4.51%) Ruby
12 10 (4.10%) VB
13 7 (2.87%) ANSI SQL
13 7 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.82%) Perl
15 2 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (41.80%) Security Cleared
2 62 (25.41%) SC Cleared
3 46 (18.85%) DV Cleared
4 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (7.79%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (4.92%) ISTQB
6 12 (4.92%) MCSE
7 11 (4.51%) Degree
7 11 (4.51%) ISEB
8 10 (4.10%) CCNA
8 10 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.10%) MCSA
8 10 (4.10%) OCP
8 10 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (3.69%) MCP
9 9 (3.69%) OCA
9 9 (3.69%) SAP Certification
10 5 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.64%) CISM
11 4 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) QA
2 5 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.23%) PMO
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) NCSC
4 2 (0.82%) RMADS
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (10.66%) Docker
2 23 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.92%) NDS
5 11 (4.51%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (3.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 7 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.41%) Firmware
9 1 (0.41%) iptables
9 1 (0.41%) NFS
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (8.61%) Ansible
2 19 (7.79%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 15 (6.15%) vCenter Server
4 13 (5.33%) Tivoli
5 12 (4.92%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 9 (3.69%) HP ALM
6 9 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (3.69%) PowerCLI
6 9 (3.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 6 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.64%) Data Guard
8 4 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (1.64%) Puppet
9 3 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.23%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.66%) SAP
3 24 (9.84%) NetIQ
4 23 (9.43%) VMware
5 22 (9.02%) Atlassian
6 20 (8.20%) HP
7 19 (7.79%) ForgeRock
8 11 (4.51%) Cisco
8 11 (4.51%) IBM
9 10 (4.10%) Novell
10 9 (3.69%) Okta
10 9 (3.69%) Ping Identity
11 8 (3.28%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.28%) Sybase
12 5 (2.05%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.64%) ATG
13 4 (1.64%) CA
13 4 (1.64%) Informatica
13 4 (1.64%) Lumesse
14 3 (1.23%) Teradata