Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 33 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 405 292 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.26% 5.20% 7.86%
As % of the Vendors category 15.53% 13.26% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 196 286
South West median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £304
90th Percentile £550 £525 £530
England median daily rate £480 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 13
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +7.50% -7.90%
10th Percentile £35.20 £16.64 £19.80
90th Percentile £66.81 £59.05 £42.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% +9.72% -2.70%

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 2,608 2,202 2,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.32% 39.22% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,599 1,353 1,492
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £262 £206 £195
90th Percentile £575 £550 £537
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 107 172
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £25.00 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.00% +8.05% -14.31%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.35 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -6 155 £425 +11.55% 43
Gloucestershire +18 83 £500 +19.05% 14
Wiltshire -34 65 £463 +8.82% 12
Cornwall +17 35 £350 - 3
Somerset +11 25 £425 +6.25% 4
Devon +8 15 £375 -6.25% 11
Dorset +4 11 £400 -6.98% 10
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 170 (41.98%) SQL
2 169 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (38.02%) SQL Server
4 110 (27.16%) Finance
5 106 (26.17%) Security Cleared
6 86 (21.23%) Java
7 82 (20.25%) Windows
8 77 (19.01%) Linux
9 76 (18.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 75 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (18.27%) Oracle Database
11 74 (18.27%) Microsoft
12 73 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
13 70 (17.28%) MySQL
14 67 (16.54%) Migration
15 65 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
15 65 (16.05%) SC Cleared
15 65 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
16 63 (15.56%) HTML
16 63 (15.56%) .NET
16 63 (15.56%) OO
17 62 (15.31%) Scrum
17 62 (15.31%) PowerShell
18 59 (14.57%) Unix
18 59 (14.57%) JavaScript
19 57 (14.07%) WebLogic
20 56 (13.83%) CSS
21 55 (13.58%) TDD
22 54 (13.33%) Ansible
23 53 (13.09%) Continuous Integration

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 57 (14.07%) WebLogic
2 50 (12.35%) Tomcat
3 46 (11.36%) WebSphere
4 42 (10.37%) OpenStack
5 20 (4.94%) JBoss
6 18 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (3.46%) Apache
8 11 (2.72%) Confluence
9 10 (2.47%) CMS
9 10 (2.47%) IIS
10 9 (2.22%) Drupal
10 9 (2.22%) SAS
11 8 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (1.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.23%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.99%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.74%) Apache Solr
17 2 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (5.43%) Oracle BPM
2 17 (4.20%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (3.46%) Oracle Payables
3 14 (3.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 12 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (2.72%) Oracle ERP
6 10 (2.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.49%) StreamServe
9 2 (0.49%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.25%) Maximo
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (18.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (18.02%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.70%) npm
4 13 (3.21%) NuGet
4 13 (3.21%) Office 365
5 12 (2.96%) SaaS
6 7 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.48%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.74%) IaaS
9 3 (0.74%) PaaS
9 3 (0.74%) Taleo
10 2 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.49%) Apigee
10 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.19%) HTTP
2 6 (1.48%) Internet
3 5 (1.23%) DNS
3 5 (1.23%) SAN
4 3 (0.74%) DHCP
4 3 (0.74%) Intranet
4 3 (0.74%) IPv6
4 3 (0.74%) NAS
4 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.49%) Firewall
5 2 (0.49%) WAAS
6 1 (0.25%) LAN
6 1 (0.25%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless
6 1 (0.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (38.02%) SQL Server
2 74 (18.27%) Oracle Database
3 70 (17.28%) MySQL
4 65 (16.05%) PostgreSQL
5 46 (11.36%) NoSQL
6 36 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (5.93%) Oracle Database 12c
8 23 (5.68%) MongoDB
9 21 (5.19%) Big Data
10 19 (4.69%) Relational Database
11 18 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (4.20%) DB2
13 14 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (3.21%) DataStage
14 13 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (2.96%) IBM InfoSphere
15 12 (2.96%) RDBMS
16 10 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 10 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (10.37%) MSTest
1 42 (10.37%) NUnit
2 28 (6.91%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.17%) Selenium
4 19 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.46%) JIRA
5 14 (3.46%) JUnit
5 14 (3.46%) SoapUI
5 14 (3.46%) SpecFlow
5 14 (3.46%) XMLUnit
6 13 (3.21%) Moq
6 13 (3.21%) xUnit.net
7 12 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (2.72%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.47%) Rational Team Concert
10 9 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.22%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.48%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 110 (27.16%) Finance
2 21 (5.19%) Banking
3 17 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.95%) Marketing
5 15 (3.70%) Electronics
5 15 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.73%) Retail
7 5 (1.23%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.74%) Back Office
8 3 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 179 (44.20%) Developer
2 70 (17.28%) Java Developer
3 38 (9.38%) .NET Developer
4 35 (8.64%) DBA
5 34 (8.40%) Analyst
6 23 (5.68%) Architect
7 22 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
8 21 (5.19%) Consultant
9 18 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
9 18 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 17 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (4.20%) C# Developer
11 14 (3.46%) Automation Engineer
11 14 (3.46%) PowerShell Engineer
12 13 (3.21%) Administrator
12 13 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (3.21%) Tester
13 12 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (15.56%) .NET
1 63 (15.56%) HTML
2 56 (13.83%) CSS
3 51 (12.59%) XML
4 49 (12.10%) ASP.NET
5 47 (11.60%) REST
6 36 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (8.40%) Middleware
8 33 (8.15%) Web Services
9 31 (7.65%) JSON
9 31 (7.65%) Oracle Fusion
10 29 (7.16%) .NET Framework
10 29 (7.16%) jQuery
11 28 (6.91%) SOAP
12 24 (5.93%) J2EE
13 23 (5.68%) AngularJS
14 20 (4.94%) Entity Framework
15 18 (4.44%) Node.js
16 16 (3.95%) Hibernate
16 16 (3.95%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.70%) Clustering
4 15 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.46%) Replication
6 6 (1.48%) PKI
7 5 (1.23%) Wiki
8 3 (0.74%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.74%) NHS
8 3 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.49%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.49%) Infotainment
9 2 (0.49%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.25%) Windows
2 77 (19.01%) Linux
3 59 (14.57%) Unix
4 49 (12.10%) Windows Server
5 30 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.48%) Solaris
6 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.23%) CentOS
7 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.49%) AIX
9 2 (0.49%) MVS
9 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (16.54%) Migration
4 63 (15.56%) OO
5 62 (15.31%) Scrum
6 55 (13.58%) TDD
7 53 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (11.36%) MVC
9 42 (10.37%) DevOps
10 41 (10.12%) ERP
10 41 (10.12%) Test Automation
11 40 (9.88%) ETL
12 36 (8.89%) SDLC
13 31 (7.65%) Software Engineering
14 30 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 28 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (6.42%) High Availability
17 25 (6.17%) Content Management
18 23 (5.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 170 (41.98%) SQL
2 86 (21.23%) Java
3 62 (15.31%) PowerShell
4 59 (14.57%) JavaScript
5 49 (12.10%) C#
6 47 (11.60%) PL/SQL
7 38 (9.38%) Shell Script
8 22 (5.43%) Python
8 22 (5.43%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.46%) C
10 11 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.22%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.22%) VBScript
12 7 (1.73%) VB
13 5 (1.23%) Korn
13 5 (1.23%) PHP
14 3 (0.74%) Perl
14 3 (0.74%) VBA
15 1 (0.25%) C++
15 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (26.17%) Security Cleared
2 65 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 50 (12.35%) DV Cleared
4 17 (4.20%) CCNA
4 17 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.20%) MCSE
4 17 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.20%) Oracle Certification
5 16 (3.95%) ISEB
5 16 (3.95%) MCSA
5 16 (3.95%) OCA
5 16 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (3.70%) Degree
7 7 (1.73%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.48%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.25%) AAT
11 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.21%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.72%) QA
3 9 (2.22%) WCAG
4 4 (0.99%) GDPR
5 3 (0.74%) SLA
6 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.49%) PMO
7 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.25%) IFRS
7 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.25%) SEPA
7 1 (0.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 23 (5.68%) Docker
1 23 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (2.47%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.49%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.49%) Xen
6 2 (0.49%) XenApp
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (13.33%) Ansible
2 48 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (11.85%) Puppet
3 19 (4.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 16 (3.95%) vCenter Server
5 14 (3.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (3.21%) PowerCLI
7 11 (2.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 10 (2.47%) WMI
9 9 (2.22%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.98%) SCCM
11 6 (1.48%) Data Guard
11 6 (1.48%) SCOM
12 5 (1.23%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 4 (0.99%) Amdocs OSS
14 2 (0.49%) Kibana
14 2 (0.49%) logstash
14 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
14 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 74 (18.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.16%) VMware
3 22 (5.43%) Cisco
4 20 (4.94%) Teradata
5 19 (4.69%) IBM
5 19 (4.69%) SAP
6 17 (4.20%) HP
7 14 (3.46%) Sybase
8 11 (2.72%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.72%) Netezza
9 8 (1.98%) Tableau
9 8 (1.98%) Talend
10 7 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.48%) Adobe
12 5 (1.23%) EMC
12 5 (1.23%) Google
12 5 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.23%) Veritas
13 4 (0.99%) Amdocs
13 4 (0.99%) Cramer