Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 22 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 336 379 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.12% 6.99% 7.41%
As % of the Vendors category 16.30% 16.85% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 234 270
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £288 £313 £304
90th Percentile £525 £538 £564
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 4
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.06% +31.67%
10th Percentile £37.40 £20.60 £32.98
90th Percentile £58.83 £42.60 £44.43
England median hourly rate £38.69 £36.31 £30.50
% change year-on-year +6.55% +19.05% +1.67%

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 2,061 2,249 2,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.51% 41.46% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,243 1,343 1,566
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £228 £225 £214
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £420
% change year-on-year +2.33% +4.70% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 112 141
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +48.94% +16.42%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.39 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.88 £53.63 £46.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% -1.43%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +4 150 £425 +13.33% 56
Wiltshire -28 52 £425 -5.56% 10
Gloucestershire +6 37 £475 +11.76% 11
Devon +10 33 £398 +9.50% 2
Somerset +3 18 £400 - 2
Dorset -7 17 £475 +31.94% 5
Cornwall +4 11 £350 - 1
Oracle
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 173 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (42.26%) SQL
3 115 (34.23%) SQL Server
4 102 (30.36%) Finance
5 99 (29.46%) Java
6 76 (22.62%) Microsoft Azure
7 66 (19.64%) Scrum
8 65 (19.35%) HTML
9 64 (19.05%) .NET
10 63 (18.75%) OO
11 62 (18.45%) Security Cleared
12 60 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
12 60 (17.86%) Migration
13 59 (17.56%) PostgreSQL
14 58 (17.26%) PL/SQL
15 57 (16.96%) Microsoft
16 55 (16.37%) JavaScript
17 52 (15.48%) CSS
18 51 (15.18%) WebLogic
18 51 (15.18%) Unix
19 50 (14.88%) C#
19 50 (14.88%) REST
20 49 (14.58%) Oracle Database
21 48 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (14.29%) WebSphere
22 47 (13.99%) MySQL
23 46 (13.69%) Windows
23 46 (13.69%) XML
24 42 (12.50%) ETL
24 42 (12.50%) TDD

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 51 (15.18%) WebLogic
2 48 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 40 (11.90%) Tomcat
4 37 (11.01%) OpenStack
5 19 (5.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (5.36%) Confluence
7 12 (3.57%) JBoss
8 9 (2.68%) CMS
8 9 (2.68%) Drupal
8 9 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (2.08%) Apache
10 6 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.79%) SAS
11 4 (1.19%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.60%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) CATIA
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 24 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.98%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (2.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.60%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.60%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.30%) Endur
8 1 (0.30%) Findur
8 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.30%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 76 (22.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.87%) npm
3 13 (3.87%) NuGet
4 9 (2.68%) Office 365
5 5 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.89%) PaaS
6 3 (0.89%) SaaS
6 3 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.46%) HTTP
2 7 (2.08%) DNS
3 5 (1.49%) DHCP
4 4 (1.19%) Firewall
4 4 (1.19%) SAN
5 3 (0.89%) Internet
6 2 (0.60%) Intranet
6 2 (0.60%) NAS
6 2 (0.60%) SSL
6 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.60%) VLAN
7 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.30%) Network Security
7 1 (0.30%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.30%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.30%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless
7 1 (0.30%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 59 (17.56%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (14.58%) Oracle Database
4 47 (13.99%) MySQL
5 38 (11.31%) NoSQL
6 33 (9.82%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.76%) DB2
8 16 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 12 (3.57%) DataStage
9 12 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (2.98%) Power BI
11 10 (2.98%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.68%) IBM InfoSphere
13 8 (2.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (11.01%) MSTest
1 37 (11.01%) NUnit
2 34 (10.12%) Git (software)
3 24 (7.14%) Selenium
4 21 (6.25%) JIRA
5 17 (5.06%) SpecFlow
6 16 (4.76%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.46%) Maven
8 13 (3.87%) Ant
8 13 (3.87%) Moq
8 13 (3.87%) XMLUnit
8 13 (3.87%) xUnit.net
9 12 (3.57%) SoapUI
9 12 (3.57%) TeamCity
10 11 (3.27%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.27%) JUnit
10 11 (3.27%) Rational Team Concert
11 10 (2.98%) Artifactory
12 9 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.68%) WebDriver
General
1 102 (30.36%) Finance
2 24 (7.14%) Banking
3 17 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.46%) Marketing
4 15 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.17%) Electronics
6 11 (3.27%) General Ledger
7 7 (2.08%) Retail
8 5 (1.49%) Back Office
9 4 (1.19%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.89%) Front Office
11 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Military
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (49.40%) Developer
2 73 (21.73%) Java Developer
3 35 (10.42%) .NET Developer
4 33 (9.82%) Analyst
5 25 (7.44%) DBA
6 19 (5.65%) Oracle Developer
7 16 (4.76%) C# Developer
8 15 (4.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (4.46%) Oracle DBA
9 14 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (3.57%) AWS Developer
10 12 (3.57%) ETL Developer
11 11 (3.27%) Architect
11 11 (3.27%) Consultant
12 10 (2.98%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.98%) Team Leader
12 10 (2.98%) Tester
13 9 (2.68%) Lead Developer
13 9 (2.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.35%) HTML
2 64 (19.05%) .NET
3 52 (15.48%) CSS
4 50 (14.88%) REST
5 46 (13.69%) XML
6 40 (11.90%) ASP.NET
7 36 (10.71%) Web Services
8 35 (10.42%) J2EE
8 35 (10.42%) SOAP
9 34 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 27 (8.04%) JSON
12 25 (7.44%) Hibernate
13 22 (6.55%) jQuery
14 20 (5.95%) EJB
15 19 (5.65%) Spring
16 18 (5.36%) Entity Framework
17 16 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
18 14 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.49%) User Experience
5 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.19%) Linked Data
6 3 (0.89%) NHS
6 3 (0.89%) Replication
6 3 (0.89%) Wiki
7 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.60%) RIA
7 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.30%) FMCG
8 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.18%) Unix
2 46 (13.69%) Windows
3 29 (8.63%) Linux
4 20 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.49%) Solaris
7 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.30%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (19.64%) Scrum
3 63 (18.75%) OO
4 60 (17.86%) Migration
5 48 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (12.50%) ETL
6 42 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 42 (12.50%) TDD
7 41 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (12.20%) Test Automation
8 38 (11.31%) MVC
8 38 (11.31%) SDLC
9 30 (8.93%) DevOps
10 29 (8.63%) Workflow
11 25 (7.44%) Microservices
12 23 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (6.55%) ERP
13 22 (6.55%) Software Engineering
13 22 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (5.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (42.26%) SQL
2 99 (29.46%) Java
3 58 (17.26%) PL/SQL
4 55 (16.37%) JavaScript
5 50 (14.88%) C#
6 30 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 26 (7.74%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.87%) C
10 9 (2.68%) VBScript
11 7 (2.08%) Python
12 6 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.49%) C++
13 5 (1.49%) VB
14 4 (1.19%) Korn
15 3 (0.89%) Java 8
16 2 (0.60%) Groovy
16 2 (0.60%) Perl
16 2 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (18.45%) Security Cleared
2 38 (11.31%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.46%) ISEB
4 12 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 8 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
6 7 (2.08%) CCNA
6 7 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.08%) MCSA
6 7 (2.08%) MCSE
6 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.08%) OCA
6 7 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.49%) Degree
9 3 (0.89%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.46%) QA
2 9 (2.68%) WCAG
3 8 (2.38%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.89%) GDPR
5 2 (0.60%) PMO
5 2 (0.60%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.57%) Docker
2 10 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.60%) Xen
5 1 (0.30%) IAG
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.30%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (12.50%) Ansible
2 40 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (11.90%) Puppet
3 12 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (3.27%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.68%) Amdocs OSS
5 9 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (2.68%) WMI
6 7 (2.08%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (1.49%) SCCM
8 4 (1.19%) PowerCLI
8 4 (1.19%) SCSM
9 3 (0.89%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.89%) SCOM
10 2 (0.60%) Nagios
10 2 (0.60%) Netcool
10 2 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.60%) Unicenter
10 2 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 57 (16.96%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.44%) SAP
3 14 (4.17%) Talend
3 14 (4.17%) Teradata
4 13 (3.87%) IBM
5 12 (3.57%) VMware
6 11 (3.27%) Cisco
7 9 (2.68%) Cramer
8 7 (2.08%) Netezza
9 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.79%) Cognos
9 6 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.49%) Citrix
10 5 (1.49%) Guidewire
10 5 (1.49%) HP
10 5 (1.49%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.49%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.19%) Amdocs
11 4 (1.19%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.19%) Tableau