Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database 12c over the 6 months to 18 August 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.

Oracle Database 12c
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 458 429 465
Rank change year-on-year -29 +36 +28
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 160 234 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.33% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 2.03% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 131 76
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £352 £319 £325
90th Percentile £533 £556 £528
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -19.34% -21.11%
UK median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £43.39
% change year-on-year +12.86% -19.34% -21.11%

Oracle Database 12c is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 9,693 11,546 10,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.00% 20.98% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,270 7,591 6,758
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £293 £275
90th Percentile £594 £563 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 164 195
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -8.73% +6.69%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.15 £10.20
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.13 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year +21.74% -7.26% +8.77%

Oracle Database 12c
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Oracle Database 12c as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database 12c in the UK excluding London

Oracle Database 12c
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
South East -16 52 £470 +10.59% 6
North of England +4 26 £413 -6.25% 8
Midlands +32 22 £463 +17.83% 5
West Midlands +20 20 £463 +17.83% 3
South West -19 18 £435 +2.35% 2
East of England +39 16 £425 -
Scotland +2 14 £375 -30.23% 3
Yorkshire +4 13 £406 -8.71% 4
Wales +8 9 £475 +48.44% 2
North West +13 8 £413 +10.00%
North East +17 5 £510 -2.86% 4
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
East Midlands +25 2 £488 - 2
Oracle Database 12c
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c.

1 160 (100.00%) Oracle
2 159 (99.38%) Oracle Database
3 84 (52.50%) SQL
4 74 (46.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 61 (38.13%) PL/SQL
6 55 (34.38%) Oracle RAC
7 52 (32.50%) Linux
8 48 (30.00%) Data Guard
9 43 (26.88%) Unix
10 41 (25.63%) Performance Tuning
11 40 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 39 (24.38%) SC Cleared
13 34 (21.25%) Oracle Fusion
13 34 (21.25%) Middleware
13 34 (21.25%) Oracle RMAN
14 28 (17.50%) Shell Script
14 28 (17.50%) WebLogic
14 28 (17.50%) Relational Database
15 26 (16.25%) MySQL
16 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
16 25 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (15.63%) Oracle ODI
17 23 (14.38%) RDBMS
18 22 (13.75%) Java
18 22 (13.75%) Oracle BI EE
18 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (13.13%) Root Cause Analysis
20 20 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
20 20 (12.50%) Microsoft

Oracle Database 12c
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 28 (17.50%) WebLogic
2 18 (11.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (4.38%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (3.13%) Confluence
6 2 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.63%) IIS
7 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) FileZilla
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.13%) Maximo
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.25%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.88%) SaaS
4 7 (4.38%) PaaS
5 6 (3.75%) IaaS
6 5 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (3.13%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.88%) Office 365
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Firewall
2 5 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (99.38%) Oracle Database
2 74 (46.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (17.50%) Relational Database
4 26 (16.25%) MySQL
5 25 (15.63%) Oracle ODI
5 25 (15.63%) SQL Server
6 23 (14.38%) RDBMS
7 22 (13.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (13.13%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (11.88%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (5.63%) MongoDB
14 7 (4.38%) PowerCenter
15 5 (3.13%) Big Data
15 5 (3.13%) DB2
15 5 (3.13%) Power BI
16 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
16 4 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.25%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (8.13%) JIRA
3 10 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.13%) Subversion
5 4 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) ERwin
7 1 (0.63%) Hudson
7 1 (0.63%) JMeter
7 1 (0.63%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.63%) PeopleTools
7 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.63%) Toad
7 1 (0.63%) XMLSpy
General
1 16 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 7 (4.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) Finance
4 3 (1.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.63%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (43.13%) DBA
2 65 (40.63%) Oracle DBA
3 51 (31.88%) Developer
4 25 (15.63%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (8.13%) Consultant
6 12 (7.50%) SC Cleared DBA
7 11 (6.88%) Administrator
7 11 (6.88%) Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Oracle Consultant
9 8 (5.00%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Business Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Senior DBA
10 6 (3.75%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 5 (3.13%) Database Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) PostgreSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.25%) Middleware
1 34 (21.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (12.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 16 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
4 13 (8.13%) Web Services
5 12 (7.50%) XML
6 9 (5.63%) Kafka
7 8 (5.00%) HTML
7 8 (5.00%) SOAP
7 8 (5.00%) WebCenter
8 6 (3.75%) REST
9 4 (2.50%) .NET
9 4 (2.50%) CSS
9 4 (2.50%) JDBC
10 3 (1.88%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.88%) HTML5
10 3 (1.88%) JSON
11 2 (1.25%) jQuery
12 1 (0.63%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Replication
2 8 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Clustering
3 7 (4.38%) DataPower
4 6 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.88%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.25%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) Animation
7 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.50%) Linux
2 43 (26.88%) Unix
3 25 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (11.88%) Windows
5 14 (8.75%) AIX
6 12 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 11 (6.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.38%) SUSE
9 5 (3.13%) zOS
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.50%) Solaris
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.63%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 18 (11.25%) SOA
5 17 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (10.63%) Data Modelling
6 16 (10.00%) DevOps
6 16 (10.00%) Migration
7 14 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (8.13%) ITIL
8 13 (8.13%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (6.88%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.88%) Open Source
10 11 (6.88%) Visualisation
11 10 (6.25%) ETL
12 9 (5.63%) Database Tuning
12 9 (5.63%) Process Improvement
13 8 (5.00%) Data Extraction
13 8 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 84 (52.50%) SQL
2 61 (38.13%) PL/SQL
3 28 (17.50%) Shell Script
4 22 (13.75%) Java
5 14 (8.75%) Python
6 13 (8.13%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 5 (3.13%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.50%) C#
9 4 (2.50%) Groovy
9 4 (2.50%) Java 8
9 4 (2.50%) VBScript
10 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.63%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 40 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (24.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.50%) OCP
5 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.63%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 55 (34.38%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (3.75%) XenApp
3 4 (2.50%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 48 (30.00%) Data Guard
2 34 (21.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (10.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (9.38%) Ansible
5 7 (4.38%) Puppet
6 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.88%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.63%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.63%) Nagios
9 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 160 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.38%) IBM
4 13 (8.13%) Tableau
5 12 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.88%) Google
7 9 (5.63%) Informatica
8 7 (4.38%) SAP
9 6 (3.75%) Citrix
10 4 (2.50%) Lumesse
11 2 (1.25%) HP
11 2 (1.25%) NGA Human Resources
11 2 (1.25%) Northgate
11 2 (1.25%) Siebel
12 1 (0.63%) BMC
12 1 (0.63%) Dell
12 1 (0.63%) Mercator
12 1 (0.63%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.63%) Veritas
12 1 (0.63%) Vitria