The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database 12c
UK
Rank 409 521 571
Rank change year-on-year +112 +50  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 185 123 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 1.04% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 79 39
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £321 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.70 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.70 - -

Oracle Database 12c is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10310 11780 11881
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.14% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6977 7896 7584
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 189 157
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £46.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Oracle Database 12c
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle Database 12c as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database 12c in the UK

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Oracle Database 12c
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England +68 158 £468 +24.66% 23
London +51 64 £450 +20.00% 3
South East +46 55 £475 +25.00% 6
Scotland +45 23 £325 -7.14% 2
Hampshire +17 22 £403 +16.81% 1
Surrey +25 17 £475 +31.03% 4
North West +33 13 £485 +33.79% 2
Edinburgh +31 13 £311 -11.07% 2
East of England +9 11 £475 +46.15% 3
West Sussex - 11 £512 -
Worthing - 9 £512 -
South West 0 7 £456 +21.66% 4
Livingston - 7 - -
West Lothian - 7 - -
Lancashire - 7 £510 -
Preston - 7 £510 -
Andover -2 5 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £469 - 2
Yorkshire +9 4 £500 +37.93% 1
Essex - 4 £488 - 1
Glasgow - 4 £350 -
Havant - 4 £485 -
Manchester +12 3 £325 -8.77% 1
Basingstoke +10 3 £403 -
City of London -1 3 £488 +39.28% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £488 -
Kent - 3 £400 -
Berkshire +22 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire +6 2 - -
West Midlands +4 2 £381 -7.01% 1

Oracle Database 12c
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 12c also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c.

1 351 (100.00%) Oracle
2 347 (98.86%) Oracle Database
3 228 (64.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 204 (58.12%) SQL
5 129 (36.75%) PL/SQL
6 95 (27.07%) Oracle Database 10g
7 92 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (25.36%) Linux
9 87 (24.79%) Unix
10 80 (22.79%) Finance
11 69 (19.66%) Java
12 68 (19.37%) WebLogic
13 67 (19.09%) Performance Tuning
14 65 (18.52%) Middleware
15 64 (18.23%) Web Services
16 59 (16.81%) SQL Server
16 59 (16.81%) Oracle RAC
17 58 (16.52%) Security Cleared
17 58 (16.52%) Oracle Reports
18 55 (15.67%) SDLC
19 53 (15.10%) XML
19 53 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
20 51 (14.53%) Oracle RMAN
21 50 (14.25%) ITIL
22 48 (13.68%) Windows
23 47 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
24 46 (13.11%) SC Cleared
25 42 (11.97%) Data Guard
25 42 (11.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
25 42 (11.97%) SOA

Oracle Database 12c
Top Related IT Skills 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 68 (19.37%) WebLogic
2 42 (11.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 32 (9.12%) Oracle Application Server
4 19 (5.41%) Confluence
5 17 (4.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 12 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (3.42%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.85%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.56%) JBoss
9 6 (1.71%) Apache
10 5 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.14%) IIS
11 4 (1.14%) Tuxedo
11 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.85%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.85%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.85%) WildFly
13 2 (0.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (2.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (9.97%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (7.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (6.27%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle Utilities
8 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.12%) IaaS
2 24 (6.84%) PaaS
2 24 (6.84%) SaaS
3 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.42%) Firewall
2 8 (2.28%) PuTTY
2 8 (2.28%) SSL
2 8 (2.28%) WinSCP
3 7 (1.99%) DNS
3 7 (1.99%) Internet
4 5 (1.42%) LDAP
5 4 (1.14%) HTTP
5 4 (1.14%) SAN
6 3 (0.85%) FTP
6 3 (0.85%) LAN
6 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.57%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.57%) VLAN
8 1 (0.28%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (98.86%) Oracle Database
2 228 (64.96%) Oracle Database 11g
3 95 (27.07%) Oracle Database 10g
4 59 (16.81%) SQL Server
5 58 (16.52%) Oracle Reports
6 53 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (9.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 32 (9.12%) Relational Database
9 24 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (5.98%) Oracle Exadata
11 16 (4.56%) Oracle9i Database
12 15 (4.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 12 (3.42%) Oracle ODI
13 12 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (2.85%) MySQL
15 10 (2.85%) Oracle OWB
15 10 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (7.98%) Oracle APEX
2 23 (6.55%) Git (software)
3 20 (5.70%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (5.41%) JIRA
5 18 (5.13%) Maven
6 17 (4.84%) Subversion
7 14 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.42%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.42%) Toad
9 11 (3.13%) JDeveloper
10 8 (2.28%) HP UFT
11 6 (1.71%) JUnit
11 6 (1.71%) ProC
12 5 (1.42%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.42%) DbUnit
12 5 (1.42%) Mockito
12 5 (1.42%) Selenium
12 5 (1.42%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.14%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
General
1 80 (22.79%) Finance
2 21 (5.98%) Banking
3 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.56%) Retail
5 7 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.71%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
8 4 (1.14%) Electronics
8 4 (1.14%) German Language
8 4 (1.14%) Legal
9 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.85%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Front Office
10 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.57%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Local Government
10 2 (0.57%) Military
10 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 138 (39.32%) Developer
2 101 (28.77%) DBA
3 96 (27.35%) Oracle DBA
4 77 (21.94%) Oracle Developer
5 30 (8.55%) Analyst
5 30 (8.55%) Java Developer
6 28 (7.98%) Consultant
7 26 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 21 (5.98%) Administrator
8 21 (5.98%) PL/SQL Developer
9 20 (5.70%) Architect
10 19 (5.41%) Oracle Analyst
10 19 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
11 18 (5.13%) SQL Analyst
12 17 (4.84%) Insurance Systems Analyst
12 17 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
13 15 (4.27%) SQL DBA
14 14 (3.99%) Oracle Architect
15 12 (3.42%) Senior Developer
16 10 (2.85%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.52%) Middleware
2 64 (18.23%) Web Services
3 53 (15.10%) XML
4 34 (9.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 28 (7.98%) HTML
6 26 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 26 (7.41%) SOAP
6 26 (7.41%) Spring
7 25 (7.12%) CSS
8 24 (6.84%) Oracle ADF
8 24 (6.84%) XSLT
9 23 (6.55%) JMS
10 22 (6.27%) REST
11 21 (5.98%) XSD
12 20 (5.70%) EJB
12 20 (5.70%) EJB 3.0
13 18 (5.13%) .NET
14 17 (4.84%) EclipseLink
14 17 (4.84%) Hibernate
14 17 (4.84%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.42%) Clustering
4 10 (2.85%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.85%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.56%) PKI
6 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Licensing
6 5 (1.42%) Replication
7 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.14%) Equities
7 4 (1.14%) Fintech
7 4 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.85%) iPad
9 2 (0.57%) Derivative
9 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.57%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.28%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 89 (25.36%) Linux
2 87 (24.79%) Unix
3 48 (13.68%) Windows
4 26 (7.41%) AIX
5 17 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.84%) Solaris
6 12 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (2.28%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.42%) HPUX
8 5 (1.42%) SUSE
8 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.14%) MVS
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.85%) Tru64
10 3 (0.85%) zOS
11 2 (0.57%) CentOS
11 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (19.09%) Performance Tuning
3 55 (15.67%) SDLC
4 50 (14.25%) ITIL
5 47 (13.39%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (11.97%) SOA
7 40 (11.40%) High Availability
8 34 (9.69%) Scrum
9 33 (9.40%) ETL
9 33 (9.40%) Migration
10 31 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (7.41%) Change Management
12 25 (7.12%) Data Management
13 24 (6.84%) Open Source
14 22 (6.27%) Business Analysis
15 21 (5.98%) Data Analysis
16 20 (5.70%) DevOps
17 19 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (5.41%) Data Modelling
17 19 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 204 (58.12%) SQL
2 129 (36.75%) PL/SQL
3 69 (19.66%) Java
4 42 (11.97%) JavaScript
5 33 (9.40%) Python
6 32 (9.12%) Shell Script
7 22 (6.27%) C#
8 14 (3.99%) Perl
9 11 (3.13%) C
10 8 (2.28%) F#
10 8 (2.28%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.42%) Ruby
13 4 (1.14%) Korn
13 4 (1.14%) PHP
14 1 (0.28%) C++
14 1 (0.28%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 46 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.27%) Degree
4 12 (3.42%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.42%) ISEB
6 5 (1.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.14%) MCSE
7 4 (1.14%) OCP
8 3 (0.85%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.57%) HNC
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.28%) OCA
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.56%) QA
2 8 (2.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.99%) SLA
4 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.85%) PMO
5 2 (0.57%) Basel III
5 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.28%) ISO20022
System Software
1 59 (16.81%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.42%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.57%) Corosync
6 2 (0.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (14.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 42 (11.97%) Data Guard
3 23 (6.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (5.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 8 (2.28%) Puppet
6 6 (1.71%) Ansible
7 5 (1.42%) SCOM
8 4 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Statspack
9 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.85%) vRealize
10 2 (0.57%) Control-M
10 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.57%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.57%) vMotion
11 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 351 (100.00%) Oracle
2 38 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.84%) VMware
4 14 (3.99%) IBM
4 14 (3.99%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.13%) HP
6 10 (2.85%) Remedy
6 10 (2.85%) SAP
7 8 (2.28%) Teradata
8 7 (1.99%) Informatica
9 6 (1.71%) Siebel
10 4 (1.14%) NetApp
10 4 (1.14%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.14%) WorldPay
11 3 (0.85%) CA
11 3 (0.85%) EMC
11 3 (0.85%) IDERA
11 3 (0.85%) IFS
11 3 (0.85%) Symantec
11 3 (0.85%) Veritas
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