Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 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.

Oracle Database 12c
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 535 602
Rank change year-on-year -71 +67 +126
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 292 309 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 1.45% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 170 189
UK median daily rate £425 £431 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +11.29% -8.82%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £305
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £43.39 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.51% -21.11% -
10th Percentile £36.20 £43.39 £42.50
90th Percentile £42.60 £46.08 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £55.00
% change year-on-year -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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23,476 21,379 24,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.69% 22.45% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,377 14,205 16,277
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £617 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 268 376
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.20% +7.02% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.97 £11.38
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £31.75 £30.10
% change year-on-year +5.51% +5.47% +20.41%

Oracle Database 12c
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle Database 12c as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c.

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

Oracle Database 12c
Top 15 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 6 months to 19 July 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
England -92 230 £425 - 37
UK excluding London -3 211 £425 -5.56% 41
South East -17 83 £425 -12.37% 10
London -64 71 £450 +5.88% 10
Scotland -28 44 £538 +68.63% 11
North of England -15 37 £425 +17.24% 3
Yorkshire -8 24 £481 +37.50%
Midlands +5 21 £360 -14.03% 8
West Midlands +1 19 £360 -7.10% 7
South West +9 12 £400 -17.95% 4
Wales - 10 £320 - 3
North East +5 7 £526 -
North West -33 6 £375 +3.45% 3
East of England -13 4 £425 -10.53% 2
East Midlands -2 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c.

1 292 (100.00%) Oracle
2 290 (99.32%) Oracle Database
3 166 (56.85%) SQL
4 134 (45.89%) PL/SQL
5 133 (45.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 93 (31.85%) Java
7 90 (30.82%) Linux
8 64 (21.92%) Oracle Forms
9 58 (19.86%) Unix
10 55 (18.84%) SOA
10 55 (18.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 54 (18.49%) Web Services
12 53 (18.15%) Middleware
13 52 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
15 47 (16.10%) Data Guard
16 46 (15.75%) Oracle Fusion
17 45 (15.41%) Oracle Reports
18 44 (15.07%) Shell Script
19 42 (14.38%) Finance
19 42 (14.38%) Oracle ODI
20 41 (14.04%) Oracle RAC
21 40 (13.70%) Oracle RMAN
22 39 (13.36%) Migration
22 39 (13.36%) WebLogic
23 37 (12.67%) Oracle BI EE
24 34 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
24 34 (11.64%) Oracle Service Bus
24 34 (11.64%) MongoDB
24 34 (11.64%) SOAP

Oracle Database 12c
Co-occurring 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 55 (18.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 39 (13.36%) WebLogic
3 34 (11.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 15 (5.14%) GlassFish
4 15 (5.14%) Liferay
5 10 (3.42%) Apache Spark
6 9 (3.08%) Confluence
6 9 (3.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (2.74%) Apache Airflow
8 6 (2.05%) Apache
8 6 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (1.71%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.37%) SAS
10 4 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.68%) IIS
13 1 (0.34%) JBoss
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle 10gAS
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (7.19%) Siebel CRM
2 20 (6.85%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (6.16%) Oracle Utilities
4 12 (4.11%) Oracle BPM
5 11 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (2.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (2.05%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.68%) Maximo
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
10 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.34%) Finacle
10 1 (0.34%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.74%) Amazon EMR
2 8 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.05%) PaaS
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
1 3 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.34%) SAN
2 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (99.32%) Oracle Database
2 133 (45.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (15.41%) Oracle Reports
4 42 (14.38%) Oracle ODI
5 37 (12.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 34 (11.64%) MongoDB
7 33 (11.30%) SQL Server
8 32 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (9.93%) NoSQL
9 29 (9.93%) Oracle Database 10g
10 22 (7.53%) Relational Database
11 21 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (5.14%) RDBMS
13 13 (4.45%) Oracle Exadata
14 8 (2.74%) MySQL
14 8 (2.74%) Spark SQL
15 6 (2.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 5 (1.71%) Oracle9i Database
16 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (21.92%) Oracle Forms
2 25 (8.56%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.56%) JIRA
3 18 (6.16%) Selenium
4 16 (5.48%) Oracle APEX
5 14 (4.79%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.42%) Toad
7 9 (3.08%) Subversion
8 8 (2.74%) Maven
8 8 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (2.40%) JDeveloper
10 5 (1.71%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.03%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.03%) ProC
13 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.68%) ERwin
13 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (14.38%) Finance
2 17 (5.82%) Banking
3 16 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.05%) Legal
4 6 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.03%) French Language
5 3 (1.03%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
6 2 (0.68%) Front Office
6 2 (0.68%) Law
6 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Danish Language
7 1 (0.34%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 94 (32.19%) DBA
2 91 (31.16%) Developer
3 87 (29.79%) Oracle DBA
4 41 (14.04%) Architect
5 38 (13.01%) Oracle Developer
6 28 (9.59%) Administrator
7 25 (8.56%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.53%) PL/SQL Developer
8 22 (7.53%) SQL Developer
9 18 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (5.82%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 13 (4.45%) Analyst
11 13 (4.45%) Consultant
12 12 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
13 10 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 10 (3.42%) Senior DBA
13 10 (3.42%) Senior Oracle DBA
14 9 (3.08%) JSP Developer
14 9 (3.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.08%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (18.49%) Web Services
2 53 (18.15%) Middleware
3 46 (15.75%) Oracle Fusion
4 34 (11.64%) SOAP
5 33 (11.30%) REST
6 21 (7.19%) EJB
6 21 (7.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 20 (6.85%) EJB 3.0
7 20 (6.85%) JPA
8 19 (6.51%) Struts
9 16 (5.48%) JSP
9 16 (5.48%) RESTful
10 15 (5.14%) JAXB
10 15 (5.14%) JAX-RS
11 14 (4.79%) Ehcache
12 13 (4.45%) XML
13 10 (3.42%) JMS
13 10 (3.42%) Kafka
14 9 (3.08%) Spring
15 8 (2.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.59%) Clustering
2 15 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.08%) Replication
5 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.71%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.71%) IVR
7 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Exalogic
8 2 (0.68%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.68%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.34%) Fintech
9 1 (0.34%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.34%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 90 (30.82%) Linux
2 58 (19.86%) Unix
3 30 (10.27%) AIX
4 15 (5.14%) Solaris
4 15 (5.14%) Windows
5 8 (2.74%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.03%) SUSE
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.84%) SOA
2 52 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (16.44%) Performance Tuning
4 39 (13.36%) Migration
5 34 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (11.64%) ETL
6 31 (10.62%) CRM
7 30 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (9.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 27 (9.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 27 (9.25%) Software Delivery
10 26 (8.90%) Microservices
10 26 (8.90%) Unit Testing
11 24 (8.22%) Waterfall
12 22 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (7.53%) Test Automation
13 19 (6.51%) Master Data Management
14 18 (6.16%) DevOps
14 18 (6.16%) WFM
15 17 (5.82%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 166 (56.85%) SQL
2 134 (45.89%) PL/SQL
3 93 (31.85%) Java
4 44 (15.07%) Shell Script
5 23 (7.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 15 (5.14%) Python
7 13 (4.45%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.77%) C#
9 8 (2.74%) Scala
10 6 (2.05%) ANSI SQL
11 5 (1.71%) Korn
12 4 (1.37%) C
12 4 (1.37%) Perl
13 3 (1.03%) Java 8
13 3 (1.03%) Ruby
13 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.68%) Clojure
14 2 (0.68%) Go
14 2 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (9.93%) Degree
2 18 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.45%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.71%) OCP
6 4 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.68%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.68%) OCA
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.34%) LPIC
9 1 (0.34%) MCSE
9 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.34%) RHCA
9 1 (0.34%) RHCE
9 1 (0.34%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.74%) GCP
2 6 (2.05%) QA
3 5 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.68%) GDPR
5 2 (0.68%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) IFRS
6 1 (0.34%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (14.04%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.68%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.68%) Corosync
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) RHEV
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (16.10%) Data Guard
2 40 (13.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 20 (6.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 15 (5.14%) HP ALM
5 8 (2.74%) Oozie
6 7 (2.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 7 (2.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 6 (2.05%) Ansible
7 6 (2.05%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (1.03%) Oracle EDQ
8 3 (1.03%) Puppet
8 3 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) MOM
9 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
9 2 (0.68%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 292 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (7.19%) Siebel
3 17 (5.82%) HP
4 14 (4.79%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.42%) IBM
6 9 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.08%) SAP
7 8 (2.74%) Google
8 7 (2.40%) Informatica
8 7 (2.40%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.71%) Cognos
9 5 (1.71%) NetApp
10 4 (1.37%) Perforce
10 4 (1.37%) VMware
11 3 (1.03%) Capita
12 2 (0.68%) CA
12 2 (0.68%) Splunk
12 2 (0.68%) Sun
12 2 (0.68%) Symantec
12 2 (0.68%) Veritas