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 24 June 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.

Oracle Database 12c
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 487 477 570
Rank change year-on-year -10 +93  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 114 170 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 1.45% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 103 40
Median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £408
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £43.39 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.10% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -21.10% -  

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 10382 11757 13183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.44% 21.86% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6788 7965 8622
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 185
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +16.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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 24 June 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 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 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 24 June 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 -4 101 £425 +6.25% 11
London -5 39 £425 - 1
South East +32 29 £480 +14.62% 4
North West +22 15 £363 +14.17% 2
Hampshire +10 13 £485 +14.11%
Scotland +52 12 £500 +53.84% 1
Surrey +8 7 £481 +31.84% 3
Manchester - 7 £425 - 2
Havant +4 6 £485 +21.25%
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Lancashire +9 5 £338 -1.09%
South West +2 5 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £363 -
Bristol 0 5 - - 1
Preston -17 5 £338 -1.09%
Worthing - 5 £500 -
West Sussex - 5 £500 -
Sheffield +10 4 £350 +4.47%
South Yorkshire +4 4 £350 +4.47%
Cheshire +21 3 £356 +29.54%
Berkshire +24 2 - -
Chester +17 2 £350 +16.66%
West Midlands +12 2 £450 +26.76%
Glasgow 0 2 - - 1
Portsmouth 0 2 £488 -
Warrington +19 1 £363 +45.00%
West Yorkshire +15 1 £375 +20.00%
Birmingham +12 1 £450 +38.46%
West End of London +9 1 £500 +5.26%
Andover +9 1 £415 +0.60%

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 299 (100.00%) Oracle
2 296 (99.00%) Oracle Database
3 211 (70.57%) SQL
4 204 (68.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 156 (52.17%) PL/SQL
6 93 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (26.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 70 (23.41%) Finance
9 69 (23.08%) Java
10 65 (21.74%) Unix
10 65 (21.74%) Linux
11 61 (20.40%) SDLC
12 60 (20.07%) Web Services
12 60 (20.07%) WebLogic
13 50 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (16.39%) Security Cleared
15 47 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
16 45 (15.05%) JavaScript
17 43 (14.38%) XML
17 43 (14.38%) SOA
17 43 (14.38%) Oracle RAC
17 43 (14.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 42 (14.05%) SC Cleared
18 42 (14.05%) Oracle BI EE
18 42 (14.05%) SQL Server
19 41 (13.71%) Middleware
20 40 (13.38%) Relational Database
21 38 (12.71%) Oracle RMAN
22 37 (12.37%) Scrum
23 36 (12.04%) Oracle APEX

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 60 (20.07%) WebLogic
2 43 (14.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (6.69%) Oracle Service Bus
4 18 (6.02%) Confluence
5 14 (4.68%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (3.01%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.34%) GeoServer
8 3 (1.00%) Apache
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.67%) Documentum
10 1 (0.33%) JBoss
10 1 (0.33%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 22 (7.36%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (3.34%) Siebel CRM
4 7 (2.34%) Oracle Utilities
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.33%) Demantra
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) PuTTY
1 8 (2.68%) WinSCP
2 5 (1.67%) SSH
2 5 (1.67%) SSL
2 5 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.67%) DNS
3 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.67%) SAN
4 1 (0.33%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (99.00%) Oracle Database
2 204 (68.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 79 (26.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 47 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (14.05%) Oracle BI EE
5 42 (14.05%) SQL Server
6 40 (13.38%) Relational Database
7 24 (8.03%) Oracle Reports
8 20 (6.69%) Oracle ODI
9 15 (5.02%) RDBMS
10 13 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (3.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (3.01%) Oracle OWB
12 9 (3.01%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (3.01%) SQLPlus
13 8 (2.68%) Oracle Exadata
14 7 (2.34%) MySQL
14 7 (2.34%) Star Schema
15 5 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
15 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (12.04%) Oracle APEX
2 22 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.02%) ProC
4 20 (6.69%) Maven
4 20 (6.69%) Subversion
5 19 (6.35%) JIRA
6 17 (5.69%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (4.68%) JDeveloper
7 14 (4.68%) Toad
8 10 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.34%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.68%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.01%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.67%) DbUnit
11 5 (1.67%) JUnit
11 5 (1.67%) Mockito
11 5 (1.67%) Selenium
11 5 (1.67%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.34%) SoapUI
General
1 70 (23.41%) Finance
2 21 (7.02%) Banking
3 7 (2.34%) Retail
4 6 (2.01%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.67%) Marketing
6 4 (1.34%) German Language
6 4 (1.34%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.00%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.67%) Advertising
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Front Office
8 2 (0.67%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 139 (46.49%) Developer
2 81 (27.09%) Oracle Developer
3 61 (20.40%) DBA
4 57 (19.06%) Oracle DBA
5 33 (11.04%) SQL Developer
6 32 (10.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 30 (10.03%) Java Developer
8 23 (7.69%) Analyst
9 20 (6.69%) Administrator
10 19 (6.35%) Oracle Analyst
11 17 (5.69%) Insurance Systems Analyst
11 17 (5.69%) SQL Analyst
11 17 (5.69%) Systems Analyst
12 16 (5.35%) Programmer
13 15 (5.02%) Consultant
14 14 (4.68%) OBIEE Developer
15 13 (4.35%) C Programmer
16 12 (4.01%) Tester
17 10 (3.34%) Digital Developer
17 10 (3.34%) Pensions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (20.07%) Web Services
2 43 (14.38%) XML
3 41 (13.71%) Middleware
4 33 (11.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 29 (9.70%) Oracle ADF
6 27 (9.03%) CSS
6 27 (9.03%) Spring
7 25 (8.36%) HTML
7 25 (8.36%) SOAP
7 25 (8.36%) XSLT
8 24 (8.03%) JMS
8 24 (8.03%) REST
9 23 (7.69%) .NET
10 22 (7.36%) XSD
11 21 (7.02%) EJB
11 21 (7.02%) EJB 3.0
12 19 (6.35%) EclipseLink
12 19 (6.35%) Hibernate
12 19 (6.35%) JPA
13 15 (5.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.68%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.01%) PKI
4 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.34%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.34%) Clustering
7 3 (1.00%) Replication
8 2 (0.67%) Derivative
8 2 (0.67%) Equities
8 2 (0.67%) Fintech
8 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.67%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 65 (21.74%) Linux
1 65 (21.74%) Unix
2 24 (8.03%) Windows
3 19 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (6.02%) AIX
5 13 (4.35%) Solaris
6 9 (3.01%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (1.67%) HPUX
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) Tru64
10 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (20.40%) SDLC
3 50 (16.72%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (14.38%) SOA
5 37 (12.37%) Scrum
6 32 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (10.70%) ETL
6 32 (10.70%) Performance Tuning
7 30 (10.03%) Data Modelling
8 27 (9.03%) Migration
9 23 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 20 (6.69%) Data Analysis
11 19 (6.35%) Business Analysis
12 18 (6.02%) OO
13 17 (5.69%) Automated Trading
13 17 (5.69%) OOD
14 16 (5.35%) ITIL
15 15 (5.02%) TDD
15 15 (5.02%) Workflow
16 13 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 211 (70.57%) SQL
2 156 (52.17%) PL/SQL
3 69 (23.08%) Java
4 45 (15.05%) JavaScript
5 28 (9.36%) Python
6 26 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 24 (8.03%) C
8 19 (6.35%) C#
9 8 (2.68%) F#
9 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.67%) Korn
11 4 (1.34%) Perl
12 2 (0.67%) PHP
12 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.67%) Tcl
13 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.33%) C++
13 1 (0.33%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 1 (0.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 49 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 42 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.68%) Degree
4 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.34%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (1.67%) ISEB
6 5 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.67%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.67%) HNC
8 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.67%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.67%) MCSE
8 2 (0.67%) OCP
9 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.34%) QA
2 4 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.00%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 43 (14.38%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.67%) Corosync
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (12.71%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (8.36%) Data Guard
3 21 (7.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (3.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 6 (2.01%) Puppet
6 5 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (1.67%) vRealize
7 3 (1.00%) Ansible
8 2 (0.67%) Control-M
8 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.67%) Pacemaker
8 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 299 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (7.36%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.02%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.68%) VMware
5 10 (3.34%) HP
5 10 (3.34%) Siebel
6 8 (2.68%) Informatica
6 8 (2.68%) Teradata
6 8 (2.68%) Veritas
7 7 (2.34%) Remedy
8 4 (1.34%) IBM
8 4 (1.34%) SAP
9 3 (1.00%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.00%) Northgate
9 3 (1.00%) Symantec
10 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.67%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.67%) FactSet
10 2 (0.67%) NetApp
10 2 (0.67%) WorldPay
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