Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 581 615 571
Rank change year-on-year +34 -44 +109
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 335 253 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.43% 1.15% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 149 219
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £306
90th Percentile £559 £538 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £394
% change year-on-year - +7.94% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% -21.11% -
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 23,390 22,001 23,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.75% 22.39% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,400 14,681 15,801
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 384
UK median hourly rate £27.73 £29.56 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.19% -1.80% +2.04%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £53.75 £48.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.90 £31.00 £29.76
% change year-on-year -13.23% +4.16% -0.79%

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 25 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database 12c over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 25 September 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 +15 264 £425 - 36
UK excluding London +50 249 £425 - 37
South East +4 88 £425 -12.37% 7
London -13 76 £388 -13.83% 9
Scotland +18 53 £525 +31.25% 9
North of England -16 42 £440 +25.71% 6
Midlands -10 30 £360 -10.00% 10
Yorkshire -9 24 £476 +36.07% 5
West Midlands -18 24 £360 -10.00% 5
South West -3 19 £425 -15.00% 4
North East -5 10 £525 -
Wales -12 10 £320 -26.86%
North West -39 8 £375 +3.45% 1
East of England -9 7 £425 +10.03%
East Midlands +7 6 £364 - 5

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 335 (100.00%) Oracle
2 332 (99.10%) Oracle Database
3 183 (54.63%) SQL
4 162 (48.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 144 (42.99%) PL/SQL
6 113 (33.73%) Java
7 92 (27.46%) Linux
8 67 (20.00%) SOA
8 67 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 67 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 66 (19.70%) Oracle Forms
10 60 (17.91%) Middleware
10 60 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (17.31%) Unix
12 57 (17.01%) Web Services
13 52 (15.52%) Oracle RMAN
13 52 (15.52%) Data Guard
14 51 (15.22%) Oracle Fusion
15 50 (14.93%) Migration
16 47 (14.03%) Finance
16 47 (14.03%) Oracle Reports
16 47 (14.03%) WebLogic
17 45 (13.43%) Oracle RAC
18 44 (13.13%) REST
19 43 (12.84%) SQL Server
20 42 (12.54%) Shell Script
20 42 (12.54%) ETL
20 42 (12.54%) Oracle Service Bus
21 40 (11.94%) SOAP
22 39 (11.64%) Oracle ODI

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 67 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 47 (14.03%) WebLogic
3 42 (12.54%) Oracle Service Bus
4 14 (4.18%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (3.58%) IIS
6 11 (3.28%) Confluence
7 9 (2.69%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.49%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (1.19%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.19%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.19%) Liferay
9 4 (1.19%) SAS
10 3 (0.90%) JBoss
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.60%) Apache
11 2 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.60%) WildFly
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 17 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (7.46%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (5.67%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (5.07%) Siebel CRM
4 15 (4.48%) Oracle Utilities
5 11 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (2.99%) Maximo
7 6 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.60%) SAP GTS
10 2 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
11 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.30%) Finacle
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 1 (0.30%) TIBCO iProcess
11 1 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.90%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.30%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.49%) DHCP
1 5 (1.49%) DNS
1 5 (1.49%) SAN
2 4 (1.19%) Firewall
3 2 (0.60%) HTTP
3 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (99.10%) Oracle Database
2 162 (48.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 47 (14.03%) Oracle Reports
4 43 (12.84%) SQL Server
5 39 (11.64%) Oracle ODI
6 37 (11.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 36 (10.75%) MongoDB
8 33 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (9.55%) NoSQL
10 28 (8.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 20 (5.97%) Oracle Exadata
12 15 (4.48%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (2.69%) RDBMS
14 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (2.09%) MySQL
15 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 6 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 66 (19.70%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (7.76%) JIRA
3 22 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.57%) Jenkins
4 19 (5.67%) Maven
5 17 (5.07%) Toad
6 14 (4.18%) Subversion
7 11 (3.28%) JDeveloper
7 11 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (2.69%) Selenium
9 8 (2.39%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.49%) JUnit
13 4 (1.19%) DbUnit
13 4 (1.19%) MSI
13 4 (1.19%) PeopleTools
13 4 (1.19%) ProC
13 4 (1.19%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (14.03%) Finance
2 34 (10.15%) Banking
3 15 (4.48%) Legal
4 12 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.09%) Retail
5 7 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.49%) General Ledger
7 4 (1.19%) French Language
8 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.60%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (31.34%) DBA
2 104 (31.04%) Developer
3 95 (28.36%) Oracle DBA
4 59 (17.61%) Oracle Developer
5 42 (12.54%) Architect
6 26 (7.76%) Administrator
6 26 (7.76%) Analyst
6 26 (7.76%) SQL Developer
7 23 (6.87%) PL/SQL Developer
8 21 (6.27%) Consultant
9 19 (5.67%) Java Developer
9 19 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.48%) Oracle Applications DBA
11 12 (3.58%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.28%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
12 11 (3.28%) SQL DBA
13 10 (2.99%) BPM Developer
13 10 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (2.99%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.91%) Middleware
2 57 (17.01%) Web Services
3 51 (15.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 44 (13.13%) REST
5 40 (11.94%) SOAP
6 31 (9.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 22 (6.57%) Oracle ADF
8 19 (5.67%) XML
9 15 (4.48%) EJB
9 15 (4.48%) J2EE
9 15 (4.48%) JMS
9 15 (4.48%) WebCenter
10 14 (4.18%) EJB 3.0
10 14 (4.18%) JPA
10 14 (4.18%) XSLT
11 13 (3.88%) .NET
11 13 (3.88%) Spring
12 10 (2.99%) Hibernate
12 10 (2.99%) XSD
13 8 (2.39%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.96%) Clustering
2 23 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.39%) Replication
4 7 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.49%) IVR
6 5 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.19%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.90%) HP Storage
9 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.30%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.30%) Fintech
10 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.30%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (27.46%) Linux
2 58 (17.31%) Unix
3 26 (7.76%) AIX
4 25 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (5.07%) Windows
6 16 (4.78%) Solaris
7 13 (3.88%) SUSE
8 8 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (2.09%) Windows Server
10 6 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.49%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.30%) CentOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 67 (20.00%) SOA
2 60 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (14.93%) Migration
4 42 (12.54%) ETL
5 33 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (8.66%) ITIL
6 29 (8.66%) Software Delivery
7 28 (8.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (8.06%) Microservices
9 25 (7.46%) Change Management
9 25 (7.46%) Waterfall
10 24 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (6.87%) CRM
12 22 (6.57%) Customer Requirements
13 21 (6.27%) Database Tuning
13 21 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (6.27%) SDLC
14 20 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 183 (54.63%) SQL
2 144 (42.99%) PL/SQL
3 113 (33.73%) Java
4 42 (12.54%) Shell Script
5 25 (7.46%) C#
6 24 (7.16%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 16 (4.78%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.58%) Python
9 11 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.39%) Java 8
10 8 (2.39%) VB
10 8 (2.39%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.39%) VBA
11 7 (2.09%) Perl
12 5 (1.49%) ANSI SQL
12 5 (1.49%) C
12 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.49%) Ruby
13 2 (0.60%) Erlang
13 2 (0.60%) Lua
Qualifications
1 32 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 29 (8.66%) Degree
3 20 (5.97%) Oracle Certification
4 18 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 16 (4.78%) OCP
6 12 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.09%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.60%) OCA
11 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.30%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.30%) LPIC
11 1 (0.30%) MCSE
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) RHCA
11 1 (0.30%) RHCE
11 1 (0.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.67%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.90%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.60%) GDPR
4 2 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.60%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS
5 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 45 (13.43%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.90%) vSphere
5 2 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.30%) Corosync
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 52 (15.52%) Data Guard
1 52 (15.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (7.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (5.07%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 11 (3.28%) Foglight
5 8 (2.39%) Ansible
6 7 (2.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 6 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (1.79%) SCOM
8 5 (1.49%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.19%) HP ALM
9 4 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (1.19%) Puppet
10 3 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.90%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.60%) MOM
11 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 335 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (6.57%) SAP
3 20 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.07%) Siebel
5 14 (4.18%) Microsoft
6 12 (3.58%) CA
7 11 (3.28%) IBM
7 11 (3.28%) Imperva
8 9 (2.69%) Citrix
8 9 (2.69%) HP
8 9 (2.69%) Syclo
9 7 (2.09%) Informatica
10 6 (1.79%) Perforce
10 6 (1.79%) VMware
11 5 (1.49%) NetApp
11 5 (1.49%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.19%) Lumension
12 4 (1.19%) McAfee
12 4 (1.19%) PeopleSoft
13 3 (0.90%) Cognos