Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 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
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 593 612 550
Rank change year-on-year +19 -62 +54
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 253 288 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.23% 1.23% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 171 168
UK median daily rate £457 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -4.23% +13.06%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £325
90th Percentile £569 £556 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
UK median hourly rate £52.00 £41.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.83% -5.51% -21.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £35.00 £43.39
% change year-on-year +48.57% -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 20,543 23,466 21,332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.18% 22.67% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,064 16,368 14,172
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 240 267
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £14.29 £13.98 £10.90
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% +6.35% +5.00%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019.

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

Oracle Database 12c
Top 16 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 18 July 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
England +43 222 £463 +8.82% 34
UK excluding London +3 160 £450 +5.88% 21
London +65 89 £488 +8.33% 16
South East -1 56 £475 +11.76% 13
Midlands +18 22 £463 +17.83% 1
North of England +23 20 £413 -2.94% 2
West Midlands +12 20 £463 +17.83%
Scotland -5 18 £413 -23.26% 2
South West -8 17 £435 +8.75% 2
East of England +23 16 £425 - 1
North West +16 8 £413 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +10 8 £313 -35.06%
Wales +5 8 £450 +40.63% 1
North East +19 4 £510 -3.09%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
East Midlands +21 2 £488 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 with a requirement for Oracle Database 12c.

1 253 (100.00%) Oracle
2 251 (99.21%) Oracle Database
3 152 (60.08%) SQL
4 120 (47.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 112 (44.27%) PL/SQL
6 84 (33.20%) Oracle RAC
7 77 (30.43%) Data Guard
8 72 (28.46%) Linux
9 67 (26.48%) Unix
10 56 (22.13%) Performance Tuning
11 52 (20.55%) Security Cleared
12 51 (20.16%) Shell Script
13 47 (18.58%) SC Cleared
14 45 (17.79%) SQL Server
15 44 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
15 44 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
15 44 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
16 43 (17.00%) Migration
16 43 (17.00%) Data Modelling
17 42 (16.60%) Relational Database
18 41 (16.21%) Middleware
19 39 (15.42%) Data Warehouse
19 39 (15.42%) RDBMS
19 39 (15.42%) Oracle ODI
20 37 (14.62%) WebLogic
20 37 (14.62%) Oracle Database 10g
21 34 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (13.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
22 30 (11.86%) MySQL
22 30 (11.86%) ETL

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 37 (14.62%) WebLogic
2 27 (10.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (4.74%) Oracle Service Bus
4 9 (3.56%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.77%) Confluence
7 4 (1.58%) Apache
8 3 (1.19%) CMS
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.40%) IIS
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.40%) Notepad++
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (3.16%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.37%) Maximo
4 4 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.58%) Oracle Utilities
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.79%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.93%) Power Platform
4 12 (4.74%) SaaS
5 11 (4.35%) PaaS
6 10 (3.95%) IaaS
7 3 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.19%) Office 365
8 2 (0.79%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Flow
9 1 (0.40%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.77%) Firewall
2 5 (1.98%) WAN
3 3 (1.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) FTP
4 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (99.21%) Oracle Database
2 120 (47.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (17.79%) SQL Server
4 42 (16.60%) Relational Database
5 39 (15.42%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (15.42%) Oracle ODI
5 39 (15.42%) RDBMS
6 37 (14.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 30 (11.86%) MySQL
8 26 (10.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 22 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
10 21 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (7.51%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (5.53%) Power BI
13 13 (5.14%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
14 11 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (3.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 19 (7.51%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (7.11%) JIRA
3 16 (6.32%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.93%) Oracle APEX
5 13 (5.14%) Subversion
6 5 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.58%) Maven
7 4 (1.58%) Toad
7 4 (1.58%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.79%) Hudson
9 2 (0.79%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.40%) Ant
10 1 (0.40%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.40%) JUnit
General
1 24 (9.49%) Banking
1 24 (9.49%) Finance
2 6 (2.37%) Investment Banking
2 6 (2.37%) Retail
3 2 (0.79%) Publishing
3 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.40%) Advertising
4 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.40%) Arabic Language
4 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 108 (42.69%) DBA
2 96 (37.94%) Oracle DBA
3 67 (26.48%) Developer
4 33 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (8.30%) Consultant
6 19 (7.51%) Analyst
7 17 (6.72%) Administrator
8 15 (5.93%) Oracle Consultant
9 14 (5.53%) Architect
9 14 (5.53%) Senior DBA
10 13 (5.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 13 (5.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 12 (4.74%) SC Cleared DBA
12 10 (3.95%) Oracle Architect
13 9 (3.56%) Business Developer
13 9 (3.56%) Data Analyst
14 8 (3.16%) Oracle Specialist
14 8 (3.16%) SQL DBA
15 7 (2.77%) Database Engineer
15 7 (2.77%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 41 (16.21%) Middleware
3 34 (13.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 26 (10.28%) XML
5 16 (6.32%) Oracle ADF
6 11 (4.35%) HTML
6 11 (4.35%) SOAP
6 11 (4.35%) Web Services
7 8 (3.16%) CSS
7 8 (3.16%) JSON
7 8 (3.16%) WebCenter
8 6 (2.37%) jQuery
8 6 (2.37%) Kafka
9 5 (1.98%) .NET
9 5 (1.98%) JDBC
9 5 (1.98%) REST
10 4 (1.58%) Spring
11 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.11%) Replication
2 14 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.16%) DataPower
4 7 (2.77%) Clustering
4 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.77%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.98%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.58%) Animation
6 4 (1.58%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.58%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.79%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 72 (28.46%) Linux
2 67 (26.48%) Unix
3 28 (11.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (9.49%) Windows
5 17 (6.72%) AIX
6 13 (5.14%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.74%) Solaris
7 12 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.95%) SUSE
9 4 (1.58%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.58%) zOS
10 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) CentOS
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.13%) Performance Tuning
2 44 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (17.00%) Data Modelling
3 43 (17.00%) Migration
4 34 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (11.86%) ETL
6 27 (10.67%) SOA
7 24 (9.49%) ITIL
8 19 (7.51%) Dimensional Modelling
9 18 (7.11%) Mentoring
9 18 (7.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 17 (6.72%) DevOps
11 15 (5.93%) High Availability
11 15 (5.93%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (5.93%) Visualisation
12 13 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.74%) Data Protection
13 12 (4.74%) Database Tuning
13 12 (4.74%) Scrum
14 11 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 152 (60.08%) SQL
2 112 (44.27%) PL/SQL
3 51 (20.16%) Shell Script
4 26 (10.28%) Java
5 18 (7.11%) Python
6 14 (5.53%) JavaScript
7 12 (4.74%) Perl
8 7 (2.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.37%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.98%) C#
11 4 (1.58%) Groovy
11 4 (1.58%) Java 8
11 4 (1.58%) VBScript
11 4 (1.58%) XPath
11 4 (1.58%) XQuery
12 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.40%) ABAP
13 1 (0.40%) COBOL
13 1 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 52 (20.55%) Security Cleared
2 47 (18.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.14%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (4.74%) OCP
5 8 (3.16%) Degree
6 7 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.77%) OCA
7 6 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) ISEB
8 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (33.20%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (2.77%) XenApp
3 4 (1.58%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.19%) Docker
4 3 (1.19%) KVM
4 3 (1.19%) RHEV
4 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.40%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 77 (30.43%) Data Guard
2 44 (17.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 20 (7.91%) Ansible
5 8 (3.16%) Puppet
6 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.79%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.40%) Nagios
9 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 253 (100.00%) Oracle
2 27 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (8.70%) Tableau
4 21 (8.30%) IBM
5 16 (6.32%) Red Hat
6 15 (5.93%) SAP
7 12 (4.74%) Google
8 9 (3.56%) Informatica
8 9 (3.56%) Sybase
9 7 (2.77%) Citrix
10 4 (1.58%) Lumesse
11 3 (1.19%) VMware
12 2 (0.79%) HP
12 2 (0.79%) NGA Human Resources
12 2 (0.79%) Northgate
12 2 (0.79%) Siebel
12 2 (0.79%) Teradata
13 1 (0.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.40%) Twitter