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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 16 August 2022 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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 575 572 420
Rank change year-on-year -3 -152 +190
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 12c 267 213 132
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.57% 1.32% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 149 84
10th Percentile £469 £385 £322
25th Percentile £505 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £525 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £756 £713 £538
90th Percentile £850 £763 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £42.00
% change year-on-year - - -19.23%

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 16,999 16,079 7,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.40% 21.67% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,081 11,111 5,278
10th Percentile £385 £345 £325
25th Percentile £455 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £507 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.48% +1.40% +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £750 £700 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 216 113
10th Percentile £14.88 £12.30 £12.63
25th Percentile £21.25 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate £40.73 £27.00 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year +50.85% +22.73% -31.25%
75th Percentile £63.60 £50.00 £42.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.75 £60.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.98 £21.57
% change year-on-year +29.73% +25.08% -30.98%

Oracle Database 12c
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database 12c in the UK

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database 12c.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Database 12c in the UK

Oracle Database 12c
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Database 12c over the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Database 12c in the UK

Oracle Database 12c
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database 12c.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -6 245 £565 +2.73% 22
Work from Home +14 157 £550 +17.33% 11
London -58 148 £650 +1.96% 6
UK excluding London -11 87 £525 +16.67% 19
North of England +5 33 £538 +16.22% 1
North East - 23 £525 - 1
Midlands -12 18 £500 +66.67% 5
South East -27 15 £513 -2.38% 3
East of England -4 11 £600 +26.32% 3
South West -8 11 £513 +20.59% 4
East Midlands - 11 £500 - 1
West Midlands -19 10 £575 +91.67% 4
Yorkshire -18 7 £700 +33.33%
Scotland -11 6 £550 +42.86% 2
North West -24 3 £650 +62.50%

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Oracle
2 266 (99.63%) Oracle Database
3 190 (71.16%) SQL
4 116 (43.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 110 (41.20%) PL/SQL
6 102 (38.20%) Relational Database
7 97 (36.33%) Linux
8 94 (35.21%) Performance Tuning
9 92 (34.46%) DevOps
10 88 (32.96%) Social Skills
11 81 (30.34%) Oracle RAC
11 81 (30.34%) Windows
12 80 (29.96%) Finance
12 80 (29.96%) Data Guard
13 74 (27.72%) Java
14 64 (23.97%) Security Cleared
15 61 (22.85%) C#
15 61 (22.85%) C++
16 60 (22.47%) Unix
16 60 (22.47%) SC Cleared
17 59 (22.10%) Oracle Database 10g
18 57 (21.35%) XML
19 56 (20.97%) Visual Studio
19 56 (20.97%) Shell Script
20 53 (19.85%) Oracle RMAN
21 52 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (18.73%) Git (software)
22 50 (18.73%) Banking
23 49 (18.35%) JSON
24 48 (17.98%) Test Automation

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 43 (16.10%) WebLogic
2 29 (10.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (5.24%) Oracle Coherence
4 12 (4.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (3.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 6 (2.25%) Confluence
6 6 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (1.87%) Apache
7 5 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.12%) JBoss
8 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.75%) IIS
10 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (7.87%) Oracle 11i
2 17 (6.37%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.50%) SunGard Martini
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle FAH
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.98%) AWS
2 32 (11.99%) Azure
3 27 (10.11%) PaaS
4 23 (8.61%) IaaS
5 7 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.62%) GCP
5 7 (2.62%) Serverless
6 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.50%) SaaS
7 3 (1.12%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.12%) GitHub
7 3 (1.12%) Nutanix
7 3 (1.12%) Snowflake
8 2 (0.75%) Apigee
8 2 (0.75%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.75%) Datadog
8 2 (0.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.37%) HTTP
3 7 (2.62%) Firewall
4 6 (2.25%) SAN
5 5 (1.87%) SSL
6 3 (1.12%) DNS
6 3 (1.12%) FTP
6 3 (1.12%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.75%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (99.63%) Oracle Database
2 116 (43.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 102 (38.20%) Relational Database
4 59 (22.10%) Oracle Database 10g
5 44 (16.48%) RDBMS
6 32 (11.99%) Oracle9i Database
7 23 (8.61%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (7.12%) Oracle Exadata
9 18 (6.74%) MySQL
10 15 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (5.24%) SQL Server
12 12 (4.49%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (4.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 10 (3.75%) SQLPlus
15 7 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (2.62%) MongoDB
16 6 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
17 5 (1.87%) Sybase ASE
18 4 (1.50%) MariaDB
18 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (20.97%) Visual Studio
2 50 (18.73%) Git (software)
3 32 (11.99%) JIRA
3 32 (11.99%) Oracle APEX
4 30 (11.24%) Jenkins
5 29 (10.86%) Bitbucket
6 25 (9.36%) Oracle Forms
7 23 (8.61%) CppUnit
8 20 (7.49%) IBM UrbanCode
8 20 (7.49%) Subversion
8 20 (7.49%) TeamCity
9 16 (5.99%) Ant
10 14 (5.24%) IntelliJ
10 14 (5.24%) SonarQube
11 13 (4.87%) Artifactory
11 13 (4.87%) Robot Framework
12 5 (1.87%) Flyway
13 4 (1.50%) Bitbucket Server
13 4 (1.50%) Hudson
14 3 (1.12%) Postman
General
1 88 (32.96%) Social Skills
2 80 (29.96%) Finance
3 50 (18.73%) Banking
4 38 (14.23%) Back Office
4 38 (14.23%) Investment Banking
5 35 (13.11%) Public Sector
6 7 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.50%) Legal
9 3 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.75%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (45.32%) Developer
2 108 (40.45%) DBA
3 92 (34.46%) Oracle DBA
4 43 (16.10%) C++ Developer
5 37 (13.86%) Oracle Developer
6 35 (13.11%) C# Developer
6 35 (13.11%) C++/C# Developer
7 34 (12.73%) Administrator
8 21 (7.87%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
8 21 (7.87%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 20 (7.49%) DevOps Developer
9 20 (7.49%) Java Developer
10 19 (7.12%) Middleware Developer
11 18 (6.74%) SC Cleared DBA
12 16 (5.99%) Senior DBA
13 13 (4.87%) Technical Leader
14 11 (4.12%) Senior Oracle DBA
15 10 (3.75%) Oracle Forms Developer
16 8 (3.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
16 8 (3.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.35%) XML
2 49 (18.35%) JSON
3 44 (16.48%) .NET
4 40 (14.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 38 (14.23%) Middleware
6 35 (13.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 35 (13.11%) STL
7 34 (12.73%) .NET Core
7 34 (12.73%) .NET Framework
8 23 (8.61%) AngularJS
9 20 (7.49%) IBM Integration Bus
9 20 (7.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 18 (6.74%) REST
11 13 (4.87%) gRPC
11 13 (4.87%) J2EE
12 12 (4.49%) EDI
13 11 (4.12%) JMS
13 11 (4.12%) Web Services
14 10 (3.75%) Java SE
14 10 (3.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.86%) Replication
2 21 (7.87%) Clustering
2 21 (7.87%) Fixed Income
3 20 (7.49%) DataPower
4 15 (5.62%) SWIFT
5 9 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.50%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.50%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.33%) Linux
2 81 (30.34%) Windows
3 60 (22.47%) Unix
4 32 (11.99%) AIX
5 14 (5.24%) Solaris
6 10 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.25%) HPUX
8 5 (1.87%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.50%) SUSE
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (35.21%) Performance Tuning
2 92 (34.46%) DevOps
3 52 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (17.98%) Test Automation
5 47 (17.60%) Agile
6 44 (16.48%) Regression Testing
7 33 (12.36%) Multithreaded Programming
7 33 (12.36%) Multithreading
8 31 (11.61%) Migration
9 29 (10.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (10.86%) SOA
10 23 (8.61%) Unit Testing
11 22 (8.24%) High Availability
11 22 (8.24%) Kanban
12 20 (7.49%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
13 19 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.74%) Computer Science
15 17 (6.37%) CI/CD
16 16 (5.99%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 190 (71.16%) SQL
2 110 (41.20%) PL/SQL
3 74 (27.72%) Java
4 61 (22.85%) C#
4 61 (22.85%) C++
5 56 (20.97%) Shell Script
6 44 (16.48%) Python
7 24 (8.99%) Korn
8 17 (6.37%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.87%) TypeScript
10 12 (4.49%) Perl
11 10 (3.75%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.00%) Bash
13 4 (1.50%) C
13 4 (1.50%) Ruby
13 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.50%) VBScript
14 2 (0.75%) VBA
14 2 (0.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 64 (23.97%) Security Cleared
2 60 (22.47%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.49%) Oracle Certification
4 15 (5.62%) Degree
4 15 (5.62%) OCP
5 14 (5.24%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (3.37%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) SEPA
2 7 (2.62%) GDPR
3 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.12%) SLA
5 2 (0.75%) QA
6 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 81 (30.34%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.37%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.87%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 4 (1.50%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.75%) Samba
7 2 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.75%) vSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Firmware
8 1 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 80 (29.96%) Data Guard
2 53 (19.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 46 (17.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 41 (15.36%) Ansible
5 22 (8.24%) Terraform
6 20 (7.49%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 14 (5.24%) ITRS Geneos
8 13 (4.87%) BladeLogic
9 11 (4.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 8 (3.00%) Oracle Flashback
11 5 (1.87%) Control-M
12 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
13 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.37%) Kibana
13 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Statspack
13 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 267 (100.00%) Oracle
2 36 (13.48%) IBM
3 31 (11.61%) Microsoft
4 20 (7.49%) Green Hat
5 11 (4.12%) VMware
6 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
6 10 (3.75%) Sybase
7 7 (2.62%) SAP
8 4 (1.50%) FIS
8 4 (1.50%) Serena
8 4 (1.50%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.50%) SunGard
9 3 (1.12%) BMC
9 3 (1.12%) Commvault
9 3 (1.12%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.12%) Denodo
9 3 (1.12%) Perforce
9 3 (1.12%) Qualys
9 3 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.12%) Talend