Period
to 22 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 6 months to 22 September 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 (Oracle RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 232 196
Rank change year-on-year +21 -36 -71
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,115 1,212 1,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.91% 5.23% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 718 869
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 28
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -14.89% +2.81%
10th Percentile £21.42 £20.90 £18.33
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.00 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +18.57% -15.15% +3.13%

Oracle Database 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 18,877 23,190 22,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.62% 22.75% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,823 16,251 14,775
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 238 278
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £29.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -2.74% -1.47%
10th Percentile £12.69 £13.25 £12.26
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.01 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +3.40%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Database over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Top 17 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 within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +24 973 £463 +8.82% 141
UK excluding London +14 703 £450 +5.88% 109
London +65 376 £475 - 48
South East -28 218 £450 +5.88% 32
North of England +38 148 £450 +9.09% 33
East of England +65 83 £450 -9.45% 4
Midlands +8 83 £426 +6.56% 13
North West +48 80 £460 +22.67% 16
Scotland -12 61 £450 +7.14% 10
South West -13 58 £450 +12.50% 11
West Midlands +19 57 £438 +9.38% 7
Yorkshire +9 56 £428 +0.59% 13
Wales +41 38 £400 -4.76% 2
East Midlands -9 21 £425 +6.25% 6
North East +21 12 £510 -2.86% 4
Northern Ireland +2 12 £520 +20.65% 4
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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.

1 1,115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 647 (58.03%) SQL
3 322 (28.88%) PL/SQL
4 297 (26.64%) Linux
5 280 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
6 265 (23.77%) Java
7 241 (21.61%) Unix
8 238 (21.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 232 (20.81%) Security Cleared
10 212 (19.01%) SQL Server
11 205 (18.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 186 (16.68%) SC Cleared
13 184 (16.50%) Windows
14 182 (16.32%) Finance
15 172 (15.43%) Migration
16 158 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
17 156 (13.99%) Oracle RAC
18 145 (13.00%) AWS
19 143 (12.83%) ETL
20 137 (12.29%) Performance Tuning
20 137 (12.29%) DevOps
21 135 (12.11%) MySQL
22 132 (11.84%) Shell Script
23 131 (11.75%) Azure
24 126 (11.30%) Data Guard
25 119 (10.67%) Microsoft
25 119 (10.67%) Data Modelling
26 118 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
27 116 (10.40%) Relational Database
28 111 (9.96%) Problem-Solving

Oracle Database
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 91 (8.16%) WebLogic
2 66 (5.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 40 (3.59%) Confluence
4 38 (3.41%) Tomcat
5 32 (2.87%) WebSphere
6 22 (1.97%) JBoss
7 18 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (1.43%) NetWeaver
9 14 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
10 13 (1.17%) ArcGIS
10 13 (1.17%) CMS
10 13 (1.17%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.08%) IIS
12 10 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.81%) Apache
13 9 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.81%) Jetty
13 9 (0.81%) SAP Portal
14 8 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 33 (2.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.090%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.090%) Notepad++
6 1 (0.090%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 64 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (1.88%) Siebel CRM
4 19 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
6 17 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
7 16 (1.43%) Sonata
8 10 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
9 7 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.54%) Maximo
10 6 (0.54%) Misys Opics
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.45%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 145 (13.00%) AWS
2 131 (11.75%) Azure
3 46 (4.13%) PaaS
4 38 (3.41%) GitHub
5 35 (3.14%) Power Platform
6 32 (2.87%) SaaS
7 24 (2.15%) GCP
8 16 (1.43%) IaaS
9 15 (1.35%) Office 365
10 10 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.90%) IBM Blueworks
11 9 (0.81%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.72%) Apigee
13 7 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 6 (0.54%) Trello
15 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.88%) Firewall
1 21 (1.88%) SAN
2 20 (1.79%) WAN
3 15 (1.35%) Internet
3 15 (1.35%) LAN
4 14 (1.26%) SSL
4 14 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.90%) DNS
6 9 (0.81%) NAS
6 9 (0.81%) VPN
7 7 (0.63%) HTTP
7 7 (0.63%) SMTP
8 6 (0.54%) Intranet
8 6 (0.54%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (0.54%) Skype
9 5 (0.45%) SSH
10 4 (0.36%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (0.36%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (21.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 212 (19.01%) SQL Server
3 205 (18.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 158 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
5 135 (12.11%) MySQL
6 116 (10.40%) Relational Database
7 92 (8.25%) RDBMS
8 82 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
9 76 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 76 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
10 68 (6.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 66 (5.92%) Oracle ODI
12 50 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 43 (3.86%) MongoDB
14 39 (3.50%) Big Data
15 35 (3.14%) Power BI
16 33 (2.96%) Oracle9i Database
17 31 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
18 29 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
19 26 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 85 (7.62%) JIRA
2 83 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 83 (7.44%) Jenkins
3 61 (5.47%) JUnit
4 42 (3.77%) Maven
5 35 (3.14%) Subversion
6 34 (3.05%) Oracle Forms
7 33 (2.96%) Oracle APEX
8 30 (2.69%) Eclipse
9 29 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 26 (2.33%) Selenium
11 23 (2.06%) Ant
12 19 (1.70%) Gradle
12 19 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (1.35%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.26%) Visual Studio
16 13 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
17 12 (1.08%) Hudson
General
1 182 (16.32%) Finance
2 109 (9.78%) Banking
3 76 (6.82%) Public Sector
4 30 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.33%) Back Office
6 22 (1.97%) Retail
7 19 (1.70%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.90%) Front Office
10 7 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.63%) Police
11 6 (0.54%) International Banking
12 5 (0.45%) Marketing
13 4 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 4 (0.36%) Electronics
13 4 (0.36%) Legal
13 4 (0.36%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Games
15 2 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 377 (33.81%) Developer
2 293 (26.28%) DBA
3 260 (23.32%) Oracle DBA
4 95 (8.52%) Oracle Developer
5 81 (7.26%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.28%) Administrator
7 66 (5.92%) Consultant
8 65 (5.83%) Analyst
8 65 (5.83%) Architect
9 44 (3.95%) Senior DBA
10 34 (3.05%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 33 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
11 33 (2.96%) SC Cleared DBA
11 33 (2.96%) SQL DBA
11 33 (2.96%) SQL Developer
12 32 (2.87%) C# Developer
12 32 (2.87%) Senior Developer
13 30 (2.69%) ETL Developer
14 25 (2.24%) .NET Developer
15 21 (1.88%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (8.88%) XML
2 92 (8.25%) Spring
3 86 (7.71%) Web Services
4 82 (7.35%) .NET
5 79 (7.09%) Oracle Fusion
6 74 (6.64%) Middleware
7 53 (4.75%) SOAP
8 47 (4.22%) Spring Boot
9 46 (4.13%) REST
10 45 (4.04%) HTML
10 45 (4.04%) JSON
10 45 (4.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 33 (2.96%) CSS
12 32 (2.87%) RESTful
13 31 (2.78%) WinForms
14 28 (2.51%) AngularJS
15 27 (2.42%) jQuery
16 26 (2.33%) Hibernate
17 25 (2.24%) J2EE
18 24 (2.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.82%) Clustering
3 55 (4.93%) Replication
4 30 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 23 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.52%) Mainframe
8 15 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (1.26%) User Experience
10 13 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 10 (0.90%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.72%) CMDB
13 8 (0.72%) Derivative
13 8 (0.72%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.72%) NHS
14 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (0.54%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.54%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.54%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 297 (26.64%) Linux
2 241 (21.61%) Unix
3 184 (16.50%) Windows
4 89 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 72 (6.46%) Windows Server
6 59 (5.29%) Solaris
7 44 (3.95%) AIX
8 36 (3.23%) CentOS
9 23 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.97%) SUSE
11 17 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.81%) HPUX
12 9 (0.81%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.63%) OpenVMS
14 6 (0.54%) Android
14 6 (0.54%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.54%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.45%) Debian
15 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (15.43%) Migration
3 143 (12.83%) ETL
4 137 (12.29%) DevOps
4 137 (12.29%) Performance Tuning
5 119 (10.67%) Data Modelling
6 118 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
7 111 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
8 99 (8.88%) Scrum
9 77 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
10 68 (6.10%) Microservices
11 66 (5.92%) SOA
11 66 (5.92%) TDD
12 60 (5.38%) CRM
13 58 (5.20%) Unit Testing
14 56 (5.02%) ERP
15 53 (4.75%) ITIL
16 51 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (4.39%) Test Automation
18 47 (4.22%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 647 (58.03%) SQL
2 322 (28.88%) PL/SQL
3 265 (23.77%) Java
4 132 (11.84%) Shell Script
5 85 (7.62%) Python
6 73 (6.55%) C#
7 68 (6.10%) JavaScript
8 62 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 59 (5.29%) T-SQL
10 40 (3.59%) Perl
11 29 (2.60%) Java 8
12 27 (2.42%) C++
13 26 (2.33%) VB.NET
14 23 (2.06%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.88%) VBA
16 18 (1.61%) C
16 18 (1.61%) VB
16 18 (1.61%) XQuery
17 14 (1.26%) XPath
18 13 (1.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 232 (20.81%) Security Cleared
2 186 (16.68%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.95%) Degree
4 29 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 24 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
6 21 (1.88%) Sun Certification
7 19 (1.70%) OCP
8 18 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (1.61%) OCPJP
9 16 (1.43%) ISEB
10 15 (1.35%) OCA
11 14 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 14 (1.26%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
15 3 (0.27%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.77%) QA
2 27 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.08%) SLA
4 4 (0.36%) GDPR
4 4 (0.36%) PMO
5 3 (0.27%) COREP
5 3 (0.27%) FINREP
5 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.090%) Def Stans
System Software
1 156 (13.99%) Oracle RAC
2 46 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.60%) Docker
4 23 (2.06%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.81%) vSphere
7 6 (0.54%) HDFS
7 6 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.45%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.27%) Ceph
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 2 (0.18%) RHEV
11 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.090%) Gluster
12 1 (0.090%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 126 (11.30%) Data Guard
2 96 (8.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 58 (5.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 48 (4.30%) Ansible
5 35 (3.14%) Kubernetes
6 30 (2.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 23 (2.06%) Terraform
8 22 (1.97%) Puppet
9 12 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (0.99%) Prometheus
11 10 (0.90%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.72%) Grafana
13 7 (0.63%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.54%) SCCM
15 5 (0.45%) Control-M
15 5 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 5 (0.45%) Salt
15 5 (0.45%) SCOM
16 4 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (0.36%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1,115 (100.00%) Oracle
2 119 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 94 (8.43%) IBM
4 93 (8.34%) Red Hat
5 64 (5.74%) Informatica
6 62 (5.56%) VMware
7 56 (5.02%) SAP
8 40 (3.59%) Sybase
9 38 (3.41%) Citrix
10 37 (3.32%) HP
11 34 (3.05%) Tableau
12 27 (2.42%) Sun
13 25 (2.24%) OpenText
13 25 (2.24%) Siebel
14 24 (2.15%) Atlassian
15 22 (1.97%) Google
16 15 (1.35%) Cisco
17 13 (1.17%) EMC
17 13 (1.17%) NetApp
18 11 (0.99%) TIBCO