Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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 (Oracle RDBMS)
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 164 116
Rank change year-on-year -55 -48 -21
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,307 1,514 2,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.60% 2.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.55% 7.10% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 940 1,458
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -2.79%
10th Percentile £317 £300 £290
90th Percentile £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 27
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +1.81% -7.78%
10th Percentile £21.67 £34.02 £20.75
90th Percentile £51.38 £45.65 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +1.20% -9.29%

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 23,541 21,317 24,291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.69% 22.46% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,409 14,149 16,288
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £634 £614 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 271 377
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +8.77% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.17 £11.85
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.40% +17.00%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 July 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 -69 1,121 £450 +5.88% 183
UK excluding London -41 863 £425 +6.25% 138
London -78 398 £475 +5.56% 68
South East -15 354 £425 -4.49% 42
Midlands -6 133 £413 +4.76% 18
North of England -81 126 £400 +2.56% 30
Scotland -12 122 £400 +6.67% 19
West Midlands +13 71 £413 -8.33% 14
East Midlands -13 61 £429 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire -8 59 £431 +15.00% 9
East of England -6 55 £503 +8.65% 9
North West -90 52 £375 -9.09% 17
South West -41 42 £375 +2.74% 16
Wales -29 23 £406 +8.33% 3
North East -19 17 £475 +8.57% 4
Northern Ireland +25 8 £400 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 1,307 (100.00%) Oracle
2 654 (50.04%) SQL
3 410 (31.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 398 (30.45%) Java
5 383 (29.30%) PL/SQL
6 357 (27.31%) Linux
7 353 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
8 318 (24.33%) Unix
9 296 (22.65%) Finance
10 289 (22.11%) Oracle Database 12c
11 266 (20.35%) SQL Server
12 229 (17.52%) Web Services
13 216 (16.53%) Windows
14 205 (15.68%) Microsoft
15 168 (12.85%) Relational Database
16 165 (12.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 165 (12.62%) Migration
16 165 (12.62%) SOA
17 152 (11.63%) .NET
18 148 (11.32%) Security Cleared
19 147 (11.25%) ETL
19 147 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
19 147 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
20 146 (11.17%) XML
20 146 (11.17%) Oracle Database 10g
21 145 (11.09%) SOAP
22 141 (10.79%) Spring
23 139 (10.64%) DevOps
24 137 (10.48%) REST
25 133 (10.18%) Shell Script

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
1 165 (12.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 107 (8.19%) WebLogic
3 71 (5.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 69 (5.28%) Tomcat
5 65 (4.97%) Confluence
6 59 (4.51%) WebSphere
7 35 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
8 34 (2.60%) Apache
9 32 (2.45%) JBoss
10 23 (1.76%) IIS
11 20 (1.53%) Apache Spark
12 16 (1.22%) GlassFish
12 16 (1.22%) Liferay
13 12 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (0.92%) PowerExchange
13 12 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
13 12 (0.92%) WildFly
14 11 (0.84%) GemFire
14 11 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 51 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.61%) HipChat
6 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.077%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 51 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (2.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
4 34 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
5 23 (1.76%) Siebel CRM
6 20 (1.53%) Oracle Utilities
7 17 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
8 15 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.61%) Endur
12 8 (0.61%) NetSuite
12 8 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 6 (0.46%) OpenLink RightAngle
14 6 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
15 5 (0.38%) Oracle TCA
16 4 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 90 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.61%) PaaS
4 18 (1.38%) GitHub
5 12 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (0.69%) Boomi
6 9 (0.69%) IaaS
7 8 (0.61%) FinancialForce
7 8 (0.61%) Office 365
8 6 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.46%) iPaaS
8 6 (0.46%) SaaS
9 5 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.75%) SAN
2 28 (2.14%) PuTTY
2 28 (2.14%) WinSCP
3 27 (2.07%) Firewall
4 21 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.53%) DNS
6 16 (1.22%) Internet
7 15 (1.15%) HTTP
8 14 (1.07%) FTP
9 10 (0.77%) SMS
10 9 (0.69%) LAN
10 9 (0.69%) VPN
11 8 (0.61%) SSL
12 7 (0.54%) BIG-IP
12 7 (0.54%) WAN
13 6 (0.46%) Broadband
13 6 (0.46%) NAS
13 6 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (0.38%) SSH
14 5 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (31.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 289 (22.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 266 (20.35%) SQL Server
4 168 (12.85%) Relational Database
5 147 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
6 146 (11.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 131 (10.02%) RDBMS
8 117 (8.95%) Oracle Reports
9 104 (7.96%) MySQL
10 76 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
11 67 (5.13%) MongoDB
12 61 (4.67%) Oracle BI EE
13 60 (4.59%) Oracle ODI
14 50 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
15 41 (3.14%) Hadoop
15 41 (3.14%) NoSQL
16 40 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
17 38 (2.91%) PowerCenter
18 32 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (2.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 121 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 119 (9.10%) JIRA
3 98 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 89 (6.81%) Oracle Forms
5 73 (5.59%) Selenium
6 69 (5.28%) Subversion
7 66 (5.05%) Maven
7 66 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 61 (4.67%) SoapUI
9 60 (4.59%) Eclipse
10 58 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
11 42 (3.21%) Ant
12 38 (2.91%) Cucumber
13 36 (2.75%) JUnit
14 34 (2.60%) SpecFlow
14 34 (2.60%) Visual Studio
15 33 (2.52%) HP UFT
16 30 (2.30%) Toad
17 26 (1.99%) LoadRunner
18 25 (1.91%) TestNG
General
1 296 (22.65%) Finance
2 115 (8.80%) Banking
3 50 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.22%) Retail
5 27 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.91%) Front Office
7 21 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.77%) Electronics
8 10 (0.77%) General Ledger
8 10 (0.77%) Marketing
9 8 (0.61%) Advertising
10 7 (0.54%) Back Office
11 6 (0.46%) Legal
12 5 (0.38%) Billing
12 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.38%) Law
13 4 (0.31%) Military
13 4 (0.31%) Publishing
14 3 (0.23%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 479 (36.65%) Developer
2 224 (17.14%) DBA
3 194 (14.84%) Oracle DBA
4 157 (12.01%) Oracle Developer
5 135 (10.33%) Architect
6 124 (9.49%) Java Developer
7 110 (8.42%) Analyst
8 101 (7.73%) SQL Developer
9 77 (5.89%) PL/SQL Developer
10 66 (5.05%) Administrator
11 65 (4.97%) Consultant
12 62 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
13 47 (3.60%) .NET Developer
14 40 (3.06%) C# Developer
15 37 (2.83%) Senior Developer
16 35 (2.68%) SQL DBA
17 31 (2.37%) Tester
18 29 (2.22%) Oracle Consultant
19 28 (2.14%) Oracle Applications DBA
20 27 (2.07%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (17.52%) Web Services
2 152 (11.63%) .NET
3 146 (11.17%) XML
4 145 (11.09%) SOAP
5 141 (10.79%) Spring
6 137 (10.48%) REST
7 124 (9.49%) Middleware
8 88 (6.73%) Oracle Fusion
9 87 (6.66%) HTML
10 83 (6.35%) JMS
11 78 (5.97%) RESTful
12 76 (5.81%) JSON
13 75 (5.74%) Hibernate
14 70 (5.36%) J2EE
15 62 (4.74%) Spring Boot
16 54 (4.13%) CSS
17 44 (3.37%) jQuery
18 43 (3.29%) XSD
19 42 (3.21%) EJB
19 42 (3.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.74%) Clustering
3 48 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.60%) Replication
7 26 (1.99%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 21 (1.61%) Derivative
10 19 (1.45%) User Experience
11 17 (1.30%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.22%) Reference Data
13 15 (1.15%) iPad
14 13 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.77%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.69%) PKI
17 8 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 357 (27.31%) Linux
2 318 (24.33%) Unix
3 216 (16.53%) Windows
4 88 (6.73%) Windows Server
5 72 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (5.36%) AIX
7 62 (4.74%) Solaris
8 41 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (0.99%) SUSE
12 10 (0.77%) Android
12 10 (0.77%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.61%) CentOS
13 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.46%) OpenVMS
14 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.38%) HPUX
15 5 (0.38%) VMS
15 5 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (12.62%) Migration
2 165 (12.62%) SOA
3 147 (11.25%) ETL
3 147 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
4 139 (10.64%) DevOps
5 133 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
6 124 (9.49%) Scrum
7 121 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
8 109 (8.34%) Test Automation
9 98 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 88 (6.73%) SDLC
11 83 (6.35%) Data Modelling
12 76 (5.81%) Data Migration
13 74 (5.66%) Data Analysis
14 73 (5.59%) CRM
15 64 (4.90%) Waterfall
16 63 (4.82%) OO
16 63 (4.82%) Unit Testing
17 58 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 654 (50.04%) SQL
2 398 (30.45%) Java
3 383 (29.30%) PL/SQL
4 133 (10.18%) Shell Script
5 115 (8.80%) C#
6 91 (6.96%) Python
7 89 (6.81%) JavaScript
8 54 (4.13%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.52%) C
10 41 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 40 (3.06%) Perl
12 31 (2.37%) Java 8
13 27 (2.07%) F#
13 27 (2.07%) VBA
14 26 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 26 (1.99%) Scala
14 26 (1.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 20 (1.53%) Ruby
16 18 (1.38%) VB.NET
17 17 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 95 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 80 (6.12%) Degree
4 41 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 40 (3.06%) ISEB
6 30 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 26 (1.99%) ISEB Practitioner
8 24 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
9 22 (1.68%) ISTQB
10 14 (1.07%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (0.84%) OCP
12 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.69%) Master's Degree
14 5 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
16 3 (0.23%) BC Cleared
16 3 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.83%) QA
2 36 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.45%) SLA
4 13 (0.99%) GDPR
5 11 (0.84%) GCP
6 9 (0.69%) PMO
7 6 (0.46%) MiFID
8 3 (0.23%) HL7
8 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.15%) SEPA
9 2 (0.15%) WCAG
10 1 (0.077%) COREP
10 1 (0.077%) FINREP
10 1 (0.077%) GxP
10 1 (0.077%) IFRS
10 1 (0.077%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.077%) ISO 9002
10 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (5.89%) Oracle RAC
2 38 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.75%) vSphere
4 34 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (2.45%) Docker
6 17 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.61%) LXC
9 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle Clusterware
10 4 (0.31%) NFS
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.15%) KVM
11 2 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.15%) vCloud
11 2 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.077%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 84 (6.43%) Data Guard
2 71 (5.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 58 (4.44%) HP ALM
4 46 (3.52%) Ansible
4 46 (3.52%) Puppet
5 35 (2.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 28 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (1.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 18 (1.38%) Terraform
9 17 (1.30%) Kubernetes
10 15 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (1.07%) Control-M
12 13 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 12 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.69%) Oozie
15 9 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
15 9 (0.69%) SCOM
15 9 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,307 (100.00%) Oracle
2 205 (15.68%) Microsoft
3 83 (6.35%) Red Hat
4 81 (6.20%) VMware
5 71 (5.43%) HP
5 71 (5.43%) IBM
6 69 (5.28%) Informatica
7 58 (4.44%) SAP
8 35 (2.68%) Tableau
9 33 (2.52%) webMethods
10 32 (2.45%) Cognos
10 32 (2.45%) Software AG
11 29 (2.22%) Citrix
12 26 (1.99%) NetApp
12 26 (1.99%) Siebel
13 24 (1.84%) Cisco
14 23 (1.76%) TIBCO
15 21 (1.61%) Talend
16 20 (1.53%) Atlassian
17 17 (1.30%) Teradata