Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 201 150
Rank change year-on-year -29 -51 -32
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,174 1,333 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.34% 1.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 6.10% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 809 1,063
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.12%
10th Percentile £324 £305 £300
90th Percentile £576 £594 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 29
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £30.58 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.46% -23.56% -
10th Percentile £32.90 £16.98 £23.05
90th Percentile £60.51 £44.43 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.15 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.41% -22.13% -

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 22,024 21,859 21,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.47% 21.98% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,166 15,210 14,571
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £288
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 251 315
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.69% +9.12% -6.07%
10th Percentile £13.72 £14.54 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.19 £55.60 £48.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +32.08% -9.40%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 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 -26 1,023 £450 +2.80% 179
UK excluding London -27 746 £425 +6.25% 148
London -49 400 £450 -5.26% 53
South East -7 265 £425 -5.56% 46
Midlands -5 119 £400 -4.76% 17
North of England -74 100 £425 +11.48% 30
Scotland +16 96 £400 - 12
West Midlands -17 79 £450 - 10
East of England +1 67 £500 +31.58% 19
South West -13 63 £450 +28.57% 14
Yorkshire -28 42 £425 +13.33% 17
East Midlands +4 40 £362 +51.42% 7
North West -38 40 £370 -7.50% 10
Wales -22 18 £426 +9.10% 10
Northern Ireland +36 17 £383 -
North East -24 16 £500 +33.20% 3

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 1,174 (100.00%) Oracle
2 586 (49.91%) SQL
3 325 (27.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 319 (27.17%) Linux
5 300 (25.55%) PL/SQL
6 299 (25.47%) Java
7 297 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
8 292 (24.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 242 (20.61%) Unix
10 234 (19.93%) SQL Server
11 211 (17.97%) Finance
12 208 (17.72%) Security Cleared
13 184 (15.67%) Migration
14 170 (14.48%) Windows
15 158 (13.46%) SC Cleared
16 145 (12.35%) ETL
17 140 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
18 130 (11.07%) Relational Database
19 123 (10.48%) Middleware
19 123 (10.48%) Microsoft
20 121 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
20 121 (10.31%) Scrum
20 121 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
21 119 (10.14%) Spring
22 117 (9.97%) WebLogic
23 112 (9.54%) Banking
23 112 (9.54%) Git (software)
24 109 (9.28%) XML
24 109 (9.28%) DevOps
25 108 (9.20%) Oracle RAC

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
1 117 (9.97%) WebLogic
2 91 (7.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 59 (5.03%) Oracle Service Bus
4 52 (4.43%) Confluence
5 35 (2.98%) JBoss
6 30 (2.56%) Apache
6 30 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 26 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 25 (2.13%) IIS
9 16 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
10 15 (1.28%) CMS
11 14 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.94%) SAS
13 8 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
14 7 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.60%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.60%) WildFly
15 6 (0.51%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.43%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.43%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 41 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.085%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (3.41%) Oracle BPM
2 37 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
3 22 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (1.28%) Maximo
6 8 (0.68%) Oracle Utilities
6 8 (0.68%) Siebel CRM
7 7 (0.60%) Oracle FAH
7 7 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.26%) HFM
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle BRM
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 3 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 121 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (3.24%) IaaS
4 29 (2.47%) PaaS
5 15 (1.28%) SaaS
6 13 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.77%) Office 365
9 7 (0.60%) GitHub
10 5 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.34%) Oracle CX
11 4 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.64%) Firewall
2 20 (1.70%) Internet
3 17 (1.45%) VLAN
4 15 (1.28%) SAN
5 14 (1.19%) DNS
6 12 (1.02%) HTTP
7 9 (0.77%) DSL
8 8 (0.68%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.68%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.51%) LAN
9 6 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.51%) VPN
10 5 (0.43%) DHCP
10 5 (0.43%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.43%) SSL
10 5 (0.43%) VoIP
11 4 (0.34%) Broadband
11 4 (0.34%) FTP
11 4 (0.34%) NAS
11 4 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (27.68%) Oracle Database 12c
2 292 (24.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 234 (19.93%) SQL Server
4 130 (11.07%) Relational Database
5 121 (10.31%) Data Warehouse
6 104 (8.86%) RDBMS
7 98 (8.35%) Oracle Reports
8 92 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
9 83 (7.07%) MySQL
10 78 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
11 61 (5.20%) Oracle ODI
12 59 (5.03%) MongoDB
13 52 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 41 (3.49%) Oracle BI EE
15 39 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 32 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
18 30 (2.56%) Big Data
19 25 (2.13%) DB2
19 25 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 112 (9.54%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.09%) Jenkins
3 89 (7.58%) JIRA
4 76 (6.47%) Maven
5 60 (5.11%) Oracle Forms
6 48 (4.09%) Subversion
7 34 (2.90%) Toad
8 33 (2.81%) JUnit
9 30 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 22 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
11 21 (1.79%) ProC
11 21 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 20 (1.70%) Selenium
13 15 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (1.19%) Eclipse
14 14 (1.19%) SoapUI
15 13 (1.11%) GitLab
16 12 (1.02%) Visual Studio
17 10 (0.85%) ERwin
General
1 211 (17.97%) Finance
2 112 (9.54%) Banking
3 52 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.07%) Retail
5 30 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.30%) Front Office
7 19 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.36%) Marketing
9 12 (1.02%) Back Office
9 12 (1.02%) Electronics
10 10 (0.85%) Legal
11 9 (0.77%) Law
12 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.51%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.43%) Billing
14 5 (0.43%) Games
15 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 2 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 452 (38.50%) Developer
2 250 (21.29%) DBA
3 200 (17.04%) Oracle DBA
4 167 (14.22%) Oracle Developer
5 131 (11.16%) Architect
6 103 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 102 (8.69%) Analyst
8 75 (6.39%) Consultant
9 74 (6.30%) Administrator
10 60 (5.11%) SQL Developer
11 43 (3.66%) PL/SQL Developer
12 41 (3.49%) Oracle Architect
12 41 (3.49%) Technical Architect
13 40 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
14 38 (3.24%) .NET Developer
14 38 (3.24%) C# Developer
15 36 (3.07%) Senior Developer
16 32 (2.73%) SQL DBA
17 30 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
18 27 (2.30%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (10.48%) Middleware
2 119 (10.14%) Spring
3 109 (9.28%) XML
4 107 (9.11%) .NET
5 104 (8.86%) Web Services
6 80 (6.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 79 (6.73%) Oracle Fusion
8 62 (5.28%) HTML
9 56 (4.77%) CSS
10 55 (4.68%) SOAP
11 53 (4.51%) J2EE
12 51 (4.34%) Hibernate
12 51 (4.34%) REST
13 42 (3.58%) Spring Boot
14 40 (3.41%) JSON
15 35 (2.98%) JMS
16 33 (2.81%) Oracle ADF
17 28 (2.39%) Apache Camel
17 28 (2.39%) jQuery
18 27 (2.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.11%) Replication
3 56 (4.77%) Clustering
4 31 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 24 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 23 (1.96%) User Experience
7 16 (1.36%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (0.94%) Private Cloud
9 11 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (0.85%) Mainframe
10 10 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.77%) NHS
11 9 (0.77%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.68%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.60%) EMC Centera
13 7 (0.60%) EMC VNX
13 7 (0.60%) Equities
13 7 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 319 (27.17%) Linux
2 242 (20.61%) Unix
3 170 (14.48%) Windows
4 72 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (4.86%) Solaris
6 53 (4.51%) AIX
7 42 (3.58%) Windows Server
8 28 (2.39%) Oracle Linux
9 19 (1.62%) OpenVMS
9 19 (1.62%) SUSE
10 15 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.85%) CentOS
12 10 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.43%) Debian
13 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.43%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.26%) Android
14 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (15.67%) Migration
3 145 (12.35%) ETL
4 140 (11.93%) Performance Tuning
5 121 (10.31%) Scrum
6 109 (9.28%) DevOps
7 103 (8.77%) ITIL
8 102 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
9 97 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
10 91 (7.75%) SOA
11 84 (7.16%) Data Modelling
12 81 (6.90%) SDLC
13 68 (5.79%) Test Automation
14 66 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (5.28%) Data Migration
16 60 (5.11%) Software Engineering
17 54 (4.60%) Project Management
18 53 (4.51%) Change Management
18 53 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
19 52 (4.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 586 (49.91%) SQL
2 300 (25.55%) PL/SQL
3 299 (25.47%) Java
4 102 (8.69%) Python
5 100 (8.52%) C#
6 90 (7.67%) Shell Script
7 64 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 63 (5.37%) JavaScript
9 55 (4.68%) Perl
10 47 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 45 (3.83%) Java 8
12 37 (3.15%) C
13 28 (2.39%) C++
14 23 (1.96%) Ruby
15 21 (1.79%) VBA
16 19 (1.62%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.28%) VB
18 14 (1.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 13 (1.11%) Bash Shell
20 10 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 208 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 158 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.49%) Degree
4 28 (2.39%) Oracle Certification
5 25 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.87%) OCP
7 17 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (0.68%) Master's Degree
10 7 (0.60%) CISM
10 7 (0.60%) CISSP
11 5 (0.43%) ISEB
11 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.43%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.43%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.17%) OCA
13 2 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.11%) QA
2 31 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.87%) GDPR
4 11 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.77%) Basel III
5 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.51%) PMO
7 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.17%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.17%) SLA
8 2 (0.17%) TickIT
9 1 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.085%) JSP 440
System Software
1 108 (9.20%) Oracle RAC
2 52 (4.43%) Docker
3 43 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (2.64%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.60%) vSphere
7 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.43%) XenApp
9 3 (0.26%) HDFS
9 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.17%) Cygwin
10 2 (0.17%) NFS
10 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.085%) Postfix
11 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 83 (7.07%) Data Guard
2 72 (6.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 55 (4.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 52 (4.43%) Ansible
5 29 (2.47%) Puppet
6 28 (2.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 20 (1.70%) Nagios
8 18 (1.53%) ZABBIX
9 16 (1.36%) Kubernetes
10 15 (1.28%) Docker Swarm
10 15 (1.28%) Foglight
11 14 (1.19%) Terraform
12 10 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.85%) SCCM
13 9 (0.77%) SCOM
14 8 (0.68%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.68%) nmon
14 8 (0.68%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.60%) HP ALM
15 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,174 (100.00%) Oracle
2 123 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 71 (6.05%) Red Hat
4 66 (5.62%) IBM
4 66 (5.62%) VMware
5 62 (5.28%) SAP
6 30 (2.56%) Citrix
7 26 (2.21%) HP
8 23 (1.96%) Informatica
9 19 (1.62%) Sybase
10 18 (1.53%) CA
11 16 (1.36%) Google
11 16 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
11 16 (1.36%) Syclo
12 15 (1.28%) Imperva
12 15 (1.28%) Riverbed
13 14 (1.19%) Teradata
14 13 (1.11%) Talend
15 12 (1.02%) Hyperion
16 11 (0.94%) NetApp