Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 149 117
Rank change year-on-year -48 -32 -26
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,333 1,741 2,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.80% 2.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.10% 7.97% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 1,063 1,272
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.12% +2.69%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £290
90th Percentile £594 £544 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 35
UK median hourly rate £30.58 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.56% - -15.79%
10th Percentile £16.98 £23.05 £23.20
90th Percentile £44.43 £52.00 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.15 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.13% - -15.79%

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 21,849 21,843 24,954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.98% 22.56% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,200 14,567 16,636
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 315 430
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £28.18 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.12% -6.07% +4.57%
10th Percentile £14.54 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.60 £48.60 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £29.25
% change year-on-year +32.08% -9.40% +6.36%

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 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -49 1,207 £438 +3.00% 245
UK excluding London -40 790 £400 +1.27% 172
London -53 515 £475 +5.56% 92
South East +3 282 £450 +2.86% 57
North of England -36 169 £381 +1.67% 38
Midlands -1 129 £420 +12.00% 30
Scotland -45 83 £400 +18.96% 12
West Midlands +38 80 £450 +20.00% 13
North West -65 72 £400 +6.67% 24
East of England -41 63 £380 -10.59% 17
Yorkshire +11 56 £375 -9.09% 13
East Midlands -26 46 £239 -36.25% 17
South West -73 44 £350 -9.68% 11
North East +29 41 £375 - 1
Wales +2 17 £390 -13.33% 7
Northern Ireland -26 4 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 1,333 (100.00%) Oracle
2 678 (50.86%) SQL
3 402 (30.16%) Java
4 389 (29.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 376 (28.21%) PL/SQL
6 372 (27.91%) Linux
7 337 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
8 289 (21.68%) Unix
9 283 (21.23%) SQL Server
10 277 (20.78%) Finance
11 269 (20.18%) Oracle Database 12c
12 202 (15.15%) Windows
13 198 (14.85%) Security Cleared
14 191 (14.33%) Web Services
15 185 (13.88%) XML
16 183 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
17 180 (13.50%) Relational Database
18 178 (13.35%) Migration
19 170 (12.75%) Microsoft
20 165 (12.38%) .NET
21 159 (11.93%) DevOps
22 158 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
23 149 (11.18%) Scrum
24 141 (10.58%) Python
25 133 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
26 130 (9.75%) SOA
26 130 (9.75%) C#
26 130 (9.75%) Shell Script
27 129 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
28 128 (9.60%) RDBMS

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
1 129 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 79 (5.93%) Confluence
3 74 (5.55%) WebLogic
4 68 (5.10%) Tomcat
5 44 (3.30%) WebSphere
6 43 (3.23%) JBoss
7 34 (2.55%) Liferay
8 29 (2.18%) Apache
9 28 (2.10%) GlassFish
9 28 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 20 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
11 18 (1.35%) Apache Spark
11 18 (1.35%) OpenStack
12 17 (1.28%) IIS
13 13 (0.98%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.90%) ArcGIS
14 12 (0.90%) WebSphere Portal
15 11 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.68%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 44 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.83%) HipChat
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.075%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.075%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 57 (4.28%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
2 46 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (3.00%) Oracle Applications
4 35 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 33 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
6 29 (2.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 26 (1.95%) Oracle General Ledger
8 23 (1.73%) Oracle Assets
9 18 (1.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 17 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
11 16 (1.20%) Oracle Utilities
12 15 (1.13%) Siebel CRM
13 10 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
13 10 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.75%) Oracle Retail
14 9 (0.68%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 8 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
16 6 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
16 6 (0.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 93 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (1.35%) PaaS
5 17 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.05%) IaaS
7 13 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.98%) OpenShift
8 12 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.83%) SaaS
10 9 (0.68%) Boomi
11 6 (0.45%) FinancialForce
12 5 (0.38%) Office 365
13 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.23%) iPaaS
14 3 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.15%) GitHub
15 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.13%) Firewall
2 50 (3.75%) SAN
3 36 (2.70%) Internet
4 23 (1.73%) HTTP
5 19 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.35%) SMS
7 17 (1.28%) PuTTY
7 17 (1.28%) WinSCP
8 14 (1.05%) NAS
9 11 (0.83%) Network Security
10 9 (0.68%) VPN
11 8 (0.60%) WAN
12 7 (0.53%) DNS
13 6 (0.45%) AMQP
14 5 (0.38%) LAN
14 5 (0.38%) SSL
15 3 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (0.23%) Intranet
16 2 (0.15%) DHCP
16 2 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (29.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 283 (21.23%) SQL Server
3 269 (20.18%) Oracle Database 12c
4 183 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 180 (13.50%) Relational Database
6 133 (9.98%) Data Warehouse
7 128 (9.60%) RDBMS
8 111 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
9 109 (8.18%) Oracle Reports
10 80 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 76 (5.70%) Oracle ODI
12 70 (5.25%) MySQL
13 62 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 48 (3.60%) Hadoop
15 41 (3.08%) Big Data
16 37 (2.78%) DB2
16 37 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
17 33 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
19 30 (2.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 110 (8.25%) JIRA
2 84 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 78 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 72 (5.40%) Subversion
5 64 (4.80%) Maven
6 54 (4.05%) Selenium
7 48 (3.60%) Bitbucket
7 48 (3.60%) Oracle APEX
8 41 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 38 (2.85%) JUnit
10 32 (2.40%) Oracle Forms
10 32 (2.40%) SoapUI
10 32 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (2.25%) Visual Studio
12 29 (2.18%) Sonatype Nexus
13 28 (2.10%) Ant
14 25 (1.88%) HP UFT
14 25 (1.88%) SpecFlow
15 24 (1.80%) Toad
16 17 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 277 (20.78%) Finance
2 104 (7.80%) Banking
3 36 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 32 (2.40%) Retail
6 31 (2.33%) Front Office
6 31 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.73%) Billing
7 23 (1.73%) Marketing
8 17 (1.28%) Electronics
9 14 (1.05%) General Ledger
10 11 (0.83%) Legal
11 8 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.53%) French Language
13 6 (0.45%) Advertising
14 5 (0.38%) Publishing
15 4 (0.30%) Back Office
15 4 (0.30%) German Language
15 4 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
16 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 484 (36.31%) Developer
2 246 (18.45%) DBA
3 226 (16.95%) Oracle DBA
4 160 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
5 143 (10.73%) Java Developer
6 106 (7.95%) Consultant
7 105 (7.88%) Analyst
8 102 (7.65%) Architect
9 85 (6.38%) Administrator
10 65 (4.88%) C# Developer
10 65 (4.88%) SQL Developer
11 56 (4.20%) .NET Developer
12 54 (4.05%) Oracle Consultant
13 48 (3.60%) PL/SQL Developer
14 45 (3.38%) Senior Developer
15 44 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
15 44 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
15 44 (3.30%) SQL DBA
16 36 (2.70%) Support Analyst
17 34 (2.55%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (14.33%) Web Services
2 185 (13.88%) XML
3 165 (12.38%) .NET
4 109 (8.18%) Spring
5 94 (7.05%) HTML
6 87 (6.53%) Middleware
7 86 (6.45%) JSON
8 85 (6.38%) SOAP
9 74 (5.55%) J2EE
10 71 (5.33%) RESTful
11 70 (5.25%) REST
12 68 (5.10%) jQuery
13 65 (4.88%) Oracle Fusion
14 63 (4.73%) CSS
15 60 (4.50%) AngularJS
16 55 (4.13%) .NET Framework
17 54 (4.05%) Hibernate
18 52 (3.90%) JPA
19 48 (3.60%) JMS
20 45 (3.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 60 (4.50%) Clustering
4 39 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 26 (1.95%) User Experience
6 25 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 25 (1.88%) Replication
7 19 (1.43%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.28%) Equities
8 17 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
10 13 (0.98%) N-Tier
11 12 (0.90%) Fat Client
11 12 (0.90%) Thin Client
12 11 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (0.83%) Public Cloud
13 9 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.68%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.60%) Smart Meter
14 8 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 372 (27.91%) Linux
2 289 (21.68%) Unix
3 202 (15.15%) Windows
4 75 (5.63%) AIX
4 75 (5.63%) Windows Server
5 65 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 63 (4.73%) Solaris
7 42 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.98%) HPUX
9 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.75%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.60%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.30%) Android
13 4 (0.30%) SUSE
14 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.23%) VMS
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (25.28%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (13.35%) Migration
3 159 (11.93%) DevOps
4 158 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
5 149 (11.18%) Scrum
6 130 (9.75%) SOA
7 112 (8.40%) ETL
7 112 (8.40%) Performance Tuning
8 90 (6.75%) Data Migration
9 88 (6.60%) Data Modelling
10 83 (6.23%) Test Automation
11 81 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (6.00%) OO
12 80 (6.00%) SDLC
13 68 (5.10%) Open Source
14 66 (4.95%) TDD
15 63 (4.73%) High Availability
16 62 (4.65%) ITIL
16 62 (4.65%) Unit Testing
17 59 (4.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 678 (50.86%) SQL
2 402 (30.16%) Java
3 376 (28.21%) PL/SQL
4 141 (10.58%) Python
5 130 (9.75%) C#
5 130 (9.75%) Shell Script
6 121 (9.08%) JavaScript
7 66 (4.95%) Perl
8 37 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 35 (2.63%) C++
10 34 (2.55%) C
10 34 (2.55%) PowerShell
11 33 (2.48%) VB
12 31 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 30 (2.25%) Bash Shell
13 30 (2.25%) VBA
14 27 (2.03%) Ruby
15 19 (1.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 16 (1.20%) F#
17 14 (1.05%) XPath
Qualifications
1 198 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 124 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 56 (4.20%) Degree
4 48 (3.60%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.50%) ISEB
6 19 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (0.60%) MCSA
10 8 (0.60%) OCP
11 7 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.53%) MySQL Certification
12 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
14 4 (0.30%) CCNA
14 4 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (0.30%) MCITP
14 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.15%) Data Quality
2 34 (2.55%) QA
3 22 (1.65%) SLA
4 13 (0.98%) GCP
5 6 (0.45%) GDPR
5 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) PMO
8 1 (0.075%) COBIT
8 1 (0.075%) IFRS
8 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.075%) SEPA
System Software
1 98 (7.35%) Oracle RAC
2 38 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.78%) Docker
4 24 (1.80%) Oracle Clusterware
4 24 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.50%) vSphere
6 16 (1.20%) HDFS
7 15 (1.13%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.90%) Hyper-V
9 11 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.60%) etcd
12 4 (0.30%) LXC
12 4 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.23%) SRDF
14 2 (0.15%) NFS
14 2 (0.15%) Snort
14 2 (0.15%) Xen
14 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 96 (7.20%) Data Guard
2 87 (6.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 74 (5.55%) Puppet
4 53 (3.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 36 (2.70%) Kubernetes
6 34 (2.55%) ZABBIX
7 32 (2.40%) Ansible
8 29 (2.18%) Ambari
9 25 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
10 24 (1.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 22 (1.65%) Oracle Flashback
12 16 (1.20%) Control-M
13 15 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (1.13%) NetBackup
13 15 (1.13%) Oozie
14 14 (1.05%) Kibana
14 14 (1.05%) logstash
14 14 (1.05%) Terraform
15 12 (0.90%) Tivoli
16 11 (0.83%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,333 (100.00%) Oracle
2 170 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 100 (7.50%) Red Hat
4 81 (6.08%) HP
5 76 (5.70%) IBM
6 71 (5.33%) SAP
7 70 (5.25%) VMware
8 33 (2.48%) Sybase
9 30 (2.25%) Atlassian
10 24 (1.80%) Informatica
11 21 (1.58%) Citrix
12 19 (1.43%) webMethods
13 18 (1.35%) Siebel
14 17 (1.28%) Cognos
14 17 (1.28%) Talend
15 16 (1.20%) Software AG
16 14 (1.05%) Cisco
16 14 (1.05%) Tableau
17 12 (0.90%) Veritas
17 12 (0.90%) WSO2