Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 198 136
Rank change year-on-year -36 -62 -33
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,244 1,383 2,019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.35% 1.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 6.12% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 857 1,252
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £575 £588 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.13 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +0.92% +1.88%
10th Percentile £32.50 £18.33 £34.59
90th Percentile £60.25 £44.00 £54.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year -3.03% +1.23% +1.88%

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 23,331 22,587 23,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.49% 22.11% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,253 15,399 15,738
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 281 374
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.75 £28.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.69% +8.50% +0.10%
10th Percentile £12.85 £14.00 £10.08
90th Percentile £57.07 £55.00 £52.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £35.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year -2.14% +24.20% -4.47%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -40 1,062 £425 - 192
UK excluding London -21 822 £423 +5.63% 149
London -53 389 £463 -2.63% 72
South East +12 301 £425 -5.56% 39
North of England -69 125 £420 +12.00% 32
Midlands -14 120 £400 -11.11% 17
Scotland +20 118 £424 +16.48% 27
West Midlands -23 81 £425 -5.56% 9
South West -28 72 £413 +17.86% 20
Yorkshire -5 51 £425 +13.33% 9
North West -49 51 £375 -6.25% 18
East of England -23 49 £450 +22.45% 12
East Midlands +10 39 £375 +9.89% 8
North East -25 22 £506 +40.63% 5
Wales -30 20 £408 +8.67%
Northern Ireland +53 17 £383 - 2

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 1,244 (100.00%) Oracle
2 619 (49.76%) SQL
3 360 (28.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 351 (28.22%) Java
5 340 (27.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 336 (27.01%) PL/SQL
7 317 (25.48%) Linux
8 311 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 269 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 262 (21.06%) Unix
11 245 (19.69%) Finance
12 195 (15.68%) Security Cleared
13 193 (15.51%) Migration
14 177 (14.23%) Windows
15 165 (13.26%) Web Services
16 155 (12.46%) Performance Tuning
17 151 (12.14%) ETL
18 142 (11.41%) SC Cleared
19 141 (11.33%) XML
20 140 (11.25%) Spring
21 136 (10.93%) SOA
21 136 (10.93%) Relational Database
21 136 (10.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 134 (10.77%) Microsoft
23 131 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
24 128 (10.29%) Banking
25 127 (10.21%) Scrum
26 125 (10.05%) Middleware
27 118 (9.49%) Oracle Reports
28 117 (9.41%) WebLogic

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
1 136 (10.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 117 (9.41%) WebLogic
3 79 (6.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 57 (4.58%) Confluence
5 45 (3.62%) Tomcat
6 41 (3.30%) JBoss
7 38 (3.05%) Apache
8 37 (2.97%) WebSphere
9 34 (2.73%) IIS
10 27 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 19 (1.53%) CMS
12 12 (0.96%) Oracle BPEL
12 12 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 11 (0.88%) WildFly
14 9 (0.72%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.72%) nginx
15 8 (0.64%) SAS
15 8 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.56%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.56%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 42 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.24%) SPSS
7 1 (0.080%) HipChat
7 1 (0.080%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 49 (3.94%) Oracle BPM
2 46 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
4 24 (1.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (1.05%) Maximo
5 13 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (1.05%) Oracle Utilities
5 13 (1.05%) Siebel CRM
6 12 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
7 7 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
8 6 (0.48%) HFM
8 6 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.24%) AquaLogic BPM
11 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 99 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.41%) IaaS
4 24 (1.93%) PaaS
5 13 (1.05%) GitHub
6 11 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.56%) Office 365
7 7 (0.56%) SaaS
8 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.25%) Firewall
2 27 (2.17%) SAN
3 21 (1.69%) DNS
4 19 (1.53%) Internet
5 17 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 16 (1.29%) HTTP
7 15 (1.21%) LAN
8 13 (1.05%) VLAN
9 12 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
10 10 (0.80%) WAN
11 8 (0.64%) DSL
11 8 (0.64%) NAS
11 8 (0.64%) PuTTY
11 8 (0.64%) SSL
12 7 (0.56%) VoIP
12 7 (0.56%) VPN
12 7 (0.56%) WinSCP
13 6 (0.48%) DHCP
14 5 (0.40%) FTP
14 5 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (28.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 340 (27.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 269 (21.62%) SQL Server
4 136 (10.93%) Relational Database
5 131 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 118 (9.49%) Oracle Reports
7 109 (8.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 109 (8.76%) RDBMS
8 85 (6.83%) MySQL
9 83 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
10 72 (5.79%) MongoDB
10 72 (5.79%) Oracle ODI
11 53 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
12 45 (3.62%) NoSQL
13 43 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 42 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 28 (2.25%) Big Data
17 26 (2.09%) DB2
18 25 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 104 (8.36%) Git (software)
2 102 (8.20%) JIRA
3 93 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 93 (7.48%) Oracle Forms
4 73 (5.87%) Maven
5 55 (4.42%) Subversion
6 39 (3.14%) Toad
7 36 (2.89%) Oracle APEX
8 35 (2.81%) JUnit
9 32 (2.57%) Selenium
10 29 (2.33%) SoapUI
11 25 (2.01%) Eclipse
12 22 (1.77%) JDeveloper
12 22 (1.77%) ProC
13 21 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (1.61%) Visual Studio
15 17 (1.37%) Ant
15 17 (1.37%) GitLab
16 15 (1.21%) Cucumber
General
1 245 (19.69%) Finance
2 128 (10.29%) Banking
3 58 (4.66%) Investment Banking
4 33 (2.65%) Retail
5 32 (2.57%) Front Office
5 32 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.29%) Legal
7 16 (1.29%) Marketing
8 14 (1.13%) Electronics
9 12 (0.96%) General Ledger
10 11 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.72%) Law
12 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.32%) Back Office
13 4 (0.32%) Billing
13 4 (0.32%) French Language
13 4 (0.32%) Games
13 4 (0.32%) Publishing
14 3 (0.24%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 494 (39.71%) Developer
2 241 (19.37%) DBA
3 199 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
4 198 (15.92%) Oracle Developer
5 132 (10.61%) Architect
6 115 (9.24%) Java Developer
7 110 (8.84%) Analyst
8 87 (6.99%) SQL Developer
9 82 (6.59%) Administrator
9 82 (6.59%) Consultant
10 55 (4.42%) PL/SQL Developer
11 46 (3.70%) .NET Developer
12 45 (3.62%) Senior Developer
13 44 (3.54%) C# Developer
14 36 (2.89%) Solutions Architect
14 36 (2.89%) SQL DBA
15 34 (2.73%) Oracle Consultant
15 34 (2.73%) Technical Architect
16 31 (2.49%) C# .NET Developer
16 31 (2.49%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (13.26%) Web Services
2 141 (11.33%) XML
3 140 (11.25%) Spring
4 125 (10.05%) Middleware
5 112 (9.00%) .NET
6 102 (8.20%) REST
6 102 (8.20%) SOAP
7 93 (7.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 76 (6.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 72 (5.79%) Hibernate
10 71 (5.71%) HTML
11 65 (5.23%) CSS
11 65 (5.23%) J2EE
12 53 (4.26%) JMS
12 53 (4.26%) JSON
13 46 (3.70%) XSLT
14 41 (3.30%) Spring Boot
15 38 (3.05%) jQuery
16 34 (2.73%) Oracle ADF
17 33 (2.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.79%) Clustering
3 48 (3.86%) Replication
4 30 (2.41%) User Experience
5 29 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.17%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (1.21%) Management Information System
10 12 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.80%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.72%) PKI
13 9 (0.72%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.64%) Client/Server
15 7 (0.56%) Equities
15 7 (0.56%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 317 (25.48%) Linux
2 262 (21.06%) Unix
3 177 (14.23%) Windows
4 75 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 58 (4.66%) Solaris
6 55 (4.42%) AIX
7 53 (4.26%) Windows Server
8 25 (2.01%) OpenVMS
8 25 (2.01%) SUSE
9 20 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
10 18 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.96%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.48%) CentOS
14 5 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.32%) Debian
15 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (15.51%) Migration
3 155 (12.46%) Performance Tuning
4 151 (12.14%) ETL
5 136 (10.93%) SOA
6 127 (10.21%) Scrum
7 110 (8.84%) DevOps
8 108 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
9 103 (8.28%) ITIL
10 100 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
11 96 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
12 76 (6.11%) SDLC
13 65 (5.23%) Data Migration
14 63 (5.06%) Change Management
14 63 (5.06%) Data Modelling
15 55 (4.42%) Software Engineering
16 53 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
16 53 (4.26%) Microservices
16 53 (4.26%) Test Automation
17 51 (4.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 619 (49.76%) SQL
2 351 (28.22%) Java
3 336 (27.01%) PL/SQL
4 100 (8.04%) C#
5 89 (7.15%) Shell Script
6 84 (6.75%) Python
7 77 (6.19%) JavaScript
8 61 (4.90%) Perl
8 61 (4.90%) T-SQL
9 48 (3.86%) PowerShell
10 42 (3.38%) Java 8
11 40 (3.22%) C
12 27 (2.17%) C++
13 22 (1.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 21 (1.69%) VB
15 20 (1.61%) Ruby
16 19 (1.53%) VBA
17 18 (1.45%) VB.NET
18 15 (1.21%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 195 (15.68%) Security Cleared
2 142 (11.41%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.39%) Degree
4 27 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
5 25 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.77%) OCP
7 19 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 9 (0.72%) ISEB
13 8 (0.64%) ISTQB
14 7 (0.56%) CISM
14 7 (0.56%) CISSP
14 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
16 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 3 (0.24%) OCPJP
17 3 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.82%) QA
2 29 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.77%) GDPR
4 10 (0.80%) PMO
5 8 (0.64%) Basel III
5 8 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.40%) SLA
7 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) TickIT
9 1 (0.080%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.080%) IFRS
9 1 (0.080%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.080%) JSP 440
System Software
1 92 (7.40%) Oracle RAC
2 48 (3.86%) Docker
3 41 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 32 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.37%) vSphere
6 16 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.24%) LXC
9 3 (0.24%) NFS
9 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.16%) HDFS
10 2 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.080%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 95 (7.64%) Data Guard
2 87 (6.99%) Oracle RMAN
3 53 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 51 (4.10%) Ansible
5 37 (2.97%) Puppet
6 27 (2.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 21 (1.69%) Nagios
8 20 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (1.61%) Terraform
9 17 (1.37%) ZABBIX
10 15 (1.21%) Foglight
11 14 (1.13%) Kubernetes
12 13 (1.05%) SCOM
13 11 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (0.80%) logstash
14 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
14 10 (0.80%) SCCM
15 9 (0.72%) HP ALM
16 8 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
16 8 (0.64%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1,244 (100.00%) Oracle
2 134 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 76 (6.11%) Red Hat
4 69 (5.55%) SAP
5 61 (4.90%) VMware
6 60 (4.82%) IBM
7 41 (3.30%) Informatica
8 39 (3.14%) Citrix
9 27 (2.17%) HP
10 21 (1.69%) NetApp
11 19 (1.53%) Talend
12 18 (1.45%) Hyperion
13 16 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
13 16 (1.29%) Sybase
14 15 (1.21%) CA
14 15 (1.21%) Cisco
14 15 (1.21%) Imperva
14 15 (1.21%) Siebel
14 15 (1.21%) Teradata
15 13 (1.05%) Tableau