Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 227 238
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 -37
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 454 1,023 1,222
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.24% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.52% 5.75% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 682 716
Median daily rate £463 £464 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +9.18% -
10th Percentile £315 £338 £313
90th Percentile £638 £609 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £460 £425
% change year-on-year -4.35% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +2.50% -2.74%
10th Percentile £33.00 £35.00 £31.83
90th Percentile £55.00 £82.50 £60.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.66% +3.75% -3.03%

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 8,223 17,802 23,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.43% 21.55% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,207 12,004 16,301
Median daily rate £480 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £313
90th Percentile £668 £652 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 270 246
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -3.46%
10th Percentile £14.09 £13.70 £13.85
90th Percentile £55.00 £65.63 £57.41
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year -1.67% -9.77% -5.00%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Database over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle Database over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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 +27 402 £463 -2.63% 60
UK excluding London +33 238 £440 -4.35% 39
London +17 159 £529 +11.37% 21
Work from Home -87 71 £474 +14.16% 11
South East +58 69 £488 +2.63% 11
North of England +33 68 £400 -14.67% 12
North West +45 52 £400 -15.79% 9
Midlands +54 45 £425 -8.11% 12
East Midlands +57 25 £375 -18.03% 6
East of England +65 21 £473 +7.39%
West Midlands +37 20 £432 -6.59% 6
South West +54 18 £484 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire +34 13 £400 -11.11% 2
Scotland +22 9 £425 -4.49% 2
North East +18 4 £550 +18.53% 1
Wales +13 4 £425 +4.62%
Northern Ireland +11 4 £445 -6.32%

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 454 (100.00%) Oracle
2 245 (53.96%) SQL
3 147 (32.38%) PL/SQL
4 133 (29.30%) Linux
5 128 (28.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 126 (27.75%) Security Cleared
7 111 (24.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 107 (23.57%) Java
9 98 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (21.59%) SC Cleared
10 97 (21.37%) Finance
11 96 (21.15%) Windows
12 78 (17.18%) WebLogic
13 77 (16.96%) Performance Tuning
14 75 (16.52%) Unix
15 72 (15.86%) Test Automation
16 70 (15.42%) SQL Server
17 67 (14.76%) Data Warehouse
18 66 (14.54%) Relational Database
19 65 (14.32%) Python
20 64 (14.10%) Data Modelling
20 64 (14.10%) Scrum
21 60 (13.22%) Microsoft
21 60 (13.22%) Banking
22 59 (13.00%) Spring
22 59 (13.00%) Jenkins
23 58 (12.78%) XML
24 57 (12.56%) JIRA
25 55 (12.11%) AWS
26 53 (11.67%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 78 (17.18%) WebLogic
2 53 (11.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 43 (9.47%) Confluence
4 24 (5.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 21 (4.63%) Tomcat
6 19 (4.19%) Red Hat Fuse
7 16 (3.52%) Apache
8 13 (2.86%) JBoss
9 12 (2.64%) IIS
10 11 (2.42%) Jetty
10 11 (2.42%) MQSeries
10 11 (2.42%) Mule
11 10 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (2.20%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 9 (1.98%) AquaLogic
13 8 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (1.32%) CMS
15 5 (1.10%) TPMS
16 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.66%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 14 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (8.81%) Oracle Applications
1 40 (8.81%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (5.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (3.74%) Oracle ERP
4 13 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (2.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 11 (2.42%) SunGard Martini
7 10 (2.20%) SAP FI-CA
8 5 (1.10%) HFM
9 3 (0.66%) Aligne
9 3 (0.66%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.22%) Finacle
11 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.22%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.11%) AWS
2 28 (6.17%) Azure
3 12 (2.64%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 10 (2.20%) SaaS
6 8 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (1.76%) GitHub
7 7 (1.54%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (1.54%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.54%) Route 53
8 6 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.32%) Serverless
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 5 (1.10%) GCP
9 5 (1.10%) PaaS
9 5 (1.10%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.42%) SSH
2 9 (1.98%) Kerberos
3 7 (1.54%) SAN
4 6 (1.32%) DNS
4 6 (1.32%) SSL
5 5 (1.10%) DMZ
5 5 (1.10%) Firewall
6 4 (0.88%) FTP
7 3 (0.66%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.66%) VLAN
7 3 (0.66%) VoIP
8 2 (0.44%) HTTP
8 2 (0.44%) Internet
8 2 (0.44%) NAS
8 2 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
9 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) SNMP
9 1 (0.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (28.19%) Oracle Database 12c
2 111 (24.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 70 (15.42%) SQL Server
4 67 (14.76%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (14.54%) Relational Database
6 47 (10.35%) MySQL
7 42 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (8.37%) RDBMS
9 36 (7.93%) Oracle ODI
10 35 (7.71%) MongoDB
10 35 (7.71%) Oracle Reports
11 32 (7.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 24 (5.29%) Hadoop
13 20 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
14 19 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (3.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 16 (3.52%) Oracle Exadata
17 15 (3.30%) OLTP
18 13 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
19 12 (2.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 59 (13.00%) Jenkins
2 57 (12.56%) JIRA
3 50 (11.01%) Git (software)
4 43 (9.47%) Subversion
5 39 (8.59%) Maven
6 36 (7.93%) Oracle APEX
7 32 (7.05%) Toad
8 26 (5.73%) Cucumber
8 26 (5.73%) Selenium
9 23 (5.07%) Visual Studio
10 22 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
11 20 (4.41%) Ant
12 19 (4.19%) Eclipse
13 18 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (3.30%) Hudson
15 14 (3.08%) ClearCase
16 12 (2.64%) Gradle
17 11 (2.42%) CppUnit
17 11 (2.42%) IntelliJ
17 11 (2.42%) SoapUI
General
1 97 (21.37%) Finance
2 60 (13.22%) Banking
3 33 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 31 (6.83%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.32%) Publishing
6 5 (1.10%) Back Office
6 5 (1.10%) Law
6 5 (1.10%) Retail
6 5 (1.10%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.88%) Front Office
8 3 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.44%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) German Language
10 1 (0.22%) International Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (33.26%) Developer
2 116 (25.55%) DBA
3 107 (23.57%) Oracle DBA
4 48 (10.57%) Oracle Developer
5 34 (7.49%) Architect
5 34 (7.49%) Java Developer
6 29 (6.39%) Consultant
7 28 (6.17%) Administrator
8 27 (5.95%) Analyst
9 19 (4.19%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 18 (3.96%) Oracle Consultant
11 17 (3.74%) Oracle Specialist
12 16 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.52%) SC Cleared DBA
13 15 (3.30%) C++ Developer
13 15 (3.30%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.08%) .NET Developer
14 14 (3.08%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
14 14 (3.08%) SQL Developer
15 11 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (13.00%) Spring
2 58 (12.78%) XML
3 49 (10.79%) Middleware
4 38 (8.37%) .NET
4 38 (8.37%) SOAP
5 37 (8.15%) JSON
6 36 (7.93%) HTML
7 35 (7.71%) JMS
7 35 (7.71%) Web Services
8 30 (6.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 29 (6.39%) Spring Boot
10 26 (5.73%) Hibernate
10 26 (5.73%) REST
11 24 (5.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 24 (5.29%) STL
12 21 (4.63%) jQuery
12 21 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (4.41%) CSS
14 18 (3.96%) AngularJS
14 18 (3.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (3.96%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.52%) Credit Risk
5 14 (3.08%) Derivative
6 12 (2.64%) Replication
6 12 (2.64%) User Experience
7 11 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.42%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (1.98%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.76%) PKI
11 5 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.10%) Clustering
11 5 (1.10%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle Exalytics
12 4 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 133 (29.30%) Linux
2 96 (21.15%) Windows
3 75 (16.52%) Unix
4 47 (10.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (6.39%) Solaris
6 16 (3.52%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (3.30%) Windows Server
8 14 (3.08%) AIX
8 14 (3.08%) CentOS
9 13 (2.86%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.42%) Android
11 10 (2.20%) Debian
11 10 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.20%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
13 2 (0.44%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (16.96%) Performance Tuning
3 72 (15.86%) Test Automation
4 64 (14.10%) Data Modelling
4 64 (14.10%) Scrum
5 53 (11.67%) ETL
5 53 (11.67%) SOA
6 52 (11.45%) DevOps
7 49 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
8 48 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (10.57%) Migration
9 46 (10.13%) Microservices
10 41 (9.03%) Kanban
11 39 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
12 34 (7.49%) ERP
13 32 (7.05%) Unit Testing
14 30 (6.61%) TDD
15 28 (6.17%) OO
16 26 (5.73%) Customer Requirements
17 25 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 245 (53.96%) SQL
2 147 (32.38%) PL/SQL
3 107 (23.57%) Java
4 65 (14.32%) Python
5 44 (9.69%) JavaScript
6 39 (8.59%) T-SQL
7 35 (7.71%) C#
8 33 (7.27%) Bash Shell
9 29 (6.39%) Perl
10 27 (5.95%) C++
11 25 (5.51%) Shell Script
12 18 (3.96%) Java 8
12 18 (3.96%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.86%) Groovy
13 13 (2.86%) Scala
13 13 (2.86%) VB.NET
14 11 (2.42%) VBA
15 10 (2.20%) Clojure
15 10 (2.20%) Ruby
15 10 (2.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 126 (27.75%) Security Cleared
2 98 (21.59%) SC Cleared
3 25 (5.51%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.20%) Degree
5 9 (1.98%) OCPJP
5 9 (1.98%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.32%) ISEB
7 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.66%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.30%) SLA
2 13 (2.86%) QA
3 5 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.88%) PMO
5 3 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.44%) FINREP
6 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) COREP
7 1 (0.22%) NCSC
System Software
1 51 (11.23%) Oracle RAC
2 20 (4.41%) Docker
3 13 (2.86%) Oracle Clusterware
4 12 (2.64%) HDFS
5 9 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.10%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.66%) Xen
8 2 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.44%) KVM
9 1 (0.22%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.22%) NFS
9 1 (0.22%) Samba
9 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (9.69%) Data Guard
2 41 (9.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 31 (6.83%) Puppet
4 18 (3.96%) Ansible
5 16 (3.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (2.86%) Kubernetes
6 13 (2.86%) Terraform
7 12 (2.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 10 (2.20%) Salt
9 7 (1.54%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.32%) PingFederate
11 5 (1.10%) Graylog
11 5 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.10%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.88%) Foglight
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (0.66%) Netcool
13 3 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 454 (100.00%) Oracle
2 60 (13.22%) Microsoft
3 38 (8.37%) Red Hat
4 28 (6.17%) SAP
5 24 (5.29%) IBM
6 23 (5.07%) Sun
7 19 (4.19%) MuleSoft
8 18 (3.96%) Sybase
9 17 (3.74%) Cisco
10 15 (3.30%) Informatica
11 13 (2.86%) VMware
12 12 (2.64%) Cloudera
12 12 (2.64%) Sparx
13 11 (2.42%) FIS
13 11 (2.42%) Splunk
13 11 (2.42%) SunGard
14 10 (2.20%) Axway
14 10 (2.20%) BEA
14 10 (2.20%) Hortonworks
14 10 (2.20%) PeopleSoft