Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 236 201
Rank change year-on-year +10 -35 -55
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 995 1,254 1,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.20% 1.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.71% 5.32% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 729 842
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £607 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 27
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +1.23%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.72 £18.10
90th Percentile £82.50 £60.51 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.13
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.74% +0.30%

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 17,412 23,575 22,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.27% 22.53% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,726 16,447 15,587
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 250 279
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.56% +8.93%
10th Percentile £13.06 £13.65 £14.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £57.50 £57.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +27.27%

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 5 December 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 5 December 2019.

Contractor 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 5 December 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 +19 873 £468 +10.00% 139
UK excluding London -2 609 £450 +5.88% 99
London +58 351 £475 +5.56% 53
South East +5 199 £475 +11.76% 17
North of England +67 150 £468 +10.00% 23
North West +49 82 £475 +31.03% 12
Midlands +4 71 £463 +20.13% 20
Scotland -24 59 £450 +5.88% 10
South West -12 55 £463 +8.82% 14
West Midlands +5 50 £463 +8.82% 5
Yorkshire +33 44 £450 +5.88% 8
East of England +15 37 £400 -20.00% 12
Wales +39 29 £400 -1.84% 2
North East +21 24 £464 -8.35% 3
East Midlands +10 16 £458 +25.69% 15
Northern Ireland -3 7 £445 +16.41% 1
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 995 (100.00%) Oracle
2 564 (56.68%) SQL
3 315 (31.66%) PL/SQL
4 260 (26.13%) Linux
5 255 (25.63%) Java
6 249 (25.03%) Security Cleared
7 226 (22.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 216 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
9 210 (21.11%) SC Cleared
10 202 (20.30%) Unix
11 192 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 185 (18.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 162 (16.28%) Windows
14 147 (14.77%) Migration
15 141 (14.17%) Finance
16 131 (13.17%) Azure
17 126 (12.66%) ETL
18 125 (12.56%) Oracle RAC
19 121 (12.16%) Microsoft
20 118 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
21 116 (11.66%) Performance Tuning
22 115 (11.56%) Shell Script
23 114 (11.46%) DevOps
24 109 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
24 109 (10.95%) WebLogic
25 105 (10.55%) Data Guard
26 102 (10.25%) AWS
27 93 (9.35%) XML
28 92 (9.25%) Oracle ODI
29 91 (9.15%) Problem-Solving

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
1 109 (10.95%) WebLogic
2 81 (8.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 53 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 44 (4.42%) Confluence
5 24 (2.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 23 (2.31%) WebSphere
7 21 (2.11%) IIS
8 20 (2.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 18 (1.81%) Apache
9 18 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.71%) JBoss
11 14 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (1.31%) CMS
13 12 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.21%) NetWeaver
14 9 (0.90%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.80%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.70%) SAS
17 6 (0.60%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.10%) FileZilla
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.10%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 85 (8.54%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (3.72%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (2.41%) Siebel CRM
4 20 (2.01%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
5 16 (1.61%) Sonata
6 14 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.80%) Oracle AML
8 6 (0.60%) Misys Opics
8 6 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
9 5 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
9 5 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 5 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.50%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 5 (0.50%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 131 (13.17%) Azure
2 102 (10.25%) AWS
3 46 (4.62%) PaaS
4 40 (4.02%) GitHub
5 34 (3.42%) SaaS
6 22 (2.21%) GCP
7 17 (1.71%) Power Platform
8 16 (1.61%) IaaS
9 12 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.21%) Office 365
10 8 (0.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 7 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.30%) Apigee
13 3 (0.30%) Boomi
13 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.20%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.61%) Firewall
2 21 (2.11%) SAN
3 16 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.41%) DNS
5 13 (1.31%) Internet
6 10 (1.01%) SSL
6 10 (1.01%) VPN
7 8 (0.80%) HTTP
7 8 (0.80%) LAN
7 8 (0.80%) NAS
7 8 (0.80%) WAN
8 7 (0.70%) Reverse Proxy
9 6 (0.60%) DHCP
9 6 (0.60%) Intranet
9 6 (0.60%) Skype
9 6 (0.60%) SMTP
9 6 (0.60%) SSH
10 4 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.40%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (22.71%) Oracle Database 12c
2 192 (19.30%) SQL Server
3 185 (18.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 118 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
5 92 (9.25%) Oracle ODI
6 80 (8.04%) MySQL
7 79 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
8 78 (7.84%) Relational Database
9 77 (7.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 77 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
10 66 (6.63%) RDBMS
11 65 (6.53%) Oracle Database 10g
12 43 (4.32%) MongoDB
13 41 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (3.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 32 (3.22%) Oracle9i Database
16 30 (3.02%) Big Data
17 27 (2.71%) Oracle8/8i Database
18 25 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
19 23 (2.31%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 71 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 66 (6.63%) JIRA
3 57 (5.73%) Maven
4 55 (5.53%) Git (software)
5 48 (4.82%) JUnit
6 45 (4.52%) Subversion
7 42 (4.22%) Selenium
8 37 (3.72%) Oracle APEX
9 36 (3.62%) Eclipse
10 30 (3.02%) Ant
11 28 (2.81%) Oracle Forms
12 20 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 20 (2.01%) Gradle
13 19 (1.91%) Artifactory
14 18 (1.81%) Toad
14 18 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (1.61%) TeamCity
16 15 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (1.41%) GitLab
18 11 (1.11%) IntelliJ
General
1 141 (14.17%) Finance
2 90 (9.05%) Banking
3 78 (7.84%) Public Sector
4 22 (2.21%) Back Office
4 22 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.81%) Retail
7 15 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.80%) Front Office
9 6 (0.60%) Electronics
9 6 (0.60%) International Banking
9 6 (0.60%) Marketing
10 5 (0.50%) Games
11 3 (0.30%) Legal
11 3 (0.30%) Publishing
12 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.20%) Automotive
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 371 (37.29%) Developer
2 243 (24.42%) DBA
3 208 (20.90%) Oracle DBA
4 112 (11.26%) Oracle Developer
5 70 (7.04%) Consultant
6 68 (6.83%) Architect
6 68 (6.83%) Java Developer
7 62 (6.23%) Analyst
8 55 (5.53%) Administrator
9 43 (4.32%) Senior DBA
10 34 (3.42%) Senior Oracle DBA
11 33 (3.32%) SQL Developer
12 32 (3.22%) SC Cleared DBA
13 27 (2.71%) C# Developer
14 25 (2.51%) Applications Support
15 24 (2.41%) Senior Developer
16 22 (2.21%) Oracle Consultant
17 21 (2.11%) PL/SQL Developer
18 20 (2.01%) DevOps Engineer
19 19 (1.91%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (9.35%) XML
2 86 (8.64%) .NET
3 82 (8.24%) Spring
4 73 (7.34%) Oracle Fusion
5 68 (6.83%) Web Services
6 65 (6.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 60 (6.03%) HTML
8 54 (5.43%) Middleware
9 41 (4.12%) CSS
9 41 (4.12%) REST
10 39 (3.92%) Hibernate
11 33 (3.32%) JSON
12 32 (3.22%) AngularJS
12 32 (3.22%) RESTful
13 31 (3.12%) jQuery
14 26 (2.61%) SOAP
14 26 (2.61%) Spring Boot
15 25 (2.51%) XSLT
16 23 (2.31%) Java EE
17 22 (2.21%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.43%) Clustering
3 43 (4.32%) Replication
4 20 (2.01%) Derivative
5 15 (1.51%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.31%) Public Cloud
7 12 (1.21%) Data Structures
7 12 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.21%) User Experience
7 12 (1.21%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.80%) CMDB
10 7 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Licensing
12 5 (0.50%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.50%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.50%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 260 (26.13%) Linux
2 202 (20.30%) Unix
3 162 (16.28%) Windows
4 89 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 60 (6.03%) Windows Server
6 48 (4.82%) Solaris
7 46 (4.62%) AIX
8 21 (2.11%) Oracle Linux
9 20 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.21%) CentOS
11 9 (0.90%) Android
11 9 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.90%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.80%) SUSE
13 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.60%) Debian
14 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.60%) OpenVMS
14 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (14.77%) Migration
3 126 (12.66%) ETL
4 116 (11.66%) Performance Tuning
5 114 (11.46%) DevOps
6 109 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
7 91 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (8.64%) Data Modelling
9 81 (8.14%) SOA
10 70 (7.04%) Scrum
11 56 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (5.63%) ITIL
11 56 (5.63%) Unit Testing
12 53 (5.33%) CRM
13 51 (5.13%) ERP
14 44 (4.42%) Test Automation
15 43 (4.32%) Data Analysis
15 43 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 41 (4.12%) Software Engineering
16 41 (4.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 564 (56.68%) SQL
2 315 (31.66%) PL/SQL
3 255 (25.63%) Java
4 115 (11.56%) Shell Script
5 82 (8.24%) Python
6 80 (8.04%) JavaScript
7 59 (5.93%) C#
7 59 (5.93%) PowerShell
8 49 (4.92%) T-SQL
9 45 (4.52%) Perl
10 31 (3.12%) C++
11 25 (2.51%) Java 8
12 23 (2.31%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 20 (2.01%) VBA
14 17 (1.71%) C
15 14 (1.41%) VB
16 13 (1.31%) Scala
17 10 (1.01%) Groovy
17 10 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 249 (25.03%) Security Cleared
2 210 (21.11%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.92%) Degree
4 17 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (1.31%) ISEB
6 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.01%) OCP
9 9 (0.90%) OCA
10 8 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.70%) OCPJP
11 7 (0.70%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.50%) HND
12 5 (0.50%) MCTS
13 3 (0.30%) MCP
13 3 (0.30%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.02%) QA
2 17 (1.71%) SLA
3 16 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.40%) GDPR
4 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.10%) COREP
7 1 (0.10%) FINREP
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 125 (12.56%) Oracle RAC
2 33 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (2.31%) Docker
4 15 (1.51%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (1.31%) vSphere
6 10 (1.01%) Hyper-V
7 9 (0.90%) HDFS
8 6 (0.60%) OCFS2
9 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.30%) Ceph
10 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.20%) XenApp
11 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.10%) Corosync
12 1 (0.10%) Gluster
12 1 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 105 (10.55%) Data Guard
2 71 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 54 (5.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 48 (4.82%) Ansible
5 34 (3.42%) Kubernetes
6 33 (3.32%) Puppet
7 24 (2.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 16 (1.61%) Terraform
9 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (1.11%) Prometheus
11 10 (1.01%) Grafana
12 8 (0.80%) HP ALM
12 8 (0.80%) Salt
13 7 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 5 (0.50%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
14 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.40%) Nagios
15 4 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 995 (100.00%) Oracle
2 121 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 74 (7.44%) IBM
4 69 (6.93%) Red Hat
5 60 (6.03%) Informatica
6 46 (4.62%) SAP
7 41 (4.12%) VMware
8 33 (3.32%) Citrix
9 32 (3.22%) OpenText
10 28 (2.81%) Siebel
11 26 (2.61%) Sybase
12 25 (2.51%) HP
13 24 (2.41%) Google
14 19 (1.91%) Atlassian
15 14 (1.41%) Tableau
16 12 (1.21%) Sun
17 11 (1.11%) Veritas
18 10 (1.01%) Cisco
18 10 (1.01%) Talend
18 10 (1.01%) TIBCO