Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 191 212 237
Rank change year-on-year +21 +25 -37
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 419 1,127 1,239
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.28% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.30% 5.89% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 729 741
Median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £320 £338 £313
90th Percentile £640 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.58% +15.71% -14.89%
10th Percentile £18.43 £22.72 £20.90
90th Percentile £53.93 £59.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.63% +17.14% -15.15%

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 6,652 19,130 23,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.38% 21.66% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,314 12,996 16,401
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 264 235
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.22% -6.19%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.66 £13.35
90th Percentile £48.53 £60.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year -25.71% +30.11% -13.23%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +48 384 £470 +1.62% 59
UK excluding London +39 242 £450 - 46
London +48 140 £540 +13.68% 18
North of England +60 69 £405 -10.00% 14
South East +74 67 £475 +5.56% 10
North West +59 52 £405 -13.83% 12
Work from Home -37 47 £456 +21.67% 6
Midlands +63 39 £431 -1.77% 7
South West +89 28 £468 +3.89% 8
East Midlands +66 23 £375 -11.76% 4
East of England +42 21 £473 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +35 16 £435 -3.33% 3
Yorkshire +39 13 £400 -6.43% 1
Scotland +21 8 £425 -5.56% 4
Wales +9 6 £488 +21.88% 1
North East +32 5 £550 +7.84% 1
Northern Ireland +3 4 £445 -7.29%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 419 (100.00%) Oracle
2 200 (47.73%) SQL
3 135 (32.22%) Security Cleared
4 122 (29.12%) Java
5 121 (28.88%) PL/SQL
6 118 (28.16%) Linux
7 117 (27.92%) SC Cleared
7 117 (27.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 107 (25.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 87 (20.76%) Windows
10 83 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (19.09%) SQL Server
12 78 (18.62%) Unix
13 71 (16.95%) WebLogic
14 65 (15.51%) Finance
15 64 (15.27%) Middleware
15 64 (15.27%) Test Automation
16 63 (15.04%) Python
17 61 (14.56%) XML
18 60 (14.32%) Relational Database
19 56 (13.37%) Microsoft
19 56 (13.37%) Scrum
20 55 (13.13%) SOA
20 55 (13.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
21 53 (12.65%) Performance Tuning
21 53 (12.65%) DevOps
22 52 (12.41%) Spring
23 51 (12.17%) Data Guard
23 51 (12.17%) SOAP
23 51 (12.17%) Web Services

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 71 (16.95%) WebLogic
2 55 (13.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 39 (9.31%) Confluence
4 23 (5.49%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (2.86%) Apache
5 12 (2.86%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.63%) IIS
7 10 (2.39%) AquaLogic
7 10 (2.39%) JBoss
7 10 (2.39%) Mule
7 10 (2.39%) Red Hat Fuse
8 6 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.43%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.19%) CMS
9 5 (1.19%) Jetty
9 5 (1.19%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.19%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 5 (1.19%) TPMS
9 5 (1.19%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 16 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (3.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.67%) RoboHelp
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (7.88%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (7.64%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (3.82%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (3.10%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (2.39%) SunGard Martini
6 9 (2.15%) SAP FI-CA
7 8 (1.91%) Oracle Payroll
8 7 (1.67%) Documaker
8 7 (1.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 3 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.72%) Siebel CRM
9 3 (0.72%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.48%) HFM
10 2 (0.48%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.24%) assyst
11 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 44 (10.50%) AWS
2 26 (6.21%) Azure
3 11 (2.63%) PaaS
4 9 (2.15%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.15%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.15%) SaaS
5 8 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.91%) Amazon S3
6 7 (1.67%) Route 53
7 6 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.43%) GitHub
8 5 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (0.95%) IaaS
10 3 (0.72%) GCP
10 3 (0.72%) Serverless
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon Neptune
11 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
11 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.10%) Firewall
2 12 (2.86%) SSH
3 10 (2.39%) Kerberos
4 7 (1.67%) DNS
4 7 (1.67%) SAN
5 5 (1.19%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.19%) VoIP
6 3 (0.72%) Internet
6 3 (0.72%) SNMP
7 2 (0.48%) FTP
7 2 (0.48%) SMTP
7 2 (0.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.48%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.48%) VLAN
8 1 (0.24%) HTTP
8 1 (0.24%) Network Security
8 1 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.24%) Skype
8 1 (0.24%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (27.92%) Oracle Database 12c
2 107 (25.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 80 (19.09%) SQL Server
4 60 (14.32%) Relational Database
5 44 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (8.83%) MySQL
7 36 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (8.35%) Oracle Reports
9 30 (7.16%) MongoDB
9 30 (7.16%) RDBMS
10 27 (6.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 23 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (4.53%) Oracle ODI
13 17 (4.06%) Hadoop
13 17 (4.06%) Oracle BI EE
13 17 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (2.86%) OLTP
14 12 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
14 12 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
15 11 (2.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 50 (11.93%) Git (software)
1 50 (11.93%) Jenkins
2 49 (11.69%) JIRA
3 45 (10.74%) Subversion
4 38 (9.07%) Oracle APEX
5 35 (8.35%) Toad
6 30 (7.16%) Visual Studio
7 29 (6.92%) Maven
8 28 (6.68%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (6.44%) Eclipse
10 19 (4.53%) Selenium
11 18 (4.30%) Ant
12 17 (4.06%) Cucumber
13 16 (3.82%) ClearCase
14 13 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (2.39%) CppUnit
15 10 (2.39%) Hudson
16 9 (2.15%) Postman
16 9 (2.15%) SoapUI
16 9 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (15.51%) Finance
2 45 (10.74%) Banking
3 33 (7.88%) Public Sector
4 28 (6.68%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.39%) Front Office
6 7 (1.67%) Retail
6 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.43%) Police
8 5 (1.19%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.72%) Back Office
10 3 (0.72%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) International Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (30.79%) Developer
2 117 (27.92%) DBA
3 99 (23.63%) Oracle DBA
4 42 (10.02%) Oracle Developer
5 34 (8.11%) Administrator
6 31 (7.40%) Java Developer
7 28 (6.68%) Analyst
8 24 (5.73%) Consultant
9 21 (5.01%) Architect
10 17 (4.06%) Oracle Specialist
10 17 (4.06%) SC Cleared DBA
11 16 (3.82%) Oracle Applications DBA
12 14 (3.34%) C++ Developer
12 14 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.10%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
13 13 (3.10%) Oracle Consultant
14 11 (2.63%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.63%) Designer
14 11 (2.63%) SQL Developer
15 10 (2.39%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.27%) Middleware
2 61 (14.56%) XML
3 52 (12.41%) Spring
4 51 (12.17%) SOAP
4 51 (12.17%) Web Services
5 39 (9.31%) .NET
6 38 (9.07%) JSON
7 36 (8.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 31 (7.40%) HTML
9 30 (7.16%) Java EE
10 29 (6.92%) JMS
10 29 (6.92%) REST
11 28 (6.68%) CSS
12 27 (6.44%) Spring Boot
13 24 (5.73%) STL
14 23 (5.49%) jQuery
15 20 (4.77%) ASP.NET
16 19 (4.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 19 (4.53%) J2EE
17 18 (4.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (4.06%) Management Information System
2 16 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.10%) Client/Server
3 13 (3.10%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.15%) Replication
6 8 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.67%) Derivative
7 7 (1.67%) User Experience
8 6 (1.43%) Clustering
8 6 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.43%) PKI
9 5 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.19%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 118 (28.16%) Linux
2 87 (20.76%) Windows
3 78 (18.62%) Unix
4 36 (8.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (5.25%) Solaris
5 22 (5.25%) Windows Server
6 15 (3.58%) AIX
7 11 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (2.39%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.67%) CentOS
10 6 (1.43%) Android
10 6 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.19%) Debian
11 5 (1.19%) Ubuntu
11 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.72%) VME
14 2 (0.48%) OpenVMS
14 2 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (15.27%) Test Automation
3 56 (13.37%) Scrum
4 55 (13.13%) SOA
5 53 (12.65%) DevOps
5 53 (12.65%) Performance Tuning
6 49 (11.69%) Data Modelling
7 46 (10.98%) Microservices
8 45 (10.74%) Migration
9 42 (10.02%) ETL
9 42 (10.02%) Unit Testing
10 41 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (7.88%) Kanban
12 32 (7.64%) ERP
12 32 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (6.92%) OO
14 26 (6.21%) Service Management
15 24 (5.73%) Customer Requirements
16 23 (5.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 200 (47.73%) SQL
2 122 (29.12%) Java
3 121 (28.88%) PL/SQL
4 63 (15.04%) Python
5 41 (9.79%) JavaScript
6 39 (9.31%) C#
7 37 (8.83%) Bash Shell
8 33 (7.88%) T-SQL
9 30 (7.16%) Perl
10 29 (6.92%) Shell Script
11 27 (6.44%) C++
12 21 (5.01%) PowerShell
13 15 (3.58%) Java 8
14 14 (3.34%) VB.NET
15 12 (2.86%) VBA
16 11 (2.63%) VB
17 10 (2.39%) VB6
17 10 (2.39%) VBScript
17 10 (2.39%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
18 9 (2.15%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 135 (32.22%) Security Cleared
2 117 (27.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.30%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.39%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (1.91%) OCPJP
6 8 (1.91%) Sun Certification
7 6 (1.43%) Degree
8 5 (1.19%) ISEB
8 5 (1.19%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.19%) OCP
9 4 (0.95%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.10%) SLA
2 11 (2.63%) QA
3 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.24%) FINREP
6 1 (0.24%) Good Clinical Practice
6 1 (0.24%) NCSC
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (8.83%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (5.25%) Docker
3 13 (3.10%) Active Directory
4 11 (2.63%) HDFS
5 10 (2.39%) Oracle Clusterware
5 10 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (2.15%) NFS
7 4 (0.95%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.72%) Samba
8 3 (0.72%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.48%) GFS2
9 2 (0.48%) KVM
9 2 (0.48%) vSphere
9 2 (0.48%) Xen
10 1 (0.24%) SRDF
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 51 (12.17%) Data Guard
2 33 (7.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 22 (5.25%) Ansible
4 21 (5.01%) Puppet
5 15 (3.58%) Kubernetes
6 13 (3.10%) Terraform
7 10 (2.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
9 6 (1.43%) PingFederate
10 5 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
10 5 (1.19%) Salt
11 4 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.95%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.72%) Control-M
12 3 (0.72%) Nagios
12 3 (0.72%) Netcool
12 3 (0.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 3 (0.72%) SafeCom
12 3 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 419 (100.00%) Oracle
2 56 (13.37%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.16%) Red Hat
4 23 (5.49%) IBM
5 22 (5.25%) Sybase
6 21 (5.01%) SAP
7 20 (4.77%) Informatica
8 19 (4.53%) Cisco
9 17 (4.06%) Sun
10 15 (3.58%) Remedy
11 12 (2.86%) Splunk
11 12 (2.86%) VMware
12 11 (2.63%) IFS
13 10 (2.39%) BEA
13 10 (2.39%) FIS
13 10 (2.39%) MuleSoft
13 10 (2.39%) SunGard
14 8 (1.91%) Cloudera
14 8 (1.91%) Micro Focus
15 7 (1.67%) Sparx