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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 101 92
Rank change year-on-year -78 -9  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 630 1201 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 2.26% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.07% 10.36% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 743 778
Median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 11
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £22.50 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £53.83 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £55.75
% change year-on-year +20.52% -35.42%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10379 11588 13176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.43% 21.84% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6780 7853 8607
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 193 183
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +12.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -81 571 £425 +3.03% 85
London -80 223 £430 -4.44% 21
South East -40 125 £450 +12.50% 17
North West -17 64 £425 +11.84% 13
Surrey +18 45 £388 -10.91% 6
South West -17 43 £361 +3.21% 9
Scotland +6 30 £375 +12.78% 7
West Midlands -31 29 £488 +14.70% 1
Yorkshire -15 26 £375 +7.14% 9
City of London -51 26 £475 +5.55% 1
East Midlands -25 24 £425 +10.74% 2
Oxfordshire -26 24 £475 +35.71% 1
Hampshire -34 24 £475 +16.92% 4
South Wales +3 22 £375 - 1
Wales -1 22 £375 - 1
Merseyside -5 19 £450 +12.50%
Cardiff +11 18 £375 - 1
Manchester +1 18 £388 +7.63% 8
Bristol +5 17 £350 -5.40% 5
Edinburgh +4 17 £375 +24.89% 4
Lancashire -1 15 £313 -26.55% 1
East of England -43 15 £400 -5.88% 8
North East +49 14 £475 +2.70% 5
West Sussex +22 13 £463 +6.44% 3
Oxford -9 13 £488 +34.48%
Tyne and Wear +57 12 £475 +2.70% 3
Sheffield +11 12 £363 +3.57% 2
South Yorkshire +7 12 £363 +3.57% 2
Berkshire +1 12 £413 -8.33% 2
Preston -11 12 £313 -14.38%

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 1534 (100.00%) Oracle
2 796 (51.89%) SQL
3 512 (33.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 476 (31.03%) PL/SQL
5 458 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
6 437 (28.49%) Java
7 414 (26.99%) Linux
8 376 (24.51%) Finance
9 355 (23.14%) Unix
10 296 (19.30%) Oracle Database 12c
11 274 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 250 (16.30%) Oracle Database 10g
13 238 (15.51%) Security Cleared
14 227 (14.80%) JavaScript
14 227 (14.80%) Windows
15 219 (14.28%) Relational Database
16 216 (14.08%) Web Services
17 201 (13.10%) XML
18 199 (12.97%) HTML
19 194 (12.65%) Scrum
20 190 (12.39%) SC Cleared
21 186 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
22 184 (11.99%) WebLogic
23 175 (11.41%) Migration
24 163 (10.63%) SDLC
25 161 (10.50%) Microsoft
26 156 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
27 153 (9.97%) .NET
28 152 (9.91%) ETL
29 148 (9.65%) Performance Tuning

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
1 184 (11.99%) WebLogic
2 126 (8.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 60 (3.91%) WebSphere
4 59 (3.85%) IIS
5 58 (3.78%) Tomcat
6 53 (3.46%) Confluence
7 49 (3.19%) Apache
7 49 (3.19%) JBoss
8 34 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 31 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
10 29 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
11 17 (1.11%) GlassFish
12 15 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
13 14 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 13 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.72%) NetWeaver
16 9 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
17 8 (0.52%) ATG Dynamo
17 8 (0.52%) GeoServer
18 7 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) HipChat
7 2 (0.13%) Windchill
8 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.065%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 52 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
3 34 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
4 30 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 24 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
7 14 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.85%) Siebel CRM
9 11 (0.72%) Maximo
9 11 (0.72%) Oracle Utilities
10 9 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
12 5 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 5 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
13 4 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
13 4 (0.26%) Demantra
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.65%) SaaS
4 9 (0.59%) IaaS
5 8 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.52%) GitHub
5 8 (0.52%) PaaS
6 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
7 4 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.13%) Office 365
9 2 (0.13%) Taleo
10 1 (0.065%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.065%) G Suite
10 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.065%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.91%) Firewall
2 49 (3.19%) SAN
3 29 (1.89%) PuTTY
4 28 (1.83%) WinSCP
5 26 (1.69%) LDAP
6 24 (1.56%) HTTP
7 22 (1.43%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.37%) DNS
8 21 (1.37%) SSL
9 17 (1.11%) Kerberos
10 14 (0.91%) Internet
10 14 (0.91%) VPN
11 10 (0.65%) SSH
12 8 (0.52%) SNMP
13 7 (0.46%) LAN
13 7 (0.46%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (0.39%) FTP
14 6 (0.39%) Skype
14 6 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 512 (33.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 296 (19.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 274 (17.86%) SQL Server
4 250 (16.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 219 (14.28%) Relational Database
6 156 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
7 139 (9.06%) RDBMS
8 132 (8.60%) Oracle Reports
9 92 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 83 (5.41%) MySQL
11 79 (5.15%) Oracle9i Database
12 73 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 70 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
14 56 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
15 53 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 50 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
17 45 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
18 42 (2.74%) MongoDB
19 41 (2.67%) SQLPlus
20 38 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 136 (8.87%) Git (software)
2 125 (8.15%) JIRA
3 119 (7.76%) Jenkins
4 100 (6.52%) Oracle APEX
5 95 (6.19%) Subversion
6 79 (5.15%) Maven
7 77 (5.02%) Oracle Forms
8 75 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (3.85%) Toad
10 57 (3.72%) Selenium
11 56 (3.65%) TeamCity
12 48 (3.13%) Ant
13 47 (3.06%) Eclipse
13 47 (3.06%) Visual Studio
14 44 (2.87%) Talend Open Studio
15 34 (2.22%) HP UFT
16 29 (1.89%) JUnit
16 29 (1.89%) SpecFlow
17 28 (1.83%) ProC
18 23 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 376 (24.51%) Finance
2 127 (8.28%) Banking
3 45 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 44 (2.87%) Retail
5 43 (2.80%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.35%) Marketing
8 30 (1.96%) Front Office
9 24 (1.56%) Electronics
10 22 (1.43%) Publishing
11 19 (1.24%) Back Office
12 11 (0.72%) Local Government
13 10 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.39%) Billing
14 6 (0.39%) Law
15 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.33%) German Language
15 5 (0.33%) International Banking
15 5 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
16 4 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 627 (40.87%) Developer
2 247 (16.10%) DBA
3 222 (14.47%) Oracle Developer
4 217 (14.15%) Oracle DBA
5 150 (9.78%) Java Developer
6 147 (9.58%) Analyst
7 124 (8.08%) Architect
8 122 (7.95%) SQL Developer
9 96 (6.26%) PL/SQL Developer
10 74 (4.82%) Consultant
11 66 (4.30%) Administrator
12 60 (3.91%) Applications Support
13 53 (3.46%) .NET Developer
14 51 (3.32%) Oracle Analyst
14 51 (3.32%) Senior Developer
15 47 (3.06%) Support Analyst
16 45 (2.93%) C# Developer
16 45 (2.93%) SQL DBA
17 41 (2.67%) JavaScript Developer
18 39 (2.54%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (14.08%) Web Services
2 201 (13.10%) XML
3 199 (12.97%) HTML
4 153 (9.97%) .NET
5 139 (9.06%) Spring
6 135 (8.80%) CSS
7 102 (6.65%) jQuery
8 97 (6.32%) Hibernate
8 97 (6.32%) Middleware
9 93 (6.06%) SOAP
10 90 (5.87%) J2EE
11 86 (5.61%) REST
12 80 (5.22%) RESTful
13 75 (4.89%) AngularJS
13 75 (4.89%) HTML5
14 73 (4.76%) XSLT
15 68 (4.43%) Ajax
16 66 (4.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 64 (4.17%) JMS
18 61 (3.98%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 32 (2.09%) User Experience
4 30 (1.96%) Clustering
4 30 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 27 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (1.11%) Equities
7 17 (1.11%) Market Risk
7 17 (1.11%) PKI
7 17 (1.11%) Replication
8 16 (1.04%) Derivative
9 15 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 15 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 12 (0.78%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.72%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.72%) Fintech
12 10 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 414 (26.99%) Linux
2 355 (23.14%) Unix
3 227 (14.80%) Windows
4 94 (6.13%) AIX
5 88 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 86 (5.61%) Windows Server
7 85 (5.54%) Solaris
8 45 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
12 20 (1.30%) HPUX
13 9 (0.59%) CentOS
13 9 (0.59%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.39%) VME
15 5 (0.33%) SUSE
15 5 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.13%) Android
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (12.65%) Scrum
3 186 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
4 175 (11.41%) Migration
5 163 (10.63%) SDLC
6 152 (9.91%) ETL
7 148 (9.65%) Performance Tuning
8 138 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
9 130 (8.47%) DevOps
10 126 (8.21%) SOA
11 123 (8.02%) Test Automation
12 121 (7.89%) Data Modelling
13 110 (7.17%) OO
14 99 (6.45%) ITIL
15 97 (6.32%) TDD
16 92 (6.00%) Configuration Management
16 92 (6.00%) MVC
17 73 (4.76%) Waterfall
18 62 (4.04%) Unit Testing
19 59 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 796 (51.89%) SQL
2 476 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 437 (28.49%) Java
4 227 (14.80%) JavaScript
5 133 (8.67%) Shell Script
6 120 (7.82%) C#
7 116 (7.56%) Python
8 68 (4.43%) Perl
9 51 (3.32%) PowerShell
10 46 (3.00%) C
11 42 (2.74%) T-SQL
12 37 (2.41%) C++
13 34 (2.22%) VB
14 32 (2.09%) F#
15 28 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 27 (1.76%) VBScript
17 20 (1.30%) Korn
18 17 (1.11%) PHP
19 16 (1.04%) R
20 15 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 238 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 190 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 93 (6.06%) Degree
4 25 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.37%) ISEB
6 16 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.33%) OCP
12 4 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.20%) HNC
13 3 (0.20%) MCPD
13 3 (0.20%) MCSA
13 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.13%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.78%) QA
2 26 (1.69%) SLA
3 18 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.59%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.52%) EMIR
7 7 (0.46%) MiFID
7 7 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.33%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.20%) HL7
9 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.20%) SEPA
10 2 (0.13%) GCP
10 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.065%) COBIT
11 1 (0.065%) Def Stans
11 1 (0.065%) DICOM
11 1 (0.065%) ISO 15022
11 1 (0.065%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 103 (6.71%) Oracle RAC
2 40 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
3 38 (2.48%) Docker
4 26 (1.69%) vSphere
5 25 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (1.17%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.65%) vCloud
8 9 (0.59%) LXC
8 9 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.52%) Corosync
9 8 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.39%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.20%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.13%) HDFS
14 1 (0.065%) GeoWebCache
14 1 (0.065%) Oracle Clusterware
14 1 (0.065%) Time Sharing Option
14 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 92 (6.00%) Puppet
2 77 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 65 (4.24%) Data Guard
4 43 (2.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 43 (2.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 29 (1.89%) Ansible
6 27 (1.76%) vRealize
7 25 (1.63%) Control-M
8 21 (1.37%) ZABBIX
9 18 (1.17%) Terraform
10 17 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (0.91%) Packer
12 12 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
12 12 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 10 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.65%) Kubernetes
13 10 (0.65%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.59%) Ganglia
14 9 (0.59%) Netcool
14 9 (0.59%) nmon
Vendors
1 1534 (100.00%) Oracle
2 161 (10.50%) Microsoft
3 108 (7.04%) IBM
4 107 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 87 (5.67%) VMware
6 69 (4.50%) HP
7 67 (4.37%) SAP
8 59 (3.85%) Informatica
9 44 (2.87%) Talend
10 27 (1.76%) Atlassian
11 25 (1.63%) Cisco
12 21 (1.37%) Cognos
13 20 (1.30%) Sybase
14 19 (1.24%) Siebel
15 17 (1.11%) AppDynamics
16 16 (1.04%) Remedy
17 14 (0.91%) NetApp
17 14 (0.91%) TIBCO
18 13 (0.85%) ATG
18 13 (0.85%) BEA
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, Sussex
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Great market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £451 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
SanRidge Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,000 to £42,700 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 16 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago