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 29 May 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
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 105 97
Rank change year-on-year -61 -8  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 677 1187 1218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 2.21% 2.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.65% 10.25% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 736 758
Median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -1.87% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 4
Median hourly rate £43.39 £38.00 £42.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.18% -10.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.77 £21.50 £32.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £45.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year +20.52% -15.04%  

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 10183 11582 12957
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 21.57% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6716 7884 8449
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 180 174
Median hourly rate £37.25 £32.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.07% +30.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +17.91% +28.84%  

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -57 610 £425 +3.03% 83
London -56 243 £450 +5.88% 32
South East -37 144 £448 +11.87% 10
North West -8 65 £401 +7.00% 4
Surrey +27 57 £365 -16.09%
South West +6 53 £388 +10.71% 7
Hampshire -25 40 £450 +10.76% 2
City of London -38 38 £444 +0.73% 3
Scotland +17 36 £375 +15.38% 5
Yorkshire -17 27 £375 +7.14% 9
Edinburgh +12 24 £375 +7.14% 2
Wales +5 24 £375 -
South Wales +17 22 £375 -
North East +32 20 £420 +19.85% 2
Merseyside -6 20 £450 +22.28%
East Midlands -32 20 £425 +1.19% 4
Tyne and Wear +48 18 £400 +14.28% 1
Bristol +17 18 £372 -2.74% 6
West Midlands -43 18 £450 +4.65% 7
Cheshire +23 17 £363 -3.33% 1
Berkshire +18 17 £450 -1.36% 2
East of England -23 17 £375 -11.76% 8
Oxfordshire -19 16 £475 +35.71% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +43 15 £416 +18.78% 1
Cardiff +16 15 £375 -
Manchester -1 15 £388 +3.33% 1
Redhill -1 13 £450 +12.50%
South Yorkshire -6 13 £380 +8.57% 1
Bedfordshire +4 12 £400 -3.03% 1
Liverpool -9 12 £450 +25.34%

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1555 (100.00%) Oracle
2 815 (52.41%) SQL
3 520 (33.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 472 (30.35%) PL/SQL
5 436 (28.04%) Java
6 431 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
7 427 (27.46%) Linux
8 388 (24.95%) Finance
9 367 (23.60%) Unix
10 308 (19.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 295 (18.97%) SQL Server
12 246 (15.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 245 (15.76%) Security Cleared
14 239 (15.37%) Windows
15 232 (14.92%) JavaScript
16 219 (14.08%) Web Services
17 217 (13.95%) Relational Database
18 204 (13.12%) XML
19 202 (12.99%) SC Cleared
20 195 (12.54%) HTML
21 191 (12.28%) WebLogic
22 183 (11.77%) Business Intelligence
23 172 (11.06%) Microsoft
24 168 (10.80%) Migration
24 168 (10.80%) Scrum
24 168 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
25 162 (10.42%) SDLC
26 159 (10.23%) Oracle Reports
27 151 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
28 148 (9.52%) ETL

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
1 191 (12.28%) WebLogic
2 124 (7.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 73 (4.69%) WebSphere
4 70 (4.50%) IIS
5 66 (4.24%) Tomcat
6 54 (3.47%) JBoss
7 53 (3.41%) Apache
8 39 (2.51%) Confluence
9 33 (2.12%) SharePoint
10 28 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 26 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
12 20 (1.29%) GlassFish
13 18 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
14 15 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 13 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.71%) NetWeaver
16 11 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
17 10 (0.64%) ATG Dynamo
18 9 (0.58%) nginx
19 8 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 41 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) Windchill
8 1 (0.064%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.064%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.064%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (3.60%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (3.02%) Oracle Applications
3 36 (2.32%) Oracle BPM
4 27 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 26 (1.67%) Oracle 11i
6 25 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
7 13 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
8 12 (0.77%) Siebel CRM
9 10 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
10 9 (0.58%) Maximo
11 8 (0.51%) Oracle Utilities
12 7 (0.45%) Demantra
12 7 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
13 6 (0.39%) SnowdropKCS
14 5 (0.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 5 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
15 4 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (1.22%) IaaS
3 19 (1.22%) SaaS
4 17 (1.09%) PaaS
5 10 (0.64%) GitHub
6 9 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
9 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.19%) Office 365
10 2 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
10 2 (0.13%) Taleo
11 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.064%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.064%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.79%) Firewall
2 41 (2.64%) SAN
3 33 (2.12%) LDAP
4 29 (1.86%) PuTTY
5 28 (1.80%) WinSCP
6 27 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 26 (1.67%) HTTP
8 23 (1.48%) DNS
8 23 (1.48%) SSL
9 20 (1.29%) Kerberos
10 19 (1.22%) Internet
11 15 (0.96%) VPN
12 11 (0.71%) SSH
13 9 (0.58%) LAN
13 9 (0.58%) SNMP
14 8 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (0.51%) WAN
15 7 (0.45%) BIG-IP
15 7 (0.45%) FTP
15 7 (0.45%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 520 (33.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 308 (19.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 295 (18.97%) SQL Server
4 246 (15.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 217 (13.95%) Relational Database
6 159 (10.23%) Oracle Reports
7 151 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
8 137 (8.81%) RDBMS
9 85 (5.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 81 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 77 (4.95%) MySQL
12 76 (4.89%) Oracle9i Database
13 65 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
14 61 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 60 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
16 54 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
17 53 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
18 46 (2.96%) Big Data
19 40 (2.57%) MongoDB
19 40 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 127 (8.17%) Git (software)
2 117 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 113 (7.27%) JIRA
4 106 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
5 89 (5.72%) Subversion
6 79 (5.08%) Oracle Forms
7 67 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (3.86%) TeamCity
9 59 (3.79%) Maven
10 54 (3.47%) Selenium
11 53 (3.41%) Toad
12 48 (3.09%) Ant
13 46 (2.96%) Eclipse
14 41 (2.64%) Talend Open Studio
15 36 (2.32%) Visual Studio
16 34 (2.19%) HP UFT
17 31 (1.99%) JUnit
17 31 (1.99%) SpecFlow
18 25 (1.61%) ProC
19 23 (1.48%) Bitbucket
General
1 388 (24.95%) Finance
2 142 (9.13%) Banking
3 49 (3.15%) Retail
4 48 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 47 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 40 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 35 (2.25%) Front Office
8 31 (1.99%) Marketing
9 23 (1.48%) Publishing
10 21 (1.35%) Electronics
11 20 (1.29%) Back Office
12 12 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.77%) International Banking
13 10 (0.64%) Local Government
14 8 (0.51%) Billing
15 5 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.32%) German Language
15 5 (0.32%) Law
15 5 (0.32%) Prime Brokerage
16 4 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 612 (39.36%) Developer
2 279 (17.94%) DBA
3 248 (15.95%) Oracle DBA
4 222 (14.28%) Oracle Developer
5 162 (10.42%) Analyst
6 149 (9.58%) Java Developer
7 136 (8.75%) Architect
8 119 (7.65%) SQL Developer
9 92 (5.92%) PL/SQL Developer
10 75 (4.82%) Administrator
11 69 (4.44%) Applications Support
12 68 (4.37%) Consultant
13 55 (3.54%) Support Analyst
14 52 (3.34%) Oracle Analyst
15 47 (3.02%) SQL DBA
16 46 (2.96%) Applications Support Analyst
16 46 (2.96%) Senior Developer
17 43 (2.77%) .NET Developer
18 42 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
19 37 (2.38%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (14.08%) Web Services
2 204 (13.12%) XML
3 195 (12.54%) HTML
4 140 (9.00%) .NET
5 129 (8.30%) CSS
5 129 (8.30%) Spring
6 103 (6.62%) jQuery
7 101 (6.50%) J2EE
8 95 (6.11%) Middleware
9 86 (5.53%) Hibernate
10 84 (5.40%) SOAP
11 83 (5.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 82 (5.27%) REST
13 73 (4.69%) RESTful
14 72 (4.63%) AngularJS
15 71 (4.57%) Ajax
15 71 (4.57%) HTML5
16 69 (4.44%) XSLT
17 64 (4.12%) JMS
17 64 (4.12%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.32%) Clustering
3 33 (2.12%) Management Information System
4 30 (1.93%) User Experience
5 29 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 29 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.48%) Replication
8 21 (1.35%) Equities
9 20 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (1.16%) PKI
11 17 (1.09%) Market Risk
12 16 (1.03%) Derivative
13 14 (0.90%) Driving Licence
13 14 (0.90%) Fintech
14 13 (0.84%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.71%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.64%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 427 (27.46%) Linux
2 367 (23.60%) Unix
3 239 (15.37%) Windows
4 94 (6.05%) Windows Server
5 92 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 91 (5.85%) AIX
6 91 (5.85%) Solaris
7 53 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.86%) HPUX
11 21 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (0.84%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.58%) CentOS
13 9 (0.58%) VME
14 8 (0.51%) SUSE
15 5 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.26%) zOS
17 3 (0.19%) MVS
18 2 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (11.77%) Business Intelligence
3 168 (10.80%) Migration
3 168 (10.80%) Performance Tuning
3 168 (10.80%) Scrum
4 162 (10.42%) SDLC
5 148 (9.52%) ETL
6 131 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (8.10%) Data Modelling
8 124 (7.97%) SOA
9 119 (7.65%) DevOps
10 111 (7.14%) OO
11 109 (7.01%) ITIL
11 109 (7.01%) Test Automation
12 93 (5.98%) TDD
13 88 (5.66%) Configuration Management
14 83 (5.34%) MVC
15 71 (4.57%) Waterfall
16 70 (4.50%) Data Migration
17 58 (3.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 815 (52.41%) SQL
2 472 (30.35%) PL/SQL
3 436 (28.04%) Java
4 232 (14.92%) JavaScript
5 141 (9.07%) Shell Script
6 111 (7.14%) C#
7 106 (6.82%) Python
8 75 (4.82%) Perl
9 52 (3.34%) PowerShell
10 46 (2.96%) C
11 45 (2.89%) T-SQL
12 40 (2.57%) C++
13 36 (2.32%) VB
14 32 (2.06%) F#
14 32 (2.06%) VBScript
15 31 (1.99%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.29%) Korn
17 17 (1.09%) PHP
18 16 (1.03%) Ruby
18 16 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 245 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 202 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 93 (5.98%) Degree
4 27 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 23 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
6 20 (1.29%) ISEB
7 16 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.32%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.26%) CLAS
13 4 (0.26%) OCP
13 4 (0.26%) Sun Certification
14 3 (0.19%) HNC
14 3 (0.19%) MCPD
14 3 (0.19%) MCSA
15 2 (0.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.99%) QA
2 32 (2.06%) SLA
3 21 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.58%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.51%) EMIR
7 8 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.45%) SEPA
9 5 (0.32%) MiFID
10 3 (0.19%) HL7
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.064%) COREP
12 1 (0.064%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.064%) DICOM
12 1 (0.064%) GDPR
12 1 (0.064%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.064%) ISO 15022
12 1 (0.064%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 102 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
2 43 (2.77%) Docker
3 40 (2.57%) Virtual Machines
4 37 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (1.80%) vSphere
6 21 (1.35%) Active Directory
7 17 (1.09%) Corosync
8 14 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.64%) vCloud
10 9 (0.58%) Squid
11 8 (0.51%) Oracle Clusterware
12 7 (0.45%) LXC
12 7 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
16 3 (0.19%) Shibboleth
17 2 (0.13%) HDFS
18 1 (0.064%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 1 (0.064%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (5.34%) Puppet
2 78 (5.02%) Oracle RMAN
3 77 (4.95%) Data Guard
4 49 (3.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 45 (2.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 30 (1.93%) Ansible
7 28 (1.80%) Control-M
8 27 (1.74%) vRealize
9 19 (1.22%) Terraform
9 19 (1.22%) ZABBIX
10 17 (1.09%) Pacemaker
10 17 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (0.96%) Packer
12 13 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Management
13 12 (0.77%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.64%) Ganglia
14 10 (0.64%) nmon
15 9 (0.58%) Rsyslog
15 9 (0.58%) yum
Vendors
1 1555 (100.00%) Oracle
2 172 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 121 (7.78%) Red Hat
4 103 (6.62%) VMware
5 97 (6.24%) IBM
6 73 (4.69%) HP
7 66 (4.24%) SAP
8 53 (3.41%) Informatica
9 41 (2.64%) Talend
10 38 (2.44%) Cisco
11 26 (1.67%) Atlassian
12 25 (1.61%) Cognos
12 25 (1.61%) Sybase
13 22 (1.41%) F5
14 20 (1.29%) BEA
15 19 (1.22%) AppDynamics
15 19 (1.22%) TIBCO
16 18 (1.16%) Siebel
17 17 (1.09%) NetApp
17 17 (1.09%) Remedy
Yorkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Damia Group LTD
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 months initial (client can wait for max 4 weeks n
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Testingcircle
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £700.00 - £725.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £44,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 24 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago