Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 116 96
Rank change year-on-year -61 -20 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1395 2277 2438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.46% 2.10% 2.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.45% 9.46% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 1421 1492
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £285
90th Percentile £569 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 30
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £36.61 £20.13 £29.78
90th Percentile £45.60 £56.50 £57.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £38.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +10.20% -15.56% +25.00%

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 21629 24081 26091
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.62% 22.20% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14403 16137 16965
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 382 379
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.71 £53.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £29.53 £28.13
% change year-on-year +7.54% +4.98% +0.45%

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 20 August 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 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Top 16 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 20 August 2017. 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 -65 1259 £425 +3.03% 102
UK excluding London -48 879 £400 +6.67% 78
London -68 490 £450 +2.86% 33
South East -39 301 £450 +12.50% 24
North of England -20 216 £375 +3.45% 14
North West -12 120 £400 +6.67% 6
Midlands -60 95 £425 +6.25% 10
South West -24 91 £358 +2.14% 10
Scotland -15 80 £375 +15.38% 7
East of England -33 56 £400 -5.88% 11
North East +52 51 £383 +9.29% 2
West Midlands -41 50 £450 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire -41 45 £375 +3.45% 6
Wales +22 41 £375 -
East Midlands -50 40 £425 +1.19% 6
Northern Ireland -60 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1395 (100.00%) Oracle
2 738 (52.90%) SQL
3 439 (31.47%) PL/SQL
4 418 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
5 403 (28.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 378 (27.10%) Java
7 333 (23.87%) Finance
8 329 (23.58%) Linux
9 322 (23.08%) Unix
10 280 (20.07%) SQL Server
11 265 (19.00%) Oracle Database 12c
12 205 (14.70%) Windows
13 195 (13.98%) Security Cleared
14 190 (13.62%) Scrum
15 184 (13.19%) Migration
16 179 (12.83%) JavaScript
17 177 (12.69%) .NET
18 174 (12.47%) Business Intelligence
19 170 (12.19%) Performance Tuning
20 168 (12.04%) Relational Database
21 164 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
22 154 (11.04%) HTML
23 152 (10.90%) Oracle Database 10g
24 145 (10.39%) SC Cleared
25 142 (10.18%) C#
26 140 (10.04%) Microsoft
27 139 (9.96%) Web Services
27 139 (9.96%) RDBMS
28 137 (9.82%) ETL
29 136 (9.75%) WebLogic

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
1 136 (9.75%) WebLogic
2 93 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 62 (4.44%) Confluence
4 54 (3.87%) Tomcat
5 42 (3.01%) Apache
6 31 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 30 (2.15%) IIS
8 29 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
9 26 (1.86%) JBoss
10 18 (1.29%) SharePoint
11 16 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
12 13 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 13 (0.93%) SAS
13 9 (0.65%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.65%) CMS
13 9 (0.65%) NetWeaver
14 8 (0.57%) GlassFish
15 7 (0.50%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 35 (2.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 15 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.50%) HipChat
5 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.14%) Windchill
8 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.072%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (2.37%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (1.58%) Oracle EBS R12
4 15 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
5 14 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
5 14 (1.00%) Oracle Utilities
6 13 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
7 11 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (0.79%) Siebel CRM
8 10 (0.72%) Maximo
9 9 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
10 8 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
12 5 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
13 4 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 3 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
14 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (0.93%) PaaS
4 10 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (0.72%) IaaS
5 9 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.29%) GitHub
7 4 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
7 4 (0.29%) Office 365
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.14%) SaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.072%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.072%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.072%) G Suite
9 1 (0.072%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.09%) Firewall
2 56 (4.01%) SAN
3 32 (2.29%) HTTP
4 21 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.43%) LDAP
5 20 (1.43%) PuTTY
5 20 (1.43%) WinSCP
6 12 (0.86%) DNS
6 12 (0.86%) Internet
7 11 (0.79%) SSL
8 9 (0.65%) SSH
9 8 (0.57%) SMS
10 6 (0.43%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.43%) LAN
10 6 (0.43%) Skype
11 5 (0.36%) NAS
11 5 (0.36%) WAN
12 4 (0.29%) AMQP
12 4 (0.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (0.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (28.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 280 (20.07%) SQL Server
3 265 (19.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 168 (12.04%) Relational Database
5 164 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
6 152 (10.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 139 (9.96%) RDBMS
8 133 (9.53%) Oracle Reports
9 89 (6.38%) Oracle BI EE
10 84 (6.02%) MySQL
11 62 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 60 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
13 54 (3.87%) Oracle9i Database
14 51 (3.66%) MongoDB
15 46 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
16 40 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
17 38 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 35 (2.51%) Oracle Exadata
19 33 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
20 26 (1.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 118 (8.46%) JIRA
2 106 (7.60%) Jenkins
3 100 (7.17%) Git (software)
4 81 (5.81%) Oracle APEX
5 77 (5.52%) Subversion
6 65 (4.66%) Oracle Forms
7 62 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 60 (4.30%) Maven
9 59 (4.23%) Visual Studio
10 55 (3.94%) Selenium
10 55 (3.94%) Toad
11 44 (3.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 38 (2.72%) Eclipse
13 33 (2.37%) Ant
14 29 (2.08%) TeamCity
15 28 (2.01%) JUnit
15 28 (2.01%) ProC
16 25 (1.79%) HP UFT
16 25 (1.79%) SpecFlow
17 24 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 333 (23.87%) Finance
2 124 (8.89%) Banking
3 45 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 42 (3.01%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.87%) Marketing
6 35 (2.51%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.29%) Front Office
7 32 (2.29%) Retail
8 27 (1.94%) Electronics
9 12 (0.86%) Publishing
10 10 (0.72%) Games
10 10 (0.72%) Local Government
11 9 (0.65%) Back Office
11 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.57%) French Language
12 8 (0.57%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.50%) Law
14 5 (0.36%) German Language
14 5 (0.36%) Prime Brokerage
15 4 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 575 (41.22%) Developer
2 265 (19.00%) DBA
3 239 (17.13%) Oracle DBA
4 192 (13.76%) Oracle Developer
5 121 (8.67%) Java Developer
6 101 (7.24%) SQL Developer
7 89 (6.38%) Analyst
8 85 (6.09%) Administrator
9 83 (5.95%) Architect
10 76 (5.45%) PL/SQL Developer
11 72 (5.16%) C# Developer
12 69 (4.95%) Consultant
13 66 (4.73%) .NET Developer
14 51 (3.66%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.23%) SQL DBA
16 43 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (2.22%) Applications Support
18 30 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
19 28 (2.01%) Agile Developer
19 28 (2.01%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (12.69%) .NET
2 154 (11.04%) HTML
3 139 (9.96%) Web Services
4 135 (9.68%) XML
5 119 (8.53%) CSS
6 110 (7.89%) Spring
7 81 (5.81%) jQuery
8 77 (5.52%) AngularJS
8 77 (5.52%) Middleware
9 75 (5.38%) SOAP
10 74 (5.30%) Hibernate
11 69 (4.95%) REST
12 63 (4.52%) J2EE
13 62 (4.44%) RESTful
14 58 (4.16%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 52 (3.73%) HTML5
16 47 (3.37%) Java EE
17 45 (3.23%) React
18 44 (3.15%) .NET Framework
18 44 (3.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 37 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.51%) User Experience
5 25 (1.79%) Clustering
6 22 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 17 (1.22%) Replication
9 16 (1.15%) Derivative
10 13 (0.93%) Equities
10 13 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.72%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.72%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.72%) Market Risk
13 10 (0.72%) Public Cloud
14 9 (0.65%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 329 (23.58%) Linux
2 322 (23.08%) Unix
3 205 (14.70%) Windows
4 92 (6.59%) Solaris
5 84 (6.02%) AIX
6 74 (5.30%) Windows Server
7 65 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (1.36%) HPUX
9 19 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
11 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.36%) SUSE
14 4 (0.29%) CentOS
15 3 (0.22%) Debian
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.072%) VMS
16 1 (0.072%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (29.96%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (13.62%) Scrum
3 184 (13.19%) Migration
4 174 (12.47%) Business Intelligence
5 170 (12.19%) Performance Tuning
6 137 (9.82%) ETL
7 116 (8.32%) DevOps
8 107 (7.67%) Data Modelling
9 93 (6.67%) SOA
10 91 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 87 (6.24%) MVC
13 83 (5.95%) OO
13 83 (5.95%) TDD
14 77 (5.52%) ITIL
14 77 (5.52%) SDLC
15 63 (4.52%) Data Migration
16 61 (4.37%) BDD
17 58 (4.16%) Unit Testing
18 53 (3.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 738 (52.90%) SQL
2 439 (31.47%) PL/SQL
3 378 (27.10%) Java
4 179 (12.83%) JavaScript
5 142 (10.18%) C#
6 116 (8.32%) Python
7 111 (7.96%) Shell Script
8 57 (4.09%) Perl
9 38 (2.72%) C
9 38 (2.72%) T-SQL
10 34 (2.44%) C++
10 34 (2.44%) VB
11 28 (2.01%) VB.NET
12 26 (1.86%) VBA
13 25 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.43%) F#
15 18 (1.29%) Korn
15 18 (1.29%) Scala
16 17 (1.22%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 195 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 145 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 79 (5.66%) Degree
4 19 (1.36%) ISEB
5 18 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 14 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.72%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (0.50%) MySQL Certification
13 5 (0.36%) MCSA
14 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.29%) OCP
15 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (0.22%) HND
15 3 (0.22%) MCPD
16 2 (0.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.58%) QA
2 24 (1.72%) SLA
3 17 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (0.65%) MiFID
6 7 (0.50%) EMIR
6 7 (0.50%) GCP
7 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.14%) GDPR
8 2 (0.14%) HL7
8 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.072%) COBIT
9 1 (0.072%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.072%) DICOM
9 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 109 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (2.65%) Docker
3 31 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (1.58%) vSphere
6 18 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.50%) Corosync
7 7 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.43%) LXC
8 6 (0.43%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.22%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.14%) HDFS
11 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.14%) Varnish
11 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.072%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 87 (6.24%) Oracle RMAN
2 81 (5.81%) Puppet
3 80 (5.73%) Data Guard
4 63 (4.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 27 (1.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 26 (1.86%) vRealize
7 24 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.36%) Ansible
9 14 (1.00%) ZABBIX
10 11 (0.79%) Terraform
11 10 (0.72%) Kibana
11 10 (0.72%) logstash
11 10 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Management
12 9 (0.65%) Kubernetes
12 9 (0.65%) NetBackup
12 9 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.57%) Control-M
14 7 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.50%) Mesos
14 7 (0.50%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 1395 (100.00%) Oracle
2 140 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 103 (7.38%) IBM
4 73 (5.23%) Red Hat
5 67 (4.80%) HP
5 67 (4.80%) SAP
6 57 (4.09%) VMware
7 44 (3.15%) Talend
8 39 (2.80%) Informatica
9 31 (2.22%) Sybase
10 24 (1.72%) Atlassian
10 24 (1.72%) Cognos
11 22 (1.58%) Cisco
12 20 (1.43%) TIBCO
13 19 (1.36%) Siebel
14 14 (1.00%) NetApp
15 11 (0.79%) Veritas
15 11 (0.79%) WSO2
16 10 (0.72%) F5
16 10 (0.72%) Tableau