Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 126 98
Rank change year-on-year -72 -28 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1336 2164 2455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 2.05% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.06% 9.11% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1357 1426
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.54%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £283
90th Percentile £575 £545 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 32
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £18.55 £22.05 £28.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £47.30 £57.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.81% -5.88% +18.06%

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 22060 23749 26586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.20% 22.53% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14926 15815 17444
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 389 389
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.36% +12.00%
10th Percentile £13.69 £10.85 £12.46
90th Percentile £54.50 £50.20 £52.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year +14.04% -0.66% +27.51%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -72 1208 £425 +3.03% 72
UK excluding London -60 833 £400 +6.67% 52
London -77 476 £475 +7.95% 29
South East -37 259 £444 +11.00% 19
North of England -28 199 £375 - 9
Midlands -17 119 £425 +6.25% 6
North West -41 108 £425 +13.33% 6
Scotland -27 80 £365 +8.81% 9
West Midlands +1 78 £450 +14.65% 4
South West -47 74 £350 -2.78% 4
East of England -56 69 £360 -10.78% 5
Yorkshire -18 46 £375 - 2
North East +56 45 £355 -5.33% 1
East Midlands -43 36 £385 -6.10% 2
Wales +5 33 £375 -13.04%
Northern Ireland -61 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1336 (100.00%) Oracle
2 703 (52.62%) SQL
3 402 (30.09%) PL/SQL
4 393 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
5 384 (28.74%) Java
6 350 (26.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 347 (25.97%) Linux
8 323 (24.18%) Unix
9 284 (21.26%) Finance
10 243 (18.19%) SQL Server
11 242 (18.11%) Oracle Database 12c
12 198 (14.82%) Security Cleared
13 196 (14.67%) Windows
14 187 (14.00%) Migration
15 183 (13.70%) Relational Database
16 182 (13.62%) Scrum
17 180 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
18 166 (12.43%) Web Services
19 164 (12.28%) XML
20 162 (12.13%) .NET
21 158 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
22 149 (11.15%) JavaScript
23 148 (11.08%) RDBMS
24 142 (10.63%) C#
25 139 (10.40%) Shell Script
26 138 (10.33%) Microsoft
26 138 (10.33%) Oracle Database 10g
27 135 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
28 132 (9.88%) SC Cleared
29 129 (9.66%) HTML

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
1 114 (8.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 96 (7.19%) WebLogic
3 88 (6.59%) Confluence
4 66 (4.94%) Tomcat
5 40 (2.99%) JBoss
6 36 (2.69%) WebSphere
7 32 (2.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 30 (2.25%) Apache
9 22 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
10 15 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 15 (1.12%) IIS
11 14 (1.05%) CMS
12 13 (0.97%) ArcGIS
12 13 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (0.97%) Liferay
13 12 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (0.90%) SAS
14 11 (0.82%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.82%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 36 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.97%) HipChat
4 11 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.075%) Simulink
6 1 (0.075%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 50 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (2.69%) Oracle Applications
3 32 (2.40%) Oracle BPM
4 28 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
5 19 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 18 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
7 16 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
8 13 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
8 13 (0.97%) Oracle Utilities
9 11 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
10 10 (0.75%) Maximo
10 10 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
10 10 (0.75%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 9 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
11 9 (0.67%) Siebel CRM
12 7 (0.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 6 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
14 5 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 80 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (1.12%) PaaS
5 14 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.97%) IaaS
7 12 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.67%) Amazon ELB
9 8 (0.60%) SaaS
10 4 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
11 3 (0.22%) Office 365
12 2 (0.15%) Boomi
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.075%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.075%) GitHub
13 1 (0.075%) npm
13 1 (0.075%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.24%) Firewall
2 57 (4.27%) SAN
3 21 (1.57%) HTTP
3 21 (1.57%) Internet
4 18 (1.35%) SMS
5 13 (0.97%) PuTTY
5 13 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.97%) WinSCP
6 11 (0.82%) LDAP
7 10 (0.75%) NAS
8 8 (0.60%) AMQP
9 7 (0.52%) DNS
9 7 (0.52%) Network Security
10 6 (0.45%) SSL
11 4 (0.30%) Skype
11 4 (0.30%) SSH
12 3 (0.22%) Intranet
12 3 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.22%) VPN
12 3 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 350 (26.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 243 (18.19%) SQL Server
3 242 (18.11%) Oracle Database 12c
4 183 (13.70%) Relational Database
5 158 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
6 148 (11.08%) RDBMS
7 138 (10.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 112 (8.38%) Oracle Reports
9 88 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
10 79 (5.91%) Oracle BI EE
11 70 (5.24%) MySQL
12 53 (3.97%) Oracle ODI
13 46 (3.44%) MongoDB
13 46 (3.44%) Oracle9i Database
14 43 (3.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 42 (3.14%) Hadoop
16 37 (2.77%) SQLPlus
17 33 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
18 32 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 127 (9.51%) JIRA
2 96 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 89 (6.66%) Git (software)
4 85 (6.36%) Maven
5 80 (5.99%) Subversion
6 58 (4.34%) Visual Studio
7 54 (4.04%) Oracle APEX
7 54 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
8 46 (3.44%) Selenium
9 43 (3.22%) Toad
10 42 (3.14%) Eclipse
11 41 (3.07%) JUnit
11 41 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (2.62%) Sonatype Nexus
13 32 (2.40%) Ant
14 31 (2.32%) SoapUI
15 26 (1.95%) Bitbucket
16 25 (1.87%) Talend Open Studio
17 19 (1.42%) HP UFT
17 19 (1.42%) ProC
General
1 284 (21.26%) Finance
2 109 (8.16%) Banking
3 41 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 39 (2.92%) Marketing
5 37 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 34 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 33 (2.47%) Retail
8 31 (2.32%) Front Office
9 25 (1.87%) Electronics
10 12 (0.90%) General Ledger
10 12 (0.90%) Legal
11 11 (0.82%) Games
11 11 (0.82%) Publishing
12 10 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.67%) French Language
13 9 (0.67%) Local Government
14 8 (0.60%) Billing
15 4 (0.30%) Back Office
15 4 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
16 3 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 540 (40.42%) Developer
2 249 (18.64%) DBA
3 230 (17.22%) Oracle DBA
4 183 (13.70%) Oracle Developer
5 132 (9.88%) Java Developer
6 103 (7.71%) Analyst
7 86 (6.44%) Architect
8 83 (6.21%) Administrator
9 80 (5.99%) SQL Developer
10 79 (5.91%) Consultant
11 68 (5.09%) C# Developer
12 63 (4.72%) .NET Developer
13 60 (4.49%) PL/SQL Developer
13 60 (4.49%) Senior Developer
14 42 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
15 41 (3.07%) DevOps Engineer
16 39 (2.92%) SQL DBA
17 30 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
18 29 (2.17%) Agile Developer
19 28 (2.10%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (12.43%) Web Services
2 164 (12.28%) XML
3 162 (12.13%) .NET
4 129 (9.66%) HTML
5 120 (8.98%) Spring
6 90 (6.74%) SOAP
7 87 (6.51%) jQuery
8 85 (6.36%) CSS
9 77 (5.76%) Hibernate
10 75 (5.61%) Middleware
11 74 (5.54%) RESTful
12 73 (5.46%) AngularJS
13 72 (5.39%) REST
14 67 (5.01%) J2EE
15 66 (4.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 59 (4.42%) JSON
17 50 (3.74%) JMS
18 48 (3.59%) .NET Framework
19 45 (3.37%) JPA
20 42 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.22%) Data Centre
3 36 (2.69%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (2.32%) Clustering
6 27 (2.02%) Replication
7 24 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (1.57%) User Experience
9 18 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 12 (0.90%) Equities
11 11 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 11 (0.82%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.75%) Smart Meter
13 9 (0.67%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.67%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 8 (0.60%) NHS
14 8 (0.60%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.60%) Oracle Exalytics
14 8 (0.60%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 347 (25.97%) Linux
2 323 (24.18%) Unix
3 196 (14.67%) Windows
4 92 (6.89%) AIX
5 86 (6.44%) Solaris
6 63 (4.72%) Windows Server
7 48 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.27%) HPUX
10 12 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.60%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.45%) SUSE
15 4 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.22%) Debian
17 2 (0.15%) Android
17 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (29.42%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (14.00%) Migration
3 182 (13.62%) Scrum
4 180 (13.47%) Business Intelligence
5 135 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
6 129 (9.66%) DevOps
7 127 (9.51%) ETL
8 114 (8.53%) SOA
9 104 (7.78%) Data Modelling
10 88 (6.59%) OO
11 86 (6.44%) TDD
12 81 (6.06%) SDLC
13 77 (5.76%) Test Automation
14 73 (5.46%) Kanban
15 72 (5.39%) MVC
16 71 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (5.24%) Data Migration
17 70 (5.24%) ITIL
18 68 (5.09%) Open Source
19 64 (4.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 703 (52.62%) SQL
2 402 (30.09%) PL/SQL
3 384 (28.74%) Java
4 149 (11.15%) JavaScript
5 142 (10.63%) C#
6 139 (10.40%) Shell Script
7 129 (9.66%) Python
8 54 (4.04%) Perl
9 30 (2.25%) C++
10 29 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 28 (2.10%) VB
11 28 (2.10%) VBA
12 27 (2.02%) C
12 27 (2.02%) Ruby
13 25 (1.87%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.50%) Scala
16 19 (1.42%) PowerShell
17 13 (0.97%) F#
17 13 (0.97%) Korn
Qualifications
1 198 (14.82%) Security Cleared
2 132 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.97%) Degree
4 26 (1.95%) DV Cleared
4 26 (1.95%) ISEB
5 15 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
6 12 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.52%) MySQL Certification
11 6 (0.45%) MCSA
11 6 (0.45%) OCP
12 5 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.30%) MCPD
13 4 (0.30%) MCSE
14 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.69%) QA
2 19 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.12%) SLA
4 13 (0.97%) GCP
5 10 (0.75%) MiFID
6 8 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.22%) GDPR
7 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.15%) COBIT
8 2 (0.15%) EMIR
8 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.075%) Solvency II
System Software
1 94 (7.04%) Oracle RAC
2 51 (3.82%) Docker
3 29 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 18 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (1.12%) vSphere
7 13 (0.97%) HDFS
8 12 (0.90%) Apache Flume
9 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.60%) etcd
11 6 (0.45%) Corosync
11 6 (0.45%) LXC
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.22%) SRDF
13 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.15%) Varnish
14 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.15%) Xen
15 1 (0.075%) OpenAM
15 1 (0.075%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 98 (7.34%) Data Guard
2 93 (6.96%) Puppet
3 83 (6.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 53 (3.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 29 (2.17%) Ansible
6 27 (2.02%) ZABBIX
7 26 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (1.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 23 (1.72%) Kubernetes
9 21 (1.57%) Ambari
10 18 (1.35%) Kibana
10 18 (1.35%) logstash
11 17 (1.27%) Terraform
12 15 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
12 15 (1.12%) NetBackup
13 13 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (0.97%) Mesos
13 13 (0.97%) Rancher
14 12 (0.90%) Oozie
15 10 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 1336 (100.00%) Oracle
2 138 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 107 (8.01%) IBM
4 69 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 68 (5.09%) SAP
6 57 (4.27%) HP
7 41 (3.07%) VMware
8 39 (2.92%) Atlassian
9 30 (2.25%) Informatica
9 30 (2.25%) Sybase
10 25 (1.87%) Talend
11 23 (1.72%) Cognos
12 15 (1.12%) TIBCO
13 14 (1.05%) Cisco
14 13 (0.97%) Veritas
15 12 (0.90%) Siebel
15 12 (0.90%) webMethods
15 12 (0.90%) WSO2
16 11 (0.82%) Teradata
17 10 (0.75%) Citrix