Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 144 124
Rank change year-on-year -65 -20 -30
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,308 1,655 2,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.82% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.80% 8.06% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 992 1,255
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £318 £300 £293
90th Percentile £575 £553 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 36
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +0.63% -13.59%
10th Percentile £17.50 £24.30 £20.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.85 £46.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.38
% change year-on-year - +1.59% -13.93%

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 22,555 20,526 23,772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.33% 22.51% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,644 13,725 16,001
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 259 398
UK median hourly rate £34.50 £29.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.97% +16.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £14.59 £9.35 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.90 £48.15 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +2.04% -14.60%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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 1,158 £450 +5.88% 204
UK excluding London -55 801 £425 +6.25% 172
London -88 461 £475 +5.56% 65
South East -14 342 £425 -2.86% 53
Midlands -11 135 £413 +10.74% 17
North of England -89 115 £413 +6.11% 41
Scotland -42 86 £400 +14.29% 25
West Midlands +15 67 £435 +10.48% 7
East Midlands -24 67 £375 +19.05% 10
East of England -15 64 £498 +10.72% 17
Yorkshire -30 56 £450 +15.38% 14
North West -83 46 £363 -6.45% 21
South West -80 28 £350 -10.26% 11
Wales -2 21 £403 +34.17% 8
North East -26 15 £450 +20.00% 6
Northern Ireland +6 10 £400 -23.81%

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 1,308 (100.00%) Oracle
2 647 (49.46%) SQL
3 449 (34.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 409 (31.27%) Linux
5 387 (29.59%) Java
6 356 (27.22%) PL/SQL
7 349 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
8 304 (23.24%) Unix
8 304 (23.24%) Finance
9 289 (22.09%) SQL Server
10 271 (20.72%) Oracle Database 12c
11 228 (17.43%) Windows
12 220 (16.82%) Microsoft
13 208 (15.90%) Web Services
14 189 (14.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 177 (13.53%) Relational Database
16 173 (13.23%) DevOps
17 172 (13.15%) Migration
18 166 (12.69%) XML
19 161 (12.31%) .NET
20 144 (11.01%) SOA
20 144 (11.01%) Shell Script
21 143 (10.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
22 142 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
23 141 (10.78%) Security Cleared
24 133 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
24 133 (10.17%) Test Automation
25 131 (10.02%) Scrum
26 130 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
27 128 (9.79%) 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
1 143 (10.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 84 (6.42%) WebLogic
3 64 (4.89%) WebSphere
4 56 (4.28%) Confluence
5 55 (4.20%) Tomcat
6 39 (2.98%) Oracle Service Bus
7 36 (2.75%) Liferay
8 35 (2.68%) GlassFish
9 30 (2.29%) Apache
10 26 (1.99%) JBoss
11 25 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
12 19 (1.45%) WebSphere Portal
13 18 (1.38%) Apache Spark
14 17 (1.30%) OpenStack
15 15 (1.15%) IIS
16 13 (0.99%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.99%) PowerExchange
17 10 (0.76%) GemFire
17 10 (0.76%) SharePoint
18 8 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 52 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.46%) HipChat
5 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.076%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.076%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 53 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
4 30 (2.29%) Oracle BPM
5 23 (1.76%) Siebel CRM
6 22 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
7 21 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
7 21 (1.61%) Oracle Utilities
8 18 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
9 17 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
10 15 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
11 14 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
11 14 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
12 13 (0.99%) NetSuite
12 13 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
13 11 (0.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 8 (0.61%) Endur
14 8 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
15 6 (0.46%) OpenLink RightAngle
15 6 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.68%) PaaS
4 17 (1.30%) OpenShift
5 13 (0.99%) FinancialForce
5 13 (0.99%) GitHub
6 12 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.84%) Boomi
8 10 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (0.76%) IaaS
9 9 (0.69%) SaaS
10 8 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (0.54%) Office 365
12 6 (0.46%) iPaaS
13 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.15%) Serverless
15 2 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.68%) SAN
2 28 (2.14%) PuTTY
2 28 (2.14%) WinSCP
3 26 (1.99%) Firewall
3 26 (1.99%) Internet
4 25 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.99%) DNS
5 13 (0.99%) VPN
6 10 (0.76%) HTTP
7 9 (0.69%) FTP
8 8 (0.61%) SSL
9 7 (0.54%) SMS
10 6 (0.46%) NAS
11 5 (0.38%) Network Security
11 5 (0.38%) WAN
12 4 (0.31%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.31%) Broadband
12 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.31%) LAN
12 4 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 449 (34.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 289 (22.09%) SQL Server
3 271 (20.72%) Oracle Database 12c
4 189 (14.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 177 (13.53%) Relational Database
6 133 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
7 125 (9.56%) RDBMS
8 106 (8.10%) Oracle Reports
9 98 (7.49%) MySQL
10 86 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
11 71 (5.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 65 (4.97%) Oracle ODI
13 49 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
14 45 (3.44%) Hadoop
15 41 (3.13%) Big Data
16 40 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
17 37 (2.83%) PowerCenter
18 35 (2.68%) GIS
19 34 (2.60%) DB2
19 34 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 113 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 111 (8.49%) Jenkins
3 101 (7.72%) JIRA
4 76 (5.81%) Subversion
5 68 (5.20%) Selenium
6 62 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 60 (4.59%) Oracle APEX
8 56 (4.28%) Eclipse
8 56 (4.28%) Maven
9 44 (3.36%) SoapUI
10 42 (3.21%) SpecFlow
11 41 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
12 38 (2.91%) Cucumber
13 35 (2.68%) Ant
13 35 (2.68%) Bitbucket
14 34 (2.60%) HP UFT
15 31 (2.37%) Visual Studio
16 27 (2.06%) JUnit
16 27 (2.06%) TestNG
17 23 (1.76%) Mercurial
General
1 304 (23.24%) Finance
2 105 (8.03%) Banking
3 45 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.22%) Investment Banking
4 29 (2.22%) Retail
5 24 (1.83%) Front Office
5 24 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 20 (1.53%) Billing
7 13 (0.99%) Advertising
8 10 (0.76%) Electronics
8 10 (0.76%) Marketing
9 6 (0.46%) Back Office
9 6 (0.46%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.23%) Law
10 3 (0.23%) Military
10 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.076%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.076%) Slovak Language
Job Titles
1 485 (37.08%) Developer
2 236 (18.04%) DBA
3 203 (15.52%) Oracle DBA
4 147 (11.24%) Oracle Developer
5 138 (10.55%) Java Developer
6 112 (8.56%) Architect
7 96 (7.34%) Analyst
8 91 (6.96%) Consultant
9 74 (5.66%) SQL Developer
10 61 (4.66%) PL/SQL Developer
11 56 (4.28%) Administrator
12 55 (4.20%) .NET Developer
13 48 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 45 (3.44%) SQL DBA
15 43 (3.29%) Oracle Consultant
16 37 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
17 35 (2.68%) Senior Developer
18 34 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
18 34 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
19 33 (2.52%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (15.90%) Web Services
2 166 (12.69%) XML
3 161 (12.31%) .NET
4 127 (9.71%) Spring
5 106 (8.10%) SOAP
6 105 (8.03%) Middleware
7 93 (7.11%) RESTful
8 89 (6.80%) HTML
9 87 (6.65%) REST
10 85 (6.50%) JSON
11 73 (5.58%) J2EE
12 72 (5.50%) Oracle Fusion
13 70 (5.35%) JMS
14 64 (4.89%) EJB
15 61 (4.66%) JPA
16 59 (4.51%) Hibernate
17 58 (4.43%) Spring Boot
18 56 (4.28%) .NET Framework
18 56 (4.28%) CSS
19 50 (3.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
3 81 (6.19%) Clustering
4 41 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 30 (2.29%) Replication
6 28 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (1.83%) Data Centre
8 23 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 20 (1.53%) Data Structures
10 19 (1.45%) User Experience
11 14 (1.07%) Derivative
12 13 (0.99%) iPad
12 13 (0.99%) N-Tier
12 13 (0.99%) Reference Data
13 12 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
13 12 (0.92%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.92%) Thin Client
14 10 (0.76%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.69%) Equities
15 9 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 409 (31.27%) Linux
2 304 (23.24%) Unix
3 228 (17.43%) Windows
4 86 (6.57%) Windows Server
5 83 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (4.97%) AIX
7 46 (3.52%) Solaris
7 46 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.92%) Android
10 11 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.76%) HPUX
12 8 (0.61%) CentOS
12 8 (0.61%) SUSE
12 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.54%) VMS
14 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.23%) Debian
15 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (13.23%) DevOps
3 172 (13.15%) Migration
4 144 (11.01%) SOA
5 142 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
6 133 (10.17%) Test Automation
7 131 (10.02%) Scrum
8 130 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
9 128 (9.79%) ETL
10 113 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
11 97 (7.42%) SDLC
12 93 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
12 93 (7.11%) Data Migration
13 85 (6.50%) Data Modelling
14 82 (6.27%) Unit Testing
15 72 (5.50%) TDD
16 69 (5.28%) Data Analysis
16 69 (5.28%) OO
17 63 (4.82%) CRM
18 61 (4.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 647 (49.46%) SQL
2 387 (29.59%) Java
3 356 (27.22%) PL/SQL
4 144 (11.01%) Shell Script
5 119 (9.10%) C#
6 106 (8.10%) Python
7 101 (7.72%) JavaScript
8 55 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 49 (3.75%) Perl
10 42 (3.21%) C
11 37 (2.83%) VBA
12 36 (2.75%) Bash Shell
12 36 (2.75%) T-SQL
13 31 (2.37%) C++
14 30 (2.29%) VB.NET
15 28 (2.14%) VB
16 26 (1.99%) F#
17 25 (1.91%) Java 8
18 22 (1.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 19 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 141 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 80 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 74 (5.66%) Degree
4 53 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 29 (2.22%) ISEB
6 25 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
8 21 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (1.38%) ISEB Practitioner
10 14 (1.07%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (0.61%) OCP
13 7 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.46%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.31%) BC Cleared
16 3 (0.23%) CISM
16 3 (0.23%) CISSP
16 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 3 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.75%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.37%) QA
3 28 (2.14%) SLA
4 11 (0.84%) GCP
5 8 (0.61%) GDPR
6 6 (0.46%) PMO
7 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.23%) HL7
8 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.23%) MiFID
8 3 (0.23%) SEPA
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) WCAG
10 1 (0.076%) COREP
10 1 (0.076%) DICOM
10 1 (0.076%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.076%) FINREP
10 1 (0.076%) IFRS
10 1 (0.076%) TickIT
System Software
1 86 (6.57%) Oracle RAC
2 33 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.45%) vSphere
4 27 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (1.76%) Docker
6 20 (1.53%) Oracle Clusterware
7 14 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.23%) LXC
11 3 (0.23%) NFS
11 3 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.15%) Corosync
12 2 (0.15%) HDFS
12 2 (0.15%) KVM
12 2 (0.15%) Snort
12 2 (0.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 78 (5.96%) Data Guard
2 76 (5.81%) HP ALM
3 72 (5.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 54 (4.13%) Puppet
5 34 (2.60%) Ansible
6 32 (2.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 29 (2.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 27 (2.06%) Kubernetes
9 24 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (1.61%) Control-M
11 16 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (1.22%) ZABBIX
12 15 (1.15%) BladeLogic
13 14 (1.07%) Oracle Flashback
14 13 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
14 13 (0.99%) Terraform
15 11 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
16 10 (0.76%) Oozie
16 10 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
16 10 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1,308 (100.00%) Oracle
2 220 (16.82%) Microsoft
3 112 (8.56%) Red Hat
4 95 (7.26%) HP
5 81 (6.19%) VMware
6 72 (5.50%) SAP
7 67 (5.12%) IBM
8 60 (4.59%) Informatica
9 35 (2.68%) Tableau
10 30 (2.29%) Cognos
11 26 (1.99%) Siebel
11 26 (1.99%) Software AG
11 26 (1.99%) TIBCO
11 26 (1.99%) webMethods
12 23 (1.76%) Sybase
13 20 (1.53%) Teradata
14 19 (1.45%) Citrix
15 17 (1.30%) Fujitsu
16 15 (1.15%) CA
16 15 (1.15%) Salesforce.com