Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 232 206
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26 -63
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 719 1,207 1,342
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.25% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.61% 5.59% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 715 832
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £314 £323 £314
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 12
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +1.85% +1.25%
10th Percentile £18.30 £19.48 £26.00
90th Percentile £55.28 £58.68 £54.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -

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 12,824 21,586 22,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 22.27% 22.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,406 14,836 15,682
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
10th Percentile £320 £323 £310
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 252 249
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.76 £14.00 £14.54
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.50 £53.10
Median hourly rate £25.55 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.01% -6.67% +50.00%

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Database over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Database.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle Database over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Oracle Database in the UK

Oracle Database
Top 17 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 5 April 2020. 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 +18 641 £453 +0.56% 110
UK excluding London +8 446 £464 +5.45% 79
London +32 244 £450 -2.70% 34
South East +17 141 £485 +2.65% 24
Midlands +45 94 £453 +0.56% 22
North of England +34 86 £464 +9.18% 23
West Midlands +39 63 £441 -2.00% 17
North West +36 51 £450 +9.09% 10
East of England -14 51 £400 -13.51% 4
Scotland -25 32 £395 -4.24% 2
East Midlands +31 29 £503 +32.24% 5
Work from Home +22 22 £438 -23.91% 3
Wales +35 21 £425 +2.10% 1
South West -11 21 £475 +5.56% 3
North East +29 20 £464 -5.31% 4
Yorkshire +18 15 £500 +17.65% 9
Northern Ireland -1 2 £490 +28.10%

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 719 (100.00%) Oracle
2 369 (51.32%) SQL
3 232 (32.27%) PL/SQL
4 225 (31.29%) Linux
5 195 (27.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 185 (25.73%) Java
7 172 (23.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 156 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
9 154 (21.42%) Security Cleared
10 153 (21.28%) Unix
11 131 (18.22%) SC Cleared
12 122 (16.97%) Finance
13 119 (16.55%) Migration
14 111 (15.44%) Windows
15 109 (15.16%) WebLogic
16 108 (15.02%) SQL Server
17 103 (14.33%) Oracle RAC
17 103 (14.33%) Azure
18 99 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
19 97 (13.49%) ETL
20 96 (13.35%) Oracle ODI
21 93 (12.93%) AWS
22 87 (12.10%) Shell Script
23 85 (11.82%) Data Guard
24 84 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
25 80 (11.13%) Data Warehouse
26 79 (10.99%) JIRA
27 76 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 74 (10.29%) Spring
28 74 (10.29%) Oracle EBS

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
1 109 (15.16%) WebLogic
2 73 (10.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 58 (8.07%) Confluence
4 40 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 21 (2.92%) Oracle Service Bus
6 17 (2.36%) Apache
7 16 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (2.23%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.09%) Red Hat Fuse
8 15 (2.09%) SAS
9 13 (1.81%) Oracle Application Server
9 13 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.67%) IIS
11 8 (1.11%) JBoss
12 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.97%) SAP Portal
13 6 (0.83%) LiveLink
14 5 (0.70%) DataSynapse
15 4 (0.56%) ArcGIS
15 4 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 74 (10.29%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (7.79%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (1.81%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (1.25%) assyst
4 9 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (1.11%) Oracle AML
6 5 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.70%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.56%) Oracle iSupplier
7 4 (0.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.56%) Siebel CRM
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 2 (0.28%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.28%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 103 (14.33%) Azure
2 93 (12.93%) AWS
3 23 (3.20%) PaaS
4 18 (2.50%) Boomi
5 15 (2.09%) GitHub
6 12 (1.67%) SaaS
7 11 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.53%) IaaS
8 9 (1.25%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.11%) Office 365
10 5 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.70%) GCP
11 4 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.28%) npm
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.50%) Firewall
2 9 (1.25%) SAN
3 7 (0.97%) HTTP
4 4 (0.56%) Broadband
4 4 (0.56%) DHCP
4 4 (0.56%) Internet
4 4 (0.56%) IPsec
4 4 (0.56%) SSL
5 3 (0.42%) DNS
5 3 (0.42%) SSH
5 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.42%) VPN
6 2 (0.28%) LAN
6 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.28%) WAN
6 2 (0.28%) WebEx
7 1 (0.14%) DOCSIS
7 1 (0.14%) FCoE
7 1 (0.14%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (27.12%) Oracle Database 12c
2 172 (23.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 108 (15.02%) SQL Server
4 96 (13.35%) Oracle ODI
5 80 (11.13%) Data Warehouse
6 72 (10.01%) Oracle BI EE
7 56 (7.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 52 (7.23%) Relational Database
9 47 (6.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 45 (6.26%) MySQL
11 43 (5.98%) RDBMS
12 42 (5.84%) Oracle Reports
13 32 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (4.31%) Oracle Exadata
15 24 (3.34%) NoSQL
16 23 (3.20%) MongoDB
17 20 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (2.64%) Hadoop
19 15 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
20 13 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (10.99%) JIRA
2 65 (9.04%) Jenkins
3 58 (8.07%) Git (software)
4 44 (6.12%) Eclipse
4 44 (6.12%) Maven
5 37 (5.15%) Oracle Forms
6 33 (4.59%) Subversion
7 30 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
8 24 (3.34%) Artifactory
8 24 (3.34%) JUnit
8 24 (3.34%) Selenium
9 21 (2.92%) Toad
10 19 (2.64%) Ant
11 15 (2.09%) TeamCity
12 14 (1.95%) Visual Studio
13 13 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (1.81%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.39%) ProC
15 7 (0.97%) NUnit
15 7 (0.97%) PVCS
General
1 122 (16.97%) Finance
2 61 (8.48%) Public Sector
3 41 (5.70%) Banking
4 10 (1.39%) Back Office
4 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.39%) Retail
4 10 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.25%) Front Office
6 7 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.97%) Local Government
7 6 (0.83%) Marketing
8 5 (0.70%) Electronics
9 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.42%) Games
10 3 (0.42%) Law
10 3 (0.42%) Legal
11 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.28%) Military
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 236 (32.82%) Developer
2 200 (27.82%) DBA
3 177 (24.62%) Oracle DBA
4 67 (9.32%) Architect
5 64 (8.90%) Oracle Developer
6 49 (6.82%) Administrator
7 48 (6.68%) Analyst
8 44 (6.12%) Consultant
9 40 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 29 (4.03%) C# Developer
11 27 (3.76%) OBIEE Developer
12 24 (3.34%) Oracle Consultant
13 21 (2.92%) Oracle Architect
14 20 (2.78%) SQL Developer
15 19 (2.64%) SC Cleared DBA
16 18 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
17 17 (2.36%) Senior DBA
18 16 (2.23%) Applications Engineer
18 16 (2.23%) Oracle Applications DBA
18 16 (2.23%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (10.29%) Spring
2 72 (10.01%) .NET
2 72 (10.01%) Middleware
3 69 (9.60%) XML
4 64 (8.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 47 (6.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 46 (6.40%) HTML
7 45 (6.26%) REST
8 39 (5.42%) Web Services
9 38 (5.29%) Spring Boot
10 34 (4.73%) JSON
11 31 (4.31%) CSS
12 29 (4.03%) SOAP
13 28 (3.89%) AngularJS
14 26 (3.62%) Hibernate
15 25 (3.48%) XSD
15 25 (3.48%) XSLT
16 22 (3.06%) WinForms
17 19 (2.64%) JDBC
17 19 (2.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.59%) Replication
3 29 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.92%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.50%) Clustering
6 17 (2.36%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.81%) Derivative
8 10 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.25%) Private Cloud
10 7 (0.97%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.83%) Wiki
12 5 (0.70%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.70%) Grid Computing
13 4 (0.56%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.56%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.56%) User Experience
14 3 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.42%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 225 (31.29%) Linux
2 153 (21.28%) Unix
3 111 (15.44%) Windows
4 76 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (6.68%) Solaris
6 44 (6.12%) Oracle Linux
7 39 (5.42%) AIX
8 29 (4.03%) Windows Server
9 12 (1.67%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.39%) CentOS
10 10 (1.39%) HPUX
11 7 (0.97%) SUSE
11 7 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.83%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.42%) Android
13 3 (0.42%) VME
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.28%) Debian
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (16.55%) Migration
3 99 (13.77%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (13.49%) ETL
5 84 (11.68%) Performance Tuning
6 74 (10.29%) Problem-Solving
7 73 (10.15%) SOA
8 61 (8.48%) DevOps
9 52 (7.23%) Scrum
10 50 (6.95%) Analytics
11 49 (6.82%) ITIL
12 48 (6.68%) Test Automation
13 44 (6.12%) Project Management
14 43 (5.98%) High Availability
15 42 (5.84%) Data Modelling
15 42 (5.84%) SDLC
16 33 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
17 32 (4.45%) Project Delivery
17 32 (4.45%) Software Engineering
18 30 (4.17%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 369 (51.32%) SQL
2 232 (32.27%) PL/SQL
3 185 (25.73%) Java
4 87 (12.10%) Shell Script
5 59 (8.21%) C#
6 58 (8.07%) JavaScript
7 44 (6.12%) Python
8 39 (5.42%) T-SQL
9 32 (4.45%) Perl
10 23 (3.20%) XQuery
11 19 (2.64%) Java 8
11 19 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.64%) VB.NET
12 18 (2.50%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.50%) C
12 18 (2.50%) XPath
13 14 (1.95%) C++
14 13 (1.81%) Korn
15 10 (1.39%) VB
16 7 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 154 (21.42%) Security Cleared
2 131 (18.22%) SC Cleared
3 37 (5.15%) Degree
4 20 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.64%) Oracle Certification
6 15 (2.09%) OCP
7 13 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.70%) MCTS
12 4 (0.56%) HND
13 3 (0.42%) MCP
13 3 (0.42%) MCPD
13 3 (0.42%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.28%) CESG Certified Professional
14 2 (0.28%) CISMP
14 2 (0.28%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.62%) SLA
2 18 (2.50%) QA
3 13 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.42%) GDPR
5 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) COREP
6 2 (0.28%) FINREP
6 2 (0.28%) HL7
6 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.28%) RMADS
7 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.14%) GAAP
System Software
1 103 (14.33%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.48%) Docker
4 15 (2.09%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (1.25%) HDFS
7 7 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.70%) OCFS2
8 5 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.56%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.56%) XenApp
10 3 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.28%) GFS2
11 2 (0.28%) Samba
11 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.28%) vSphere
12 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 85 (11.82%) Data Guard
2 66 (9.18%) Oracle RMAN
3 55 (7.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 44 (6.12%) Ansible
5 24 (3.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 21 (2.92%) Puppet
7 20 (2.78%) Terraform
8 10 (1.39%) Control-M
9 9 (1.25%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.97%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
12 5 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
12 5 (0.70%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.56%) Foglight
13 4 (0.56%) Grafana
13 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.56%) Nagios
13 4 (0.56%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 719 (100.00%) Oracle
2 72 (10.01%) Microsoft
3 71 (9.87%) Red Hat
4 39 (5.42%) IBM
5 32 (4.45%) VMware
6 28 (3.89%) Informatica
7 26 (3.62%) SAP
8 18 (2.50%) Dell
9 17 (2.36%) AppDynamics
10 15 (2.09%) HP
11 12 (1.67%) Cloudera
11 12 (1.67%) Dynatrace
11 12 (1.67%) Sybase
12 11 (1.53%) Citrix
13 10 (1.39%) OpenText
14 9 (1.25%) CommVault
15 8 (1.11%) Siebel
16 7 (0.97%) New Relic
16 7 (0.97%) TIBCO
17 6 (0.83%) Meridio