Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 224 234 205
Rank change year-on-year +10 -29 -61
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 764 1,196 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.22% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.34% 5.46% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 712 832
UK median daily rate £464 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £323 £308
90th Percentile £625 £588 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 21
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +17.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18.38 £33.70 £19.00
90th Percentile £70.00 £60.29 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year +2.44% +31.62% -22.13%

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 14,294 21,907 22,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.22% 22.29% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,455 15,104 15,411
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £312
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 247 251
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +2.94% +28.30%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.00 £15.18
90th Percentile £56.50 £55.40 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -25.71% -6.67% +50.00%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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 +7 677 £475 +5.56% 173
UK excluding London +11 480 £475 +11.76% 136
London +11 256 £450 -2.70% 45
South East +8 157 £500 +11.11% 38
North of England +60 107 £471 +10.88% 38
Midlands +12 75 £485 +14.12% 35
North West +64 61 £450 +12.50% 13
West Midlands +22 49 £464 +3.11% 27
Scotland -30 43 £425 +6.25% 6
East of England -3 39 £400 -20.00% 10
South West +13 38 £488 +9.55% 7
North East +26 23 £464 -5.31% 11
Yorkshire +24 23 £500 +17.65% 14
East Midlands +17 20 £500 +35.32% 8
Wales +24 16 £450 +5.76% 1
Northern Ireland +7 7 £445 +16.41% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 764 (100.00%) Oracle
2 382 (50.00%) SQL
3 236 (30.89%) PL/SQL
4 232 (30.37%) Linux
5 196 (25.65%) Java
5 196 (25.65%) Security Cleared
6 195 (25.52%) Oracle Database 12c
7 172 (22.51%) Unix
7 172 (22.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 170 (22.25%) SC Cleared
9 162 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
10 134 (17.54%) Migration
11 127 (16.62%) SQL Server
12 122 (15.97%) Windows
13 104 (13.61%) ETL
14 102 (13.35%) Azure
15 100 (13.09%) Finance
16 98 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
16 98 (12.83%) Oracle RAC
17 94 (12.30%) WebLogic
18 93 (12.17%) Performance Tuning
19 88 (11.52%) Shell Script
20 87 (11.39%) Oracle ODI
20 87 (11.39%) Data Guard
21 86 (11.26%) AWS
22 84 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
23 79 (10.34%) XML
23 79 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
24 78 (10.21%) .NET
25 77 (10.08%) Spring

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 94 (12.30%) WebLogic
2 59 (7.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 51 (6.68%) Tomcat
4 48 (6.28%) Confluence
5 21 (2.75%) Apache
6 19 (2.49%) IIS
7 18 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 17 (2.23%) Oracle Service Bus
8 17 (2.23%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (1.44%) JBoss
10 11 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 11 (1.44%) SAS
11 9 (1.18%) Red Hat Fuse
12 8 (1.05%) LiveLink
12 8 (1.05%) SAP Portal
12 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.92%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 73 (9.55%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (6.81%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (1.05%) assyst
5 8 (1.05%) Oracle AML
6 7 (0.92%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.65%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.52%) Siebel CRM
8 4 (0.52%) Teamcenter
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 102 (13.35%) Azure
2 86 (11.26%) AWS
3 24 (3.14%) GitHub
4 21 (2.75%) PaaS
5 14 (1.83%) Boomi
6 13 (1.70%) SaaS
7 12 (1.57%) IaaS
8 10 (1.31%) Office 365
9 9 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.18%) GCP
10 8 (1.05%) Power Platform
11 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.26%) npm
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.36%) Firewall
2 12 (1.57%) SAN
3 9 (1.18%) DNS
4 7 (0.92%) DHCP
4 7 (0.92%) HTTP
5 6 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.65%) Internet
6 5 (0.65%) VPN
7 3 (0.39%) Broadband
7 3 (0.39%) Intranet
7 3 (0.39%) IPsec
7 3 (0.39%) NAS
7 3 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.26%) LAN
8 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.26%) WAN
8 2 (0.26%) WebEx
8 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (25.52%) Oracle Database 12c
2 172 (22.51%) Oracle Database 11g
3 127 (16.62%) SQL Server
4 87 (11.39%) Oracle ODI
5 84 (10.99%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (7.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 56 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (7.20%) Relational Database
9 50 (6.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 48 (6.28%) RDBMS
11 47 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
12 46 (6.02%) MySQL
13 45 (5.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 30 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (3.80%) Oracle Exadata
16 24 (3.14%) MongoDB
17 21 (2.75%) NoSQL
18 20 (2.62%) Hadoop
19 17 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
19 17 (2.23%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 71 (9.29%) JIRA
2 62 (8.12%) Jenkins
3 59 (7.72%) Git (software)
4 51 (6.68%) Maven
5 39 (5.10%) JUnit
6 37 (4.84%) Eclipse
6 37 (4.84%) Subversion
7 35 (4.58%) Selenium
8 34 (4.45%) Oracle APEX
9 26 (3.40%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (2.49%) Ant
10 19 (2.49%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.36%) Artifactory
12 16 (2.09%) Toad
13 13 (1.70%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.44%) GitLab
14 11 (1.44%) Mockito
15 10 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (1.18%) ProC
16 9 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 100 (13.09%) Finance
2 76 (9.95%) Public Sector
3 48 (6.28%) Banking
4 14 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.44%) Back Office
5 11 (1.44%) Retail
5 11 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.18%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.79%) Front Office
8 5 (0.65%) Electronics
8 5 (0.65%) Marketing
9 4 (0.52%) Local Government
10 3 (0.39%) Games
10 3 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.26%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 286 (37.43%) Developer
2 205 (26.83%) DBA
3 179 (23.43%) Oracle DBA
4 77 (10.08%) Oracle Developer
5 69 (9.03%) Architect
6 54 (7.07%) Analyst
6 54 (7.07%) Java Developer
7 50 (6.54%) Administrator
8 40 (5.24%) Consultant
9 30 (3.93%) SC Cleared DBA
10 28 (3.66%) C# Developer
11 23 (3.01%) OBIEE Developer
11 23 (3.01%) Senior DBA
12 22 (2.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
12 22 (2.88%) SQL Developer
13 20 (2.62%) Oracle Architect
14 19 (2.49%) Applications Engineer
14 19 (2.49%) Infrastructure Architect
15 18 (2.36%) Oracle Consultant
16 16 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (10.34%) XML
2 78 (10.21%) .NET
3 77 (10.08%) Spring
4 67 (8.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 60 (7.85%) HTML
6 57 (7.46%) Middleware
7 51 (6.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 46 (6.02%) REST
9 40 (5.24%) Web Services
10 39 (5.10%) CSS
11 32 (4.19%) AngularJS
11 32 (4.19%) Spring Boot
12 31 (4.06%) Hibernate
13 29 (3.80%) JSON
13 29 (3.80%) RESTful
14 28 (3.66%) XSLT
15 25 (3.27%) SOAP
16 19 (2.49%) jQuery
16 19 (2.49%) XSD
17 18 (2.36%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (4.71%) Replication
3 24 (3.14%) Clustering
4 22 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 22 (2.88%) Data Structures
5 17 (2.23%) Derivative
6 16 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 7 (0.92%) SWIFT
10 6 (0.79%) Private Cloud
10 6 (0.79%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.65%) Grid Computing
11 5 (0.65%) User Experience
12 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.52%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 232 (30.37%) Linux
2 172 (22.51%) Unix
3 122 (15.97%) Windows
4 69 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (7.20%) Solaris
6 47 (6.15%) AIX
7 38 (4.97%) Oracle Linux
8 28 (3.66%) Windows Server
9 11 (1.44%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.31%) HPUX
11 9 (1.18%) CentOS
11 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.05%) SUSE
13 4 (0.52%) Android
13 4 (0.52%) VMS
14 2 (0.26%) Debian
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (17.54%) Migration
3 104 (13.61%) ETL
4 98 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
5 93 (12.17%) Performance Tuning
6 79 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
7 62 (8.12%) DevOps
8 59 (7.72%) Data Modelling
8 59 (7.72%) SOA
9 56 (7.33%) ITIL
10 49 (6.41%) Project Management
11 46 (6.02%) Analytics
11 46 (6.02%) Scrum
12 42 (5.50%) SDLC
13 40 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (4.71%) High Availability
15 34 (4.45%) Test Automation
16 33 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (4.32%) Data Integration
17 30 (3.93%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (50.00%) SQL
2 236 (30.89%) PL/SQL
3 196 (25.65%) Java
4 88 (11.52%) Shell Script
5 72 (9.42%) JavaScript
6 49 (6.41%) C#
7 44 (5.76%) Python
8 41 (5.37%) Perl
9 37 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.23%) Java 8
11 17 (2.23%) VB.NET
12 16 (2.09%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.96%) C++
13 15 (1.96%) XQuery
14 14 (1.83%) C
15 13 (1.70%) Korn
16 12 (1.57%) XPath
17 10 (1.31%) VB
18 9 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 196 (25.65%) Security Cleared
2 170 (22.25%) SC Cleared
3 42 (5.50%) Degree
4 17 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
6 14 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.44%) OCP
8 9 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.79%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.65%) MCTS
11 5 (0.65%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.52%) HND
12 4 (0.52%) ISEB
12 4 (0.52%) OCA
13 3 (0.39%) MCP
13 3 (0.39%) MCPD
14 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.53%) QA
2 16 (2.09%) SLA
3 12 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 11 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) COREP
6 2 (0.26%) FINREP
6 2 (0.26%) HL7
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 98 (12.83%) Oracle RAC
2 42 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.01%) Docker
4 17 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.70%) HDFS
6 12 (1.57%) vSphere
7 8 (1.05%) Active Directory
7 8 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.65%) OCFS2
8 5 (0.65%) Oracle Clusterware
9 4 (0.52%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.52%) XenApp
10 3 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.13%) Corosync
12 1 (0.13%) NFS
12 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 87 (11.39%) Data Guard
2 70 (9.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 52 (6.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 31 (4.06%) Ansible
5 24 (3.14%) Puppet
6 23 (3.01%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 12 (1.57%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.31%) Terraform
9 7 (0.92%) Control-M
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
9 7 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 6 (0.79%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.65%) Grafana
11 5 (0.65%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 5 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.65%) Prometheus
11 5 (0.65%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.52%) ThinApp
12 4 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 764 (100.00%) Oracle
2 76 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 64 (8.38%) Red Hat
4 47 (6.15%) VMware
5 37 (4.84%) IBM
6 33 (4.32%) SAP
7 31 (4.06%) Informatica
8 16 (2.09%) AppDynamics
9 15 (1.96%) Dell
10 13 (1.70%) HP
10 13 (1.70%) OpenText
11 11 (1.44%) Dynatrace
12 10 (1.31%) Google
12 10 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (1.31%) Sybase
13 9 (1.18%) Citrix
13 9 (1.18%) Tableau
13 9 (1.18%) Talend
14 8 (1.05%) Remedy
15 7 (0.92%) Veritas