Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 136 104
Rank change year-on-year -54 -32 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1391 2034 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.92% 2.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.13% 8.48% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 1256 1414
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £279
90th Percentile £588 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 34
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £18.55 £32.02 £27.78
90th Percentile £44.10 £52.10 £57.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.88% +4.58%

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 22701 23988 26782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.64% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15494 15920 17628
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 371 405
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.18 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.82% -1.12% +16.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.81 £52.17 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.09 £29.75
% change year-on-year +24.60% -5.58% +32.22%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -54 1254 £430 +1.18% 93
UK excluding London -48 843 £400 +6.67% 84
London -66 518 £475 +5.56% 22
South East -24 268 £450 +5.88% 27
North of England -20 201 £375 - 19
Midlands -9 121 £450 +20.00% 10
North West -51 99 £400 +6.67% 11
Scotland -44 81 £364 +8.66% 11
West Midlands +13 78 £455 +21.33% 3
East of England -55 76 £375 -6.25% 9
South West -61 60 £350 -6.67% 6
Yorkshire +4 56 £375 -6.25% 7
North East +58 46 £375 - 1
East Midlands -33 38 £341 -14.69% 7
Wales +10 35 £375 -15.25% 2
Northern Ireland -53 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1391 (100.00%) Oracle
2 731 (52.55%) SQL
3 414 (29.76%) Java
4 412 (29.62%) PL/SQL
5 411 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 371 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 367 (26.38%) Linux
8 345 (24.80%) Unix
9 280 (20.13%) Finance
10 270 (19.41%) SQL Server
10 270 (19.41%) Oracle Database 12c
11 209 (15.03%) Security Cleared
12 208 (14.95%) Windows
13 194 (13.95%) Relational Database
14 193 (13.87%) Migration
15 191 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
16 185 (13.30%) Web Services
17 183 (13.16%) Scrum
18 178 (12.80%) XML
18 178 (12.80%) .NET
19 157 (11.29%) Oracle Database 10g
20 155 (11.14%) Microsoft
21 151 (10.86%) C#
22 149 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
23 142 (10.21%) DevOps
24 141 (10.14%) RDBMS
25 138 (9.92%) Python
26 137 (9.85%) Shell Script
27 135 (9.71%) JavaScript
28 132 (9.49%) JIRA

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
1 125 (8.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 95 (6.83%) Confluence
3 91 (6.54%) WebLogic
4 65 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 41 (2.95%) JBoss
6 40 (2.88%) WebSphere
7 33 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 31 (2.23%) Apache
9 19 (1.37%) Liferay
9 19 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 18 (1.29%) Apache Spark
11 16 (1.15%) IIS
12 14 (1.01%) GlassFish
13 13 (0.93%) ArcGIS
13 13 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.93%) CMS
14 12 (0.86%) SAS
15 11 (0.79%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 39 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.93%) HipChat
3 12 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.072%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 49 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
2 44 (3.16%) Oracle BPM
3 38 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
4 28 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (1.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 19 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
7 17 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
8 15 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
9 14 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
10 13 (0.93%) Oracle Utilities
11 12 (0.86%) Maximo
11 12 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
12 11 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
13 10 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 9 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
14 9 (0.65%) Siebel CRM
15 7 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
16 6 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
17 5 (0.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 16 (1.15%) PaaS
5 13 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (0.93%) IaaS
6 9 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.58%) SaaS
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.29%) Boomi
8 4 (0.29%) IBM SmartCloud
8 4 (0.29%) Office 365
9 3 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.072%) GitHub
11 1 (0.072%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.96%) Firewall
2 60 (4.31%) SAN
3 23 (1.65%) HTTP
3 23 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.51%) Internet
5 19 (1.37%) SMS
6 18 (1.29%) PuTTY
6 18 (1.29%) WinSCP
7 10 (0.72%) DNS
7 10 (0.72%) LDAP
7 10 (0.72%) NAS
7 10 (0.72%) Network Security
8 8 (0.58%) SSL
9 6 (0.43%) AMQP
10 5 (0.36%) WAN
11 4 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.29%) VPN
12 3 (0.22%) Intranet
12 3 (0.22%) Skype
12 3 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (26.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 270 (19.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 270 (19.41%) SQL Server
3 194 (13.95%) Relational Database
4 157 (11.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 149 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
6 141 (10.14%) RDBMS
7 114 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
8 100 (7.19%) PostgreSQL
9 90 (6.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 69 (4.96%) Oracle ODI
11 66 (4.74%) MySQL
12 57 (4.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 52 (3.74%) Hadoop
14 47 (3.38%) Oracle9i Database
15 42 (3.02%) Big Data
16 38 (2.73%) MongoDB
17 37 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (2.44%) DB2
19 33 (2.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 132 (9.49%) JIRA
2 87 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 86 (6.18%) Maven
4 84 (6.04%) Subversion
5 79 (5.68%) Git (software)
6 59 (4.24%) Oracle APEX
7 58 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 55 (3.95%) Selenium
9 48 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
10 47 (3.38%) Eclipse
11 46 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (2.95%) Toad
13 39 (2.80%) JUnit
14 36 (2.59%) SoapUI
14 36 (2.59%) Sonatype Nexus
15 35 (2.52%) Ant
15 35 (2.52%) Bitbucket
16 27 (1.94%) HP UFT
17 23 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
18 20 (1.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 280 (20.13%) Finance
2 109 (7.84%) Banking
3 41 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 38 (2.73%) Marketing
5 37 (2.66%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.59%) Retail
7 34 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 33 (2.37%) Front Office
9 25 (1.80%) Electronics
10 13 (0.93%) General Ledger
11 11 (0.79%) Legal
12 10 (0.72%) French Language
12 10 (0.72%) Games
13 9 (0.65%) Billing
13 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.65%) Publishing
14 6 (0.43%) Back Office
15 5 (0.36%) Local Government
16 4 (0.29%) German Language
16 4 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 533 (38.32%) Developer
2 255 (18.33%) DBA
3 239 (17.18%) Oracle DBA
4 189 (13.59%) Oracle Developer
5 139 (9.99%) Java Developer
6 105 (7.55%) Consultant
7 101 (7.26%) Analyst
8 98 (7.05%) Architect
9 87 (6.25%) Administrator
10 80 (5.75%) SQL Developer
11 70 (5.03%) C# Developer
12 64 (4.60%) .NET Developer
13 57 (4.10%) PL/SQL Developer
14 56 (4.03%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
15 45 (3.24%) DevOps Engineer
16 41 (2.95%) SQL DBA
17 40 (2.88%) Oracle Consultant
18 28 (2.01%) Agile Developer
18 28 (2.01%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (13.30%) Web Services
2 178 (12.80%) .NET
2 178 (12.80%) XML
3 120 (8.63%) Spring
4 112 (8.05%) HTML
5 98 (7.05%) SOAP
6 80 (5.75%) jQuery
7 78 (5.61%) REST
8 76 (5.46%) JSON
9 75 (5.39%) CSS
9 75 (5.39%) Middleware
10 74 (5.32%) AngularJS
11 71 (5.10%) Hibernate
12 70 (5.03%) RESTful
13 65 (4.67%) J2EE
14 60 (4.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 54 (3.88%) Oracle Fusion
16 53 (3.81%) .NET Framework
17 51 (3.67%) JMS
18 42 (3.02%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 70 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (2.88%) Data Centre
4 38 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 33 (2.37%) Clustering
6 26 (1.87%) Replication
7 22 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 21 (1.51%) User Experience
9 16 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (0.93%) Equities
11 10 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
11 10 (0.72%) Smart Meter
11 10 (0.72%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.65%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.65%) Private Cloud
12 9 (0.65%) Public Cloud
13 8 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (0.58%) RIA
14 7 (0.50%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 367 (26.38%) Linux
2 345 (24.80%) Unix
3 208 (14.95%) Windows
4 84 (6.04%) AIX
5 76 (5.46%) Solaris
6 64 (4.60%) Windows Server
7 60 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.15%) HPUX
10 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.65%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.58%) CoreOS
14 6 (0.43%) SUSE
15 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.22%) Android
16 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (13.87%) Migration
3 191 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
4 183 (13.16%) Scrum
5 142 (10.21%) DevOps
6 125 (8.99%) SOA
7 124 (8.91%) ETL
8 123 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
9 99 (7.12%) Data Modelling
10 90 (6.47%) OO
11 84 (6.04%) Test Automation
12 82 (5.90%) SDLC
13 81 (5.82%) TDD
14 77 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (5.54%) Data Migration
15 71 (5.10%) ITIL
15 71 (5.10%) Kanban
16 70 (5.03%) Open Source
17 64 (4.60%) Coaching
18 63 (4.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 731 (52.55%) SQL
2 414 (29.76%) Java
3 412 (29.62%) PL/SQL
4 151 (10.86%) C#
5 138 (9.92%) Python
6 137 (9.85%) Shell Script
7 135 (9.71%) JavaScript
8 69 (4.96%) Perl
9 33 (2.37%) C++
9 33 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 32 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 32 (2.30%) VB
10 32 (2.30%) VBA
11 30 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 29 (2.08%) Bash Shell
12 29 (2.08%) C
13 27 (1.94%) Ruby
14 19 (1.37%) Scala
15 18 (1.29%) F#
16 12 (0.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 209 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 129 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 51 (3.67%) Degree
4 38 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.01%) ISEB
6 14 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.50%) MCSA
10 7 (0.50%) MySQL Certification
11 5 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.36%) OCP
12 4 (0.29%) CCNA
12 4 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.59%) Data Quality
2 34 (2.44%) QA
3 18 (1.29%) SLA
4 13 (0.93%) GCP
5 8 (0.58%) MiFID
6 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (0.29%) GDPR
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.072%) SEPA
9 1 (0.072%) Solvency II
System Software
1 112 (8.05%) Oracle RAC
2 48 (3.45%) Docker
3 33 (2.37%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.51%) Oracle Clusterware
4 21 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.51%) vSphere
5 16 (1.15%) HDFS
6 15 (1.08%) Apache Flume
6 15 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.58%) etcd
9 6 (0.43%) LXC
10 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.22%) SRDF
12 2 (0.14%) Snort
12 2 (0.14%) Varnish
12 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.14%) Xen
12 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 110 (7.91%) Data Guard
2 96 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 92 (6.61%) Puppet
4 62 (4.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 35 (2.52%) Ansible
5 35 (2.52%) ZABBIX
6 31 (2.23%) Ambari
7 28 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (1.80%) Kubernetes
9 23 (1.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 21 (1.51%) Oracle Flashback
11 18 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (1.29%) Kibana
11 18 (1.29%) logstash
12 16 (1.15%) NetBackup
13 15 (1.08%) Oozie
14 13 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (0.93%) Mesos
14 13 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
14 13 (0.93%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1391 (100.00%) Oracle
2 155 (11.14%) Microsoft
3 101 (7.26%) IBM
4 89 (6.40%) Red Hat
5 73 (5.25%) HP
6 62 (4.46%) SAP
7 52 (3.74%) VMware
8 37 (2.66%) Sybase
9 35 (2.52%) Atlassian
10 28 (2.01%) Informatica
11 23 (1.65%) Talend
12 18 (1.29%) Cognos
13 17 (1.22%) webMethods
14 15 (1.08%) Cisco
14 15 (1.08%) Software AG
14 15 (1.08%) TIBCO
14 15 (1.08%) Veritas
14 15 (1.08%) WSO2
15 13 (0.93%) Citrix
15 13 (0.93%) Siebel