Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 198 120
Rank change year-on-year -35 -78 -22
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 1,215 1,320 2,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.36% 2.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.24% 6.05% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 848 1,377
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £292
90th Percentile £575 £575 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 21
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +2.81% -
10th Percentile £20.90 £18.33 £22.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £44.15 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% -5.88%

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 23,181 21,824 23,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 22.41% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,250 14,569 15,912
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 273 386
UK median hourly rate £27.73 £30.00 £29.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.57% +0.20% +1.49%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £53.75 £48.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.90 £31.08 £29.01
% change year-on-year -13.44% +7.11% -2.48%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -44 1,034 £428 +0.59% 186
UK excluding London -11 828 £425 +6.25% 148
London -72 354 £475 +5.56% 59
South East +25 314 £425 -5.56% 38
North of England -75 139 £413 +10.00% 24
Scotland +18 121 £420 +13.51% 17
Midlands -9 120 £400 -5.88% 28
West Midlands -19 70 £406 -9.72% 14
Yorkshire +2 69 £425 +13.33% 15
South West -36 53 £400 +14.29% 18
North West -81 52 £375 -4.76% 9
East Midlands +18 49 £400 -5.88% 14
East of England -20 47 £500 +29.03% 19
Wales -37 21 £420 +10.67% 3
North East -42 17 £525 +42.86%
Northern Ireland +48 13 £431 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,215 (100.00%) Oracle
2 603 (49.63%) SQL
3 379 (31.19%) Java
4 370 (30.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 363 (29.88%) PL/SQL
6 326 (26.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 306 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
8 293 (24.12%) Linux
9 261 (21.48%) Unix
10 249 (20.49%) SQL Server
11 243 (20.00%) Finance
12 189 (15.56%) Web Services
13 183 (15.06%) Windows
14 154 (12.67%) Security Cleared
15 153 (12.59%) SOA
15 153 (12.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 151 (12.43%) Microsoft
17 150 (12.35%) XML
18 146 (12.02%) Migration
19 140 (11.52%) ETL
19 140 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
19 140 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
20 136 (11.19%) Spring
21 135 (11.11%) Relational Database
22 127 (10.45%) .NET
23 125 (10.29%) SOAP
23 125 (10.29%) Middleware
24 121 (9.96%) Oracle Database 10g
25 120 (9.88%) Banking
25 120 (9.88%) REST

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
1 153 (12.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 119 (9.79%) WebLogic
3 82 (6.75%) Oracle Service Bus
4 59 (4.86%) Confluence
5 56 (4.61%) Tomcat
6 49 (4.03%) WebSphere
7 43 (3.54%) JBoss
8 36 (2.96%) Apache
9 33 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
10 28 (2.30%) IIS
11 20 (1.65%) CMS
12 14 (1.15%) WildFly
13 11 (0.91%) Oracle BPEL
13 11 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.82%) nginx
15 9 (0.74%) Apache Spark
15 9 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
15 9 (0.74%) SAS
15 9 (0.74%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 44 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.25%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) HipChat
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.082%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 50 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 43 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (1.40%) Siebel CRM
6 15 (1.23%) Oracle Utilities
7 14 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
8 13 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
9 12 (0.99%) Maximo
10 10 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
11 7 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
12 6 (0.49%) HFM
12 6 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.41%) AquaLogic BPM
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle TCA
14 4 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
15 3 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 94 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.14%) IaaS
4 17 (1.40%) PaaS
5 15 (1.23%) GitHub
6 8 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.58%) Office 365
8 6 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.41%) Boomi
9 5 (0.41%) SaaS
10 4 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.25%) iPaaS
11 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.05%) SAN
2 28 (2.30%) DNS
3 22 (1.81%) Firewall
4 18 (1.48%) LAN
5 15 (1.23%) Internet
5 15 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.15%) HTTP
7 13 (1.07%) WAN
8 12 (0.99%) PuTTY
9 11 (0.91%) FTP
9 11 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
9 11 (0.91%) WinSCP
10 10 (0.82%) SMS
10 10 (0.82%) SSL
11 8 (0.66%) VoIP
12 7 (0.58%) DHCP
12 7 (0.58%) NAS
13 6 (0.49%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.49%) VPN
14 4 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (30.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 326 (26.83%) Oracle Database 12c
3 249 (20.49%) SQL Server
4 140 (11.52%) Data Warehouse
5 135 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 121 (9.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 113 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
8 105 (8.64%) RDBMS
9 77 (6.34%) MySQL
10 71 (5.84%) MongoDB
11 69 (5.68%) Oracle ODI
11 69 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
12 58 (4.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 48 (3.95%) NoSQL
14 38 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (2.39%) Oracle Exadata
18 23 (1.89%) DB2
19 22 (1.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 107 (8.81%) JIRA
2 96 (7.90%) Jenkins
3 95 (7.82%) Git (software)
4 94 (7.74%) Oracle Forms
5 66 (5.43%) Maven
6 58 (4.77%) Subversion
7 43 (3.54%) Selenium
8 42 (3.46%) SoapUI
9 34 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (2.72%) Eclipse
11 32 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
12 31 (2.55%) JUnit
12 31 (2.55%) Toad
13 26 (2.14%) Visual Studio
14 22 (1.81%) Ant
15 21 (1.73%) JDeveloper
16 20 (1.65%) ProC
17 19 (1.56%) Cucumber
18 15 (1.23%) Bitbucket
18 15 (1.23%) LoadRunner
General
1 243 (20.00%) Finance
2 120 (9.88%) Banking
3 40 (3.29%) Investment Banking
4 37 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.80%) Retail
6 26 (2.14%) Front Office
7 17 (1.40%) Legal
8 16 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.99%) Marketing
10 11 (0.91%) Electronics
10 11 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.91%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.49%) Law
12 4 (0.33%) Back Office
12 4 (0.33%) Billing
12 4 (0.33%) French Language
12 4 (0.33%) Military
12 4 (0.33%) Publishing
13 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 465 (38.27%) Developer
2 227 (18.68%) DBA
3 188 (15.47%) Oracle DBA
4 176 (14.49%) Oracle Developer
5 128 (10.53%) Architect
6 111 (9.14%) Java Developer
7 102 (8.40%) Analyst
8 99 (8.15%) SQL Developer
9 76 (6.26%) Administrator
10 67 (5.51%) Consultant
10 67 (5.51%) PL/SQL Developer
11 49 (4.03%) .NET Developer
12 46 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
13 42 (3.46%) C# Developer
14 36 (2.96%) Senior Developer
15 33 (2.72%) Technical Architect
16 31 (2.55%) Oracle Consultant
16 31 (2.55%) SQL DBA
17 28 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
18 24 (1.98%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (15.56%) Web Services
2 150 (12.35%) XML
3 136 (11.19%) Spring
4 127 (10.45%) .NET
5 125 (10.29%) Middleware
5 125 (10.29%) SOAP
6 120 (9.88%) REST
7 93 (7.65%) Oracle Fusion
8 81 (6.67%) Hibernate
9 71 (5.84%) J2EE
10 70 (5.76%) HTML
11 63 (5.19%) CSS
12 61 (5.02%) JMS
12 61 (5.02%) JSON
12 61 (5.02%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 46 (3.79%) XSLT
14 44 (3.62%) Spring Boot
15 43 (3.54%) RESTful
16 38 (3.13%) XSD
17 37 (3.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 78 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (5.35%) Clustering
3 39 (3.21%) Replication
4 32 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 20 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.65%) User Experience
8 19 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.07%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.07%) Derivative
10 12 (0.99%) PKI
10 12 (0.99%) Reference Data
11 11 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (0.82%) iPad
12 10 (0.82%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 293 (24.12%) Linux
2 261 (21.48%) Unix
3 183 (15.06%) Windows
4 72 (5.93%) Windows Server
5 71 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 66 (5.43%) Solaris
7 53 (4.36%) AIX
8 28 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.65%) OpenVMS
11 19 (1.56%) SUSE
12 14 (1.15%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.58%) CentOS
16 6 (0.49%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.33%) Android
17 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.33%) Debian
18 3 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (12.59%) SOA
3 146 (12.02%) Migration
4 140 (11.52%) ETL
4 140 (11.52%) Performance Tuning
5 116 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
5 116 (9.55%) Scrum
6 107 (8.81%) DevOps
7 100 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
8 94 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (6.50%) ITIL
10 68 (5.60%) Data Modelling
11 61 (5.02%) Test Automation
12 58 (4.77%) Data Migration
12 58 (4.77%) Microservices
13 55 (4.53%) SDLC
14 51 (4.20%) Software Engineering
15 50 (4.12%) Change Management
15 50 (4.12%) Data Analysis
16 49 (4.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 603 (49.63%) SQL
2 379 (31.19%) Java
3 363 (29.88%) PL/SQL
4 110 (9.05%) C#
5 97 (7.98%) Shell Script
6 83 (6.83%) JavaScript
7 73 (6.01%) Python
8 52 (4.28%) T-SQL
9 38 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 35 (2.88%) C
10 35 (2.88%) Java 8
11 30 (2.47%) Perl
12 25 (2.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 22 (1.81%) VBA
14 21 (1.73%) VB
15 19 (1.56%) C++
15 19 (1.56%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.40%) Scala
17 15 (1.23%) Bash Shell
18 14 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 154 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 101 (8.31%) SC Cleared
3 68 (5.60%) Degree
4 24 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
5 21 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.56%) ISEB
7 15 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (1.23%) OCP
8 13 (1.07%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.99%) ISTQB
10 11 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.33%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.95%) QA
2 29 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.65%) GDPR
4 9 (0.74%) PMO
5 6 (0.49%) MiFID
5 6 (0.49%) SLA
6 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.33%) Basel III
8 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9002
8 2 (0.16%) TickIT
9 1 (0.082%) GxP
9 1 (0.082%) IFRS
9 1 (0.082%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.082%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (6.91%) Oracle RAC
2 50 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.88%) Docker
3 35 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.48%) vSphere
5 12 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.49%) LXC
8 3 (0.25%) NFS
8 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.16%) HDFS
9 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.082%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.082%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.082%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (6.42%) Data Guard
2 73 (6.01%) Oracle RMAN
3 51 (4.20%) Ansible
4 38 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 36 (2.96%) Puppet
6 30 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (2.06%) Terraform
8 24 (1.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 18 (1.48%) HP ALM
10 17 (1.40%) SCOM
11 14 (1.15%) Kubernetes
12 13 (1.07%) Microsoft Clustering
13 12 (0.99%) Nagios
14 11 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
15 10 (0.82%) Control-M
15 10 (0.82%) logstash
16 9 (0.74%) SCCM
17 8 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 8 (0.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,215 (100.00%) Oracle
2 151 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 76 (6.26%) Red Hat
4 67 (5.51%) VMware
5 59 (4.86%) IBM
6 54 (4.44%) SAP
7 41 (3.37%) Informatica
8 37 (3.05%) Citrix
9 30 (2.47%) HP
10 28 (2.30%) NetApp
11 20 (1.65%) Cisco
11 20 (1.65%) Talend
12 18 (1.48%) Siebel
13 17 (1.40%) Atlassian
14 16 (1.32%) Teradata
14 16 (1.32%) webMethods
15 15 (1.23%) Software AG
16 14 (1.15%) Nimble Storage
16 14 (1.15%) TIBCO
17 13 (1.07%) Tableau