Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Oracle Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 501 408 303
Rank change year-on-year -93 -105 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Oracle Developer 437 538 911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 356 591
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.28% +0.64%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £300
90th Percentile £550 £581 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £43.39 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -0.82% +25.90%
10th Percentile £31.68 £36.25 £27.13
90th Percentile £49.63 £45.31 £52.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.39 £43.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +0.91% -4.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96,973 90,883 103,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.99% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,439 59,031 67,193
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,109 2,785 3,127
UK median hourly rate £17.80 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.81% -1.58% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.57% -6.42% +9.73%

Oracle Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Oracle Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Developer in the UK

Oracle Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Developer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Developer in the UK

Oracle Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Developer over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Developer in the UK

Oracle Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Developer in the UK

Oracle Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Developer over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle Developer in the UK

Oracle Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 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 -85 366 £438 +2.94% 47
UK excluding London -44 300 £425 +6.25% 41
London -105 127 £463 - 17
South East -29 89 £425 -2.86% 15
North of England -21 61 £425 +17.24% 6
Midlands -9 45 £375 -11.76%
Scotland -45 41 £375 +3.45% 7
Yorkshire -2 32 £425 +14.09% 2
East Midlands +4 25 £350 -17.65%
East of England +4 23 £475 +14.46% 3
West Midlands -16 19 £450 +9.09%
South West -36 19 £425 +6.25% 6
North West -26 18 £400 +12.28% 4
Northern Ireland - 15 £432 - 1
North East +6 10 £375 -34.07%
Wales -16 7 £425 +13.33% 2

Oracle Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Oracle Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Oracle Developer in the job title.

1 437 (100.00%) Oracle
2 278 (63.62%) SQL
3 230 (52.63%) PL/SQL
4 173 (39.59%) Oracle Database
5 126 (28.83%) Finance
6 108 (24.71%) Java
7 106 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (18.54%) Unix
8 81 (18.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 73 (16.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 73 (16.70%) XML
10 72 (16.48%) SOA
11 65 (14.87%) Relational Database
12 60 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
13 58 (13.27%) Oracle Reports
13 58 (13.27%) C#
14 55 (12.59%) SQL Server
14 55 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (11.90%) .NET
15 52 (11.90%) ETL
16 51 (11.67%) Web Services
17 50 (11.44%) Linux
17 50 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (11.44%) Banking
18 47 (10.76%) Migration
18 47 (10.76%) Oracle EBS
18 47 (10.76%) Oracle Database 12c
19 43 (9.84%) RDBMS
20 40 (9.15%) Shell Script
20 40 (9.15%) Oracle Forms

Oracle Developer Skill Set
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 73 (16.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (7.09%) WebLogic
3 29 (6.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 26 (5.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 14 (3.20%) CMS
6 12 (2.75%) Confluence
7 8 (1.83%) Apache
7 8 (1.83%) Oracle BPEL
7 8 (1.83%) SAS
8 7 (1.60%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.37%) JBoss
10 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.46%) IIS
12 2 (0.46%) nginx
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Spatial
12 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (10.76%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (8.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (5.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 16 (3.66%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (3.20%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (3.20%) Oracle Financials
6 12 (2.75%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (1.14%) HFM
8 5 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.69%) Maximo
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
11 2 (0.46%) BigMachines
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (0.46%) Taleo
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.06%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.60%) SMS
3 2 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) Modbus
4 1 (0.23%) SAN
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (39.59%) Oracle Database
2 81 (18.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 65 (14.87%) Relational Database
4 60 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (13.27%) Oracle Reports
6 55 (12.59%) SQL Server
7 47 (10.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 43 (9.84%) RDBMS
9 24 (5.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 19 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (4.12%) Oracle ODI
12 16 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (3.20%) Big Data
13 14 (3.20%) DB2
14 13 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (2.29%) OLAP
15 10 (2.29%) Oracle OLAP
16 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (2.06%) SQLPlus
17 8 (1.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (9.15%) Oracle Forms
2 31 (7.09%) JIRA
3 27 (6.18%) Subversion
4 26 (5.95%) JDeveloper
5 24 (5.49%) Git (software)
6 23 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
7 21 (4.81%) ProC
8 18 (4.12%) JUnit
9 14 (3.20%) Visual Studio
10 13 (2.97%) Jenkins
11 12 (2.75%) SoapUI
12 11 (2.52%) Eclipse
12 11 (2.52%) Maven
12 11 (2.52%) PVCS
13 10 (2.29%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.83%) Ant
14 8 (1.83%) Gradle
14 8 (1.83%) Mockito
14 8 (1.83%) Toad
15 7 (1.60%) XMLSpy
General
1 126 (28.83%) Finance
2 50 (11.44%) Banking
3 22 (5.03%) General Ledger
4 18 (4.12%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.29%) Retail
6 7 (1.60%) Front Office
7 6 (1.37%) Legal
7 6 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.37%) Marketing
8 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.14%) Publishing
9 4 (0.92%) Back Office
10 3 (0.69%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.23%) Danish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (16.70%) XML
2 52 (11.90%) .NET
3 51 (11.67%) Web Services
4 38 (8.70%) Spring
5 33 (7.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 32 (7.32%) J2EE
6 32 (7.32%) Middleware
7 25 (5.72%) HTML
8 24 (5.49%) JMS
9 23 (5.26%) SOAP
10 21 (4.81%) WCF
11 19 (4.35%) JSON
11 19 (4.35%) REST
12 17 (3.89%) RESTful
13 16 (3.66%) .NET Framework
13 16 (3.66%) Hibernate
14 14 (3.20%) WinForms
14 14 (3.20%) WPF
15 13 (2.97%) Oracle ADF
15 13 (2.97%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.60%) Reference Data
6 6 (1.37%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.37%) Derivative
6 6 (1.37%) iPad
6 6 (1.37%) Social Media
7 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.92%) Equities
8 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.92%) Replication
9 3 (0.69%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.46%) DTCC
10 2 (0.46%) Fintech
10 2 (0.46%) NHS
10 2 (0.46%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 81 (18.54%) Unix
2 50 (11.44%) Linux
3 21 (4.81%) AIX
4 13 (2.97%) Windows
5 10 (2.29%) OpenVMS
5 10 (2.29%) Solaris
6 3 (0.69%) CentOS
6 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Debian
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (16.48%) SOA
3 55 (12.59%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (11.90%) ETL
5 50 (11.44%) Business Intelligence
6 47 (10.76%) Migration
7 40 (9.15%) Performance Tuning
8 36 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 30 (6.86%) TDD
10 28 (6.41%) SDLC
11 26 (5.95%) Workflow
12 25 (5.72%) BDD
12 25 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (5.72%) Data Migration
12 25 (5.72%) OO
13 24 (5.49%) Data Analysis
13 24 (5.49%) Data Modelling
14 23 (5.26%) Test Automation
15 20 (4.58%) Analytics
16 19 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 278 (63.62%) SQL
2 230 (52.63%) PL/SQL
3 108 (24.71%) Java
4 58 (13.27%) C#
5 40 (9.15%) Shell Script
6 33 (7.55%) Python
7 29 (6.64%) JavaScript
8 22 (5.03%) C
9 12 (2.75%) C++
9 12 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.29%) Korn
11 9 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.60%) Java 8
12 7 (1.60%) Perl
13 4 (0.92%) ANSI SQL
13 4 (0.92%) VB
13 4 (0.92%) XPath
14 3 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 3 (0.69%) XQuery
15 2 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.01%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.52%) Degree
4 9 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.46%) OCA
6 1 (0.23%) CIPD
6 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.83%) MiFID
3 7 (1.60%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.23%) EMIR
5 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (2.75%) Docker
2 9 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (3.20%) Oracle Identity Management
2 13 (2.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (1.83%) Ansible
4 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.23%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 437 (100.00%) Oracle
2 23 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.26%) Talend
3 15 (3.43%) Informatica
4 11 (2.52%) Tableau
5 10 (2.29%) IBM
6 9 (2.06%) Okta
7 6 (1.37%) ATG
7 6 (1.37%) RedGate
8 5 (1.14%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.14%) EnterpriseDB
8 5 (1.14%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.92%) Teradata
10 3 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.69%) Perforce
10 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.69%) SAP
10 3 (0.69%) Sybase
11 2 (0.46%) Cognos
11 2 (0.46%) Siebel