Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 6 months to 21 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 21 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7,063 7,196 9,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.87% 7.28% 8.83%
As % of the Vendors category 16.23% 16.80% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,554 4,468 5,874
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £315 £308 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 90 128
UK median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £35.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -9.77% +1.33%
10th Percentile £20.25 £13.74 £12.25
90th Percentile £56.81 £44.65 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £31.75 £33.08
% change year-on-year +25.98% -4.01% -10.60%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,507 42,836 48,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.35% 43.36% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,045 26,355 29,741
UK median daily rate £450 £427 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +3.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,664 1,401 1,657
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.81% -3.97% +3.92%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -7 6,296 £475 +5.56% 1,173
UK excluding London -1 4,266 £430 +1.18% 835
London -9 2,596 £525 +5.00% 448
South East +1 1,529 £450 +2.86% 213
North of England -10 762 £425 +6.25% 178
Midlands -10 579 £425 +1.19% 162
Scotland +2 451 £425 +6.25% 80
East of England 0 424 £500 +11.11% 96
West Midlands -5 361 £438 -2.78% 72
North West -6 357 £413 -2.94% 94
South West -6 349 £425 +6.25% 77
Yorkshire +3 289 £425 +6.25% 76
East Midlands -5 212 £422 +5.50% 90
Wales +3 118 £360 -6.25% 20
North East -19 112 £400 +10.34% 8
Northern Ireland +6 56 £431 +2.62% 10
Isle of Man +2 7 £425 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 2,831 (40.08%) SQL
2 2,040 (28.88%) Java
3 2,009 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1,990 (28.17%) Finance
5 1,385 (19.61%) SQL Server
6 1,252 (17.73%) Linux
7 1,219 (17.26%) Oracle Database
8 1,166 (16.51%) Unix
9 963 (13.63%) PL/SQL
10 943 (13.35%) Windows
11 821 (11.62%) Microsoft
12 813 (11.51%) XML
13 797 (11.28%) Web Services
14 761 (10.77%) Python
15 751 (10.63%) Migration
16 745 (10.55%) Relational Database
17 737 (10.43%) JavaScript
18 728 (10.31%) Security Cleared
19 726 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
20 717 (10.15%) MySQL
21 688 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
22 669 (9.47%) Jenkins
23 662 (9.37%) Git (software)
24 638 (9.03%) DevOps
25 634 (8.98%) .NET
26 623 (8.82%) Scrum
27 610 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
28 606 (8.58%) TDD
28 606 (8.58%) HTML
29 604 (8.55%) C#

Oracle
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
1 509 (7.21%) WebLogic
2 450 (6.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 318 (4.50%) Tomcat
4 317 (4.49%) WebSphere
5 261 (3.70%) Apache
6 240 (3.40%) Confluence
7 184 (2.61%) Oracle Service Bus
8 152 (2.15%) JBoss
9 147 (2.08%) Apache Spark
10 136 (1.93%) OpenStack
11 132 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 121 (1.71%) IIS
13 107 (1.51%) SAS
14 105 (1.49%) SharePoint
15 80 (1.13%) Mule
16 70 (0.99%) CMS
17 68 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
18 60 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
19 49 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
20 43 (0.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 313 (4.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 109 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 64 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 56 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.17%) Windchill
8 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 8 (0.11%) SPSS
10 4 (0.057%) HipChat
11 3 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.042%) Stata
12 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.014%) CATIA
12 1 (0.014%) Mingle
12 1 (0.014%) Notepad++
12 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
12 1 (0.014%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 381 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 287 (4.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 159 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
4 153 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
5 148 (2.10%) Oracle Payables
6 131 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
7 110 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
8 102 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
9 88 (1.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 86 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
11 82 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
12 75 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
13 60 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
14 53 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
15 48 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
16 36 (0.51%) Eloqua
17 34 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
18 32 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
19 31 (0.44%) HFM
20 29 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 726 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
2 610 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (1.60%) PaaS
4 106 (1.50%) GitHub
5 104 (1.47%) SaaS
6 101 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 90 (1.27%) IaaS
8 86 (1.22%) Amazon S3
9 71 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 52 (0.74%) Office 365
11 46 (0.65%) Boomi
12 42 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
13 41 (0.58%) OpenShift
14 38 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
15 37 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
16 31 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
17 28 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
18 27 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
19 24 (0.34%) Taleo
20 23 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 195 (2.76%) Firewall
2 167 (2.36%) SAN
3 120 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 96 (1.36%) DNS
5 76 (1.08%) HTTP
6 70 (0.99%) WAN
7 69 (0.98%) Internet
7 69 (0.98%) LAN
8 67 (0.95%) VPN
9 50 (0.71%) SMS
10 45 (0.64%) NAS
11 42 (0.59%) SSH
12 40 (0.57%) FTP
13 39 (0.55%) SSL
14 34 (0.48%) Wireless
15 31 (0.44%) DHCP
15 31 (0.44%) Ethernet
16 26 (0.37%) MPLS
17 24 (0.34%) NetScaler
18 23 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,385 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 1,219 (17.26%) Oracle Database
3 745 (10.55%) Relational Database
4 717 (10.15%) MySQL
5 531 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
6 491 (6.95%) Data Warehouse
7 405 (5.73%) Oracle Reports
8 398 (5.63%) NoSQL
9 393 (5.56%) RDBMS
10 371 (5.25%) Oracle Database 11g
11 342 (4.84%) MongoDB
12 326 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 254 (3.60%) Hadoop
14 250 (3.54%) Big Data
15 237 (3.36%) DB2
16 206 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 151 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
18 140 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
19 123 (1.74%) Apache Hive
20 122 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 669 (9.47%) Jenkins
2 662 (9.37%) Git (software)
3 561 (7.94%) JIRA
4 293 (4.15%) Maven
5 237 (3.36%) Subversion
6 232 (3.28%) Selenium
7 170 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 154 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
9 152 (2.15%) JUnit
10 142 (2.01%) SoapUI
11 134 (1.90%) NUnit
12 130 (1.84%) Toad
13 119 (1.68%) MSTest
14 111 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
14 111 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 107 (1.51%) Visual Studio
16 96 (1.36%) Bitbucket
17 88 (1.25%) TeamCity
18 85 (1.20%) Eclipse
19 84 (1.19%) Artifactory
General
1 1,990 (28.17%) Finance
2 562 (7.96%) Banking
3 334 (4.73%) Retail
4 201 (2.85%) Front Office
5 167 (2.36%) Telecoms
6 166 (2.35%) Marketing
7 162 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 159 (2.25%) Manufacturing
9 109 (1.54%) General Ledger
10 99 (1.40%) Back Office
11 98 (1.39%) Financial Institution
12 77 (1.09%) Electronics
13 74 (1.05%) Legal
14 48 (0.68%) Publishing
15 44 (0.62%) Billing
16 31 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.35%) Law
18 21 (0.30%) Games
19 20 (0.28%) French Language
20 16 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2,565 (36.32%) Developer
2 820 (11.61%) Analyst
3 763 (10.80%) Java Developer
4 661 (9.36%) Architect
5 560 (7.93%) Consultant
6 459 (6.50%) Oracle Developer
7 317 (4.49%) DBA
8 311 (4.40%) Oracle Consultant
9 287 (4.06%) Senior Developer
10 276 (3.91%) Project Manager
11 262 (3.71%) SQL Developer
12 230 (3.26%) .NET Developer
13 225 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
14 224 (3.17%) Business Analyst
15 214 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
16 212 (3.00%) C# Developer
17 194 (2.75%) Administrator
18 187 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
19 182 (2.58%) Test Analyst
20 171 (2.42%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 813 (11.51%) XML
2 797 (11.28%) Web Services
3 634 (8.98%) .NET
4 606 (8.58%) HTML
5 586 (8.30%) Spring
6 528 (7.48%) Middleware
7 507 (7.18%) CSS
8 477 (6.75%) Oracle Fusion
8 477 (6.75%) REST
9 455 (6.44%) SOAP
10 397 (5.62%) AngularJS
11 332 (4.70%) J2EE
12 295 (4.18%) JSON
13 290 (4.11%) Hibernate
14 252 (3.57%) RESTful
15 202 (2.86%) JMS
16 186 (2.63%) ASP.NET
16 186 (2.63%) HTML5
17 176 (2.49%) Node.js
18 174 (2.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 585 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 197 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 174 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 163 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
6 157 (2.22%) Data Centre
7 125 (1.77%) Derivative
8 118 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 116 (1.64%) Clustering
10 109 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 108 (1.53%) Fixed Income
12 100 (1.42%) User Experience
13 75 (1.06%) Replication
14 70 (0.99%) Data Structures
15 67 (0.95%) Algorithms
16 64 (0.91%) Wiki
17 60 (0.85%) Virtual Team
18 58 (0.82%) Mainframe
19 55 (0.78%) Hedge funds
20 49 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1,252 (17.73%) Linux
2 1,166 (16.51%) Unix
3 943 (13.35%) Windows
4 288 (4.08%) Windows Server
5 242 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 232 (3.28%) Solaris
7 158 (2.24%) AIX
8 70 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (0.75%) CentOS
11 51 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
12 42 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 33 (0.47%) OpenVMS
14 31 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 30 (0.42%) SUSE
16 22 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 22 (0.31%) VME
17 21 (0.30%) Windows 10
18 20 (0.28%) Android
19 19 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,009 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
2 751 (10.63%) Migration
3 688 (9.74%) Continuous Integration
4 638 (9.03%) DevOps
5 623 (8.82%) Scrum
6 606 (8.58%) TDD
7 604 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
8 598 (8.47%) ETL
9 568 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
10 547 (7.74%) ERP
11 542 (7.67%) Test Automation
12 460 (6.51%) OO
13 459 (6.50%) SOA
14 427 (6.05%) Project Management
15 418 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 402 (5.69%) SDLC
17 371 (5.25%) Data Modelling
18 355 (5.03%) Microservices
19 335 (4.74%) ITIL
20 332 (4.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,831 (40.08%) SQL
2 2,040 (28.88%) Java
3 963 (13.63%) PL/SQL
4 761 (10.77%) Python
5 737 (10.43%) JavaScript
6 604 (8.55%) C#
7 450 (6.37%) Shell Script
8 278 (3.94%) Java 8
9 273 (3.87%) Perl
10 243 (3.44%) PowerShell
11 209 (2.96%) C++
12 204 (2.89%) Bash Shell
13 178 (2.52%) T-SQL
14 120 (1.70%) C
15 118 (1.67%) Ruby
16 114 (1.61%) PHP
17 111 (1.57%) Korn
18 105 (1.49%) Scala
19 83 (1.18%) R
20 78 (1.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 728 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 571 (8.08%) SC Cleared
3 345 (4.88%) Degree
4 192 (2.72%) ISEB
5 171 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 160 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 88 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 79 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 64 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
10 63 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 52 (0.74%) CISSP
12 48 (0.68%) CCNA
13 46 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (0.55%) CISM
15 30 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 28 (0.40%) OCP
17 27 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
17 27 (0.38%) Master's Degree
18 26 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (4.37%) QA
2 162 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 113 (1.60%) GDPR
4 81 (1.15%) SLA
5 61 (0.86%) PMO
6 31 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.28%) MiFID
7 20 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.20%) PSD2
11 13 (0.18%) COBIT
11 13 (0.18%) GCP
11 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 12 (0.17%) FINRA
13 11 (0.16%) IFRS
14 10 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
14 10 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
14 10 (0.14%) ISO 22301
14 10 (0.14%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 300 (4.25%) Docker
2 215 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 129 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
5 70 (0.99%) HDFS
6 56 (0.79%) Hyper-V
7 48 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 47 (0.67%) vSphere
9 46 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
10 43 (0.61%) XenApp
11 38 (0.54%) NFS
12 33 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 26 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 26 (0.37%) XenDesktop
14 23 (0.33%) Apache Flume
14 23 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
15 21 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 21 (0.30%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.20%) KVM
17 9 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 428 (6.06%) Ansible
2 367 (5.20%) Puppet
3 332 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
4 113 (1.60%) Terraform
5 106 (1.50%) Kubernetes
6 104 (1.47%) Data Guard
7 75 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
8 52 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 51 (0.72%) HP ALM
10 47 (0.67%) SCCM
11 46 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
12 41 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
12 41 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 39 (0.55%) NetBackup
14 35 (0.50%) Kibana
15 33 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
16 32 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
17 30 (0.42%) Tivoli
18 29 (0.41%) Control-M
19 28 (0.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 821 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 532 (7.53%) SAP
3 395 (5.59%) IBM
4 329 (4.66%) VMware
5 220 (3.11%) Red Hat
6 189 (2.68%) Informatica
7 158 (2.24%) HP
8 156 (2.21%) Citrix
9 147 (2.08%) webMethods
10 137 (1.94%) Talend
11 136 (1.93%) Cisco
12 120 (1.70%) Sybase
13 109 (1.54%) Hyperion
14 108 (1.53%) Tableau
15 107 (1.51%) TIBCO
16 99 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
17 89 (1.26%) Google
18 88 (1.25%) Cloudera
19 74 (1.05%) Teradata
20 69 (0.98%) Splunk