Period
to 20 January 2022

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 20 January 2022 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
20 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 38 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4,884 2,679 4,156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.58% 6.48% 5.75%
As % of the Vendors category 14.28% 15.19% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,365 1,726 2,563
10th Percentile £375 £322 £338
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £493 £488
Median % change year-on-year +9.14% +1.03% +1.56%
75th Percentile £638 £563 £578
90th Percentile £750 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £486 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 32 58
10th Percentile £14.16 £22.10 £16.10
25th Percentile £20.00 £34.69 £20.00
Median hourly rate £39.08 £55.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -28.95% +30.95% +1.17%
75th Percentile £51.63 £61.96 £53.56
90th Percentile £67.20 £68.00 £73.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.73 £54.54 £43.50
% change year-on-year -27.17% +25.39% +4.78%

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 34,192 17,633 31,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.05% 42.67% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,426 11,255 19,744
10th Percentile £269 £250 £220
25th Percentile £406 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.05% +2.78% -
75th Percentile £613 £563 £550
90th Percentile £700 £650 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 932 616 1,277
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.07 £11.70
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.68 £14.33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.13 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -17.10% +29.01% +7.41%
75th Percentile £43.80 £46.75 £36.00
90th Percentile £62.15 £60.63 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.84% +16.67% +6.06%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 20 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 20 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Top 18 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 20 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -16 3,748 £545 +9.00% 713
London -2 1,999 £575 +9.52% 308
UK excluding London -11 1,722 £486 +8.00% 467
Work from Home -10 1,376 £540 +8.00% 127
South East -14 506 £520 +4.00% 110
Midlands -13 357 £495 +17.86% 69
North of England -10 282 £473 +11.18% 112
West Midlands -11 279 £500 +21.21% 56
Scotland +2 246 £450 +9.76% 58
East of England -9 158 £525 +16.67% 61
North West -22 152 £500 +25.00% 57
South West -10 140 £475 -5.00% 45
Yorkshire +22 119 £450 - 36
East Midlands -20 69 £460 +2.22% 11
Wales -38 24 £450 -5.76% 10
Northern Ireland +6 17 £475 +11.90% 4
North East -17 15 £550 +10.00% 19
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2022, 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 2,112 (43.24%) SQL
2 1,340 (27.44%) Finance
3 1,325 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1,192 (24.41%) Java
5 1,180 (24.16%) Social Skills
6 999 (20.45%) SQL Server
7 911 (18.65%) Oracle Database
8 820 (16.79%) Linux
9 770 (15.77%) Azure
10 740 (15.15%) PL/SQL
11 735 (15.05%) Windows
12 674 (13.80%) AWS
13 666 (13.64%) Security Cleared
14 651 (13.33%) DevOps
15 643 (13.17%) .NET
16 636 (13.02%) Microsoft
17 626 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
18 623 (12.76%) Migration
19 615 (12.59%) Unix
20 571 (11.69%) Python
20 571 (11.69%) ERP
21 541 (11.08%) C#
22 533 (10.91%) SC Cleared
23 497 (10.18%) JIRA
24 494 (10.11%) Git (software)
25 491 (10.05%) SAP
25 491 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
26 490 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
27 486 (9.95%) CI/CD
28 468 (9.58%) Relational Database

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
1 259 (5.30%) Confluence
2 225 (4.61%) WebLogic
3 190 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 119 (2.44%) Apache
5 115 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 97 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 90 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 87 (1.78%) SAS
9 65 (1.33%) IIS
10 64 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 61 (1.25%) JBoss
12 58 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 50 (1.02%) Apache Spark
14 48 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
15 34 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
16 25 (0.51%) Appian
17 22 (0.45%) CMS
18 18 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
19 17 (0.35%) nginx
20 16 (0.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 279 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
4 38 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 34 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 24 (0.49%) Oracle Smart View
8 13 (0.27%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.18%) Siemens NX
10 7 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.082%) SPSS
13 3 (0.061%) Windchill
14 2 (0.041%) Notepad++
14 2 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.041%) Stata
15 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
15 1 (0.020%) FileZilla
15 1 (0.020%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 1 (0.020%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 266 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 163 (3.34%) Oracle ERP
3 114 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
4 106 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 104 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 99 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
7 95 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
8 85 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
9 79 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
9 79 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
10 57 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
11 53 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 49 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
13 38 (0.78%) Oracle SCM
14 32 (0.66%) NetSuite
15 26 (0.53%) SunGard Martini
16 25 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
16 25 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
17 23 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
18 22 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 770 (15.77%) Azure
2 674 (13.80%) AWS
3 248 (5.08%) Power Platform
4 210 (4.30%) PaaS
4 210 (4.30%) SaaS
5 135 (2.76%) GCP
6 129 (2.64%) IaaS
7 114 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
7 114 (2.33%) GitHub
8 100 (2.05%) Amazon S3
9 98 (2.01%) Microsoft 365
10 88 (1.80%) Serverless
11 84 (1.72%) PowerApps
12 59 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
13 53 (1.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 53 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
14 52 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
15 51 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
16 45 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
16 45 (0.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 132 (2.70%) Firewall
2 107 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 89 (1.82%) SAN
4 88 (1.80%) DNS
5 62 (1.27%) WAN
6 58 (1.19%) VPN
7 57 (1.17%) HTTP
8 49 (1.00%) LAN
9 48 (0.98%) Internet
9 48 (0.98%) SSL
10 39 (0.80%) NAS
10 39 (0.80%) Network Security
11 30 (0.61%) DHCP
12 29 (0.59%) Kerberos
13 28 (0.57%) FIX Connectivity
14 24 (0.49%) VoIP
15 17 (0.35%) FTP
15 17 (0.35%) IPsec
16 15 (0.31%) iSCSI
16 15 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 911 (18.65%) Oracle Database
3 468 (9.58%) Relational Database
4 394 (8.07%) Data Warehouse
5 368 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
6 346 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
7 330 (6.76%) MySQL
8 269 (5.51%) MongoDB
9 230 (4.71%) NoSQL
10 202 (4.14%) RDBMS
11 184 (3.77%) Power BI
12 182 (3.73%) Oracle Database 12c
13 149 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
14 134 (2.74%) Big Data
15 118 (2.42%) DB2
16 109 (2.23%) Tableau
17 107 (2.19%) Hadoop
17 107 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
18 102 (2.09%) Data Lake
19 96 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 497 (10.18%) JIRA
2 494 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 452 (9.25%) Jenkins
4 183 (3.75%) Bitbucket
5 158 (3.24%) Maven
6 115 (2.35%) Selenium
7 112 (2.29%) Subversion
8 91 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 91 (1.86%) Oracle APEX
9 89 (1.82%) TeamCity
10 87 (1.78%) Visual Studio
11 86 (1.76%) GitLab
12 85 (1.74%) Postman
13 82 (1.68%) JUnit
14 71 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
15 68 (1.39%) Artifactory
16 60 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 59 (1.21%) SoapUI
18 44 (0.90%) Toad
19 43 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 1,340 (27.44%) Finance
2 1,180 (24.16%) Social Skills
3 490 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
4 464 (9.50%) Banking
5 408 (8.35%) Public Sector
6 191 (3.91%) Front Office
7 183 (3.75%) Investment Banking
8 135 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
9 124 (2.54%) Manufacturing
10 100 (2.05%) Retail
11 78 (1.60%) Telecoms
12 72 (1.47%) Legal
13 71 (1.45%) Influencing Skills
14 69 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
15 61 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
16 54 (1.11%) Marketing
17 45 (0.92%) General Ledger
18 41 (0.84%) Back Office
18 41 (0.84%) Financial Institution
19 40 (0.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,430 (29.28%) Developer
2 546 (11.18%) Analyst
3 541 (11.08%) Consultant
4 526 (10.77%) Architect
5 411 (8.42%) Java Developer
6 316 (6.47%) Oracle Consultant
7 244 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 240 (4.91%) DBA
9 215 (4.40%) C# Developer
10 213 (4.36%) Solutions Architect
11 204 (4.18%) Oracle Developer
12 192 (3.93%) Senior Developer
13 157 (3.21%) Business Analyst
14 154 (3.15%) Oracle DBA
15 153 (3.13%) .NET Developer
16 125 (2.56%) Data Engineer
17 119 (2.44%) Cloud Consultant
18 116 (2.38%) Data Analyst
19 110 (2.25%) Administrator
20 96 (1.97%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (13.17%) .NET
2 405 (8.29%) Spring
3 338 (6.92%) REST
4 310 (6.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 294 (6.02%) XML
6 278 (5.69%) HTML
7 276 (5.65%) Spring Boot
8 248 (5.08%) J2EE
9 240 (4.91%) AngularJS
10 230 (4.71%) Web Services
11 218 (4.46%) Middleware
12 215 (4.40%) CSS
13 212 (4.34%) JSON
14 177 (3.62%) Kafka
15 171 (3.50%) RESTful
16 167 (3.42%) .NET Framework
17 165 (3.38%) React
18 161 (3.30%) SOAP
19 123 (2.52%) .NET Core
20 96 (1.97%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 131 (2.68%) Data Centre
2 108 (2.21%) Legacy Systems
3 103 (2.11%) Public Cloud
4 97 (1.99%) User Experience
5 95 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 86 (1.76%) Cloud Native
6 86 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 86 (1.76%) Replication
7 84 (1.72%) Derivative
8 81 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
9 80 (1.64%) Clustering
9 80 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 79 (1.62%) Data Structures
11 72 (1.47%) Fixed Income
12 67 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 67 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
13 48 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
13 48 (0.98%) PKI
14 43 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
15 42 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 820 (16.79%) Linux
2 735 (15.05%) Windows
3 615 (12.59%) Unix
4 163 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 160 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 131 (2.68%) Solaris
7 66 (1.35%) AIX
8 61 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 54 (1.11%) Oracle Linux
10 53 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
11 46 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 44 (0.90%) SUSE
13 43 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
14 42 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (0.84%) CentOS
16 37 (0.76%) Windows 7
17 31 (0.63%) Ubuntu
18 20 (0.41%) HPUX
19 18 (0.37%) VMS
20 15 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,325 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 651 (13.33%) DevOps
3 626 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 623 (12.76%) Migration
5 571 (11.69%) ERP
6 491 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
7 486 (9.95%) CI/CD
8 465 (9.52%) ETL
9 439 (8.99%) Microservices
10 402 (8.23%) Scrum
11 358 (7.33%) Test Automation
12 347 (7.10%) Data Modelling
13 321 (6.57%) Analytics
14 278 (5.69%) Data Migration
15 271 (5.55%) ITIL
16 261 (5.34%) Software Engineering
17 260 (5.32%) Project Management
18 253 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
19 249 (5.10%) TDD
20 235 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,112 (43.24%) SQL
2 1,192 (24.41%) Java
3 740 (15.15%) PL/SQL
4 571 (11.69%) Python
5 541 (11.08%) C#
6 392 (8.03%) JavaScript
7 270 (5.53%) Shell Script
8 204 (4.18%) Java 8
9 187 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 166 (3.40%) PowerShell
11 148 (3.03%) C++
12 140 (2.87%) VBA
13 134 (2.74%) Bash
14 133 (2.72%) Perl
15 131 (2.68%) Scala
16 123 (2.52%) VB
17 106 (2.17%) VB.NET
18 94 (1.92%) Groovy
19 88 (1.80%) C
20 80 (1.64%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 666 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 533 (10.91%) SC Cleared
3 195 (3.99%) Degree
4 109 (2.23%) ISTQB
5 92 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 84 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 82 (1.68%) ISEB
8 60 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 43 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 30 (0.61%) Sun Certification
11 29 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 27 (0.55%) OCPJP
13 23 (0.47%) PMP
14 22 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
15 19 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
16 18 (0.37%) ACCA
17 15 (0.31%) CIMA
18 13 (0.27%) CISSP
19 12 (0.25%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (4.73%) QA
2 115 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 55 (1.13%) GDPR
4 45 (0.92%) Accessibility
5 42 (0.86%) PMO
6 40 (0.82%) SLA
7 23 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
7 23 (0.47%) WCAG
8 22 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (0.31%) IFRS
11 14 (0.29%) PCI DSS
12 13 (0.27%) GAAP
12 13 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 12 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.20%) COBIT
14 10 (0.20%) NIST
15 8 (0.16%) HL7
16 5 (0.10%) COREP
16 5 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 282 (5.77%) Docker
2 242 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 166 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 118 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
5 63 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 42 (0.86%) HDFS
6 42 (0.86%) Hyper-V
7 29 (0.59%) NFS
8 27 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (0.47%) vSphere
10 19 (0.39%) VMware NSX
11 18 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 16 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (0.25%) XenApp
14 10 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.18%) OpenAM
15 9 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 7 (0.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 289 (5.92%) Kubernetes
2 250 (5.12%) Ansible
3 111 (2.27%) Terraform
4 98 (2.01%) Data Guard
5 81 (1.66%) BladeLogic
6 76 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
7 65 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 60 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
9 55 (1.13%) Grafana
10 48 (0.98%) Kibana
11 44 (0.90%) Puppet
12 33 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
13 30 (0.61%) Prometheus
14 29 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
14 29 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
15 27 (0.55%) SCCM
16 26 (0.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 23 (0.47%) logstash
18 22 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
19 19 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 636 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 491 (10.05%) SAP
3 225 (4.61%) Informatica
4 212 (4.34%) VMware
5 179 (3.67%) Red Hat
6 161 (3.30%) IBM
7 149 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
8 135 (2.76%) Citrix
9 119 (2.44%) Splunk
10 106 (2.17%) Google
11 103 (2.11%) webMethods
12 77 (1.58%) MuleSoft
13 75 (1.54%) BEA
14 73 (1.49%) Sybase
14 73 (1.49%) TIBCO
15 70 (1.43%) Cisco
16 69 (1.41%) ServiceNow
17 56 (1.15%) Sun
18 55 (1.13%) Teradata
19 54 (1.11%) Atlassian