Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 28 19
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5,023 7,067 7,197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.63% 6.86% 7.35%
As % of the Vendors category 13.11% 16.33% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,992 4,543 4,480
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £316 £308
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 66 90
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.07% +14.96% -9.84%
10th Percentile £16.25 £20.25 £13.74
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.68 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +11.88% +26.98% -3.31%

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 38,321 43,279 42,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 41.99% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,020 26,763 26,151
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +4.24%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,436 1,661 1,402
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.98 £46.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.99% -3.80%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

Contractor 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 18 September 2019. 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 -8 4,481 £475 - 831
UK excluding London -9 2,964 £450 +4.65% 618
London -9 1,824 £513 -2.38% 299
South East -12 1,028 £450 - 171
North of England -4 552 £450 +5.88% 142
Midlands -6 370 £441 +3.76% 96
East of England 0 368 £450 -10.00% 49
North West 0 278 £471 +15.93% 66
South West -21 278 £475 +11.76% 74
West Midlands -8 238 £425 -2.86% 67
Scotland -15 231 £434 +2.06% 65
Yorkshire -3 217 £425 - 55
East Midlands -9 114 £425 - 29
Wales -8 73 £425 +18.06% 10
Northern Ireland +3 69 £525 +21.81% 11
North East -4 57 £413 +3.13% 21
Isle of Man -1 3 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £625 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 2,296 (45.71%) SQL
2 1,333 (26.54%) Finance
3 1,249 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
4 1,196 (23.81%) Java
5 1,138 (22.66%) Oracle Database
6 1,051 (20.92%) SQL Server
7 887 (17.66%) Linux
8 801 (15.95%) PL/SQL
9 790 (15.73%) Unix
10 714 (14.21%) Microsoft
11 680 (13.54%) Migration
12 663 (13.20%) Windows
13 635 (12.64%) Security Cleared
14 564 (11.23%) DevOps
15 555 (11.05%) ERP
16 532 (10.59%) Azure
17 526 (10.47%) JavaScript
18 503 (10.01%) ETL
19 496 (9.87%) AWS
20 491 (9.78%) SC Cleared
21 488 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
22 467 (9.30%) XML
23 458 (9.12%) Web Services
24 456 (9.08%) Relational Database
25 454 (9.04%) Python
26 453 (9.02%) .NET
27 447 (8.90%) Banking
28 445 (8.86%) MySQL
29 429 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
30 410 (8.16%) Scrum

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
1 235 (4.68%) WebLogic
2 229 (4.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 168 (3.34%) Confluence
4 135 (2.69%) Apache Spark
5 120 (2.39%) Tomcat
6 112 (2.23%) Apache
7 104 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 104 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 99 (1.97%) JBoss
9 80 (1.59%) IIS
10 79 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
11 67 (1.33%) SAS
12 63 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
13 43 (0.86%) Mule
14 40 (0.80%) ArcGIS
15 35 (0.70%) CMS
16 31 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
17 30 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
19 26 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 242 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 151 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 74 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
4 63 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 50 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.20%) SPSS
8 6 (0.12%) Stata
9 5 (0.100%) CATIA
10 2 (0.040%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.040%) Figma
10 2 (0.040%) InVision
10 2 (0.040%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.040%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.020%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.020%) Mingle
11 1 (0.020%) Notepad++
11 1 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 308 (6.13%) Oracle EBS
2 179 (3.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 153 (3.05%) Oracle ERP
4 144 (2.87%) Oracle Receivables
5 127 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
6 99 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
7 89 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
8 86 (1.71%) Oracle Assets
9 77 (1.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 69 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
11 54 (1.08%) Oracle Cash Management
12 49 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
13 44 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
14 43 (0.86%) NetSuite
15 37 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
16 36 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
17 29 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
18 27 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
19 25 (0.50%) Oracle TCA
20 23 (0.46%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 532 (10.59%) Azure
2 496 (9.87%) AWS
3 150 (2.99%) SaaS
4 143 (2.85%) Power Platform
5 132 (2.63%) PaaS
6 128 (2.55%) GitHub
7 94 (1.87%) GCP
8 86 (1.71%) Office 365
9 76 (1.51%) IaaS
10 62 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
11 50 (1.00%) OpenShift
12 36 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
14 30 (0.60%) Amazon S3
15 25 (0.50%) Apigee
15 25 (0.50%) Serverless
16 20 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
17 19 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
18 17 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
18 17 (0.34%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 87 (1.73%) Firewall
2 78 (1.55%) Internet
3 72 (1.43%) SAN
3 72 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.19%) DNS
5 51 (1.02%) HTTP
6 43 (0.86%) WAN
7 40 (0.80%) LAN
8 36 (0.72%) FTP
9 33 (0.66%) SMTP
10 31 (0.62%) VPN
11 30 (0.60%) NAS
12 26 (0.52%) SSL
13 25 (0.50%) Intranet
14 19 (0.38%) SSH
15 18 (0.36%) Skype
16 15 (0.30%) DHCP
17 13 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
18 12 (0.24%) VLAN
19 11 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,138 (22.66%) Oracle Database
2 1,051 (20.92%) SQL Server
3 456 (9.08%) Relational Database
4 445 (8.86%) MySQL
5 408 (8.12%) Data Warehouse
6 358 (7.13%) Oracle Reports
7 261 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
8 247 (4.92%) RDBMS
9 246 (4.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 242 (4.82%) Big Data
11 211 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
12 210 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 194 (3.86%) MongoDB
14 178 (3.54%) DB2
15 165 (3.28%) Hadoop
16 157 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
17 143 (2.85%) Power BI
18 138 (2.75%) NoSQL
19 132 (2.63%) Oracle ODI
20 111 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 394 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 359 (7.15%) Jenkins
3 350 (6.97%) JIRA
4 170 (3.38%) Maven
5 160 (3.19%) Selenium
6 126 (2.51%) JUnit
7 124 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
8 108 (2.15%) Subversion
9 105 (2.09%) Cucumber
10 102 (2.03%) Bitbucket
11 82 (1.63%) TeamCity
12 72 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 72 (1.43%) SoapUI
13 71 (1.41%) Visual Studio
14 68 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
15 57 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
16 54 (1.08%) Ant
17 51 (1.02%) Gradle
18 43 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
19 37 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,333 (26.54%) Finance
2 447 (8.90%) Banking
3 266 (5.30%) Public Sector
4 191 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 184 (3.66%) Retail
6 128 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 115 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 101 (2.01%) Front Office
9 93 (1.85%) Marketing
10 91 (1.81%) Billing
11 80 (1.59%) Back Office
12 49 (0.98%) General Ledger
13 47 (0.94%) Electronics
14 46 (0.92%) Legal
15 43 (0.86%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.68%) Publishing
17 25 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 22 (0.44%) Local Government
19 21 (0.42%) Automotive
19 21 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,518 (30.22%) Developer
2 553 (11.01%) Analyst
3 473 (9.42%) Architect
4 463 (9.22%) Consultant
5 376 (7.49%) DBA
6 364 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 282 (5.61%) Oracle DBA
8 267 (5.32%) Oracle Developer
9 263 (5.24%) Oracle Consultant
10 195 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
11 178 (3.54%) Project Manager
12 170 (3.38%) Administrator
13 167 (3.32%) Business Analyst
14 161 (3.21%) SQL Developer
15 150 (2.99%) Senior Developer
16 132 (2.63%) C# Developer
17 114 (2.27%) Oracle Analyst
18 111 (2.21%) DevOps Engineer
19 110 (2.19%) .NET Developer
20 103 (2.05%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (9.30%) XML
2 458 (9.12%) Web Services
3 453 (9.02%) .NET
4 381 (7.59%) Oracle Fusion
5 345 (6.87%) Spring
6 301 (5.99%) HTML
7 256 (5.10%) CSS
8 255 (5.08%) SOAP
9 241 (4.80%) Middleware
10 240 (4.78%) REST
11 231 (4.60%) JSON
12 208 (4.14%) AngularJS
13 165 (3.28%) J2EE
14 145 (2.89%) RESTful
15 129 (2.57%) jQuery
16 128 (2.55%) .NET Framework
17 123 (2.45%) Spring Boot
18 114 (2.27%) Hibernate
19 111 (2.21%) Kafka
20 106 (2.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 408 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 171 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 134 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
4 113 (2.25%) Clustering
5 88 (1.75%) Replication
6 79 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
7 78 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 76 (1.51%) Data Centre
9 72 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 65 (1.29%) User Experience
11 53 (1.06%) Mainframe
12 49 (0.98%) Public Cloud
13 48 (0.96%) Derivative
14 33 (0.66%) Algorithms
14 33 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
14 33 (0.66%) PKI
15 32 (0.64%) Mobile App
16 31 (0.62%) Virtual Team
17 30 (0.60%) Fixed Income
18 29 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 887 (17.66%) Linux
2 790 (15.73%) Unix
3 663 (13.20%) Windows
4 183 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 176 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 124 (2.47%) Solaris
7 99 (1.97%) AIX
8 60 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (1.13%) CentOS
10 43 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 33 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
13 31 (0.62%) SUSE
14 24 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 23 (0.46%) HPUX
15 23 (0.46%) OpenVMS
16 22 (0.44%) Android
17 18 (0.36%) Apple iOS
18 17 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,249 (24.87%) Agile Software Development
2 680 (13.54%) Migration
3 564 (11.23%) DevOps
4 555 (11.05%) ERP
5 503 (10.01%) ETL
6 488 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
7 429 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
8 410 (8.16%) Scrum
9 339 (6.75%) Data Modelling
10 325 (6.47%) TDD
11 322 (6.41%) Data Migration
12 317 (6.31%) Project Management
13 293 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
14 291 (5.79%) SDLC
15 285 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 284 (5.65%) Analytics
17 268 (5.34%) ITIL
18 257 (5.12%) Test Automation
19 256 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
20 248 (4.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,296 (45.71%) SQL
2 1,196 (23.81%) Java
3 801 (15.95%) PL/SQL
4 526 (10.47%) JavaScript
5 454 (9.04%) Python
6 385 (7.66%) C#
7 382 (7.61%) Shell Script
8 203 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 163 (3.25%) C++
10 161 (3.21%) Perl
11 148 (2.95%) T-SQL
12 144 (2.87%) Java 8
13 127 (2.53%) C
14 100 (1.99%) VB
15 98 (1.95%) Bash Shell
16 92 (1.83%) Scala
17 69 (1.37%) PHP
17 69 (1.37%) VBA
18 67 (1.33%) VB.NET
19 52 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 635 (12.64%) Security Cleared
2 491 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 277 (5.51%) Degree
4 114 (2.27%) ISEB
5 105 (2.09%) DV Cleared
6 98 (1.95%) ISTQB
7 62 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 59 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 40 (0.80%) PMP
11 39 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
12 36 (0.72%) PMI Certification
13 32 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (0.62%) MCSE
15 30 (0.60%) ACCA
15 30 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
16 29 (0.58%) CIMA
17 28 (0.56%) OCP
18 27 (0.54%) Master's Degree
19 24 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (5.16%) QA
2 138 (2.75%) Data Quality
3 77 (1.53%) SLA
4 54 (1.08%) PMO
5 36 (0.72%) GDPR
6 18 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.30%) IFRS
7 15 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.30%) MiFID
8 13 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.14%) COREP
9 7 (0.14%) FINREP
10 6 (0.12%) COBIT
10 6 (0.12%) GMP
10 6 (0.12%) NIST
11 5 (0.100%) GAAP
11 5 (0.100%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.080%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.080%) Solvency II
System Software
1 226 (4.50%) Docker
2 184 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 180 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
4 132 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 33 (0.66%) HDFS
8 24 (0.48%) vSphere
9 23 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.32%) NDS
10 16 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 13 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 10 (0.20%) RACF
14 10 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.18%) Apache Flume
16 8 (0.16%) XenApp
17 7 (0.14%) VirtualBox
18 5 (0.100%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 181 (3.60%) Ansible
2 136 (2.71%) Data Guard
3 122 (2.43%) Kubernetes
4 102 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
5 82 (1.63%) Puppet
6 72 (1.43%) Terraform
7 68 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 60 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (0.78%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 38 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 32 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
12 31 (0.62%) SCCM
13 29 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
14 28 (0.56%) Amdocs OSS
15 26 (0.52%) NetBackup
16 25 (0.50%) HP ALM
17 23 (0.46%) Control-M
18 22 (0.44%) Tivoli
19 21 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
20 19 (0.38%) Grafana
Vendors
1 714 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 372 (7.41%) SAP
3 291 (5.79%) IBM
4 220 (4.38%) VMware
5 199 (3.96%) Informatica
6 170 (3.38%) Red Hat
7 136 (2.71%) Citrix
8 129 (2.57%) Sybase
9 124 (2.47%) HP
10 81 (1.61%) Google
11 79 (1.57%) Teradata
12 75 (1.49%) Atlassian
13 74 (1.47%) Tableau
13 74 (1.47%) webMethods
14 66 (1.31%) Hyperion
15 65 (1.29%) EMC
16 64 (1.27%) MuleSoft
17 63 (1.25%) Talend
18 62 (1.23%) Sun
19 61 (1.21%) Salesforce.com