Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7186 8935 10161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.97% 8.51% 8.87%
As % of the Vendors category 16.36% 18.77% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4435 5387 5966
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £295 £289
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 124 129
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £34.47 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.06% -6.85% -1.33%
10th Percentile £15.10 £12.25 £16.86
90th Percentile £54.63 £50.00 £46.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +7.14%

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 43927 47590 49581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.32% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27311 29060 29226
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 1714 2108
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.24 £10.21
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -9 6495 £450 +5.88% 661
UK excluding London -3 4227 £425 +6.25% 456
London -15 2749 £500 +5.26% 250
South East +1 1475 £450 +5.88% 112
North of England -9 785 £400 +6.67% 125
Midlands -1 673 £423 +5.63% 60
East of England 0 456 £450 +12.50% 64
Scotland -4 377 £400 +14.29% 43
West Midlands +1 372 £450 +13.92% 41
North West -19 354 £430 +7.50% 63
South West -12 312 £413 +3.13% 49
East Midlands -5 286 £375 -11.76% 19
Yorkshire -10 249 £413 -2.94% 54
North East +6 187 £391 +18.56% 8
Northern Ireland -7 95 £425 +117.95%
Wales -1 69 £375 -11.76% 3
Isle of Man +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Oracle.

1 2875 (40.01%) SQL
2 2182 (30.36%) Java
3 1993 (27.73%) Finance
4 1988 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 1509 (21.00%) Linux
6 1386 (19.29%) Oracle Database
7 1322 (18.40%) SQL Server
8 1312 (18.26%) Unix
9 900 (12.52%) PL/SQL
10 859 (11.95%) Web Services
11 836 (11.63%) Windows
12 813 (11.31%) Relational Database
13 774 (10.77%) JavaScript
14 747 (10.40%) TDD
15 738 (10.27%) XML
16 735 (10.23%) Migration
17 709 (9.87%) Microsoft
18 691 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
19 687 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
19 687 (9.56%) Banking
20 677 (9.42%) Spring
21 670 (9.32%) .NET
22 655 (9.11%) Security Cleared
23 637 (8.86%) C#
24 626 (8.71%) Scrum
25 620 (8.63%) HTML
26 613 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
26 613 (8.53%) Jenkins
27 608 (8.46%) Python
28 585 (8.14%) DevOps

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
1 522 (7.26%) WebLogic
2 519 (7.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 423 (5.89%) Tomcat
4 401 (5.58%) WebSphere
5 340 (4.73%) JBoss
6 284 (3.95%) Apache
7 271 (3.77%) Confluence
8 150 (2.09%) OpenStack
9 137 (1.91%) Apache Spark
10 129 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
11 128 (1.78%) IIS
12 127 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 127 (1.77%) SAS
13 100 (1.39%) SharePoint
14 91 (1.27%) Mule
15 64 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
16 63 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
17 62 (0.86%) CMS
17 62 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
18 51 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 238 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
3 85 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 46 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 45 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.19%) HipChat
7 14 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.070%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.056%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.056%) Snagit
10 3 (0.042%) SPSS
11 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
11 2 (0.028%) Simulink
12 1 (0.014%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.014%) LaTeX
12 1 (0.014%) Stata
12 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 362 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
2 262 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 150 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
4 140 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 134 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
6 128 (1.78%) Oracle Financials
7 115 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
8 110 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
9 81 (1.13%) Oracle Retail
10 71 (0.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 70 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
12 62 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
13 51 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
13 51 (0.71%) SAP ERP
14 45 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
15 44 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
16 42 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
17 37 (0.51%) Maximo
17 37 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
18 33 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 513 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (1.35%) SaaS
4 91 (1.27%) GitHub
5 85 (1.18%) PaaS
6 83 (1.16%) IaaS
7 66 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (0.53%) Office 365
9 35 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
9 35 (0.49%) Taleo
10 34 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 34 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
11 31 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 29 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (0.33%) npm
14 22 (0.31%) Amazon S3
14 22 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
15 21 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
16 20 (0.28%) iPaaS
16 20 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 299 (4.16%) Firewall
2 214 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 177 (2.46%) SAN
4 166 (2.31%) LDAP
5 139 (1.93%) Internet
6 133 (1.85%) DNS
7 83 (1.16%) WAN
8 76 (1.06%) HTTP
9 69 (0.96%) VPN
10 64 (0.89%) SSL
11 61 (0.85%) LAN
12 60 (0.83%) SMS
13 51 (0.71%) NAS
14 46 (0.64%) DHCP
15 42 (0.58%) SSH
16 35 (0.49%) Wireless
17 33 (0.46%) Network Security
18 31 (0.43%) FTP
19 28 (0.39%) Kerberos
20 27 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1386 (19.29%) Oracle Database
2 1322 (18.40%) SQL Server
3 813 (11.31%) Relational Database
4 494 (6.87%) MySQL
5 483 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 457 (6.36%) RDBMS
7 397 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
8 386 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
9 363 (5.05%) Oracle Database 11g
10 324 (4.51%) NoSQL
11 291 (4.05%) DB2
12 276 (3.84%) Hadoop
13 269 (3.74%) Oracle Database 12c
14 267 (3.72%) Big Data
15 252 (3.51%) MongoDB
16 234 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
17 215 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 159 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
19 154 (2.14%) Oracle Database 10g
20 134 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 613 (8.53%) Jenkins
2 570 (7.93%) Git (software)
3 472 (6.57%) JIRA
4 465 (6.47%) Maven
5 330 (4.59%) Subversion
6 326 (4.54%) JUnit
7 224 (3.12%) Selenium
8 180 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 144 (2.00%) Ant
10 137 (1.91%) Cucumber
10 137 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 130 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
12 129 (1.80%) TeamCity
13 127 (1.77%) NUnit
14 120 (1.67%) Gradle
15 109 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
16 106 (1.48%) Visual Studio
17 104 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
18 103 (1.43%) Mockito
19 92 (1.28%) MSTest
General
1 1993 (27.73%) Finance
2 687 (9.56%) Banking
3 366 (5.09%) Retail
4 242 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 240 (3.34%) Front Office
6 218 (3.03%) Marketing
7 208 (2.89%) Manufacturing
8 189 (2.63%) Investment Banking
9 115 (1.60%) Electronics
10 108 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 67 (0.93%) Billing
12 66 (0.92%) Games
12 66 (0.92%) General Ledger
13 63 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 61 (0.85%) Legal
15 54 (0.75%) Back Office
15 54 (0.75%) Publishing
16 37 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
17 28 (0.39%) Advertising
18 21 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2499 (34.78%) Developer
2 946 (13.16%) Analyst
3 879 (12.23%) Java Developer
4 626 (8.71%) Consultant
5 624 (8.68%) Architect
6 437 (6.08%) Oracle Developer
7 333 (4.63%) DBA
8 329 (4.58%) Oracle Consultant
9 303 (4.22%) Senior Developer
10 269 (3.74%) Business Analyst
10 269 (3.74%) Oracle DBA
11 266 (3.70%) Administrator
12 265 (3.69%) .NET Developer
12 265 (3.69%) C# Developer
13 260 (3.62%) SQL Developer
14 235 (3.27%) Project Manager
15 189 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
16 188 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
17 172 (2.39%) Oracle Analyst
18 155 (2.16%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 859 (11.95%) Web Services
2 738 (10.27%) XML
3 677 (9.42%) Spring
4 670 (9.32%) .NET
5 620 (8.63%) HTML
6 501 (6.97%) CSS
7 431 (6.00%) REST
8 423 (5.89%) J2EE
9 406 (5.65%) Hibernate
10 399 (5.55%) AngularJS
11 393 (5.47%) Middleware
12 385 (5.36%) SOAP
13 348 (4.84%) RESTful
14 341 (4.75%) JSON
15 319 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
16 247 (3.44%) jQuery
17 228 (3.17%) JMS
18 198 (2.76%) HTML5
19 186 (2.59%) ASP.NET
20 180 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 691 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 181 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
4 177 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 174 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 155 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 148 (2.06%) Clustering
8 141 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 141 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 131 (1.82%) Derivative
10 101 (1.41%) User Experience
11 96 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 91 (1.27%) Equities
13 79 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 72 (1.00%) N-Tier
15 70 (0.97%) iPad
16 64 (0.89%) Replication
17 60 (0.83%) Client/Server
18 47 (0.65%) Mobile App
19 40 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1509 (21.00%) Linux
2 1312 (18.26%) Unix
3 836 (11.63%) Windows
4 309 (4.30%) Solaris
5 301 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 251 (3.49%) AIX
7 206 (2.87%) Windows Server
8 96 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 85 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 81 (1.13%) HPUX
11 76 (1.06%) SUSE
12 58 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
13 52 (0.72%) Windows 7
14 49 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 49 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 32 (0.45%) CentOS
17 29 (0.40%) Android
18 28 (0.39%) Windows 10
19 19 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1988 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (10.40%) TDD
3 735 (10.23%) Migration
4 687 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
5 626 (8.71%) Scrum
6 613 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
7 585 (8.14%) DevOps
8 553 (7.70%) ETL
9 535 (7.45%) SOA
10 479 (6.67%) ERP
11 466 (6.48%) OO
12 462 (6.43%) Data Modelling
13 412 (5.73%) Test Automation
14 397 (5.52%) Analytics
15 368 (5.12%) ITIL
16 363 (5.05%) MVC
17 356 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 351 (4.88%) Project Management
19 345 (4.80%) Data Migration
20 313 (4.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2875 (40.01%) SQL
2 2182 (30.36%) Java
3 900 (12.52%) PL/SQL
4 774 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 637 (8.86%) C#
6 608 (8.46%) Python
7 458 (6.37%) Shell Script
8 359 (5.00%) Perl
9 202 (2.81%) Bash Shell
10 194 (2.70%) C++
11 156 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 137 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 132 (1.84%) C
14 128 (1.78%) VBA
15 126 (1.75%) Korn
16 124 (1.73%) XPath
17 120 (1.67%) Scala
18 112 (1.56%) Ruby
19 105 (1.46%) VB.NET
20 71 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 655 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 427 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 382 (5.32%) Degree
4 112 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 92 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 82 (1.14%) ISEB
7 53 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 46 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
10 40 (0.56%) PMP
11 34 (0.47%) MCSE
12 30 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 30 (0.42%) MCSA
12 30 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 30 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 29 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
14 28 (0.39%) Sun Certification
15 24 (0.33%) CISSP
16 21 (0.29%) CISM
16 21 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (2.99%) QA
2 175 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 86 (1.20%) SLA
4 65 (0.90%) GDPR
5 57 (0.79%) PMO
6 32 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 29 (0.40%) MiFID
9 24 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.21%) GCP
11 11 (0.15%) SEPA
12 10 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.097%) COREP
14 5 (0.070%) EMIR
14 5 (0.070%) GAAP
14 5 (0.070%) HL7
15 4 (0.056%) GxP
15 4 (0.056%) IFRS
16 3 (0.042%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 290 (4.04%) Docker
2 250 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 157 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 151 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
5 80 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 68 (0.95%) HDFS
7 58 (0.81%) Hyper-V
8 49 (0.68%) NFS
8 49 (0.68%) vSphere
9 47 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 46 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 42 (0.58%) Apache Flume
12 39 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
13 37 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 36 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
15 35 (0.49%) KVM
16 34 (0.47%) Xen
17 28 (0.39%) Samba
18 17 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 14 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 429 (5.97%) Puppet
2 391 (5.44%) Ansible
3 304 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 126 (1.75%) Data Guard
5 107 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 84 (1.17%) Kubernetes
7 67 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 62 (0.86%) Ambari
9 59 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 58 (0.81%) Terraform
11 51 (0.71%) Tivoli
12 45 (0.63%) logstash
13 43 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
14 40 (0.56%) ZABBIX
15 39 (0.54%) Oozie
16 38 (0.53%) SCCM
16 38 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 35 (0.49%) Control-M
18 34 (0.47%) Nagios
19 27 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 709 (9.87%) Microsoft
2 539 (7.50%) SAP
3 448 (6.23%) IBM
4 364 (5.07%) Red Hat
5 267 (3.72%) HP
6 258 (3.59%) VMware
7 216 (3.01%) Sybase
8 200 (2.78%) Informatica
9 143 (1.99%) Sun
10 136 (1.89%) Cisco
11 119 (1.66%) TIBCO
12 114 (1.59%) WSO2
13 112 (1.56%) Tableau
14 110 (1.53%) Veritas
15 105 (1.46%) Citrix
16 103 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
17 95 (1.32%) Teradata
18 88 (1.22%) ATG
19 86 (1.20%) Hyperion
20 79 (1.10%) Siebel