Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 21 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7,058 6,999 9,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.85% 7.04% 8.69%
As % of the Vendors category 16.30% 16.38% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,543 4,375 5,693
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £320 £310 £295
90th Percentile £638 £615 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 84 123
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +17.90% -6.70%
10th Percentile £21.00 £15.77 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.33 £45.85 £45.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +19.40% -9.46%

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 43,312 42,717 48,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.01% 42.97% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,799 26,383 29,359
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £241 £240
90th Percentile £625 £619 £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 1,654 1,384 1,712
UK median hourly rate £17.42 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.47% +2.28% -2.23%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.59 £45.30 £44.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -2.94%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 6,281 £475 +5.56% 1,203
UK excluding London -3 4,135 £425 - 891
London -4 2,729 £525 +5.00% 442
South East -4 1,381 £450 +2.86% 230
North of England -9 747 £425 +6.25% 221
Midlands -5 587 £425 +1.19% 131
Scotland +2 460 £425 +6.25% 90
East of England -2 419 £500 +11.11% 90
West Midlands -9 371 £425 -5.56% 74
South West -4 370 £425 +4.55% 89
North West -7 348 £413 -5.17% 125
Yorkshire 0 288 £425 +6.25% 72
East Midlands -1 211 £413 +5.43% 57
Wales +8 118 £381 +1.67% 27
North East -17 110 £400 +9.97% 24
Northern Ireland +7 57 £425 +1.19% 13
Isle of Man +4 7 £425 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,894 (41.00%) SQL
2 2,073 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 2,052 (29.07%) Java
4 2,020 (28.62%) Finance
5 1,410 (19.98%) SQL Server
6 1,248 (17.68%) Oracle Database
7 1,216 (17.23%) Linux
8 1,192 (16.89%) Unix
9 985 (13.96%) Windows
10 970 (13.74%) PL/SQL
11 836 (11.84%) XML
12 810 (11.48%) Microsoft
13 803 (11.38%) Migration
14 778 (11.02%) Security Cleared
15 743 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
16 724 (10.26%) MySQL
17 716 (10.14%) Relational Database
18 709 (10.05%) Web Services
19 694 (9.83%) JavaScript
20 671 (9.51%) Python
21 663 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
22 645 (9.14%) DevOps
23 643 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
24 632 (8.95%) TDD
25 631 (8.94%) Scrum
26 630 (8.93%) .NET
27 620 (8.78%) Git (software)
28 618 (8.76%) Jenkins
29 615 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
30 614 (8.70%) 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
1 559 (7.92%) WebLogic
2 426 (6.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 332 (4.70%) Tomcat
4 311 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 271 (3.84%) Apache
6 243 (3.44%) Confluence
7 189 (2.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 150 (2.13%) JBoss
9 143 (2.03%) OpenStack
10 135 (1.91%) Apache Spark
10 135 (1.91%) IIS
11 125 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 102 (1.45%) SAS
13 101 (1.43%) SharePoint
14 87 (1.23%) Mule
15 71 (1.01%) CMS
15 71 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
16 57 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
17 48 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
18 40 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 317 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 129 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 109 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 65 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 48 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.11%) SPSS
7 8 (0.11%) Windchill
8 6 (0.085%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.057%) HipChat
10 3 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.014%) Mingle
11 1 (0.014%) Notepad++
11 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.014%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.014%) Stata
Business Applications
1 345 (4.89%) Oracle EBS
2 296 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 175 (2.48%) Oracle ERP
4 172 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
5 153 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
6 137 (1.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 113 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
8 98 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
9 85 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
10 84 (1.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 82 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
11 82 (1.16%) Oracle Retail
12 67 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
13 56 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
14 52 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
15 35 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 35 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
16 29 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
17 28 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
17 28 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 743 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 615 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (2.01%) PaaS
4 114 (1.62%) GitHub
4 114 (1.62%) SaaS
5 113 (1.60%) IaaS
6 103 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
7 85 (1.20%) Amazon S3
8 74 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 56 (0.79%) OpenShift
10 54 (0.77%) Office 365
11 46 (0.65%) Boomi
11 46 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
11 46 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
12 44 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
13 31 (0.44%) Taleo
14 28 (0.40%) Apigee
15 26 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
16 25 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 189 (2.68%) Firewall
2 173 (2.45%) SAN
3 121 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 89 (1.26%) DNS
5 83 (1.18%) HTTP
6 78 (1.11%) LAN
7 73 (1.03%) Internet
8 71 (1.01%) WAN
9 59 (0.84%) VPN
10 48 (0.68%) NAS
11 42 (0.60%) SSH
12 40 (0.57%) SMS
13 39 (0.55%) FTP
14 36 (0.51%) SSL
15 31 (0.44%) Ethernet
16 30 (0.43%) MPLS
17 29 (0.41%) Kerberos
18 27 (0.38%) Wireless
19 26 (0.37%) DHCP
20 23 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,410 (19.98%) SQL Server
2 1,248 (17.68%) Oracle Database
3 724 (10.26%) MySQL
4 716 (10.14%) Relational Database
5 511 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
6 456 (6.46%) Data Warehouse
7 421 (5.96%) Oracle Reports
8 414 (5.87%) RDBMS
9 410 (5.81%) NoSQL
10 372 (5.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 341 (4.83%) Oracle Database 12c
12 339 (4.80%) MongoDB
13 266 (3.77%) Hadoop
14 238 (3.37%) Big Data
15 237 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 217 (3.07%) DB2
17 157 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
18 142 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
19 131 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
20 125 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 620 (8.78%) Git (software)
2 618 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 575 (8.15%) JIRA
4 298 (4.22%) Maven
5 245 (3.47%) Subversion
6 226 (3.20%) Selenium
7 167 (2.37%) Cucumber
8 163 (2.31%) JUnit
9 155 (2.20%) SoapUI
10 154 (2.18%) Oracle Forms
11 145 (2.05%) NUnit
12 142 (2.01%) Toad
13 131 (1.86%) MSTest
14 110 (1.56%) Visual Studio
15 108 (1.53%) Bitbucket
16 98 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 98 (1.39%) TeamCity
17 97 (1.37%) Artifactory
17 97 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
18 90 (1.28%) GitLab
General
1 2,020 (28.62%) Finance
2 585 (8.29%) Banking
3 338 (4.79%) Retail
4 208 (2.95%) Front Office
5 184 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 170 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 169 (2.39%) Marketing
8 158 (2.24%) Manufacturing
9 115 (1.63%) General Ledger
10 101 (1.43%) Back Office
11 96 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 80 (1.13%) Electronics
13 64 (0.91%) Legal
14 55 (0.78%) Billing
15 44 (0.62%) Publishing
16 34 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 32 (0.45%) Law
18 17 (0.24%) Games
19 16 (0.23%) Advertising
20 15 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,558 (36.24%) Developer
2 864 (12.24%) Analyst
3 796 (11.28%) Java Developer
4 669 (9.48%) Architect
5 558 (7.91%) Consultant
6 483 (6.84%) Oracle Developer
7 313 (4.43%) Oracle Consultant
8 305 (4.32%) DBA
9 300 (4.25%) Senior Developer
10 265 (3.75%) SQL Developer
11 257 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 247 (3.50%) Business Analyst
13 227 (3.22%) .NET Developer
13 227 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
14 213 (3.02%) Oracle DBA
15 208 (2.95%) C# Developer
16 203 (2.88%) DevOps Engineer
17 192 (2.72%) Administrator
18 190 (2.69%) Test Analyst
19 181 (2.56%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 836 (11.84%) XML
2 709 (10.05%) Web Services
3 630 (8.93%) .NET
4 596 (8.44%) Spring
5 572 (8.10%) HTML
6 559 (7.92%) Middleware
7 488 (6.91%) Oracle Fusion
8 471 (6.67%) CSS
9 431 (6.11%) AngularJS
10 422 (5.98%) SOAP
11 419 (5.94%) REST
12 324 (4.59%) J2EE
13 294 (4.17%) JSON
14 289 (4.09%) Hibernate
15 237 (3.36%) RESTful
16 196 (2.78%) HTML5
17 188 (2.66%) JMS
18 179 (2.54%) ASP.NET
18 179 (2.54%) Node.js
19 178 (2.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 550 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 177 (2.51%) Management Information System
4 173 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
5 168 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 158 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 127 (1.80%) Derivative
8 123 (1.74%) Clustering
9 119 (1.69%) Fixed Income
10 109 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 95 (1.35%) User Experience
12 92 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 71 (1.01%) Replication
14 68 (0.96%) Wiki
15 63 (0.89%) Virtual Team
16 61 (0.86%) Data Structures
17 59 (0.84%) Algorithms
18 57 (0.81%) Reference Data
19 55 (0.78%) Hedge funds
20 52 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1,216 (17.23%) Linux
2 1,192 (16.89%) Unix
3 985 (13.96%) Windows
4 278 (3.94%) Windows Server
5 252 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 226 (3.20%) Solaris
7 150 (2.13%) AIX
8 70 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 60 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 53 (0.75%) CentOS
11 42 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
12 41 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 38 (0.54%) OpenVMS
14 34 (0.48%) Windows 7
15 31 (0.44%) SUSE
16 23 (0.33%) Windows 10
17 20 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 18 (0.26%) VME
19 17 (0.24%) Apple iOS
19 17 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,073 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 803 (11.38%) Migration
3 663 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
4 645 (9.14%) DevOps
5 643 (9.11%) Business Intelligence
6 632 (8.95%) TDD
7 631 (8.94%) Scrum
8 604 (8.56%) ETL
9 563 (7.98%) Test Automation
10 562 (7.96%) ERP
11 554 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
12 453 (6.42%) OO
13 434 (6.15%) SOA
14 431 (6.11%) Project Management
15 424 (6.01%) SDLC
16 394 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 373 (5.28%) Microservices
18 369 (5.23%) Data Modelling
19 345 (4.89%) ITIL
20 323 (4.58%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2,894 (41.00%) SQL
2 2,052 (29.07%) Java
3 970 (13.74%) PL/SQL
4 694 (9.83%) JavaScript
5 671 (9.51%) Python
6 614 (8.70%) C#
7 461 (6.53%) Shell Script
8 287 (4.07%) Perl
9 276 (3.91%) Java 8
10 239 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 197 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 195 (2.76%) T-SQL
13 191 (2.71%) C++
14 120 (1.70%) C
15 119 (1.69%) PHP
16 113 (1.60%) Ruby
17 109 (1.54%) Korn
18 102 (1.45%) Scala
19 78 (1.11%) VB
20 72 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 778 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 601 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 324 (4.59%) Degree
4 201 (2.85%) ISEB
5 178 (2.52%) ISTQB
6 164 (2.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 112 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 74 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
9 63 (0.89%) CISSP
10 57 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
11 56 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
12 52 (0.74%) CISM
13 48 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
14 46 (0.65%) CCNA
15 29 (0.41%) OCP
16 27 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (0.37%) MCSE
18 25 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (0.35%) Master's Degree
19 24 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (4.53%) QA
2 158 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 105 (1.49%) GDPR
4 78 (1.11%) SLA
5 63 (0.89%) PMO
6 28 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.35%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (0.23%) FINRA
9 16 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.23%) MiFID
10 14 (0.20%) IFRS
11 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 13 (0.18%) PSD2
12 10 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
12 10 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 10 (0.14%) ISO 31000
12 10 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 9 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
13 9 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 318 (4.51%) Docker
2 221 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 211 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 130 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
5 75 (1.06%) HDFS
6 54 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 50 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 47 (0.67%) vSphere
9 44 (0.62%) XenApp
10 41 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (0.50%) NFS
12 34 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
13 29 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 25 (0.35%) Apache Flume
15 24 (0.34%) XenDesktop
16 21 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 17 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
18 14 (0.20%) VirtualBox
18 14 (0.20%) Xen
19 13 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 441 (6.25%) Ansible
2 373 (5.28%) Puppet
3 328 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 127 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 118 (1.67%) Data Guard
6 112 (1.59%) Terraform
7 93 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 58 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 48 (0.68%) SCCM
10 47 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
11 40 (0.57%) HP ALM
11 40 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
12 39 (0.55%) NetBackup
13 37 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
13 37 (0.52%) Kibana
14 36 (0.51%) logstash
15 35 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
16 34 (0.48%) Control-M
17 31 (0.44%) Nagios
18 30 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 810 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 557 (7.89%) SAP
3 367 (5.20%) IBM
4 329 (4.66%) VMware
5 247 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 177 (2.51%) Informatica
7 165 (2.34%) webMethods
8 162 (2.30%) Citrix
9 142 (2.01%) Talend
10 137 (1.94%) HP
11 131 (1.86%) Cisco
11 131 (1.86%) Sybase
12 114 (1.62%) Hyperion
13 110 (1.56%) Google
14 98 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
15 96 (1.36%) Cloudera
15 96 (1.36%) Tableau
15 96 (1.36%) TIBCO
16 82 (1.16%) Teradata
17 69 (0.98%) Splunk