Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 30 29
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3,991 6,406 6,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.82% 6.56% 6.46%
As % of the Vendors category 13.52% 15.47% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,407 3,986 4,026
UK median daily rate £481 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.89% +2.86%
10th Percentile £339 £325 £313
90th Percentile £660 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 89 73
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +16.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.10 £13.55
90th Percentile £73.75 £63.75 £56.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +17.14% -10.26%

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 29,513 41,402 41,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.06% 42.39% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,154 25,577 26,361
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £220 £261 £231
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,240 1,541 1,418
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.99 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.75 £46.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.19
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.91% -1.88%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 +2 3,663 £490 -2.00% 1,079
UK excluding London -5 2,219 £450 - 807
London -1 1,592 £525 -4.37% 378
South East +1 720 £475 -1.04% 198
North of England +5 493 £450 +5.88% 182
Midlands +10 404 £459 +6.69% 158
North West +4 285 £450 +6.51% 84
West Midlands +7 278 £463 +7.56% 95
South West -11 213 £488 +10.80% 91
East of England -22 177 £405 -19.00% 64
Yorkshire -2 143 £471 +10.88% 82
Scotland -40 125 £425 - 62
East Midlands -1 110 £450 +5.88% 63
North East +3 72 £431 +1.47% 16
Wales +6 70 £400 - 33
Northern Ireland -7 23 £431 +4.55% 22
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 1,686 (42.25%) SQL
2 1,030 (25.81%) Finance
3 1,005 (25.18%) Java
4 922 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
5 778 (19.49%) Oracle Database
6 717 (17.97%) SQL Server
7 690 (17.29%) Security Cleared
8 660 (16.54%) Linux
9 654 (16.39%) PL/SQL
10 593 (14.86%) Unix
11 582 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 546 (13.68%) SC Cleared
13 536 (13.43%) Windows
14 534 (13.38%) Migration
15 452 (11.33%) Azure
16 449 (11.25%) ERP
17 439 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
18 436 (10.92%) AWS
19 416 (10.42%) XML
20 382 (9.57%) JavaScript
21 381 (9.55%) Python
22 369 (9.25%) JIRA
23 349 (8.74%) Oracle Fusion
24 348 (8.72%) DevOps
25 346 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
26 344 (8.62%) ETL
27 331 (8.29%) Relational Database
28 322 (8.07%) Oracle EBS
29 316 (7.92%) .NET
30 309 (7.74%) WebLogic

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
1 309 (7.74%) WebLogic
2 228 (5.71%) Confluence
3 180 (4.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 114 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 93 (2.33%) JBoss
5 93 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 85 (2.13%) Apache
7 80 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 78 (1.95%) WebSphere
9 75 (1.88%) Oracle Workflow
10 61 (1.53%) Red Hat Fuse
11 58 (1.45%) IIS
12 57 (1.43%) SAS
13 56 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
14 45 (1.13%) MQSeries
15 44 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
16 29 (0.73%) ArcGIS
16 29 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
17 19 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 19 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 188 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
3 41 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.20%) Windchill
8 3 (0.075%) Figma
8 3 (0.075%) InVision
8 3 (0.075%) Zeplin
9 2 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.050%) FileZilla
9 2 (0.050%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 322 (8.07%) Oracle EBS
2 131 (3.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 123 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
4 116 (2.91%) Oracle Receivables
5 115 (2.88%) Oracle ERP
6 99 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
7 97 (2.43%) Oracle Applications
8 69 (1.73%) Oracle Cash Management
9 68 (1.70%) Oracle Assets
10 64 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 63 (1.58%) Oracle General Ledger
12 37 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
12 37 (0.93%) FINCAD Analytics
12 37 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
13 35 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
14 33 (0.83%) Maximo
15 29 (0.73%) NetSuite
16 24 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
17 21 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
18 20 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 452 (11.33%) Azure
2 436 (10.92%) AWS
3 138 (3.46%) Power Platform
4 95 (2.38%) PaaS
5 94 (2.36%) GitHub
6 91 (2.28%) SaaS
7 86 (2.15%) GCP
8 67 (1.68%) Office 365
9 51 (1.28%) IaaS
10 47 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
11 44 (1.10%) Amazon S3
12 37 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
13 36 (0.90%) AWS Step Functions
13 36 (0.90%) Serverless
14 33 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
16 28 (0.70%) Boomi
17 23 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
17 23 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
17 23 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.46%) Firewall
2 60 (1.50%) HTTP
3 57 (1.43%) SAN
4 56 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 51 (1.28%) Internet
6 43 (1.08%) DNS
7 39 (0.98%) WAN
8 37 (0.93%) LAN
9 31 (0.78%) VPN
10 27 (0.68%) SSL
11 24 (0.60%) ISDN
12 23 (0.58%) DHCP
13 18 (0.45%) Skype
14 16 (0.40%) NAS
14 16 (0.40%) OSPF
15 15 (0.38%) BGP
15 15 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (0.35%) Network Security
16 14 (0.35%) Unified Communications
17 13 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 778 (19.49%) Oracle Database
2 717 (17.97%) SQL Server
3 331 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 301 (7.54%) Data Warehouse
5 255 (6.39%) Oracle Reports
6 251 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
7 234 (5.86%) MySQL
8 200 (5.01%) Oracle Database 12c
9 196 (4.91%) RDBMS
10 172 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 160 (4.01%) MongoDB
12 148 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 139 (3.48%) NoSQL
14 138 (3.46%) Power BI
15 136 (3.41%) Oracle ODI
16 125 (3.13%) Hadoop
17 122 (3.06%) Big Data
18 119 (2.98%) Oracle BI EE
19 98 (2.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 86 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 369 (9.25%) JIRA
2 263 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 232 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 148 (3.71%) Selenium
5 139 (3.48%) Maven
6 102 (2.56%) Bitbucket
7 100 (2.51%) JUnit
8 95 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 93 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
10 82 (2.05%) Subversion
11 65 (1.63%) TeamCity
12 63 (1.58%) Oracle APEX
13 61 (1.53%) Eclipse
14 42 (1.05%) Ant
15 41 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
16 40 (1.00%) Toad
17 34 (0.85%) GitLab
18 31 (0.78%) SoapUI
19 30 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 30 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,030 (25.81%) Finance
2 307 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 257 (6.44%) Banking
4 137 (3.43%) Retail
5 127 (3.18%) Front Office
6 108 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 84 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 67 (1.68%) Investment Banking
9 61 (1.53%) General Ledger
10 57 (1.43%) Marketing
11 48 (1.20%) Back Office
12 43 (1.08%) Billing
13 41 (1.03%) Law
14 36 (0.90%) Legal
15 27 (0.68%) Electronics
15 27 (0.68%) Local Government
16 19 (0.48%) Publishing
17 16 (0.40%) Automotive
18 15 (0.38%) Games
18 15 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,164 (29.17%) Developer
2 456 (11.43%) Analyst
3 422 (10.57%) Consultant
4 391 (9.80%) Architect
5 272 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 262 (6.56%) DBA
7 251 (6.29%) Oracle Consultant
8 211 (5.29%) Oracle Developer
9 198 (4.96%) Oracle DBA
10 136 (3.41%) Project Manager
11 127 (3.18%) Administrator
12 115 (2.88%) Business Analyst
13 100 (2.51%) Oracle Analyst
14 99 (2.48%) C# Developer
15 97 (2.43%) Cloud Consultant
16 96 (2.41%) SQL Developer
17 95 (2.38%) Senior Developer
18 94 (2.36%) Solutions Architect
19 88 (2.20%) Data Analyst
20 85 (2.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (10.42%) XML
2 349 (8.74%) Oracle Fusion
3 316 (7.92%) .NET
4 308 (7.72%) Web Services
5 258 (6.46%) Spring
6 249 (6.24%) HTML
7 210 (5.26%) REST
8 194 (4.86%) J2EE
9 189 (4.74%) CSS
10 188 (4.71%) JSON
11 176 (4.41%) Middleware
12 163 (4.08%) AngularJS
13 156 (3.91%) SOAP
14 127 (3.18%) Hibernate
15 101 (2.53%) Spring Boot
16 91 (2.28%) RESTful
17 84 (2.10%) .NET Framework
18 82 (2.05%) Kafka
19 79 (1.98%) jQuery
19 79 (1.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 302 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 95 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 80 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 75 (1.88%) Derivative
4 75 (1.88%) Fixed Income
5 61 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
6 59 (1.48%) Replication
7 53 (1.33%) Clustering
8 52 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 50 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 50 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 50 (1.25%) User Experience
10 49 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 37 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
13 31 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
14 30 (0.75%) Private Cloud
15 22 (0.55%) Mainframe
15 22 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 660 (16.54%) Linux
2 593 (14.86%) Unix
3 536 (13.43%) Windows
4 145 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 122 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 102 (2.56%) Solaris
7 70 (1.75%) AIX
8 52 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
9 34 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 27 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.60%) Windows 7
12 23 (0.58%) CentOS
13 21 (0.53%) Android
13 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 17 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.38%) HPUX
17 14 (0.35%) VMS
18 13 (0.33%) SUSE
19 11 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 922 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (13.38%) Migration
3 449 (11.25%) ERP
4 439 (11.00%) Business Intelligence
5 348 (8.72%) DevOps
6 346 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
7 344 (8.62%) ETL
8 297 (7.44%) Data Modelling
9 283 (7.09%) Project Management
10 251 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 250 (6.26%) Analytics
12 237 (5.94%) Test Automation
13 219 (5.49%) Scrum
14 198 (4.96%) Data Migration
15 196 (4.91%) ITIL
16 193 (4.84%) Microservices
17 190 (4.76%) Project Delivery
18 182 (4.56%) Software Engineering
19 181 (4.54%) Performance Tuning
20 180 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,686 (42.25%) SQL
2 1,005 (25.18%) Java
3 654 (16.39%) PL/SQL
4 382 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 381 (9.55%) Python
6 291 (7.29%) C#
7 241 (6.04%) Shell Script
8 133 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 120 (3.01%) Perl
10 103 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 95 (2.38%) Scala
12 89 (2.23%) Bash Shell
12 89 (2.23%) C
13 80 (2.00%) C++
14 69 (1.73%) Java 8
15 64 (1.60%) Ruby
16 46 (1.15%) R
17 44 (1.10%) VBA
18 42 (1.05%) VB.NET
19 41 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 690 (17.29%) Security Cleared
2 546 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 220 (5.51%) Degree
4 110 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 92 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 89 (2.23%) ISEB
7 64 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 50 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 49 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 44 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 34 (0.85%) CCNA
11 34 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
13 24 (0.60%) Master's Degree
14 21 (0.53%) CCIE
14 21 (0.53%) CCNP
15 18 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
16 16 (0.40%) PMP
17 15 (0.38%) OCP
18 14 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (4.26%) QA
2 77 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 63 (1.58%) SLA
4 57 (1.43%) GDPR
5 50 (1.25%) PMO
6 18 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 15 (0.38%) MiFID
9 13 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
10 10 (0.25%) RMADS
11 9 (0.23%) NIST
12 8 (0.20%) WCAG
13 7 (0.18%) SEPA
14 6 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.15%) NCSC
15 5 (0.13%) COBIT
15 5 (0.13%) IFRS
15 5 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 130 (3.26%) Docker
2 123 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 111 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
4 107 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (1.10%) Hyper-V
7 32 (0.80%) HDFS
8 24 (0.60%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.40%) NDS
9 16 (0.40%) vSphere
10 15 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 13 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.28%) NFS
14 10 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 8 (0.20%) XenApp
17 6 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.15%) OCFS2
18 5 (0.13%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 108 (2.71%) Ansible
2 94 (2.36%) Data Guard
3 81 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 69 (1.73%) Kubernetes
5 68 (1.70%) Puppet
6 62 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 40 (1.00%) Terraform
8 35 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
9 33 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
10 30 (0.75%) HP ALM
11 26 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 26 (0.65%) Nagios
12 25 (0.63%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 23 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
14 21 (0.53%) Kibana
15 19 (0.48%) NetBackup
16 15 (0.38%) logstash
17 14 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
18 13 (0.33%) SCOM
19 12 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 582 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 287 (7.19%) SAP
3 162 (4.06%) IBM
4 158 (3.96%) VMware
5 157 (3.93%) Red Hat
6 124 (3.11%) Sybase
7 108 (2.71%) webMethods
8 107 (2.68%) Informatica
9 92 (2.31%) Google
10 76 (1.90%) BEA
10 76 (1.90%) Tableau
11 66 (1.65%) MuleSoft
12 65 (1.63%) Cisco
13 64 (1.60%) HP
14 63 (1.58%) Dell
15 59 (1.48%) Splunk
16 58 (1.45%) Citrix
16 58 (1.45%) Hyperion
17 48 (1.20%) Workday
18 45 (1.13%) Axway