Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7,033 7,358 9,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.88% 7.63% 8.96%
As % of the Vendors category 16.36% 17.46% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,454 4,588 5,974
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 84 136
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +22.95% +1.67%
10th Percentile £19.55 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.40 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +31.58% -18.57%

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 43,002 42,144 48,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.07% 43.69% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,724 25,765 29,972
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £610 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,566 1,394 1,644
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -2.14% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - -5.04% +2.21%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -10 6,240 £475 +5.56% 1,087
UK excluding London -3 4,297 £425 - 750
London -12 2,531 £525 +5.00% 428
South East 0 1,563 £450 +2.86% 213
North of England -12 748 £425 +6.25% 173
Midlands -10 568 £425 - 94
Scotland +2 462 £425 +6.25% 64
East of England +1 436 £500 +11.11% 99
West Midlands -7 357 £450 - 50
North West -9 337 £400 -5.82% 98
South West -9 333 £425 - 80
Yorkshire 0 291 £450 +12.50% 69
East Midlands -9 202 £425 +6.25% 44
North East -12 118 £400 +6.95% 6
Wales -4 110 £360 -4.00% 14
Northern Ireland +9 78 £431 +4.48% 12
Isle of Man +3 7 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2,819 (40.08%) SQL
2 2,031 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2,014 (28.64%) Java
4 1,997 (28.39%) Finance
5 1,339 (19.04%) SQL Server
6 1,303 (18.53%) Linux
7 1,264 (17.97%) Oracle Database
8 1,234 (17.55%) Unix
9 979 (13.92%) PL/SQL
10 908 (12.91%) Windows
11 847 (12.04%) Microsoft
12 834 (11.86%) XML
13 833 (11.84%) Web Services
14 778 (11.06%) Relational Database
15 738 (10.49%) Python
16 726 (10.32%) Migration
17 714 (10.15%) JavaScript
18 706 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
19 697 (9.91%) Security Cleared
20 696 (9.90%) MySQL
21 658 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
22 653 (9.28%) Jenkins
23 640 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
24 633 (9.00%) ETL
25 632 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
26 628 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
27 624 (8.87%) Scrum
28 623 (8.86%) Git (software)
29 620 (8.82%) .NET
30 609 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 527 (7.49%) WebLogic
2 472 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 343 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 333 (4.73%) Tomcat
5 271 (3.85%) Apache
6 242 (3.44%) Confluence
7 188 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
8 164 (2.33%) Apache Spark
9 163 (2.32%) JBoss
10 150 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 140 (1.99%) OpenStack
12 124 (1.76%) SAS
13 118 (1.68%) SharePoint
14 114 (1.62%) IIS
15 75 (1.07%) Mule
16 68 (0.97%) CMS
17 63 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
18 62 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
19 51 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
20 36 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 323 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 97 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 65 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 54 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 10 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.13%) Windchill
9 8 (0.11%) SPSS
10 7 (0.100%) Stata
11 4 (0.057%) HipChat
12 3 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.043%) CATIA
13 2 (0.028%) Mingle
14 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
14 1 (0.014%) Notepad++
14 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.014%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 389 (5.53%) Oracle EBS
2 255 (3.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 152 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
4 140 (1.99%) Oracle Payables
5 131 (1.86%) Oracle ERP
6 123 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 100 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
8 99 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
9 81 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 77 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
11 75 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
12 69 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
13 52 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
14 51 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
15 43 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
16 38 (0.54%) Eloqua
17 36 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
18 33 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
19 31 (0.44%) SAP ERP
19 31 (0.44%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 706 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
2 609 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (1.52%) SaaS
4 99 (1.41%) GitHub
5 94 (1.34%) PaaS
6 76 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 75 (1.07%) IaaS
8 63 (0.90%) Amazon S3
9 51 (0.73%) Office 365
9 51 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 40 (0.57%) Boomi
11 36 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 33 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 33 (0.47%) OpenShift
13 30 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
14 28 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
15 24 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
16 23 (0.33%) Taleo
17 21 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
18 20 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 191 (2.72%) Firewall
2 177 (2.52%) SAN
3 103 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 91 (1.29%) DNS
5 86 (1.22%) HTTP
6 71 (1.01%) WAN
7 66 (0.94%) Internet
8 63 (0.90%) VPN
9 60 (0.85%) FTP
10 58 (0.82%) LAN
10 58 (0.82%) SMS
11 52 (0.74%) NAS
12 46 (0.65%) SSH
12 46 (0.65%) SSL
13 37 (0.53%) Wireless
14 32 (0.45%) WinSCP
15 30 (0.43%) DHCP
15 30 (0.43%) Ethernet
16 29 (0.41%) PuTTY
17 27 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,339 (19.04%) SQL Server
2 1,264 (17.97%) Oracle Database
3 778 (11.06%) Relational Database
4 696 (9.90%) MySQL
5 550 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
6 526 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
7 420 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
8 407 (5.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 371 (5.28%) RDBMS
10 365 (5.19%) NoSQL
11 318 (4.52%) MongoDB
12 316 (4.49%) Oracle Database 12c
13 269 (3.82%) Hadoop
14 266 (3.78%) Big Data
15 248 (3.53%) DB2
16 204 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 156 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
18 138 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
19 137 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
20 129 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 653 (9.28%) Jenkins
2 623 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 543 (7.72%) JIRA
4 282 (4.01%) Maven
5 245 (3.48%) Selenium
6 223 (3.17%) Subversion
7 164 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 158 (2.25%) SoapUI
9 154 (2.19%) JUnit
9 154 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
10 135 (1.92%) NUnit
11 134 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 127 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
13 122 (1.73%) Toad
14 119 (1.69%) MSTest
15 110 (1.56%) Eclipse
16 104 (1.48%) Ant
17 91 (1.29%) Visual Studio
18 86 (1.22%) Gradle
19 81 (1.15%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,997 (28.39%) Finance
2 561 (7.98%) Banking
3 313 (4.45%) Retail
4 201 (2.86%) Front Office
5 183 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 170 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 166 (2.36%) Marketing
8 160 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 107 (1.52%) General Ledger
10 95 (1.35%) Back Office
11 86 (1.22%) Electronics
12 80 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 74 (1.05%) Legal
14 48 (0.68%) Billing
15 46 (0.65%) Publishing
16 31 (0.44%) French Language
17 25 (0.36%) Law
17 25 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 21 (0.30%) Retail Banking
19 19 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,484 (35.32%) Developer
2 867 (12.33%) Analyst
3 718 (10.21%) Architect
4 717 (10.19%) Java Developer
5 587 (8.35%) Consultant
6 435 (6.19%) Oracle Developer
7 309 (4.39%) Oracle Consultant
8 292 (4.15%) DBA
9 276 (3.92%) Project Manager
10 274 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 255 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
12 251 (3.57%) SQL Developer
13 222 (3.16%) .NET Developer
14 203 (2.89%) Oracle DBA
15 200 (2.84%) Business Analyst
16 195 (2.77%) Administrator
17 194 (2.76%) C# Developer
18 190 (2.70%) Test Analyst
19 179 (2.55%) Oracle Analyst
20 155 (2.20%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (11.86%) XML
2 833 (11.84%) Web Services
3 620 (8.82%) .NET
4 608 (8.64%) HTML
5 561 (7.98%) Spring
6 503 (7.15%) Middleware
7 482 (6.85%) REST
8 480 (6.82%) SOAP
9 470 (6.68%) CSS
10 437 (6.21%) Oracle Fusion
11 373 (5.30%) AngularJS
12 341 (4.85%) J2EE
13 322 (4.58%) JSON
14 300 (4.27%) Hibernate
15 255 (3.63%) RESTful
16 207 (2.94%) JMS
17 179 (2.55%) Node.js
18 178 (2.53%) jQuery
19 166 (2.36%) HTML5
20 164 (2.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 628 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 223 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 208 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 179 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
5 152 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 146 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
7 140 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
8 110 (1.56%) Derivative
9 109 (1.55%) Clustering
10 103 (1.46%) User Experience
11 97 (1.38%) Fixed Income
12 94 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 78 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 74 (1.05%) Algorithms
14 74 (1.05%) Replication
15 66 (0.94%) Mainframe
15 66 (0.94%) Virtual Team
16 51 (0.73%) Wiki
17 49 (0.70%) Hedge funds
18 42 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,303 (18.53%) Linux
2 1,234 (17.55%) Unix
3 908 (12.91%) Windows
4 283 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 256 (3.64%) Solaris
6 243 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 177 (2.52%) AIX
8 81 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 56 (0.80%) CentOS
11 52 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
12 40 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 31 (0.44%) OpenVMS
15 30 (0.43%) Android
16 29 (0.41%) Windows 10
17 27 (0.38%) SUSE
18 26 (0.37%) Windows 7
19 21 (0.30%) HPUX
19 21 (0.30%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,031 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 726 (10.32%) Migration
3 658 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
4 640 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
5 633 (9.00%) ETL
6 632 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
7 624 (8.87%) Scrum
8 599 (8.52%) DevOps
9 572 (8.13%) TDD
10 505 (7.18%) Test Automation
11 498 (7.08%) ERP
12 484 (6.88%) SOA
13 448 (6.37%) OO
14 446 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 423 (6.01%) SDLC
16 418 (5.94%) Project Management
17 392 (5.57%) Data Modelling
18 350 (4.98%) Analytics
19 348 (4.95%) Workflow
20 323 (4.59%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,819 (40.08%) SQL
2 2,014 (28.64%) Java
3 979 (13.92%) PL/SQL
4 738 (10.49%) Python
5 714 (10.15%) JavaScript
6 573 (8.15%) C#
7 426 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 256 (3.64%) Java 8
9 250 (3.55%) Perl
10 227 (3.23%) PowerShell
11 210 (2.99%) C++
12 199 (2.83%) Bash Shell
13 159 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 135 (1.92%) C
15 117 (1.66%) Scala
16 106 (1.51%) Ruby
17 101 (1.44%) Korn
18 98 (1.39%) PHP
19 95 (1.35%) VBA
20 86 (1.22%) R
Qualifications
1 697 (9.91%) Security Cleared
2 539 (7.66%) SC Cleared
3 367 (5.22%) Degree
4 192 (2.73%) ISEB
5 162 (2.30%) ISTQB
6 159 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 90 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 76 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 56 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
10 55 (0.78%) CISSP
11 52 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
12 39 (0.55%) CCNA
13 38 (0.54%) CISM
14 37 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 35 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
15 35 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
16 32 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 30 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
18 27 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (0.34%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (4.37%) QA
2 205 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 118 (1.68%) GDPR
4 88 (1.25%) SLA
5 63 (0.90%) PMO
6 36 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.31%) MiFID
8 19 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.26%) GCP
9 18 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (0.20%) IFRS
10 14 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.17%) COBIT
12 11 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
12 11 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 11 (0.16%) PSD2
13 10 (0.14%) FINRA
13 10 (0.14%) IFRS 9
13 10 (0.14%) SEPA
13 10 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 255 (3.63%) Docker
2 197 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 194 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 122 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
5 59 (0.84%) vSphere
6 57 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 54 (0.77%) HDFS
8 46 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 45 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (0.57%) NFS
11 32 (0.45%) XenApp
12 29 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 26 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
14 25 (0.36%) VirtualBox
15 24 (0.34%) Apache Flume
16 23 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
17 18 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 16 (0.23%) XenDesktop
19 13 (0.18%) KVM
20 12 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 417 (5.93%) Ansible
2 342 (4.86%) Puppet
3 321 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (1.39%) Data Guard
4 98 (1.39%) Terraform
5 79 (1.12%) HP ALM
6 77 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 77 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
7 66 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 44 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
9 43 (0.61%) NetBackup
9 43 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 38 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
10 38 (0.54%) SCCM
11 35 (0.50%) Control-M
12 34 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
13 32 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
14 29 (0.41%) Kibana
14 29 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 28 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 847 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 533 (7.58%) SAP
3 449 (6.38%) IBM
4 310 (4.41%) VMware
5 244 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 233 (3.31%) Informatica
7 205 (2.91%) HP
8 169 (2.40%) webMethods
9 152 (2.16%) Talend
10 150 (2.13%) Citrix
11 132 (1.88%) Cisco
12 129 (1.83%) Tableau
13 119 (1.69%) Sybase
14 115 (1.64%) Hyperion
15 114 (1.62%) TIBCO
16 87 (1.24%) Teradata
17 86 (1.22%) Siebel
18 85 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
19 81 (1.15%) Cloudera
20 78 (1.11%) Google