Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,564 7,126 9,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.55% 7.78% 9.06%
As % of the Vendors category 15.68% 17.65% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,150 4,391 6,021
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £625 £619 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 98 145
UK median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £16.30 £13.89 £12.25
90th Percentile £58.68 £52.17 £51.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.90% +4.38%

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 41,869 40,367 47,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.76% 44.07% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,990 24,696 28,944
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £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 1,524 1,422 1,625
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.70% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.41 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +5.88%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -14 5,862 £475 +5.56% 1,279
UK excluding London -5 3,938 £438 +2.94% 894
London -15 2,430 £513 +2.50% 497
South East 0 1,475 £450 +2.86% 323
North of England -6 730 £425 +6.25% 201
Midlands -10 556 £450 +9.09% 89
Scotland +4 404 £400 +4.92% 89
East of England +3 376 £475 +5.56% 84
North West -9 340 £425 +1.07% 95
West Midlands -1 332 £450 +5.88% 52
Yorkshire -2 277 £450 +20.00% 92
South West -20 242 £425 - 84
East Midlands -9 211 £425 +6.25% 37
North East 0 115 £400 - 14
Wales -17 88 £375 -4.76% 17
Northern Ireland +10 74 £431 +7.75% 6
Isle of Man +1 5 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2,555 (38.92%) SQL
2 1,923 (29.30%) Finance
3 1,806 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
4 1,749 (26.65%) Java
5 1,272 (19.38%) Linux
6 1,252 (19.07%) Oracle Database
7 1,193 (18.17%) SQL Server
8 1,107 (16.86%) Unix
9 928 (14.14%) PL/SQL
10 806 (12.28%) Web Services
11 792 (12.07%) Microsoft
12 762 (11.61%) Relational Database
13 753 (11.47%) Windows
14 682 (10.39%) XML
15 681 (10.37%) Python
16 669 (10.19%) JavaScript
17 635 (9.67%) Migration
18 630 (9.60%) Security Cleared
19 624 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
20 603 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
21 600 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
22 597 (9.10%) Jenkins
23 594 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
24 586 (8.93%) Git (software)
25 577 (8.79%) .NET
26 576 (8.78%) Banking
27 573 (8.73%) MySQL
28 561 (8.55%) Scrum
29 555 (8.46%) HTML
30 533 (8.12%) 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
1 473 (7.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 395 (6.02%) WebLogic
3 301 (4.59%) WebSphere
4 291 (4.43%) Tomcat
5 247 (3.76%) Apache
6 210 (3.20%) Confluence
7 172 (2.62%) Apache Spark
8 159 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
9 158 (2.41%) JBoss
10 128 (1.95%) Oracle Workflow
11 102 (1.55%) SAS
12 101 (1.54%) OpenStack
13 100 (1.52%) SharePoint
14 95 (1.45%) IIS
15 64 (0.98%) Mule
16 57 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
17 54 (0.82%) CMS
17 54 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
18 51 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
19 49 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 293 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 101 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 78 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 60 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
5 49 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 22 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.17%) SPSS
8 10 (0.15%) Stata
9 9 (0.14%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.14%) HipChat
10 8 (0.12%) Windchill
11 4 (0.061%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.046%) CATIA
13 2 (0.030%) Pipeline Pilot
14 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.015%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.015%) Mingle
14 1 (0.015%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.015%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 358 (5.45%) Oracle EBS
2 240 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 128 (1.95%) Oracle Financials
4 127 (1.93%) Oracle Payables
5 116 (1.77%) Oracle ERP
6 111 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
7 106 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
8 81 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
9 72 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 63 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
11 61 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
12 51 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
13 50 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
14 48 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
15 41 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
16 38 (0.58%) Siebel CRM
17 32 (0.49%) Eloqua
18 30 (0.46%) HFM
18 30 (0.46%) Oracle Utilities
19 28 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 594 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
2 513 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.58%) SaaS
4 103 (1.57%) PaaS
5 66 (1.01%) IaaS
6 63 (0.96%) GitHub
7 47 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (0.61%) Office 365
9 39 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 37 (0.56%) OpenShift
11 35 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 33 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
13 32 (0.49%) Boomi
14 27 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
15 26 (0.40%) Serverless
16 24 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (0.37%) Taleo
17 22 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
17 22 (0.34%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 203 (3.09%) Firewall
2 138 (2.10%) SAN
3 102 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 77 (1.17%) HTTP
5 76 (1.16%) VPN
6 73 (1.11%) WAN
7 68 (1.04%) SMS
8 65 (0.99%) DNS
9 60 (0.91%) FTP
10 59 (0.90%) Internet
11 49 (0.75%) Wireless
12 44 (0.67%) LAN
13 41 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (0.61%) SSL
15 35 (0.53%) NAS
15 35 (0.53%) SSH
16 34 (0.52%) WinSCP
17 30 (0.46%) PuTTY
18 29 (0.44%) VLAN
19 25 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,252 (19.07%) Oracle Database
2 1,193 (18.17%) SQL Server
3 762 (11.61%) Relational Database
4 573 (8.73%) MySQL
5 509 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
6 471 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
7 411 (6.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 374 (5.70%) Oracle Reports
9 339 (5.16%) RDBMS
10 286 (4.36%) NoSQL
11 274 (4.17%) Big Data
12 265 (4.04%) MongoDB
13 264 (4.02%) Oracle Database 12c
14 257 (3.92%) Hadoop
15 237 (3.61%) DB2
16 168 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 163 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
18 147 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
19 136 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
20 114 (1.74%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 597 (9.10%) Jenkins
2 586 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 493 (7.51%) JIRA
4 307 (4.68%) Maven
5 219 (3.34%) Selenium
6 212 (3.23%) Subversion
7 172 (2.62%) JUnit
8 154 (2.35%) Cucumber
9 133 (2.03%) Oracle APEX
10 129 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 127 (1.93%) SoapUI
12 118 (1.80%) Eclipse
12 118 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
13 117 (1.78%) Ant
14 101 (1.54%) Gradle
15 90 (1.37%) TeamCity
16 87 (1.33%) NUnit
17 83 (1.26%) Bitbucket
18 81 (1.23%) Visual Studio
19 78 (1.19%) Mockito
General
1 1,923 (29.30%) Finance
2 576 (8.78%) Banking
3 296 (4.51%) Retail
4 178 (2.71%) Front Office
5 166 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 157 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 151 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 133 (2.03%) Marketing
9 73 (1.11%) General Ledger
10 71 (1.08%) Electronics
11 69 (1.05%) Legal
12 68 (1.04%) Back Office
13 45 (0.69%) Billing
13 45 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.53%) French Language
14 35 (0.53%) Publishing
15 30 (0.46%) Retail Banking
16 21 (0.32%) German Language
17 20 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2,253 (34.32%) Developer
2 803 (12.23%) Analyst
3 662 (10.09%) Architect
4 654 (9.96%) Java Developer
5 567 (8.64%) Consultant
6 389 (5.93%) Oracle Developer
7 309 (4.71%) Oracle Consultant
7 309 (4.71%) Senior Developer
8 307 (4.68%) DBA
9 255 (3.88%) Project Manager
10 233 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
11 231 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
12 229 (3.49%) SQL Developer
13 213 (3.24%) Business Analyst
14 205 (3.12%) .NET Developer
15 195 (2.97%) C# Developer
16 189 (2.88%) Oracle Analyst
17 173 (2.64%) Administrator
18 169 (2.57%) Python Developer
19 161 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 806 (12.28%) Web Services
2 682 (10.39%) XML
3 577 (8.79%) .NET
4 555 (8.46%) HTML
5 514 (7.83%) Spring
6 426 (6.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 424 (6.46%) REST
8 422 (6.43%) CSS
9 410 (6.25%) Middleware
10 395 (6.02%) SOAP
11 339 (5.16%) AngularJS
12 303 (4.62%) J2EE
13 299 (4.56%) JSON
14 284 (4.33%) Hibernate
15 255 (3.88%) RESTful
16 189 (2.88%) JMS
17 170 (2.59%) Node.js
18 166 (2.53%) jQuery
19 153 (2.33%) HTML5
20 151 (2.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 624 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 176 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 175 (2.67%) Data Centre
5 172 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 156 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 124 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
8 109 (1.66%) Clustering
9 90 (1.37%) Derivative
10 85 (1.29%) User Experience
11 82 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 77 (1.17%) Data Structures
13 74 (1.13%) Fixed Income
14 68 (1.04%) Replication
15 56 (0.85%) Algorithms
16 55 (0.84%) Hedge funds
17 52 (0.79%) Mainframe
17 52 (0.79%) Virtual Team
18 49 (0.75%) Mobile App
19 40 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1,272 (19.38%) Linux
2 1,107 (16.86%) Unix
3 753 (11.47%) Windows
4 249 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 240 (3.66%) Windows Server
6 219 (3.34%) Solaris
7 177 (2.70%) AIX
8 79 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (0.96%) CentOS
11 45 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 37 (0.56%) Android
13 35 (0.53%) HPUX
14 34 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (0.50%) Apple iOS
16 28 (0.43%) Windows 7
17 27 (0.41%) Windows 10
18 21 (0.32%) Ubuntu
19 18 (0.27%) SUSE
20 16 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,806 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 635 (9.67%) Migration
3 603 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
4 600 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
5 561 (8.55%) Scrum
6 533 (8.12%) DevOps
7 525 (8.00%) ETL
8 518 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 492 (7.50%) SOA
10 485 (7.39%) TDD
11 458 (6.98%) ERP
12 432 (6.58%) Test Automation
13 416 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 408 (6.22%) SDLC
15 379 (5.77%) Project Management
16 373 (5.68%) Data Modelling
17 372 (5.67%) OO
18 315 (4.80%) Workflow
19 307 (4.68%) Analytics
20 280 (4.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,555 (38.92%) SQL
2 1,749 (26.65%) Java
3 928 (14.14%) PL/SQL
4 681 (10.37%) Python
5 669 (10.19%) JavaScript
6 499 (7.60%) C#
7 351 (5.35%) Shell Script
8 233 (3.55%) Java 8
9 219 (3.34%) Perl
10 204 (3.11%) C++
11 198 (3.02%) PowerShell
12 177 (2.70%) Bash Shell
13 128 (1.95%) C
14 122 (1.86%) Scala
15 121 (1.84%) VBA
16 114 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 107 (1.63%) Ruby
18 92 (1.40%) PHP
19 86 (1.31%) XPath
20 77 (1.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 630 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 469 (7.15%) SC Cleared
3 327 (4.98%) Degree
4 110 (1.68%) ISEB
5 102 (1.55%) DV Cleared
6 86 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 81 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 65 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 52 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
10 46 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
11 42 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
12 40 (0.61%) CISSP
13 33 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
13 33 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
14 30 (0.46%) CCNA
14 30 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (0.40%) PMI Certification
16 25 (0.38%) OCP
17 24 (0.37%) CCNP
17 24 (0.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (3.55%) QA
2 198 (3.02%) Data Quality
3 96 (1.46%) GDPR
4 87 (1.33%) SLA
5 62 (0.94%) PMO
6 41 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.27%) IFRS
8 17 (0.26%) GCP
8 17 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 15 (0.23%) MiFID
11 14 (0.21%) SEPA
12 13 (0.20%) COBIT
13 12 (0.18%) IFRS 9
14 11 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 11 (0.17%) PSD2
15 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.11%) FINREP
17 6 (0.091%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 210 (3.20%) Docker
2 177 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (2.57%) Active Directory
4 107 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
5 63 (0.96%) vSphere
6 61 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 56 (0.85%) Hyper-V
8 49 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (0.56%) HDFS
10 34 (0.52%) NFS
11 31 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 25 (0.38%) XenApp
13 24 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (0.37%) VirtualBox
14 18 (0.27%) KVM
14 18 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
15 17 (0.26%) Apache Flume
15 17 (0.26%) XenDesktop
16 16 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 14 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 296 (4.51%) Ansible
2 275 (4.19%) Puppet
3 244 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (1.45%) Data Guard
5 90 (1.37%) Terraform
6 84 (1.28%) HP ALM
7 71 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 68 (1.04%) Kubernetes
9 59 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 44 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
11 39 (0.59%) Control-M
12 37 (0.56%) NetBackup
12 37 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 35 (0.53%) FortiGate
14 34 (0.52%) SCCM
15 31 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
15 31 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
16 29 (0.44%) Tivoli
17 27 (0.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
18 26 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 792 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 492 (7.50%) SAP
3 389 (5.93%) IBM
4 274 (4.17%) VMware
5 250 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 233 (3.55%) HP
7 206 (3.14%) Informatica
8 135 (2.06%) Cisco
9 125 (1.90%) Tableau
10 124 (1.89%) Citrix
11 121 (1.84%) Sybase
12 116 (1.77%) TIBCO
13 115 (1.75%) Talend
14 111 (1.69%) Hyperion
15 101 (1.54%) webMethods
16 94 (1.43%) Siebel
17 89 (1.36%) Teradata
18 84 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
19 75 (1.14%) Cognos
20 74 (1.13%) Google