Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7192 8971 9992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.97% 8.51% 8.86%
As % of the Vendors category 16.35% 18.77% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4458 5417 5887
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £295 £288
90th Percentile £625 £594 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 118 124
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.72 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +0.61% -3.92%
10th Percentile £15.21 £12.25 £16.51
90th Percentile £54.25 £48.25 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.23
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.29% +6.36%

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 43983 47802 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.63% 45.34% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27338 29209 28805
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £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 1473 1700 2082
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 £10.59 £10.23 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.20 £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 22 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 22 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 22 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 6492 £450 +5.88% 678
UK excluding London -4 4230 £425 +6.25% 478
London -15 2753 £500 +5.26% 246
South East 0 1473 £450 +5.88% 120
North of England -9 782 £400 +6.67% 137
Midlands -3 669 £425 +6.25% 63
East of England 0 461 £450 +12.50% 64
Scotland -3 380 £400 +14.29% 43
West Midlands -2 370 £450 +15.76% 39
North West -19 351 £430 +7.50% 78
South West -10 310 £410 +2.50% 48
East Midlands -7 283 £375 -11.76% 24
Yorkshire -10 247 £413 -2.94% 51
North East +6 189 £389 +19.62% 8
Northern Ireland -4 101 £425 +117.95%
Wales 0 69 £375 -11.76% 3
Isle of Man +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 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 2874 (39.96%) SQL
2 2201 (30.60%) Java
3 2002 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
4 1996 (27.75%) Finance
5 1525 (21.20%) Linux
6 1387 (19.29%) Oracle Database
7 1325 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 1306 (18.16%) Unix
9 893 (12.42%) PL/SQL
10 860 (11.96%) Web Services
11 839 (11.67%) Windows
12 823 (11.44%) Relational Database
13 777 (10.80%) JavaScript
14 755 (10.50%) TDD
15 741 (10.30%) XML
16 732 (10.18%) Migration
17 705 (9.80%) Microsoft
18 699 (9.72%) Banking
19 687 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
20 679 (9.44%) Spring
20 679 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
21 671 (9.33%) .NET
22 655 (9.11%) Security Cleared
23 636 (8.84%) C#
24 631 (8.77%) Scrum
25 624 (8.68%) Jenkins
26 619 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
27 615 (8.55%) HTML
28 602 (8.37%) Python
29 589 (8.19%) 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
1 527 (7.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 522 (7.26%) WebLogic
3 423 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 404 (5.62%) WebSphere
5 346 (4.81%) JBoss
6 289 (4.02%) Apache
7 276 (3.84%) Confluence
8 150 (2.09%) OpenStack
9 134 (1.86%) Apache Spark
10 132 (1.84%) Oracle Service Bus
11 130 (1.81%) IIS
12 126 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
13 125 (1.74%) SAS
14 99 (1.38%) SharePoint
15 94 (1.31%) Mule
16 64 (0.89%) CMS
16 64 (0.89%) Oracle Application Server
17 63 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
17 63 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
18 55 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 237 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 83 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 46 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 45 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.19%) HipChat
8 13 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.070%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.056%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.056%) Snagit
11 3 (0.042%) SPSS
12 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
12 2 (0.028%) Simulink
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.014%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.014%) Stata
13 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 360 (5.01%) Oracle EBS
2 257 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 153 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
4 140 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 134 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
6 127 (1.77%) Oracle Financials
7 114 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
8 111 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
9 84 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
10 70 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 69 (0.96%) Oracle General Ledger
12 63 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
13 52 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
14 51 (0.71%) SAP ERP
15 44 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
15 44 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
15 44 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
16 38 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
17 36 (0.50%) Maximo
18 33 (0.46%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 512 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
2 356 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (1.31%) SaaS
4 92 (1.28%) GitHub
5 81 (1.13%) IaaS
5 81 (1.13%) PaaS
6 66 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 37 (0.51%) Office 365
8 35 (0.49%) Taleo
9 34 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
9 34 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
10 33 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 32 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 28 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (0.39%) npm
13 22 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 22 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
14 21 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
15 20 (0.28%) iPaaS
15 20 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 299 (4.16%) Firewall
2 217 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 178 (2.47%) SAN
4 174 (2.42%) LDAP
5 140 (1.95%) Internet
6 131 (1.82%) DNS
7 83 (1.15%) WAN
8 82 (1.14%) HTTP
9 70 (0.97%) SSL
10 69 (0.96%) VPN
11 62 (0.86%) LAN
12 59 (0.82%) SMS
13 50 (0.70%) NAS
14 47 (0.65%) DHCP
15 42 (0.58%) SSH
16 35 (0.49%) Wireless
17 32 (0.44%) Network Security
18 31 (0.43%) FTP
19 28 (0.39%) Kerberos
20 27 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1387 (19.29%) Oracle Database
2 1325 (18.42%) SQL Server
3 823 (11.44%) Relational Database
4 498 (6.92%) MySQL
5 484 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
6 460 (6.40%) RDBMS
7 400 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 383 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
9 365 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 326 (4.53%) NoSQL
11 289 (4.02%) DB2
12 274 (3.81%) Hadoop
13 267 (3.71%) Big Data
13 267 (3.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 249 (3.46%) MongoDB
15 232 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
16 212 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 156 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 156 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
18 135 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 624 (8.68%) Jenkins
2 571 (7.94%) Git (software)
3 478 (6.65%) JIRA
4 469 (6.52%) Maven
5 334 (4.64%) Subversion
6 326 (4.53%) JUnit
7 229 (3.18%) Selenium
8 181 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 143 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
10 142 (1.97%) Ant
11 138 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 133 (1.85%) TeamCity
13 131 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
14 128 (1.78%) NUnit
15 116 (1.61%) Gradle
16 114 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
17 104 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
17 104 (1.45%) Visual Studio
18 102 (1.42%) Mockito
19 95 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 1996 (27.75%) Finance
2 699 (9.72%) Banking
3 368 (5.12%) Retail
4 249 (3.46%) Front Office
5 243 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 217 (3.02%) Marketing
7 209 (2.91%) Manufacturing
8 197 (2.74%) Investment Banking
9 117 (1.63%) Electronics
10 111 (1.54%) Financial Institution
11 66 (0.92%) General Ledger
12 65 (0.90%) Billing
12 65 (0.90%) Games
13 63 (0.88%) Retail Banking
14 62 (0.86%) Legal
15 54 (0.75%) Publishing
16 53 (0.74%) Back Office
17 36 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.36%) Advertising
19 22 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2502 (34.79%) Developer
2 940 (13.07%) Analyst
3 885 (12.31%) Java Developer
4 624 (8.68%) Architect
5 621 (8.63%) Consultant
6 444 (6.17%) Oracle Developer
7 332 (4.62%) DBA
8 324 (4.51%) Oracle Consultant
9 304 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 270 (3.75%) Business Analyst
11 269 (3.74%) Oracle DBA
12 266 (3.70%) Administrator
13 263 (3.66%) .NET Developer
13 263 (3.66%) C# Developer
14 262 (3.64%) SQL Developer
15 232 (3.23%) Project Manager
16 195 (2.71%) DevOps Engineer
17 188 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
18 173 (2.41%) Oracle Analyst
19 158 (2.20%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 860 (11.96%) Web Services
2 741 (10.30%) XML
3 679 (9.44%) Spring
4 671 (9.33%) .NET
5 615 (8.55%) HTML
6 496 (6.90%) CSS
7 431 (5.99%) J2EE
8 425 (5.91%) REST
9 406 (5.65%) Hibernate
10 402 (5.59%) Middleware
11 397 (5.52%) AngularJS
12 388 (5.39%) SOAP
13 348 (4.84%) RESTful
14 338 (4.70%) JSON
15 318 (4.42%) Oracle Fusion
16 248 (3.45%) jQuery
17 228 (3.17%) JMS
18 195 (2.71%) HTML5
19 184 (2.56%) XSLT
20 182 (2.53%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 679 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 196 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 181 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
4 179 (2.49%) Data Centre
5 177 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 153 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 146 (2.03%) Clustering
7 146 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 144 (2.00%) Fixed Income
9 134 (1.86%) Derivative
10 99 (1.38%) User Experience
11 97 (1.35%) Virtual Team
12 90 (1.25%) Equities
13 79 (1.10%) Data Structures
14 72 (1.00%) N-Tier
15 71 (0.99%) iPad
16 66 (0.92%) Replication
17 59 (0.82%) Client/Server
18 46 (0.64%) Mobile App
19 40 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1525 (21.20%) Linux
2 1306 (18.16%) Unix
3 839 (11.67%) Windows
4 313 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 310 (4.31%) Solaris
6 256 (3.56%) AIX
7 206 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 96 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 82 (1.14%) HPUX
11 76 (1.06%) SUSE
12 58 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
13 51 (0.71%) Windows 7
14 49 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
15 48 (0.67%) Apple iOS
16 46 (0.64%) Windows XP
17 33 (0.46%) CentOS
18 29 (0.40%) Android
19 27 (0.38%) Windows 10
20 19 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2002 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 755 (10.50%) TDD
3 732 (10.18%) Migration
4 687 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
5 631 (8.77%) Scrum
6 619 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
7 589 (8.19%) DevOps
8 555 (7.72%) ETL
9 543 (7.55%) SOA
10 483 (6.72%) ERP
11 467 (6.49%) Data Modelling
11 467 (6.49%) OO
12 420 (5.84%) Test Automation
13 393 (5.46%) Analytics
14 362 (5.03%) ITIL
15 360 (5.01%) MVC
16 353 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 350 (4.87%) Project Management
18 340 (4.73%) Data Migration
19 314 (4.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2874 (39.96%) SQL
2 2201 (30.60%) Java
3 893 (12.42%) PL/SQL
4 777 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 636 (8.84%) C#
6 602 (8.37%) Python
7 455 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 362 (5.03%) Perl
9 197 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 191 (2.66%) C++
11 157 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 134 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 131 (1.82%) C
14 130 (1.81%) VBA
15 127 (1.77%) Korn
16 125 (1.74%) XPath
17 119 (1.65%) Scala
18 108 (1.50%) VB.NET
19 107 (1.49%) Ruby
20 81 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 655 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 424 (5.90%) SC Cleared
3 380 (5.28%) Degree
4 111 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 90 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 85 (1.18%) ISEB
7 55 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 46 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (0.57%) PMP
10 40 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
11 34 (0.47%) MCSE
12 31 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 31 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 30 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
13 30 (0.42%) MCSA
14 29 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
15 28 (0.39%) Sun Certification
16 22 (0.31%) CISSP
17 20 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (0.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (2.98%) QA
2 176 (2.45%) Data Quality
3 86 (1.20%) SLA
4 61 (0.85%) GDPR
5 58 (0.81%) PMO
6 33 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 30 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (0.42%) MiFID
8 25 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.22%) GCP
10 11 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.15%) SEPA
11 10 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.097%) COREP
13 5 (0.070%) EMIR
13 5 (0.070%) GAAP
13 5 (0.070%) HL7
14 4 (0.056%) GxP
14 4 (0.056%) IFRS
15 3 (0.042%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 294 (4.09%) Docker
2 253 (3.52%) 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 59 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 52 (0.72%) vSphere
9 49 (0.68%) NFS
10 47 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 46 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
12 42 (0.58%) Apache Flume
13 41 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
14 38 (0.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 36 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
16 35 (0.49%) KVM
17 34 (0.47%) Xen
18 27 (0.38%) Samba
19 17 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 15 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 436 (6.06%) Puppet
2 388 (5.39%) Ansible
3 308 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
4 125 (1.74%) Data Guard
5 107 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 81 (1.13%) Kubernetes
7 66 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 62 (0.86%) Ambari
9 59 (0.82%) NetBackup
10 57 (0.79%) Terraform
11 51 (0.71%) Tivoli
12 46 (0.64%) logstash
13 43 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
14 41 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 41 (0.57%) ZABBIX
15 39 (0.54%) Oozie
16 38 (0.53%) SCCM
17 36 (0.50%) Control-M
18 35 (0.49%) Nagios
19 28 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 705 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 543 (7.55%) SAP
3 453 (6.30%) IBM
4 370 (5.14%) Red Hat
5 269 (3.74%) HP
6 259 (3.60%) VMware
7 217 (3.02%) Sybase
8 203 (2.82%) Informatica
9 142 (1.97%) Sun
10 137 (1.90%) Cisco
11 122 (1.70%) WSO2
12 120 (1.67%) TIBCO
13 113 (1.57%) Tableau
14 111 (1.54%) Veritas
15 104 (1.45%) Citrix
16 101 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
17 95 (1.32%) Teradata
18 89 (1.24%) ATG
19 86 (1.20%) Hyperion
20 79 (1.10%) Siebel