Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 2021 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
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 22 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4,216 2,884 5,379
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.59% 6.96% 5.90%
As % of the Vendors category 15.84% 16.32% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,731 1,901 3,225
10th Percentile £350 £334 £338
25th Percentile £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £615 £578 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 25 71
10th Percentile £16.28 £18.05 £14.00
25th Percentile £22.30 £20.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate £40.17 £33.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.73% -21.43% +8.39%
75th Percentile £50.81 £53.00 £47.85
90th Percentile £62.00 £61.25 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £31.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% -25.00% +20.00%

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 26,610 17,672 37,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.59% 42.65% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,038 11,157 23,871
10th Percentile £300 £250 £256
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £463 £458
Median % change year-on-year +7.03% +1.09% +1.67%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £563
90th Percentile £676 £663 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 755 643 1,284
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.63 £11.01
25th Percentile £13.75 £14.50 £13.05
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.75 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.61% +8.09%
75th Percentile £43.75 £34.76 £38.61
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.12 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.19 £18.60 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.19% +6.29% +10.34%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

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 25 June 2021. 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 -3 3,273 £525 +5.00% 636
London +6 1,730 £565 +7.62% 274
UK excluding London -7 1,551 £450 -5.26% 419
Work from Home -5 1,196 £500 +5.82% 105
South East -9 445 £524 +4.70% 85
Midlands -2 322 £432 -4.53% 97
West Midlands +1 271 £437 -2.89% 73
Scotland +21 247 £425 +1.49% 40
North of England -19 218 £437 -3.00% 101
South West -1 145 £450 -12.20% 42
North West -14 136 £400 -11.11% 61
East of England -3 123 £473 +5.00% 34
Yorkshire -7 62 £500 +5.26% 33
East Midlands -14 48 £400 -20.00% 24
Wales -14 38 £475 - 13
North East +5 21 £513 +18.84% 7
Northern Ireland -11 18 £472 +9.40% 7

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, 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 1,782 (42.27%) SQL
2 1,186 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1,166 (27.66%) Finance
4 1,053 (24.98%) Java
5 964 (22.87%) Social Skills
6 708 (16.79%) PL/SQL
7 677 (16.06%) Oracle Database
8 642 (15.23%) Linux
9 641 (15.20%) Azure
10 633 (15.01%) Migration
11 622 (14.75%) Python
12 614 (14.56%) SQL Server
13 606 (14.37%) AWS
14 540 (12.81%) Windows
15 537 (12.74%) Unix
16 516 (12.24%) ERP
17 507 (12.03%) Security Cleared
18 504 (11.95%) Banking
19 487 (11.55%) Microsoft
20 476 (11.29%) DevOps
21 464 (11.01%) .NET
22 461 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
23 429 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
24 417 (9.89%) C#
25 413 (9.80%) Scrum
26 411 (9.75%) JavaScript
27 406 (9.63%) ETL
28 405 (9.61%) Jenkins
29 400 (9.49%) SAP
30 397 (9.42%) JIRA

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
1 238 (5.65%) Confluence
2 223 (5.29%) WebLogic
3 144 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 143 (3.39%) Apache
5 115 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 107 (2.54%) Apache Spark
7 103 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 101 (2.40%) Oracle Coherence
9 95 (2.25%) WebSphere
10 81 (1.92%) SAS
11 77 (1.83%) JBoss
12 69 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
13 62 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
14 47 (1.11%) IIS
15 35 (0.83%) MS Exchange
16 32 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
17 29 (0.69%) nginx
18 28 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
18 28 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
19 27 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 118 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.45%) Oracle Smart View
7 18 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.14%) SPSS
10 4 (0.095%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.024%) Stata
Business Applications
1 277 (6.57%) Oracle EBS
2 143 (3.39%) Oracle ERP
3 128 (3.04%) Oracle Financials
4 127 (3.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 122 (2.89%) Oracle Payables
6 115 (2.73%) Oracle Receivables
7 97 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 83 (1.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 80 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
10 75 (1.78%) Oracle Assets
11 74 (1.76%) Oracle General Ledger
12 65 (1.54%) NetSuite
13 58 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
14 36 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
15 26 (0.62%) HFM
15 26 (0.62%) SunGard Martini
16 24 (0.57%) Oracle FAH
17 22 (0.52%) Maximo
18 21 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
19 20 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 641 (15.20%) Azure
2 606 (14.37%) AWS
3 165 (3.91%) GCP
4 162 (3.84%) SaaS
5 150 (3.56%) Power Platform
6 136 (3.23%) PaaS
7 118 (2.80%) Serverless
8 103 (2.44%) GitHub
9 96 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
10 89 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
11 87 (2.06%) IaaS
12 81 (1.92%) Amazon S3
13 68 (1.61%) OpenShift
14 64 (1.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 61 (1.45%) Azure Logic Apps
16 52 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
16 52 (1.23%) Microsoft 365
17 51 (1.21%) Snowflake
18 50 (1.19%) PowerApps
19 46 (1.09%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 72 (1.71%) Firewall
3 69 (1.64%) DNS
4 64 (1.52%) HTTP
5 58 (1.38%) SAN
6 48 (1.14%) SSL
7 47 (1.11%) WAN
8 34 (0.81%) LAN
9 32 (0.76%) NAS
10 31 (0.74%) DHCP
11 27 (0.64%) FTP
11 27 (0.64%) VPN
12 26 (0.62%) Internet
13 23 (0.55%) SSH
14 20 (0.47%) Kerberos
15 17 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (0.38%) Skype
16 16 (0.38%) SNMP
17 15 (0.36%) SMTP
18 14 (0.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 677 (16.06%) Oracle Database
2 614 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 344 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 290 (6.88%) MySQL
5 281 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 265 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
7 238 (5.65%) MongoDB
8 232 (5.50%) Oracle Reports
9 183 (4.34%) Oracle Database 12c
10 182 (4.32%) Big Data
11 154 (3.65%) Hadoop
12 128 (3.04%) NoSQL
12 128 (3.04%) RDBMS
13 121 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
14 111 (2.63%) Power BI
15 100 (2.37%) DB2
16 96 (2.28%) Oracle ODI
17 88 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
18 84 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
19 83 (1.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 405 (9.61%) Jenkins
2 397 (9.42%) JIRA
3 393 (9.32%) Git (software)
4 190 (4.51%) Maven
5 135 (3.20%) Bitbucket
6 104 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
7 94 (2.23%) TeamCity
8 92 (2.18%) Subversion
9 82 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
10 75 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 71 (1.68%) Visual Studio
12 68 (1.61%) JUnit
13 67 (1.59%) Selenium
14 52 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
15 51 (1.21%) GitLab
16 49 (1.16%) Eclipse
17 39 (0.93%) Gradle
17 39 (0.93%) Postman
17 39 (0.93%) SoapUI
18 37 (0.88%) SonarQube
General
1 1,166 (27.66%) Finance
2 964 (22.87%) Social Skills
3 504 (11.95%) Banking
4 429 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
5 309 (7.33%) Public Sector
6 221 (5.24%) Investment Banking
7 135 (3.20%) Front Office
8 125 (2.96%) Retail
9 103 (2.44%) Presentation Skills
10 86 (2.04%) Manufacturing
11 80 (1.90%) Telecoms
12 64 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
13 63 (1.49%) Marketing
14 57 (1.35%) General Ledger
15 54 (1.28%) Influencing Skills
16 49 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
17 48 (1.14%) Back Office
18 47 (1.11%) Billing
19 44 (1.04%) Local Government
20 38 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,206 (28.61%) Developer
2 570 (13.52%) Consultant
3 504 (11.95%) Architect
4 413 (9.80%) Analyst
5 347 (8.23%) Java Developer
6 312 (7.40%) Oracle Consultant
7 202 (4.79%) Oracle Developer
8 197 (4.67%) Senior Developer
9 193 (4.58%) DBA
10 152 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
11 147 (3.49%) Project Manager
12 144 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
13 142 (3.37%) C# Developer
14 134 (3.18%) .NET Developer
15 127 (3.01%) Data Engineer
16 115 (2.73%) Business Analyst
17 111 (2.63%) Oracle Architect
18 109 (2.59%) Cloud Consultant
18 109 (2.59%) SQL Developer
19 104 (2.47%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (11.01%) .NET
2 339 (8.04%) Spring
3 296 (7.02%) Oracle Fusion
4 270 (6.40%) XML
5 265 (6.29%) Web Services
6 255 (6.05%) HTML
7 252 (5.98%) REST
8 219 (5.19%) AngularJS
9 218 (5.17%) Spring Boot
10 213 (5.05%) J2EE
11 195 (4.63%) JSON
12 187 (4.44%) Kafka
13 160 (3.80%) CSS
14 156 (3.70%) Middleware
15 149 (3.53%) RESTful
16 147 (3.49%) React
17 141 (3.34%) SOAP
18 135 (3.20%) .NET Core
19 121 (2.87%) .NET Framework
20 112 (2.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 98 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 96 (2.28%) Data Structures
3 90 (2.13%) Clustering
4 89 (2.11%) Data Centre
5 87 (2.06%) Fixed Income
6 84 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 83 (1.97%) Cloud Native
8 65 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
9 62 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 60 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 59 (1.40%) User Experience
12 53 (1.26%) Derivative
13 52 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
14 40 (0.95%) Replication
15 33 (0.78%) FMCG
15 33 (0.78%) Reference Data
16 31 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
17 29 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
18 28 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
18 28 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 642 (15.23%) Linux
2 540 (12.81%) Windows
3 537 (12.74%) Unix
4 147 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 116 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 109 (2.59%) Solaris
7 84 (1.99%) AIX
8 37 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
8 37 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 35 (0.83%) Windows 10
9 35 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.59%) SUSE
12 17 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 15 (0.36%) VMS
14 14 (0.33%) HPUX
14 14 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
15 12 (0.28%) CentOS
15 12 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 9 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,186 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (15.01%) Migration
3 516 (12.24%) ERP
4 476 (11.29%) DevOps
5 461 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
6 413 (9.80%) Scrum
7 406 (9.63%) ETL
8 393 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
9 354 (8.40%) Microservices
10 305 (7.23%) Data Modelling
11 300 (7.12%) Test Automation
12 296 (7.02%) Analytics
13 287 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 270 (6.40%) Data Migration
15 246 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
16 240 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 216 (5.12%) Project Management
17 216 (5.12%) TDD
18 209 (4.96%) CRM
19 198 (4.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,782 (42.27%) SQL
2 1,053 (24.98%) Java
3 708 (16.79%) PL/SQL
4 622 (14.75%) Python
5 417 (9.89%) C#
6 411 (9.75%) JavaScript
7 251 (5.95%) Shell Script
8 202 (4.79%) Java 8
9 149 (3.53%) C++
10 144 (3.42%) PowerShell
11 136 (3.23%) Scala
12 128 (3.04%) Perl
13 121 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 114 (2.70%) Bash Shell
15 97 (2.30%) TypeScript
16 96 (2.28%) C
17 67 (1.59%) PHP
18 64 (1.52%) Go
19 51 (1.21%) R
20 50 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 507 (12.03%) Security Cleared
2 388 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 216 (5.12%) Degree
4 73 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 69 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 54 (1.28%) ISEB
7 42 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 41 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
10 27 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
11 23 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (0.43%) PMP
14 17 (0.40%) CISSP
15 15 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
16 14 (0.33%) ACCA
17 12 (0.28%) AWS Certification
17 12 (0.28%) CIMA
17 12 (0.28%) Master's Degree
17 12 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (3.87%) QA
2 112 (2.66%) Data Quality
3 49 (1.16%) PMO
4 44 (1.04%) GDPR
5 42 (1.00%) SLA
6 24 (0.57%) Accessibility
7 20 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.45%) GRC
9 15 (0.36%) IFRS
10 11 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
11 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 8 (0.19%) FINREP
12 8 (0.19%) HL7
12 8 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (0.17%) NIST
14 6 (0.14%) COBIT
14 6 (0.14%) COREP
15 4 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.095%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 290 (6.88%) Docker
2 176 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 153 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
5 62 (1.47%) Hyper-V
6 45 (1.07%) HDFS
7 44 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (0.62%) XenApp
11 22 (0.52%) NFS
12 21 (0.50%) Platform Symphony
13 14 (0.33%) SRDF
14 13 (0.31%) KVM
15 11 (0.26%) VMware NSX
15 11 (0.26%) Xen
16 10 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
17 9 (0.21%) Veritas File System
18 8 (0.19%) Postfix
18 8 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 264 (6.26%) Kubernetes
2 261 (6.19%) Ansible
3 96 (2.28%) Terraform
4 79 (1.87%) Puppet
5 69 (1.64%) Data Guard
6 65 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 36 (0.85%) Grafana
8 33 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 32 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
10 31 (0.74%) Control-M
11 26 (0.62%) SCCM
12 22 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
12 22 (0.52%) Prometheus
13 21 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
14 18 (0.43%) BladeLogic
15 17 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 17 (0.40%) Kibana
16 15 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
16 15 (0.36%) Tivoli
17 13 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 487 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 400 (9.49%) SAP
3 192 (4.55%) IBM
4 189 (4.48%) VMware
5 177 (4.20%) Informatica
6 128 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
7 123 (2.92%) Google
8 121 (2.87%) Red Hat
9 89 (2.11%) BEA
10 84 (1.99%) MuleSoft
10 84 (1.99%) webMethods
11 60 (1.42%) Citrix
12 59 (1.40%) Hyperion
13 54 (1.28%) Teradata
13 54 (1.28%) Workday
14 53 (1.26%) HP
14 53 (1.26%) Splunk
15 51 (1.21%) Cisco
16 50 (1.19%) Sybase
17 46 (1.09%) EMC