Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3,318 3,738 6,251
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.31% 6.27% 6.48%
As % of the Vendors category 15.27% 14.79% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,123 2,364 3,806
10th Percentile £318 £335 £325
25th Percentile £400 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £476
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.21% +3.48%
75th Percentile £588 £580 £575
90th Percentile £678 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 93
10th Percentile £17.67 £18.50 £13.75
25th Percentile £25.25 £20.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate £45.50 £41.00 £41.00
Median % change year-on-year +10.98% - +9.33%
75th Percentile £61.94 £51.94 £48.40
90th Percentile £71.08 £58.90 £62.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.69 £42.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.63% +2.44% +24.24%

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 21,734 25,275 40,495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.34% 42.37% 41.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,896 15,818 25,584
10th Percentile £265 £213 £260
25th Percentile £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £575 £553 £556
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 1,099 1,354
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.74 £10.75
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.50 £12.76
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.32% +6.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £45.50 £30.00 £35.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% +4.04%

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 11 April 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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +1 2,622 £500 +2.56% 537
UK excluding London +4 1,367 £450 - 408
London -3 1,270 £538 +3.37% 197
Work from Home +6 948 £500 +5.26% 97
South East 0 404 £510 +7.37% 85
Midlands -2 268 £405 -10.00% 81
West Midlands -1 220 £405 -10.00% 52
North of England -8 220 £400 -11.11% 105
Scotland +22 185 £400 -3.03% 43
North West -6 139 £375 -16.67% 60
East of England +17 133 £473 +11.18% 31
South West +23 112 £500 +2.56% 37
Yorkshire -12 55 £488 +2.63% 28
East Midlands -9 45 £450 -7.22% 28
Wales -11 39 £475 +1.06% 22
North East +2 26 £475 +11.76% 17
Northern Ireland +5 9 £421 -2.44% 4

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 1,424 (42.92%) SQL
2 853 (25.71%) Finance
3 848 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
4 775 (23.36%) Java
5 664 (20.01%) PL/SQL
6 540 (16.27%) Oracle Database
7 507 (15.28%) SQL Server
8 499 (15.04%) Migration
9 487 (14.68%) Linux
10 471 (14.20%) Security Cleared
11 447 (13.47%) AWS
12 437 (13.17%) Azure
13 431 (12.99%) Unix
14 419 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
15 399 (12.03%) ERP
16 386 (11.63%) Python
17 372 (11.21%) Windows
18 344 (10.37%) Microsoft
19 338 (10.19%) SC Cleared
20 336 (10.13%) DevOps
21 324 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
22 320 (9.64%) Scrum
23 317 (9.55%) Banking
24 313 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
25 308 (9.28%) Public Sector
26 293 (8.83%) SAP
27 292 (8.80%) ETL
28 286 (8.62%) JavaScript
29 284 (8.56%) .NET
30 279 (8.41%) Data Modelling

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
1 233 (7.02%) WebLogic
2 135 (4.07%) Confluence
3 127 (3.83%) Apache
4 117 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 94 (2.83%) WebSphere
6 84 (2.53%) SharePoint
7 80 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 69 (2.08%) JBoss
9 68 (2.05%) Tomcat
10 66 (1.99%) Apache Spark
11 56 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
11 56 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
12 53 (1.60%) Red Hat Fuse
13 52 (1.57%) SAS
14 33 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
15 31 (0.93%) IIS
16 29 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
16 29 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
17 24 (0.72%) MQSeries
18 22 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 103 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.15%) SPSS
9 4 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.030%) Stata
Business Applications
1 251 (7.56%) Oracle EBS
2 142 (4.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 140 (4.22%) Oracle ERP
4 108 (3.25%) Oracle Payables
5 103 (3.10%) Oracle Applications
6 77 (2.32%) Oracle Receivables
7 76 (2.29%) Oracle Financials
8 64 (1.93%) Oracle Assets
9 60 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
10 48 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 43 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
12 40 (1.21%) NetSuite
13 29 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
14 24 (0.72%) Maximo
15 22 (0.66%) HFM
16 21 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
16 21 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
17 20 (0.60%) Magento
18 16 (0.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
19 14 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 447 (13.47%) AWS
2 437 (13.17%) Azure
3 127 (3.83%) SaaS
4 109 (3.29%) PaaS
5 104 (3.13%) Power Platform
6 100 (3.01%) Serverless
7 86 (2.59%) GCP
8 83 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
9 71 (2.14%) IaaS
10 70 (2.11%) Amazon S3
11 65 (1.96%) GitHub
12 48 (1.45%) Logic Apps
13 47 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
14 43 (1.30%) Azure Functions
15 39 (1.18%) Microsoft 365
16 38 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
17 32 (0.96%) OpenShift
18 31 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
19 30 (0.90%) Oracle Service Cloud
20 29 (0.87%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.90%) Firewall
2 53 (1.60%) HTTP
3 50 (1.51%) SAN
4 48 (1.45%) DNS
5 37 (1.12%) VPN
6 35 (1.05%) SSL
7 33 (0.99%) FTP
7 33 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 32 (0.96%) WAN
9 24 (0.72%) LAN
10 23 (0.69%) SSH
11 18 (0.54%) Kerberos
12 17 (0.51%) Internet
12 17 (0.51%) VLAN
13 15 (0.45%) DHCP
14 14 (0.42%) NAS
14 14 (0.42%) Skype
15 13 (0.39%) Network Security
16 12 (0.36%) SMTP
17 11 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (16.27%) Oracle Database
2 507 (15.28%) SQL Server
3 255 (7.69%) MySQL
4 254 (7.66%) Relational Database
5 218 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
6 200 (6.03%) Oracle Reports
7 188 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
8 167 (5.03%) MongoDB
9 133 (4.01%) Oracle Database 12c
10 131 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 110 (3.32%) Hadoop
12 107 (3.22%) RDBMS
13 106 (3.19%) Big Data
14 99 (2.98%) Oracle ODI
15 95 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
16 94 (2.83%) Power BI
17 93 (2.80%) NoSQL
18 81 (2.44%) Tableau
19 78 (2.35%) DB2
19 78 (2.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 272 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 247 (7.44%) Git (software)
3 239 (7.20%) JIRA
4 113 (3.41%) Maven
5 94 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
6 82 (2.47%) Oracle APEX
7 76 (2.29%) Bitbucket
8 71 (2.14%) Selenium
9 66 (1.99%) CA Gen
10 62 (1.87%) Subversion
11 60 (1.81%) Cucumber
12 47 (1.42%) TeamCity
13 44 (1.33%) Toad
13 44 (1.33%) Visual Studio
14 41 (1.24%) Gradle
14 41 (1.24%) JUnit
15 39 (1.18%) Eclipse
16 32 (0.96%) SoapUI
17 31 (0.93%) GitLab
18 28 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 853 (25.71%) Finance
2 317 (9.55%) Banking
3 308 (9.28%) Public Sector
4 121 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 103 (3.10%) Retail
6 79 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 62 (1.87%) Front Office
8 54 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.30%) Local Government
10 41 (1.24%) Marketing
11 40 (1.21%) Law
12 36 (1.08%) Back Office
13 35 (1.05%) Billing
14 33 (0.99%) Electronics
15 31 (0.93%) General Ledger
16 29 (0.87%) Publishing
17 26 (0.78%) Legal
18 19 (0.57%) Aerospace
19 12 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 919 (27.70%) Developer
2 418 (12.60%) Consultant
3 413 (12.45%) Architect
4 360 (10.85%) Analyst
5 257 (7.75%) Oracle Consultant
6 245 (7.38%) Java Developer
7 192 (5.79%) DBA
8 190 (5.73%) Oracle Developer
9 162 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
10 130 (3.92%) Senior Developer
11 127 (3.83%) Project Manager
12 123 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
13 105 (3.16%) Oracle Analyst
13 105 (3.16%) Oracle Architect
14 92 (2.77%) .NET Developer
15 89 (2.68%) C# Developer
16 87 (2.62%) Software Engineer
17 85 (2.56%) Business Analyst
18 83 (2.50%) Data Analyst
19 82 (2.47%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (8.56%) .NET
2 255 (7.69%) XML
3 249 (7.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 224 (6.75%) Spring
5 208 (6.27%) HTML
6 206 (6.21%) Web Services
7 183 (5.52%) J2EE
8 169 (5.09%) REST
9 148 (4.46%) JSON
9 148 (4.46%) Middleware
10 133 (4.01%) AngularJS
11 119 (3.59%) CSS
12 111 (3.35%) Spring Boot
13 108 (3.25%) SOAP
14 107 (3.22%) Kafka
15 102 (3.07%) Hibernate
16 96 (2.89%) RESTful
17 88 (2.65%) HTML5
18 82 (2.47%) .NET Core
19 78 (2.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 324 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (2.56%) Cloud Native
3 84 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 77 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 76 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 74 (2.23%) Clustering
7 73 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
8 55 (1.66%) User Experience
9 54 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (1.15%) Fixed Income
11 36 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 34 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 32 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
14 30 (0.90%) Mainframe
15 27 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
15 27 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
15 27 (0.81%) NHS
16 26 (0.78%) Reference Data
17 25 (0.75%) Derivative
17 25 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 487 (14.68%) Linux
2 431 (12.99%) Unix
3 372 (11.21%) Windows
4 121 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 89 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 75 (2.26%) Solaris
7 68 (2.05%) AIX
8 48 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
9 35 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 24 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
11 23 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.48%) CentOS
13 14 (0.42%) SUSE
14 13 (0.39%) VMS
14 13 (0.39%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.36%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.36%) Windows Server 2019
16 10 (0.30%) Android
16 10 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (15.04%) Migration
3 419 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
4 399 (12.03%) ERP
5 336 (10.13%) DevOps
6 320 (9.64%) Scrum
7 313 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
8 292 (8.80%) ETL
9 279 (8.41%) Data Modelling
10 242 (7.29%) Software Engineering
11 235 (7.08%) Microservices
12 222 (6.69%) Data Migration
13 213 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 203 (6.12%) Analytics
15 199 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
16 178 (5.36%) OO
17 163 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
18 162 (4.88%) TDD
19 161 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 154 (4.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,424 (42.92%) SQL
2 775 (23.36%) Java
3 664 (20.01%) PL/SQL
4 386 (11.63%) Python
5 286 (8.62%) JavaScript
6 271 (8.17%) C#
7 196 (5.91%) Shell Script
8 124 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 119 (3.59%) Java 8
10 117 (3.53%) PowerShell
11 112 (3.38%) Perl
12 101 (3.04%) C++
13 93 (2.80%) Scala
14 85 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 85 (2.56%) C
15 56 (1.69%) COBOL
15 56 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 49 (1.48%) Go
17 45 (1.36%) PHP
18 44 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 471 (14.20%) Security Cleared
2 338 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 145 (4.37%) Degree
4 97 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 48 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 39 (1.18%) ISEB
7 32 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
10 21 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 21 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.48%) CISSP
13 15 (0.45%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.36%) CISM
15 10 (0.30%) OCPJP
15 10 (0.30%) Sun Certification
16 9 (0.27%) ACCA
16 9 (0.27%) CIMA
16 9 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.71%) QA
2 91 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 47 (1.42%) GDPR
4 41 (1.24%) SLA
5 37 (1.12%) PMO
6 16 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.45%) IFRS
8 12 (0.36%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
10 9 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.27%) NIST
11 7 (0.21%) COBIT
11 7 (0.21%) FINREP
12 6 (0.18%) GRC
12 6 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.15%) COREP
13 5 (0.15%) MiFID
14 4 (0.12%) HL7
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.090%) GxP
System Software
1 160 (4.82%) Docker
2 124 (3.74%) Active Directory
3 112 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
5 49 (1.48%) Hyper-V
6 37 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (0.87%) HDFS
8 27 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.42%) XenApp
11 13 (0.39%) Platform Symphony
12 12 (0.36%) NFS
12 12 (0.36%) Oracle Clusterware
13 11 (0.33%) VMware NSX
14 10 (0.30%) Time Sharing Option
15 9 (0.27%) KVM
15 9 (0.27%) Postfix
15 9 (0.27%) qmail
16 8 (0.24%) Firmware
17 7 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 178 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 138 (4.16%) Ansible
3 76 (2.29%) Terraform
4 65 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
5 63 (1.90%) Puppet
6 60 (1.81%) Data Guard
7 32 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (0.66%) Control-M
8 22 (0.66%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 21 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (0.51%) Grafana
11 16 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (0.45%) NetBackup
13 14 (0.42%) Tivoli
14 12 (0.36%) SCCM
14 12 (0.36%) vRealize
15 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.27%) Oracle ZFS
15 9 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
16 8 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 344 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 293 (8.83%) SAP
3 158 (4.76%) IBM
4 144 (4.34%) VMware
5 125 (3.77%) Informatica
6 115 (3.47%) Red Hat
7 114 (3.44%) webMethods
8 99 (2.98%) BEA
9 86 (2.59%) Google
10 85 (2.56%) MuleSoft
11 65 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
12 52 (1.57%) Pega
13 50 (1.51%) Hyperion
14 48 (1.45%) Cisco
15 44 (1.33%) Citrix
15 44 (1.33%) HP
16 41 (1.24%) Sybase
17 37 (1.12%) Cloudera
18 36 (1.08%) Dell
19 35 (1.05%) Splunk