Period
to 19 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 29 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -13 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5,399 6,485 7,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.95% 6.50% 7.81%
As % of the Vendors category 14.07% 15.70% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,208 4,107 4,377
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 55 93
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £14.50 £15.10 £13.70
90th Percentile £60.00 £62.35 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -15.44%

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 38,379 41,301 40,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.31% 41.41% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,821 25,568 24,555
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,354 1,510 1,419
UK median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.74% +1.16% -6.49%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.03% -8.33%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 -4 4,823 £480 +1.05% 421
UK excluding London -6 3,152 £450 +2.86% 315
London -5 2,047 £525 +2.44% 142
South East -15 1,004 £475 +5.56% 78
North of England -1 581 £445 +4.71% 87
East of England +1 470 £491 +3.42% 28
Midlands -2 447 £446 -1.00% 53
West Midlands -1 309 £450 - 30
Scotland -3 306 £425 +6.25% 29
North West -4 270 £450 +5.88% 45
Yorkshire -1 233 £433 -3.78% 29
South West -21 233 £474 +11.47% 33
East Midlands -9 121 £425 - 22
North East -7 76 £415 +3.75% 13
Wales -6 70 £400 +6.67% 5
Northern Ireland +1 48 £488 +13.11% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £625 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 2,352 (43.56%) SQL
2 1,488 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1,425 (26.39%) Finance
4 1,387 (25.69%) Java
5 1,184 (21.93%) Oracle Database
6 1,038 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 966 (17.89%) Linux
8 852 (15.78%) Unix
9 831 (15.39%) PL/SQL
10 713 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 686 (12.71%) Migration
12 674 (12.48%) Windows
13 649 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
14 611 (11.32%) Security Cleared
15 594 (11.00%) DevOps
16 582 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
17 567 (10.50%) ETL
18 545 (10.09%) Web Services
19 542 (10.04%) Git (software)
20 539 (9.98%) ERP
21 536 (9.93%) JavaScript
22 512 (9.48%) XML
23 511 (9.46%) .NET
23 511 (9.46%) Relational Database
24 507 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
25 488 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
26 481 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
27 478 (8.85%) MySQL
27 478 (8.85%) C#
28 471 (8.72%) Spring

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
1 304 (5.63%) WebLogic
2 286 (5.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 221 (4.09%) Confluence
4 152 (2.82%) Tomcat
5 151 (2.80%) Apache
6 142 (2.63%) JBoss
7 139 (2.57%) WebSphere
8 118 (2.19%) Apache Spark
9 109 (2.02%) Oracle Service Bus
9 109 (2.02%) SharePoint
10 88 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
11 77 (1.43%) Mule
12 76 (1.41%) SAS
13 66 (1.22%) IIS
14 50 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
15 46 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
16 41 (0.76%) CMS
17 40 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
18 39 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
19 32 (0.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 259 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 120 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 85 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 68 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 56 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.17%) SPSS
8 5 (0.093%) CATIA
9 4 (0.074%) Stata
10 3 (0.056%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 2 (0.037%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.037%) Mingle
12 1 (0.019%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.019%) Blender
12 1 (0.019%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.019%) Maya
12 1 (0.019%) Notepad++
12 1 (0.019%) Windchill
12 1 (0.019%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 263 (4.87%) Oracle EBS
2 181 (3.35%) Oracle ERP
3 146 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 140 (2.59%) Oracle Payables
5 132 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 111 (2.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 110 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
8 107 (1.98%) Oracle General Ledger
9 71 (1.32%) Oracle Cash Management
10 70 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
10 70 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
11 67 (1.24%) Oracle Applications
12 53 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
13 48 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
14 45 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
15 41 (0.76%) NetSuite
16 36 (0.67%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 30 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
18 27 (0.50%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
19 25 (0.46%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 649 (12.02%) Amazon AWS
2 507 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 171 (3.17%) SaaS
4 121 (2.24%) Power Platform
5 110 (2.04%) PaaS
6 89 (1.65%) GitHub
7 81 (1.50%) IaaS
8 76 (1.41%) Office 365
9 66 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 66 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 59 (1.09%) Amazon S3
11 56 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 56 (1.04%) OpenShift
12 46 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
13 44 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 38 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 37 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 36 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
17 29 (0.54%) Serverless
17 29 (0.54%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 127 (2.35%) Firewall
2 90 (1.67%) DNS
3 75 (1.39%) SAN
3 75 (1.39%) WAN
4 67 (1.24%) Internet
5 65 (1.20%) LAN
6 61 (1.13%) HTTP
7 55 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 41 (0.76%) VPN
9 39 (0.72%) FTP
10 34 (0.63%) DHCP
11 26 (0.48%) NAS
11 26 (0.48%) SSL
12 23 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
12 23 (0.43%) SMTP
12 23 (0.43%) SSH
13 15 (0.28%) MPLS
13 15 (0.28%) VLAN
14 14 (0.26%) Kerberos
14 14 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,184 (21.93%) Oracle Database
2 1,038 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 511 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 478 (8.85%) MySQL
5 465 (8.61%) Data Warehouse
6 315 (5.83%) Oracle Reports
7 283 (5.24%) RDBMS
8 263 (4.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 251 (4.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 251 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
10 211 (3.91%) Big Data
11 202 (3.74%) MongoDB
12 199 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 175 (3.24%) DB2
14 170 (3.15%) NoSQL
15 160 (2.96%) Hadoop
16 140 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
17 138 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
18 125 (2.32%) Oracle ODI
19 119 (2.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 542 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 460 (8.52%) Jenkins
3 397 (7.35%) JIRA
4 287 (5.32%) Maven
5 182 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
6 175 (3.24%) Selenium
7 165 (3.06%) JUnit
8 141 (2.61%) Bitbucket
9 139 (2.57%) Subversion
10 129 (2.39%) Cucumber
11 97 (1.80%) SoapUI
12 91 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 91 (1.69%) Visual Studio
13 87 (1.61%) Eclipse
14 80 (1.48%) TeamCity
15 76 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
15 76 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
16 63 (1.17%) Toad
17 55 (1.02%) Ant
18 48 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,425 (26.39%) Finance
2 447 (8.28%) Banking
3 237 (4.39%) Retail
4 233 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 153 (2.83%) Marketing
6 152 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 121 (2.24%) Front Office
8 117 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 90 (1.67%) Electronics
10 72 (1.33%) Billing
11 71 (1.32%) Back Office
12 66 (1.22%) General Ledger
13 49 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 48 (0.89%) Legal
15 23 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 21 (0.39%) Publishing
17 20 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 17 (0.31%) German Language
18 17 (0.31%) Law
19 15 (0.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,696 (31.41%) Developer
2 562 (10.41%) Architect
3 553 (10.24%) Analyst
4 552 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 485 (8.98%) Consultant
6 350 (6.48%) DBA
7 290 (5.37%) Oracle Consultant
8 265 (4.91%) Oracle Developer
9 238 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
10 217 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 215 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
12 168 (3.11%) C# Developer
13 161 (2.98%) Administrator
14 160 (2.96%) Project Manager
15 158 (2.93%) SQL Developer
16 143 (2.65%) Business Analyst
17 136 (2.52%) .NET Developer
18 130 (2.41%) Senior Java Developer
19 122 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
20 112 (2.07%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (10.09%) Web Services
2 512 (9.48%) XML
3 511 (9.46%) .NET
4 471 (8.72%) Spring
5 392 (7.26%) HTML
6 388 (7.19%) SOAP
7 351 (6.50%) Oracle Fusion
8 350 (6.48%) Middleware
9 322 (5.96%) REST
10 298 (5.52%) JSON
11 296 (5.48%) CSS
12 220 (4.07%) J2EE
13 214 (3.96%) AngularJS
13 214 (3.96%) RESTful
14 172 (3.19%) HTML5
15 159 (2.94%) Spring Boot
16 143 (2.65%) Hibernate
17 141 (2.61%) jQuery
18 135 (2.50%) Kafka
19 125 (2.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 481 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (3.11%) Management Information System
3 137 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
4 122 (2.26%) Data Centre
5 108 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (1.78%) Data Structures
7 92 (1.70%) Replication
8 85 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
9 82 (1.52%) Clustering
10 77 (1.43%) User Experience
11 58 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 57 (1.06%) Mainframe
13 50 (0.93%) Virtual Team
14 49 (0.91%) Robotics
15 43 (0.80%) Derivative
16 39 (0.72%) Algorithms
17 37 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
18 35 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
19 33 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
20 32 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 966 (17.89%) Linux
2 852 (15.78%) Unix
3 674 (12.48%) Windows
4 196 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 185 (3.43%) Windows Server
6 150 (2.78%) Solaris
7 128 (2.37%) AIX
8 88 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 62 (1.15%) CentOS
10 52 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
12 39 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 24 (0.44%) HPUX
14 21 (0.39%) SUSE
15 18 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.28%) OpenVMS
16 15 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.22%) Android
17 12 (0.22%) Fedora
17 12 (0.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,488 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (12.71%) Migration
3 594 (11.00%) DevOps
4 582 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
5 567 (10.50%) ETL
6 539 (9.98%) ERP
7 488 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
8 467 (8.65%) Scrum
9 390 (7.22%) TDD
10 359 (6.65%) Data Modelling
11 333 (6.17%) Data Migration
12 332 (6.15%) Microservices
13 325 (6.02%) Test Automation
14 308 (5.70%) Project Management
15 304 (5.63%) Analytics
16 298 (5.52%) SDLC
17 290 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
18 288 (5.33%) SOA
19 282 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
20 279 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2,352 (43.56%) SQL
2 1,387 (25.69%) Java
3 831 (15.39%) PL/SQL
4 536 (9.93%) JavaScript
5 478 (8.85%) C#
6 465 (8.61%) Python
7 356 (6.59%) Shell Script
8 241 (4.46%) Java 8
9 193 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 179 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 169 (3.13%) Perl
12 138 (2.56%) C++
13 122 (2.26%) Bash Shell
14 114 (2.11%) C
15 105 (1.94%) Scala
16 96 (1.78%) VB
17 92 (1.70%) VB.NET
18 90 (1.67%) VBA
19 88 (1.63%) PHP
20 55 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 611 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 441 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 291 (5.39%) Degree
4 136 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 113 (2.09%) ISTQB
6 105 (1.94%) ISEB
7 85 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 69 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 55 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 45 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
12 43 (0.80%) CCNA
12 43 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
13 39 (0.72%) Master's Degree
13 39 (0.72%) PMP
14 37 (0.69%) PMI Certification
15 36 (0.67%) MCSE
16 32 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
17 27 (0.50%) RHCE
18 26 (0.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (5.00%) QA
2 109 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 63 (1.17%) SLA
4 45 (0.83%) GDPR
5 43 (0.80%) PMO
6 41 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.20%) IFRS
10 10 (0.19%) COREP
10 10 (0.19%) FINREP
11 7 (0.13%) COBIT
12 6 (0.11%) GAAP
12 6 (0.11%) GMP
12 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.11%) ITGC
12 6 (0.11%) NIST
13 5 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.093%) NCSC
13 5 (0.093%) Solvency II
System Software
1 299 (5.54%) Docker
2 210 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
3 209 (3.87%) Active Directory
4 184 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (0.67%) vSphere
8 34 (0.63%) HDFS
9 28 (0.52%) Hyper-V
10 24 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 24 (0.44%) XenApp
11 14 (0.26%) NDS
12 13 (0.24%) Apache Flume
13 11 (0.20%) RACF
13 11 (0.20%) Squid
13 11 (0.20%) Varnish
14 10 (0.19%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 10 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.17%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 261 (4.83%) Ansible
2 148 (2.74%) Kubernetes
3 131 (2.43%) Puppet
4 103 (1.91%) Data Guard
5 93 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 79 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 78 (1.44%) Terraform
8 58 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 44 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
10 34 (0.63%) HP ALM
10 34 (0.63%) vCenter Server
11 30 (0.56%) NetBackup
12 29 (0.54%) SCCM
13 26 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
14 25 (0.46%) Amdocs OSS
15 23 (0.43%) Tivoli
16 22 (0.41%) Control-M
17 21 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
18 20 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
18 20 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 713 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 422 (7.82%) SAP
3 307 (5.69%) VMware
4 299 (5.54%) IBM
5 245 (4.54%) Red Hat
6 183 (3.39%) Informatica
7 115 (2.13%) Citrix
8 101 (1.87%) HP
9 94 (1.74%) Google
10 92 (1.70%) Cisco
11 85 (1.57%) webMethods
12 82 (1.52%) Atlassian
12 82 (1.52%) EMC
12 82 (1.52%) Sybase
12 82 (1.52%) Tableau
13 75 (1.39%) Talend
14 73 (1.35%) WSO2
15 72 (1.33%) Cloudera
16 63 (1.17%) Hyperion
17 61 (1.13%) Salesforce.com