Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7296 9721 10086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.62% 8.96% 8.89%
As % of the Vendors category 17.47% 19.95% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4555 5974 6066
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
90th Percentile £619 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 136 113
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -1.61% -17.33%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £14.85
90th Percentile £45.20 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% -18.57% -6.65%

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41759 48738 50446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.59% 44.94% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25527 29904 29378
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1641 2237
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.04% +2.21% +3.03%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -5 6586 £450 +5.88% 655
UK excluding London -4 4226 £425 +6.25% 404
London -10 2815 £500 +5.26% 293
South East 0 1471 £438 +8.29% 95
North of England -9 815 £400 +2.24% 119
Midlands -5 617 £425 +2.41% 57
East of England -1 427 £450 +9.09% 42
North West -14 410 £425 +4.94% 69
South West -4 378 £425 +6.25% 47
Scotland +1 320 £400 +14.29% 30
West Midlands -8 301 £450 +12.50% 28
East Midlands -2 292 £400 -5.88% 28
Yorkshire -14 234 £400 -5.88% 36
North East +1 177 £368 +14.92% 14
Northern Ireland -6 113 £413 +111.54% 6
Wales +30 91 £375 - 6
Isle of Man +1 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2848 (39.04%) SQL
2 2191 (30.03%) Finance
3 2010 (27.55%) Java
4 1944 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
5 1536 (21.05%) Linux
6 1391 (19.07%) Oracle Database
7 1328 (18.20%) Unix
8 1299 (17.80%) SQL Server
9 980 (13.43%) PL/SQL
10 846 (11.60%) Windows
11 838 (11.49%) Relational Database
12 783 (10.73%) XML
13 742 (10.17%) Web Services
14 741 (10.16%) Banking
15 738 (10.12%) JavaScript
16 719 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
17 708 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
18 705 (9.66%) Security Cleared
19 697 (9.55%) Migration
20 678 (9.29%) Scrum
21 671 (9.20%) Microsoft
22 663 (9.09%) .NET
23 623 (8.54%) C#
24 616 (8.44%) TDD
25 604 (8.28%) Spring
26 596 (8.17%) HTML
27 590 (8.09%) SAP
28 577 (7.91%) Python
29 576 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
29 576 (7.89%) 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
1 525 (7.20%) WebLogic
2 481 (6.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 348 (4.77%) WebSphere
4 338 (4.63%) JBoss
5 335 (4.59%) Tomcat
6 304 (4.17%) Apache
7 219 (3.00%) Confluence
8 139 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
9 136 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
10 132 (1.81%) IIS
11 121 (1.66%) SharePoint
12 114 (1.56%) SAS
13 110 (1.51%) OpenStack
14 99 (1.36%) Mule
15 89 (1.22%) Apache Spark
15 89 (1.22%) CMS
16 76 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
17 70 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
18 65 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
19 49 (0.67%) iPlanet
Applications
1 265 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 80 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 32 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.12%) SPSS
9 8 (0.11%) HipChat
10 5 (0.069%) Stata
11 3 (0.041%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.027%) FileZilla
12 2 (0.027%) Windchill
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.014%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 389 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 317 (4.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 154 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
4 135 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
4 135 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
5 123 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 114 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
7 85 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
8 73 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
9 70 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 66 (0.90%) SAP ERP
11 52 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
12 50 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
13 41 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
14 40 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
15 38 (0.52%) Primavera
16 36 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
17 33 (0.45%) Maximo
18 32 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
18 32 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 450 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 281 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (1.30%) PaaS
4 86 (1.18%) SaaS
5 65 (0.89%) IaaS
6 64 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (0.70%) GitHub
8 41 (0.56%) Office 365
9 37 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (0.51%) Taleo
10 33 (0.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 25 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
12 24 (0.33%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.27%) Oracle CX
14 19 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 18 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 17 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
17 16 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 284 (3.89%) Firewall
2 222 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 212 (2.91%) LDAP
4 178 (2.44%) SAN
5 167 (2.29%) DNS
6 131 (1.80%) HTTP
7 125 (1.71%) Internet
8 95 (1.30%) SSL
9 88 (1.21%) WAN
10 64 (0.88%) LAN
11 59 (0.81%) DHCP
12 55 (0.75%) NAS
13 54 (0.74%) VPN
14 45 (0.62%) SSH
15 35 (0.48%) SMS
16 28 (0.38%) WinSCP
17 27 (0.37%) PuTTY
18 25 (0.34%) Fibre Channel
18 25 (0.34%) Kerberos
19 24 (0.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1391 (19.07%) Oracle Database
2 1299 (17.80%) SQL Server
3 838 (11.49%) Relational Database
4 535 (7.33%) MySQL
5 486 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
6 415 (5.69%) Oracle Reports
7 400 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 396 (5.43%) RDBMS
9 333 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
10 308 (4.22%) MongoDB
11 291 (3.99%) NoSQL
12 285 (3.91%) DB2
13 267 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
14 247 (3.39%) Big Data
15 243 (3.33%) Hadoop
16 228 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
17 161 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
18 159 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 152 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
20 143 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 573 (7.85%) Jenkins
2 525 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 458 (6.28%) JIRA
4 358 (4.91%) Maven
5 292 (4.00%) Subversion
6 234 (3.21%) JUnit
7 220 (3.02%) Selenium
8 163 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
9 153 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 147 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 143 (1.96%) Eclipse
11 143 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 138 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
13 109 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 105 (1.44%) Visual Studio
15 102 (1.40%) Ant
16 94 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
16 94 (1.29%) Toad
17 93 (1.27%) NUnit
18 88 (1.21%) Gradle
General
1 2191 (30.03%) Finance
2 741 (10.16%) Banking
3 410 (5.62%) Retail
4 257 (3.52%) Front Office
5 252 (3.45%) Marketing
6 250 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 232 (3.18%) Investment Banking
8 205 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 127 (1.74%) Electronics
10 122 (1.67%) Financial Institution
11 77 (1.06%) Back Office
12 64 (0.88%) Billing
13 58 (0.79%) Games
13 58 (0.79%) Publishing
14 57 (0.78%) Legal
15 51 (0.70%) General Ledger
16 33 (0.45%) Law
17 26 (0.36%) German Language
18 25 (0.34%) Advertising
18 25 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2419 (33.16%) Developer
2 1018 (13.95%) Analyst
3 809 (11.09%) Java Developer
4 659 (9.03%) Architect
5 644 (8.83%) Consultant
6 535 (7.33%) Oracle Developer
7 353 (4.84%) DBA
8 320 (4.39%) Oracle Consultant
9 291 (3.99%) Senior Developer
10 278 (3.81%) Administrator
11 274 (3.76%) SQL Developer
12 262 (3.59%) Oracle DBA
13 259 (3.55%) Business Analyst
14 257 (3.52%) C# Developer
15 230 (3.15%) .NET Developer
16 216 (2.96%) Project Manager
17 210 (2.88%) Oracle Analyst
18 194 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
19 183 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
20 146 (2.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 783 (10.73%) XML
2 742 (10.17%) Web Services
3 663 (9.09%) .NET
4 604 (8.28%) Spring
5 596 (8.17%) HTML
6 467 (6.40%) CSS
7 434 (5.95%) J2EE
8 412 (5.65%) Middleware
9 374 (5.13%) Hibernate
10 361 (4.95%) AngularJS
11 352 (4.82%) SOAP
12 348 (4.77%) REST
13 321 (4.40%) RESTful
14 317 (4.34%) Oracle Fusion
15 307 (4.21%) JSON
16 236 (3.23%) jQuery
17 224 (3.07%) XSLT
18 211 (2.89%) JMS
19 193 (2.65%) HTML5
20 161 (2.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 708 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (2.91%) Data Centre
3 206 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 198 (2.71%) Computer Science
5 175 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 158 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 132 (1.81%) Fixed Income
8 131 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 127 (1.74%) Clustering
10 122 (1.67%) Derivative
11 116 (1.59%) Virtual Team
12 108 (1.48%) Equities
13 100 (1.37%) User Experience
14 73 (1.00%) Data Structures
15 70 (0.96%) Client/Server
16 66 (0.90%) iPad
17 58 (0.79%) Replication
18 55 (0.75%) Mobile App
19 51 (0.70%) Algorithms
20 50 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1536 (21.05%) Linux
2 1328 (18.20%) Unix
3 846 (11.60%) Windows
4 364 (4.99%) Solaris
5 297 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 278 (3.81%) AIX
7 218 (2.99%) Windows Server
8 96 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (1.14%) HPUX
11 72 (0.99%) SUSE
12 52 (0.71%) CentOS
13 50 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
14 46 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (0.56%) Apple iOS
16 37 (0.51%) Windows XP
17 31 (0.42%) Android
17 31 (0.42%) Windows 7
18 24 (0.33%) Mac OS X
19 22 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1944 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
2 719 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
3 697 (9.55%) Migration
4 678 (9.29%) Scrum
5 616 (8.44%) TDD
6 576 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 576 (7.89%) DevOps
7 571 (7.83%) ETL
8 548 (7.51%) ERP
9 531 (7.28%) Data Modelling
10 499 (6.84%) SOA
11 406 (5.56%) OO
12 403 (5.52%) Test Automation
13 361 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
14 356 (4.88%) ITIL
15 353 (4.84%) Analytics
16 352 (4.82%) SDLC
17 343 (4.70%) MVC
17 343 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 335 (4.59%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2848 (39.04%) SQL
2 2010 (27.55%) Java
3 980 (13.43%) PL/SQL
4 738 (10.12%) JavaScript
5 623 (8.54%) C#
6 577 (7.91%) Python
7 407 (5.58%) Shell Script
8 385 (5.28%) Perl
9 190 (2.60%) C++
10 179 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 171 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 167 (2.29%) C
13 139 (1.91%) T-SQL
14 126 (1.73%) Korn
15 109 (1.49%) Scala
16 98 (1.34%) VBA
17 96 (1.32%) XPath
18 94 (1.29%) VB.NET
19 92 (1.26%) Ruby
20 88 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 705 (9.66%) Security Cleared
2 499 (6.84%) SC Cleared
3 446 (6.11%) Degree
4 94 (1.29%) ISEB
5 93 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 83 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 67 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 42 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
10 40 (0.55%) PMP
11 34 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 33 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
13 32 (0.44%) PMI Certification
14 23 (0.32%) Master's Degree
14 23 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 21 (0.29%) MCSE
16 20 (0.27%) CISSP
17 19 (0.26%) CIMA
18 18 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (3.34%) QA
2 168 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 72 (0.99%) SLA
4 61 (0.84%) PMO
5 46 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 41 (0.56%) MiFID
7 29 (0.40%) GDPR
8 20 (0.27%) PCI DSS
9 18 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.15%) EMIR
12 10 (0.14%) SEPA
13 9 (0.12%) GAAP
13 9 (0.12%) ISO 20022
14 8 (0.11%) GCP
14 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.082%) COBIT
15 6 (0.082%) HL7
15 6 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 6 (0.082%) JSP 440
System Software
1 262 (3.59%) Docker
2 260 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 163 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
5 72 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 65 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 53 (0.73%) Hyper-V
8 50 (0.69%) NFS
9 45 (0.62%) KVM
10 41 (0.56%) vSphere
10 41 (0.56%) Xen
11 38 (0.52%) HDFS
12 37 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 33 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
14 32 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
15 20 (0.27%) Apache Flume
16 17 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
17 16 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 16 (0.22%) Samba
18 12 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 331 (4.54%) Puppet
2 299 (4.10%) Ansible
3 232 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
4 95 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 87 (1.19%) Data Guard
6 76 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 65 (0.89%) Kubernetes
8 51 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 47 (0.64%) Terraform
10 46 (0.63%) Tivoli
11 44 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 43 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
13 37 (0.51%) logstash
13 37 (0.51%) Nagios
14 36 (0.49%) SCCM
15 35 (0.48%) vRealize
16 30 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
17 28 (0.38%) Ambari
18 27 (0.37%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
19 26 (0.36%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 671 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 590 (8.09%) SAP
3 420 (5.76%) IBM
4 357 (4.89%) Red Hat
5 311 (4.26%) VMware
6 278 (3.81%) HP
7 251 (3.44%) Sybase
8 215 (2.95%) Informatica
9 173 (2.37%) TIBCO
10 166 (2.28%) Sun
11 143 (1.96%) Cisco
12 133 (1.82%) Veritas
13 122 (1.67%) WSO2
14 115 (1.58%) Tableau
15 102 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
15 102 (1.40%) Siebel
16 100 (1.37%) ATG
17 94 (1.29%) Hyperion
17 94 (1.29%) Talend
18 88 (1.21%) Citrix