Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 33 28
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,233 4,902 7,074
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 7.58% 5.57% 6.88%
As % of the Vendors category 16.94% 12.99% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,595 2,985 4,612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £338 £319
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 75 64
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £24.20 £16.25 £20.25
90th Percentile £56.24 £64.50 £56.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £44.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year -20.90% +21.23% +15.87%

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 13,183 37,738 43,238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.75% 42.90% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,973 23,625 26,813
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +2.35% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 1,424 1,661
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.61 £52.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate £26.00 £18.70 £16.50
% change year-on-year +39.04% +13.33% -1.99%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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 +16 1,945 £500 +5.26% 383
UK excluding London +11 1,153 £463 +2.78% 267
London +13 848 £525 +5.00% 162
South East +15 402 £519 +15.28% 59
Work from Home +18 312 £475 -2.06% 58
North of England +10 211 £425 -5.56% 57
Midlands +19 171 £432 -2.04% 51
North West +15 155 £425 -10.53% 41
South West +36 126 £475 - 30
West Midlands +22 126 £432 -0.12% 23
East of England +3 107 £473 -0.53% 23
Scotland +4 84 £425 -5.56% 30
East Midlands +15 42 £425 - 28
Yorkshire -16 39 £400 -2.50% 13
Wales +13 29 £475 +15.15% 8
Northern Ireland -7 27 £431 -17.90% 9
North East +7 17 £475 +15.15% 3

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 919 (41.16%) SQL
2 638 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 607 (27.18%) Java
4 534 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 519 (23.24%) Finance
5 519 (23.24%) SC Cleared
6 422 (18.90%) SQL Server
7 412 (18.45%) Oracle Database
8 398 (17.82%) Linux
9 381 (17.06%) PL/SQL
10 343 (15.36%) Unix
11 327 (14.64%) Windows
12 281 (12.58%) Web Services
13 280 (12.54%) AWS
14 278 (12.45%) MySQL
15 275 (12.32%) DevOps
16 274 (12.27%) ERP
17 272 (12.18%) Migration
18 269 (12.05%) Python
19 254 (11.37%) Azure
20 251 (11.24%) Microsoft
21 248 (11.11%) Public Sector
22 232 (10.39%) XML
23 225 (10.08%) Banking
24 224 (10.03%) Oracle Fusion
24 224 (10.03%) Microservices
25 221 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
26 220 (9.85%) Jenkins
27 209 (9.36%) Relational Database
28 203 (9.09%) Shell Script

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
1 176 (7.88%) WebLogic
2 168 (7.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 146 (6.54%) Apache
4 110 (4.93%) Confluence
5 75 (3.36%) Tomcat
6 53 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
7 51 (2.28%) Oracle Workflow
7 51 (2.28%) WebSphere
8 49 (2.19%) JBoss
9 48 (2.15%) Red Hat Fuse
10 44 (1.97%) SharePoint
11 42 (1.88%) IIS
12 37 (1.66%) Mule
13 22 (0.99%) ArcGIS
14 21 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
15 20 (0.90%) Apache Spark
16 19 (0.85%) CMS
17 17 (0.76%) Skype for Business
18 16 (0.72%) SAS
19 15 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 83 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 81 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (0.94%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.31%) RoboHelp
9 6 (0.27%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.13%) SPSS
11 3 (0.13%) Windchill
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.045%) Autodesk Inventor
12 1 (0.045%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.045%) CATIA
12 1 (0.045%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.045%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.045%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 130 (5.82%) Oracle EBS
2 100 (4.48%) Oracle Payables
3 94 (4.21%) Oracle ERP
4 62 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
5 57 (2.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 51 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 45 (2.02%) Oracle Cash Management
8 39 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
9 32 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
10 31 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
11 28 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
12 25 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 24 (1.07%) Oracle Assets
14 18 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
14 18 (0.81%) NetSuite
15 17 (0.76%) Maximo
16 12 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
16 12 (0.54%) PeopleSoft HCM
17 10 (0.45%) SAP FI-CA
17 10 (0.45%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 280 (12.54%) AWS
2 254 (11.37%) Azure
3 114 (5.11%) PaaS
4 111 (4.97%) SaaS
5 85 (3.81%) GCP
6 74 (3.31%) Serverless
7 69 (3.09%) Apigee
7 69 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
8 67 (3.00%) Amazon ECS
9 45 (2.02%) Amazon S3
10 44 (1.97%) IaaS
11 42 (1.88%) Power Platform
12 37 (1.66%) GitHub
13 31 (1.39%) OpenShift
14 24 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 21 (0.94%) Office 365
16 20 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
17 19 (0.85%) Datadog
18 18 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
19 15 (0.67%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.40%) DNS
2 74 (3.31%) Firewall
3 59 (2.64%) VPN
4 35 (1.57%) VoIP
5 34 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 29 (1.30%) LAN
6 29 (1.30%) WAN
7 27 (1.21%) DMZ
7 27 (1.21%) SNMP
8 26 (1.16%) Skype
9 24 (1.07%) Kerberos
10 21 (0.94%) OSPF
11 20 (0.90%) HTTP
12 16 (0.72%) SAN
13 15 (0.67%) Internet
13 15 (0.67%) Network Security
13 15 (0.67%) SSH
14 13 (0.58%) Unified Communications
15 12 (0.54%) TACACS
16 11 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 412 (18.45%) Oracle Database
3 278 (12.45%) MySQL
4 209 (9.36%) Relational Database
5 172 (7.70%) PostgreSQL
6 154 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
7 125 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
8 116 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 104 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 97 (4.34%) MongoDB
11 85 (3.81%) RDBMS
12 77 (3.45%) Big Data
13 74 (3.31%) Hadoop
14 64 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 58 (2.60%) Pentaho
16 57 (2.55%) Oracle ODI
17 52 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 51 (2.28%) NoSQL
19 50 (2.24%) DB2
20 49 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 220 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 198 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 182 (8.15%) JIRA
4 102 (4.57%) Maven
5 84 (3.76%) Subversion
6 72 (3.22%) Toad
7 63 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
8 61 (2.73%) Artifactory
8 61 (2.73%) Selenium
9 60 (2.69%) Oracle Forms
10 57 (2.55%) Cucumber
11 56 (2.51%) GitLab
12 43 (1.93%) Ant
13 41 (1.84%) SoapUI
14 39 (1.75%) CA Gen
14 39 (1.75%) Eclipse
15 37 (1.66%) JUnit
16 34 (1.52%) JMeter
17 32 (1.43%) Postman
17 32 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 519 (23.24%) Finance
2 248 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 225 (10.08%) Banking
4 78 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 69 (3.09%) Manufacturing
6 59 (2.64%) General Ledger
7 58 (2.60%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.10%) Front Office
8 47 (2.10%) Marketing
9 39 (1.75%) Electronics
10 34 (1.52%) Retail
11 29 (1.30%) Back Office
12 21 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.76%) Law
14 16 (0.72%) Local Government
15 15 (0.67%) Legal
16 14 (0.63%) Billing
17 13 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.54%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 697 (31.21%) Developer
2 226 (10.12%) Consultant
3 214 (9.58%) Analyst
4 208 (9.31%) Java Developer
5 193 (8.64%) Architect
6 157 (7.03%) DBA
7 144 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
8 131 (5.87%) Oracle Developer
9 118 (5.28%) Oracle DBA
10 91 (4.08%) Administrator
10 91 (4.08%) Software Engineer
11 79 (3.54%) Java Engineer
12 78 (3.49%) SQL Developer
13 74 (3.31%) Senior Developer
14 72 (3.22%) Solutions Architect
15 70 (3.13%) Business Analyst
16 68 (3.05%) Oracle Analyst
17 66 (2.96%) AWS Engineer
18 63 (2.82%) Java Software Engineer
19 61 (2.73%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (12.58%) Web Services
2 232 (10.39%) XML
3 224 (10.03%) Oracle Fusion
4 193 (8.64%) Middleware
5 159 (7.12%) Spring
6 157 (7.03%) SOAP
7 134 (6.00%) HTML
8 126 (5.64%) REST
9 117 (5.24%) JSON
10 111 (4.97%) .NET
11 103 (4.61%) CSS
12 100 (4.48%) J2EE
13 84 (3.76%) RESTful
14 72 (3.22%) gRPC
15 70 (3.13%) AngularJS
16 68 (3.05%) XSLT
17 66 (2.96%) Swagger
18 64 (2.87%) OAuth
19 62 (2.78%) Spring Boot
20 49 (2.19%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 123 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (3.00%) Hedge funds
3 66 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 49 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
7 39 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 38 (1.70%) Data Centre
9 35 (1.57%) Derivative
10 30 (1.34%) Clustering
11 27 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.16%) User Experience
13 25 (1.12%) Public Cloud
13 25 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
13 25 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.07%) Replication
15 23 (1.03%) Algorithms
16 20 (0.90%) Mainframe
17 19 (0.85%) Private Cloud
18 18 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 398 (17.82%) Linux
2 343 (15.36%) Unix
3 327 (14.64%) Windows
4 116 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 77 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (2.87%) AIX
7 50 (2.24%) Solaris
8 47 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
10 36 (1.61%) Windows 10
11 33 (1.48%) Windows Server 2019
12 30 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (1.16%) Windows 7
14 25 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (0.58%) CentOS
16 12 (0.54%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.45%) zOS
18 9 (0.40%) OpenVMS
18 9 (0.40%) SUSE
19 8 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (12.32%) DevOps
3 274 (12.27%) ERP
4 272 (12.18%) Migration
5 224 (10.03%) Microservices
6 221 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
7 189 (8.46%) ETL
8 184 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 177 (7.93%) Test Automation
10 169 (7.57%) SOA
11 162 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 159 (7.12%) Scrum
13 152 (6.81%) Data Modelling
14 145 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
15 134 (6.00%) Data Migration
16 123 (5.51%) Performance Tuning
17 122 (5.46%) TDD
18 111 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
19 106 (4.75%) ITIL
20 104 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 919 (41.16%) SQL
2 607 (27.18%) Java
3 381 (17.06%) PL/SQL
4 269 (12.05%) Python
5 203 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 157 (7.03%) JavaScript
7 113 (5.06%) C#
8 102 (4.57%) C
9 90 (4.03%) Perl
10 89 (3.99%) Bash Shell
11 81 (3.63%) PowerShell
12 74 (3.31%) C++
13 62 (2.78%) Java 8
14 52 (2.33%) T-SQL
15 44 (1.97%) VB
16 43 (1.93%) Ruby
17 33 (1.48%) Korn
18 30 (1.34%) XPath
19 26 (1.16%) PHP
20 24 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 638 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 519 (23.24%) SC Cleared
3 144 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 73 (3.27%) Degree
5 47 (2.10%) ISTQB
6 43 (1.93%) ISEB
7 39 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 34 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 32 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
12 22 (0.99%) CCIE
12 22 (0.99%) CCNP
13 21 (0.94%) CISSP
14 17 (0.76%) Master's Degree
15 15 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
16 13 (0.58%) CCIE Collaboration
17 11 (0.49%) CCNA
18 10 (0.45%) CCDA
18 10 (0.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.33%) QA
2 50 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.39%) GDPR
4 30 (1.34%) SLA
5 19 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.40%) PMO
9 7 (0.31%) NCSC
10 6 (0.27%) COBIT
10 6 (0.27%) NIST
11 5 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.13%) GxP
13 3 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.13%) MiFID
13 3 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 130 (5.82%) Docker
2 129 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 89 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
5 50 (2.24%) Oracle RAC
6 33 (1.48%) HDFS
7 28 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 25 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (0.99%) VMware NSX
10 13 (0.58%) NFS
11 12 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (0.45%) Oracle Clusterware
13 9 (0.40%) NDS
13 9 (0.40%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 8 (0.36%) vSphere
15 6 (0.27%) GlusterFS
16 5 (0.22%) GeoWebCache
16 5 (0.22%) KVM
16 5 (0.22%) Samba
17 3 (0.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 155 (6.94%) Kubernetes
2 112 (5.02%) Ansible
3 61 (2.73%) Data Guard
4 57 (2.55%) Puppet
5 49 (2.19%) Terraform
6 39 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 32 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
8 30 (1.34%) Nagios
9 27 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
10 21 (0.94%) Tivoli
11 17 (0.76%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 15 (0.67%) Nessus
13 13 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (0.58%) Rancher
14 12 (0.54%) Netcool
14 12 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (0.49%) HP ALM
15 11 (0.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
16 10 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 9 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 251 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 155 (6.94%) SAP
3 125 (5.60%) IBM
4 116 (5.19%) VMware
5 85 (3.81%) Cisco
6 82 (3.67%) Splunk
7 81 (3.63%) Google
8 80 (3.58%) Red Hat
9 71 (3.18%) Sybase
10 64 (2.87%) Informatica
11 45 (2.02%) Talend
12 44 (1.97%) HP
13 43 (1.93%) webMethods
14 38 (1.70%) CA
15 37 (1.66%) MuleSoft
16 34 (1.52%) BEA
17 33 (1.48%) Sun
17 33 (1.48%) WSO2
18 32 (1.43%) Cloudera
18 32 (1.43%) Dell