Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,797 7,777 9,383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.78% 7.99% 8.82%
As % of the Vendors category 16.12% 17.68% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,230 4,685 5,590
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £293
90th Percentile £625 £600 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 106 150
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +5.96% +0.67%
10th Percentile £15.17 £15.75 £17.90
90th Percentile £54.38 £52.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +2.18%

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 42,171 43,993 45,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.04% 45.19% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,668 26,933 26,978
UK median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,367 1,662 1,923
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -11 6,153 £463 +2.78% 1,360
UK excluding London -1 3,936 £425 +6.25% 883
London -18 2,656 £500 +5.26% 568
South East +4 1,446 £450 +5.88% 250
North of England -13 716 £400 +6.67% 212
Midlands -1 624 £420 +4.87% 128
East of England +1 432 £450 +9.09% 107
Scotland -3 370 £400 +14.29% 77
West Midlands +3 348 £450 +12.50% 75
North West -19 332 £425 +6.25% 138
East Midlands -1 262 £375 -11.76% 52
South West -22 247 £420 +5.00% 90
Yorkshire -8 245 £419 +0.30% 59
North East +2 142 £400 +16.96% 15
Northern Ireland +5 65 £420 +5.00% 1
Wales -13 57 £368 -18.11% 18
Isle of Man -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 2,719 (40.00%) SQL
2 2,032 (29.90%) Java
3 1,906 (28.04%) Finance
4 1,863 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1,356 (19.95%) Oracle Database
6 1,318 (19.39%) Linux
7 1,260 (18.54%) SQL Server
8 1,153 (16.96%) Unix
9 889 (13.08%) PL/SQL
10 818 (12.03%) Web Services
11 786 (11.56%) Windows
12 756 (11.12%) JavaScript
13 737 (10.84%) Relational Database
14 715 (10.52%) Migration
15 706 (10.39%) Microsoft
16 705 (10.37%) TDD
17 698 (10.27%) XML
18 653 (9.61%) .NET
19 647 (9.52%) Banking
20 636 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
21 624 (9.18%) Spring
22 623 (9.17%) Security Cleared
23 608 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
24 590 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
25 583 (8.58%) Jenkins
26 578 (8.50%) C#
27 570 (8.39%) Python
27 570 (8.39%) Scrum
28 568 (8.36%) HTML
29 547 (8.05%) SOA

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
1 526 (7.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 466 (6.86%) WebLogic
3 399 (5.87%) Tomcat
4 375 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 272 (4.00%) JBoss
6 247 (3.63%) Apache
7 228 (3.35%) Confluence
8 155 (2.28%) OpenStack
9 150 (2.21%) Apache Spark
10 128 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
11 117 (1.72%) IIS
11 117 (1.72%) SAS
12 107 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
13 82 (1.21%) SharePoint
14 77 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
15 75 (1.10%) Mule
16 54 (0.79%) CMS
17 52 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
18 50 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
19 46 (0.68%) Liferay
Applications
1 252 (3.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 133 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 86 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 47 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
5 37 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
6 35 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (0.18%) HipChat
8 7 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.074%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.059%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.059%) Snagit
10 4 (0.059%) SPSS
11 2 (0.029%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.029%) FileZilla
11 2 (0.029%) Pipeline Pilot
11 2 (0.029%) Simulink
12 1 (0.015%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.015%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.015%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 384 (5.65%) Oracle EBS
2 285 (4.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 162 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
4 157 (2.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 129 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
6 127 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
7 116 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
8 111 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
9 97 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
10 79 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
11 78 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
12 72 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
13 57 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 54 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
15 47 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
16 45 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 36 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
17 36 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
18 33 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
19 30 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 499 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
2 402 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (1.57%) SaaS
4 96 (1.41%) PaaS
5 86 (1.27%) IaaS
6 84 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 84 (1.24%) GitHub
7 49 (0.72%) OpenShift
8 44 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 43 (0.63%) Office 365
10 38 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 32 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 32 (0.47%) Taleo
12 26 (0.38%) Amazon S3
12 26 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
13 24 (0.35%) Google Analytics
14 23 (0.34%) iPaaS
14 23 (0.34%) Oracle Service Cloud
15 20 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
16 17 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 257 (3.78%) Firewall
2 167 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 156 (2.30%) Internet
4 149 (2.19%) SAN
5 130 (1.91%) LDAP
6 88 (1.29%) DNS
7 69 (1.02%) HTTP
7 69 (1.02%) WAN
8 62 (0.91%) VPN
9 55 (0.81%) SMS
10 53 (0.78%) LAN
11 51 (0.75%) SSL
12 41 (0.60%) Wireless
13 40 (0.59%) NAS
14 34 (0.50%) DHCP
15 32 (0.47%) FTP
16 31 (0.46%) Network Security
17 27 (0.40%) BIG-IP
18 26 (0.38%) SSH
19 25 (0.37%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,356 (19.95%) Oracle Database
2 1,260 (18.54%) SQL Server
3 737 (10.84%) Relational Database
4 456 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
5 442 (6.50%) MySQL
6 420 (6.18%) RDBMS
7 393 (5.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 375 (5.52%) Oracle Reports
9 374 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
10 314 (4.62%) NoSQL
11 283 (4.16%) Hadoop
12 276 (4.06%) Oracle Database 12c
13 274 (4.03%) Big Data
14 263 (3.87%) DB2
15 210 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 209 (3.07%) Oracle BI EE
17 189 (2.78%) MongoDB
18 182 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
19 154 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
20 128 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 583 (8.58%) Jenkins
2 527 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 434 (6.39%) Maven
4 406 (5.97%) JIRA
5 329 (4.84%) JUnit
6 293 (4.31%) Subversion
7 232 (3.41%) Selenium
8 168 (2.47%) Eclipse
9 157 (2.31%) Ant
10 138 (2.03%) Cucumber
11 137 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 132 (1.94%) NUnit
13 122 (1.79%) Gradle
14 120 (1.77%) Mockito
15 114 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
16 106 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
17 97 (1.43%) MSTest
17 97 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
18 96 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
19 92 (1.35%) SoapUI
General
1 1,906 (28.04%) Finance
2 647 (9.52%) Banking
3 316 (4.65%) Retail
4 223 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 196 (2.88%) Front Office
6 183 (2.69%) Manufacturing
7 176 (2.59%) Investment Banking
7 176 (2.59%) Marketing
8 94 (1.38%) Billing
9 93 (1.37%) Electronics
10 84 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 69 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 60 (0.88%) Back Office
13 59 (0.87%) General Ledger
14 56 (0.82%) Legal
15 50 (0.74%) Publishing
16 44 (0.65%) Games
17 31 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.43%) Advertising
19 21 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,372 (34.90%) Developer
2 915 (13.46%) Analyst
3 833 (12.26%) Java Developer
4 635 (9.34%) Architect
5 625 (9.20%) Consultant
6 397 (5.84%) Oracle Developer
7 353 (5.19%) Oracle Consultant
8 329 (4.84%) DBA
9 306 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 281 (4.13%) .NET Developer
11 260 (3.83%) C# Developer
11 260 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
12 258 (3.80%) Business Analyst
13 254 (3.74%) SQL Developer
14 235 (3.46%) Administrator
15 231 (3.40%) Project Manager
16 200 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
17 189 (2.78%) Oracle Analyst
18 169 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
19 156 (2.30%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 818 (12.03%) Web Services
2 698 (10.27%) XML
3 653 (9.61%) .NET
4 624 (9.18%) Spring
5 568 (8.36%) HTML
6 457 (6.72%) CSS
7 403 (5.93%) AngularJS
7 403 (5.93%) REST
8 393 (5.78%) J2EE
9 378 (5.56%) Middleware
10 377 (5.55%) SOAP
11 357 (5.25%) Hibernate
12 334 (4.91%) JSON
13 317 (4.66%) Oracle Fusion
14 309 (4.55%) RESTful
15 270 (3.97%) jQuery
16 213 (3.13%) JMS
17 182 (2.68%) HTML5
18 177 (2.60%) .NET Framework
19 175 (2.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 608 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
2 193 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
3 167 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 163 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 153 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 145 (2.13%) Clustering
7 128 (1.88%) Data Centre
8 121 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 113 (1.66%) User Experience
10 100 (1.47%) Derivative
11 93 (1.37%) Fixed Income
12 79 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 77 (1.13%) Equities
14 76 (1.12%) Data Structures
15 75 (1.10%) Virtual Team
16 69 (1.02%) Replication
17 62 (0.91%) iPad
18 57 (0.84%) Client/Server
19 47 (0.69%) Mainframe
20 46 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,318 (19.39%) Linux
2 1,153 (16.96%) Unix
3 786 (11.56%) Windows
4 288 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 233 (3.43%) Solaris
6 223 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 204 (3.00%) AIX
8 109 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 91 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (0.88%) HPUX
11 59 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 51 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
13 44 (0.65%) SUSE
13 44 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (0.60%) CentOS
15 36 (0.53%) Apple iOS
16 34 (0.50%) Windows 10
17 31 (0.46%) Windows XP
18 26 (0.38%) Windows Vista
19 17 (0.25%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,863 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (10.52%) Migration
3 705 (10.37%) TDD
4 636 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
5 590 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
6 570 (8.39%) Scrum
7 547 (8.05%) SOA
8 545 (8.02%) DevOps
9 522 (7.68%) ETL
10 463 (6.81%) ERP
11 443 (6.52%) OO
12 434 (6.39%) Data Modelling
13 424 (6.24%) Test Automation
14 378 (5.56%) Analytics
15 365 (5.37%) MVC
16 364 (5.36%) Project Management
17 357 (5.25%) Data Migration
18 330 (4.86%) Stakeholder Management
19 314 (4.62%) ITIL
20 303 (4.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,719 (40.00%) SQL
2 2,032 (29.90%) Java
3 889 (13.08%) PL/SQL
4 756 (11.12%) JavaScript
5 578 (8.50%) C#
6 570 (8.39%) Python
7 416 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 296 (4.35%) Perl
9 186 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 179 (2.63%) C++
11 165 (2.43%) PowerShell
12 151 (2.22%) C
13 132 (1.94%) XPath
14 129 (1.90%) VBA
15 122 (1.79%) Ruby
16 117 (1.72%) T-SQL
17 100 (1.47%) VB.NET
18 92 (1.35%) Scala
19 74 (1.09%) PHP
19 74 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 623 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 407 (5.99%) SC Cleared
3 322 (4.74%) Degree
4 124 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 86 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 74 (1.09%) ISEB
7 52 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 41 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 34 (0.50%) PMP
11 33 (0.49%) MCSE
12 32 (0.47%) MCSA
13 27 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 27 (0.40%) Sun Certification
14 26 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
14 26 (0.38%) PMI Certification
15 23 (0.34%) CISSP
15 23 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 20 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 19 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (2.82%) QA
2 175 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 88 (1.29%) SLA
4 83 (1.22%) GDPR
5 61 (0.90%) PMO
6 34 (0.50%) MiFID
7 31 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (0.32%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
10 19 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.25%) SEPA
12 13 (0.19%) GCP
13 11 (0.16%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.12%) IFRS
15 5 (0.074%) IFRS 9
16 4 (0.059%) GxP
17 3 (0.044%) Basel II
17 3 (0.044%) HL7
17 3 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 3 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 279 (4.10%) Docker
2 227 (3.34%) Active Directory
3 131 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 126 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
5 68 (1.00%) HDFS
5 68 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 53 (0.78%) vSphere
7 49 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (0.63%) Apache Flume
9 41 (0.60%) Hyper-V
10 39 (0.57%) Oracle Clusterware
11 31 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 31 (0.46%) Xen
12 28 (0.41%) NFS
13 25 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 20 (0.29%) KVM
16 19 (0.28%) Samba
17 14 (0.21%) VirtualBox
18 11 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 419 (6.16%) Puppet
2 393 (5.78%) Ansible
3 298 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (1.68%) Data Guard
5 101 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 91 (1.34%) Kubernetes
7 68 (1.00%) Terraform
8 61 (0.90%) Ambari
9 60 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 56 (0.82%) NetBackup
11 49 (0.72%) Tivoli
12 48 (0.71%) ZABBIX
13 45 (0.66%) logstash
14 41 (0.60%) Control-M
14 41 (0.60%) Oozie
15 39 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
16 38 (0.56%) BladeLogic
17 34 (0.50%) SCCM
17 34 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 32 (0.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 706 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 499 (7.34%) SAP
3 418 (6.15%) IBM
4 325 (4.78%) Red Hat
5 237 (3.49%) HP
6 234 (3.44%) VMware
7 191 (2.81%) Sybase
8 171 (2.52%) Informatica
9 110 (1.62%) Tableau
10 109 (1.60%) Cisco
11 108 (1.59%) Citrix
12 95 (1.40%) Teradata
12 95 (1.40%) TIBCO
13 91 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
13 91 (1.34%) WSO2
14 89 (1.31%) Google
15 83 (1.22%) Sun
16 77 (1.13%) ATG
17 76 (1.12%) hybris
17 76 (1.12%) Hyperion