Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,534 7,672 9,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.49% 8.00% 8.79%
As % of the Vendors category 15.54% 17.78% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,044 4,664 5,638
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £293
90th Percentile £617 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 104 154
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £38.75 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.16% +2.65% +1.34%
10th Percentile £13.58 £15.75 £17.53
90th Percentile £58.15 £52.17 £53.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +6.78%

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 42,045 43,145 46,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.77% 44.99% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,490 26,523 27,519
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £240 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,408 1,622 1,832
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.09
90th Percentile £47.25 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -14 5,900 £470 +4.44% 1,262
UK excluding London -6 3,785 £425 +6.25% 937
London -19 2,531 £500 +5.26% 427
South East +1 1,422 £450 +5.88% 253
North of England -14 675 £415 +10.67% 206
Midlands -4 622 £425 +6.25% 132
East of England 0 391 £450 +5.88% 154
Scotland +3 373 £400 +14.29% 81
West Midlands +1 354 £459 +14.69% 64
North West -14 303 £425 +6.25% 121
Yorkshire +3 266 £425 +13.33% 63
East Midlands -1 259 £391 -2.25% 67
South West -26 223 £425 +3.66% 90
North East -3 108 £415 +18.57% 22
Wales -32 53 £375 -16.67% 18
Northern Ireland +10 46 £418 +4.38% 3
Isle of Man -2 1 £400 -30.43%

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 2,673 (40.91%) SQL
2 1,865 (28.54%) Java
3 1,772 (27.12%) Finance
4 1,737 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
5 1,339 (20.49%) Oracle Database
6 1,287 (19.70%) Linux
7 1,193 (18.26%) SQL Server
8 1,090 (16.68%) Unix
9 925 (14.16%) PL/SQL
10 793 (12.14%) Web Services
11 754 (11.54%) Windows
12 721 (11.03%) Relational Database
13 708 (10.84%) Migration
14 690 (10.56%) Microsoft
15 663 (10.15%) JavaScript
16 625 (9.57%) TDD
16 625 (9.57%) Banking
17 608 (9.31%) .NET
17 608 (9.31%) XML
18 592 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
19 588 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
20 582 (8.91%) Python
21 581 (8.89%) Jenkins
22 577 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
23 570 (8.72%) Security Cleared
24 565 (8.65%) Spring
25 547 (8.37%) Scrum
26 535 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
27 534 (8.17%) C#
28 529 (8.10%) Git (software)

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
1 500 (7.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 385 (5.89%) WebLogic
3 371 (5.68%) Tomcat
4 355 (5.43%) WebSphere
5 223 (3.41%) JBoss
6 208 (3.18%) Apache
7 191 (2.92%) Confluence
8 162 (2.48%) OpenStack
9 141 (2.16%) Apache Spark
10 115 (1.76%) SAS
11 107 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
12 95 (1.45%) IIS
13 92 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
14 76 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
15 73 (1.12%) SharePoint
16 61 (0.93%) Mule
17 51 (0.78%) CMS
18 48 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
19 46 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
20 42 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 247 (3.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 49 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
5 35 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 34 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.17%) HipChat
8 8 (0.12%) SPSS
9 6 (0.092%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.077%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.061%) RoboHelp
11 4 (0.061%) Snagit
12 3 (0.046%) Stata
13 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.031%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.031%) Pipeline Pilot
13 2 (0.031%) Simulink
14 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.015%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 388 (5.94%) Oracle EBS
2 260 (3.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 142 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 137 (2.10%) Oracle Payables
5 120 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
6 118 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
7 104 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
8 103 (1.58%) Oracle ERP
9 101 (1.55%) Oracle General Ledger
10 68 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
11 54 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
12 47 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
13 44 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 43 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
15 42 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
16 41 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 39 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
18 34 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
19 31 (0.47%) Magento
19 31 (0.47%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 535 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 441 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (1.82%) SaaS
4 99 (1.52%) PaaS
5 83 (1.27%) IaaS
6 79 (1.21%) GitHub
7 78 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 53 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 44 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 33 (0.51%) Office 365
12 26 (0.40%) Taleo
13 25 (0.38%) iPaaS
13 25 (0.38%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 23 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
14 23 (0.35%) Google Analytics
15 21 (0.32%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
15 21 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
16 20 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 218 (3.34%) Firewall
2 143 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 126 (1.93%) SAN
4 105 (1.61%) Internet
5 76 (1.16%) VPN
6 68 (1.04%) WAN
7 67 (1.03%) DNS
8 65 (0.99%) HTTP
9 53 (0.81%) SSL
10 46 (0.70%) SMS
11 43 (0.66%) LAN
12 38 (0.58%) Network Security
13 35 (0.54%) FTP
14 34 (0.52%) Wireless
15 32 (0.49%) NAS
16 30 (0.46%) VLAN
17 27 (0.41%) DHCP
18 26 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (0.38%) WinSCP
20 24 (0.37%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,339 (20.49%) Oracle Database
2 1,193 (18.26%) SQL Server
3 721 (11.03%) Relational Database
4 443 (6.78%) MySQL
5 441 (6.75%) Data Warehouse
6 409 (6.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 381 (5.83%) RDBMS
8 380 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
9 377 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
10 313 (4.79%) NoSQL
11 265 (4.06%) Hadoop
12 258 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
13 257 (3.93%) Big Data
14 230 (3.52%) DB2
15 201 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
16 196 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 195 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
18 167 (2.56%) MongoDB
19 142 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
20 124 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 581 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 529 (8.10%) Git (software)
3 407 (6.23%) Maven
4 374 (5.72%) JIRA
5 302 (4.62%) JUnit
6 277 (4.24%) Subversion
7 201 (3.08%) Selenium
8 153 (2.34%) Ant
9 144 (2.20%) NUnit
10 142 (2.17%) Eclipse
11 137 (2.10%) TeamCity
12 127 (1.94%) Cucumber
13 121 (1.85%) Mockito
14 118 (1.81%) Gradle
15 106 (1.62%) MSTest
16 105 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
16 105 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
17 102 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
18 100 (1.53%) Bitbucket
19 97 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,772 (27.12%) Finance
2 625 (9.57%) Banking
3 268 (4.10%) Retail
4 190 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 176 (2.69%) Investment Banking
6 165 (2.53%) Front Office
7 152 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 123 (1.88%) Marketing
9 90 (1.38%) Billing
10 66 (1.01%) Retail Banking
11 65 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 64 (0.98%) General Ledger
13 62 (0.95%) Back Office
14 60 (0.92%) Electronics
15 58 (0.89%) Legal
16 36 (0.55%) Publishing
17 34 (0.52%) Games
18 33 (0.51%) Advertising
19 32 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 21 (0.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,294 (35.11%) Developer
2 864 (13.22%) Analyst
3 788 (12.06%) Java Developer
4 644 (9.86%) Consultant
5 602 (9.21%) Architect
6 388 (5.94%) Oracle Developer
7 363 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 328 (5.02%) DBA
9 300 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 255 (3.90%) .NET Developer
11 254 (3.89%) SQL Developer
12 252 (3.86%) Business Analyst
12 252 (3.86%) Oracle DBA
13 222 (3.40%) Project Manager
13 222 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
14 215 (3.29%) C# Developer
15 181 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
16 179 (2.74%) Oracle Analyst
17 176 (2.69%) Administrator
18 154 (2.36%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (12.14%) Web Services
2 608 (9.31%) .NET
2 608 (9.31%) XML
3 565 (8.65%) Spring
4 514 (7.87%) HTML
5 419 (6.41%) CSS
6 365 (5.59%) REST
7 357 (5.46%) SOAP
8 351 (5.37%) Middleware
9 350 (5.36%) Oracle Fusion
10 341 (5.22%) AngularJS
11 337 (5.16%) J2EE
12 295 (4.51%) Hibernate
13 292 (4.47%) JSON
14 284 (4.35%) RESTful
15 238 (3.64%) jQuery
16 185 (2.83%) JMS
17 172 (2.63%) .NET Framework
18 165 (2.53%) HTML5
19 159 (2.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 577 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
3 159 (2.43%) Management Information System
4 142 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 139 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 132 (2.02%) Clustering
7 128 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 108 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 93 (1.42%) User Experience
10 91 (1.39%) Derivative
11 85 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 76 (1.16%) Fixed Income
13 72 (1.10%) Replication
14 68 (1.04%) Data Structures
15 56 (0.86%) Equities
16 55 (0.84%) Mainframe
17 50 (0.77%) iPad
18 47 (0.72%) Virtual Team
19 45 (0.69%) Mobile App
20 41 (0.63%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,287 (19.70%) Linux
2 1,090 (16.68%) Unix
3 754 (11.54%) Windows
4 280 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 205 (3.14%) Windows Server
6 199 (3.05%) Solaris
7 193 (2.95%) AIX
8 91 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 80 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (0.87%) CentOS
11 46 (0.70%) HPUX
12 45 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 45 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 39 (0.60%) Windows 10
13 39 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (0.47%) SUSE
15 25 (0.38%) Android
16 23 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 23 (0.35%) Windows Vista
17 19 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,737 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (10.84%) Migration
3 625 (9.57%) TDD
4 592 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
5 588 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
6 547 (8.37%) Scrum
7 520 (7.96%) DevOps
8 518 (7.93%) SOA
9 483 (7.39%) ETL
10 428 (6.55%) Test Automation
11 419 (6.41%) ERP
12 412 (6.31%) OO
13 374 (5.72%) Data Modelling
14 357 (5.46%) SDLC
15 347 (5.31%) Project Management
16 342 (5.23%) Data Migration
17 335 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
18 322 (4.93%) MVC
19 317 (4.85%) Analytics
20 292 (4.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,673 (40.91%) SQL
2 1,865 (28.54%) Java
3 925 (14.16%) PL/SQL
4 663 (10.15%) JavaScript
5 582 (8.91%) Python
6 534 (8.17%) C#
7 405 (6.20%) Shell Script
8 279 (4.27%) Perl
9 185 (2.83%) C++
10 181 (2.77%) Bash Shell
11 164 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 142 (2.17%) VBA
13 138 (2.11%) C
14 125 (1.91%) Ruby
15 119 (1.82%) XPath
16 107 (1.64%) PHP
17 100 (1.53%) T-SQL
18 97 (1.48%) VB.NET
19 96 (1.47%) Scala
20 78 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 570 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 381 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 288 (4.41%) Degree
4 127 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 76 (1.16%) ISEB
6 72 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 46 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 46 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
8 34 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 24 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
12 23 (0.35%) PMI Certification
12 23 (0.35%) Sun Certification
13 22 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 22 (0.34%) PMP
14 21 (0.32%) CISSP
14 21 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.24%) MCSA
16 15 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (2.37%) Data Quality
2 150 (2.30%) QA
3 84 (1.29%) SLA
4 81 (1.24%) GDPR
5 60 (0.92%) PMO
6 29 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 25 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (0.34%) MiFID
9 19 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
10 17 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 17 (0.26%) SEPA
11 14 (0.21%) IFRS
12 9 (0.14%) GCP
13 7 (0.11%) IFRS 9
14 6 (0.092%) FINREP
15 4 (0.061%) COREP
15 4 (0.061%) GxP
16 3 (0.046%) Basel II
16 3 (0.046%) ISO 9001
16 3 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 242 (3.70%) Docker
2 176 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 130 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
5 76 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 52 (0.80%) vSphere
7 51 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (0.70%) HDFS
9 42 (0.64%) Oracle Clusterware
10 39 (0.60%) Hyper-V
11 35 (0.54%) Apache Flume
12 23 (0.35%) NFS
13 22 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 22 (0.34%) Xen
14 20 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
15 17 (0.26%) KVM
16 16 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 15 (0.23%) VirtualBox
18 12 (0.18%) Samba
19 9 (0.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 408 (6.24%) Puppet
2 364 (5.57%) Ansible
3 298 (4.56%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (1.62%) Data Guard
5 96 (1.47%) HP ALM
6 83 (1.27%) Kubernetes
6 83 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
7 82 (1.25%) Terraform
8 52 (0.80%) Control-M
8 52 (0.80%) Tivoli
9 49 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
10 48 (0.73%) ZABBIX
11 47 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 44 (0.67%) BladeLogic
13 42 (0.64%) NetBackup
14 41 (0.63%) Ambari
15 39 (0.60%) logstash
16 34 (0.52%) SCCM
16 34 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
16 34 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 690 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 466 (7.13%) SAP
3 352 (5.39%) IBM
4 309 (4.73%) Red Hat
5 231 (3.54%) HP
6 225 (3.44%) VMware
7 183 (2.80%) Informatica
8 162 (2.48%) Sybase
9 105 (1.61%) Cisco
9 105 (1.61%) Teradata
10 99 (1.52%) Hyperion
11 97 (1.48%) TIBCO
12 91 (1.39%) Tableau
13 85 (1.30%) Google
14 83 (1.27%) Citrix
15 80 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
16 68 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
17 67 (1.03%) Cognos
17 67 (1.03%) hybris
17 67 (1.03%) WSO2