Period
to 19 March 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 March 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 28 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,352 6,550 7,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.57% 6.49% 8.09%
As % of the Vendors category 15.48% 15.67% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,850 4,046 4,579
UK median daily rate £484 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 65 101
UK median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £12.88 £13.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £64.30 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% +1.28% +1.30%

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 41,021 41,802 41,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.41% 41.44% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,421 26,158 25,728
UK median daily rate £450 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +5.12% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £241
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,455 1,410 1,560
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.80% -10.59%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.80 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +5.03% -1.54% -9.72%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 -3 5,699 £500 +5.71% 1,206
UK excluding London -4 3,555 £450 +5.88% 850
London +7 2,608 £525 +5.00% 466
South East -14 1,056 £480 +6.67% 220
North of England +4 706 £425 - 229
Midlands +2 584 £448 +0.11% 126
East of England +1 413 £498 +8.15% 84
West Midlands +1 402 £430 -9.47% 83
Scotland -1 358 £425 +6.25% 74
North West +11 346 £425 - 118
South West -5 304 £450 +5.88% 81
Yorkshire -5 239 £425 - 79
East Midlands -7 169 £450 +12.50% 43
North East +2 121 £409 -9.17% 32
Wales +11 89 £425 +14.48% 15
Northern Ireland +7 46 £412 -4.41% 19
Isle of Man +2 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 2,556 (40.24%) SQL
2 2,021 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 1,773 (27.91%) Finance
4 1,709 (26.90%) Java
5 1,253 (19.73%) SQL Server
6 1,225 (19.29%) Oracle Database
7 1,205 (18.97%) Linux
8 989 (15.57%) Unix
9 882 (13.89%) Security Cleared
10 866 (13.63%) PL/SQL
11 841 (13.24%) Microsoft
12 825 (12.99%) Windows
13 807 (12.70%) Migration
14 789 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
15 706 (11.11%) DevOps
16 674 (10.61%) SC Cleared
17 659 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
18 650 (10.23%) XML
19 638 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 637 (10.03%) JavaScript
21 609 (9.59%) Relational Database
22 605 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
23 602 (9.48%) MySQL
24 597 (9.40%) .NET
25 591 (9.30%) Git (software)
26 587 (9.24%) ERP
27 577 (9.08%) ETL
28 561 (8.83%) C#
29 560 (8.82%) Spring
30 559 (8.80%) HTML

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
1 505 (7.95%) WebLogic
2 314 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 291 (4.58%) Confluence
4 269 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 268 (4.22%) WebSphere
6 226 (3.56%) Apache
7 159 (2.50%) JBoss
8 135 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
9 133 (2.09%) SharePoint
10 124 (1.95%) OpenStack
11 123 (1.94%) Apache Spark
12 102 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
13 96 (1.51%) SAS
14 84 (1.32%) IIS
15 65 (1.02%) Mule
16 64 (1.01%) CMS
17 59 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
18 54 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
19 48 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
20 45 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 316 (4.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 154 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 89 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 54 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.047%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 3 (0.047%) SPSS
8 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.016%) Blender
8 1 (0.016%) CATIA
8 1 (0.016%) HipChat
8 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.016%) InVision
8 1 (0.016%) Maya
8 1 (0.016%) Mingle
8 1 (0.016%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.016%) Windchill
8 1 (0.016%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 278 (4.38%) Oracle EBS
2 196 (3.09%) Oracle ERP
3 188 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 147 (2.31%) Oracle Payables
5 140 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
6 134 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 115 (1.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 95 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 79 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
10 78 (1.23%) Oracle Cash Management
11 73 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
12 72 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
13 70 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
14 58 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
15 57 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
16 45 (0.71%) NetSuite
17 41 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 41 (0.65%) Oracle iProcurement
18 34 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
19 32 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 789 (12.42%) Amazon AWS
2 638 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 209 (3.29%) SaaS
4 170 (2.68%) PaaS
5 130 (2.05%) IaaS
6 101 (1.59%) GitHub
7 98 (1.54%) OpenShift
8 92 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 85 (1.34%) Office 365
10 61 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 60 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
12 56 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
13 54 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 53 (0.83%) Serverless
15 50 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
16 47 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
17 41 (0.65%) Taleo
18 37 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 37 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
19 34 (0.54%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 180 (2.83%) Firewall
2 97 (1.53%) SAN
3 90 (1.42%) DNS
4 85 (1.34%) Internet
5 81 (1.28%) WAN
6 77 (1.21%) LAN
6 77 (1.21%) VPN
7 73 (1.15%) HTTP
8 70 (1.10%) TCP/IP
9 46 (0.72%) FTP
10 35 (0.55%) DHCP
11 29 (0.46%) Kerberos
12 28 (0.44%) NAS
12 28 (0.44%) Network Security
13 26 (0.41%) VLAN
14 25 (0.39%) SSL
15 24 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 22 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
17 21 (0.33%) SSH
18 20 (0.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,253 (19.73%) SQL Server
2 1,225 (19.29%) Oracle Database
3 609 (9.59%) Relational Database
4 602 (9.48%) MySQL
5 441 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
6 390 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
7 377 (5.94%) Oracle Reports
8 352 (5.54%) RDBMS
9 327 (5.15%) NoSQL
10 315 (4.96%) MongoDB
11 280 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
12 272 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 237 (3.73%) Hadoop
14 234 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 224 (3.53%) Big Data
16 173 (2.72%) DB2
17 166 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
18 135 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
19 125 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
20 119 (1.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 591 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 533 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 524 (8.25%) JIRA
4 338 (5.32%) Maven
5 212 (3.34%) Selenium
6 190 (2.99%) Subversion
7 175 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
8 170 (2.68%) JUnit
9 162 (2.55%) Cucumber
10 144 (2.27%) Bitbucket
11 133 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
12 128 (2.02%) SoapUI
13 120 (1.89%) NUnit
14 105 (1.65%) Visual Studio
15 103 (1.62%) MSTest
16 93 (1.46%) GitLab
17 91 (1.43%) Toad
18 89 (1.40%) Eclipse
19 77 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
20 76 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 1,773 (27.91%) Finance
2 551 (8.67%) Banking
3 300 (4.72%) Retail
4 175 (2.76%) Marketing
5 174 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 165 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 163 (2.57%) Front Office
8 137 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 80 (1.26%) Back Office
9 80 (1.26%) Electronics
10 75 (1.18%) General Ledger
11 67 (1.05%) Billing
12 39 (0.61%) Legal
13 38 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 25 (0.39%) Law
16 18 (0.28%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.28%) French Language
17 16 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 12 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,131 (33.55%) Developer
2 757 (11.92%) Java Developer
3 750 (11.81%) Analyst
4 664 (10.45%) Architect
5 566 (8.91%) Consultant
6 361 (5.68%) Oracle Developer
7 332 (5.23%) Oracle Consultant
8 289 (4.55%) DBA
9 288 (4.53%) Senior Developer
10 210 (3.31%) SQL Developer
11 196 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 196 (3.09%) Oracle DBA
12 194 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
13 193 (3.04%) C# Developer
14 190 (2.99%) .NET Developer
15 187 (2.94%) Business Analyst
16 183 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
17 181 (2.85%) Project Manager
18 176 (2.77%) Administrator
19 162 (2.55%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 650 (10.23%) XML
2 597 (9.40%) .NET
3 560 (8.82%) Spring
4 559 (8.80%) HTML
5 547 (8.61%) Web Services
6 467 (7.35%) Middleware
7 400 (6.30%) CSS
8 383 (6.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 373 (5.87%) AngularJS
10 371 (5.84%) SOAP
11 340 (5.35%) REST
12 299 (4.71%) JSON
13 253 (3.98%) HTML5
14 243 (3.83%) J2EE
15 215 (3.38%) Hibernate
16 210 (3.31%) RESTful
17 182 (2.87%) Node.js
18 179 (2.82%) React
19 173 (2.72%) jQuery
20 169 (2.66%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 512 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (2.98%) Management Information System
3 165 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 131 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
5 109 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 105 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 105 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
7 91 (1.43%) User Experience
8 89 (1.40%) Clustering
8 89 (1.40%) Derivative
9 86 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 81 (1.28%) Replication
11 67 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 66 (1.04%) Algorithms
13 65 (1.02%) Fixed Income
14 59 (0.93%) Public Cloud
15 47 (0.74%) Hedge funds
16 46 (0.72%) Client/Server
17 45 (0.71%) Mainframe
18 44 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1,205 (18.97%) Linux
2 989 (15.57%) Unix
3 825 (12.99%) Windows
4 318 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 220 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 163 (2.57%) Solaris
7 110 (1.73%) AIX
8 79 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 61 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
10 58 (0.91%) CentOS
11 45 (0.71%) Windows 10
12 44 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 22 (0.35%) Windows 7
15 20 (0.31%) Apple iOS
16 16 (0.25%) Android
16 16 (0.25%) HPUX
16 16 (0.25%) OpenVMS
17 15 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,021 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 807 (12.70%) Migration
3 706 (11.11%) DevOps
4 659 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
5 605 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 587 (9.24%) ERP
7 577 (9.08%) ETL
8 543 (8.55%) TDD
9 506 (7.97%) Scrum
10 481 (7.57%) Test Automation
11 448 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
12 397 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 370 (5.82%) Microservices
14 368 (5.79%) Project Management
15 366 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 362 (5.70%) OO
17 346 (5.45%) ITIL
18 330 (5.20%) Data Migration
19 329 (5.18%) Analytics
20 322 (5.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,556 (40.24%) SQL
2 1,709 (26.90%) Java
3 866 (13.63%) PL/SQL
4 637 (10.03%) JavaScript
5 561 (8.83%) C#
6 552 (8.69%) Python
7 328 (5.16%) Shell Script
8 273 (4.30%) Java 8
9 213 (3.35%) Perl
10 206 (3.24%) T-SQL
11 180 (2.83%) PowerShell
12 129 (2.03%) Scala
13 128 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 123 (1.94%) C++
15 111 (1.75%) VBA
16 108 (1.70%) C
17 90 (1.42%) PHP
18 85 (1.34%) Ruby
19 73 (1.15%) VB.NET
20 70 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 882 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 674 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 276 (4.35%) Degree
4 168 (2.64%) DV Cleared
5 141 (2.22%) ISEB
6 136 (2.14%) ISTQB
7 88 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 78 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 67 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 52 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 51 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 49 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
13 43 (0.68%) RHCE
14 42 (0.66%) CCNA
14 42 (0.66%) CISSP
15 37 (0.58%) MCSE
16 35 (0.55%) CISM
17 32 (0.50%) Master's Degree
18 28 (0.44%) AWS Certification
19 26 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (4.86%) QA
2 161 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 61 (0.96%) SLA
4 60 (0.94%) GDPR
5 51 (0.80%) PMO
6 46 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 23 (0.36%) IFRS
10 13 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 12 (0.19%) Basel III
12 9 (0.14%) GAAP
13 8 (0.13%) IFRS 9
13 8 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
13 8 (0.13%) ISO 22301
13 8 (0.13%) ISO 31000
13 8 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 7 (0.11%) COBIT
14 7 (0.11%) FINRA
System Software
1 382 (6.01%) Docker
2 224 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 215 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 191 (3.01%) Oracle RAC
5 62 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 49 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (0.76%) vSphere
8 45 (0.71%) HDFS
9 36 (0.57%) XenApp
10 33 (0.52%) Apache Flume
11 26 (0.41%) Hyper-V
11 26 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 16 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.22%) NFS
13 14 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.17%) Squid
14 11 (0.17%) Varnish
14 11 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.17%) Xen
15 10 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 401 (6.31%) Ansible
2 316 (4.97%) Puppet
3 212 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
4 191 (3.01%) Kubernetes
5 90 (1.42%) Data Guard
6 82 (1.29%) Terraform
7 75 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
8 69 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 47 (0.74%) vCenter Server
10 44 (0.69%) ZABBIX
11 41 (0.65%) SCCM
12 37 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
13 34 (0.54%) NetBackup
14 33 (0.52%) Control-M
15 32 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
16 31 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
16 31 (0.49%) Nagios
17 29 (0.46%) HP ALM
18 27 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
19 25 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 841 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 502 (7.90%) SAP
3 346 (5.45%) VMware
4 345 (5.43%) Red Hat
5 286 (4.50%) IBM
6 153 (2.41%) Informatica
7 146 (2.30%) Google
8 143 (2.25%) Cisco
9 115 (1.81%) Sybase
10 112 (1.76%) Citrix
11 102 (1.61%) webMethods
12 94 (1.48%) HP
13 92 (1.45%) Tableau
14 90 (1.42%) Talend
15 89 (1.40%) Hyperion
16 79 (1.24%) Atlassian
17 77 (1.21%) Cloudera
18 76 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
19 74 (1.16%) EMC
20 73 (1.15%) Splunk