Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7149 9389 10039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.22% 8.79% 8.87%
As % of the Vendors category 16.70% 19.60% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4464 5798 6068
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £308 £297 £290
90th Percentile £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 127 115
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -4.29% -5.39%
10th Percentile £13.73 £12.25 £15.80
90th Percentile £44.10 £46.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -3.08% -12.16% +2.78%

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 42796 47915 49600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.21% 44.88% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26345 29389 29153
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +1.27%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £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 1408 1671 2191
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.92 £43.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.82 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.89% +2.94% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -8 6414 £450 +5.88% 353
UK excluding London -4 4155 £425 +6.25% 257
London -12 2757 £500 +5.26% 124
South East -2 1379 £438 +4.17% 74
North of England -8 801 £400 +2.56% 56
Midlands -4 646 £420 +2.44% 47
East of England 0 423 £450 +9.09% 24
North West -13 411 £425 +4.94% 34
Scotland +1 360 £400 +14.29% 14
South West -6 347 £400 +3.23% 28
West Midlands -4 338 £450 +12.50% 25
East Midlands -2 287 £400 -5.88% 21
Yorkshire -14 217 £400 -5.88% 20
North East +6 179 £363 +13.28% 2
Northern Ireland -5 124 £420 +115.38% 8
Wales +18 81 £384 +2.40% 6
Isle of Man +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2809 (39.29%) SQL
2 2090 (29.23%) Finance
3 2066 (28.90%) Java
4 1928 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
5 1533 (21.44%) Linux
6 1342 (18.77%) Oracle Database
7 1323 (18.51%) Unix
8 1257 (17.58%) SQL Server
9 912 (12.76%) PL/SQL
10 840 (11.75%) Relational Database
11 832 (11.64%) Windows
12 779 (10.90%) Web Services
13 763 (10.67%) XML
14 730 (10.21%) Banking
15 725 (10.14%) JavaScript
16 690 (9.65%) Microsoft
17 677 (9.47%) Migration
18 672 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
19 670 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
20 656 (9.18%) TDD
21 651 (9.11%) Security Cleared
22 635 (8.88%) .NET
23 633 (8.85%) Spring
24 625 (8.74%) Scrum
25 608 (8.50%) C#
26 579 (8.10%) SAP
27 570 (7.97%) HTML
28 564 (7.89%) ETL
29 562 (7.86%) Python
29 562 (7.86%) Jenkins

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 (6.99%) WebLogic
2 480 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 375 (5.25%) Tomcat
4 372 (5.20%) WebSphere
5 336 (4.70%) JBoss
6 280 (3.92%) Apache
7 221 (3.09%) Confluence
8 144 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 131 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 128 (1.79%) OpenStack
11 117 (1.64%) IIS
12 112 (1.57%) SAS
13 102 (1.43%) Apache Spark
13 102 (1.43%) Mule
14 99 (1.38%) SharePoint
15 82 (1.15%) CMS
16 78 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
17 72 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
18 63 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
19 62 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 247 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
3 76 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 69 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.17%) HipChat
9 5 (0.070%) SPSS
9 5 (0.070%) Stata
10 3 (0.042%) LaTeX
11 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.014%) Simulink
12 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 361 (5.05%) Oracle EBS
2 317 (4.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 153 (2.14%) Oracle Financials
4 136 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
5 135 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
6 122 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
7 118 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
8 89 (1.24%) Oracle Retail
9 84 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
10 77 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 64 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
12 62 (0.87%) SAP ERP
13 59 (0.83%) Oracle Assets
14 49 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
15 44 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
16 37 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
17 36 (0.50%) Maximo
18 35 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
18 35 (0.49%) Primavera
19 34 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 447 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 272 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (1.15%) SaaS
4 71 (0.99%) GitHub
5 62 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (0.84%) PaaS
7 54 (0.76%) IaaS
8 39 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (0.55%) npm
9 34 (0.48%) Taleo
10 33 (0.46%) Office 365
11 32 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
12 28 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 23 (0.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 22 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
15 18 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 17 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
17 16 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 299 (4.18%) Firewall
2 221 (3.09%) TCP/IP
3 207 (2.90%) LDAP
4 177 (2.48%) SAN
5 152 (2.13%) DNS
6 142 (1.99%) Internet
7 100 (1.40%) HTTP
8 88 (1.23%) WAN
9 74 (1.04%) SSL
10 70 (0.98%) LAN
11 55 (0.77%) VPN
12 54 (0.76%) DHCP
13 51 (0.71%) SMS
14 50 (0.70%) NAS
15 40 (0.56%) SSH
16 30 (0.42%) Network Security
16 30 (0.42%) Wireless
17 26 (0.36%) Kerberos
18 24 (0.34%) Intranet
19 23 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1342 (18.77%) Oracle Database
2 1257 (17.58%) SQL Server
3 840 (11.75%) Relational Database
4 513 (7.18%) MySQL
5 480 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
6 436 (6.10%) RDBMS
7 407 (5.69%) Oracle Reports
8 367 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
9 353 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
10 313 (4.38%) MongoDB
11 309 (4.32%) DB2
12 282 (3.94%) NoSQL
13 255 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
14 241 (3.37%) Hadoop
15 235 (3.29%) Big Data
16 219 (3.06%) Oracle BI EE
17 177 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 143 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
18 143 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
19 136 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 562 (7.86%) Jenkins
2 502 (7.02%) Git (software)
3 431 (6.03%) JIRA
4 388 (5.43%) Maven
5 298 (4.17%) Subversion
6 242 (3.39%) JUnit
7 215 (3.01%) Selenium
8 160 (2.24%) Eclipse
9 152 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
9 152 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 143 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 132 (1.85%) Cucumber
12 113 (1.58%) Ant
13 112 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 110 (1.54%) Visual Studio
15 108 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
16 101 (1.41%) NUnit
17 92 (1.29%) Mockito
18 91 (1.27%) Gradle
19 87 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2090 (29.23%) Finance
2 730 (10.21%) Banking
3 409 (5.72%) Retail
4 253 (3.54%) Front Office
4 253 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 237 (3.32%) Marketing
6 212 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 200 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 129 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 122 (1.71%) Electronics
10 69 (0.97%) Back Office
11 63 (0.88%) Games
12 62 (0.87%) Billing
12 62 (0.87%) Publishing
13 58 (0.81%) Legal
14 53 (0.74%) General Ledger
15 27 (0.38%) Law
15 27 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 25 (0.35%) Local Government
17 23 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2418 (33.82%) Developer
2 985 (13.78%) Analyst
3 820 (11.47%) Java Developer
4 629 (8.80%) Architect
5 612 (8.56%) Consultant
6 488 (6.83%) Oracle Developer
7 334 (4.67%) DBA
8 297 (4.15%) Oracle Consultant
9 285 (3.99%) Senior Developer
10 277 (3.87%) Administrator
11 256 (3.58%) Oracle DBA
12 251 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 244 (3.41%) C# Developer
14 240 (3.36%) SQL Developer
15 217 (3.04%) .NET Developer
16 214 (2.99%) Project Manager
17 208 (2.91%) Oracle Analyst
18 186 (2.60%) DevOps Engineer
19 183 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
20 145 (2.03%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 779 (10.90%) Web Services
2 763 (10.67%) XML
3 635 (8.88%) .NET
4 633 (8.85%) Spring
5 570 (7.97%) HTML
6 455 (6.36%) CSS
7 438 (6.13%) J2EE
8 399 (5.58%) Hibernate
9 396 (5.54%) Middleware
10 376 (5.26%) REST
11 368 (5.15%) AngularJS
12 354 (4.95%) SOAP
13 339 (4.74%) RESTful
14 308 (4.31%) JSON
15 293 (4.10%) Oracle Fusion
16 227 (3.18%) JMS
17 213 (2.98%) jQuery
18 206 (2.88%) XSLT
19 180 (2.52%) HTML5
20 168 (2.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 670 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 206 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 201 (2.81%) Data Centre
4 194 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
5 164 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 153 (2.14%) Management Information System
7 149 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 146 (2.04%) Clustering
9 136 (1.90%) Fixed Income
10 131 (1.83%) Derivative
11 110 (1.54%) Virtual Team
12 102 (1.43%) Equities
13 82 (1.15%) User Experience
14 69 (0.97%) Data Structures
15 68 (0.95%) Replication
16 64 (0.90%) iPad
17 62 (0.87%) Client/Server
18 52 (0.73%) Mobile App
19 47 (0.66%) N-Tier
20 46 (0.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1533 (21.44%) Linux
2 1323 (18.51%) Unix
3 832 (11.64%) Windows
4 354 (4.95%) Solaris
5 296 (4.14%) AIX
6 292 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 194 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 93 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 90 (1.26%) HPUX
10 78 (1.09%) SUSE
10 78 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
12 49 (0.69%) CentOS
13 46 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 46 (0.64%) Windows 7
14 42 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 41 (0.57%) Windows XP
16 27 (0.38%) Android
17 18 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1928 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (9.47%) Migration
3 672 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
4 656 (9.18%) TDD
5 625 (8.74%) Scrum
6 564 (7.89%) ETL
7 554 (7.75%) DevOps
8 545 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 522 (7.30%) ERP
10 518 (7.25%) Data Modelling
11 492 (6.88%) SOA
12 420 (5.87%) OO
13 389 (5.44%) Test Automation
14 361 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 352 (4.92%) ITIL
16 347 (4.85%) Analytics
17 335 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
18 331 (4.63%) MVC
19 327 (4.57%) Data Migration
20 320 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2809 (39.29%) SQL
2 2066 (28.90%) Java
3 912 (12.76%) PL/SQL
4 725 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 608 (8.50%) C#
6 562 (7.86%) Python
7 433 (6.06%) Shell Script
8 375 (5.25%) Perl
9 189 (2.64%) Bash Shell
10 184 (2.57%) C++
11 170 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 139 (1.94%) Korn
13 138 (1.93%) C
14 132 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 111 (1.55%) Scala
16 105 (1.47%) VBA
17 103 (1.44%) XPath
18 98 (1.37%) Ruby
19 95 (1.33%) VB.NET
20 78 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 651 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 459 (6.42%) SC Cleared
3 419 (5.86%) Degree
4 87 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 83 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 81 (1.13%) ISEB
7 57 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 47 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
10 34 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 33 (0.46%) PMP
12 32 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
13 31 (0.43%) MCSE
14 28 (0.39%) MCSA
15 24 (0.34%) PMI Certification
16 23 (0.32%) CISSP
17 22 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
17 22 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 19 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
18 19 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (3.32%) QA
2 163 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 80 (1.12%) SLA
4 57 (0.80%) PMO
5 45 (0.63%) GDPR
6 39 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
7 38 (0.53%) MiFID
8 30 (0.42%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.17%) EMIR
12 11 (0.15%) GCP
13 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.084%) COREP
14 6 (0.084%) GAAP
14 6 (0.084%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.084%) ISO 20022
15 5 (0.070%) COBIT
15 5 (0.070%) SEPA
16 4 (0.056%) HL7
System Software
1 278 (3.89%) Docker
2 241 (3.37%) Active Directory
3 156 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 139 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 80 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 54 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 49 (0.69%) KVM
9 48 (0.67%) HDFS
10 47 (0.66%) Xen
11 44 (0.62%) NFS
11 44 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 42 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
13 39 (0.55%) vSphere
14 37 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
15 29 (0.41%) Apache Flume
16 24 (0.34%) Samba
17 19 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
18 15 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 13 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 371 (5.19%) Puppet
2 317 (4.43%) Ansible
3 252 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 104 (1.45%) Data Guard
5 95 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 85 (1.19%) Kubernetes
7 64 (0.90%) NetBackup
7 64 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 55 (0.77%) Terraform
9 53 (0.74%) Tivoli
10 49 (0.69%) logstash
11 48 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 39 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
13 36 (0.50%) Control-M
14 35 (0.49%) Ambari
14 35 (0.49%) SCCM
15 33 (0.46%) Nagios
16 30 (0.42%) Kibana
17 28 (0.39%) ZABBIX
18 27 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 690 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 579 (8.10%) SAP
3 441 (6.17%) IBM
4 346 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 283 (3.96%) VMware
6 260 (3.64%) HP
7 234 (3.27%) Sybase
8 206 (2.88%) Informatica
9 158 (2.21%) Sun
10 150 (2.10%) TIBCO
11 135 (1.89%) Veritas
12 131 (1.83%) Cisco
13 118 (1.65%) WSO2
14 109 (1.52%) Tableau
15 105 (1.47%) Citrix
16 97 (1.36%) Siebel
17 96 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
18 90 (1.26%) ATG
19 87 (1.22%) Hyperion
19 87 (1.22%) Talend