Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7181 8565 9914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.95% 8.30% 8.81%
As % of the Vendors category 16.43% 18.35% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4445 5133 5835
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £289
90th Percentile £625 £599 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 125 132
UK median hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% -1.95% -0.73%
10th Percentile £15.28 £13.25 £16.26
90th Percentile £54.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +6.61%

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 43715 46677 48556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.31% 45.22% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27386 28535 28622
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1409 1703 2047
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +6.00%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £45.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -9 6495 £450 +3.45% 626
UK excluding London -3 4206 £425 +6.25% 423
London -16 2757 £500 +5.26% 242
South East +3 1486 £445 +4.71% 135
North of England -5 801 £400 +6.67% 101
Midlands +2 674 £425 +6.25% 43
East of England -1 447 £450 +12.50% 67
West Midlands +5 387 £450 +18.97% 25
Scotland -4 382 £400 +14.29% 36
North West -16 364 £425 +6.25% 59
South West -14 289 £413 +3.13% 35
East Midlands -5 275 £375 -11.76% 18
Yorkshire -11 251 £413 -2.94% 35
North East +6 190 £375 +13.64% 7
Northern Ireland -8 84 £422 +103.53% 1
Wales -3 61 £375 -13.29% 5
Isle of Man +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 2860 (39.83%) SQL
2 2171 (30.23%) Java
3 1991 (27.73%) Finance
4 1976 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
5 1451 (20.21%) Linux
6 1392 (19.38%) Oracle Database
7 1322 (18.41%) SQL Server
8 1276 (17.77%) Unix
9 903 (12.57%) PL/SQL
10 848 (11.81%) Web Services
11 817 (11.38%) Windows
12 788 (10.97%) Relational Database
13 776 (10.81%) JavaScript
14 759 (10.57%) Migration
15 732 (10.19%) Microsoft
16 731 (10.18%) TDD
17 730 (10.17%) XML
18 684 (9.53%) Banking
19 683 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
20 678 (9.44%) .NET
21 676 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
22 673 (9.37%) Spring
23 653 (9.09%) Security Cleared
24 620 (8.63%) C#
25 616 (8.58%) Scrum
26 607 (8.45%) HTML
27 606 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
28 598 (8.33%) Python
29 596 (8.30%) Jenkins
30 572 (7.97%) DevOps

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
1 523 (7.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 520 (7.24%) WebLogic
3 409 (5.70%) WebSphere
4 405 (5.64%) Tomcat
5 337 (4.69%) JBoss
6 273 (3.80%) Apache
7 253 (3.52%) Confluence
8 157 (2.19%) OpenStack
9 147 (2.05%) Apache Spark
10 127 (1.77%) SAS
11 122 (1.70%) Oracle Service Bus
12 120 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
13 118 (1.64%) IIS
14 96 (1.34%) SharePoint
15 83 (1.16%) Mule
16 63 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
17 62 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
18 61 (0.85%) CMS
19 58 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
20 51 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 249 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 146 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 90 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 49 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
5 45 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.19%) HipChat
7 14 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.070%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.056%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.056%) Snagit
10 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
10 2 (0.028%) Simulink
10 2 (0.028%) SPSS
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.014%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.014%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 363 (5.06%) Oracle EBS
2 267 (3.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 153 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 147 (2.05%) Oracle Payables
5 145 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
6 129 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
7 119 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
8 110 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
9 85 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
10 83 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 72 (1.00%) Oracle Assets
12 68 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 63 (0.88%) Oracle iProcurement
14 50 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
15 44 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
16 43 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
17 37 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
17 37 (0.52%) SAP ERP
18 36 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
19 34 (0.47%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 513 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 387 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (1.45%) SaaS
4 98 (1.36%) PaaS
5 87 (1.21%) GitHub
6 86 (1.20%) IaaS
7 74 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (0.54%) Office 365
8 39 (0.54%) OpenShift
9 37 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 37 (0.52%) Taleo
10 35 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
11 33 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 25 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.32%) Google Analytics
14 21 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
15 20 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
15 20 (0.28%) iPaaS
15 20 (0.28%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 290 (4.04%) Firewall
2 205 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 169 (2.35%) SAN
4 156 (2.17%) LDAP
5 150 (2.09%) Internet
6 123 (1.71%) DNS
7 85 (1.18%) WAN
8 69 (0.96%) HTTP
9 67 (0.93%) VPN
10 65 (0.91%) SMS
11 64 (0.89%) SSL
12 60 (0.84%) LAN
13 52 (0.72%) NAS
14 40 (0.56%) DHCP
14 40 (0.56%) SSH
15 38 (0.53%) Network Security
16 35 (0.49%) Wireless
17 31 (0.43%) FTP
18 26 (0.36%) Intranet
18 26 (0.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1392 (19.38%) Oracle Database
2 1322 (18.41%) SQL Server
3 788 (10.97%) Relational Database
4 488 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
5 469 (6.53%) MySQL
6 455 (6.34%) RDBMS
7 409 (5.70%) Oracle Reports
8 377 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
9 375 (5.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 320 (4.46%) NoSQL
11 295 (4.11%) Hadoop
12 290 (4.04%) Big Data
13 289 (4.02%) DB2
14 277 (3.86%) Oracle Database 12c
15 240 (3.34%) MongoDB
16 233 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 229 (3.19%) Oracle BI EE
18 171 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
19 167 (2.33%) Oracle ODI
20 137 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 596 (8.30%) Jenkins
2 563 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 455 (6.34%) JIRA
4 449 (6.25%) Maven
5 336 (4.68%) JUnit
6 325 (4.53%) Subversion
7 226 (3.15%) Selenium
8 178 (2.48%) Eclipse
9 147 (2.05%) Ant
10 140 (1.95%) Cucumber
11 133 (1.85%) TeamCity
12 131 (1.82%) NUnit
13 129 (1.80%) Gradle
14 126 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
15 124 (1.73%) Sonatype Nexus
16 106 (1.48%) Visual Studio
17 105 (1.46%) Mockito
18 103 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
18 103 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
19 93 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 1991 (27.73%) Finance
2 684 (9.53%) Banking
3 361 (5.03%) Retail
4 227 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 226 (3.15%) Front Office
6 198 (2.76%) Marketing
7 192 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 184 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 109 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 102 (1.42%) Electronics
11 86 (1.20%) Billing
12 65 (0.91%) Retail Banking
13 64 (0.89%) General Ledger
14 61 (0.85%) Back Office
15 60 (0.84%) Games
16 58 (0.81%) Legal
17 52 (0.72%) Publishing
18 34 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 29 (0.40%) Advertising
20 20 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2483 (34.58%) Developer
2 965 (13.44%) Analyst
3 874 (12.17%) Java Developer
4 660 (9.19%) Architect
5 642 (8.94%) Consultant
6 428 (5.96%) Oracle Developer
7 349 (4.86%) Oracle Consultant
8 331 (4.61%) DBA
9 317 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 273 (3.80%) .NET Developer
11 270 (3.76%) Business Analyst
12 264 (3.68%) C# Developer
13 263 (3.66%) SQL Developer
14 260 (3.62%) Oracle DBA
15 252 (3.51%) Administrator
16 236 (3.29%) Project Manager
17 202 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
18 185 (2.58%) Oracle Analyst
19 182 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
20 158 (2.20%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 848 (11.81%) Web Services
2 730 (10.17%) XML
3 678 (9.44%) .NET
4 673 (9.37%) Spring
5 607 (8.45%) HTML
6 492 (6.85%) CSS
7 427 (5.95%) J2EE
8 426 (5.93%) REST
9 413 (5.75%) AngularJS
10 401 (5.58%) Hibernate
11 394 (5.49%) SOAP
12 392 (5.46%) Middleware
13 346 (4.82%) JSON
14 343 (4.78%) RESTful
15 320 (4.46%) Oracle Fusion
16 256 (3.56%) jQuery
17 231 (3.22%) JMS
18 194 (2.70%) HTML5
19 179 (2.49%) ASP.NET
20 176 (2.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 676 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 190 (2.65%) Computer Science
3 181 (2.52%) Data Centre
4 174 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
5 172 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
6 162 (2.26%) Clustering
7 154 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 132 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 123 (1.71%) Fixed Income
10 121 (1.69%) Derivative
11 112 (1.56%) User Experience
12 92 (1.28%) Virtual Team
13 86 (1.20%) Equities
14 79 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 72 (1.00%) N-Tier
16 71 (0.99%) iPad
17 69 (0.96%) Replication
18 57 (0.79%) Client/Server
19 51 (0.71%) Mobile App
20 45 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1451 (20.21%) Linux
2 1276 (17.77%) Unix
3 817 (11.38%) Windows
4 304 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 281 (3.91%) Solaris
6 236 (3.29%) AIX
7 210 (2.92%) Windows Server
8 102 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 83 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (1.09%) HPUX
11 76 (1.06%) SUSE
12 57 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
12 57 (0.79%) Windows 7
13 51 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 49 (0.68%) Apple iOS
15 46 (0.64%) Windows XP
16 31 (0.43%) Android
17 30 (0.42%) CentOS
17 30 (0.42%) Windows 10
18 17 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1976 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (10.57%) Migration
3 731 (10.18%) TDD
4 683 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
5 616 (8.58%) Scrum
6 606 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
7 572 (7.97%) DevOps
8 563 (7.84%) ETL
9 541 (7.53%) SOA
10 487 (6.78%) ERP
11 471 (6.56%) OO
12 465 (6.48%) Data Modelling
13 408 (5.68%) Analytics
14 391 (5.44%) Test Automation
15 365 (5.08%) MVC
16 364 (5.07%) Data Migration
17 356 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 355 (4.94%) Project Management
19 351 (4.89%) ITIL
20 323 (4.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2860 (39.83%) SQL
2 2171 (30.23%) Java
3 903 (12.57%) PL/SQL
4 776 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 620 (8.63%) C#
6 598 (8.33%) Python
7 458 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 347 (4.83%) Perl
9 204 (2.84%) Bash Shell
10 191 (2.66%) C++
11 159 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 147 (2.05%) T-SQL
13 142 (1.98%) C
14 126 (1.75%) VBA
15 121 (1.69%) XPath
16 119 (1.66%) Ruby
17 111 (1.55%) Korn
17 111 (1.55%) Scala
18 108 (1.50%) VB.NET
19 74 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 653 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 434 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 378 (5.26%) Degree
4 110 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 90 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 80 (1.11%) ISEB
7 52 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 48 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
9 47 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (0.53%) PMP
11 33 (0.46%) MCSE
12 31 (0.43%) MCSA
13 30 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 29 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
14 29 (0.40%) PMI Certification
15 28 (0.39%) Sun Certification
16 26 (0.36%) CISSP
17 24 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
18 20 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (2.85%) QA
2 172 (2.40%) Data Quality
3 87 (1.21%) SLA
4 68 (0.95%) GDPR
5 57 (0.79%) PMO
6 37 (0.52%) MiFID
7 34 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 24 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.21%) GCP
10 14 (0.19%) SEPA
11 13 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.15%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.084%) IFRS
14 5 (0.070%) EMIR
15 4 (0.056%) COREP
15 4 (0.056%) GAAP
15 4 (0.056%) GxP
16 3 (0.042%) Basel II
16 3 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 293 (4.08%) Docker
2 237 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 151 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 147 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
5 72 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
6 69 (0.96%) HDFS
7 60 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 53 (0.74%) vSphere
9 46 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (0.63%) NFS
11 44 (0.61%) Apache Flume
12 39 (0.54%) Oracle Clusterware
13 36 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 36 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
14 33 (0.46%) Xen
15 32 (0.45%) KVM
15 32 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 28 (0.39%) Samba
17 16 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 14 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 422 (5.88%) Puppet
2 384 (5.35%) Ansible
3 305 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
4 125 (1.74%) Data Guard
5 105 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 88 (1.23%) Kubernetes
7 65 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 64 (0.89%) Terraform
9 63 (0.88%) Ambari
10 58 (0.81%) NetBackup
11 57 (0.79%) Tivoli
12 41 (0.57%) Oozie
12 41 (0.57%) ZABBIX
13 40 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
14 39 (0.54%) logstash
15 38 (0.53%) Control-M
16 37 (0.52%) SCCM
16 37 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 30 (0.42%) Nagios
18 29 (0.40%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 732 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 523 (7.28%) SAP
3 446 (6.21%) IBM
4 366 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 256 (3.56%) HP
6 250 (3.48%) VMware
7 212 (2.95%) Sybase
8 197 (2.74%) Informatica
9 137 (1.91%) Cisco
10 127 (1.77%) Sun
11 122 (1.70%) TIBCO
12 117 (1.63%) Tableau
13 105 (1.46%) Citrix
14 104 (1.45%) WSO2
15 100 (1.39%) Teradata
16 96 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
17 90 (1.25%) Veritas
18 81 (1.13%) ATG
18 81 (1.13%) Cognos
18 81 (1.13%) Hyperion