Period
to 19 October 2021

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 October 2021 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 22 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5,149 2,276 4,618
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.12% 7.30% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 15.14% 16.61% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,468 1,517 2,833
10th Percentile £363 £325 £338
25th Percentile £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £575 £575
90th Percentile £718 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 20 68
10th Percentile £15.59 £17.75 £16.10
25th Percentile £19.50 £31.50 £21.54
Median hourly rate £40.17 £46.50 £42.25
Median % change year-on-year -13.61% +10.06% +5.63%
75th Percentile £51.63 £56.01 £56.44
90th Percentile £67.71 £62.43 £72.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 £46.67
% change year-on-year -19.05% +12.49% +13.10%

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 34,000 13,705 35,923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.38% 43.96% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,119 8,836 22,924
10th Percentile £278 £260 £237
25th Percentile £400 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £700 £668 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.41% +1.41% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 933 398 1,338
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.16 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.75 £19.11
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +13.84% +12.38%
75th Percentile £44.50 £44.88 £41.84
90th Percentile £63.00 £54.30 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.90
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.73% +8.48%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle.

Daily rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Oracle over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 3,938 £533 +6.60% 690
London +1 2,087 £575 +9.52% 309
UK excluding London -12 1,851 £475 +2.70% 436
Work from Home -8 1,461 £525 +5.00% 138
South East -16 510 £525 +1.45% 101
Midlands -4 423 £490 +13.43% 104
West Midlands 0 342 £495 +14.58% 73
Scotland +7 290 £450 +12.50% 33
North of England -28 262 £475 +10.47% 109
East of England -6 163 £500 +5.82% 34
South West -21 160 £463 -2.63% 28
North West -30 159 £475 +11.11% 64
Yorkshire -3 83 £463 +15.63% 36
East Midlands -10 73 £465 +9.41% 30
Northern Ireland +1 28 £475 +10.21% 12
Wales -28 26 £499 +7.84% 16
North East -7 25 £600 +26.32% 9

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 2,252 (43.74%) SQL
2 1,511 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1,494 (29.02%) Finance
4 1,396 (27.11%) Java
5 1,288 (25.01%) Social Skills
6 934 (18.14%) Oracle Database
7 878 (17.05%) SQL Server
8 836 (16.24%) Linux
9 819 (15.91%) Azure
10 803 (15.60%) PL/SQL
11 745 (14.47%) AWS
12 733 (14.24%) Windows
13 716 (13.91%) Migration
14 680 (13.21%) Python
15 672 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
16 669 (12.99%) Microsoft
17 658 (12.78%) Unix
18 653 (12.68%) DevOps
19 646 (12.55%) Security Cleared
20 639 (12.41%) .NET
21 591 (11.48%) JIRA
22 573 (11.13%) ERP
23 562 (10.91%) SAP
24 560 (10.88%) Banking
25 539 (10.47%) Microservices
26 534 (10.37%) Jenkins
27 532 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
28 524 (10.18%) Git (software)
29 516 (10.02%) Spring
30 508 (9.87%) ETL

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
1 363 (7.05%) Confluence
2 272 (5.28%) WebLogic
3 220 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 156 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 135 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 132 (2.56%) Apache
7 124 (2.41%) SAS
8 106 (2.06%) Apache Spark
9 81 (1.57%) WebSphere
10 78 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
11 73 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 66 (1.28%) JBoss
13 55 (1.07%) IIS
14 51 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
15 49 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
16 46 (0.89%) MS Exchange
17 26 (0.50%) CMS
18 23 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
19 20 (0.39%) nginx
20 16 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 230 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (0.56%) Oracle Smart View
5 28 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 25 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 13 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.17%) Siemens NX
10 6 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.078%) SPSS
12 1 (0.019%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.019%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 297 (5.77%) Oracle EBS
2 151 (2.93%) Oracle ERP
3 144 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 122 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
5 118 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 114 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 104 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
8 103 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
9 86 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
10 76 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
11 65 (1.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 62 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
13 44 (0.85%) NetSuite
14 37 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
15 36 (0.70%) SunGard Martini
16 30 (0.58%) Oracle SCM
17 28 (0.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
18 25 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
19 24 (0.47%) HFM
20 23 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 819 (15.91%) Azure
2 745 (14.47%) AWS
3 244 (4.74%) Power Platform
4 210 (4.08%) SaaS
5 179 (3.48%) PaaS
6 178 (3.46%) GCP
7 166 (3.22%) GitHub
8 147 (2.85%) Dynamics 365
9 128 (2.49%) IaaS
10 123 (2.39%) Serverless
11 100 (1.94%) PowerApps
12 99 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
13 87 (1.69%) Microsoft 365
14 84 (1.63%) Amazon S3
15 70 (1.36%) OpenShift
16 56 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
17 55 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
18 53 (1.03%) Azure Logic Apps
19 51 (0.99%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 40 (0.78%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 110 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 109 (2.12%) Firewall
3 100 (1.94%) SAN
4 97 (1.88%) DNS
5 65 (1.26%) HTTP
6 61 (1.18%) WAN
7 59 (1.15%) SSL
8 53 (1.03%) NAS
9 44 (0.85%) LAN
10 41 (0.80%) Internet
11 36 (0.70%) DHCP
12 35 (0.68%) VPN
13 34 (0.66%) Kerberos
14 27 (0.52%) Network Security
15 23 (0.45%) FTP
16 22 (0.43%) SSH
17 21 (0.41%) VoIP
18 17 (0.33%) FIX Connectivity
19 16 (0.31%) iSCSI
19 16 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 934 (18.14%) Oracle Database
2 878 (17.05%) SQL Server
3 497 (9.65%) Relational Database
4 417 (8.10%) Data Warehouse
5 388 (7.54%) MySQL
6 349 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 347 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
8 262 (5.09%) MongoDB
9 221 (4.29%) RDBMS
10 213 (4.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 186 (3.61%) Big Data
12 182 (3.53%) NoSQL
13 173 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
14 163 (3.17%) Power BI
15 159 (3.09%) Hadoop
16 134 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
17 124 (2.41%) DB2
18 104 (2.02%) Tableau
19 101 (1.96%) Data Lake
20 98 (1.90%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 591 (11.48%) JIRA
2 534 (10.37%) Jenkins
3 524 (10.18%) Git (software)
4 239 (4.64%) Maven
5 191 (3.71%) Bitbucket
6 143 (2.78%) Subversion
7 124 (2.41%) TeamCity
8 114 (2.21%) Cucumber
9 105 (2.04%) JUnit
10 102 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
11 100 (1.94%) Selenium
12 86 (1.67%) GitLab
13 81 (1.57%) Visual Studio
14 71 (1.38%) Postman
15 59 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
16 57 (1.11%) Artifactory
17 55 (1.07%) IntelliJ
17 55 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
18 52 (1.01%) Gradle
19 44 (0.85%) Gatling
General
1 1,494 (29.02%) Finance
2 1,288 (25.01%) Social Skills
3 560 (10.88%) Banking
4 532 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
5 403 (7.83%) Public Sector
6 221 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 187 (3.63%) Front Office
8 135 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
9 110 (2.14%) Retail
10 103 (2.00%) Manufacturing
11 99 (1.92%) Telecoms
12 92 (1.79%) Marketing
13 77 (1.50%) Documentation Skills
14 76 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
15 62 (1.20%) General Ledger
16 55 (1.07%) Billing
16 55 (1.07%) Legal
17 47 (0.91%) Financial Institution
18 42 (0.82%) Back Office
19 39 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,549 (30.08%) Developer
2 647 (12.57%) Consultant
3 571 (11.09%) Architect
4 509 (9.89%) Analyst
5 491 (9.54%) Java Developer
6 352 (6.84%) Oracle Consultant
7 237 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 220 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 215 (4.18%) DBA
10 212 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 199 (3.86%) C# Developer
11 199 (3.86%) Oracle Developer
12 167 (3.24%) Business Analyst
13 157 (3.05%) Data Engineer
14 148 (2.87%) .NET Developer
15 143 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
16 126 (2.45%) Cloud Consultant
17 123 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
18 115 (2.23%) SQL Developer
19 107 (2.08%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (12.41%) .NET
2 516 (10.02%) Spring
3 365 (7.09%) Spring Boot
4 339 (6.58%) REST
5 333 (6.47%) J2EE
6 315 (6.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 301 (5.85%) XML
8 291 (5.65%) HTML
9 287 (5.57%) AngularJS
10 285 (5.54%) Web Services
11 260 (5.05%) JSON
12 222 (4.31%) Kafka
13 215 (4.18%) Middleware
14 211 (4.10%) CSS
15 207 (4.02%) React
16 196 (3.81%) RESTful
17 171 (3.32%) .NET Framework
18 166 (3.22%) .NET Core
19 162 (3.15%) SOAP
20 123 (2.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 112 (2.18%) Legacy Systems
2 110 (2.14%) Fixed Income
3 107 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 102 (1.98%) User Experience
5 100 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 98 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 97 (1.88%) Derivative
8 92 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 86 (1.67%) Cloud Native
10 85 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
11 84 (1.63%) Clustering
12 82 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
13 80 (1.55%) Algorithms
14 78 (1.51%) Replication
15 77 (1.50%) Public Cloud
16 65 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
17 56 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
18 47 (0.91%) FMCG
19 43 (0.84%) PKI
20 39 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 836 (16.24%) Linux
2 733 (14.24%) Windows
3 658 (12.78%) Unix
4 162 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 136 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 101 (1.96%) Solaris
7 73 (1.42%) AIX
7 73 (1.42%) Windows 10
8 64 (1.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 49 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 37 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
13 32 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
14 26 (0.50%) SUSE
15 23 (0.45%) CentOS
16 20 (0.39%) HPUX
16 20 (0.39%) VMS
17 14 (0.27%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,511 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 716 (13.91%) Migration
3 672 (13.05%) Business Intelligence
4 653 (12.68%) DevOps
5 573 (11.13%) ERP
6 539 (10.47%) Microservices
7 508 (9.87%) ETL
8 471 (9.15%) Scrum
9 454 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
10 416 (8.08%) Test Automation
11 372 (7.22%) Data Modelling
12 347 (6.74%) Analytics
13 324 (6.29%) Data Migration
14 300 (5.83%) Software Engineering
14 300 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 296 (5.75%) TDD
16 292 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
17 277 (5.38%) Project Management
18 274 (5.32%) CRM
19 261 (5.07%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,252 (43.74%) SQL
2 1,396 (27.11%) Java
3 803 (15.60%) PL/SQL
4 680 (13.21%) Python
5 507 (9.85%) JavaScript
6 488 (9.48%) C#
7 312 (6.06%) Java 8
8 303 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 179 (3.48%) Scala
10 170 (3.30%) Perl
11 169 (3.28%) C++
12 139 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 137 (2.66%) T-SQL
14 122 (2.37%) Bash Shell
14 122 (2.37%) VBA
15 98 (1.90%) TypeScript
16 87 (1.69%) C
16 87 (1.69%) Java 11
17 86 (1.67%) VB
18 84 (1.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 646 (12.55%) Security Cleared
2 505 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 239 (4.64%) Degree
4 99 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 80 (1.55%) ISEB
6 75 (1.46%) DV Cleared
7 61 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 53 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 35 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 35 (0.68%) OCPJP
9 35 (0.68%) Sun Certification
10 33 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
11 30 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (0.43%) PMP
14 19 (0.37%) CISSP
15 18 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
16 15 (0.29%) PMI Certification
17 14 (0.27%) ACCA
18 13 (0.25%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (4.54%) QA
2 138 (2.68%) Data Quality
3 50 (0.97%) GDPR
4 43 (0.84%) Accessibility
5 36 (0.70%) SLA
6 35 (0.68%) PMO
7 23 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 19 (0.37%) WCAG
9 14 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
9 14 (0.27%) GAAP
9 14 (0.27%) GRC
10 13 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (0.21%) HL7
11 11 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 10 (0.19%) NIST
13 8 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
14 7 (0.14%) COREP
14 7 (0.14%) ISO 20022
14 7 (0.14%) NCSC
15 6 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 362 (7.03%) Docker
2 277 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 190 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
5 63 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 56 (1.09%) HDFS
7 46 (0.89%) Hyper-V
8 43 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 32 (0.62%) NFS
10 22 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (0.43%) XenApp
11 21 (0.41%) vSphere
12 17 (0.33%) VMware NSX
13 16 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
14 15 (0.29%) XenDesktop
15 14 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
16 13 (0.25%) KVM
17 12 (0.23%) SRDF
18 11 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
19 10 (0.19%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 363 (7.05%) Ansible
2 335 (6.51%) Kubernetes
3 134 (2.60%) Terraform
4 94 (1.83%) Data Guard
5 88 (1.71%) Puppet
6 64 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
7 63 (1.22%) Kibana
8 53 (1.03%) Grafana
9 50 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 47 (0.91%) BladeLogic
11 43 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
12 41 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
13 38 (0.74%) SCCM
14 34 (0.66%) Prometheus
14 34 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
15 32 (0.62%) Control-M
16 28 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
17 26 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
18 24 (0.47%) logstash
19 23 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 669 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 562 (10.91%) SAP
3 295 (5.73%) Informatica
4 237 (4.60%) VMware
5 177 (3.44%) IBM
6 172 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
7 153 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 121 (2.35%) webMethods
9 110 (2.14%) BEA
10 108 (2.10%) Google
11 104 (2.02%) Splunk
12 99 (1.92%) MuleSoft
13 98 (1.90%) Citrix
14 79 (1.53%) Sybase
15 68 (1.32%) Hyperion
16 63 (1.22%) Cisco
17 62 (1.20%) Sun
18 60 (1.17%) HP
18 60 (1.17%) Teradata
19 59 (1.15%) TIBCO