Period
to 25 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 25 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
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7100 9326 10111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.23% 8.80% 8.87%
As % of the Vendors category 16.73% 19.62% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 5760 6124
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £308 £298 £293
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 88 126 115
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £34.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -2.14% -6.64%
10th Percentile £14.63 £12.25 £15.80
90th Percentile £44.15 £46.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.58 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.54% -11.95% +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 42448 47545 49981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.23% 44.87% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26127 29188 29395
UK median daily rate £429 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.69% +3.44% +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 1398 1651 2211
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.75 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -3.80% +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 25 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 25 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 25 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 6368 £450 +5.88% 400
UK excluding London -4 4123 £425 +6.25% 286
London -11 2740 £500 +5.26% 143
South East -3 1363 £438 +4.17% 83
North of England -8 797 £400 +0.76% 65
Midlands -4 643 £420 +2.44% 48
East of England 0 418 £450 +9.82% 28
North West -13 408 £425 +4.94% 40
Scotland +2 358 £400 +14.29% 16
South West -5 346 £400 +3.23% 33
West Midlands -6 336 £450 +12.50% 25
East Midlands -2 286 £400 -5.88% 22
Yorkshire -14 216 £400 -5.88% 22
North East +7 179 £363 +13.28% 3
Northern Ireland -6 124 £420 +115.38% 6
Wales +16 80 £380 +1.20% 7
Isle of Man +2 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 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 2795 (39.37%) SQL
2 2075 (29.23%) Finance
3 2053 (28.92%) Java
4 1915 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
5 1522 (21.44%) Linux
6 1334 (18.79%) Oracle Database
7 1314 (18.51%) Unix
8 1246 (17.55%) SQL Server
9 909 (12.80%) PL/SQL
10 835 (11.76%) Relational Database
11 828 (11.66%) Windows
12 773 (10.89%) Web Services
13 757 (10.66%) XML
14 726 (10.23%) Banking
15 722 (10.17%) JavaScript
16 686 (9.66%) Microsoft
17 669 (9.42%) Migration
18 668 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
19 666 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
20 650 (9.15%) TDD
21 646 (9.10%) Security Cleared
22 628 (8.85%) Spring
23 627 (8.83%) .NET
24 622 (8.76%) Scrum
25 602 (8.48%) C#
26 575 (8.10%) SAP
27 563 (7.93%) HTML
28 561 (7.90%) ETL
29 560 (7.89%) Jenkins
30 558 (7.86%) Python

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
1 495 (6.97%) WebLogic
2 474 (6.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 372 (5.24%) Tomcat
4 369 (5.20%) WebSphere
5 335 (4.72%) JBoss
6 280 (3.94%) Apache
7 219 (3.08%) Confluence
8 143 (2.01%) Oracle Service Bus
9 131 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 127 (1.79%) OpenStack
11 117 (1.65%) IIS
12 112 (1.58%) SAS
13 101 (1.42%) Apache Spark
13 101 (1.42%) Mule
14 99 (1.39%) SharePoint
15 82 (1.15%) CMS
16 78 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
17 72 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
18 63 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
19 62 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 245 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 69 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.21%) 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%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 356 (5.01%) Oracle EBS
2 316 (4.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 152 (2.14%) Oracle Financials
4 134 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 133 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
6 121 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
7 118 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
8 88 (1.24%) Oracle Retail
9 82 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
10 77 (1.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 63 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
12 61 (0.86%) SAP ERP
13 58 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
14 49 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
15 44 (0.62%) Oracle Cash Management
16 37 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
17 36 (0.51%) Maximo
18 35 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
18 35 (0.49%) Primavera
19 34 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 445 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 268 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (1.15%) SaaS
4 71 (1.00%) GitHub
5 61 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 60 (0.85%) 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 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 298 (4.20%) Firewall
2 221 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 207 (2.92%) LDAP
4 175 (2.46%) SAN
5 151 (2.13%) DNS
6 142 (2.00%) Internet
7 100 (1.41%) HTTP
8 88 (1.24%) WAN
9 74 (1.04%) SSL
10 70 (0.99%) LAN
11 55 (0.77%) VPN
12 54 (0.76%) DHCP
13 51 (0.72%) SMS
14 50 (0.70%) NAS
15 40 (0.56%) SSH
16 30 (0.42%) Network Security
16 30 (0.42%) Wireless
17 26 (0.37%) Kerberos
18 24 (0.34%) Intranet
19 23 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1334 (18.79%) Oracle Database
2 1246 (17.55%) SQL Server
3 835 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 508 (7.15%) MySQL
5 477 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 433 (6.10%) RDBMS
7 400 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
8 363 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 352 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
10 311 (4.38%) MongoDB
11 308 (4.34%) DB2
12 281 (3.96%) NoSQL
13 253 (3.56%) Oracle Database 12c
14 240 (3.38%) Hadoop
15 234 (3.30%) Big Data
16 219 (3.08%) Oracle BI EE
17 175 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 142 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
19 139 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
20 135 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 560 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 501 (7.06%) Git (software)
3 429 (6.04%) JIRA
4 386 (5.44%) Maven
5 296 (4.17%) Subversion
6 242 (3.41%) JUnit
7 215 (3.03%) Selenium
8 158 (2.23%) Eclipse
9 151 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 149 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
11 143 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
12 132 (1.86%) Cucumber
13 110 (1.55%) Ant
13 110 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 109 (1.54%) Visual Studio
15 107 (1.51%) Oracle APEX
16 100 (1.41%) NUnit
17 92 (1.30%) Mockito
18 90 (1.27%) Gradle
19 87 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2075 (29.23%) Finance
2 726 (10.23%) Banking
3 405 (5.70%) Retail
4 253 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 252 (3.55%) Front Office
6 236 (3.32%) Marketing
7 211 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 200 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 129 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 122 (1.72%) Electronics
11 69 (0.97%) Back Office
12 63 (0.89%) Games
13 62 (0.87%) Billing
14 60 (0.85%) Publishing
15 58 (0.82%) Legal
16 51 (0.72%) General Ledger
17 27 (0.38%) Law
17 27 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.35%) Local Government
19 23 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2395 (33.73%) Developer
2 980 (13.80%) Analyst
3 812 (11.44%) Java Developer
4 627 (8.83%) Architect
5 609 (8.58%) Consultant
6 483 (6.80%) Oracle Developer
7 332 (4.68%) DBA
8 295 (4.15%) Oracle Consultant
9 284 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 276 (3.89%) Administrator
11 254 (3.58%) Oracle DBA
12 249 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 242 (3.41%) C# Developer
14 237 (3.34%) SQL Developer
15 213 (3.00%) .NET Developer
15 213 (3.00%) Project Manager
16 207 (2.92%) Oracle Analyst
17 185 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
18 183 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
19 143 (2.01%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (10.89%) Web Services
2 757 (10.66%) XML
3 628 (8.85%) Spring
4 627 (8.83%) .NET
5 563 (7.93%) HTML
6 451 (6.35%) CSS
7 432 (6.08%) J2EE
8 395 (5.56%) Hibernate
9 391 (5.51%) Middleware
10 372 (5.24%) REST
11 364 (5.13%) AngularJS
12 350 (4.93%) SOAP
13 339 (4.77%) RESTful
14 307 (4.32%) JSON
15 289 (4.07%) Oracle Fusion
16 226 (3.18%) JMS
17 212 (2.99%) jQuery
18 206 (2.90%) XSLT
19 178 (2.51%) HTML5
20 168 (2.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 668 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 205 (2.89%) Computer Science
3 200 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 193 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
5 164 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 153 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 149 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 145 (2.04%) Clustering
9 136 (1.92%) Fixed Income
10 130 (1.83%) Derivative
11 110 (1.55%) Virtual Team
12 102 (1.44%) Equities
13 82 (1.15%) User Experience
14 69 (0.97%) Data Structures
15 68 (0.96%) Replication
16 64 (0.90%) iPad
17 61 (0.86%) Client/Server
18 52 (0.73%) Mobile App
19 46 (0.65%) Mainframe
19 46 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1522 (21.44%) Linux
2 1314 (18.51%) Unix
3 828 (11.66%) Windows
4 351 (4.94%) Solaris
5 293 (4.13%) AIX
6 290 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 193 (2.72%) Windows Server
8 91 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 89 (1.25%) HPUX
10 77 (1.08%) SUSE
10 77 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (0.69%) CentOS
11 49 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 46 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 45 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 41 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (0.58%) Windows XP
15 27 (0.38%) Android
16 18 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 14 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1915 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
2 669 (9.42%) Migration
3 666 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 650 (9.15%) TDD
5 622 (8.76%) Scrum
6 561 (7.90%) ETL
7 552 (7.77%) DevOps
8 541 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
9 519 (7.31%) ERP
10 518 (7.30%) Data Modelling
11 486 (6.85%) SOA
12 415 (5.85%) OO
13 387 (5.45%) Test Automation
14 357 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 350 (4.93%) ITIL
16 345 (4.86%) Analytics
17 331 (4.66%) MVC
17 331 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
18 324 (4.56%) Data Migration
19 318 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2795 (39.37%) SQL
2 2053 (28.92%) Java
3 909 (12.80%) PL/SQL
4 722 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 602 (8.48%) C#
6 558 (7.86%) Python
7 428 (6.03%) Shell Script
8 374 (5.27%) Perl
9 189 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 180 (2.54%) C++
11 169 (2.38%) PowerShell
12 139 (1.96%) C
12 139 (1.96%) Korn
13 132 (1.86%) T-SQL
14 111 (1.56%) Scala
15 103 (1.45%) VBA
15 103 (1.45%) XPath
16 98 (1.38%) Ruby
17 92 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 77 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 646 (9.10%) Security Cleared
2 454 (6.39%) SC Cleared
3 418 (5.89%) Degree
4 86 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 82 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 80 (1.13%) ISEB
7 57 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 47 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
10 33 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 33 (0.46%) PMP
11 32 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
12 31 (0.44%) MCSE
13 28 (0.39%) MCSA
14 23 (0.32%) CISSP
14 23 (0.32%) PMI Certification
15 22 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
15 22 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 19 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (3.32%) QA
2 163 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 80 (1.13%) SLA
4 57 (0.80%) PMO
5 45 (0.63%) GDPR
6 39 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
7 38 (0.54%) 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 (0.085%) COREP
14 6 (0.085%) GAAP
14 6 (0.085%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.085%) ISO 20022
15 5 (0.070%) COBIT
15 5 (0.070%) SEPA
16 4 (0.056%) TickIT
System Software
1 278 (3.92%) Docker
2 241 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 156 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
5 80 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 59 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 54 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 49 (0.69%) KVM
9 47 (0.66%) HDFS
9 47 (0.66%) Xen
10 44 (0.62%) NFS
10 44 (0.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 42 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
12 38 (0.54%) vSphere
13 37 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
14 29 (0.41%) Apache Flume
15 24 (0.34%) Samba
16 19 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
17 15 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 13 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 368 (5.18%) Puppet
2 315 (4.44%) Ansible
3 250 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (1.45%) Data Guard
5 94 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 85 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 63 (0.89%) NetBackup
7 63 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 55 (0.77%) Terraform
9 53 (0.75%) Tivoli
10 49 (0.69%) logstash
11 48 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 38 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
13 35 (0.49%) Ambari
13 35 (0.49%) Control-M
13 35 (0.49%) SCCM
14 33 (0.46%) Nagios
15 30 (0.42%) Kibana
16 28 (0.39%) ZABBIX
17 27 (0.38%) Netcool
Vendors
1 686 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 575 (8.10%) SAP
3 440 (6.20%) IBM
4 342 (4.82%) Red Hat
5 281 (3.96%) VMware
6 259 (3.65%) HP
7 231 (3.25%) Sybase
8 204 (2.87%) Informatica
9 158 (2.23%) Sun
10 148 (2.08%) TIBCO
11 135 (1.90%) Veritas
12 131 (1.85%) Cisco
13 118 (1.66%) WSO2
14 108 (1.52%) Tableau
15 104 (1.46%) Citrix
16 97 (1.37%) Siebel
17 96 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
18 90 (1.27%) ATG
19 87 (1.23%) Hyperion
19 87 (1.23%) Talend