Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7384 10047 10066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.75% 9.13% 8.92%
As % of the Vendors category 17.72% 20.48% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4565 6204 5986
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £288
90th Percentile £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 146 105
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -6.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.25 £14.85
90th Percentile £47.00 £49.13 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +31.58% -18.57% -3.45%

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41664 49061 50464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.76% 44.57% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25446 30074 29066
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £219
90th Percentile £600 £583 £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 1425 1628 2193
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.36 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.54% +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -3 6668 £450 +5.88% 690
UK excluding London -5 4331 £425 +6.25% 436
London -12 2753 £500 +5.26% 289
South East 0 1539 £438 +9.38% 125
North of England -8 805 £400 - 133
Midlands -6 642 £425 +3.03% 49
East of England +2 439 £450 +5.88% 53
South West +2 416 £425 +6.25% 35
North West -12 398 £413 - 69
East Midlands -7 322 £400 -2.44% 24
West Midlands -11 292 £450 +12.50% 25
Scotland -6 289 £388 +4.73% 28
Yorkshire -16 236 £400 -5.88% 51
North East 0 175 £391 +22.27% 13
Wales +24 107 £384 +11.71% 11
Northern Ireland -6 97 £403 +106.41% 1
Isle of Man +1 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2902 (39.30%) SQL
2 2146 (29.06%) Finance
3 2016 (27.30%) Java
4 1924 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1567 (21.22%) Linux
6 1506 (20.40%) Oracle Database
7 1367 (18.51%) Unix
8 1301 (17.62%) SQL Server
9 1039 (14.07%) PL/SQL
10 844 (11.43%) Relational Database
11 825 (11.17%) Windows
12 804 (10.89%) Web Services
13 798 (10.81%) XML
14 764 (10.35%) JavaScript
15 743 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
16 739 (10.01%) Security Cleared
17 724 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
18 721 (9.76%) Banking
19 719 (9.74%) Microsoft
20 715 (9.68%) Migration
21 665 (9.01%) .NET
21 665 (9.01%) Scrum
22 625 (8.46%) HTML
23 609 (8.25%) Python
24 607 (8.22%) Spring
25 605 (8.19%) C#
26 604 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
27 595 (8.06%) Git (software)
28 594 (8.04%) SAP
29 584 (7.91%) 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
1 550 (7.45%) WebLogic
2 494 (6.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 338 (4.58%) WebSphere
4 329 (4.46%) JBoss
5 319 (4.32%) Tomcat
6 306 (4.14%) Apache
7 206 (2.79%) Confluence
8 147 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
9 137 (1.86%) IIS
10 134 (1.81%) SharePoint
11 118 (1.60%) Oracle Service Bus
12 114 (1.54%) SAS
13 89 (1.21%) CMS
14 87 (1.18%) OpenStack
15 85 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
16 81 (1.10%) Mule
17 78 (1.06%) Apache Spark
18 70 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
19 59 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
20 52 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 262 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 157 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 94 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 93 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 45 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.14%) SPSS
9 5 (0.068%) LaTeX
9 5 (0.068%) Stata
10 3 (0.041%) HipChat
11 2 (0.027%) Windchill
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.014%) GNU Octave
12 1 (0.014%) Weka
Business Applications
1 422 (5.72%) Oracle EBS
2 334 (4.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 156 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
4 148 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
5 139 (1.88%) Oracle ERP
6 124 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
7 110 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
8 85 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
8 85 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
9 70 (0.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 67 (0.91%) SAP ERP
11 55 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
12 49 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
13 47 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
14 38 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
15 36 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
15 36 (0.49%) Oracle Utilities
16 31 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
17 30 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
18 29 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 431 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 290 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (1.35%) SaaS
4 85 (1.15%) PaaS
5 61 (0.83%) IaaS
6 53 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (0.65%) Office 365
8 39 (0.53%) Taleo
9 38 (0.51%) GitHub
10 36 (0.49%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 27 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
13 24 (0.33%) Trello
14 23 (0.31%) Oracle CX
15 22 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
16 20 (0.27%) Amazon S3
17 18 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
17 18 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 16 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 243 (3.29%) Firewall
2 199 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 186 (2.52%) LDAP
4 161 (2.18%) SAN
5 158 (2.14%) DNS
6 141 (1.91%) HTTP
7 108 (1.46%) SSL
8 105 (1.42%) Internet
9 77 (1.04%) WAN
10 60 (0.81%) DHCP
11 56 (0.76%) LAN
12 55 (0.74%) VPN
13 54 (0.73%) NAS
14 38 (0.51%) SSH
15 32 (0.43%) PuTTY
16 31 (0.42%) WinSCP
17 24 (0.33%) FTP
17 24 (0.33%) HTTPS
17 24 (0.33%) IPsec
17 24 (0.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1506 (20.40%) Oracle Database
2 1301 (17.62%) SQL Server
3 844 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 517 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
5 505 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 490 (6.64%) MySQL
7 423 (5.73%) Oracle Reports
8 344 (4.66%) RDBMS
9 306 (4.14%) Oracle Database 12c
10 298 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
11 294 (3.98%) MongoDB
12 293 (3.97%) NoSQL
13 259 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
14 254 (3.44%) DB2
15 249 (3.37%) Big Data
16 248 (3.36%) Hadoop
17 228 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
18 183 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
19 177 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 134 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 595 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 584 (7.91%) Jenkins
3 443 (6.00%) JIRA
4 348 (4.71%) Maven
5 317 (4.29%) Subversion
6 208 (2.82%) JUnit
7 196 (2.65%) Selenium
8 171 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 168 (2.28%) TeamCity
10 164 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
11 160 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
12 156 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
13 136 (1.84%) Eclipse
14 114 (1.54%) Ant
15 107 (1.45%) Visual Studio
16 101 (1.37%) Toad
17 96 (1.30%) Cucumber
18 92 (1.25%) Gradle
19 89 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
20 88 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 2146 (29.06%) Finance
2 721 (9.76%) Banking
3 423 (5.73%) Retail
4 235 (3.18%) Front Office
4 235 (3.18%) Investment Banking
5 221 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 215 (2.91%) Marketing
7 193 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 111 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 102 (1.38%) Electronics
10 73 (0.99%) Back Office
11 69 (0.93%) Billing
12 61 (0.83%) Legal
13 49 (0.66%) Games
14 48 (0.65%) Publishing
15 47 (0.64%) General Ledger
16 39 (0.53%) Law
17 31 (0.42%) Advertising
18 28 (0.38%) German Language
19 25 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2438 (33.02%) Developer
2 1021 (13.83%) Analyst
3 819 (11.09%) Java Developer
4 706 (9.56%) Architect
5 704 (9.53%) Consultant
6 583 (7.90%) Oracle Developer
7 352 (4.77%) DBA
7 352 (4.77%) Oracle Consultant
8 315 (4.27%) SQL Developer
9 276 (3.74%) Senior Developer
10 257 (3.48%) Business Analyst
11 255 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
12 245 (3.32%) Oracle Analyst
13 244 (3.30%) Project Manager
14 236 (3.20%) Administrator
15 225 (3.05%) C# Developer
16 219 (2.97%) .NET Developer
17 211 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
18 196 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
19 165 (2.23%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 804 (10.89%) Web Services
2 798 (10.81%) XML
3 665 (9.01%) .NET
4 625 (8.46%) HTML
5 607 (8.22%) Spring
6 465 (6.30%) CSS
7 440 (5.96%) J2EE
8 394 (5.34%) Middleware
9 367 (4.97%) SOAP
10 365 (4.94%) Hibernate
11 342 (4.63%) REST
12 335 (4.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 318 (4.31%) AngularJS
14 304 (4.12%) RESTful
15 262 (3.55%) JSON
16 247 (3.35%) jQuery
17 229 (3.10%) XSLT
18 224 (3.03%) JMS
19 198 (2.68%) HTML5
20 166 (2.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 724 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (2.90%) Data Centre
3 198 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
4 189 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 184 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
6 157 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 128 (1.73%) Fixed Income
8 126 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 112 (1.52%) Clustering
10 109 (1.48%) Derivative
11 97 (1.31%) Virtual Team
12 91 (1.23%) Equities
13 89 (1.21%) User Experience
14 83 (1.12%) Data Structures
15 66 (0.89%) iPad
16 60 (0.81%) Client/Server
17 59 (0.80%) Algorithms
18 56 (0.76%) Mainframe
19 51 (0.69%) Replication
20 49 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1567 (21.22%) Linux
2 1367 (18.51%) Unix
3 825 (11.17%) Windows
4 339 (4.59%) Solaris
5 306 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 297 (4.02%) AIX
7 212 (2.87%) Windows Server
8 84 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 82 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (0.93%) HPUX
11 61 (0.83%) SUSE
12 60 (0.81%) CentOS
13 52 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
14 48 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (0.45%) Android
16 30 (0.41%) Apple iOS
17 27 (0.37%) Windows XP
18 26 (0.35%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.35%) Windows Vista
19 24 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1924 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
3 715 (9.68%) Migration
4 665 (9.01%) Scrum
5 604 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
6 570 (7.72%) DevOps
6 570 (7.72%) ETL
7 559 (7.57%) ERP
8 534 (7.23%) TDD
9 514 (6.96%) SOA
10 506 (6.85%) Data Modelling
11 486 (6.58%) SDLC
12 419 (5.67%) OO
13 415 (5.62%) Test Automation
14 376 (5.09%) ITIL
15 357 (4.83%) Analytics
16 353 (4.78%) Performance Tuning
17 337 (4.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 335 (4.54%) Data Migration
19 331 (4.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2902 (39.30%) SQL
2 2016 (27.30%) Java
3 1039 (14.07%) PL/SQL
4 764 (10.35%) JavaScript
5 609 (8.25%) Python
6 605 (8.19%) C#
7 402 (5.44%) Shell Script
8 399 (5.40%) Perl
9 214 (2.90%) C++
10 188 (2.55%) PowerShell
11 182 (2.46%) C
12 166 (2.25%) Bash Shell
13 139 (1.88%) T-SQL
14 106 (1.44%) Korn
15 103 (1.39%) Scala
16 99 (1.34%) VBA
17 97 (1.31%) PHP
17 97 (1.31%) Ruby
18 90 (1.22%) VB.NET
19 82 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 739 (10.01%) Security Cleared
2 545 (7.38%) SC Cleared
3 475 (6.43%) Degree
4 94 (1.27%) ISEB
5 93 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 82 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 58 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 50 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
9 44 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 39 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 32 (0.43%) PMI Certification
13 31 (0.42%) PMP
14 27 (0.37%) Master's Degree
15 24 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 19 (0.26%) CIMA
16 19 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
16 19 (0.26%) Sun Certification
17 18 (0.24%) CISSP
17 18 (0.24%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (3.03%) QA
2 141 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 75 (1.02%) SLA
4 60 (0.81%) PMO
5 52 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 35 (0.47%) MiFID
7 23 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.24%) GDPR
8 18 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.16%) EMIR
11 11 (0.15%) ISO 20022
12 10 (0.14%) JSP 440
12 10 (0.14%) SEPA
13 9 (0.12%) GAAP
14 8 (0.11%) HL7
15 7 (0.095%) COBIT
16 5 (0.068%) COREP
16 5 (0.068%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 258 (3.49%) Docker
2 233 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 168 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 153 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
5 82 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
6 74 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 47 (0.64%) Hyper-V
8 46 (0.62%) NFS
9 40 (0.54%) KVM
9 40 (0.54%) vSphere
10 35 (0.47%) Xen
11 33 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 31 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (0.35%) vCloud
14 24 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
15 18 (0.24%) Veritas File System
16 17 (0.23%) HDFS
16 17 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
17 15 (0.20%) Apache Flume
18 13 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 311 (4.21%) Puppet
2 285 (3.86%) Ansible
3 199 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 89 (1.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 79 (1.07%) Data Guard
6 65 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 55 (0.74%) Kubernetes
8 48 (0.65%) Tivoli
9 47 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 45 (0.61%) Control-M
10 45 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 43 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
11 43 (0.58%) Terraform
12 40 (0.54%) vRealize
13 39 (0.53%) Dollar Universe
13 39 (0.53%) Nagios
14 36 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
15 30 (0.41%) ZABBIX
16 29 (0.39%) logstash
17 28 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 719 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 594 (8.04%) SAP
3 401 (5.43%) IBM
4 388 (5.25%) Red Hat
5 340 (4.60%) VMware
6 279 (3.78%) HP
7 241 (3.26%) Informatica
8 236 (3.20%) Sybase
9 190 (2.57%) TIBCO
10 151 (2.04%) Sun
11 135 (1.83%) Veritas
12 129 (1.75%) Cisco
13 116 (1.57%) ATG
14 113 (1.53%) Siebel
15 102 (1.38%) Hyperion
15 102 (1.38%) Teradata
16 98 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
16 98 (1.33%) Tableau
16 98 (1.33%) WSO2
17 89 (1.21%) Talend
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day - 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £560 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago