Period
to 26 April 2018

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 April 2018 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,651 7,406 9,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.58% 8.12% 8.73%
As % of the Vendors category 15.76% 18.23% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,145 4,470 5,586
UK median daily rate £453 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £615 £613 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 106 167
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.39% +9.72%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.81 £15.95
90th Percentile £61.10 £50.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.10% +10.44%

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 42,206 40,636 46,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.78% 44.57% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,373 24,997 28,176
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £245 £250 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,445 1,460 1,688
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.35 £10.08
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.45% -8.33% +9.09%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 -14 5,951 £475 +5.56% 1,367
UK excluding London -8 3,892 £435 +5.45% 949
London -19 2,527 £500 - 541
South East -2 1,471 £450 +2.86% 328
North of England -15 695 £425 +8.97% 231
Midlands -8 592 £450 +9.42% 94
East of England +2 383 £475 +11.76% 92
Scotland 0 381 £400 +9.59% 87
West Midlands 0 350 £475 +11.76% 50
North West -17 334 £414 +3.44% 111
Yorkshire -10 270 £438 +16.67% 91
South West -22 232 £425 -2.47% 79
East Midlands -12 231 £423 +5.63% 44
North East -10 93 £425 +13.33% 29
Northern Ireland +15 78 £431 +13.80% 14
Wales -12 75 £363 -9.38% 23
Isle of Man -1 2 £400 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 2,668 (40.11%) SQL
2 1,919 (28.85%) Finance
3 1,821 (27.38%) Java
4 1,799 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
5 1,308 (19.67%) Oracle Database
6 1,299 (19.53%) Linux
7 1,245 (18.72%) SQL Server
8 1,091 (16.40%) Unix
9 954 (14.34%) PL/SQL
10 796 (11.97%) Web Services
11 794 (11.94%) Relational Database
12 757 (11.38%) Microsoft
13 748 (11.25%) Windows
14 711 (10.69%) Migration
15 686 (10.31%) JavaScript
16 679 (10.21%) Python
17 649 (9.76%) XML
18 647 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
19 631 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
20 618 (9.29%) Banking
21 616 (9.26%) Jenkins
22 611 (9.19%) .NET
23 601 (9.04%) Security Cleared
24 596 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
25 594 (8.93%) Git (software)
26 584 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
27 577 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
28 568 (8.54%) TDD
29 557 (8.37%) Scrum
30 549 (8.25%) 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
1 463 (6.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 386 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 352 (5.29%) WebSphere
4 303 (4.56%) Tomcat
5 228 (3.43%) Apache
6 190 (2.86%) Confluence
7 167 (2.51%) Apache Spark
8 163 (2.45%) JBoss
9 140 (2.10%) OpenStack
10 128 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
11 107 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
11 107 (1.61%) SAS
12 100 (1.50%) SharePoint
13 85 (1.28%) IIS
14 71 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
15 68 (1.02%) Mule
16 52 (0.78%) CMS
17 49 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
18 48 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
19 44 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 304 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 110 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 34 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.20%) SPSS
8 9 (0.14%) Stata
9 7 (0.11%) HipChat
10 6 (0.090%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.075%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.060%) Windchill
13 3 (0.045%) CATIA
14 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.030%) Pipeline Pilot
15 1 (0.015%) Camtasia
15 1 (0.015%) EngageOne
15 1 (0.015%) PrintSoft PReS
15 1 (0.015%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.015%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 397 (5.97%) Oracle EBS
2 261 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 145 (2.18%) Oracle Payables
4 130 (1.95%) Oracle Receivables
5 112 (1.68%) Oracle ERP
6 111 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
7 110 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
8 98 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
9 63 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
10 62 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
11 54 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
12 53 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 48 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
14 43 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
15 40 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
16 38 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
16 38 (0.57%) Oracle iProcurement
17 37 (0.56%) HFM
18 31 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
18 31 (0.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 584 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
2 500 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (1.61%) PaaS
4 97 (1.46%) SaaS
5 77 (1.16%) IaaS
6 67 (1.01%) GitHub
7 63 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 45 (0.68%) OpenShift
10 42 (0.63%) Office 365
11 32 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 29 (0.44%) Taleo
13 27 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
14 25 (0.38%) Amazon S3
15 23 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
16 21 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
16 21 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 20 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
18 18 (0.27%) Boomi
19 17 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 197 (2.96%) Firewall
2 125 (1.88%) TCP/IP
3 117 (1.76%) SAN
4 85 (1.28%) VPN
5 80 (1.20%) Internet
6 72 (1.08%) HTTP
7 70 (1.05%) WAN
8 59 (0.89%) DNS
9 50 (0.75%) SMS
10 47 (0.71%) FTP
11 46 (0.69%) SSL
11 46 (0.69%) Wireless
12 42 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (0.62%) LAN
14 35 (0.53%) WinSCP
15 34 (0.51%) NAS
16 32 (0.48%) Network Security
16 32 (0.48%) VLAN
17 31 (0.47%) PuTTY
18 24 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,308 (19.67%) Oracle Database
2 1,245 (18.72%) SQL Server
3 794 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 499 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
5 497 (7.47%) MySQL
6 449 (6.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 421 (6.33%) PostgreSQL
8 375 (5.64%) Oracle Reports
9 361 (5.43%) RDBMS
10 288 (4.33%) NoSQL
11 286 (4.30%) Big Data
12 273 (4.10%) Oracle Database 12c
13 268 (4.03%) Hadoop
14 241 (3.62%) DB2
15 221 (3.32%) MongoDB
16 194 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 189 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
18 183 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
19 135 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
20 128 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 616 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 594 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 417 (6.27%) JIRA
4 348 (5.23%) Maven
5 239 (3.59%) JUnit
6 233 (3.50%) Subversion
7 210 (3.16%) Selenium
8 139 (2.09%) Cucumber
9 136 (2.04%) Ant
10 134 (2.01%) Eclipse
11 131 (1.97%) Gradle
12 129 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
13 122 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 118 (1.77%) TeamCity
15 117 (1.76%) NUnit
16 107 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
17 105 (1.58%) Mockito
18 102 (1.53%) SoapUI
19 91 (1.37%) MSTest
20 83 (1.25%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,919 (28.85%) Finance
2 618 (9.29%) Banking
3 262 (3.94%) Retail
4 179 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 173 (2.60%) Front Office
6 164 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 149 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 142 (2.14%) Marketing
9 78 (1.17%) Back Office
10 76 (1.14%) Billing
11 71 (1.07%) Electronics
12 58 (0.87%) General Ledger
12 58 (0.87%) Legal
13 56 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 52 (0.78%) Retail Banking
15 37 (0.56%) French Language
16 30 (0.45%) Publishing
17 29 (0.44%) German Language
18 26 (0.39%) Games
18 26 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,301 (34.60%) Developer
2 868 (13.05%) Analyst
3 724 (10.89%) Java Developer
4 661 (9.94%) Consultant
5 643 (9.67%) Architect
6 400 (6.01%) Oracle Developer
7 360 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
8 328 (4.93%) DBA
9 309 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 244 (3.67%) SQL Developer
11 237 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
12 232 (3.49%) Business Analyst
12 232 (3.49%) Project Manager
13 231 (3.47%) .NET Developer
13 231 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
14 199 (2.99%) C# Developer
15 198 (2.98%) Oracle Analyst
16 163 (2.45%) Python Developer
17 160 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
18 159 (2.39%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 796 (11.97%) Web Services
2 649 (9.76%) XML
3 611 (9.19%) .NET
4 539 (8.10%) Spring
5 537 (8.07%) HTML
6 419 (6.30%) CSS
7 415 (6.24%) REST
8 395 (5.94%) SOAP
9 361 (5.43%) Oracle Fusion
10 347 (5.22%) Middleware
11 325 (4.89%) AngularJS
12 323 (4.86%) JSON
13 301 (4.53%) J2EE
14 281 (4.22%) RESTful
15 278 (4.18%) Hibernate
16 198 (2.98%) JMS
17 190 (2.86%) jQuery
18 173 (2.60%) .NET Framework
19 163 (2.45%) Java EE
20 153 (2.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 647 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 212 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
3 207 (3.11%) Management Information System
4 161 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 154 (2.32%) Data Centre
6 150 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 137 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
8 118 (1.77%) Clustering
9 98 (1.47%) User Experience
10 94 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 91 (1.37%) Derivative
12 75 (1.13%) Data Structures
13 74 (1.11%) Replication
14 64 (0.96%) Fixed Income
15 59 (0.89%) Mainframe
16 56 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 53 (0.80%) iPad
18 52 (0.78%) N-Tier
19 51 (0.77%) Virtual Team
20 46 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,299 (19.53%) Linux
2 1,091 (16.40%) Unix
3 748 (11.25%) Windows
4 260 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 225 (3.38%) Windows Server
6 188 (2.83%) Solaris
7 158 (2.38%) AIX
8 87 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 71 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (0.90%) CentOS
11 43 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 39 (0.59%) Android
13 38 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 38 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 34 (0.51%) Windows 10
15 33 (0.50%) HPUX
16 32 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (0.33%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.26%) Windows Vista
19 15 (0.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,799 (27.05%) Agile Software Development
2 711 (10.69%) Migration
3 631 (9.49%) Business Intelligence
4 596 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
5 577 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
6 568 (8.54%) TDD
7 557 (8.37%) Scrum
8 549 (8.25%) DevOps
9 535 (8.04%) ETL
10 482 (7.25%) SOA
11 457 (6.87%) ERP
12 447 (6.72%) Test Automation
13 406 (6.10%) OO
14 398 (5.98%) Data Modelling
15 391 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
16 381 (5.73%) SDLC
17 355 (5.34%) Data Migration
18 347 (5.22%) Project Management
19 327 (4.92%) Analytics
20 283 (4.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,668 (40.11%) SQL
2 1,821 (27.38%) Java
3 954 (14.34%) PL/SQL
4 686 (10.31%) JavaScript
5 679 (10.21%) Python
6 519 (7.80%) C#
7 374 (5.62%) Shell Script
8 244 (3.67%) Perl
9 206 (3.10%) Java 8
10 202 (3.04%) C++
11 193 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 178 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 152 (2.29%) VBA
14 138 (2.07%) C
15 134 (2.01%) Scala
16 112 (1.68%) Ruby
17 109 (1.64%) T-SQL
18 106 (1.59%) XPath
19 100 (1.50%) PHP
20 93 (1.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 601 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 431 (6.48%) SC Cleared
3 322 (4.84%) Degree
4 114 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 90 (1.35%) ISEB
6 77 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
7 64 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
8 61 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 52 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 47 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
11 33 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
12 32 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (0.45%) CISSP
14 29 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
15 26 (0.39%) Master's Degree
16 23 (0.35%) CCNP
17 22 (0.33%) OCP
18 21 (0.32%) CCNA
19 19 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (3.10%) Data Quality
2 197 (2.96%) QA
3 92 (1.38%) GDPR
4 85 (1.28%) SLA
5 66 (0.99%) PMO
6 36 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.38%) MiFID
7 25 (0.38%) SEPA
8 23 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (0.27%) IFRS
10 15 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
10 15 (0.23%) GCP
11 12 (0.18%) IFRS 9
12 9 (0.14%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.12%) COBIT
14 7 (0.11%) FINREP
15 4 (0.060%) COREP
15 4 (0.060%) HL7
15 4 (0.060%) ISO 9001
16 3 (0.045%) Basel II
System Software
1 228 (3.43%) Docker
2 169 (2.54%) Active Directory
3 141 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 102 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
5 63 (0.95%) vSphere
6 57 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 43 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (0.45%) NFS
8 30 (0.45%) Oracle Clusterware
9 23 (0.35%) VirtualBox
10 21 (0.32%) HDFS
10 21 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 19 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 18 (0.27%) Xen
13 16 (0.24%) KVM
14 11 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 11 (0.17%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 351 (5.28%) Ansible
2 335 (5.04%) Puppet
3 271 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (1.59%) HP ALM
5 90 (1.35%) Data Guard
6 82 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 81 (1.22%) Terraform
8 72 (1.08%) Kubernetes
9 56 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 47 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
11 45 (0.68%) Control-M
12 40 (0.60%) Tivoli
13 38 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
14 37 (0.56%) BladeLogic
15 36 (0.54%) FortiGate
16 35 (0.53%) SCCM
17 31 (0.47%) NetBackup
18 30 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
18 30 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 28 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 757 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 469 (7.05%) SAP
3 375 (5.64%) IBM
4 275 (4.13%) Red Hat
5 242 (3.64%) VMware
6 232 (3.49%) HP
7 216 (3.25%) Informatica
8 149 (2.24%) Sybase
9 122 (1.83%) Tableau
10 117 (1.76%) Cisco
11 114 (1.71%) Teradata
12 106 (1.59%) Hyperion
13 101 (1.52%) TIBCO
14 99 (1.49%) Talend
15 83 (1.25%) Citrix
16 79 (1.19%) Google
17 78 (1.17%) webMethods
18 77 (1.16%) Cognos
18 77 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
19 71 (1.07%) CA