Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 29 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 3,816 6,294 6,678
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.17% 6.53% 6.57%
As % of the Vendors category 14.44% 15.31% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,395 3,875 4,136
Median daily rate £475 £480 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +5.49% +1.11%
10th Percentile £330 £329 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £454 £450 £431
% change year-on-year +0.78% +4.41% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 98 66
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.96% +0.31%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.23 £13.38
90th Percentile £58.70 £62.50 £58.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

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 26,430 41,099 42,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.73% 42.63% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,855 25,574 26,335
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £213 £263 £241
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,215 1,422 1,427
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.92 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.15 £48.98 £47.50
Median hourly rate £18.21 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.12% +6.25% -3.03%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 +4 3,481 £488 -2.40% 610
UK excluding London -4 2,138 £454 +0.78% 423
London +5 1,515 £517 -1.52% 245
South East +8 711 £475 -1.04% 107
North of England 0 441 £450 +5.88% 105
Midlands +9 398 £453 +0.56% 74
West Midlands +8 282 £450 +4.65% 52
North West +1 264 £450 +5.88% 57
East of England -24 181 £405 -14.74% 34
South West -12 180 £500 +11.11% 45
Scotland -30 129 £419 -1.47% 36
Yorkshire -9 118 £475 +11.76% 38
East Midlands +3 106 £480 +6.67% 22
Work from Home -4 96 £450 -5.26% 48
Wales +23 90 £450 +5.88% 9
North East -6 66 £438 +8.70% 10
Northern Ireland -11 17 £431 +7.75% 13

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 1,613 (42.27%) SQL
2 1,010 (26.47%) Java
3 958 (25.10%) Finance
4 863 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
5 727 (19.05%) Oracle Database
6 665 (17.43%) Security Cleared
7 659 (17.27%) PL/SQL
8 658 (17.24%) SQL Server
9 638 (16.72%) Linux
10 559 (14.65%) Migration
11 546 (14.31%) Unix
12 516 (13.52%) SC Cleared
13 498 (13.05%) Microsoft
14 494 (12.95%) Windows
15 437 (11.45%) ERP
16 434 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
17 431 (11.29%) AWS
18 416 (10.90%) Azure
18 416 (10.90%) XML
19 370 (9.70%) JIRA
20 338 (8.86%) Python
20 338 (8.86%) Public Sector
21 334 (8.75%) WebLogic
22 333 (8.73%) DevOps
23 331 (8.67%) Oracle Fusion
24 326 (8.54%) JavaScript
25 320 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
26 319 (8.36%) ETL
27 318 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
28 317 (8.31%) C#

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
1 334 (8.75%) WebLogic
2 226 (5.92%) Confluence
2 226 (5.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 105 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 95 (2.49%) JBoss
4 95 (2.49%) WebSphere
5 93 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 88 (2.31%) Apache
7 80 (2.10%) Red Hat Fuse
8 69 (1.81%) Oracle Service Bus
9 66 (1.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 65 (1.70%) Apache Spark
11 59 (1.55%) SAS
12 53 (1.39%) IIS
13 46 (1.21%) MQSeries
14 41 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
15 28 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
16 24 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
16 24 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
17 23 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 162 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 38 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 20 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.21%) Windchill
7 2 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.052%) FileZilla
7 2 (0.052%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.026%) SPSS
8 1 (0.026%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 318 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 136 (3.56%) Oracle Payables
3 123 (3.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 121 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 120 (3.14%) Oracle ERP
6 99 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
7 82 (2.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 81 (2.12%) Oracle Financials
9 75 (1.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 59 (1.55%) Oracle Assets
11 48 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
12 36 (0.94%) Maximo
13 35 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
14 34 (0.89%) Oracle Retail
15 31 (0.81%) FINCAD Analytics
16 29 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
17 28 (0.73%) NetSuite
18 26 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
19 24 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
20 21 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 431 (11.29%) AWS
2 416 (10.90%) Azure
3 124 (3.25%) Power Platform
4 105 (2.75%) SaaS
5 96 (2.52%) PaaS
6 81 (2.12%) GCP
7 78 (2.04%) GitHub
8 60 (1.57%) Office 365
9 45 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 43 (1.13%) IaaS
11 40 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
12 39 (1.02%) Amazon S3
13 36 (0.94%) Boomi
14 32 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
15 31 (0.81%) AWS Step Functions
16 27 (0.71%) Serverless
17 25 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
18 23 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 23 (0.60%) OpenShift
19 20 (0.52%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.52%) Firewall
2 59 (1.55%) HTTP
3 51 (1.34%) SAN
4 50 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 44 (1.15%) Internet
6 42 (1.10%) WAN
7 40 (1.05%) DNS
8 37 (0.97%) LAN
9 36 (0.94%) SSL
10 34 (0.89%) VPN
11 22 (0.58%) ISDN
12 21 (0.55%) Unified Communications
13 20 (0.52%) Skype
14 18 (0.47%) DHCP
15 17 (0.45%) OSPF
16 16 (0.42%) BGP
17 15 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (0.39%) Wireless
18 14 (0.37%) VoIP
19 13 (0.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 658 (17.24%) SQL Server
3 309 (8.10%) Relational Database
4 295 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
5 230 (6.03%) Oracle Reports
6 217 (5.69%) MySQL
7 214 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
8 200 (5.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 181 (4.74%) RDBMS
10 174 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 151 (3.96%) MongoDB
11 151 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
12 131 (3.43%) NoSQL
13 124 (3.25%) Power BI
14 122 (3.20%) Oracle BI EE
15 93 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 91 (2.38%) Hadoop
17 90 (2.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 88 (2.31%) DB2
19 80 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 370 (9.70%) JIRA
2 269 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 229 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 143 (3.75%) Maven
5 118 (3.09%) Selenium
6 107 (2.80%) Subversion
7 99 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 97 (2.54%) JUnit
9 86 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
10 79 (2.07%) Cucumber
11 73 (1.91%) Eclipse
12 63 (1.65%) TeamCity
13 55 (1.44%) Ant
14 51 (1.34%) Toad
15 50 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
16 43 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 42 (1.10%) SoapUI
18 36 (0.94%) Visual Studio
19 33 (0.86%) GitLab
20 30 (0.79%) Artifactory
General
1 958 (25.10%) Finance
2 338 (8.86%) Public Sector
3 230 (6.03%) Banking
4 151 (3.96%) Front Office
5 117 (3.07%) Retail
6 109 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 93 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 89 (2.33%) General Ledger
9 67 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 67 (1.76%) Marketing
10 49 (1.28%) Law
11 39 (1.02%) Electronics
12 38 (1.00%) Billing
13 35 (0.92%) Back Office
13 35 (0.92%) Local Government
14 29 (0.76%) Legal
15 15 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 15 (0.39%) Games
16 13 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,129 (29.59%) Developer
2 414 (10.85%) Consultant
3 409 (10.72%) Analyst
4 379 (9.93%) Architect
5 280 (7.34%) Java Developer
6 248 (6.50%) Oracle Consultant
7 244 (6.39%) DBA
8 206 (5.40%) Oracle Developer
9 189 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
10 132 (3.46%) C# Developer
11 125 (3.28%) Project Manager
12 113 (2.96%) Business Analyst
13 101 (2.65%) Oracle Analyst
14 95 (2.49%) Administrator
15 90 (2.36%) Cloud Consultant
16 87 (2.28%) Senior Developer
17 83 (2.18%) Technical Architect
18 75 (1.97%) .NET Developer
18 75 (1.97%) Data Analyst
19 74 (1.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (10.90%) XML
2 331 (8.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 317 (8.31%) .NET
4 305 (7.99%) Web Services
5 255 (6.68%) Spring
6 253 (6.63%) HTML
7 221 (5.79%) REST
8 200 (5.24%) Middleware
9 190 (4.98%) JSON
10 189 (4.95%) SOAP
11 182 (4.77%) J2EE
12 168 (4.40%) CSS
13 144 (3.77%) AngularJS
14 115 (3.01%) Hibernate
15 111 (2.91%) Spring Boot
16 89 (2.33%) RESTful
17 85 (2.23%) Apache Camel
18 81 (2.12%) XSLT
19 76 (1.99%) Kafka
20 75 (1.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 320 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (2.62%) Data Centre
3 97 (2.54%) Fixed Income
4 88 (2.31%) Data Structures
5 79 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 71 (1.86%) Derivative
7 69 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
8 63 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 59 (1.55%) User Experience
10 54 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 53 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
12 52 (1.36%) Replication
13 49 (1.28%) Clustering
14 44 (1.15%) Public Cloud
15 39 (1.02%) Hedge funds
16 31 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
16 31 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
17 30 (0.79%) Private Cloud
18 27 (0.71%) Mainframe
19 23 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 638 (16.72%) Linux
2 546 (14.31%) Unix
3 494 (12.95%) Windows
4 139 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 116 (3.04%) Windows Server
6 102 (2.67%) Solaris
7 72 (1.89%) AIX
8 53 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
9 34 (0.89%) Windows 10
10 25 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (0.58%) Windows 7
13 19 (0.50%) CentOS
13 19 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 17 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
15 15 (0.39%) Android
16 14 (0.37%) HPUX
16 14 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.37%) SUSE
17 9 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 863 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 559 (14.65%) Migration
3 437 (11.45%) ERP
4 434 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
5 333 (8.73%) DevOps
6 319 (8.36%) ETL
7 307 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
8 273 (7.15%) Data Modelling
9 254 (6.66%) Test Automation
10 250 (6.55%) Project Management
11 241 (6.32%) Analytics
12 227 (5.95%) SOA
13 223 (5.84%) Data Migration
14 216 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 215 (5.63%) Scrum
16 192 (5.03%) TDD
17 180 (4.72%) Microservices
18 177 (4.64%) ITIL
19 169 (4.43%) Project Delivery
20 168 (4.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,613 (42.27%) SQL
2 1,010 (26.47%) Java
3 659 (17.27%) PL/SQL
4 338 (8.86%) Python
5 326 (8.54%) JavaScript
6 317 (8.31%) C#
7 285 (7.47%) Shell Script
8 127 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 115 (3.01%) Perl
10 104 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 87 (2.28%) Scala
12 84 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 80 (2.10%) C
14 77 (2.02%) Java 8
15 68 (1.78%) C++
16 56 (1.47%) VB.NET
17 54 (1.42%) Ruby
18 52 (1.36%) R
19 51 (1.34%) VBA
19 51 (1.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 665 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 516 (13.52%) SC Cleared
3 192 (5.03%) Degree
4 115 (3.01%) DV Cleared
5 83 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 78 (2.04%) ISEB
7 56 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 54 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 53 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
11 32 (0.84%) CCNA
12 25 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
13 23 (0.60%) Master's Degree
14 22 (0.58%) CCIE
14 22 (0.58%) CCNP
15 18 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
16 16 (0.42%) OCP
17 15 (0.39%) DBS Check
18 14 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.77%) QA
2 85 (2.23%) SLA
3 57 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 52 (1.36%) GDPR
5 45 (1.18%) PMO
6 19 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 15 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 13 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
9 13 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.31%) RMADS
11 10 (0.26%) SEPA
12 9 (0.24%) GxP
13 8 (0.21%) NIST
14 7 (0.18%) WCAG
15 5 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.13%) NCSC
15 5 (0.13%) PSD2
16 4 (0.10%) IFRS
16 4 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 129 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 123 (3.22%) Docker
3 114 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
4 108 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (1.36%) Hyper-V
6 45 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 22 (0.58%) HDFS
9 14 (0.37%) XenApp
10 12 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (0.18%) NDS
14 7 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 7 (0.18%) NFS
14 7 (0.18%) RACF
15 6 (0.16%) OCFS2
15 6 (0.16%) Squid
15 6 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 117 (3.07%) Ansible
2 88 (2.31%) Data Guard
3 76 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
4 67 (1.76%) Kubernetes
5 64 (1.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 62 (1.62%) Terraform
7 59 (1.55%) Puppet
8 38 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
9 34 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
10 26 (0.68%) HP ALM
11 24 (0.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 24 (0.63%) Nagios
12 22 (0.58%) Kibana
13 17 (0.45%) NetBackup
13 17 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
14 15 (0.39%) logstash
15 14 (0.37%) Control-M
15 14 (0.37%) Microsoft Clustering
16 13 (0.34%) SCOM
17 12 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 498 (13.05%) Microsoft
2 289 (7.57%) SAP
3 168 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 164 (4.30%) IBM
5 155 (4.06%) VMware
6 122 (3.20%) Sybase
7 97 (2.54%) webMethods
8 95 (2.49%) Informatica
9 90 (2.36%) Cisco
10 86 (2.25%) Google
10 86 (2.25%) HP
11 78 (2.04%) Dell
11 78 (2.04%) Tableau
12 73 (1.91%) BEA
13 69 (1.81%) MuleSoft
14 57 (1.49%) Splunk
15 52 (1.36%) Hyperion
16 50 (1.31%) Talend
17 49 (1.28%) Axway
18 45 (1.18%) Citrix