Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2,890 5,466 6,851
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 7.00% 5.85% 6.61%
As % of the Vendors category 16.23% 13.81% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,936 3,293 4,362
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £330 £338 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £432
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +13.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.40 £14.18
90th Percentile £54.00 £60.00 £56.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -6.67%

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 17,809 39,591 43,119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.12% 42.40% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,606 24,656 26,655
Median daily rate £463 £454 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +0.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £250
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 748 1,399 1,588
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.15 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.53 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year +11.43% +8.48% -2.23%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +14 2,575 £500 +5.26% 260
UK excluding London +10 1,601 £475 +5.56% 203
London +12 1,113 £525 +1.94% 93
South East +11 518 £500 +5.26% 31
North of England +14 316 £450 +4.29% 46
Midlands +17 278 £473 +7.14% 39
West Midlands +16 206 £450 +1.01% 19
North West +22 205 £450 - 24
Work from Home +16 180 £475 -2.06% 35
South West +26 166 £500 +8.11% 31
East of England -14 139 £463 -6.57% 18
Scotland -18 98 £425 - 21
Yorkshire -2 84 £438 +2.94% 17
East Midlands +17 69 £500 +17.65% 20
Wales +27 67 £475 +18.75% 13
North East -1 30 £438 +6.06% 5
Northern Ireland +5 27 £431 -13.80% 4

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 1,202 (41.59%) SQL
2 799 (27.65%) Java
3 771 (26.68%) Finance
4 678 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
5 649 (22.46%) Security Cleared
6 543 (18.79%) Oracle Database
7 541 (18.72%) SQL Server
8 520 (17.99%) SC Cleared
9 516 (17.85%) Linux
10 472 (16.33%) PL/SQL
11 422 (14.60%) Unix
12 416 (14.39%) Migration
13 411 (14.22%) Windows
14 341 (11.80%) XML
15 340 (11.76%) AWS
16 335 (11.59%) ERP
17 323 (11.18%) Microsoft
18 320 (11.07%) DevOps
19 315 (10.90%) Web Services
20 303 (10.48%) Azure
21 283 (9.79%) JIRA
22 280 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
23 274 (9.48%) WebLogic
24 273 (9.45%) Python
24 273 (9.45%) Oracle Fusion
25 271 (9.38%) Shell Script
26 268 (9.27%) Public Sector
27 259 (8.96%) Relational Database
28 243 (8.41%) MySQL
29 240 (8.30%) Banking

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
1 274 (9.48%) WebLogic
2 230 (7.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 175 (6.06%) Confluence
4 96 (3.32%) Apache
5 91 (3.15%) Tomcat
6 75 (2.60%) Red Hat Fuse
7 73 (2.53%) WebSphere
8 67 (2.32%) SharePoint
9 66 (2.28%) JBoss
9 66 (2.28%) Oracle Service Bus
10 60 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 54 (1.87%) SAS
12 44 (1.52%) Apache Spark
12 44 (1.52%) Mule
13 35 (1.21%) IIS
14 28 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (0.80%) MQSeries
16 21 (0.73%) ArcGIS
17 20 (0.69%) Skype for Business
18 19 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 119 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.24%) RoboHelp
6 7 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.069%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 198 (6.85%) Oracle EBS
2 133 (4.60%) Oracle Payables
3 115 (3.98%) Oracle ERP
4 95 (3.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 83 (2.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 76 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
7 65 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 60 (2.08%) Oracle Cash Management
9 59 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
10 57 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
11 46 (1.59%) Oracle Assets
12 36 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
13 33 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
14 25 (0.87%) NetSuite
15 24 (0.83%) Maximo
16 21 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
17 19 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
17 19 (0.66%) Hyperion Planning
18 15 (0.52%) Oracle E-Business Tax
19 14 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 340 (11.76%) AWS
2 303 (10.48%) Azure
3 123 (4.26%) SaaS
4 109 (3.77%) PaaS
5 75 (2.60%) Power Platform
6 71 (2.46%) GCP
7 49 (1.70%) Serverless
8 48 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
9 43 (1.49%) GitHub
10 42 (1.45%) Amazon ECS
11 38 (1.31%) Apigee
12 37 (1.28%) Boomi
12 37 (1.28%) Office 365
13 28 (0.97%) Oracle CX
14 27 (0.93%) IaaS
15 25 (0.87%) OpenShift
16 24 (0.83%) Amazon S3
16 24 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
17 21 (0.73%) Oracle Service Cloud
18 20 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.77%) Firewall
2 79 (2.73%) DNS
3 49 (1.70%) VPN
4 36 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 35 (1.21%) LAN
6 34 (1.18%) SSL
6 34 (1.18%) WAN
7 32 (1.11%) HTTP
8 29 (1.00%) DMZ
8 29 (1.00%) Unified Communications
9 28 (0.97%) Skype
9 28 (0.97%) VoIP
10 24 (0.83%) Internet
10 24 (0.83%) SAN
11 22 (0.76%) OSPF
12 15 (0.52%) SNMP
13 14 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (0.48%) Kerberos
13 14 (0.48%) Network Security
14 13 (0.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (18.79%) Oracle Database
2 541 (18.72%) SQL Server
3 259 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 243 (8.41%) MySQL
5 207 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
6 181 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
7 172 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
8 147 (5.09%) Oracle Database 12c
9 136 (4.71%) RDBMS
10 133 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 125 (4.33%) MongoDB
12 84 (2.91%) NoSQL
13 80 (2.77%) Oracle ODI
14 75 (2.60%) Power BI
15 71 (2.46%) Big Data
16 66 (2.28%) Hadoop
17 62 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
18 59 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
19 57 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 56 (1.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 283 (9.79%) JIRA
2 228 (7.89%) Git (software)
3 186 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 112 (3.88%) Maven
5 94 (3.25%) Subversion
6 75 (2.60%) Selenium
7 74 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
8 66 (2.28%) Bitbucket
9 64 (2.21%) Eclipse
9 64 (2.21%) Toad
10 61 (2.11%) Cucumber
11 53 (1.83%) Ant
12 50 (1.73%) TeamCity
13 48 (1.66%) JUnit
13 48 (1.66%) Oracle APEX
14 47 (1.63%) SoapUI
15 44 (1.52%) GitLab
16 39 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (1.28%) Artifactory
18 33 (1.14%) Postman
General
1 771 (26.68%) Finance
2 268 (9.27%) Public Sector
3 240 (8.30%) Banking
4 118 (4.08%) Front Office
5 85 (2.94%) General Ledger
6 83 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 80 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 75 (2.60%) Investment Banking
9 63 (2.18%) Marketing
9 63 (2.18%) Retail
10 50 (1.73%) Back Office
11 42 (1.45%) Electronics
12 29 (1.00%) Law
13 26 (0.90%) Billing
14 25 (0.87%) Local Government
15 16 (0.55%) Legal
16 12 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.35%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.35%) Publishing
18 9 (0.31%) Police
Job Titles
1 831 (28.75%) Developer
2 319 (11.04%) Consultant
3 286 (9.90%) Analyst
4 246 (8.51%) Architect
5 244 (8.44%) Java Developer
6 227 (7.85%) DBA
7 193 (6.68%) Oracle Consultant
8 181 (6.26%) Oracle DBA
9 155 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
10 105 (3.63%) C# Developer
11 93 (3.22%) Administrator
12 90 (3.11%) Business Analyst
13 84 (2.91%) Software Engineer
14 81 (2.80%) Senior Developer
15 78 (2.70%) Oracle Analyst
16 76 (2.63%) Project Manager
17 75 (2.60%) SQL Developer
18 61 (2.11%) Java Engineer
19 57 (1.97%) Cloud Consultant
20 54 (1.87%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (11.80%) XML
2 315 (10.90%) Web Services
3 273 (9.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 221 (7.65%) .NET
5 205 (7.09%) SOAP
6 202 (6.99%) Middleware
7 192 (6.64%) HTML
8 186 (6.44%) JSON
9 181 (6.26%) Spring
10 179 (6.19%) REST
11 135 (4.67%) CSS
12 117 (4.05%) J2EE
13 96 (3.32%) AngularJS
13 96 (3.32%) RESTful
14 95 (3.29%) XSLT
15 77 (2.66%) Spring Boot
16 65 (2.25%) Apache Camel
17 63 (2.18%) WPF
18 61 (2.11%) Hibernate
19 59 (2.04%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 228 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (2.87%) Fixed Income
3 81 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 57 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 56 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 48 (1.66%) User Experience
8 46 (1.59%) Derivative
9 45 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
10 43 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
11 40 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 38 (1.31%) Algorithms
13 37 (1.28%) Data Structures
14 36 (1.25%) Replication
15 35 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
16 34 (1.18%) Private Cloud
17 33 (1.14%) Clustering
18 25 (0.87%) Public Cloud
19 22 (0.76%) Mainframe
19 22 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 516 (17.85%) Linux
2 422 (14.60%) Unix
3 411 (14.22%) Windows
4 139 (4.81%) Windows Server
5 107 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (2.49%) Solaris
7 68 (2.35%) AIX
8 44 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
10 35 (1.21%) Windows 10
11 33 (1.14%) Windows 7
12 28 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
14 17 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
15 16 (0.55%) HPUX
16 15 (0.52%) SUSE
17 10 (0.35%) CentOS
18 8 (0.28%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.24%) VME
19 7 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (14.39%) Migration
3 335 (11.59%) ERP
4 320 (11.07%) DevOps
5 280 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
6 232 (8.03%) SOA
7 230 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
8 218 (7.54%) ETL
9 207 (7.16%) Test Automation
10 198 (6.85%) Scrum
11 187 (6.47%) Data Migration
12 186 (6.44%) Data Modelling
13 185 (6.40%) TDD
14 180 (6.23%) Microservices
15 177 (6.12%) Software Engineering
16 167 (5.78%) Unit Testing
17 153 (5.29%) Analytics
18 151 (5.22%) Project Management
19 144 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
20 136 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1,202 (41.59%) SQL
2 799 (27.65%) Java
3 472 (16.33%) PL/SQL
4 273 (9.45%) Python
5 271 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 239 (8.27%) C#
7 216 (7.47%) JavaScript
8 102 (3.53%) Perl
9 100 (3.46%) Bash Shell
10 98 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 98 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 91 (3.15%) C
12 71 (2.46%) Java 8
13 59 (2.04%) C++
14 54 (1.87%) VB
14 54 (1.87%) XPath
15 51 (1.76%) VBA
16 48 (1.66%) VB.NET
17 46 (1.59%) Ruby
17 46 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 649 (22.46%) Security Cleared
2 520 (17.99%) SC Cleared
3 144 (4.98%) DV Cleared
4 125 (4.33%) Degree
5 47 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 47 (1.63%) ISEB
6 45 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 40 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (1.38%) ISTQB
8 31 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (0.80%) CCIE
10 23 (0.80%) CCNP
11 22 (0.76%) CISSP
11 22 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
12 21 (0.73%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.59%) DBS Check
13 17 (0.59%) OCP
14 15 (0.52%) CCIE Collaboration
15 13 (0.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.95%) QA
2 77 (2.66%) SLA
3 52 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 38 (1.31%) GDPR
5 17 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 16 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.52%) PMO
8 8 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
9 7 (0.24%) GxP
10 6 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.21%) SEPA
11 5 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.17%) MiFID
11 5 (0.17%) PSD2
12 4 (0.14%) GAAP
12 4 (0.14%) IFRS
12 4 (0.14%) NIST
12 4 (0.14%) RMADS
System Software
1 142 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 115 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (3.91%) Docker
4 91 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
5 52 (1.80%) Hyper-V
6 42 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.62%) VMware NSX
9 16 (0.55%) HDFS
10 12 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
11 10 (0.35%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.35%) NFS
11 10 (0.35%) RACF
12 8 (0.28%) vSphere
13 7 (0.24%) XenApp
14 6 (0.21%) Oracle Clusterware
14 6 (0.21%) Squid
14 6 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.17%) GeoWebCache
15 5 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 109 (3.77%) Ansible
2 103 (3.56%) Kubernetes
3 82 (2.84%) Data Guard
4 67 (2.32%) Terraform
5 50 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
6 45 (1.56%) Puppet
7 41 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 35 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
9 33 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (0.93%) Nagios
11 21 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 21 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
12 19 (0.66%) Kibana
13 15 (0.52%) Control-M
13 15 (0.52%) Tivoli
14 14 (0.48%) logstash
14 14 (0.48%) SCOM
15 12 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
15 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 323 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 224 (7.75%) SAP
3 157 (5.43%) VMware
4 132 (4.57%) IBM
5 123 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 107 (3.70%) Sybase
7 98 (3.39%) Cisco
8 81 (2.80%) Informatica
9 71 (2.46%) webMethods
10 68 (2.35%) Dell
11 67 (2.32%) Google
12 66 (2.28%) HP
13 58 (2.01%) Talend
14 51 (1.76%) Tableau
15 50 (1.73%) BEA
16 47 (1.63%) Splunk
17 43 (1.49%) MuleSoft
18 42 (1.45%) WSO2
19 41 (1.42%) Sun
20 33 (1.14%) Salesforce.com