Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 29 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,400 6,590 7,654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.51% 6.50% 7.97%
As % of the Vendors category 15.41% 15.63% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,976 4,080 4,641
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £619 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 75 102
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.10% +1.31%
10th Percentile £11.55 £13.60 £15.75
90th Percentile £61.34 £57.95 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% -7.69% +1.96%

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 41,526 42,169 43,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 41.57% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,671 26,516 26,550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £260 £231 £239
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,520 1,415 1,630
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.37
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £46.04
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% -5.71%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 0 5,745 £500 +6.38% 1,302
UK excluding London -5 3,572 £450 +5.88% 887
London +4 2,652 £538 +7.50% 520
South East -12 1,089 £478 +6.11% 226
North of England -3 683 £425 +3.03% 243
Midlands -1 599 £430 +1.18% 137
West Midlands -1 400 £430 -6.52% 96
East of England -1 392 £500 +11.11% 80
Scotland 0 361 £425 +6.25% 67
North West +1 346 £421 -0.88% 128
South West -2 304 £448 +5.29% 96
Yorkshire -8 234 £425 +1.19% 84
East Midlands -7 187 £448 +14.58% 41
North East -7 103 £413 -0.60% 31
Wales +23 100 £420 +12.00% 22
Northern Ireland +11 46 £412 -1.90% 14
Isle of Man +2 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 2,550 (39.84%) SQL
2 2,040 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1,814 (28.34%) Finance
4 1,720 (26.88%) Java
5 1,329 (20.77%) SQL Server
6 1,203 (18.80%) Linux
7 1,196 (18.69%) Oracle Database
8 964 (15.06%) Unix
9 873 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 853 (13.33%) Windows
11 845 (13.20%) PL/SQL
12 821 (12.83%) Microsoft
13 786 (12.28%) Migration
14 756 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
15 720 (11.25%) DevOps
16 673 (10.52%) SC Cleared
17 642 (10.03%) JavaScript
18 638 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
19 637 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
20 631 (9.86%) XML
21 625 (9.77%) .NET
22 620 (9.69%) MySQL
23 611 (9.55%) Relational Database
24 589 (9.20%) ERP
25 577 (9.02%) C#
26 572 (8.94%) TDD
27 565 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
28 563 (8.80%) HTML
29 562 (8.78%) ETL
29 562 (8.78%) 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
1 497 (7.77%) WebLogic
2 316 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 286 (4.47%) WebSphere
4 273 (4.27%) Confluence
5 271 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 199 (3.11%) Apache
7 137 (2.14%) OpenStack
8 135 (2.11%) JBoss
9 134 (2.09%) Oracle Service Bus
10 130 (2.03%) SharePoint
11 118 (1.84%) Apache Spark
12 95 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
13 94 (1.47%) IIS
14 89 (1.39%) SAS
15 66 (1.03%) Mule
16 64 (1.00%) CMS
17 55 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
18 51 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
19 43 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
20 42 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 299 (4.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 77 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 50 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.11%) SPSS
8 3 (0.047%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 2 (0.031%) HipChat
9 2 (0.031%) Windchill
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.016%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.016%) Blender
10 1 (0.016%) CATIA
10 1 (0.016%) InVision
10 1 (0.016%) Maya
10 1 (0.016%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.016%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 268 (4.19%) Oracle EBS
2 223 (3.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 188 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
4 142 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
5 130 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
6 126 (1.97%) Oracle Receivables
7 103 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 95 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
9 78 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
9 78 (1.22%) Oracle Cash Management
10 75 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
10 75 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
11 74 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
12 61 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
13 56 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
14 42 (0.66%) NetSuite
15 34 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
15 34 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
16 32 (0.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 30 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 756 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 637 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (2.78%) SaaS
4 166 (2.59%) PaaS
5 131 (2.05%) IaaS
6 104 (1.63%) OpenShift
7 100 (1.56%) GitHub
8 96 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
9 82 (1.28%) Office 365
10 60 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 54 (0.84%) Serverless
12 49 (0.77%) Amazon S3
13 48 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
14 46 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
15 44 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 36 (0.56%) Datadog
17 35 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
18 29 (0.45%) Taleo
19 28 (0.44%) Boomi
20 23 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 178 (2.78%) Firewall
2 104 (1.63%) SAN
3 87 (1.36%) VPN
4 86 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 84 (1.31%) Internet
6 83 (1.30%) DNS
7 79 (1.23%) WAN
8 77 (1.20%) LAN
9 63 (0.98%) HTTP
10 37 (0.58%) FTP
11 34 (0.53%) NAS
12 32 (0.50%) Network Security
13 30 (0.47%) DHCP
14 26 (0.41%) Kerberos
15 25 (0.39%) VLAN
16 23 (0.36%) MPLS
16 23 (0.36%) SSL
17 22 (0.34%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
19 18 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,329 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 1,196 (18.69%) Oracle Database
3 620 (9.69%) MySQL
4 611 (9.55%) Relational Database
5 449 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 414 (6.47%) PostgreSQL
7 387 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
8 385 (6.02%) RDBMS
9 376 (5.88%) NoSQL
10 334 (5.22%) MongoDB
11 286 (4.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 281 (4.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 247 (3.86%) Hadoop
14 241 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 212 (3.31%) Big Data
16 179 (2.80%) DB2
17 158 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
18 146 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
19 134 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
20 126 (1.97%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 553 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 513 (8.02%) JIRA
3 502 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 316 (4.94%) Maven
5 208 (3.25%) Subversion
6 204 (3.19%) Selenium
7 163 (2.55%) Cucumber
8 160 (2.50%) JUnit
9 159 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
10 133 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 132 (2.06%) NUnit
12 126 (1.97%) SoapUI
13 120 (1.88%) MSTest
14 118 (1.84%) Bitbucket
15 113 (1.77%) Visual Studio
16 102 (1.59%) GitLab
17 98 (1.53%) Toad
18 85 (1.33%) JMeter
19 83 (1.30%) Artifactory
20 81 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1,814 (28.34%) Finance
2 562 (8.78%) Banking
3 314 (4.91%) Retail
4 180 (2.81%) Front Office
5 166 (2.59%) Marketing
6 156 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 151 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 126 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 83 (1.30%) General Ledger
10 82 (1.28%) Back Office
11 67 (1.05%) Electronics
12 65 (1.02%) Billing
13 52 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.58%) Legal
15 35 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.42%) Law
17 19 (0.30%) French Language
18 18 (0.28%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.27%) Games
19 17 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,207 (34.48%) Developer
2 761 (11.89%) Java Developer
3 752 (11.75%) Analyst
4 643 (10.05%) Architect
5 536 (8.38%) Consultant
6 386 (6.03%) Oracle Developer
7 308 (4.81%) DBA
7 308 (4.81%) Oracle Consultant
8 301 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 222 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
10 221 (3.45%) SQL Developer
11 214 (3.34%) C# Developer
12 209 (3.27%) Business Analyst
13 206 (3.22%) Oracle DBA
14 204 (3.19%) .NET Developer
15 189 (2.95%) Senior Java Developer
16 183 (2.86%) Project Manager
17 180 (2.81%) Administrator
17 180 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
18 176 (2.75%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 631 (9.86%) XML
2 625 (9.77%) .NET
3 563 (8.80%) HTML
4 557 (8.70%) Spring
5 551 (8.61%) Web Services
6 482 (7.53%) Middleware
7 411 (6.42%) CSS
8 399 (6.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 391 (6.11%) AngularJS
10 339 (5.30%) SOAP
11 319 (4.98%) REST
12 263 (4.11%) JSON
13 242 (3.78%) HTML5
14 227 (3.55%) J2EE
15 224 (3.50%) RESTful
16 216 (3.38%) Hibernate
17 192 (3.00%) ASP.NET
18 189 (2.95%) React
19 179 (2.80%) Node.js
20 176 (2.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 488 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 170 (2.66%) Data Centre
4 135 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 114 (1.78%) Derivative
6 99 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
6 99 (1.55%) User Experience
7 96 (1.50%) Clustering
8 90 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 86 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 86 (1.34%) Replication
10 85 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 80 (1.25%) Fixed Income
12 65 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 64 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 57 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 56 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 52 (0.81%) Reference Data
17 50 (0.78%) Public Cloud
18 46 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,203 (18.80%) Linux
2 964 (15.06%) Unix
3 853 (13.33%) Windows
4 323 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 241 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 156 (2.44%) Solaris
7 102 (1.59%) AIX
8 66 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
10 46 (0.72%) CentOS
10 46 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (0.59%) Windows 10
12 28 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 27 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 21 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 20 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (0.27%) SUSE
17 16 (0.25%) Android
17 16 (0.25%) OpenVMS
18 12 (0.19%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,040 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (12.28%) Migration
3 720 (11.25%) DevOps
4 638 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
5 589 (9.20%) ERP
6 572 (8.94%) TDD
7 565 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
8 562 (8.78%) ETL
9 523 (8.17%) Scrum
10 520 (8.13%) Test Automation
11 476 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
12 401 (6.27%) OO
13 374 (5.84%) Project Management
13 374 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 371 (5.80%) Data Modelling
15 370 (5.78%) Microservices
16 364 (5.69%) ITIL
17 336 (5.25%) SDLC
18 331 (5.17%) Analytics
19 322 (5.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,550 (39.84%) SQL
2 1,720 (26.88%) Java
3 845 (13.20%) PL/SQL
4 642 (10.03%) JavaScript
5 577 (9.02%) C#
6 550 (8.59%) Python
7 349 (5.45%) Shell Script
8 254 (3.97%) Java 8
9 224 (3.50%) Perl
10 202 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 190 (2.97%) PowerShell
12 128 (2.00%) Scala
13 126 (1.97%) C++
14 118 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 100 (1.56%) VBA
16 95 (1.48%) C
17 94 (1.47%) Ruby
18 93 (1.45%) PHP
19 71 (1.11%) VB.NET
20 70 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 873 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 673 (10.52%) SC Cleared
3 285 (4.45%) Degree
4 154 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 139 (2.17%) ISEB
6 130 (2.03%) ISTQB
7 93 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 76 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 73 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
10 52 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 46 (0.72%) CCNA
12 45 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
13 44 (0.69%) CISSP
14 42 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
15 40 (0.63%) MCSE
16 39 (0.61%) RHCE
17 35 (0.55%) CISM
18 34 (0.53%) Master's Degree
19 32 (0.50%) AWS Certification
20 27 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (4.84%) QA
2 141 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 62 (0.97%) GDPR
4 58 (0.91%) SLA
5 46 (0.72%) PMO
6 44 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 24 (0.38%) IFRS
10 15 (0.23%) Basel III
11 14 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
12 9 (0.14%) ISAE 3402
12 9 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 9 (0.14%) ISO 31000
12 9 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 8 (0.13%) COBIT
13 8 (0.13%) FINRA
13 8 (0.13%) IFRS 9
14 7 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 385 (6.02%) Docker
2 217 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 217 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (2.80%) Oracle RAC
4 55 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 50 (0.78%) vSphere
6 49 (0.77%) HDFS
7 41 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (0.58%) XenApp
9 35 (0.55%) Apache Flume
10 30 (0.47%) Hyper-V
11 27 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 24 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (0.31%) NFS
14 14 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
15 13 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 12 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (0.17%) Xen
18 10 (0.16%) ISA Server
19 9 (0.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 391 (6.11%) Ansible
2 345 (5.39%) Puppet
3 245 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
4 176 (2.75%) Kubernetes
5 85 (1.33%) Terraform
6 83 (1.30%) Data Guard
7 70 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
8 68 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 50 (0.78%) SCCM
10 48 (0.75%) vCenter Server
11 42 (0.66%) ZABBIX
12 36 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
13 35 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
13 35 (0.55%) NetBackup
14 33 (0.52%) Nagios
15 31 (0.48%) Kibana
16 30 (0.47%) Control-M
17 27 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
18 25 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
19 24 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 821 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 507 (7.92%) SAP
3 344 (5.38%) VMware
4 322 (5.03%) Red Hat
5 296 (4.63%) IBM
6 153 (2.39%) Google
7 150 (2.34%) Informatica
8 147 (2.30%) Cisco
9 129 (2.02%) Sybase
10 110 (1.72%) Citrix
11 102 (1.59%) Talend
12 98 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
13 94 (1.47%) HP
14 93 (1.45%) Hyperion
15 88 (1.38%) Tableau
16 84 (1.31%) Cloudera
17 83 (1.30%) Atlassian
18 79 (1.23%) webMethods
19 76 (1.19%) EMC
20 73 (1.14%) Teradata