Period
to

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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 24 22
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5,572 4,345 2,881
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 6.26% 6.60% 7.00%
As % of the Vendors category 15.36% 15.92% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,777 2,820 1,903
10th Percentile £400 £350 £335
25th Percentile £463 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £650 £615 £575
90th Percentile £775 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 26
10th Percentile £17.12 £16.28 £18.13
25th Percentile £21.81 £23.43 £21.09
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £34.00
Median % change year-on-year -13.58% +19.12% -19.05%
75th Percentile £50.00 £52.69 £52.88
90th Percentile £63.75 £63.86 £60.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -13.58% +22.73% -21.43%

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 36,268 27,298 17,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.77% 41.49% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,307 17,524 11,099
10th Percentile £300 £298 £250
25th Percentile £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £463
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +7.03% +1.65%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £738 £680 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £445 £445
% change year-on-year +6.74% - +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 848 780 629
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.69
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.59 £14.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +5.41%
75th Percentile £48.58 £42.25 £34.75
90th Percentile £66.00 £55.50 £52.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.59 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.70% +5.71%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -7 4,387 £550 +4.76% 569
Work from Home -6 2,733 £550 +10.00% 161
London -7 2,307 £600 +5.26% 238
UK excluding London -3 1,884 £500 +9.89% 359
South East +2 639 £525 - 80
Midlands -10 346 £500 +15.61% 81
North of England +5 344 £515 +21.18% 89
West Midlands -9 288 £500 +13.64% 62
Scotland -13 216 £450 +5.88% 31
North West -8 197 £525 +31.25% 51
South West +2 180 £550 +22.22% 48
East of England -14 135 £475 +0.53% 19
Yorkshire +16 121 £500 +0.05% 25
East Midlands -4 53 £500 +25.00% 19
Wales -3 41 £550 +15.18% 5
North East +4 32 £525 +2.44% 13
Northern Ireland -3 14 £540 +14.53% 6

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 2,429 (43.59%) SQL
2 1,525 (27.37%) Finance
3 1,375 (24.68%) Agile
4 1,356 (24.34%) Social Skills
5 1,345 (24.14%) Java
6 1,004 (18.02%) Oracle Database
7 993 (17.82%) Linux
8 979 (17.57%) SQL Server
9 966 (17.34%) PL/SQL
10 956 (17.16%) Security Cleared
11 893 (16.03%) Azure
12 857 (15.38%) ERP
13 808 (14.50%) SC Cleared
14 772 (13.85%) DevOps
15 769 (13.80%) Windows
16 756 (13.57%) Microsoft
17 720 (12.92%) Unix
18 707 (12.69%) AWS
19 643 (11.54%) Python
20 641 (11.50%) Migration
21 615 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
22 600 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
23 589 (10.57%) Banking
24 584 (10.48%) JIRA
25 582 (10.45%) .NET
26 560 (10.05%) C#
27 555 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
28 554 (9.94%) Git (software)
29 535 (9.60%) SAP
29 535 (9.60%) 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
1 288 (5.17%) Confluence
2 208 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 153 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 125 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 120 (2.15%) WebSphere
6 107 (1.92%) SAS
7 105 (1.88%) Apache
8 95 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 81 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 80 (1.44%) Apache Spark
11 70 (1.26%) JBoss
12 51 (0.92%) IIS
13 38 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
14 31 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
15 26 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
16 21 (0.38%) NetWeaver
17 20 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
18 17 (0.31%) nginx
19 16 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
19 16 (0.29%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 208 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 77 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
4 57 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 44 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.43%) Oracle Smart View
7 17 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.036%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.036%) Windchill
9 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.018%) CATIA
9 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 293 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 281 (5.04%) Oracle ERP
3 224 (4.02%) Oracle Payables
4 207 (3.72%) Oracle Receivables
5 139 (2.49%) Oracle Cash Management
6 116 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
7 104 (1.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 101 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 99 (1.78%) Oracle EBS R12
10 85 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
11 83 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
12 78 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
13 66 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
14 65 (1.17%) NetSuite
15 36 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
16 29 (0.52%) Oracle SCM
16 29 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
17 25 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
17 25 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
18 23 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 893 (16.03%) Azure
2 707 (12.69%) AWS
3 315 (5.65%) PaaS
4 285 (5.11%) Power Platform
5 254 (4.56%) SaaS
6 228 (4.09%) GCP
7 168 (3.02%) GitHub
8 125 (2.24%) Azure DevOps
9 124 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
10 123 (2.21%) IaaS
11 110 (1.97%) Serverless
12 105 (1.88%) PowerApps
13 88 (1.58%) Microsoft 365
14 74 (1.33%) OpenShift
15 69 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
16 63 (1.13%) Amazon S3
17 60 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
18 49 (0.88%) Snowflake
19 47 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
20 46 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 194 (3.48%) Firewall
2 127 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 101 (1.81%) DNS
4 92 (1.65%) SAN
5 79 (1.42%) VPN
6 76 (1.36%) Internet
7 75 (1.35%) WAN
8 71 (1.27%) LAN
9 69 (1.24%) HTTP
10 67 (1.20%) SSL
11 47 (0.84%) Network Security
12 39 (0.70%) NAS
13 28 (0.50%) SNMP
14 27 (0.48%) FTP
15 26 (0.47%) DHCP
15 26 (0.47%) FIX Connectivity
15 26 (0.47%) IPsec
16 25 (0.45%) HTTPS
17 24 (0.43%) MPLS
18 23 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,004 (18.02%) Oracle Database
2 979 (17.57%) SQL Server
3 509 (9.13%) Relational Database
4 437 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
5 392 (7.04%) MySQL
6 362 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
7 340 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
8 286 (5.13%) MongoDB
9 240 (4.31%) Oracle Database 12c
10 231 (4.15%) RDBMS
11 210 (3.77%) Power BI
12 187 (3.36%) NoSQL
13 166 (2.98%) DB2
14 164 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 134 (2.40%) Big Data
16 131 (2.35%) Pentaho
17 120 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
18 102 (1.83%) Hadoop
19 88 (1.58%) Data Lake
19 88 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 584 (10.48%) JIRA
2 554 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 535 (9.60%) Jenkins
4 212 (3.80%) Bitbucket
4 212 (3.80%) Maven
5 177 (3.18%) GitLab
6 157 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
7 140 (2.51%) JUnit
8 120 (2.15%) Postman
9 115 (2.06%) Cucumber
10 111 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 106 (1.90%) Selenium
12 99 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
13 95 (1.70%) Visual Studio
14 76 (1.36%) SoapUI
15 74 (1.33%) Subversion
16 67 (1.20%) Artifactory
17 65 (1.17%) Gradle
18 55 (0.99%) IntelliJ
19 53 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,525 (27.37%) Finance
2 1,356 (24.34%) Social Skills
3 589 (10.57%) Banking
4 555 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
5 466 (8.36%) Public Sector
6 219 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 193 (3.46%) Front Office
8 146 (2.62%) General Ledger
9 137 (2.46%) Retail
10 134 (2.40%) Billing
11 113 (2.03%) Influencing Skills
12 103 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
13 99 (1.78%) Manufacturing
14 82 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
15 78 (1.40%) Telecoms
16 74 (1.33%) Organisational Skills
17 72 (1.29%) Legal
18 62 (1.11%) Back Office
19 56 (1.01%) Local Government
20 54 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1,465 (26.29%) Developer
2 643 (11.54%) Consultant
3 618 (11.09%) Architect
4 542 (9.73%) Analyst
5 418 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 409 (7.34%) Oracle Consultant
7 310 (5.56%) DBA
8 274 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
9 248 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
10 227 (4.07%) Oracle DBA
11 209 (3.75%) Project Manager
12 207 (3.72%) C# Developer
13 186 (3.34%) Business Analyst
14 175 (3.14%) Senior Developer
15 159 (2.85%) Functional Consultant
16 146 (2.62%) Cloud Consultant
16 146 (2.62%) Oracle Specialist
17 145 (2.60%) Software Engineer
18 142 (2.55%) Data Engineer
19 138 (2.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (10.45%) .NET
2 407 (7.30%) Oracle Fusion
3 390 (7.00%) Spring
4 339 (6.08%) REST
5 336 (6.03%) XML
6 309 (5.55%) HTML
7 305 (5.47%) JSON
8 275 (4.94%) Web Services
9 272 (4.88%) J2EE
10 252 (4.52%) Spring Boot
11 243 (4.36%) CSS
12 230 (4.13%) React
13 224 (4.02%) AngularJS
14 213 (3.82%) RESTful
15 205 (3.68%) Kafka
15 205 (3.68%) SOAP
16 196 (3.52%) Middleware
17 153 (2.75%) Node.js
18 141 (2.53%) .NET Framework
19 118 (2.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 158 (2.84%) Data Centre
2 149 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 149 (2.67%) Public Cloud
3 125 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
4 121 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 106 (1.90%) Legacy Systems
6 105 (1.88%) Clustering
7 97 (1.74%) Replication
8 96 (1.72%) User Experience
9 92 (1.65%) Cloud Native
10 90 (1.62%) Virtual Team
11 85 (1.53%) Data Structures
11 85 (1.53%) Fixed Income
12 83 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 74 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
14 71 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 58 (1.04%) Derivative
16 45 (0.81%) SWIFT
17 43 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
17 43 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 993 (17.82%) Linux
2 769 (13.80%) Windows
3 720 (12.92%) Unix
4 170 (3.05%) Windows Server
5 148 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 112 (2.01%) Solaris
7 97 (1.74%) AIX
8 40 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
9 38 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 33 (0.59%) HPUX
11 27 (0.48%) CentOS
12 25 (0.45%) SUSE
12 25 (0.45%) Windows Server 2016
13 23 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
16 18 (0.32%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.18%) Android
17 10 (0.18%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,375 (24.68%) Agile
2 857 (15.38%) ERP
3 772 (13.85%) DevOps
4 641 (11.50%) Migration
5 615 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
6 600 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 522 (9.37%) Scrum
8 502 (9.01%) CI/CD
9 488 (8.76%) ETL
10 440 (7.90%) Test Automation
11 433 (7.77%) Microservices
12 428 (7.68%) Data Modelling
13 411 (7.38%) Analytics
14 381 (6.84%) Software Engineering
15 359 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 322 (5.78%) User Acceptance Testing
17 320 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
18 283 (5.08%) Data Migration
18 283 (5.08%) ITIL
19 275 (4.94%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 2,429 (43.59%) SQL
2 1,345 (24.14%) Java
3 966 (17.34%) PL/SQL
4 643 (11.54%) Python
5 560 (10.05%) C#
6 467 (8.38%) JavaScript
7 392 (7.04%) Shell Script
8 200 (3.59%) C++
9 187 (3.36%) Perl
10 162 (2.91%) PowerShell
11 159 (2.85%) Bash
12 150 (2.69%) C
13 145 (2.60%) T-SQL
14 125 (2.24%) TypeScript
15 115 (2.06%) Scala
16 104 (1.87%) VBA
17 68 (1.22%) Groovy
18 55 (0.99%) Go
19 51 (0.92%) VB
20 50 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 956 (17.16%) Security Cleared
2 808 (14.50%) SC Cleared
3 291 (5.22%) Degree
4 158 (2.84%) ISTQB
5 134 (2.40%) ISEB
6 108 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 62 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 58 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
9 57 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 50 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
11 36 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
12 28 (0.50%) OCP
13 26 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
15 21 (0.38%) PMP
16 17 (0.31%) ACCA
17 16 (0.29%) AWS Certification
17 16 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
18 15 (0.27%) CISSP
18 15 (0.27%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (4.41%) QA
2 103 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 76 (1.36%) SLA
4 58 (1.04%) GDPR
5 57 (1.02%) Accessibility
6 38 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (0.57%) WCAG
8 26 (0.47%) PMO
9 19 (0.34%) SEPA
10 17 (0.31%) ISO 20022
10 17 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 16 (0.29%) NCSC
11 16 (0.29%) NIST
12 15 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
13 14 (0.25%) MiFID
14 13 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 12 (0.22%) GxP
15 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 9 (0.16%) GRC
17 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 236 (4.24%) Docker
2 209 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (2.91%) Active Directory
4 160 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
5 106 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 83 (1.49%) Hyper-V
7 48 (0.86%) vSphere
8 44 (0.79%) HDFS
9 41 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 26 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 23 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 22 (0.39%) Firmware
14 19 (0.34%) VMware NSX
15 16 (0.29%) NFS
16 15 (0.27%) XenApp
17 13 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 12 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
19 10 (0.18%) PowerHA
20 9 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 374 (6.71%) Ansible
2 256 (4.59%) Kubernetes
3 184 (3.30%) Terraform
4 128 (2.30%) Data Guard
5 102 (1.83%) Puppet
6 90 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 74 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 45 (0.81%) BladeLogic
9 44 (0.79%) Kibana
10 39 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
11 38 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
12 36 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 33 (0.59%) Consul
13 33 (0.59%) Control-M
14 28 (0.50%) vRealize
15 26 (0.47%) Grafana
15 26 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
16 22 (0.39%) NetBackup
17 19 (0.34%) PowerCLI
18 18 (0.32%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 756 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 535 (9.60%) SAP
3 281 (5.04%) VMware
4 235 (4.22%) IBM
5 213 (3.82%) Informatica
6 180 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 177 (3.18%) Red Hat
8 144 (2.58%) Google
9 139 (2.49%) Citrix
10 115 (2.06%) Splunk
11 106 (1.90%) Cisco
12 104 (1.87%) Workday
13 89 (1.60%) Talend
14 88 (1.58%) TIBCO
15 86 (1.54%) ServiceNow
16 80 (1.44%) Sybase
17 79 (1.42%) webMethods
18 65 (1.17%) BEA
19 55 (0.99%) Databricks
19 55 (0.99%) HP