Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 21 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -7 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7,147 7,178 9,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.93% 6.98% 8.56%
As % of the Vendors category 16.44% 16.35% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,547 4,445 5,481
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £323 £313 £295
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 87 115
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20.63 £15.21 £12.25
90th Percentile £61.67 £54.25 £46.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.04
% change year-on-year - +17.50% -7.99%

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 43,485 43,905 48,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.70% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,944 27,255 29,361
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.38% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,663 1,469 1,723
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.62 £10.14
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.29 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.92 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.52% - -5.69%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -4 6,352 £475 +5.56% 1,198
UK excluding London -4 4,120 £430 +1.18% 857
London 0 2,814 £525 +5.00% 451
South East -5 1,347 £450 - 225
North of England -12 708 £420 +5.00% 193
Midlands -7 595 £425 +1.19% 135
Scotland +4 454 £425 +6.25% 89
East of England -1 431 £513 +13.89% 90
South West +3 406 £425 +5.46% 105
West Midlands -5 393 £425 -5.56% 73
North West -7 321 £400 -8.05% 102
Yorkshire 0 276 £425 +3.66% 67
East Midlands -1 197 £425 +13.33% 62
Wales +7 124 £400 +6.67% 15
North East -17 110 £425 +13.33% 24
Northern Ireland +6 56 £412 -3.06% 6
Isle of Man +2 5 £425 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 2,906 (40.66%) SQL
2 2,180 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2,112 (29.55%) Java
4 2,023 (28.31%) Finance
5 1,447 (20.25%) SQL Server
6 1,227 (17.17%) Oracle Database
7 1,225 (17.14%) Linux
8 1,202 (16.82%) Unix
9 1,020 (14.27%) Windows
10 918 (12.84%) PL/SQL
11 885 (12.38%) Security Cleared
12 856 (11.98%) Migration
12 856 (11.98%) XML
13 827 (11.57%) Microsoft
14 784 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
15 773 (10.82%) MySQL
16 701 (9.81%) DevOps
17 698 (9.77%) Relational Database
18 694 (9.71%) SC Cleared
19 683 (9.56%) TDD
20 680 (9.51%) JavaScript
21 673 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
22 657 (9.19%) Web Services
23 655 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
24 645 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
25 643 (9.00%) Python
26 641 (8.97%) WebLogic
27 633 (8.86%) .NET
28 614 (8.59%) ETL
29 612 (8.56%) ERP

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
1 641 (8.97%) WebLogic
2 427 (5.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 354 (4.95%) WebSphere
4 345 (4.83%) Tomcat
5 271 (3.79%) Apache
6 248 (3.47%) Confluence
7 195 (2.73%) Oracle Service Bus
8 181 (2.53%) OpenStack
9 155 (2.17%) JBoss
10 143 (2.00%) Apache Spark
11 131 (1.83%) IIS
12 113 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 113 (1.58%) SharePoint
13 110 (1.54%) SAS
14 81 (1.13%) Mule
15 77 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
16 76 (1.06%) CMS
17 53 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
18 49 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
19 42 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 326 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 149 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 74 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.098%) SPSS
8 6 (0.084%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.084%) Windchill
9 3 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.042%) HipChat
10 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.014%) CATIA
11 1 (0.014%) InVision
11 1 (0.014%) Mingle
11 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.014%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 349 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
2 297 (4.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 180 (2.52%) Oracle ERP
4 160 (2.24%) Oracle Financials
5 143 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
6 133 (1.86%) Oracle Receivables
7 110 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
8 90 (1.26%) Oracle Retail
9 86 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
10 85 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
11 82 (1.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 71 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
13 64 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
14 62 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
15 58 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
16 29 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 28 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
17 28 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
18 26 (0.36%) Eloqua
18 26 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 784 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
2 673 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (2.17%) PaaS
4 138 (1.93%) SaaS
5 134 (1.87%) GitHub
6 132 (1.85%) IaaS
7 98 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
8 81 (1.13%) Amazon S3
9 70 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 59 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 58 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
11 58 (0.81%) Office 365
12 52 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
13 50 (0.70%) Boomi
13 50 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
14 31 (0.43%) Apigee
15 30 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
16 29 (0.41%) Taleo
17 27 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
18 24 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 190 (2.66%) Firewall
2 160 (2.24%) SAN
3 120 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 86 (1.20%) DNS
5 84 (1.18%) Internet
6 83 (1.16%) LAN
7 82 (1.15%) HTTP
8 78 (1.09%) WAN
9 58 (0.81%) VPN
10 45 (0.63%) NAS
11 38 (0.53%) SSH
12 37 (0.52%) SSL
13 31 (0.43%) Ethernet
13 31 (0.43%) MPLS
14 30 (0.42%) Kerberos
15 29 (0.41%) FTP
15 29 (0.41%) SMS
15 29 (0.41%) Wireless
16 25 (0.35%) DHCP
17 23 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,447 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 1,227 (17.17%) Oracle Database
3 773 (10.82%) MySQL
4 698 (9.77%) Relational Database
5 554 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
6 461 (6.45%) NoSQL
7 442 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
7 442 (6.18%) Oracle Reports
8 429 (6.00%) RDBMS
9 392 (5.48%) MongoDB
10 359 (5.02%) Oracle Database 12c
11 322 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 283 (3.96%) Hadoop
13 256 (3.58%) Big Data
14 247 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 207 (2.90%) DB2
16 142 (1.99%) Oracle ODI
17 140 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
18 137 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
19 132 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 593 (8.30%) Jenkins
2 576 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 558 (7.81%) JIRA
4 283 (3.96%) Maven
5 233 (3.26%) Subversion
6 223 (3.12%) Selenium
7 178 (2.49%) NUnit
8 170 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 166 (2.32%) MSTest
10 164 (2.29%) JUnit
11 154 (2.15%) SoapUI
12 153 (2.14%) Oracle Forms
13 145 (2.03%) Toad
14 115 (1.61%) Visual Studio
15 111 (1.55%) Bitbucket
16 110 (1.54%) GitLab
17 95 (1.33%) Artifactory
18 90 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
19 87 (1.22%) TeamCity
20 83 (1.16%) JMeter
General
1 2,023 (28.31%) Finance
2 587 (8.21%) Banking
3 344 (4.81%) Retail
4 196 (2.74%) Front Office
5 182 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 175 (2.45%) Marketing
7 168 (2.35%) Telecoms
8 157 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 114 (1.60%) General Ledger
10 95 (1.33%) Back Office
11 92 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 79 (1.11%) Electronics
13 66 (0.92%) Billing
14 61 (0.85%) Legal
15 44 (0.62%) Publishing
16 38 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 34 (0.48%) Law
18 16 (0.22%) Advertising
19 15 (0.21%) Games
20 13 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,607 (36.48%) Developer
2 889 (12.44%) Analyst
3 865 (12.10%) Java Developer
4 655 (9.16%) Architect
5 583 (8.16%) Consultant
6 492 (6.88%) Oracle Developer
7 326 (4.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 322 (4.51%) Senior Developer
9 310 (4.34%) DBA
10 267 (3.74%) SQL Developer
11 240 (3.36%) Business Analyst
12 232 (3.25%) Project Manager
13 224 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
14 221 (3.09%) .NET Developer
15 217 (3.04%) Oracle DBA
16 207 (2.90%) C# Developer
17 204 (2.85%) Administrator
18 201 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
19 198 (2.77%) Test Analyst
20 195 (2.73%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 856 (11.98%) XML
2 657 (9.19%) Web Services
3 633 (8.86%) .NET
4 602 (8.42%) Spring
5 591 (8.27%) HTML
6 589 (8.24%) Middleware
7 486 (6.80%) Oracle Fusion
8 474 (6.63%) CSS
9 441 (6.17%) AngularJS
10 413 (5.78%) SOAP
11 384 (5.37%) REST
12 305 (4.27%) J2EE
13 289 (4.04%) JSON
14 271 (3.79%) Hibernate
15 227 (3.18%) RESTful
16 219 (3.06%) HTML5
17 196 (2.74%) ASP.NET
17 196 (2.74%) Spring Boot
18 188 (2.63%) Node.js
19 179 (2.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 534 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (2.77%) Computer Science
3 193 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 177 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 174 (2.43%) Data Centre
6 168 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
7 136 (1.90%) Clustering
8 125 (1.75%) Derivative
9 104 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 98 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 95 (1.33%) User Experience
12 94 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 78 (1.09%) Replication
14 75 (1.05%) Algorithms
15 66 (0.92%) Wiki
16 65 (0.91%) Data Structures
16 65 (0.91%) Virtual Team
17 64 (0.90%) Mainframe
18 63 (0.88%) Reference Data
19 50 (0.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,225 (17.14%) Linux
2 1,202 (16.82%) Unix
3 1,020 (14.27%) Windows
4 283 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 274 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 218 (3.05%) Solaris
7 143 (2.00%) AIX
8 72 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 55 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 54 (0.76%) CentOS
11 46 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
12 38 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 37 (0.52%) OpenVMS
14 33 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (0.43%) SUSE
16 30 (0.42%) Windows 10
17 20 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 18 (0.25%) VME
19 16 (0.22%) HPUX
20 15 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,180 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
2 856 (11.98%) Migration
3 701 (9.81%) DevOps
4 683 (9.56%) TDD
5 655 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
6 645 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
7 614 (8.59%) ETL
8 612 (8.56%) ERP
9 610 (8.54%) Test Automation
10 605 (8.47%) Scrum
11 575 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
12 483 (6.76%) OO
13 436 (6.10%) SOA
14 417 (5.83%) Project Management
15 416 (5.82%) SDLC
16 397 (5.55%) Microservices
17 395 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
18 370 (5.18%) ITIL
19 362 (5.07%) Data Modelling
20 329 (4.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,906 (40.66%) SQL
2 2,112 (29.55%) Java
3 918 (12.84%) PL/SQL
4 680 (9.51%) JavaScript
5 643 (9.00%) Python
6 606 (8.48%) C#
7 457 (6.39%) Shell Script
8 308 (4.31%) Perl
9 272 (3.81%) Java 8
10 254 (3.55%) PowerShell
11 194 (2.71%) Bash Shell
12 184 (2.57%) T-SQL
13 181 (2.53%) C++
14 128 (1.79%) PHP
15 123 (1.72%) C
16 116 (1.62%) Scala
17 111 (1.55%) Ruby
18 102 (1.43%) Korn
19 77 (1.08%) VB
20 76 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 885 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 694 (9.71%) SC Cleared
3 331 (4.63%) Degree
4 220 (3.08%) ISEB
5 202 (2.83%) ISTQB
6 168 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 134 (1.87%) DV Cleared
8 78 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
9 64 (0.90%) CISSP
10 61 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 56 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
12 54 (0.76%) CISM
13 53 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (0.67%) CCNA
15 31 (0.43%) Master's Degree
15 31 (0.43%) MCSE
16 29 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
16 29 (0.41%) OCP
17 28 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
18 25 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (4.51%) QA
2 163 (2.28%) Data Quality
3 94 (1.32%) GDPR
4 79 (1.11%) SLA
5 74 (1.04%) PMO
6 25 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 22 (0.31%) IFRS
8 22 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (0.25%) FINRA
10 16 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.20%) Basel III
12 12 (0.17%) MiFID
13 11 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
13 11 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
13 11 (0.15%) ISO 22301
13 11 (0.15%) ISO 31000
13 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 9 (0.13%) PSD2
14 9 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 343 (4.80%) Docker
2 215 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 214 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 149 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 75 (1.05%) HDFS
6 54 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 53 (0.74%) Hyper-V
8 48 (0.67%) XenApp
9 42 (0.59%) vSphere
10 37 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 36 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
12 33 (0.46%) Apache Flume
13 32 (0.45%) NFS
14 23 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 23 (0.32%) XenDesktop
15 20 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
16 19 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 17 (0.24%) Xen
18 13 (0.18%) VirtualBox
19 12 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 492 (6.88%) Ansible
2 410 (5.74%) Puppet
3 357 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (2.11%) Kubernetes
5 117 (1.64%) Data Guard
6 109 (1.53%) Terraform
7 89 (1.25%) Oracle RMAN
8 67 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 53 (0.74%) SCCM
10 47 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
11 41 (0.57%) Kibana
12 40 (0.56%) logstash
12 40 (0.56%) NetBackup
13 38 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
13 38 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
14 37 (0.52%) ZABBIX
15 36 (0.50%) Nagios
16 35 (0.49%) HP ALM
17 32 (0.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
17 32 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 827 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 573 (8.02%) SAP
3 361 (5.05%) IBM
4 343 (4.80%) VMware
5 254 (3.55%) Red Hat
6 186 (2.60%) Informatica
7 167 (2.34%) webMethods
8 158 (2.21%) Citrix
9 145 (2.03%) Talend
10 138 (1.93%) Sybase
11 137 (1.92%) Cisco
12 134 (1.87%) HP
13 126 (1.76%) Google
14 105 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
15 104 (1.46%) Hyperion
16 93 (1.30%) TIBCO
17 90 (1.26%) Cloudera
18 87 (1.22%) Tableau
19 84 (1.18%) Teradata
20 66 (0.92%) WSO2