Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 6,997 7,331 10,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.76% 7.72% 9.10%
As % of the Vendors category 16.17% 17.61% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,408 4,530 6,207
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £300
90th Percentile £625 £615 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.41% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 92 142
UK median hourly rate £38.44 £37.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +22.95% -6.15%
10th Percentile £15.88 £13.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.00 £48.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +22.95% -10.95%

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 43,273 41,632 49,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 43.81% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,825 25,422 30,101
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,585 1,431 1,619
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% -6.54% +2.94%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -13 6,194 £475 +5.56% 1,274
UK excluding London -4 4,251 £431 +1.41% 868
London -12 2,528 £513 +2.50% 507
South East -2 1,552 £450 +2.86% 308
North of England -10 780 £425 +6.25% 184
Midlands -11 597 £450 +5.88% 106
Scotland +9 467 £413 +6.45% 72
East of England +1 388 £500 +11.11% 96
West Midlands -2 375 £450 - 61
North West -9 352 £406 -4.41% 94
Yorkshire +1 308 £450 +16.13% 75
South West -14 290 £425 - 70
East Midlands -8 213 £425 +6.25% 45
North East -8 121 £400 +2.56% 15
Wales -9 105 £360 -6.68% 17
Northern Ireland +9 75 £431 +7.08% 13
Isle of Man +3 8 £425 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 2,768 (39.56%) SQL
2 2,039 (29.14%) Finance
3 1,996 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
4 1,907 (27.25%) Java
5 1,333 (19.05%) Linux
6 1,311 (18.74%) SQL Server
7 1,306 (18.67%) Oracle Database
8 1,210 (17.29%) Unix
9 992 (14.18%) PL/SQL
10 860 (12.29%) Web Services
11 846 (12.09%) Microsoft
12 834 (11.92%) Windows
13 808 (11.55%) Relational Database
14 770 (11.00%) XML
15 739 (10.56%) JavaScript
16 732 (10.46%) Python
17 690 (9.86%) Migration
18 667 (9.53%) Security Cleared
19 661 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
20 656 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
21 650 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
22 645 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
23 644 (9.20%) MySQL
24 638 (9.12%) Jenkins
25 621 (8.88%) Scrum
26 620 (8.86%) Git (software)
27 617 (8.82%) HTML
28 609 (8.70%) .NET
29 596 (8.52%) Banking
30 593 (8.48%) Continuous Integration

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
1 480 (6.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 440 (6.29%) WebLogic
3 332 (4.74%) WebSphere
4 304 (4.34%) Tomcat
5 250 (3.57%) Apache
6 239 (3.42%) Confluence
7 169 (2.42%) Apache Spark
8 167 (2.39%) JBoss
9 161 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
10 149 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 125 (1.79%) SAS
12 120 (1.72%) OpenStack
13 114 (1.63%) SharePoint
14 100 (1.43%) IIS
15 66 (0.94%) Mule
16 61 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
17 58 (0.83%) CMS
18 57 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
19 52 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
20 46 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 306 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 82 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 59 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 53 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.17%) SPSS
8 11 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.14%) Stata
10 9 (0.13%) HipChat
10 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.13%) Windchill
11 3 (0.043%) CATIA
12 2 (0.029%) Mingle
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.014%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.014%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.014%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 415 (5.93%) Oracle EBS
2 261 (3.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 144 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
4 137 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
5 131 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
6 124 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
7 107 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 105 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
9 74 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 72 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
11 69 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
12 61 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
13 52 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
14 50 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
15 40 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
16 38 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
17 36 (0.51%) Eloqua
18 32 (0.46%) HFM
19 30 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
19 30 (0.43%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 661 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
2 581 (8.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (1.50%) SaaS
4 103 (1.47%) PaaS
5 83 (1.19%) GitHub
6 69 (0.99%) IaaS
7 50 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (0.60%) Office 365
9 40 (0.57%) Boomi
10 38 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
11 37 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 37 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 33 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (0.44%) OpenShift
14 27 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
15 26 (0.37%) Taleo
16 24 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
17 21 (0.30%) Serverless
17 21 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
18 20 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 201 (2.87%) Firewall
2 165 (2.36%) SAN
3 111 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 85 (1.21%) HTTP
5 82 (1.17%) DNS
6 75 (1.07%) VPN
6 75 (1.07%) WAN
7 72 (1.03%) SMS
8 64 (0.91%) FTP
9 62 (0.89%) Internet
10 52 (0.74%) LAN
10 52 (0.74%) NAS
11 46 (0.66%) SSL
12 43 (0.61%) SSH
12 43 (0.61%) Wireless
13 37 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
14 34 (0.49%) WinSCP
15 31 (0.44%) PuTTY
16 29 (0.41%) VLAN
17 28 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,311 (18.74%) SQL Server
2 1,306 (18.67%) Oracle Database
3 808 (11.55%) Relational Database
4 644 (9.20%) MySQL
5 534 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
6 515 (7.36%) PostgreSQL
7 424 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
8 406 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
9 376 (5.37%) RDBMS
10 331 (4.73%) NoSQL
11 315 (4.50%) MongoDB
12 288 (4.12%) Oracle Database 12c
13 271 (3.87%) Big Data
14 269 (3.84%) Hadoop
15 248 (3.54%) DB2
16 184 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 168 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
18 145 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
19 143 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
20 131 (1.87%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 638 (9.12%) Jenkins
2 620 (8.86%) Git (software)
3 552 (7.89%) JIRA
4 304 (4.34%) Maven
5 251 (3.59%) Selenium
6 225 (3.22%) Subversion
7 178 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 175 (2.50%) JUnit
9 148 (2.12%) SoapUI
10 147 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
11 142 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 139 (1.99%) Oracle APEX
13 122 (1.74%) Eclipse
14 113 (1.61%) Ant
15 110 (1.57%) NUnit
16 104 (1.49%) Toad
17 96 (1.37%) Gradle
18 90 (1.29%) MSTest
19 88 (1.26%) Bitbucket
20 87 (1.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,039 (29.14%) Finance
2 596 (8.52%) Banking
3 324 (4.63%) Retail
4 186 (2.66%) Front Office
5 174 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 167 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 161 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 144 (2.06%) Marketing
9 110 (1.57%) General Ledger
10 84 (1.20%) Back Office
11 75 (1.07%) Electronics
12 67 (0.96%) Legal
13 61 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 45 (0.64%) Billing
15 39 (0.56%) Publishing
16 37 (0.53%) French Language
17 27 (0.39%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.29%) German Language
18 20 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2,420 (34.59%) Developer
2 872 (12.46%) Analyst
3 726 (10.38%) Architect
4 687 (9.82%) Java Developer
5 594 (8.49%) Consultant
6 420 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
7 311 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
8 307 (4.39%) DBA
9 299 (4.27%) Senior Developer
10 272 (3.89%) Project Manager
11 264 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
12 241 (3.44%) SQL Developer
13 222 (3.17%) Oracle DBA
14 221 (3.16%) .NET Developer
15 214 (3.06%) Business Analyst
16 198 (2.83%) Oracle Analyst
17 189 (2.70%) Administrator
18 185 (2.64%) C# Developer
19 169 (2.42%) Python Developer
20 165 (2.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 860 (12.29%) Web Services
2 770 (11.00%) XML
3 617 (8.82%) HTML
4 609 (8.70%) .NET
5 551 (7.87%) Spring
6 487 (6.96%) REST
7 468 (6.69%) CSS
8 467 (6.67%) Middleware
9 455 (6.50%) SOAP
10 440 (6.29%) Oracle Fusion
11 380 (5.43%) AngularJS
12 332 (4.74%) JSON
13 322 (4.60%) J2EE
14 298 (4.26%) Hibernate
15 260 (3.72%) RESTful
16 208 (2.97%) JMS
17 186 (2.66%) Node.js
18 182 (2.60%) jQuery
19 171 (2.44%) HTML5
20 161 (2.30%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 656 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 238 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 199 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 180 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
5 175 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 164 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 130 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 111 (1.59%) Clustering
9 98 (1.40%) Derivative
10 96 (1.37%) User Experience
11 84 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 84 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 76 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 72 (1.03%) Replication
14 68 (0.97%) Mainframe
15 63 (0.90%) Algorithms
15 63 (0.90%) Virtual Team
16 53 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 53 (0.76%) Mobile App
17 42 (0.60%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,333 (19.05%) Linux
2 1,210 (17.29%) Unix
3 834 (11.92%) Windows
4 269 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 258 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 235 (3.36%) Solaris
7 166 (2.37%) AIX
8 77 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (0.84%) CentOS
10 55 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
12 39 (0.56%) Android
13 38 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 28 (0.40%) HPUX
16 27 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 25 (0.36%) Windows 7
18 21 (0.30%) Ubuntu
19 20 (0.29%) SUSE
20 16 (0.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,996 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (9.86%) Migration
3 650 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
4 645 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
5 621 (8.88%) Scrum
6 593 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
7 587 (8.39%) DevOps
8 582 (8.32%) ETL
9 534 (7.63%) TDD
10 495 (7.07%) SOA
11 485 (6.93%) Test Automation
12 477 (6.82%) ERP
13 458 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 454 (6.49%) SDLC
15 411 (5.87%) Project Management
16 402 (5.75%) OO
17 397 (5.67%) Data Modelling
18 352 (5.03%) Workflow
19 338 (4.83%) Analytics
20 303 (4.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2,768 (39.56%) SQL
2 1,907 (27.25%) Java
3 992 (14.18%) PL/SQL
4 739 (10.56%) JavaScript
5 732 (10.46%) Python
6 541 (7.73%) C#
7 403 (5.76%) Shell Script
8 262 (3.74%) Perl
9 247 (3.53%) Java 8
10 213 (3.04%) PowerShell
11 204 (2.92%) C++
12 191 (2.73%) Bash Shell
13 137 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 131 (1.87%) C
15 122 (1.74%) Scala
16 115 (1.64%) PHP
17 113 (1.61%) VBA
18 112 (1.60%) Ruby
19 85 (1.21%) Korn
20 79 (1.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 667 (9.53%) Security Cleared
2 508 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 377 (5.39%) Degree
4 157 (2.24%) ISEB
5 127 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 124 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 98 (1.40%) DV Cleared
8 70 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 53 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
10 52 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
10 52 (0.74%) CISSP
11 39 (0.56%) CCNA
11 39 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
12 37 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
13 34 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
14 32 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (0.44%) CISM
16 28 (0.40%) CCNP
16 28 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (0.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (3.93%) QA
2 207 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 105 (1.50%) GDPR
4 93 (1.33%) SLA
5 62 (0.89%) PMO
6 38 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.29%) MiFID
7 20 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.27%) IFRS
9 18 (0.26%) GCP
9 18 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 13 (0.19%) SEPA
12 12 (0.17%) COBIT
12 12 (0.17%) IFRS 9
12 12 (0.17%) ISO 9001
13 11 (0.16%) PSD2
14 10 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 9 (0.13%) WCAG
16 8 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 239 (3.42%) Docker
2 189 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 113 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
5 60 (0.86%) vSphere
6 59 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 56 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 48 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (0.56%) HDFS
9 39 (0.56%) NFS
10 29 (0.41%) XenApp
11 28 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 28 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 26 (0.37%) VirtualBox
13 25 (0.36%) Apache Flume
14 22 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 17 (0.24%) XenDesktop
17 16 (0.23%) KVM
18 13 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 346 (4.94%) Ansible
2 307 (4.39%) Puppet
3 273 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
4 109 (1.56%) Data Guard
5 95 (1.36%) Terraform
6 84 (1.20%) HP ALM
7 75 (1.07%) Kubernetes
8 73 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
9 62 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 45 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
11 41 (0.59%) NetBackup
12 36 (0.51%) SCCM
13 35 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
13 35 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 33 (0.47%) Control-M
15 32 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
16 31 (0.44%) FortiGate
17 29 (0.41%) Tivoli
18 27 (0.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
18 27 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 846 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 500 (7.15%) SAP
3 429 (6.13%) IBM
4 299 (4.27%) VMware
5 259 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 225 (3.22%) HP
7 224 (3.20%) Informatica
8 138 (1.97%) Talend
8 138 (1.97%) webMethods
9 136 (1.94%) Cisco
10 130 (1.86%) Hyperion
11 129 (1.84%) Citrix
11 129 (1.84%) Sybase
12 128 (1.83%) Tableau
13 122 (1.74%) TIBCO
14 97 (1.39%) Teradata
15 86 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
15 86 (1.23%) Siebel
16 79 (1.13%) Cognos
17 74 (1.06%) Google