Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 27 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4,644 7,211 7,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.58% 6.93% 6.96%
As % of the Vendors category 12.83% 16.38% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,811 4,589 4,446
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £335 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 87 86
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £16.25 £20.15 £15.17
90th Percentile £73.75 £60.71 £54.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% - +11.11%

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 36,190 44,027 44,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 42.30% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,665 27,320 27,328
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £235
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,480 1,667 1,471
UK median hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.06% +0.72% +2.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.76 £10.58
90th Percentile £51.80 £47.09 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in the UK

Oracle
Top 18 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 21 November 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 -6 4,202 £488 +2.63% 880
UK excluding London -12 2,608 £450 +4.65% 606
London -9 1,833 £525 - 349
South East -6 943 £463 +2.78% 132
North of England -2 520 £450 +5.88% 150
Midlands -8 349 £433 +1.76% 106
North West +4 293 £475 +18.75% 84
South West -28 266 £475 +11.76% 83
East of England -17 233 £425 -15.00% 60
West Midlands -11 212 £425 - 62
Scotland -30 178 £425 - 51
Yorkshire -8 166 £401 -5.76% 47
East Midlands -2 118 £426 +0.29% 44
North East +3 63 £425 - 19
Wales -10 63 £400 - 19
Northern Ireland +3 57 £525 +27.43% 5
Isle of Man +1 3 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2,115 (45.54%) SQL
2 1,209 (26.03%) Finance
3 1,121 (24.14%) Java
4 1,094 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1,041 (22.42%) Oracle Database
6 938 (20.20%) SQL Server
7 779 (16.77%) Linux
8 762 (16.41%) PL/SQL
9 743 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 713 (15.35%) Unix
11 691 (14.88%) Security Cleared
12 639 (13.76%) Windows
13 624 (13.44%) Migration
14 562 (12.10%) SC Cleared
15 555 (11.95%) Azure
16 529 (11.39%) ERP
17 490 (10.55%) JavaScript
18 483 (10.40%) AWS
19 476 (10.25%) Python
20 475 (10.23%) DevOps
21 445 (9.58%) XML
21 445 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
22 444 (9.56%) ETL
23 409 (8.81%) .NET
24 389 (8.38%) Banking
25 385 (8.29%) Relational Database
26 377 (8.12%) Oracle Fusion
27 375 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
28 365 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
29 364 (7.84%) JIRA

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
1 271 (5.84%) WebLogic
2 209 (4.50%) Confluence
3 204 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 119 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 111 (2.39%) Apache
6 107 (2.30%) Apache Spark
7 104 (2.24%) SharePoint
8 99 (2.13%) JBoss
9 83 (1.79%) IIS
10 76 (1.64%) WebSphere
11 73 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
12 49 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
12 49 (1.06%) SAS
13 41 (0.88%) ArcGIS
14 36 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
14 36 (0.78%) MQSeries
15 33 (0.71%) CMS
16 29 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
17 25 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
18 20 (0.43%) Jupyter
Applications
1 237 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.19%) Windchill
7 8 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.17%) SPSS
8 4 (0.086%) Stata
8 4 (0.086%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.065%) Figma
9 3 (0.065%) InVision
10 2 (0.043%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.022%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 339 (7.30%) Oracle EBS
2 182 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 141 (3.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 131 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
5 123 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
6 100 (2.15%) Oracle Financials
7 84 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
8 83 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
9 77 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
10 70 (1.51%) Oracle Cash Management
11 66 (1.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 44 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
13 43 (0.93%) NetSuite
14 39 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
15 36 (0.78%) Oracle iProcurement
16 30 (0.65%) FINCAD Analytics
17 25 (0.54%) Oracle TCA
18 24 (0.52%) Eloqua
18 24 (0.52%) Siebel CRM
19 23 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 555 (11.95%) Azure
2 483 (10.40%) AWS
3 148 (3.19%) Power Platform
4 141 (3.04%) PaaS
5 140 (3.01%) SaaS
6 135 (2.91%) GitHub
7 114 (2.45%) GCP
8 83 (1.79%) Office 365
9 80 (1.72%) IaaS
10 56 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
11 44 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 40 (0.86%) OpenShift
13 38 (0.82%) Serverless
14 32 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
15 30 (0.65%) AWS Step Functions
16 28 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
17 27 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
18 25 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
19 24 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
20 21 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.00%) Firewall
2 89 (1.92%) SAN
3 76 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 72 (1.55%) Internet
5 60 (1.29%) DNS
6 41 (0.88%) HTTP
7 39 (0.84%) VPN
8 35 (0.75%) WAN
9 32 (0.69%) SMTP
10 31 (0.67%) LAN
10 31 (0.67%) NAS
11 23 (0.50%) FTP
12 21 (0.45%) DHCP
12 21 (0.45%) Skype
12 21 (0.45%) SSL
13 20 (0.43%) Intranet
14 19 (0.41%) SSH
15 16 (0.34%) ISDN
16 15 (0.32%) Wireless
17 12 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,041 (22.42%) Oracle Database
2 938 (20.20%) SQL Server
3 385 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 353 (7.60%) Oracle Reports
5 348 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
6 343 (7.39%) MySQL
7 297 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
8 231 (4.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 226 (4.87%) RDBMS
10 213 (4.59%) MongoDB
11 201 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 197 (4.24%) Big Data
13 190 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
14 172 (3.70%) Hadoop
15 168 (3.62%) Oracle ODI
16 154 (3.32%) Oracle BI EE
17 148 (3.19%) Power BI
18 146 (3.14%) DB2
19 135 (2.91%) NoSQL
20 108 (2.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 364 (7.84%) JIRA
2 301 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 297 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 171 (3.68%) Selenium
5 161 (3.47%) Maven
6 122 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 122 (2.63%) JUnit
7 103 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
8 102 (2.20%) Subversion
9 96 (2.07%) Bitbucket
10 65 (1.40%) Eclipse
11 61 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 61 (1.31%) Visual Studio
12 60 (1.29%) Oracle APEX
13 59 (1.27%) Ant
14 54 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
15 47 (1.01%) Gradle
16 45 (0.97%) SoapUI
17 40 (0.86%) JMeter
17 40 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,209 (26.03%) Finance
2 389 (8.38%) Banking
3 238 (5.12%) Public Sector
4 156 (3.36%) Retail
5 133 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 129 (2.78%) Front Office
7 113 (2.43%) Investment Banking
8 86 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 72 (1.55%) Back Office
10 70 (1.51%) Billing
11 67 (1.44%) Marketing
12 56 (1.21%) General Ledger
13 46 (0.99%) Legal
14 34 (0.73%) Publishing
15 26 (0.56%) Law
16 24 (0.52%) Automotive
17 20 (0.43%) Electronics
18 19 (0.41%) Games
18 19 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,409 (30.34%) Developer
2 530 (11.41%) Analyst
3 447 (9.63%) Architect
4 431 (9.28%) Consultant
5 312 (6.72%) DBA
6 294 (6.33%) Java Developer
7 267 (5.75%) Oracle Developer
8 242 (5.21%) Oracle Consultant
9 228 (4.91%) Oracle DBA
10 181 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 168 (3.62%) Administrator
12 157 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
13 153 (3.29%) SQL Developer
14 148 (3.19%) Business Analyst
15 115 (2.48%) C# Developer
16 112 (2.41%) Senior Developer
17 108 (2.33%) Oracle Analyst
18 100 (2.15%) DevOps Engineer
19 99 (2.13%) .NET Developer
20 91 (1.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (9.58%) XML
2 409 (8.81%) .NET
3 377 (8.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 363 (7.82%) Web Services
5 305 (6.57%) Spring
6 260 (5.60%) HTML
7 226 (4.87%) CSS
8 220 (4.74%) REST
9 202 (4.35%) AngularJS
10 192 (4.13%) Middleware
11 191 (4.11%) JSON
12 178 (3.83%) J2EE
13 152 (3.27%) SOAP
14 141 (3.04%) Hibernate
15 111 (2.39%) .NET Framework
16 108 (2.33%) Spring Boot
17 106 (2.28%) jQuery
18 102 (2.20%) Kafka
19 98 (2.11%) RESTful
20 97 (2.09%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 365 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
2 133 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 98 (2.11%) Clustering
4 92 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 92 (1.98%) Data Structures
5 88 (1.89%) Derivative
6 82 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
7 72 (1.55%) Replication
8 71 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
9 66 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 64 (1.38%) User Experience
11 57 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 55 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (1.10%) Public Cloud
14 43 (0.93%) Hedge funds
15 36 (0.78%) Equities
16 35 (0.75%) Virtual Team
17 33 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
18 32 (0.69%) Algorithms
18 32 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 779 (16.77%) Linux
2 713 (15.35%) Unix
3 639 (13.76%) Windows
4 184 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 179 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 115 (2.48%) Solaris
7 73 (1.57%) AIX
8 46 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (0.84%) Windows 10
10 37 (0.80%) CentOS
11 35 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
12 34 (0.73%) Android
12 34 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (0.56%) Windows 7
14 25 (0.54%) Apple iOS
15 22 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.43%) OpenVMS
17 16 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.34%) VMS
18 15 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,094 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
2 624 (13.44%) Migration
3 529 (11.39%) ERP
4 475 (10.23%) DevOps
5 445 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
6 444 (9.56%) ETL
7 375 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
8 327 (7.04%) Scrum
9 314 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 294 (6.33%) Project Management
11 293 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 285 (6.14%) Analytics
13 262 (5.64%) Microservices
13 262 (5.64%) TDD
14 259 (5.58%) Test Automation
15 254 (5.47%) Data Migration
16 242 (5.21%) Performance Tuning
17 231 (4.97%) ITIL
18 228 (4.91%) Software Engineering
19 221 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,115 (45.54%) SQL
2 1,121 (24.14%) Java
3 762 (16.41%) PL/SQL
4 490 (10.55%) JavaScript
5 476 (10.25%) Python
6 339 (7.30%) C#
7 280 (6.03%) Shell Script
8 167 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 152 (3.27%) C++
10 147 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 129 (2.78%) Perl
12 122 (2.63%) C
13 102 (2.20%) Java 8
14 89 (1.92%) Bash Shell
15 88 (1.89%) Scala
16 73 (1.57%) VB
17 59 (1.27%) R
18 55 (1.18%) Ruby
18 55 (1.18%) VBA
19 51 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 691 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 562 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 248 (5.34%) Degree
4 122 (2.63%) ISEB
5 114 (2.45%) ISTQB
6 85 (1.83%) DV Cleared
7 65 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 49 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
11 30 (0.65%) CIMA
12 29 (0.62%) ACCA
12 29 (0.62%) PMP
13 27 (0.58%) CCNA
14 26 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
15 25 (0.54%) PMI Certification
16 24 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
17 22 (0.47%) MCSE
18 20 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
19 18 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (4.93%) QA
2 113 (2.43%) Data Quality
3 72 (1.55%) SLA
4 71 (1.53%) PMO
5 49 (1.06%) GDPR
6 22 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.32%) MiFID
9 12 (0.26%) IFRS
10 10 (0.22%) NIST
11 9 (0.19%) COBIT
12 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 6 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (0.11%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 4 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 4 (0.086%) SEPA
15 4 (0.086%) WCAG
16 3 (0.065%) GLBA
System Software
1 187 (4.03%) Docker
2 146 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
3 144 (3.10%) Active Directory
4 116 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 50 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 47 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (0.52%) HDFS
7 24 (0.52%) vSphere
8 15 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.26%) NDS
10 12 (0.26%) NFS
11 11 (0.24%) Apache Flume
12 10 (0.22%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 9 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 9 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 8 (0.17%) OCFS2
14 8 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (0.17%) XenApp
14 8 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 155 (3.34%) Ansible
2 111 (2.39%) Data Guard
2 111 (2.39%) Kubernetes
3 82 (1.77%) Puppet
4 80 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
5 60 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 54 (1.16%) Terraform
7 44 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (0.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 29 (0.62%) NetBackup
10 28 (0.60%) NetIQ Identity Manager
11 23 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
12 20 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
12 20 (0.43%) Nagios
13 19 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
13 19 (0.41%) SCCM
14 18 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
15 17 (0.37%) HP ALM
16 16 (0.34%) Grafana
17 15 (0.32%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 743 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 319 (6.87%) SAP
3 238 (5.12%) IBM
4 188 (4.05%) VMware
5 173 (3.73%) Red Hat
6 157 (3.38%) Informatica
7 151 (3.25%) Sybase
8 122 (2.63%) Citrix
9 121 (2.61%) Google
10 102 (2.20%) HP
11 76 (1.64%) MuleSoft
12 71 (1.53%) webMethods
13 69 (1.49%) Tableau
14 66 (1.42%) Atlassian
15 65 (1.40%) Teradata
16 62 (1.34%) Hyperion
17 57 (1.23%) EMC
18 55 (1.18%) Workday
19 53 (1.14%) Sun
20 50 (1.08%) Salesforce.com