The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 20.00% 4.55% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 9.52% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£488 £200 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Vendors Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 50.00% 47.73% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £488 £200 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Basildon region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Basildon region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle.

1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) J2EE
4 6 (33.33%) XML
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (27.78%) Use Case
5 5 (27.78%) VB
5 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (27.78%) RequisitePro
5 5 (27.78%) Essbase
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) Servlets
7 3 (16.67%) XSLT
7 3 (16.67%) UML
7 3 (16.67%) JBoss
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (16.67%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe
7 3 (16.67%) Sun
7 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (16.67%) AccuRev

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Essbase
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) RequisitePro
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.11%) TestDirector
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) J2EE
2 6 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) Servlets
4 3 (16.67%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) JAXB
5 2 (11.11%) WebCenter
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) AS400
1 2 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Use Case
2 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (16.67%) Web Development
2 3 (16.67%) UML
2 3 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) JBoss
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe
1 3 (16.67%) Sun
1 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) FatWire
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 2 (11.11%) SAP