The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Basildon region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 22.08% 20.00% 21.21%
As % of the Vendors category 38.64% 39.29% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £201 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -42.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £31.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 57.14% 50.91% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate £350 £95 £261
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+268.42% -63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £85 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £222 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Average hourly rate £29.50 £31.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Oracle
Essex

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 17 April 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 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) Sun
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (28.00%) Web Development
6 7 (28.00%) JAXB
6 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
6 7 (28.00%) XSLT
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) VB
6 7 (28.00%) UNIX
6 7 (28.00%) UML
6 7 (28.00%) Web Services
6 7 (28.00%) OOD
7 6 (24.00%) J2EE
8 5 (20.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) C++
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (16.00%) RequisitePro
9 4 (16.00%) SAP
9 4 (16.00%) AccuRev
9 4 (16.00%) Use Case
9 4 (16.00%) Essbase
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (8.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.00%) CATIA
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (16.00%) Essbase
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 4 (16.00%) RequisitePro
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) HTML
1 9 (36.00%) XML
2 7 (28.00%) XSLT
2 7 (28.00%) JAXB
2 7 (28.00%) Web Services
3 6 (24.00%) J2EE
4 5 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) WinForms
5 3 (12.00%) Java EE
5 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (8.00%) Servlets
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.00%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) AS400
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Solaris
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) UML
1 7 (28.00%) OOD
1 7 (28.00%) Web Development
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) Use Case
3 3 (12.00%) Release Management
3 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
5 1 (4.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (28.00%) VB
5 5 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) VB6
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) Korn
8 1 (4.00%) Bourne shell
8 1 (4.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas File System
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Sun
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (8.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas