The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 16 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.24% 2.94% 11.88%
As % of the Vendors category 16.47% 5.71% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.94% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £33.65
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +11.44%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
85 70 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 50.00% 51.47% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 21
Average daily rate £375 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 16
Average hourly rate £18.75 £16.84 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% -58.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.35 £15.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) SOAP
5 8 (24.24%) Web Services
5 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
5 8 (24.24%) WSDL
5 8 (24.24%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (24.24%) SDLC
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
6 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
6 7 (21.21%) Windows
6 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) MS Office
6 7 (21.21%) J2EE
7 6 (18.18%) XML
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (15.15%) Banking
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
8 5 (15.15%) LANDesk

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.06%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) iPlanet
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (15.15%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.06%) Informix
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 2 (6.06%) Mockito
2 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Hudson
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Cactus
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Local Government
3 2 (6.06%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (6.06%) ICT Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior ICT Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) SOAP
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
1 8 (24.24%) WSDL
2 7 (21.21%) J2EE
2 7 (21.21%) Spring
3 6 (18.18%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) JAX-RPC
4 4 (12.12%) Servlets
4 4 (12.12%) JAX-WS
5 3 (9.09%) JiBX
5 3 (9.09%) POJO
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
5 3 (9.09%) XSLT
5 3 (9.09%) JAXB
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) JDBC
6 2 (6.06%) JSP
6 2 (6.06%) PowerMock
6 2 (6.06%) JAX-RS
6 2 (6.06%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Online Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Reference Data
1 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) PRINCE2
1 8 (24.24%) SDLC
2 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 6 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
4 5 (15.15%) ITSM
4 5 (15.15%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) ERP
5 4 (12.12%) Release Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Stress Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) XPath
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) LANDesk
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Perforce
4 1 (3.03%) Teradata
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