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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 22 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.94% 11.22% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 26.83% 27.71% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £140 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £53.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Oracle
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
82 83 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 48.24% 40.49% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 19
Average daily rate £400 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 18
Average hourly rate £14.35 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.74% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 (56.67%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Spring
3 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
4 10 (33.33%) J2EE
4 10 (33.33%) XML
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (26.67%) Oracle HRMS
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (23.33%) SOAP
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.00%) IBM
8 6 (20.00%) HTTP
9 5 (16.67%) WSDL
9 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (16.67%) JDBC
9 5 (16.67%) JUnit
9 5 (16.67%) TDD
9 5 (16.67%) Banking
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 5 (16.67%) JSON
10 4 (13.33%) Online Banking
10 4 (13.33%) WebSphere

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (13.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle HRMS
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Informix
1 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JUnit
2 4 (13.33%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) Mockito
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Introscope
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Spring
2 10 (33.33%) J2EE
2 10 (33.33%) XML
3 9 (30.00%) Web Services
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) SOAP
5 5 (16.67%) JDBC
5 5 (16.67%) WSDL
5 5 (16.67%) JSON
6 4 (13.33%) RESTful
6 4 (13.33%) PowerMock
6 4 (13.33%) JAX-RS
6 4 (13.33%) JAX-RPC
6 4 (13.33%) Servlets
6 4 (13.33%) XSL
6 4 (13.33%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) JAX-WS
8 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.67%) JSP
8 2 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Online Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) AIX
1 1 (3.33%) Android
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) PRINCE2
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.00%) ERP
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Android Development
7 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.33%) Release Management
7 1 (3.33%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) VCP4
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Compuware
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Perforce
2 2 (6.67%) SAP