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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 19 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.85% 8.91% 6.90%
As % of the Vendors category 19.19% 19.01% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.29% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £146 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £388 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £53.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -29.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
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
99 121 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.91% 46.90% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 12
Average daily rate £413 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £160 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) PL/SQL
2 17 (45.95%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 16 (43.24%) Spring
4 14 (37.84%) J2EE
4 14 (37.84%) Web Services
5 13 (35.14%) XML
6 12 (32.43%) SOAP
7 11 (29.73%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
8 10 (27.03%) WSDL
8 10 (27.03%) HTML
8 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
9 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
9 9 (24.32%) IBM
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle HRMS
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle Applications
11 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
11 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
12 6 (16.22%) JUnit
12 6 (16.22%) Servlets
12 6 (16.22%) JAX-RPC
12 6 (16.22%) HTTP
12 6 (16.22%) JAX-WS
12 6 (16.22%) TDD
12 6 (16.22%) Banking

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.70%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 4 (10.81%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) Informix
2 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) Mockito
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.41%) Introscope
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Cactus
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Oracle Consultant
3 12 (32.43%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Spring
2 14 (37.84%) J2EE
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 13 (35.14%) XML
4 12 (32.43%) SOAP
5 10 (27.03%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) WSDL
6 6 (16.22%) JAX-RPC
6 6 (16.22%) Servlets
6 6 (16.22%) JAX-WS
7 5 (13.51%) XSLT
7 5 (13.51%) JSON
7 5 (13.51%) CSS
7 5 (13.51%) JDBC
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
8 4 (10.81%) XSL
8 4 (10.81%) RESTful
8 4 (10.81%) PowerMock
8 4 (10.81%) JAX-RS
9 3 (8.11%) JiBX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Online Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) AIX
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Android
1 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) PRINCE2
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
5 6 (16.22%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) ERP
7 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Data Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 17 (45.95%) PL/SQL
2 17 (45.95%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) XPath
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) IBM
2 3 (8.11%) Perforce
3 2 (5.41%) Compuware
3 2 (5.41%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) SAP