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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 26 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.32% 2.92% 6.87%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 10.64% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 6
Median daily rate £475 £310 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -20.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
58 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.41% 27.49% 49.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 20
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 18
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Oracle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 29 (80.56%) SQL
3 26 (72.22%) PL/SQL
4 23 (63.89%) Finance
5 22 (61.11%) XML
5 22 (61.11%) Oracle Database
6 18 (50.00%) Spring
7 17 (47.22%) J2EE
7 17 (47.22%) Web Services
8 15 (41.67%) JDBC
9 14 (38.89%) SOAP
9 14 (38.89%) WSDL
9 14 (38.89%) Banking
10 13 (36.11%) TDD
10 13 (36.11%) JAX-WS
10 13 (36.11%) XSLT
11 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (33.33%) WebSphere
12 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
13 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (25.00%) JIRA
13 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 9 (25.00%) AOP
13 9 (25.00%) JUnit
13 9 (25.00%) IBM
13 9 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (22.22%) JAXB

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (25.00%) JIRA
1 9 (25.00%) JUnit
2 8 (22.22%) Selenium
2 8 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.78%) Mockito
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) International Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) XML Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Java Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) XML
2 18 (50.00%) Spring
3 17 (47.22%) J2EE
3 17 (47.22%) Web Services
4 15 (41.67%) JDBC
5 14 (38.89%) SOAP
5 14 (38.89%) WSDL
6 13 (36.11%) JAX-WS
6 13 (36.11%) XSLT
7 8 (22.22%) Apache Camel
7 8 (22.22%) JAXB
8 7 (19.44%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) Middleware
8 7 (19.44%) POJO
9 6 (16.67%) JSP
10 3 (8.33%) XML Messaging
11 2 (5.56%) CSS
11 2 (5.56%) RESTful
11 2 (5.56%) Servlets
12 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.78%) Online Banking
1 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) TDD
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
4 9 (25.00%) AOP
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Kanban
6 7 (19.44%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (11.11%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.78%) Matrix Management
10 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 29 (80.56%) SQL
3 26 (72.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) MCSE
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) Sybase
2 3 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.78%) Perforce
3 1 (2.78%) SAP