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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.83% 13.76% 10.71%
As % of the Vendors category 30.16% 34.67% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 3
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£425 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +27.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
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
63 75 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 52.50% 39.68% 47.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 12
Average daily rate £376 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 16
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.64% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £31.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £43.50 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Spring
3 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 8 (27.59%) J2EE
3 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) XML
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) SAP
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) IBM
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (20.69%) DB2
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle HRMS
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (13.79%) HTTP
7 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.34%) JSON
8 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) JUnit
8 3 (10.34%) JDBC

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (6.90%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Informix
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Introscope
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Mockito
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Architect
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Spring
2 8 (27.59%) J2EE
3 7 (24.14%) XML
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) JSON
6 3 (10.34%) JDBC
6 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.90%) WSDL
7 2 (6.90%) JAX-RPC
7 2 (6.90%) JSP
7 2 (6.90%) Servlets
7 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) Struts
7 2 (6.90%) XSL
7 2 (6.90%) XSLT
7 2 (6.90%) JAX-WS
7 2 (6.90%) PowerMock
7 2 (6.90%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
1 2 (6.90%) Online Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) PowerHA
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
1 7 (24.14%) IBM
2 2 (6.90%) Perforce
2 2 (6.90%) Compuware
2 2 (6.90%) HP