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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 10 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 31 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.50% 7.14% 5.88%
As % of the Vendors category 36.90% 16.67% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 10
Median daily rate £375 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £368 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £30.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -18.66%
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
84 102 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.00% 42.86% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 62 35
Median daily rate £413 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -60.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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 31 (67.39%) SQL
2 28 (60.87%) Finance
3 25 (54.35%) Java
4 24 (52.17%) XML
5 20 (43.48%) Banking
5 20 (43.48%) PL/SQL
6 18 (39.13%) Spring
6 18 (39.13%) Oracle Database
7 16 (34.78%) WebSphere
8 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
9 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 14 (30.43%) Web Services
10 13 (28.26%) J2EE
10 13 (28.26%) MVC
11 11 (23.91%) JDBC
11 11 (23.91%) IBM
11 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
12 10 (21.74%) JIRA
12 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
12 10 (21.74%) TDD
13 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
13 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (19.57%) XSLT
13 9 (19.57%) ITIL
13 9 (19.57%) Windows
13 9 (19.57%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
13 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
13 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (17.39%) Selenium

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 16 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) DMZ
3 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle Database
2 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (10.87%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) Selenium
3 6 (13.04%) JUnit
3 6 (13.04%) Subversion
4 5 (10.87%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) Checkstyle
5 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.70%) FindBugs
5 4 (8.70%) Mockito
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (8.70%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (60.87%) Finance
2 20 (43.48%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) International Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 22 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Applications Support
6 5 (10.87%) XML Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) DBA
8 3 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) XML
2 18 (39.13%) Spring
3 14 (30.43%) Web Services
4 13 (28.26%) J2EE
5 11 (23.91%) JDBC
6 9 (19.57%) XSLT
7 8 (17.39%) Middleware
8 7 (15.22%) SOAP
8 7 (15.22%) WSDL
9 6 (13.04%) Apache Camel
9 6 (13.04%) JAX-WS
9 6 (13.04%) jQuery
9 6 (13.04%) XML Messaging
10 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) CSS
10 5 (10.87%) JAXB
10 5 (10.87%) JSP
10 5 (10.87%) Servlets
11 4 (8.70%) POJO
11 4 (8.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
1 4 (8.70%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
1 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) MVC
2 11 (23.91%) Waterfall
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (19.57%) Integration Testing
4 9 (19.57%) ITIL
4 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.57%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Change Management
5 7 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.04%) AOP
6 6 (13.04%) Supplier Management
7 5 (10.87%) Kanban
7 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Web Development
8 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.70%) Web Application Development
8 4 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) SQL
2 25 (54.35%) Java
3 20 (43.48%) PL/SQL
4 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.52%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) MCSE
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) IBM
2 6 (13.04%) Sybase
2 6 (13.04%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.70%) Kofax
3 4 (8.70%) Perforce
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) AppSense
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp