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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 12 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 34 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.18% 11.00% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 35.42% 21.10% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 1
Median daily rate £375 £401 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +29.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -16.66%
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
96 109 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 42.86% 52.15% 54.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 27
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £295 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £496 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -40.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 40 (75.47%) SQL
2 38 (71.70%) Java
3 33 (62.26%) Finance
4 32 (60.38%) XML
5 28 (52.83%) PL/SQL
6 26 (49.06%) Spring
7 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
8 24 (45.28%) Banking
9 22 (41.51%) Web Services
10 21 (39.62%) J2EE
11 20 (37.74%) WebSphere
12 19 (35.85%) JDBC
13 17 (32.08%) XSLT
13 17 (32.08%) TDD
14 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (28.30%) SOAP
14 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
14 15 (28.30%) WSDL
14 15 (28.30%) IBM
14 15 (28.30%) Waterfall
15 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
15 14 (26.42%) JIRA
15 14 (26.42%) JAX-WS
16 13 (24.53%) Integration Testing
16 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
16 13 (24.53%) MVC
16 13 (24.53%) System Integration Testing
17 12 (22.64%) Selenium
18 10 (18.87%) AOP

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 20 (37.74%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (15.09%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) HTTP
2 4 (7.55%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) DMZ
3 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (47.17%) Oracle Database
2 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
1 14 (26.42%) JIRA
2 12 (22.64%) Selenium
3 10 (18.87%) JUnit
3 10 (18.87%) Subversion
4 6 (11.32%) Maven
5 4 (7.55%) Checkstyle
5 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.55%) FindBugs
5 4 (7.55%) Mockito
5 4 (7.55%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (62.26%) Finance
2 24 (45.28%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) International Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 32 (60.38%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) XML Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (60.38%) XML
2 26 (49.06%) Spring
3 22 (41.51%) Web Services
4 21 (39.62%) J2EE
5 19 (35.85%) JDBC
6 17 (32.08%) XSLT
7 15 (28.30%) SOAP
7 15 (28.30%) WSDL
8 14 (26.42%) JAX-WS
9 10 (18.87%) Apache Camel
9 10 (18.87%) Middleware
10 9 (16.98%) JAXB
10 9 (16.98%) JSP
11 8 (15.09%) POJO
12 7 (13.21%) HTML
13 6 (11.32%) jQuery
13 6 (11.32%) XML Messaging
14 5 (9.43%) .NET
14 5 (9.43%) CSS
14 5 (9.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) N-Tier
1 4 (7.55%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
1 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
2 7 (13.21%) Unix
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) TDD
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Waterfall
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (24.53%) Integration Testing
3 13 (24.53%) MVC
3 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
3 13 (24.53%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (18.87%) AOP
5 9 (16.98%) Kanban
5 9 (16.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Extreme Programming
6 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 6 (11.32%) Change Management
7 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (11.32%) Supplier Management
8 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 4 (7.55%) OOP
9 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) SQL
2 38 (71.70%) Java
3 28 (52.83%) PL/SQL
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) MCSE
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) IBM
2 6 (11.32%) Sybase
2 6 (11.32%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.55%) Perforce
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) AppSense
5 2 (3.77%) VMware
6 1 (1.89%) Kofax
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp