The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 30 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank 116 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.044% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.57% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£218 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
766 665 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.95% 29.15% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 364 432
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TopLink across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TopLink across the East of England region.

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

TopLink
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TopLink across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

TopLink Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

TopLink
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TopLink across the East of England region.

TopLink Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

TopLink
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TopLink across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

TopLink Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing TopLink 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 TopLink.

1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 20 (95.24%) Web Services
2 20 (95.24%) XML
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
3 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 14 (66.67%) SOAP
4 14 (66.67%) TDD
5 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 9 (42.86%) Ant
6 9 (42.86%) CSS
6 9 (42.86%) UNIX
6 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 9 (42.86%) Solaris
6 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) Validation
6 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 9 (42.86%) RUP
6 9 (42.86%) XHTML
6 9 (42.86%) Eclipse
6 9 (42.86%) IBM
6 9 (42.86%) Content Management
6 9 (42.86%) Ajax
6 9 (42.86%) Marketing
6 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
6 9 (42.86%) Use Case
6 9 (42.86%) JAX-WS

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing TopLink 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 TopLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Ant
1 9 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Java Developer
3 9 (42.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) J2EE
2 20 (95.24%) Web Services
2 20 (95.24%) XML
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 14 (66.67%) SOAP
5 9 (42.86%) CSS
5 9 (42.86%) XHTML
5 9 (42.86%) Ajax
5 9 (42.86%) JAX-WS
5 9 (42.86%) JAX-RS
6 6 (28.57%) JSF
6 6 (28.57%) JAXB
6 6 (28.57%) Middleware
6 6 (28.57%) XSLT
7 5 (23.81%) PrimeFaces
7 5 (23.81%) REST
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) UNIX
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Solaris
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Validation
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) RUP
3 9 (42.86%) Content Management
3 9 (42.86%) Use Case
3 9 (42.86%) User Stories
4 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (28.57%) Web Development
5 6 (28.57%) OOD
5 6 (28.57%) UML
5 6 (28.57%) OO
6 4 (19.05%) B2C
7 1 (4.76%) Information Management
7 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) AccuRev
3 6 (28.57%) Sun
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
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