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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TopLink
Rank 114 97 139
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +42
Contract jobs citing TopLink 10 36 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 1.35% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 4.76% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 0
Average daily rate £230 £395 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £395 -
% change year-on-year
-41.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £30.89 £38.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.72% +6.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.89 £38.00 £35.80
% change year-on-year
-18.72% +6.14%
TopLink
England

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
602 756 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.73% 28.39% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 418 477
Average daily rate £375 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 32
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -21 10 £230 -41.77% 1
TopLink
England

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
2 15 (93.75%) SOAP
2 15 (93.75%) REST
3 13 (81.25%) XML
4 12 (75.00%) JSF
4 12 (75.00%) J2EE
4 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 12 (75.00%) HTML5
5 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
6 8 (50.00%) AccuRev
7 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (37.50%) Marketing
7 6 (37.50%) B2C
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 4 (25.00%) Ajax
9 4 (25.00%) JSR 170
9 4 (25.00%) Spring MVC
9 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (25.00%) Java SE
9 4 (25.00%) Ext JS
9 4 (25.00%) JPA
9 4 (25.00%) jQuery
9 4 (25.00%) GlassFish
9 4 (25.00%) JAX-WS

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (25.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
2 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (56.25%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
5 5 (31.25%) HTML Developer
6 4 (25.00%) Angular Developer
6 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (25.00%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
2 15 (93.75%) REST
2 15 (93.75%) SOAP
3 13 (81.25%) XML
4 12 (75.00%) HTML5
4 12 (75.00%) J2EE
4 12 (75.00%) JSF
5 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (50.00%) PrimeFaces
6 4 (25.00%) EclipseLink
6 4 (25.00%) Ext JS
6 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (25.00%) JAX-RS
6 4 (25.00%) JAX-WS
6 4 (25.00%) JPA
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) JSR 170
6 4 (25.00%) OSGi
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Clustering
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Solaris
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) B2C
3 6 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Information Management
4 4 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Basildon, Essex
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