The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank 533 546 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 35 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.80 -
% change year-on-year
+3.35% -
TopLink
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13159 13048 11192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.90% 27.31% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8641 8427 7213
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 208 298
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in England

TopLink
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TopLink across the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

TopLink Daily Rate Histogram in England

TopLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TopLink Hourly Rate Trend in England

TopLink
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TopLink across the England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

TopLink Hourly Rate Histogram in England

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (97.92%) J2EE
3 46 (95.83%) HTML
4 42 (87.50%) Web Services
5 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (81.25%) HTML5
7 38 (79.17%) XML
8 33 (68.75%) SOAP
9 32 (66.67%) SQL
10 29 (60.42%) TDD
11 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
12 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
13 20 (41.67%) UNIX
13 20 (41.67%) Windows
13 20 (41.67%) Solaris
13 20 (41.67%) Linux
13 20 (41.67%) IBM
13 20 (41.67%) Content Management
13 20 (41.67%) Marketing
13 20 (41.67%) WebSphere
14 19 (39.58%) Use Case
14 19 (39.58%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (39.58%) User Stories
14 19 (39.58%) Scrum
15 18 (37.50%) JSF
15 18 (37.50%) JAX-RS
15 18 (37.50%) JAX-WS
15 18 (37.50%) RUP
15 18 (37.50%) XHTML
15 18 (37.50%) Eclipse

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (41.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 18 (37.50%) Ant
2 17 (35.42%) SoapUI
3 12 (25.00%) AccuRev
4 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.08%) JUnit
General
1 20 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Automotive
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 36 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (41.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (20.83%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.17%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.08%) Designer
8 1 (2.08%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) J2EE
2 46 (95.83%) HTML
3 42 (87.50%) Web Services
4 39 (81.25%) HTML5
5 38 (79.17%) XML
6 33 (68.75%) SOAP
7 18 (37.50%) JSF
7 18 (37.50%) JAX-RS
7 18 (37.50%) JAX-WS
7 18 (37.50%) XHTML
7 18 (37.50%) CSS
7 18 (37.50%) Ajax
8 14 (29.17%) PrimeFaces
9 12 (25.00%) REST
10 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
11 6 (12.50%) JAXB
11 6 (12.50%) Middleware
11 6 (12.50%) XSLT
12 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.08%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) UNIX
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
1 20 (41.67%) Solaris
1 20 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) TDD
3 20 (41.67%) Content Management
4 19 (39.58%) Use Case
4 19 (39.58%) Digital Marketing
4 19 (39.58%) User Stories
4 19 (39.58%) Scrum
5 18 (37.50%) RUP
6 17 (35.42%) Validation
7 15 (31.25%) OO
8 6 (12.50%) Web Development
8 6 (12.50%) B2C
8 6 (12.50%) OOD
8 6 (12.50%) UML
9 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 1 (2.08%) Line Management
10 1 (2.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (66.67%) SQL
3 24 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) IBM
2 6 (12.50%) Sun
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
Brentwood, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago