The table below looks at the statistics for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle TopLink
Rank - 626 599
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.033% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Median daily rate - £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £37.45 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.45 -
TopLink
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15467 14950 14128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10769 10416 9329
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 269 158
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing TopLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TopLink 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 England region with a requirement for TopLink.

1 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) JSF
1 16 (100.00%) HTML5
2 15 (93.75%) REST
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) XML
2 15 (93.75%) SOAP
3 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 14 (87.50%) AccuRev
3 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
4 12 (75.00%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (18.75%) Automotive
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 2 (12.50%) B2C
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) AccuRev
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (93.75%) J2EE Developer
3 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
4 12 (75.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (37.50%) Angular Developer
5 6 (37.50%) HTML Developer
6 2 (12.50%) 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%) HTML5
1 16 (100.00%) J2EE
1 16 (100.00%) JSF
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
2 15 (93.75%) REST
2 15 (93.75%) SOAP
2 15 (93.75%) XML
3 14 (87.50%) AngularJS
4 12 (75.00%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) B2C
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft