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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank 584 561 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 11 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.018% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.076% 0.065% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - -
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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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
East of England +8 11 £363 +3.57% 1
TopLink
UK

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (97.96%) HTML
2 47 (95.92%) Java
3 44 (89.80%) Web Services
4 41 (83.67%) J2EE
5 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (73.47%) XML
6 35 (71.43%) HTML5
7 34 (69.39%) SOAP
8 32 (65.31%) SQL
9 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
10 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
10 23 (46.94%) WebSphere
10 23 (46.94%) EclipseLink
11 22 (44.90%) Ant
12 21 (42.86%) TDD
13 20 (40.82%) CSS
13 20 (40.82%) Ajax
14 19 (38.78%) REST
14 19 (38.78%) Hibernate
15 18 (36.73%) JSF
15 18 (36.73%) Eclipse
15 18 (36.73%) UNIX
15 18 (36.73%) Windows
15 18 (36.73%) Solaris
15 18 (36.73%) Linux
15 18 (36.73%) Marketing
15 18 (36.73%) Relational Database
16 17 (34.69%) Digital Marketing
16 17 (34.69%) JAX-WS
16 17 (34.69%) JAX-RS

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (46.94%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.24%) GlassFish
2 6 (12.24%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Ant
2 18 (36.73%) Eclipse
3 15 (30.61%) SoapUI
4 10 (20.41%) AccuRev
5 4 (8.16%) Maven
5 4 (8.16%) JUnit
General
1 18 (36.73%) Marketing
2 8 (16.33%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (81.63%) Java Developer
3 18 (36.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
5 10 (20.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) HTML
2 44 (89.80%) Web Services
3 41 (83.67%) J2EE
4 36 (73.47%) XML
5 35 (71.43%) HTML5
6 34 (69.39%) SOAP
7 23 (46.94%) EclipseLink
8 20 (40.82%) Ajax
8 20 (40.82%) CSS
9 19 (38.78%) Hibernate
9 19 (38.78%) REST
10 18 (36.73%) JSF
11 17 (34.69%) XHTML
11 17 (34.69%) JAX-RS
11 17 (34.69%) JAX-WS
12 11 (22.45%) PrimeFaces
13 10 (20.41%) Struts
14 8 (16.33%) JPA
15 7 (14.29%) JSP
16 5 (10.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) User Experience
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
2 1 (2.04%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) Web 2.0
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) UNIX
1 18 (36.73%) Windows
1 18 (36.73%) Solaris
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) TDD
3 17 (34.69%) Digital Marketing
4 16 (32.65%) User Stories
5 15 (30.61%) Content Management
5 15 (30.61%) OO
6 13 (26.53%) Scrum
6 13 (26.53%) Use Case
7 12 (24.49%) RUP
8 11 (22.45%) Validation
9 8 (16.33%) B2C
10 5 (10.20%) MVC
11 2 (4.08%) CRM
11 2 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (2.04%) Analytics
12 1 (2.04%) Migration
12 1 (2.04%) SEO
12 1 (2.04%) Information Management
12 1 (2.04%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 32 (65.31%) SQL
3 24 (48.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) IBM
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) FatWire
4 1 (2.04%) Google
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago