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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle TopLink
UK / England
Rank 566 606 564
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -42
Contract jobs citing TopLink 1 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.010% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% 0.037% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Median daily rate £500 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.38%

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
13130 13667 12787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.39% 28.65% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9166 9538 8565
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 240 171
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -2 1 £500 +11.11%
TopLink
UK

TopLink
Top 17 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (100.00%) PrimeFaces

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) AccuRev
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) PrimeFaces
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java