The first table below looks at the demand for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle TopLink
Rank 52 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TopLink 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.62% - 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% - 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 130 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.60% 28.32% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 41
Average daily rate £400 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in Essex

TopLink
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

TopLink Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) RAD
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) OOD

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) JAXB
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) RAD
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) AccuRev