The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank 32 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 23 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.52% 0.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.16% 1.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
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£368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.80 -
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -
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East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
134 161 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.13% 23.92% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 25
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £10.93 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TopLink across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

TopLink Daily Rate Histogram 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

TopLink
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TopLink across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

TopLink Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) J2EE
2 32 (91.43%) Web Services
2 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (82.86%) HTML5
3 29 (82.86%) XML
4 25 (71.43%) SOAP
5 24 (68.57%) SQL
6 23 (65.71%) TDD
7 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
9 16 (45.71%) UNIX
9 16 (45.71%) Windows
9 16 (45.71%) Solaris
9 16 (45.71%) Linux
9 16 (45.71%) Content Management
9 16 (45.71%) Marketing
10 15 (42.86%) Scrum
10 15 (42.86%) Use Case
10 15 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
10 15 (42.86%) User Stories
10 15 (42.86%) RUP
11 14 (40.00%) XHTML
11 14 (40.00%) IBM
11 14 (40.00%) Eclipse
11 14 (40.00%) Ant
11 14 (40.00%) CSS
11 14 (40.00%) JAX-RS
11 14 (40.00%) JAX-WS

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 14 (40.00%) Ant
2 13 (37.14%) SoapUI
3 10 (28.57%) AccuRev
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 16 (45.71%) Marketing
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (74.29%) Java Developer
3 14 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (22.86%) J2EE Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
1 35 (100.00%) J2EE
2 32 (91.43%) Web Services
3 29 (82.86%) HTML5
3 29 (82.86%) XML
4 25 (71.43%) SOAP
5 14 (40.00%) XHTML
5 14 (40.00%) CSS
5 14 (40.00%) JAX-RS
5 14 (40.00%) JAX-WS
5 14 (40.00%) Ajax
6 12 (34.29%) JSF
7 9 (25.71%) REST
7 9 (25.71%) PrimeFaces
8 6 (17.14%) JAXB
8 6 (17.14%) Middleware
8 6 (17.14%) XSLT
9 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.86%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) UNIX
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
1 16 (45.71%) Solaris
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (91.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) TDD
3 16 (45.71%) Content Management
4 15 (42.86%) Scrum
4 15 (42.86%) Use Case
4 15 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (42.86%) User Stories
4 15 (42.86%) RUP
5 14 (40.00%) Validation
6 11 (31.43%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 6 (17.14%) OOD
7 6 (17.14%) UML
8 5 (14.29%) B2C
9 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (17.14%) Sun
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle
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