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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle TopLink
Rank 34 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing TopLink 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.16% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.53% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - -
TopLink
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
170 145 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.74% 25.48% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 80
Average daily rate £390 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £281 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 19
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £30.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 June 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Basildon - 14 £375 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
TopLink
East of England

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 46 (100.00%) HTML
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (89.13%) Web Services
3 39 (84.78%) J2EE
4 38 (82.61%) SOAP
4 38 (82.61%) HTML5
5 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (73.91%) XML
7 26 (56.52%) TDD
8 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
8 25 (54.35%) SQL
9 23 (50.00%) EclipseLink
10 21 (45.65%) REST
10 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
10 21 (45.65%) CSS
10 21 (45.65%) JSF
10 21 (45.65%) Ajax
11 19 (41.30%) Eclipse
11 19 (41.30%) UNIX
11 19 (41.30%) Windows
11 19 (41.30%) Solaris
11 19 (41.30%) Linux
12 18 (39.13%) Ant
12 18 (39.13%) XHTML
12 18 (39.13%) Marketing
12 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
12 18 (39.13%) JAX-WS
12 18 (39.13%) JAX-RS
12 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
13 17 (36.96%) User Stories

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.04%) GlassFish
2 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.04%) JBoss
3 4 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Eclipse
2 18 (39.13%) Ant
3 16 (34.78%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.87%) AccuRev
5 4 (8.70%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 18 (39.13%) Marketing
2 6 (13.04%) Automotive
3 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 42 (91.30%) Java Developer
3 20 (43.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.04%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Mid-Level Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) HTML
2 41 (89.13%) Web Services
3 39 (84.78%) J2EE
4 38 (82.61%) SOAP
4 38 (82.61%) HTML5
5 34 (73.91%) XML
6 23 (50.00%) EclipseLink
7 21 (45.65%) REST
7 21 (45.65%) CSS
7 21 (45.65%) JSF
7 21 (45.65%) Ajax
8 18 (39.13%) XHTML
8 18 (39.13%) JAX-RS
8 18 (39.13%) JAX-WS
9 13 (28.26%) PrimeFaces
9 13 (28.26%) Hibernate
10 7 (15.22%) JPA
11 5 (10.87%) Spring
11 5 (10.87%) Struts
11 5 (10.87%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) UNIX
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
1 19 (41.30%) Solaris
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) TDD
3 17 (36.96%) Digital Marketing
3 17 (36.96%) User Stories
4 16 (34.78%) Content Management
4 16 (34.78%) OO
5 15 (32.61%) Use Case
5 15 (32.61%) Scrum
6 14 (30.43%) RUP
7 13 (28.26%) Validation
8 8 (17.39%) B2C
9 5 (10.87%) MVC
10 2 (4.35%) CRM
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (2.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (54.35%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) IBM
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe