The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 January 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 27 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.95% 7.36% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 19.77% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
Oracle
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 86 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.36% 37.23% 53.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 38 88
Average daily rate £400 £295 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +55.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.50 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.91 £22.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 - -
Folkestone -4 1 £400 +23.07%
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Tonbridge - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2
Dartford - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Oracle 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 Oracle.

1 29 (69.05%) C#
1 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
4 18 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 11 (26.19%) MVC
6 10 (23.81%) WCF
6 10 (23.81%) WPF
7 8 (19.05%) Web Development
8 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (14.29%) jQuery
8 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.52%) SQL
10 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (7.14%) Windows
10 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
11 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
11 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.76%) HTML5
11 2 (4.76%) CSS3
11 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.76%) ETL
11 2 (4.76%) Nagios

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Oracle 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 Oracle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.38%) Ingres
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) ReSharper
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Advertising
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 25 (59.52%) C# Developer
3 25 (59.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (45.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (21.43%) WPF Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Tester
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Manual Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) ETL Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.38%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (69.05%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.81%) WCF
3 10 (23.81%) WPF
4 6 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) CSS3
5 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (4.76%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) XML
5 2 (4.76%) XSLT
5 2 (4.76%) Ajax
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) PMI
1 1 (2.38%) NHS
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) MVC
2 8 (19.05%) Web Development
3 4 (9.52%) Manual Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.76%) ETL
5 2 (4.76%) UML
5 2 (4.76%) OOP
5 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) TDD
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) ERP
6 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.38%) MVVM
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (2.38%) VB6
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.38%) VB
5 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) SAP
1 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
1 1 (2.38%) Red Gate