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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 17 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing Oracle 28 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.11% 6.22% 12.14%
As % of the Vendors category 25.45% 12.20% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 28
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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
110 123 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.71% 51.04% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 96
Average daily rate £450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £47.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.95% +193.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Maidstone - 3 £275 -
Sevenoaks - 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £338 -
Rochester - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £275 -
Dover - 1 £200 -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 38 (59.38%) .NET
1 38 (59.38%) Oracle Database
2 34 (53.13%) C#
3 30 (46.88%) ASP.NET
4 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
5 19 (29.69%) SQL
6 16 (25.00%) MVC
7 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
9 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
12 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
12 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
13 8 (12.50%) jQuery
13 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
13 8 (12.50%) Finance
14 7 (10.94%) LDAP
14 7 (10.94%) UNIX
14 7 (10.94%) Linux
14 7 (10.94%) Web Testing
14 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
15 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
15 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
15 6 (9.38%) MySQL
16 5 (7.81%) Project Management
16 5 (7.81%) HTML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) LDAP
2 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.25%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (59.38%) Oracle Database
2 23 (35.94%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (9.38%) MySQL
6 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.56%) Ingres
8 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
2 4 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 33 (51.56%) .NET Developer
2 33 (51.56%) C# Developer
2 33 (51.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Tester
7 6 (9.38%) DBA
7 6 (9.38%) Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) SQL DBA
7 6 (9.38%) SQL Server DBA
7 6 (9.38%) Server Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Manual Tester
9 3 (4.69%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
10 2 (3.13%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (59.38%) .NET
2 30 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.50%) jQuery
5 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (10.94%) Entity Framework
7 5 (7.81%) HTML
7 5 (7.81%) CSS
8 4 (6.25%) Web Services
9 3 (4.69%) HTML5
9 3 (4.69%) CSS3
10 2 (3.13%) Ajax
10 2 (3.13%) XML
11 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.56%) Spring
11 1 (1.56%) JSON
11 1 (1.56%) Dojo
11 1 (1.56%) WCF
11 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) HACMP
1 4 (6.25%) Clustering
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) UNIX
1 7 (10.94%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) MVC
2 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.94%) Web Testing
5 6 (9.38%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (7.81%) OOP
6 5 (7.81%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.25%) UML
8 3 (4.69%) Campaign Management
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.56%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.56%) Time Management
10 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.56%) Test Management
10 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) C#
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL
4 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) Perl
5 4 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) VB6
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Basel II
1 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) NFS
1 4 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) OpenView
1 4 (6.25%) Control-M
1 4 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (4.69%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) IBM
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.25%) Sun
1 4 (6.25%) HP
1 4 (6.25%) Dell
1 4 (6.25%) Veritas
1 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.13%) Symantec