The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Vendors for the Kent 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.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 31 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.17% 11.11% 12.25%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 21.09% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £375 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 147 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.00% 52.69% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 62
Average daily rate £350 £375 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £156 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £506 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 16
Average hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Oracle
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Tonbridge -3 1 £475 +5.55%
West Malling - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 20 (68.97%) Oracle Database
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 13 (44.83%) MVC
3 13 (44.83%) .NET
4 11 (37.93%) Web Development
5 9 (31.03%) UNIX
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
10 4 (13.79%) Middleware
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 3 (10.34%) HTML
11 3 (10.34%) JUnit
11 3 (10.34%) CSS
11 3 (10.34%) JSP
11 3 (10.34%) Web Services
11 3 (10.34%) XML
11 3 (10.34%) IBM
11 3 (10.34%) AIX
11 3 (10.34%) OOD
11 3 (10.34%) UML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Apache
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle Database
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JUnit
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 13 (44.83%) .NET Developer
2 13 (44.83%) C# Developer
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (44.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 13 (44.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) DBA
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Navision Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
1 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 3 (10.34%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) JPA
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) JSP
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) J2SE
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
1 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.90%) HACMP
2 2 (6.90%) Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) MVC
2 11 (37.93%) Web Development
3 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.34%) OOD
3 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
3 3 (10.34%) Scrum
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) UML
3 3 (10.34%) OO
3 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Information Governance
4 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (6.90%) Data Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) OCPJP
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) OCP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) SRDF
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.45%) nmon
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) webMethods