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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 23 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.53% 8.42% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 12.03% 19.38% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 4
Average daily rate
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£268 £375 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.66% +25.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £316 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £601
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 £37.50 £30.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.77%
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
158 129 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 54.30% 43.43% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 71 62
Average daily rate £363 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -63.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £11.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Dartford - 1 £550 -
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - - 1
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (64.10%) C#
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) MVC
3 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 19 (48.72%) Web Development
4 19 (48.72%) Oracle Database
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Finance
7 4 (10.26%) NHS
7 4 (10.26%) WCF
7 4 (10.26%) WPF
7 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) JPA
8 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (7.69%) JIRA
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) OCPJP
8 3 (7.69%) Spring
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) OOD
8 3 (7.69%) Middleware
8 3 (7.69%) Validation
8 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) UML
8 3 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) Apache

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) ResourceLink
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (48.72%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) Ingres
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
1 3 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) .NET Developer
3 22 (56.41%) C# Developer
3 22 (56.41%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (53.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (10.26%) DBA
5 4 (10.26%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) JDE Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
3 4 (10.26%) WPF
4 3 (7.69%) JPA
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
4 3 (7.69%) Middleware
4 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) J2SE
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) JSP
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) NHS
1 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) HACMP
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) AIX
2 2 (5.13%) Solaris
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 19 (48.72%) Web Development
3 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.69%) OOD
3 3 (7.69%) Validation
3 3 (7.69%) Scrum
3 3 (7.69%) UML
3 3 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.13%) Project Management
4 2 (5.13%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (5.13%) Data Validation
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.13%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) OCPJP
2 2 (5.13%) OCP
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (5.13%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) IBM
1 2 (5.13%) EMC
1 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Red Gate
2 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.56%) Sun
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
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