The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 30 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 12 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.96% 6.86% 6.49%
As % of the Vendors category 8.89% 13.29% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Average daily rate £438 £343 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.73% +7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £305 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £505 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.25 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.21
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
Oracle
South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 158 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.55% 51.63% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 97 64
Average daily rate £400 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 8
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.60 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
Yeovil -13 5 - -
Bath -6 2 £438 +36.71%
Taunton +11 1 £500 +11.11% 3
Oracle
South West

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
3 34 (57.63%) Windows
4 31 (52.54%) HTML
4 31 (52.54%) SharePoint
5 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
5 28 (47.46%) UML
6 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (42.37%) C#
7 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
7 25 (42.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (40.68%) Automated Testing
9 23 (38.98%) C++
9 23 (38.98%) .NET
10 22 (37.29%) IIS
10 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET
10 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
10 22 (37.29%) Unit Testing
10 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
11 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
11 21 (35.59%) ITIL
12 18 (30.51%) Service Delivery
13 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
13 17 (28.81%) Refactoring
14 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
14 16 (27.12%) Scrum
15 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
15 10 (16.95%) SOA
15 10 (16.95%) DevOps

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 31 (52.54%) SharePoint
2 22 (37.29%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) FrameMaker
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.69%) BigMachines
3 1 (1.69%) Eloqua
3 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) DNS
1 2 (3.39%) NAS
2 1 (1.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
3 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (10.17%) MySQL
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.08%) Informix
7 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.39%) DB2
8 2 (3.39%) Ingres
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.69%) DataStage
9 1 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
3 9 (15.25%) Selenium
3 9 (15.25%) SpecFlow
4 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.78%) Eclipse RCP
4 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.39%) Maven
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Retail
3 4 (6.78%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Architect
3 11 (18.64%) DBA
4 10 (16.95%) Administrator
4 10 (16.95%) SQL DBA
5 8 (13.56%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Java Programmer
8 4 (6.78%) Programmer
8 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (6.78%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Digital Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 23 (38.98%) .NET
3 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET
4 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
5 8 (13.56%) J2EE
5 8 (13.56%) XML
6 6 (10.17%) CSS
7 5 (8.47%) HTML5
8 4 (6.78%) EJB
8 4 (6.78%) Java SE
8 4 (6.78%) JSP
9 3 (5.08%) REST
10 2 (3.39%) Middleware
11 1 (1.69%) Ajax
11 1 (1.69%) CSS3
11 1 (1.69%) Flash
11 1 (1.69%) JMS
11 1 (1.69%) Laravel
11 1 (1.69%) WSDL
11 1 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
2 22 (37.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (6.78%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Unix
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) AIX
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) UML
2 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.68%) Automated Testing
4 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
4 22 (37.29%) Unit Testing
5 21 (35.59%) ITIL
6 18 (30.51%) Service Delivery
7 17 (28.81%) Refactoring
8 16 (27.12%) Scrum
9 10 (16.95%) DevOps
9 10 (16.95%) SOA
10 9 (15.25%) Database Security
10 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (13.56%) High Availability
12 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.47%) Line Management
12 5 (8.47%) Web Development
13 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
13 4 (6.78%) Migration
13 4 (6.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 25 (42.37%) C#
4 23 (38.98%) C++
5 10 (16.95%) PowerShell
6 9 (15.25%) Java
7 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Security Cleared
2 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
1 2 (3.39%) yum
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Citrix
2 3 (5.08%) SAP
2 3 (5.08%) WorldPay
3 2 (3.39%) ATG
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) BEA
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) Siebel
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase
4 1 (1.69%) VeriFone