The first table below looks at the demand for TopLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TopLink over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle TopLink
Rank - - 251
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £233
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £265
% change year-on-year
- +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2165 2028 2371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.18% 24.17% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1067 1195
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 133 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
TopLink
England

TopLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TopLink across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

TopLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

TopLink
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

TopLink Daily Rate Trend in the South East

TopLink
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Surrey - - - -
TopLink
England

TopLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing TopLink 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 TopLink.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) WSDL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) iBATIS
2 1 (50.00%) Velocity
2 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) ZK
2 1 (50.00%) GWT

TopLink
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing TopLink 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 TopLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JDeveloper
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Designer
1 1 (50.00%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Struts
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WSDL
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (50.00%) Velocity
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ZK
1 1 (50.00%) GWT
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Telematics
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) BPEL
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle