The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 35 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 15 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.35% 9.96% 10.77%
As % of the Vendors category 14.02% 24.32% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 9
Average daily rate
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£393 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £286 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £405 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £30.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+27.47% -11.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 111 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.01% 40.96% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 73 41
Average daily rate £325 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £13.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) SOA
3 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
3 16 (48.48%) Jenkins
4 15 (45.45%) Vagrant
4 15 (45.45%) Java
5 14 (42.42%) SQL
5 14 (42.42%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (36.36%) BPEL
6 12 (36.36%) Puppet
6 12 (36.36%) Web Services
6 12 (36.36%) Subversion
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
10 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 5 (15.15%) Middleware
11 5 (15.15%) User Stories
11 5 (15.15%) RESTful
12 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
12 4 (12.12%) BDD
12 4 (12.12%) Maven
12 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
12 4 (12.12%) Algorithms

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 16 (48.48%) WebLogic
2 14 (42.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) DVB
3 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.03%) Informix
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Jenkins
2 12 (36.36%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.12%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Mockito
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.03%) Hudson
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
1 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Broadcast Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) Middleware
2 5 (15.15%) RESTful
3 3 (9.09%) Ajax
3 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
3 3 (9.09%) JPA
3 3 (9.09%) Spring
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) Spring MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) JSP
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
2 1 (3.03%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) SOA
3 14 (42.42%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (36.36%) BPEL
5 10 (30.30%) TDD
5 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
7 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.15%) User Stories
9 4 (12.12%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) UML
10 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (9.09%) MVC
10 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
12 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) Vagrant
2 12 (36.36%) Puppet
3 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Sun
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat