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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 17 19 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle 39 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.42% 5.51% 12.68%
As % of the Vendors category 25.00% 16.67% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 30
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £294 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £563 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +13.53%
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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
156 120 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.68% 33.06% 56.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 89 92
Average daily rate £393 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.09% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.94 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (41.51%) Java
3 21 (39.62%) Linux
4 20 (37.74%) SOA
5 17 (32.08%) Web Services
6 16 (30.19%) Scrum
6 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
6 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
7 13 (24.53%) UML
7 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
7 13 (24.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (22.64%) MySQL
9 11 (20.75%) J2EE
9 11 (20.75%) SOAP
9 11 (20.75%) Windows
9 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (20.75%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
10 10 (18.87%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.98%) Knowledge Management
11 9 (16.98%) EJB
11 9 (16.98%) Middleware
12 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.09%) SQL
12 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
12 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
12 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
12 8 (15.09%) Puppet

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 13 (24.53%) WebLogic
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.55%) JBoss
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
2 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.89%) TKPROF
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.89%) Hudson
5 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.89%) Toad
5 1 (1.89%) RSpec
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Siebel Configurator
6 2 (3.77%) Siebel Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Tester
7 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Web Services
2 11 (20.75%) J2EE
2 11 (20.75%) SOAP
3 9 (16.98%) EJB
3 9 (16.98%) Middleware
4 5 (9.43%) HTML
4 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 3 (5.66%) jQuery
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) JSP
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) GIS
3 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (7.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) SOA
3 16 (30.19%) Scrum
4 13 (24.53%) UML
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.98%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (13.21%) Process Management
6 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
7 6 (11.32%) BPEL
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) BDD
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) User Stories
10 3 (5.66%) DevOps
10 3 (5.66%) CRM
10 3 (5.66%) Change Management
10 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) VBA
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Puppet
2 7 (13.21%) Vagrant
2 7 (13.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) HP
3 6 (11.32%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) Siebel
4 5 (9.43%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) ESRI