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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 14 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 32 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.50% 6.99% 11.30%
As % of the Vendors category 24.81% 19.66% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 27
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
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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
129 117 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.28% 35.56% 57.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 82 100
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.80 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +11.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £14.79 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 22 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 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) Linux
4 19 (34.55%) SOA
5 17 (30.91%) Web Services
5 17 (30.91%) Scrum
6 16 (29.09%) SC Cleared
6 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
7 14 (25.45%) WebLogic
8 13 (23.64%) UML
9 12 (21.82%) Windows
9 12 (21.82%) MySQL
9 12 (21.82%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (21.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (20.00%) J2EE
10 11 (20.00%) SOAP
10 11 (20.00%) Middleware
10 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
12 9 (16.36%) Puppet
12 9 (16.36%) TDD
12 9 (16.36%) Knowledge Management
12 9 (16.36%) EJB
13 8 (14.55%) SQL
13 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
13 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (14.55%) VMware

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (25.45%) WebLogic
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.27%) JBoss
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.82%) Apache TomEE
5 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) MySQL
2 11 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) TKPROF
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.82%) RSpec
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
4 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.82%) Toad
4 1 (1.82%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.82%) Maven
General
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Siebel Configurator
6 2 (3.64%) Siebel Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.82%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (1.82%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) Web Services
2 11 (20.00%) J2EE
2 11 (20.00%) SOAP
2 11 (20.00%) Middleware
3 9 (16.36%) EJB
4 5 (9.09%) HTML
4 5 (9.09%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.64%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.82%) CSS
7 1 (1.82%) JSP
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) GIS
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (7.27%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) SOA
3 17 (30.91%) Scrum
4 13 (23.64%) UML
5 9 (16.36%) TDD
5 9 (16.36%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.73%) Process Management
7 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.09%) DevOps
8 5 (9.09%) BPEL
8 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.27%) Change Management
9 4 (7.27%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) User Stories
9 4 (7.27%) BDD
10 3 (5.45%) CRM
10 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Java
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) VBA
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
5 3 (5.45%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) C#
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) SC Cleared
1 16 (29.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 7 (12.73%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (10.91%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
1 8 (14.55%) VMware
2 7 (12.73%) HP
3 6 (10.91%) Citrix
4 5 (9.09%) Siebel
5 1 (1.82%) ESRI