The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.68% 4.46% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 26.56% 10.14% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.30
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.61%
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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 Taunton region.

Vendors Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
64 69 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 70.33% 43.95% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 11
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £491 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (87.50%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) .NET
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
6 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
6 11 (45.83%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) C++
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) Scrum
6 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
7 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (41.67%) IIS
8 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
9 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
9 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (33.33%) UML
9 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL
10 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
11 5 (20.83%) K2 blackpearl
11 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
12 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 11 (45.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (41.67%) IIS
3 5 (20.83%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) .NET Developer
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
5 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 8 (33.33%) UML
4 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
7 2 (8.33%) Database Security
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) SQL
2 18 (75.00%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (45.83%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix