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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 12 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 12.50% 1.11% 10.81%
As % of the Vendors category 25.93% 1.82% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate £400 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +24.60%
Oracle
Somerset

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
27 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 48.21% 61.11% 66.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 39
Average daily rate £400 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £320 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £724 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (90.32%) SQL
2 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
3 24 (77.42%) Windows
3 24 (77.42%) SharePoint
4 21 (67.74%) C#
4 21 (67.74%) Automated Testing
4 21 (67.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (61.29%) Unit Testing
5 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
5 19 (61.29%) C++
5 19 (61.29%) HTML
5 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
5 19 (61.29%) .NET
5 19 (61.29%) IIS
5 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
5 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
7 16 (51.61%) ITIL
8 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
8 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (48.39%) UML
9 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
9 14 (45.16%) Refactoring
9 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
10 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
11 7 (22.58%) SpecFlow
11 7 (22.58%) Selenium
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
11 7 (22.58%) Scrum
11 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (77.42%) SharePoint
2 19 (61.29%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) DataStage
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (67.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) SpecFlow
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) DBA
4 6 (19.35%) Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) SQL DBA
5 5 (16.13%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) .NET
1 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET
1 19 (61.29%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
2 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) SUSE
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Automated Testing
2 19 (61.29%) Unit Testing
3 17 (54.84%) Software Engineering
4 16 (51.61%) ITIL
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
5 15 (48.39%) UML
6 14 (45.16%) Refactoring
7 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) Database Security
8 6 (19.35%) DevOps
8 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (16.13%) High Availability
9 5 (16.13%) Line Management
10 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
11 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
11 2 (6.45%) SOA
11 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) C++
3 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft