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 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 29 22 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Oracle 7 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.19% 2.31% 32.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 4.11% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £310 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £310 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £313
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 £38.50 £36.65 £31.35
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +16.90%
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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
70 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 51.85% 56.15% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 62 15
Average daily rate £540 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.88% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £163 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) Back Office
7 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 1 (11.11%) Big Data
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (11.11%) Netezza
7 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
7 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (11.11%) DB2
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (55.56%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Netezza
1 1 (11.11%) Greenplum