The table below looks at the statistics for AquaLogic skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AquaLogic over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle BEA AquaLogic
Rank 612 590 569
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Contract jobs citing AquaLogic 8 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.038% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.077% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
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£263 £556 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +30.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £500 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £538 -
% change year-on-year
-51.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10418 9890 8735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.32% 18.10% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6673 5850 4963
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 395 432
Average hourly rate £21.15 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.58 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

AquaLogic
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

AquaLogic Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AquaLogic
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK.

AquaLogic Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AquaLogic
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

AquaLogic Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AquaLogic
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK.

AquaLogic Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AquaLogic
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AquaLogic within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -37 8 £263 -52.80% 1
North West -24 4 £525 +5.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £263 -
North East - 4 £263 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £263 -
Liverpool -6 3 - -
Merseyside -9 3 - -
Knutsford - 1 £525 -
Cheshire - 1 £525 -

AquaLogic
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AquaLogic 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 AquaLogic.

1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (85.71%) SOA
3 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
4 19 (67.86%) Finance
5 18 (64.29%) Java
5 18 (64.29%) Web Services
6 17 (60.71%) Oracle Database
7 15 (53.57%) SOAP
8 14 (50.00%) J2EE
8 14 (50.00%) Middleware
8 14 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (39.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 11 (39.29%) High Availability
9 11 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (39.29%) Clustering
9 11 (39.29%) Service Management
9 11 (39.29%) JNDI
9 11 (39.29%) Problem Management
9 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
9 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
9 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
9 11 (39.29%) HP
9 11 (39.29%) Informatica
9 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
9 11 (39.29%) SLA
9 11 (39.29%) JDBC
9 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
9 11 (39.29%) SQL
9 11 (39.29%) Ant

AquaLogic
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AquaLogic 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 AquaLogic. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (14.29%) WebLogic Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (10.71%) AquaLogic BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) Oracle Database
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Ant
2 7 (25.00%) Lombardi
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) Maven
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Informatica Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SOA Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SOA Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Web Services
2 15 (53.57%) SOAP
3 14 (50.00%) J2EE
3 14 (50.00%) Middleware
4 11 (39.29%) JNDI
4 11 (39.29%) JDBC
4 11 (39.29%) JMS
5 7 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (14.29%) Java EE
6 4 (14.29%) XSLT
7 3 (10.71%) WSDL
7 3 (10.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Clustering
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) SOA
2 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Service Management
2 11 (39.29%) High Availability
2 11 (39.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (39.29%) Problem Management
3 7 (25.00%) EAI
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) BPEL
7 1 (3.57%) Process Management
7 1 (3.57%) ETL
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) PL/SQL
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Shell Script
2 11 (39.29%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.71%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) HP
2 11 (39.29%) Informatica
2 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (25.00%) Pega
4 6 (21.43%) BEA
4 6 (21.43%) IBM