Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for TopLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TopLink over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle TopLink
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 868 830
Rank change year-on-year +14 -38 -7
Contract jobs citing TopLink 1 3 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.003% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.003% 0.010% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
England median daily rate £525 £220 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +138.64% -45.00% +6.67%
UK median daily rate £525 £220 £375
% change year-on-year +138.64% -41.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 14
England median hourly rate - £31.45 £36.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.94% +19.27%
UK median hourly rate - £31.45 £36.98
% change year-on-year - -14.94% +19.27%

TopLink is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30719 29842 29966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.39% 30.67% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21863 20839 20773
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 343 504
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.70 £14.56 £14.84
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

TopLink
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing TopLink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for TopLink in England

TopLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TopLink in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for TopLink in England

TopLink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TopLink in England

TopLink
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £525 -
TopLink
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TopLink also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for TopLink.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

TopLink
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java