The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Database (Oracle RDBMS)
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 43 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.49% 1.65% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.58% 5.98% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £513 £305 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.03% -9.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +6.66% -0.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -5.32% -7.14%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 132 117 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.84% 27.53% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 54 80
Median daily rate £449 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.88% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 18
Median hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.89 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.84% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Essex

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Database in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Essex

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Essex

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £525 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Oracle Database
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 Essex region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 21 (56.76%) WebLogic
3 19 (51.35%) OO
4 18 (48.65%) Oracle Reports
5 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (43.24%) Scrum
6 16 (43.24%) J2EE
7 14 (37.84%) XML
7 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
8 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (32.43%) XSLT
9 12 (32.43%) UML
9 12 (32.43%) DevOps
10 11 (29.73%) JSP
10 11 (29.73%) Servlets
10 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (27.03%) ETL
11 10 (27.03%) XML Schema
11 10 (27.03%) Java
11 10 (27.03%) Linux
12 9 (24.32%) SAP
12 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
12 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
12 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
13 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (21.62%) SAP Data Services
13 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
13 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning

Oracle Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (56.76%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (8.11%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) SAP BPC
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (10.81%) SAP PS
3 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (29.73%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
5 8 (21.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 8 (21.62%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (21.62%) SAP Data Services
6 7 (18.92%) Pentaho
6 7 (18.92%) SAP BW
7 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (2.70%) MySQL
9 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) PVCS
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
3 3 (8.11%) CA Gen
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Technical Architect
3 8 (21.62%) ETL Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Digital Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Digital Technical Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Pentaho Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Functional Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) SAP BI Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Digital Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) J2EE
2 14 (37.84%) XML
3 12 (32.43%) XSLT
4 11 (29.73%) JSP
4 11 (29.73%) Servlets
5 10 (27.03%) XML Schema
6 6 (16.22%) XSD
7 5 (13.51%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) SOAP
8 4 (10.81%) EclipseLink
8 4 (10.81%) EJB
8 4 (10.81%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
8 4 (10.81%) JMS
8 4 (10.81%) JPA
8 4 (10.81%) Spring
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (5.41%) Middleware
11 1 (2.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Unix
3 6 (16.22%) VME
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) OO
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Scrum
4 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
5 13 (35.14%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (32.43%) DevOps
6 12 (32.43%) UML
7 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (27.03%) ETL
9 9 (24.32%) Data Analysis
10 8 (21.62%) Data Migration
10 8 (21.62%) Migration
10 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (21.62%) RUP
10 8 (21.62%) Waterfall
11 7 (18.92%) Post-Production
11 7 (18.92%) System Testing
11 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) SAP
3 5 (13.51%) Fujitsu
4 4 (10.81%) webMethods
5 3 (8.11%) BEA
5 3 (8.11%) Informatica
5 3 (8.11%) Pega
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) WSO2