The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Oracle Corporation.

Oracle
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 107 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.23% 8.26% 11.45%
As % of the Vendors category 43.85% 18.59% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 5 27
Median daily rate £450 £300 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £386 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +3.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.39 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.03% +3.89%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 244 199 203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 59.80% 44.42% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 90 111
Median daily rate £425 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.83% -9.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 11
Median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.75% -48.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £19.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Essex

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Essex

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Essex

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Essex

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Essex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Oracle in Essex

Oracle
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 March 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 +4 50 £481 +31.84% 1
Basildon - 7 £343 -
Brentwood +3 1 - -
Chelmsford 0 1 - -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle 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.

1 91 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (44.20%) SQL
3 72 (39.78%) Java
4 57 (31.49%) XML
5 49 (27.07%) Unix
6 48 (26.52%) CRM
6 48 (26.52%) Scrum
7 42 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (22.65%) Oracle Database
9 40 (22.10%) TDD
10 39 (21.55%) Linux
10 39 (21.55%) WebLogic
10 39 (21.55%) SAP
11 38 (20.99%) J2EE
12 37 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (19.89%) JavaScript
13 36 (19.89%) BusinessObjects
14 35 (19.34%) DevOps
15 33 (18.23%) Configuration Management
15 33 (18.23%) HTML
15 33 (18.23%) Relational Database
16 32 (17.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 32 (17.68%) Middleware
16 32 (17.68%) SOA
17 31 (17.13%) SQL Server
17 31 (17.13%) Analytics
18 30 (16.57%) Mentoring
18 30 (16.57%) Windows
19 29 (16.02%) CSS
19 29 (16.02%) Jenkins

Oracle
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 39 (21.55%) WebLogic
2 32 (17.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 22 (12.15%) JBoss
4 17 (9.39%) Apache
5 12 (6.63%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (6.63%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.63%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.97%) Confluence
7 7 (3.87%) Oracle Service Bus
8 6 (3.31%) Mule
9 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.55%) IIS
10 1 (0.55%) Jetty
10 1 (0.55%) Mongrel
10 1 (0.55%) nginx
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Office
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (12.15%) Unica
2 21 (11.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 16 (8.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (8.29%) SAP BPC
5 9 (4.97%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (4.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (3.87%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (2.21%) SAP PS
8 3 (1.66%) SAP MII
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.55%) SAP FI-GL
10 1 (0.55%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.63%) Adobe Analytics
1 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (6.63%) Office 365
1 12 (6.63%) Yammer
2 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.21%) Oracle CX
3 4 (2.21%) PaaS
3 4 (2.21%) SaaS
4 2 (1.10%) GitHub
4 2 (1.10%) Taleo
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.84%) HTTP
3 15 (8.29%) SSL
4 6 (3.31%) LDAP
5 3 (1.66%) DHCP
5 3 (1.66%) DNS
6 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.10%) NAS
6 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.10%) VoIP
7 1 (0.55%) FTP
7 1 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.65%) Oracle Database
2 36 (19.89%) BusinessObjects
3 33 (18.23%) Relational Database
4 31 (17.13%) SQL Server
5 28 (15.47%) Hadoop
6 23 (12.71%) Oracle Reports
7 19 (10.50%) MySQL
8 18 (9.94%) DB2
9 15 (8.29%) SAP BW
10 14 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (7.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (4.42%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (4.42%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (4.42%) Oracle9i Database
12 8 (4.42%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (3.87%) MariaDB
13 7 (3.87%) Pentaho
14 6 (3.31%) Big Data
14 6 (3.31%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 29 (16.02%) Jenkins
2 28 (15.47%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.94%) Subversion
4 14 (7.73%) Maven
5 13 (7.18%) PVCS
5 13 (7.18%) Selenium
5 13 (7.18%) SoapUI
6 9 (4.97%) JIRA
7 7 (3.87%) JMeter
7 7 (3.87%) JUnit
7 7 (3.87%) XDoclet
8 6 (3.31%) LoadRunner
9 5 (2.76%) Mockito
10 3 (1.66%) AccuRev
10 3 (1.66%) CA Gen
10 3 (1.66%) NWDI
10 3 (1.66%) PowerDesigner
11 2 (1.10%) Xcode
12 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
General
1 22 (12.15%) Finance
2 17 (9.39%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.18%) Marketing
3 13 (7.18%) Retail
4 9 (4.97%) Electronics
4 9 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.42%) Automotive
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 72 (39.78%) Developer
2 42 (23.20%) Analyst
3 34 (18.78%) Java Developer
4 17 (9.39%) Consultant
4 17 (9.39%) CRM Developer
5 16 (8.84%) Architect
6 14 (7.73%) Technical Architect
7 13 (7.18%) Business Analyst
8 11 (6.08%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) ETL Developer
10 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Data Business Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Data Insight Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Functional Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Insight Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Insight Data Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (4.42%) Product Manager
12 7 (3.87%) Pentaho Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (31.49%) XML
2 38 (20.99%) J2EE
3 33 (18.23%) HTML
4 32 (17.68%) Middleware
5 29 (16.02%) CSS
6 28 (15.47%) JSON
7 23 (12.71%) Web Services
8 18 (9.94%) XSLT
9 13 (7.18%) COM
10 12 (6.63%) Servlets
11 11 (6.08%) EJB
11 11 (6.08%) Hibernate
11 11 (6.08%) JSP
11 11 (6.08%) SOAP
11 11 (6.08%) Spring
11 11 (6.08%) XML Schema
12 10 (5.52%) JPA
13 9 (4.97%) EclipseLink
14 7 (3.87%) REST
14 7 (3.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Mainframe
2 9 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.42%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.87%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.10%) Animation
7 2 (1.10%) iPhone
7 2 (1.10%) Life Science
7 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
7 2 (1.10%) RIA
7 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.07%) Unix
2 39 (21.55%) Linux
3 30 (16.57%) Windows
4 15 (8.29%) Windows Vista
5 12 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.87%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.31%) VME
8 3 (1.66%) Solaris
9 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) AIX
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.52%) CRM
2 48 (26.52%) Scrum
3 42 (23.20%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (22.10%) TDD
5 37 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (19.34%) DevOps
7 33 (18.23%) Configuration Management
8 32 (17.68%) SOA
9 31 (17.13%) Analytics
10 30 (16.57%) Mentoring
11 26 (14.36%) Coaching
12 25 (13.81%) Data Analysis
13 23 (12.71%) Open Source
14 22 (12.15%) Kanban
14 22 (12.15%) UML
15 20 (11.05%) B2C
15 20 (11.05%) Waterfall
16 19 (10.50%) ETL
16 19 (10.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 80 (44.20%) SQL
2 72 (39.78%) Java
3 36 (19.89%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.36%) PHP
5 18 (9.94%) PL/SQL
6 14 (7.73%) C
6 14 (7.73%) Perl
7 10 (5.52%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.42%) C++
9 7 (3.87%) Groovy
10 4 (2.21%) C#
10 4 (2.21%) Python
11 3 (1.66%) XPath
12 2 (1.10%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (13.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.39%) Degree
3 10 (5.52%) BC Cleared
3 10 (5.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (2.76%) ISEB
5 5 (2.76%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.76%) Sun Certification
6 4 (2.21%) CISA
6 4 (2.21%) CISM
6 4 (2.21%) CISSP
7 3 (1.66%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.10%) MCSA
8 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.10%) MOS
9 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.66%) QA
3 3 (1.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (8.84%) Docker
2 8 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.55%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (6.08%) Puppet
2 4 (2.21%) Ansible
3 3 (1.66%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.55%) OpenView
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.55%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (21.55%) SAP
2 24 (13.26%) WSO2
3 21 (11.60%) Adobe
3 21 (11.60%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.29%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (7.18%) Infor
6 6 (3.31%) Fujitsu
6 6 (3.31%) VMware
7 5 (2.76%) Sun
8 4 (2.21%) Teradata
8 4 (2.21%) webMethods
9 3 (1.66%) BEA
9 3 (1.66%) Informatica
9 3 (1.66%) Pega
9 3 (1.66%) Sybase
10 2 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.55%) Google
11 1 (0.55%) HP
11 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.55%) IBM
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