Period
to 22 July 2019

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 6 months to 22 July 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 223 165 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 27.26% 20.45% 22.54%
As % of the Vendors category 53.10% 37.84% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 114 143
Essex median daily rate £498 £525 £472
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.24% +11.23% +57.33%
10th Percentile £396 £366 £313
90th Percentile £557 £600 £587
East of England median daily rate £483 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -3.50% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Essex median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +3.31%
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -50.71% +12.90% -12.59%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 420 436 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 51.34% 54.03% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 286 322
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £260 £210 £263
90th Percentile £550 £600 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.79% +0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 24
Essex median hourly rate £13.32 £30.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.34% +90.63% -3.03%
10th Percentile £12.25 £15.75 £11.26
90th Percentile £16.34 £45.90 £43.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.35 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.89% +10.00% -9.09%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 22 July 2019.

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
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 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
Southend-on-Sea +1 106 £450 -3.49% 2
Harlow +3 4 £425 - 2
Brentwood +4 1 £500 - 3
Chelmsford +1 1 - - 1
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 155 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (57.85%) Java
3 123 (55.16%) TDD
4 100 (44.84%) MySQL
5 90 (40.36%) SOAP
6 87 (39.01%) Linux
6 87 (39.01%) Oracle Database
7 84 (37.67%) Unix
8 68 (30.49%) Java 8
9 65 (29.15%) Microservices
10 64 (28.70%) Red Hat
10 64 (28.70%) BDD
11 63 (28.25%) Web Services
11 63 (28.25%) SAP
11 63 (28.25%) Scrum
12 60 (26.91%) Finance
12 60 (26.91%) Middleware
12 60 (26.91%) Business Intelligence
13 59 (26.46%) SOA
13 59 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
13 59 (26.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 59 (26.46%) Marketing
13 59 (26.46%) WSO2
14 57 (25.56%) Apache Camel
14 57 (25.56%) Digital Marketing
14 57 (25.56%) Mule
14 57 (25.56%) RESTful
14 57 (25.56%) Oracle Service Bus
14 57 (25.56%) Manufacturing
14 57 (25.56%) Electronics

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 59 (26.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 57 (25.56%) Mule
2 57 (25.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 25 (11.21%) Confluence
4 15 (6.73%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.69%) JBoss
6 2 (0.90%) Apache
6 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.90%) SAS
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (26.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.35%) IaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) SSL
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (44.84%) MySQL
2 87 (39.01%) Oracle Database
3 32 (14.35%) Pentaho
4 20 (8.97%) BusinessObjects
5 15 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (5.38%) BODI
8 11 (4.93%) SAP Data Services
9 10 (4.48%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (4.04%) Oracle OWB
10 9 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (3.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 7 (3.14%) Impala
13 6 (2.69%) Ingres
13 6 (2.69%) MongoDB
14 5 (2.24%) PowerCenter
15 4 (1.79%) Big Data
15 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (25.11%) Git (software)
2 55 (24.66%) JIRA
3 51 (22.87%) Jenkins
4 49 (21.97%) SoapUI
5 43 (19.28%) JUnit
6 25 (11.21%) Maven
7 17 (7.62%) Selenium
8 11 (4.93%) JMeter
8 11 (4.93%) LoadRunner
9 8 (3.59%) Checkstyle
10 7 (3.14%) Toad
11 6 (2.69%) CA Gen
11 6 (2.69%) GitLab
11 6 (2.69%) Subversion
12 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.35%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.35%) git-flow
15 1 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
15 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (26.91%) Finance
2 59 (26.46%) Marketing
3 57 (25.56%) Electronics
3 57 (25.56%) Manufacturing
3 57 (25.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.79%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (53.36%) Developer
2 104 (46.64%) Java Developer
3 54 (24.22%) Senior Developer
4 53 (23.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (16.14%) Analyst
6 27 (12.11%) Lead Developer
7 26 (11.66%) Lead Java Developer
8 22 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (8.07%) Test Analyst
10 13 (5.83%) Integration Developer
11 12 (5.38%) Data Analyst
11 12 (5.38%) Tester
12 11 (4.93%) DBA
12 11 (4.93%) QA Tester
13 9 (4.04%) Java Team Leader
13 9 (4.04%) Team Leader
14 8 (3.59%) ETL Developer
14 8 (3.59%) Oracle DBA
14 8 (3.59%) SOA Developer
15 5 (2.24%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (40.36%) SOAP
2 63 (28.25%) Web Services
3 60 (26.91%) Middleware
4 57 (25.56%) Apache Camel
4 57 (25.56%) RESTful
5 56 (25.11%) Spring
6 40 (17.94%) Spring Boot
6 40 (17.94%) XML
7 25 (11.21%) JSON
8 21 (9.42%) Swagger
8 21 (9.42%) WireMock
8 21 (9.42%) XSLT
9 18 (8.07%) J2EE
10 9 (4.04%) Lambda Expressions
11 7 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (2.69%) JMS
13 5 (2.24%) JDBC
13 5 (2.24%) Kafka
14 4 (1.79%) REST
15 3 (1.35%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.39%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.93%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (2.24%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.45%) Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 87 (39.01%) Linux
2 84 (37.67%) Unix
3 39 (17.49%) CentOS
4 27 (12.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.48%) Solaris
6 8 (3.59%) Windows
7 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (69.51%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (55.16%) TDD
3 65 (29.15%) Microservices
4 64 (28.70%) BDD
5 63 (28.25%) Scrum
6 60 (26.91%) Business Intelligence
7 59 (26.46%) SOA
8 57 (25.56%) Digital Marketing
8 57 (25.56%) Programme Management
9 45 (20.18%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 42 (18.83%) Test Strategy
11 37 (16.59%) Process Improvement
12 34 (15.25%) DevOps
12 34 (15.25%) ETL
13 31 (13.90%) Test Scripting
14 29 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (12.56%) User Stories
16 23 (10.31%) Test Automation
17 21 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (9.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (57.85%) Java
2 68 (30.49%) Java 8
3 51 (22.87%) SQL
4 21 (9.42%) XPath
5 9 (4.04%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.69%) Perl
8 3 (1.35%) C
9 2 (0.90%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.45%) C#
10 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 31 (13.90%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 29 (13.00%) ISTQB
4 25 (11.21%) ISEB
5 20 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (6.73%) OCPJP
6 15 (6.73%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.42%) QA
2 6 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (6.28%) Docker
2 9 (4.04%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 39 (17.49%) Ansible
2 34 (15.25%) Terraform
3 9 (4.04%) Data Guard
3 9 (4.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (28.70%) Red Hat
2 63 (28.25%) SAP
3 59 (26.46%) WSO2
4 30 (13.45%) Talend
5 15 (6.73%) Sun
6 11 (4.93%) Informatica
7 9 (4.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (4.04%) webMethods
8 6 (2.69%) BEA
8 6 (2.69%) Pega
9 3 (1.35%) VMware
10 1 (0.45%) IBM