Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 17
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 158 149 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.80% 17.01% 7.60%
As % of the Vendors category 39.11% 27.90% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 84 38
Essex median daily rate £513 £337 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.19% -3.79% -22.22%
10th Percentile £350 £230 £251
90th Percentile £600 £475 £541
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £414
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.32% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Essex median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £36.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +8.18% +19.27%
10th Percentile £21.85 £31.09 £25.03
90th Percentile £44.38 £46.00 £42.30
East of England median hourly rate £31.75 £40.00 £30.63
% change year-on-year -20.63% +30.61% -1.21%

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 404 534 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.63% 60.96% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 298 270
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £220 £225
90th Percentile £600 £502 £525
East of England median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 96 78
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £24.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.10% +27.63% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.84 £41.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.47 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.21% -19.51% -1.20%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Southend-on-Sea -10 50 £450 +7.78%
Brentwood -8 11 £320 +6.67%
Basildon -5 6 £365 +4.29%
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 142 (89.87%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (81.01%) Middleware
3 116 (73.42%) XML
4 115 (72.78%) TDD
5 96 (60.76%) SOA
5 96 (60.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 96 (60.76%) WSO2
6 87 (55.06%) XSLT
7 86 (54.43%) Maven
8 83 (52.53%) Finance
9 79 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
10 78 (49.37%) Mule
11 77 (48.73%) Apache Camel
11 77 (48.73%) Oracle Service Bus
12 76 (48.10%) JSON
12 76 (48.10%) XPath
12 76 (48.10%) WireMock
12 76 (48.10%) Swagger
13 75 (47.47%) Manufacturing
14 73 (46.20%) Marketing
14 73 (46.20%) Digital Marketing
15 72 (45.57%) Programme Management
15 72 (45.57%) Electronics
15 72 (45.57%) Telecoms
15 72 (45.57%) SAP
15 72 (45.57%) Business Intelligence
16 50 (31.65%) Java
17 46 (29.11%) SQL
17 46 (29.11%) Web Services
18 43 (27.22%) Scrum

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 96 (60.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 78 (49.37%) Mule
3 77 (48.73%) Oracle Service Bus
4 34 (21.52%) JBoss
5 29 (18.35%) WebLogic
6 26 (16.46%) Apache
7 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
7 9 (5.70%) WebSphere
8 8 (5.06%) Confluence
8 8 (5.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.56%) HTTP
2 16 (10.13%) SSL
2 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.06%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.15%) Relational Database
2 19 (12.03%) MySQL
3 13 (8.23%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.96%) Data Mining
4 11 (6.96%) Ingres
5 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
6 9 (5.70%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.43%) MariaDB
7 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 86 (54.43%) Maven
2 35 (22.15%) Jenkins
3 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.66%) Subversion
5 17 (10.76%) JIRA
6 13 (8.23%) JUnit
6 13 (8.23%) SoapUI
7 9 (5.70%) Ant
8 7 (4.43%) JMeter
8 7 (4.43%) Mockito
9 6 (3.80%) Gradle
9 6 (3.80%) Vagrant
10 4 (2.53%) AccuRev
10 4 (2.53%) PowerDesigner
10 4 (2.53%) Selenium
10 4 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (1.90%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.63%) Zephyr
General
1 83 (52.53%) Finance
2 75 (47.47%) Manufacturing
3 73 (46.20%) Marketing
4 72 (45.57%) Electronics
4 72 (45.57%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (64.56%) Developer
2 64 (40.51%) Integration Developer
3 62 (39.24%) Agile Developer
4 60 (37.97%) SOA Developer
5 54 (34.18%) Senior Developer
6 31 (19.62%) Senior Agile Developer
7 26 (16.46%) Lead Developer
8 21 (13.29%) Analyst
9 19 (12.03%) Java Developer
10 12 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.43%) J2EE Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Trainee
12 6 (3.80%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 4 (2.53%) Architect
13 4 (2.53%) Business Systems Analyst
13 4 (2.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 4 (2.53%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
13 4 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (81.01%) Middleware
2 116 (73.42%) XML
3 87 (55.06%) XSLT
4 77 (48.73%) Apache Camel
5 76 (48.10%) JSON
5 76 (48.10%) Swagger
5 76 (48.10%) WireMock
6 46 (29.11%) Web Services
7 37 (23.42%) J2EE
7 37 (23.42%) SOAP
8 30 (18.99%) RESTful
9 21 (13.29%) HTML
10 17 (10.76%) CSS
10 17 (10.76%) JAXB
11 16 (10.13%) JPA
12 14 (8.86%) Struts
13 12 (7.59%) REST
13 12 (7.59%) Spring
14 11 (6.96%) HTML5
15 10 (6.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 79 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.70%) N-Tier
3 8 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.58%) Linux
2 23 (14.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 23 (14.56%) Unix
3 10 (6.33%) Solaris
4 7 (4.43%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.53%) Windows
6 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.63%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.63%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (89.87%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (72.78%) TDD
3 96 (60.76%) SOA
4 73 (46.20%) Digital Marketing
5 72 (45.57%) Business Intelligence
5 72 (45.57%) Programme Management
6 43 (27.22%) Scrum
7 35 (22.15%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (19.62%) UML
9 29 (18.35%) Mentoring
10 27 (17.09%) Kanban
11 26 (16.46%) Configuration Management
11 26 (16.46%) Test Automation
12 23 (14.56%) Coaching
13 20 (12.66%) Microservices
14 19 (12.03%) DevOps
15 17 (10.76%) API Design
15 17 (10.76%) Open Source
15 17 (10.76%) User Stories
16 15 (9.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 76 (48.10%) XPath
2 50 (31.65%) Java
3 46 (29.11%) SQL
4 19 (12.03%) Shell Script
5 15 (9.49%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.59%) C
6 12 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.96%) Perl
8 5 (3.16%) C++
9 3 (1.90%) Groovy
10 1 (0.63%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) ISEB
2 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (15.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (8.86%) Puppet
2 3 (1.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 96 (60.76%) WSO2
2 72 (45.57%) SAP
3 9 (5.70%) CA
3 9 (5.70%) CA Agile Central
4 8 (5.06%) BEA
4 8 (5.06%) Red Hat
4 8 (5.06%) webMethods
5 2 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee
6 1 (0.63%) Siemens
6 1 (0.63%) VMware