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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 86 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.59% 16.15% 12.07%
As % of the Vendors category 39.45% 32.64% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 34
Median daily rate £500 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.93% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £37.75 £37.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £27.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +30.63% -7.50%  

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 218 239 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.66% 49.48% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 94 187
Median daily rate £500 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £248 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 66 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £40.00 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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 40 £450 +28.38% 2
Chelmsford -4 1 - -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 136 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (47.94%) XML
3 91 (46.91%) TDD
4 89 (45.88%) Middleware
5 73 (37.63%) SOA
5 73 (37.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 71 (36.60%) SQL
7 68 (35.05%) Scrum
8 66 (34.02%) WSO2
9 62 (31.96%) Relational Database
9 62 (31.96%) Java
10 59 (30.41%) Linux
11 56 (28.87%) XSLT
12 55 (28.35%) J2EE
12 55 (28.35%) Continuous Integration
13 54 (27.84%) JBoss
14 53 (27.32%) Test Automation
15 52 (26.80%) Configuration Management
16 50 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
17 47 (24.23%) Git (software)
18 46 (23.71%) JSON
18 46 (23.71%) Finance
19 45 (23.20%) MySQL
19 45 (23.20%) SAP
19 45 (23.20%) Jenkins
20 44 (22.68%) DevOps
20 44 (22.68%) Mentoring
20 44 (22.68%) WebLogic
20 44 (22.68%) Maven
21 39 (20.10%) Manufacturing

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 73 (37.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 54 (27.84%) JBoss
3 44 (22.68%) WebLogic
4 36 (18.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 35 (18.04%) Apache
5 35 (18.04%) Mule
6 10 (5.15%) Confluence
7 6 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.09%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.58%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.52%) IIS
9 1 (0.52%) Jetty
9 1 (0.52%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.52%) nginx
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 36 (18.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (5.67%) Unica
3 10 (5.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (3.09%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (1.03%) SAP BPC
8 2 (1.03%) SAP MII
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.52%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.12%) Adobe Analytics
3 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.09%) Office 365
3 6 (3.09%) Yammer
4 2 (1.03%) Taleo
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.01%) HTTP
2 28 (14.43%) SSL
2 28 (14.43%) TCP/IP
3 17 (8.76%) LDAP
4 1 (0.52%) DHCP
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (31.96%) Relational Database
2 45 (23.20%) MySQL
3 27 (13.92%) Hadoop
4 26 (13.40%) Oracle Database
5 22 (11.34%) MariaDB
6 19 (9.79%) Ingres
7 17 (8.76%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (7.22%) DB2
9 12 (6.19%) Data Mining
9 12 (6.19%) SQL Server
10 11 (5.67%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (3.09%) Big Data
14 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (2.58%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (2.58%) Pentaho
14 5 (2.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 47 (24.23%) Git (software)
2 45 (23.20%) Jenkins
3 44 (22.68%) Maven
4 32 (16.49%) Subversion
5 15 (7.73%) JUnit
5 15 (7.73%) Mockito
6 10 (5.15%) JIRA
6 10 (5.15%) Selenium
6 10 (5.15%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.12%) JMeter
7 8 (4.12%) PVCS
8 7 (3.61%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.06%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (1.55%) XDoclet
11 2 (1.03%) CA Gen
11 2 (1.03%) NWDI
12 1 (0.52%) Travis CI
General
1 46 (23.71%) Finance
2 39 (20.10%) Manufacturing
3 37 (19.07%) Marketing
4 36 (18.56%) Electronics
4 36 (18.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.61%) Automotive
5 7 (3.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Law
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 91 (46.91%) Developer
2 40 (20.62%) Java Developer
3 36 (18.56%) Analyst
4 32 (16.49%) Agile Developer
4 32 (16.49%) SOA Developer
5 31 (15.98%) Integration Developer
6 22 (11.34%) Business Analyst
7 20 (10.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (8.76%) Architect
9 14 (7.22%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.15%) CRM Developer
10 10 (5.15%) Data Business Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) Data Insight Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) Insight Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) Insight Data Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (4.12%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.61%) Consultant
13 7 (3.61%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.61%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (47.94%) XML
2 89 (45.88%) Middleware
3 56 (28.87%) XSLT
4 55 (28.35%) J2EE
5 46 (23.71%) JSON
6 35 (18.04%) Apache Camel
6 35 (18.04%) Swagger
6 35 (18.04%) WireMock
7 34 (17.53%) HTML
8 33 (17.01%) CSS
9 24 (12.37%) Spring
10 21 (10.82%) Web Services
11 20 (10.31%) JPA
12 19 (9.79%) EclipseLink
12 19 (9.79%) Hibernate
12 19 (9.79%) Spring MVC
13 17 (8.76%) JAAS
14 16 (8.25%) JAXB
15 12 (6.19%) Servlets
15 12 (6.19%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.04%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (10.82%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (10.82%) Mainframe
3 9 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.12%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.12%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.09%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.03%) RIA
8 1 (0.52%) PMI
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.41%) Linux
2 33 (17.01%) Unix
3 28 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (9.28%) Windows
5 15 (7.73%) Mac OS X
6 12 (6.19%) Windows Vista
7 7 (3.61%) Solaris
8 6 (3.09%) VME
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (46.91%) TDD
3 73 (37.63%) SOA
4 68 (35.05%) Scrum
5 55 (28.35%) Continuous Integration
6 53 (27.32%) Test Automation
7 52 (26.80%) Configuration Management
8 50 (25.77%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (22.68%) DevOps
9 44 (22.68%) Mentoring
10 37 (19.07%) Kanban
10 37 (19.07%) Microservices
11 36 (18.56%) Digital Marketing
11 36 (18.56%) Programme Management
12 32 (16.49%) UML
12 32 (16.49%) User Stories
13 31 (15.98%) Open Source
14 30 (15.46%) Coaching
15 29 (14.95%) API Design
16 28 (14.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 71 (36.60%) SQL
2 62 (31.96%) Java
3 35 (18.04%) XPath
4 25 (12.89%) Perl
5 23 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 22 (11.34%) JavaScript
7 21 (10.82%) C
8 11 (5.67%) PHP
9 5 (2.58%) Python
10 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.55%) C#
11 3 (1.55%) Groovy
12 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.70%) Degree
3 8 (4.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.58%) ISEB
5 5 (2.58%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) CISA
7 1 (0.52%) CISM
7 1 (0.52%) CISSP
7 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) Data Quality
1 7 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (15.46%) Docker
2 8 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (11.86%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (11.86%) Puppet
2 5 (2.58%) Ansible
3 2 (1.03%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) OpenView
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 66 (34.02%) WSO2
2 45 (23.20%) SAP
3 11 (5.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.15%) Adobe
5 8 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.61%) VMware
7 6 (3.09%) Fujitsu
7 6 (3.09%) Infor
7 6 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.06%) webMethods
9 3 (1.55%) BEA
10 2 (1.03%) HP
10 2 (1.03%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.03%) Informatica
10 2 (1.03%) Pega
10 2 (1.03%) Sybase
11 1 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.52%) Google
11 1 (0.52%) IBM
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