Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Oracle 186 180 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.97% 21.45% 15.72%
As % of the Vendors category 31.79% 41.76% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 128 76
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +70.83% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.78% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
Essex median hourly rate £22.75 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.81% -15.29% +16.44%
10th Percentile £12.73 £20.93 £26.13
90th Percentile £32.58 £42.85 £46.08
East of England median hourly rate £22.75 £29.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year -22.88% -33.71% +27.14%

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 585 431 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.52% 51.37% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 273 255
Essex median daily rate £520 £500 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +49.25% -7.59%
10th Percentile £201 £310 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £511
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 103
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -20.88%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.88 £41.95 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -19.51%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 0 78 £450 +3.45% 7
Chelmsford - 2 £450 - 2
Brentwood +4 1 - -
Basildon -2 1 £475 +30.14%
Colchester - 1 - - 5
Harlow - 1 - -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 128 (68.82%) Java
2 111 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (43.01%) TDD
4 77 (41.40%) Unix
5 73 (39.25%) SQL
6 72 (38.71%) XML
7 71 (38.17%) Middleware
8 69 (37.10%) SOAP
8 69 (37.10%) Web Services
9 65 (34.95%) Business Intelligence
10 62 (33.33%) SAP
10 62 (33.33%) Finance
11 58 (31.18%) SOA
11 58 (31.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 58 (31.18%) WSO2
12 57 (30.65%) Oracle Service Bus
12 57 (30.65%) RESTful
13 56 (30.11%) Mule
13 56 (30.11%) Apache Camel
14 54 (29.03%) Greenfield Project
14 54 (29.03%) Manufacturing
15 52 (27.96%) Telecoms
15 52 (27.96%) Programme Management
15 52 (27.96%) Marketing
16 51 (27.42%) Digital Marketing
16 51 (27.42%) Electronics
17 50 (26.88%) Maven
18 49 (26.34%) Java 8
18 49 (26.34%) Jenkins
19 47 (25.27%) MySQL

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 58 (31.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 57 (30.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 56 (30.11%) Mule
4 45 (24.19%) WebLogic
5 32 (17.20%) Confluence
6 19 (10.22%) Apache
7 10 (5.38%) Tomcat
8 9 (4.84%) JBoss
9 5 (2.69%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.08%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.08%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.08%) WildFly
11 1 (0.54%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.76%) GitHub
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.38%) SSH
2 6 (3.23%) HTTP
2 6 (3.23%) Internet
2 6 (3.23%) SAN
3 2 (1.08%) SSL
3 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.27%) MySQL
2 20 (10.75%) Oracle Database
3 19 (10.22%) Relational Database
4 18 (9.68%) Pentaho
5 14 (7.53%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (7.53%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.45%) Hadoop
7 11 (5.91%) Ingres
8 9 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.69%) Impala
9 5 (2.69%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (1.08%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.08%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.08%) Power BI
12 2 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 50 (26.88%) Maven
2 49 (26.34%) Jenkins
3 35 (18.82%) JIRA
4 26 (13.98%) Git (software)
5 21 (11.29%) SoapUI
6 17 (9.14%) JMeter
7 16 (8.60%) Selenium
8 14 (7.53%) CA Gen
9 13 (6.99%) LoadRunner
9 13 (6.99%) Toad
10 9 (4.84%) Artifactory
11 8 (4.30%) JUnit
12 7 (3.76%) GitLab
13 6 (3.23%) Checkstyle
14 5 (2.69%) Cucumber
15 4 (2.15%) PowerDesigner
15 4 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (2.15%) Vagrant
15 4 (2.15%) Zephyr
16 3 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 62 (33.33%) Finance
2 54 (29.03%) Manufacturing
3 52 (27.96%) Marketing
3 52 (27.96%) Telecoms
4 51 (27.42%) Electronics
5 2 (1.08%) Banking
5 2 (1.08%) Legal
5 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (55.91%) Developer
2 56 (30.11%) Java Developer
3 49 (26.34%) Senior Developer
4 37 (19.89%) Integration Developer
5 25 (13.44%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (13.44%) SOA Developer
6 21 (11.29%) Analyst
7 17 (9.14%) Agile Developer
7 17 (9.14%) Senior Agile Developer
8 14 (7.53%) Lead Developer
8 14 (7.53%) Lead Java Developer
9 13 (6.99%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) Unix Developer
11 8 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.76%) Administrator
12 7 (3.76%) Architect
12 7 (3.76%) Tester
13 5 (2.69%) Pentaho Developer
14 4 (2.15%) Data Architect
14 4 (2.15%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.71%) XML
2 71 (38.17%) Middleware
3 69 (37.10%) SOAP
3 69 (37.10%) Web Services
4 57 (30.65%) RESTful
5 56 (30.11%) Apache Camel
6 40 (21.51%) JSON
7 39 (20.97%) XSLT
8 35 (18.82%) Swagger
8 35 (18.82%) WireMock
9 24 (12.90%) J2EE
10 22 (11.83%) Spring
11 16 (8.60%) Spring Boot
12 8 (4.30%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.76%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (3.23%) JMS
14 6 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (2.69%) REST
16 4 (2.15%) Java EE
16 4 (2.15%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 54 (29.03%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.38%) Replication
3 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.76%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.15%) User Experience
6 3 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.08%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 77 (41.40%) Unix
2 46 (24.73%) Linux
3 32 (17.20%) Windows
4 24 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (9.68%) Solaris
6 11 (5.91%) CentOS
7 9 (4.84%) AIX
8 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (43.01%) TDD
3 65 (34.95%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (31.18%) SOA
5 52 (27.96%) Programme Management
6 51 (27.42%) Digital Marketing
7 39 (20.97%) Scrum
8 34 (18.28%) DevOps
9 33 (17.74%) Configuration Management
10 25 (13.44%) Data Modelling
10 25 (13.44%) Test Strategy
11 23 (12.37%) Test Scripting
12 19 (10.22%) BDD
12 19 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (10.22%) Process Improvement
13 18 (9.68%) ETL
14 17 (9.14%) Kanban
14 17 (9.14%) Mentoring
14 17 (9.14%) Test Automation
14 17 (9.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 128 (68.82%) Java
2 73 (39.25%) SQL
3 49 (26.34%) Java 8
4 39 (20.97%) Shell Script
5 35 (18.82%) XPath
6 24 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 15 (8.06%) Perl
8 9 (4.84%) Java 9
9 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.08%) C#
11 1 (0.54%) Dart
11 1 (0.54%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.98%) ISEB
2 26 (13.98%) ISTQB
3 19 (10.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (8.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.54%) CIPD
6 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.54%) Degree
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) QA
2 6 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (12.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 36 (19.35%) Ansible
2 14 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (7.53%) Puppet
3 10 (5.38%) Opsview
4 4 (2.15%) Terraform
5 2 (1.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Galera Cluster
6 1 (0.54%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.54%) Kibana
6 1 (0.54%) logstash
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 62 (33.33%) SAP
2 58 (31.18%) WSO2
3 40 (21.51%) webMethods
4 21 (11.29%) Informatica
5 18 (9.68%) BEA
6 13 (6.99%) Pega
7 9 (4.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.76%) Talend
9 5 (2.69%) JDA
10 4 (2.15%) IBM
10 4 (2.15%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.08%) Lotus
12 1 (0.54%) Adobe
12 1 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
12 1 (0.54%) HP
12 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.54%) Sun
12 1 (0.54%) Sybase