Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 231 140 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.45% 18.37% 18.13%
As % of the Vendors category 37.68% 35.90% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 110 83
Essex median daily rate £520 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 18
Essex median hourly rate £10.25 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.55% +7.64% -4.57%
10th Percentile £9.63 £21.85 £26.43
90th Percentile £25.35 £44.38 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £12.75 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -64.58% -5.26% +4.11%

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 613 390 529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.92% 51.18% 61.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 255 297
Essex median daily rate £510 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.49% +46.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £229 £300 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £505
East of England median daily rate £428 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 98
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.77% +36.26%
10th Percentile £10.62 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £40.25 £43.53 £42.89
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +3 108 £450 +2.86% 8
Chelmsford - 2 £450 - 1
Brentwood 0 1 - -
Harlow - 1 - -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 139 (60.17%) Java
2 135 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (45.45%) SQL
4 91 (39.39%) Unix
5 88 (38.10%) TDD
6 75 (32.47%) MySQL
7 69 (29.87%) XML
8 66 (28.57%) Linux
9 65 (28.14%) SOAP
9 65 (28.14%) Middleware
10 64 (27.71%) JIRA
11 63 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
12 62 (26.84%) Scrum
13 61 (26.41%) SAP
14 60 (25.97%) Web Services
14 60 (25.97%) Confluence
15 56 (24.24%) Finance
16 55 (23.81%) Jenkins
17 53 (22.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 53 (22.94%) SOA
18 52 (22.51%) RESTful
18 52 (22.51%) WSO2
19 51 (22.08%) Oracle Service Bus
19 51 (22.08%) WebLogic
20 50 (21.65%) Mule
20 50 (21.65%) Apache Camel
20 50 (21.65%) Greenfield Project
21 47 (20.35%) Java 8
21 47 (20.35%) Marketing
21 47 (20.35%) Programme Management

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 60 (25.97%) Confluence
2 53 (22.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 51 (22.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 51 (22.08%) WebLogic
4 50 (21.65%) Mule
5 18 (7.79%) Apache
6 9 (3.90%) JBoss
7 8 (3.46%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.16%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.73%) WildFly
10 2 (0.87%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.43%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.43%) SAS
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 38 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.46%) GitHub
3 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.93%) Internet
2 8 (3.46%) SSH
3 6 (2.60%) HTTP
4 4 (1.73%) SAN
5 2 (0.87%) SSL
5 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.43%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.43%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (32.47%) MySQL
2 45 (19.48%) Pentaho
3 28 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 27 (11.69%) BusinessObjects
5 25 (10.82%) Relational Database
6 20 (8.66%) RDBMS
7 19 (8.23%) Hadoop
8 17 (7.36%) Ingres
9 14 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (6.06%) Impala
10 6 (2.60%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
11 5 (2.16%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.73%) BODI
12 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
14 2 (0.87%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 64 (27.71%) JIRA
2 55 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 43 (18.61%) Maven
4 33 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 33 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 28 (12.12%) JMeter
6 27 (11.69%) Selenium
7 23 (9.96%) LoadRunner
8 14 (6.06%) Artifactory
8 14 (6.06%) Bitbucket
8 14 (6.06%) CA Gen
9 12 (5.19%) Toad
10 10 (4.33%) JUnit
11 7 (3.03%) GitLab
12 6 (2.60%) Checkstyle
13 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.73%) Robot Framework
14 4 (1.73%) Zephyr
15 3 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
15 3 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 56 (24.24%) Finance
2 47 (20.35%) Manufacturing
2 47 (20.35%) Marketing
2 47 (20.35%) Telecoms
3 46 (19.91%) Electronics
4 5 (2.16%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.87%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (48.48%) Developer
2 63 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 44 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 38 (16.45%) Analyst
5 37 (16.02%) Integration Developer
6 24 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (8.66%) SOA Developer
8 18 (7.79%) Lead Developer
8 18 (7.79%) Test Analyst
9 17 (7.36%) Lead Java Developer
10 14 (6.06%) Agile Developer
10 14 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.06%) Senior Agile Developer
11 12 (5.19%) Tester
12 11 (4.76%) Administrator
13 8 (3.46%) Architect
13 8 (3.46%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.46%) Pentaho Developer
13 8 (3.46%) Unix Developer
14 7 (3.03%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (29.87%) XML
2 65 (28.14%) Middleware
2 65 (28.14%) SOAP
3 60 (25.97%) Web Services
4 52 (22.51%) RESTful
5 50 (21.65%) Apache Camel
6 34 (14.72%) JSON
7 31 (13.42%) XSLT
8 29 (12.55%) J2EE
8 29 (12.55%) Spring
9 28 (12.12%) Swagger
9 28 (12.12%) WireMock
10 23 (9.96%) Spring Boot
11 11 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
12 10 (4.33%) Hibernate
13 8 (3.46%) REST
14 7 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
15 6 (2.60%) JMS
15 6 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
16 5 (2.16%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.65%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (7.79%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.46%) Replication
4 7 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.30%) User Experience
8 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.87%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 91 (39.39%) Unix
2 66 (28.57%) Linux
3 33 (14.29%) Windows
4 22 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (7.79%) Solaris
6 10 (4.33%) CentOS
7 7 (3.03%) AIX
8 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (58.44%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (38.10%) TDD
3 63 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (26.84%) Scrum
5 53 (22.94%) SOA
6 47 (20.35%) Programme Management
7 46 (19.91%) Digital Marketing
8 42 (18.18%) DevOps
8 42 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 41 (17.75%) ETL
10 39 (16.88%) Configuration Management
10 39 (16.88%) User Stories
11 36 (15.58%) Data Modelling
11 36 (15.58%) Test Scripting
12 35 (15.15%) Test Automation
13 32 (13.85%) Coaching
14 30 (12.99%) BDD
15 29 (12.55%) Acceptance Criteria
16 28 (12.12%) Mentoring
17 27 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 139 (60.17%) Java
2 105 (45.45%) SQL
3 47 (20.35%) Java 8
4 42 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 28 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 28 (12.12%) XPath
6 15 (6.49%) Perl
7 7 (3.03%) Java 9
8 2 (0.87%) C#
8 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.43%) Dart
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (17.75%) ISEB
2 40 (17.32%) ISTQB
2 40 (17.32%) Security Cleared
3 28 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 18 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.16%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.73%) Degree
6 4 (1.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.87%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.87%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.26%) QA
2 17 (7.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (11.26%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (16.88%) Ansible
2 19 (8.23%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (8.23%) Puppet
3 8 (3.46%) Opsview
4 5 (2.16%) Kibana
5 4 (1.73%) logstash
5 4 (1.73%) Terraform
6 2 (0.87%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.43%) Mesos
Vendors
1 61 (26.41%) SAP
2 52 (22.51%) WSO2
3 46 (19.91%) webMethods
4 22 (9.52%) Informatica
5 21 (9.09%) BEA
6 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
7 13 (5.63%) Pega
8 11 (4.76%) IBM
8 11 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.60%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.60%) Talend
10 5 (2.16%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.16%) JDA
11 3 (1.30%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.87%) Sun
13 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow