Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 138 196 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 19.97% 23.99% 11.01%
As % of the Vendors category 36.80% 42.06% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 134 34
Essex median daily rate £520 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +25.79% +6.00%
10th Percentile £389 £304 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £475
East of England median daily rate £475 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +6.74% +1.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Essex median hourly rate £42.00 £37.75 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.26% -12.72% +1.76%
10th Percentile £31.13 £29.75 £26.00
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.00 £59.80
East of England median hourly rate £36.25 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.02% -11.33% +11.94%

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 375 466 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 54.27% 57.04% 44.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 326 174
Essex median daily rate £500 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £291 £255 £193
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 81
Essex median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +112.12% -19.51%
10th Percentile £15.45 £15.78 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.60 £45.90 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.06% -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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -1 46 £491 +5.53% 2
Chelmsford -2 5 £520 -
Brentwood +4 3 £413 - 3
Basildon -7 3 £525 +23.53% 2
Colchester +6 2 - - 8
Harlow - 1 - - 1
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (55.80%) Java
3 74 (53.62%) XML
4 68 (49.28%) Middleware
5 66 (47.83%) Web Services
6 61 (44.20%) SOA
6 61 (44.20%) SOAP
6 61 (44.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 58 (42.03%) RESTful
7 58 (42.03%) TDD
7 58 (42.03%) WSO2
8 52 (37.68%) Mule
8 52 (37.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 52 (37.68%) SQL
9 51 (36.96%) XSLT
9 51 (36.96%) Finance
10 50 (36.23%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (36.23%) Maven
10 50 (36.23%) Apache Camel
11 49 (35.51%) JSON
11 49 (35.51%) Manufacturing
12 48 (34.78%) XPath
12 48 (34.78%) Greenfield Project
13 45 (32.61%) Marketing
13 45 (32.61%) Digital Marketing
13 45 (32.61%) Programme Management
13 45 (32.61%) Electronics
13 45 (32.61%) Telecoms
13 45 (32.61%) SAP
14 43 (31.16%) WireMock

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 61 (44.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 52 (37.68%) Mule
2 52 (37.68%) Oracle Service Bus
3 21 (15.22%) WebLogic
4 15 (10.87%) JBoss
5 11 (7.97%) Apache
6 10 (7.25%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.45%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.72%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.45%) SPSS
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.72%) GitHub
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle CX
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) HTTP
2 5 (3.62%) SSL
2 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) Oracle Database
2 16 (11.59%) MySQL
3 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.35%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.62%) QlikView
8 4 (2.90%) Big Data
8 4 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.90%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (2.90%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.17%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.17%) Ingres
9 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.17%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.45%) DB2
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (36.23%) Maven
2 12 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.80%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.07%) Selenium
4 7 (5.07%) Toad
5 6 (4.35%) CA Gen
5 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.35%) JUnit
5 6 (4.35%) Subversion
6 3 (2.17%) AccuRev
6 3 (2.17%) JIRA
6 3 (2.17%) JMeter
6 3 (2.17%) Mockito
6 3 (2.17%) PowerDesigner
6 3 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.17%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.45%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.45%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.45%) LoadUI
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 49 (35.51%) Manufacturing
3 45 (32.61%) Electronics
3 45 (32.61%) Marketing
3 45 (32.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (57.97%) Developer
2 49 (35.51%) Integration Developer
3 39 (28.26%) Senior Developer
4 23 (16.67%) SOA Developer
5 20 (14.49%) Java Developer
6 15 (10.87%) Analyst
6 15 (10.87%) Lead Developer
7 13 (9.42%) Architect
8 12 (8.70%) Agile Developer
9 11 (7.97%) Senior Agile Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Lead Java Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Test Analyst
11 7 (5.07%) Data Architect
11 7 (5.07%) DBA
12 6 (4.35%) SQL Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Oracle DBA
13 5 (3.62%) QlikView Developer
14 4 (2.90%) Backend Developer
14 4 (2.90%) Data Analyst
14 4 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (53.62%) XML
2 68 (49.28%) Middleware
3 66 (47.83%) Web Services
4 61 (44.20%) SOAP
5 58 (42.03%) RESTful
6 51 (36.96%) XSLT
7 50 (36.23%) Apache Camel
8 49 (35.51%) JSON
9 43 (31.16%) Swagger
9 43 (31.16%) WireMock
10 27 (19.57%) J2EE
11 11 (7.97%) Spring
12 7 (5.07%) HTML
12 7 (5.07%) XSD
13 6 (4.35%) JMS
13 6 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (4.35%) Spring Boot
14 5 (3.62%) CSS
15 4 (2.90%) Hibernate
16 3 (2.17%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (34.78%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.80%) Reference Data
3 7 (5.07%) Data Structures
3 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.35%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.17%) User Experience
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
6 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.91%) Unix
2 21 (15.22%) Linux
3 11 (7.97%) Windows
4 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.07%) Solaris
6 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.20%) SOA
3 58 (42.03%) TDD
4 50 (36.23%) Business Intelligence
5 45 (32.61%) Digital Marketing
5 45 (32.61%) Programme Management
6 23 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 19 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (11.59%) Configuration Management
9 15 (10.87%) Scrum
10 14 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
10 14 (10.14%) User Stories
11 13 (9.42%) Data Mapping
11 13 (9.42%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.97%) Test Strategy
13 10 (7.25%) Data Architecture
13 10 (7.25%) Deployment Automation
13 10 (7.25%) Process Improvement
13 10 (7.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.80%) Java
2 52 (37.68%) SQL
3 48 (34.78%) XPath
4 22 (15.94%) PL/SQL
5 15 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.70%) Perl
7 11 (7.97%) Java 8
8 3 (2.17%) C
8 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.17%) Python
9 2 (1.45%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) C#
10 1 (0.72%) R
10 1 (0.72%) Ruby
10 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) ISEB
1 8 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.07%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.72%) CIPD
3 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.62%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (4.35%) Docker
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
2 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 3 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.72%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (42.03%) WSO2
2 45 (32.61%) SAP
3 17 (12.32%) webMethods
4 10 (7.25%) BEA
5 8 (5.80%) IBM
6 7 (5.07%) Pega
7 6 (4.35%) Informatica
7 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.90%) Talend
9 2 (1.45%) Adobe
9 2 (1.45%) HP
9 2 (1.45%) Lotus
10 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.72%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.72%) Sybase