Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 111 167 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.48% 20.64% 9.92%
As % of the Vendors category 32.94% 33.74% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 107 35
Essex median daily rate £513 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £255 £268
90th Percentile £600 £542 £545
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Essex median hourly rate £41.50 £33.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -14.10% +10.87%
10th Percentile £24.55 £18.30 £25.25
90th Percentile £44.50 £45.75 £56.20
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +23.88% -10.67% +20.97%

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 337 495 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 53.07% 61.19% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 309 213
Essex median daily rate £503 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.57% -6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £306 £225 £213
90th Percentile £600 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 66 63
Essex median hourly rate £19.75 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.23% +71.05% +15.15%
10th Percentile £15.68 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.25 £42.40 £44.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% -10.26% +11.43%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -2 40 £475 - 4
Basildon -9 6 £375 -6.25% 4
Brentwood -2 5 £413 +47.32% 1
Chelmsford 0 1 £550 -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 89 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (71.17%) Middleware
3 73 (65.77%) XML
4 69 (62.16%) TDD
5 64 (57.66%) SOA
5 64 (57.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 62 (55.86%) Web Services
7 60 (54.05%) WSO2
8 54 (48.65%) Java
9 52 (46.85%) XSLT
9 52 (46.85%) SOAP
10 51 (45.95%) Maven
11 50 (45.05%) RESTful
11 50 (45.05%) Greenfield Project
12 48 (43.24%) Oracle Service Bus
12 48 (43.24%) JSON
12 48 (43.24%) Mule
13 47 (42.34%) XPath
14 46 (41.44%) Apache Camel
14 46 (41.44%) WireMock
14 46 (41.44%) Swagger
15 44 (39.64%) Finance
16 43 (38.74%) Manufacturing
17 42 (37.84%) Marketing
17 42 (37.84%) Digital Marketing
18 41 (36.94%) Electronics
18 41 (36.94%) Telecoms
18 41 (36.94%) Programme Management
18 41 (36.94%) SAP
18 41 (36.94%) Business Intelligence

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 64 (57.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 48 (43.24%) Mule
2 48 (43.24%) Oracle Service Bus
3 26 (23.42%) JBoss
4 20 (18.02%) WebLogic
5 19 (17.12%) Apache
6 6 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.90%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.32%) HTTP
2 9 (8.11%) SSL
2 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.81%) MySQL
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.50%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.50%) Ingres
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.70%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.80%) Big Data
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.90%) HBase
8 1 (0.90%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (45.95%) Maven
2 23 (20.72%) Jenkins
3 14 (12.61%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.11%) JUnit
5 8 (7.21%) Subversion
6 7 (6.31%) Mockito
7 6 (5.41%) PowerDesigner
7 6 (5.41%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.60%) AccuRev
8 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.60%) JMeter
8 4 (3.60%) Selenium
9 3 (2.70%) Toad
9 3 (2.70%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.80%) Ant
10 2 (1.80%) JIRA
10 2 (1.80%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.90%) Gradle
General
1 44 (39.64%) Finance
2 43 (38.74%) Manufacturing
3 42 (37.84%) Marketing
4 41 (36.94%) Electronics
4 41 (36.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 69 (62.16%) Developer
2 49 (44.14%) Integration Developer
3 35 (31.53%) Senior Developer
4 32 (28.83%) SOA Developer
5 30 (27.03%) Agile Developer
6 22 (19.82%) Java Developer
6 22 (19.82%) Senior Agile Developer
7 16 (14.41%) Lead Developer
8 12 (10.81%) Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Architect
9 7 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Trainee
11 4 (3.60%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Data Architect
11 4 (3.60%) Lead Java Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Consultant
12 3 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (71.17%) Middleware
2 73 (65.77%) XML
3 62 (55.86%) Web Services
4 52 (46.85%) SOAP
4 52 (46.85%) XSLT
5 50 (45.05%) RESTful
6 48 (43.24%) JSON
7 46 (41.44%) Apache Camel
7 46 (41.44%) Swagger
7 46 (41.44%) WireMock
8 27 (24.32%) J2EE
9 12 (10.81%) HTML
10 11 (9.91%) Spring
11 9 (8.11%) CSS
11 9 (8.11%) JAXB
11 9 (8.11%) JPA
12 7 (6.31%) JAAS
12 7 (6.31%) JAX-RPC
12 7 (6.31%) LDAP
12 7 (6.31%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (45.05%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.71%) N-Tier
3 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.60%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.60%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.23%) Linux
2 22 (19.82%) Unix
3 14 (12.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.21%) Solaris
5 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.41%) Windows
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (62.16%) TDD
3 64 (57.66%) SOA
4 42 (37.84%) Digital Marketing
5 41 (36.94%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (36.94%) Programme Management
6 25 (22.52%) Scrum
7 24 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (20.72%) Mentoring
9 22 (19.82%) Configuration Management
10 18 (16.22%) Test Automation
11 15 (13.51%) Coaching
12 14 (12.61%) Microservices
13 13 (11.71%) UML
14 12 (10.81%) Kanban
15 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
15 11 (9.91%) Open Source
16 10 (9.01%) User Stories
17 9 (8.11%) Data Mapping
18 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.65%) Java
2 47 (42.34%) XPath
3 39 (35.14%) SQL
4 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 13 (11.71%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.21%) C
7 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.50%) Perl
9 4 (3.60%) C++
10 3 (2.70%) Python
11 2 (1.80%) Ruby
12 1 (0.90%) Groovy
12 1 (0.90%) R
12 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) ISEB
1 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (8.11%) Puppet
2 4 (3.60%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (54.05%) WSO2
2 41 (36.94%) SAP
3 9 (8.11%) webMethods
4 6 (5.41%) BEA
4 6 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.80%) CA
5 2 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.80%) Talend
6 1 (0.90%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) McAfee
6 1 (0.90%) VMware