Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 209 193 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.13% 22.21% 15.25%
As % of the Vendors category 38.99% 41.87% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 145 62
Essex median daily rate £525 £490 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +63.33% -
10th Percentile £364 £313 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 13
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £28.72 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.28% -28.20% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32.60 £26.90 £27.64
90th Percentile £49.50 £30.54 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.97 £41.25
% change year-on-year +29.77% -34.62% +16.28%

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 536 461 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 54.20% 53.05% 52.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 319 216
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £216 £263 £200
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 110
Essex median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -3.03% -36.54%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £38.00 £42.76
East of England median hourly rate £16.75 £15.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.35% -4.55% -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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 86 £450 +2.86% 1
Chelmsford +7 5 £518 - 3
Brentwood +5 3 - -
Basildon +4 3 £475 -
Colchester - 2 - - 5
Harlow - 1 - -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 138 (66.03%) Java
2 111 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (41.63%) SQL
4 83 (39.71%) Unix
5 80 (38.28%) Web Services
5 80 (38.28%) XML
6 77 (36.84%) Middleware
7 76 (36.36%) SOAP
8 75 (35.89%) TDD
9 69 (33.01%) Business Intelligence
10 67 (32.06%) Finance
11 65 (31.10%) RESTful
12 64 (30.62%) SAP
13 62 (29.67%) SOA
13 62 (29.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 62 (29.67%) WSO2
14 60 (28.71%) Manufacturing
15 58 (27.75%) Mule
15 58 (27.75%) Apache Camel
15 58 (27.75%) Oracle Service Bus
16 55 (26.32%) Marketing
16 55 (26.32%) Programme Management
16 55 (26.32%) Telecoms
17 54 (25.84%) Electronics
17 54 (25.84%) Digital Marketing
17 54 (25.84%) Greenfield Project
18 53 (25.36%) Maven
19 51 (24.40%) WebLogic
20 48 (22.97%) Shell Script
21 47 (22.49%) webMethods

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 62 (29.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 58 (27.75%) Mule
2 58 (27.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 51 (24.40%) WebLogic
4 25 (11.96%) Confluence
5 24 (11.48%) Apache
6 15 (7.18%) JBoss
7 11 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 10 (4.78%) Tomcat
9 9 (4.31%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.96%) WildFly
11 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.48%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.87%) GitHub
3 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.78%) SSH
2 8 (3.83%) HTTP
3 6 (2.87%) Internet
3 6 (2.87%) SAN
4 4 (1.91%) SSL
4 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.57%) MySQL
2 30 (14.35%) Oracle Database
3 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.70%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (6.70%) Hadoop
5 12 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (5.74%) Ingres
6 11 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 10 (4.78%) Pentaho
8 7 (3.35%) SQL Server
9 5 (2.39%) Impala
9 5 (2.39%) QlikView
10 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.91%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (1.91%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.44%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.44%) Qlik Sense
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.48%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 53 (25.36%) Maven
2 43 (20.57%) Jenkins
3 29 (13.88%) JIRA
4 22 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 22 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 18 (8.61%) CA Gen
5 18 (8.61%) Selenium
6 17 (8.13%) JMeter
6 17 (8.13%) Toad
7 13 (6.22%) LoadRunner
8 7 (3.35%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.35%) JUnit
9 6 (2.87%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.39%) GitLab
10 5 (2.39%) Subversion
10 5 (2.39%) Zephyr
11 4 (1.91%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.91%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.91%) Vagrant
General
1 67 (32.06%) Finance
2 60 (28.71%) Manufacturing
3 55 (26.32%) Marketing
3 55 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 54 (25.84%) Electronics
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
5 2 (0.96%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (51.20%) Developer
2 50 (23.92%) Senior Developer
3 46 (22.01%) Java Developer
4 42 (20.10%) Integration Developer
5 25 (11.96%) Analyst
5 25 (11.96%) SOA Developer
6 17 (8.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (7.18%) Agile Developer
7 15 (7.18%) Test Analyst
8 14 (6.70%) Senior Agile Developer
9 12 (5.74%) Architect
9 12 (5.74%) Lead Developer
9 12 (5.74%) Lead Java Developer
10 10 (4.78%) DBA
10 10 (4.78%) Unix Developer
11 8 (3.83%) Administrator
11 8 (3.83%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (3.83%) Tester
12 7 (3.35%) Data Architect
12 7 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (38.28%) Web Services
1 80 (38.28%) XML
2 77 (36.84%) Middleware
3 76 (36.36%) SOAP
4 65 (31.10%) RESTful
5 58 (27.75%) Apache Camel
6 45 (21.53%) XSLT
7 44 (21.05%) JSON
8 39 (18.66%) J2EE
9 36 (17.22%) Swagger
9 36 (17.22%) WireMock
10 20 (9.57%) Spring
11 17 (8.13%) Spring Boot
12 11 (5.26%) JMS
12 11 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (3.83%) XSD
14 5 (2.39%) HTML
14 5 (2.39%) Java EE
14 5 (2.39%) REST
15 4 (1.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 54 (25.84%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.78%) Replication
3 8 (3.83%) Reference Data
4 7 (3.35%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.35%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.35%) User Experience
5 5 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.44%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.96%) Clustering
8 2 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.48%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 83 (39.71%) Unix
2 47 (22.49%) Linux
3 36 (17.22%) Windows
4 26 (12.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (10.53%) Solaris
6 9 (4.31%) AIX
6 9 (4.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (53.11%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (35.89%) TDD
3 69 (33.01%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (29.67%) SOA
5 55 (26.32%) Programme Management
6 54 (25.84%) Digital Marketing
7 36 (17.22%) Data Modelling
8 35 (16.75%) Configuration Management
9 34 (16.27%) Scrum
9 34 (16.27%) Test Strategy
10 32 (15.31%) DevOps
11 27 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (12.92%) Process Improvement
12 25 (11.96%) Test Scripting
13 23 (11.00%) User Stories
14 20 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (9.57%) Mentoring
14 20 (9.57%) Test Automation
15 19 (9.09%) Waterfall
16 18 (8.61%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 138 (66.03%) Java
2 87 (41.63%) SQL
3 48 (22.97%) Shell Script
4 45 (21.53%) Java 8
5 40 (19.14%) XPath
6 36 (17.22%) PL/SQL
7 21 (10.05%) Perl
8 9 (4.31%) Java 9
9 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.48%) C#
11 1 (0.48%) Dart
11 1 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (13.88%) ISEB
1 29 (13.88%) ISTQB
2 26 (12.44%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (6.22%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.48%) CIPD
7 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.22%) QA
2 11 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (10.53%) Docker
2 5 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (14.83%) Ansible
2 13 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.22%) Puppet
3 10 (4.78%) Opsview
4 6 (2.87%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.91%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.96%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.48%) Galera Cluster
7 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (30.62%) SAP
2 62 (29.67%) WSO2
3 47 (22.49%) webMethods
4 26 (12.44%) BEA
5 22 (10.53%) Informatica
6 18 (8.61%) Pega
7 12 (5.74%) IBM
8 10 (4.78%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.35%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.35%) Talend
10 3 (1.44%) HP
11 2 (0.96%) Adobe
11 2 (0.96%) CA Agile Central
11 2 (0.96%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.96%) JDA
11 2 (0.96%) Lotus
12 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.48%) Sybase