Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for TopLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TopLink over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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.

Oracle TopLink
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 78 59
Contract jobs citing TopLink 0 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.34% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.64% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Essex median daily rate - £220 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -41.33% -3.23%
East of England median daily rate - £220 £375
% change year-on-year - -41.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 14
Essex median hourly rate - £31.45 £36.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.94% +19.27%
East of England median hourly rate - £31.45 £36.98
% change year-on-year - -14.94% +19.27%

TopLink is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 358 183 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 45.55% 21.01% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 116 189
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £318 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 28
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.44 £31.00 £31.18
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.90 £42.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.00% +7.91%

TopLink
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing TopLink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for TopLink in Essex

TopLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TopLink in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for TopLink in Essex

TopLink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TopLink in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TopLink in Essex