Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 October 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 30 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.83% 6.84% 7.55%
As % of the Vendors category 15.63% 14.89% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 24
Kent median daily rate £543 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.00% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £311 £337 £300
90th Percentile £575 £395 £435
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.41% +184.00% -56.99%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 192 235 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.74% 45.90% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 165 139
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £163 £263 £174
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 6
Kent median hourly rate £30.00 £25.69 £20.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +22.83% +30.72%
10th Percentile £11.77 £13.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £39.50 £79.75 £39.63
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.04% +9.62% -11.94%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Kent over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Kent

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Kent region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Maidstone +17 5 - - 1
Rochester - 4 £548 -
Tunbridge Wells -10 3 £368 +5.00%
West Malling -7 1 £475 +37.68%
Canterbury - 1 £475 -
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
3 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) jQuery
7 7 (23.33%) Ajax
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (23.33%) CSS3
8 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.00%) User Experience
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 6 (20.00%) Web Development
9 5 (16.67%) Subversion
9 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Sybase

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) Big Data
4 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (10.00%) OLAP
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (10.00%) Power BI
6 3 (10.00%) PowerPivot
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.33%) DB2
8 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) PhpStorm
4 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) DBA
3 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (16.67%) Sybase DBA
4 5 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 5 (16.67%) UI/UX Developer
4 5 (16.67%) UX Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Web UI Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Web UI/UX Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) jQuery
3 7 (23.33%) Ajax
3 7 (23.33%) CSS3
4 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) React
5 5 (16.67%) Sass
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.67%) JSON
8 2 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (6.67%) XML
9 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.33%) Fluent NHibernate
9 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Unix
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 5 (16.67%) Break/Fix
4 5 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (16.67%) Wireframes
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (10.00%) ERP
6 3 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) Sybase
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) Veritas
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore