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 3 months to 27 June 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.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 25 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 10.33% 6.04% 11.36%
As % of the Vendors category 19.23% 15.63% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 14
Median daily rate £338 £326 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -13.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £495 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -8.33%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 130 128 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 53.72% 38.67% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 64
Median daily rate £375 £328 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -29.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £22.52 £55.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.05% +243.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +11 14 £350 +8.94%
Maidstone -4 3 - -
West Malling - 2 £400 -
Dover - 1 £325 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £150 -
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
3 37 (62.71%) C#
3 37 (62.71%) WCF
4 33 (55.93%) WPF
5 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
6 29 (49.15%) MVVM
7 26 (44.07%) Unit Testing
7 26 (44.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (44.07%) SQL
7 26 (44.07%) MVC
8 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
10 18 (30.51%) LINQ
11 15 (25.42%) NUnit
11 15 (25.42%) WinForms
11 15 (25.42%) ReSharper
11 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 15 (25.42%) Client/Server
11 15 (25.42%) VB.NET
11 15 (25.42%) ADO.NET
11 15 (25.42%) Web Services
11 15 (25.42%) Moq
11 15 (25.42%) MSBuild
11 15 (25.42%) Caliburn.Micro
11 15 (25.42%) Prototyping
12 11 (18.64%) Virtual Team

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 5 (8.47%) Apache
1 5 (8.47%) EPiServer
1 5 (8.47%) FileNet
1 5 (8.47%) IIS
1 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
1 5 (8.47%) HTTPS
1 5 (8.47%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (66.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (25.42%) Moq
2 15 (25.42%) MSBuild
2 15 (25.42%) NUnit
2 15 (25.42%) ReSharper
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) JIRA
5 2 (3.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) jMock
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) Mockito
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Developer
2 37 (62.71%) .NET Developer
3 33 (55.93%) WPF Developer
4 16 (27.12%) Oracle Developer
4 16 (27.12%) SQL Developer
5 15 (25.42%) WinForms Developer
6 14 (23.73%) WCF Developer
7 11 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (18.64%) C# Developer
7 11 (18.64%) C# WPF Developer
8 8 (13.56%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (6.78%) Development Manager
9 4 (6.78%) IT Development Manager
9 4 (6.78%) IT Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Development Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Senior IT Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
10 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (76.27%) .NET
2 37 (62.71%) WCF
3 33 (55.93%) WPF
4 30 (50.85%) ASP.NET
5 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (30.51%) LINQ
7 15 (25.42%) ADO.NET
7 15 (25.42%) Caliburn.Micro
7 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 15 (25.42%) Web Services
7 15 (25.42%) WinForms
8 11 (18.64%) .NET Framework
8 11 (18.64%) RESTful
9 5 (8.47%) HTML
10 4 (6.78%) Django
10 4 (6.78%) jQuery
11 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
11 3 (5.08%) CSS3
11 3 (5.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Client/Server
2 11 (18.64%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (18.64%) Mobile App
2 11 (18.64%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.47%) Clustering
3 5 (8.47%) Mainframe
3 5 (8.47%) Tandem
4 4 (6.78%) AS400
4 4 (6.78%) N-Tier
5 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) MVVM
2 26 (44.07%) MVC
2 26 (44.07%) Unit Testing
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.42%) Prototyping
5 11 (18.64%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (18.64%) Multithreaded Programming
5 11 (18.64%) Multithreading
6 9 (15.25%) Web Development
7 8 (13.56%) Line Management
7 8 (13.56%) TDD
8 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 6 (10.17%) Scrum
9 5 (8.47%) Project Management
10 4 (6.78%) Change Control
10 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.78%) Refactoring
11 3 (5.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (5.08%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 37 (62.71%) C#
2 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 15 (25.42%) VB.NET
4 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) JCL
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) Java
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) R
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Infragistics
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) Genesys
3 5 (8.47%) Informatica
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) F5
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Mitel