Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle 44 45 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 8.40% 9.05% 11.70%
As % of the Vendors category 19.13% 21.53% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 50
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -1.52%
10th Percentile £345 £238 £200
90th Percentile £389 £425 £413
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.00 £12.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +164.00% -65.52% +67.63%

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 230 209 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.89% 42.05% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 139 147
Kent median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £168 £200
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £17.64 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.63% +12.00% -32.26%
10th Percentile £19.35 £10.98 £10.95
90th Percentile £88.22 £32.48 £24.40
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Tunbridge Wells +14 7 £375 - 1
Maidstone -27 3 £338 +8.00% 1
Dover -2 2 £350 -3.45%
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
Folkestone - 1 £340 - 5
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £345 -
Chatham - 1 - -
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 35 (79.55%) C#
3 33 (75.00%) MVC
3 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 28 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (61.36%) Web Services
6 26 (59.09%) Web Development
7 25 (56.82%) TDD
7 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
8 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
10 22 (50.00%) Scrum
11 21 (47.73%) N-Tier
11 21 (47.73%) Refactoring
12 18 (40.91%) WCF
13 15 (34.09%) CSS
13 15 (34.09%) HTML
14 13 (29.55%) Change Control
15 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
15 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
15 12 (27.27%) SQL
16 11 (25.00%) ADO.NET
17 10 (22.73%) .NET Framework
18 9 (20.45%) MVVM
18 9 (20.45%) Prototyping
19 7 (15.91%) Entity Framework
19 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (15.91%) Windows

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 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) MSBuild
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
3 4 (9.09%) Moq
3 4 (9.09%) ReSharper
4 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) jMock
6 1 (2.27%) JUnit
6 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.27%) Maven
6 1 (2.27%) Mockito
6 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 34 (77.27%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 9 (20.45%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (9.09%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.27%) J2EE Applications Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (61.36%) Web Services
4 25 (56.82%) ASP.NET
5 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (40.91%) WCF
7 15 (34.09%) CSS
7 15 (34.09%) HTML
8 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 11 (25.00%) ADO.NET
10 10 (22.73%) .NET Framework
11 7 (15.91%) Entity Framework
12 6 (13.64%) Caliburn.Micro
13 4 (9.09%) LINQ
13 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 4 (9.09%) WinForms
13 4 (9.09%) WPF
14 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
14 3 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
15 2 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (47.73%) N-Tier
2 6 (13.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) OpenVMS
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) MVC
2 28 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (59.09%) Web Development
4 25 (56.82%) TDD
5 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (50.00%) Scrum
7 21 (47.73%) Refactoring
8 13 (29.55%) Change Control
9 9 (20.45%) MVVM
9 9 (20.45%) Prototyping
10 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.82%) OWASP
11 3 (6.82%) Software Architecture
12 2 (4.55%) API Development
12 2 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 2 (4.55%) Wireframes
13 1 (2.27%) Build Automation
13 1 (2.27%) Line Management
13 1 (2.27%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Anite
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Orchard
2 1 (2.27%) Siebel
2 1 (2.27%) VMware