Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 30 51 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.67% 9.46% 12.03%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 21.16% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 39
Kent median daily rate £538 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.57% +7.69% -2.62%
10th Percentile £313 £345 £293
90th Percentile £575 £376 £543
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £32.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +48.44% -17.95% +4.00%

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 180 241 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 46.04% 44.71% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 162 152
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £134 £190 £174
90th Percentile £575 £536 £461
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 6
Kent median hourly rate £30.00 £25.69 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.78% +94.25% -6.37%
10th Percentile £11.13 £9.90 £10.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £75.71 £21.63
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.31 £15.13
% change year-on-year -4.69% +14.46% -15.97%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +19 5 - - 2
Tunbridge Wells -12 2 £368 +1.38%
Canterbury - 2 £475 -
West Malling -6 1 £475 +37.68%
Rochester - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £525 -
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 17 (56.67%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
3 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (26.67%) MVC
6 8 (26.67%) Big Data
7 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (23.33%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) Web Development
8 6 (20.00%) Ajax
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (20.00%) CSS3
8 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (20.00%) User Experience
9 5 (16.67%) React
9 5 (16.67%) Sass
9 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement

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%) Apache Solr
1 3 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) Oracle Database
2 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (26.67%) Big Data
5 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 3 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (10.00%) HBase
6 3 (10.00%) Impala
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (10.00%) Power BI
6 3 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (10.00%) Spark SQL
6 3 (10.00%) Sqoop
7 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
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%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) 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
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Data Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) CSS
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) jQuery
3 6 (20.00%) Ajax
3 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (20.00%) CSS3
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) React
4 5 (16.67%) Sass
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.00%) Kafka
6 3 (10.00%) MLlib
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.67%) JPA
7 2 (6.67%) Spring
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Unix
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) MVC
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
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%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Data Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Data Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (10.00%) MapReduce
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Use Case
6 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Go
5 3 (10.00%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (6.67%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Apache Flume
1 3 (10.00%) HDFS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 5 (16.67%) Sybase
2 3 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Tableau
3 2 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) SAP