Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 49 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 9.14% 12.82% 11.79%
As % of the Vendors category 18.85% 26.32% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 53
Kent median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +5.47%
10th Percentile £345 £300 £203
90th Percentile £396 £565 £430
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.12% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -25.88% +9.68% +61.46%

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 260 228 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 48.51% 48.72% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 162 140
Kent median daily rate £350 £344 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +1.85% -3.57%
10th Percentile £175 £184 £202
90th Percentile £533 £486 £476
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Kent median hourly rate £19.10 £12.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.13% -15.04% -25.99%
10th Percentile £9.06 £10.45 £10.87
90th Percentile £25.69 £18.68 £23.30
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.43 £19.03
% change year-on-year +13.43% -18.93% +18.94%

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 January 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 January 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
Tunbridge Wells +13 8 £363 -
Maidstone -29 3 £338 +8.00%
Dover +1 2 £350 -3.45%
Folkestone - 2 £333 - 4
West Malling - 2 £345 -
Faversham 0 1 £525 -
Sittingbourne 0 1 £575 - 1
Dartford - 1 £450 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 2
Oracle
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 44 (89.80%) .NET
2 43 (87.76%) C#
3 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
4 38 (77.55%) MVC
5 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 32 (65.31%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
8 29 (59.18%) Web Services
9 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
9 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (55.10%) Web Development
10 26 (53.06%) TDD
11 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (46.94%) Scrum
13 22 (44.90%) N-Tier
13 22 (44.90%) WCF
13 22 (44.90%) Refactoring
14 17 (34.69%) HTML
14 17 (34.69%) SQL
15 16 (32.65%) CSS
16 14 (28.57%) ADO.NET
16 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
17 13 (26.53%) Change Control
18 12 (24.49%) MVVM
18 12 (24.49%) Prototyping
19 10 (20.41%) VB.NET
19 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
19 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
20 9 (18.37%) MSBuild

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 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) QlikView
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.37%) MSBuild
2 9 (18.37%) NUnit
3 7 (14.29%) Moq
3 7 (14.29%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.04%) Hudson
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) jMock
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
4 1 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (2.04%) Mockito
4 1 (2.04%) Subversion
4 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (10.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (93.88%) Developer
2 42 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (32.65%) C# Developer
4 13 (26.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (24.49%) .NET Web Developer
5 12 (24.49%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 12 (24.49%) Web Developer
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (10.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (10.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (8.16%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (8.16%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
9 4 (8.16%) WCF Developer
9 4 (8.16%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (8.16%) WPF Developer
10 3 (6.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (89.80%) .NET
2 33 (67.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (61.22%) ASP.NET
4 29 (59.18%) Web Services
5 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (44.90%) WCF
7 17 (34.69%) HTML
8 16 (32.65%) CSS
9 14 (28.57%) ADO.NET
10 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
10 10 (20.41%) AngularJS
11 9 (18.37%) Caliburn.Micro
12 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 7 (14.29%) LINQ
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 7 (14.29%) WinForms
12 7 (14.29%) WPF
13 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
13 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (4.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) N-Tier
2 9 (18.37%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Animation
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) MVC
2 32 (65.31%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (55.10%) Web Development
4 26 (53.06%) TDD
5 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (46.94%) Scrum
7 22 (44.90%) Refactoring
8 13 (26.53%) Change Control
9 12 (24.49%) MVVM
9 12 (24.49%) Prototyping
10 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.12%) API Development
11 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.12%) OWASP
11 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
12 1 (2.04%) B2B
12 1 (2.04%) Change Management
12 1 (2.04%) EAI
12 1 (2.04%) Migration
12 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.08%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Anite
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco
2 1 (2.04%) Citrix
2 1 (2.04%) Cognos
2 1 (2.04%) HP
2 1 (2.04%) Orchard
2 1 (2.04%) Siebel
2 1 (2.04%) VMware
2 1 (2.04%) webMethods