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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
South East / Kent
Rank 13 17 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 34 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.97% 10.76% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 26.15% 25.95% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 9
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £360 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -4.29% +5.16%  

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 130 185 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 45.77% 41.48% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 142 75
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £470 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 8 £335 +3.07%
Maidstone +2 4 £375 +20.00% 1
West Malling +4 2 £400 +33.33%
Dartford - 1 £300 -
Faversham - 1 £525 -
Stansted - 1 £475 -
Oracle
South East

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 35 (49.30%) .NET
1 35 (49.30%) SQL Server
2 30 (42.25%) MVC
3 28 (39.44%) C#
4 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
5 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (26.76%) MVVM
6 19 (26.76%) WCF
6 19 (26.76%) WPF
6 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (23.94%) SQL
7 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
7 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (21.13%) LINQ
9 13 (18.31%) WinForms
9 13 (18.31%) NUnit
9 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
9 13 (18.31%) ADO.NET
9 13 (18.31%) Client/Server
9 13 (18.31%) Prototyping
9 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
9 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 13 (18.31%) ReSharper
9 13 (18.31%) Moq
9 13 (18.31%) MSBuild
9 13 (18.31%) Caliburn.Micro
10 11 (15.49%) Finance
11 10 (14.08%) JavaScript

Oracle
Top Related 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 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) FileNet
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) LAN
1 1 (1.41%) Network Security
1 1 (1.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (49.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.82%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Power BI
5 1 (1.41%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (18.31%) Moq
2 13 (18.31%) MSBuild
2 13 (18.31%) NUnit
2 13 (18.31%) ReSharper
3 9 (12.68%) JIRA
3 9 (12.68%) JUnit
4 6 (8.45%) Subversion
5 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.23%) jMock
5 3 (4.23%) Maven
5 3 (4.23%) Mockito
6 2 (2.82%) LSMW
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Developer
2 28 (39.44%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.76%) WPF Developer
4 15 (21.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (21.13%) C# Developer
5 14 (19.72%) SQL Developer
6 13 (18.31%) Oracle Developer
6 13 (18.31%) WinForms Developer
7 10 (14.08%) WCF Developer
8 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) C# WPF Developer
10 5 (7.04%) Administrator
10 5 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (7.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.63%) Development Manager
11 4 (5.63%) IT Development Manager
11 4 (5.63%) IT Manager
11 4 (5.63%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (49.30%) .NET
2 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (26.76%) WCF
4 19 (26.76%) WPF
5 15 (21.13%) LINQ
6 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
6 13 (18.31%) ADO.NET
6 13 (18.31%) Caliburn.Micro
6 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 13 (18.31%) WinForms
7 9 (12.68%) Entity Framework
7 9 (12.68%) Middleware
7 9 (12.68%) Spring
8 8 (11.27%) HTML
9 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
9 6 (8.45%) JPA
9 6 (8.45%) JSP
10 5 (7.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.63%) AS400
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) MVC
2 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) MVVM
4 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
5 13 (18.31%) Prototyping
6 10 (14.08%) Web Development
7 9 (12.68%) Front End Development
7 9 (12.68%) OO
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
7 9 (12.68%) UML
8 8 (11.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 6 (8.45%) Line Management
10 5 (7.04%) ETL
10 5 (7.04%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) TDD
11 4 (5.63%) Multithreaded Programming
11 4 (5.63%) Multithreading
11 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.63%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 28 (39.44%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) VB.NET
4 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.68%) Java
6 3 (4.23%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) COBOL
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.63%) Infragistics
2 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Cognos
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) Informatica
3 1 (1.41%) Netezza
3 1 (1.41%) Teradata