The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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.

Oracle
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 32 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 14 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.73% 1.89% 7.95%
As % of the Vendors category 16.28% 4.63% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 16
Median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +24.08%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  

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 Somerset.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 86 108 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 41.35% 40.75% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 56 106
Median daily rate £375 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £473 £723
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.88 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +102.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £21.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Somerset

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Somerset

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Yeovil +10 5 £450 -
Bath - 2 £438 - 1
Taunton - 1 - -
Oracle
South West

Oracle
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
4 10 (32.26%) Unix
5 9 (29.03%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Ajax
6 8 (25.81%) ATG
6 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 8 (25.81%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (22.58%) EJB
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) JSP
7 7 (22.58%) SOAP
7 7 (22.58%) MVC
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
7 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
7 7 (22.58%) Subversion
7 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
7 7 (22.58%) Spring
7 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) RESTful
8 6 (19.35%) Mercurial

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Fredhopper
3 1 (3.23%) Magento
3 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (3.23%) Big Data
8 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.23%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (3.23%) Power BI
8 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (22.58%) Subversion
2 6 (19.35%) Ant
2 6 (19.35%) Apache Buildr
2 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) jMock
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) Mercurial
3 5 (16.13%) Gradle
3 5 (16.13%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) WATIR
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) DBA
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Manufacturing Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Ajax
1 8 (25.81%) CSS
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 7 (22.58%) EJB
2 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
2 7 (22.58%) JSP
2 7 (22.58%) SOAP
2 7 (22.58%) Spring
2 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 6 (19.35%) JSF
3 6 (19.35%) JSON
3 6 (19.35%) RESTful
3 6 (19.35%) Struts
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) Flash
5 1 (3.23%) JMS
5 1 (3.23%) WSDL
5 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) RIA
1 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) Pair Programming
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
4 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
4 6 (19.35%) XML Parsing
5 5 (16.13%) ETL
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.90%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Discrete Manufacturing
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
2 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) ATG
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) IFS
4 2 (6.45%) BEA
5 1 (3.23%) hybris
5 1 (3.23%) Informatica
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) Talend
5 1 (3.23%) Teradata
5 1 (3.23%) VeriFone
5 1 (3.23%) WorldPay