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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 33 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 16 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.69% 0.83% 6.78%
As % of the Vendors category 14.16% 1.59% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 15
Median daily rate £375 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

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 113 126 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 54.33% 52.28% 46.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 66 72
Median daily rate £400 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.39% +7.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £13.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.63 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Somerset over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Somerset

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 25 June 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
Bath - 11 £300 - 1
Street - 1 £575 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Oracle
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Java
2 17 (56.67%) Web Services
3 16 (53.33%) XML
3 16 (53.33%) RESTful
4 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (50.00%) Scrum
5 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) Unit Testing
6 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
7 12 (40.00%) Maven
7 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database
8 11 (36.67%) Docker
9 10 (33.33%) CSS
9 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 9 (30.00%) JPA
10 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (30.00%) Subversion
10 9 (30.00%) Spring
10 9 (30.00%) Ajax
10 9 (30.00%) TDD
10 9 (30.00%) Pair Programming
10 9 (30.00%) ATG
10 9 (30.00%) SOAP
10 9 (30.00%) HTML
10 9 (30.00%) MVC
11 8 (26.67%) Ant
11 8 (26.67%) JUnit
11 8 (26.67%) Struts

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 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maximo
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Manufacturing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Power BI
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) Maven
3 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (30.00%) Subversion
4 8 (26.67%) Ant
4 8 (26.67%) Apache Buildr
4 8 (26.67%) Eclipse
4 8 (26.67%) jMock
4 8 (26.67%) JUnit
4 8 (26.67%) Mercurial
5 7 (23.33%) Gradle
5 7 (23.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) WATIR
6 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Technical Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Web Services
2 16 (53.33%) RESTful
2 16 (53.33%) XML
3 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) Ajax
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) JPA
5 9 (30.00%) SOAP
5 9 (30.00%) Spring
6 8 (26.67%) EJB
6 8 (26.67%) JDBC
6 8 (26.67%) JSF
6 8 (26.67%) JSON
6 8 (26.67%) JSP
6 8 (26.67%) Struts
7 5 (16.67%) Java EE
8 1 (3.33%) jQuery
8 1 (3.33%) REST
8 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) RIA
1 7 (23.33%) Web 2.0
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Scrum
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Unit Testing
4 10 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
5 9 (30.00%) Pair Programming
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (26.67%) Refactoring
6 8 (26.67%) XML Parsing
7 7 (23.33%) DevOps
7 7 (23.33%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) Microservices
10 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Statistics
11 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 11 (36.67%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Ansible
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (10.00%) SCSM
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) ATG
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) NetApp
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) BEA
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) hybris
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat