Period
to 23 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 23 July 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
Essex > Southend-on-Sea
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 72 83 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 32.43% 38.60% 37.50%
As % of the Vendors category 72.00% 76.85% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 5
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £450 £448 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +24.31% -15.29%
10th Percentile £347 £313 £260
90th Percentile £550 £567 £464
Essex median daily rate £525 £475 £300
% change year-on-year +10.53% +58.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.31% -5.63%

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 Southend-on-Sea.

All Vendors
Southend-on-Sea
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 100 108 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 45.05% 50.23% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 83 11
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £458 £448 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.23% +24.31% -12.99%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £200
90th Percentile £598 £575 £488
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £30.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +90.63% -3.03% -25.00%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Southend-on-Sea

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Southend-on-Sea

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Southend-on-Sea over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 43 (59.72%) SQL
2 38 (52.78%) Unix
3 29 (40.28%) Java
4 28 (38.89%) XML
5 24 (33.33%) Linux
6 23 (31.94%) WebLogic
7 22 (30.56%) webMethods
7 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (27.78%) Scrum
9 19 (26.39%) J2EE
9 19 (26.39%) User Stories
9 19 (26.39%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 18 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 18 (25.00%) Windows
10 18 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 18 (25.00%) ISEB
11 17 (23.61%) Middleware
11 17 (23.61%) MySQL
11 17 (23.61%) ISTQB
12 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
13 15 (20.83%) Coaching
13 15 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (20.83%) Apache
14 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
14 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
15 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (18.06%) DevOps
15 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea 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 23 (31.94%) WebLogic
2 15 (20.83%) Apache
3 13 (18.06%) JBoss
4 9 (12.50%) Confluence
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.39%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) HTTP
2 5 (6.94%) SSL
2 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) Internet
4 3 (4.17%) SAN
4 3 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (23.61%) MySQL
3 8 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.72%) Pentaho
4 7 (9.72%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 5 (6.94%) Ingres
7 4 (5.56%) Impala
8 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.39%) PowerCenter
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Jenkins
1 14 (19.44%) SoapUI
2 12 (16.67%) JMeter
2 12 (16.67%) Toad
3 11 (15.28%) Selenium
4 9 (12.50%) JIRA
5 8 (11.11%) LoadRunner
6 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
7 5 (6.94%) Subversion
8 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.56%) CA Gen
8 4 (5.56%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (5.56%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (2.78%) JUnit
10 1 (1.39%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.39%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (19.44%) Analyst
2 10 (13.89%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Data Architect
5 7 (9.72%) DBA
6 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (8.33%) Tester
7 5 (6.94%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) Backend Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.17%) MySQL DBA
9 3 (4.17%) Performance Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Scrum Master
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.78%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) XML
2 19 (26.39%) J2EE
3 17 (23.61%) Middleware
4 11 (15.28%) SOAP
5 8 (11.11%) XSD
6 7 (9.72%) Web Services
7 5 (6.94%) JMS
7 5 (6.94%) Spring
7 5 (6.94%) Spring Boot
8 4 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (5.56%) RESTful
8 4 (5.56%) XML Messaging
9 3 (4.17%) XML Schema
9 3 (4.17%) XSLT
10 2 (2.78%) JSON
11 1 (1.39%) Java EE
11 1 (1.39%) JDBC
11 1 (1.39%) REST
11 1 (1.39%) Spring Batch
11 1 (1.39%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Reference Data
2 7 (9.72%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.78%) Unix
2 24 (33.33%) Linux
3 18 (25.00%) Windows
4 15 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (12.50%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) AIX
6 2 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) Scrum
3 19 (26.39%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (26.39%) User Stories
4 18 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 18 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 16 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 16 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.83%) Coaching
7 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
7 13 (18.06%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (18.06%) DevOps
7 13 (18.06%) TDD
8 12 (16.67%) Kanban
9 11 (15.28%) Customer Requirements
9 11 (15.28%) Data Mapping
10 10 (13.89%) BDD
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.50%) ETL
11 9 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) SQL
2 29 (40.28%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.72%) Perl
5 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) ISEB
2 17 (23.61%) ISTQB
3 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) Data Quality
2 10 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) Ansible
2 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.33%) Puppet
3 4 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (4.17%) Opsview
5 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) webMethods
2 9 (12.50%) BEA
3 8 (11.11%) Informatica
4 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.72%) SAP
5 5 (6.94%) WSO2
6 4 (5.56%) IBM
6 4 (5.56%) Pega
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft