Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +14
Contract jobs citing Oracle 77 71 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 29.50% 34.47% 38.71%
As % of the Vendors category 57.89% 74.74% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 11
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £450 £441 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.98% +5.69% -
10th Percentile £349 £350 £355
90th Percentile £589 £513 £590
Essex median daily rate £525 £513 £300
% change year-on-year +2.44% +70.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £22.75 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -36.81% -15.29% +16.44%

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 133 95 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 50.96% 46.12% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 68 19
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £483 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £357 £340 £280
90th Percentile £600 £566 £570
Essex median daily rate £513 £500 £338
% change year-on-year +2.50% +48.15% -6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -20.88%

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 17 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 50 (64.94%) Unix
2 44 (57.14%) SQL
3 37 (48.05%) Java
4 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (41.56%) Linux
6 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
7 28 (36.36%) MySQL
8 27 (35.06%) WebLogic
9 26 (33.77%) XML
10 25 (32.47%) Shell Script
10 25 (32.47%) Ansible
10 25 (32.47%) DevOps
11 24 (31.17%) webMethods
11 24 (31.17%) Scrum
12 21 (27.27%) Configuration Management
13 20 (25.97%) Windows
14 18 (23.38%) JIRA
14 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
14 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
15 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (22.08%) Confluence
16 16 (20.78%) ISTQB
16 16 (20.78%) Test Scripting
16 16 (20.78%) ISEB
17 15 (19.48%) Apache
17 15 (19.48%) J2EE
17 15 (19.48%) Relational Database
18 14 (18.18%) Test Strategy
18 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
18 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving

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 27 (35.06%) WebLogic
2 17 (22.08%) Confluence
3 15 (19.48%) Apache
4 8 (10.39%) JBoss
5 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.19%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.60%) Tuxedo
8 1 (1.30%) AquaLogic
8 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.79%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) SSH
2 6 (7.79%) SAN
3 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 3 (3.90%) HTTP
5 2 (2.60%) SSL
5 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) MySQL
2 15 (19.48%) Relational Database
3 13 (16.88%) Pentaho
4 11 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
6 8 (10.39%) Hadoop
7 7 (9.09%) Ingres
8 6 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.49%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.19%) Impala
11 2 (2.60%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (2.60%) MariaDB
11 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
12 1 (1.30%) PowerCenter
12 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
12 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (37.66%) Jenkins
2 18 (23.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.38%) JIRA
3 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
4 11 (14.29%) JMeter
5 9 (11.69%) Selenium
6 8 (10.39%) LoadRunner
6 8 (10.39%) Toad
7 6 (7.79%) Artifactory
7 6 (7.79%) CA Gen
8 5 (6.49%) GitLab
9 4 (5.19%) PowerDesigner
10 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.90%) JUnit
10 3 (3.90%) Maven
11 2 (2.60%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (2.60%) Subversion
11 2 (2.60%) Zephyr
12 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Developer
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Administrator
5 6 (7.79%) Unix Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Data Architect
7 4 (5.19%) DBA
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.90%) Pentaho Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Tester
8 3 (3.90%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Scrum Master
8 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (33.77%) XML
2 15 (19.48%) J2EE
3 12 (15.58%) Middleware
4 8 (10.39%) Web Services
5 7 (9.09%) SOAP
6 6 (7.79%) Spring
7 4 (5.19%) Spring Boot
7 4 (5.19%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.90%) JMS
8 3 (3.90%) JPA
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (3.90%) XSD
9 2 (2.60%) EclipseLink
9 2 (2.60%) JAAS
9 2 (2.60%) Java EE
9 2 (2.60%) JSON
9 2 (2.60%) LDAP
9 2 (2.60%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.60%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Replication
2 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Tandem
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.94%) Unix
2 32 (41.56%) Linux
3 20 (25.97%) Windows
4 17 (22.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (15.58%) Solaris
6 7 (9.09%) CentOS
7 6 (7.79%) AIX
8 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.47%) DevOps
3 24 (31.17%) Scrum
4 21 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 16 (20.78%) Test Scripting
6 14 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 14 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 13 (16.88%) ETL
7 13 (16.88%) Mentoring
7 13 (16.88%) TDD
7 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
7 13 (16.88%) User Stories
8 12 (15.58%) Coaching
9 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.99%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (11.69%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (11.69%) Process Improvement
11 8 (10.39%) Kanban
11 8 (10.39%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.14%) SQL
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 25 (32.47%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (1.30%) Dart
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.78%) ISEB
2 16 (20.78%) ISTQB
3 12 (15.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) Ansible
2 11 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (14.29%) Puppet
3 7 (9.09%) Opsview
4 3 (3.90%) Terraform
5 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Kibana
5 1 (1.30%) logstash
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) webMethods
2 11 (14.29%) Informatica
3 9 (11.69%) BEA
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.09%) SAP
5 5 (6.49%) Pega
6 2 (2.60%) WSO2
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft