The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 1 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 25.64% 13.33% 12.82%
As % of the Vendors category 41.67% 21.43% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £425 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £320 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £320 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -12.50%
Oracle
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 61.54% 62.22% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 8
Average daily rate £170 £323 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.28% +21.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £478 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Bedford region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle.

1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) COBOL
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 3 (23.08%) Sunopsis
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Informatica
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Oracle also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Java Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Web Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) COBOL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Sunopsis
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) SAP