The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedford region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 5 - 4
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.29% - 7.14%
As % of the Vendors category 27.78% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 51.43% 19.05% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £265 £180 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -66.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £168 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) EJB
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Servlets
4 1 (14.29%) Struts
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) VMS
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (57.14%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) EJB
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) Struts
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
1 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Use Case
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Rate depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago