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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle 4 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 13.79% 22.86% 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 30.77% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate £463 £423 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.46% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £322 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £427 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.21
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
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
18 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 62.07% 74.29% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 6
Average daily rate £444 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £241 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 4 (50.00%) ERP
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Informatica
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Informatica
1 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) SAP