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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 5 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 13 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 20.63% 4.23% 14.71%
As % of the Vendors category 30.23% 13.04% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £300 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
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
43 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 68.25% 32.39% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 18
Average daily rate £355 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £410 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 2014.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 15 (55.56%) Migration
1 15 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) JUnit
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) J2EE
5 5 (18.52%) JSP
5 5 (18.52%) Servlets
5 5 (18.52%) Struts
5 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
5 5 (18.52%) Sun
5 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 5 (18.52%) Spring
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Data Mapping
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (3.70%) Agresso
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) JUnit
1 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Data Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Assistant Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Junior
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Programme Planner
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
1 5 (18.52%) JSP
1 5 (18.52%) Servlets
1 5 (18.52%) Struts
1 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
1 5 (18.52%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) EJB
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Migration
1 15 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 9 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (29.63%) Data Analysis
3 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Data Mapping
7 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 1 (3.70%) ERP
9 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.70%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Sun
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Primavera