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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 6 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.04% 5.41% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 14.29% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+19.99% -11.75%
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
28 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 49.12% 37.84% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 5
Average daily rate £275 £293 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -60.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Data Migration
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 7 (29.17%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) MS Access
8 2 (8.33%) Java
8 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) J2EE
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) JUnit
8 2 (8.33%) MS Project
8 2 (8.33%) SAP
8 2 (8.33%) JSP
8 2 (8.33%) Servlets
8 2 (8.33%) Struts
8 2 (8.33%) Sun
8 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (4.17%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) MPLS
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Assistant Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
1 2 (8.33%) JSP
1 2 (8.33%) Servlets
1 2 (8.33%) Struts
1 2 (8.33%) Spring
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) CentOS
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 10 (41.67%) Data Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.17%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) Sun
2 2 (8.33%) Primavera
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco