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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 2 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 18.03% 4.76% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 36.67% 16.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.60% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
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
30 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 49.18% 29.76% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 12
Average daily rate £290 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -74.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 14 (50.00%) Migration
2 13 (46.43%) Data Migration
3 12 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
6 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
7 7 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (21.43%) Oracle 11i
9 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
9 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
10 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
10 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) JUnit
10 3 (10.71%) Java
10 3 (10.71%) JSP
10 3 (10.71%) Servlets
10 3 (10.71%) Struts
10 3 (10.71%) Sun
10 3 (10.71%) Sun Certification
10 3 (10.71%) MS Access

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (3.57%) Agresso
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) MPLS
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
1 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.14%) Maven
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) E-Business Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) JSP
1 3 (10.71%) Servlets
1 3 (10.71%) Struts
1 3 (10.71%) J2EE
1 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
1 3 (10.71%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) EJB
3 1 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Migration
2 13 (46.43%) Data Migration
3 8 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 7 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL
8 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Sun
3 2 (7.14%) Primavera
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco