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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 5 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 21.79% 1.89% 12.00%
As % of the Vendors category 28.33% 4.76% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 3
Average daily rate
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£403 - £325
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 £37.50 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
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
60 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 76.92% 39.62% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 14
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 13 (50.00%) Migration
1 13 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 9 (34.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
5 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
6 5 (19.23%) Sun
6 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
6 5 (19.23%) JUnit
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) J2EE
6 5 (19.23%) JSP
6 5 (19.23%) Servlets
6 5 (19.23%) Struts
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (11.54%) XML

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle HRMS
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (3.85%) Agresso
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JUnit
1 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Assistant Project Manager
8 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Programme Planner
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Junior
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) J2EE
1 5 (19.23%) JSP
1 5 (19.23%) Servlets
1 5 (19.23%) Struts
1 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
1 5 (19.23%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) EJB
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Migration
1 13 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
7 1 (3.85%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Sun Certification
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Sun
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Primavera