The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 13 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Oracle 56 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.55% 2.90% 9.62%
As % of the Vendors category 27.59% 6.56% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £244 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -14.70%
Oracle
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
203 122 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.86% 44.20% 56.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 69 126
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £8.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £22.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle across the Bedfordshire region.

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle across the Bedfordshire region.

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 20 £425 -19.04% 6
Bedford +12 15 £400 +33.33%
Dunstable - 1 - - 2
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 30 (24.59%) SQL
3 28 (22.95%) SAP
4 26 (21.31%) Migration
5 25 (20.49%) ERP
5 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (19.67%) Oracle Payables
7 22 (18.03%) Oracle General Ledger
8 21 (17.21%) Data Migration
8 21 (17.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 21 (17.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 20 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (15.57%) Oracle Assets
10 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (15.57%) PRINCE2
11 18 (14.75%) Oracle EBS
11 18 (14.75%) Agresso
12 17 (13.93%) Scrum
12 17 (13.93%) Waterfall
13 16 (13.11%) Retail
14 14 (11.48%) PL/SQL
14 14 (11.48%) E-Commerce
15 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
15 13 (10.66%) EPoS
15 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
15 13 (10.66%) Mobile App
16 12 (9.84%) Data Analysis
16 12 (9.84%) .NET
16 12 (9.84%) MS Office
16 12 (9.84%) Data Modelling

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.28%) SugarCRM
2 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Office
2 2 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle Payables
2 22 (18.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 21 (17.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (17.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (15.57%) Oracle Assets
5 18 (14.75%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (14.75%) Agresso
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle 11i
7 6 (4.92%) Oracle HRMS
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (1.64%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.82%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Taleo
2 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) DHCP
1 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.64%) DNS
1 2 (1.64%) SAN
2 1 (0.82%) DMZ
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.82%) NAS
2 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.28%) MS Access
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.64%) MySQL
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.82%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (0.82%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.82%) Essbase
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.10%) JUnit
1 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.64%) Maven
2 2 (1.64%) Selenium
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (28.69%) Finance
2 16 (13.11%) Retail
3 8 (6.56%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.10%) Marketing
5 3 (2.46%) Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 61 (50.00%) Analyst
2 45 (36.89%) Business Analyst
3 17 (13.93%) Oracle Analyst
4 15 (12.30%) Developer
4 15 (12.30%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
6 5 (4.10%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.10%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (4.10%) Architect
6 5 (4.10%) Consultant
6 5 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (4.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.28%) Integration Manager
7 4 (3.28%) Test Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 3 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (2.46%) Systems Integration Manager
8 3 (2.46%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) .NET
2 9 (7.38%) XML
3 6 (4.92%) J2EE
4 5 (4.10%) JSP
4 5 (4.10%) Servlets
4 5 (4.10%) Struts
4 5 (4.10%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.10%) Spring
5 4 (3.28%) jQuery
6 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.46%) EJB
7 2 (1.64%) XSLT
7 2 (1.64%) HTML
7 2 (1.64%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.64%) HTML5
7 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.82%) Middleware
8 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.82%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) EPoS
1 13 (10.66%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.56%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) Statistics
5 2 (1.64%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.82%) FMCG
6 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Windows
1 4 (3.28%) Android
1 4 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.46%) Linux
3 2 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.82%) UNIX
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Migration
2 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.49%) ERP
3 21 (17.21%) Data Migration
4 20 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (15.57%) PRINCE2
6 17 (13.93%) Scrum
6 17 (13.93%) Waterfall
7 14 (11.48%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.20%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (6.56%) Procure-to-pay
12 7 (5.74%) Data Mapping
12 7 (5.74%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.74%) Project Management
13 6 (4.92%) ETL
13 6 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.59%) SQL
2 14 (11.48%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.56%) Java
3 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.74%) C#
5 3 (2.46%) C
6 2 (1.64%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) VB
7 1 (0.82%) VBA
7 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.64%) ISEB
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.82%) MCITP
4 1 (0.82%) VCP5
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.82%) vSphere
2 1 (0.82%) VMFS
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (0.82%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) SAP
2 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.10%) Sun
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.28%) Unica
4 4 (3.28%) Neolane
5 3 (2.46%) Primavera
5 3 (2.46%) HP
6 2 (1.64%) Sybase
6 2 (1.64%) Cognos
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco
6 2 (1.64%) Adobe
6 2 (1.64%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.64%) VMware
6 2 (1.64%) Northgate
7 1 (0.82%) Capita
7 1 (0.82%) Orchard
7 1 (0.82%) Endeca
7 1 (0.82%) hybris
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago