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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 29 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.01% 9.84% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 7.25% 21.59% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 10
Average daily rate £425 £445 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +71.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £349 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £522 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.21
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
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
138 176 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.57% 45.60% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 139 70
Average daily rate £450 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £27.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedford 0 4 £463 +9.46% 2
Luton -16 2 £375 -23.07% 7
Oracle
East of England

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) Unix
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (22.73%) ERP
2 5 (22.73%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (13.64%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Informatica
4 3 (13.64%) DB2
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) COBOL
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) EMC

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
1 2 (9.09%) SSH
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (13.64%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.55%) ERwin
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) ProC
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modeller
4 1 (4.55%) ETL Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ERP
1 5 (22.73%) ETL
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Database Security
5 1 (4.55%) Microservices
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Python
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Bourne shell
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) COBOL
2 2 (9.09%) C-shell
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) Informatica
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy
2 2 (9.09%) EMC
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.09%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Sunopsis