The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Database skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 24 October 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Rank 22 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 60 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.19% 1.33% 2.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 25.10% 7.14% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 1 20
Average daily rate
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£294 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £325 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £325 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
Oracle Database
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
239 98 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.62% 18.56% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 57 116
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

Oracle Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Oracle Database Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle Database Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Database across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Oracle Database Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Oracle Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Oracle Database Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Oracle Database
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Database within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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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
Rickmansworth - 19 £340 -
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £273 -
Hemel Hempstead -7 7 - -
Watford - 4 £425 - 1
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Oracle Database
East of England

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Oracle Database 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 Database.

1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 66 (83.54%) SQL
3 32 (40.51%) UNIX
4 31 (39.24%) PL/SQL
5 30 (37.97%) ETL
6 23 (29.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 22 (27.85%) Java
8 21 (26.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 20 (25.32%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (24.05%) Informatica
11 18 (22.78%) Finance
12 16 (20.25%) Linux
13 15 (18.99%) Replication
13 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (17.72%) Web Services
15 13 (16.46%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (15.19%) Predictive Modelling
16 12 (15.19%) Oracle ODI
16 12 (15.19%) Algorithms
16 12 (15.19%) WebLogic
17 11 (13.92%) HP
17 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (13.92%) Manual Testing
17 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
17 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
18 10 (12.66%) Spring
18 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
18 10 (12.66%) Statistics
18 10 (12.66%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (11.39%) QuickTest Pro

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Oracle Database 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 Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.19%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.13%) SAS
3 4 (5.06%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) SAN
2 2 (2.53%) 3G
2 2 (2.53%) 2G
2 2 (2.53%) LTE
2 2 (2.53%) 4G
2 2 (2.53%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 21 (26.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (11.39%) RDBMS
5 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
6 8 (10.13%) Hadoop
7 7 (8.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 7 (8.86%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (8.86%) PowerCenter
8 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
9 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.06%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (3.80%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.80%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (8.86%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (8.86%) JIRA
3 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.59%) JUnit
4 5 (6.33%) ClearQuest
5 3 (3.80%) ERwin
5 3 (3.80%) PVCS
5 3 (3.80%) Toad
5 3 (3.80%) JDeveloper
5 3 (3.80%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (2.53%) Subversion
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (10.13%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (20.25%) Tester
4 8 (10.13%) Architect
5 7 (8.86%) DBA
6 6 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Data Scientist
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.06%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Tester
8 4 (5.06%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (3.80%) SQL DBA
9 3 (3.80%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) Web Services
2 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
2 10 (12.66%) Spring
3 8 (10.13%) XML
4 6 (7.59%) Middleware
5 4 (5.06%) JMS
5 4 (5.06%) J2EE
5 4 (5.06%) Java EE
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (2.53%) JSF
6 2 (2.53%) Ajax
6 2 (2.53%) EJB
6 2 (2.53%) .NET
7 1 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) SOAP
7 1 (1.27%) OLE
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Replication
2 12 (15.19%) Algorithms
3 10 (12.66%) Statistics
4 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
5 7 (8.86%) Applied Mathematics
5 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.86%) Economics
6 5 (6.33%) PKI
6 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
6 5 (6.33%) N-Tier
7 4 (5.06%) HP Superdome
8 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.53%) Clustering
9 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) UNIX
2 16 (20.25%) Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Solaris
4 4 (5.06%) HPUX
4 4 (5.06%) Windows
5 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) ETL
2 20 (25.32%) Performance Tuning
3 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.19%) Predictive Modelling
5 11 (13.92%) Manual Testing
6 9 (11.39%) UML
7 8 (10.13%) V-Model
8 7 (8.86%) Operations Research
9 6 (7.59%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.33%) Usability Testing
10 5 (6.33%) Migration
10 5 (6.33%) Database Tuning
10 5 (6.33%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.33%) Software Deployment
11 4 (5.06%) System Testing
11 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.06%) OO
Programming Languages
1 66 (83.54%) SQL
2 31 (39.24%) PL/SQL
3 22 (27.85%) Java
4 8 (10.13%) Perl
4 8 (10.13%) Python
5 4 (5.06%) R
6 2 (2.53%) C#
6 2 (2.53%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.27%) VBScript
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.53%) MCITP
3 2 (2.53%) MCDBA
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (24.05%) Informatica
3 11 (13.92%) HP
4 9 (11.39%) Teradata
5 6 (7.59%) F5
6 4 (5.06%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.80%) Serena
8 1 (1.27%) Huawei
8 1 (1.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (1.27%) Mercator
8 1 (1.27%) Nortel
8 1 (1.27%) BEA
8 1 (1.27%) Ericsson