The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Oracle 39 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.57% 3.46% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 28.89% 10.00% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 3 9
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£500 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £660
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 £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Oracle
Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 80 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.06% 34.63% 49.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 33 76
Average daily rate £450 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.25 £14.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £13.04 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £19.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Oracle
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) SOA
2 23 (35.38%) Java
3 21 (32.31%) XML
4 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 20 (30.77%) Oracle ADF
4 20 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 19 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (29.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (27.69%) Linux
7 15 (23.08%) Middleware
7 15 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
8 14 (21.54%) ETL
8 14 (21.54%) XSLT
9 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 13 (20.00%) XQuery
9 13 (20.00%) XPath
9 13 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (18.46%) Web Services
11 11 (16.92%) J2EE
11 11 (16.92%) Scrum
11 11 (16.92%) Puppet
12 10 (15.38%) Data Architecture
12 10 (15.38%) Network Security
12 10 (15.38%) DevOps
12 10 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (15.38%) Finance
12 10 (15.38%) Spring

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 19 (29.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Project
1 3 (4.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.08%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.54%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.23%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.54%) Boomi
3 1 (1.54%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (7.69%) Data Mart
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Maven
1 9 (13.85%) Ant
2 7 (10.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (1.54%) JUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Mockito
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Publishing
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Lead Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.15%) ETL Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.31%) XML
2 20 (30.77%) Oracle ADF
2 20 (30.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 15 (23.08%) Middleware
4 14 (21.54%) XSLT
5 12 (18.46%) Web Services
6 11 (16.92%) J2EE
7 10 (15.38%) Spring
8 9 (13.85%) JSF
8 9 (13.85%) Ajax
8 9 (13.85%) JMS
9 8 (12.31%) JSP
10 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.08%) HTML
10 2 (3.08%) .NET
11 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.54%) Spring MVC
11 1 (1.54%) jQuery
11 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.69%) Data Extraction
3 4 (6.15%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.62%) PMI
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.38%) SOA
3 14 (21.54%) ETL
4 11 (16.92%) Scrum
5 10 (15.38%) Data Architecture
5 10 (15.38%) DevOps
6 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.31%) Project Management
6 8 (12.31%) UML
6 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.23%) ITIL
8 6 (9.23%) Migration
9 5 (7.69%) Change Management
9 5 (7.69%) TDD
9 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) XQuery
3 13 (20.00%) XPath
4 9 (13.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.15%) C
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.08%) VBScript
8 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) PMP
2 3 (4.62%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle Identity Management
2 11 (16.92%) Puppet
3 9 (13.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (13.85%) Red Hat
2 7 (10.77%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.08%) Eloqua
4 2 (3.08%) Siebel
4 2 (3.08%) Adobe
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) DataFlux
4 2 (3.08%) Aprimo
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) Tableau