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 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 20 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 9 22 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.11% 10.84% 19.54%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 21.78% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 40
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £140 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
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
99 101 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.21% 49.75% 53.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 76
Average daily rate £338 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -27.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.85 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.50 £21.70
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 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
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 29 August 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
3 7 (41.18%) Spring MVC
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) XSLT
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Publishing
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) jQuery
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Migration

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.88%) Academy Housing
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) MySQL
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) OLTP
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.88%) SSDT
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Spring MVC
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) Spring
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 5 (29.41%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) XSLT
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) JSP
4 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) TDD
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) VB6
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.88%) Northgate
2 1 (5.88%) Capita