The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 13 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Oracle 9 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.57% 11.43% 12.71%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 18.18% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Average daily rate £475 £271 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.11% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +24.60%
Oracle
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
45 66 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 47.87% 62.86% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 19
Average daily rate £413 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £249 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Oracle
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Oracle
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Oracle
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Oracle Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Oracle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) DB2
4 5 (38.46%) Ant
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) hybris
6 3 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer
6 3 (23.08%) Change Management
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) UML
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (23.08%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) AIX
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Python

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) Drupal
4 1 (7.69%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
2 3 (23.08%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Architect
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Java Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Java Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Perl Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# Application Developer
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Objective-C Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Scripter
3 2 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) CGI
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) iOS SDK
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Dancer
3 1 (7.69%) Kendo UI
3 1 (7.69%) Moose
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) iPad
1 2 (15.38%) iPhone
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) RIA
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) OO
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 3 (23.08%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) ATG
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) SAP