The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Watford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 18 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 15 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.95% 1.15% 3.51%
As % of the Vendors category 17.44% 2.86% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £325 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £26.28
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +23.66%
Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 62.77% 40.23% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 17
Average daily rate £381 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £343 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Average hourly rate £23.86 £11.00 £13.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.86% -19.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Oracle
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) UNIX
4 15 (51.72%) Finance
5 13 (44.83%) Retail
5 13 (44.83%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
6 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
6 12 (41.38%) Internet
6 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 11 (37.93%) Manufacturing
8 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
8 10 (34.48%) Spring
8 10 (34.48%) DB2
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 10 (34.48%) IBM
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
9 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
9 9 (31.03%) Sun
9 9 (31.03%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (31.03%) J2EE
9 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
10 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
10 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (27.59%) Ant
10 8 (27.59%) CSS
10 8 (27.59%) HTTP
10 8 (27.59%) jQuery

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (41.38%) Tomcat
2 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
3 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (24.14%) MQSeries
5 6 (20.69%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (20.69%) IIS
6 5 (17.24%) Alfresco
6 5 (17.24%) Apache
7 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) RiskWrite
2 1 (3.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Internet
2 8 (27.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (34.48%) DB2
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
3 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 9 (31.03%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
5 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.79%) JasperReports
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (6.90%) MySQL
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Ant
2 6 (20.69%) Log4j
2 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 6 (20.69%) JUnit
2 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Retail
3 11 (37.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Delivery Project Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Service Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Services Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (17.24%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
2 10 (34.48%) Spring
3 9 (31.03%) J2EE
4 8 (27.59%) CSS
4 8 (27.59%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) XML
5 7 (24.14%) Ajax
6 6 (20.69%) XMLBeans
6 6 (20.69%) XSLT
6 6 (20.69%) Servlets
6 6 (20.69%) Struts
7 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) JSP
7 5 (17.24%) JSF
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) JSON
9 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Web 2.0
2 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Blog
3 1 (3.45%) RIA
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) UNIX
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) AIX
4 7 (24.14%) Solaris
5 6 (20.69%) SUSE
5 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) E-Commerce
2 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Web Development
2 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
3 6 (20.69%) OO
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Email Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.69%) XPath
5 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) IBM
2 9 (31.03%) Sun
3 7 (24.14%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) Dell
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 5 (17.24%) Sybase
6 3 (10.34%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (3.45%) hybris
7 1 (3.45%) Demandware
7 1 (3.45%) Facebook
7 1 (3.45%) Twitter
7 1 (3.45%) Interwoven
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.45%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) Adobe
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco
7 1 (3.45%) ATG
7 1 (3.45%) VMware