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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle
Rank 15 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 5 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.42% 11.89% 11.36%
As % of the Vendors category 10.20% 21.52% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 1
Average daily rate £438 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -12.50%
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
49 79 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 43.36% 55.24% 62.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 32
Average daily rate £450 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £55.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -72.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Oracle Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Ant
3 5 (33.33%) Internet
3 5 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) DB2
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Lawson
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Perl Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) CGI
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) iOS SDK
4 2 (13.33%) JDBC
4 2 (13.33%) JNDI
4 2 (13.33%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) Struts
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) OOD
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) SEO
4 2 (13.33%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Intershop
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware