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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 16 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.80% 12.20% 12.05%
As % of the Vendors category 17.46% 19.61% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +69.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
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
63 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 50.40% 62.20% 57.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 18
Average daily rate £335 £384 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.70% +95.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £50.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.50% +181.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £34.60 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.83 £50.00 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 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 14 (82.35%) Retail
2 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
3 11 (64.71%) UNIX
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) Manufacturing
4 10 (58.82%) Degree
5 9 (52.94%) SQL
5 9 (52.94%) IBM
6 8 (47.06%) Sun
6 8 (47.06%) HTML
6 8 (47.06%) MySQL
6 8 (47.06%) SOAP
6 8 (47.06%) XML
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) HTTP
6 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
6 8 (47.06%) MQSeries
7 7 (41.18%) Java
7 7 (41.18%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (41.18%) REST
7 7 (41.18%) Content Management
8 6 (35.29%) Ajax
8 6 (35.29%) JSON
8 6 (35.29%) jQuery
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) CSS
8 6 (35.29%) HPUX
8 6 (35.29%) Solaris
8 6 (35.29%) Internet
9 5 (29.41%) Sun Certification

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
1 8 (47.06%) MQSeries
2 7 (41.18%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 6 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (23.53%) DB2
4 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
1 5 (29.41%) Ant
1 5 (29.41%) JUnit
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
1 5 (29.41%) Log4j
General
1 14 (82.35%) Retail
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Delivery Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Services Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) SOAP
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) REST
3 6 (35.29%) Ajax
3 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 6 (35.29%) jQuery
3 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) JMS
4 5 (29.41%) XSLT
4 5 (29.41%) Servlets
4 5 (29.41%) Struts
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) J2EE
4 5 (29.41%) XMLBeans
4 5 (29.41%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) OLE
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Web 2.0
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) HPUX
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) AIX
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (41.18%) Content Management
3 5 (29.41%) OO
4 4 (23.53%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) System Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) BCP
7 1 (5.88%) CAD
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) B2B
7 1 (5.88%) CRM
7 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) XPath
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) Sun Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
4 1 (5.88%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) Sun
3 5 (29.41%) Interwoven
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Dell
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.88%) Retek
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (5.88%) Sybase
6 1 (5.88%) VMware