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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 10 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle 19 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 14.96% 12.50% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 27.94% 21.11% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£375 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.80 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+7.54% +12.93%
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
68 90 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 53.54% 59.21% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 14
Average daily rate £388 £333 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £23.86 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +116.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 12 (46.15%) .NET
1 12 (46.15%) UNIX
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) C#
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
3 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Retail
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
5 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) WPF
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 7 (26.92%) Firmware
6 7 (26.92%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (23.08%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET
8 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
8 5 (19.23%) Clustering
8 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
8 5 (19.23%) WCF
8 5 (19.23%) HTML5
9 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) C++
9 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
9 4 (15.38%) CRM
10 3 (11.54%) JMS
10 3 (11.54%) Struts
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) 3G
1 2 (7.69%) 2G
1 2 (7.69%) LTE
1 2 (7.69%) 4G
1 2 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (7.69%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Database
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) DataStage
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) ProC
1 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) SQL DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Java Architect
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) DBA
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) WPF
4 5 (19.23%) HTML5
4 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET
4 5 (19.23%) WCF
5 3 (11.54%) Java EE
5 3 (11.54%) Struts
5 3 (11.54%) Web Services
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) JMS
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) RESTful
5 3 (11.54%) Struts2
6 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) RIA
5 1 (3.85%) DataPower
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) UNIX
2 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 2 (7.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) CRM
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (11.54%) OWASP
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
5 1 (3.85%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
5 4 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) C
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.85%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) NetCracker
1 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (7.69%) Huawei
2 2 (7.69%) Nortel
2 2 (7.69%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.85%) OpenText
3 1 (3.85%) RedDot
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
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