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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle
Rank 20 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.09% 15.48% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 24.07% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £290 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +48.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -14.70%
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
60 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 42.55% 64.29% 55.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 17
Average daily rate £335 £344 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +75.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £46.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.10% +162.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 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 11 (84.62%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) XML
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) MySQL
3 8 (61.54%) SOAP
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
4 7 (53.85%) Content Management
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) UNIX
4 7 (53.85%) Adobe CQ
4 7 (53.85%) REST
5 6 (46.15%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) Ajax
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 5 (38.46%) Log4j
6 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 5 (38.46%) XMLBeans
6 5 (38.46%) Spring
6 5 (38.46%) Maven
6 5 (38.46%) Subversion
6 5 (38.46%) Servlets
6 5 (38.46%) Struts
6 5 (38.46%) Web Services

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (53.85%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Ant
1 5 (38.46%) JUnit
1 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
1 5 (38.46%) Log4j
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) Maven
General
1 11 (84.62%) Retail
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
1 8 (61.54%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) JSON
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Ajax
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) Servlets
4 5 (38.46%) Struts
4 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 5 (38.46%) J2EE
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
4 5 (38.46%) XMLBeans
4 5 (38.46%) XSLT
4 5 (38.46%) JMS
5 1 (7.69%) OLE
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Web 2.0
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) RIA
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) HPUX
2 5 (38.46%) Solaris
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) E-Commerce
2 7 (53.85%) Content Management
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) XPath
5 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Sun Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
1 5 (38.46%) Sun
1 5 (38.46%) Interwoven
2 1 (7.69%) Retek
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