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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle
Rank 23 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 10 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.37% 6.52% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 10.64% 11.76% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.66% -0.71%
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
94 51 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 59.87% 55.43% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 12
Average daily rate £375 £328 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £434 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Retail
3 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
5 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.88%) CRM
6 7 (21.88%) Firmware
6 7 (21.88%) WPF
6 7 (21.88%) Oracle Retail
7 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 6 (18.75%) Internet
7 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET
8 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (15.63%) WCF
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
9 4 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
9 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.50%) Firewall
9 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (9.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) LiveLink
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 4 (12.50%) Telnet
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) SSH
2 4 (12.50%) LDAP
3 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 3 (9.38%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.38%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) DataStage
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Toad
1 4 (12.50%) ProC
2 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 12 (37.50%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Java Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Implementation Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
3 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (21.88%) WPF
5 5 (15.63%) HTML5
5 5 (15.63%) WCF
5 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) JMS
7 3 (9.38%) Java EE
7 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.38%) Spring
7 3 (9.38%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) Struts
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) Struts2
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) RIA
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) CRM
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) OWASP
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.25%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) B2B
6 2 (6.25%) BPR
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) ERP
6 2 (6.25%) SWOT Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) Java
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) OCA
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Firmware
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli
1 4 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (9.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (6.25%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) NetCracker
1 4 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Sun
3 2 (6.25%) CA
3 2 (6.25%) Novell
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) OpenText
4 1 (3.13%) RedDot