The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Oracle products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 10 1 8
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 1 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.50% 30.56% 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 40.74% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Median daily rate £350 £425 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +44.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -7.69% +9.03%  

Oracle is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19 27 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 47.50% 75.00% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 15
Median daily rate £375 £275 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -14.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Oracle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Bedford

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle in Bedford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Bedford

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Bedford

Oracle
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Payroll
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Taleo
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Linux

Oracle
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Payroll Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) HR Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle HRMS Payroll Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines