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 26 June 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.

Oracle
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - 8
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 23.08% - 8.33%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% - 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £29.06
% change year-on-year +34.61% -10.53%  

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 30 19 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 76.92% 73.08% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 18
Median daily rate £370 £280 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £210 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £8.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -79.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle in Bedford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) XML
1 6 (60.00%) UML
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (20.00%) Process Management
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Order to Cash

Oracle
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Taleo
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Integration Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (10.00%) HR Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle HRMS Payroll Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Order to Cash
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft