Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 26 July 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 73 60 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.70% 8.98% 11.31%
As % of the Vendors category 22.88% 17.00% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 63
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +16.13%
10th Percentile £316 £326 £308
90th Percentile £543 £623 £568
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £31.50 - £39.25
10th Percentile £30.75 - £38.63
90th Percentile £32.25 - £39.88
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.48
% change year-on-year -25.00% +12.76% +1.36%

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 Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 319 353 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 46.77% 52.84% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 245 235
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.11%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £200
90th Percentile £538 £604 £588
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 31
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.92 £24.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.10% -37.58% +157.38%
10th Percentile £9.03 £7.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £27.98 £47.63 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.51% -2.38%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Oracle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Bedfordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 17 £425 +3.03% 2
Dunstable +1 10 £350 -22.22% 3
Bedford -7 9 £425 -2.86%
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 37 (50.68%) Finance
2 23 (31.51%) Java
3 22 (30.14%) SQL
4 21 (28.77%) Oracle Fusion
5 18 (24.66%) Oracle Database
6 17 (23.29%) XML
7 15 (20.55%) Unix
7 15 (20.55%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (17.81%) Java EE
8 13 (17.81%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (15.07%) JSP
9 11 (15.07%) WebLogic
9 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.70%) IBM
10 10 (13.70%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (13.70%) ERP
10 10 (13.70%) JSF
10 10 (13.70%) Technical Analysis
10 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
11 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (12.33%) Project Management
11 9 (12.33%) PL/SQL
11 9 (12.33%) Retail
12 8 (10.96%) Migration
12 8 (10.96%) Hibernate
12 8 (10.96%) XSL

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 11 (15.07%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (8.22%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.48%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (2.74%) JBoss
8 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) Oracle Database
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (12.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (9.59%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (6.85%) DB2
7 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.11%) MySQL
8 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.74%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.37%) NuoDB
10 1 (1.37%) Power BI
10 1 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.11%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.74%) GitLab
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (50.68%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 8 (10.96%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Developer
2 12 (16.44%) Architect
3 9 (12.33%) DBA
4 7 (9.59%) Applications Support
5 6 (8.22%) Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Integration Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Finance Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Trainer
8 3 (4.11%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (23.29%) XML
3 13 (17.81%) Java EE
4 11 (15.07%) JSP
5 10 (13.70%) JSF
6 8 (10.96%) Hibernate
6 8 (10.96%) Spring
6 8 (10.96%) XSL
6 8 (10.96%) XSLT
7 7 (9.59%) .NET
7 7 (9.59%) Struts
8 6 (8.22%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (8.22%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (6.85%) J2EE
10 4 (5.48%) Servlets
11 3 (4.11%) HTML
11 3 (4.11%) JSR 168
11 3 (4.11%) JSR 286
11 3 (4.11%) OSGi
12 2 (2.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Exalytics
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.74%) Replication
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
6 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) Unix
2 4 (5.48%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (13.70%) ERP
2 10 (13.70%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (12.33%) Project Management
3 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (10.96%) High Availability
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
4 8 (10.96%) SOA
4 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL
6 6 (8.22%) UML
7 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.85%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Service Design
7 5 (6.85%) Test Scripting
8 4 (5.48%) Break/Fix
8 4 (5.48%) ETL
8 4 (5.48%) ITSM
8 4 (5.48%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.51%) Java
2 22 (30.14%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) PL/SQL
4 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
6 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.74%) Python
7 1 (1.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Ansible
1 3 (4.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) IBM
3 5 (6.85%) BEA
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco
3 5 (6.85%) Citrix
4 4 (5.48%) SAP
5 3 (4.11%) Lumesse
5 3 (4.11%) Splunk
5 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 2 (2.74%) NetApp
7 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.37%) Siebel
7 1 (1.37%) Workday