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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 21 7
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 33 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.41% 7.03% 12.85%
As % of the Vendors category 23.24% 13.77% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 34
Median daily rate £400 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £520 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -21.01% +12.14%  

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 142 167 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 44.79% 51.07% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 131 110
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £167 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £590 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 20
Median hourly rate £18.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.10% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +15 9 £400 +6.66% 8
Dunstable 0 8 £313 -30.55% 4
Bedford -6 6 £388 -8.82% 1
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 33 (49.25%) Finance
2 32 (47.76%) SQL
3 28 (41.79%) XML
4 26 (38.81%) Java
5 19 (28.36%) Oracle Database
6 17 (25.37%) Java EE
6 17 (25.37%) JSP
7 16 (23.88%) JSF
7 16 (23.88%) Oracle Fusion
8 15 (22.39%) PL/SQL
8 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (20.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (20.90%) XSL
9 14 (20.90%) XSLT
9 14 (20.90%) Spring
9 14 (20.90%) Hibernate
9 14 (20.90%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (20.90%) High Availability
10 13 (19.40%) Struts
11 12 (17.91%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (16.42%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (14.93%) Banking
13 10 (14.93%) SLA
13 10 (14.93%) IBM
13 10 (14.93%) Technical Analysis
13 10 (14.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 10 (14.93%) WebSphere
14 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
15 8 (11.94%) Microsoft

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 10 (14.93%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.94%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.97%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.99%) HFM
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.49%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.49%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) Oracle Database
2 14 (20.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (17.91%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (14.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.96%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (7.46%) Data Mart
7 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (7.46%) MS Access
7 5 (7.46%) OLAP
7 5 (7.46%) OLTP
7 5 (7.46%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (5.97%) DB2
9 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.99%) MySQL
9 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.49%) NuoDB
10 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.48%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.99%) GitLab
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (49.25%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Billing
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Consultant
2 14 (20.90%) Developer
3 13 (19.40%) Applications Support
3 13 (19.40%) Oracle Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Data Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) DBA
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.79%) XML
2 17 (25.37%) Java EE
2 17 (25.37%) JSP
3 16 (23.88%) JSF
3 16 (23.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 14 (20.90%) Hibernate
4 14 (20.90%) Spring
4 14 (20.90%) XSL
4 14 (20.90%) XSLT
5 13 (19.40%) Struts
6 6 (8.96%) .NET
6 6 (8.96%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (8.96%) J2EE
6 6 (8.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (4.48%) HTML
7 3 (4.48%) JSR 168
7 3 (4.48%) JSR 286
7 3 (4.48%) OSGi
7 3 (4.48%) Servlets
8 2 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Unix
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (20.90%) High Availability
2 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (14.93%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (13.43%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.94%) ETL
5 8 (11.94%) Validation
6 6 (8.96%) ERP
6 6 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) UML
7 5 (7.46%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Change Management
8 4 (5.97%) Contract Management
8 4 (5.97%) Data Integration
8 4 (5.97%) Migration
8 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
9 3 (4.48%) Defect Management
9 3 (4.48%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (4.48%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) SQL
2 26 (38.81%) Java
3 15 (22.39%) PL/SQL
4 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) IBM
2 8 (11.94%) BEA
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) SAP
3 5 (7.46%) Teradata
4 3 (4.48%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.48%) Lumesse
4 3 (4.48%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (4.48%) Splunk
4 3 (4.48%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.49%) Pega
5 1 (1.49%) Talend
Bedfordshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago