The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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 / Hertfordshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4  
Contract jobs citing Oracle 33 74 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.80% 9.95% 13.71%
As % of the Vendors category 11.87% 20.05% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 49
Median daily rate £494 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.75% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 278 369 419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 48.86% 49.60% 58.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 179 207
Median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -12.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £19.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Hertfordshire

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Hertfordshire

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Hertfordshire

Oracle
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hatfield -2 7 £420 +1.81% 6
Watford -7 6 £475 +8.57% 4
St Albans -3 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +3 1 - - 3
Stevenage +1 1 £350 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - - 1
Harpenden - 1 £600 -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (29.23%) SOA
3 16 (24.62%) Retail
4 15 (23.08%) WebLogic
5 14 (21.54%) Java
5 14 (21.54%) Oracle Database
6 13 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (18.46%) Web Services
7 12 (18.46%) ERP
8 10 (15.38%) SQL
8 10 (15.38%) Middleware
8 10 (15.38%) JDA
9 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 12c
9 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
9 9 (13.85%) SAP
9 9 (13.85%) XSLT
9 9 (13.85%) Finance
10 8 (12.31%) IBM
10 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
10 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (10.77%) Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (10.77%) Project Management
11 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.77%) HTML
11 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
12 6 (9.23%) CSS
12 6 (9.23%) WebLogic Portal

Oracle
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 19 (29.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (9.23%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (6.15%) SAP SD
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.54%) Maximo
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) GitHub
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
1 3 (4.62%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.08%) GIS
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.54%) Big Data
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.54%) DataStage
7 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.54%) HBase
7 1 (1.54%) MS Access
7 1 (1.54%) QlikView
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.54%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.54%) PROIV
General
1 16 (24.62%) Retail
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) French Language
4 2 (3.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (26.15%) Architect
1 17 (26.15%) Developer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Consultant
5 8 (12.31%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.23%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.15%) AWS Architect
8 4 (6.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Oracle Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (18.46%) Web Services
3 10 (15.38%) Middleware
4 9 (13.85%) XSLT
5 7 (10.77%) HTML
6 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.23%) CSS
7 5 (7.69%) .NET
7 5 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (7.69%) XML
8 4 (6.15%) JMS
8 4 (6.15%) Node.js
8 4 (6.15%) SOAP
9 3 (4.62%) J2EE
9 3 (4.62%) WSDL
9 3 (4.62%) XSD
10 2 (3.08%) REST
11 1 (1.54%) NumPy
11 1 (1.54%) SAP PI
11 1 (1.54%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) iPad
3 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Android
2 4 (6.15%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Solaris
5 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) SOA
3 12 (18.46%) ERP
4 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
5 7 (10.77%) Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (10.77%) Project Management
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.69%) E-business
7 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.69%) ETL
7 5 (7.69%) Order to Cash
7 5 (7.69%) Web Development
8 4 (6.15%) BPEL
8 4 (6.15%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.15%) TDD
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) XPath
5 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.62%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) C
7 2 (3.08%) C#
7 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.54%) C++
8 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) R
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ACCA
2 1 (1.54%) CIMA
2 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.54%) PMP
2 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Ansible
1 1 (1.54%) Aspera SmartTrack
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Packer
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
1 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) JDA
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) SAP
3 8 (12.31%) IBM
4 6 (9.23%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.54%) BMC
6 1 (1.54%) Cognos
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Snow
6 1 (1.54%) Teradata
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Workday