Period
to 17 December 2017

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 6 months to 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 -2
Contract jobs citing Oracle 144 109 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.05% 7.64% 9.36%
As % of the Vendors category 18.00% 14.99% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 66 82
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £338 £269 £310
90th Percentile £600 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.94
East of England median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -5.26% +4.11% +21.67%

Oracle is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 800 727 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.28% 50.95% 53.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 382 392
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -10.00% +13.33%
10th Percentile £192 £208 £210
90th Percentile £575 £525 £600
East of England median daily rate £418 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 39 78
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.17 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -30.95% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.23 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £44.10 £37.88
East of England median hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +1.32% -19.51% -2.38%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 December 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 6 months to 17 December 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
Watford +2 38 £419 +23.16% 1
Welwyn Garden City +8 17 £438 +52.17% 1
Hatfield +7 15 £498 -0.50% 9
Letchworth +4 10 £388 +29.17% 5
Hemel Hempstead +5 8 £450 +12.50% 7
Rickmansworth 0 7 £650 +44.44%
Stevenage -4 3 - - 2
Hitchin 0 1 £573 +63.57%
Waltham Cross - 1 £563 -
Royston - 1 - - 2
Hertford - 1 £263 -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 46 (31.94%) SQL
2 42 (29.17%) Finance
3 39 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.83%) Oracle Database
5 29 (20.14%) Retail
6 26 (18.06%) Java
7 23 (15.97%) Unix
8 21 (14.58%) Linux
8 21 (14.58%) Oracle Fusion
9 20 (13.89%) DB2
9 20 (13.89%) C#
9 20 (13.89%) PL/SQL
9 20 (13.89%) Migration
10 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 18 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 17 (11.81%) ERP
11 17 (11.81%) .NET
11 17 (11.81%) HTML
12 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
13 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
13 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (9.72%) DevOps
14 14 (9.72%) CSS
15 13 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (9.03%) Python
15 13 (9.03%) Relational Database
15 13 (9.03%) Data Migration
15 13 (9.03%) JIRA
15 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (9.03%) Oracle Retail

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 9 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.56%) JBoss
3 7 (4.86%) Confluence
4 6 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.47%) Apache
6 4 (2.78%) IIS
6 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.39%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.69%) Liferay
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) HipChat
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (9.03%) Oracle Retail
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (4.17%) Magento
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.78%) HFM
5 4 (2.78%) NetSuite
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.69%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.69%) Maximo
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.39%) IaaS
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (3.47%) Diameter Protocol
2 5 (3.47%) Value-Added Service
3 4 (2.78%) MVNO
3 4 (2.78%) SS7
3 4 (2.78%) VLAN
3 4 (2.78%) VoLTE
3 4 (2.78%) VoWiFi
4 2 (1.39%) 4G
4 2 (1.39%) Internet
4 2 (1.39%) NAS
4 2 (1.39%) SAN
4 2 (1.39%) VoIP
5 1 (0.69%) GGSN
5 1 (0.69%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.69%) LTE
5 1 (0.69%) SGSN
5 1 (0.69%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.69%) WAN
5 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 20 (13.89%) DB2
3 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 13 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (9.03%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (7.64%) MySQL
6 11 (7.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.94%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (6.25%) RDBMS
9 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (4.86%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (4.86%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
11 6 (4.17%) SQLPlus
12 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
14 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (9.03%) JIRA
2 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.86%) Bitbucket
4 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.17%) Toad
5 6 (4.17%) XMLSpy
6 5 (3.47%) JMeter
6 5 (3.47%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.47%) Selenium
6 5 (3.47%) Subversion
6 5 (3.47%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (3.47%) The Grinder
7 4 (2.78%) Ant
7 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.08%) JUnit
8 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (29.17%) Finance
2 29 (20.14%) Retail
3 6 (4.17%) Games
4 4 (2.78%) Billing
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) French Language
5 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Developer
2 23 (15.97%) Analyst
2 23 (15.97%) Consultant
3 17 (11.81%) Senior Developer
4 11 (7.64%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Lead Developer
5 10 (6.94%) Oracle Consultant
5 10 (6.94%) Team Leader
6 9 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
6 9 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
7 8 (5.56%) .NET Development Team Leader
7 8 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
7 8 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.86%) Architect
8 7 (4.86%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) DBA
8 7 (4.86%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (4.86%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (11.81%) .NET
2 17 (11.81%) HTML
3 14 (9.72%) CSS
4 12 (8.33%) Ajax
4 12 (8.33%) jQuery
5 11 (7.64%) XML
6 6 (4.17%) boto
6 6 (4.17%) HTML5
6 6 (4.17%) Web Services
7 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.47%) Middleware
7 5 (3.47%) Spring
8 4 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.78%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.78%) RESTEasy
8 4 (2.78%) SAML
8 4 (2.78%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.47%) User Experience
4 4 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.78%) FMCG
4 4 (2.78%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.08%) Clustering
5 3 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.39%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Unix
2 21 (14.58%) Linux
3 10 (6.94%) Windows
4 7 (4.86%) Solaris
5 5 (3.47%) AIX
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.39%) Android
7 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.89%) Migration
3 18 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 17 (11.81%) ERP
5 14 (9.72%) DevOps
6 13 (9.03%) Data Migration
7 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (7.64%) MVC
7 11 (7.64%) Procure-to-Pay
8 10 (6.94%) Performance Testing
8 10 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.25%) Project Management
9 9 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.56%) Change Management
10 8 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.56%) Scrum
11 7 (4.86%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (4.86%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (4.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) SQL
2 26 (18.06%) Java
3 20 (13.89%) C#
3 20 (13.89%) PL/SQL
4 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.03%) Python
6 9 (6.25%) PHP
7 8 (5.56%) Perl
8 6 (4.17%) Ruby
9 5 (3.47%) AWK
9 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.69%) Groovy
11 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) Degree
4 4 (2.78%) CISM
4 4 (2.78%) CISSP
4 4 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.39%) ACCA
5 2 (1.39%) CIMA
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
6 1 (0.69%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) GCP
2 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.78%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.69%) GAAP
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
5 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.17%) Docker
3 3 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.39%) XenApp
4 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Ansible
2 10 (6.94%) Puppet
3 7 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.17%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.17%) Mesos
4 6 (4.17%) Rancher
5 5 (3.47%) Grafana
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.08%) Control-M
7 3 (2.08%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.08%) Terraform
8 2 (1.39%) Packer
9 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.69%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.69%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (8.33%) VMware
2 11 (7.64%) hybris
3 10 (6.94%) IBM
3 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.94%) SAP
4 7 (4.86%) Atlassian
5 6 (4.17%) Altova
6 5 (3.47%) AppDynamics
6 5 (3.47%) Dynatrace
6 5 (3.47%) New Relic
6 5 (3.47%) Nokia
6 5 (3.47%) Talend
6 5 (3.47%) Tekelec
7 4 (2.78%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.78%) Hyperion
7 4 (2.78%) Intershop
8 3 (2.08%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.39%) ATG
9 2 (1.39%) Planview
9 2 (1.39%) Sonatype