Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle 144 90 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.04% 5.58% 6.49%
As % of the Vendors category 19.62% 11.12% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 56 53
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £321 £363 £308
90th Percentile £634 £650 £625
East of England median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 - £15.00
East of England median hourly rate £22.43 £35.00 £21.97
% change year-on-year -35.91% +59.31% -46.74%

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 734 809 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.19% 50.15% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 424 329
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +4.43%
10th Percentile £219 £170 £213
90th Percentile £604 £550 £578
East of England median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 73 55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.49 £11.24 £11.07
90th Percentile £51.25 £46.25 £35.40
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.49% +4.69% -3.03%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +5 45 £475 -12.64% 1
Rickmansworth - 7 £390 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 4 - - 1
Hatfield +8 3 £600 - 1
St Albans +4 3 £500 +33.33% 4
Borehamwood - 2 £350 - 1
Letchworth - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - - 1
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £650 -
Welwyn - 1 - - 1
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 50 (34.72%) ERP
2 34 (23.61%) Finance
3 33 (22.92%) SQL
4 28 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 25 (17.36%) Oracle Database
6 24 (16.67%) Unix
6 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (16.67%) Migration
7 23 (15.97%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (13.19%) Data Modelling
8 19 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (12.50%) ETL
10 17 (11.81%) Oracle ERP
11 15 (10.42%) Retail
11 15 (10.42%) Linux
11 15 (10.42%) Shell Script
11 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (9.72%) PL/SQL
12 14 (9.72%) Java
13 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
13 13 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (8.33%) SOA
14 12 (8.33%) Web Services
14 12 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (7.64%) DevOps
15 11 (7.64%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (7.64%) AWS
15 11 (7.64%) Informatica
15 11 (7.64%) Windows

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 12 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.69%) Apache
7 1 (0.69%) Appian
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Oracle ERP
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (3.47%) HFM
5 4 (2.78%) Magento
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) AWS
2 10 (6.94%) IaaS
2 10 (6.94%) PaaS
3 7 (4.86%) Azure
4 4 (2.78%) GCP
5 3 (2.08%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.69%) Akamai
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.69%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.78%) WAN
3 3 (2.08%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.08%) LAN
3 3 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) FTP
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.69%) SSH
4 1 (0.69%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) Oracle Database
2 23 (15.97%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (9.03%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.64%) Oracle ODI
5 10 (6.94%) Oracle Exadata
6 9 (6.25%) PowerCenter
7 7 (4.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (2.78%) DB2
9 4 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (2.78%) MySQL
9 4 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Smart View
10 3 (2.08%) Power BI
10 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) ER Studio
1 7 (4.86%) JIRA
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (3.47%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.47%) Selenium
3 5 (3.47%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.08%) Maven
6 2 (1.39%) Ant
7 1 (0.69%) Calabash
7 1 (0.69%) ERwin
7 1 (0.69%) Gradle
7 1 (0.69%) JMeter
7 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.69%) Toad
7 1 (0.69%) XMLSpy
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 15 (10.42%) Retail
3 4 (2.78%) Games
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Back Office
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 32 (22.22%) Architect
2 30 (20.83%) Developer
3 21 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 12 (8.33%) Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) Oracle Architect
7 10 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (6.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.94%) Consultant
7 10 (6.94%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.25%) ERP Architect
8 9 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) DBA
9 7 (4.86%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.47%) Oracle Business Analyst
10 5 (3.47%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (2.78%) Cloud Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.78%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (8.33%) Web Services
3 9 (6.25%) Middleware
4 8 (5.56%) .NET
5 7 (4.86%) XML
6 6 (4.17%) RESTful
7 5 (3.47%) REST
7 5 (3.47%) SOAP
8 4 (2.78%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.78%) JSON
8 4 (2.78%) LDAP
8 4 (2.78%) Spring
9 3 (2.08%) J2EE
10 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.39%) CSS
10 2 (1.39%) HTML
10 2 (1.39%) SailPoint
10 2 (1.39%) Spring Boot
10 2 (1.39%) Velocity
10 2 (1.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.86%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.08%) HP Superdome
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Exalogic
4 3 (2.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.39%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.39%) EPoS
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.67%) Unix
2 15 (10.42%) Linux
3 11 (7.64%) Windows
4 6 (4.17%) AIX
5 4 (2.78%) Solaris
5 4 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.08%) HPUX
6 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.08%) SUSE
6 3 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.72%) ERP
2 24 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 24 (16.67%) Migration
3 19 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.19%) Data Modelling
4 18 (12.50%) ETL
5 15 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (8.33%) SOA
7 11 (7.64%) DevOps
8 10 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.25%) Project Management
9 9 (6.25%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (5.56%) Data Integration
10 8 (5.56%) Scrum
11 7 (4.86%) Dimensional Modelling
12 6 (4.17%) Analytics
12 6 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
12 6 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (3.47%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.92%) SQL
2 15 (10.42%) Shell Script
3 14 (9.72%) Java
3 14 (9.72%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.78%) Python
5 3 (2.08%) Perl
5 3 (2.08%) VB
6 2 (1.39%) Java 8
6 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.39%) RPG
6 2 (1.39%) RPG/400
7 1 (0.69%) C#
7 1 (0.69%) Clojure
7 1 (0.69%) Groovy
7 1 (0.69%) Scala
7 1 (0.69%) VBA
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (3.47%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.69%) MCP
3 1 (0.69%) MCSE
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.39%) GDPR
3 2 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.08%) Ceph
3 3 (2.08%) Docker
3 3 (2.08%) SRDF
3 3 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Squid
5 1 (0.69%) Varnish
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.78%) SCCM
2 3 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.08%) Grafana
2 3 (2.08%) Prometheus
2 3 (2.08%) SCOM
2 3 (2.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (1.39%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (1.39%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.69%) Nessus
4 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) Puppet
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (7.64%) Informatica
1 11 (7.64%) SAP
2 10 (6.94%) VMware
3 9 (6.25%) IBM
4 8 (5.56%) Teradata
5 7 (4.86%) Cisco
5 7 (4.86%) Citrix
5 7 (4.86%) EMC
5 7 (4.86%) IDERA
6 5 (3.47%) HP
6 5 (3.47%) hybris
6 5 (3.47%) Veritas
7 4 (2.78%) F5
7 4 (2.78%) Sun
8 3 (2.08%) Aruba
8 3 (2.08%) CA
8 3 (2.08%) FireEye
8 3 (2.08%) Juniper
8 3 (2.08%) NetApp
8 3 (2.08%) Red Hat