Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 23 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle 64 88 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.25% 6.15% 9.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.61% 11.18% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 64 73
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +23.53% -
10th Percentile £325 £402 £338
90th Percentile £646 £550 £600
East of England median daily rate £400 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £24.25 £10.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +130.95% -70.83% -

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 603 787 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 49.51% 55.00% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 457 392
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £188 £186 £200
90th Percentile £581 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £400 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 56
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.00 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.25% -2.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £11.29 £11.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £52.50 £47.38
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -5.71%

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 19 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 January 2020. 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 -15 21 £365 -30.48% 7
Stevenage +5 5 £675 +58.82%
Hatfield -6 5 £650 +57.58% 5
Rickmansworth - 5 £513 - 1
Borehamwood - 3 £350 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -14 2 - - 4
Letchworth - 2 £375 - 4
St Albans - 2 £550 - 5
Welwyn - 1 - - 1
Royston - 1 £450 -
Oracle
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 19 (29.69%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) Oracle Fusion
4 16 (25.00%) Retail
5 15 (23.44%) ERP
6 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) PL/SQL
8 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
8 11 (17.19%) AWS
9 9 (14.06%) Migration
9 9 (14.06%) MySQL
10 8 (12.50%) Windows
10 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
11 7 (10.94%) DevOps
11 7 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (10.94%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (10.94%) Scrum
11 7 (10.94%) Middleware
11 7 (10.94%) SOA
11 7 (10.94%) .NET
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (9.38%) Unix
12 6 (9.38%) Linux
12 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.38%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle ODI

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 7 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.69%) JBoss
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) AWS
2 5 (7.81%) GCP
3 4 (6.25%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.69%) Azure
4 3 (4.69%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) WebEx
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) SSH
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
2 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) MySQL
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.25%) Power BI
6 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.69%) DB2
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.69%) SQLPlus
7 2 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.56%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.56%) AutoIt
2 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Postman
2 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.56%) Toad
2 1 (1.56%) XMLSpy
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (6.25%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.69%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Arabic Language
5 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Architect
3 8 (12.50%) DBA
4 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) ERP Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Business Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.69%) DB2 Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) ERP Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Specialist
7 3 (4.69%) RPG Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) Middleware
3 4 (6.25%) XML
4 3 (4.69%) J2EE
4 3 (4.69%) JSON
4 3 (4.69%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.13%) jQuery
5 2 (3.13%) RESTful
5 2 (3.13%) XSD
6 1 (1.56%) LDAP
6 1 (1.56%) REST
6 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) EPoS
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.56%) Life Science
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 6 (9.38%) Unix
3 4 (6.25%) AIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) ERP
2 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.06%) Migration
4 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.94%) DevOps
5 7 (10.94%) Scrum
5 7 (10.94%) SOA
6 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.38%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (9.38%) Data Migration
6 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.38%) SIPOC
6 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.81%) OO
7 5 (7.81%) OOD
8 4 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
8 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.69%) RPG
3 3 (4.69%) RPG/400
4 2 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (3.13%) Java
4 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) AWS Certification
1 2 (3.13%) MCSE
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) GDPR
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Ceph
2 1 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.13%) Data Guard
2 2 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.56%) Grafana
3 1 (1.56%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) VMware
2 3 (4.69%) Citrix
2 3 (4.69%) F5
2 3 (4.69%) Google
2 3 (4.69%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) EMC
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (1.56%) Altova
4 1 (1.56%) Aruba
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.56%) Juniper
4 1 (1.56%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.56%) NetApp
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy
4 1 (1.56%) Talend