The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Oracle Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Database over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Database (Oracle RDBMS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 23 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Database 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.69% 1.04% 3.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 3.85% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £475 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.88 £45.50
% change year-on-year -4.47% -7.96%  

Oracle Database is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21 26 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 17.80% 27.08% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 16
Median daily rate £475 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £520 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

Oracle Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Oracle Database as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Database in Watford

Oracle Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Database in Watford

Oracle Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Database in Watford

Oracle Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Database 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 Watford region with a requirement for Oracle Database.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

Oracle Database
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SOA Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Database Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle