Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 November 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 18 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle 36 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.22% 7.93% 4.40%
As % of the Vendors category 16.59% 13.94% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Watford median daily rate £413 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.32% -9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £238 £343
90th Percentile £600 £446 £458
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 - £20.94

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 Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 217 165 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 49.54% 56.90% 50.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 72 64
Watford median daily rate £425 £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -24.71% +14.09%
10th Percentile £172 £205 £211
90th Percentile £575 £499 £550
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £390 £413
% change year-on-year +2.56% -5.45% +13.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Watford median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.41 £13.30
90th Percentile £18.55 £15.85 £26.80
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +33.33%

Oracle
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle in Watford

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle in Watford

Oracle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle in Watford

Oracle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for Oracle.

1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Retail
4 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
5 12 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
7 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
8 9 (25.00%) DB2
8 9 (25.00%) Unix
8 9 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
10 7 (19.44%) Perl
10 7 (19.44%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (19.44%) hybris
11 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (16.67%) PHP
11 6 (16.67%) JBoss
11 6 (16.67%) Games
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
12 5 (13.89%) Statistics
12 5 (13.89%) AWK
12 5 (13.89%) JMeter
12 5 (13.89%) Migration
12 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
12 5 (13.89%) Tomcat

Oracle
Co-occurring 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 6 (16.67%) JBoss
2 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.11%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) 4G
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 9 (25.00%) DB2
3 7 (19.44%) DbVisualizer
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.78%) MySQL
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.78%) Power BI
7 1 (2.78%) Redis
7 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) JMeter
1 5 (13.89%) LoadRunner
1 5 (13.89%) The Grinder
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 17 (47.22%) Retail
2 6 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Tester
5 2 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Perl Developer
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) RESTEasy
3 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) Catalyst
4 1 (2.78%) CGI
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.78%) React
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Unix
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (13.89%) Statistics
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Data Mapping
6 4 (11.11%) Database Tuning
6 4 (11.11%) DNA
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) System Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
4 7 (19.44%) Perl
5 6 (16.67%) PHP
6 5 (13.89%) AWK
7 4 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.56%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) Ruby
9 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Grafana
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Packer
3 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) hybris
2 5 (13.89%) AppDynamics
2 5 (13.89%) Dynatrace
2 5 (13.89%) New Relic
3 4 (11.11%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Talend
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) ATG
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Intershop
6 1 (2.78%) Mitel
6 1 (2.78%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Retek
6 1 (2.78%) Teradata